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             README for the `commado' bundle

      Iterate on comma-separated and filename lists

                (C) Uwe Lueck 2012/11/29


`commado.sty' provides 

               \DoWithCSL{<cmd>}{<list>} 

to apply an existing one-parameter macro <cmd> to each item 
in a list <list> in which items are separated by commas. 

`filesdo.sty' provides 

       \DoWithBasesExts{<cmd>}{<bases>}{<exts>}

to run <cmd>{<base>.<ext>} for some (at most) one-parameter 
macro <cmd>, each base filename <base> in the comma-separated 
list <bases> and each extension <ext> in the comma-separated 
list <exts>. 

As opposed to LaTeX’s internal \@for, no assignments are 
involved (unless <cmd> uses assignments, "expandability" in 
"TeX’s gullet").

Both packages are "generic," i.e., should work with Plain 
TeX, LaTeX or even other formats, relying on the `plainpkg' 
package for some minimal LaTeX-like behaviour.

RELATED PACKAGES: `loops' and others mentioned in the 
    `dowith' package documentation.

KEYWORDS: macro programming, programming structures, loops, 
    lists

REQUIRED PACKAGES: `plainpkg', `stacklet'

LICENSE: The package files `commado.sty', `filesdo.sty' and
    the files `commado.pdf' and `commado.tex' documenting 
    both package files can be redistributed and/or modified
    under the terms of the LaTeX Project Public License;
    either version 1.3c of the License, or any later version, 
    see

        http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt

    There is NO WARRANTY, indeed this still is somewhat
    experimental.

    The `commado' package is author-maintained in the sense 
    of the license.

The latest public version of the package is available at

    http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/commado/

A TDS version of the package is available as

    http://mirror.ctan.org/install/macros/latex/contrib/commado.tds.zip

Please report bugs, problems, suggestions, and bad English via

    http://www.contact-ednotes.sty.de.vu

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (587.6k).

commado – Expandable iteration on comma-separated and filename lists

The bundle provides two packages: commado and filesdo.

The package commado provides the command \DoWithCSL:

\DoWithCSL{<cmd>}{<list>} applies an existing one-parameter macro <cmd> to each item in a list <list> in which terms are separated by commas.

The package filesdo provides the command \DoWithBasesExts:

\DoWithBasesExts{<cmd>}{<bases>}{<exts>}

which runs the single parameter command <cmd> on each file whose base and extension are respectively from the comma-separated lists <bases> and <exts>.

These ‘loop’-like commands are (themselves) entirely expandable.

The packages rely on packages plainpkg, and stacklet

Packagecommado
Supporthttp://www.webdesign-bu.de/uwe_lueck/contact.html
Versionr0.11a
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3
Copyright2012 Uwe Lück
MaintainerUwe Lück
TDS archivecommado.tds.zip
Contained inTeX Live as commado
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