[luatex] \insert numbers

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Sun Jan 8 07:48:41 CET 2012

Joseph Wright <joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk> a écrit:
> Hello all,
> In trying to answer
> http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/40361/how-can-the-extended-register-pool-be-used-for-newinsert
> I had a read through the LuaTeX manual and did a few quick tests. I
> can't find it documented, but LuaTeX seems to accept a 16-bit number for
> \insert classes. Is this correct, is it by design and if so have I
> missed it in the manual?

I haven't found it either. I think \insert, like \setbox, handles
registers instead of denoting them, so it's normal it isn't mentioned
-- but actually \setbox is mentionned in section 2.4 among the `affected
commands', so \insert should be there too, I suppose.


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