# [texhax] \newif, \csname and \endcsname

Vafa Khalighi vafakhlgh at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 14:22:31 CET 2011

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 12:10 AM, Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> wrote:

> what exactly are you trying to do?
>

I have started extending bidi for luatex and I am basically building an
interface for mixing two, three and four conditionals.

>
> instead of \newifs have you considered using toggles (see the etoolbox
> package), they can also be used without
>
> it is rather simple
>
> \def\tgl{00} % true
> \def\tgl{01} % false
>
> \if\tgl true \else  false \fi
>
> then one might get past some of these problems
>
> (I rather like the interface provided by etoolbox)
>

I really like to write my own macros rather than relying on another package.
Thanks for telling me about etoolbox package. I should have a look at it.
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