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CTAN has a new pack­age: mate

Date: March 19, 2005 2:49:13 PM CET
A new pack­age has been in­stalled at tug.ctan.org and should soon make its way to your fa­vorite mir­ror. Thank you for the pack­age, Jim Hef­feron ====================================================================== The fol­low­ing in­for­ma­tion was pro­vided by the pack­age's con­trib­u­tor. Name of con­tri­bu­tion: TeX­mate Author's name: Fed­erico Gar­cia Lo­ca­tion on CTAN: /macros/la­tex/con­trib/tex­mate Sum­mary de­scrip­tion: Com­pre­hen­sive Chess An­no­ta­tion in LaTeX Li­cense type: lppl An­nounce­ment text given by the pack­age's con­trib­u­tor: - - ---------------------------------------------------------------------- TeX­mate for­mats chess games from very sim­ple ascii in­put. The clean "1. e4 e5; 2. Nf3 Nc6; 3. Bb5 a6" will pro­duce the same re­sults as the slop­pier "1 e4 e5; Nf3 Nc6 3.. Bb5 a6". The re­sult­ing for­mat is fully cus­tomiz­able. There are 4 lev­els of com­men­tary: 1 is the main game, 2-3 are com­men­taries. Each has its fonts, punc­tu­a­tion marks, etc., and these are also cus­tomiz­able. The pack­age in­cludes a tool for the cre­ation of di­a­grams. - - ---------------------------------------------------------------------- You can have a look at the pack­age at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/la­tex/con­trib/tex­mate al­though you may get a bet­ter net­work con­nec­tion by vis­it­ing a mir­ror of CTAN that is near to you; see http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/README.mir­rors

mate – Com­pre­hen­sive chess an­no­ta­tion in

mate for­mats chess games from very sim­ple ascii in­put. The clean “1. e4 e5; 2. Nf3 Nc6; 3. Bb5 a6” will pro­duce the same re­sults as the slop­pier “1 e4 e5; Nf3 Nc6 3.. Bb5 a6”. The re­sult­ing for­mat is fully cus­tomiz­able.

There are 4 lev­els of com­men­tary: 1 is the main game, 2-3 are com­men­taries. Each has its fonts, punc­tu­a­tion marks, etc., and these are also cus­tomiz­able. The pack­age in­cludes a tool for the cre­ation of di­a­grams.

The pack­age works in con­junc­tion with skak to pro­duce di­a­grams of the cur­rent po­si­tion au­to­mat­i­cally. For chess fonts, the pack­age uses the chess­fss sys­tem.

Pack­ageTeX­mate
Ver­sion2
Copy­right2005, 2006 Fed­erico Gar­cia
Main­tainerFed­erico Gar­cia-De Cas­tro

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