[texhax] problems with circumflex

Benjamin Sambale bsambale at gmx.de
Sat Feb 28 14:56:48 CET 2009

The problem is not to write it upright. But you're right, 
$\operatorname{N}^x$ and $\mathrm{N}^x$ are different. In fact I want to 
use N as an mathematical operator. But even if you use $^xN$ and $N^x$, 
the spaces between ^x and N are different.

Lars Madsen schrieb:
> Benjamin Sambale wrote:
>> Dear forum,
>> I wonder about the difference between $^x \operatorname{N}$ and 
>> $\operatorname{N}^x$. Here, I use \operatorname only to write it 
>> upright. Apart from that it doesn't play a role. The problem is that 
>> the space between ^x and N is larger than the space between N and ^x. 
>> Another problem is that ^x in front of N lies lower than ^x after N. 
>> I want that both ^x look exactly the same. If I use 
>> $^x{\operatorname{N}}$, then the space reduces a bit, but it is still 
>> to large. The space in $^x\!\operatorname{N}$ looks also better, but 
>> I think this is not the best solution.
>> Best wishes,
>> Benjamin
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> If you just want N upright, then why make it an operator? use \mathrm 
> instead
> /daleif

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