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

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Problem with math superscript and subscript in arabxetex

I would like use math superscript ^ instead of \sp in mathematical formulae in an Arabic environment when using arabxetex. Unfortunately it doesn't work, see the below example. Is there a way to solve ...
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font size of sub- and superscripts

I got a problem with the font size of my sub- and superscripts. In my opinion, they are a bit too big and look quite unproportional. Is there a way to decrease the font size of sub- and superscripts? ...
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Text subscript within math environment ($$)

How can I make a subscript of 'p' in fp(x) = ... I have this code right now, but I think there's a better way: $f\textsc{$p$}(x)=x^3-x^2+px+1$
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breqn and subscripts and curly braces

When using the package breqn I got some compile errors. Without the package this works just fine. (I am using xelatex.) \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage{breqn} ...
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Vertical positioning of superscripts with different heights

I'm trying to format some Clebsch-Gordan coefficients to look like this i.e. a normal C followed by a 2x3 array (using super/subscripts; not an actual LaTeX array) of indices. But instead of j_1, ...
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subscripts with capital Letter adjusting [or etiquette]

Sometimes some .tex features or standards seem strange at first glance. One actual case for me are subscripts with capital letters (obligatory because the letters on subscripts came from acknowledged ...
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Overline over a symbol with an index

For example, if I want to write a closure of a set, which is denoted A_1, should I use $\overline{A_1}$ or $\overline A_1$ (or something completely different)? For me, the more logical choice seems ...
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problem using subscripts with sansmath

I have had to (hastily) adapt some Latex to sans serif and I have had some small problems. I cobbled a preamble together (lifting some stuff from the web) which seems to work, except for some small ...
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How to correctly typeset subscripts after \varphi?

I'm using $\Delta\varphi_R$ in several locations in my document, but the subscript has almost the same size and vertical position of the variable. Is there a way to make it look more like a subscript? ...
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Mathtools: using substack to align limits

I want to align the limits of a sequence at the equal sign but have an optional modifier before the substack. When I add this optional modifier, the limits are distorted since the modifier is placed ...
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Centering \dot in a symbol macro (\listofsymbol)

I was trying to achieve the results of get a variable listed in listofsymbol's generated list, when called with a -dot suffix. If was trying also to find a way to center dot in variables with ...
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Visually appealing subscripts with `\intercal`

From this discussion (What is the best symbol for vector/matrix transpose?) I like to use \intercal for matrix/vector tranpose symbol. However, when subscripts get involved it gets ugly: MWE: ...
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How to create horizontally aligned subscripts in latex

My problem is that I can't align subscripts properly. I want subscript 'ISI' to be at same level for both H and x. while (m,n) remains in italic format. The last expression gives aligned subscripts ...
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Align in Substack

\sum_{\substack{n=1\\n\neq i}}^N Using \substack to add multiple lines as subscripts of a sum does not make them aligned on the equal / not equal symbol. I found some answers to this problem, like ...
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Vertically align at operator, but keep default horizontal spacing

This is a follow up to «How can I align limits at “lim”?». What is the best approach to achieve the following alignment? Namely, I would like the two \prod to be aligned, but each line should remain ...
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Arrows as subscripts

consider the following document: \documentclass{minimal} \begin{document} Hello world \begin{equation} x_{1} x_{\uparrow} \uparrow \end{equation} \end{document} The problem is that ...
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Boldface for undescore in math mode

I need to insert an equation which contains the term x_y (y is subscript). The term must also be boldfaced. How do I achieve this in LaTeX?
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Problem with mhchem subscript and superscript alignement [closed]

In the mhchem package, there is an example of writing CrO42- with the command \ce{CrO4^2-} which produce a formula where the 2- is not aligned with the 4, which is exactly what I want to reproduce. ...
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LaTeX: Quirks of mathmode? [closed]

I'm ultra-new to LaTeX and I'm noticing something that I think might be odd. I was wondering if someone could explain the behavior to me. When I want to write a non-italicized subscript, I wrap text ...
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Avoid brackets with a command having an optional argument as subscript

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\quot}[3][c]{\frac{#2}{#3#1}} \begin{document} \LARGE $A_\frac{a}{bc}$ $A_{\quot{a}{b}}$ $A_{\quot[d]{a}{b}}$ \end{document} If I ...
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Is it possible to define a command taking an optional star and working in a subscript?

Note: this is more or less a cross-post from my blog. I hope this is acceptable, especially that this is a genuine question! I’m currently writing a (longish) document on mathematics. Among other ...
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Kerning and long subscripts or superscripts

For really long sub(super)scripts, does it look bad to decrease the kerning? i.e. \lim_{n\to\infty}{\dfrac{1}{s_n^2}\sum_{i=1}^n \int_{|x-\mu_i|>\varepsilon s_n} (x-\mu_i)^2f_i(x)dx}=0 ...
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How to vertically shift an underbrace?

Is there a way to vertically shift an underbrace downwards? My Problem is, that the underscripts in the following code overlap: \begin{equation*} \mathbf{v}_n \approx \sum_{m} ...
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Is there any global settings to add \limits to evey \sum, \bigcup etc?

