CTAN Update: datatool

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Sat Nov 11 20:00:43 CET 2017

Nicola Talbot submitted an update to the



Version:  2.28  2017-11-10
License:  lppl1.3

Summary description:  Tools to load and manipulate data

Announcement text:

 * datatool.sty:

   - added \xdtlgetrowindex

   - \DTLloadrawdb: changed \xdef to \protected at xdef

   - some bug fixes

 * datatool-base.sty:

   - added \DTLformatlist and accompanying commands
     \DTLlistformatsep, \DTLlistformatoxford,
     \DTLlistformatlastsep, \DTLandname and \DTLlistformatitem.

 * datagidx.sty:

   - changed initialisation of label in \datagidx at setfieldvalues

   - \datagidxstripaccents now changes \add at accent@,
     \@text at composite@x and \@tabacckludge

   - added \datagidxextendedtoascii

   - \printterms uses \twocolumn if balance=false and columns=2


The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at

The package’s files themselves can be inspected at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra Rübe-Pugliese


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