the cases environment is provided by the amsmath package- the mathtools package introduces extensions of it (dcases, etc)

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Nested begin-math symbols

I am facing a problem while displaying a mathematical expression. The code looks like this : \textit{$f_{1}$} $\succ$ \textit{$f_{2}$} if $\begin{cases} \textit{dz_{f_{1}}} \supseteq ...
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twocolumn article cases alignment issues

I use the following option twocolumn \documentclass[11pt, twocolumn]{article} Images and almost everything works nice. However I face an issue with the mathmode cases If my text is too long it ...
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Bad formating with align + cases and long equations

This is what I have so far: Formatting in section 1 is a joke. I can't even read the cases. Under section 2 I cheated with a manual line break \\ and a parbox. Still the result disgusts me. ...
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Putting a header above the cases in an equation

This question is best illustrated by an example. Consider the following code Further we can show that \begin{equation*} P_{v}(T) = ...
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How to adjust the blank space between the top of the left curly brace and the contents?

I want to type a system of equations delimited by the left curly brace. And I tried using the \left{ with aligned, and cases, and array, and numcases. But there are some difference between the results ...
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Tall curly brace

I would like to put a tall (long) left curly bracket on the left side of the following: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \noindent c: $\{$1, ..., n$\}$ $\rightarrow$ $\{$1, ..., ...
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How to make dcases environment work in LaTeX

I'm using Kile (kde4) on Mac OS. I can use the cases environment just fine but my version of Kile doesn't have dcases. I'm using Kile via MacPorts. Does anyone know of a way to update my distribution ...
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How to add equation with cases inside the table

I want to include the complicated equation into one of the cells of my table. I am using tabular environment, additionally I have some multirows. I would like to add something like this: ...
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how to align texts in equation cases

I need to make an equation case with text following it. That text should be displayed in the middle of the two cases. This is my code: \begin{eqnarray}\label{eq13} a_k = \begin{cases} 1 & ...
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Cases equation problem - ! Missing { inserted [closed]

I am trying to compile this equation \beta\_t^i= \begin{cases} \overline{\beta}-i\cdot\sigma\_{\beta} & 0\leq i\leq 4\\ 0.0 & 5\leq i\leq7 \end{cases} and I am still ...
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Centering case-defined functions in the middle of the page and centering a figure(diagram)

I have two questions regarding centering: I am trying to center a case-defined function, say defined as follows: $f_i(z)=$ \begin{cases}\frac{1}{t}dist (z,\gamma_i ) &\text {if} z\in A_i(t)\\ ...
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cases environment inside an array

LyX is giving a lot of error messages for my Latex code which runs in other places. \[ \begin{array}{rl} p_{Y \mid H_1}(y \mid H_1) & = f_X(g^{-1}(y))\left| \dfrac{dg^{-1}(y)}{dy} \right| \\ \\ ...
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Numbering equations in cases environment separately

I have a problem with separate numbering of equations. My code is: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[subnum]{cases} \begin{document} ...
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prooftree from bussproofs package inside “cases” environment

I am using bussproofs package to provide some type proofs. According to bussproofs manual, it is impossible to use prooftree inside math mode. However, I would like to insert prooftree in the cases ...
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How can I do this without the cases?

How can I do this without the cases? $\begin{cases} \dfrac{\partial u(x,y)}{\partial x}=2x=\dfrac{\partial v(x,y)}{\partial y} \\ \dfrac{\partial u(x,y)}{\partial y}=-2y=- \dfrac{\partial ...
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Error with dcases*

I'm using LaTeX to write up my math notes and have been fairly successful implementing most of the styles I'm trying to figure out. I seem to be having trouble with the environment dcases* though. ...
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How can I align multiple cases environment simultaneously?

In one big align environment, I want to put some cases environments. I would like the alignment of the cases environments to be the same. For example, if I write: \begin{align} f(x) &= ...
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Alignment between material inside and outside a cases environment

In the code below, I'd like to make the i=0,\ldots,n. line up, in the output, with the cases in the first part of the definition. Ideally, the full-stop would align with the semicolons and comma. ...
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How do I hang another, right-aligned line in a cases environment?

I've seen these questions, but in my case the equation content is too long to add the text description at the end and it overflows into the margin. \[ d_i(g_n,\ldots,g_0) = \begin{cases} ...
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How to insert a text between two cases in a multi valued function?

I want to do something similar to this but do not know how: I do know how to write multi-valued functions by using cases or align or whatever but do not know how to achieve a text that is to the ...
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A piecewise function with fractions and without tiny text

I would like to create a piecewise function which includes fractions. But the solutions I have found so far squish the fractions in to tiny text that is nearly illegible. The cases environment ...
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Modify case equation's brace

I was wondering if there is a way to change, case's symbol(curly brace) to two arrows pointing up/left and down/left. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{kerkis} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Aligning cases conditions from multiple nesting levels

\begin{dmath*} y_{ic}[n] = \begin{dcases} y_0 + x_0 - x_0 (1 - k_2)^n & k_1 = 0 \\ k_5 + \left( y_0 - k_5 \right) (1 - k_1)^n + \begin{dcases} ...
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How to force alignment of “cases” brackets in an enumerate environment?

