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

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  • Subject: [mg104301] Re: How to format Superscript and Subscript for a symbol to the same
  • From: Armand Tamzarian <mike.honeychurch at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 04:57:02 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <hbu7ms$7fu$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Oct 24, 1:43 am, "Nasser M. Abbasi" <n... at 12000.org> 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 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 not
> see such a pattern to use?
>
> thanks,
> --Nasser

In addition to the comments in other posts you can also
Insert>Typesetting and nudge things around in order to achieve
perfection.

Mike


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