Mathematical operators, such as function names, should be set in roman type, not italics. Latex already has commands for some operators, including `\max`

, `\min`

, and `\log`

. How can I define additional such commands?

# [Tex/LaTex] Define additional math operators to be typeset in roman

math-modemath-operators

## Best Answer

`\DeclareMathOperator{\foo}{foo}`

and`\DeclareMathOperator*{\hocolim}{hocolim}`

for sub- and superscripts in the limits position.This requires

which is recommended for math documents anyway.

Minimal example: