How can i type meteorological tolerance, limits and fits etc, like double superscripts one on another notations using latex can any one please help me in this regard?

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    Welcome to the site. We don't sign our questions with our name, since it appears in your logo already. – Steven B. Segletes Sep 9 '14 at 11:21
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    You could help us, and tell with more details what do you want. Moreover, if you tried anything, the code (even with errors) would be welcome. – Manuel Sep 9 '14 at 11:21
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    Just updated a typo in the title (I think) - firs => fits. If that was wrong, sorry. You may also care to reconsider meteorological (=> metrological) in the body. – Brent.Longborough Sep 9 '14 at 15:25
  • Use UTF-8 or maths \plusminus (.0x): ±0.01 – Yiannis Lazarides Sep 9 '14 at 15:56
  • @Brent.Longborough metrology as in an engineering metrology lab, nothing to do with metereology:) – Yiannis Lazarides Sep 9 '14 at 15:59

Perhaps you mean something like this, which I have embodied in the macro


Here is my MWE, which uses the layout described at http://www.slideshare.net/Nuumero1/metrology-vtu-unit2-limits-fits-and-tolerances:

$\phi 40^\dscript{+0.05}{-0.05}$

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As egreg suggests, and if legibility is not an issue, you may substitute (2 times) \scriptscriptstyle for \scriptstyle in my \dscript definition, in order to obtain the result:

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There are other customs for the layout, such as that found at https://books.google.com/books?id=9rNldaV3FwcC&pg=PT372&lpg=PT372&dq=metrology+fits+tolerances&source=bl&ots=E3Bu3oPDQt&sig=RTJmKolkYmg3lEPc6JbfjFJiaI8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Ox6tVPy4NourggS23oCgBw&ved=0CD0Q6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=metrology%20fits%20tolerances&f=false , which can be obtained with

$\phi 40^\dscript{+0.05}{-0.05}$

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    \scriptscriptsize would be better, in my opinion. – egreg Jan 7 '15 at 8:25
  • Even with the \scriptscriptsize, this implementation seriously disturbs interline spacing. I am not sure if there is a better way. – Paul Gessler Jan 7 '15 at 14:25
  • @PaulGessler These notations tend to be on schematic diagrams, rather than as part of inline text – Steven B. Segletes Jan 7 '15 at 14:57

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