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Counting choices in Exam

MWE \documentclass[11pt,paper=a4,answers]{exam} \usepackage{environ} \newtoks\allanswers \NewEnviron{answer} {% \edef\temp{% \the\allanswers % the previous ones \thequestion) \thechoice \...
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Theorem numbering as subsections and automatic solutions

I have a problem environment where the counter is coupled to the subsection counter. However this doesn't work with automatic solutions. I tried to couple the solutions counter to the subsections as ...
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reset counter with thmtools

I am using thmtools to display theorems in a document. The theorems are numbered within a counter that is called 'entry' (this counter is defined within a command that is called 'entry' as well). So ...
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Counter problem for individualised appendix sectioning (Destination with same identifier)

I tried to individualise the sectioning of my appendix. I would love to have it sectioned like this: Appendix A.1 First A.2 Second A.3 Third B.1 Fourth B.2 Fifth B....
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How to use counter with \newbreakabletheorem with xeboiboites

I am using Xeboiboites to frame my theorem and proposition contents. I want theorem to continue to next page as xeboiboites allows it. I am using the following code, but only problem I have that i don'...
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Variable defined according to entire document contents

I would like to define and use a variable in my title page. This variable depends on the contents of the entire document. For illustration purposes, the variable could be a counter that is incremented ...
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Making the dot in the Theorem normal, but not as like bf

Here is MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section] \newtheorem{lemma}[theorem]{Lemma} \begin{document} \setcounter{section}{3} \begin{lemma}[something] ...
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Labeling problems with exam class usage when using multiple chapters

Using the exam document class I'm trying to create a questions/answers-sheet for a book. When working on the first chapter, everything worked nicely. When I came to the second chapter, I realized I ...
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Different counter for equations inside environment

Let's say I have a tcolorbox environment called note. Is there a way for equations that appear inside this environment to automatically assume a different counter from those outside? With ...
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Counter always equal to other counter (at all times)

I know that \newcounter{newctr}[oldctr] will reset newctr to 0 whenever oldctr is incremented. How can I have newctr to have exactly the same value as oldctr at all times? In other words, how can I ...
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Changing numbering by chapters to continous numbering

I’m writing my PhD thesis using this template. The template offers two ways of enumerating figures, tables, and equations, namely, continuous numbering and by chapters. According to the comments ...
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Use of forloop-counter inside beamer \only

I'm using LaTeX beamer and the forloop-package to create a for loop, and I want to use the counter inside an \only-command. Here is a MWE (or more like non-working example): \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Trigger \addtocounter every frame (not slide!)

I am trying to have Beamer automatically add to the notes the total time my presentation has been running. However, the counter seems to be triggered every slide, not every frame. \documentclass[14pt]...
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Increment Counter as part of TikZ Style

I would like to increment a counter every time a particular style is applied. The MWE below compiles just fine, but the counter is not incremented. I would like to have the counter value be 3 ...
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Setting marks automatically when a counter is incremented

I want to create a dictionary-like header, where on the top left of the even page and the top right of the odd page equation numbers will be shown: on the top left is the equation number of the first ...
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LaTeX-internal definition of \thesection

I am using a redefinition of the equation-numbering as in the MWE below. \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{chngcntr} \renewcommand{\theequation}{\thesection.\arabic{equation}} \counterwithin*{...
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Figure/Tables/Equations… counters

I'm currently trying to create a template of my own to unifiy all the documents (article class) I write for school and I'd like to change the functioning of the counters for the equations, figures and ...
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Reset equation counters with unnumbered sections

I would like use: \counterwithin*{equation}{section} \counterwithin*{equation}{subsection} with \section*{} because if the section is not numbered \counterwithin*{equation}{section} doesn't work ...
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Combining environment with if - statement leads to errors

I have the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{lettrine} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{gtrcrd} \newcounter{Cnt} \setcounter{Cnt}...
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count the newlines in title

I am trying to automatically adjust the title page to get a pleasing result independent of the title size. This means that I have to count the number of line breaks in an argument. My MWE (not very ...
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Refer to the current page number, but not \thepage, but the real absolute

I want to get the real page number. If I use \thepage, I get problems, when I change the pagenumbering. For pagenumbering gobble, it disappears, if I change from arabic to roman, it resets the counter....
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Total pages number warning and miscalculated

The question is a follow-up to this answer. I think that the document is suppsed to display 9 instead of 8 ? also the current position of \AddAssociatedCounters{chapter}{appendixchapters} (instead of ...
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Calculate amount of figures [duplicate]

Is there way to automatically calculate amount of figures, tables and appendices? I found a way to see what pages have figures(Automatically determine numbers of pages with figures ), but how to ...
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Carrying counters over to another file

I have two files, say file1.tex and file2.tex. file1.tex is the first of a series of files, and it begins with counters (say chapter 1 for instance, although my counters are not used for chapters). ...
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Reset question numbering in exam class without affecting grade table

