21 questions linked to/from No space following macro without argument
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### Space after LaTeX commands

I have a definition: \newcommand{\arnold}{Arnold Schwarzenegger} When I refer to it by: \arnold is a it is rendered as: Arnold Schwarzeneggeris a In order to have a space in front of "is" I ...
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### How to insert a space after a substitution of a variable or a command? [duplicate]

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### Problem with spacing after abbreviation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \newcommand and spacing No space following macro without argument I want to use \newabbrev for some abbreviations, but the spacing is off. With \newabbrev, I get spacing ...
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### Text in command gets glued to following text [duplicate]

I made this command \newcommand{\BR}{MyBrand\superscript{\scriptsize ™}}, when I use it and write something like this \BR is awesome the ouput is: MyBrand™is awesome What am I doing wrong here?
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### Declare macro for simple text snippets [duplicate]

I want to use something like this: \newcommand{\favouritealgorithm}{\texttt{Gaussian elimination}} so that My favourite algorithm is \favouritealgorithm written in C. produces My favourite ...
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### Missing space after “ø” \o [duplicate]

I am writing a German text with some Scandinavian names which include characters like ø. In one case the ø is at the end of the word and the following whitespace is ignored. MWE: \documentclass{...
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### space inside tikz node [duplicate]

Why is there no space between the \x number and the text in my tikz nodes? There is a space in the final one in which I manually inputted a number instead of using a forloop. That's what I'd like the ...
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### In text mode space being taken away [duplicate]

Why does the space after \AA disappear? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} 5 \AA wavelength \end{document} Since extra spaces don't achieve anything in LaTeX, what can be done besides forcing ...
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### \newcommand that behaves like a normal word [duplicate]

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### What packages do people load by default in LaTeX?

I'm getting the impression from reading the answers written by some of the real experts here that there are quite a few little packages that just tweak LaTeX2e's default behaviour a little to make it ...
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I just spotted someone use \newcommand* in an answer and realised that I'd never quite sorted out in my head what the star (asterisk) was there for. (This one is practically impossible to search for ...
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### Drawbacks of xspace

I'm certain I have read that xspace can cause more problems than it solves. But I cannot find anything to that effect either on this site or the web. Are there any drawbacks or risks associated with ...
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### Why don't I get any space after \thepage?

The code \thepage of yields the output 3of. I can fix it by writing \thepage~of, but what causes this in the first place? I can't imagine when it would be useful.