# [texhax] \hline in align environment

Geoffrey S. Knauth geoff at knauth.org
Tue Jan 6 16:08:19 CET 2009

On Jan 6, 2009, at 10:03, Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) wrote:
> I confess I'm unclear as to exactly what [Sebastian
> was] trying to accomplish, but if it is similar
> to what I think it is, then there is a far
> simpler solution that requires no phantoms :
> could you please take a look at --
>
>> \documentclass {minimal}
>> \usepackage {AMSmath}
>> \begin {document}
>> \begin {align*}
>>      4x+  6y -2z &= -4\\
>>       x -y +2z   &=  9\\[-1.4 ex]
>>       \multispan 2 {\leaders \hrule \hfil}\\
>>       5x + 5y    &= 5\\
>>        x + y &= 1
>> \end {align*}
>> \end {document}
>
> and tell me if it is close to meeting your needs ?

Works for me!  Thanks!