[texhax] TeX commands as abbreviations

Matthew Leingang leingang at math.harvard.edu
Thu Nov 1 15:27:09 CET 2007

On Nov 1, 2007, at 10:04 AM, martin f krafft wrote:

> also sprach Morten Høgholm <morten.hoegholm at gmail.com>  
> [2007.11.01.1442 +0100]:
> For instance, with
>   \newcommand{\foreign}[1] {\emph{#1}}
>   \newcommand{\vs}[1] {\foreign{vs.}\xspace}
> "Variance \vs process theory" becomes "Variance vs. rocess theory".
> Properly spaced, but it still eats a character.

Why does \vs take an argument?  I believe that's where your p went.


Matthew Leingang
Preceptor in Mathematics
Harvard University


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