{subscripts} are smaller characters appearing set slightly below the normal line.

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How to give subscript in symbols

How can One define subscripts in symbols like phi? If I use this command $\phi$ $_{SB,P}$ It does not come properly. Thanks In this picture the subscript is not clear.
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Double subscript and missing $ error [duplicate]

As you understand the title of my question I got 2 error messages when I tried to write down following formula. Could you please help me to solve this. I expected to see second variable i under the il ...
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Trouble with commas in subscript of chemical formula (using mhchem)

I'm writing a thesis on clay materials which have rather unusual chemical formulas with commas in the subscript. For intance I try to write the following chemical formula in LaTeX: \begin{document} ...
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Control horizontal alignment of sub/superscripts

Is it possible to modify the horizontal alignment of the sub and superscript of a symbol? That is to say, is it possible to get this pair of right-aligned sub/superscripts instead of this ...
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How to write notations of equations in LaTeX. (Text and Mathematical operator together) [duplicate]

I want write the following sentences in LaTeX. n_e and n_i are the density of electrons and ions; m_\alpha and Z_\alpha are the mass and charge number of species \alpha; v_e and v_i are the ...
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Fraction As Power: Alignment Problem (With Subscript)

I am trying to write an equation with the following code: \begin{align} p_{e,i}(k)=\frac{4}{b_{i}(k)} \left(1-2^-\frac{b_{i}(k)}{2}\right)Q \left( \sqrt{\frac{3\ ...
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Error in \sum in state

I use the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{mathtools} \date{\today} \title{Some Title} \begin{document} ...
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One overall subscript with double integral?

I want to assign only one overall subscript that cover the both integral symbols in double integration, I tried: \begin{equation} T_y=\iint_A \tau_{xy}\,dA=0 \end{equation} but it only goes with ...
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How does mhchem print its superscripts and subscripts?

I need to replicate mhchem's way of typesetting sub- and superscripts. It's different from what $X^y$ and $Z_w$ do: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \usepackage[dvipsnames, ...
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Subscript like math but without the minus sign

There are several questions regarding subscripts on Stack Exchange, but I did not find an answer to my specific problem. I want to write something about P_1 ... P_n and then about R_en-1 ... R_en-q. ...
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Having sub/super scripts on the side for \sum

When writing \sum_{n=1}^\infty, the subscript and superscript will appear below and above the big Sigma symbol: Though when writing \Sigma_{n=1}^\infty, they will appear on the sides: I would like ...
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Subscripts and superscripts on accented math characters [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} ${x_i}^j$ works as expected but not with an hat as in ${\hat{x}_i}^j$. The way I found to make it work is $\mbox{$\hat{x}_i$}^j$. Is there an nicer ...
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Accumulative subscript/superscripts?

With the objective of writing a textual aliasing package that would make it possible to write input that better approximates the output, I encountered the following problem: create a control sequence, ...
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Issue with subscript numbers

The following input: cell count: 98\(\%\) viability. 3\(\cdot\)10^{15} cells added to six-well plate (dilution via DMEM +/+, Incubation overnight at 37°C 5\(\%\) CO_{2} seems to completely mess ...
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How do you write this in LaTeX?

I currently need a way work with conjunctions and disjunctions in a similar way as with working with the notation for summations.
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Subscript/superscript without using math mode or TeX code box, in LyX?

Is it possible to use subscript and superscript in LyX without entering into math mode or inserting TeX code? For example, can I get H2O to be displayed properly without \ce{H_{2}O} or Tex code box ...
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How to insert long subscripts involving characters?

I tried to write METrate (where rate denotes the subscript) as $MET_rate$. But only r appears as subscript.When I tried writing it as $MET_r_a_t_e$ I get it in the correct format during compilation as ...
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Set numeric subscripts to be the same height as alphabetic subscripts

In regular math mode, the height of a numeric character is twice the height of an alphabetic character. But when using both as subscripts, I'd like to reduce the size of my numeric subscripts. In ...
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Problem typing Subscript for a set of vectors

I want to type k$\in$I as a subscript of \{$f_k$\} but am having trouble with $\{$$f_k$$\}_{k$$\in$$ I}$ How should this be done?
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Fonts from custom math command does not get resized in subscripts and superscripts

I have a particular type of symbol in my document that I want to typeset in a different font. Hence, I defined a macro \tn to make this shorter. After several attempts, I ended up with the definition ...
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How can I fix the excessively large subscripts inside a complex nested fraction?

I have an fraction equation; under the denomination, the subscript looks larger than the variables. For example, for a_{GL}, GL looks larger than a. It looks weird. How can I handle this and make the ...
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problem in writing subscript and superscript inside table

\begin{document} \begin{table}[ht!] \centering \caption{Optimal h} \resizebox{9cm}{!}{ \begin{tabular}{|*{9}{c|}} \cline{1-9} %\cline{1-1} \cline{9-10} \multicolumn{1}{|c|}{} \multicolumn{5}{|c|} P ...
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Changing symbol size when used as subscript

This is a follow-up to this question. I'd like to define \fa to display \forall when typed as usual but be \mathsmaller{\forall} when \fa is used as a subscript. For example, I want to write ...
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How to lower beta to top aligned with other subscripts?

