CTAN update: hyperxmp

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Sun Jun 21 11:35:18 CEST 2020

Scott Pakin submitted an update to the



Version number: 5.4 2020-06-19
License type: lppl1.3c

Summary description: Embed XMP metadata within a LaTeX document

Announcement text:

XMP (eXtensible Metadata Platform) is a mechanism proposed by Adobe for 
embedding document metadata within the document itself.  The metadata are 
designed to be easy to extract, even by programs that are oblivious to the 
document's file format.  Most of Adobe's applications store XMP metadata 
when saving files.  Now, with the hyperxmp package, it is trivial for 
LaTeX document authors to store XMP metadata in their documents as well.

hyperxmp integrates seamlessly with hyperref and requires virtually no 
modifications to documents that already exploit hyperref's mechanisms for 
specifying PDF metadata.  hyperxmp can embed a wide variety of metadata as 
XMP, including the list of authors, document title, contact information 
(telephone number, postal address, email address, etc.), copyright 
statement, keywords, natural language, and much more.  hyperxmp is 
compatible with pdflatex, latex+dvips+ps2pdf, latex+dvipdfm, xelatex, and 

Version 5.4 of hyperxmp is primarily a bug-fix release.  However, it also 
adds support for the babel package.  Languages loaded with babel will 
automatically be named in the XMP metadata.  Thanks to Javier Bezos for 
his guidance on interfacing with babel.


This package is located at 

More information is at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Erik Braun


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