[OS X TeX] Change font size in mathmode

Ralph Martin Ralph.Martin at cs.cardiff.ac.uk
Tue Apr 12 08:17:20 EDT 2005

>> I have a horrid large matrix which I really want to go on one line in 
>> a displayed equation. I put \small at the start of the equation, and 
>> this did what I wanted but I got a warning that \small is invalid in 
>> mathmode.

Suggestions so far

> {\small \[ your_matrix \] }

Sorry, that does not work.

> The amsmath package offers a {smallmatrix} environment which might do 
> what you're looking for. See p. 11 of 
> /Library/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/doc/latex/amsmath/amsldoc.pdf.

Maybe, but I want a generic solution for whatever maths comes out too 

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