# [texhax] Cases for italic correction

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Jul 20 14:51:29 CEST 2012

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 08:41:59AM -0400, Michael Barr wrote:
> The following illustrated another use for italic correction:
>
> \documentclass{article}
>
> \begin{document}
> $d^3=d\/^3=d{}^3$
>
> \end{document}
>
> I am sorry, but you have really have to see the output to appreciate
> the difference.

I see no difference at all between the three. The fact is, TeX applies
italic correction before placing superscripts so I fail to see how
applying it manually would have made any difference.

Regards,
Khaled