{algorithms} is about the presentation, numbering, and layout of algorithms or pseudocode in documents. Popular packages are algorithms, {algorithmicx}, {algorithm2e} and {listings}. For questions about the specific package, use the appropriate tag instead.

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Undefined control sequence \State \For \While

I am trying to write a pseudo code in MiKTeX. I have used \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algorithmic} but I get: Undefined control sequence' for every structure (\State, \While, \For, \If). ...
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Algorithm : Command \end{list} invalid in math mode

I just started with Latex and I struggle a little bit with algorithm. Here is the algorithm, I try to show. But on the line of the first ENDFOR, I have this error Latex Error: Command \end{list} ...
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Why this 'Perhaps a missing \item' error with the algorithmic package?

I am trying to imitate an example I found in the LaTeX wikibook to write my own algorithm using the algorithmic package. I can't understand it clearly, though, and I am getting errors all the time. ...
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How to reduce indentation size within loop of an algorithm

For the following algorithm, I get four spaces for each text line inside the loop. How can I get only two or three spaces? Some of my text lines go to next line. I want to save some horizontal spaces. ...
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latex line number in algorithm starting with 9? [closed]

I feel confused why the line numbers in the algorithm I created all starting with 9? The code is as followed: \documentclass{sig-alternate-2013} \begin{algorithm} \caption{Generating Test Cases} ...
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Fixing the location of the appearance in algorithmicx environment

I'm trying to force an algorithm to stay between two paragraphs, but after compilation, it shows up in the next page. My algorithm takes more than half a page and is something like: ...
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Write pseudo code in latex

I am trying to write pseudo code in my paper. Here is the snippet and image like what I want. Can some one please help me to format it. \begin{algorithm} \caption{Euclid’s algorithm}\label{euclid} ...
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change “Algorithm 1:” to “Algorithmus:” in algorithm package

I am using the algorithm package and I need my algorithm to be labeled as "Algorithmus: XYZ" instead of "Algorithm 1: XYZ" where XYZ is my caption for the algorithm.
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Writing algorithms in pseudocode in latex

Why if I write : \State \textbf{upon event $< Init >$ do} \For{\textbf{all $n$} $\in N$} \State $value[r]=0$; \EndFor I have this output: but I want: How ...
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algorithm2e comment style

I wanted to know how to change the comment style in the algorithm2e package. I want to make my comments of a smaller font and a different color: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} ...
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Change algorithmicx caption name

I am trying to change the Caption name of Algorithmicx but it doesnt work. This what i include to use it. %pseudocode \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algorithmicx} \usepackage{algpseudocode} ...
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Create an indent in an algorithm (without using the algorithm environment) [duplicate]

So I'm trying to create an indent in an algorithm, but I'm not familiar with the \begin{algorithm} environment, so I would just like to do it in a math environment. I'm trying to create an indent, but ...
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Problems with \EndIf and \EndFor

I'm using the algpseudocode package and I want to write a pseudocode. This is my code \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[spanish, es-tabla]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx, times, amsmath, ...
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Aligning Equations in LaTeX

I was trying to align the following equations but alas. Could someone guide? \begin{flalign} x \in A \cap (B \cup C) & \Rightarrow (x \in A) \lambda \Big( (x \in B)\vee(x \in C) \Big) & \\ ...
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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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How to remove end-if in algorithms

I am writing an algorithm in latex, but there are lots of end-if and end-whiles in my algorithms which makes it un-professional and ugly. Is there a way to remove them from output of latex? ...
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Increase algorithm distance to margin

I've been using \vspace to increase or decrease the vertical distance of figures to the margin, but I found out it doesn't work inside and algorithm evironment. Is there an alternative or workaround ...
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How to make “for all xxx do” appear on one line?

This is an example \documentclass[12pt,oneside,a4paper,onecolumn]{article} \usepackage{graphicx,color,setspace,hyperref} \usepackage[left=1.5in,top=1.25in,bottom=1.25in,right=1.25in]{geometry} ...
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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} ...
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Description of algorithm in words

I would like to write an algorithm in a very verbose matter. I want to write a couple of for loops and the rest is pretty much text. I include here the code I am using with algpseudocode imported as ...
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Algorithm: write if-then-return or else-return in one line?

I can easily generate the following algorithm statements using algorithm2e package. As can be seen from the image, return statement (should hold for other statements too) will be placed in a new line ...
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Algorithmicx multiple statements per line aligned over all lines

I would like to put a <- b and e <- f, in parallel on a single line in an algorithmicx environment. I want the same with c <- d and g <- h. Then I want to align both lines. The output ...
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last line of algorithms ends with =0 [closed]

I wrote some algorithms on shareLatex, but when compiling the document, each algorithm ends with =0 for example: End If=0. and so on what I have to do to avoid this problem. I use these packages: ...
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The algorithms' captions appear in the list of abbreviations

I have a problem with the list of abbreviations. The problem is that the algorithms' captions appear in the list of abbreviations! I use the loabbrv package for the abbreviations, and by the command ...
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How to choose an algorithm environment? [duplicate]

I know there are multiple packages for typesettings algorithms (algorithmic, algorithmicx, algorithm2e), and some other which are not exactly designed for this exact purpose but can be used as well ...
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Creating shortcode [duplicate]

I have a document in LaTeX in which I have to use a lot of code over and over again. Is it possible to define this code somewhere with a shortcut so that I can call it up by only using the shortcut in ...
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radix sort tikz [closed]

I want to visualize Radix sort to look like but I can't find a way based on this Thanks in advance
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how to change the algorithm environment?

