[texhax] LaTeX package to simulate opening and writing to multiple files consecutively?

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Tue Dec 22 18:08:52 CET 2015

On 17 December 2015 at 20:05, William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com> wrote:
> I could've sworn that I saw a LaTeX package which simulated having multiple
> files open and writing out to them on an as needed basis --- can anyone help
> me out w/ remembering if it exists and what it's called if it does?

72 minutes later David Carlisle answered: 
> you can write up to 16 streams at the same time. the morewrites
> package fakes writing more if you need it.

Made in Germany (at least by authors speaking German and living in Germany): 
similar for special purposes, the packages splitindex and closefrm, more 
generally scrwfile,


The CTAN topic "io-mgmt",


additionally names the package newfile. I do not understand why


is not listed in that topic. (I remembered splitindex and found the io-mgmt
topic via



Cheers from Germany

 -- Uwe.

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