[OS X TeX] smaller matrix in math mode
Ross Moore
ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Sun Sep 6 23:17:22 CEST 2009
On 07/09/2009, at 7:02 AM, david craig wrote:
>
> I'm trying to reduce the size of a pmatrix in an equation -- but
> ONLY that pmatrix (not the equation which follows it):
>
> \begin{equation}
> % \mbox{\scriptsize
> % latex complains but it works:
> {\scriptsize
Close.
Try this:
...
\hbox{\scriptsize $ %need to go back into math ...
\begin{pmatrix}
\text{alternate}\\
\text{definition}
\end{pmatrix}$}% ... and end math inside the hbox.
\qquad
y = x
> % latex does not complain but it's (too) bigger than scriptsize:
> % {\scriptstyle
> % This is the same size as scriptstyle:
> % {\scriptscriptstyle
> \begin{pmatrix}
> \text{alternate}\\
> \text{definition}
> \end{pmatrix}
> } \qquad
> y = x
> \label{eq:label}
> \end{equation}
> Is there a solution which won't generate a complaint from pdftex?
No complaint this way --- which switches totally out of math-mode
before adjusting the font sizes.
>
> Thanks,
> David Craig
Hope this helps,
Ross
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