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

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Two equations in align environment with bracket in between

How can I type such an equation into a LaTeX align environment, with a bracket between the two lines of the equation?
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Bracket in math and text

When I write the pair (x,y) with Latex, which way is correct: ($x,y$) or $(x,y)$? Thanks in advance.
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How can I label my terms in LaTeX?

in Mathematics when we define or describe terms we draw a rotated bracket above or underneath each term ,then we write whatever we want. I hope you get what I mean otherwise I have to include a photo. ...
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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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How to realize curvate bracket after which two formulas follow in vertical order [duplicate]

I would like to write a equation which defines quantity f(X) to be a if X>0 and b else. I would like to do so writing f(X)= followed by a curvate bracket and then a if x>0 and b else aligned ...
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Multiple brackets or parentheses with a text inside

I need to write multiple brackets but not in mathematical mode; i need to write some texts inside, like the picture. I am trying everything but it seems impossible. I tried using package schemata, ...
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Multiple lines of centered text in between curly brackets

I would like to have several blocks of centered text and math within pairs of tall curly brackets, linked by arrows, similar to the following picture. How can I achieve this?
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How can I remove rectangular brackets around definition optional title?

I am fairly new to latex, so i am using a "base" i got, to write my thesis in. At the beginning of the tex file, the following lines are placed, to define theorems and definitons: \newtheorem{theorem}...
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How to correctly set functions with `\left(` and `\right)`? [duplicate]

If one uses \left( and \right) to set functions an extra space is created between the function name and the brackets. How does one correctly set functions? Here is an example: \documentclass{article}...
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How to correctly set functions using `\left(` and `\right)`? [duplicate]

If one uses \left( and \right) to set functions an extra space is created between the function name and the brackets. How does one correctly set functions? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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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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missing \right and Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 14--38

I am trying to do put three vectors in a set for my math homework, but when i run it it shows me some errors and i have no idea how to work with it. Please help! Here is the code and its error \...
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\none syntax gives errors

I am writing a differential equation in align* environment, which works fine unless I use \left \none syntax. Below I paste two code with and without \none. \begin{align*} \int_{\Omega_\omega} \int_{\...
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Drawing the rules for the bracket polynomial

I am trying to re-create the three rules for the bracket polynomial: This is what I have tried so far: \documentclass[executivepaper]{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \everymath{\displaystyle} \...
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Using square bracket in text mode

I would like to include text like the following in a latex document [2007] EWCA Civ 1042. Unfortunately if I use \[2007\] EWCA Civ 1042 the number within the square brackets is typeset on a separate ...
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How to get the braces in the multirow spanning all three rows?

In the following table I would like to have the braces in both multirows span the three rows that the multirow is covering. I tried using \left.\right\} and editing the vertical space, but nothing has ...
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How to have curly bracket spanning items of Itemize

We already know how to have a curly bracket spanning multiple non-math lines of text: Cf. Curly brackets spanning multiple lines (no math env) | Only 1 curly bracket, at 1 side What I wonder now ...
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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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Curly brackets catching many lines in tables

I have the following table \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{ |p{3cm}||p{3cm}|p{3cm}| \hline \multicolumn{3}{|c|}{Bosonic spectrum of type IIA and IIB theories} \\ \hline Sector& IIA & IIB\\...
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Graphics and brackets not vertically aligned within align environment

I'm trying to include small graphics within an equation setting (they're little diagrams of mathematical knots), using \includegraphics within the \begin{align} environment. The graphics themselves ...
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How to enlarge the curly brackets in Aligned environment in LyX

I input multiple line equations following the fantastic answer to my previous question. The only problem is that the curly brackets are too small. I tried the suggestions in the detailed manual of LyX,...
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How I make brackets in LaTeX?

How I make this brackets and the formula below in LaTeX?
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Beamer Equation Display Error

When I try to use the following code, the right bracket on both equations do not show up on my compiled PDF. I wanted the down arrow above the first plus sign to more or less centre it on the page (if ...
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How to properly display exponents with onslide?

I need to use \onslide and \underbrace within brackets [] that are raised to an exponent. However, when I use \onslide, the exponent is not displayed properly. Is there a way to fix this? Below is a ...
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Is there a quick way to jump out of brackets in TexMaker?

This might sound like a minor issue, but I love typing in Latex and its shortcuts in e.g. Texmaker are awesome, like when I want to type \frac{}{}, I can use auto-completion and jump between brackets ...
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A method of distinguishing Iverson from other brackets?

Is there a common idiom or method for distinguishing Iverson brackets from "normal" brackets? In all examples I've seen, simple braces [...] are used for both; but in complex expressions, this can ...
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Aligning math brackets in AVMs

I want to typeset AVMs. A colleague wrote the following code and it works quite well. However there is a little problem with the brackets. Some of them are not aligned properly. For example the second ...
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Environment aligned doesn't output first part in bracket

\begin{equation} \begin{aligned} [c\mathbf{v}+c'\mathbf{v}',\mathbf{w}]=&c[\mathbf{v},\mathbf{w}]+c'[\mathbf{v}',\mathbf{w}],\\ [\mathbf{v},c\mathbf{w}+c'\mathbf{w}']=&c[\...
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Designing a notation for the “even part” or “even floor” of a number [closed]

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, \documentclass{...
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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} = \foo{...
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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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User-defined parentheses that can span across more lines

I usually define some 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 = \paren{...
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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} \[ \underbracket{u'-P(x)u^2-...
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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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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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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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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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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} \begin{...
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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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Adding a large brace next to a body of text

I'm writing a short document listing some chronological events. I want to pick out a period with a big brace. Here's a quick mockup: What's the best way to do this? Can I set the size declaratively ...
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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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Vertically asymmetric size variation for parentheses

One of the difficulties I have with writing formulas in LaTeX is that the standard sizing tools for the variable-size operators (parentheses, etc.) do not account for "high" symbols and "low" symbols ...