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Brackets Help

Postby mitchjb2008 » Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:18 am

I'm trying to do a multi-line bracket, with 3 or more lines of text. I'm having a problem with the "newline" command because I keep getting question marks in the formula after I insert the "newline." I have a feeling I'm not using the newline function correctly, can someone help me out?
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Re: Brackets Help

Postby acknak » Fri Sep 18, 2009 2:46 pm

OOo Math requires that brackets be matched (both left and right must be present, or 'none') and no matches are allowed across a 'newline' command. So, you can't use 'newline' to stack stuff that's to be bracketed.

Instead, you use the 'stack' or 'matrix' commands. E.g.

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