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Macro for moving hat symbol up

I use mathpazo font package and I think the hat symbol is too low. Can I make a macro to change behavior of all my hats? This question has a good example, but I don't want to have to retype all of ...
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Arbitrary positioning in math mode without size restriction

In the MWE below, are all general methods, of achieving arbitrarily shifting of symbols up or down or left or right in math mode, represented? If yes, that is the answer. If no, what good methods are ...
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Can I move the hat symbol vertically upwards?

I'm using mathpazo to format a document and have just become annoyed that a hat appears to be rendering too close to the letter it's decorating. I'd like to move the hat upwards, but am not sure how ...
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compute position of each symbol [closed]

I've created a program that generates clickable areas on images with HTML5, taking as input a series of coordinates. Now what I'd like to do is send to that program a .png of a LaTeX expression ...
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dmath puts too many line breaks in

I've got the following code for an equation: \begin{dmath} x \in A - B \leftrightarrow x \in A \textrm{ and } x \not\in B \end{dmath} It produces the output: The equation really doesn't need ...
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Power indices on the left side

I'm using {^2K} to write the indices on the left side, but when I do so I get an unwanted space between 2 en K. Is there another way to write the "power" indices on the left side? \section*{text} ...
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Equation position changing

Kindly have a look at the LaTeX code below: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,xcolor=dvipsnames,xcolor=table]{beamer} \pdfpageattr{/Group <</S /Transparency /I true /CS /DeviceRGB>>} ...
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Consistent vertical positioning of superscripts

This is somehow a follow-up question to this one. I've got the following math expression: \nabla_y u_0^{(i)}\nabla_y v^{(i)} However, no matte, whether I enclose the v in curly brackets or not (as ...
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How to change position of symbols that are moved by transposition sign in equation?

I have equation \begin{align} \textbf{P}(k+1|k) = \textbf{F}(k)\textbf{P}(k|k)\textbf{F}^T(k) + \textbf{Q}(k) \end{align} where the sign of transposition \textbf{F}^T makes second the time symbol ...
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Moving underset text closer to main text

I have an arrow with some text directly underneath, using the command \newcommand*{\tautrans}% {\underset{\scriptstyle \tau^*}{\longrightarrow}}% Since \tau^* is not close enough to ...
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Differences in vertical positioning of superscripts and subscripts depending on grouping (`{ }`): Why? Caveats? Workarounds?

This question about {(x+y)}^2 vs (x+y)^2 drew my attention to the slightly different vertical positioning of super- and subscripts for such expressions. Compare (x+y)^8_8 (left) and {(x+y)}^8_8 ...
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\xrightarrow: position of text over an arrow should be lower

The following example of LaTeX code \documentclass[b4paper,oneside, final, 10pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{charter} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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Fractions in superscripts are placed too low

I have noticed that "tall" superscripts seem to be placed awkwardly low in math mode; their baseline is so close to the main baseline that confusion has happened. \documentclass{article} ...
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What is the best practice for typesetting set-builder notation with a large number of membership criteria?

That is, I have something akin to the following right now: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} We must have $(a^i,b^i,c^i) \in X^i(d) = \bigg\{(a,b,c) ...
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Putting the integration bounds below/above the integration operator [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show inline math as if it were display math Yesterday I've stumbled upon an article which covered just that, but I can't find it anymore. How can I put the integration ...
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size and location of cube root symbol [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nice-looking p-th roots On math.stackexchange I wanted the cube root of a fraction in display mode, and used $$\sqrt[3]{\frac ab}$$ to get it. The 3 comes out very ...
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How to get an exponent hat

I would like to use a hat in exponent for a notation, and I have found no satisfactory way of doing this. If I go for $f^{\hat{\null}}$, the hat is far too high, while $f^\wedge$ gives to big and too ...
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Positioning of equations

How would I shift my whole set of equations/calculations at the left, to be aligned with "Example"? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} ...
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Make the `\ddots` looks well in a transformed matrix

I want to typeset a large matrix: \addtocounter{MaxMatrixCols}{8} \begin{pmatrix} 1\\ &\ddots\\ & &1\\ & & &0& & & &1& & ...
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recreate \qed as \Box aligned under the current line

I use MathJax on my Website which unfortunately doesn't support the use of \qed to create QED symbols. So what I'm looking for is a way of recreate or rebuild the little square \qed usually offers. ...
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Scaling and positioning TikZ figures in equation environments

I am trying to use TikZ figures as part of an equation, but I am only able make either the positioning or the scaling appear correctly. For instance, giving my figures the correct size using ...
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How can I position equation numbers always to the left side?

Equations and amsmath environments put equation numbers to the right side by default, the output of \begin{multline} some equation \end{multline} is: equation (number) How can I change it this ...
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Position of superscript when superscriptd item has \hat over it

I am trying to typeset he following inline math for a camera-ready document: $\hat{\boldsymbol \Sigma}_{P}^{-1} \hat{\boldsymbol \Sigma}_{G}$ It appears that the superscript -1 is aligned ...
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How do I lower the \widetilde accent, i.e., move it closer to the variable?

I sometimes find that the \widetilde accents sits too high above the math letter it is applied to. An example: To me it looks as if the first tilde is sitting just in between the two lines; it is ...
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How do I use a circle as a math accent (larger than \mathring)?

To denote the interior of a set, I'd like to have a command \interior. Now, as one can learn from this post, one possibility is to use \mathring. This is a neat command, but it produces a circle that ...
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Is there a way to stop the vertical spread of multiple super- and sub-scripts?

I'd like to be able to place multiple sub and superscripts (in maths mode) on an element without having them expand vertically. That is, so that in the output of ${x^2_4}^6_8$, the 2 and 6 were ...