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CTAN Update: pict2e

Date: June 21, 2020 6:44:59 PM CEST
Rolf Niepraschk submitted an update to the pict2e package. Version: 0.3e 2020-06-20 License: lppl1.3 Summary description: New implementation of picture commands Announcement text:
* New user-level macros \Vector and \polyvector (similar to \Line and \polyline)
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/pict2e The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/pict2e/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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pict2e – New implementation of picture commands

This package was described in the 2nd edition of ‘: A Document Preparation System’, but the project team declined to produce the package. For a long time, included a ‘pict2e package’ that merely produced an apologetic error message.

The new package extends the existing picture environment, using the familiar technique (cf. the graphics and color packages) of driver files (at present, drivers for dvips, pdf, Lua, , V, dvipdfm, and dvipdfmx are available). The package documentation has a fair number of examples of use, showing where things are improved by comparison with the picture environment.

Version0.3e 2020-06-20
Copyright2003–2020 Rolf Niepraschk, Hubert Gaesslein, Josef Tkadlec
MaintainerHubert Gäßlein
Rolf Niepraschk
Josef Tkadlec



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