[Xy-pic] XY and babel: an example

Henning Makholm henning at makholm.net
Mon Jan 9 18:06:41 CET 2006

Scripsit Samy Abbes <sabbes at isr.umd.edu>

> {\shortdhandoff{;:!?}%
>     [some XY-pic code, that will not be disturbed any more]
> }

> I could'nt figure out exactly what is doing the \shorthandoff command.
> Anyway, a simple
> \catcode`\!=11
>     ...etc...
> doesn't work.

That's because the default catcode for non-letters is 12, not 11 ...

Henning Makholm                   "We will discuss your youth another time."

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