The {cases} environment is provided by the {amsmath} package to typeset cases in math. The {mathtools} package introduces extensions, e.g. the cases* and dcases environments.

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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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Split-like environment inside cases environment

I'd like to have a cases environment with some cases that are too long to fit on one line. I tried this: \begin{cases} \begin{split} long expression \\ second line of long expression ...
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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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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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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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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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Alignment in cases

I have this text in LaTeX: $$ sgn(x)= \begin{cases} -1 & \mbox{za podmínky } x>0\\ 0 & \mbox{za podmínky } x=0\\ 1 & \mbox{za podmínky } x>0 \end{cases} $$ But I ...
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How to write cases with LaTeX?

The code i used to write is this one $$ X(m,n)= \begin{cases} x(n),\\ x(n-1)\\ x(n-1) \end{cases} $$ But I don't know how to write this one I appreciate any help. Edited: I'm sorry to add ...
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Cases environment compresses fractions?

what should I do to stop the cases environment compressing the first line of the following? \begin{equation} \alpha_{mn} = \begin{cases} \frac{16\mu^2}{mn\pi^2\left[\pi^2(m^2/a^2 + n^2/b^2) - ...
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how to insert multi line equation in the tabular environment?

How can insert multi line equation in the tabular environment? For example see the following code that can show my request. \begin{tabular}{rrr} &a &b\\ &u=\begin{cases} 0;& ...
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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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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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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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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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Aligning the right parts in multiple \begin{cases}

Is there an intelligent way to left-align the parts right of & of the two cases environments shown below (if x >= 0, otherwise, if y < 0, otherwise). I wonder if there is a better way than ...
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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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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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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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Proper punctuation after cases environment

I know that when writing a displayed equation, it's correct to write punctuation before the closing \] as follows: This proves \[ x^2 = 3, \] and it follows that \[ x = \pm\sqrt{3}. \] If I'm using ...
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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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Aligning numbering in a system of equation so it's centered

In the following code ... $\begin{cases} 2y+4x=9 & \text{(I)} \\ 3x-2x=10 & \text{(II)} \end{cases}$ ... I want the (I) to be centered above (II). Right now they are aligned above each ...
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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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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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Changing the size of the braces from the cases environment

I have created the following picture using the cases environment. For this picture I have two questions. 1) I would like to limit the size of the braces created by the cases environment to ...
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Multiline text in multiline equation

I have an assignment to copy the picture below in LaTeX. I got stuck with the (A.4) equation in attached picture. Specifically, I need the text part of that equation to be in two lines but the way I ...
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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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Cases with square brackets

How can I subdivide in cases with square brackets? I mean I want to write: ⌈ 2_i if ... rank (q, l) = | 2_i + 1 if ... ⌊ .... with square brackets, not ...
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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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Equation: How to create nested/multiple cases in LaTeX to align the qualifiers

I am having trouble with a particular equation as the cases are nested within a case. It would also be cool if I could align the qualifiers. I tried to post an image of the equation but I could not ...
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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 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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numberstringnum or numberstring in lowercase

I have tried a lot to use the \numberstringnum and \numberstring macros but it appears incomplete or even do not appear on the text. So I tested in the female version, like below: ...
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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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hyperref + subequations warnings

This is a follow up question to How to hide known warnings? Recently I decide to stop ignoring LaTeX warnings :), and start trying to discover what's behind them and how to avoid them in future ...
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Error typesetting large bracket with multiple lines

I was following a Wikibooks section to create multiple lines within a single large bracket. Something like this. The problem is that when I type in the given code, which is \[ u(x) = ...
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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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Instead of the left open brace, if I want an Arrow mark, how I can do it?

\begin{cases} First line\\ Second line\\ third line\\ \vdots \end{cases} is giving like, Instead of the left open brace, if I want an Arrow mark, how I can do it? One way is this, ...
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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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How to leave more room between two lines

I have this case formula which I need to make a little more readable by adding a little more space, vertically, between the two cases. \begin{cases} f = -\frac {w_1*m + w_2*\frac{-d}{d_M} + ...
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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: ...