# [texhax] Weirder and weirder

Richard Davies richard at tollyboy.demon.co.uk
Tue Aug 17 01:32:21 CEST 2010

On 16/08/10 22:27, Michael Doob wrote:
> On Monday 16 August 2010 4:14 pm, Michael Barr wrote:
>> In connection with the question I raised about revtex a couple days ago, I
>> would ask texhaxxers to explain the following behaviour, which has nothing
>> to do with revtex.  First, examine the following and try to predict the
>> results.  Then run it and see the actual ones.
>>
>> \documentclass{article}
>> \showthe\textfont0
>> \setbox0=\hbox{x}
>> \showthe\textfont0
>> \showthe\textfont2
>> \setbox0=\hbox{$x$}
>> \showthe\textfont2
>> \showthe\textfont0
>> \begin{document}
>> \end{document}

Seems to compile OK on my box.
log file looks normal.
Produces no pages of output I guess because it is a completely empty
document.

Regards
Richard.