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Why does \[…\] do the wrong thing at the top of a page?

Upon reading What are the differences between $$, [, align, equation and displaymath?, I decided I really wanted to understand what was going on inside \[...\] and so I devised some tests. What I ...
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Smaller fractions in displayed formulae?

How do you make script-sized fractions in display mode? In certain cases, I find that \frac-based fractions are too large for my tastes in displayed formulae. For example, I feel that the fractions ...
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How can I change the whitespace above and below math displays?

I'm looking to squeeze an article written in LaTeX with amsmath to a set number of pages. In the text, I have a number of numbered math displays which I refer to throughout. However, they take up ...
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How to make fractions in powers look good

Quick question. When I type $e^{\frac{1}{2x}}$ it makes the fraction very small and hard to read. However when I type $e^{\displaystyle\frac{1}{2x}}$ it makes the fraction way to big. I guess in ...
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Displaystyle fractions in a system of equations

I'm trying to define an environment to use with equations' systems. So far, the best solution was \newenironment{eqsys}{\begin{equation}\begin{cases}}{\end{cases}\end{equation}} but I noticed that ...
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Proper display of fractions

Have a look at the following code: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} $2-\frac{2}{1-\left(\frac{2}{2-\frac{2}{x^2}}\right)}$\quad ...
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How to write an actual superscript with \lim, \sup, etc?

I'm trying to write $\sup' S$ -- that is to say, $\sup S$ but with a prime on the sup. However, in display style, this comes out instead with the prime on top of the sup instead of in the superscript ...
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size and location of cube root symbol [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nice-looking p-th roots On math.stackexchange I wanted the cube root of a fraction in display mode, and used $$\sqrt[3]{\frac ab}$$ to get it. The 3 comes out very ...
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\displaystyle and \mathbf with cmbright font

I would like to use bold symbols in superscript equations. To do so, I use \displaystyle as in \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $e^{\mathbf{A}t}=e^{\displaystyle ...
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How can I make a math operator symbol be bigger in display math?

I have an operator $\boxplus$ that works on an indexed collection of arguments, similar to $\sum$ or $\prod$ or $\bigoplus$. The following makes the index ranges typeset nicely: \usepackage{amsopn} ...
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Writing specific versions of an operator for display and inline modes

I'm busy answering a question by constructing a new math operator that uses the sum symbol and some TikZ placed on top. My answer as it stands can be found here. It looks (I think) pretty good in ...
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How do I keep a string of text together without it doing a line break?

I'm writing up a long paper, in which in prose I have various equations. However, I do not want a line break to occur within the equation - I want the equation to stick together. I want to do this ...
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Is it possible to use \begin{align} in an inline math mode with \displaystyle?

Is it possible to use \begin{align} in an inline math mode with \displaystyle?
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Change spacing around binary operators

I'd like to change spacing around binary operators and this issue is discussed there: How to change default for spacing around binary relations? Is there way how to change spacing in math and ...
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Displaystyle Package?

I am curious to know if there is a display style package, or something that would produce the same effect. You see, I get tired of constantly having to type \displaystyle, and making sure that it is ...
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Always using displaystyle only for \lim

My question is a short one: I would like \lim to always be displayed inline using the \displaystyle mode.
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Globally changing math line spacing

In multiline formulas, I often find myself inserting extra vertical space (\\[...]) between lines (especially when there are many superscripts and subscripts). I guess a certain amount of manual ...
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Is there an environment that imitates align but displays `textstyle` math?

I'm currently typing a mathematical document which counts many sum symbols. I frequently use the align environment to render equations, although the default behaviour of this environment is to render ...
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Display math gets typeset as inline math

When typesetting the below annotated equation my summations are being typeset as inline maths rather than display maths. If I wrap the sum and subscript with \smashoperator{} then they are typeset ...
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Maintaining structure Workbook style

--Revised-- I am looking at a math workbook for teenagers. This one has the following structure: 1.Main Chapter 1.1 Subchapter 1.11 Task 1 a) problem 1 b) problem 2 c) problem ...
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Figures on report counter page (without styling) [duplicate]

Context : I am writing a report with article style in latex and I am wondering if it is possible to have : on right page : my usual text, my full report without figures ; on counter page (left ...
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How to redeclare $$ or the \[, \] pair

There might be probably many reasons not to do it, but what would be the proper way to redeclare the $$ sequence or the \[,\] pair to open by default some special display math environment, such as ...
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Allow page breaks in a gather environment with a nested align

I have two consecutive lists of equations, the second of which is quite long (16 lines with no reasonable way to shorten it apparent). Because the center alignment of gather looks ugly in this case, ...
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Why 'displaystyle' is not working?

I am typing some mathematical expression related to 'displaystyle'. This is working well for $\displaystyle\sum_{i=1}^nx_i=1$. But it is not working in the following example : ...
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Proper leading around displaystyle fractions

I would like to typeset a fairly complicated fraction in display style surrounded by paragraph text. Here's an MWE. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} ...
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LyX analogue for LaTeX \everymath{\displaystyle}: inline math with the style of equations

Is there a way to achieve in LyX what one can achieve using \everymath{\displaystyle} in LaTeX, that is to force all inline math to look the same as math in equations (large integral signs, full-size ...
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Replace everything inside eqnarray* by a given text

Is there any simple (method/macro,..) to replace everything inside all eqnarray* by a simple given text. More precisely for example I want to replace \begin{eqnarray*} x & = & ...
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How to make a shortcut for a \displaystyle?

