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    Blank spaces in fraction

    I wanted to type this

    \frac{final size}{original size}
    But with spaces between the words, how can I do that?
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    Re: Blank spaces in fraction

    The command \, gives a space. Or you can use the command \textrm{} and type what you want as you normally would in the curly brackets, and it goes into the times new roman font, rather than the math font.
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    Re: Blank spaces in fraction

    Hello, Shakarri!

    I wanted to type this

    \frac{final size}{original size}

    But with spaces between the words. .How can I do that?

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    You can insert a variety of spaces.

    \begin{array}{ccccc}\backslash, & *\,* \\ \backslash: & *\:* \\ \backslash; & *\;*\\ \backslash\text{quad} & *\quad* \\ \backslash\text{qquad} & *\qquad* \end{array}


    You can switch to "text" mode.
    \frac{\text{final size}}{\text{original size}} . . \frac{\text{final size}}{\text{original size}}


    Another interesting trick:

    Typing WAY in latex produces WAY,
    . . with an awkward space inside.

    It can be removed with \!

    W\!AY . W\!AY

    W\!\!AY . W\!\!AY


    This can be used to make "chains".

    \bigcirc\!\!\!\!\bigcirc\!\!\!\!\bigcirc\!\!\!\!\b igcirc\;\;\;\;\bigcirc . \bigcirc\!\!\!\!\bigcirc\!\!\!\! \bigcirc\!\!\!\!\bigcirc\!\!\!\!\bigcirc


    Enjoy!
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    Re: Blank spaces in fraction

    And, of course, backslash followed by a space inserts a regular space.
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