[OS X TeX] Aligning equations with comments
David Arnold
dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net
Fri Mar 18 17:19:57 EDT 2011
All,
Think I have it:
$$
\begin{array}{rrrrr>{\hspace{1cm}}p{7cm}}
2x & + & 5y & = & 6 & \textcolor{red}{Now is the time for all good men.}\\
3x & - & 4y & = & 12 & \textcolor{red}{Dark are the days}.\\\cmidrule{1-5}
\end{array}
$$
But I am still open to suggestion. Think this will work for me.
D.
On Mar 18, 2011, at 2:13 PM, David Arnold wrote:
> I've got something that almost works:
>
> $$
> \begin{array}{rrrrrp{6cm}}
> 2x & + & 5y & = & 6 & \textcolor{red}{Now is the time for all good men.}\\
> 3x & - & 4y & = & 12 & \textcolor{red}{Dark are the days}.\\\cline{1-5}
> \end{array}
> $$
>
> But when I try to separate the text from the math, my underline extends as well.
>
> $$
> \begin{array}{rrrrr@{\hspace{1cm}}p{6cm}}
> 2x & + & 5y & = & 6 & \textcolor{red}{Now is the time for all good men.}\\
> 3x & - & 4y & = & 12 & \textcolor{red}{Dark are the days}.\\\cline{1-5}
> \end{array}
> $$
>
> Anyone have a solution where I get get my underline to stop just after the 12?
>
> D.
>
>
>
> On Mar 18, 2011, at 1:26 PM, <leedwitt at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I need to align x-terms, operator, y-terms, equal sign, and right-hand sides in their own columns, while keeping my comment space to the right. I also need to underline that second equation before writing that third equation.
>> ++++++++++++++
>>
>> I've used hphantom commands to align x and y values before (one equation has 3x, use hphantom{3}x in the next line. Same thing for negatives to align right sides.
>>
>> I have no idea about the underlining.
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