I'm trying to typeset the following (the part in green I'd like to add, but don't know how to:

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Here's my sample code:

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} $$=F_j\underbrace{\frac{\partial G_j}{\partial x_i}}_{\substack{\text{derivative} \\ \text{acts} \\ \text{only} \\ \text{on} \: \vec G} }-F_j\frac{\partial G_j}{\partial a_j}$$ \end{document}

Any ideas?

marked as duplicate by Reinstate Monica - M. Schröder, LaRiFaRi, Thorsten, dustin, user11232 Sep 28 '14 at 15:14

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You shouln't use $$ … $$, which is a plain TeX construction and can result in bad vertical spacing. Use \[ … \] instead.

Here is a solution using pst-node and must be compiled through LaTeX -> dvips -> pstopdf (auto-pst-pdf doesn't work here, for some reason). Also, I used the esvect package to have arrows above capital letters that have a more correct size (\overrightarrow is too large).



 =\rnode{A}{F_j}\underbrace{\rnode{B}{\dfrac{∂ G_j}{∂ x_i}}}_{\mathclap{\substack{\text{derivative} \\ \text{acts only} \\ \text{on} \: \vv G}} }-F_j\frac{∂ G_j}{∂ a_j}
\ncbar[angleA=90, nodesep=3pt, arrows=<->, linecolor=DarkSeaGreen3]{A}{B}
\naput[labelsep =1pt]{\color{DarkSeaGreen3}\textsf{\scriptsize Scalar product}}


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