[texhax] r (mod p)

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Feb 20 08:55:43 CET 2004

> Hi,
> The subject 'phrase' is coming out with (what I think is) too much
> space between the 'r' and the '(mod p)'.  I've experimented with the
> other three close relatives of \pmod, and haven't found anything that
> suits.
> My reading of various docs and FAQs makes me think that it's a lost
> cause, but: is there a way to reduce the horizontal space preceding
> the \pmod?
> Thanks for your help.
> Regards,
> Justin
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why a lost cause?  the stuff about finding the definitions of commands,
and about them, in the uk faq should surely have pointed you in the
right direction.

\renewcommand*\pmod[1]{\allowbreak \mkern 12mu({\operator at font mod}\,\,#1)}

reduces the space from 18mu.

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