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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg104267] Re: How to format Superscript and Subscript for a symbol to the same*From*: Norbert Marxer <marxer at mec.li>*Date*: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 01:09:13 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <hbu7ms$7fu$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Oct 24, 8:43 am, "Nasser M. Abbasi" <n... at 12000.org> wrote: > Version 7 > > I wanted to write something like Superscript[Subscript[x, 1], 2] but h= ave > the "2" and the "1" appear on the symbol x without one being pushed forwa= rd > more than the other. > > This is trivial to do in latex, but gave up trying to do it in Mathematic= a. > > 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 key= board > 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 n= ot > see such a pattern to use? > > thanks, > --Nasser Hello You can use Subsuperscript[x,2,3] and then convert to StandardForm (using "Ctrl Shift N") or type x Ctrl - Ctrl 5 and then insert the super- and subscript values or use the Classroom Assistant Palette (in Version 7) first tab in "Typesetting" I hope this helps. Best Regards Norbert Marxer