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Apr
22
accepted Mixing vertical alignments in a tabular
Apr
22
comment Mixing vertical alignments in a tabular
Ah shoot, I missed the \end{tabu}; can you fix it, so that I can accept your answer? And manual intervention is needed only when tabular is used, not with tabu. I'm not sure it is by design, but at least, it does work this way.
Apr
22
revised Mixing vertical alignments in a tabular
Fix solution by combining tabu and multirow
Apr
22
suggested approved edit on Mixing vertical alignments in a tabular
Apr
19
asked Mixing vertical alignments in a tabular
Feb
3
comment How to make a command for a circled letter to work with all font sizes?
Not really; the symbol is drawn with TikZ, but it could be a simple textcircled. For instance: \newlength\oneex\def\malcev{\mathop{\text{\settoheight{\oneex}{x}\raisebox{0.3\‌​oneex}{\resizebox{!}{\oneex}{\normalsize\textcircled{\scriptsize M}}}}}}. Basically, the circled M is written in a "normal" size, and it is then scaled to the height of an x.
Feb
3
comment How to make a command for a circled letter to work with all font sizes?
An alternative, arguably cleaner, and in any case shorter solution is offered by John Kormylo on this question: tex.stackexchange.com/a/290956/65 . This relies on amsmath's \text, extract the actual height of a letter, and draws the operator in proportion to it.
Feb
3
accepted Scale a TikZ picture according to current font in math mode
Feb
3
comment Scale a TikZ picture according to current font in math mode
Ah! That's perfect! We arrived at a similar solution at the same time—but I had to search for hours :-) I used a resizebox to avoid having \tempdima everywhere, but I'm not sure one is better than the other. Thanks greatly!
Feb
3
comment Scale a TikZ picture according to current font in math mode
@JohnKormylo: As Symbol says, it's not that easy, and \text goes a long way to make it easier. However, experiment with \DeclareRobustCommand{\myop}{\mathbin{\text{\rule{1mm}{.7em}}}} or similar, and you'll see that it does not scale properly. What I'd really like to have, again, is something like "Put 'A' in a vbox, and scale the symbol to the height of that vbox." I just can't seem to be able to do that, because of evaluation timing.
Feb
2
comment Scale a TikZ picture according to current font in math mode
\text is basically doing the mathchoice here. I'm really searching for an option that keeps the tikz (because I may have something more complex) and that avoids a mathchoice. In a way, I'd like to be able to say "Let $x$ be the height of an "o" in the current mode, then scale the tikz picture to $x$."
Feb
2
asked Scale a TikZ picture according to current font in math mode
Oct
7
comment Detect first visibility in a Beamer frame
It's by design; this is not something I mind, and I'd guess that it would take quite a lot of effort to keep the same code and have the effect you mention. Thanks for your comment!
Oct
6
answered Detect first visibility in a Beamer frame
Oct
5
asked Detect first visibility in a Beamer frame
Jul
20
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Apr
1
comment Typeset mathematical symbols also in sans serif font?
The page you quote clearly states: "After including the package sfmath.sty, all maths is displayed with sans serif fonts; there is no way to switch back to the original behavior." Can you please give more detail on how to switch back and forth?
Nov
20
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Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Mar
28
awarded  Popular Question