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Date: July 19, 2021 9:06:33 PM CEST
Jonathan P. Spratte submitted the xistercian package. Version: 1.0 2021-07-17 License: lppl1.3c Summary description: Cistercian numerals in LaTeX Announcement text:
The xistercian package allows to use Cistercian numerals (a number system developed by Cistercian monks in the late Middle Ages). They can describe numbers up to 9999 as a single glyph. xistercian adds a counter-formatting macro, as well as a macro to format literal input. The shapes are customisable to a degree. Both horizontal and vertical forms are provided.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/xistercian The package’s files themselves can be inspected at https://mirrors.ctan.org/graphics/pgf/contrib/xistercian/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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xistercian – Cistercian numerals in

This package allows you to use Cistercian numerals in . The glyphs are created using PGF, and to a certain degree configurable.

Cistercian numerals are a number system developed by Cistercian monks in the late Middle Ages. They can describe numbers up to 9999 as a single glyph.

You can use Cistercian numerals as page numbers using \pagenumbering{cistercian}. The two main macros are:

  • \cistercian{<counter>} formats the counter as a Cistercian numeral,
  • \cisterciannum{<integer>} formats the integer (given as a string) as a Cistercian numeral.

Packagexistercian
Version1.1 2021-11-23
Copyright2020–2021 Jonathan P. Spratte
MaintainerJonathan P. Spratte

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