# CTAN Update: pstool

Date: January 21, 2018 10:15:58 AM CET
Will Robertson submitted an update to the pstool package. Version: 1.5e 2018-01-20 License: lppl1.3c Summary description: Support for psfrag within pdfLaTeX Announcement text:
* v1.5e, Jan 2018: - New package option `crossref=false` to disable cross-referencing support.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/pstool The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/pstool/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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## pstool – Support for psfrag within pdfLaTeX

The package works in the same sort of way as pst-pdf, but it also processes the PostScript graphics with psfrag to add labels within the graphic, before conversion. Thus the bundle replaces two steps of an ordinary workflow. (Naturally, the package requires that \write 18 is enabled.)

Pstool ensures that each version of each graphic is compiled once only (the graphic is (re-)compiled only if it has changed since the previous compilation of the document). This drastically speeds up the running of the package in the typical case (though the first run of any document is inevitably just as slow as with any similar package).

 Package pstool Version 1.5e 2018-01-20 Copyright 2008–2014 Zebb Prime2008–2018 Will Robertson Maintainer Zebb PrimeWill Robertson

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