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The simplecd package

The simplecd package provides printable cut-outs for various CD, DVD and other data storage holders.
The name of the package comes form it's implementation and ease of use.

The simplecd package was created for producing cut-outs for creating covers, inlays(inlets) for 
optical disc packaging such as jewel cases, keepcases. Additional data storage cover support were added for
VHS, audio cassette and gramophone records. The covers were aimed for containing only 
simple text with different font sizes, but since everything is placed inside a \parbox environment, it can
contain a wide range of things.

There are also macros which can resize ready-to-print images to the appropriate size.

The layout macros provide ready-to-use formatting for the covers.

Covers and labels:
 - jewel case front, back and individual spine
 - 60 and 80 millimeter jewel case covers
 - two-page jewel case front
 - slim DVD keepcase
 - normal DVD keepcase
 - Blu-Ray keepcase
 - custom-sized keepcase
 - disk sleeve 
 - sleeve for 60 and 80 millimeter disks
 - sleeve for lever arch files
 - one sided DVD keepcase inlay
 - one sided Blu-Ray keepcase inlay
 - custom-sized inlay
 - CD-R, CD, DVD disk images
 - 60 and 80 millimeter disk images
 - 3.5-inch floppy cover
 - VHS labels and covers
 - Audio cassette label and inlay
 - Gramophone record covers
 - Zip disk covers

Layout macros:
 - empty layouts for all macros listed below
 - driver layout for standard, 60 and 80 millimeter covers
 - movie layout for DVD and Blu-ray keepcases
 - many jewel case layouts
Version history:

1.4 - 2013/02/28
 - Made unitlength setting local

1.3 - 2013/01/26
 - Added the nohcenter package option
 - Added the jeweltitledlempty layout
 - Added the jewelbackIIlempty layout
 - Added the singlesheet cover with jewel layout support
 - Improved noalign option and layout placement relation

1.2 - 2012/12/21
 - Added jewelstripeslempty layout
 - Added jewelgamel and jewelgamelempty layouts
 - Added jewelflaglempty layout
 - Added jewellineslempty layout
 - Added cover for 3.5-inch floppy disks
 - Added the disk macro
 - Added VHS labels and covers
 - Added audio cassette cover and inlay
 - Added gramophone record cover labels
 - Added zip disk covers

1.1 - 2012/11/04
 - Rewrote the drawing mechanism, covers will never be resized based on content
 - Added support for 60 and 80 millimeter disks
 - Added sleeve for lever arch files
 - Added disk images
 - Added layouts: ready-to-use designs for cover content
 - Added troubleshooting and font size section into the documentation
 - Added examples tex and pdf files

1.0 - 2010/07/01
 - Initial release

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (925.2k).

simplecd – Simple CD, DVD covers for printing

The package provides printable cut-outs for various CD, DVD and other disc holders. The name of the package comes from its implementation and ease of use; it was designed just for text content, but since the text is placed in a \parbox in a tabular environment cell, a rather wide range of things may be placed.

LicensesThe Project Public License 1.2
Copyright2010 Dániel Majoros
MaintainerDániel Majoros
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MiKTeX as simplecd
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