[NTG-context] xml entities and trailing space

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Feb 9 19:09:54 CET 2010


On 9-2-2010 19:04, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
>
> On Feb 9, 2010, at 6:50 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>
>> this is not that easy as effectively
>>
>> A&textbar; B
>>
>> becomes
>>
>> A\textbar B
>>
>> and tex will normally gobble that space as part of parsing the input and changing that aspect will not happen
>>
>> chicken or egg so use:
>>
>> \xmlsetentity{textbar}{\textbar{}}
>>
>>
>> Hans
>
> OK, will do that - I was just curious because the behavior changed a while ago. I have older pdfs where  the space after such entities was preserved. But you're right, it's no big deal.

i might cook up something some day


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