# [texhax] Hyphens in math mode

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Fri May 27 17:42:05 CEST 2005

    I need to create a hyphen in an equation without using \hbox. It has
to be as simple as possible, Plain.TeX. Is this possible?

Do you mean, just print a hyphen character from the current roman font?
$... \the\textfont0 \char\- ...$
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