{align} is an environment provided by math packages that permits multiple related equations to be aligned at a common reference point, usually a sign of relation. For general questions about aligning document elements, use {horizontal-alignment} or {vertical-alignment} instead.

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Why are braces (for scoping) not allowed in an align environments?

I just learned that you can use braces to scope the effect of \tikzset. But it is not allowed in align environments: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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Align and sub-indexes.

Consider \begin{align} u_j &= x\\ v &= x \end{align} Compiling this the $=$'s are going to be aligned, but the $v$ gets aligned to the end of the $u_j$, which is a bit beyond the end of ...
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How to align long subequations while breaking each one?

I want to align all the terms of two similar subequations, but the problem is that each one is long enough to need breaking. The problem is that after breaking \align tries to align every line with ...
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Make aligned equation vary alignment to avoid equation numbers on new line

I need to write a mathematical programming model composed of several constraints. Constraints are represented as two-columns rows: the first column is the equation and the second is its domain, e.g. ...
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\tag{} causes line break in align environment. how to prevent?

while using the leqno and fleqn options of amsmath package tags tend to cause line-breaks: MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[leqno, fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage{mhchem} \begin{document} ...
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Relational Operator spacing problem with alignat

I have not asked a really embarrassing question in a while, so thought it was time :-). I am stumped as to why the spacing around the = on the third line is incorrect: Notes: I realize I am ...
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How to horizontally align rotated text in a table?

I am trying to horizontally align text that has been rotated in a table. I want the rotated "Lorem Ipsum" and the rotated "Lorem Ipsum & Lorem Ipsum" text to be horizontally centered in the cell. ...
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Two separate align in one direction in latex

I would like two write two different align with two different labels, but I want both of them begin in one direction. How can I fix this code in latex? ...
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How do I rescale an align environment on a beamer slide?

I'm trying to resize an equation on a beamer slide to make it larger. However, the usual approach of using \scalebox doesn't seem to work: \begin{frame} \scalebox{2}{ \begin{align} x &= y\\ y ...
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How can systems be side by side with an arrow between them

Here's my problem : I'd like to a write many equivalent systems of equations. Therefore, I'd like the first to be at the left, then an arrow (\Leftrightarrow, for example, since they're equivalent ...
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Array within Align*

LaTeX fresh beginner here. Using TexStudio. In the second row of an equation array (using align*), I am trying to multiply a row vector by a column vector, using the array command. Apparently the ...
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Aligned and \left \right [duplicate]

The following aligned equation gives an error 'Extra }, or forgotten \right.': \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} U&=\mathbb{R}^{M N}\\ V&=\mathbb{R}^{2 M N}\\ W&=\mathbb{R}^{4 M N}\\ ...
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why does something disappear in the aligned environment?

I noticed a strange behaviour with the aligned environment: \begin{equation}\label{eq:direct_limit} \begin{aligned} [x] + [y] & := [\eta_{ik}(x) + \eta_{jk}(y)],\\ [x] \cdot r & := [x \cdot ...
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align nested in cases

Code \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt]{book} \usepackage{amstext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{cases} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Are there any way to align this equation?

I have a long equation. I used multline and tried \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{multline*} ...
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Force equation number to be right aligned

I'm trying to typeset some basic equations with proper numbering. I simply want a single equation to have a right aligned number in the two column environment that I'm using. I tried three approaches, ...
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Center one equation of many in align?

I have the following align enviroment: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} Here we see \begin{align} \text{cat} &= \text{dog}\\ \text{dog} &= cute ...
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Exam class: aligning outline marks within solution flush right

I would like to get the marks e.g. [1/2] within the solution to appear flush right in the same way as the overall mark for the question. \documentclass[11pt,answers]{exam} \RequirePackage{amssymb, ...
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Simplifying macro for the align* environment for two column equations

The align* environment provides for a two column layout of equations, similar to the eqnarray* environment. \begin{align*} [left side of the first column] &= [first line of the first ...
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Table desturbingly floats into align environment functions

this is my code \begin{align} S(\Theta)&=\ln\left|\nu(\Theta)\right|\label{eq:S_theta}\\ \intertext{where $\nu(\Theta)$ is the determinant of the covariance matrix of the responses, which are ...
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How to remove unncessary whitespaces between two lonely figures on page

Im sure it's an easy question but I cant figure it out and I was searching google for different keywords crossing my mind but couldn't find a relevant post. I have two tables which are positioned on ...
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Putting a number on the right hand side without using the equation or align environment? [closed]

I have a couple of lines which I wish to number and I'm hoping for something like: Text... \alignright{1} or something like that if it exists to produce Text... (1)
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How to draw horizontal line within align and mhchem? [duplicate]

No matter what I do, I can't get the line to position properly. align* always wants to move it. and i can't use \noalignwithin \cee, or perhaps I'm not using it properly (beginner here)? Here's a MWE: ...
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what is the correct way to typeset equations with a leading indicator/marker on each

I am using \begin{align*} to typeset set of equations. I want to say that the first one applies to case of dimension [T] (time), and the second for [L] (length) and the third for [M] (mass). I want ...
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align* not aligning properly with \sqrt

