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CTAN pack­age up­date: textpos 1.7

Date: Au­gust 24, 2006 10:22:56 PM CEST
Nor­man Gray writes: > Name of con­tri­bu­tion: textpos 1.7 > Author's name: Nor­man Gray > Author's email: nor­man at as­tro.gla.ac.uk > Lo­ca­tion on CTAN: macros/la­tex/con­trib/textpos/ (re­plac­ing cur­rent ver­sion) > Sum­mary de­scrip­tion: Place text at ar­bi­trary po­si­tions on the LaTeX page > Li­cense type: gpl > > An­nounce­ment text given by the pack­age's con­trib­u­tor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > This pack­age fa­cil­i­tates plac­ing boxes at ab­so­lute po­si­tions on the > LaTeX page. There are sev­eral rea­sons why this might be use­ful, but > the main one (or at least my mo­ti­vat­ing one) is to help pro­duce a > large-for­mat con­fer­ence poster. Other ap­pli­ca­tions in­clude plac­ing > ma­te­rial within, say, fig­ures. > > Ver­sion 1.7 adds con­trol over the colour of the rules round text blocks, and > makes it pos­si­ble to switch these rules on and off within the file > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- i have in­stalled the new ver­sion and up­dated the cat­a­logue. see the cat­a­logue en­try http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Cat­a­logue/en­tries/textpos.html for ac­cess to the pack­age doc­u­men­ta­tion, and to down­load. Robin Fair­bairns For the CTAN team

textpos – Place boxes at ar­bi­trary po­si­tions on the page

A pack­age to fa­cil­i­tate place­ment of boxes at ab­so­lute po­si­tions on the page. There are sev­eral rea­sons why this might be use­ful, an im­por­tant one be­ing to help the cre­ation of large-for­mat con­fer­ence posters.

Pack­agetextpos
Ver­sion1.8 2016-06-07
Copy­right1999,2001–2003,2005–2007,2009–2012,2014–2016 Nor­man Gray
Main­tainerNor­man Gray

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