[texhax] spurious space with abbrevs.sty

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Fri Sep 28 11:12:27 CEST 2012

Am Freitag, den 28.09.2012, 01:11 -0700 schrieb
jtzzaa11-texhax2 at yahoo.com:

> The spurious space happens even with no other pacakges loaded. Here's a minimal working example:
> \documentclass[10pt]{article}
> \usepackage{abbrevs}
> \begin{document}
> \newabbrev\pc{Personal computer (PC)}[PC]
> {\pc}abc {\pc}abc
> \end{document}
> which gives "Personal computer (PC) abc PC abc",  
> so the spurious space is there.
> The abbrevs documentation mentions the set of characters 
> after which no space should be instered is \nospacelist.
> It says it should include the left and right curly braces, 
> but when I add "\nospacellist" to the above code I get
> ,.':;?-//!)]
> so at least the curly braces are missing.

No, they are not /printed/. To see the contents of \nospacelist, 
insert \show\nospacelist and look at your screen, or insert 
\meaning\nospacelist. (Just on this, not a solution ...)



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