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

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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} ...
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Underscripted Equals Symbol

Is there a non-crazy way I can implement a simple = sign with a condition/scope written under it? In particular, (expr1) = (x->a) (expr2), where (x->a) is written like in a limit, under the ...
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\textsubscript no longer works with xetex [duplicate]

The command \textsubscript used to work with xelatex (at least until sometime in the fall of 2014), but now it throws this error: ! LaTeX Error: Command \textsubscript unavailable in encoding EU1. ...
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\textsubscript undefined in Beamer? [duplicate]

Beamer tells me \textsubscript is undefined. Isn't it a core LaTeX command? How can I use the command in Beamer? This example throws "undefined control sequence" errors and does not subscript the ...
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Pre subscript versus tensor

What is the best way to typeset \sqcup with two subscripts left/right. For sure, 1st and 2nd are wrong. But they help us to see the baseline for the indexes. The 3rd and 4th look equal except by the ...
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multi character subscript in a superscript

How to put a subscript in a superscript Shows hows to write simple subscript to a superscript like this \sum_{w=0}^{w_i}f(x) and that works. What I need is a complex subscript. Like ...
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How should I typeset the complex conjugate of a subscripted variable?

I have a variable $z_{2n+1}$ and I want to write the complex conjugate of it. I am not sure which of the following should be preferred: \bar{z}_{2n+1}: The bar is not so large and may be hard to ...
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“Double subscript” error in “align” environment

I saw some questions about "double subscript" but I have a weird situation. I have the following parts in my code: and... I have used almost the same subscripts in both of them, but the latter ...
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How to place the subscript under two summation signs in a fraction?

I would like to place a subscript under two summation signs in a fraction, in an equation. The code showed works when it is not in a fraction, but as soon as I use it in a fraction the subscript is ...
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raising subscript with mhchem

I've tried to define a macro with staggered sub- and superscript and added a formula with mhchem to the superscript. the typesetting seems misaligned especially the subscript seems to be typeseted to ...
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Why does using color break superscript/subscript horizontal spacing?

The below snippet, within an equation array environment, gives the subsequent rendering: F\left[C^{(n-k)}_{P_{ji}}\right] But when I add color to the snippet (using the color package) as below ...
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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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Making the subscript under the summation [duplicate]

I'm writing some formulas inside a tabular. My formulas have summation but the subscript is showing next to the summation not under it! How can I make it under it? Example (j is next to summation!): ...
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How to correctly use multi line subscripts

So, the problem is simple: $\min_{\begin{array}{c} x\\ y \end{array}}f$ how to adjust the space between ...
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Lualatex: several levels of subscripts in a sum [duplicate]

I would like to have several subscripts in my sum, like "sum over all i but not for i = 3". I have tried using \subscript from amsmath but failed with undefined control sequence. I've also failed to ...
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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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Change horizontal spacing for subscripts in equation environment

I would like to adjust the spacing prior and after a subscript to reduce the required horizontal space. With this small mwe \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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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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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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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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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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Writing a limit so that the subscript goes directly underneath

When I write $\lim_{x \rightarrow p} f(x) = q$, the subscript x \rightarrow p appears to the right of the limit, instead of directly underneath it. When I try $\displaystyle \lim_{x \rightarrow p} ...
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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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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} ...
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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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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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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 ...