# [NTG-context] unwanted extra space in type definition

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Mon May 26 19:03:29 CEST 2014

On 05/26/2014 06:08 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> Am 26.05.2014 um 18:00 schrieb Pablo Rodriguez:
>>    \def\arg#1{\TeXcode{{#1}}}
>> [...]
>> I don’t know what is wrong defined in \arg that inserts an extra space
>> after \em?
>
> You can’t do this form a definition for a verbatim command because TeX has its own rules
> for such a situation (search for a description about catcodes), when you want a copy of
>
>     \definetype[arg][TeXcode]
>
>
> BTW: \arg is a predefined command and you should avoid to redefine it

Is there no way that I have the already predefined \arg with colored
contents (braces included)?

Even with defining another command, the problem is that left and right
aren’t covered by option=TEX.