# [OS X TeX] Celsius

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Tue Feb 15 14:30:38 EST 2005

On 15 feb 2005, at 20:24, Herb Schulz wrote:

> That is why you don't want to define the macro to force a space
> afterward;
> \celsius\ , isn't correct. You see this happening all the time with the
> macro \TeX\  and its variants; look in many papers about \TeX.

While true, one could consider the xspace package. It defines a command
\xspace
for use macros. It will add a space unless a comma, period or one of a
small set
of characters follows the macro where you do not want that space.

Other than that: yes, a case of gobbling spaces.

Maarten

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