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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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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} \...
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Left sub/superscript in exponents

I have a small problem with left sub- and superscripts. In my work, I have two regularly occurring indices, that should be distinct from one another. As I have to use exponents of some of these ...
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italic after math equation: how to solve (not solved with $) [duplicate]

I am not an expert with equations on latex. I have wrote these ones within a chapter of a book, but I missed how to write the label on the left with the equation number. Moreover, the text after the ...
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\splitfrac producing extra '1' characters

I am having the exact same problem as this (closed) question - but I have ideas as to what might be causing the problem in my case \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{...
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How to typeset an invisible paired delimiter, preferably using MathTools?

I'm trying to typeset the simplification/expansion of a fraction using the notation below, but I would like the numerator to be centered and the 5\cdot 4) to be to the left and above of the entire ...
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vertical alignment when using \underbrace for Matrix

I want to vertical align the underbrace symbol. It looks like now: supposed to be like MME: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} ...
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Custom size delimters [duplicate]

I am in the situation where I want delimiters that are bigger that \big, but smaller than \Big (see example). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} \begin{...
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colortbl, multicolumn and settototalheight don't work together

I have a script that generates super-complicated tables, which need individual cells with coloured backgrounds. At the moment I'm using my own macro to generate the coloured cells, but I would rather ...
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pre-subscript alignment with tensor package

I am trying to typeset the hypergeometric function 2F3 with subscript 2 and 3. Specifically, I want the correct alignment of the pre-subscript 2, like in this example: \documentclass{article} \...
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\dots=\bot behaves in mathtools/amsmath differently than in pure LaTeX

Consider the following input: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{mathtools}%%% culprit. Same with amsmath \begin{document} The formulas of the form \(\dots=\bot\) and \(\bot=\dots\) can be ...
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Problem using \in within rcases

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \label{eq:cond} \begin{rcases*} % this fails % ...
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Why won't my \mathrlap stay overlapping?

I've defined a \boxstar command as follows: \newcommand{\boxstar}{\mathrlap{\boxplus}\boxtimes} This looks quite nice on its own. However, when I have a line of boxstars and other symbols, the ...
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Labelled mapsto with two vertical bars

I would like to use a labeled mapsto (specifically, \xmapsto from \usepackage{mathtools}), but with two vertical bars (as in \Vdash from \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb}). I tried to adapt the answer ...
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Overwrite dcases* to work inside align (to use mtpro2 braces)

This is a direct follow-up question from my previous one: Overwrite matrix to work inside align (to use mtpro2 parentheses and braces). Although this question is self-contained, I encourage ...
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\mathbb not working in \underset

I'm trying to put \mathbb{R} in an \underset of \sup in the following way: \underset{x \in \mathbb{R}}{\sup} However this sequence does not render as usual. I use following libraries: \usepackage{...
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Why does not `\shortintertext` command work if we load `nccmath` after `mathtools`?

If you load nccmath after mathtools and use \shortintertext, you will get an error message "Package amsmath Error: Invalid use of \shortintertext". If you load nccmath before mathtools, the error ...
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When using tikz math don't stay below in environment

I was having a similar problem as shown here, but when I put the matrix inside a tikz block, the Example environment don't skip a line and put everything in the same line. As in the similar problem, I'...
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Strange behavior of mathtools with showonlyrefs

With the following code : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \mathtoolsset{showonlyrefs} \begin{document} \begin{align} A & = B \label{eq:first}\\ & = C \tag{a} \end{align} ...
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Reducing the line spacing of math environments that support multi-lined contents

I’m trying to reduce the line spacing of “math environments that support multi-lined contents” back to singlespacing in a onehalfspacing document. I’m using the setspace and mathtools packages. Added:...
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Spacing problems (overlap) with DeclarePairedDelimiter

I'm have a defined a couple of math delimiters via \DeclarePairedDelimiter, however, they seem to create some problems with respect to the spacing with some fonts. For example the following codes ...
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How can I align symbol plus by using \shortintertext?

I am trying to align the symbol plus with \shortintertext I tried \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{align*} \shortintertext{We have} 1 + 2 + 3 + \cdots + n &...
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Customizing square brackets

I am trying to modify LaTeX's brackets (\cases) to make something like the one on the left: I could only find code for square box and brackets (\cases), but not for this particular variant on any ...
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Paired delimiter made of several brackets

I want to define a stretchable delimiter made of several brackets, so that they are stretched to the same height, i. e. if I declare \DeclarePairedDelimiter{\double}{((}{))} then \double{...} should ...
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Nested matrices; inner matrices too tall when switching math font

I have used this answer https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/61290/46626 to adjust my matrices and it works fine with the standard font (Latin Modern Math) But when I use Cambria Math, the inner ...
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Blank delimiter in math mode

I'm using mathtools command \DeclarePairedDelimiters to create parentheses that stretches vertically: \DeclarePairedDelimiters{\paren}{\lparen}{\rparen} \paren*{\frac{a}{b}}_c For those who don't ...
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Alternative to \SwapAboveDisplaySkip for AMSmath equation environment?

I need to use the amsmath equation environment as the outer environment within which the inner aligned environment is used for 2 equations aligned at the = symbol. I did this to obtain a common/...
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Reduce space between equations and text

I am writing some sentences which contain numbered displayed equations in the middle, like this one: | Consider the relationship: | | EQUATION (1)| |where x is ... and y is ...