Roberto Giacomelli released his calctab package. The calctab package helps the user to typeset a kind of economic table such as invoices, expense notes and liquidation or other tabular material with a values column.
Josef Kleber has released version 1.3 of his update script for MiKTeX. Besides some bug fixes the new version supports the specification of a rsync-server URL. The miktex_update script offers automatic updating and/or installing of new packages of an existing MiKTeX installation.
Christian Feuersänger has released the latest version of his pgfplots package. The new release features a completely rewritten math expression parser with extended data ranges, colormaps for scatter plots and fine tuning for plot parameters. The table package has been extended and is now a full featured table typesetting, computing and post-processing tool.
TeXstudio version 2.5.1 has been released. It's mainly a bugfix release. but also provides some new features, such as a new template system, a better fold panel, a context menu für in-text preview, and an option for opening all included documents.
During the last software update, the registration feature of LaTeX Community, that enables new users to register, has been damaged. The bug has been fixed now, so that the registration is working again. Thanks to the users who contacted me.
Captions in the Margin
LaTeX Graphics, Figures & Tables
Written by Sven
Tuesday, 17 March 2009 08:34
Stephan Hennig has released version 3.0 of his mcaption package. The new version fixes some bugs and introduces some changes that ease the use of the package. The new version is incompatible to documents created with the previous version of the package.
Christophe Jorssen and Herbert Voß have updated their LaTeX package pst-circ to version 1.50. The new version provides a small enhancements and some bug fixes. According to the authors pst-circ can easily draw current 2-terminal devices and some 3- and 4-terminal devices used in electronic or electric theory.
Martin Gieseking has released version 0.6 of his dvisvgm tool. The new version offers improved font handling including virtual fonts, map files and font encodings. Additionally, several bugs have been fixed and support for MiKTeX has been updated to version 2.7 of this LaTeX distribution for Windows.
We have released the first stable version of the new TeXnicCenter 2.0 development branch. You may download a 32-bit version or 64-bit version. This is a BETA version of the software. It is somewhat stable and unlikely to crash. It is certainly stable enough to replace TeXnicCenter Version 1.
Herbert Voß has released an assorted set of support files for use with PStricks. The packaged called pst-support contains an appropriate set of job options, together with process scripts for use with TeXnicCenter.
Tobias Nähring and Herbert Voß have released their pst-bezier package. The package provides the \psbcurve macro for drawing Bézier curves. The macro provides full control over all the control points of the curve.
Scott Pakin has released version 1.8 of PerlTeX. The new version adds support for creating documents that can build either with or without PerlTeX. Specifically, the new optional package option tells PerlTeX not to issue an error message if Perl is inaccessible, and the new \ifperl macro checks if Perl is accessible, thereby letting the author define fallback macros/environments if it's not.