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### Equivalent symbol not working and subscript on vertical line

I have couple of issues here. I am making a presentation on beamer and I am using the following code: \begin{align*} & F_{in} = \int \frac{\partial Q}{\partial s}|_{in} ds, ...
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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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### How can I create a new extensible symbol?

Given an arbitrary thin vertical symbol, can I create a new math delimiter from it (and if so, how)? Edit: Ideally, I would like to be able to create an extensible symbol, either built out an ...
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### Can \left( … \right) be instructed to ignore nonexistent upper or lower limits of summation? [duplicate]

In a formula such as $\left( \sum_{n\in\mathbf{N}} \right)$ the left and right delimiters extend not only downwards to cover the lower limit of the sum, but upwards an equal amount as if to ...
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### How to automatically scale \mid within delimiters

\mid within \left and \right delimiters is expected to be automatically scaled, but today I noticed such behavior: L = \sup \left\{ \sum_{x \in F} a(x) \mid F \subset X,\, |F| < \infty \right\}, ...
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### Sloppy \left and \right?

The \left and \right commands often produce improvidently large delimiters. It almost always looks better to use delimiters that are just slightly too small than delimiters that are too large. With ...
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I have a problem regarding the space added by \right.. I have read this answer regarding the topic, where @egreg proposes a macro that deletes this space. However, when using this in my own ...
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### Easily change behavior of \DeclarePairedDelimiter

After seeing the answer to this question I realized that I preferred the way of working of Juan A. Navarro's answer: I.e., \DeclarePairedDelimiter{\parens}{\lparen}{\rparen} from mathtools is a ...
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### Spacing around \left and \right: When is it needed? [closed]

There have been a few questions (such as this and more recently this) regarding the "extra" spacing around \left and \right. And there are various options for fixing it, including the mleftright ...
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### Compatibility between amsmath and exscale

Both the amsmath package and the exscale package define the delimiter macros \big, \Big, \bigg and \Bigg based on the internal macro \bBigg@. However, as the following minimal example reveals the ...
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### How to make pipe to grow with both sides?

How to make pipe (vertical bar) symbol to grow like in Dirac product notation but without outer angle brackets?
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### What do the pieces of LaTeX, \left and \right, respectively mean?

What are their uses and are they even standard?
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### Character combination and horizontal spacing [closed]

Thanks for this awesome website that helped me countless times! I need to use double square brackets. I know about those in the stmaryrd and MnSymbol packages, and I heard about unicode-math—but for ...
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###  don't work with TOC?

If i write this line of code \subsection{Ranger $$n$$ boules distinguables dans $$M$$ boîtes} I obtain an error over the second \) (./Probabilité.toc ./Probabilité.toc:8: LaTeX Error: Bad ...
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### How can I have a bigger integral (\int) delimiter?

I'm writing some integrals and I don't like the way the \int symbol is displayed when it is followed by a big delimiter. Here's the code: \[ \int_S\biggl(\nabla\times\bar B - \mu_0\bar J - ...
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### Is there a command for large middle delimiters consistent with \bigl and \bigr?

After browsing through related threads, I am now of the understanding (please correct me if I am wrong) that the rule of thumb is to use the \bigl,\bigr pair with brackets, parentheses, etc. for ...