# All Questions

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### Differences between “xindy” and “makeindex”

I'd like to know which are the essential differences between makeindex and xindy (or texindy) in this sense: What things can we do with xindy that we can not do withmakeindex? or vice versa. What is ...
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### I can't find References section in my LaTeXed pdf file [duplicate]

First, I exported my references list from EndNote X7 using 'BibTeX Export' and saved the text file as 'first_paper.bib'. Then I included the following code into my TeX file. \newpage % BibTeX users ...
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### No caption number for figures and tables

I whant to make some of my figures just without a number. Instead of Fig. 1: Caption. I want simply Caption. I tried to do \caption*, but it doesnt work for me. Even after caption package upgrade. ...
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### \settolength issue

I want a horizontal length to have the same length as the word "physique". This is what I have tried: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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### How do I keep a block of text on the same spread?

I am building a cookbook, and I need to keep each recipe's text on the same spread. I've wrapped each recipe in its own environment, so I can easily add commands at the beginning and end of each ...
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### Insert raw LaTeX between beamer slides, using pandoc markdown

I'd like to insert some raw latex (in my case \appendix) between two frames in a beamer presentation. Normally, any latex code in the markdown document is passed through into the final .tex document, ...
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### ExerciseSelect with counter as key

I would like to use ExcerciseSelect to choose some questions in order to create different assignments. I have more than 140 different questions. Ideally I would like to make something like student 1 ...
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### Draw one solid inside another

I want to generate a couple of solids, one inside the other. I know I can do it in pst-solides3d because it of the first picture in the documentation. My intention is to create an ellipsoid inside ...
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### Help with Australian Method Coding

Hi I want to write a topic on factoring by using the Australian method. Do anyone know how to code that in latex? A picture of what I mean:
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### Separating the preamble to another file

What is the best practice for separating the preamble to a dedicated file? I've seen two variants: A package: preamble.sty and \usepackage{preamble} A .tex file: preamble.tex and \input{preamble} ...
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### (Autor, year) reference as well as citation style

The journal publisher has certain demands for citation and references which I have to fulfill. Following are the demands: All citations in text should refer to: 1. Upto two authors: Both authors ...
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### Two-column figures not displaying in IEEEtran document class

I have a two column document in which I display a lot of figures. I also have to display some figures spanning the two columns. To display "normal" figures I use this piece of code, for example: ...
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### Why does hyperref return errors when options are included to this package?

When I include these options to the package hyperref I get error messages and the file doesn't compile! Please here is a minimal working environment: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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### Drawing commutative diagram in tex

I want to draw this digram below in Latex and thank you .
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### Remove period from biblatex entry when there is no editor

Following suggestions by @moewe in the questions Enable "firstinits" in biblatex only for editors and Move names of editors followed by (Ed./Eds.) and a comma before title in biblatex, I ...
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### write , instead of . in mathmode

in my language it's typical to write comma in numbers instead of a dot (12,34 instead of 12.34). However, if I write ",", it automatically inserts space right after the comma. To overcome this, I have ...
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### Vertical alignment of menukeys output in tables

I want to collect a number of menu entries and associated shortcuts in a table with additional information and references. The actual table is quite large, so here is an abbreviated example: ...
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### How to interpret this log file after compilation failure to fix chapterthumbs?

the compilation failure of the whole dissertation was narrowed down to this MWE below. For some reason the MWE fails to compile with the log file below: MWE This MWE is related to this post and this ...
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### display multiple figures [on hold]

I'm trying to use the following code to display multiple figures: \begin{figure*} \centering{ \subfloat[leaving $k$ out]{\includegraphics[width=1.5in]{use_f1_out_vs_ours.eps} ...
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### One alphabet in a different font

I wanted a sans serif font in Latex, where the capital I looks different than the small l. I came across droid font, which is nice but too wide and takes up too much space. Currently, I am using ...
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### Parabolic Moebius map on sphere using tikz

There is a discussion here about coding the elliptic Moebius map. I however am interested in how I might do the parabolic one. case [d] The arrow heads are not an issue, but how do I get the lines ...
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### No TeX installation detected. Please install TeX before compiling - RStudio Knitr on Mac

I have tried to reinstall the MacTex twice. I even reinstall R and RStudio. Nothing could cure this problem. Please Help me, I'm in middle of my thesis and I need to use Knitr and RStudio is only easy ...
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### Undefined control sequence when including pdfpages package

Problem: I try to include the following packages in my .tex file: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pdfpages} For this I get the following errors: thesis.tex (line 186) Undefined control sequence ...
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### Getting LyX to Find and Use OpenType Fonts

I have a family of opentype fonts which I want to use directly in LyX? I know that the TeTeX and LuaTeX backends to LyX can use opentype fonts directly. How can I get LyX to see the fonts and use ...
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### first names in apacite citations

