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Re: How to format Superscript and Subscript for a symbol


>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
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