Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

How to omit italics on PF?

  1. Oct 19, 2015 #1
    When I type an expression in LaTeX here in a PF post the text is always in italics. I know nothing about LaTeX but am trying to learn. How do I make the text not be in italics? I want to write SI symbols in upright text, for example.

    I tried to find the answer on the web but all I could find was explanations of how to make the text be in italics!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 19, 2015 #2

    andrewkirk

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

    Try enclosing them in \mathrm{ }

    Like this: ##\sin px\ \mathrm{kg}##

    Code (LaTeX):

    ##\sin px\ \mathrm{kg}##
     
    EDIT by Jedi: Added a code block to show exactly what is typed...
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 19, 2015
  4. Oct 20, 2015 #3
    Thanks!
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: How to omit italics on PF?
  1. OpenFOAM Users on PF? (Replies: 8)

Loading...