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

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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 ...sting-1-start}{...
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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? ...
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Sublimetext highlighting of braces

In SublimeText 3, the syntax highlighting for latex documents in math mode has the following (unexpected?) behavior. Consider the following: \{sometext\} versus \{ sometext\}. The syntax ...
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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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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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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 \label{...
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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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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 $\pi_1=...
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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} \[ \underbracket{u'-P(x)u^2-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Left brace in align environoment [duplicate]

I would like to have a left brace around equations in the align environment. How can I do this? (I would like to use this environment because I would like to number each individual equation to be ...
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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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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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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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Making longer underbraces

I want to make longer underbraces for a better visualisation of interstimulus intervals. My code looks like this: $$\bullet \underbrace{{}{}}_{1 sec} \bullet \underbrace{{}{}}_{2 sec} \bullet$$ ...
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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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increase space between brace and equation

Using the package mathtools the output of this code \[ \begin{dcases*} l_{\epsilon} = (l_ul_d)^{1/2}\\ l_k = min(l_u,l_k) \end{dcases*} \] is the following Is there ...
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How do I write a right bracket without writing a left one? [duplicate]

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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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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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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\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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Nicer looking underbrace on subscript [duplicate]

\usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{framed} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem*...
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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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design multiple array using tikz

I would like to design multiple array like this using tikz:
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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} \usepackage[...
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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: \documentclass[...
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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 to ...
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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 ...