# [OS X TeX] Left Justified Symbol

Lee Witt leedwitt at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 20:08:45 CEST 2009

On Apr 27, 2009, at 1:33 PM, Christopher Allen wrote:

>> The equations are centered; the default position.
>
>
> Are you using $$formula$$?
> Are you using $$formula$$ (and similar
> such as with gather, align, etc.)?
> Are your equations being numbered separately?
>
>> Are you looking for this?
>>
>> 	$\blacktriangleright\hfill The Formula\hfill$
>>
>> (The number of \hfill's on each side does play a role.)
>
>
> Do note that the formula will no longer be centered. I think
> following the last \hfill with a space the same size as the triangle
> would correct this,

Are you thinking of using \hphantom{\blacktriangleright} after the
second hfill?

> though. I can't remember what the command(s) is(are) to get that
> amount of space. I suppose, since you only have to do it once
> (repeated later), you could use brute force and just get the once,
> too.

>
>
> The funny thing seems to be that when using this for equation,
> gather, etc., you want to use fleqn to center (again with the slight
> error) it. But this does then allow equation numbers to be present.
> Can he change between fleqn and normal on the fly somehow so he
> doesn't have to put \hfill twice into every normal equation line?
>
> Chris
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