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Organization of a commentary book

I am writing a commentary book made of about 500 pages, where each page contains up to 3 sections (different commentaries on the same verse), "a" "b" and "c". In each page, the content length of each ...
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How to display current section title in the header when a new chapter begins just on an odd page

I am using package fancyhdr to help me construct the headers of my book. The Editor want to me to add the chapter title to the header if the new chapter begins on a page whose number is even, and to ...
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Function to create a Chapter color

I am writing a project for a course and I want to make each Part's Chapters' first page to have a different color on the side. This is my code. (I put % (comment) in the problem for the code to run.) ...
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How can I design book cover pages?

How can I design the following cover with \latex in A4 paper, landspace? Related to: http://tug.org/pracjourn/2007-1/robbers/robbers.pdf
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Trying to print to 11x17 as a book, but scale pages with booklet, margin problems

I'm trying to print a book to be bound in signatures for a finished size of 6x9 inches. My printer duplexes but only prints 11x17. I used the booklet package and set source to 6x9, but when the ...
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Design example/template for glossary/dictionary

I would like to write a book with a short introduction to certain terms that appear in my field of maths, ordered alphabetically or similar. Some explanations might only be a few sentences, might ...
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How to give a book for printing (pdf to jpeg)?

Currently I am preparing a report with full of designs(full of images and designs) in latex( I am on xubundu, so I have GIMP and Inkscape...) I am using Xelatex since I am using fontspec package. I ...
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How to reorder pages in a beamer handout?

I would like to export the 8 slides of a Beamer presentation in 2 pages (4 slides per pages) in such a way that, when those pages are printed recto-verso, folded and cut, I get a "Scientific Comic ...
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How to create a custom \part in LaTeX book?

I am trying to create a custom \part for a book in XeLaTeX. I'd like to be able to have the Part number and title in larger font as is typically found. However, I'd also like to have a short paragraph ...
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The Latex Companion (Addison-Wesley Series on Tools and Techniques for Computer T) December 31, 1993

I just ordered this book from Amazon, it is the same that my father used ten years ago. Can I still use it for learning LaTeX or I should get the last edition (2007)?
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Avoid Blank Pages Numering Openright

I have to use book class, with openright option. But i need to avoid numering in blank pages. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \pagestyle{plain} \usepackage[a4paper,top=3cm,bottom=3cm,left=3.5cm,...
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With bibliography style “achemso” publishing years of books aren't bold

I'm currently using achemso as my bibliography style. And i have to cite some books, but unlike for papers the publishing year for the books does not appear in bold numbers. Does anybody have an idea ...
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Figures on the left (even) page of a book

There are some more postings on this topic but I've found no working/satisfying solution for my problem. Some solutions work well for figures spread over the whole document. For me it is much more ...
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A5/B5 papersize book with margin notes

I am trying to make a diary that will have a book-like page structure with side notes in A5/B5 paper size. I was able to create the style I want, but it can only be applied using an article ...
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From `article` to `book` (in a modular document)

I am trying to compile a list of articles (in the sense that these texts are originally written and compiled using the article class) with the book class in a modular way. However, for reasons not ...
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Multiple chapters in knitr

I'm using knitr and RStudio and I can't seem to combine multiple chapters into a single file. The code below works great, but it only includes the first .rnw-document. What's the syntax for a vector ...
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need a book template

I am going to write a technical book and need a template. I already have a thesis template but it has some stuff which is not needed for a book. A simple book template would work for me. Can you ...
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Flipbook package deactivates bindingoffset

I'm writing my thesis with the book class package. In this thesis, I'm willing to add a flipbook in the top right corner of each odd page. For now, this works fine. However, whenever I add the ...
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manage chapters from separate files

This question is for writing a book/thesis, where chapters are saved in different .tex files. Currently, I use packages standalone and import. In the main TeX file, I use \import to fetch the ...