## UND September 19, 2014 Re: Displaystyle and mtable

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| Channel:> But not all that strange, afterall. Agreed. But I was referring to the corresponding MathML (and the combination of all three cases). Best, Peter. On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:16 AM, Ross Moore <ross.moore@mq.edu.au> wrote: > Hi David and Peter, > > On 19/09/2014, at 7:33, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote: > > > On 18/09/2014 22:09, Peter Krautzberger wrote: > >> Thanks, David, for confirming the reading of the spec. > > > > > >> <mfrac> > >> <mtable displaystyle="true"> > >> ... > >> </mtable> > >> <mrow> > >> ... > >> </mrow> > >> </mfrac> > >> > >> would get us a table with displaystyle formatting, but in scriptstyle > >> size (when used in an inline formula). (I admit I find that somewhat > >> strange; oh well.) > > > > again, if tex did this you probably wouldn't find it strange:-) > > I can well imagine this being used in Statistics, or Statistical > Mechanics, and related fields, > where the fraction is the ratio of integrals or summations or products > — especially for presentation slides, where the ratio of text width to > line height is typically much less than in printed publications. > > Of course you need to manipulate the TeX by declaring \displaystyle within > the numerator and denominator, as David suggests. But not all that strange, > afterall. > > > >> > >> Thanks again for your quick response! > >> Peter. > > > > > > From the speed you may note that it was a personal response, but I think > I only cited what the spec is saying:-) > > > > David > > Cheers, > > Ross