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Footcite only with surname

My I aim is to configure the foorcite command so that it prints only the surname of an author and it seems to work for most Authors but in some cases it doesn't. I would really appreciate if someone ...
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Extra space before the first row of an array

Why is there so much space before my array's first row? How can I fix it (as I don't believe that this is its default behaviour)? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{parskip} ...
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Aligning table headers to the bottom

I have a table with table headings (which are rotated 90 degrees clockwise because of their length) that needs to be aligned to the bottom. How to do that? Here is my code: ...
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Plotting word count development

I'm working on two-year project using the classicthesis template. My project folder, ie. the classicthesis template folder, includes several .tex files, for example all nine project chapters as their ...
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what's the name of the font? [duplicate]

does anyone know which font is used here (http://www.phys.ens.fr/~regnault/tdqft2010/download/exam2011-en.pdf)? Thanks.
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Beamer - ! File ended while scanning use of \next

I ran into an issue with the following code \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Start of frame \begin{columns}[t] \begin{column}{.02\textwidth}\end{column} % ...
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Justification of customized endnotes

I've this code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{endnotes} \let\footnote=\endnote \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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Bullet points and curly braces

I am trying to create a bit of text, where I have four bullet points, the latter three of which have a curly brace on the right } , and a line of text adjacent to the curly brace. So far, I have ...
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Includeonly for files in subdirectory

I have a book and I have all my chapters stored in a subdirectory chapters. How do I use \includeonly on those files? My current attempts have not been working. MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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Rendering issue with WordPress twenty fourteen theme [on hold]

I'm running my website http://www.mathcounterexamples.net with WordPress 4.1 and Mathjax-Latex plug-in 1.1.3. Since around a week, the rendering on my iPad or my Android Nexus 5 is wrong in horizontal ...
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Error in adding parts to the question

I am new to Latex and trying to add parts to main question by using \begin{parts}. When I run my code, I get the error "!LaTeX error: Environment parts undefined" \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Writing neat equation parameter definitions with \singlespace vs \doublespace text

This question is based off the answer for the How to write a perfect equation parameters description? question: I would like to have the parameters defined using \singlespace as I am currently using ...
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TIKZ mathematical diagram: arrows should have a common source

The following code \documentclass[10pt]{amsart} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows,matrix,arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}\small\begin{scope}[->,shorten >=3pt,shorten ...
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Compile error when using package fontspec

I've recently installed MikTeX again after I had to re-install Windows. I tried to compile (lualatex) a file I had from before (that worked fine back then), but it won't compile anymore. The error ...
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\DeclarePairedDelimiter with \left and \right

Why does this not work? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Removing top space of itemize inside a multicolumn

My previous question was tagged as duplicate, yet the solution given in the link does not solve my problem. I am trying to suppress the blank space on the top of the itemize environment. I tried to ...
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Syntax highlighting in an HTML presentation [duplicate]

I like this example showing how to produce PDF slides with syntax highlighting of source code. The example uses beamer and (presumably) pdflatex. But often I don't want to bother with launching a ...
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Define Hotkey for “Build Project” in TeXlipse

Is there a possibility to define a hotkey for "Build Project" in TeXlipse? In my installation, Strg+B is shortcut for "Build all", which I never need. Can I use it for "Build Project" instead?
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figure 2 for Crossed Ladders Problem

I'd like to draw triangle like the following: but using the following code which produces: The code must represent the structure of the triangle, like that: ...
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How to move tree leaf nodes horizontally after automatic positioning?

I'd like to draw trees like the following: That is, I have edges which are crossing. The tree should be drawn like a regular tree (without crossings) except at the last level where the leaves can ...
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boxes are in the same order in a column

I want to draw boxes as in the picture, but the same order. So i create a table and i add the boxes in the columns of the table but it did not work. Also, I do not want that the texts on the arrows ...
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figure 1 for Crossed Ladders Problem

i would like creat report for the solution of that problem http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1124801/crossed-ladders-problem so i need to create some figurs with latex to make solution more ...
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Import data with pgfplotstable and generic horizontal lines

I have a dataset which is in the following form: # timeIt newtonIt globalIt time_0 time_1 # ---------------------------------------------------------------- 1 1 1 0.01247044 0.01111968 1 2 2 ...
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How to add multiple affiliations in the tikzposter class?

I've been working through the tikzposter class documentation, but so far I couldn't find any hint as to how add affiliation to multiple authors. For example: Something like this isn't really working: ...
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How do I make a presentation that seems made on an overhead projector?

