# [OS X TeX] Excalibur

Themis Matsoukas tmatsoukas at icloud.com
Thu Nov 14 17:17:11 CET 2013

On Nov 14, 2013, at 10:40 AM, Martin Costabel <costabel at wanadoo.fr> wrote:

> Excalibur seems to want braces around the first argument of \setlength:
>
>  \setlength{\itemindent}{30pt}
>
> LaTeX-wise this doesn't matter.

Excalibur needs to know the number of arguments when parsing commands. At least that's how it works with user-additions to Excalibur's dictionary of latex commands. I suspect it gets confused with the missing argument in \setlength.

Themis