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CTAN Up­date: pstool

Date: March 12, 2013 11:00:36 AM CET
Will Robert­son sub­mit­ted an up­date to the pstool pack­age. Sum­mary de­scrip­tion: Sup­port for ps­frag within pdfLaTeX Li­cense type: lppl An­nounce­ment text:
This is a bug-fix re­lease, change notes fol­low. Thanks to Ras­mus Hansen for catch­ing the bug. v1.5a, March 2013: - Fix bug in­tro­duced in last ver­sion in which plain LaTeX com­pi­la­tion (pro­duc­ing DVI) pro­duced er­ro­neous out­put above each fig­ure.
This pack­age is lo­cated at http://mir­ror.ctan.org/macros/la­tex/con­trib/pstool . More in­for­ma­tion is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pstool (if the pack­age is new it may take a day for that in­for­ma­tion to ap­pear). We are sup­ported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/user­groups.html .
Thanks for the up­load. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

pstool – Sup­port for ps­frag within pdf

The pack­age works in the same sort of way as pst-pdf, but it also pro­cesses the PostScript graph­ics with ps­frag to add la­bels within the graphic, be­fore con­ver­sion. Thus the bun­dle re­places two steps of an or­di­nary work­flow. (Nat­u­rally, the pack­age re­quires that \write 18 is en­abled.)

Ps­tool en­sures that each ver­sion of each graphic is com­piled once only (the graphic is (re-)com­piled only if it has changed since the pre­vi­ous com­pi­la­tion of the doc­u­ment). This dras­ti­cally speeds up the run­ning of the pack­age in the typ­i­cal case (though the first run of any doc­u­ment is in­evitably just as slow as with any sim­i­lar pack­age).

Pack­agepstool
Ver­sion1.5e 2018-01-20
Copy­right2008–2014 Zebb Prime
2008–2018 Will Robert­son
Main­tainerZebb Prime
Will Robert­son

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