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RE: Typesetting summation and product symbols

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg27109] RE: [mg27071] Typesetting summation and product symbols
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2001 02:58:37 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Raul,

I think the answer is: because that's the way it is. Mathematica just
formats the limits on the sum and product symbols differently in Inline
cells than in Input cells. I think that WRI probably decided that Inline
cells were probably already too cramped to put the limits above and below
the symbol. I don't think there is anything you can do about it.

David Park
djmp at earthlink.net
http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/

> From: Raul Martinez [mailto:rmartinez at vrinc.com]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>
> Mathgroup,
>
> Typing inText mode, when I click the Basic Input palette to typeset the
> summation (the large sigma symbol) or the product (the large pi symbol),
> the upper and lower limits of the operation show up in line with the
> symbol instead of above and below the symbol.
>
> When I type the same symbols in Input mode, the limits show up
> correctly, above and below the symbol.
>
> How can I get the limits to show above and below the symbol in Text
> mode.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Raul Martinez
>
> PS. I asked the same question to Wolfram support, but more than 24 hrs
> later I have not received an answer.
>



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