# [texhax] Inserting space after each char in a string

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Dec 2 09:33:06 CET 2010

On 2 December 2010 Uwe Ziegenhagen wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> I need a command which allows me to insert a certain space after each
> character of the string given as argument, but don't know how to accomplish.
>
> I am looking for something like this
>
> \textspace{\quad}{some long word} which produces then
>
>
> Any ideas?

There is a macro \@tfor in the LaTeX kernel.  It's described in
source/latex/base/ltcntrl.dtx .  Don't know whether it works with
UTF-8 properly.

Regards,
Reinhard

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