# [texhax] Weirder and weirder

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Thu Aug 19 01:22:30 CEST 2010

"Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd)" <P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk> writes:

> Michael, I wonder whether this provides the hook you need :
> once the various \textfonts have been set, is the probability
> sufficiently high that one of these will also be the default
> text font that you could make use of it in your em-based
> calculations ?  If not, then I think that you could still
> make use of my earlier suggesting (deferred definition of
> \em) by wrapping all the definitions concerned in one large
> macro which is then called \AtBeginDocument.

It should be easier to just declare:

\normalsize\normalfont

before doing settings with "em".  Untested, but hope springs eternal.

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Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca