[texhax] help with bug in NAR.cls

Thomas Schneider schneidt at mail.nih.gov
Tue Jun 26 03:18:06 CEST 2012


> {L}ong-Sheng should work too (tried on my minimal example).


> IMHO, it is best to report to package maintainers about that.

Long-Sheng did that.  I cc'd them my message.

> P.S. I'm not a TeX expert, there are more qualified persons on this ML
> but seems that command: `\authorfont' causes the trouble. This its
> definition in NAR.cls:
> \def\authorfont{\reset at font\fontfamily{\sfdefault}\fontsize{12}{14}\fontseries{b}\selectfont\leftskip0pt\rightskip0pt
> plus1fill}
> because it is used like
> {\authorfont\@author\par}
> If I add `\relax' at end of command, right after `plus1fill' I get `L'
> in output without tricks. But I'm not sure if it is the "right" way.
> AFAIK, the l|L is gobbled by `plus1fill' (TeX looks for next letter sees
> L and thinks it is for 'fill' instruction).
> But there may be other solutions.

Thanks for the starter tips.


  Thomas D. Schneider, Ph.D.
  Senior Investigator
  National Institutes of Health
  National Cancer Institute
  Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
  Gene Regulation and Chromosome Biology Laboratory
  Molecular Information Theory Group
  Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
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