CTAN Update: mathtools

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Wed Mar 25 16:31:02 CET 2020

Lars Madsen submitted an update to the



Version:  1.24 2020-03-24
License:  lppl1.3

Summary description:  Mathematical tools to use with amsmath

Announcement text:
* mathtools and empheq is now hosted at https://github.com/latex3/mathtools

* Additional ideas for math will now be added to mathtools as amsmath
  might not be the right home for them at the moment.

* cleared up some documentation (reported by Frank Mittelbach,, issue #1)

* Explained a bit about nested \splitfrac and their need to be added
  \mathstrut (reported by Frank Mittelbach, issue #2)

* added spaces to the arguments of \xLeftarrow, \xRightarrow and
  \xLeftrightarrow moving the arguments away from the large arrow
  head(s) (suggested by Frank Mittelbach, issue #3)

* added \xmathstrut an adjustable extention to the normal \mathstrut (issue #4)

* empheq: fixed several issues related to amsart/-book plus a few others
  (issues #5, #6 and #8)


The bundle’s Catalogue entries 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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