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

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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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Automatically increase spacing inside brackets

I find LaTeX's automatic spacing for a lot of common mathematical expressions to be extremely ugly, especially with respect to brackets. For example: $f(x+a)$ and $\mathbf{P}(x=a)$ both have "x&...
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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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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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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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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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How to write a function (piecewise) with bracket outside?

How to write this Piecewise function using LaTeX? I tried $ \begin{array}{cc} \{ & \begin{array}{cc} 0 & x\leq 0 \\ \frac{100-x}{100} & 0\leq x\leq 100 \\ 0 & ...
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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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Environment aligned doesn't output first part in bracket

\begin{equation} \begin{aligned} [c\mathbf{v}+c'\mathbf{v}',\mathbf{w}]=&c[\mathbf{v},\mathbf{w}]+c'[\mathbf{v}',\mathbf{w}],\\ [\mathbf{v},c\mathbf{w}+c'\mathbf{w}']=&c[\...
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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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\overbrace and \underbrace with square bracket

I'm trying to put a nice square bracket over a complex text, it should look like an \overline but with ending like \ulcorner and \urcorner. The presence of \overrightarrow and \overleftarrow makes me ...
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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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Tall curly brace

I would like to put a tall (long) left curly bracket on the left side of the following: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \noindent c: $\{$1, ..., n$\}$ $\rightarrow$ $\{$1, ..., n$\}$,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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\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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French notation for intervals ]x,y[ [duplicate]

I use French notation for intervals, like ]x,y[. But the brackets behave funny --- they try to surround wrong thing, like ] x,y [∪] a,b [ Writing \left]x,y\right[\cup\left]a,b\right[ solves 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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Using \left after array to increase bracket } size

I want to use \left to increase the size of a bracket } after an array. I don't want to use commands like \Big as shown in the example. The reason why is that I will use this several times for ...
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Bracket sizing with \bigwedge and \substack

I've been trying to enclose a wedge with a substack of conditions in square brackets. My original code was: \left[\bigwedge_{\substack{j=1\\\text{where }i(j)=1}}^n e_j\right] which produced: This ...
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Is there a convention to use brackets instead of nesting parentheses? [closed]

This is something that I first noticed while reading some physics textbooks that are on the slightly older side. Many authors use brackets, and sometimes even braces, to avoid having nesting ...
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How to get rid of double Parentheses of the equation number

How to get rid of double Parentheses of the equation number, I appear like ((1)) , and I want it to be single like (1) \usepackage{patches} \usepackage[font=small,labelfont=bf]{caption} \...
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How to fix \left and \right formatting in LaTeX?

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 \right. ...
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How to change brackets for this modified matrix?

I found this code here (stackexchange) and modified it for the matrix I needed to make. But I want to have thoses brackets[ ]. I tried to change blockarray for \left[ and \right]. Can anybody help me ...
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Omit round brackets around equation numbers with cleveref

By default equation numbers produced with the equation environment are put in round brackets. I want to get rid of these on the equation line as well as when referencing. karlkoeller gave a solution ...
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How do I typeset this piecewise function?

What is the LaTeX code for this? There is a solution about how to code the function part, but I could not find out how to make all that equal to f(x). Please ignore the semicolons in the piecewise ...
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Curly brackets and Big O notation

I'm having some trouble inserting a Big O notation into a right-side curly bracket consisting of two lines. I'm using mathcal for the Big O notation but once I put it in the curly bracket it doesn't ...
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big angle brackets

I know that \langle and \rangle creates left and right angle brackets. But they don't seem to adopt to the size of the expression inside. For example, if I have a big matrix, I would like to angle ...
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Lyx: Quick way to insert Dirac bra-ket

In LyX, what is a quick way to insert mismatched delimiters in math environment? I tried typing \left|\right>, but it is not interpreted automatically.
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Equation with a symbol in three lines [duplicate]

I tried this \begin{equation*} \begin{cases} \begin{tabular}{c|c} $r_0=3.0000$ \\ $r_0^2=9.0000$ \end{tabular} \end{cases} \rho_0=2.76518\...

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