[OS X TeX] Default rule thickness
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Wed Aug 6 06:55:15 EDT 2008
Am 06.08.2008 um 12:39 schrieb Oliver Buerschaper:
>> My feeling is that TeX uses the same default rule thickness for
>> all rules (in \overline, \underline, \over, \sqrt, \footnote, ...)
>> and that it is the thickness given at the beginning of chapter 21
>> "Making Boxes":
>> \hrule width=<depends on contest>, height=0.4pt, depth=0.0pt
>> \vrule width=0.4pt, height=<depends on contest>, depth=<depends on
> I also stumbled upon this and I guess its a reasonable value to
> assume for the standard font size.
> But do you know how TeX (or LaTeX that is) scale this value with
> increasing global font size?
Why should it? Anyway, you can look into the METAFONT sources of the
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