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Copyright (C) 2018 by Luis Paulo Laus, <laus@utfpr.edu.br>

The tikz-ladder package may be distributed and/or modified
under the conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, 
either version 1 of this license or (at your option) any later
version. The latest version of this license is in: 
  http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt and version 1 or
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 Version 1.3 2022-04-10


Ladder diagram (LD) is a graphical programming language
that has evolved from electrical wiring diagrams for relay
control systems used with programmable controllers (PLC)
as described in the international standard IEC-61131-3. A
LD program enables the programmable controller to test
and modify data by means of standardized graphic symbols.
These symbols are laid out in networks in a manner similar
to a ``rung'' of a relay ladder logic diagram. This library
provides TikZ symbols to draw high quality ladder diagrams.
All standard and some non-standard symbols are possible,
including all kinds of contacts, coils and blocks. I decided
to write this package, despite of the fact that there is
available another package named `ladder' that also uses TikZ
to typeset ladder diagrams, because that package seems to
lack support for blocks. The tikz-ladder, on the contrary,
supports all features described in IEC-61131-3, namely,
blocks (for functions and function blocks), contacts and coils.


If you are interest in generating the documentation departing
from tikz-ladder-doc.tex you are going to need pgfmanual-en-macros
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tikz-ladder – Draw ladder diagrams using TikZ

The tikz-ladder package contains a collection of symbols for typesetting ladder diagrams (PLC program) in agreement with the international standard IEC-61131-3/2013. It includes blocks (for representing functions and function blocks) besides contacts and coils. It extends the circuit library of TikZ and allows you to draw a ladder diagram in the same way as you would draw any other circuit.

Version1.3 2022-04-10
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Copyright2018 Luis Paulo Laus
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