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Reducing font in equation

Postby ruchir_iit » Fri Apr 24, 2009 9:45 am

Hi,
I wanted to type an equation in latex. But it is too long to adjust in one line. It involve big arrays with many columns so I cannot split it. I wanted to reduce the font so that it can adjust in one line. However, \small doesn't work in {equation} environment.

Can anyone help me??

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Postby localghost » Fri Apr 24, 2009 9:56 am

Decrease the font size outside the equation environment and switch back to normal size right after it.
  1. \small
  2. \begin{equation}\label{eqn:label}
  3. % math expression
  4. \end{equation}
  5. \normalsize



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Postby ruchir_iit » Sun Apr 26, 2009 11:03 am

Hi Thorsten,

Thank you for your help. Still \small did not work but \footnotesize worked. May be I'll attach the image of the equation if you need to know it.
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Postby localghost » Sun Apr 26, 2009 12:01 pm

ruchir_iit wrote:[...] May be I'll attach the image of the equation if you need to know it.

The code in the sense of a minimal working example (MWE) would be much more interesting. Perhaps you should think about modifying your type area.
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Postby Mefitico » Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:18 pm

I'm also interested in a solution for this problem. Here is a matrix that I would be very happy to be able to show without having to separate its parts. I've tried the \footnotesize but apparently that wasn't enough.

  1. \begin{subequations}
  2. \begin{align}
  3. H^&=\left[
  4. \begin{array}{ccc}
  5. -2 \left(-L_y \left(p q_2-r q_0\right)-L_z \left(q q_0+p q_3\right)+L_x \left(q q_2+r q_3\right)\right) & 2 \left(L_x \left(r q_0+q q_1\right)-L_z
  6. \left(p q_0-q q_3\right)-L_y \left(p q_1+r q_3\right)\right) & -2 \left(L_x \left(q q_0-r q_1\right)+L_z \left(p q_1+q q_2\right)-L_y \left(p q_0+r q_2\right)\right) \\
  7. \left(r L_x-p L_z\right) q_2+\left(p L_y-q L_x\right) q_3 & -2 \left(p L_y-q L_x\right) q_0+2 \left(p L_z-r L_x\right) q_1+\left(q L_z-r L_y\right) q_2
  8. & 2 L_x \left(r q_0+q q_1\right)+L_z \left(q q_3-2 p q_0\right)-L_y \left(2 p q_1+r q_3\right) \\
  9. L_x \left(r q_1-2 q q_0\right)-L_z \left(p q_1+2 q q_2\right)+2 L_y \left(p q_0+r q_2\right) & \left(q L_z-r L_y\right) q_1+\left(p L_y-q L_x\right) q_3
  10. & -2 \left(q L_z-r L_y\right) q_0-2 \left(p L_y-q L_x\right) q_2+\left(r L_x-p L_z\right) q_3 \\
  11. 2 \left(p L_z-r L_x\right) q_0+\left(p L_y-q L_x\right) q_1-2 \left(q L_z-r L_y\right) q_3 & \left(p L_y-q L_x\right) q_2+2 L_z \left(q q_0+p
  12. q_3\right)-2 r \left(L_y q_0+L_x q_3\right) & \left(q L_z-r L_y\right) q_1+\left(r L_x-p L_z\right) q_2 \\
  13. \end{array}
  14. \right]^T
  15. \end{align}
  16. \end{subequations}

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