# [texhax] \mbox parenthesis problem in 2009(19)

Wed Jan 14 10:49:10 CET 2009

Simmie, John wrote:
> But why use \mbox{ring} at all? The normal LaTeX command is surely
> \mathrm{ring}  ... this gives different results from your example
>
> Emeritus Professor John Simmie::Combustion Chemistry Centre::National
> University of Ireland, Galway
>

actually the best solution might be \textrm not \mathrm, the index is a
word and should be typeset using the text font. Besides the \textrm
supports accented letters whereas \mathrm does not.

In Danish the radius of a lake would be $R_{\textrm{s\o}}$

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/daleif