[texhax] Cases for italic correction

William F Hammond hmwlfsr at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 20 20:17:09 CEST 2012

Michael Barr <barr at math.mcgill.ca> writes:

> 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.  It illustrates a real defect in tex.  . . .

I wonder if I'm seeing the same thing as you.

To check this I added a verbatim copy of the markup, ran it
through LaTeX, opened xdvi with shrink level 1, and took a
screenshot of the (small) relevant area.

It's attached here.

Are we seeing the same thing?

                              -- Bill

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