# CTAN has a new package: xargs

Date: November 1, 2007 8:27:17 AM CET
A new package has gone up at tug.ctan.org and should soon be at your favorite mirror. Thanks again, Jim Hefferon Saint Michael's College ....................................................................... The following information was provided by our fellow contributor: Name of contribution: xargs Author's name: Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/xargs Summary description: Easily defining commands with many optional arguments License type: lppl Announcement text:
The xargs package provides extended versions of \newcommand and other LaTeX commands, allowing easy and robust definition of macros with many optional arguments, with a nice xkeyval-style syntax.
This package is located at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/xargs . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/pkg/xargs (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

## xargs – Define commands with many optional arguments

The package provides extended versions of \newcommand and related commands, which allow easy and robust definition of macros with many optional arguments, using a clear and simple xkeyval-style syntax.

 Package xargs Version 1.1 Maintainer Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard

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