[texhax] Disable formula break across lines?
Lars Madsen
daleif at imf.au.dk
Thu Feb 17 09:32:14 CET 2005
Joseph Turian :
> Hi,
>
> [NB I posted this in comp.text.tex, but I realized this may be a more
> appropriate forum for the question.]
>
> I have a formula like this: $a - b$ in running text.
>
> I don't want this formula to be broken across lines, i.e. $a -
> b$, when it is rendered.
>
> If I use $a~-~b$, this increases the amount of whitespace to an
> aesthetically unappealing extent.
>
> So it seems like I have two options, but I am not sure which is better.
> 1. $a-b$.
> But does this disable breaking the formula across lines?
>
> 2. \mbox{$a - b$}.
> But does this increase the amount of whitespace around the formula?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Joseph
>
use a \nobreak to disencourage a break
$a-\nobreak b$ might do the trick, the \mbox should work as well, there
are no more whitesapce around the formula.
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