{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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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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Use of Script-size and Script-script-size glyphs

In the answers to this question, I learned that OpenType Math fonts like Cambria and Latin Modern Math contain script-size and script-script-size characters, with different optical scaling. In my ...
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Typing Russell's “Sur la Logique des Relations”

I'm having some trouble typing Russell's definitions in TexWorks, mainly because of the spaces and numerations of propositions. Anyway, my output it's a complete disaster. How could I maintain the ...
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Retrieving coordinates of every character in a formula

I'm writing a program that uses LaTeX to display formula's. The user must be allowed to click on different parts of the formula, and the program should know on which part the user clicked. Is there ...
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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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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 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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Square root long division method

I wanted to draw the working column for this method of finding square roots: http://youtu.be/UnshaiwljGY Here is an image example of the process: But I am unable to draw it because I am new to ...
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Bold or verb text in mathpar

I'm writing a derivation tree using mathpar but I'm unsure as to how to markup some words. The derivation tree is for a small programming language, so the premise and/or conclusion contain words I ...
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Longer Cap of \sqrt

I am using ShareLaTeX for assignment. I want to input an equation like: $EOQ=Q^*=\sqrt(\frac{2K\lambda}{h})$ and got output like this: But I really want the square root with longer cap (or ...
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Can I use xymatrix to make a spectral sequence ? meaning how to make the boxes?

Is it possible to use the xymatrix command to make a spectral sequence ? Since xymatrix has all the arrows, what I am really asking is are there commands that will enclose the entries in a lattice of ...
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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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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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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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Problems with vector fonts and embedding

I have written a thesis, printing on the home-printer works fine, but for publishing, there are some problems concerning the embedding and fonttypes: I am using Miktex via TeXnic Center on Windows 7. ...
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Spacing of fractions in TeX Gyre Pagella Math

Using TeX Gyre Pagella Math with xelatex, some objects like \frac12 just seem way too large compared to the rest of the equations. Have a look: In the first line, the numerator looks like it's ...
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Missing font shapes

I have a problem with missing font shapes. I'm working on lecture notes and made some corrections to a very large latex document, so I did not set up everything by myself. Now I encoutered the problem ...
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Knitr and numbers

I return to a question, which is few months old and then maybe not yet the best practice around. I use the siunitx package in my documents along with knitr to compile my R chunks. As far as I ...
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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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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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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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How do I use \begin{equation}

I'm trying to enumerate my equations using this command: \begin{equation} w(H)\le (g^2-5g+10)/2 \end{equation} I have this in the log: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.1026 ...
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Bad height positioning when superscript and \dot appear together

I try to type \dot x^i to represent the time derivative of the coordinate x^i. But in \dot x^i the superscript i will be to high, while in {\dot x}^i the dot will be too high. My attempt \dot ...
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Text shape to use for vectors with arrows

Say we have the point P = (x, y, z) in three dimensional space. Say I have this vector from the origin to my point P called v, which I would denote in LaTeX as \vv{v} = (x, y, z) with the \vv command ...
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Equivalence Conditions in a Theorem

If I want to write a math paper with a theorem of the form If A and B are real numbers, then the following conditions are equivalent: 1. A = -B; 2. -A = B; 3. A + B = 0. Furthermore, the ...
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Using lots of symbols in general text

I am trying to reference in my report however as the referencing guide suggested includes lots of symbols ie ( :,;,<,>,/,\,[,],(,),_,~,) when i press play in latex i get the error "missing $" as ...
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Line numbers are not showing for part of my document?

I am using "lineno" package and a paper Latex template from a journal. {the whole .cls package} the numbering was working fine after using \begin{linenumbers} and then suddenly stopped numbering from ...
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Unbalanced columns after using multicol

I'm having some issues getting my equations to balance after entering the multicols environment. You can see that the equations are slightly unevenly matched. Any help is appreciated. ...
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Times new roman in math mode, except for greek letters

I'm using \usepackage{times} to change my font to Times New Roman, but I noticed that some math commands like $\max$ still show up in Computer Modern. So I used \usepackage{mathptmx} to fix this, and ...
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Commands for the style/font of numbers in LaTex

In LaTex Letters have different fonts by commands like \mathcal, \mathbb etc.. However, those commands cannot apply to numbers. Are there some styles or fonts for numbers?
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Wolfram Mathematica Functions in Lyx

Can I use all functions of mathematica in Lyx? I want to use functions like Solve[]
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How do I increase the font size without all the subtraction symbols disappearing?

If I uncomment the fontsize command, then the subtraction symbols disappear. \documentclass{biophys} \gridframe{N} \cropmark{N} \usepackage{amsmath} % Absolute value notation ...
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Referring to a complete subequation environment. Is there a recommended style?

I have a subequations environment which is labelled and inside it I have an alignat environment which has a label for each line. Would you say it is ok to refer to the complete model as I do it in ...
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Summing a list and specifying number of elements on list

How would I create something like either of the following on LaTeX?
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Font-independent convention for multi-letter variables in math mode

For several years now, I have always used \mathit to display variables that have more than one letter, to ensure proper kerning: \fbox{$foo = f(jazz)$} vs. \fbox{$\mathit{foo} = f(\mathit{jazz})$} ...
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Force \displaystyle throughout document (including subscripts and fractions)

How do I force \displaystyle to all instances inside fractions, superscripts, and subscripts throughout the entire document (including intext)? Basically I am looking for something that effects ...
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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. ...
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Defining #1^#2 as \overset{#2}{#1} for some characters

When I write math in xelatex, I like notation such as: $x \overset{ℝ}{+} y$ $x \overset{f}{↦} y $ $x \overset{(1)}{=} y$ However, as I type things like this so often, I would like to type it ...
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Detect a newline after dollar $ sign

I would like to be able to use \ifnextchar to check if the next character is a new line character. The reason is that I would like to redefine the $ sign to behave differently if it is followed by a ...