[OS X TeX] Re: LaTeX question

John B. Thoo jthoo at yccd.edu
Fri Aug 10 22:33:44 EDT 2012

On Aug 10, 2012, at 12:00 PM, <macosx-tex-request at email.esm.psu.edu> wrote:

> Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2012 22:11:03 -0400
> From: "Gary L. Gray" <glgray at me.com>
> I would like to create a list for which each entry is a displayed equation. As you can see in the following simple example (the last item is commented out -- more on that soon), LaTeX pushes the baseline of the equation well below the baseline of the bullet. If I wrap the displayed equation environment in a \raisebox and raise it zero length, the baselines align perfectly.
> [...snip, snip...]
> \begin{itemize}
> \item
> \begin{equation*}
> y = \int \sin x \,dx + x^{2}
> \end{equation*}


  \item  $\displaystyle{y = \int \sin x \,dx + x^{2}}$


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