[texhax] use of " in LaTeX

Alex Scorpan scorpan at gmail.com
Wed Jul 19 20:52:37 CEST 2006

> or define a new command such as
> \newcommand{\inchsign}{^{\prime\prime}}

> and use it like $123\inchsign$ to spare a bit of typing.

and use it like
	It's 123\inchsign\ long!
to save you from even more typing (no $'s required).

Or, to get rid of the space "\ ", do
and use it like
	It's 123\inchsign long.
(\xspace is smart enough to add a space when needed, but not add one  
if the next character is a punctuation mark.)


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