Conventionally { and }; used to delimit groups or arguments in (La)TeX code.

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Drawing braces in equations

I am pretty new in this forum. It's my first post. So I hope I don't break any rules or so. My Question is: I have an equation, which contains already a pics, because I wanted to mark some stuff in ...
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Tikz: Curly brace incorrectly positioned

I'm trying to draw a curly brace to the right of some nodes. It is currently appearing to the left of a completely different node. Here is my code: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to put a colon to the left of a set of equations?

Currently I have the following code \begin{equation*} \begin{split} \Omega : \dot x &= \omega(b) \\ p &= \sigma(z) \end{split} \end{equation*} Which generates But I would much ...
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How to position brace label?

I want this layout but I can't control the placement of s1, s2 and s3. How do I achieve this. My MWE follows. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Remove extra curly braces

In this MWE, I demonstrate my problem: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{seqsplit} \newcommand{\dosomething}[1]{\uppercase{#1}} \newcommand{\dosomethingelse}[1]{\seqsplit{#1}} \begin{document} ...
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Dashed or dotted scalable right brace in math mode wanted

How to to typeset a right brace which scales similarly to the left one in the "cases" environment and is dashed or dotted at the same time? The code below is almost ok---except that the curly bracket ...
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Tikz behaviour at page end

I am using tikz to put braces around an enumerated list as mentioned here. I have two curly braces with multiple comments as shown below The problem is I am not able to get the braces at the right ...
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Braces in Tabular after some of the rows

I have the following code, my problem is that the braces 'A' should be the after row A1 and B1 and the second braces should be after D1 and E1. Hope someone can help? \begin{tabular}{c@{}c} ...
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You can't use `\eqno' in math mode,Missing } inserted

I understand from previous post that this error come when you have extra {,( involved. But in my case i am not able to find any such case. \begin{equation}\overset{\wedge}{\pi}\left(\beta/ A_n\right) ...
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Nicer looking underbrace on subscript [duplicate]

\usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{framed} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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Labeling rows/columns of a matrix with text and braces

I would like to label rows and columns of my matrix with formulas and text. I've started with a version using bordermatrix. \[ \underbrace{ \bordermatrix{ & \underset{\downarrow}{x} & ...
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Adding brace next to column in beamer and writing text in a box

I am creating a presentation in Beamer. I would like to achieve the following: Please guide on how that can be achieved. Also I would like to this if an algorithm is written in the bigger box.
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Cannot compile file with tikzmark

in my example below, I cannot compile the file as I get the error: LaTeX Error: Command \tikzmark already defined. Or name \end... illegal, Can you help me get my file to compile? ...
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Braces in enumerate environment to span two or more lines

I was attempting to get a brace to show up on lines 2 and 3 in an enumerate environment. The solution given here is used in the first enumerate environment, but the brace did not look as appealing as ...
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Adjust the position of overbrace-text relative to a formula

I have the following design-problem (there's probably a solution, unfortunately I just can't remember anymore): \[ a^2 b^2 + c \overbrace{r \cdot \Underbrace{\eta}_{\equiv 1} \cdot x}^{\shortstack{ ...
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Math mode, gathering terms using braces

How do I produce a result like this without resorting to using a table? to the left of the braces is the result of a function, to the right are the terms (left column) with the conditions (right ...
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Adding right brace and equation number

I have an eqnarray that consists of 4 lines. I would like to have a right brace } that spans the last two lines with equation number, first equation with equation number and second equation with ...
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Centering symbol displaced by underbraced text and broken underbrace

I have the following code: $$ \underbrace{ \{\varphi\}\cup\Delta_M\cup\{p_M\} }_{\text{Finito e instasifacible.} } \subseteq \underbrace{\Gamma\cup\Delta_{M+1}}_{\text{Finitamente satisfacible.}} $$ ...
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Braces alignment in Tikz

I have the following code to create a timeline with events labelled. In the second figure, between the events $(\tau_1+\frac{x_1}{K_1},x_2)$, I would like to place a curly bracket below, saying ...
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How can I get an underbracket with an arrowhead?

I need something like the \underbracket command from the mathtools package: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools}% http://ctan.org/pkg/mathtools \begin{document} \[ ...
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design multiple array using tikz

I would like to design multiple array like this using tikz:
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Getting large braces in MathJax [closed]

In answering this question on math.se I used the expression {{{|}|}|} and wanted to enlarge the outer braces to show the pairing. I tried \left \{ \left \{ \{ | \} \right \} \right \} (with ...
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Script to remove curly brackets around a single token. How legitimate would that be?

I work on a script that tries to bring LaTeX input into a more canonical form. One of the things I would like to do is remove curly brackets around single tokens, which could be either a single ...
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Long definition with braces

I know, maybe this topic is duplicate but I didn't find the correct answer. \begin{align*} \Theta(g(n)) = \left{f(n)|\>\> \text{existují}\>\> c_1 >0, c_2 > 0 \>\> ...
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Is it possible to double underbrace?

$$\ln(L)\approx\ln(L_0) + \underbrace{\frac{\mathrm{d}\ln(L)}{\mathrm{d}\mu}\bigg|_n}_{=\dfrac{n}{\mu}-\large{1}}(\mu-n) + \frac{\mathrm{d^2}\ln(L)}{\mathrm{d}\mu^2}\bigg|_n\frac{(\mu-n)^2}{2!}$$ ...
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Underbrace in equation in align environment

In my code below, I wanted to add another underbrace under the "B" underbrace in the beginning of the second equation with z. The second underbrace should cover from the [x,y] to just before the "=" ...
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Only left brace or bar in math equations [duplicate]

I wanna insert only a left bar like \left | without the closing right bar. Why? I want to use it as separator of calculation hints. $a * b = c | :b\\ a = \frac{c}{b}$ and so on. It must be a left ...
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How to prevent \underbrace from overlapping with a \chemfig?

