Avoiding naming collisions in TeX/LaTeX

Both the pifont and marvosym package define a macro named cross, so a simple \usepackage pair like:


generates an error. The savesym package is here to save the day:


Now both packages are loaded safely (and the pifont \cross macro is now available under the name \PIFcross).

Published 8 Feb 2014
Tagged tex-latex.


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