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How should I include unicode characters in LaTeX? Is XeTeX better? I am using Ubuntu 14.04, do i need to install additional font package?

When I use pdflatex or xelatex, all the unicode special characters are not printed. The output only prints the normal ANSI characters.
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biblatex: More than three auhors > et al. in IEEE (conflicting options)

How can I force to show citations for three or more authors as et al. http://www.ieee.org/documents/ieeecitationref.pdf Like, A. Mike, B. Smith, C. Oliver, "blah blah", in Proc. ABC 2001 , ...
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Error message in solution for “Navigation to section/subsection from Beamer headline titles”

as new user, I'm not able to add a comment to the original question/solution. I refer to the solution of Navigation to section/subsection from Beamer headline titles written by Joseph Wright. If I ...
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Resize pspicture graphic

I have a simple SVG which I exported to a pspicture using Inkscape (colors don't get exported, but that is unrelated). I want to use it full with on a A1 poster and thought a pspicture vector graphic ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Tex Studio not running bibtex

[Ubuntu 14.04, Tex Studio] I can manually run bibtex, but how do I setup Tex Studio's PDF Chain to include bibtex? Tex Studio on my Windows machine works fine. Cheers, Nap
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Xelatex: The problem of Including pdf file in the book class

I'm a user of Latex program. I have a problem of the including pdf file. originally, it had been worked several times ago, but now, it is not working. I just added the some texts in this document and ...
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Define variables in a column

I am having trouble aligning/setting up my variable definitions in my paper. I have attached a picture of my current results. So this is a two column paper and the results I have shown go in one ...
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How to import key words are areas latex reports from a list of values

I write long test reports. And generally i have a spreadsheet (xls) with all the relevant data regarding the tests. I would like to automatically include that data from excel throughout the report. ...
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How do I get rid of vertical space above an unordered list?

\newcommand{\stuff}[2]{% \begin{itemize} \item #1 \item #2 \end{itemize} } When I use this command: \stuff {Hello} {World} The list has a large vertical space above it. I cannot ...
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hyperrefs have a different spacing when written inside a macro

Let's say I want to make a hyperlink like this: A link is placed \href{www.google.com}{here} to google. Then I decide to make a macro for that: \newcommand\Myhref[2]{ \href{#1}{#2} } A link is ...
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chemmacro.sty error when compile Thesis.tex file

I am using EasyThesis template to write my thesis. My university has its own cover page format. So I added the coverpage section into the Thesis.cls file in the template that I am using. The section ...
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How to convert an rtf file using rtf2latex2e?

I am trying to convert a pdf file to latex. For which (after looking the answers to several such questions in this site) I downloaded rtf2latex2e (the winzip files). But I can't figure out how to ...
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Missing number, treated as zero. When attempting define special characters

Looking into multiple threads, I stil cannot seem to solve my error. I therefore hope some of you might be able to help me out? When attempting to define the three scandinavian letters å æ ø Å Æ Ø ...
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How to align vertically by right border?

Consider this example: \hsize.1in \noindent \parfillskip=0pt \leftskip=0pt plus 1fil \hfuzz=2em hello world \bye The result is: The expected result is: Why the example does not produce the ...
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Package for Gowin's vee

I couldn't find a latex package that could help me do a Gowin's vee. Does anyone know if there's one? In any case, what package could be of help. Thanks! Here's some examples of what a Gowin's vee ...
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Place Logo Properly in BeamerPlace Logo Properly in Beamer with pgf

I try to custom my beamer presentation and I want place my logo in left in the frametitle. The best solution i found is here. Others solution are very complicate for a simple task (more and more code ...
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Can't escape curly braces in \lstinline

Upon trying to typeset the following TeX I get the error: Too many }'s. ...handleClick } >Button component} TeX: \lstinline{<Button onClick=\{this.handleClick\}>Button ...
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At the output the bibliography isn't displayed. Why?

I want to add the bibliography at the end of this article so I wrote the following code: \documentclass[chapterprefix=true]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} ...
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Why \moveleft does not contribute to width and \moveright does?

Consider example1: \setbox1=\vbox{ \moveleft 1pt \vbox{\hrule width 4pt height 10pt depth 0pt} \hrule width 4pt height 10pt depth 0pt } \showbox1 The output: \vbox(20.0+0.0)x4.0 ...
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problem with the cite at the bottom of the page

I am using Tufte-style template. When use a citation at the bottom of page, the cited text crosses the margin of the page. Here is the MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,nohyper]{tufte-book} %abstracton ...
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While downloading I get an error

While downloading MiKTeX downloading was not achieved and I get: "C:\Program Files (x86)\New folder (2)\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe" --update-fndb --admin --log-file="C:\Program Files (x86)\New folder ...
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Why is text being positioned above the table?

%---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- % PACKAGES AND OTHER DOCUMENT CONFIGURATIONS ...
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How to perform correct manipulation of child?

