# [texhax] calcualtions witihn newcommand

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Sun Dec 13 00:04:07 CET 2009

You can do this:

\newcount\tempnumber
\newcommand\mycommand[1]{%
\tempnumber=#1%
\multiply\tempnumber by10
% Then somewhere in your code, for instance:
\put(\tempnumber,5){...}%
}

Paul

Selon sheltraw at berkeley.edu:

> Good day LaTex users
>
> I am writing a new command that takes as an argument a number. I would like
> to perform a simple multiplication of that number by 10 and then use its
> numeric result as an argument to the \put command (used in the picture
> environment). How can I do this?
>
>
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