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`xpeek`: Define commands that peek ahead in the input stream

The `xpeek` package provides tools to help define commands that,
like [`\xspace`][1], peek at what follows them in the command stream
and choose appropriate behavior.

The code is adapted from an answer posted to [TeX.SX][2] by
Enrico “egreg” Gregorio at <http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/59542/2966>,
with modifications according to suggestions & contributions by
Enrico, Joseph Wright, Bruno Le Floch, & Clemens Niederberger;
see <http://tex.stackexchange.com/q/63568/2966>
and <http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.latex.latex3/2894>.


This package is distributed as a standalone `.dtx` file,
packaged for the LaTeX3 project’s `l3docstrip`.
To produce the style file, run this command:

    pdflatex xpeek.dtx

This will also produce a version of the PDF documentation,
but with undefined references and without an index or change-log.
To get a more useful version of the documentation,
run these commands next:

    pdflatex xpeek.dtx
    makeindex -s l3doc.ist -o xpeek.ind xpeek.idx
    makeindex -s gglo.ist -o xpeek.gls xpeek.glo
    pdflatex xpeek.dtx
    pdflatex xpeek.dtx

These next commands are not strictly necessary,
since Acrobat Reader can generate & display thumbnails on-the-fly.
But since `l3doc` includes `hypdoc` which includes `thumbpdf`,
I may as well generate the pre-rendered thumbnails:

    thumbpdf xpeek.pdf
    pdflatex xpeek.dtx

Notice that the command for generating the index is different
from the one usually used for `ltxdoc`-documented packages;
that’s because I’m using the new (and experimental) package `l3doc`.


Copyright © 2012 by Joel C. Salomon <joelcsalomon@gmail.com>.

This work consists of the file  `xpeek.dtx`,
          and the derived files `xpeek.ins`,
                                `xpeek.pdf`, &
It may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions of the
LaTeX Project Public License (LPPL), either version 1.3c of this
license or (at your option) any later version.  The latest version
of this license is at <http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt>.

This work is “maintained” (_per_ LPPL maintenance status) by
Joel C. Salomon <joelcsalomon@gmail.com>.

[1]: http://ctan.org/pkg/xspace
[2]: http://tex.stackexchange.com

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xpeek – De­fine com­mands that peek ahead in the in­put stream

The pack­age pro­vides tools to help de­fine com­mands that, like \xs­pace and the com­mand \tex­tit, peek at what fol­lows them in the com­mand stream and choose ap­pro­pri­ate be­haviour.

Li­censesThe Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Main­tainerJoel C. Salomon
TDS archivexpeek.tds.zip
Con­tained inTeX Live as xpeek
MiKTeX as xpeek
TopicsMacro sup­port
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