[OS X TeX] Re: smaller matrix in math mode
Claus Gerhardt
gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Mon Sep 7 17:35:39 EDT 2009
\larger is part of amsart or amsbook, i.e., part of the ams classes,
which I always use. The example works for me.
Claus
On Sep 7, 2009, at 22:56, 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?
>
>> \hbox{\scriptsize $ %need to go back into math ...
>> \begin{pmatrix}
>> \text{alternate}\\
>> \text{definition}
>> \end{pmatrix}$}% ... and end math inside the hbox.
>> \qquad
>> y = x
>
> Great, that works fine. The examples I found googling didn't have
> the internal $$. \mbox works, too. Any reason to prefer one over
> the other in future applications?
>
> Thanks,
> David Craig
>
>
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