Ask LibreOffice - RSS feedhttps://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questions/Questions and answers for LibreOfficeenMon, 18 Jul 2016 15:52:43 +0200How to type the mathematic series x_1,x_2,...,x_3 in Writer formula?https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/73444/how-to-type-the-mathematic-series-x_1x_2x_3-in-writer-formula/There is a very typical math series that I want to type in Writer's formula. It is as follows:
![image description](/upfiles/14688463976396088.png)
To do this, I write X_1, X_2, ...,X_n, which results in the the following result:
![image description](/upfiles/14688464843541289.png)
I also, tried ""X_1,X_2,...,X_n"", \`X_1,X_2,...,X_n\`, and {X_1,X_2,....,X_n}, none of which worked. How should I type that?
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:56:28 +0200https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/73444/how-to-type-the-mathematic-series-x_1x_2x_3-in-writer-formula/Answer by floris v for <p>There is a very typical math series that I want to type in Writer's formula. It is as follows:
<img alt="image description" src="/upfiles/14688463976396088.png"> <br>
To do this, I write X_1, X_2, ...,X_n, which results in the the following result: <br>
<img alt="image description" src="/upfiles/14688464843541289.png"></p>
<p>I also, tried ""X_1,X_2,...,X_n"", `X_1,X_2,...,X_n`, and {X_1,X_2,....,X_n}, none of which worked. How should I type that?</p>
https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/73444/how-to-type-the-mathematic-series-x_1x_2x_3-in-writer-formula/?answer=73446#post-id-73446Make sure that there's a space between de index and the next comma: X_1 , X_2 ,...,X_n to "tell"" Libre that the comma doesn't belong to the index. Braces also work: X_{1}, X_{2},...,X_n and give a neater result.Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:11:14 +0200https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/73444/how-to-type-the-mathematic-series-x_1x_2x_3-in-writer-formula/?answer=73446#post-id-73446Comment by jasonlibreoffice for <p>Make sure that there's a space between de index and the next comma: X_1 , X_2 ,...,X_n to "tell"" Libre that the comma doesn't belong to the index. Braces also work: X_{1}, X_{2},...,X_n and give a neater result.</p>
https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/73444/how-to-type-the-mathematic-series-x_1x_2x_3-in-writer-formula/?comment=73450#post-id-73450Thanks, my mistake was in spaces. But, I tried removing space between comma and the next number i.e. X_1, X_2, ..., X_n and it worked. Removing space between comma and index (as you said) also works.Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:52:43 +0200https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/73444/how-to-type-the-mathematic-series-x_1x_2x_3-in-writer-formula/?comment=73450#post-id-73450