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{mathtools} is an extension package to amsmath. It provides bugfixes and adds useful tools for mathematical typesetting.

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How to type some special mathematical expressions or symbols

I have a problem with typing some special mathematical expressions or symbols. They are 1: 2: 3: and I need a refined form of in which the \right> is typed better than it is.
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Aligning and spaces for negative numbers and fractions in a matrix

As the title says, when I am writing my code the fractions are a little too close to eah others. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools,amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts} \begin{document} \[ \left(...
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Fancy \Aboxed without redefining it

I'd like to define a fancy box in align environments while keeping the \Aboxed command as it is defined by default. What I got so far \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools,tcolorbox} \...
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Norm with triple vertical lines using `DeclarePairedDelimiter`

I would like to declare a paired delimiter for a "triple norm". A answer to this question already exists (cf. Spacing between triple vertical lines), however, as I'm already using mathtools' ...
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automated arrow length

I am looking for an automated way to fix arrows' length in an aligned arrangement. There are two-level approaches, such as https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/413486/195378, where the length of the second ...
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How to type this complicated fraction in latex? [duplicate]

As shown in the below screenshot, how could I type this complicated fraction for x_n in problem 5?
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multlined environment creates too much vertical space when used in tabular

I would like to break my formula in a table into two lines. It seems good to use multlined environment. But the formula in table appears with a huge vertical space between two lines. The desired ...
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How to define a bracket function that allows line breaking and auto-adjusts size?

I want to define a bracket function that allows line breaking and auto-adjusts the size of the bracket like the normal method did. By normal method I mean using \left\{\right\}. According to this ...
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Another solution to create a set with two conditions

With this MWE \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{mathtools,amssymb} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage{newtxmath} \begin{document} \[ Y_{\alpha\beta}=\left\{\eta\coloneq\eta(x,t) \...
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Not usual vertical alignment between \partial symbol and command \frac

Starting from this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{mathtools,amssymb} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage[lite]{mtpro2} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% New \partial \DeclareFontFamily{U}{...
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Spacing, delimiter, and Libertinus Math

I would like to have a command that stretches the common delimiters according to the content. The standard \sin\left( is known to have a bad spacing, the packages https://ctan.org/pkg/mathtools and ...
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How to create a summation symbol with a vertical bar?

I am trying to create this symbol: I have tryed to use this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \makeatletter \newcommand{\superimpose}[2]{% {\ooalign{$#1\@firstoftwo#2$\cr\hfil$#1\@...
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How use \DeclarePairedDelimiterX after \providecommand* for same command?

The package mismath includes the definition: \providecommand*{\abs}[1]{\left\vert#1\right\vert} After loading mathtools, I want to redefine \abs by: \DeclarePairedDelimiterX{\abs}[1]\lvert\rvert{#1}...
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Autosizing for expectation with additional index

I was trying to define a new command for an expectation which scales the vertical dash (in case of conditional expectation) and parenthesis to the argument, respectively. Additionally, I want to have ...
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How do I achieve this alignment of multiple equations?

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb, mathtools, thmtools, unicode-math} \begin{document} \begin{align*} \hphantom{\Leftrightarrow}Lf&...
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mathtools package destroys wordwrap latex

I have a latex document, something like this: \documentclass[6x9]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[paperheight=9in,paperwidth=6in,top=0.5in,bottom=1in,right=0.75in,...
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Vertical alignment of left/right subscripts

Using mathtools's \prescript, the subscripts in $\prescript{}{n}X_m$ are not vertically aligned. The problem does not seem to appear when using ${}_n X_m$, but this is undesirable for other reasons. ...
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Define \norm command and work in long table

Edit: Solution \norm requires an argument. Thanks to the commenters for pointing that out to me. Orig question: I have a \norm command defined that is simply the \lVert and \rVert symbols put on ...
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`evaluate at` delimiters

I am using the \DeclarePairedDelimiterXPP command from the mathtools package to declare some new delimiters, for which scaling can be turned on and off easily. Specifically, I want to declare the ...
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unicode-math + mathtools: sin, cos etc in mathitalic

Here it is my base file $ cat test_00.tex \documentclass{standalone} %usepackage{unicode-math} %usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} $\sin(00)$ \end{document} $ and I have also the files test_01....
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Resolution of a problem concerning calligraphic fonts such as \mathcal or \pazocal

Although the question may seem very simple, I want to ask it because I wish to learn. I use a lot of packages for my book and unfortunately someone goes into conflict. For example, I can't use bm ...
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Enumeration indicator for number of arguments of a function

I'm trying to replicate this style of indicator for dotted enumeration as suggested below Can some one help me with this one?
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extensible \vzigzag

Below is some code adapted from the mathtools documentation. I'd like to have extensible versions of the \vzigzag command such that the second line in the command below works as expected. What would ...
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Splitting the denominator of fraction into more than two lines

I wish to split the denominator of the following fraction into more than 2 lines. For splitting into two lines, splitfraccan be used. But how to split the denominator into three lines? \documentclass{...
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How to typeset \left \right parenthesis in LuaLaTeX in 2019?

