[OS X TeX] Re: smaller matrix in math mode
Michael Sharpe
msharpe at ucsd.edu
Mon Sep 7 17:18:52 EDT 2009
On Sep 7, 2009, at 1:56 PM, david craig wrote:
>
> Thanks for the suggestions.
>
>> Use the amsmath package
>>
>> \begin{equation}
>> {\larger[-3]
>> \begin{pmatrix}
>> \text{alternate}\\
>> \text{definition}
>> \end{pmatrix}
>> } \qquad
>> y = x
>> \end{equation}
>
> I AM using amsmath. (Isn't \pmatrix from amsmath?) \larger
> generates an "Undefined control sequence". Google had also led me
> to a post from some years ago (I think from Claus!) suggesting
> \smaller[] for an essentially similar problem -- but that also
> generates the same error. I couldn't find any documentation on
> \smaller, either. (Nor can I for \larger, for that matter!)
>
> Maybe these are being supplied by some other package, Claus?
>
The macros \smaller, \larger are defined in amsart, amsproc and
amsbook, which also have a number of other font size-related
definitions.
Try
texdoc amsclass
Michael
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