{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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Algorithm for 'Plugging in' Values to Tables

Simply, if I have a table of the form: \begin{tabular}{l r r r r r l r r r r r} \hline {}&{}&{}&$n$&{}&{}&{}&{}&{}&$n$&{}&{}\\ ...
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Indented block in ConTeXt

I need to write pseudocode in ConTeXt. Since there is no documentation of the t-algorithmic module, and because I don't have so much to write, I decided to format the code myself. Here is what I ...
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Command for the table Ruffini-Horner algorithm

I am trying to code a command in LaTeX to type the tables used in the computation of the Ruffini-Horner algorithm. You can see in the Wikipedia link above that these are rather simple tables. There is ...
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change \FOR to \FOREACH in program package

In the program package, is it possible to introduce new keyword \FOREACH which behaves exactly like \FOR but writes foreach instead of for on the code.
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Algorithm as a figure (to include additional caption below the figure)

I have an algorithm in latex, and I need to add an addition caption underneath the algorithm (just like in a figure at the bottom: "Figure 1: Whatever it is". I tried simply changing the ...
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question about algorithm

I'd like to ask how can have an algorithm(s) flow (like text) from one column to another in a two-column document? I don't want to treat it as a one block like a figure is treated. Does anyone know ...
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How to sanely format conditionals in clrscode package?

clrscode can produce some really nice-looking algorithm texts, but if you have nested conditionals, things start to look ugly. clrscode has the peculiar preference that the \Then keyword at the end ...
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Placing a single algorithm in two columns

I have a single-column document and to save space I would like to make a long algorithm (produced using packages algorithm and algorithmic) to be double-column. That is, I would like the float content ...
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Change caption number of an algorithm

I am wondering if I can manually set the caption number of an algorithm, or let the caption number of the algorithms in an article start from 2. The following is a MWE. ...
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Spanning a procedure of an algorithm more than 1 page [duplicate]

I am unable to do this in LaTeX. Please help. And people who have marked this as duplicate, please mention the link to the question as I could not find any.. \begin{algorithm} \begin{algorithmic} ...
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Divide algorithm in two parts without incrementation of version

This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paperheight=6\baselineskip]{geometry}% just for the example \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algcompatible} \begin{document} ...
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Avoid multiple occurrence of a multi-page algorithm in the list of algorithms

I have a pseudocode which spreads in multiple pages. I tried \algstore and \algrestore (as advised in Algorithm over 2 pages) and it allows multiple pages but it causes problem with \listofalgorithms ...
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How to put algorithm and figure side by side in two column document?

I want to put two figures and an algorithm side by side in a two-column document, and the figures and the algorithm should span two columns. I have surveyed previously asked questions such as How to ...
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Frames around few line of code in a algorithm

I want to put a box around lines of code and to add comments inside the box. This is what I want it to achieve: This is the example of code I am using for the algorithm. \documentclass{article} ...
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More compact Algorithm template in Latex

All, I am using the following Algorithm template: \usepackage{algorithmicx} \usepackage[ruled]{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \vspace{-0.2cm}% \alglanguage{pseudocode} ...
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Problem and question tocloft

I tried to create my own "List of things" with help of this post: Define your own list of Now my questions: I don't want to use the command \algorithm {Text}. Instead I want to use a container like ...
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How to define new loops in algorithmicx?

How can I define a new loop in algorithmicx? For example, code like this: ex1) PreLoop s do --statement1 --statement2 ex2) PostLoop s do --statement1 --statement2 Is it possible to define it ...
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Combine \listoflistings and \listofalgorithms into one list

The title said it all...I want to combine the two under one list with the title "Algorithms and program code". Style wise the page should match the usual style of the other lists (\listoffigures, ...
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How to avoid printing the algorithm number in algorithm captions?

I am using the algorithm2e package to write algorithms. However, when i write three algorithms one after another, the algorithms are automatically numbered 1,2 and 3 in the caption. I am using ...
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Algorithms in mdframed

Now that I converted all my theorems to mdframed, I'd like a consistent layout for my algorithms as well? What ways are there to typeset pseudocode algorithms in mdframed? So far I've been using ...
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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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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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Line break inside procedure's definition with algorithmicx

I don't know if this package is the best for my purpose, but I'm using algorithmicx (see here the documentation) to write algorithms (in pseudcode) inside my work. At now, I've just a problem: ...
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How to put a vertical space between two functions inside algorithmic environment?

To make the algorithm readable, I would like to put some space between two functions. E.g.: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \begin{document} ...
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Alignment problem with algorithmic and hyperref

I have some alignment problems in the algorithmic environment when I use the hyperref package. I like to have my comments left-aligned which I achieve by ...
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Referring to function name in an algorithm

I have a LaTeX code which looks similar to the following example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,algorithm,algpseudocode} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm} \caption{My Algo.} ...
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What is the best looking pseudo code package?

