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 MATHEMATICA TUTORIAL

# Typing Subscripts

## Typing

Type the symbol that will have the subscript.
Type .
Create a subscript by pressing the Control key and the - key at the same time.
Press Ctrl+- or Ctrl+_.
Type the subscript into the placeholder (which is already selected).
Type .
Move the insertion point out of the subscript position up to the baseline by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.
Press Ctrl+Space.

## Typing

Type the symbol that will have the subscript.
Type .
Create a subscript by pressing the Control key and the - key at the same time.
Press Ctrl+- or Ctrl+_.
Type the subscript into the placeholder (which is already selected).
Type .
Press the Space bar and then type .
Press Space and type .
*To avoid multiplying the two subscripts, separate them with an invisible comma. To type the alias for an invisible comma, press the Escape key before and after typing a comma.
Press Esc, type a comma, press Esc, and type .
Move the insertion point out of the subscript position up to the baseline by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.
Press Ctrl+Space.

## Typing

Type the symbol that will have the subscript.
Type .
Create a subscript by pressing the Control key and the - key at the same time.
Press Ctrl+- or Ctrl+_.
Type the subscript into the placeholder (which is already selected).
Type .
To avoid multiplying the two subscripts, separate them with an invisible comma. To type the alias for an invisible comma, press the Escape key before and after typing a comma.
Press Esc, type a comma, press Esc, and type .
Move the insertion point out of the subscript position up to the baseline by pressing the Control key and the Space bar at the same time.
Press Ctrl+Space.

## Typing

The first three steps create and fill in the subscript and its subscript.
Type , then press Ctrl+_.
Type , then press Ctrl+_.
Type .
Press the Control key and the Space bar at the same time twice to get up to the baseline.
Press Ctrl+Space twice.