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CTAN up­date: pre­view-la­tex 0.9.1

Date: April 3, 2005 12:48:41 PM CEST
On Sun, 3 Apr 2005, David Kas­trup up­loaded a new ver­sion of pre­view-la­tex to CTAN. Lo­ca­tion on CTAN: macros/la­tex/con­trib/pre­view, sup­port/pre­view-la­tex Li­cense: gpl Here are the re­lease notes: > Re­lease notes for ver­sion 0.9.1 of the pre­view-la­tex pack­age: > > pre­view-la­tex makes LaTeX a tightly in­te­grated com­po­nent of your > edit­ing work­flow by vi­su­al­iz­ing se­lected source chunks (such as sin­gle > for­mu­las or graph­ics) di­rectly as im­ages in the source buffer. > You get to have your eye candy and edit it, too. > > The em­ployed style file pre­view.sty is in­de­pen­dently use­ful for > ex­trac­tion of se­lected text el­e­ments as im­ages. > > The pack­age is re­leased un­der the GNU Public Li­cense (GPL) and can be > down­loaded from <URL:ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/auc­tex/> as a tar­ball > or as RPM files. At the cur­rent point of time, at least GNU > Emacs-21.3 un­der the X win­dow sys­tem or XE­macs-21 in ver­sion 21.4.10 > or later, AUCTeX (11.51 or later re­quired for PDF sup­port), a work­ing > LaTeX in­stal­la­tion and GhostScript are re­quired. dvipng[1] (ver­sion > 1.4 or later: teTeX-3.0 works, TeXlive2004 not), a very fast dvi > con­verter, can be used to speed up the con­ver­sion. For Win­dows[2], > MacOS Car­bon[3] or na­tive GTK+ toolkit sup­port[4], a de­vel­oper > ver­sion[5] of GNU Emacs (to be re­leased as 22.1) is def­i­nitely > re­quired; for other plat­forms, use of it is ad­van­ta­geous. > > The in­stal­la­tion pro­ce­dure has been fur­ther im­proved: more > con­fig­u­ra­tions should now be de­tected au­to­mat­i­cally. It is strongly > rec­om­mended that you re­move any pre­vi­ous in­stal­la­tion be­fore > in­stalling this ver­sion to avoid keep­ing con­flict­ing or un­nec­es­sary > files. In par­tic­u­lar ver­sion 0.9 has been known to in­stall into > strange (but work­ing) places at times and will likely ren­der later > in­stalled ver­sions in­op­er­a­tive. > > The qual­ity of multi­byte and im­age sup­port in the cur­rent > im­ple­men­ta­tions and the re­spon­sive­ness of the de­vel­op­ers to prob­lem > re­ports does not rec­om­mend the use of XE­macs at the cur­rent point of > time. > > The en­cod­ing sup­port of pre­view-la­tex has been re­fined: the run buffer > will now yield read­able out­put again in most sit­u­a­tions where it can > be rea­son­ably ex­pected to do so. > > The in­stal­la­tion no longer re­quires Make­info or Perl as long as you > don't touch source files: pre­com­piled doc­u­men­ta­tion is in­cluded in the > dis­tri­bu­tion by de­fault and no longer avail­able as a sep­a­rate archive. > > The README file pro­vides ad­e­quate in­for­ma­tion for fir­ing up > pre­in­stalled dis­tri­bu­tions, and point­ers how to pro­vide feed­back. The > INSTALL file con­tains a spe­cial sec­tion with ad­vice for pack­age > providers. There is also a file INSTALL.win­dows de­tail­ing > in­struc­tions for users of that op­er­at­ing sys­tem. > > pre­view-la­tex has now been moved into the AUCTeX project. As a > con­se­quence, its web site has be­come > <URL:http://www.gnu.org/soft­ware/auc­tex/#pre­view-la­tex>, the project > page (with brows­able CVS repos­i­tory) is that of AUCTeX at > <URL:http://sa­van­nah.gnu.org/projects/auc­tex>. Start­ing with re­lease > 11.80, pre­view-la­tex will come bun­dled with AUCTeX. > > If you can spare the time, you can also com­ment on or rate this > project at <URL:http://fresh­meat.net/projects/pre­view-la­tex>. > > Pay­pal do­na­tions to the main­tainer are pos­si­ble di­rectly or via > SourceForge. > > Foot­notes: > [1] dvipng is cur­rently avail­able via its cur­rent project page > <URL:http://sa­van­nah.nongnu.org/projects/dvipng> and from CTAN. > > [2] You can get a pre­com­piled ver­sion of CVS Emacs for Win­dows at > <URL:http://nq­macs.source­forge.net>. > > [3] <URL:http://mem­bers.shaw.ca/ako­choi-emacs/sto­ries/faq.html> > con­tains build in­struc­tions. > > [4] For De­bian, pre­com­piled GTK+ Emacs pack­age's can be found at > <URL:http://sa­dleder.de/de­bian/>, for Fe­dora at > <URL:http://peo­ple.red­hat.com/pe­tersen/emacs/>. > > [5] If mak­ing use of the pre­com­piled vari­ants is not an op­tion for > you, in­struc­tions for check­ing out the CVS ver­sion straight from the > GNU's mouth can be found at > <URL:http://sa­van­nah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=emacs> Thanks for the up­date. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

pre­view – Ex­tract bits of a source for out­put

The pack­age is a free-stand­ing part of the pre­view-la­tex bun­dle. The pack­age pro­vides the sup­port pre­view-la­tex needs, when it chooses the mat­ter it will pre­view. The out­put may rea­son­ably be ex­pected to have other uses, as in html trans­la­tors, etc.

Pack­agepre­view
Ver­sion11.91 2017-07-24
Copy­right2001–2006, 2010, 2017/ Free Soft­ware Foun­da­tion
Main­tainerThe AUC Team
David Kas­trup (in­ac­tive)

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