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Supremum of the infimum

Is there a way to make the subscripts appear evenly in the following code: \sup_{a\in A}\inf_{b\in B}?

That is, so that a\in A doesn't appear lower than b\in B (can't post a sample pic - need more than 10 rep points)?

Thanks for any help in advance!

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marked as duplicate by Hendrik Vogt, Caramdir, Lev Bishop, Joseph Wright Dec 2 '11 at 8:11

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I've duped here based on the particular situation but also note tex.stackexchange.com/questions/3223/… –  Joseph Wright Dec 2 '11 at 8:11

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Are you referring to inline or display math? In display mode, the mathtools package provides a command to adjust the "limits"


\[\adjustlimits\inf_{a\in A}\sup_{b\in B} f(a,b)\]

adjusted limits

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Yes, I was referring to display math. Your solution is great, thank you! –  William Jul 5 '11 at 13:06

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