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How to input superscript without using Superscript[x,y]? [duplicate]

Just as the title, how can I input superscript without using Superscript[x,y]? To be more specific, I'm not trying to type Power ...
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Define an operator without Built-in Meanings containing a Power function [duplicate]

I would like to define the following operator: $$ \left[T^{(j_{1})}\otimes U^{(j_{2})}\right]_{m}^{(j)}=\sum_{m_{1},m_{2}}\left\langle j_{1},m_{1};j_{2},m_{2}\big|j,m\right\rangle T_{m_{1}}^{j_{1}}U_{...
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What are the most common pitfalls awaiting new users?

As you may already know, Mathematica is a wonderful piece of software. However, it has a few characteristics that tend to confuse new (and sometimes not-so-new) users. That can be clearly seen from ...
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Input Aliases in Mathematica 10

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 12.0. In Mathematica 9, typing in an input alias such as intt would result in the keyboard cursor automatically ...
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Is it possible to maintain user-defined shortcuts in a web-installable package?

There are various posts here on this site about how to add user defined extra keyboard shortcuts for the front end. The problem is how to put them into a better maintable and properly documented ...
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Customize keybindings without modifying files in the installation directory

I would like to know if I can modify key bindings without being able to modify the KeyEventTranslations.tr in the installation directory. So maybe putting another one in my home dir and linking ...
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Displaying index as subscript on output: e.g. C[i] -> C_i with Notation[…] or Interpretation[..]?

You have all convinced me not to type in formulas with subscripts. However, in order to be able to match the subscripts in my whiteboard math, I figure a 2nd best solution is to want to display ...
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Conversion to TeX results in infinite recursion

Bug introduced in 9.0 and persisting through 11.3 or later Confirmed, as bug, by WRI: [CASE:3059683] I'm trying to export to $\TeX$ a Message cell. For example, ...
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Can I modify Ctrl— to insert Indexed expressions?

For me, Indexed[x, n] is a much more useful and versatile construct than Subscript[x, n]. I would therefore like to modify ...
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Best way to write an equation with subscripts and superscripts

This post is not about a specific Mathematica problem but about to develop the best way to enter mathematical equations with subscripts and superscripts. I have a ...
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Using Subscripted Notation without Introducing new identifier

I would like to use subscripted notation such as $\sigma_x$ as identifiers for use as variables. In this example I am using the Pauli Matrices so that I would use notation such as: $$ \sigma_x = \{\{...