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CTAN package update: ltxnew (v1.3)

Date: March 2, 2011 3:13:33 PM CET
the daemon respectfully waits while i digest my lunch, and then tells me: > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: ltxnew (v1.3) > Author's name: Florent CHERVET > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/ltxnew > Summary description: Provides the \new \renew and \provide > "prefixes" for checking definitions > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > \chardef and \mathchardef were missing : > \new\chardef \renew\chardef \provide\chardef > \new\mathchardef \renew\mathchardef \provide\mathchardef > > now work properly, as well as \new\global\mathchardef etc. thanks for the upload; i have installed the new version and updated the catalogue repository. > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/ltxnew.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/ltxnew/ The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

ltxnew – A simple means of creating commands

The package ltxnew provides \new, \renew and \provide prefixes for checking definitions. It is designed to work with e- distributions of and relies on the internal macro \@ifdefinable.

Local allocation of counters, dimensions, skips, muskips, boxes, tokens and marks are provided by the etex package.

\new and \renew as well as \provide may be used for all kind of control sequences. Please refer to the section “Using \new” of the PDF documentation.

Copyright2009–2010 Florent Chervet
MaintainerFlorent Chervet



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