[texhax] Space factor as dimen?

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Tue Jun 23 22:45:25 CEST 2009

"Joel C. Salomon" <joelcsalomon at gmail.com> writes:

> I found the word I needed---space factor.  To rephrase the question
> above: can I supply a space factor to a macro expecting a dimen?


You probably have to do something like 

\settowidth\myspc{\spacefactor3000{ }}

and then use \myspc as the dimension argument.  That won't track 
font size changes though.

Other avenues are dirty hacking into the internals of the 
amsthm macros.

Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca

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