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CTAN update: newtx

Date: September 30, 2019 9:24:08 PM CEST
Michael Sharpe submitted an update to the newtx package. Version number: 1.60 2019-09-27 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Alternative uses of the TX fonts, with improved metrics Announcement text:
This update of newtx allows the package to generate pdf documents that satisfy the PDF/A-1b standard. Currently, only newtxmath, libertine and xcharter are supported options, but all others are being worked on.
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/newtx More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/newtx CTAN is run entirely by volunteers and supported by TeX user groups Please join a user group or donate to one, see https://ctan.org/lugs
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Ina Dau --

newtx – Alternative uses of the TX fonts, with improved metrics

The bundle splits txfonts.sty (from the TX fonts distribution) into two independent packages, newtxtext.sty and newtxmath.sty, each with fixes and enhancements.

newtxmath’s metrics have been re-evaluated to provide a less tight appearance, and to provide a libertine option that substitutes Libertine italic and Greek letter for the existing math italic and Greek glyphs, making a mathematics package that matches Libertine text quite well.

newtxmath can also use the maths italic font provided with the garamondx package, thus offering a garamond-alike text-with-maths combination.

Version1.71 2022-03-02
MaintainerMichael Sharpe



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