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Re: Typesetting summation and product symbols

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg27114] Re: [mg27071] Typesetting summation and product symbols
  • From: Tomas Garza <tgarza01 at prodigy.net.mx>
  • Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2001 02:58:46 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200102030959.EAA08559@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Try this: type your text in a text cell (for example with Alt+7), and your
summation or integration symbols taken from the basic input palette. Then
select the cell and Cell | Convert To | Traditional Form and then Cell |
Display As | Traditional Form. This should do the job. If the font changes
to Courier (and you don't want it that way) try again Cell | Convert To |
Traditional Form.

Tomas Garza
Mexico City

----- Original Message -----
From: "Raul Martinez" <rmartinez at vrinc.com>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg27114] [mg27071] Typesetting summation and product symbols


> 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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