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

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at engr.psu.edu
Wed Nov 12 11:34:21 CET 2008

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

> [...] 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?

Try \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{...} and put it in the math
environment but outside bmatrix, e.g.:

$\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{2} \begin{bmatrix} \frac{s+5}{s^2+5s+4} \\ \frac{-1}{s^2+5s+4} \end{bmatrix}$