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makeshape 2.1 (25 January 2013)

The makeshape package simplifies writing PGF shapes.

Declaring custom shapes with correct anchor borders can be difficult. 
Complex shapes often need complicated calculations to find the touching 
point of a connecting line. This package only requires that a developer 
write a PGF path describing the anchor border. It also provides macros 
that help with the management of shape parameters, and the definition 
of anchor points.

The package's documentation files are

makeshape.pdf   - The package's user guide
sampleshape.tex - A sample shape.
testsample.tex  - Source for a document that tests the sample shape. 
testsample.pdf  - The outcome of the tests.
ontesting.pdf   - A report on the various tests used in testsample.tex

The package's installation files are

makeshape.sty   - The package's style file

makeshape.ins   - The package's installation file.
makeshape.dtx   - Source for the package's user documentation and code.
ontesting.dtx   - Source for a report on testing and code for the test 

These files can be generated with the following commands 

pdflatex makeshape.ins
pdflatex makeshape.dtx
pdflatex ontesting.dtx
pdflatex testsample.tex

Comment out the 'OnlyDescription' line in makeshape.dtx to include the 
package's implementation documentation.

Copyright (C) 2013 by Adrian P Robson

This work may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions 
of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.3c of this 
license or (at your option) any later version. The latest version 
of this license is in

This work has the LPPL maintenance status `maintained'. The Current 
Maintainer of this work is Adrian P Robson.

This work consists of the files makeshape.ins
                                makeshape.dtx and
and the derived files           makeshape.sty
                                testsample.tex and


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make­shape – De­clare new PGF shapes

The pack­age sim­pli­fies pro­duc­tion of cus­tom shapes with cor­rect an­chor bor­ders, in PGF/TikZ; the only re­quire­ment is a PGF path de­scrib­ing the an­chor bor­der.

The pack­age also pro­vides macros that help with the man­age­ment of shape pa­ram­e­ters, and the def­i­ni­tion of an­chor points.

Li­cense The Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Copy­right2013 Adrian P Rob­son
Main­tainer Adrian P. Rob­son
Con­tained inTeX Live as make­shape
MiKTeX as make­shape
Topics pack­age uses PGF-TikZ
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