Using this, everything is aligned properly: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} 16x^2&=144&\text{| }&\text{sqrt}\\ 4x&=12&\text{| ...
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Errors when trying to define a custom align environment

I'm currently trying to create a custom environment with its own counter. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \newcounter{grammarcounter} \newenvironment{grammar}{ ...
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How to align terms in alignat environment (follow-up)

This is follow-up on the similar question. I still cannot figure out where to put ampersands on alignat environments. :( Here is what I generated. To enhace the readability, I want to customize ...
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How to align 'implies that' symbols neatly in equation array

The following is an equation array I have: \begin{eqnarray} \Rightarrow\eta_t &=& \eta_x(\omega \eta-(\varphi_x)_s) + (\varphi_y)_s\notag\\ \Rightarrow\eta_t\,(\varphi_y)_s &=& ...
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align* and wrapping command

For school we have to deliver all math with double lines under the result. I have made a command that makes this easy. It looks like this: \newcommand*{\uul}[1]{ \underline{\underline{#1}} } It ...
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How can I align this equation?

I want to align this equation. I tried \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{fourier} ...
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Breaking and aligning equations

I have the following MWE \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsfonts, amsmath, amssymb, amsfonts} \begin{document} \begin{align} \sum_i{ c_i} &= \cos \sin\cos \sin\cos ...
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How can I split and align this series of equations?

I know this is an issue that comes up frequently, but I keep running into issues using all the suggested examples (breqn, amsmath; split, align, etc). Here's what I have: ...
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Aligning equations across slides (/only)

Goodday, I am currently working on a presentation on the Calculus of Variations. In it I present a proof for the Euler equation. Currently I use the following Latex code: \begin{frame} ...
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Number all equations in align [duplicate]

In the align environment you can put two (or more) equations on one line: \begin{align} x+y &= 1 & x+z &= 1 \\ x+w &= 1 & w+z &= 1 \end{align} By default this results in ...
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Align equations with conditions

I am using the following equation with boundary conditions, I would like to position the equation centrally aligned and would like to keep the boundary condition to the right. But the equation is a ...
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How can I make a single-aligned row under two double-aligned rows in an equation?

I have an equation that I would like to align like this (the x is actually \times): A = BBBBB CCCCCCC x DDDDD = EEEEEEE FFFFF I have tried the align environment, align with nested ...
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Using \left( & \right) around amsmath's align delimiter (“&”)

I want to align equations (using the align environment from the amsmath package) inside matching \left( and \right) commands. For example: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How to align the middle of some words

I want to align the middle of a "word" with something else. Let me explain. The following is what I have. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} a&:=b\\ ...
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How can I label two equations within the same align environment? [duplicate]

How can I references equations that are on the same line? Here is an example: \begin{align} & a_{11} = b_{11}, & a_{12} = b_{12}, \label{eq1} \\ & a_{21} = b_{21}, ...
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What does a double ampersand (&&) mean in LaTeX?

I've seen several answers that use the double ampersand, but I can't figure out exactly what it does. I tried this out: \begin{align*} \frac{3x + y}{7} &= 9 & \text{given} \\ 3x + y ...
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Automatically reference a set of equations in align

Is there a way to automatically refer to a set of equations in an align environment? E.G. I would like this to read "From Eqs.(1-3), we can clearly see..." \documentclass{article} ...
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Left align in math environment with every element over each other

I would like the elements in my math environment to be left aligned, so that each element stands over each other, like in the given example below. I have managed it using \hspace and \qquad, but ...
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How do I horizontally align equations with graphical calculus?

I have a graphical proof in category theory that I wrote with TikZ and the align environment (Thanks to Henri's answer in this question). The diagrams on each line have a recurring feature, a vertical ...
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Horizontal alignment with align and cases

I have a cases environment inside an align environment, and I'm trying to align part of one line of the align environment with part of the cases environment via an ugly \phantom command. Here's a ...
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How can I use align inside itemize without a newline? [duplicate]

I would like to use align inside of itemize as an item, but without a newline. How can I do this? MWE \documentclass[a5paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{amssymb, amsmath} % needed for math ...
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How to control equation labelling in “align” environment?

I would like to write something of the form: \begin{align} c_1 & = 1 \\ c_2 & = 1 + 2 \\ c_3 & = 1 + 2 + 3 \\ & \; \; \vdots \end{align} I would like the first three ...
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left alignment for equation by using aligned

I used equation to write my Comment set. But when I used aligned, it doesn't show a left alignment. This is my code : \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} Comments=\{\{7322,{""}\},\{7424,\text{"remove ...
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Auto align is not straight

I have this code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \newcommand{\lt}{\latintext} \newcommand{\gt}{\greektext} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \begin{document} ...
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How can I reference a formula with an on going numbering?

I work with LaTeX for long time and I used eqnarry. But that's obsolete so I gave equation and aligned a try. The problem is, that if I reference to my equation it shows the chapter numbering (?), but ...
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Text in flalign/align

My code sets my equations weirdly to the left. I the equations to be on middle and text on put to right. \begin{flalign*} &&I&= LA&& \text{ $I$ voidaan myös laskea kaavalla} ...