MWE: \documentclass[onecolumn]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{mindmap} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H] \centering \begin{tikzpicture}[mindmap, grow cyclic, every ...
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Color merge from RGB specification

With the xcolor package one can define colors in many ways for example, using standard names, \colorbox{red}{...} Merging colors \colorbox{red!25}{...} \colorbox{red!25!blue}{...} Or from the ...
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Switching Chapter and Section titles

I am somewhat new to TEX and I am writing a book using a publishing framework which uses Xelatex and polyglossia. My book is divided into three major sections or sub-books and each sub-book is ...
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Defining subfamilies for a font

I wish to import from files a font family, which comes in extra light, light, regular, medium, bold and black. Instead of defining several different font names and choosing them as I need, it would be ...
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Unicode-math no bold math or greek letters [duplicate]

What could be causing this? I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 I've uninstalled the Ubuntu TexLive packages and installed TexLive 2015 directly, and just updated today with tlmgr I've tried a few different ...
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Matrix product illustration

I would like to write the presentation of the matrix product by putting the two matrices in diagonal, giving an easy-to-remember method to compute the coefficients. Wikipedia has the following ...
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Embed Latex equation in LyX

I would like to transfer the LaTeX: \begin{equation} W(\mathbf{F},\lambda_{\chi})=\min_{\textbf{R}\epsilon S^{2}} \end{equation} which gives the subscript {\textbf{R}\epsilon S^{2}} right under ...
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Repeat block without until (or blank line) using algorithm2e

I'm trying to format a "repeat forever" block using algorithm2e. I've found the \Repeat command but this prints an until at the end of my block. I can hide the word until using: ...
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What is wrong with this description list?

The below snippet is supposed to show a list of items and some associated values which I've stored as new commands. Unfortunately, what happens instead is a mess. I've included everything I think ...
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Highlight asterisk in lstlisting

I would like to emphasise the asterisk used in \begin{equation*} in lstlisting, and have tried using emph, also including the alsoletter makro. Why doesn't it work? \documentclass{article} ...
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Cannot declare molar units

I am trying to overwrite the small cap on \Molar to be a normal cap M and I cannot seem to change it. I have tried: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{chemmacros} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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`:` is set to `\colon`, but the spacing is still wrong

This question explains how to make : behave as \colon. Except that the solution in the most upvoted answer doesn't work 100%. That solution says to make : behave in such a way, one has to use the ...
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Spacing between custom verbatim environments

I have a document that uses multiple custom verbatim environments, created using the fancyvrb package. Spacing around these is controlled by my own code; I have disabled the spacing added by fancyvrb ...
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Specify distance from page margin to header with geometry

With geometry, the placement of the header is set by specifying the distance from the text body below to the header above with headsep: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[showframe, headsep = ...
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How to add \part only to TOC?

I wonder how I can add a \part entry to the TOC without any output in the the document itself. I actually got a nearly working version: \begin{filecontents}{chap1.tex} \chapter{Chapter} This is a ...
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Create sequence of dates in a table

I would like to create a sequence of dates with weekly increments, which should be shown in a table environment. I've been fiddling around with a code snippet posted in this forum (Generate a ...
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Navigation Tree: Subsections

Problem Good evening everybody. Calling the beamer-class. I'm using the Singapore theme. Is it possible to display not only the section but also the subsections within the navigation tree and ...
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multind.sty not found

I am on a Lubuntu 15.04 pc, texlive-full installed. I can't compile my file with \usepackage{multind} because multind.sty is not found. Does anyone know if it's possible to manually install this ...
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Pandoc breaks hyperlinks in LaTeX file conversion

I want to convert a (quite complex) LaTeX file to epub using pandoc with: pandoc -S file.tex -o file.epub I have not used markdown in the creation of the tex file, however. When I, now, check the ...
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Increase word space between words in small caps

With tracking activated for small caps, it can be a little bit hard to detect interword spaces. Cf. below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Libertine Serif}[ ...
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Is there a way to automatically force xticks on first and last data point in pgfplots?

I have created a custom pgfplot style which allows me to create line plots with the x axis being a time in hh:mm format. The data is loaded from .csv files. The automatic tick placement on the x axis ...
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Double positive x-axes plot

I'd like to draw a plot in which the coordinate system is split in two: the y-axis in the middle running from 1e0 (it's a loglog plot) and two x-axes running from the same 1e0 to positive values 1e3. ...
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Latex Tables with linear and non linear combination of coefficients

I am calculating some coefficients combination in Stata and I am trying to report them on LaTeX. As you will know, when you perform a linear (or a non linear) coefficients combination on Stata it is ...
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Changing the hyphenation style

I saw in an article (here on page 43, note 2, in french) an intersting way to hyphenate words. I thought it would be intersting, as an exercise, to try and reproduce it using XeTeX. It looks like ...
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How can I add table of contents, list of figures and tables in LYX file in order to get in PDF file

How can I add table of contents, list of figures and tables in LYX file in order to be shown in PDF file of my thesis.
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Right align footnote section rule

Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{a4wide} \usepackage{xecolor} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{fontspec} \definergbcolor{titlecolor}{750000} \setmainlanguage{arabic} ...
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Can't get oldstyle figures in url with lualatex

The following works with xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{url} \urlstyle{same} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Libertine Serif}[Numbers = {OldStyle, Proportional}] ...
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Biblatex linebreaks inside \cite

I'm currently confronted with some problems regarding linebreaks inside citations. I'm using biblatex with a biber backend. config: \usepackage[hidelinks,breaklinks]{hyperref} \usepackage{csquotes} ...

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