I want to make a shortcut at LyX that if I press it I'll get what the \displaystyle does (in math mode). e.g.: If I'll press Ctrl+I I'll get an integral... Is there a way to do this?
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Doublespacing a Formula Displays

I am trying to achieve what is written in here: Equations and Double Spacing However, my "larger" displayed equations and aligned environments still seem to have added space above. ...
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What's the difference between quote and verse, and when should this be used in scientific writing?

LaTeX has both the verse and quote environments. I am not sure when to use which and when should be used in scientific writing other than in the humanities. Conversely, there are occasions, ...
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Tabular and lines displaying problem with Adobe

Considering the following code (MWE) : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[table]{xcolor}% http://ctan.org/pkg/xcolor \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|c|r|} \hline Some & ...
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Is there anything like “displaystyle” for “arrays”? [duplicate]

I have this equation and I would like to "get more space" into it, how to do it? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} ...
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Disable underlining in display math and resume afterwards

In my documents I have conditional text, which is underlined (in non-display math mode) to make it more obvious to the reader as to exactly which portions of text is conditional text. In display math ...
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Creating a documentclass with colored titles in koma-script

I am trying to create my own documentclass which fits my needs according to the use of colors. For a shorter description I put all corresponding things in the following working example: ...
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sum in the same line as a fraction

I'm sorry if this has been asked. I'm new to this and to Latex. I have this piece of code: \[ e^{-\xi_1 Y_1^N} = \exp\left(-\frac{\xi_1}{N}\ \sum_{n\geq1}{}V_n^1 e^{-s_n}\1_{\{ s_n \leq ...
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Display equations in tabularx

Why the first MWE works and second not? First MWE: \documentclass[12pt,border=3mm,preview]{standalone} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{tabularx,graphicx} ...
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make fixme notes in displaymath

I am using the fixme package. I observed the use of \fxerror* or \fxnote* inside displaymath yields errors. I can write \documentclass[draft]{article} \usepackage{fixme} \fxsetup{theme=colorsig} ...
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Displaystyle and left-alignment

\newcommand{\mbi}[1]{\textbf{\emph{#1}}} \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{large} \displaystyle ...
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Using \textstyle with \pmod

If I'm in a displayed equation but I want the \sum symbol to appear as it does in inline formulas, I can just put \textstyle in my equation. I thought that writing \textstyle would also force \pmod to ...
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How to center Display equations on ClassicalThesis

While using ClassicalThesis package with scrbook document, I noticed that the display equations defined with \[...\] aren't centered in the page as with scrbook without the ClassicalThesis package and ...
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How to define this new environment and avoid the hidden errors?

I want to define a new environment ends with a $\omega$ in newline. But environment like displaymath already start a newline after itself, so I do not start a newline in this case. That is, start a ...
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Two fractions with the same size [closed]

Can anyone tell me how I can make $A=\frac{1}{a} \frac{1}{1+\frac{a}{b}}$ look the same? So I want $a$ to be on the same height as the other denominator. MWE \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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\displaystyle for a part of the document

Is there a way to use \displaystyle for a part of my document? I do not want to change everywhere the inline math sizes, on the other hand it is a bit tedious to write everywhere (in a list of ...
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Using \Mathsmaller in math display mode makes the character appear to the right of the symbol itstead of below it

I am trying to use \prod in math display mode but it appears large (larger than I want it to be) but when I use \mathsmaller from the relsize package the letter appears on right side of it instead of ...
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Spaces around display math when using setspace

I'm using setspace package in the following way: \usepackage{setspace} \onehalfspacing It works well, mostly very nice result, but the spaces around display math formulae had enlarged too and now ...
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Display step of square root of an integer in LaTeX

How to display step of square root of an integer in LaTeX as follows: or There is no need to write in Bengali digits. It can be express in 2304, 16 etc
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How to use display equations with psfrag?

I would like to include a display equation in an EPS figure using the pstool package. When the command for the replacement text is $\sum_{i=1}^{N} x_i^2$, then it compiles fine (see the vertical axis ...
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Unusual problem with eqnarray

I have this code that gives me two problems: y and x are displayed incorrectly in the first and third row of the eqnarray, like if they had a \rm in front of them, why? it gives me main.tex:91 ...
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Vertical alignment in substack when using displaystyle

I define the \underin command to make its first argument apper below its second argument with a rotated \in in between. It looks small, so I also define a command \dunderin by adding a \displaystyle ...
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Equation name display, not equation labeling/cross-referencing or equation tagging

Is it possible to display an equation name similar to theorem name displays: \begin{theorem}[Convergence of Cauchy Sequences in $\mathbb{R}$] Every Cauchy sequence of real numbers is also a ...