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

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how to subscript when there is a cap on mathematical expression?

The following equation is typed using MS word When I tried to type same using latex with subscript _i ended up with this result bcoz there is a cap above subscript "beta". The latex output is this ...
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Left and right subscript / superscript

I am trying to put two subscripts at the left and right of a character. For example, something like: _{t} p_{x} where p is in the middle. How do you do this?
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Double Subscript in Math Mode

\usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{equation} 2I_{x}S_{z} \overset{\ang{90} \text{Pulse_{I_y}}}}{\rightarrow} \end{equation} For some reason this is not working. For the overset ...
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Long limits overhang and cause a symbol to become too wide [duplicate]

Sometimes I need to make a union with a long subscript specifier at the bottom like so: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{equation*} \bigcup_{a \in \{\text{set that is very wide}\}...
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subscript and superscript in Lyx leave large gaps in onscreen editor

When I insert superscript or subscript formatting using the Insert>Formatting menu in Lyx, it leaves a large gap between the sub/super-scripted text and the preceding text. This does not happen when ...
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Adding accents, sub- and superscripts to defined variables

I often use \newcommand to define variables, notations or operations on variables. Sometimes I have to add accents, sub- and/or superscripts to a defined variable, like in the following test example: ...
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Is there an “underscript” command?

Is there a way to do underscripts? By "underscript" I mean a small font underneath the text object like limits or sums have. I don't want it to behave like a math operator though, where it is typeset ...
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Textsubscript within a threeparttable

I need some text in a subscript within a threeparttable. It seems like all possible ways to achieve subscript, do this by creating a math environment. Which I understand the threeparttable does not ...
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Why does \mathbb{N_0} render the 0 as \nvdash?

I noticed this on accident (I actually meant to render \mathbb{N}_0). Take the following example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} $$\mathbb{N_0}$$ \...
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Writing (mixed) tensors

Does anybody know about a specific package for handling tensors? Consider, for example, a contraction of the type $g^{\alpha\beta}g^{\gamma\delta}R_{\alpha\mu\gamma\nu}=R^{\beta\;delta}_{\;\mu\;\nu}$...
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How can I align two boxes to the top right and top left of a surrounding box?

Assuming the following structure (auto-generated from another document), how should I define \csup and \csub to line the sup boxes to line up with the top of the neighbouring box, and the sub boxes to ...
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Aligning defined functions on sums

I'm defining a new function using triangle and its corners as inputs, it works for normal linear equations, but when it becomes supersript or subscript, the parameters become misaligned. Any ...
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amssymb: mathfrak subscript doesn't scale

I have an elementary question with the package amssymb and the therein contained math script font \mathfrak{}. When I use a math-mode command like $\pi_{\mathfrak{X}}$, i.e. a small Greek pi with an X ...
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How to represent the “Triangle of Power” in LaTeX?

So, I've just seen a video about a method of notation called "Triangle of Power", which simplifies things when it comes down to exponents, logarithms, etc. It was originally introduced in this post on ...
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When a term has letters as subscripts they looked squished. How can I improve the appearance?

When I have a term that has letters as subscripts, the letters look squished and frankly, are hard to read in some cases. Is there some easy tweak I can do that will improve the readability of the ...
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When there are successive terms with subscripts in a formula, the subscript size is smaller in the earlier term

I have a couple of terms in a summation in which both have subscripts. The subscript in the first term is smaller than in the second. How do I ensure that they are the same size? Example equation ...
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How to lower subscript level, using macro or package or some global setting [duplicate]

related how-to-raise-a-subscript Is there a way to tell latex, via a macro or otherwise, to lower the subscript a little more, without changing or modifying the actual code itself after \begin{...
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Why do the subscript numbers look misaligned?

I have the feeling that $\mathbb{Z}_{31}$, once compiled, look strange. It seems that the digit 1 is just slightly above the digit 3, or the other way around: the curly lower part of the digit 3 is ...
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Horizontal placement of superscripts (Math mode, LaTeX)

Is there any way to adjust the horizontal placement of a superscripted character? In particular, whenever I have a character that also has a subscript, the superscript ends up directly above the ...
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Subscripts in math mode independent of the text that comes before

Here there is a problem I don't know how to solve. If we write $D^{*} _{text}$ what happens is that textis going to be subscripted below *, even if we have put a space between D^{*}and text. How ...
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Italic Acronyms with normal Subscripts

I use the acronym package for my acronyms. Is there a way to make the acronyms non italic in the Acronym List itself but use them in an italic form in the text? Most of the time it works with \textit{\...
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How to write a text under subscript [duplicate]

I know two different ways to write the following: We can either type $(a_{ij})_{\mathop{1\le i\le n}\limits_{1\le j\le n }}$ or, as shown here, $(a_{ij})_{\underset{1 \leq j \leq n}{1\le i\le n}}$. ...
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Redefine hbar to work in super- or subscripts

I can redefine the \hbar command to use the "h" from the current math font as follows \renewcommand{\hbar}{\raisebox{.5ex}{\rotatebox{15}{--}}\hspace{-0.5em}h} For example in Times New Roman this ...
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Nicer looking underbrace on subscript [duplicate]

\usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{framed} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem*...
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Positions of variable indices: use of package “subdepth”

For some reasons I like to align top of indices regardless if variable has exponents or not and if exponent is a, 1 or g, p, q, y. With use of package [low-sup]{subdepth} the aligning is improved, ...
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Horizontally misalligned sub-/superscripts in fractions when using 'minus' sign

I am combining sub- and superscripts in the denominator of a fraction. I get ill behaviour when the exponent is preceded with a minus sign: I would expect the sub- and superscript of the first two ...
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Putting a subscript beside \det

I am trying to write that the trace is the pushforward of the determinant, and so I would like to have * as a subscript beside \det in mathmode. But when I type $\det_*$ then instead the * appears ...
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Vertically aligning textsuperscript and textsubscript together

I would like to show both super and subscript together some text. I tried this sometext\textsuperscript{1}\textsubscript{2} But 2 does not show up right below 1. Thanks for your help. Also ...
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How to set a function with dash and subscript

In $f_3$ the subscript is higher than in $f'_3$. So how does one set a function with dash and subscript correctly?
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Align consecutive operator subscripts in equation [duplicate]

I have to write the definition of uniform convergence. That is, the superior limit in the succession's pointwise convergence's set of the limit for n to infinite of the absolute value of the ...
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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 left-...
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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\ b_{i}(k)\gamma_{i}(k)}{2^{...
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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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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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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 solution?...
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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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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 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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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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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 ...