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From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: tex-function
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 15:55:26 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> Hi!
> How about adding a TeX-function setting to an appropriate interface?
> If you for instance would like a frame around all the words in your
> lyrics (stuupid example), you would do
> \property Lyrics.texFunction = "framebox"
> Perhaps one could use some apply-stuff to do the same thing, but I still
> think that this function would come handy.
> I don't know which interface to use... Why doesn't scripts use the
> text-interface?
> 2nd question: Why is it that you have such a hard time determining the
> correct length of a piece of TeX? Isn't it possible to ask tex the
> length of some text?

yes, but the length also depends on (La)TeX settings, which you would
also have to specify. Plus that it is wildly inefficient.


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