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How to remove the space after \hbox and \vbox in PlainTeX?

I'm trying to remove the space after \hbox or \vbox. Example: \def\w#1{% \vbox{% \hbox to #1{% \vrule width 1pt \kern -1pt \vbox to #1 {% ...
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British hyphenation in plain LuaTeX

In plain LuaTeX, how do I get British rather than American hyphenation? \input eplain \beginpackages \usepackage{showhyphens} \endpackages In plain TeX, how do I get British rather than American ...
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Cross-referencing in eplain

I have written a math textbook, and a solutions manual to accompany it. In the solutions manual, I would like to refer to equation numbers in the textbook. How do I do this in eplain tex?
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Redefining eplain’s \numberedfootnote within a plain tex document

eplain provides a macro \numberedfootnote which, as might be inferred from the name, produces a raised number followed by the footnote text with the number increasing by one each time it is called. \...
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Undefined Control Sequences [closed]

I am writing a fairly long paper (150+ pages) in PDF TeX using eplain. In the last ten pages I am getting error messages to the effect that control sequences are undefined. These are control ...
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Multiline code listings in CWEB

Perhaps this is insane, but I would like to include code listings in a CWEB program, because the program is processing source code in another language. But how do I create multiline verbatim code ...
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eplain macros in CWEB

I would like to use eplain macros in a CWEB program, but eplain and cwebmac seem to conflict in their PDF support. Specifically, they both define \ifpdf. The cweave program turns the code below (mwe....
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eplain TeX footnote spacing

I've been experimenting with the features provided by eplain and for the most part, I quite like them. I'm confused about one thing though. I don't seem to be able to adjust the inter-line space in ...
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\xrdef and \xref in eplain

I tried to upgrade eplain used in the book "TeX for the Impatient" from version 1.9 to latest version 3.6, but came across the following problem with new eplain. The follwing code could be compiled ...
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Stopping the accidental absorption of digits into literals

I recall that I was once writing some TeX code, and I encountered something like this \count\foo \foo=2\otherMacro [\the\foo] If \otherMacro was defined as something like \def\otherMacro{9 cats is ...
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LaTeX graphic[sx] package with eplain fails with driver dvipdfmx

According to UK TeX FAQ, in order to get bounding box support (with .xbb and .bb files) with dvipdfm[x] and non-eps graphics files, one must specify the driver as in: \usepackage[dvipdfmx]{graphicx} ...
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eplain access to \li number

What is the best way to get the "marker" for the current item in a list in the eplain format? \numberedlist \li Here's an item \li And this is another and it's marker is: \marker \endnumberedlist ...
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Conflict between eplain urls and pgf(math)

I tried to insert a hyperlink with xetex and eplain, and here is what happens. \input eplain \enablehyperlinks \input pgfmath \href{http://www.google.com}{google} \bye prints this weird error in ...