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SubscriptBox

SubscriptBox
is the low-level box representation for in notebook expressions.
  • In a notebook, a SubscriptBox can be created using Ctrl+_ or Ctrl+-. Ctrl+Space moves out of the subscript position.
  • The baseline of SubscriptBox is taken to be the baseline of x.
  • SubscriptBox is usually output with y in a smaller font than x.
Display a letter with a subscript:
A SubscriptBox form is typically interpreted as a Subscript expression:
The standard formatting for Subscript uses SubscriptBox:
The formatted result looks like this:
Display a letter with a subscript:
In[1]:=
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Out[1]//DisplayForm=
 
A SubscriptBox form is typically interpreted as a Subscript expression:
In[1]:=
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Out[1]=
In[2]:=
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Out[2]//FullForm=
 
The standard formatting for Subscript uses SubscriptBox:
In[1]:=
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Out[1]//FullForm=
The formatted result looks like this:
In[2]:=
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Out[2]=
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