12 questions linked to/from When one should use spacing line \quad or \,
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### Conventions regarding the use of space in mathematical expressions [duplicate]

The Chicago Manual of Style (sec. 12.16) suggests medium space (a ¼ em) before and after signs for binary operations (i.e., conjunctions); symbols of integration, summation, or union; and signs for ...
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### What is the right way to use the \! spacing command?

I have noticed that I hardly ever use the \negthinspace command \!. This is because I don't know how to use it properly (I do use other spacing commands quite a bit, because I can better understand ...
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### Multiple letters without spacing in Math

Is there something I can add to the preamble of my document such that multiple letters without spacing in a Math environment (such as $NP$) do not have extra spacing between them and are not ...
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### Canonical way to typeset spacing in abbreviations

In a comment to When one should use spacing line \quad or \, Herbert claims that e.\,g. is the canonical way to typeset spacing in abbreviations (this is not about spacing before or after ...
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### Space on the right hand side of a unary math operator

I know that \mathop{...} is used to give some space on the both sides of the binary operator. Could anyone tell what to use to give some space only on the right hand side of an unary math operator? ...
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### Should there ever be a thin space between an operator and an opening delimiter?

For instance, is it correct to use $\sin\lvert x\rvert$, not $\sin|x|$, for the sine of the absolute value of $x$? I think that since the argument of $\sin$ is $|x|$, it makes more sense to have a ...
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### Math Spacing in the presence of a trailing/non-trailing comma

I thought I knew how to use a \hphantom{} but don't know of an easy way to handle this case due to the comma. I want to get the text aligned for the X row. I added the appropriate \hphantom{{}+1} ...
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### Math spacing when using quantifiers [closed]

I'm often writing equations with quantifiers like these: \begin{equation*} x_i \quad \forall i = 1, \dotsc, n \end{equation*} I've read this answer, but I'm not sure if my case is an example for a ...
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### How to left align an equation, with a brace as left delimiter? [duplicate]

This is my code: \begin{document} $$\sigma(s,i) = \left\{ \begin{array}{ll} \tau_{si} & \mbox{si } \{s,i\} \in E \\ \infty & \mbox{sinon.} \end{array} \right.$$ \end{document} I ...
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### Where does not TeX make correct spacing and formatting in math formulas automatically?

I am writing book with a lot of math formulas. I am interested to print them correctly according to typography rules, Knuth's recommendations or AMS-society's recommendations. I saw in this question ...