New CTAN package: collectbox

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Tue Jul 19 17:34:16 CEST 2011

On Mon, 18 Jul 2011 Martin Scharrer submitted the



Summary description: Collect macro arguments as boxes
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
This package provides macros to collect and process an macro argument (i.e.
something which looks like a macro argument) as horizontal box instead as a real
macro argument. These "arguments" will be stored like when using \savebox,
\sbox or the lrbox environment and allow verbatim or other special code. Instead
of explicit braces also implicit braces in the form of \bgroup and \egroup
are supported. This allows to split the begin and end over different macros or to
place them in the begin and end code of an environment. The provided macros are
mainly intended to be used inside other macros or environments

This package is located at
.  More information is at
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group .  
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Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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