# [NTG-pdftex] \expanded

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Thu May 17 10:18:40 CEST 2018

```On 5/17/2018 10:11 AM, Joseph Wright wrote:

> I see Hans has replied re. ConTeXt: only MkII would be affected in any
> case (LuaTeX has \expanded, though it's not widely used I think. But the
> same type of expansion is seen in \directlua ...)
indeed, the primitive only some 400 times in the core and the macro is
normally only used by users in special cases in documents or styles

Hans

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