I want to do a presentation simulating an overhead projector which some professors used when I was a math student. I couldn't find an image to mimic the background produced by an overhead projector. ...
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Frontispiece for thesis UK

I am writing the title page of my thesis, but the frontispizo package described elsewhere on this website doesn't really suit my needs. I am sure the frontispiece I require below can be easily ...
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Itemize and multicolumn : top space despite topsep being set to 0pt

Please consider the following MWE : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{array} % Thanks daleif ! \makeatletter ...
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Biblatex change punctuation between authors in multiple citations

I use biblatex package. I have a problem with changing multiple citations punctuation. I want use such commands as \cites and \parentcites follows: \cites{AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY} I have ...
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Balanced Text Wrapping in \parbox

Is there a possibility to balance the lines if a text has to be wrapped in a \parbox? \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \begin{document} ...
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how do set table body math parts in different font

How do set the table body math part only different font using XeLaTeX. My MWE is: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in, showframe, nomarginpar]{geometry} ...
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Font conflict Futura and Palatino in the same document

I need to use de Futura font as Sans Serif an Palatino as Serif font in my document. Well, I have installed the Futura pack from Gaehrken (http://www.gaehrken.de/tex/index.html). However, when I use ...
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How to write partial differential equation (Ex. dQ/dt=ds/dt) with real partial derivative signs?

I would like to make a partial differential equation by using the following notation: dQ/dt (without / but with a real numerator and denomenator). Earlier today I got help from this page on how to ...
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frame more than 1 equation (but not all) of an align environment

I think the question is self-explanatory. I have an align environment with four equations and I want only the last two of them framed in a single box. So not separately framed. If I try to achieve ...
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Generating Help Documentation (Tree Format) [on hold]

The question: Is there a good free tool/plugin for/in Latex for creating documentation meeting the requirements below? Background: As part of an extensive software project, I need to publish a large ...
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Help to make braces in array with sidenote type detail

I am trying to make an array like this with the braces two lines long with details like a sidenote. I tried: \begin{array}{c} \sin&\leftrightarrow&\tanh\\ ...
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Subequations with main equation number

I would like to have a set of equations, all under the same number, but with a "main" equation, and some other equations that follow being labelled with subnumbers, for example 1 = 1 ...
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Writing equations with neatly defined parameters [duplicate]

I have been dealing with a multitude of equations in my thesis and it gets really repetitive defining each parameter verbally after each equation; personally I find it inefficient and at times messy. ...
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LaTeX sudoku not compilling

I want to ask what could be problem with following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{printsudoku} \usepackage{solvesudoku} \usepackage{createsudoku} \begin{document} \sudoku{test01.sud} ...
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Distributable Tex application

I'm trying to write a very short .tex file which should read some images and text and create a report in pdf. Writing the tex is definitely not the problem. The report will contain some text, and a ...
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an other ! LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost

I am writing a big LaTeX document (doctoral thesis). And I've adopted a "complex" structure with \include{} and \input{} and I have obviously : ! LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. See the LaTeX manual or ...
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Biblatex Math using ieee-alphabetic style

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[backend=biber,bibstyle=ieee-alphabetic]{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{filecontents}{bibliography.bib} @book{tst, ...
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TexMaker-how to jump to the previous cursor positon

Consider this case: I am typing a math formula in position 1, then I go to position 2 to copy another formula. After copying, I want to go back to position 1 quickly, is there any shortcut?
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Use a Subfigure and Subcaption command

I am trying to use the Subfig package in order to take advantage the ability of multiple figures in a document, under various caption My pre-ample is a separate master document (main.tex), while I ...
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Defining styles that provide nested, parameterized styles with TikZ

I want to draw different kinds of graphs which I want to define using styles. One particular graph has labelled nodes, and I want to be able to attach these labels using a custom key (cn). The ...
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How do I increase the size of the hyperlink on a superscript numerical citation with natbib?

I have the following: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage[colorlinks=true]{hyperref} \usepackage[super]{natbib} \begin{document} bla~\cite{bla} \begin{thebibliography}{1} ...
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Jump to cross-reference inside lyx-document?

Is there a way to jump to a cross-reference inside a lyx-document? example: click on an equation reference, say [eq:some_equation], to jump to the referenced equation?
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Writing partial differential equation like u_t=u_xx

I have a problem writing the heat equation in latex. I would like to write it by starting with \begin{equation} and ending with \end{equation}. I tried doing the following: \begin{equation} ...
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Put a text in the middle of a column

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \newlength{\mylen} \settowidth{\mylen}{the title} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|c|} \hline the title & number \\ \hline ...
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change delimiter (slash) size in math mode

I use the division sign, together with an underscore and smash: $\underline{\smash{X/P}}$ The result is the following: How can I reduce the lower part of the slash, so it does not suppress the ...
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After MacTeX manual update how should I remove the old one?

MacTeX 2014 is installed on OS X. But how can I remove the old one? Or is it automatically overwritten?

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