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Questions tagged [brackets]

{brackets} is about different brackets, their usage and functionality in (La)TeX.

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Is there a way to remove extra space when using qtree?

Is there a way to remove the extra space in the example below? (That is, to make the square brackets smaller but in such a way that the whole tree still falls within the brackets) Here is the code: \...
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Rotated Curly Brackets Along Arrow (TikZ)

I am trying to do a diagram to show the nature of Principal Component Analysis. I have the following code, wherein I would like to have rotated curly brackets under the Principal Component Vectors to ...
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A chain of inequalities with words - aligned

How would one write this in TeX? I tried basic align techniques, but one also needs to align the words inside the brackets on the right-hand side and for me it does strange things. Thanks!
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How to type these special brackets in latex in text mode?

LEFT BLACK LENTICULAR BRACKET (U+3010): 【 RIGHT BLACK LENTICULAR BRACKET (U+3011): 】 LEFT WHITE LENTICULAR BRACKET (U+3016): 〖 RIGHT WHITE LENTICULAR BRACKET (U+3017): 〗 LEFT WHITE TORTOISE SHELL ...
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Maths Equation Formatting - Brackets [duplicate]

Does anyone know how you would type this in latex? Thank you!
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Making brackets around a function larger

In my project I want to define e as a limit and have the following $$\lim_{x\to\infty} {(1+\frac{1}{n})^n}$$ but the brackets don't line up properly, the curved brackets don't go around the entire ...
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How to get uneven size/space of numerator and denominator in fraction enclosed by \left\{ and \right} brackets

The following code gives a large amount of space under the denominator, enclosed by the left and right brackets, \left{ and \right}: U_{ij}^{\mathrm{tor}}(\mathbf{\hat{r}}_{ij},\mathbf{\Omega}_i,\...
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But how to align the equality sign $=$ balanced?

See the following latex keywords \[\left\{\begin{matrix} A=B \\ C=D \end{matrix}\right.\] This shows the two array as column wise in center part. But how to align the equality sign $=$ balanced?
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Unstandardized brackets in matrix

I wonder how to solve my problem. In 'normal' matrix we have a square brackets but I need to write a brackets like in photo Could you help me? I'm using \usepackage{amsmath}.
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Macros \dv and \pdv eat the subsequent parenthesis argument

The physics package has the macros \dv and \pdv which are great but I have a small problem with them. If an argument with parenthesis included right after them they eat the whole argument. If there ...
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Hyphenation doesn't work if the word is inside brackets and bold

So, the hyphenation apparently doesn't work, if the word is inside of round brackets AND in bold font. This is the code: \documentclass[12pt,ngerman]{scrartcl} \usepackage{babel} \begin{document} ...
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Why enclose a \verb block with curly braces?

Why would you enclose a \verb block with curly braces? Does it change anything? Consider the following examples: The \verb|acmart| document is \verb|orange| and \verb|blue|. Use the {\verb|verb|} ...
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Brackets with the same linewidth

I want to make a matrix whose entries are matrices of different size. If I use \left[ and \right] for the entries, the line-widths of the brackets are unequal, when the inner matrices are of uneven ...
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smallmatrix between brackets `[]` instead of parentheses `()`

I'm trying to write a math cheat sheet and have to write matrix in a compact way. I saw a very nice piece of answer there. What I want to do know is to set the matrix in brackets [] instead of ...
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How to make the following vertical line and two lines of equation inside of bracket

How to reproduce this one? I am mostly concerned with the vertical bar and getting two lines of equations behind it.
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Correct Typography: Should Parentheses have same Height as Exponent Numbers or not? [closed]

Which behavior has the correct typography: Should parentheses/brackets have the same height as exponent numbers or not? Example no. 1: [ \si{\square\meter} ] Example no. 2: \left[ \si{\square\...
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Label for the subcaption containing square brackets isn't acting nicely in the figure caption

I often have to use "[" and "]" in various labels when cross-referencing items with formulas of inorganic complexes. Everything worked fine until I noticed a problem with \subref{...} of the ...
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Why does it add spaces between <variable>?

I want to do something like this: <\phi> But it looks erally weird, like there is a space before and after the variable inside the less than and equal than symbols. How can I make this look ...
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two equations with curly brace

I would like to know if it is possible to make this. Basically its kind of the opposite from using the {cases} command Thanks in advance!
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Add the curly bracket of the rcases environment in the enumerate environment

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{...
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How to make an equation system with right brackets on “two levels”

does someone know how to make these "double" right brackets? I have not been able to find a solution. Best, Tiziano
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How do I do Wick contraction with Dirac bracket?

So I would like to be able to draw Wick contraction with Dirac bracket, the Dirac bracket is produced with package physics, and the mwe is \documentclass{article} \usepackage{physics} \begin{...
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Bracket over two equations

is there a way to join the two brackets at the end of the 4th and 5th equation together so it spans over these two equations and there is only one text? \begin{align} f(\beta_i^{r,c},\alpha_{r,c} \...
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How to insert square bracket in multi-row table?

