[tex-live] Ignoring portion of LaTeX code; the \par problem.

Michaël Cadilhac michael at cadilhac.name
Tue Apr 6 18:36:23 CEST 2010

On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Dan Luecking <luecking at uark.edu> wrote:
> On Sun Apr 4, 2010 at 19:37:00 CEST Michaël Cadilhac <michael at cadilhac.name>
> wrote:
>>  My goal today is to write a command that would include another TeX
>> file, but not its document environment.

> It is standard that the token \par as well as blank lines
> (which are automatically converted to the token \par) are
> not allowed in the argument of a macro, unless it has been
> defined with \long\def. Not a bug, but rather intentional
> design.

Thank you very much for your input and explanation, much appreciated.  I've
read the relevant parts of the TeXbook, as suggested, and I now understand
the rationale.

Again, sorry for the noise, the inconvenience and the impoliteness.

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