[texhax] The last character of a string

Peter Pagin peter.pagin at philosophy.su.se
Fri Jan 29 13:51:00 CET 2010

Maybe the coollist package would meet your needs.


On 29 jan 2010, at 12.53, Philip TAYLOR wrote:

> Well, if you /really/ want the last token of a brace-delimited
> token list, I am pretty confident that that is the sort of
> problem that Kees van der Laan would have solved many years
> ago.  I am cc'ing Kees, but you might like to try looking
> at online back issues of NTG's "MAPS" ("Minutes and Appendices").
> ** Phil.
> --------
> Michael Barr wrote:
>> On Fri, 29 Jan 2010, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
>>> Maybe use virtual fonts, Michael, with ligatures
>>> between period and other punctuation flattening to
>>> a single glyph ?
>>> ** Phil.
>>> --------
>> Yes, that would work, but I have never set up a virtual font and I don't
>> think I am about to learn. It does seem like using an elephant gun on a
>> flea.
>> Michael
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Peter Pagin
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