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CTAN update: derivative

Date: June 4, 2021 7:24:59 PM CEST
Simon Jensen submitted an update to the derivative package. Version number: 1.1 2021-06-03 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Nice and easy derivatives Announcement text:
ADDED - new package options `italic` and `upright` for use in \usepackage[options]{derivative} CHANGED - no longer secretly depends on the package unicode-math when using xetex or luatex - replaced \symup with \mathrm when using xetex and luatex for simplicity - if the package mleftright is loaded the default value of `scale-auto` is mleftmright
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/derivative More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/derivative
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Erik Braun
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derivative – Nice and easy derivatives

Typesetting derivatives and differentials in a consistent way are clumsy and require care to ensure the preferred formatting. Several packages have been developed for this purpose, each with its own features and drawbacks, with the most ambitious one being diffcoeff. While this package is comparable to diffcoeff in terms of features, it takes a different approach. One difference is this package provides more options to tweak the format of the derivatives and differentials. However, the automatic calculation of the total order isn't as developed as the one in diffcoeff.

This package makes it easy to write derivatives and differentials consistently with its predefined commands. It also provides a set of commands that can define custom derivatives and differential operators. The options follow a consistent naming scheme making them easy to use and understand.

Packagederivative
Version1.2 2022-07-09
Copyright2019–2022 Simon Jensen
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