[texhax] visibility of variables through \rput

Toby Cubitt tsc25 at cantab.net
Mon Aug 10 10:45:02 CEST 2009

Herbert Voss wrote:
> Brandon Kuczenski schrieb:
>> Thank you- that seems to work great.  Two follow-up questions: what's a
>> good reference to understand scoping in TeX?  and if I were to put this
>> command declaration with related ones in a .sty file, well.. what's a
>> good reference to understand how to do that well?  Learning by trial and
>> error (and texhax as a last resort) is getting tiring.
> The LaTeX Companion
> and a lot of helpful information is here:
> http://mirror.ctan.org/info/

TeX by Topic (http://eijkhout.net/texbytopic/texbytopic.html) is also very

And, not specifically for scoping but for other low-level things, the
LaTeX source itself (the source2e.pdf file somewhere in your texmf tree)
is much more helpful than your average source code, since it's written in
literate programming style.



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