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Math Typesetting Options & Tweaking
As the world's most extensive programmatic mathematical typesetting system, Mathematica provides a range of controls over the details of layout and rendering.
Style specify hundreds of options at any level
SingleLetterItalics whether to give single-character symbols in italics
NumberSeparator separator between blocks of digits in a long number
NumberMultiplier multiplication sign automatically inserted between numbers
AutoSpacing control whether to use automatic operator etc. spacing
ScriptSizeMultipliers how much smaller to make subscripts, etc.
ScriptMinSize minimum size for subscripts, etc.
ScriptBaselineShifts how much to lower subscripts, etc.
LimitsPositioning whether to reposition limits in smaller spaces
SpanMaxSize, SpanMinSize how large or small to allow spanning characters to become
SpanSymmetric whether to force spanning characters to span symmetrically
LineIndent how much to indent successive lines
Ctrl+arrow explicitly nudge objects on the screen