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New environment with marginnote

I'm trying to make a new environment that uses marginnote like so: \newenvironment{myname} { <some stuff> \marginnote{ } { } <other stuff> } so that when I do \begin{myname} My Text ...
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Problem defining a new lstlisting environment

I'm relatively new to Latex and having a bad time using listings inside a beamer presentation. I know I have to use a [fragile] frame to get verbatim environment inside a frame, but for some reasons ...
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hangout first line of paragraph in new environment

This question follows the question 282721 (\command without {} ending at the end of the line?). My new environment does three things: Creates a paragraph of its kind \quote Hangout the first ...
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Problems with creating abstract in custom class

I am working on creating a thesis template for myself and others in my lab to use. I have gotten stuck on creating a specialized abstract environment however. As a MWE (well minimum broken example) ...
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Local equation numbering inside proofs

According to the question asked here and a possible suggestion to the problem which equations should be numbered given here I want to ask following question; I find it a good solution to number all ...
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Comment-like environments and spacing

I often need to "turn off" environments. One way I do this is below in my minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \newenvironment{nothing}{\setbox0\vbox\bgroup} {\egroup} \begin{document} ...
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Footnote environment (memoir, article or amsart)

Is there a footnote environment? Few cases are known% \begin{footnote} The first experiments date back to 1912, when\ldots A second paragraph. \end{footnote} Context I have a customized ...
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How can I have numbered verbatim environments?

How can I have an automatically numbered verbatim environment, just like equations? I tried putting it like this: \begin{equation} \begin{verbatim} bla... bla... bla... \end{verbatim} \end{equation} ...
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highlighting of \begin{} and \end{} in TeXworks

I previously worked in TexShop, where I could for example click on '\begin{enumerate}' and the corresponding '\end{enumerate}' would be highlighted in the same colour. The same went for math mode, ...
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New environment with parameter for caption [duplicate]

This is my first attempt to define my own environment. I fail with the number of parameters. LateX complains Illegal parameter number in definition of endperformance. This should be a standard ...
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\leftbar color specification

I'm trying to use the \leftbar feature, but I would like the document to support two different bar colors. This issue gets the color set, but only a single global color. I would like some \leftbar ...
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Determining whether a line is inside an itemize or enumerate environment

I would like to be able to tell whether a line is inside \begin{itemize} ... \end{itemize} or \begin{enumerate} ... \end{enumerate}. My need for this stems from incrementing a counter for the ...
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tabulary fails inside another environment

The tabulary package works fine in the setup below when I write out the table header explicitly. But when I wrap the exact same commands inside a custom environment, TeX halts at the \par, with this ...
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How to change the behavior of user-defined environments using overlays?

first I have to give a link to a related question+answer. I am trying to create a beamer presentation and defined an environment. The environment has an optional parameter and I want that beamer sets ...
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Making an anti-clockwise circled arrow around a + sign in a math environment

\makeatletter \newlength\@SizeOfCirc% \newcommand{\CricArrowRight}[1]{% \setlength{\@SizeOfCirc}{\maxof{\widthof{#1}}{\heightof{#1}}}% \tikz [x=1.0ex,y=1.0ex,line width=.15ex, draw=black]% \draw [->...
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Change Content Font in tabular Environments

I am trying to change the font in the content of all of the tables in a document from a serif font to a sans-serif font. Specifically, I need something that can be applied to tabular and tabular* ...
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Quote environment with reference at the end right

I want to define a quote environment such that after the quote on the right occurs the author with page number. My solution is yet the redefinition of the quote environment \usepackage{amsthm} % ...
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Is it possible to revert a line break after an environment?

Most environments seem to automatically break a line after them. This of course makes sense but I am having a case where I would like start writing in the same line where the environment (minted) ends....
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Environment definition error

I am attempting to create my own wrapper for a tikz image but the output is not as expected. Here is the code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,lipsum, wrapfig} \newenvironment{wraptikz}[4]{ ...
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NewDocumentEnvironment causes extra row [duplicate]

When I use NewDocumentEnvironment of xparse and place a table to be inside this environment, I get an extra row at the end. Same code does not cause extra row in standard newenvironment. Is there a ...
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vim-latex: Environment mapping with arguments

Is it possible to use <F5> to enclose in an environment with arguments? For instance, if I type enumerate and then <F5>, I get the following \begin{enumerate} \item <cursor> \...
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How can I create a problem environment where I specify the problem number?

The ams package's \newtheorem{prob} doesn't work here (without resetting the counter every time I want to skip a problem}. It would be nice if I could use something like \begin{prob}{2-5} Some ...
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How to rename or “copy” a latex environment

I want to rename or "copy" the enumerate environment twice in order to have two different named enumerate environments. E.g. \begin{questions} \item lorem ipsum \item lorem ipsum \end{questions}...
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Wrapper around `picture` environment causes page break [duplicate]

A picture environment at exactly the size of the text area can fit snugly on one page. However when I replace the environment with a wrapper environment with exactly the same definition, it takes two ...
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Why do these three changes fix this equation-numbering error?

When I use \equation...\endequation instead of \begin{equation}...\end{equation}, all equations have the same number (I know this isn't best practice for environments; I'm trying to understand the ...
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Extract source code on the fly to a file?

I'm trying to create a programming text to use for my students. My goal is to have an environment (say, "code", for instance), so, if I type the following in my .tex file: \begin{code}{Sample script} ...
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How to change the font in the description environment?

How to change the font in the description environment, for the term word (e.g. First, Second...) and for its definition (The first item, The second item...)? How to restore the paragraph indentation ...
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How to “align” the LyX aligned math environment

I frequently use the aligned math environment in LyX to typeset my equations. However, if I want to save space on the page and set two equations simultaneously in the same aligned math environment, ...
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Switching between wrapfigure and figure environments

I'm trying to realise switching between wrapfigure and figure environments, using boolean control. But for some reason wrapfigure does not do what it should do - be wrapped, instead it is placed in ...
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How to nicely split proofs into different parts?

I often break long proofs into smaller pieces, in order to make it easier to read and understand. I'm doing that by adding a fbox with "Part X: ...". However, this doesn't work out very well all the ...
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\ref to existing \label do not works, but index and url yes

This is my code and my results: \begin{figure}[h!] \label{fig:ppe_xyz} \begin{lstlisting} §$ppe_x$§ = ppe(§$A_x$§, s, order, overlap, H); §$ppe_y$§ = ppe(§$A_y$§, s, order, overlap, H); §$...
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Reset counter at beginning of proof

My goal is to get a new claim environment which automatically numbers. This is fine - I can make a counter, define a claim environment and claimproof environment which number automatically, and this ...
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Changing Abstract name does not work

Here is my MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec,xgreek,polyglossia} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Liberation Serif} \setdefaultlanguage{...
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Including figures in custom environments.

In my preamble I have the following custom environment that is counted. \newtheorem{exmp}{Example}[section] When I call this in the text I always write the following piece of code, \begin{exmp} \...
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What does the titlepage environment do and what are its benefits?

I'm speaking about the article document class only, because report and book deal with titles in a different way. Obviously, the titlepage environment triggers a new page after it, and it resets the ...
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How to expand ExSheets question environment to show user-defined blank space for solution?

This is my minimal not-working example: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage{mdframed} \usepackage{exsheets} \newenvironment{exerciseWithSpace}[1]{\begin{question}}{\end{question} \...
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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}% \newcommand\two[1]{\textbf{##1}...
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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 \newenvironment{aut}{\par}{\...
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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 a ...
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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} %% \documentclass[preprint,review,...
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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 }{% \setlength{\...
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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 ...