# \mbox - Tex Command

## mbox

\mbox - creates a box just wide enough to hold the text in its argument;no linebreaks are allowed in the text;text appears in \rm.

## SYNOPSIS

{ \mbox <text argument>}


## DESCRIPTION

\mbox command creates a box just wide enough to hold the text in its argument;no linebreaks are allowed in the text;text appears in \rm.

## EXAMPLE

1. a + b \mbox{ (are you paying attention?) } = c
$a + b \mbox{ (are you paying attention?) } = c$
2. a + b \text{ (are you paying attention?) } = c
$a + b \text{ (are you paying attention?) } = c$