I’m making this post it took me a while to find this, and thought I’d share.

The function for this is `\atop`

, though you can use `\splitfrac{}{}`

for this as well.

Example:

with `\atop`

it looks like this

`\splitfrac{}{}`

adds a small indent like this

Both *can* be used for more than 2 lines though you’ll have to use the functions multiple times with multiple `{}`

, and it can get kinda janky.

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You can also use the various multiline functions to do something similar. They go around your latex like this:

```
$$ \begin{align}
x + y = z
\end{align} $$
```

You can do multiple lines as well, they are separated by two back slashes `\\`

```
$$ \begin{align}
x + y = z \\
a + b = c \\
d + e = f \\
\end{align} $$
```

You can also change around the point at which each line is aligned using `&`

symbols. This is a bit difficult to show here in the forum, but if you paste this into your vault you should see what I mean.

```
$$ \begin{align}
x + y = z & \\
& a + b = c \\
d + e =& f \\
\end{align} $$
```

`\begin{align}`

is also not the only function you can use here! I use a mixture, with align being the most useful, but `\begin{gather}`

will let you do a multi-line latex entry where every line is aligned to the centre.

If you’re interested, this page (MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference - Mathematics Meta Stack Exchange) is a pretty handy index of many of the things you can do with the math block in obsidian. It’s a bit overwhelming, so I normally just search for what I want to do rather than trying to learn everything at once. ChatGPT can also be quite helpful with this, as it can setup many of these equations for you.

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I actually have a copy of that post you linked in my vault as a mathjax/latex cheatsheet lol.

But thank you for the tips!

The line break is nice. But I should have clarified that using \atop lets you stack individual segments of a formula/equation like this

`${xxxxxxxx\atop xxxxxxxxx} + {yyyyyyyy\atop yyyyyyyy} = zzzzzzzzzzzzzz$`

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