# [texhax] \hline in align environment

Sebastian Canagaratna s-canagaratna at onu.edu
Tue Jan 6 16:46:31 CET 2009

Thanks. Your solution is exactly what is needed. I had tried multicolumn
of latex and it failed; I clearly missed multispan. The hrule will have
to be slightly lifted I guess, but that is a detail.

On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 03:03:15PM +0000, Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) wrote:
> I confess I'm unclear as to exactly what you
> are trying to accomplish, but if it is similar
> to what I think it is, then there is a far
> simpler solution that requires no phantoms :
> could you please take a look at --
>
>> \documentclass {minimal}
>> \usepackage {AMSmath}
>> \begin {document}
>>
>> \begin {align*}
>>       4x+  6y -2z &= -4\\
>>        x -y +2z   &=  9\\[-1.4 ex]
>>        \multispan 2 {\leaders \hrule \hfil}\\
>>        5x + 5y    &= 5\\
>>         x + y &= 1
>> \end {align*}
>>
>> \end {document}
>
> and tell me if it is close to meeting your needs ?
>
> Philip TAYLOR