[OS X TeX] macros with \

Curtis Clifton curt.clifton at mac.com
Tue Jan 18 00:00:53 EST 2005

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.


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

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