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Re: Changing the positions of limits on displayed mathematical

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  • Subject: [mg86145] Re: Changing the positions of limits on displayed mathematical
  • From: Norbert Marxer <marxer at mec.li>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 04:41:27 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fqetbv$jih$1@smc.vnet.net>

On 2 Mrz., 19:58, "J. McKenzie Alexander" <ja... at lse.ac.uk> 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
>
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er.htm

Hello

You can set the option LimitsPositioning in the UnderoverscriptBox,
i.e.

UnderoverscriptBox["\[Sum]",
RowBox[{"j", "=", "1"}], "n",LimitsPositioning->False],

I hope this helps.

Best Regards
Norbert Marxer



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