# [texhax] where are latex functions defined?

Manoj Kummini kummini at math.ukans.edu
Mon Dec 22 23:41:21 CET 2003

```On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 16:10:15hrs -0600, Joe Corneli wrote:

> For example, I'd like to look at the definition of
> `\alph'. But would also like to look at the definition
> of pretty much everything. Can you tell me what files to
> look in?

The document class files that you are using and latex.ltx. If you are on a
Unix system, you can get the path by

#`kpsewhich latex.ltx'

Also, source2e.tex, which you can download from CTAN and compile.

Manoj.

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