# List of Plain TeX macros [duplicate]

Where can I get a list of all Plain TeX macros. In the TeXbook, it is said that Plain TeX adds about 600 macros (to the ~300 TeX primitives). Where are they listed (with their documentation)?

## marked as duplicate by user31729, TeXnician, Maarten Dhondt, Schweinebacke, CarLaTeXMar 30 '17 at 6:14

• @erreka: The linked question is about TeX primitives (e.g. this list), while this question is about (non-primitive) macros added by the plain format. (E.g. \quad, \nobreak, \centerline etc., which are macros added by plain, and you won't find them on the list of primitives.) – ShreevatsaR Mar 28 '17 at 15:31
• +1. Possibly worth adding, the source of plain.tex is also available on Knuth's site, on CTAN, and on your local TeX installation (kpsewhich plain), though of course without the documentation that is in Appendix B of the TeXbook. – ShreevatsaR Mar 28 '17 at 15:45