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Different behaviour in BaKoMa TeX and MiKTeX

I am trying to use the resume template by David Grant. I have put both the .tex file and the shading.sty file together in one folder. When I use BakomaTeX (v 9.83) to convert the .tex file to PDF I ...
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How do I install mbboard package (MikTeX, Windows)?

This didn't help me much, 'cause this package has MF fonts and I don't have an idea to where should they go. Any help appreciated.
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Latex Standalone always rebuilds / apostroph in filename?

I have started toying around with Martin Scharrer's standalone package because tikz external does not work with todonotes and I feel that the workflow for standalone makes more sense as far as I have ...
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Why is the gap between the translation and the last line of the gloss so wide in my interlinear gloss?

I notice if I take away some letters, the translation line goes to where it should be, but this big block of white space is pretty untenable. Ideas? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} ...
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LaTeX finds .cls file but not .sty file in ~/texmf directory

I'm writing a paper that depends on a file elsarticle.cls and also a file clrscode3e.sty (they're for two different things - not related). I have placed both files in my ~/texmf directory. When I ...
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Where should I insert the titlesec package? [closed]

I am writing a thesis and I want the chapter and its heading right aligned. On searching in TEX I got an answer to download the titlesec package. I downloaded it but I don't know where to insert the ...
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Chemstyle xkeyval error

I recently installed texlive-science from the Ubuntu repos and received the following error when I compile: ! Package xkeyval Error: `load-configurations' undefined in families `key'. LaTeX works ...
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Pdfpages.sty not found - Windows [closed]

This question is a follow-up question in regards to this topic: Error: File 'pdfpages.sty' not found The following is just a copy paste of my question asked in that topic: I am so so ...
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Macro for moving hat symbol up

I use mathpazo font package and I think the hat symbol is too low. Can I make a macro to change behavior of all my hats? This question has a good example, but I don't want to have to retype all of ...
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converting documentclasses into environments: is it possible?

Rewritten question. For my phd-project i need to quote screenplays. I would like to keep the screenplay layout in my thesis. I know there is the document class called screenplay. Now i am wandering ...
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Nested tabularx doesn't work with ltablex

This works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a5paper]{geometry} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{tabularx} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{ |X|} \hline ...
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Suddenly having problems installing packages [closed]

Ever since I started using LaTeX, I've used the Package Manager that came with MiKTeX to install new packages. Tonight, I went to install a package multiple times and was told that I couldn't connect ...
2
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Kantlipsum installation process

Why for the kantlipsum package the process below is required to install it, instead of the normal positioning of the file .sty like for the other packages? Are there some advantages? To install the ...
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MikTeX unable to find installed ytableau package

I want to use ytableau package. I was using MikTex 2.8 and after trying to compile I recieved a message that it would not be possible to download packages for MikTex 2.8 any more. So, I have installed ...
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Problem with language, book class, and Table of Contents

I have this simple piece of code here: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \clearpage \section{Dummy section 1} \section{Dummy section 2} \end{document} And every time I ...

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