{math-mode} is about typesetting mathematical content, e.g. tweaking the appearance of spacing and symbols in a formula, or producing specific mathematical constructs. For questions about "wrapper" environments like equation or align, consider the tag {equations}.

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How can I use Dragon NaturallySpeaking to write LaTeX math formulas by voice efficiently?

I write LaTeX documents by voice using Dragon NaturallySpeaking for speech recognition. It allows me to write much faster than if I had to type on a keyboard (~ 100 WPM vs. 50), I find that voice ...
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LuaLaTeX - Problem with defining Cambria Math only for special font types

I've got a problem, that I can't fix. As soon as I try to use Cambria Math as font for \mathscr and \mathbfscr I get a "missing \endcsname inserted" as error. I'm new to LuaLaTeX so I simply ...
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How to use punctuation marks in LuaLaTeX with unicode-math?

I also posts this here: http://texwelt.de/wissen/fragen/3000/interpunktion-in-lualatex-mit-unicode-math-von-hauptschriftart. The problem is that I want to have the \period symbol (also range="002E ...
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Translating a math book written in plain TeX into Swedish - problem with accented characters

I'm translating a wellknown calculus book into Swedish. The source code is plain TeX and is of course littered with commands, macros and what not that won't work in LaTeX. I need to be able to use the ...
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PGF pretty number printing equivalent in LaTeX

For TikZ and pgfplots I use : \tikzset{/pgf/number format/.cd,use comma,1000 sep={\,}} And all numbers are typeset accordingly, with no other command. Is there a way to have the same convenience ...
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Maths without paper sheet

I would like to know if it is possible to write Maths on latex without having to write a first draft on paper? As far as I'm concerned latex writing seems to demand a separation between the thinking ...
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AUCTeX folding and square brackets in math mode

I want to use the folding functionality of AUCTeX, mainly to replace math macros with the corresponding symbols. But at the same time I want to continue to use square or curly brackets additionally to ...
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Changing a macro's output depending on immediate context

I've set up a macro for differential parts as so: \newcommand{\dd}[1]{\,\mathrm{d}#1} which is useful for differentials at the end of integrals because of the space. (I realise the argument ...
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Math application/library that uses LaTeX?

I don't want to re-invent the wheel here, and I know that there are a lot of good math libraries out there for all sorts of things; what I'm wondering is if there's one that generates its answers in ...
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How to replace parentheses with symbol of other font so that they are expandable?

I use Bitstream Charter for my document, but I'm not satisfied with the appearance of round parentheses. I'd like to replace them with the parentheses from Palatino, both in text and math mode. In ...
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Common bold command for Latin and Greek letters

Following this post, Bold math: Automatic choice between \mathbf and \boldsymbol for Latin and Greek symbols?, I created the command \newcommand{\vect}[1]{\boldsymbol{\mathbf{#1}}} and include ...
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How to use a lualatex FeatureFile to adjust sidebearings in math mode?

I am trying to use Linux Libertine as a letter font (and a bit more) in math with unicode-math and luaLaTeX. It should be good to adjust some details, and I hoped to be able to do it with a .fea ...
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How exactly is spacing in and around a multiline math environment determined?

I've tried reading various sources (in particular Tex By Topic; I don't have a copy of the TeXBook) and experimenting on my own, but I'm still unclear as to how exactly the line spacing in and around ...
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Writing mathematical notation in LaTeXDraw

I have drawn a graph in LaTeXDraw. I need to name the vertices of the graph as v_n (where n is subscript of v). In latex document it was easy, just $v_n$ was doing the work. But how can I do it in a ...
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Display math and tabular

I'm pretty new to latex and having some trouble. I have multiple math formulas which I'd like to organize on the page. i used: \begin{tabular}{p{6cm}p{6cm}} \[...\] & \[...\]\\ \end{tabular} ...
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Setting a default horizontal spacing value for math mode

Is there a way to set a default value for the horizontal spacing in LaTeX math mode? I'm constantly writing $foo \; bar \; baz$ Where the \; macro sets the space that I am happy with. Is there a ...
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Upright math in italic lemma

I naively entered the following math-mode/text mix in a theorem environment, but the way LaTeX treats the parenthesis doesn't seem right. Especially upright math formulas in italic text parenthesis ...
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MinionPro package conflicts with {esint}

I am using MinionPro font but it conflicts with esint package. The compiler always complains: LaTeX Error: Too many math alphabets used in version normal. Therefore I am forced to use the integral ...
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I cannot understand the error msgs in my Latex file, and can't run it

Here is my first LaTeX attempt. I understand the warnings, but I don't understand the errors. I can't find anything on these questions in the guides: missing characters from the LaTeX script listed ...
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Automatic line and page breaking - how to turn it off?

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 , I want to turn off automatic line and page breaking , I was trying to use {verbatim} , {alltt} and \verb+...+ , it works , but doesn't keep original font (I am using ...
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Math mode in longtabu

I'm trying to typeset a very long table that spans a few pages and contains exclusively mathematical formulae. In order to accomplish that I'm using the \longtabu environment provided by the tabu ...
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DejaVu Serif Condensed: Matching math font using PdfLaTeX

I like the DejaVu Serif Condensed font as text font, but I did not find an appropriate math font for it. To overcome this, I thought about two possible solutions: Finding an existing math font ...
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Errors using dmath for multiline equation breaking in a table with booktabs package?

