[OS X TeX] preamble vs. macro (problem with xy and ps4pdf)

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Thu Apr 7 02:54:19 EDT 2005

On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 11:58:41PM -0500, Roger Hart wrote:
> I need to standardize the preambles to numerous files I'm working on, 
> so it seemed to make sense to me to put all of my packages, 
> environments, and commands in a single file and use that as a package, 
> mypackages.sty. This works with the exception of a command using both 

I would consider splitting up such a package. If e.g. the document
is a submission for a proceedings then you don't want to force the
editor to hunt for packages which aren't actually used or to strip
out formatting that conflicts with their own requirements.

Siep Kroonenberg
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