A chemical formula I'm annotating overlaps with an underbrace, unless I use brackets. How can I prevent overlap without placing brackets? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemfig} ...
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Connect nodes with curly braces in TikZ

I would like to know how to connect nodes with curly braces in TikZ. The picture below shows what I want to do: And this is what I already got: \documentclass[class=minimal,border=0pt]{standalone} ...
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make horizontal braces over math

I want to make a horizontal brace for mark a part of some numbers as special. see the picture: I hope I made it clear...
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newenvironment with braces split between start and end

I'm defining a command for placing figures in the margin. A simple version follows: \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\margin}[1]{\marginpar{#1}} \begin{document} \margin{Figure goes here} ...
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Knurled or broken brackets and braces

Why are my brackets with gaps and sometimes even knurled shape? How can I solve this issue without having to draw the forms with another tool (Broken matrix - gaps in brackets (solved with Tikz)) ...
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braces with text in bold

This works fine but I get the text outside the braces in bold which I do not want. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{array}% http://ctan.org/pkg/array \usepackage{amsmath}% ...
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Would like to make braces larger using Fourier package

in my MWE below, I wanted to know if it is possible to make the "{ }" larger like this (while still using the fourier package): Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fourier} ...
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Underbraces in formula pointing to text part 2

This post is building from the post found here developed by Gonzalo Medina. How to get the same equation to behave correctly on two different pages? In my code, the under braces do not fall in the ...
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Texshop macro for braces

How to insert \left( \right) by simply typing e.g. 'cmd+m' on Texshop. As an example: write 2+2 and then 'cmd+m' and the output is: \left(2+2\right)
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Starting environment with \begin{env} or with \env{}

I have noticed that I can start some LaTex environment in two ways. For the frame environment in Beamer, for example, \begin{frame} % .. frame content .. \end{frame} is equivalent to \frame { % ...
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Using big braces to show parts of code

On p. 428 of the TeXbook, Knuth uses large vertical braces (through the \hidebrace command, of which I cannot find documented anywhere) to show different sections of fonts. I was looking to use a ...
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Left curly brace in tabular environment

I have following code: \begin{IEEEeqnarray}{c} y = \beta_0 + \sum\limits_{i=1}^{m}{\beta_i x_i} + \sum\limits_{i = 1}^{m} \sum\limits_{j \geq 1}^{m}{\beta_{ij} x_i x_j} + \epsilon ...
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Underbraces in formula pointing to text

In the MWE below, I wanted to get the formula to show up with underbraces and lines pointing to the text like this: Here is my code: \documentclass{book} ...
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Why do braces around a single-letter argument of a macro affect its output?

I thought \ul 8, \ul8, and \ul{8} are identical ways of passing an argument 8 to a command \ul. However, they produce different output. Why? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{soul} ...
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How to put 2 left curly braces horizontally as in the same row?

I tried to put 2 left curly braces horizontally, each of which defines a variable. However, we I get is one on top of the other. This may leave too much empty space. So is there any way to put the ...
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Can't escape curly braces in \lstinline

Upon trying to typeset the following TeX I get the error: Too many }'s. ...handleClick } >Button component} TeX: \lstinline{<Button onClick=\{this.handleClick\}>Button ...
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Curly braces disappear when reloading LyX document

I have a problem in LyX when using a math macro with an optional argument. I want to have an interval [a,b] as argument, which I need to group in curly braces, otherwise LaTeX will confuse the ...
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How do I adjust \underbrace spacing?

I have an equation like this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{IEEEtrantools} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{IEEEeqnarray*}{rClCl} \left( \begin{array}{c} ...
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How to put curly brace in front of even number of bullets?

I need to put curly braces in front of even number of bullets. The following post works perfectly for odd number of bullets. Bullet points and curly braces how can we modify it to for even number ...
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\newcommand with options

My question is about declaring a "newcommand" with an option. I have defined \newcommand{\bforall}[2]{\forall #1\, (#2)} so that $\bforall{x}{x \in A}$ writes $\forall x (x \in A)$. I would like ...
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prevent the label beneath an underbrace from taking up vertical space

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{multline*} = I_{B}(\Pi_{B})_{\theta}[\theta_{B},\Lambda^{\prime}[I_{0} - I_{B}[1-F(\theta_{B})]]] - ...
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Usage of the curly brackets [duplicate]

I have noticed today that the LaTeX would compile regardless if I put curly brackets or not. What I mean is this: I would usually write in maths mode \frac{1}{2} however latex also compiles if I write ...
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Curly brace with a bar next to it

I'm trying to work out if there's a symbol for this, or if my hack will have to do. What I'd like to achieve is a symbol identical to the curly braces with a bar here: But the closest I can seem ...