New on CTAN: Transparent-IO

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Sun Aug 14 20:17:15 CEST 2022

Udo Wermuth submitted the



Version:  2022-04-30
License:  gpl3

Summary description:  Show for approval the filenames used in \input, \openin, or \openout

Announcement text:
 The TrIO (Transparent file I/O) macros from the article in TUGboat 43:1 (2022), 59--72. 

 Note: The macros require a complex installation procedure; the package
 contains sed and bash scripts to do this on a UNIX-like operating system.
 Every installation is different from any other as password-protected macro
 names and private messages have to be chosen by the installer. Therefore,
 the files in the package cannot be used directly.
 The files carry the extension .org and only after the user has done
 an individual customization for a private installation the changed
 files are renamed and have the extension .tex. For details see the


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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