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

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Polymer structure in PPCHTEX - how to make big brackets?

I'm trying to draw polymer structure using PPCHTEX under ConTeXt packages, my current code is \starttext \startformula \setupchemical[scale=small,width=fit] \startchemical \chemical[ONE,SB3,SB7,SB5,...
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Margin when using auto-scaling of parenthesis: Is there a better way than adjusting for it with "\!"?

Whenever I need larger parenthesis I use \left( \right) which automatically adjusts the size as needed. I know that the optimum would be to always manually choose from \big, \bigg, \Big, ... but for ...
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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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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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Curly bracket for subequation enviroment using the mtpro2 v. lite

Remembering the very nice answer given by the user @Mico, Curly braces using mtpro2[lite]: fix correct alignment, it has been used into an equation the enviroment \ccases{\begin{aligned}.....\end{...
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Issue with brackets ( using myblockquote)

I have an issue with the code. When I try to put multiples ( in my case 2 ou 3 ) \myblockquote. There are 2 more brackets that appear and the quote doesn't always start a new paragraph. The code I use ...
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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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unicode-math with XeLaTeX \left( and \right) not rendered correctly

I'm using XeLaTeX (XeTeX 3.14159265-2.6-0.99992 (TeX Live 2015)) on OS X Sierra, compiling to a PDF through rubber \documentclass[letterpaper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath}...
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How to get apacite with square brackets and numbers

I've been trying for a while and I am wondering how can I get an APA 5th styled bibliography but in the text I want citations like: " ... blablabla [1]." And in the bibliography it should look ...
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AUCTeX folding and square brackets in math mode

I want to use the folding functionality of AUCTeX, mainly to replace math macros with the corresponding symbols. But at the same time I want to continue to use square or curly brackets additionally to ...
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Array lines too thin in newtxmath

When using newtxmath the shorter horizontal lines on the top left and top right of the square brackets surrounding an array are sometimes too thin. Compare them in the first and second arrays in the ...
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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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Problem with font and math environment

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,titlepage]{scrartcl} \usepackage{mathtools} \mathtoolsset{showmanualtags} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{newpxtext,newpxmath} \begin{document}\sloppy \begin{align} y=&...
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Periodic Table code not working

Good evening, I wanted to run the following code (it's part of the PSTRICKS Examples list, so you can check it for free) but it does not work. There are two errors, in lines 165 and 390 which I do ...
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Bigger Parentheses And Brackets When Nested

Is there any way to have parentheses and brackets that get bigger when "nested"? For example, normally parentheses and brackets work like in the first case shown in the picture, but I would like to ...
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Remove double parenthesis from subfigure caption

I am using subfigure in a memoir environment. I would like to know how to remove the double parenthesis from the caption of the subfigures: Here the code I am using (MWE): \begin{figure}[h!] \...
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longtable parenthesis

I need to add a mathematical text at the left of a longtable. For example U_d=leftparenthesis (longtable here) rightparenthesis How do we add the text "Ud =" at the left of a longtable and how do ...
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Multiple pinpoint command for apacite

I am trying to construct a function to extend \cite{} in order to support multiple-pinpoint citations (still using the apacite package). I am trying to have a LaTeX marked-down document which can ...
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Unable to write left square bracket in TexStudio

Why can't I write a left square bracket in TexStudio?
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Multiple References in a single square bracket using IEEEtran style in Latex

I am using the IEEEtran document class and bibliography style in latex and my references are displayed as individual numbers in square brackets e.g. [1], [2]. However, I am trying to find a way to get ...
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How to decrease brackets size?

As stated in the subject, I know that $\left[x\right]$ can be used to increase the size of the brackets to adjust for a large argument, but what about if instead I would like to decrease the brackets ...
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Biblatex: Different entry types have different date formats (with and without brackets) in bibliography

I am using biblatex with IEEE and I am getting dates with and without brackets around them, depending on which entry type I'm using (such as @journal, @online, @misc, etc). I have tried searching ...
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How make newtx option theoremfont work with thmtools?

I want the body of theorems to be in a true slanted font (\slshape) rather than in italic, yet have brackets within a theorem body to be upright. The newtx package (version 1.7) option theoremfont (...
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Place both name and year between brackets when using cite

For the paper I am working on, I would like to have citations with both the surname and year between brackets. Currently, when I use \cite{}, only the year is within brackets and the name appears in ...
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Latex Parenthesis around dot for time derivative

I want to indicate a term can be x or x dot, so I'm thinking of drawing a symbol like this, where there is a dot, but there are parenthesis around it: Does anyone know how to do it? Thanks!
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listings : How to parse character sequences into math symbols

I'm trying to format code snippets using listings. The language I'm targeting (typed template Haskell) features the equivalent of double square brackets brackets [|| and ||]. These look quite poorly ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Equally sized parantheses despite use of \left( ... \right

I think my problem is rather simple but I cannot find the mistake here. I want to have several parantheses in an align environment, so I tried: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{...
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Misplaced bracket with Hebrew text containing letter, digits and hyphen

When displaying a Hebrew text, containing letters, digits, and a hyphen - all of these inside brackets, the ending bracket is misplaced. MWE (using XeLaTeX): \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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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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What's the proper height for brackets around integrals and summations?

What's the proper height for brackets around integrals and summations? Are there typesetting convetions for these cases? E.g., I have this equation: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath}...
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Redefining \big, \Big etc. to \left and \right locally, A (quasi) real case example

Lets say I'm reviewing the layout of a paper (I'm not the author) and I have this code: \begin{align} \Delta_s^- &= \frac{|t_s|^2}{2U} \int_{\vec k} \frac{1 }{\omega_U^2} \Bigg[\frac{ h_s(\...
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Can I use \@ifnextchar to redefine \big macro to \left or \right?

This question is relate to Conditionally redefine \big, \bigg, etc. to \left or \right (locally). I'd like to redefine the \big macro respectively to \left, when followed by (, [, and \{, and \right, ...
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Math mode brackets `\[...\]` without centering

I'd like to be able to put math mode in distinguishable opening and closing brackets, like \[...\], instead of $...$, but the problem is, \[...\] seems to be auto-centering the equation. Is there a ...
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Is it possible to resize the theorem title parenthesis?

I currently am declaring theorems as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] \begin{document} \begin{theorem}...
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Creating a bracket [] macro for \ref when using hyperref

I've been trying to add brackets around cross-references in a more automatic manner in my recent report, but haven't been able to do so just yet. A simple \newcommand-macro does not seem to work. I've ...
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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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Remove Parenthesis from text at the end of a table

How do I remove the automatic parenthesis of the text at the end of my table? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[left=35mm,top=26mm,right=26mm,bottom=15mm]{geometry} \usepackage[hmargin=2....
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Use \( & \) instead of \left( & \right) in align to make parenthesis

I would like to use \( & \) instead of \left( & \right) to make parenthesis adjust size in align. My problem is that \( & \) is already defined as a way to 'start math mode'. So the ...
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