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Problem with displaying brackets in fractions

I need display fraction with multiple levels and brackets in some levels. If i use standart left, right constructions, i have ugly fraction. I have a lot of empty place in brackets. Below you see ...
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big brackets on an align environment

I want my matrix to look like the one attached. I want my sum signs to be big and be in a matrix environment. Right now I am using the align environment and I am not quite sure how I can put brackets ...
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Matching unbalanced parentheses

In xparse r arguments are specified as r<token1><token2>. I'm trying to regex-check whether an expression matches that (ignoring the r for now), with =\{ and =>. The example below ...
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Center Hyphen in Square Brackets

In plots in my thesis I am indicating the depicted quantity's units in square brackets. In the case of a dimensionless quantity, I want to use [-] to explicitly indicate that. However, I am struggling ...
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ArabLuaTeX brackets in UTF-8 encoding

I am having issues with square brackets, parentheses, etc. in Arabic environment with unicode input. I appreciate any help: Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{arabluatex} \...
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How to Use the UsestackEOL Package to Put Braces [Brackets] Around Structured Stacks

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usestackEOL]{stackengine} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \Large $\left\{ \Centerstack{ the first sentence. \\ the second ...
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How to get brackets by using autoref for align equations

I want use autoref to reference equations like this: Equation (8.19), but my output is: Equation 8.19 I tried to proceed as in (search for "Einstein" ) autoref and braces around equation ...
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How to write a vertically centered dot between brackets with less space?

I want to write a dot between brackets, but I want it to be: Vertically centered, like using $(\cdot)$ With the same space between the dot and the brackets as if I wrote $(.)$ That is, I want ...
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unexplained space in math mode (left/right brackets, vphantom)

I'm currently writing a small tool which automatically generates latex code for equations. I stumbled over the following problem, which in extremely boiled-down form looks like this: \begin{align*} a &...
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Suggestions to align vertically derivates and partial derivates

For my book I have this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} \begin{document} Sapendo che $\xi=\xi(x,t)\in Y_{00}$, \[\left[\xi\frac{\partial f^{0}}{\partial \...
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How to add square bracket in this matrix?

How to add square bracket in this matrix? (a1,...,an) and (x1,...,xm) does not in the brackets. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{align*} D= ...
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Interaction of \left and \right with \ifthenelse

Purpose I want a function that surrounds an expression in \left and \right brackets, where the shape of the bracket is given as a parameter, e.g. \brackets[(][]]{\frac{1}{2}} % should return \left(\...
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Different ⟨,⟩ symbol (scalerel issue)

My teacher uses angle brackets ⟨,⟩ both for inner product and for linear combinations. I'd like to use different, but similar symbols for this scope: so I wrote \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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\left \right give inproper vertical spacing in fouriernc font

Here is a minimalist example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fouriernc} \begin{document} $\mathbb{E} [x \mid y ] $ \end{document} The result looks like this: But if I use \left and \right, i.e.,...
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Underbracket with long label [duplicate]

I'm trying to do the same thing as the photo below But the result that I get is pretty annoying (as you can see) $P(E|F) = \frac{P(E\cap F)}{P(F)} = \frac{|E\cap F|}{|\Omega|}\cdot \frac{|\Omega|}{|...
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a curvier style of curly brackets

Older math books often use a curvier, fancier style of curly braces. LaTeX uses [by default] a more conservative, straight kind of curly brackets. Is there a way to get the fancier kind?
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Spalign package: the use of square brackets with the borders

I am curious, since I have done several tests, how to set up the square brackets for the first matrix when I use the border with spalign package. I have seen this question and....actually I am not ...
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How to draw horizontal curly braces under a timeline?

I have drawn a timeline using following answer for How draw multiple timelines one after another. Is it possible to add horizontal curly braces under the timeline along with its label? Desired sketch ...
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Can I reduce the spacing between a function and a big paren to that between it and normal parens? [duplicate]

So if I want to apply some function to a big and complex expression, I'd like to use \left( \right) because it scales the parentheses to match the expressions height. However, when doing this, extra ...
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Diagonal brace with nested parenthesis

I would to obtain a result similar to the image below. So far I only have \bigg( \Big( \big( a^q \big)^q \Big)^{\rotatebox{25}{$\cdots$}} \bigg)^q, without the brace. I tried to follow this question,...
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Polymer brackets with chemfig

I am trying to do the mechanism shown in the image. I am stuck in the second molecule. I don't know how to use brackets properly. I also need to put the asterisk as an exponent.
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Error using \boldsymbol

I am using \boldsymbol and am getting a strange error. Here is a MWE with all the packages I am importing: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm,amssymb,...
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Big floor brackets size around fraction with small denominator

i'm having issues with bracket formatting around fractions. For example, this code : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \DeclarePairedDelimiter\floor{\lfloor}{\rfloor} \begin{document} ...
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Tikz add parenthesis to a tikzpicture

I would like to add in my tikz picture a parenthesis like this : I have already tried adding a \[\left( before and a \right)\] around the tikzpicture. But it doesn't give the desired result: Here's ...
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Slightly rounded angle brackets

How would be possible to get angle brackets with a slightly rounded angle? Here's a handwritten example of the desired result.
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How you can obtain over brackets relating cols in tabular/tables?