I am using the enumitem and amsmath packages to give the recursive definition of the valuation function $\nu$ for classical first order logic. The way I have it set up, the brackets of the cases are ...
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How to control the alignment of the brace in a dcases environment

The following code \begin{equation} \begin{dcases} u = \frac{\sqrt{2}}{2}(i+j)\\ v = k \end{dcases} \end{equation} results in the following display that I find ...
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How to align nested cases?

Please consider the code bellow: \begin{align*} function = \begin{cases} case1 &\mbox{if } n = 0 \\ \begin{cases} case2 &\mbox{if } n = 1 \\ ...
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How to make \left\{ and \right. work in an new environment?

I have tried to define a new environment numcases, which just like the cases except tagging the equations as a whole, and \newenvironment{numcases}{\begin{equation}\left\{\begin{array}{rll}}% ...
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How can I label for a collection of equations? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Separate labels in cases I want to label each equation in a collection of equations as in the example below. How can I do this?
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Nodes with cases with TikZ

I need to make something that should look like this (sorry for such low quality of picture) So I type this but it's doesn't work correctly: \begin{tikzpicture} \node (A) at (0,0) {$ \vec{\bf ...
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Case equation without curly brace

I want to have a case equation without the left curly brace. I am using \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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Missing $ error in math mode

I have the following LaTeX code (beginning from line 80): \begin{definition} $\hat{n}_{v}$ = \begin{cases} $n_{v}$ & \text{ if } $v \in$ \text{connected component of size} $< ...
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How can I align at relation symbols within a cases environment?

I have used the following code in LaTeX - \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{table}[H] \centering \begin{tabular}{c|c} \hline { $X=y+z$} & { ...
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Using “cases” inside “equation” gives error[with “amsmath” loaded]

I'm trying to use the cases environment inside an equation environment. The sample code is quite simple: \begin{equation*} X(\omega) = \begin{cases} 1 \text{se $\omega ...
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Latex/Bibtex lowercasing entries in references [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file I have entries like this in my bib file: @misc{paper, title = {"My Fancy Paper"}, howpublished = ...
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Problem compiling cases environment [closed]

I am trying to compile a simple cases example, but I'm having trouble with the tabular separator &. Here's my code: \begin{equation} f(x) = \begin{cases} x + 1 & ...
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Why does mathdesign result in a huge 'cases' environment brace in Tufte documents?

I'm getting strange results when I use the cases environment in Tufte-LaTeX documents with the mathdesign package. Instead of I get Is there something I can do to get rid of that huge brace? ...
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TeX capacity exceeded while parsing a date string

I'm trying to parse a date (say, a due date) in a DD-MMM-YYYY format, e.g., 06-May-2012 and create macros \dueday, \duemonth, and \dueyear. I use xstring's commands to extract the substrings. Then I ...
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uppercase and mhchem

How do I achieve a proper uppercase including chemical formulas typeset with mhchem, i.e. everything but chemical formulas are capital letters? MWE: \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Error using line break in 'cases' environment

I'm trying to display quite a simple 'cases' type equation in Texmakerx, but it appears to be ignoring the \\ and & uses. \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to put a brace on the right, not left, to group cases?

How can I get a brace on the right, not the left, to group cases, using cases? (I know actual cases look better with the brace on the left, but the items I need to group are not literally cases. They ...
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How to right-side annotate a bracketed-together set of items in cases environment?

How to right-side annotate a bracketed-together set of items in the align environment, cases sub-environment? E.g. how to put an annotation such as "(Fermat)" where the following code would put a ...
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line break inside cases environment

I have an equation using a cases environment, with one case with a long description text: \begin{eqnarray*} \begin{cases} 1 \text{too long description of the first case, not ...
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Aligning conditions in cases environment

I have a piecewise function with three "parts." I would like to have all three conditions aligned at the variable x. How do I achieve that? Here is the code I have so far: \[ f(x) = \begin{cases} ...
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Clean-Looking Piecewise-Defined Functions

I want to write a clean-looking piecewise defined function. There's a similar post here: How to write a function (piecewise) with bracket outside?, but I have follow-up questions. The two options I ...
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list the cases in text

I would like to list some cases which are needed to be consider in text. I didn't find a standard way to do this. There is "case" for math mode, but that is not what I want. Look the following ...
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\numcases with \tag

I would like to label some cases with specific tags, and was hoping for something like \begin{numcases}{A = } \frac{r}{a} & r > a \tag{G} \\ \frac{a}{r} & r < a \tag{H} \end{numcases} ...
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Separate labels in cases 2

Is there a cases package that lets me label my cases as I want? The cases and subcases environments of the cases package either labels tags with consecutive numbers or not at all. I would like some ...
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Aligning plain `align` and `cases`?

The cases environment works very well for enumerating cases within a large left bracket. I'd like to be able to combine it with the align environment so that equals-signs and conditions also line up: ...
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Separate labels in cases

As much as I have tried, it doesn't seem possible to use separate labels when using a casesconstruction (from the amsmath package). Ideally, I would like to be able to write something like ...
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Is there a “cases” environment in text mode?

The title says it all: The "cases" environment works only in math mode. Is there an alternative in text mode?