[OS X TeX] Fwd: hyperref problem

Ross Moore ross.moore at mq.edu.au
Fri Aug 3 23:35:30 CEST 2012

On 04/08/2012, at 7:15, Ross Moore <ross.moore at mq.edu.au> wrote:

> Hello Zbigniew,

>> The intervals between the intercepts are called the \deffontcustom{axes}{axis|of ellipse} of this ellipse;
>> the larger \resp{smaller}  is called the \deffontcustom{major axis}{axis|of ellipse|major}
>> \resp{\deffontcustom{minor axis}{axis|minor|of ellipse}}; thus the larger of $a$ and $b$ is the
>> \deffontcustom{semi-major axis}{axis  | semi-major | of ellipse} while the smaller is the \deffontcustom{semi-minor axis}{axis | semi-minor | of ellipse}.

> It's strange that the usage of | seems to be overloaded.
> Maybe it is | followed by a space token that is doing the sub items,
> but when followed directly by a word that you get a macro usage created.

The character for sub entries is meant to be ! .

> What is going on, and what can I do to stop it?
> Try putting spaces around the | ; at least put one directly after.



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