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\command without {} ending at the end of the line?

In a work, I have to write a lot of dialogue. This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \newenvironment{dialogue}{% \noindent% \newcommand\one[1]{\textit{##1}\newline}% ...
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I want to set first paragraph of text environment to no indentation

I am using evironments to typeset some paragraphs of text with different fonts. I want the first paragraph after \begin{environment} to have no indentation. My code is ...
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How to define a new environment of two text blocks with number?

Hi, I want to define a new environment like the figure above. It has two text blocks with different background color. Block 1 has a short numbered title, such as 'Note' or 'Definition'. Block 2 has ...
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How to wrap a `\newcommand*` into a multi-paragraph environment?

As stated elsewhere, it is usually quite recommended to use the starred \newcommand* instead of \newcommand since this helps finding missing }s by disallowing paragraphs in its argument. Every now and ...
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ConTeXt: Change emphasis font when used within blockquote environment

Background Looking to change the font for emphasized text within a specific type of macro block (environment). Only emphasized text should change; any text within the environment that is not ...
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How can define an acknowledgement section in two languages

I am writing my LaTex document and I would like crate an acknowledgementsection in two languages: first written in my mother tongue (Italian) and then in English as the rest of the document. I'm ...
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Beamer - Use custom environment on TOC frames

I defined a environment slide based on frame to get rules beneath the headline and above the footer and get the section in the frametitle. \newenvironment{slide}[1] {\begin{frame}[environment=slide] ...
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How to get align environment in the same line as text [duplicate]

I would like to have an align environment which is not automatically written in a new line. For example in the following code, the formulas should appear in the same line as the itemize-dot or the ...
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Not rounded beamer blocks

I want my blocks to be not rounded. I added this like to my style but without any success. \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded=false, shadow=true] How to make not rounded boxes in beamer? Edit: ...
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Two abstracts in two languages in Elsevier class

I have a problem with putting two abstracts under the title of my article in elsevier class. I am using this code: \documentclass[preprint,10pt,3p]{elsarticle} %% ...
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\indent doesn't work as expected in custom nested environments

I have a custom environment that I use as follows: \documentclass[12pt,draft]{memoir} \usepackage[dvipsnames,usenames]{color} \definecolor{shadecolor}{gray}{0.85} \newenvironment{Myenv} ...
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Automatic table of contents entry from environment [closed]

I have created an environment to be used in creating examples in my text. The class is one specified by the publisher Wiley, basically a book. The environment currently takes the name of the example ...
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Code for generating assignments with questions, sub questions and sub-subquestions

I wish to generate a question paper for an assignment, to be given to the students. Apart from the usual notes about the assignment, I wish to have question numbering, along with sub-questions and ...
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Newenvironment, multicol and space problem

Why jumping a line cause a problem here ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multicol,xparse} \NewDocumentEnvironment{DeuxCols} { D<>{30pt} O{.5pt} mm }{% ...
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Square brackets [ ] as first text inside environment

I had a case where I wanted do start a text with a square bracket inside an environment. It was interpreted as an optional argument. My workaround was to insert a {} to separate that. Is that the way ...
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Alias normalbaselineskip to \\ in a tabularx environment

I'm still on my way to my key:value table, and this time, I'm trying to alias [\normalbaselineskip] to \\. I still want to use the standard \\. What I want is to consider \\ as [\normalbaselineskip] ...
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Spoilers in Web-Accessible Pdf Documents?

A highly regarded professor of mine is currently writing a graduate mathematics textbook in which he has given the book a theme of ``do it yourself'' mathematics. He has asked me to review the book ...
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Redefine an environment with options

To write a report I am using the package wrapfigure which generates figures on a side and the text flows around it. It is not news that it is very difficult to handle the spacing and positioning of ...
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code using the same packages of tikzcd works on one project but not other

I'm using the package \usepackage{tikz-cd}. Note that this code works good. \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{tikzcd} & D \arrow[d,"f"] \arrow[dl, ...
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newenvironment and restatable

I'm trying to create a new enviroment using restatable, but it doesn't work. What am I doing wrong? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{thmtools,thm-restate} ...
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Theorem style: All letter uppercase

What do I have to do, the create a theorem environment, where the theorem name has a different style than the standard one? I want the name to be all capital letters. Obviously \newtheorem*{new ...
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linespacing local font environment [duplicate]

I have a multi-paragraph section of tiny-font within a larger document of normal-size text. The last paragraph within this section seems to get double spacing: I can fix the problem by putting a ...
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How can I change the behavior of single letters in an environment?

I'm working with a Ktunaxa, a First Nations language that uses the symbols ȼ and ⱡ (and the uppercase equivalents Ȼ and Ⱡ, but not c or l. How can I create an enivronment that would change all c and ...
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Defining an environment which includes a bibliography

Consider an environment which is intended to house a variety of content related to an author. Content may include name, affiliation, a paragraph which is a short biography, as well as, a series of ...
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How to start itemize on same line as text?

