{algorithmicx} provides an improved typesetting environment for algorithmic pseudocode. It is compatible with the algorithms bundle that provides the algorithm and algorithmic environment for typesetting floating {algorithms}.

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algpseudocode without end block text

algpseudocode lets me write code such as: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \begin{document} \begin{algorithmic} \While{$n>3$} \If{$m>n$} \State ... \State ... ...
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Mark a pseudocode block and insert comments near it

I am currently working on a LaTeX beamer presentation where I have to explain an algorithm. So I wrote this algorithm with \usepackage{algorithm,algpseudocode} This is the current algorithm: ...
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Floating an algorithm?

I'm typesetting an algorithm using the algorithmx package as follows: \begin{algorithm} \caption{\textsc{Whatever}} \begin{algorithmic}[1] ... \end{algorithm} However, I would like it to ...
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Coloring lines in an algorithm

I am using Beamer for creating a presentation and I am trying to highlight some lines in an algorithm. I am actually using algcompatible. I found a solution here and created a couple of new commands ...
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algorithm, algorithmic, algorithmicx, algorithm2e, algpseudocode = confused

I am getting confused about the package structure for writing simple "algorithms". There are too many options, and also got totally clueless about when to use what. Is there any definitive guidelines ...
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Change Indentation Size in algorithmicx package

I'm using and enjoying the algorithmicx package, but would like to adjust the size of its indentations. In the algorithms package, I could do this with \algsetup{indent=1em}, but that doesn't seem to ...
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algorithm numbering

I am having trouble numbering and referencing algorithms. I want to have the references labeled by the chapter, then within the chapter, such as: First algorithm in chapter 1 - Algorithm 1.1 ...
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Algorithm as figure and without italic and bold formatting?

I want to include an algorithm in my latex document, however without printing most of it in italic and all the keywords in bold font like it's done by default by e.g. the algorithmicx package. I like ...
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How to use algorithmicx package?

I found the algorithmicx package on this page, and tried to compile this example from the pdf file. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithmicx} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm} ...
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Algorithm and IEEEtran

I'm trying to write an algorithm in a IEEEtran LaTeX template and it doesn't work in any way. \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algorithmc} %\begin{algorithm}[H] \begin{algorithm*} \caption{ASGP ...
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How do I define a new command in algorithmicx

The algorithmicx package defines two commands \Require and \Ensure for providing initial conditions. However, I'd like some custom commands such as \Assume, \Define, \Input, etc. At present, I merely ...
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algorithmicx package comments on a single line

Is it possible in algorithmicx package to have comments not aligned to the right side? For example I have code like this - \begin{algorithm}[!ht] \caption{My Algo.} \label{myalgo} ...
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Adjust the indentation whithin the algorithmicx-package when a line is broken

I have this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm} \caption{Minimal Working Example for my Problem} ...
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How to automatically keep the indentation level when a line has to be broken

I'm using the algpseudocode package with two custom commands, \Let and \LongState to handle automatic indentation of (broken) long lines in the spirit of Werner's answer, which uses \parbox to wrap ...
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do-while loop in pseudo code

The algorithmic package lets me make a while loop as \begin{algorithmic} \While{$u\neq v$} \State Something \EndWhile \end{algorithmic} which results in a while(u is not v) do ...
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Algpseudocode (algorithmicx) package comments

How to align comments in algorithmic environment to the right? For \Comment, if the comment is too long it gets wrapped and starts at the beginning of next line. It would look better if it was aligned ...
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How do I get rid of that extra line at the end of my custom algorithmicx block?

I'm using the algorithmicx package and have created a custom block called \On, but even with the noend option for algpseudocode I get an extra blank line at the end of the block. Here is a complete ...
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Numbering in algorithmicx

I have simple code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm} \caption{Examples}\label{alg:Examples} \begin{algorithmic}[1] ...
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Translate “Algorithm” in the caption

This is my code \begin{algorithm} \caption{Funkcija ACO} \label{alg:aco} \begin{algorithmic} \STATE{do something} \end{algorithmic} \end{algorithm} it produces a caption like this ...
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Writing an algorithm in LaTeX

I am trying to write an algorithm in LaTeX. I used a for loop inside the algorithm (see attached image), but the problem is that the statements that are below the for loop are not tapped. Why? I ...
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Indentation in the algorithm package after \Ensure, \Require

I have this piece of code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \usepackage{varwidth} \begin{document} \begin{algorithmic} \Require ...
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How to make lstlisting look exactly like the algorithm environment?

