[texhax] How can I renewcommand \the

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Mon Jun 22 03:08:25 CEST 2009

wawan <wa2n at nrar.net> writes:

> Why  I can renewcomman {\the} is there any way to do renewcomman \the ?
> I want \the do my new command

No, there is no practical way.  You would have to go through all of LaTeX
and any packages you use and change every use of "\the" to some
replacement name.  (Another prime example of a raw TeX command name
interference is "\box".)

Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca

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