[texhax] Changing spacing between some lines in multline etc

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 13:15:35 CET 2007

On Nov 14, 2007 6:47 AM, Eduardo M KALINOWSKI <ekalin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2007 9:23 AM, Victor Ivrii <vivrii at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 1) Sometimes I am not happy with some vertical spacing between two
> > particular lines in "equations" containing more than two lines (for
> > two lines {spreadlines} of mathtools takes care but if there are more
> > than two lines it affects all spacing). Is there any regular method
> > (except increasing spacing by including phantoms)?
> \\[spacing] works also in math mode, so you can use \\[3pt] or
> something like that.

Nice! Thanks

> > 2) Sometimes I want to use a kind of multline but with all equations
> > except the first one flashed right. I cannot invent anything except
> > some ugly games with {align}. Is there a better solution?
> amsmath's multline environment by default has the first line
> left-aligned, the last flush right and the middle ones centered. Not
> what you need, but you can use \shoveright to make the ones in the
> middle right-aligned.

Works, exactly what I asked. However there is another question

I want some particular multline to be arranged like


So some combi of multline and align. What is the best way to achieve this?

> There might be a better solution, tough.

Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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