[OS X TeX] Re: smaller matrix in math mode
david craig
dac at panix.com
Mon Sep 7 22:56:04 CEST 2009
Thanks for the suggestions.
> Use the amsmath package
>
> \begin{equation}
> {\larger[-3]
> \begin{pmatrix}
> \text{alternate}\\
> \text{definition}
> \end{pmatrix}
> } \qquad
> y = x
> \end{equation}
I AM using amsmath. (Isn't \pmatrix from amsmath?) \larger generates
an "Undefined control sequence". Google had also led me to a post from
some years ago (I think from Claus!) suggesting \smaller[] for an
essentially similar problem -- but that also generates the same error.
I couldn't find any documentation on \smaller, either. (Nor can I for
\larger, for that matter!)
Maybe these are being supplied by some other package, Claus?
> \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
Great, that works fine. The examples I found googling didn't have the
internal $$. \mbox works, too. Any reason to prefer one over the
other in future applications?
Thanks,
David Craig
<http://www.panix.com/~dac/>
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