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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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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} ...
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Where do I find out how a command/environment is defined?

Say I want to redefine the itemize environment, or make a modified version of it. I want to know how it is currently defined. Where do I find this information? If it's some particular package command, ...
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How to typeset a proof via structural induction

Structural induction differs from "mathmatical" induction in the number of cases: While mathmatical induction requires exactly two cases, structural induction may require many more. A proof via ...
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How do I wrap a macro definition in an environment?

I'm creating a style file, and want to store the body text of the abstract environment so that I can put it on my custom titlepage. I could have required that my users enter the abstract as ...
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Change environment's width

I'm writing my homework and I would like to change the environment's dimensions of \documentclass[10pt,spanish]{article} % INICIO PAQUETES \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How can I write multi line equations with alignment in inline math mode?

Is there any way to override the fact that certain environments in LaTeX are automatically "displayed"? One such example is the align* environment. I want to keep my aligned equations inline. So ...
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Address book form

I want to create an environment (or any other command) for entering addresses. For example, I want something like this: \newaddress \home \name{John Doe} \phone{123-456-7890} \address{100 1st Street, ...
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How to assign TWO parents to LaTeX counter?

I am working on a own LaTeX (using KOMA-Script) class, based on scrartcl. The document structure is supposed to provide sections and subsections, as well as own environments (exercises, solutions, ...