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CTAN Up­date: pstricks-base

Date: Oc­to­ber 5, 2017 9:05:24 PM CEST
Her­bert Voß sub­mit­ted an up­date to the pstricks-base pack­age. Ver­sion: 2.77 2017-10-04 Li­cense: lp­pl1.3 Sum­mary de­scrip­tion: PostScript macros for TeX An­nounce­ment text:
ver­sion 2.77 2017-10-04 - fix bug with wrong po­si­tion for cat­code change of @ (de­bian bug 877682) - cre­ated new file pstricks-tex.def for the ad­di­tional la­tex macros when run­ning tex - de­fine \if­pst at ps­fonts for the TeX part
The pack­age’s Cat­a­logue en­try can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/pstricks-base The pack­age’s files them­selves can be in­spected at http://mir­ror.ctan.org/graph­ics/pstricks/base/
Thanks for the up­load. For the CTAN Team Pe­tra Rübe-Pugliese
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pstricks-base – PostScript macros for

PSTricks of­fers an ex­ten­sive col­lec­tion of macros for gen­er­at­ing PostScript that is us­able with most macro for­mats, in­clud­ing Plain , , AMS-, and AMS-. In­cluded are macros for colour, graph­ics, pie charts, ro­ta­tion, trees and over­lays. It has many spe­cial fea­tures, in­clud­ing a wide va­ri­ety of graph­ics (pic­ture draw­ing) macros, with a flex­i­ble in­ter­face and with colour sup­port. There are macros for colour­ing or shad­ing the cells of ta­bles.

The pack­age pstricks-add con­tains bug-fixes and ad­di­tions for PSTricks (among other things).

PSTricks or­di­nar­ily uses PostScript \spe­cial com­mands, which are not sup­ported by pdf. This lim­i­ta­tion may be over­come by us­ing ei­ther the pst-pdf or the pdftricks pack­age, to gen­er­ate a PDF in­clu­sion from a PSTricks di­a­gram.

PSTricks macros can also gen­er­ate PDF out­put when the doc­u­ment is pro­cessed , with­out the need for other sup­port­ing pack­ages.

Note that this is one of a pair of cat­a­logue en­tries for PSTricks; the other one (PSTricks) is act­ing as a “stub”, while ed­i­to­rial work on cat­a­logue en­tries for PSTricks con­tributed is com­pleted.

Ver­sion2.77 2017-10-04
Copy­right2000–2003 De­nis Girou
2005–2017 Her­bert Voß
1993,1994,2000 Ti­mothy Van Zandt
2004–2005 Her­bert Voß and Rolf Niepraschk
Main­tainerDe­nis Girou (in­ac­tive)
Ti­mothy Van Zandt (in­ac­tive)
Her­bert Voß



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