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Direc­tory macros/xetex/generic/xesearch

This is the README file for xesearch.sty v.0.1.
Read xesearch.pdf for the documentation.
t-xeseach.tex is a third party file to use
XeSearch in ConTeXt.

XeSearch is a string finder for XeTeX
(and associated formats).
It searches for words or phrases, possibly
underspecified, and manipulates them, in
essence turning every string into a possible

Both the documentation (xesearch.pdf) and
the files (xesearch.sty and t-xesearch.tex)
are produced from xesearch.tex with the CodeDoc class.

To typeset the documentation, run XeLaTeX
on xesearch.tex with the 'produce' option
commented out on line 5.

To create xesearch.sty and t-xesearch.teX,
run (Xe)LaTeX again, but uncomment 'produce'
on the same line.

Licensing of this package is covered by LPPL.

Any reaction is welcome: zappathustra@free.fr

Paul Isambert

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (625.5k).

xe­search – A string finder for

The pack­age finds strings (e.g. (parts of) words or phrases) and ma­nip­u­lates them (ap­ply any macro), thus turn­ing each word or phrase into a pos­si­ble com­mand.

It is writ­ten in plain and should thus work with any for­mat (it is known to work with and Cont).

The main ap­pli­ca­tion for the mo­ment is XeIn­dex, an au­to­matic in­dex for XeLaTeX, but ex­am­ples are given of sim­ple use to check spelling, count words, and high­light syn­tax of pro­gram­ming lan­guages.

Ver­sion 2009-11-04
Li­cense The Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerPaul Isam­bert
Con­tained inTeX Live as xe­search
MiKTeX as xe­search
Topics text string searches and ma­nip­u­la­tion
, ma­te­rial sup­port­ing it, and pack­ages re­quir­ing it
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