With pdflatex I often used \left( and \right) to scale the parenthesis of a function as in \[\exp\left(\frac{a}{b}\right) \] But this method was not perfect, because the code is difficult to read ...
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Which fixes from mathtools were merged to the AMS packages already?

mathtools aims to fix bugs and problems with the AMS package set. Quote from the AMS site http://www.ams.org/publications/authors/tex/amslatex: In 2016, LuaTeX version 1 was released, and ...
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Wrapping text with mathclap

How can I wrap the text from \mathclap so that the text doesn't spill over like the picture? \usepackage{mathtools} \makeatletter% From https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/419690/156344 \def\...
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Set the symbol horizontally \square (and more closer) using mtpro2

My question is very short and it is not a duplicate because I want the symbol \square with a better position using mtpro2 package which it is not perfect. Infact if I use the symbol \square for the ...
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How do I make a term more proportionate?

The following code: In order to find $A_{0}^1$: \begin{equation} A_{0}^{1} = \lim_{z \rightarrow -1}\dfrac{d^0}{dz^0}\Bigg[\dfrac{(z+1)z}{(z+1)(z-2)}\Bigg]=\lim_{z \rightarrow -1}\dfrac{z}{(z-2)}=\...
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Bad environment delimiter in a seemingly simple case

I keep getting 'bad environment delimiter, extra $ inserted' here, but I cannot pinpoint the error. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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A best aesthetics to indicate the angle between two vectors

For my book I'm using this code with (mtpro2[lite] package) to indicate the angle between two vectors, \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} \usepackage{mathtools,...
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Several mode to write the symbol of a vector

When I use the command \overrightarrow{...} I observe that the space between the two lines increases due to the presence of this command. I often use the command \widebar{...}, \bar{...} or \overbar{.....
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Complex fractions

How to make this more adequate ('beatifuller' :))? 2 needs to be better shown as being in the power of n-1, but the current representation just smothers it. \frac{1}{1-\sum_{2}^{n} \frac{1}{{\frac{r}{...
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error “mathtools.sty not found” in ubuntu although it is there in the folder

I found that the file mathtools.sty is present in the folder: usr->local->texlive->2018->texmf-dist->tex->latex->mathtools But when I am trying to use the mathtools package on Texmaker, it gives me ...
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Trouble with long equation in LaTeX

I'm using the following packages: \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsmath,latexsym} in order to write the following equation. \begin{eqnarray*} \frac{\partial\mathscr{L}}{\...
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Align doesn´t align equations at equal sign [closed]

I´m trying to align multiple equations below each other using align. However the equations are aligned at the right end instead of centered and aligned at the equal sign. My Latex code looks like ...
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How to ensure the statement about 'a' does not become centered and moved from “For every”

I wrote this in latex and the 'a' contained in (0.1) became centered and I need it to remain part of the sentence. Please help if possible. Thank you.
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`\adjustlimits` does different things if different order

The MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,mathtools} \begin{document} \[ \adjustlimits\lim_{x\rightarrow 1^-}\lim_{n\rightarrow\infty}\,\sum_{k=0}^n a_kx^k =\...
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Adding spacing in mathtools' `set` command

In the mathtools documentation, page 27, a command \Set* (along with \Set) is defined to stretch according to the large input inside: \providecommand\given{} \newcommand\SetSymbol[1][]{ \...
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insert a array (e.g. a stencil) inside an array (e.g. a tabular)

I would like to insert a array (e.g. a stencil) inside an array (e.g. a tabular), in a cell next to the formula. Is there a way to do it? \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{book} \usepackage{amssymb, ...
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In the figure form, adjust the whole size of “text” and “math” format at once (II): from \twocolumngrid to \onecolumngrid

This follows from a previous post In the figure form, how to adjust the whole size of "text" and "math" format at once?, In the figure form, how to adjust the whole size of "...
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Fixing the appearance of the vector while keeping pas-math and mathptmx in any order?

This is MWE. It works fine if I delete mathptmx. But I want to use that font as well. Please let me know if you find any solution for me. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathptmx} \usepackage{...
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Make paired delimiter with prefix for Re and Im

I'm trying to make a new command for something like this: \operatorname{Re}\left\lbrace\num{1+2i}\right\rbrace Because I'm using the mathtools package already I tried to do something like this: (And ...
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Missing space with DeclarePairedDelimiter

I’m trying to define an abs command for absolute values using DeclarePairedDelimiter from the mathtools package, but I’m running into some spacing issues. I’d normall write \sup_n \abs{a_n} defined ...
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How to kern kpfont integrals? [duplicate]

kpfont integrals have a lot of empty space both on the left and on the right ever with smashoperator: How do I kern the function "into" the integral and reduce the white space of the left document-...
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Problem with side by side equation tag and custom tag style

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsmath} \newtagform{brackets}{[}{]} \usetagform{brackets} \AtBeginDocument{\let\latexlabel\label} \...
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Combining itemize and aligned: first line to the left and remaining lines to the right

Does any know how I can combine itemize and aligned (with argument [t]) -- or another multi-line mathematical environment -- in order to obtain a multi-line equation whose first line is aligned to the ...
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ntheorem + showonlyrefs

I like the showonlyrefs option provided by mathtools. I also would like to use ntheorem. But they seem difficult to use together. Applying the various recommendations in the related manuals (including ...
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Separate labels in dcases lines and then reference to them [duplicate]

I use of mathtools package and dcases environment. Ideally, I would like to be able to write something like below: ‎\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article}‎ ‎\usepackage{amsthm,amssymb,amsmath,mathrsfs}...
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Reusing of DeclarePairedDelimiter in a foreach manner

I'd like to reuse mathtools DeclarePairedDelimiter in a foreach loop manner, but I have never done any low-level (La)TeXing before. Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \...