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CTAN update: forest

Date: January 31, 2016 8:42:31 PM CET
Sašo Živanović submitted an update to the forest package. Version number: 2.0.0 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Drawing (linguistic) trees Announcement text:
Forest v2.0.0 introduces many new or improved features: - much improved nodewalks, - new temporal propagators "before packing node" and "after packing node", - support for libraries, - looping mechanisms and more conditionals, - sorting of children, - aggregate functions, - registers, - and more: for the full list, consult section 6 of the manual.
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/graphics/pgf/contrib/forest More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/forest We are supported by the TeX user groups. Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Manfred Lotz

forest – Drawing (linguistic) trees

The package provides a PGF/TikZ-based mechanism for drawing linguistic (and other kinds of) trees. Its main features are:

  • a packing algorithm which can produce very compact trees;
  • a user-friendly interface consisting of the familiar bracket encoding of trees plus the key-value interface to option-setting;
  • many tree-formatting options, with control over option values of individual nodes and mechanisms for their manipulation;
  • the possibility to decorate the tree using the full power of PGF/TikZ; and
  • an externalization mechanism sensitive to code-changes.

Version2.1.5 2017-07-14
MaintainerSašo Živanović



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