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

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subscript and superscript in Lyx leave large gaps in onscreen editor

When I insert superscript or subscript formatting using the Insert>Formatting menu in Lyx, it leaves a large gap between the sub/super-scripted text and the preceding text. This does not happen when ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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amssymb: mathfrak subscript doesn't scale

I have an elementary question with the package amssymb and the therein contained math script font \mathfrak{}. When I use a math-mode command like $\pi_{\mathfrak{X}}$, i.e. a small Greek pi with an X ...
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When a term has letters as subscripts they looked squished. How can I improve the appearance?

When I have a term that has letters as subscripts, the letters look squished and frankly, are hard to read in some cases. Is there some easy tweak I can do that will improve the readability of the ...
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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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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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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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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? ...