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

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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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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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How do I get function argument parenthesis to position correctly?

I'm having trouble with the appearance of parentheses representing function arguments. They appear to far away from the function name. For example the code ...
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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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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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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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\bordermatrix with brackets [ ] instead of parentheses ( )

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $ M = \bordermatrix{~ & x & y \cr A & 1 & 0 \cr B & 0 & 1 \cr} $ \end{document} ...
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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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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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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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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 ...