# [texhax] How do you make * macros?

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Sun Oct 24 20:29:01 CEST 2010

"Lars Madsen" <daleif at imf.au.dk>, 22.10.2010 23:17:53:
>Quoting Michael Barr :
>
>> Assuming I have a macro \xxx that does something, how do I make
>> \xxx* that does something slightly different?  If think I make
>> something using \@ifnextchar, but there is probably an "official"
>> way of doing it that I don't see in the Companion (1994 edition).
>>
>> Michael
>
>besides the constructions already mentioned I'd like to mention xparse as well

I did want to mention xparse, but it was not available via

http://ctan.org/pkg/xparse

so I considered it too difficult ...

Cheers,

Uwe.