In the below the top of the beta is significantly higher the top of alpha, how could I make the top alignment equal for the two? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \[ a_{\alpha\beta} \] ...
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Centered hat over bold letter with subscript in \newcommand

I'm relatively inexperienced with LaTex and I'm trying to use \newcommand in a larger project. I have several cascaded \newcommands that I can't get to behave the way I want: ...
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Terrible kerning of double f in subscript of Latex [duplicate]

I'm "remastering" my PhD thesis which is in the fatigue of composite materials. A common term is the effective stress intensity factor, which is $ \Delta K_{eff} $ in LaTeX code. Unfortunately, when ...
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Overbrace and superscripts

Using pdflatex, the command $e^{a\overbrace{+b+c}}$ results in a bigger size font of the part +b+c under the brace. If I do: $e^{a\overbrace{\scriptstyle +b+c}}$ the size of +b+c is fixed but ...
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Running into an issue with limsup [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a limsup with two items underneath similar to this: I'm at a loss as to how to get this to occur. Double subscripts don't work.
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Adding a subscript to a character forces a new line

in order to use subscript, the format used is: \[ A_{k} \] But whenever I use this, it puts the expression in a new line. But I don't want it to be placed in a new line, what should I do.
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Shortcuts for subscript and superscript in non-math context

all. I need some help with subscript and superscript in a non-math context. I am using \textsubscript now but this turned out to be very inconvenient. I tried $a_1$ but the letter turned out to be in ...
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How to insert greek letters with subscript in text mode with latex?

I am trying to insert a greek letter with subscript in latex and I used textgreek package and it appears as h_a. I am making a poster using beamer but I wrote following sample code and it has the same ...
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Is it better to write the subscript or the superscript first (e.g. x_a^i vs x^i_a)?

Is it better to write subscripts or superscripts first (e.g. $x_a^i$ vs $x^i_a$)?
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How to match alignment of subscripts if one of main characters is \overline-d?

I can align dagger and non-dagger expressions using, for example, $\psi_i^\dagger \psi_i^{\vphantom\dagger}$. How do I do the same for overlines, for example: in $\overline{\psi}_i \psi_i$, the ...
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Subscript in molecule over reaction arrow

I am writing a report that requires chemical reactions to be numbered and have used the following code to do so: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{chemformula} ...
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Are there alternative methods to “_” for subscripting in math mode?

I'm currently writing some blog content on Ghost, which uses Markdown similar to the SE Network. Unfortunately however, when attempting to subscript in math mode i.e. $3_{x}$, the underscore is ...
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What's wrong with arev's subscript placement?

Short story: why does LaTeX's default math font manage to align the two v subscripts in columns 3 and 4, while the arev math font, shown in the second line, produce separate vertical positions for ...
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Superscript and subscript together in text mode

I want to use super and subscript at the same time in text mode. I cannot use math mode because I created macros which only work in text mode. I found this question: Superscript and Subscript ...
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Declare a flexible math operator (such as expectation operator)

I would like to define a math operator, such as the expectation operator, which will be able to optionally receive subscript and/or superscript. Currently what I have is ...
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How to get a S' with a subscript at the correct position

I want to create the symbol S'_\geq, but the lower \geq is placed too far right. If I use S^'_\geq, the ' is too far up, but the \geq is in the right position. How can I get an S' with a subscript ...
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Subscript overlap issue with \mathclap

I wanted to use \mathclap (from mathtools) to make more compact the appearance of \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \[ \lim_{(x,y)\to (0,0)} f(x,y) \] ...
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Make subscript size smaller (always)

I have a file with a lot of subscripts everywhere and I would like to make them more compact. I can define \ms with \newcommand{\ms}{\scriptscriptstyle} How can I redefine _{} so that it it ...
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Why no metrics for left subscripts and superscripts?

The math typesetting system in TeX aims at perfect spacing between symbols, hence has metrics describing the correct position of (right) subscripts and superscripts for each math symbol (as far as I ...
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subscript for coupling constant J

I'm using chemmacros package to typeset NMR experimental data with coupling constant J with subscripts to designate the two atoms involved. It works fine but when I want to specify which atoms are ...
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Sub/Superscripts BUT not above each other

In latex, if I want to write $F$ with subscripts and superscripts, as F_a^b I get \[F_a^b\]. In my case though I want the b to be a superscript but slight after a -- that is not directly on top of a. ...
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\hat with \bar in subscript when using amsmath

I want to have the variance symbol (sigma squared) with an {X with bar} in the subscript and a hat on top of everything. The following code produces a mess (The X is not subscripted). Can anyone tell ...
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\sum-like command with subscripts both below and next to it

In http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/89448/37686, the last option given (with E = ...) produces a sum-like expression which I am looking to reproduce. How can I define a command (\sumn, say) which ...
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Sum with limits as a variable with subscript

How would I define a sum with limits from 1 to M{subscript i} [i.e in latex $M_{i}$]
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Merge double subscripts in macro

I would like to define a macro \des that has one argument and adds a subscript to it i.e. \des{a} should correspond to a_{des}. So far the solution is obvious, however the macro should also accept ...
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Tighten spacing in multiple-element subscripts that include primes and uppercase-Greek letters

My MWE compiled with pdfLaTeX: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \frac{ \Gamma_{v'J'\Lambda'} \Gamma_{v'J'\Lambda' \rightarrow\Lambda''} } { ...
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Using TeX to Typeset Indian Raga Music Forms [closed]

I could use any input on this one. I am trying to typeset the various raga forms and scales that I am learning in my sitar class. I need to be able to put from one to three dots (not periods) over and ...