Similar to this one in red In lines I know \underbracket{52-8}_{44} (with \usepackage{mathtools}) but.. is possible relating cols? Or, even, with arrows similar to the top background image: \...
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Added whitespace when putting brackets around fractions with splitfrac

I'm using splitfrac from mathtools to break up a particularly long line in the numerator of a fraction. When I put brackets around the fraction, however, they leave a line of whitespace in the ...
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Aligning underbraces in two different length terms [duplicate]

The code I have written currently is: \begin{equation} \label{eqn:fullwavefunction} \psi\textbf{(r}) =\psi_s(\textbf{r}) + \phi(\textbf{r}) =\underbrace{e^{ikz}}_\text{incident wave} + \...
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Wrong position of superscript with colored brackets

Coloring the brackets changes the position of the superscript. How can I get the same position as in the right example with standard color brackets? I intend to use \left) and \right) for brackets to ...
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More aesthetic norms, absolute values, parentheses, etc

This is nothing too important, and I've decided to make all three questions into one because they are more or less related. Sometimes when I type math equations, I find them not as beautiful as I ...
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Threepart table footnotes with brackets

Currently the threeparttable displays the footnotes and references to footnotes as showed in following picture. How can I configure treeparttable to display the reference to the footnote with [a], [b]...
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apa7 citing ref needed tex studio+ tried with biblatex and biber compiler + issue round brackets around not generated around references

\documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{report} %=========================Preamble=================================== \usepackage{setspace} %for line spacing \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \...
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How did these below the numbers do it? [duplicate]

I saw this format in a paper. This is obviously not a picture. These numbers can be copied and pasted like other text. How is this done? Thanks.
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How to maintain large brackets in a split environment?

For example, I want to write \begin{equation} \begin{split} \left\{ &ax + b =\\ & cx + d \right\} \end{split} \end{equation} Latex tells me I annot split the brackets ...
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\underbrace inside brackets (dimension) [duplicate]

i'm writing an equation. I noticed that when I enter the \underbrace command, the square brackets increase their size giving an unpleasant visual result. could you suggest a solution? \documentclass{...
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How do I correctly insert a curly bracket in a table cell

So I made a table in which I would like to have a curly bracket, containing three formulas in one cell. I managed to make one that look right in the pdf, tho I still get an error message. So this is ...
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Automatic brackets size with \left(…\right) fails for \text{…} exponents

I noticed that the automatic adjustment size for parentheses by use of \left(...\right) "fails" in two cases I use a lot: Case one: When a upper index is set as \text{...}. I typeset label-...
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How to write equations on the left and brackets on the right side?

I'm looking forward to reproduce the following in my Latex document: What would you recommend using for this?
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How to keep the size of the parenthesis in different lines when using multline? [duplicate]

I am using overleaf and I am trying to write the following equation into my main text but since it is longer than a line I have to break it into smaller parts and for that I am using the miltline. ...
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Square bracket indicating “A or B or C”

How can I write $A.B.C=0$ equivalent to $A=0$ or $B=0$ or $C=0$ in this form? I am a newbie in latex. I would like to write an expression such as the following How can I do that? Thank you very much!
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Big brackets multiple lines in LYX [duplicate]

Hey how can I do sth like this in Lyx? I think about these big brackets which are in different lines
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Problem with left & right parentheses in align [duplicate]

I'm trying to write down a formula using \left( and \right). On some formulas, this works totally fine (see Example 1). However, on others I get a to me not explainable error message (see Example 2). ...
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Put open and close brackets in document [closed]

In a Word document I have multiple lines of words one under the other, e.g.: zignature puppy food zignature small bites zinger dog crate zinger winger dog crate I want them to automatically generate ...
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How to typeset this matrix equation using simple LaTeX tools

Here is the output I need: The closest I could get is this: \begin{equation*} \begin{bmatrix} & \\ v & \\ & \\ \end{bmatrix} \begin{bmatrix} w & \\ \end{bmatrix}...
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How can I insert a large curly bracket across multiple lines of text?

I am attempting to group multiple lines of text with a curly bracket that will have text centered on the right side of the bracket: My current MWE does not include the bracket. \documentclass{article}...
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Forest package and weird bracket behaviour

I am using forest package to write some algebra with planar trees. However, when I combine automatically sized brackets with my forest picture, the bracket size and position is completely wrong: it ...
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How to create a vertical brace in an aligned optimisation problem?

I am trying to create a vertical brace around particular constraints in an optimisation problem. A segment of my code is shown below \begin{equation*} \begin{aligned} \underset{x_{ij}}{\text{minimise}}...
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LaTeX: how to get correct size/position of (nested) brackets around fractions

In the following example \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\x}% {a = \left[% \frac{b}% {c + \left[ \frac de% \right]% ...
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\hfill doesn't work for braces in mathmode

I want a right brace that spans a few lines of text and is located at the right-most side of page.\ Something like this : Related : brackets - Adding a large brace next to a body of text Here, the ...
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Correct size/position of nested brackets within fractions

How can I get the correct size/position of the brackets in all 4 "sections", not only in #2? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} TEXT-1-A $a = \left[ \frac{b}% {c + \...

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