# All Questions

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### Doesn't the verbatim environment work with the standalone class?

I have the following code, which is as minimal as it could possibly be ( standalone 2015/07/15 v1.2): \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{verbatim} Ciao \end{verbatim} \end{document} ...
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### What does this bad box signify? And how to get rid of it?

I'm trying to compile some notes I've written using Latex (WinEdit 9.1 + MikeTex 2.9.5845 + Latex: AMS Article). Although it has compiled (when I select Compile on the Accessories menu), there is ...
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### Paragraph delimiters that disappear at the tops and bottoms of pages (like \vspace)

Books of poetry, or collections of short prose expressions, are often delimited by ornaments. I would like a command that inserts an ornament between paragraphs, but that disappears at the top or ...
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### Automatic Line Breaking Under Gradient Color Text

How could I add automatically line breaking for a gradient color text? I would like to add gradient color for separate words and long ones are just causing trouble. The code I am using is ...
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### How to create an array while using latex \DeclareOption

I have a class in which an option is to state a code and the resulting program of study is represented at various points throughout a document. The option also changes a number of other blocks of text ...
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### remove first page numbering in bibliography (bibtex)

How is it possible to remove the page number only on the first page of bibliography. I have these lines to generate the bibliography list: \bibliographystyle{abnt} \bibliography{references} I got ...
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### Wrong URL characters in Dissertate template?

When I try to add a link in a chapter of the Dissertate template (https://github.com/suchow/Dissertate), the displayed characters in the URL are wrong in the resulting pdf. Wherever I try to make a ...
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### chemical reactions: equilibrated reversible step symbol

I have no idea how to write this equilibrated reversible step of a surface reaction: . Is there a circled leftright harpoon in some package? or, how can I put that tiny circle in the middle of the ...
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### In CONTEXT, how can I get the total number of chapters?

For total number of pages, one can use \lastcounter[userpage] to get the total number of pages in the document. Actually it gives the number on the last page (which is more interesting). Similar ...
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### How to cite an epub or ebook with biblatex-dw?

Background Reading so-called electronic books is becoming increasingly common, not only as a leisure activity, but also as a serious means to do research. However, there is some reluctance to embrace ...
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### Prevent column or page break in multicols with dtlforeach

I am trying to typeset an event program using data in a csv file. When I load the data, I would like to ensure that I avoid column (and page) breaks in the middle of a DTLforeach repeat (i.e., in the ...
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### Trouble finding sty file, even though it's in ls-R

I'm on Linux (Mint 17.3 over Ubuntu 14.04), and have been reading around for how to get bibtex to understand a style file I've installed. Following the output of kpsewhich -var-value=TEXMFHOME, I ...
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### Odd indentation after \newline, after Math text

So this happens whenever I try to insert a new line in my source code: The center equation is no longer centered! Why does that happen? I can't seem to figure out how to center it. Here's the ...
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### How do TeX break paragraphs into lines when there is only two element in a pararaph?

Suppose we have the following code: \def\tp#1#2{#1\hskip 300cm minus 300cm\hbox{#2}} \tp{Hello}{World it is} and \def\tp#1#2{#1\hskip 300cm \hbox{#2}} \tp{Hello}{World it is} The first one gives ...
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### Tricky macro expansion and list

I posted these two question Tricky macro expansion Tricky list Now I would like to merge the two issue: \documentclass{article} \makeatletter \newcounter{a@c} \newcounter{b@c} \newcounter{c@c} ...
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### speech cards / palm cards

I wish to print a document in the form of speech/palm cards. That means, the text of the speech needs to be divided up by LaTeX automatically so that it fits into boxes of fixed dimensions ...
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### Why is the decoration marker off center?

Description I am making a graph and am using a decoration marker to make square nodes between the circular ones. That had been working fine until I wanted to add a decoration between T_t and I_t ...
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### 3D PDF cycling between views animation

I'm creating a 3D pdf with latex and movie15 and I added some views for my u3d object... Then I added turntable.js to manually change a view of the object... till now everything is fine It is ...
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### The error of ' ! I can't find file `tikzlibraryarrows.meta.code.tex'.'

I want to draw some 3D cubes. I found a useful script on how to draw parallelepiped and cube with latex?. The part of code is as follows, \documentclass[border=5pt, multi, tikz]{standalone} ...
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### How to mimic cards generated by passwordcard.org?

