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

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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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Left and right subscript

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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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 ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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\ ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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Subscripts for primed variables

When I add a subscript to a primed variable, the subscript is rendered lower than when it is a subscript to an unprimed variable. For example, when I compile $l_x l'_x l_x l'_x l_x l'_x$ I get ...
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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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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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