# [texhax] two minor latex questions

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Sun Feb 18 21:34:56 CET 2007

At 22:22 15.02.07, Martin Heller wrote:
>Zbigniew Nitecki skrev:
> > 1. Sometimes, when I want to denote a function in the usual way, viz
> > f(x) or \theta(x) I get more space between the function name and the
> > first parenthesis than I want.  How can I control that, in particular in
> > the context of a macro  (eg,
> > \newcommand{\of}[2]{\ensuremath{#1(#2)}}
> > used as
> > \of{f}{t})?
>
>When does that happen? You can insert a negative space \!

Indeed, citing some funny TeX error message, "this can't happen."
Please post an example the next time you observe the problem.

Cheers,

Uwe.