[NTG-context] Sidebars and versals Oh my!

Tobias Hilbricht hilbricht at linopus.de
Mon Jan 3 10:22:52 CET 2005


Am Do, den 30.12.2004 schrieb Hans Hagen um 10:32:
> Tobias Hilbricht wrote:
> > Am So, den 26.12.2004 schrieb h h extern um 21:33:
> > 
> > I was trying to use the macros provided by supp-fun.tex some month before,
> > but I could not get numbers instead of letters to work - see the little 
> > example below. How can I solve that problem?
> 
> The magic is in:
> 
> \def\DroppedString{ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ}

Dear Hans,

thanks for your reply! I noticed \DroppedString in supp-fun.tex and
tried to include numbers there (to have it permanent) before I asked on
this list, but that did not work. Now after your reply I tried a 
definition of \DroppedString including numbers in the document preamble,
and then it works. Is it possible to perform the extended definition of
\DroppedString in supp-fun.tex directly? Just changing 

\def\DroppedString{ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ}

to

\def\DroppedString{ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789}

in supp-fun.tex does not work for me.

Thanks again

Yours sincerely

Tobias Hilbricht




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