I'm typesetting pseudocode with algorithm and algorithmicx to get results like the following (taken from the package documentation): Now I would like to print real C++ code with the listings ...
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Vertical loop/block lines in algorithmicx with 'noend' option

I am using the algorithmicx package to write an algorithm. However I am using the noend option: \usepackage[noend]{algpseudocode} Is there anyway to get vertical lines for each block of code? This ...
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Line numbering in algorithmic

I want to change the first number of the line numbering in my algorithm, but how is it done? This is my example: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath, amsfonts, amssymb, amsthm} ...
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algorithm with partial borders/frames

I use the algorithm float environment for pseudocode and want some algorithms to span two pages. That works fine with \algstore and \algrestore. However, I would like to omit these borders at the end ...
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algorithmicx crashes standalone

I am creating SVG files from different stuff from my LaTeX document. For this, I am using the standalone package followed by pdf2svg. This compiles: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithmicx} ...
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algpseudocode font size

I want to change the default font size of the algorithm in algpseudocode environment to small. This is because my algorithm is lengthy and i have page limitations. Please help
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Text below line at end of algorithm?

I am using the algorithm and algpseudocode packages. When I define an algorithm it ends with a horizontal line. I would like to have some text below this horizontal line explaining some special case ...
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How can I typeset function names as they appear in algorithmic environments?

I'm using the algorithmicx package and I'd like to mention a function in common text. Is there a way to do that, or do I have to make a format that mimics the one used in the algorithm (all caps ...
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Place pseudocode inside tikz node

How can I place pseudocode, that is written by the algpseudocode package, inside a tikz node? (I don't want to just decorate the code, but use them inside a graph) MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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Algorithm with Latex ( Package algorithmicx)

This is my algorithm: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[linesnumbered,ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} \usepackage{algorithmicx} \usepackage{algpseudocode} %\usepackage{algorithmic} ...
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pseudo code with vertical line

I want to write some pseudo code. After few research I found algorithmicx with this post: Write pseudo code in latex But I want vertical line as this: function toto: | for i = 0 , i < 10, i++ | ...
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Incorrect reference to a line in algorithmic using hyperref

I am using algpseudocode and algorithm packages to typeset pseudocode. I also use float, hyperref and caption packages. The problem is that when I reference a line in the pseudocode, the number is ...
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undefined control sequence '\For' - algorithmicx package

I have to write some algorithm, thus I've decided to use algorithmicx package: \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algorithmicx} \begin{algorithm} \begin{algorithmic}[1] \For{aa} ...
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Splitting an algorithm across two columns

Consider the following short example, where a two column page is selected, and the algorithm is split across the two columns using a manual \pagebreak within the algorithm's code: ...
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Avoid putting statements on the same line with algorithmicx

I'm writing a simple pseudocode, but I have a problem with a repeat..until block. Basically what happens is that the return statement that follows the end of this loop gets rendered on the same line ...
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customizing the algorithmic package: break and loop labels

I would like to add two customizations to the algorithmic package: introduce a new break command and have the possibility to provide labels to the LOOP so that break {label} is clear to which loop is ...
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“For” loop without “do”; “if” statement without “then”

How can I get rid of the do in a for loop and the then in an if statement when typesetting algorithms using the algorithm and algorithmicx packages?
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Caption numbering breaking up an algorithm with algorithmicx

According to its documentation, algorithmicx package allows break up an algorithm inside a document, as follows: Related tex code is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} ...
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Forced indentation in algorithmicx

I have an algorithm dealing with some very large parameter names, messing up the readability. What I've done so far is break the lines of the problematic statement (lines 4-5) manually into two ...
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Function arguments in algorithmicx

I have a question about function arguments in the algorithmicx package. The following code works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \usepackage{algorithm} \begin{document} ...
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how to left justify comments to indent same as other text in Algorithmic

How do I left justify my comments in the algorithm. I am using algorithmicx package. What I want is: to pull the comment to left as shown in the attached snapshot. The code for my algorithm is ...
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Referring to correctly-styled algpseudocode procedure name in document

Given an algorithm written in algpseudocode: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm} \caption{Part 1} \begin{algorithmic}[1] ...
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cleveref fails to reference algorithms

In the following example document, both \autoref and plain ref will correctly link and number an algorithm reference, but cleveref fails that task. It will just insert question marks instead. In ...
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Customizing some aspect of algorithmic environment

I'm using the algorithmic environment for typesetting algorithm in my document, but I'd like to customize some aspect and fix problems. I'm using the algpseudocode package with noend option, but it ...
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Error using amsart with algorithmic[x]

I use the algorithm and algorithmicx packages to type algorithms in a paper and my main document class is amsart. All is well until I try to use \listofalgorithms. This returns a variety of error ...
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Colored line numbers with algorithmicx?

The fancyvrb allows me to customize line number style which I find very useful. I'm using it to give line numbers a different color and then use that same color in the text describing the code. I ...
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How to fully left justify text in algorithmicx when not using line numbers

I'm using the algorithmicx package and would like to fully left justify the text when not using line numbers. Here's an example: Notice how only the Require and Ensure clauses are fully pushed to ...
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Algorithmicx print first line number when numbering every n-th

Using the algorithmicx it is pretty easy to turn on or off line numbering or to number every n-th line. Taking this MWE (taken from the doc) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algpseudocode} ...
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Algorithm input in a box

I am trying to write pseudo code \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} ...