[texhax] Italic correction

Michael Barr barr at math.mcgill.ca
Sun Jul 22 00:04:55 CEST 2012

Your suspicion is correct.  When I compiled



The two lines appeared identical, with just slightly more space in the 
second and third elements.

>From the replies, it appears that italic correction is automatic before 
superscripts.  But clearly not enough in the case of the d and perhaps f.


On Sat, 21 Jul 2012, Philip TAYLOR wrote:

> Michael Barr wrote:
>> Mea culpa. It seems that the difference I saw disappeared at a higher
>> magnification in yap.  I still see it at the standard magnification, nor
>> can I explain why \/ changes it, but it does.
> Could you try re-arranging the ordering, Michael, and see if at normal
> magnification the artifact remains in the same place on your screen,
> regardless of rhe markup used to populate that region ?  I suspect it
> is no more than a rasterising issue.
> ** Phil.

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