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

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Bold brackets in equations

I want to write an equation with bold extended brackets. For instance in: \left[ \frac{1}{2} \vec{\nabla} \times \vec{v} \right] I want \left[ and \right] to be bold. I already tried ...
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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
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Problem about the sizes of the brackets after linebreaks

I have a problem in the brackets of the following code: \begin{align} S = \int d^Dx \left\{ \mathscr{L}_{m=0} - \frac{1}{2}m^2(h_{\mu \nu}h^{\mu \nu} - h^2) - \frac{1}{2}m^2F_{\mu \nu}F^{\mu ...
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Bracket errors when using the animate package

In a beamer template, I have added an animation using the animate package, but now all my curly brackets have disappeared. In the math enviroment, \{ and \} do not appear and using \left\{ and ...
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How to write brackets in a matrix

I can't describe it, just i can't do it. Can you help me please. Note that there is an arrow showing the position "t".
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How to close \Big( with an invisible bracket?

When then opening and closing of a bracket are not on the same line, LaTeX demands 'invisible' brackets or it will get confused and not compile. Example: \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} A = 5 ...
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pgfplots: How can I write square brackets in xlabel or ylabel?

The following works fine: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[xlabel=$k$, ylabel=$x(k)$] \addplot coordinates {(0,1) (1,4) (2,2) (3,-1) (4,2)}; \end{axis} \end{tikzpicture} But as soon as I ...
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Jump out of brackets in TeXstudio

I have a question very similar to Is there a quick way to jump out of brackets in TexMaker? but regarding TeXStudio. When I open some kind of bracket (any kind), TeXstudio automatically adds ...
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Is it ever bad to use \left and \right? [duplicate]

For mathematics, is it ever disadvantageous to use \left( and \right) in equations? I can't see any way that doing this would hinder the typesetting, so why isn't () just converted into \left( ...
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A specific problem with alignment of arrays with brackets

In the example below I would like to have the "on" exactely below each other, i.e. to put it in one table - that is of course without any problem, BUT the bracket and the numbering! How to get it in ...
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Increasing Parentheses Size in Combinations

How do you make the parentheses size of combination brackets larger? I used the code \dbinom{\floor*{\dfrac{x}{2}}}{2} and the result was but the parentheses weren't tall enough to cover the ...
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Put a text into Brackets (no math mode)

I want to make something like this. Put a text into Brackets (can be (). {}, [] ..., whatever type is the easiest). I am looking for an easy way. There are a lot of similar question on this site, ...
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Could someone help me draw the Curly bracket for the tabular like this?

Hi guys, I am trying to draw curly bracket like this by using \multirow command but i can't enlarge the curly bracket, can someone help me out? Here is the commands: \begin{center} ...
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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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Big Brackets inside eqnarray

Can anyone help me in writing the following long expression with in IEEEeqnarray or eqnarray structure? \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \pagestyle{plain} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Multiple results for equation

How do I define a equation e.g. x +y that shall be true for e.g. <5 and >0 in one equation? I was thinking of using a large brace, but I can't find any example of how to achieve this.
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How can I type this format of equation in latex? [duplicate]

I specifically want braces on right side of the set of equations in given format.
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Biblatex+Biber footcite style when using autocite

I'm referring to this post. Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=alphabetic, autocite=footnote]{biblatex} % Footnote modifications: ...
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Is there a bracket missing in teubner.sty? [closed]

When TeXifying files where I use teubner.sty, LaTeX complains Runaway argument? {\setcounter {verso}{##1}\def \writ@verso {\count 255=\value {verso}\divide \ETC . ! File ended while scanning use of ...
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Brackets spanning multiple lines in a single column inside table

I would like to typeset round brackets so that they span multiple lines inside a tabular environment, but only for a specific column. In the example below, I would like the brackets to appear around ...
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Curly braces in my Java lstlisting are not shown

I'm writing my thesis with ShareLatex online tool (pdfLaTeX compiler) based on template; METU Thesis Template on ShareLatex. When I try to add a lstlisting or lstinputlisting to my document, curly ...
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user-defined parentheses command breaking across lines

I usually define command of the kind \newcommand{\paren}[#1]{\left(#1\right)} to make the use of parentheses more agile. Now, if in the body of my document I do this \begin{align} z = ...
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Reduce large parenthesis or brackets

I am using \left[ and \right] around a mathematical formula that has also an \underbrace. \begin{equation} \sum\limits_{i=1}^{Nc}{\left[\frac{\partial \dot{m}_{i}}{\partial z}\hat{h}_{i} + ...
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Problem with tikz : alignment of figure when using bracket in xlabel

When I put bracket in a xlabel, the alignement of my figure change. It's just a little move, but it's uggly because i put two sub figures side by side. Do you know how to solve this ? Thanks in ...
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two sets of curly brackets around text with text in between on the left

I'd like to produce two sets of curly brackets around three lines of text, one beneath the other and a short line in between on the left. Hope this is clear enough. Apologies for the terrible pic.
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Less aggressive automatic paren stretching with \left

\left and \right are convenient but sometimes they're a bit overeager in stretching the parentheses. In that case we can manually use \bigl, \Bigl, etc. I have defined a new command like this ...
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\left and \right brackets way too huge!

