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The TeX Catalogue OnLine, Entry for oberdiek, Ctan Edition

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A bundle of packages submitted by Heiko Oberdiek.

The bundle comprises packages to provide:

  • accsupp: better accessibility support for PDF files;
  • aliascnt: ‘alias counters’;
  • alphalph: multiple-alphabetic counting (a…z,aa…zz,… — up to the full extent of a TeX counter);
  • askinclude: replaces \includeonly by an interactive user interface;
  • atbegshi: a modern reimplementation of package everyshi;
  • atenddvi: provides \AtEndDvi command;
  • attachfile2: attach files to PDF files;
  • atveryend: hooks the very end of a document;
  • auxhook: stick stuff at the start of the .aux file;
  • bigintcalc: expandable arithmetic operations with big integers that can exceed TeX's number limits;
  • bitset: defines and implements the data type bit set, a vector of bits;
  • bmpsize: get bitmap size and resolution data;
  • bookmark: alternative bookmark (outline) organization for package hyperref;
  • catchfile: collects the contents of a file and puts it in a macro;
  • centernot: a horizontally-centred \not symbol;
  • chemarr: extensible chemists’ reaction arrows;
  • classlist: record information about document class(es) used;
  • colonequals: poor man’s mathematical relation symbols;
  • dvipscol: dvips colour stack management;
  • embedfile: embed files in PDF documents;
  • engord: define counter-printing operations producing English ordinals;
  • eolgrab: collect arguments delimited by end of line;
  • epstopdf: conversion to epstopdf on the fly;
  • etexcmds: adds a prefix to eTeX’s commands, to avoid conflicts with existing macros;
  • flags: setting and clearing flags in bit fields and converting the bit field into a decimal number;
  • gettitlestring: clean up the string containing the title of a section, etc.;
  • grfext: macros for adding and reordering the list of graphics file extensions recognised by the graphics package;
  • grffile: extend file name processing in the graphics bundle;
  • hosub: build collections of packages;
  • holtxdoc: extra documentation macros;
  • hologo: bookmark-enabled logos;
  • hopatch: safely apply package patches;
  • hycolor: implements the color option stuff that is used by packages hyperref and bookmark;
  • hypbmsec: bookmarks in sectioning commands;
  • hypcap: anjusting anchors of captions;
  • hypdestopt: optimising hyperref’s pdftex driver destinations;
  • hypdoc: hyper-references in the LaTeX standard doc package;
  • hypgotoe: experimental package for links to embedded files;
  • hyphsubst: substitute hyphenation patterns;
  • ifdraft: switch for option draft;
  • iflang: provides expandable checks for the current language;
  • ifluatex: looks for LuaTeX regardless of its mode and provides the switch \ifluatex;
  • ifpdf: provides the \ifpdf switch;
  • ifvtex: provides the \ifvtex switch;
  • infwarerr: provides a complete set of macros for informations, warnings and error messages with support for plain TeX;
  • inputenx: enhanced handling of input encoding;
  • intcalc: provides expandable arithmetic operations with integers;
  • kvdefinekeys: define key-value keys in the same manner as keyval;
  • kvoptions: use package options in key value format ;
  • kvsetkeys: a variant of the \setkeys command;
  • letltxmacro: Let assignment for LaTeX macros;
  • listingsutf8: (partially) extends the listings package to UTF-8 encoding;
  • ltxcmds: exports some utility macros from the LaTeX kernel into a separate namespace and also provides them for other formats such as plain-TeX;
  • luacolor: implements colour support based on LuaTeX’s node attributes;
  • luatex: utilises new and extended features and resources that LuaTeX provides;
  • magicnum: allows to access magic numbers by a hierarchical name system;
  • makerobust: make a command robust;
  • pagegrid: prints a page grid in the background;
  • pagesel: select pages of a document for output;
  • pdfcolfoot: using pdftex’s color stack for footnotes;
  • pdfcol: macros for setting and maintaining new color stacks;
  • pdfcolmk: PDFTeX COLour MarK — fake a PDFTeX colour stack using marks (not needed for PDFTeX 1.40.0 and later);
  • pdfcolparallel: fixes colour problems in package parallel;
  • pdfcolparcolumns: fixes colour problems in package parcolumns;
  • pdfcrypt: setting PDF encryption;
  • pdfescape: pdfTeX’s escape features using TeX or e-TeX;
  • pdflscape: landscape pages in PDF;
  • pdfrender: control PDF rendering modes;
  • pdftexcmds: provide PDFTeX primitives missing in LuaTeX;
  • picture: dimens for picture macros;
  • pmboxdraw: poor man’s box drawing characters;
  • protecteddef: define a command that protected against expansion;
  • refcount: using the numeric values of references;
  • rerunfilecheck: checksum based rerun checks on auxiliary files;
  • resizegather: automatically resize overly large equations;
  • rotchiffre: performs simple rotation cyphers;
  • scrindex: redefines environment ‘theindex’ of package ‘index’, if a class from KOMA-Script is loaded;
  • selinput: select the input encoding by specifying pairs of input characters and their glyph names;
  • setouterhbox: set \hbox in outer horizontal mode;
  • settobox: getting box sizes;
  • soulutf8: extends package
  • soul and adds some support for UTF-8;
  • stackrel: extensions of the \stackrel command;
  • stampinclude: selects the files for \include by inspecting the timestamp of the .aux file(s);
  • stringenc: provides \StringEncodingConvert for converting a string between different encodings;
  • tabularht: tabulars with height specification;
  • tabularkv: key value interface for tabular parameters;
  • telprint: print German telephone numbers;
  • thepdfnumber: canonical numbers for use in PDF files and elsewhere;
  • transparent: using a color stack for transparency with pdftex;
  • twoopt: commands with two optional arguments;
  • uniquecounter: provides unlimited unique counter;
  • zref: a proposed new reference system.
Each of the packages is represented by two files, a .dtx (documented source) and a PDF file; the .ins file necessary for installation is extracted by running the .dtx file with Plain TeX.

The author is Heiko Oberdiek.

License: lppl Catalogued: 2014-10-15

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