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Using \textwidth via strip@pt with beamer and the picture environment

OK, I admit I haven't tried my MWE without Beamer. My goal is to use e.g \textwidth with the picture environment, and my overall goal is to include several rectangular portions of an .eps file within ...
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Tips on ways to mark important equations/statements in a thesis/paper

I'm writing my masters thesis and in it I have a set of examples for different chapters which I separate from the rest of the thesis by a mdframed-box. Furthermore, I have a set of equation that are ...
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Centering two images but aligning them left

How would I place two images below each other so that their left sides are aligned and the whole construction is centered? I tried like this: ...
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Framed box, over framed text with image

Hi all, I'm a newby in LaTeX but after researching online, I have seen that it is possible to create boxes and frames adjusted to text and images. I am trying to achieve something like the image, ...
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Display some text next to an image regardless of its size

I want to create a command that displays an image and some text next to it. The image should be displayed in its original size and the command will be used with several images that differ in size and ...
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Need to left align referenced image in mdframed Info box

I have been successful at creating a set of Warning, Note, and Info boxes using mdframed package, and they look very good. However, I need to left align an inserted image rather than have it on its ...
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Overfull hbox warning when including graphics

I'm getting the error: Overfull \hbox (14.34999pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 374--375 [][] | when including graphics files. The files are in EPS format. Below is an example: \begin{figure} ...
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remove box borders

I have the following code, in which I fit three logos into a box: \setlength\fboxsep{0pt} \setlength\fboxrule{0.5pt} \fbox{ \begin{minipage}{14em} ...
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hbox out of margin, beamer

I wanna put a round image in a presentation il LaTeX out from the margin. I would like to show it just as a 1/4 of the image in the left bottom corner. I tried: \begin{frame} \tableofcontents ...
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Create a “yearbook-style” multi-page layout of photos

I would like to create a "yearbook-style" layout of photos in LaTeX. Each photo would have a caption and the objective would be to automatically layout the differently sized rectangular photos to ...
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How can I insert a paragraph or image into the same spot on every page of a memoir doc?

How can I duplicate one feature of this layout from 'House of Leaves' in a 100ish-page book using LaTeX? (I'm presently using memoir for document formatting/structure.) The specific feature I want ...
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Different types of boxes/frames around the title of my pdf

Can someone tell me how to create boxes around the title of my PDF? I'm thinking about something like this: where I can write stuff around the title (which is "test test...").
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Why does \fbox sometimes place the box *over* the graphic image?

If I scale the graphic by, say 2.0, I can see the graphic poking out from behind the \fbox.
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Text boxes with scalable image as background

Is it possible to define text boxes with modifiable with and height which use a background image which should scale when you modify the width or height of the box. More complicated, it should be ...
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Apply gradient (shading) background to algorithm listing

Background A number of source files are included within floating algorithm boxes. The source files are PNG images with a transparent background. The document is edited using LyX. Problem The source ...
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Add a textbox overtop an image in a beamer slide

I have a slide with a figure in it. I want show a vertically and horizontally centered (relative to the image if possible) text box overtop of it as an overlay which will contain a few lines of text. ...
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Change float background colour

Background Including images within Algorithm floats. The images are trimmed to size automatically by a batch file. Problem In the following portion of the PDF, Listing 1.1 has a lot of space to the ...