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I'm using Kile (kde4) on Mac OS. I can use the cases environment just fine but my version of Kile doesn't have dcases. I'm using Kile via MacPorts. Does anyone know of a way to update my distribution so I can access this environment? I'm not too good with MacPorts so I haven't really touched it after following the directions to get it installed.

Or is there a quick/lazy fix I could do, like maybe defining my own command to do the same things as dcases?

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    Are you loading the mathtools package? – Gonzalo Medina May 8 '13 at 4:23
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    Do you want autocomplete in Kile editor for dcases environment or if it's with package \usepackage{mathtools} – texenthusiast May 8 '13 at 4:23
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    Thanks guys, that was the issue. Totally forgot that I need mathtools...don't remember doing that the last time :x – justin.dong May 8 '13 at 4:37
  • @user1799323 Some useful info: mathtools is package included in a TeX distribution (eg: TeXLive,MiKTeX and MacTeX), which has nothing to do with any LaTeX editor(Kile), Hence title has been modified to reflect the issue. – texenthusiast May 8 '13 at 6:24
  • @GonzaloMedina Would you like to add an answer? – Torbjørn T. May 8 '13 at 13:43
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The dcases environment is implemented by the mathtools package, so you need to load it in the preamble:

\usepackage{mathtools}
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