{brackets} is about different brackets, their usage and functionality in (La)TeX.

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Designing a notation for the “even part” or “even floor” of a number [on hold]

The largest even number less than or equal to either 6 or 7 is 6. Whether 6 should be called the “even part” of those numbers or the “even floor” of those numbers or something else was the topic of ...
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Bigger matching brackets in every level [duplicate]

I have the following formula: Is there an elegant way to make the matching brackets of one level a little bigger than the matching brackets of the previous one? Normal -> () -> Bigger -> [] Bigger ...
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beramono and texttt : angle brackets show as inverted exclamation mark and inverted question mark symbols (upside-down signs, like in spanish)

Angle brackets < and > in \texttt render as inverted exclamation mark and inverted question mark (spanish punctuation marks): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{beramono} \begin{document} ...
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Fix brackets in blkarray

in the code given below, I wanted the brackets from the \blkarray matrix to match those of the original matrix given in Equ (1). The issue is, when I use the \blkarray, the brackets are too short ...
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latexdiff incompatible with half brackets

I recently encountered some problem using latexdiff when the tex file contains matched half brackets like \left(\. or \.\right). For example, I have two files, one is test-old.tex, ...
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\left[ and \right] resizing differently for very similar formulae. Don't know how to fix it.

I have a \newcommand which inserts left and right square brackets around whatever you pass it. \documentclass{minimal} \newcommand{\foo}[1]{\left[#1\right]} \begin{document} Since $\foo{B} = ...
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Automatically make three brackets the same size

I would like to do something like left[ and right], but with an additional | in between which automatically has the same size as the left/right. This comes from the way I denote conditional ...
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Defining 'newcommand' without brackets

I know that in LaTeX newcommand is defined as: \newcommand{name}[num] {definition } But I want to define a new command whose argument is not defined between brackets, and it is defined with between ...
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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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Underbrace overlapping text

I am trying to type the equation in the figure below. The text on the brace is long and it does not wrap around. Can you help me to solve the problem? Thanks. Equation: \documentclass{article} ...
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write [2] next to an equation [duplicate]

I have a code that looks like this : \[\Omega_\Lambda{}_0 = 0,6911 \tag {2}\] in the pdf the (2) has round parentheses. I would like square brackets [] to figure instead : [2] Can you give me the ...
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Problem with brackets in more than one row [duplicate]

I format my equations with an array to have them look nicer. I also use the \left( and \right) for brackets. One part of the equation is too long and needs to be splitted into two lines. This is my ...
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How to span brackets on some rows in longtable?

The goal is to place a brackets into the table (longtable) to embrace some rows of this table: The solution which involves rdelim and \multirows command (described here: usage of \rdelim) gives not ...
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Closing bracket and parenthesis in multline

Where is an issue in my MWE with brackets when I split equation into two lines? \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Turn off automatic size adjustment of \left and \right brackets

I have used different left/right brackets (\left(, \left[, \left\{ etc.) in a document numerous time and realised only now (due to changes) that the automatic size adjustment that comes with these ...
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Using chemfig for copolymers i.e. polymers and 2 sets of parentheses

I'd like to use chemfig for copolymers. I have followed the demo for creating parentheses for polymers, but I've been having trouble figuring out how to get the two middle brackets to line up without ...
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How to control size of matrix brackets [closed]

The brackets in this matrix-vector equation have different heights. How can we use a standard size or, even better, ensure that all terms in an equation have a common size? Minimum Working Example: ...
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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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Labeling multiple incoming/outcoming groups of lines in feynmp?

I'm trying to label multiple groups of incoming and outgoing lines using feynmp. I already managed to put brackets around the lines, but they aren't properly aligned. Is there a way to place the ...
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Overbrace Inside Underbrace

I would like to have an overbrace inside an underbrace (not overlapping braces). Here is an equation I have been trying: \begin{equation} \max_{a \in A} \left\{\underbrace{ \left(v_a + v_y y ...
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Missing brackets on equations

I'm writing a couple of equations in LaTex (it's my first time using it) and, although I'm finding the general usage pretty straight forward I keep getting a missing brackets warning from ShareLatex ...
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How do I put a parentheses in text?

I just want to use the ")" symbol without closing the parentheses. I don't really want to use math mode, can I just put it in the text?
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How do I make square brackets without top/bottom feet

How do you create square brackets that don't have the top or bottom feet? I'd like to use the symbol to define an operator for half-wave rectification. thanks!
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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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Automatic margin curly braces & text on multiple pages

I'm building a command to mark long texts & class them in other part of my document (with help of Malipivo). I managed to do it with collect, multido & mdframed packages. The excellent ...
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LaTeX Curly Brackets [duplicate]

How do I get curly brackets to show in the output file on share latex? I tried putting them in the input file, but they disappear in the output.
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Make “cancel line” thicker

