[OS X TeX] Vertical Spacing in "bmatrix" environment

Charilaos Skiadas cskiadas at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 03:51:10 CET 2008

On Nov 11, 2008, at 9:18 PM, Hendrik wrote:

> Folks,
> I'm using the "\begin{bmatrix} \end{bmatrix}" enviroment from AMSmath.
> The following is part of the tex source.
> \begin{bmatrix}
>    \frac{s+5}{s^2+5s+4} \\
>    \frac{-1}({s^2+5s+4}
> \end{bmatrix}
> Since the elements I put in the matrix are all rational  
> polynominals, each row seemed to stack on each other.  Is there a  
> way to increase the spacing between rows?

Not perfect, but try:

      \frac{s+5}{s^2+5s+4} \\[4pt]

> My current solution is to put element in \scriptstyle which  
> essentially uses smaller font size.
> Cheers,
> Hendrik

Haris Skiadas
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Hanover College

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