# [NTG-context] short field no longer accepts control sequences

Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد ishamid at colostate.edu
Mon Feb 2 02:41:03 CET 2015

On Sun, 01 Feb 2015 17:56:31 -0700, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

> On 2/1/2015 4:27 PM, Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد wrote:
>> Dear Cabal,
>>
>> Things like the following used to work, now give an error:
>
>>                    s=\hbox{}Corbin81]
>
>> This is not mission-critical in my case, I can live without it at least
>> for now, but it did used to work. May be worth investigating, and
>
> I can fix that ... as long as I don't have to wonder/worry too much what
> that hbox is supposed to do.

Lol... Actually, the issue arose in the context of aliases, e.g.

s=\CORBIN81

Since no \cs's work here, I just threw in something empty to illustrate.
Anyway, would be nice to have if it's an easy fix, and thanks!!

Best wishes
Idris
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Idris Samawi Hamid
Professor of Philosophy