# [texhax] \overline and \phantom

Susan Dittmar Susan.Dittmar at gmx.de
Wed Aug 1 16:43:25 CEST 2012

Quoting Paul Stanley (paulrichardstanley at gmail.com):
> I can only picture two dimensions on the page, height and width,
> where does the depth fit into this?

Height and depth are both on the same axis in this two-dimensional space.
Height denotes the part from baseline upwards, depth the part from baseline
downwards.

Hope that helps,

Susan