I would appreciate if you can help me find a solution/way out to the following problem. I am using the booktabs package to get a nice looking table. I have a long equation in the table which I ...
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LuaLaTeX: problem with high symbols in math mode

A year ago I wrote my thesis and I compiled it using LuaLaTeX (I need very much memory because I have a lot of pgfplots graphs) and it works pretty good. Today I recompile it and some formulas mess ...
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Having Problem using math environment in LuaLaTeX

I am at learning stage of LaTeX. While working with lualatex with fontspec package, i am not being able to use any math environment. My document's preamble: \documentclass[a4paper, 14pt]{memoir} % ...
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mathds font not working:(

I am using TeX Live (Win 7). My code is the following: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsthm,mathrsfs,amsfonts,dsfont} \begin{document} $\mathds{N}$ \end{document} But ...
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How to convert Latex code to generate equations in Powerpoint?

I have exported my maple mathematical matrices to latex and now I want to show those equations in Powerpoint presentation. I have installed MathType in MS Powerpoint that converts basic latex codes or ...
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Style question: Good spacing in (display-)math

I was quite disappointed to find no recommendation on spacing in math-mode in the AMS guide, so I wanted to ask if there is some rule of thumb for spacing math like \[ x_n \to 0 \quad (n \to \infty) ...
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Environment for Mathematics

I am writing some notes and in them there is 95% mathematics, give or take, so I use $...$. The problem is that if I want to go into a new line and I use the \\ there is the risk of badbox creation. ...
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Can't recognize math symbol - bold “minus” above variable

I'm trying to "latex down" some Kalman equations and I'm not able find a way how to make that symbol above k variable in equation "Predict" (1) and (2) For me, it seems like \bar{} but still I ...
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How can I make text inside set notation look like normal text?

I'm very new to LaTeX, and have never been very good with computers, so apologies for not knowing how to post questions on here properly or missing out anything important. I have this: ...
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Render text upright in math mode

I am looking for a way to have LaTeX render strings of more than one letter as upright (in math mode). For example, I want it to render $Hom$ as $\mathrm{Hom}$, $apple$ as $\mathrm{apple}$, $apple ...
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Comprehensive list of mathmode dots with explanations

I have read on several occasions that there are differences between the multitude of dots commands that TeX and amsmath offer. However, I am not sure up to this day when to use which, and how critical ...
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French math style with default font

Edit: Okay, I found it, just needed more focus on the related entry. The package mathastext called with the frenchmath option does the job. The time for my first question to stackexchange could have ...
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The spacing of `\to`

Let's say I use \def\searrow{\mathbin{\text{\rotatebox[origin=c]{-33}{$\to$}}}} instead of the \searrow. But \mathbin doesn't seem to provide the spacing that \to has; what should it be? Other ...
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Alternative for `\linebreak` in inline math mode

Looking at this question and the chat that followed it, I was wondering what would be considered best practise to include line breaks in inline math mode (breqn does not quite work; there's some ...
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Using oldstyle numbers in XeLaTeX math mode for ONLY inline math

Is there any way to use OldStyle numbers for text and inline math only, while using Lining in the align and equation environments? Ideally via mathspec, but I'm open to other solutions.
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Write equations VAR and VECM equations in R

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \title{Case studies: Long run relationship} \maketitle \begin{abstract} The cointegrating approach is ...
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Math Fonts in ConTeXt

I have installed a standalone ConTeXt package: ConTeXt ver: 2013.11.10 12:23 MKIV beta fmt: 2013.11.11. This works well using Sublime Text 3 to edit and build ConTeXt. (I downloaded ConTeXt syntax ...
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Math environment Minion Pro

I am using minion pro for my report and could like to change the math symbols in text environment.Currently the math symbols in text (section no, subsection no, figure no) appears as marked black in ...
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garamond (main) and mathpple (greek symbols)

i'm using GARAMOND font. But i would like some greek symbols to take from MATHPPLE. I think it's enough to write a command like "\DeclareMathSymbol{\Pi}{\mathalpha}{Letters}{5}". But i coldn't find ...
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How can I do this page?

I'm a teacher math and I will give to my students a sheet with a mathematical summary (resume). I'm thinking in this model, but with other matter. How can I do this page? Thank you.
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make math symbol italic

I must admit that I don't really know my way around LaTeX, pretty much at all. Anyway, here's my problem: I want to include the symbols \flat and \sharp in my text. Unfortunately I only receive ...
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How can I force a footnote to appear on the same page as a particular displayed-math environment?

In this example, \footnotemark and \footnotetext are used respectively inside and immediately outside of an align* environment to create a footnote. (Here the equation-numbering system is being abused ...
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Display a breve over several letters

I'm writting with a very dumb question, buy I haven't been able to find anything regarding this topic, nor think of a more general topic to look into. I'm trying to have a \breve which scales ...
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Locally change font style from sfmath to amsmath

I am using the package sfmath. It is rather hard to explain why, but the reason should not matter for my question. If it is required I can try to explain why I need sfmath. Nevertheless, the main ...
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How do I use different fonts for mathematical equations?

The title says it all. This is my code snippet: \documentclass[12]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tex4ht} \usepackage{chemarrow} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} ...
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How to make two line apex

I'd like to split the apex in two lines. I'm commenting a part of an equation with \overbrace and I need to split the comment in two line because it is too long. $$ x = \overbrace{y}^{very big ...
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Set sans serif font for math

I'm using the following code to set sans serif font for math mode. \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \everymath{\mathsf{\xdef\mysf{\mathgroup\the\mathgroup\relax}}\mysf} $\Delta$ ...
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Mathematical handwriting worksheets

Similar to Handwriting Drill Sheets question; however, I need it to work in math mode. The problem is that my students don't seem to understand the location and spacing when writing their home work. ...