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New on CTAN: pst-spirograph

Date: August 22, 2014 3:30:42 PM CEST
the daemon reported: > Name of contribution: pst-spirograph > Author's name: Manuel Luque and Herbert Voß > Package version: 0.40 > Location on CTAN: graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-spirograph/ > Summary description: Drawing hypotrochoids with a spirograph > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > pst-spirograph is a PSTricks related package to simulate the operation > of a spirograph. A spirograph is a geometric drawing toy that produces > mathematical roulette curves that are technically known as > hypotrochoids and epitrochoids. It was used to calculate an area > delimited by curves. A hypotrochoid is generated by a fixed point on > a circle rolling inside a fixed circle. > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Announcement required: Yes > > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pst-spirograph > or they may browse the package directory at > http://mirror.ctan.org/graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-spirograph/ thanks for the upload; i've installed the new package, and made an entry in the catalogue repository. The package should by now have reached all CTAN mirrors. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

pst-spirograph – Drawing hypotrochoids as with a spirograph

The package simulates the action of a spirograph, which is a geometric drawing toy that produces mathematical roulette curves (technically known as hypotrochoids and epitrochoids).

Version0.41 2014-08-23
Copyright2014 Manuel Luque and Herbert Voß
MaintainerManuel Luque
Herbert Voß



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