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Re: Insert a Math Symbol in Text in Notebook?

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  • Subject: [mg84130] Re: Insert a Math Symbol in Text in Notebook?
  • From: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2007 22:21:19 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • References: <fj65pg$ft2$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <fj65pg$ft2$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> On 12/4/07 at 4:28 AM, jwa0 at lehigh.edu (John) wrote:
> 
> >Using Mathematica 6.
> 
> >Symbol is Subscript[p,i].
> 
> >Tried ctrl 9 symbol cntrl 0. Didn't work.
> 
> The keystrokes to enter this would be
> 
> p ctrl - i
> 
> At least this works fine for me with version 6 or earlier on a Mac.
> --
> To reply via email subtract one hundred and four

Way to remember this (if you know TeX):

Coding for P-sub-ij in TeX is $P_{ij}$ (in TeX underline indicates 
following content is to be subscripted) and Shift-minus gives underline.

Evidently Mathematica stays close to this by having Ctrl-minus turn underlining 
on.  Haven't looked into how to turn it off.


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