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Re: SuperscriptBox

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  • Subject: [mg104401] Re: SuperscriptBox
  • From: David Bailey <dave at removedbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 02:19:58 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <hc92bv$ee1$1@smc.vnet.net>

John wrote:
> Mathematica 6, windows XP
> 
> SuperscriptBox["(\!\(\*FractionBox[\"35\", \"36\"]\))",
>   "24"] // DisplayForm
> 
> The above prints correctly but the font is too small to be viewed on
> the projector. Putting it in a grid and selecting a larger font
> doesn't work. There must be some way to do it.
> 
> John
> 
Why are you manipulating SubscriptBox - a low level Mathematica 
construct - rather than using Subscript? For example, to enlarge the 
output from Subscript, you can just use Style:

Style[Subscript[a, 1], FontSize -> 18]

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk


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