Re: Re: How to format Superscript and Subscript for a

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg104275] Re: [mg104218] Re: How to format Superscript and Subscript for a*From*: Thomas Dowling <thomasgdowling at gmail.com>*Date*: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 01:10:43 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200910240638.CAA07411@smc.vnet.net>

Hello, I think the command you may want is: Subsuperscript[a,b,c] There is also a palette entry. Good luck, Tom Dowling On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 7:38 AM, Nasser M. Abbasi <nma at 12000.org> wrote: > > > > > 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 found a way, but an awkward way to do the above. Here are the steps > > Ctrl-9 to open math cell (I am inside a text cell) then typed > > x Ctrl[6] 2 (this is the same as Ctrl^2 for superscript > > now I selected x again (did this to prevent the parenthesis from being > created) and typed Ctrl[-] 1 for subscript > > But now the "2" and "1" are not on the same level, so now I selected the > "2" > and typed Alt[Left] few times until it is aligned over the "1". Alt[left] > is Nudge Left (use the arrow key) > > Ok, the output is ok, but too many steps to do, and I think Latex looks > little better? Here is screen shot for Mathematica and for latex to > compare > > http://12000.org/tmp/formating_oct_22_2009/Mathematica.PNG > http://12000.org/tmp/formating_oct_22_2009/latex.PNG > > I hope there still a way to do this easier in Mathematica. > > --Nasser > > > >

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