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New on CTAN: multiexpand

Date: January 10, 2013 10:09:52 AM CET
Bruno Le Floch submitted the multiexpand package to CTAN. Summary description: Variations on the expandafter primitive License type: lppl Announcement text:
Macros meant to avoid using too many \expandafter. Should hopefully be compatible with plain, LaTeX and ConTeXt, but requires eTeX's \numexpr. This was written before I had understood LaTeX3's variant mechanism, and I advise people who fight with expansion to use LaTeX3 rather than multiexpand.
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/multiexpand . More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/multiexpand (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

multiexpand – Variations on the primitive command \expandafter

The package provides two user commands; one that performs multiple expansions, and one that does multiple \expandafter operations, in a single macro call.

The author suggests that the same effect could be provided by use of the command variant mechanisms of 3 (see, for example, the interface documentation of the experimental 3 kernel).

Packagemultiexpand
Version1.5 2017-11-29
CopyrightBruno Le Floch 2011-2017
MaintainerBruno Le Floch

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