The unisugar package 0.92 ========================= The package requires an TeX-alike system that uses Unicode input in a native way: current examples are XeTeX and LuaTeX. This package provides syntactic sugar for LaTeX commands, using selected Unicode characters: Certain Unicode characters can be used as shorthand for popular LaTeX commands, e.g., a Unicode bullet can be used instead of a \item, and a pilcrow can be used instead paragraph. The intent is to minimize the use of English left-to-right characters in documents whose main language is written right-to-left, since mixing characters of different directionality confuses both text editors and human beings. Using this package, you may find yourself typing a bit less, provided you can configure your text editor or keyboard driver to generate the handful of Unicode characters defined by this package. More importantly, the package is useful in defining macros whose name is composed of right-to-left characters and in minimizing mixed directionality text in right-to-left documents. This package may be distributed and/or modified under the LaTeX Project Public License (LPPL), version 1.3 or higher (your choice). The latest version of this license can be found at: http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt This work is author-maintained(as per LPPL maintenance status) by Yossi Gil <yogi@cs.Technion.ac.IL>
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unisugar – Define syntactic sugar for Unicode LaTeX
The package allows the user to define shorthand aliases for single Unicode characters, and also provides support for such aliases in RTL-text.
The package requires an TeX-alike system that uses Unicode input in a native way: current examples are XeTeX and LuaTeX.
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