[XeTeX] Another tipa/xunicode puzzle: interaction with array.sty?

Ross Moore ross.moore at mq.edu.au
Tue Aug 31 00:34:18 CEST 2010

Hi Alan,

On 31/08/2010, at 5:28 AM, Alan Munn wrote:

> And I'll add another problem while I'm at it:
> I have lots of tables of the sort described above.  I've defined \NL to be equivalent to \tabularnewline, but this no longer works with these tables: (copy into the document above).
> \newcommand\NL{\tabularnewline}
> \begin{tabular}{lI}
> foo & {B}AR \tabularnewline % fails if \NL instead of \tabularnewline
> foo & {B}AR
> \end{tabular}

This is because 'N' and 'L' are active characters.
So \NL is not at all a single macro.

Lowercase letters are not altered, so  \tabularnewline
should continue to work.

> -- 
> Alan Munn
> amunn at gmx.com

Hope this helps,


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