[OS X TeX] How to index a left brace

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Jun 15 08:18:45 EDT 2008

On Jun 15, 2008, at 6:03 AM, Christian Böhringer wrote:

> Hi
> I have a problem putting a left brace into the index . The following  
> command:
> \index{debugger command, \{ }
> results in a runaway argument?
> Cheers, Christian


The problem is that the \{ gets expanded before it gets read back in  
to create the index. Use \textbraceleft and the problem disappears.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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