On 12-12-2011 23:35, Paul Menzel wrote:

     \def\E#1{$10^{#1}$}

\unexpanded\def\E....

     \startGNUPLOTscript[name]
     set logscale y
     set format y "\\E{%T}"
     plot sin(x) t '$\sin(x) [\E{3}]$' # usually something else with
logscale, but just to show the point
     \stopGNUPLOTscript

and if ConTeXt starts parsing this it becomes a pure nightmare.

well, this is how a macro language works ...


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