# Tagged Questions

{superscripts} are smaller characters appearing set slightly above the normal line.

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### Using TeX to Typeset Indian Raga Music Forms [on hold]

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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### how to insert a greek letter with a greek superscript(with a minus sign behind it) as a lower bound of an integral?

I want to define lower bound of integral as \Gamma with superscript -\varepsilon. I appreciate if anyone can help me.
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### Double subscript error in align

What's the reason for the double superscript error? \nabla = \frac{\partial}{\partial r} \hat{\textbf{\r}} + \frac{1}{r} \frac{\partial}{\partial \phi} \hat{\textbf{\phi}} + ...
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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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### Symbol with tilde AND sub/super-scripts

I need to typeset a mathematical symbol consisting of a letter with a tilde and both sub- and super-scripts. The subscript is fine, but the tilde runs into the superscript. How can I fix this? Here ...
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### What's the quickest way to write “2nd” “3rd” etc in LaTeX?

If I want to use abbreviations for second, third and so on in my LaTeX documents, I am currently doing this: 2$^{nd}$ which seems unsatisfactory. Is there a macro I'm missing? I'm sure I could define ...
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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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### What are the fontdimen s13,s14,s15,s16,s17 exactly?

“What do different \fontdimen<num> mean” lists but does not mention how these three font dimensions are used. I could not find this information anywhere. All I could figure out was that changing ...
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### Simultaneous overset and superscript

When I type $\overset{\circ}{Z}^\lambda$ the lambda is placed slightly above and to the right of the circle. Is there a way to make it appear as a superscript on the Z? I tried ...
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### Superscript in Document Title with ACM

I'm trying to get a superscript into the title of my paper using ACM's template. I'm having an issue in that when I try to set the text as a superscript, it ends up in a small font, not scaled with ...
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### lyx shortcut for superscript and subscript

Instead of using the menu for Insert->Formatting->Superscript or Subscript, I would like to use a keyboard shortcut. I tried Tools->Preferences->Shortcuts, there are already shortcuts for ...
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### \left( and \right) too big when surrounding a sum (etc.) with no superscript; exacerbated by substack

When I write \varphi^{-1}\left(\bigcap_{\substack{\mathfrak{p} < B \\ p \text{ prime}}} \mathfrak{p}\right) I get something like this: Apparently it's leaving symmetric amounts of room for ...
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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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### Using \footfullcite{ref}, how can I get the subscript to not be a clickable link?

The following code works fine except I don't want any \footfullcite superscripts to be clickable links. How can I get the superscripts to just be a normal superscripts? \documentclass{paper} ...
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### Superscript outside math mode

What is the easiest way to superscript text outside of math mode? For example, let's say I want to write the $n^{th}$ element, but without the math mode's automatic italicization of the th. And what ...
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### Registered trademark in superscript and tiny font

Given this alias in my LaTeX stylesheet that allows me to show a superscript registered trademark symbol by just typing \rr \newcommand{\rr}[0]{\textsuperscript{\textregistered}\xspace} How would ...
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### Why do only some footnotes appear in superscript when set in an OTF font?

In the example below, the numbers 1-3 are in superscript as footnote markers while 4-9 and 0 are not. This occurs when the main font is Quattrocento Sans (using \setmainfont{Quattrocento Sans}) but ...
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### How to add a correction to a line of text, as if reviewing a hard-copy of a paper and found a word missing?

I want to add a correction to a line, as one would write if they were going through a hard-copy of a paper and found that a word was omitted. I've drawn by hand specifically what I'm after below: ...
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### Double subscript not coming with product in this formula

I am not able to write this in latex with the subscript p|n (maybe more than one line) under the product and above the product sign also I need something to be written( say k). Moreover it would be ...
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### Arrows in superscripts

I have something like this: \int\limits _{\left[a,c\right]}f I would like to add the arrow over the [a,b] to emphasize the directionality, but when I try to use: \int\limits ...
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### Superscript problems when using bibtex [duplicate]

How do i use superscript without using math mode? I want to write 2 m^{2} (2 squaremeters). When i use the command m^{2} I get the following error: "Command \ae invalid in mode" I'm writing my ...
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### Superscript size when using reflected glyphs

I want to use a reflected $\Gamma$ symbol as a superscript in math mode. I am using \reflectbox from graphicx package to declare a macro for reflected symbol and it works in normal size (math) mode. ...
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### Alternatives to asterisk and star for superscripts

While writing a paper, I find myself exhausted with superscript symbols to denote similar types of variables. I have used x, x^\ast (i.e. x*), x^\star and x'. I can't use symbols which sit right on ...
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### Getting superscripts in math mode without the ^ character