I am interested in changing the algorithm environment so that the numbered "Algorithm" title appears at the bottom instead of at the top, and also the three rulers (one above the Algorithm caption, ...
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How to make a hbox several lines under the specified place?

Recently I asked How to colourfuly highlight some lines of an algorithm using algorithm2e? I wanted to acheive this effect using the algorithm2e package: Thanks to JLDiaz's answer I know how to do ...
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How can I colourfuly highlight some lines of an algorithm using algorithm2e?

I am trying to achieve something like this: This image is linked from this answer. This answer also provides a solution and seems simpler. Both answers deal with the algorithmicx package however. ...
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How to avoid uppercase function name while using Function?

In LaTeX, I want to define a function in my algorithm, following is my code in case: \begin{algorithm}[h] \begin{algorithmic}[1] \Function{BuildPolicySet}{PolicySet PS, CCR ccr} ...
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How can I define a ForEach loop on the basis of the existing ForAll loop?

Is there a way to define new command in algpseudocode based on existing one? In particular, in my document I need to use both \ForAll and \ForEach commands. It turns out that just renaming \ForAll ...
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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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PDF reference links when using hyperref and (`ruled`) algorithm2e

I was testing some links within my produced PDF file and recognized that all of the links to an algorithm (from the algorithm2e package) will jump to the beginning of the algorithm with skipping half ...
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Algorithm2e does not allow nested if

I was trying to put a nested if in algorithm area like this: \If{$isContentMethod(\mathcal{M})$}{ $URI \leftarrow getURI(SubCG, \mathcal{M})$\; \If($URI \in ...
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Suppress line numbers in front of 'repeat' and 'until' keywords in algorithmic

Here is my minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algorithmic} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm} \caption{Test} \begin{algorithmic}[1] \REQUIRE ...
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How to assign code in table of figures?

Is possible that i can get an alghorithm that was wrote in LaTeX with a package and transform in a figure to be added in list of figures (\listoffigures)?
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How to manage long lines of inputs in function declaration, or inside the code, in clrscode3e

This is a part of my code: \begin{codebox} \Procname{$\proc{\textbf{Connect_two_SamplePoints}}(Graph,S1, S2,connectionCostMat,cost)$} \li \Comment S1 and S2 are sample points \li cost[S1][S2] $=$ ...
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Algoritmic return command = 0

Can you suggest me what is wrong with using return command in algorithms. when I add \RETURN $C to my LaTeX document I get return C =0, what I need is just return C. \begin{algorithm} ...
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How to use the algorithm2e package with IEEEtran class?

The IEEEtran documentation suggests that I should not use the floating algorithm environment of algorithm2e.sty. B. Algorithms IEEE publications use the figure environment to contain ...
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How to define a list of algorithms?

How can i define a list of algorithms similar a list of tables? i need something like \listofalgorithms similar to \listoffigures but with trackable algorithms
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How to format mathematical and programming variables in text?

I am describing an algorithm in a journal paper. In this algorithm I have a few variables. I gave them the same names as in my source code (C++ source of the algorithm, not LaTeX source). So I have ...
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Reduce the line number font size of pseudocode?

I have learned from here on how to reduce the font size in the pseudocode. The last thing left for me is to reduce the line number font size as well. The following is my MWE, and it seems that ...
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How may I remove \EndIf and \EndFor in algorithmicx?

For space consideration, I wish to condense my pseudocode. I find it a bit annoying to me to always have a \EndIf or \EndFor at the end of every block, especially when inside the block only lies one ...
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Pseudocode: \Function vs. \Procedure?

The title says it all. What is the difference between a Function and a Procedure? When should I use which?
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How to use dotted line to make indentation clearer in algorithmicx? [duplicate]

I wish to indicate clearly when a block starts and ends with "enclosing lines" in addition to the indentation. I understand that I can do it with algorithm2e like so \begin{algorithm}[H] \SetLine % ...
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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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How to align text within an algorithm environment?

I wish to duplicate an effect I've seen elsewhere (image below) in which text not necessarily at the beginning of a line is aligned with text elsewhere. I don't know which environment is suitable, ...
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How to see the Steps number in an algorithm

In below algorithm I have used the package \usepackage[linesnumbered,ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} 1) How do I see steps number after step 2? 2) Is there any command apart from ...
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Splitting Algorithm across multiple slides

I am wondering how to split an algorithm across multiple beamer slides. The algorithm is created using package psuedocode. I tried using [allowframebreaks] but all that did was push my algorithm to ...