# Tagged Questions

{matrices} is about matrices in {equations} and {diagrams}.

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### Controlling Matrix like a shape in Tikz

Would it be possible to control a matrix in Tikz as accurately as possible as with regular shapes? For example, inside a Tikzpicture, I could simply control a shape's size by writing \filldraw[fill=...
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### Make matrix inside equation fit the page width in LyX

I have a matrix that is a bit too wide to fit inside my page width. After reading a lot of different answers on the Internet, none really related to LyX, I came up with these three different ...
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### LyX: Configure a command for 3x3 determinant

I've been trying to add a new command to LyX to easen my way through physics, when mostly 3x3 determinants are used. I clicked Document -> Settings -> Preamble and wrote the following: % det 3x3 \...
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### Underbraces in Matrix Divided in Blocks

How to put underbraces, inside the parenthesis of a matrix, to name both sides of the blocks? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} . . . \[ \...
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### Issue with delimiters of small matrix

I am using the mathtools package in order to right-align entries in small matrices. My code is below. The issue is that the delimiters in the first matrix are not the appropriate size; they should be ...
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### How to create a matrix with 20 columns in latex

The code below works, but when I add 10 more columns, it does not. So, how can I add ten more columns to the matrix below? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{...
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### A matrix inside a table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Column padding in tables I am trying to insert a matrix inside a table, and I am looking for a good way to do this. Usually when I write matrices in equations, I use array ...
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### Whitespace surrounding elements in a matrix

I was just wondering, when writing a matrix in the following way \begin{pmatrix} \begin{array}{cc} -5 & 3 \\ 6 & -4 \end{array} \end{pmatrix} I get quite a lot of ...
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### The gaps in a matrix brackets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broken matrix - gaps in brackets I created a matrix in latex, but there are gaps in its brackets. Does anyone how to fix it? Here is the code: \documentclass{article} \...
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### Breaking equation in align enviroment to put textwidth matrix in separate line

I have to put a textwidth pmatrix into an align environment. When using split, it destroys the centered alignment of the other equation. Pseudocode: \begin{align} \vec{a} &= \vec{b} + \vec{c} \\...
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### Drawing a box around certain parts of a matrix [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Highlight elements in the matrix i have a matrix: \begin{bmatrix} 1 & 5 & 4 & 2 & 1 \\ 1 & 5 & 4 & 2 & 1 \\ 1 ...
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### Specify dimensions of block matrices in Latex

I recently started learning LaTeX and though I found answers for almost all of my questions by looking online (and especially here), there is still one more thing I would like to be able to do but can'...
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### How can I pad cells of a blockarray?

After some struggle, I was able to render the matrix I was after. It now has the right "shape", but it does not look very nice; especially the spacing between the bracket and the matrix contents is ...
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### Centering \vdots in a sparse matrix with an even number of rows

I am trying to define only the non-zeros elements in a sparse matrix, thus using some \vdots where the entries are zeros and specifying the row when needed (using the blockarray command, with \...
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### Change matrix figure layout

I have a figure where I am writing som matrices I want something like but I am getting this, How to change it? I have \begin {figure}[h] \centering \small \textbf{X} \[\left( \begin{array}{...
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### Multiply matrix and letter

I want to multiply a matrix with a letter, it looks like that: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{ngerman} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ \left( \begin{array}{ccc} | & & | \\ ...
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### Rotation of a bmatrix

I'm writing a report, with a restriction on page numbers. So I want to rotate a bmatrix that sticks out of the page (horizontal) and put it inside a \minipage. My bmatrix: \...
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### Passing an argument with the alignment operator (&) to a macro within another aligned environment

I am trying to write macros for quickly formatting matrices in math mode. Here is a simple, working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\pmat}[1]{\begin{pmatrix}#1\end{...
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### Block matrices, separator with space

I want to write block matrices like the one shown below I tried underlining, fraction, and using __ as an entry by making three rows but they did not look nice.I want the horizontal lines inside ...
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### Caption on side by side matrices

I have two matrices side by side, like this: \[ \left[\begin{array}{cc} a & b \\ c & d \end{array}\right] \qquad \left[\begin{array}{cc} e & f \\ g & h \end{...
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### Why is picture and matrix not drawn at the same height

I'm trying to put a adjacency matrix beneath a graph using subfloat. The graph is drawn with tikz. No matter what I do, the matrix is put below the graph as shown here: The code is here: \begin{...
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### Latex matrix not displaying right numbers

I've just started writing in latex to expose math problems to a forum. I am trying to display a matrix: \[ \begin{align*} \begin{matrix} 1 & -9 & 3 \\ 1 & 2 & -2 \\ -2 & ...
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### Position two stacked tikz matrices

I would like to take two TikZ matrix, possibly of different dimensions and stack them. My demo code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} \begin{document} \begin{...
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### TikZ compiles in body, but not as command [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with defining shortcuts for TikZ matrices. When I use the code below to draw a tikzpicture in the body of my document, it works just fine. However, when I define a ...
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### Multiple horizontal line separators? Multiple \over-s?

How to code the syntax like fraction, but with more than 2 components? Fractions consist of numerator and denominator while I need more. In other words: how to code column-matrix with horizontal lines ...
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### Plot weighted frequency matrix

I wish to create this plot preferably in pgfplots or tikz. I have actually got a version plotted (with help from SO), but I have used R and exported the plot using tikzDevice. I can't post the ...
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### Set Braces in XYPic, XYMatrix

I want to add three braces to a xymatrix in a xypic environment. Here's how I got so far. \documentclass[11pt]{article} % use larger type; default would be 10pt \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} ...
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### alignat makes 3 good alignments and 1 bad

I'm having a problem with the alignat environment. This code: \begin{alignat*}{9} &X_{12}&+X_{13}& & & & & & & &=1 \\...
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### Matrix notation in ClassicThesis

In Classic Thesis Style Guide, the author suggests to not use bold fonts. For vectors an alternative is arrow \vec. If I don't want to use \mathbold, what is the best alternative to mark matrix in ...
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### labeling diagrams with matrices

I it possible to label an arrow with a matrix in Xy-pic? In the following diagram I want to label the arrows with 2x2 matrices to represent linear maps between vector spaces, in the place of a,b and ...
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### Matrix from graph description

Are there any LaTeX package that draws/plots/generates a matrix from a "graph" description (node relations). Any type of description/language could be useful. The trick is to generate automaticly a ...
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### How to label arrows in tikz-cd diagrams with matrices?

I'm using tikz-cd for some commutative diagrams, but if I try to label an arrow with a matrix, & appears to be "undefined control sequence". So all the entries in a row get concatenated, and it ...
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### How to use Line in Matrix [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: \bordermatrix with brackets [ ] instead of parentheses ( ) I need to write a complicated matrix, that has a structure as in the attached picture