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I want to create extensions in LaTeX. What I really want to do is be able to write \myOwnCommand and have something happen to it, like a new class and functions in programming. It would be great to write the instructions of a game, for example \dice3 and have a little image of a dice and the face with three dots appear.

I have seen people using \newcommand{\XXXXXXX}{XXXXXX}, but i'm not sure how to actually do it.

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A little tutorial: en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Macros – John Wickerson May 27 '13 at 14:09
Did you try Googling "latex newcommand"? – Ryan Reich May 27 '13 at 15:52

it's rather simple. check it out

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Thank you very much! – user1895443 May 26 '13 at 20:49

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