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Trying to compile lecture notes on just an iphone

Here's the source code of the tex file: http://pastebin.com/g6TfhMVi Here's the source of the notes.cls file: http://pastebin.com/FLLLS36F Right now I only have an iPhone and no other computers. I ...
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how to add a document class to texstudio

I want to add a new document class to TexStudio. the document class is named "AEA" and is available in this link(the first .zip file below "Please note:") The code will look like this ...
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Document length iopart.cls no more than 12 pages? [closed]

I am using iopart.cls to write an article, the problem is when I compile the document the dvi is cut to the twelfth page, how can I do? Please help me!!!
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What documentclass/template should I use for non sectioned essays? [closed]

I have looked for different templates but most of them are concerned with papers, theses, books etc. But I am wondering if there is a specific one for simple essays, because (as an example) using the ...
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fleqn.clo vs fleqn.sty

Please have a look at this MWE: \documentclass{JHEP} \usepackage{fleqn} \author{me} \abstract{a} \title{t} \begin{document} \begin{equation} a = b+1 \end{equation} \end{document} however it ...
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When do variables in classes get evaluated? [closed]

I am developing a non-trivial class that is fairly large and complex. So far, everything has worked the way I designed it to be. I apologize ahead of time as I cannot provide a MWE as my question is ...
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How can I set up my custom class to load a different class depending on the class option(s) passed?

I have written class files in the past. One of them is even up on CTAN. But that was ages ago, and I am rusty today. I am trying to roll a new class file for my University. I am being a little ...
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Is there any way to use moderncv inside another document class? [duplicate]

In my thesis I need to have a cv. It would be awesome, if I could use moderncv. The only way I so far know is, to make seperate PDF, and include this afterwards within my thesis. Do you know any ...
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„German“ quotation marks in .cls file

I have a class file which, among other things, generates a title page for my paper. The name of of my school, which appears at the top of the title page, is hard-coded into the class file. I would ...
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The scale option of \includegraphics does not work after changing the document class [duplicate]

After .cls file changes, \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{img/GoalHierarchyMetaModel.png} command gives the following error. ! Package keyval Error: scale=0.5 undefined. See the keyval package ...
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Can not compile TeXStudio’s Letter template

I have just created a new file from a template in TeXStudio. I have chosen the letter template. So I have this code generated: \documentclass[]{letter} \begin{document} % If you want headings on ...
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Use article reference style with book documentclass

I have to use a journal's Latex template, which specifies \documentclass{book}. The template assumes I will enter my references manually in the format that they want. However, I would like to use ...
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Understand .cls files and working with sig-alternate.cls

I'm a day-one LaTex user so bear with me. I need to format a paper I'm writting with the sig-alternate.cls template in LaTex. I've got LaTex installed with TexStudio and MixTeX along with the ...
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Specifying a letter class \address from an external file using catchfile package

I'm working with the letter class, and have created a custom .cls file in which most formatting of a letter is taken care off. From a .tex file used to produce the letter (or call, as I may have ...
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Classes for profiles [closed]

I'd like to create some handouts and documents with keywords for my daily presentations in school. As opposed to the tufte layouts theses documents are only one or two pages long. The handout should ...
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Problems with right text margin in user-defined beamer class

I started to rebuild the cooperate design of my research group (designed in powerpoint) with an own document class based on the beamer package itself. Basically, I managed to get everything ...
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How can I change the layout of my page so that it doesn't block everything on one page?

I've been writing my CV in LaTeX and used a template. The issue is that where I've put all my entries into this specific section it's grouped all of my entries together in one block and put them on ...
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Review command in paper document class

By chance I saw that the paper document class has a \review command. After Googling a bit I was unable to find any useful reference to it. Can you tell me what is it for?
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Empty pages in the preface section of my thesis

I am writing a thesis and I'd like to use the openright option: \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt,twoside,openright]{report} The problem is that when I use this option, empty pages are placed between ...
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Is there a LaTeX style that mirrors Practical Typography's suggestions for research paper layout?

Matthew Butterick of Practical Typography says that his preferred format (and, co-incidentally, the one I have to use for my technical writing class final paper) is one where Page mar­gins ...
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Using class and specific font in XeLaTeX throws error [closed]

I am trying to use xelatex with its own class and a font I found on another stackexchange site. Here's a minimum working example, the Roboto font is in the same folder in a subdirectory called ...
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Style of Section Headings in LNCS

I am using the LNCS-Style, documentsclass llncs and there is no possibilty to use chapters. Actually when adding a section it looks some kind of this: What i want to do is to change just the style ...
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Changing layout is difficult or easy in LaTeX?

