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Re: How to format Superscript and Subscript for a symbol to the same vertical level??

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  • Subject: [mg104265] Re: How to format Superscript and Subscript for a symbol to the same vertical level??
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 01:08:50 -0400 (EDT)

On 10/24/09 at 2:38 AM, nma at 12000.org (Nasser M. Abbasi) wrote:

>Version 7

>I wanted to write something like  Superscript[Subscript[x, 1], 2]
>but have the "2" and the "1" appear on the symbol x without one
>being pushed forward more than the other.

>This is trivial to do in latex, but gave up trying to do it in
>Mathematica.

>I am actually trying to use Mathematica more to type set some math
>inside a Text cell, and the above is one problem I find.

>I looked the all the Palettes also that come with Mathematica 7, but
>do not see such a pattern to use?

With version 7.01 on Mac OS 10.6, the first entry in the
Palettes menu is Basic Math Assistant. Selecting this and
scrolling down to the Typesetting entry, the third pattern on
the first row seems to be what you are asking for.



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