CTAN update: CircuiTikZ

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Sat Apr 23 21:34:27 CEST 2022

Romano Giannetti submitted an update to the



Version number: 1.5.0 2022-04-22
License type: lppl gpl

Summary description: Draw electrical networks with TikZ

Announcement text:

In this version, several internal changes have been included in order to
streamline and organize better the components and to change the
management of color. The changes are pretty deep and subtle, so a bug or
unexpected behaviour is always possible. You can use the 1.4.6 rollback
point in case of trouble, but be sure to report any bug.

- Added connectors shapes, and included the BNC into that class; thanks
  to [Alexander Sauter for suggesting them and helping in the
- Added nullator and norator shapes, suggested by [user atticus-sullivan
  on GitHub](https://github.com/circuitikz/circuitikz/issues/615)
- Added buzzer and reversed buzzer bipoles, suggested by [user
- Added "dot" anchors to inductances
- Added "boxed only" option for some circular blocks, suggested by [user
- Added DIN antenna shape, suggested by [user
- Fixed block/input arrow connection, thanks to [Laurenz Preindl for
- Fixed a problem with generic tunable arrows, noticed thanks to [this
  question on TeX.SX](https://tex.stackexchange.com/q/637182/38080)

Internal changes:

- Added a generic drawing function for shapes, which are now drawn
  always in background
- Added a hook system to be able to change component drawing settings
  per-shape, per-class or globally
- All the 250+ shapes are now "protected" by possible external arrow and
  arced corners parameters
- Completely changed the management of the shapes' color, thanks to
  [GitHub user muzimuzhi](https://github.com/circuitikz/circuitikz/issues/605)


This package is located at

More information is at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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