# [Dev-luatex] ligature in \localleftbox \localrightbox

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Sat May 19 16:06:19 CEST 2018

On 5/19/2018 3:33 PM, Hironobu Yamashita wrote:
> Hi Hans,
>
>> if you want the buildes applied, you can wrap the content in a regular \hbox
>> \localleftbox{\hbox{<<~}}
>
> I know, as in first comment ;-)
>
>>> LuaTeX does not handle ligature inside \localleftbox / \localrightbox.
>>> (I found that \localleftbox{\hbox{<<~}} is OK, but …)
>
> The question is
>
>>> Is this change intended for LuaTeX?

it's quite likely that any change is intended -)

> as I could not find any documents about it
these local boxes are kind of special anyway .. their content is picked
up and just packed, nothing special is done with it ... anyway, it's no
big deal to apply the builders there so i'll do that (in luatex 1.09 /
1.10)

Hans

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