I have stumbled across various pseudo code packages but can't seem to find that's simple and eye-candy and practical. What I'm looking for: Visually attractive structure (eye-candy) ( easy to look ...
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Align appearance of listings and algorithm packages

I want the output generated by the listings and the algorithm package to be the same. Consider the following minimum working example. ...
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Ploblems with vertical lines in algorithmicx

I use algorithmicx with verical lines. And code is working good: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} % Vertical line \makeatletter ...
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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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Implementing indent in algorithm environment

I am using the algorithm environment in the algorithm2e package. What I want is to able to indent various portions. I tried \indent but that is doing me no good. Here is the MWE: ...
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Algorithm pointers and references

I'm looking for a clean way/best-practice of writing an algorithmic block that uses pointers and references. I've had success with algorithmic in the past, but this is the first time I've tried ...
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How can very long algorithms be automatically split over multiple pages?

I have a very long algorithm than spans several pages. I can not get Latex to make it span across several pages. I know that several questions similar to this one have already been asked, but I ...
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Algorithm code width problem

I have a problem in the width of the algorithm which I wrote as shown below, and I need to write it in a better way but I can't, any help? This is my code: \begin{algorithmic} \WHILE{$GenC[i] ...
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Unnumbered lines in algorithm

My question is similar to this one, I need to skip number for some lines of the algorithm. However the solution from that question does not work for me. How can I disable numbers for some lines using ...
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Disable line numbering of specific lines

Is there way how to turn off numbering of lines for specific line in algorithm2e? I need bold : after keyword. So I tried redefine these macros: \renewcommand{\KwIn}[1]{\textbf{Input:} #1} ...
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algorithm2e and \algomargin with negative value

How can I use a negative length in \algomargin using algorithm2e? I get the unpleasant effect that the vertical lines and the caption are not moved accordingly, see for example: Note that this ...
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No italics in algorithm2e if-clause

Why does algorithm2e typeset the variables anychange and done in italics, and how can I turn this off? How can I remove the semicolon after done in the until-clause? $\textsf{anychange} \gets ...
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Subroutine in algorithm2e

I am looking for a tiny example of writing in algorithm2e an algorithm using a subroutine. The algorithm is called algo, and it recursively calls a subroutine called proc. It should be something like ...
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verbatim environment inside algorithm2e

I need to output Prolog style inside algorithm2e and It seems that I cannot use \verb inside algorithm2e. How can I use \verb or verbatim for only one line inside algorithm2e in Latex?
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algorithm2e and Beamer - How to make algorithms wider with smaller font?

I would like to make the algorithm2e environments wider in a beamer document. Indeed I must you a \scalebox to see all of my algorithm. Is there a way to have wider algorithms with smaller size font ...
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Typesetting listofalgorithms like listoffigures and listoftables using titletoc

I would like to typeset the \listofalgorithms generated by package algorithm in the same way than the \listoffigures and \listoftables, using package titletoc. However, I have not been able to find a ...
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How to make the line number in algorithm shown in bold

I have tried following which works (making the number in second line bold) \begin{algorithm}[h] \begin{algorithmic}[1] \State TSO.assignStartTs() {\bf\State} TSO.assignCommitTs() \end{algorithmic} ...
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How to reformat Algorithm in memoir document class?

I'm trying to typeset algorithms in the memoir class. I'm using the algorithmic package with a custom environment as this was the only way I could get the list of algorithm to display correctly in the ...
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Make List of Algorithms formatting match LOT/LOF

I'm working on my thesis, and I have a minor formatting problem with my list of algorithms. The entry is added properly in the TOC and the font, size dotting and numbering are perfect, but for some ...
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Line number error using “Require” and “Ensure” in package{algorithmicx}

I’m using the packages algorithmicx and algpseudocode to write algorithms in my paper. It’s more convenient and beautiful to specify comments than with the algorithmic. But I encounter an error while ...
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How to remove newline character after case statement in algorithm2e?

I don't want any newline character after case statement. How can I do that? This is my code: \begin{algorithm}[t] \SetInd{0.5em}{0.5em} \KwIn{Data $\mathsf{D}$} \KwOut{List of Simple Hints} ...
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How to remove “Algorithm #” caption prefix but keep list of algorithms?

I am using the algorithm-package and would like to name my algorithms without any generated prefix. So I would like to remove "Algorithm #" as prefix from my caption, but still keep the list of ...
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writing part of a pseudocode [duplicate]

I have a few pseudocode lines like for each item in list L if (item > 50)| (item > 50)|(item > 50) value=item break; Obviously, this is not the exact code :). If I use a package ...
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Add the word “Algorithm” before each entry in the List of Algorithms

I'm trying to add the word "Algorithm" before each entry in the List of Algorithms (because of unavoidable thesis guidelines). I saw similar questions but the solutions listed there don't work for ...