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Subject: RE: DOCBOOK-APPS: Aaargh, text with {...} causes pdfjadetex to blow up...

At 12:14 PM 4/17/01 +1000, Phillip Shelton wrote:
>There may be more of the tex file needed, but the tex fragment is missing a
>closing brace.

Hmmm, it seems to be the specific combination below, because elsewhere in
the document I have got '{abc}' and OpenJade and pdfjadetex have no
problems dealing with it at all ...

>Or is it that it is missing an opening \{. hmmm.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> Here is the DocBook fragment:
>> <glossterm>&lcub;&lt;str1&gt;,&lt;str2&gt; ...&rcub</glossterm>
>> Here is what OpenJade produces by the way of TeX:
>> >{1}\def\KeepWithNext%
>> >{1}}\{<str1>,<str2> ...\}\def\HeadingText{%
>> >\<str1>,<str2> ...\}%
>> >\endHeadPar{}\endNode{}\Node%
>> Here is the error pdfjadetex gives:
>> >Runaway definition?
>> >->\<str1>,<str2> ...\}\endHeadPar {}\endNode {}\Node {\def
>> \Element {\ETC.
>> >! File ended while scanning definition of \HeadingText.
>> ><inserted text>
>> >                }

Richard Sharpe, sharpe@ns.aus.com
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