[OS X TeX] Concatinating backslash and id

Morten Høgholm morten.hoegholm at gmail.com
Thu May 11 03:52:46 EDT 2006

On 5/11/06, Peder Axensten <peder at axensten.se> wrote:
> Thank you very much!
> A variant of the question:
> If I want to write the newcommand to a text file, something like:
>        \immediate\write\fileid{\newcommand{\#1}{#2}}%
> The same problem here, I want to concatenate \ and #1. How can I do
> that?

LaTeX provides a single \ for writing to files and message under the
name \@backslashchar.

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