[NTG-pdftex] \pdfprimitive

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Apr 6 09:10:01 CEST 2007


Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> \def\show{Hello World}
> \pdfprimitive\show\relax
> 
> I would expect that the primitive \show (not the macro) is
> executed and shows \relax. Instead I get an error (pdfTeX 1.40.3):
> 
>   ! Undefined control sequence.
>   l.2 \pdfprimitive\show
> 
> Did I misunderstood \pdfprimitive?

No, that should have worked. I will investigate.

Best wishes,
Taco


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