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           |  xpunctuate: a package to add punctuation, e.g. to   |
           |              abbreviations, as and when necessary    |
           |              (along the lines of xspace).            |
           |                                                      |
           |    Philip G. Ratcliffe - version 1.0 (2012/05/23)    |

* Copy xpunctuate.sty to one of your TeX input directories.

* LaTeX xpunctuate.dtx for usage instructions and documentation.

This is the first public release of the "xpunctuate" package; it defines 
commands for typesetting, e.g., abbreviations where the trailing period may 
clash with a sentence terminator.  More precisely it avoids the natural 
problem of definitions such as \def\etc{\emph{etc}.}, which may then cause
double periods if used at the end of sentences, such as ... cats, dogs \etc. 
It also deals with optional commas, which again may be rendered unnecessary by
the presence of a following sentence terminator. 

Change history: v1.0 first official release.

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (199.5k).

xpunctuate – Process trailing punctuation which may be redundant

The package provides commands that enable the user (or package writer) to insert punctuation after the macro. The method is similar to that of xspace, but goes further.

The package provides the commands \xperiod, \xcomma and \xperiodcomma, which follow a similar procedure to that of \xspace, and insert punctuation if and only if it is necessary.

LicensesThe Project Public License 1.2
Copyright2012 Philip G. Ratcliffe
MaintainerPhilip G. Ratcliffe
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