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## Re: [O] math in parentheses

**From**: |
Andreas Leha |

**Subject**: |
Re: [O] math in parentheses |

**Date**: |
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:03:03 +0000 |

**User-agent**: |
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (darwin) |

Hi Richard,
Richard Lawrence <address@hidden> writes:
>* Hi Andreas,*
>
>* Andreas Leha <address@hidden> writes:*
>
>*> I encounter a problem using $..$ expressions when they are enclosed*
>*> in parentheses.*
>
>*> This $T$ works, but ($T$) this does not.*
>*>*
>*> Is that expected behaviour?*
>*>*
>*> (Note that \(...\) expressions work.)*
>
>* Yes, that is the expected behavior. Org is much pickier about when "$"*
>* can be a math delimiter than "\( ... \)". The reason is that "$" can*
>* also be used as a regular symbol in Org documents; when it is, it should*
>* be *not* be exported as a math delimiter to LaTeX, and distinguishing*
>* non-math-delimiting from math-delimiting uses of "$" is not a trivial*
>* matter.*
>
>* Thus, when in doubt, use "\( ... \)".*
>
Thanks for following that up. I do use \(...\) when I encounter
problems with $...$ (which is a lot nicer to type and read).
I am happy with using the fall-back \(...\) every now and then.
Just for me to understand: Is the problem the missing whitespace
around the $...$ expression?
Thanks,
Andreas

**[O] math in parentheses**, *Andreas Leha*, `2014/10/28`
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**, *Richard Lawrence*, `2014/10/28`
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**,
*Andreas Leha* **<=**
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**, *Rasmus*, `2014/10/28`
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**, *Andreas Leha*, `2014/10/28`
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**, *Rasmus*, `2014/10/28`
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**, *Andreas Leha*, `2014/10/29`
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**, *Nick Dokos*, `2014/10/28`
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**, *Andreas Leha*, `2014/10/28`
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**, *Rasmus*, `2014/10/29`
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**, *Nick Dokos*, `2014/10/29`
**Re: [O] math in parentheses**, *Eric S Fraga*, `2014/10/31`