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How to type the mathematic series x_1,x_2,...,x_3 in Writer formula?

asked 2016-07-18 14:56:28 +0200

jasonlibreoffice gravatar image

There is a very typical math series that I want to type in Writer's formula. It is as follows: image description
To do this, I write X_1, X_2, ...,X_n, which results in the the following result:
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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?

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answered 2016-07-18 15:11:14 +0200

floris v gravatar image

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.

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Thanks, 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.

jasonlibreoffice gravatar imagejasonlibreoffice ( 2016-07-18 15:52:43 +0200 )edit
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