[texhax] TeX commands as abbreviations

Karsten Heymann karsten.heymann at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 1 15:56:20 CET 2007


2007/11/1, martin f krafft <madduck at madduck.net>:
> also sprach Morten Høgholm <morten.hoegholm at gmail.com> [2007.11.01.1442 +0100]:
> > <http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=xspace>
> More info:
> http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/teTeX/latex/latex2e-html/ltx-431.html

And if you want to understand *why* TeX behaves this way, have a look
at the parsing chapters of TeX (not LaTeX) books like TeX by Topic
(available online) or the TeXbook (most university libraries should
have a copy). Even if you don't plan to program in TeX, it helps to
understand, which I always prefer to memorize some strange rules ;-)


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