I know how to have inline math typeset as in display mode in LaTeX, i.e summations with the index below the sigma, but I'm trying to learn ConTeXt and cannot figure out how to do it.

Any thoughts? Is there a way to do it in ConTeXt?

  • Does this link wiki.contextgarden.net/Math#Display_math_mode answer your question?
    – N.N.
    Commented Aug 29, 2011 at 17:08
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    I believe that \displaystyle and \limits work also in ConTeXt. Do you have a non working example?
    – egreg
    Commented Aug 29, 2011 at 17:08
  • @egreg Thanks. \displaystyle does work. Maybe I had a typo in my original? I don't know. Anyway thanks. I appreciate it.
    – Doug Moore
    Commented Aug 29, 2011 at 17:14

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These two ways should work also in ConTeXt:

$\displaystyle\sum_{i=1}^n a_i$

$\sum\limits_{i=1}^n a_i$

Probably the second form is preferable, although I usually advise not to put limits above and below in in-line math formulas.

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