# [OS X TeX] Inline subscripts on some math symbols

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Jan 26 02:44:29 EST 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.

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

See page 9 of

http://www.tug.org/texlive/Contents/live/texmf-dist/doc/latex/mathmode/Mathmode.pdf

If you have a more or less recent TeX distribution,

texdoc mathmode