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New on CTAN: SpiX

Date: June 13, 2020 7:50:06 PM CEST
Louis Paternault submitted the SpiX package. Version number: 1.0.0-beta License type: gpl3+ Summary description: Yet another TeX compilation tool: simple, human readable, no option, no magic Announcement text:
I am happy to publish a new package: SpiX. I have a directory of hundreds of tex files, with slightly different compilation process (one or two lualatex passes, or latex, with or without a bibliography…) and I wanted a way to store the compilation process *inside* the tex file itself. It is the same idea as Arara, but simpler: configuration is just plain console commands (no yaml format, nothing specific to SpiX, no external file for new rules).
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/support/spix More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/spix
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SpiX – Yet another compilation tool: simple, human readable, no option, no magic

SpiX offers a way to store information about the compilation process for a tex file inside the tex file itself. Just write the commands as comments in the tex files, and SpiX will extract and run those commands.

Everything is stored in the tex file (so that you are not missing some piece of information that is located somewhere else), in a human-readable format (no need to know SpiX to understand it).

Version1.1.0 2020-07-23
Copyright2020 Louis Paternault
MaintainerLouis Paternault



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