# [texhax] implementation of x' in math

Alexandru Scorpan ascorpan at math.ufl.edu
Thu Sep 30 17:30:43 CEST 2004

On Sep 29, 2004, at 4:52 PM, Alexandru Scorpan wrote:

> How is the translation of $x'$ into $x^{\prime}$ implemented?
>
> I am asking for three reasons:
> 1. I would like to change it to a different version of the prime
> symbol, without messing with \prime;
> 2. I would also like to implement that $x''$ be interpreted as
> $x^{\second}$, where \second is a better kerned version of two
> \prime's;
> 3. I am just damn curious.
>
> -- Alex
>
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