Assuming we have generated contents of card (i.e. excluding top header row and left indexing column) , for eg. with some pseudo-random generator script. How to render such to mimic the look of one ...
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### Figure correctly compiled but TikzEdt gives an error

I'm using TikzEdt (version 0.2.3.0). I find it convenient since it produces .tikz files directly includable in the main document by an \input command. Everything works fine but, when I compile the ...
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### Non-Ascii characters not displaying properly with memoir

I am trying to use non-english characters to work in memoir for a book I wrote. It is science fiction and I am 'making up' an alien language. While I am no linguist, this is only for a few sort ...
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### jasa-template.zip used with LaTeX

jasa-template.zip was downloaded and now what? We do not know how to use it with our LaTeX written paper How does one unzip it?
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### Problems using QT.cls

I am attempting to use the class file qt.cls, available at the journal's website, but when I try to compile, even just using their example document in TexShop v3.61, I get the error: and when I go ...
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### How to Test for Page Style Inside eso-pic

I'm having trouble implementing this solution inside eso-pic: If pagestyle equal to... -- How should I ask it? It looks like \thepagestyle is coming out equal to "fancy" on every page, including ...
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### Tricky expansion in macro

I wrote the following code \documentclass{article} \makeatletter \newtoks\a@toks \newtoks\b@toks \newcounter{a@counter}% \newcounter{b@counter}% \setcounter{a@counter}{0}% ...
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### Full First Name of Author in Reference List

Can someone suggest a bibliographystyle where 1. Within the text, citations are only with surnames and year; say Brown and Rahman (2016). 2. But, in the reference list we have the full first name of ...
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### Editing .cls file

I am using a .cls file for my thesis but the document format is not perfect. I need to guarantee that the pages which are generated with the following commands are in the odd pages: \maketitle, ...
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### Minipage for table in IEEE not extending to full coloumn

I am using a minipage to contain a table in the IEEE class. The problem is that the table does not extend to the whole column and somewhat appears short. Here is a reproducible example: ...
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### Can't run texlive 2015 on ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded texlive 2015 from the Tex Users Group web and successfully installed. After installation I added these lines in my .bashrc: PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2015/bin/x68_64-linux:\$PATH; export ...
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### In bioinfo.cls, how can I get a full width equation?

How can I get a full width equation while using the bioinfo class? I tried doing \usepackage{widetext} and throwing a \begin{widetext} and \end{widetext} at appropriate places, but it throws an ...
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### REVTeX 4.1 preprint for paper supplement

I'm trying to use REVTeX 4.1 to format a supplement. REVTeX automatically adds a page break after the abstract in preprint format, with the actual document text starting on page 2. Because I'm using ...
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### How do I make an alternate caption for a sidecaption using the Memoir class?

I have a sidecaption in a Memoir class document that is very long. I need to create a short version of that caption for the list of figures. I have tried \begin{sidecaption}[short caption]{long ...
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### If both are available, include PDF or EPS?

I'm using GraphPad Prism to generate several graphs. It can export them in some formats, including EPS and PDF. Both are vectorized, both can be implemented in Latex. So which format is better, and ...
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### Change the position of exponent in a formula

I wanted to type "gammadot to the n", but it does not look good to me as the "power n" should be located in higher position respect to "dot". Is there anyway that I can fix this problem?
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### Create a chapter with different style, using Tufte book

I'm finishing a book using Tufte-Style Book (b5paper,twoside,justified). I just arrived at the last chapter (10th) and want it to be different from the previous 9, as it contains different information ...
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### MiKTeX and initexmf - Change user root priority without using settings GUI

When running MiKTeX as non-admin, packages get automatically installed in AppData; sometimes, however, you want to manually install a version of a package in another root folder without removing the ...
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### Trick for listing authors

I wrote the following code: \makeatletter \newtoks\author@toks\newcounter{author@counter}% \setcounter{author@counter}{0}% \newcommand{\authorAdd}[1]{% ...
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### How to combine several child files such that each child file has its own Table of Contents?

I have several child files that I want to export as one master file and each child file has its own Table of Contents. When I export the files, the first child file's Table of Contents contains all of ...
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### Re-setting the numbering in minipages sub-figures

For my presentation I am using minipage format in a frame to display two figures side by side (in beamer) with short subcaptions for each figures. Each figure is numbered as (a) Carbon (b) Aluminium ...
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I am making a quiver plot using pgfplot and I want the arrow head size to be scaled "nicely" with the length of the vector (e.g., the way Matlab quiver plot does). I've come across several solutions ...
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### I want to center vertically these group-plots but i can't do it

\documentclass[border=1cm]{standalone} \usepackage[x11names,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-3dplot} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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### How to handle input strings in tables, when the input string has line breaks in it?

I have a document template I've written that has worked well until now. It includes input to define things like the name of the document, doc control numbers, etc. Unfortunately, I have a case of ...
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### \chaptermark undefined error in classicthesis.sty when I (attempt to) redefine \spacedlowsmallcaps

My MWE does not compile and the error is: ! LaTeX Error: \chaptermark undefined. I have debugged to the extent that I know the error is the interaction between classicthesis and my \SC command ...
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### Fix subpicture placement

I know this kind of thing has been asked here before, but I have a question about this post. I copied the code from there and only changed the filenames to have my pictures. \begin{figure*} ...
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### Colorbrewer with legend outside graph and which Colorbrewer?

I am using Colorbrewer with PGFplots and I want the legend to be outside of the graph. The LaTeX environment is Texlive 2014. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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### How to quickly write “if” in mathmode

Probably asked before but these type of search queries are not very google friendly. In mathmode, you can type \cos to quickly get the cosine, in normal typeset. Can you do something similar for ...