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I want to write index on the bottom of a word

Word(min a element b)

I want to put "min a element b" exactly on the bottom of "Word", I don't know how suppose I do, I'd try Word$_{min a element b}$, but it isn't fulfill my intention. Any help appreciated

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

If it is a concrete word and amsmath can be used, a solution is very simple:




\Word_{\textrm{min a element b}}\limits

or $\Word_{\textrm{min a element b}}\limits$


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It works, sorry for ask such question, I'm very beginner of this. – Yagami Jun 17 '14 at 9:02
@Yagami Your question was good. The general solution might be more complicated. – Przemysław Scherwentke Jun 17 '14 at 9:04

Here's an alternative.

This is a \stackunder[1pt]{Word}{\scriptsize min a element b} in text.

And in math wit a deep underset:
y = A + \stackunder[5pt]{Word}{\scriptsize min a element b}
and in math using width of base word (ignoring underset width):
y = A + \stackunder{Word}{\scriptsize underset}
Then there is this, a left-aligned, multi-line understack:
\stackunder{Word}{\scriptsize\Longstack[l]{Four score\\ and seven\\ years ago}} = mx + b

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Wow, there many ways to express this statement, I could add my reference. I'd try to learn more. – Yagami Jun 17 '14 at 10:08

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