de.dante.extex.interpreter.primitives.font
Class Skewchar

java.lang.Object
  extended byde.dante.extex.interpreter.type.AbstractCode
      extended byde.dante.extex.interpreter.type.AbstractAssignment
          extended byde.dante.extex.interpreter.primitives.font.Skewchar
All Implemented Interfaces:
Code, CountConvertible, ExpandableCode, Localizable, java.io.Serializable, Theable

public class Skewchar
extends AbstractAssignment
implements CountConvertible, ExpandableCode, Theable

This class provides an implementation for the primitive \skewchar.

The Primitive \skewchar

TODO missing documentation

Syntax

The formal description of this primitive is the following:
    ⟨skewchar⟩
       → \skewchar ⟨font⟩ ⟨equals⟩ ⟨8-bit number⟩ 

Examples

    \skewchar\font=123  

Incompatibility

The TeXbook gives no indication ow the primitive should react for negative values – except -1. The implementation of TeX allows to store and retrieve arbitrary negative values. This behavior of TeX is not preserved in ExTeX.

Version:
$Revision: 1.25 $
Author:
Gerd Neugebauer
See Also:
Serialized Form

Field Summary
protected static long serialVersionUID
          The constant serialVersionUID contains the id for serialization.
 
Constructor Summary
Skewchar(java.lang.String name)
          Creates a new object.
 
Method Summary
 void assign(Flags prefix, Context context, TokenSource source, Typesetter typesetter)
          The method assign is the core of the functionality of execute().
 long convertCount(Context context, TokenSource source, Typesetter typesetter)
          This method converts a register into a count.
 void expand(Flags prefix, Context context, TokenSource source, Typesetter typesetter)
          This method takes the first token and expands it.
 Tokens the(Context context, TokenSource source, Typesetter typesetter)
          This method is the getter for the description of the primitive.
 
Methods inherited from class de.dante.extex.interpreter.type.AbstractAssignment
execute
 
Methods inherited from class de.dante.extex.interpreter.type.AbstractCode
enableLocalization, getLocalizer, getName, isIf, isOuter, printable, printableControlSequence, readResolve, setName, toString
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

serialVersionUID

protected static final long serialVersionUID
The constant serialVersionUID contains the id for serialization.

See Also:
Constant Field Values
Constructor Detail

Skewchar

public Skewchar(java.lang.String name)
Creates a new object.

Parameters:
name - the name for debugging
Method Detail

assign

public void assign(Flags prefix,
                   Context context,
                   TokenSource source,
                   Typesetter typesetter)
            throws InterpreterException
Description copied from class: AbstractAssignment
The method assign is the core of the functionality of execute(). This method is preferable to execute() since the execute() method provided in this class takes care of \afterassignment and \globaldefs as well.

Specified by:
assign in class AbstractAssignment
Parameters:
prefix - the prefix controlling the execution
context - the interpreter context
source - the token source
typesetter - the typesetter
Throws:
InterpreterException - in case of an error
See Also:
AbstractAssignment.assign( de.dante.extex.interpreter.Flags, de.dante.extex.interpreter.context.Context, de.dante.extex.interpreter.TokenSource, de.dante.extex.typesetter.Typesetter)

convertCount

public long convertCount(Context context,
                         TokenSource source,
                         Typesetter typesetter)
                  throws InterpreterException
Description copied from interface: CountConvertible
This method converts a register into a count. It might be necessary to read further tokens to determine which value to use. For instance an additional register number might be required. In this case the additional arguments Context and TokenSource can be used.

Specified by:
convertCount in interface CountConvertible
Parameters:
context - the interpreter context
source - the source for new tokens
typesetter - the typesetter to use for conversion
Returns:
the converted value
Throws:
InterpreterException - in case of an error
See Also:
CountConvertible.convertCount( de.dante.extex.interpreter.context.Context, de.dante.extex.interpreter.TokenSource, de.dante.extex.typesetter.Typesetter)

expand

public void expand(Flags prefix,
                   Context context,
                   TokenSource source,
                   Typesetter typesetter)
            throws InterpreterException
Description copied from interface: ExpandableCode
This method takes the first token and expands it. The result is placed on the stack. This means that expandable code does one step of expansion and puts the result on the stack. To expand a token it might be necessary to consume further tokens.

Specified by:
expand in interface ExpandableCode
Parameters:
prefix - the prefix flags controlling the expansion
context - the interpreter context
source - the token source
typesetter - the typesetter
Throws:
InterpreterException - in case of an error
See Also:
ExpandableCode.expand( de.dante.extex.interpreter.Flags, de.dante.extex.interpreter.context.Context, de.dante.extex.interpreter.TokenSource, de.dante.extex.typesetter.Typesetter)

the

public Tokens the(Context context,
                  TokenSource source,
                  Typesetter typesetter)
           throws InterpreterException
Description copied from interface: Theable
This method is the getter for the description of the primitive.

Specified by:
the in interface Theable
Parameters:
context - the interpreter context
source - the source for further tokens to qualify the request
typesetter - the typesetter to use
Returns:
the description of the primitive as list of Tokens
Throws:
InterpreterException - in case of an error
See Also:
Theable.the( de.dante.extex.interpreter.context.Context, de.dante.extex.interpreter.TokenSource, de.dante.extex.typesetter.Typesetter)