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Date: March 12, 2024 4:37:30 PM CET
Lars Madsen submitted an update to the mathtools package. Version: 1.30 2024-03-11 License: lppl1.3c Summary description: Mathematical tools to use with amsmath Announcement text:
* Added a caveat about \xmapsto when ever unicode-math is loaded. The macro does not work as the symbol marking the bar at the start is not available under unicode-math. (#45) * Added a default \MT_active_colon_false: for when centercolon=true has never been executed (#49) * Gave \DeclarePairedDelimiter... support for the empty scaler (dot) (#41) * Added \xLongrightarrow and \xLongleftarrow (requested in #51) * Added a bracing group inside \newtagform such that the inner format only applies to the number (fixes #54)
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/mathtools The package’s files themselves can be inspected at https://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/mathtools/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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mathtools – Mathematical tools to use with amsmath

Mathtools provides a series of packages designed to enhance the appearance of documents containing a lot of mathematics. The main backbone is amsmath, so those unfamiliar with this required part of the system will probably not find the packages very useful.

Mathtools provides many useful tools for mathematical typesetting. It is based on amsmath and fixes various deficiencies of amsmath and standard . It provides:

  • Extensible symbols, such as brackets, arrows, harpoons, etc.;
  • Various symbols such as \coloneqq (:=);
  • Easy creation of new tag forms;
  • Showing equation numbers only for referenced equations;
  • Extensible arrows, harpoons and hookarrows;
  • Starred versions of the amsmath matrix environments for specifying the column alignment;
  • More building blocks: multlined, cases-like environments, new gathered environments;
  • Maths versions of \makebox, \llap, \rlap etc.;
  • Cramped math styles; and more...

Mathtools requires mhsetup.

Version1.30 2024-03-11
Copyright2002–2011 Morten Høgholm
2012–2019 Lars Madsen
2020–2024 Lars Madsen, The 3 Project
MaintainerThe Project Team
Lars Madsen
Morten Høgholm (inactive)
Will Robertson (inactive)
Joseph Wright (inactive)



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