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CTAN has a new package: chessfss

Date: April 5, 2005 3:24:40 PM CEST
A new package has been installed at tug.ctan.org and should soon make its way to your favorite mirror. Thank you for the contribution, Jim Hefferon ====================================================================== The following information was provided by the package's contributor. Name of contribution: chessfss Author's name: Ulrike Fischer Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/chessfss Summary description: a package to handle chess fonts License type: lppl Announcement text given by the package's contributor: - - ---------------------------------------------------------------------- This package offers commands to use and switch between chess fonts. It use the LaTeX font selection scheme (nfss). The package doesn't parse, format and print PGN input like e.g. the package's skak or texmate. The aim of the package is to offer writers of chess package's a bundle of commands for fonts, so that they don't have to implement all this commands for themselves. A normal user can use the package to print e.g. single chess symbols and simple diagrams. The documentation contains also a section about installation of chess fonts. - - ---------------------------------------------------------------------- You can have a look at the package at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/chessfss 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 .

chessfss – A package to handle chess fonts

This package offers commands to use and switch between chess fonts. It uses the font selection scheme (nfss).

The package doesn't parse, format and print PGN input like e.g. the packages skak or texmate; the aim of the package is to offer writers of chess packages a bundle of commands for fonts, so that they don't have to implement all these commands for themselves. A normal user can use the package to print e.g. single chess symbols and simple diagrams.

The documentation contains also a section about installation of chess fonts.

Packagechessfss
Version1.2a
Copyright2005, 2006 Ulrike Fischer
MaintainerUlrike Fischer

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