# [texhax] A Question about Union

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Feb 3 09:07:10 CET 2004

>         $\bigcup_{x \in S}DF(x)$
>
> In this case, LaTeX is generating the x in S part as a subscript. What I
> would like it to do is put it directly under the union symbol. Is there a
> way that I can tell
> LaTeX to do that. I hope my question is clear.

$\bigcup\limits_{x \in S}DF(x)$

something so bulky is going to make your paragraph look very untidy.
far better to put it in a display (and rewrite your words slightly), in
which case the \limits won't be necessary.