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CTAN Update: pstricks-base

Date: January 7, 2018 6:35:42 PM CET
Herbert Voß submitted an update to the pstricks-base package. Version: 2.82 2018-01-06 License: lppl1.3 Summary description: PostScript macros for TeX Announcement text:
2.82 2018-01-06 - allow ! notation in \psRing for the two radii - disable engine check (defined in pstricks.sty)
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.

Packagepstricks-base
Version2.97 2019-05-11
Copyright1993, 1994, 2000 Timothy Van Zandt
2000–2003 Denis Girou
2004–2005 Herbert Voß and Rolf Niepraschk
2004–2019 Herbert Voß
MaintainerHerbert Voß
Denis Girou (inactive)
Timothy Van Zandt (inactive)

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