[OS X TeX] underlined variable, how to make it line break.

Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD joseph.slater at wright.edu
Sat Apr 5 07:11:58 EDT 2008

On Apr 4, 2008, at 5:54 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Apr 4, 2008, at 1:46 PM, Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD wrote:
>> I know this is off-topic for this list, but I've been stumped by  
>> what seems a silly problem. I use
>> \newcommand{\thesistitle}{Computational Methods in Aeroelasticity  
>> and a bunch of other stuff}
>> A long bunch of words then \underline{\thesistitle}
>> as part of a style file definition (sorry, I don't control that my  
>> university still likes to underline).
>> Anyway, if \thesistitle is too long and needs to be broken at the  
>> end of a line, it isn't! Is there a solution to this? I'm sure  
>> there is, but I'm baffled.
>> Thanks,
>> Joe
>> \/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/
>> (+1) 937-775-5085
>> http://www.cs.wright.edu/~jslater
>> http://www.cs.wright.edu/~jslater/JosephSlater.vcf.zip

The actual document illustrating the problem is posted at:

Look at the 2nd page of the pdf and you can see the problem. The sty  
file has the text but for a variable used for the title that refuses  
to line break!

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