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The newunicodechar lets you define more friendly the meaning
of Unicode characters; it requires that the document is
processed by (pdf)LaTeX with \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
or by XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX: it provides the syntax


where <char> is some (directly typed in) Unicode character
and <code> is what we need to be substituted to <char>.

This is version 1.2 of the package

Changes from version 1.1:
o Now utf8 is default for 8 bit engines

Copyright (C) 2018 by Enrico Gregorio
<Enrico dot Gregorio at univr dot it>

This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either
version 1.3c of this license or (at your option) any
later version. The latest version of this license is in
and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions
of LaTeX version 2005/12/01 or later.

This work has the LPPL maintenance status `maintained'.

The Current Maintainer of this work is Enrico Gregorio.

This work consists of the files
and the derived file newunicodechar.sty.

To install the distribution:

o run "latex newunicodechar.ins"
o move "newunicodechar.sty" to locations where LaTeX will find
  it (the FAQ on CTAN in /help/uktug-FAQ gives more
  information about this magic place

To produce the documentation in pdf format:

o run "pdflatex newunicodechar.dtx"
o run "makeindex -s gind.ist newunicodechar"
o run "makeindex -s gglo.ist -o newunicodechar.gls newunicodechar.glo"
o run "pdflatex newunicodechar.dtx"

Enrico Gregorio

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (386.0k).

newunicodechar – Definitions of the meaning of Unicode characters

The package provides a friendly interface for defining the meaning of Unicode characters. The document should be processed by (pdf) with the unicode option of inputenc or inputenx, or by XeLaTeX/Lua. The command provided is


where <char> is a directly-typed Unicode character, and <code> is its replacement.

Version1.2 2018-04-08
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3c
Copyright2011–2018 Enrico Gregorio
MaintainerEnrico Gregorio
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