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README for the `catcodes' bundle
(C) Uwe Lueck 2015/11/14
The `catcodes' bundle deals with category code switching.
The contained packages should work with LaTeX as well as without
(based on the `plainpkg' package). The important cases of category
(a) "private letters" for internal package commands and
(b) active characters.
`stacklet.sty' deals with (a), `actcodes.sty' with (b).
There also is
(c) `catchdq.sty', an application of (b),
for automatic insertion of typographical double quotes
when the user only enters ASCII double quotes. What is
"typographical" differs between languages, the new `langcode'
package completes `catchdq''s functionality in this respect.
The documentation for the three package files is contained
in the file `catcodes.pdf'.
REQUIRED PACKAGES: plainpkg, stacklet
RELATED PACKAGES: catoptions, pcatcode (amsrefs), texapi, csquotes
KEYWORDs: macro programming, category codes, private letters,
active characters, double quotes
The package files `actcodes.sty', `catchdq.sty', and
`stacklet.sty', together with the documentation files
`catcodes.pdf' and `catcodes.tex', 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
There is NO WARRANTY, actually all of this still is a little
The `catcodes' bundle is author-maintained in the sense of
The latest public version of the bundle is available at
A TDS version of the package is available as
The file `catcodes.RLS' summarizes bundle releases. With the
`typeoutfileinfo' package, the command
tells which release is installed on your system. Similar packages
are `ltxfileinfo' by Wybo Dekker and `latexfileversion' by Harald
Please report bugs, problems, and suggestions via