# [texhax] symbol and underscore

Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Aug 11 18:56:04 CEST 2011


Peeyush Mehta wrote:

> How can I get the following output in latex. With some effort, I am able to generate the underscore but I am not able to get the desired symbol above the underscore. Thanks in advance./
> Large ____ _/_√_/__ ____ ____ ____ ____ _____ Small/

\documentclass {minimal}
\def \rule {\hbox to 1cm {\hrulefill}\quad}
\def \ruleradical {\hbox to 1cm {\hrulefill \raise 1,2 ex \hbox to 0 pt {\hss $\sqrt {}$\hss }\hrulefill}\quad}
\begin {document}
$$Large \quad \rule \ruleradical \rule \rule \rule Small$$
\end {document}

Philip Taylor