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

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How can I add multiple curly brackets over a list?

How can I add curly brackets like this? This is so far my code.... \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{enumerate}[label=(\alph*)] \item Hello \item Hi \item Good-bye \item Bye \end{enumerate}
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Subscript, Superscript, and Bracket

I want to write like this: But when I write \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \lim\limits_{\Delta\rightarrow0}\Delta{}_{t=0}^{t=T}\left\vert\dfrac{df(t)...
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“Floor” brackets touching in cases [duplicate]

What is the nicest way to prevent the "floor brackets" from touching in this example? \alpha= \begin{cases} \left\lfloor \frac{(a_1+b_1)^2}{4} \right\rfloor & x \\ \left\lfloor \frac{(...
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Latex can't run because it finds a bracket too many?

When I run Texworks, I get the issue saying that there should be a bracket too many in the paragraph that is marked with yellow. If I run it in overleaf, I get the same error, yet Overleaf is still ...
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How to fit parentheses (Guillemets) into a single line in LaTeX

I'm looking for a way to process parentheses so that they don't come at the end or beginning of a line. The typography of parentheses in French (« ») doesn't like to isolate either of the parentheses ...
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Matrix in double-struck square bracket style

We can use \llbracket \rrbracket using the \usepackage{stmaryrd} to generate double bracket. My question is: how we can generate a matrix with double bracket (in the same style as the \llbracket \...
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Double-struck parentheses

We can use \llbracket and \rrbracket (provided by the stmaryrd package) to generate double brackets. My questions are: how we can generate double-struck parentheses in the same style as the single-...
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How to know when to use \left( and \right) and when not to?

How to decide when \left( and \right) are necessary? Here is my code that shows various ways to format the same formulae: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Example 1.1: \[ \frac12 \left( p +...
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Big bracket structure (linguistics feature structure)

I would like to create something along the lines of this: I have tried, but failed miserably. I know that I can use \left[ and \right], but other than that I am completely lost. Can anybody help me ...
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Different types of brackets?

I would like to ask you about your preferred way of typesetting math functions with brackets and arguments, like $f(x)$ or $x(y+1)$. I think there is the possibility to get confused by this, because ...
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How to add parentheses/brackets to these two fromulas?

I can't understand how to add parentheses/brackets to these two formals, I've tried '/right)' and '\left(' but without success. Please help, how should I edit this code to get the attached pictures (I'...
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Linguex: gloss alignment with (square) brackets

I noticed that linguex aligns the first word of a gloss to the square bracket, and not to the actual word within the bracket. Here's a part of my document (I copied pasted all the packages I'm using ...
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How to change the direction of a huge bracket?

I could easily add this to lyx. But how can I change the direction of this bracket? The code for this is the following. \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{...
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Using { in a table as if it were a vertical line

The question is simple but I am afraid the answer is not: I would like to change the default vertical line between two columns of a table by a { as long as the vertical height of the table. \begin{...
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Parentheses size on mathpazo

I noticed that using the font mathpazo the parentheses done with \big(,\big) or with \left( and \right) on a mid sized expression are larger than necessary and definitely larger than the corresponding ...
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Nested \left and \right) make \vphantom have non-zero width

I have many nested \left( and \right) parentheses in my document and I'm trying to find a flexible way to make outer pairs larger. Unfortunately, I cannot use \delimitershortfall recommended here. ...
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LaTeX beamer problem with equations centered inside braces

I just recently started to use Latex, so I'am having some problems with the equation environment. In specific, I want to put three different equations inside brackets, but I want then to be center ...
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Incorrect symbol appears under math environment

When I write under math environment, e.g. $y(t)$, the brackets doesn't show. Also, I found, when I $\sum a_n$, or $\int_t$, it comes up with flowery "P" and "R" respectively. I have listed all the ...
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How do I stack multiple underbrackets?

How do I reproduce the lines like the image below in LaTeX? In this image, common characters are connected by a line. I've tried using \overbrace and \underbrace, but I couldn't reproduce it ...
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Length of \underbracket with Libertinus Math

The combination of Libertinus Math and \underbracket (provided by mathtools) produces unreasonably large brackets if the argument of \underbracket becomes too long. (One can probably also argue that ...
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Big brackets and text inside the brackets

I was trying to make something similar to this image However if I try to do it with the function \left { \right } in my document It looks really bad. Can you give me some recomendation to improve ...
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A bigger curly bracket in the system of equations [duplicate]

I'm using Lyx and I need to type this system of these two questions. The problem is that I know almost nothing of TeX so I use a script a friend of mine wrote for me: \begin{cases} \frac{y}{x+y}-0.34=...
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Right brackets for multiple code lines [duplicate]

I'm new to latex and I was wondering is there a way to achieve something like this in latex? I have searched the internet but I achieve a good solution. This post is good but it didn't have written ...
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Breaking curly brackets with 3 equations

Anyone know how I can form break 3 equations with curly brackets in this format?
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Superscript not obeying brackets

I am trying to put in superscript only what is in brackets: (2) Let $\overline{h \circ s}(v) = h(\overline s(c)) = h(c^ {\mathfrak_{U}} )$ when $c$ is a constant. \\ (3) $\overline{h \circ s}(f_{...
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How to break a long equation which is in brackets?