I'd like to put the superscripts and the subscripts always above or below the symbols like \sum,\bigcup,\inf etc, even in the inline mode, but I don't want to add \limits everytime. I tried ...
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Stretchable glue in (script)scriptstyle (subscripts, superscripts, fractions)

If $a+b$ appears in a paragraph, the spacing around + will depend on how stretched/compressed the line is. If ${a+b}$ is used, then the formula will have its natural width regardless of how ...
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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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Justification inside Substack

How can I left-justify inside substack? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $L_{\textrm{disk}} = L_{ \substack{\textrm{disk} \\ \textrm{orbital} } } + L_{ ...
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Footnote is placed below instead above key word?

Thanks for all the assistance so far! You're great! :D anyway I have a problem that when using the footnote command \footnote the footnote number is placed subscripted to the key word instead of ...
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Should superscript and subscript be upright in this case? [duplicate]

What do you think which notation is better to read? The set $B^{high} = {b_1, \ldots, b_n}$ should indicate the set of all buildings which are high and $B^{low} = {b_1, \ldots, b_n}$ all buildings ...
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superscript in my reference--bibtex

I'm using bibtex to edit my references. My code is as follow: @article{goldbeter1990, author = "A and B", title = "Model for signal-induced Ca2+ and IP3 oscillations", journal = "ABC", ...
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Renew command on mbox makes it freeze - Fix subscript size

I'm trying to change the font style of \mbox, but all my tries have failed. All commands I try either have no effect or make pdflatex recursively keep working and never finish and freeze. This makes ...
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How to insert subscript in LaTexDraw?

I wish to insert a simple vertex name like a1. All I want is to put 1 as subscript of a. I couldnot figure out how to do it in LaTexDraw.
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Letters and numbers have a different dimension in subscripts

I am writing in math mode symbols with long lists of subscripts, that can either be letters or numbers. For example, I write something like \begin{equation} p_{51y_4y_3} \end{equation} to obtain ...
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Spacing for subscripts in mathmode with \textcolor

It is possible to use \textcolor in math-mode; however, it changes the spacing of subscripts. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames]{xcolor} \begin{document} $Y_i$ vs $\textcolor{red}{Y}_i$ vs ...
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Subscript and underbraces [duplicate]

I'm trying to draw an under brace below some subscripts. The thing is that, if I do it the normal way, displays just fine, but with the subscripts letter a little big for a subscript. However, if I ...
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Cases environment problem, when used with subscript

I am trying to use the cases environment but I get the message, missing $ inserted. \begin{cases} deg(u_i) \textrm{ if u_i on primary diagonal} \\ -1 & \textrm{ if u_i u_j ...
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When I add a “hat” to a character, I cannot get a gap before the superscript

I like how there is a gap between the subscript and the superscript when I write ${w_i}^T$. However, if I try to put a hat on the vector, like $\hat{w}_i^T$, this space goes away. Any ideas? I tried ...
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Spacing preceding a subscript?

In a document I'm writing, I have a line \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} \operatorname{Tor}_1(\mathbb{Z}/(r),B)= _rB\simeq\cdots \end{document} However, the ...
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Subscript under sum with dot

I have a problem with the subscript under a sum with dot, it changes the position of the subscript. Namely, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Words under sum that's in a denominator

if I try this; Substituting the expression for \(\Psi\) in to the above and rearranging we derive an expression for the vacuum field \(\Psi'\) as a function of \(\mu \), \begin{equation} \Psi' = ...
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Use sub and superscript as [optional] parameters for macro [duplicate]

I am defining a macro, and would like to run other macro's on any sub/superscripts given to it. For example, I would like to define it such that something like: \myMacro_{lower}^{upper} ...
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Is it wise to use \tensor for bold letters?

I want to use bold math-letters e.g. \mathbf{p_1}^2. The problem with \mathbf{p_1}^2 is that the 1 and 2 sub/superscripts are not aligned under each other. I can fix this by writing \mathbf{p_1^2} ...
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Subscripts and capital letters surpressed in bibliography

My article title contains subscripts and capital letters for the molecular formulas. This reference I downloaded from Google Scholar. However, the subscripts and the capital letters are not displayed ...
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Etiquette for math subscripts and superscripts

It is my first question here, I hope it is not too stupid... I am writing my thesis in math and I need a lot of subscripts and superscripts. My problem arises since in subscripts and superscripts ...
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Subscript with fraction, large vertical spacing

In a paragraph, the expression $A_{b/c}^{dd}$ causes an undesired larger vertical spacing of the sentence where it appears (compared to the rest of the paragraph). I have tested some solutions (eg. ...
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Writing 3 expressions below \bigcup? [duplicate]

Let's say I have: \bigcup_{a \in X} This will print a big U with $a \in X$ below it. Now, let's say I also want to write $b \in Y$ and $c \in Z$below that big U. Is this possible?
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Subscript in macro

I would like to define a new command like the following. The latex when compiling should emit I_{wr} when given without arguments, or the optional arguments should come as a subscript. ...
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big square parentheses with subscript

what I want to do is: what I have done is: \begin{align} \tag*{(1)} & v_t(\mathrm{\textbf{K}})= \mathbb{E}\left[_{0\leq x_j\leq D_{jt},j \in J} \max_{\mathbf x \in \mathcal J(\mathbf ...
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Subscript in Figure Captions

How do I make text subscript in a figure caption? I've tried both \textsubscript{} and \protect\textsubscript{} but both throw errors.
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Why is my prime symbol too low? And: Why are my subscripts not scaled accordingly when I use \scriptsize?

I have two (maybe simple) questions concerning the following LaTeX document \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...