[Solved] Match vertical alignment in multi-line formula

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[Solved] Match vertical alignment in multi-line formula

Postby 22878 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:14 am

 Edit: Split from Issue with formatting when aligning equations at the = 
MrProgrammer wrote:
Screen Shot 2020-07-18 at 14.15.47.png
Use Format → Alignment → Centered then
size 28 {
int f(x)dx
stack { ~=~ int {
{2 x^2 + 3 x - 1} over {x^{1/3}}
} dx ~~~~~~~~~~~
# ~=~ int { left (
{ {2 x^2} over {x^{1/3}} } +
{ {3 x} over {x^{1/3}} } -
{ 1 over {x^{1/3}} }
right ) } dx ~~~~~~
# ~=~ int {
{2 x^{5/3} + 3 x^{2/3} - x^-{1/3}}
} dx ~~~~~
# ~=~ 2 cdot { 3 over 8 } x^{8/3} +
3 cdot { 3 over 5 } x^{5/3} -
{ 3 over 2 } x^{2/3} + C
# ~=~ { 3 over 4 } x^{8/3} +
{ 9 over 5 } x^{5/3} -
{ 3 over 2 } x^{2/3} + C ~~~~
}
}
It's more important to get the math right than spend hours fussing over tiny formatting details.

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I was able to get this one working. But is there a way to align the left side to the top instead of in the middle as you can see in your screencap? It looks like that on my computer, as well.
Last edited by MrProgrammer on Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:37 pm, edited 3 times in total.
Reason: Original question was about horizontal alisnment; New question requires new topic; Tagged ✓ [Solved]
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Re: Issue with formatting when aligning equations at the =

Postby Zizi64 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:56 am

But is there a way to align the left side to the top instead of in the middle as you can see in your screencap?


Your original formula works for me, when I modified it by the usage the "alignc" command in proper bracing.

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Re: Issue with formatting when aligning equations at the =

Postby MrProgrammer » Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:15 pm

22878 wrote:But is there a way to align the left side to the top instead of in the middle as you can see in your screencap?
Of course. You can use a stack on the left too. It's more work for you and I don't think it adds much clarity to the layout, but the effect is not difficult to achieve. You may find the matrix operator more useful than stack if you want to match the left and right sides. I used stack when I replied to your original post (topic 102567) because it was easier and you didn't tell us there about this additional stipulation. It's simple enough to convert my stack operator from a week ago to matrix, so I'll leave that as a learning experience for you.
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Align LHS to top, like RHS
stack { a # {} # {} # {} } stack { {}=b # {}=c # {}=d # {}=e }

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