# [texhax] A question with regards to align*

Philip G. Ratcliffe philip.ratcliffe at fastwebnet.it
Tue Apr 8 19:03:39 CEST 2008

>  > and I'm wondering whether it is possible to make LaTeX
> read  >  > $$....$$ as \begin{align*} ... \end{align*}???
> [snip]

> If you were prepared to use $...$ instead of $$...$$, then
> it would probably just be a case of (untested):
>

Argghhh!  This is not a good suggestion: LaTeX will bomb out on finding \[
in the text because, as Lars said, \begin{align*} needs to find \end{align*}
and it won't.  (Also both \renewcommand's here are missing a closing brace!)

Cheers,  Phil