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

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Using TeX to Typeset Indian Raga Music Forms [on hold]

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 ...
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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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Question about font size of a subscript

I am working on a formulae in a notes. Here is part of my code, \begin{equation*} \phi(x) := \left\{ \begin{aligned} ...
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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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Using custom-aligned subarray in LyX

I need to write a vertically stacked subscript in a notation meant to say "evaluate expression at k=..., and k'=...". In the end it should look like / SOME \ | BIG | \ ...
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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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Removing extra space with \pmod command

When using the \pmod command as a subscript to a sum, I often encounter some extra unwanted space. For example, writing \[ \sum_{n \equiv 1 \pmod{k}} ... \] produces the following image: Does ...
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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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write KVLequations with subscripts neatly [closed]

\begin{equation}\label{eq:4} \textit{v}_{{}_{RZ}}=L\frac{di_{R}}{dt}+Ri_{R}+e_{R}+v_{XZ}; \end{equation} \begin{equation}\label{eq:5} \textit{v}_{YZ}=L\frac{di_{Y}}{dt}+Ri_{Y}+e_{Y}+v_{XZ}; ...
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Whitespace in fractions in XITS

I am using XITS to typeset math, but I have noticed that whitespace in fractions gets larger due to subscripts. The minimal example (typesetted with XeLaTex): \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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\left( and \right) too big when surrounding a sum (etc.) with no superscript; exacerbated by substack

When I write \varphi^{-1}\left(\bigcap_{\substack{\mathfrak{p} < B \\ p \text{ prime}}} \mathfrak{p}\right) I get something like this: Apparently it's leaving symmetric amounts of room for ...
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Environment for Counting Names and Marking the count as Subscript

For typesetting a religious document explained as below This contains verses of list of names separated by commas. A counter is to be initiated and will be incremented with each name. Each name ...
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how to write an equation with a special arrow and super and sub scripts

How do I generate something like this?I don't know how to generate such arrows and how to write above and below the arrow.
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Why am I getting a double subscript error?

The following compiles just fine: ${a_b}_c$. But when I try to add an accent over the 'a', as in ${\hat a_b}_c$, I get an error message: ? ! Double subscript. l.1187 ${\hat a_b}_ ...
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Subscripts after a macro for \left( and \right) parentheses

I'm trying to come up with some macro for round parentheses that looks nicely in both inline and display modes. The constraints are: The macro should behave like \left( \right) in display mode It ...
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Greek `\chi`'s subscript expressions: how to make it smaller or offset lower?

I am unsatisfied with the way subscript is rendered for the Greek letter \chi. This particular letter is rendered with a small downward offset. I occasionally have to prefix the subscript with ...
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Increase the size of subscript in math mode

I would like to add the size of the subscript p_i in the math form here: $loc_{p_i}$
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\textsubscript not working anymore after update

I ran into a weird problem after a recent MikTeX update. I used to use \usepackage{fixltx2e} to get the command \textsubscript{}. However, if I do this now I get the warning Package fixltx2e Warning: ...
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subscriptcorrection for mathdesign?

MathTime (mtpro2) contains a subscriptcorrection option, which is great. Is there some way to get similar functionality for mathdesign? In the MWE below the subscripts are too far from their ...
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Double subscript not coming with product in this formula

I am not able to write this in latex with the subscript p|n (maybe more than one line) under the product and above the product sign also I need something to be written( say k). Moreover it would be ...
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Standard for typesetting mathematical objects other than variables

Is there a standard in mathematics for typesetting the textual (not symbolic) identifiers of mathematical objects other than variables? Textual identifiers of mathematical objects other than ...
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Superscript/subscript fonts different from body font

The following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \begin{document} 10$^5$ and CO$_2$. \end{document} produces the following: The superscript and ...
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How to typeset subscript in usual text mode?

It's easy to make subscripts in math mode: $a_i$. How do I make a subscript outside math environment, likethis?
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File ended while scanning use of \multicolumn

I used http://www.tablesgenerator.com/# to create this table and loaded all of the needed packages. But it stil doesn't work. I really need this for my thesis. Can someone please help? My code is the ...
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Subscript on $\rangle$

I am trying to get the subscript on $\rangle$ just right: To me $\rangle_G$ puts the G too high, and things as $\rangle_{_G}$ or even $\rangle_{\substack{\\G}}$ do not get it right. Is there any easy ...
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How does `unicode-math` correct super-/sub-script positioning?

