Creating resizable square brackets
MathType has three built-in rezisable square brackets. Left only, right only, and left + right. As with most MathType L+R brackets, you press
Ctrl+[(just as parenthesis are
Ctrl+9). To create a single resizable bracket, press
Creating square matrixes
All matrix shortcuts start with
Ctrl+M,2for a 2×2 matrix,
Ctrl+M,3for a 3×3, and
Ctrl+M,4for a 4×4. There is no shortcut for a 5×5.
Creating a custom size matrix
You can create a custom size matrix by pressing
Ctrl+M,N. A dialog box will open and you can change the number of rows and columns as well as the alignment and other options. The size and options you last entered will be displayed, so you can press ENTER immediately without having to re-enter the information.
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