It's late, so I may not be thinking about this clearly enough, but I could have sworn that there exists a macro (possibly not part of a package, but just something that I picked up somewhere along the way) that is able to take some sort of inline list separated by a certain character and replace that character with another string. For example, something like
would produce something like
apples $\cdot$ oranges $\cdot$ peaches $\cdot$ pears
because somewhere I've specified that semicolons should be replaced with
I have been searching through all the
.tex files I've made in recent memory, and I just can't seem to find this, and it's driving me nuts, so any help is greatly appreciated.