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Multiline equation write form in text cell?

asked 2013-04-07 07:54:52 -0500

Eugene gravatar image

Is there a way to write equation within text cell as few lines?

For example this:

$f(x) = y^x$

renders normally, but this:

$f(x)
=
y^x$

renders as plain text. I wan it to be rendered in the same way as first one.

P.S. I am new to latex, so trying to find a way to make complex equation in latex more readable (may be there is a better way to do it than splitting it to a few lines?).

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answered 2013-04-07 14:26:12 -0500

fidbc gravatar image

It seems that line breaks in the editor cause <p> and </p> tags to be inserted. You can always edit the html source directly. The drawback of this approach is that once the HTML source editor is closed the line breaks disappear.

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answered 2013-04-07 20:42:39 -0500

ndomes gravatar image

For example two lines:

$ \begin{align}  x & = x^2-4  \\ & =  (x-2)(x+2)  \end{align} $
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Thanks, but this is not what I mean. The idea was: number of lines in equation should be determined by Tex-rules only - no matter how many lines is in source code (ie. how many \n characters in editor).

Eugene gravatar imageEugene ( 2013-04-13 07:10:26 -0500 )edit

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