CTAN has a new package: gentabtex
High layer tables rendering engine written in python. Programmatically you define the data into cells, getting a balanced table, that is, the ratio (space occupied/number of characters) in every column is the same for every column. It helps in tables with marks, checkout tables.
See this package at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/support/gentabtex . You may get a better network connection by using a CTAN mirror near to you; see http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/README.mirrors . Our service is supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
gentabtex – Python helper for creating tables
The bundle provides a Python script that interprets a higher-level language for specifying table constraints: you write a program in that langage, and the helper script emits the LaTeX code you need for your table.
Strong points of the script are in balancing the width of columns in terms of the total amount of text they contain (but see also the tabulary package), and the design of sparse tables (where rather few values need to be entered).
|Copyright||2004 Manuel Gutierrez Algaba|
|Maintainer||Manuel Gutierrez Algaba|