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New CTAN package: xfor

Date: June 28, 2007 5:29:59 PM CEST
quoth the cambridge upload daemon: > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: xfor > Author's name: Nicola Talbot > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/xfor > Summary description: extends \@for > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > The xfor package redefines \@for so that it is possible to prematurely > terminate the loop before the end of the list is reached. A > conditional is provided to afterwards test if the loop prematurely > terminated, and the remainder of the list is stored in > \@forremainder. > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- thanks for the upload; i've installed it as suggested and made an entry in the catalogue. Interested viewers may look at my first stab at a catalogue entry for the package at http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/xfor.html or may browse the package itself at http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/xfor Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

xfor – A reimplementation of the for-loop macro

The package redefines the internal \@for macro so that the loop may be prematurely terminated. The action is akin to the C/Java break statement, except that the loop does not terminate until the end of the current iteration

Copyright2009 Nicola Talbot
MaintainerNicola Talbot



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