[OS X TeX] Inline subscripts on some math symbols

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Jan 26 08:44:29 CET 2010

On  25 Jan, 2010, at 20:03, The Trystero wrote:

> Is there a way to get subscripts to come directly under symbols like \sum, \lim etc. in inline math mode (i.e. when putting them between $$ signs) like they do in displaymath etc.?
> If I typeset
> \[
> \lim_{x\to c}
> \]
> the {x\to c} part comes directly under the "lim" symbol. However, when I use
> $\lim_{x\to c}$
> The {x\to c} part comes out at the bottom right of "lim" symbol.

$\lim\limits_{x\to c}$

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If you have a more or less recent TeX distribution,

texdoc mathmode

in your Terminal.



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