From my understanding, unicode-math primarily relies on the data in the OpenType MATH table to properly typeset each font. However, in most of the OpenType fonts I have examined (including the ones ...
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How to subscript a single quotation mark?

I can do: \emph{f$_i$$_j$} to get fij But how do I get fij'? I've tried: \emph{f$_i$$_j$$_'$} But it didn't work.
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Adjust custom made upright greek letters when used in subscripts

I really like how Steven is generating upright greek letters in his answer: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \newsavebox{\foobox} \newcommand{\slantbox}[2][0]{\mbox{% \sbox{\foobox}{#2}% ...
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Change size of font of subscript of underbrace in align environment

I would like to have a bigger subscript S under the underbrace in the following equation and appreciate your help. \begin{align} K&=\frac{E}{(1+i)^r}\cdot \underbrace{\left ...
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Fixing the vertical position of subscripts

When I write $\chi_V$ the subscript outputs too high for my taste. Is there a way I can set the vertical position of subscripts for the whole document? Many thanks
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Kerning super- and subscripts “semantically”

I want to know if it's possible to change how LaTeX typesets superscripts and subscripts (separately, that is, not both at once) for an element where the default kerning doesn't cut it for me. Some ...
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pderiv square macro [duplicate]

How do I update the macro for partial derivative in order to accept standard second or bigger order? I have so far \newcommand{\pderiv}[2]{\frac{\partial #1}{\partial #2}} for the first order ...
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Why are my subscripts with \ref too big? Only happens on arxiv pdf

Why are the subscripts on constants too large in the following arxiv paper? http://arxiv.org/pdf/1502.00822v1.pdf This happens only on the arxiv, not when I compile the document at home or at work. ...
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VIM Latex Suite repeating symbols with subscripts and superscripts

I have a document that needs a lot of symbols in math environment, that have both superscripts and subscripts like x_1^1, x_1^2, x_2^1, x_2^2, with different bases. x could be y, z, etc.... Having to ...
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How do I strike out indices? [duplicate]

I want to strike out the superscripts and subscripts for an expression like $$\Gamma^{\lambda}_{\mu\nu}$$ I tried the ulem package: \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} \sout{Hello World} and the soul ...
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\bigl and \bigr in sub/superscripts

When typesetting expressions with multiple adjacent parentheses, I like to use \bigl and \bigr on the outermost parentheses to make it easier to read, especially with 3 or more parentheses in a row. ...
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Equal sign incorrectly aligns with subscript

If I type \mu_\bar{x}=\mu_x Then the equal sign aligns with the subscript \bar{x}. However, what I want is align the equal sign with the mu, which is the big character, on the left side. How ...
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Subscript not aligned when there is superscript

For example, A_{P_{i+1} P'_{i+1} P'_i} gives me something like this: Right now I just add ^{ } to the first P to solve this problem. This there a systematic way to deal with this?
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non-kludgey left subscripts

I was taught to make a left subscript as a right subscript to {}. For example, I would use f: {}_RA \rightarrow {}_RB to typeset this: If you instead use f: _RA \rightarrow _RB the left ...
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Multiple subscript style

I need to write some multi-lower index equations. My goal is to get something like this: Unfortunatelly, when I use normal "_" then I get this: Edit: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Automatically apply \textnormal to subscripts [duplicate]

I almost always require my subscripts to be in normal font i.e., `$A_{\textnormal{b}}$` rather than `$A_{b}$`. Is there a way I can make this happen through out the document ...
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Aligning Mortality Two-sided Subscripts

MWE: \documentclass[11pt, twoside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ${}_{10}q^{1}_{30:40} = 0.17$ \end{document} Is there any way I can align the subscripts on the left and right ...
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How to write below bullet

I have to write something under the symbol \bullet in Latex. Is it possible? I'm using the class beamer. Here it is an example of a frame: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> Products ...
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esdiff package for easily writing derivatives cannot handle subscripts properly?

Here's a MnWE: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{esdiff} \begin{document} $\diffp{V}{c_i}$ \end{document} ...