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

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Double braces in equation

I'm trying to create the attached image formulae. But I don't know how to get the double braces to work. This is my attempt with only single brace. x(t_n) = \left\{ \begin{array}{l l} 0 ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to take “sum” from computer modern, “braces” from fourier?

The code is here. Also How can i add underbraces from fourier? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How to arbitrarily stretch braces

I want to stretch the \rbrace command by an arbitrary vertical scale factor in order to have precise control over its size inside a TikZ picture. Surely there's a simply command to stretch it, any ...
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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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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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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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Multiple cases with automatic braces

I am writing a relation in which I need to describe the value of G(i, s, a): \documentclass{article} \usepackage {amsfonts} \usepackage {amsmath} \usepackage [margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage ...
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cannot scale curly brace

In follow up to my previous question, I wanted to align two arrows and put curly braces around them. The following works fine \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=2cm,centering]{geometry} ...
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Align inside align

I have a list of equations with annotations like the one below: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} aaaa &= 1 &&\text{for $X$} \\ bbbb ...
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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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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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Underbrace an equation with its result

I have several formulas that are too long to fit into the \textwidth of my page. That's why I want them underbraced with the result-formulation beneath them. Something like this. ...
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Overbrace in lstlisting of Scala code

I want to add an overbrace to some text in a Scala code listing (using lstlisting). \begin{lstlisting} object TypeClass extends FooParMain { def newApp(args: Array[String]) = new FooParApp { ...
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Horizontal braces with XeTeX take too much space

After some experiments and tests, I managed to create the following code for \upbracefill and \downbracefill in Plain XeTeX, which it seems is that used for \underbrace and \overbrace: ...
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'Illegal parameter number' error using underbrace in QCircuit environment

Using QCircuit, the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{qcircuit} \usepackage{braket} \begin{document} \Qcircuit @C=0.5cm @R=.2cm { \lstick{\ket{0}_n} & ...
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Combining unicode-math fonts: Problems with \underbrace [closed]

I switched to XeLaTeX and unicode-math a while ago. I really like the possibility to combine different fonts for mathematical symbols. But now I run into trouble by combining the \underbrace command ...
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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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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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equality sign and fraction bar alignments in complex fractions around braces

When some math expressions such as complex fractions are around the braces which should be on the same baseline, besides, equality sign should be aligned with vinculum, how can we handle? For example, ...
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Unbalanced braces with newenvironment / NewEnviron

I am trying to define an Environment myEnv s.t. \begin{myEnv} text1 \end{myEnv} text2} expands to \renewcommand{\myCommand}{ text1 } { text2} The reason for the obviously unbalanced expression ...
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Adding underbrace on $\left(\frac{dB}{dA}\right)^2\right$

I am trying to add underbrace to $\left(\frac{dB}{dA}\right)^2\right$. I have \underbrace{\left(\frac{dB}{dA}\right)^2\right}_\text{(-)}. However, LaTeX is giving me an error. Do I have to install a ...
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consistent math font size in a formula

I have a math formula, having three underbraces, enclosing three expressions, with explanations below each brace, explaining what that quantity is. Since these expressions, as well as their ...
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Split environment wrong braces dimensions

I have to split a quite long formula. I used a nested split environment but I have to break curly braces from one line to another using \right. and \left. The curly braces I get have different ...
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Asymetric curly braces TikZ [duplicate]

How can I draw asymetric curly braces in TikZ? I have the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz, pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[ >=stealth,] \draw ...
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Add a brace on the left side of a group [duplicate]

I can't figure out how to place the brace on the opposite side, that is on the left of the group of equations, when following the answer in this link: How to put a brace on the right, not left, to ...
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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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Conflicting multi-line underbrace labels

Sometimes a \makebox gives nice underbrace, sometimes multiline version with \parbox works. But how to combine two multiline-underbrace-equation-labels side by side and make them look good? ...
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MathJax won't render dynamically sized left/right braces (or parentheses, brackets, etc) [closed]

When I try something like: \left\{ x+y = z \\ 2x - 3y = yomamma , MathJax fails to render. At first I thought it was an issue with my website, but this problem also happens on the official MathJax ...
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Is there other brace type rather than regular?

As title, I use this code \draw [thick,decoration={brace,mirror,raise=0.5mm},decorate] this like } but I want [ I don't want to only use the same in my picture, is there other type brace? I guess ...
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Overbraces hovering too far above matrix for some reason?

I have a matrix with two overbraces above it but they are not directly above it, there is a fair amount of space between the braces and the matrix and I can't see why it is happening. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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A part of the Leontief matrix: something -> something

I know this is probably not needed considering I have a matrix and such, but I would like to know what the best way would be for formatting something like this into LaTeX: Tried using matrices and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? ...