Is there a way to get the superscript math mode behavior without using ^? By way of background: I work at a large school that has a large web site that occasionally has math content on pages. I ...
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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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### 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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### natbib with superscript option does not handle optional parameter well [duplicate]

I am using natbib for citation like so: \usepackage[super, comma, numbers, square, sort]{natbib} With normal citations, e.g. \cite{some-ref} this works as expected. But when i try to pass an ...
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### How to put one symbol (number) above another

I'd like to put one symbol over another? There are some similar things in math, like $\binom{a}{b}$, but I don't want the parentheses, or $\frac{a}{b}$ without the division line. The closest I've ...
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### CM fonts kerning in math superscripts

Using CM fonts with either a traditional engine or XeTeX, an expression such as $D^rf$ produces too much space between the r and the f in the output. It's easy to fix manually by inserting a \!. ...
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### Get comma between multiple reference superscript numbers

When I add multiple references at the same point in my document, the superscript numbers are shown directly next to each other. I want a comma between them but cannot work out how to do that. It was ...
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### how to specify font for superscripts using ucharclasses with xelatex

Lohit Tamil Classical font that I am using with Xelatex does not have a glyph for superscript 4. (please see https://github.com/pravins/lohit/issues/68) I have tried using ucharclasses for automatic ...
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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 ...
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### pderiv square macro [duplicate]

How do I update the macro for partial derivative in order to accept standard second or bigger order? I have so far \newcommand{\pderiv}[2]{\frac{\partial #1}{\partial #2}} for the first order ...
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### VIM Latex Suite repeating symbols with subscripts and superscripts

I have a document that needs a lot of symbols in math environment, that have both superscripts and subscripts like x_1^1, x_1^2, x_2^1, x_2^2, with different bases. x could be y, z, etc.... Having to ...
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### How do I strike out indices? [duplicate]

I want to strike out the superscripts and subscripts for an expression like $$\Gamma^{\lambda}_{\mu\nu}$$ I tried the ulem package: \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} \sout{Hello World} and the soul ...
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### \bigl and \bigr in sub/superscripts

When typesetting expressions with multiple adjacent parentheses, I like to use \bigl and \bigr on the outermost parentheses to make it easier to read, especially with 3 or more parentheses in a row. ...
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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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### modifying natbib superscript citation output

I use natbib with superscript mode to format citations. I would like to 1) change the citation font size (smaller) and 2) move the citation to the left a little bit. I also have a few in line ...
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### How to fix the spaces of superscript text

I'm trying to typeset an old bible which has all the verses superscripted. I created a command that produces a superscript number corresponding to the verse number, and then this is increased by one. ...
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### Footnote in \bfseries: New error in newpx update [closed]

After a recent update, the newpx font packages (newpxtext, newpxmath) throw an error when trying to make a superscript footnote number within a group where the boldface series is selected. ...
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### Superscript placement using unicode-math with scaling

When I scale up a math font using the unicode-math package, the placement of the superscript is too low. How can I globally adjust the placement of superscripts for this scaled math font? ...
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### How do I typeset a supersuperscript in LaTeX

I need to type something like x^{x^x} in LaTeX, but I keep getting the error ! Double superscript. l.820 ...}(1)_t^{z_{11}}\mathcal{Q}(1)_t^{\prime}^ ...
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### underbrace in superscript exponentiation [duplicate]

So I have this latex code \underbrace{ a^{\frac{1}{n}} \cdot a^{\frac{1}{n}} \cdot \ldots \cdot a^{\frac{1}{n}} }_{n\text{-times}}} = a^{ \underbrace{ \frac{1}{n} + \frac{1}{n} + \ldots + ...
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### Superscript-like text on a text

I want to add a small text on a regular one. It looks like a superscript but the difference is the regular text won't have any break. I don't know how to explain the situation correctly so I added a ...
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### How to format endnotemark

I'm trying to get «real» superscript figures to the numbering of endnotes. It was quite straightforward loading the xltxtra package, but it isn't working when I change all footnotes to endnotes. So, ...
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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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### XeLaTeX won't use superscript-table of OTF

The following MWE will show you the problem I encountered today. As asked, the problem I see, is that in math-mode the numbers aren't displayed as in the first line. David Carlisle stated, that this ...
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### How to get row height in tabular?

I want to calculate row height that I could change tabular vertical rule. Everything is fine if I don't use superscript. But with superscript I don't get correct height of vertical line (\vline). ...