# Directory `macros/latex/contrib/ltxnew`

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% ltxnew provides the \new, \renew and \provide prefixes for checking % definitions. It is designed to work with e-TeX distributions of LaTeX % and relies on the LaTeX macro \@ifdefinable. % % Local allocation of counters, dimensions, skips, muskips, boxes, % tokens and marks are provided by the etex.sty package. % % \new and \renew as well as \provide may be used for all kind of % control sequences. Please refer to the section "Using \new" of the pdf % documentation. % % ********************************************************************************* % This work consists of the main source file ltxnew.dtx % and the derived files % ltxnew.sty, ltxnew.pdf, ltxnew.ins, % % Unpacking: % (a) If ltxnew.ins is present: % etex ltxnew.ins % (b) Without ltxnew.ins: % etex ltxnew.dtx % (c) If you insist on using LaTeX % latex \let\install=y\input{ltxnew.dtx} % (quote the arguments according to the demands of your shell) % % Documentation: % (pdf)latex ltxnew.dtx % % F Chervet - July 2009

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## ltxnew – A simple means of creating commands

The package ltxnew provides `\new`, `\renew`
and `\provide` prefixes for checking definitions. It is
designed to work with e-TeX distributions of LaTeX and relies on
the LaTeX internal macro `\@ifdefinable`.

Local allocation of counters, dimensions, skips, muskips, boxes, tokens and marks are provided by the etex package.

`\new` and `\renew` as well as `\provide`
may be used for all kind of control sequences. Please refer to
the section “Using `\new`” of the PDF documentation.

Package | ltxnew |

Version | 1.3 |

License | The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3 |

Maintainer | Florent Chervet |

Contained in | TeX Live as ltxnew |

MiKTeX as ltxnew | |

Topics |
alternative ways of defining macros |