[texhax] Conflict with mathtools and lucimatx

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Jun 4 16:23:59 CEST 2008

On  4 Jun, 2008, at 08:29, Morten Høgholm wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 3:01 PM, Axel E. Retif <axel.retif at mac.com>  
> wrote:
>> On  4 Jun, 2008, at 07:18, Morten Høgholm wrote:
>>> My gut feeling is that it may be resolved if you load mathtools  
>>> before
>>> loading babel with the french option.
>> That's it! Thank you!
> You're welcome.
> The problem is the definition of centercolon feature. Getting babels
> active characters to play nicely with the same characters being
> math-active only can be troublesome. By loading mathtools first babel
> just overwrites whatever mathtools did to the colon and the problem is
> gone. Of course, it means you can't use the feature...
> When I find a good solution for breqn (where all math symbols and
> characters are macros in math mode), I'll adopt it for mathtools as
> well.
>> Now ---taking advantage of your generosity: as mathtools
>> \RequirePackage{amsmath}, do I need to load amsmath or can I just  
>> load
>> mathtools?
> It loads amsmath automatically and will take amsmath options as well.

Thank you again. I'm just finishing fine-tuning xfrac (another  
creation of yours, which I think should be generally available, but  
ancillary packages in TeXLive are outdated) for Lucida. Not orthodox,  
I know, but I've decided to use textfractionsolidus in math mode as  



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