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In standard, interpret characters as vectors

I need to write many equations with way more matrices and vectors than scalars and I would like to have LaTeX interpret "normal" characters as vectors and matrices. Consequently I need to mark the ...
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1answer
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Import \vec from fouriernc?

I am wondering how to import the \vec font from fouriernc (which is much better designed than that in other fonts families, but I don't like other designs in fouriernc) without affecting the font ...
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Undefined control sequence error when using \abs [duplicate]

I have the following line of code that is throwing up an undefined control sequence error: \begin{equation} \vec{N} = \frac{\vec{T'}(t)}{\abs{\vec{T'}(t)}} \end{equation} The problem is with the ...
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The bearing angle between two vectors?

What is the best way of showing the angle between two vectors defined by start and end points? E.g., Vector 1 points from point A to point B. Vector 2 points from point C to point D. I have tried: ...
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LaTeX 'Missing $' Cannot find the reason

So i am writing up some maths definitions for my exams and for some reason Texworks says that I have a 'missing $' in my line of work, however I cannot see anything wrong with it. ...
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Too long/short pipe (absolute value) in math mode with certain letters

In the question Absolute Value Symbols I read about the best ways to write absolute values. I found the accepted answer pretty good and it works in almost all cases. Sadly, only in almost. For example ...
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How do you write a vector with an underline instead of an arrow?

I don't like the way the vector with an arrow $\vec{x}$ looks. I would prefer to indicate it with a line underline but when I google it nothing comes up to show me how to do it. Does anyone know? ...
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1answer
773 views

Can I make a greek letter extra-bold in math mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get bold math symbols? I would like to distinguish between a vector of betas and the individual betas and I want to use bold symbol, rather than an error, to ...
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Typesetting coordinates

I'm trying to typeset coordinates like: (0 0 0) or (0, 0, 0) I'm not sure if LaTeX offers a package which can make the notation a bit more professional than just manually inserting spaces between ...
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2answers
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Conventions for typesetting complex vectors and vectors with complex components

I was wondering if there were conventions for typesetting vectors and complex numbers. I grew up in France and I'm used to putting an arrow on my vectors ($\vec{v}$) and a bar on my complex numbers ...
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Typesetting a Row Vector

In the question typesetting a column vector, a very nice solution was given for typesetting a column vector with an arbitrary number of rows. I am attempting to modify the code to produce row vectors ...
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Bold italic vectors

I am trying to display vectors as bold and italic. The command \mathbf sets the letters non-italic. I also googled a bit and stumbled upon \mathbf{\em y} or \mathbfit{y}, which all didn't work. I ...
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String/vector concatenation symbol

I'm looking for a math symbol to represent the concatenation of two vectors: if x = (x1, x2) and y = (y1, y2) then x ? y = (x1, x2, y1, y2). I'm not very much at home in vector calculus, so I don't ...
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typesetting column vector

I would like to define a command which typesets a column vector. For one vector I can have something like: \left( \begin{array}{c} a\\ b\\ \end{array} \right) I would like the command to produce ...