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CTAN submission – preview-latex version 0.5.8

Date: October 24, 2001 3:19:11 PM CEST
----- Forwarded message from David Kastrup ----- I have uploaded a new release of the preview-latex package, as a file preview-latex-0.5.8.tar.gz to ftp.dante.de. It should be installed as previously, as one archive file in CTAN:support/preview-latex, and the README file should be unpacked into that directory. License is GPL. Release focus are user interface additions and skeletons for XEmacs support (not yet working, volunteers welcome). Here is an excerpt from the README: Purpose of the package is to embed LaTeX environments such as display math or figures into the source buffers. By mouse-clicking, you can open the original text. After editing, another click will just run the region in question through LaTeX and redisplay the new results. Thr project is just starting. Current state of affairs: you need to get access to a version of Emacs 21. The public release 21.1 should be ok for starters. Pretest versions before that have problems. You also need AucTeX installed and working, and probably a fairly recent version of GhostScript. At the current point of time, XEmacs is not supported. Work is underway to change that in future versions, contributions would be welcome. Offers to support further development will be appreciated. ----- End forwarded message ----- Thanks for the upload. I installed the new version in the directory CTAN:/tex-archive/support/preview-latex as suggested and removed the old version. Reinhard Zierke for the CTAN team

preview-latex – Preview equations in Emacs

The package allows appropriately selected parts of a document to be formatted and displayed within your Emacs editor, allowing you to view what it looks like whilst still allowing you to edit it.

Since version 11.80, preview-latex has been delivered as an integral part of AUC.

MaintainerDavid Kastrup



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