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Is it possible to use \begin{align} in an inline math mode with \displaystyle?

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Well, have you tried it? I suspect it will not work, though. \begin{aligned} has a better chance of working. – Harald Hanche-Olsen Jan 8 '11 at 17:51
Why would you want to do this? – Seamus Jan 8 '11 at 17:54
@Harald, \begin{align} does NOT work, but \begin{aligned} works. – xport Jan 8 '11 at 17:54
@Seamus, I want to put it in a tabular cell. I notice that inline equations get vertically centered by default in m{} type column. – xport Jan 8 '11 at 17:58
the align environment cannot be used in math mode – Herbert Jan 8 '11 at 19:19
up vote 13 down vote accepted

aligned is intended for this. But also align works if you use \parbox:

Text $\displaystyle\parbox{2cm}{\begin{align}
x &= 1 \\
y &= 0
\end{align}}$ \quad more text 

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thanks for answering. – xport Jan 9 '11 at 18:18

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