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Aug
2
comment Can I use \begingroup \endgroup as delimiter of \detokenize, instead of {}?
Yes, I will look at verbatim. But I want to \write the result of this grab into a file, and need therefore an "expandable verbatim", if it exists...
Aug
2
comment Can I use \begingroup \endgroup as delimiter of \detokenize, instead of {}?
ok, thanks for the info. But it does help for my problem, since I can't use \detokenize\bgroup stuff \egroup, because the end } is mandatory, if I understood correctly. Right ?
Aug
2
comment Can I use \begingroup \endgroup as delimiter of \detokenize, instead of {}?
because i would like to start the capture (\detokenize\begingroup) at some point, initiated by some command, and make it stop (\endgroup) in another command.
Aug
2
asked Can I use \begingroup \endgroup as delimiter of \detokenize, instead of {}?
Jul
27
awarded  Popular Question
Jul
23
revised Can I redefine the dollar
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Jul
5
comment How to output a curly brace, which is interpreted only as a character?
@egreg : yes, it is exactly a duplicate. Can i close the question officially ?
Jul
5
revised How to output a curly brace, which is interpreted only as a character?
added 348 characters in body
Jul
5
comment How to output a curly brace, which is interpreted only as a character?
@egreg : you read in my mind ... ;)
Jul
5
asked How to output a curly brace, which is interpreted only as a character?
Jun
29
comment Can I have a curly brace as macro argument delimiter?
yes, I think this is the answer I need :) By the way, what is \bye supposed to do ? for my TeX, it is just an undefined control sequence...
Jun
29
comment Can I have a curly brace as macro argument delimiter?
no. nothing confusing now. Thanks for all the answers. :) And yes, \fin sounds like \end, you are right ! ;)
Jun
29
accepted Can I have a curly brace as macro argument delimiter?
Jun
29
comment Can I have a curly brace as macro argument delimiter?
well, it seems to me, that the idea you wrote in your comment above is precisely egreg's solution. Is it something more ?
Jun
29
comment Can I have a curly brace as macro argument delimiter?
ok, i guess i could try to learn it in tabularx...
Jun
29
comment Can I have a curly brace as macro argument delimiter?
can you make this in an expandable way ? I would appreciate a few lines of code.
Jun
28
comment Can I have a curly brace as macro argument delimiter?
yes, it gives the output I mentioned... but does not solve the problem of my EDIT1.
Jun
28
revised Can I have a curly brace as macro argument delimiter?
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Jun
28
accepted Long version of \edef, \xdef, \protected@edef
Jun
28
accepted Can I define a macro with same name as an already defined command?