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Re: Bug#358695: ITP: latex-utils -- utilities for LaTeX/xfig

Vincent Danjean <Vincent.Danjean@ens-lyon.org> wrote:

> I retry:
> Package name : latex-compile
> Description  : easy compiling of complexe (and simple) LaTeX documents
>  This package provides several tools that aim to simplify the
>  compilation of LaTeX documents :
>  .
>  LaTeX.mk: a make(1) snippets to help compiling LaTeX documents in
>  DVI, PDF, PS, ... format. Dependencies are automatically tracked : one
>  should be able to compile documents with a one-line Makefile
>  containing 'include LaTeX.mk'. Complexe documents (with multiple
>  bibliographies, indexes, glossaries, ...) should be correctly managed.
>  .
>  figlatex.sty: a LaTeX package to easily insert xfig figures (with
>  \includegraphics{file.fig}). It can interact with LaTeX.mk so that the
>  latter automatically invokes transfig if needed.
>  .
>  And various helper tools for LaTeX.mk
>  .
>  Homepage: http://gforge.inria.fr/projects/latex-utils/

That sounds much better.  Some grammar/spelling corrections:
s/complexe/complex/, please don't put a space before the colons. 

>> I rarely use xfig - now this sounds as if the package would indeed
>> include LaTeX macros, or can I use \includegraphics with *.fig files
>> with standard LaTeX?
> Does the new description answer correctly the question ?

Yes, just fine.

Be sure to follow the Debian TeX Policy draft in the tex-common package
- but I guess in your case that only means putting the style file at its
proper place, and making the documentation for it available to texdoc.

Regards, Frank

Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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