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CTAN update: tcolorbox

Date: February 11, 2023 9:01:47 PM CET
Thomas F. Sturm submitted an update to the tcolorbox package. Version number: 6.0.0 2023-02-10 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Coloured boxes, for LaTeX examples and theorems, etc Announcement text:
### Added - Generalized text alignment options (issue #184) - Option `halign code` - Option `halign upper code` - Option `halign lower code` - Option `halign title code` - New Options: - Option `before title*` (equals `before title` until 5.1.1) - Option `after title*` (equals `after title` until 5.1.1) - New option for verbatim output and listings: - Option `verbatim ignore indention at end` - Option `short title` (part of issue #186) - Support for zref / zref-titleref / zref-clever (issue #206) - Option `label is label` - Option `label is zlabel` - Library `theorems`: New theorem generation macros. Generated theorema support an optional short title now (part of issue #186): - `\NewTcbTheorem` - `\RenewTcbTheorem` - `\ProvideTcbTheorem` - `\DeclareTcbTheorem` - Library `skins`: Default values added to the options - `watermark zoom` - `watermark shrink` - `watermark overzoom` - `watermark stretch` ### Changed - Possible visible change: previous hacks of current color handling are removed (issue #204) and color is now inserted at begin of all internal `\box`es. This inserts a whatsit and can give additional space at begin of a box which starts with an `itemize` or a similar environment. If necessary, such a space may be removed by a manual `\vspace{-\parsep}`, see issue #123 Note: lualatex with package luacolor removes all spacing problems - While producing new types of tcolorbox environment by `\newtcolorbox` leading and trailing spaces are now removed from the environment name - `before title` appends `\ignorespaces` now - `after title` prepends `\unskip` now - `tcbverbatimwrite` sets `verbatim ignore indention at end` to remove spaces from indention of the end of environment - `nameref` also sets zref-titleref reference - `label type` is used for cleveref and zref-clever - The 'TikZ Image and Picture Fill Extensions' are extracted from library `skins` into an `tcolorbox` indendent TikZ library `tikzfill.image` and made part of a new package `tikzfill`. Also, the respective documentation is moved into this new package (issue #185) - Library `skins`: The implementation of all watermark options is changed and adapted to `tikzfill`. `clip watermark=false` has now some restrictions (see documentation) - Library `skins`: `\tcbincludegraphics` implementation changed to LaTeX3 code (should be more robust; inspired by issue #209) - Temporary `\tcbcounter` in `\newtcolorbox[auto counter]` undefined/restored after usage (issue #203) - Color setting example of subtitle inside `subtitle style` (issue #189) - Documentation: - The documentation orders now `\New...`, `\Renew...`, `\Provide...`, `\Declare...`. Previously, `\Declare...` was often used first. - `NewTotalTColorBox` cannot be used with `saveto` or `savelowerto` (issue #205) - Replacing `\tikzname` by TikZ in a comment line (issue #207) - `list entry`, `list text`, `add to list` moved from *Counters, Labels, and References* to *Lists of tcolorboxes* for clarification (issue #194) ### Removed - Code `\tcb at undo@before` which tried to undo vertical space for a breakable box which does not fit partially on the current page but needs to go to the following page. This code did not achieve the goal and was error-prone (issue #200, hint inside issue #183) ### Fixed - `\Provide...` commands and environments process initialization options (issue #187) - Default initialization options were not issued, if `\newtcolorbox` was used without options (issue #194) - Typo in `\RenewTCBox` and `\RenewTotalTCBox` caused errors (issue #201) - Typo in README.md (issue #196)
This package is located at https://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/tcolorbox More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/tcolorbox
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tcolorbox – Coloured boxes, for examples and theorems, etc

This package provides an environment for coloured and framed text boxes with a heading line. Optionally, such a box may be split in an upper and a lower part; thus the package may be used for the setting of examples where one part of the box displays the source code and the other part shows the output. Another common use case is the setting of theorems. The package supports saving and reuse of source code and text parts.

The package depends on the pgf, verbatim, environ, and etoolbox packages.

Version6.3.0 2024-07-10
Copyright2006–2024 Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas F. Sturm
MaintainerThomas F. Sturm



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