# [NTG-context] text in mathematics

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Mon Jul 9 17:48:33 CEST 2018

On Mon, 9 Jul 2018, Hans Åberg wrote:

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>> On 8 Jul 2018, at 23:00, Otared Kavian <otared at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> The advantage being that if the above formula appears in an environment such as a Theorem (where the text is typeset in italic, or slanted) the text in the above \mbox will be also in italic or slanted.
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> Math displayed formula text inheriting the style of the text appears in two books from first published in 1966 and 1980 that I checked.
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> So a math text command should probably support that style.

IIRC, that is also the case for the \text command in amsmath.

Aditya


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