[texhax] spurious space with abbrevs.sty

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Fri Sep 28 00:07:17 CEST 2012

On 2012-09-27 at 05:26:04 -0700, jtzzaa11-texhax2 at yahoo.com wrote:

 > Using the abbrevs.sty package for abbrevations, I've defined
 > \newabbrev{\pc}{personal computer (PC)}[PC]
 > which expands first to "personal computer (PC)" and afterwards to "PC".
 > doing something like "{\PC}s" produced "PCs" in my previous texlive
 > installation, but now I've made a fresh installation and I'm
 > getting "PC s", so there's a spurious space.
 > Any ideas how to fix this?
 > The abbrevs package on the recent TL installation is from 2001. 

Yes, and it hasn't changed since them.  If it behaves different now,
maybe another package interferes with it.  Did you try a simple
document which only uses abbrevs.sty and nothing else?


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