[texhax] \usebox in environment to save text for future use

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Fri May 8 09:59:16 CEST 2009

Am Thu, 7 May 2009 21:07:32 +0200 schrieb Stefan Björk:

> 2009/5/5 Ulrike Fischer <news3 at nililand.de>:
>>> I expect the following code to define the \mybox within the
>>> environment info for later use, but it does not work. The use of lrbox
>>> environment seem restricted to the info environment only. How to get
>>> around this?

>>> \newenvironment{info}{\begin{lrbox}{\mybox}}{\end{lrbox}}
>>  \newenvironment{info}{\global\lrbox{\mybox}}{\endlrbox}

> Can't make this work. Just adding \global does not seem to solve the issue.

My code doesn't not "just add" \global. I have made some more

Ulrike Fischer 

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