I am new to LaTeX. I am writing an article in LaTeX but at the moment I am not sure what should be the final layout of my article; so, I am writing it in IEEEtran format. I thought that it would be ...
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Change to two columns

I have a paper written in LNCS style. Is there any easy way to convert it to a two-column style? Simply using /two-column doesn't work as the columns are narrow, lines overflow, and it looks terrible ...
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export from lyx the right LaTeX class declaration

I am using svjour3 class from Springer, but for convenience I decided to use the Lyx templates. Everything went smoothly and I managed to get all the layouts and formatting as required. However, I ...
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Custom class creating compilation problems

I tried adding my preamble to a new class file called labs.cls, in the same directory as my lab1.tex file. I then changed the preamble of my tex file to \documentclass{labs}. When I try to compile the ...
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new page created when using the \begin{abstract} command

I am using emulateapj and am trying to put an abstract in like so: \documentclass{emulateapj} \setcitestyle{authoryear,round,comma} \begin{document} \begin{abstract} hello world! ...
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Documentclass `book': How to prevent numbered examples to start over each chapter

So, I am writing my thesis (topic is to do with linguistics) and am using the documentclass book to do this. For my numbered examples I am using the `linguex' package. \documentclass[12pt, ...
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Template that follows this book layout

Is there a template out there with a format such as:
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An Introduction to LaTeX in beamer documentclass in TeX format

Sorry if this is a off topic or duplicate question. I'm looking for An Introduction to LaTeX in beamer documetclass in tex format. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks Edited I'm looking ...
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Beamer.cls Error - How to install beamer

I installed TeXnicCenter Version 2.02 Stable (64 bit). I wanted to make beamer file for my thesis proposal. I already have my sample beamer, but when I run it, 3 errors occurred. It says "Latex ...
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What type of .sty or document class will be good for thesis? [closed]

I am writing my thesis but i want to write it with Latex as my University do not have a document class or .sty as i used to see other university. Could any one know the the .sty that has the under ...
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How many levels of nested subsections can the article class support?

How many nested subsections can I create using article class in LaTeX? E.g. for first level I use \subsection, for second level I use \subsubsection. My question is how deep can I go?
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tikz: table with mathmode and drawing in article documentclass in LyX

This is a follow up question to my earlier question here (Thanks to @Gonzalo for nice answer). I want to make the same table with boxes in article documentclass. My MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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How to change theme of fancytikzposter

Elena Botoeva has written a new package for creating posters with TikZ. I have already dowloaded the file fancytikzposter sources. I would like to modify file fancytikzposter.sty in order to have ...
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How to properly modify certain behaviors of a document class?

This is a real example of what I'm trying to understand by this question: I'm rewriting my CV using europecv and one behavior that I don't like, is titles of personal information: Lets say, I want ...
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How can I add chapter support to and find information about the paper class?

I typed paper instead of report by accident as the argument of \documentclass... and discovered that paper is very, very nice. However, it doesn't seems to support chapters. How can I add chapter ...
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What kind of document is suitable for a book if customer wants changes [closed]

I have a situation that I have to write a book from the material that my customer gave and she has not yet decided the layout of the book. What kind of document should I wrote that I can easily change ...
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Modifying formatting of Table of Contents heading

I am finishing up my Master's thesis and need to modify the formatting of the heading for the Table of Contents (TOC). My university's guidelines require "TABLE OF CONTENTS" to appear in all caps in ...
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Installing/Using a new class in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

This question will probably have great intersection with other questions, but I would be grateful for any help or references to relevant answers. I am quite a novice at Ubuntu, I use 12.04.1 LTS. I ...
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Easy way to make changes in a class?

I'm using the article (Hebrew) class for my document. I'm using the "theorem" and "proof" modules (I hope that's the correct term), and I'd like to make very simple changes. For example, make "Proof" ...
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Book Class: Instructor's Guide [closed]

I am currently an undergraduate student finishing my bachelor's in mathematics. For my Complex Analysis course, my instructor personally chose me to create an Instructor's Guide for the course. The ...
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Formats for writing a thesis in Mathematics [closed]

What are the usual formats for writing a thesis in Mathematics in Latex ?
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Error with IJCA article

I am writing an conference paper for IJCA. I did the initial steps. But I am getting some errors which I am not able to unerstand. I am attaching the code below. Can somebody help me out. ...
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Undefined Control Sequence section

I'm new to using LaTeX and I'm using someone else's template. I don't know but I keep getting Undefined Control Sequence error. I would really appreciate if someone could help me out in figuring out ...
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Create a booklet for conference programs

I would like to create a booklet with the program (titles and abstracts of talks + schedule) of a conference. I want A5 format because I will print the program on A4 papers and, then, bend the sheets ...
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Pass conditional options to documentclass

I'd like to pass options to \documentclass basing on the compiler it runs, something in the lines \documentclass[if latex then use dvipdfm else nothing]{beamer} My motivation is that there're ...
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Undefined control sequence \bbl@nonfrenchlistspacing

I am trying to run the sample file hsp-monograph.ltx that comes with ouvrage-hermes downloaded from http://www.iste.co.uk/ \documentclass[english,allpages]{ouvrage-hermes}[2005/11/14] % Preamble: ...
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All document classes gone in LyX

I have somehow managed to lose all my document classes and hence cannot compile anything. I have tried re-configuring and re-installing to no avail. I am on a university computer and cannot edit the ...
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Using the nth package for Roman Numerals

\documentclass{book} \usepackage{nth} \begin{document} \nth{3} is not the same as $\nth{3}$ \end{document} This code works fine for numbers.Now , In the argument if I want to pass III , what should ...