[texhax] math \fontdimen
asnd at triumf.ca
Mon Feb 9 09:37:34 CET 2009
Uwe Lück <uwe.lueck at web.de> writes:
> >\xheight = \fontdimen 5 \textfont 2 \relax
> Now I wonder a little whether I can be sure that (outside PlainTeX) 2 will be
> the symbols family.
Yes, families 0, 1, 2, and 3 are guaranteed to have the same meaning.
The special math fontdimen parameters from the symbol and extension fonts
are required in the fonts for families 2 and 3 for TeX to typeset math.
See the first page of Appendix G.
Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
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