[OS X TeX] two-page split equation

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Sun Apr 9 12:05:54 EDT 2006

On Apr 9, 2006, at 11:53 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> I would like
>    \begin{equation}
>    \begin{split}
>>    \intertext{}
>>    \end{split}
>    \end{equation}
> to be able to start on one page and continue onto the next as I  
> often end up with a lot of empty space on the page where the split  
> equation should start but cannot as it does not have enough space  
> to be there in toto.
> (Yes, I know, this would be a typographic horror but a least evil  
> as, given the students this is for, I need to give a lot of  
> commented intermediary steps.)
> Companion 2ed doesn't say anything about this and I have a feeling  
> that this is not easy to have LaTeX do automatically.
> However, even a manual adjustment after the whole thing is done  
> would be quite nice.
> Very hopeful regards
> --schremmer

If you are using amsmath, then I think that declaring  
\allowdisplaybreaks at the beginning of your source files will do as  
you are requesting.

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