Purpose: I need to create a document that contains multiple individual exams. I have already applied heavy customisations to the exam class so I wish to continue using it rather than having to start ...
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Theorem does not work after MikTeX update; no counter defined [duplicate]

The following stopped working after I updated MikTeX today: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{cleveref} \newtheorem{definition_}[equation]{...
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Use \nopagebreak (or similar) in supertabular

I'm trying to add multipages tabulars with counters in tabular tail. I first tried longtable but as it generates head and tail before the table content I can't use counters. So I used supertable who ...
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List of Unused \newbox, \newcount, \newdimen, \newskip, etc

Want a appropriate command to list out unused Box, Counter, Dimension, Skip from the CLS/STY file.
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Tex Live 2016 bug: “! LaTeX Error: No counter 'd' defined.” [duplicate]

I have a file which compiles fine with TeX Live 2015, but which bugs on TeX Live 2016. When compiling with TeX Live 2016, (after I clean up all the non-source files) I get the following error: ! ...
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Reset footnote counter by section with footmisc [duplicate]

I would like to reset my footnote counter for every section in my article, and I am using the footmisc package. I have seen the perpage option, and similarly there are questions on how to achieve this ...
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Using regular theorem environments along with tcolorbox theorems

I am using tcolorbox to draw coloured boxes for my theorems, however for things like a remark, or an example, I would like to have the usual amsthm kind of environment, without any colored boxes. If ...
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Using counter in csdef

I'm trying to implement a map: counter => string + another_counter: 1 => eq1 2 => eq2 3 => ineq1 ... I use \csdef like this: \csdef{probName\thecntProblem}{\csuse{filePrefix}\arabic{...
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Associate counters — stepping (many) counters simultaneously

This is (perhaps) not a real question and there maybe already an answer to my proposition/request. The situation There are packages that provide the number of the last page (i.e. lastpage or the '...
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How to make the footnote starting from \dag? [duplicate]

The default sequence of symbol footnote is *,\dag,\ddag,... How can I make the footnote starting from \dag, i.e., the sequence \dag,\ddag,...? Thanks in advance. (I have the package \usepackage[...
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Counter in section title, table of contents increases it

I'm trying to add a counter to subsection titles. For example: Design tests 1.1 Test 1. A test 1.2 Test 2. Another test Functional tests 2.1 Test 3. Yet another test The problem is, since the ...
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Count and use the number of items in advance

When writing LaTeX code, I often successively make changes like adding or removing items. I'd like to have TeX count and update the number of items in the list automatically, as in There are \...
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How can I add a counter for my own command that is also printed?

I use the following code to draw a box with a warning sign, the word warning and the content text. The task is now to numerate the warnings. How can I print this? For example if my warning appears in ...
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Count up number of items in each section

I have a numbers of sections and subsections that have continuous enumeration (i.e. if the first section stops at 4, the second section starts counting at 5). As given by the following: \section{...
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Testing value of current footnote number

How can I test the value of a counter? For instance, can I do something like \ifnum\counter{footnote}=1 (which doesn't work)?
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ExerciseSelect with counter as key

I would like to use \ExcerciseSelect to choose some questions in order to create different assignments. I have more than 140 different questions. Ideally I would like to make something like student 1 ...
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Bar graph with elements from the document

In my document, I define some elements which all have a number (from 1 for the first to n for the last one) and a level (1, 2 or 3). At the end of the document, I'd like to create a bar-graph with ...
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Subequation: Counter too large

I have several parent equations each with more than 30 subequations. When I write it normally with subequation command, I receive "counter too large" error. I found out that there is a package named "...
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Use temporary length \dimen255, temporary count \count255

This Question is mainly important for package writing: I read in the TeX-Book that \count255 and \dimen255 are traditionally used for temporary. Now the number of registers has risen (see this ...
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Extract correct counter value of a reference

Somewhere in my document there is a theorem labelled theoremA that has the number 2.21. Later, I want to set another counter to that specific number 21. First, I tried \setcounterref{newcounter}{...
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How to count the total number of subsections within a section? [closed]

How can I count the total number of subsection within each section. Actually, both section within each chapter, and subsections within each section for the article class. Based on this post I have ...
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Hyperref referring to the wrong label

I have this code in LaTeX and I am dealing with some dynamic work with labels and references. This code works - first reference references to the first text and second to the second but I want to ...
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Programmatic Table Building Error

I am trying to build a variable size table programmatically. All the logic works separate from the table commands, and the table commands work separate from the programmatic logic, but somehow when I ...
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How can I avoid a longtable to be counted? [duplicate]

I use longtables to add Notes to my document. These notes shall not be counted. Can I tell longtable this (similar to \chapter* instead of \chapter)?
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If condition controlled with a loop variable

I want to print some images according to a variable being changed in a loop: if variable group is 1, then the image should not be printed. But if the value of group is 2, then the image should be ...
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Cross-referencing between different files with counter [closed]

I have the same problem in this question: Cross-referencing between different files The solution is ok, but in my label i have a counter and the compiler return thats: ! Missing number, treated ...