New on CTAN: hvextern

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Mon Apr 25 21:52:45 CEST 2022

Herbert Voß submitted the



Version number: 0.19
License type: lppl1.3c

Summary description:  Writing and reading of external source code and insert the output

Announcement text:

This package allows to write METAPOST, TeX, ConTeXt, LaTeX, LuaTeX, LuaLaTeX, XeTeX,
XeLaTeX, Lua, Perl, or Python source code into an external file, run that file via
shell-escape to create a PDF/PNG or text output to include it automatically into the main
LaTeX document.


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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Ina Dau


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