The Stacks project

Lemma 37.16.6. Let $S$ be a scheme. Let $f : X \to Y$ be a morphism of schemes over $S$. Assume

  1. $X$ is locally of finite presentation over $S$,

  2. $X$ is flat over $S$, and

  3. $Y$ is locally of finite type over $S$.

Then the set

\[ U = \{ x \in X \mid X\text{ flat at }x \text{ over }Y\} . \]

is open in $X$ and its formation commutes with arbitrary base change.

Proof. This is a special case of Lemma 37.16.5. $\square$


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