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Lowering an accented character

In the given MWE, the new sd command produces ^ carets higher than the hat carets. Is there a way to adjusted the newcommand at the bottom of the preamble to lower these carets to match? (Alegreya can ...
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\smile underneath the exponent [duplicate]

I'd like to write a formula where there is a $\smile$ underneath the exponent. Like in this example which works fine: $2^{\overset{\text{blabla}}{\smile}}$ But when I want to replace the blabla by ...
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Prevent large line spacing on lines containing “high” symbols

I am using the notation $\widetilde{\mathcal{F}_K}$ quite extensively in my paper. In each line where it appears, because the tilde makes the symbol a little higher than the other symbols, the line ...
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How to typeset properly products of glyphs with diacritics in mathmode?

I have the product of two quantities with diacritics (\tilde, \hat and \bar - to be more precise), which give this ugly result. Based on your PDF viewer and zoom selection the sight might be more or ...
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Lowering second accent in mathmode

I've come to a situation where I must put a tilde/hat over the vector sign in math mode: \begin{document} % The start of the document $\tilde{\vec{\beta}}$ \end{document} I find the resulting ...
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\widetilde with Type 1 font

I am trying to use \widetilde with a custom font called LTL fonts http://theory.stanford.edu/~matteo/ltlfonts/ From its description: The font is distributed in outline Type 1 format, with ...
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What are expl3 quarks? When, where, why and how should I use them?

I feel particularly bombarded by sub-atomic particles right now (and it's mostly Will's fault :)). First, in Will's answer to this question today, he referred to expl3's \prg_case_str:nnn command. ...
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\Longrightarrow doesn't look good in 12pt

I'm using the standard CM fonts in 12pt (and amsmath if this is relevant). My problem is that \Longrightarrow gives something like this output, which I find a bit annoying. I know that it's a ...
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Bad positioning of math accents for the beamer standard font

With a recent TeX distribution, the easy answer to this question is "load the sansmathaccent package" (which is Ariel's implementation of my answer). Actually, the corrected font should be loaded ...
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Is there a way to dissect math lists?

In the course of trying to answer this question, I now realize that I need to be able to construct a math list and then check if it consists of a single character atom. What I would like to be able ...
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How to adjust the slant angle of a diacritic

I am trying to change the slant angle of an accent. I have used the fontdimen to adjust the quantity. The first portion of the code that follows adjusts fontdimen5 (the x-height). This works as you ...
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Problem with \mathpalette and \mathchoice

When working on an additional answer to this question of mine, I stumbled across the following problem with \mathpalette. For simplicity I give an example where in practice it is ridiculous to use \...
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How does one change the math style to one of the “primed” styles?

Background TeX typesets each portion of a mathematical expression in one of 8 styles: display, display', text, text', script, script', scriptscript, or scriptscript'. Knuth calls them, D, D', T, T', ...