[texhax] Adding packages to mactex (TeXshop)

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Thu Mar 26 23:18:08 CET 2009

On  26 Mar, 2009, at 09:32, Uwe Lück wrote:

> I wondered why it is not in TeXLive. Answer ...
>> Christine Largouët wrote:
>>> However I have a problem to insert a new package "floatfig" to  
>>> define floating figures


> And I wondered why it is not in TeXLive. Answer seems to be (cf.
> ctan.tug.org/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/bytopic.html and  
> ctan.tug.org/pkg):
> floatfig is obsolete, doesn't work with LaTeX2e, superseded by  
> floatflt,  which *is* in TeXLive.

No, unfortunately no, or not any more ---I guess it's not ``free'' as  
required by TL.

> There are also wrapfig and picinpar (picins seems to be missing as  
> well).

What I've been happily using for quite some time is wrapfig, which I  
learned to use in The LaTeX Companion, 2nd ed, because you don't get  
much documentation ---part in the package itself and part in




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