CTAN update: conv-xkv

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Tue Jan 10 17:35:56 CET 2017

Donald P. Story submitted an update to the



Version number: 2017-01-09
License type: lppl1.2

Summary description: Create new key-value syntax

Announcement text:
This small package supports key-value syntax other than the standard
latex syntax of <key>=<value>. Using this package, create key-values of
the form <key>:<value> or <key>-><value>, for example. The package
converts the new notation to xkeyval notation and passes it on to

What's new: (2017/01/03) The delimiters for the optional first argument
of \cxkvsetkeys is changed from the standard `[]' to `()'. Also, if no
key-value of the special type (such as <key>:<value> or <key>-><value>)
is detected, the whole argument is passed to \setkeys. This means that
either the new key-value pairing or the standard pairing may be used;
\cxkvsetkeys{lname:Story} or \cxkvsetkey{lname=Story} both work.

This package is located at 

More information is at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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