I have an Equation written with the following code: \vec{B}(\vec{m},\vec{r}) \sim \left(\frac{3\left[\begin{pmatrix} 0\\ 0\\ m \end{pmatrix}\cdot \begin{pmatrix} \sin\theta\cos\varphi\\ ...
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Automatic left and right commands

Is it possible to automatically "add" \left and \right commands in front of all brackets? The source code should be left intact, but LaTeX should interpret every pair of brackets as if they were ...
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Align large vertical delimiters (brackets) to rows of a table?

I’m trying to typeset a table of data, with brackets (i.e. }) at the right-hand side to show a classification of the rows.  Something like: ----------------------- | Aardvark | Armenia | \ ...
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Error if using square brackets

I'm trying to achieve the plot of plain brackets around a word. in this manner: \begin{titlepage} \vspace*{0.4\textheight} \noindent \textcolor{white}{\Huge\textbf{\textsf{Recupero dei solai lignei ...
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Square Bracket Size Mismatch

I have a continued fraction surrounded by square brackets of unequal size. I want them to be of equal size. I've tried the \delimitershortfall set to a negative value. I've tried \Bigg for the ...
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Left sided subscript with \mel of physics package

I want to tex the following MWE: \documentclass[ amsmath, onecolumn, aps, prb, notitlepage, 10pt ]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{physics} \newcommand{\mrm}[1]{\mathrm{#1}} \newcommand{\eps}{\epsilon} ...
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\langle \rangle with punctuation

Is there a way to write \langle some text \rangle where the "some text" will be written with punctuation and will not contain any math symbols ? Maybe there is a different command for this bracket ...
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Angle brackets in non-math-mode text

Is there a way to directly input angle brackets into text without resorting to math-mode symbols? I'd like to correctly indicate orthography in a linguistics paper, and have been resorting to single ...
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phantom and parentheses in multiline equation

When I have a multiline equation enclosed by parentheses, that I want to split, why is the brackets command inside the phantom one, not recognised by the right bracket command? For example, if I have ...
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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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Can I make LyX automatically use 'smart' parentheses [\left( \right)] in math mode?

When I type in math mode I always prefer to use the parentheses using \left and \right. Currently, I go into math mode and then press the button on the ribbon that appears in this mode and creates ...
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Curly brackets spanning multiple lines (no math env)

For language learning purposes I would like to use curly brackets with an selection of objects (multiple lines of text, no math environment like this). But the code ...
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Triangular Parenthesis/Brackets [duplicate]

How do I make triangular parenthesis in normal text, like this ? If I enter it directly it results in spanish exclamation and questionmarks (¡Text¿).
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Brackets are wrong in this mathematical formula

This piece of code generates errors when compiling. since this formula is long, it makes it hard for me to guess where are these errors. Can someone help? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Citing page numbers in parentheses with year but author outside

So I want the following: The three parameter inverse gamma distribution is described by Malamud et al. (2004, p. 694) as... The script I'm using is: The three parameter inverse gamma distribution ...
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Time line with marked points, flipped curly brackets beneath using Tikz package

I have previously used the Tikz package for illustrations of nodes and paths in LaTeX, but I don't know where to start to make the figure illustrated below. Could someone please give a rough setup ...
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Latex (XeTex) places equation parenthesis the wrong way [duplicate]

I recently switched compilation of my tex document from pdflatex to xetex for reasons of typesetting occasional arabic text (the rest of document though is almost entirely in English). However now I ...
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Anomalous bracket sizes when using the cancel package

I have been happily using the cancel package that allows to cross out parts of mathematical formulas for some time now. However, today I noticed a very strange behaviour in the size of brackets ...
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How to replace parentheses with symbol of other font so that they are expandable? [closed]

I use Bitstream Charter for my document, but I'm not satisfied with the appearance of round parentheses. I'd like to replace them with the parentheses from Palatino, both in text and math mode. In ...
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How do I remove interior brackets from a range of superscript citations?

I'm using the cite package as follows \usepackage[superscript,biblabel]{cite} However, when I try to cite multiple articles, the range includes interior brackets, as seen here. Can anyone tell me ...
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Inline row vectors with smallmatrix

I typeset inline column vectors with the smallmatrix environment from the amsmath package: $\left(\begin{smallmatrix}a\\b\end{smallmatrix}\right)$ Unfortunately, when I do the same with row vectors ...
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Accolade to take objects together in TikZ

Is there a way to draw an accolade ({-symbol) that groups things together in TikZ? I want the accolade to group let's say three rectangles. That means the top of the upper reactangle must be the top ...
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Automatic parenthesis sizing with multiple sums and products using new lines

I'm trying to use auto sizing of parentheses. Can you see why the below is creating brackets all of the same size? I've tried removing reference to the function \x, but this doesn't change anything. ...
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Need to change citation format from [1] to (a)

I need to change the format of citations for my bibliography items to look like: "See Reference (a)" instead of "See Reference (1)" I have used code like: \renewcommand\@cite[1]{Reference~(#1)} ...