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Questions tagged [brackets]

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

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Help! Why does my curly brace show as a straight line?

I'm a beginner at latex and I've been reading everything I found about curl braces. I managed to positioned it where I wanted it but now my curly brace appears as a straight line. When I write the ...
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Grouping lines in cases and aligning them

I am reading an article, where I faced the following: I want to write such a thing in LaTeX. Basically, this whole thing is in a bracket, every two lines are grouped and labeled together, and there ...
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Gauss brackets with double vertical lines [duplicate]

I would like to have commands for left- and right gauss brackets which have a double vertical line, but otherwise behave exactly like \lfloor and \rfloor. In particular, they should come in various ...
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Citation brackets using biblatex

I'm using biblatex for references and citations in my thesis. \usepackage[backend=biber, style=alphabetic, citestyle=authoryear]{biblatex} gives me the author name in the text, but I would like to ...
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Citation for an addendum in brackets, \citet vs \citep

With natbib (and bibtex) I have the option of using either \citet{foo2019} or \citeb{bar2019} and I think I'm pretty clear on their use. I.e. "as Foo (2019) has shown, ducks tend to quack" vs "...
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Problem with Big Curly Brackets in Overleaf

I am trying to make open a big curly bracket with 3 rows and 2 columns in it. This will be used in a Conference Paper that has 2 columns per page, so logically the wideness of each column is ...
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Table enclosed in curly brackets

I would like to enclose a table with curly brackets. I photoshopped an example here: The MWE of the table is here, please feel free to add packages etc. ` \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{...
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A universal method for left-hand alignment of a sequence of equalities

With this code \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{mathtools, mathrsfs} %% Code for '\widebar' macro is courtesy of %% https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/60253 \makeatletter \let\save@...
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Brackets around blkarray are too big

This is a followup to this question. MWE (given by Henri Menke in the linked post): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blkarray} \begin{document} \[ \left[ \begin{blockarray}{ccccccc} \...
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brackets inside matrix / matrices inside a matrix

I would like to make something that looks like this: I don't know how to get the brackets inside the matrix to line up in the right spots. I don't need them to be red; I just added that to emphasize ...
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Row vector bracket size with double spacing [duplicate]

I have an equation in my thesis that needs a row vector. Since my thesis template is using the \doublespacing command of the "setspace" package, the bracket size of the row vector is not consistent ...
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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 :