[OS X TeX] macros with \

Curtis Clifton curt.clifton at mac.com
Tue Jan 18 08:49:50 EST 2005

On Jan 17, 2005, at 11:00 PM, Curtis Clifton wrote:

> On Jan 17, 2005, at 10:29 PM, John Burt wrote:
>> I'm trying something that should be simple, and in fact it's 
>> something I used to do all the time in version 7. I just want to make 
>> a macro to insert a LaTeX command into the text. I find that the 
>> macro keeps interpreting the \ character as something else. How do I 
>> get \ into a macro?
> About to call it a night, so I'm just guessing here.  But try putting 
> two backslashes like you would in a grep string.

I should have called it a night earlier.  I saw the "version 7" and 
thought this was a BBEdit question, not a LaTeX question.  It sounds 
like Herb is on the right track.



Curtis Clifton, PhD Candidate
Dept. of Computer Science, Iowa State University

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