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The TeX Catalogue OnLine, Entry for texmate, Ctan Edition

The TeX Catalogue Online


Comprehensive chess annotation in LaTeX.

TeXmate formats chess games from very simple ascii input. The clean “1. e4 e5; 2. Nf3 Nc6; 3. Bb5 a6” will produce the same results as the sloppier “1 e4 e5; Nf3 Nc6 3.. Bb5 a6”. The resulting format is fully customizable.

There are 4 levels of commentary: 1 is the main game, 2-3 are commentaries. Each has its fonts, punctuation marks, etc., and these are also customizable. The package includes a tool for the creation of diagrams.

The package works in conjunction with skak to produce diagrams of the current position automatically. For chess fonts, the package uses the chessfss system.

The author is Federico Garcia. The package is Copyright © 2005,2006 Federico Garcia.

License: lppl Version: 2 Catalogued: 2012-06-05

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