2

I need to use subindices with greek letters. But I find that the result is sometimes decipherable.

Examples:

$\alpha_{H}$, $\gamma_{H}$

Do you have any suggestion in that regard? Of course, I do not want to use another subindex than "H".

5

try it this way:

\def\H{\rule{0pt}{1.5ex}H}

$\alpha_H \gamma_H $ $\alpha_{\H} \gamma_{\H} $
  • 2
    Or just an empty supercript $\alpha^{}_{H}$ often helps – Danie Els May 18 '11 at 7:24
  • @Herbert Could you please explain why that works? Thanks! – qed Feb 13 '13 at 15:16
  • @CravingSpirit: It insert an invisible vertical rule before H which is always of the same height. – user2478 Feb 14 '13 at 7:09
  • @Herbert Oh, I see. It also has something to do with the length of the rule, the longer it is, the lower the "H" will sink. Thanks! – qed Feb 15 '13 at 15:06

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.