# Insert new line between a bracketed formula

Hi, i want to break a long formula among multiple lines but its enclosed within a bracket and i am unable to break it. Formula:

{c} rsub {x} = sin(a0)(cos(a1)(a0 + a0sin(a1) - 1.0d1cos(a1)) - 1.0cos(a0)(d1cos(a0) + a1sin(a1))) - 1.0d1*cos(a1)

I would like to add a newline in between the formula so that it spans in multiple lines. How should i do it ? Please help

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Sort by » oldest newest most voted Math has several types of brackets: (), [], {}; and it also has their scalable variants: left ( ... right ), left [ ... right ], left { ... right }. The scalable variants allow mixing left and right parts, like in left ( a + b + c right ].

There's another special bracket pair: left none ... right none, which logically closes the bracketing, but doesn't draw anything. So, mixing that none with the other scalable brackets, you may achieve what you wanted:

{c} rsub {x} = sin(a0) left(cos(a1)(a0 + a0sin(a1) - 1.0d1cos(a1)) right none
newline
left none - 1.0cos(a0)(d1cos(a0) + a1sin(a1)) right) - 1.0d1*cos(a1)

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This was really awesome. You not only solved the problem but taught me something new too. I wish i had more than 5 points to upvote your answer but it was correct. Thanks.

Use keyword newline but it will start next line at left formula margin. You probably need more sophisticated alignment constraint.

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