
LaTex Help Help with LaTex and writing math equations 
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November 5th, 2015, 01:52 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Mar 2015 From: New Jersey Posts: 912 Thanks: 72  caps switch to lower case
I write formula in upper case and preview changes everything to lower case. Same thing happens if I post without preview. Very frustrating. $\displaystyle [b^{t}ab]^{t}=[(b^{t}a)b]^{t}=b^{t}(b^{t}a)^{t}=b^{t}a^{t}b=b^{t}ab$ 
November 5th, 2015, 04:43 PM  #2 
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A workaround: I get $\displaystyle [B^{T}AB]^{T}=[(B^{T}A)B]^{T}=B^{T}(B^{T}A)^{T}=B^{T}A^{T}B=B^{T}AB$ 
November 5th, 2015, 09:13 PM  #3 
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Or use [latex]...[/latex]: 
November 6th, 2015, 11:45 PM  #4 
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$\displaystyle [b^{t}ab]^{t}$ $\displaystyle [b^{t}ab]^{t}=[(b^{t}a)b]^{t}=b^{t}(b^{t}a)^{t}=b^{t}a^{t}b=b^{t}ab$ Copied Skipjack's code and put some of mine back in caps and preview showed caps. Did another preview without changing anything and the preview AS WELL AS ORIGINAL, came back in lower case. 
November 7th, 2015, 12:11 AM  #5 
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My example worked because the line began with "I get" (or any normal text would do).

November 7th, 2015, 08:57 AM  #6 
Senior Member Joined: Mar 2015 From: New Jersey Posts: 912 Thanks: 72 
Never mind. Not getting consistent results in preview, but apparently preceding text helps. Not sure what will happen when I submit. $\displaystyle [B^{T}AB]^{T}=[(B^{T}A)B]^{T}=B^{T}(B^{T}A)^{T}=B^{T}A^{T}B=B^{T}AB$ $\displaystyle [B^{T}AB]^{T}=[(B^{T}A)B]^{T}=B^{T}(B^{T}A)^{T}=B^{T}A^{T}B=B^{T}AB$ But that should have worked for OP. Last edited by zylo; November 7th, 2015 at 09:07 AM. 

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