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

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Bringing the (square) brackets to the same height

Consider the .tex extract from below: \begin{equation*} A=U\Lambda U^T=\left[\begin{array}{ccc} & & \\ u_1 & \cdots & u_n \\ & & ...
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overbrace but leave spacing in math unaffected

I would like to use an overbrace, but I do not want how much text I put in the overbrace to affect the spacing of the math (i.e. I don't want the the "a" and the "b" to get further apart in the ...
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How to adjust the blank space between the top of the left curly brace and the contents?

I want to type a system of equations delimited by the left curly brace. And I tried using the \left{ with aligned, and cases, and array, and numcases. But there are some difference between the results ...
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too many curly brace using verbdef

I would like to create an inline verbatim text for a regular expression. The verbdef package does not like when I put curly braces into its second argument. I tried with escaping backslashes but that ...
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Why do I get an error “Too many }'s” when using package rotating

I'm receiving an error "! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup" with all of my figures in my thesis , when I use graphicx and rotating usepackage simulatenously. If I use graphicx package only then there ...
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Splitting up an expression (that has braces)

I am trying to split up the longest set (the super long expression) here into multiple lines, I've looked at some other similar questions on this forum and tried a few different things but nothing ...
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How to use braces to achieve branch structure diagram

\documentclass{ctexart} \setCJKmainfont{宋体} \usepackage{amsmath,mathptmx} \begin{document} $ \text{《内经》学术体系} \begin{cases} \text{医学理论} \begin{cases} \text{藏象} ...
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Thickness and alignment of curly braces for block matrix dimensions

I need to create block matrices with the dimensions in the right. The blocks of the matrices are of different dimensions. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{easybmat} ...
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Brace spanning multiple rows in a table and horizontal alignment

I'm a beginner trying to do an brace inside a table, that is spanning multiple rows. I assume the best way to achieve this is to do a two-row tabular environment, with an array environment for the ...
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Unbalanced braces with newenvironment / NewEnviron + Command

This is a follow-up question of my Unbalanced braces with newenvironment / NewEnviron post. The gist is that by using \NewEnviron{myEnv}{% ...
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Getting error while using top, and right braces in a listing

I am showing right and top braces, whereas while attempting to add overbraces using a new function called 'AddNoteOver', I am getting this error: "Package tikz Error: + or - expected ...
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Align sequence with curly bracket and half row shift

Can anybody tell me how to rewrite these equations: There are curly brackets and half row shift and I don't know how to write it in align (eqnarray) environment.
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Non-nested underbrace/overbrace [duplicate]

How to create underbrace/overbrace structures such that one is not strictly nested within the other? E.g.:
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Overbrace/underbrace without extending brackets/parentheses

I'm using \overbrace to explain a part of an equation, like this: \begin{align} a\left[\frac{d\cos y}{e} + \overbrace{\frac{b\sin x}{c}}^{\text{second bit}}\right] \end{align} But the overbrace ...
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Texmaker: How to “type through” closing brackets, braces, and parentheses?

I'll start by saying that my recent experiences using Python 3.3 (a programming language) have prompted me to question the potential of my favorite way to "TeX" something using Texmaker. In Python, ...
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How can I use curly braces provided by YandY Mathtime in a MathtimePro2 doc?

I'm using MathTimePro2 as my math fonts in my documents, so how can I replace curly braces such as \lbrace, \rbrace, \underbrace, \{, \} etc provided by MTP2 to ones given by YandY MathTime? Thanks.
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How to strip curly-braces from variable before using it as a filename?

I'm trying to use a variable to pass a filename to \includegraphics. I'm having trouble because my filename is built up from other variables. This leaves an empty curly-brace inside the filename. The ...
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Changing the font for braces

I managed to successfully hack mathspec to use parentheses () and brackets [] from the specified font via e.g. \DeclareMathSymbol{]}{\mathord}{\eu@DigitsArabic@symfont}{`]} Obviously, I'd like to ...
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How can I use a curly brace together with subequations? [duplicate]

The code \begin{equation} \begin{cases} x+y=2 \\ x-y=0 \end{cases} \end{equation} produces two aligned equations, with a curly brace to the left. I want to refer to the individual equations, and ...
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How to output a curly brace, which is interpreted only as a character? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Writing { and } to a file with LaTeX I want to output a curly brace, which will not be interpreted as a group delimiter. My attempt does not work: \def\aa{\string}} I ...
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Smaller \lbrace than expected [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I format this equation in LaTeX? \begin{equation} p_{GL}= \lbrace \begin{array}{@{} l c @{}} 0.59p_R+0.3p_G+0.11p_B & \text{p es un pixel del fuego} \\ 0 ...
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Changing overbrace width in mathjax? [closed]

The following code A_1, A_2,\underbrace{A_3,\overbrace{A_4}^{\text{over}}, A_5}_{\text{under}}, A_6, A_7 yields How can I change it to get:
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How do I write a right bracket without writing a left one?

I need to use \right] in one of my lines, but if I don't write \left[ in the same formula I get an error (Using texmaker). What I want to do is to type the range of a function, as in $F(x)]_{0}^{5}$. ...
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\citeauthor* behaves like \citeauthor or \citeyearpar uses square brackets instead of round

I am LaTeX newbie so please bare with me. I would like to have citations in following format: e.g. "Bauer et al. (1988) [1]" so "1st Author et al. (year of publishing) [number in references]". ...
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underbrace in superscript exponentiation [duplicate]

So I have this latex code \underbrace{ a^{\frac{1}{n}} \cdot a^{\frac{1}{n}} \cdot \ldots \cdot a^{\frac{1}{n}} }_{n\text{-times}}} = a^{ \underbrace{ \frac{1}{n} + \frac{1}{n} + \ldots + ...
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Impact of enclosing lines with curly brackets [duplicate]

When I compile the following (almost identical) two pieces of code, there is much more vertical space between both words in the first example than in the second example: % Much space between the ...
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Curly bracket under a sum [duplicate]

I would like to type something similar to the following: i.e., a sum of k ones. Is there an easy way to do this in LaTeX?
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mtpro2 curly braces as default

is it possible to set mtpro2 curly braces as default as given below? when i write \left\{...\right\} it should give the first result. Code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Left and right braces on different lines of align [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} A = \max\left{B \\ & C \right}. \end{align} \end{document} My expressions B and C are so long ...
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Tikz Braces On Top of Image [duplicate]

I am trying to produce the following result: I've never placed tikz objects on images. Any help would be appreciated.
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Missing $ inserted - did I make something wrong? [duplicate]

Im writing a paper using Latex and I get repeatedly this "! Missing $ inserted. $ l.92 ?" error. Its only in two passages and I don't see any obvious mistake I made. The code is: ...
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Vertical braces spanning multiple items in an ennumeration-like environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Large braces over several items in an itemize with text by the brace How can I create these vertical braces if I have something like an enumeration environment and want ...
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How to form braces or brackets used in math formulas around nodes in a TikZ picture? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding a large brace next to a body of text I'm trying to create a brace or bracket around two or more nodes within a TikZ picture. Since there are more elements in the ...