[OS X TeX] New Version of CommandCompletion.txt for TeXShop
jerome.laurens at u-bourgogne.fr
Thu Sep 30 08:58:14 CEST 2004
Le 30 sept. 04, à 05:14, Will Robertson a écrit :
> On 30 Sep 2004, at 12:25 PM, Herb Schulz wrote:
>> Is there some reason you believe that $...$ is more robust?
> Well, I've traced down why I thought so: David Kastrup wrote on
> comp.text.tex the following:
>> You have to be aware that $ is robust, while \(...\) is not. That
>> is, if you say something like
>> it will barf, whereas the version with $...$ works fine.
$ is a just a character and it is low level (some TeX primitive)
\( is a macro and as such will be expanded possibly with more stuff
that just a single '$' character
It makes 2 reasons for breaking robusteness
1 - the expension process
2 - The expanded stuff
But using \( allows more customization be redefining the \( command...
> While I haven't checked it, I'd believe him.
Use some math in \section...
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