In the MWE below, I wanted: to make the cancel line with arrow slightly thicker and have the arrow end before the vertical }. Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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BibLaTeX: Highlight Self-References

I am looking for a way to highlight references to my own previous publications using BibLaTeX (alphabetic cite and bibliography style), for example by using double brackets as citation marks in the ...
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How to have nested brackets with a common element

I'm trying to do something like in the image. However LaTeX does not seems to support this kind of nested brackets. Now I have \begin{align*} \overbrace{ \underbrace{ \overbrace{ ...
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Replace regular parenthesis with stretching versions

I have nearly finished writing my ph.d. thesis, and throughout I've been using regular parenthesis mostly, for everything math. Now, I'd like to replace all instances of (...) by their ...
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Brackets not tall enough with smallmatrix from amsmath

The following MWE shows that when I typeset a matrix using the smallmatrix environment from amsmath, and wrap it in a \left( \right), the parentheses generated are not big enough to reach the ...
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How to get curly brace, alignment and separator line in the same equation?

Hi, I already know how to get curly brace and alignment. \[ \left\{ \begin{aligned} 8x + 6y &= 4 \\ -15x - 6y &= -3 \end{aligned} \right. \] The problem is how to draw separator or sum ...
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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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TeXStudio is overwriting second `\` after automatically having closed a bracket (`\{\text\}` is turning into `\{\text}`)

In general I would like TeXStudio to close my brackets (including {}), but there is always the same problem while using this feature (especially in mathmode): Assuming I want to write something like ...
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Doing a series of equations with \begin{align*} where I want a \left[ to match with a \right] on another line

I would like to create a series of equations using \begin{align*} where a \left[ matches up with a \right] on a different line, but it seems it won't let me do that. I was wondering what the best ...
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How to get an option for square brackets in \textcite?

Currently in the preamble I have: \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=authoryear, isbn=false, doi=false ]{biblatex} My figures´ code looks like: \begin{figure} ...
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Why does including brackets in a TikZ datavisualization label give me an error?

My questions concerns the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{datavisualization} \usetikzlibrary{datavisualization.formats.functions} \begin{document} ...
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How to write KILE MACRO that italicizes the string within the bracket

How to write KILE MACRO that italicizes the string within the bracket? How to write macro to do these? 1) type ( and ) 2) then go backward one space, to reach between the brackets 3) type SHIFT ALT ...
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Curly brackets in italics

How do I italicise curly brackets { }? I try: {\it Method \rightarrow \{\ \!"EquationSimplification" \rightarrow "Solve"\}} but it does not work. The brackets are not in the .pdf output...
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Typing two line brackets, with single line on right hand side

I am trying to type the equation in the photo below, but am having a hard time coming up with a solution. In addition to this, is there a neat way to make the F slightly larger than normal text?
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Biblatex problem with brackets in textcite citations using authoryear-comp style in bibliography

I have this code for the bibliography in my Latex document. \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, twoside, openright]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Two lines in a bracket

I am facing trouble trying to enter the formula: I entered: \Bigg[ \vec{p}^T_1+\vec{p}^T_2=\vec{E}^{miss}_T, p^2_1=0, (p_1+p_l)^2=p^2_2=M^2_W, (p_1+p_l+p_{b_1})^2=(p_2+p{b_2})^2=m^2_y \Bigg] ...
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Line breaks after brackets

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\Field}[1]{ \vspace{2\baselineskip}% {% \fontsize{12.0pt}{14.4pt} \selectfont% \noindent% ...
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Spacing within brackets of a matrix

I am trying to add extra space after the left bracket and before the right bracket in a matrix. I've changed the column spacing with \arraycolsep, but I also want the entries right aligned. I can ...
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Substack in brackets

I have the following code: \begin{dcases} \left\lbrace j\in C/\!\!\!\!\!\!\!\! \bigcup_{\substack{\scriptscriptstyle \forall c' \text{ s.t.\@}\\ \scriptscriptstyle ...
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Square brackets instead of curvy brackets

I have the following example: \begin{equation} \[ \left \{ \begin{tabular}{cccc} 1 & 5 & 8 & a \\ 0 & 2 & 4 & a \\ 3 & 3 & -8 & a \end{tabular} \right ...
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Bigger brackets

I would like to get the two outer brackets are bigger than the others. How can this be done? I've tried using \big before the first bracket but that didn't work \Corr (\left(a^{-j}\right)}^tX_j, ...
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bracket on right side to the following identities and give it numbering as (*)

I want bracket on right side to the following identities and give it numbering as (*) \begin{align*} \mu(E)&=\sup\{\mu(K)~:~ K \text{ is a compact subset of } E \}\\ &=\inf\{\mu(U)~:~ U ...
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Large Brackets Make Line Breaks too Small

\documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{parskip} ...
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Number of equation under bracket

How i can get a number to each equation under a bracket $$\begin{cases} a\leq b \ a>c \ d=2 \ c=0 \end{cases}$$ Thank you