[OS X TeX] table in math mode

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Tue Jan 6 12:56:21 EST 2009

At 12:38 PM -0500 1/6/09, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>Is there a way to have an entire table in math mode?
>
>In other words, is there a way to avoid having to put the content of
>each and every cell in math mode? (Say when all the entries are
>negative.)
>
>There's got to be a way but, so far, I haven't found it.

Use the array package and define a columntype for math:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{array}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\begin{document}
\newcolumntype{M}{>{$}c<{$}}
\begin{tabular}{MMM}
\alpha & \sigma^{2} & a^{2} + b^{2}\\
\end{tabular}
\end{document}

Alan

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