I have tried to insert square bracket in multi-row table. As shown in picture, from Fourth row and second column to seventh row and Third column, I want to insert square pair brackets and "/times2" ...
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brackets in equations

How do I make the fraction in this equation sit in the middle of the big brackets? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ T = \ln \left (\frac{\displaystyle\frac{\...
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Matrix brackets not appearing when typeset in the typewriter style

I need to display all the math in the typewriter style, so I used mathastext to do it, but now matrix brackets are not being displayed. Everything else works fine as far as I can tell. Here's my code:...
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Curly bracket around iterated exponentials

I believe this problem must already have a solution but I cannot find one on the Internet. Consider the following code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Preventing entries in brackets from going over margins [duplicate]

How can I prevent the following text from exceeding the margins of my document? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} We first left the DC loop open and inputted AC at frequencies of $\{50, 51, ...
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Equations: Using brackets across “align” command [duplicate]

I have a lengthy function that is messing up: \begin{align*} D(a,z) &= \frac{1}{\sqrt{\pi}}2^{\frac{a}{2}}e^{-\frac{z^2}{4}} \left(\cos \left(\frac{\pi a}{2}\right)\Upgamma \left(\frac{a+1}{2}\...
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How to get the brackets in the multirow spanning all three rows?

I'm constructing a table, where I have a multirow spanning 3rows in the center of this table. For examples, from row 6 to 8 in center of the table. This is hard because the brackets have to be located ...
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Curly Bracket size and appearance

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt, A4paper]{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[left=2cm, right=2cm, top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \DeclarePairedDelimiter\set\{\} \begin{document}...
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How to insert curly bracket in multirow table

I am constructing a table, where I have a multirow spanning 3 rows. Inside this multirow I would like a big curly bracket that spans the 3 rows. Unfortunately, I have not been able to get it to work. ...
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Chemfig multiple brackets on the same bond

I'd like to draw the following copolymer structure using \chemfig. But it turns out that I can't put the right bracket and the next left one within the same bond. All I found on the internet were ...
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Align large horizontal brackets to columns of a table?

Similar to this question, but the brace should cross multiple columns instead of rows. For example: animal plant -------/\-------- -------/\---------- / \ / ...
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How to create new delimiters: dashed \langle and \rangle?

A minimal working example is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsfonts,lipsum} \begin{document} $\langle 1,2,a,b\rangle$ \end{document} Question: How to create variants of \langle ...
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Biblatex field venue+eventdate without round brackets

I am looking for a solution to remove the round brackets in the reference list for the type @inproceedings. The original version is like: As you can see, the venue+eventdate has round brackets around ...
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Table with left and underbrackets centering

I have written this code in order to obtain a simple I x J matrix. \begin{table}[H] \caption{Invidual/Attributes Matrix} \begin{center} \scalebox{1.2}{ \begin{tabular}{crc|c|c|c|c|} ...
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How LaTeX builds the large horizontal/vertical brackets

Wondering about how LaTeX implements the vertical and horizontal brackets [{(⟨. I saw these unicode characters which could potentially be used for vertical brackets: ⎡ ⎢ ⎣ ⎤ ⎥ ⎦ ⎧ ⎨ ⎩ ⎪ ⎫ ⎬ ⎭ But ...
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How to get a bracket that looks like this?

I'm trying to get a bracket that looks like this : I tried $4\tan^2\left(\dfrac{x}{3}\right)$ But got this instead :
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How can I obtain the braces shown in the below picture? [duplicate]

I am in need to input a certain type of braces to my report and I am not able to find it in latex. Can Somebody help me with this?. I have included a picture of it. Have alook at it.
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“Nice” square brackets

I am trying to get square brackets to fit "nicely" around a number (for denoting the equivalence class containing that number). Using the following, \begin{document} \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{2} \...
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TeXstudio: How to put already written text in brackets and set the cursor at opening bracket?

No MWE, for this pertains to the editor itself. I use TeXstudio mainly, but have briefly used TeXmaker a little. When I write LaTeX documents, I very often find myself writing some text only to ...
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Place square bracket around a cross-reference

Is possible to instruct LaTeX to surround all cross-references with square brackets? For example when I write a command like some text \ref{some label} then when compiled I would like the output to be ...
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Customizing square brackets

I am trying to modify LaTeX's brackets (\cases) to make something like the one on the left: I could only find code for square box and brackets (\cases), but not for this particular variant on any ...
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Table with brackets from Stargazer

Is it possible to make a table that has brackets bracketing multiple rows in a table from within the Stargazer environment?
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Environment \left| \right| and \left( \right) not working properly with fourier package

Currently I'm using fourier package to write mathematics documents However, when I attempt to use \left| \right| to indicate the module of a vector, this is what I get. Also, when I use \left( \right)...
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References and citations with bibtex

I use bibtex for my references and I am wondering, which is the best way to organise my list and citations? There are many question about references but I can not find a way to do what I want. with ...
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How to adjust parenthesis thickness without changing the font?

I use kpfonts, and equations like \left(\frac{1}{2}\right) or\left[\frac{1}{2}\right] produce thick parentheses etc. that look very heavy compared to the rest of the text. Is it possible to make them ...
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In LyX, how do you remove the brackets around a matrix after they're already there?

I used the GUI to make a matrix with round brackets, and now I want to remove the round brackets (or change them to square brackets), how do I do that?
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Why is the “4” missing, even in the PDF?

On the second line, marked by the beginning of the bracket, there should be a '4'. However, it doesn't show up, not even in the PDF. Here is the code: (I am using ShareLaTeX, but the Compiler setting ...