# [texhax] subscripts in text mode

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jun 17 18:33:42 CEST 2003

> I always used    XYZ$_\mathrm{ABCD}$
> No need then for amsmath or a separate package.
> From a quick try of all three methods, I could not detect any difference.
> Are there situations where there are differences making one of the methods
> superior?

the problem is that you're using a font that's not _required_ to be
the same as text, so the above could result in the subscript being in
a different font from the the text.