[texhax] The details of \csname, in this specific case

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Feb 28 23:36:50 CET 2013

On 2013-02-28 at 22:28:07 +0100, Uwe Lück wrote:

 > Am Dienstag, den 26.02.2013, 17:31 -0500 schrieb Joel C. Salomon:
 > > On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 10:31 AM, Uwe Lück <uwe.lueck at web.de> wrote:
 > > > Thanks, great to learn. I dared to look at the fucking TeX Live manual
 > > 
 > > There's your problem; read the manual on *using* TeX Live instead.
 > You are very right: I have (sometimes) tried to find documentation 
 > of how to *use* TeX Live, but somehow I couldn't. What I find is 
 > rather about how installation works. I have not needed such information 
 > for getting results that I have been happy with. I have tried 
 > "pdflatex", "latex", and "tex", fine, but why? 
 > (I need not know urgently.)
 > Can YOU tell me? Does "the" manual contain something about 
 > "using" TeX Live, or is there a different manual on *using* TeX Live?
 > (Two possible interpretations of your hint.)

Uwe, don't be silly.

TeX Live is a TeX distribution and the manual describes in detail
everything one has to know in order to install and use this

However, if you don't know how to use pdflatex, latex, or tex, consult


The TeX Live Guide already has a link to this URL on page 3.  What are
you missing?


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