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\dotsc or \dots in this case? [duplicate]

I know that we should use \dotsc with a comma and \dots if there is no comma. But what if I have a comma on the right side and no comma on the left side, for example in Pr[X_i | X_{i+1}, ... ] ...
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Which dots-type in math? [duplicate]

I am using the vim latex suite and when I type ... it automatically changes them into \ldots if it is text or \cdots if I am in a math environment. So I thought that \cdots is the "right" thing to use ...
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Consistent typography

When working with large documents, or even across multiple (smaller) documents, I often find that I forget which typographical consistencies I should stick to. With TeX being inherently consistent in ...
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How do magic \dots work in amsmath?

The amsmath package redefines the \dots command so that it "guesses" the correct height of the dots with respect to its context. For example $x, \dots, y$ will produce three lowered dots, aligned ...
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Placement of ellipsis

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $(1-\theta_1) \dots (1-\theta_m)$ \end{document} Isn't the ellipsis supposed to be vertically centered since they indicate ...
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How to indent equations?

I have 2 equations which looks like: A = B+ C + D... , While x is true. The problem is, the equation is quite big which goes on for 2 lines. How do I give an indent to the second line so it looks ...
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Multiple alignment in math mode without much space

There are several post on multiple alignments, but I cant find a solution regarding my problem. %%%%% Dokumentenklasse mit verschiedenen Attributen \documentclass[a4paper, abstracton, ...
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\cdots and \dots, which one to use?

Sometimes I just don't know which one to use, \cdots or \dots? This question is more like using the correct math style instead of technical details of LaTeX, but I hope someone can help.
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When to use \dots, \ldots, \cdots, and blanks? [duplicate]

I am writing math. questions like these: Complete the missing numbers: 3,4,...,...,7 5+...=7 The rectangle contains four ... angles (choices: acute, obtuse or right) In each case of the mentioned ...
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tab is not working in latex

I am new in the world of latex . At this time , now I am writing thesis . I want to have tabs in tex document . For this purpose , I have written the following code . \hspace{2cm}$ \mathbf{a_{11}x_1 +...
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Add a bracket in mathematical equation

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,amsthm,latexsym,mathrsfs,amsfonts,dsfont} \usepackage{mathtools, nccmath} \begin{document} Let $\sigma_H(\mathbf{T})...
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Multiple multiplication dots in a row

What would be a correct way to write this (or is there another correct way)? Thank you!! \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm,amssymb,amsfonts} \begin{document} ...
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Double tagged equations?

In the following example the inequality (2.26) is obtained in the environment equation, but the equations (2.27) and (2.28) by dirty tricks, destroying the structure of the document. This is because ...
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How can I make amsmath's \dots look ahead after macro expansion?

As explained by egreg, "amsmath redefines \dots so that it can do a lookahead in order to establish what kind of dots to use." However, I noticed that this feature of \dots doesn't work when I define ...
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Writing a equation with many regions

How to write a equation like the following which contain many regions?

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