[texhax] How do you make * macros?

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Sun Oct 24 20:29:01 CEST 2010

"Lars Madsen" <daleif at imf.au.dk>, 22.10.2010 23:17:53:
>Quoting Michael Barr :
>> Assuming I have a macro \xxx that does something, how do I make  
>> \xxx* that does something slightly different?  If think I make  
>> something using \@ifnextchar, but there is probably an "official"  
>> way of doing it that I don't see in the Companion (1994 edition).
>> Michael
>besides the constructions already mentioned I'd like to mention xparse as well

I did want to mention xparse, but it was not available via 


so I considered it too difficult ... 



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