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

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Apr 5 08:02:09 EDT 2008

On 4 apr 2008, at 20:46, 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.

I suppose you looked at the FAQ already: http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=underline

You said the ulem package didn't work, what didn't work? It still did  
not break across lines, or the hyphenation did not take place?


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