I am using amsmath package. I am able to break equation which is outside bracket but I want to break the equation inside these two big brackets also. Here, is the code: \begin{equation} \begin{...
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How do I put 3 equations in two Curly brackets with text

So, I have a formula like the one in the picture on the left and I want to make it so that instead of having to put two separate alignments, I can add two curly braces to 3 equations. My final result ...
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BibDesk does not permit parentheses in Cite Key

BibDesk does not permit parentheses within the Cite Key field even though BibTeX works perfectly well with such parentheses and other BibTeX database programs (such as JabRef) permit it. So I think ...
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Automatically add Parentheses to \cos, \sin, \log, ecc. , allowing subscripts

I'm sorry if the title suggests a question that has been asked a lot of times (see below), but I couldn't find an answer that also fulfills another need... As a math teacher, I want my students to ...
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Brackets in Equation [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a vector expression go over 2 lines, however, when I try to put brackets they aren't the correct sizing. Any way that I can make them the correct size? \begin{equation*} \...
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writing two line equation in parenthesis in LaTeX

How do I write this in Latex. I don't want the figure. How do I write it in equation form
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How to fix height of parentheses in Tikz

I am constructing a figure with Tikz, and I need to insert different vertical parentheses (brackets) like in my previous question (see : How to construct a synoptic table?) which have different ...
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Several lines in a bracket

Can someone display a method to write something like this in latex?
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Delimiters \left( and \right) do not work (fourier and teubner)

Sorry i posted a totally useless long post. I reproduced now the very same issue thanx to the comments of daleif. Here it is: MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[polutonikogreek, italian,...
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using “\interval” causes undefined control sequence error

Why does this line causes undefined control sequence error? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \title{Amsmath example} \author{ShareLaTeX Templates} \date{June ...
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How to fix \left and \right formatting in LaTeX?

SX! I frequently come to this website for help on LaTeX formatting, but this is one issue I have not been able to find an answer to. My question boils down to the fundamental issue with \left and \...
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Still cannot combine split with curly brackets [duplicate]

I tried to use vphantom{...} and overleaf does not take breaqn package, so I still have the question: I have the following formula, but I get an error with it that I can't fix. What is wrong here ...
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Cannot combine \left\{ with split [duplicate]

I have the following formula, but I get an error with it that I can't fix. What is wrong here really? Thanks \begin{equation} \begin{split} \psi(x)=\sum_{j=1}^l\sum_{v=0}^{m_j-1}U_v(x,\mu)...
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Why does LaTeX parse square brackets differently than curly braces?

In this comment (copied below without effort to preserve formatting): It may be worth pointing out why this happens. The [ and ] bracketing of optional arguments in LaTeX isn't as robust as the { .....
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Rescaling icon made in TeX

A few days ago, I posted here about my tikz picture as an icon. So, you helped me and it worked. But now, I have some problem. I would like it to be rescaled so I could use it with command \bracket{}{}...
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Cannot use tall curly brackets with array [duplicate]

I tried the other posts here on the following problem, but they don't work for this equation. I have the following: \begin{equation} \psi(x)=\frac{1}{2\pi i}\int_{\partial\gamma_r}\left\{\frac{1}...
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Bold brackets in equation environment

I want to write an equation with bold extended brackets. For example: \begin{equation} x_k = \left[\begin{matrix} 1 & T_s & \displaystyle \dfrac{T_s^2}{2} \\ 0 & 1 & T_s \\ 0 & 0 ...
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Why should I “enclose the previous parenthesis with ‘{}’”?

I stumbled across this line in chktex (here) with a note saying This is a warning which you may ignore, but for maximum aestethic pleasure, you should enclose your bracket characters with `{}'s. ...
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Can't write square brackets inside a table: Bad math environment delimiter

I am working on this thesis template. I need to start a text with square brackets and the word inside the brackets ends with underscore, like: [test]_text But I am getting an error: Bad math ...
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Making \left[ \right] ignore the height of \underbrace

This question is similar to Underbrace without big environment-braces ( \left(\right) ) but that article isn't exactly what I need. I need the underbrace to appear below the brackets. The following ...
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siunitx: horizontal alignment of rows with integers, non-integers with variable number of decimals, “surrounding material”, and brackets

I have the following table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{...
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Adjacent large square brackets with text in tikzpicture

Call me thick but, how do you tweak the code in the answer here so that brackets are adjacent, e.g., one starts at, say, point (0,0) and ends at point (2,0) and the next one goes from (2.5, 0) to (3.5,...
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Fix inconsistent matrix parentheses size in stix2

As the development of stix2 seems inactive, I want to find at least a local fix for this Problem: Parentheses in bigger matrices are too big as in the following example which was compiled from the ...
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alternative LaTeX-code for round parenthesis ( )

For square brackets one can use \lbrack \rbrack instead of [ ] Is there also an alternative LaTeX command to get normal parentheses (i.e. round brackets) instead of ( and ). Is there a better / more ...
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Chemical formula - how can I write parentheses?

I want to write the following chemical equation in Latex: I'm trying to put the parentheses in (): \documentclass[fontsize=11pt]{article} \usepackage{braket} \usepackage{pdfpages} \usepackage{...

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