[texhax] plain TeX: `No room for a new \fam'

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Tue Jul 9 10:09:33 CEST 2013

On Sun, July 7, 2013 10:33 am, Rodolfo Medina wrote:

> I'm a plain TeX user, and have already loaded 16 \newfamS.  Is there any
> way to get round TeX's complain?  To, say, create room for another
> 16 families?

The way to "get round" it is to assign some dynamically, locally
within the math, rather than globally.

I'm not sure which TeX extensions have more families... XeTeX? LuaTeX?

Donald Arseneau, TRIUMF CMMS, asnd at triumf.ca

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