[texhax] symbol and underscore

Peeyush Mehta pmehta at iitk.ac.in
Sat Aug 13 05:38:24 CEST 2011

Thanks a lot for your help on this. 

From: Philip TAYLOR [chaa006 at gmail.com] on behalf of Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) [P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk]
Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2011 10:26 PM
To: Peeyush Mehta
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Subject: Re: [texhax] symbol and underscore

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

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