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

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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: \renewcommand{\vec}[1]{\...
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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 \newcommand{\E}[1]{\mathbb{E}...
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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} \[ \lim_{(x,y)\to (0,0)} f(x,y) \] \end{...
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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''} } { (E-...
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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 ...
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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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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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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}; \end{...
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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 `parent....
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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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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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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} &\chi_{K_n}(\bar{x})\...
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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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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 (1+\frac{1}{(1+i)^{g}}+...
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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 ...