I've got a LaTeX document with two BiBTeX references, like so: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} \begin{filecontents}{mybib.bib} @article{Hurd2011, author = {Hurd, Michael and ...
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### Code for drawing two intersecting lines and the acute angle between them

Here is the code for two intersecting lines. I know the code that I use to draw lines $\ell$ and $k$ is bad. I am sure that is the reason that the labels $\ell$ and $k$ are not in the right places. I ...
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### list environment on glossary deffinition doesn’t work

I try to put an inparaenum environment on a glossary definition like this : \newglossaryentry{polymo}% {% name={Lorem}, description={Lorem ipsum dolor \begin{inparaenum}[i)] \item sit ...
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### how to change position of \Rightarrow

In the following example, how can I shift the \Rightarrow slightly towards left so that the first terms of both equations are vertically aligned? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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### Building documents with latexmk: how to do this?

I want to use latexmk to build my documents, in order to stop compiling different things all the time just to get an updated document. However, I have no clue how to do this. I am running OS-X 10.9.4. ...
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### How to draw Latex multiple bar chart with error bar

Can someone help me with putting error bars on multiple bar graphs. This is what I currently have and it doesn't look any good, so far :( \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ x tick label ...
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### How to draw 3-junction and 4-junction SQUIDs?

I am using circuitikz to draw circuit diagrams that contain SQUID magnetometers. The package contains the squid symbol for a standard 2-junction SQUID. Using the code: \documentclass{article} ...
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### Patching \chapter command such that all lower sections are set in twocolumn in ToC

I've been trying to typeset my ToC like the one in the question How to make the ToCs part entry in onecolumn while the others are in two columns however, I don't have parts and therefore I want the ...
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### Axis rotation and alignment

I have a problem to rotate an axis. Here is the code I use where the problem occurs : the two axis origins are not aligned. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{article} \usepackage[pdftex, active, ...
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### Cannot export LyX file to html with Elyxer

When I attempt to convert any LyX file to html using the Elyxer converter included in my LyX installation, it fails with the following error messages: 10:43:13.702: Previewing ... 10:43:13.708: ...
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### draw on pdf file [duplicate]

I have such a case: I got one pdf file but it's read only,I wish to draw on it. so I think maybe I can do it as below: 1). embed origin.pdf into latex code as a picture. 2). find right position to ...
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### What is wrong with these refs according to Biber?

the compilation failed with some issue reported by biber (see below) which is part of the dissertation file: Snippet of log file ... Package biblatex Warning: Biber reported the following issues ...
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### Replace non-ascii characters with biblatex, part 2

This is a follow-up to the question Can't replace non-ascii characters with biblatex. The aim is to replace certain character strings in .bib file entries with other strings. Compiling the ...
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### Different margins for different page styles in memoir

I am trying to produce a document in memoir with a letterhead on the first page only. I have created a custom pagestyle for the letterhead with a larger upper margin to include the header; but this ...
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### Latex picture overlapps with caption

I have two versions of a latex project in English and Japanese with the same picture declaration: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.4]{eps/figure1.eps} \caption{The ...
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### Bibtex references coming out as (<number>) instead of (Author, year)

I am having trouble with the following code to make my \citep{} references come out as (Author, Year) instead of (). \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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### Modifying whitespace before and after list separately using enumitem package

I use the enumerate package to modify the amount of space related to lists. One of the options this package can easily modify is topsep. However, this variable controls the vertical space both ...
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### Spell checking package for Texlive

Is there any package for texlive to check spelling and replace the right spelling in an interactive way? I can use command line 'aspell' or 'ispell' checker but these do not modify the .tex file only ...
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### How to customize the bibliography?

I have the following minimal example which is texed with pdfLaTeX. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} The reference is \cite{test1}. \begin{thebibliography}{999} \bibitem{test1} text1 ...
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### A command which concatenates a string an arbitrary number of times

I'm trying to define a command \repeatstring{#1}{#2} which repeats the string #2 #1 times. Here is what I tried: (it is based on what I found in How to concatenate strings into a single command?) ...
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### XeLaTeX & fontspec can not use Seravek's small caps

I am using XeLaTeX & fontspec in TexLive on OS X Yosemite. The problem is I could not use font Seravek's small caps. However, if I define a font family "Seravek ExtraLight" directly, small caps ...
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### Margins for even and odd page using the Memoir class

I have read a lot of posts about this topic now but still I cannot figure out why the even and odd pages has the same margin. I would like them to have different margins to make Space for the spine of ...
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### how to use several style for boxed theorem and remark with mdframed?

I have modified this code Issue with mdframed package in order to satisfy my taste: \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[framemethod=tikz]{mdframed} \usetikzlibrary{shadows,shadings} \usepackage{calc} ...
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### How to display the list of symbols in a table in Thesis? [on hold]

I've tried that but an error keeps coming up. I'm actually trying to display some symbols and give their meanings in a table.