[Tex/LaTex] The font of operator names


What is the correct way of having all operator names be set in, say, sans serif? Saying

An $\operator 1$.

seems to do the trick, but amsopn.sty defines


which seems to do more…

It would be nice if there were a @-free way of doing this, by the way.

Best Answer

You can define a new symbol font, and also redefine \mathsf to use it, otherwise you'd waste a math group and there are only 16 of them: