CTAN update: keycommand
Date: April 19, 2010 4:03:09 PM CEST
the daemon's beginning to sound positively excited:
> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: keycommand
> Author's name: Florent CHERVET
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/keycommand
> Summary description: key-value interface for commands and environments
> in LaTeX
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> I realized I made the implementation of
> (with run-time expansion as in \newkeycommand+)
> Then I tested it and updated the documentation.
> Even if the syntax doesn't please to everybody (but who does
> ? May be the Queen of the UK...) I'm a little proud of this
thanks for this upload also. i've installed the new version (queen or
no queen) and updated the catalogue entry (without any mention of good
> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
> or they may browse the package directory at
and of course, the change in the catalogue overnight, for this one, will
amount to no more than a slight twitch in the royal net curtains.
For the CTAN team
(who happens to know that queen brenda is in charge of more than just
the uk [including the isle of man, the channel islands and various other
odd bits and pieces] but nowhere near as much as her father was emperor
of -- we used to have an embarrassingly large empire which has mostly
been dismantled, starting with the independence of india in the year of
keycommand – Simple creation of commands with key-value arguments
The package (which requires e-TeX) provides a natural way to
define commands with optional keys.
The package provides \newkeycommand,
\newkeyenvironment and \renewkeyenvironment,
together with \keycmd for a more advanced interface.
The package is based on kvsetkeys
by Heiko Oberdiek.
|Copyright||2009–2010 Florent Chervet|