[texhax] xymatrix question

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Mon Jan 28 19:23:49 CET 2008

Thanks for your reply!

On Jan 28, 2008, at 5:58 AM, Michael Barr wrote:

> First, let me suggest that such questions are more appropriate for  
> the xy-pic help group (xy-pic at tug.org) than texhax.

Agreed; I didn't think to look for 'xy' mailing lists.  I'll check  
there for any such queries in the future.

>   The answer to your specific question is to enclose the argument  
> in a \vcenter:
> \[\left.
> \vcenter{\xymatrix{A\ar[r]&B\\C\ar[r]&D}}
> \right\}
> \]
> This is also useful if you want to put an \eqno that is vertically  
> centered, e.g.:
> $$\left.
> \vcenter{\xymatrix{A\ar[r]&B\\C\ar[r]&D}}
> \right\}
> \eqno(*)$$

Just what I needed.

Thanks again.


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