[texhax] TeX Queries (3): Cases for Italic correction

Paul Stanley paulrichardstanley at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 09:55:19 CEST 2012

`{\bf f\/}' )
1. How is the above improved by the italic correction?

2. An italic correction is applied to the italic or slanted letter 
that precedes a a character (unless a full stop or a comma) in a 
roman type; according to the TeXbook, a bold f in quotes also 
requires its italic correction invoked.  can the list think of other 
cases where an italic correction would be desirable/necessary?

many thanks,

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