Re: Changing the positions of limits on displayed mathematical

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg86134] Re: [mg86121] Changing the positions of limits on displayed mathematical*From*: Carl Woll <carlw at wolfram.com>*Date*: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 04:39:24 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200803021857.NAA20004@smc.vnet.net>

J. McKenzie Alexander wrote: >I'm using Mathematica to typeset formulas for inclusion in Keynote >(pasted in as PDFs) and I was wondering how to change where the limits >of summation are placed on a displayed formula. In the cell below, I >have a summation appearing in the denominator of a fraction and the >limits are, by default, placed off to the right; I greatly prefer >having the limits written above and below the Sigma. I've highlighted >the summation and looked through a bunch of options using the Option >Inspector, but I have no idea what I should change... > >Any help would be appreciated. I'm sure this is a trivial problem but >I don't know where to look! > >Cell[TextData[Cell[BoxData[ > FormBox[ > StyleBox[ > RowBox[{ > RowBox[{ > SubsuperscriptBox["p", "i", "j"], "(", > RowBox[{"t", "+", "1"}], ")"}], "=", > FractionBox[ > RowBox[{ > RowBox[{"k", "\[CenterDot]", > RowBox[{ > SubsuperscriptBox["p", "i", "j"], "(", "t", ")"}]}], "+", > RowBox[{"Cov", "(", "j", ")"}]}], > RowBox[{"k", "+", > RowBox[{ > UnderoverscriptBox["\[Sum]", > RowBox[{"j", "=", "1"}], "n"], > RowBox[{"Cov", "(", "j", ")"}]}]}]]}], "DisplayFormula"], > TraditionalForm]], > FormatType->"TraditionalForm"]], "Text", > CellChangeTimes->{{3.413467535896776*^9, 3.413467687100032*^9}}] > >Cheers, > >Jason > >-- >Dr J. McKenzie Alexander >Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method >London School of Economics and Political Science >Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE > > > > >Please access the attached hyperlink for an important electronic communications disclaimer: http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/secretariat/legal/disclaimer.htm > > Select the cell, then using the Option Inspector, lookup LimitsPositioning for UnderoverscriptBox, and set it to False. Carl Woll Wolfram Research

**References**:**Changing the positions of limits on displayed mathematical notation***From:*"J. McKenzie Alexander" <jalex@lse.ac.uk>