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CTAN update: Crossword Diagrams

Date: February 1, 2010 4:08:53 PM CET
the daemon, leaps into action for a rare upload from south africa: > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: Crossword Diagrams > Author's name: Dirk Laurie > Location on CTAN: crosswrd > Summary description: Typeset blocked, barred or hybrid rectangular crosswords > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > This is a backward-compatible update for the package originally > written by Brian Hamilton Kelly in 1995 and updated for Latex-2e by > Frank Mittelbach in 2006. It implements the barred crossword > envisaged by Brian himself, and adds rectangular grids as an option. > Some macros for two-dimensional array processing may be of independent > interest. The documentation is thoroughly revised and extended, > including a brand-new thematic cryptic crossword. > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the catalogue repository. > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/crosswrd.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/crosswrd/ The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

crosswrd – Macros for typesetting crossword puzzles

The package provides a method of typesetting crosswords, and assists the composer ensure that the grid all goes together properly.

Brian Hamilton Kelly's original was written for 2.09, and needed to be updated to run with current .

MaintainerFrank Mittelbach (inactive)
Brian Hamilton Kelly (deceased)



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