Re: How to format Superscript and Subscript for a symbol

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg104279] Re: [mg104217] How to format Superscript and Subscript for a symbol*From*: Adriano Pascoletti <adriano.pascoletti at dimi.uniud.it>*Date*: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 01:11:27 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200910240638.CAA07400@smc.vnet.net>

>From Mathematica 7 tutorial/EnteringTwoDimensionalInput Ctrl+% or Ctrl+5 : go from subscript to superscript or vice versa, or to the exponent position in a root So, try x Ctrl ^2 Ctrl 5 1 Adriano Pascoletti 2009/10/24 Nasser M. Abbasi <nma at 12000.org> > 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 actually use the > keyboard > and type Ctrl9 to open a math cell inside the text cell and type > > x Ctrl ^2 spacebar Ctrl _1 > > and I get > > 2 > (x ) > 1 > > when I want > > > 2 > x > 1 > > I looked the all the Palettes also that come with Mathematica 7, but do not > see such a pattern to use? > > thanks, > --Nasser > > > > > > >

**References**:**How to format Superscript and Subscript for a symbol to the same vertical level??***From:*"Nasser M. Abbasi" <nma@12000.org>