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Re: Shortcut for \repeat unfold

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Shortcut for \repeat unfold
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 14:11:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Aaron Hill <> writes:

> On 2021-09-25 12:46 am, Lukas-Fabian Moser wrote:
>> Aaron:
>>> If the asterisk feels overloaded, you could use the multiplication
>>> sign:
>>> %%%%
>>> \version "2.22.0"
>>> × = % U+00D7
>> I'd advise against introducing non-ASCII commands. Users won't be
>> happy if they can't find on their keyboards what the documentation
>> instructs them to type.
> I guess my sarcasm indicator got lost in shipment.  What one should
> have taken away from my post was that \x was the viable alternative to
> \*, not the multiplication sign (which is ASCII, by the by; just not
> commonly found on keyboard layouts).

ASCII is a 7-bit encoding; U+00D7 is certainly not within its range.

David Kastrup

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