I've created a new environment called 'Example' like this: \newenvironment{example} {\textbf{Example:} \begin{itemize}} {\end{itemize}} The environment works fine, but the items are ...
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Producing expandable environments with only optional arguments with LaTeX3 syntax

I am trying to create a new document environment to complete the assembly of a table (simplified for MWE) but I am having a problem combining an expandable environment with an optional only argument. ...
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Chemmacros: Environments reaction and experimental undefined

I get the following errors and have no idea, why. I just updated all my packages. I am using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 and TeXmaker 4.3. Just spent like an hour searching for an answer and didn't get ...
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What is an environment, really? [duplicate]

I consider myself a moderately proficient LaTeX user. Occasionally, I want to do something that is similar enough to an implementation found in a package that duplicating it seems pointless, but ...
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Replace a nested LaTeX command with multiple arguments [closed]

I'd like to replace the LaTeX command \teilseiten{left col width}{left col text}{right col text} by an nested environment. The problem is, that the second and third argument of \teilseiten contains ...
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\tikzexternalize causing problems with template

I have a large document (I'm using pdflatex with Eclispe and TeXlipse) with many (many) TikZ graphics (most of them math function plots). Hoping to reduce compilation time drastically, I read about ...
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Need two environments in table

I want to set up a table with the column headings centered, but the data right justified, without using \multicolumn for every single cell in the heading, rather I want to use a locally global ...
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Is this possible in Latex? Creating a new environment for notices in technical documents [closed]

I don't even know how to title my request. I am also not including any code, because I have absolutely no starting point. I'm writing a technical document and once in a while I need to put a ...
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New environment with minted

I want to create a new environment to transform this: \begin{listing} \caption{some caption} \label{code:label} \begin{minted}[options]{language} My code here \end{minted} \end{listing} ...
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Flexibly start a new page for proof environment

I would like to redefine my proof environment so that if the content of the proof environment is only, say, 3 lines or fewer, then the entire proof environment will just start on a new page. Here is a ...
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Problem with making a “new float” and using \autoref{} command

I'm trying to do a new float called "grafico" with the float package. It works fine, but when I try to do a reference, i.e. \autoref{}, it only shows the float number (e.g. If it's "Gráfico 2.1: blah ...
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New float environment in tufte-book with alternate caption placement for full width figures

I am trying to define a new environment for photographic plates in a tufte-book.cls book. The environment should: Work just as the existing figure / table environments do for non-starred uses, and ...
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Error while nesting two environments

I'm trying to nest two environments: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{environ} \NewEnviron{innerEnviron} {INNER \BODY{} INNER} \newenvironment{outerEnviron} {OUTER \begin{innerEnviron}} ...
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Optional text printed in another colour

I would like to extend the version package to print some optionally added text in a different colour. Something like in the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{version} ...
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newenvironment with braces split between start and end

I'm defining a command for placing figures in the margin. A simple version follows: \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\margin}[1]{\marginpar{#1}} \begin{document} \margin{Figure goes here} ...
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Issue accessing Auctex environments [closed]

I recently installed AucTex on a new computer, and am having an issue that I do not recall with regards to accessing environments. Using C-c C-e, auto-complete etc., I am only able to access a handful ...
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How do you define your environment such as to use […] for some parameter(s)?

In an environment, say \newenvironment{whatever}[3]{...}{...} you instantiante it (if that's the word for it in LaTeX) by \begin{whatever}{first}{second}{third} ... \end{whatever} But how do ...
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Indentation in newtheorem environment

I already have a personalization of the "newtheorem" environment, as follows: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to get automatic adjustment of environment names?

On one of my computers, when I start a new environment with Ctrl+E (or edit the name of a different environment), if I start typing something inside the \begin{...} it automatically gets copied to the ...
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how do I add line numbers to itemize environment?

I have an itemize environment that I use in a figure to describe, say, an algorithm or a process. I want to include line numbers, all aligned on the left most side of the figure so that I can refer to ...
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Problem with defining new environments: The first word is not shown correctly

In my Latex-file there is the following part for defining new environments for theorem, lemma and so on: Unfortunately, this produces some mistakes. When I write a new theorem, lemma etc. then the ...
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Ghost environment

I am trying to do the following. I would like a part of my source to be compiled normally by to generate no output. In particlular, I would like references made to the ghosted parts to be produce the ...
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Size of the bullet using \itemize

I was wondering what is the (standard) size of the bullets that appear using the itemize environment: \begin{itemize} \item ABC \end{itemize} Is it \small, \tiny...? Is there any way to ...
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Hide indented amsthm environment using comment package

I use amsthm to define a "Solution" environment. I want to be able to hide it. Following this comment I tried using the comment package: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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How to: print paragraph title centered, and on a shaded line across the page?

For a cheat sheet I am making I would like that \paragraph{title} does the following: Centre the text 'title', on a shaded (gray) line across the entire page ( column in my case ), start the actual ...
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How to: print paragraph title centered, and on a shaded line across the page? - Continued

This question is a continuation of: this question Consider the following document \documentclass[landscape]{article} \usepackage[a3paper, textwidth=5cm, margin=1cm,landscape]{geometry} ...