[texhax] Diagonal text?

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 15:54:16 CET 2016

Jim Diamond <Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca> writes:

> On Wed, Feb  3, 2016 at 14:38 (+0000), David Carlisle wrote:
>> You can't win,
> This is true, but...
>> normally I'd have used a \foo{..} interface but as plain was asked
>> for I went very minimal and used a \par terminated string:-)
>> Change \par to \relax in the definition of \x then use
>> \def\y{\x#1\relax}  and you can use \y{plain\ TeX} :-)
> Or Rodolfo, you can use (with the first defn of \x)
> {\dimen2=5pt\x plain\ TeX\par}
> {\dimen2=-10pt\x plain\ TeX\par}
> Cheers.
>                                 Jim

Yes, thanks, but I need to use it in a place where `\par' is not allowed, I
think, so it's good as David suggested replacing \par with \relax...



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