[NTG-context] Math bug (maybe) - prime
Mikael Sundqvist
mickep at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 08:26:24 CET 2022
On Wed, Dec 28, 2022 at 5:58 AM Alan Braslau via ntg-context
<ntg-context at ntg.nl> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 28 Dec 2022 00:27:39 +0100
> Hans Hagen via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl> wrote:
>
> > What you can do is:
> >
> > $\primed{a}^2$
> >
> > which basically makes the prime an operation .. a small price to pay
> > for more robust handling of primes (also across fonts)
>
> I anticipated that (unicode) prime is a pain to handle, given that
> different fonts present it differently.
>
> $\primed{a}...$ is a very readable and reasonable solution (unlike
> \mathord{}, which seems to be a messy fix). I will learn and use that.
>
> Thank you!
>
> Alan
>
> P.S. inverting the order of the "exponents", if prime is some sort of
> exponent, was a surprising result.
Alan,
Note that the 2 sits higher in
\primed{a}^2
than it does in
(a')^2.
For readability, I really prefer the version with parentheses.
/Mikael
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