Can anyone explain me the fine details of the \strut macro. Why is the box \copyied in mathmode but \unhcopyied otherwise? % latex.ltx, line 484, but identical in plainTeX ...
What's the difference between \strut, \mathstrut and \vphantom? When would I prefer one of them to the others, and why?
I'm using quite a few \colorbox and \colorfbox in a document but they weren't sitting at the same heights (because some words contained g and this seemed to push the box down. The solution I found ...