Testing whether a document has option "fleqn"

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at fu-berlin.de
Sat May 4 06:14:56 CEST 2019

Am 04.05.19 um 00:30 schrieb Hefferon, Jim S.:
> How can I test whether the document has the class option `fleqn`?  I want to have an environment that takes the place of center but that if required gives content that is left-aligned, as equations are left-aligned under fleqn.
> I had in mind something like this.  However this one gives `! LaTeX Error: Can be used only in preamble.`
> \newenvironment{display}{%
>     \@ifclasswith{fleqn}{
>        \trivlist \item \relax \hspace*{\mathindent}
>        }{
>        \trivlist \centering \item \relax
>      }}{
>      \endtrivlist
>      }
> I know that there are flags like \@fleqntrue and have spent some time trying toggle commands, etc, but been unable to hit on the right one.  A tip would really help me.


             \trivlist \item \relax \hspace*{\mathindent}
             \trivlist \centering \item \relax


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