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Can the hygiene problem of environ and newenviron be eliminated completely?

The packages environ and newenviron both provide an alternative to the standard environment macros included with LaTeX. The main difference is that they make it possible to refer to the environment ...
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wrap around task environment not working

I am trying to create an environment wrapping a task environment (from the tasks package). To build the new environment I am using the xparse package. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} ...
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LaTeX programming Inheritance with \newcommand \newenvironment \renew… etc

I'd like to create (or renew) several LaTeX commands and environments, and understand how it works. One of my new environments would be equivalent to \begin{quotation}. So, imagine my \begin{foo} ...
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Macro for creating a table

I want to have a macro that creates tables of a specific type which specialize in multiple choices questions. The required command \createtable{#1}{#2}{#3} has three arguments: The total number of ...
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Intended Paragraphs Inside Environment

I have decided to come back to beautiful LaTeX typesetting after several years. I have just decided to hone up my LaTeX skills but have found out that it will be not easy. Here is my question: I have ...
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Problem with adding exercises - “missing \item error”

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \makeatletter \usepackage[dutch]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} %Paragraphs get numbered continuously \usepackage{chngcntr} ...
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\AtBeginEnvironment not accepting parameters in the code

etoolbox's docs say in the section on environment hooks: Parameter characters in the code argument are permissible and need not be doubled. However, this won't compile: ...
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Making headings that depend upon later environments

I want to typeset a test and a marking scheme. I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amsthm,amssymb} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{0} ...
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Using apptocmd inside newenvironment

I try to produce a document containing an exam and the associated correction. I want automatic hyperlinks from the question to the associated answer and vice-versa. Using the solution given by ...
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Environment for Counting Names and Marking the count as Subscript

For typesetting a religious document explained as below This contains verses of list of names separated by commas. A counter is to be initiated and will be incremented with each name. Each name ...
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Allow page break in table in customized environment

\documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{amsmath,enumerate} \usepackage[top=1cm,bottom=1.5cm,left=1cm,right=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{longtable,tabu} % allow page break ...
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Data structure: Define a command or environment only valid inside a certain type of environment

I want to script the generation of LaTeX documents, and therefore, I will need to use a data structure to organize the information. For example: Person: Name Phone Address I know in LaTeX you ...
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How to use \newenvironment; why doesn't this code work? How do I fix it?

I've been trying to find out but my latex skills are too weak to understand what seem like similar problems. When I try this: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{exsheets} ...
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Highlighting paragraph as own opinion

Has anyone a suggestion what one could do to mark some parts of a text as "own opinion?". I am writing a report on which basis the team will decide further steps. So I am reviewing several ...
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using the soul package with equations

I use the soul package to highlight some changes in my documents for review purposes. However I can't get it to work with equations (or other environments for that matter). Basically I create a ...
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Number mhchem reactions and create a \listofreactions

Is there a way to create an environment for reactions defined with mhchem that behaves similarly to equation in terms of numbering the reactions (including a \nonumber command)? Can I get a list of ...
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How to number chemical reaction separately from mathematical equations? [duplicate]

While writing part of my dissertation, I need to number chemical reactions separated from mathematical equations. I checked chemscheme, but it seems not what I'm looking for. I need to numbering of ...
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How to set single spacing for all quotation environments? (Bug in etoolbox?)

I found an answer to the question here: Reduce the space between a quotation and a title. But for some reason the result is highly dependent on the code formatting and hence error prone as shown by ...
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Put some environment on left column and some others on right in article with twocolumn option

I use the article class with the twocolumn option. I would like to put definition environments on the left column and example environments on the right column. For example : ...
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How to automatically repeat all the theorems?

What I'm trying to do sounds quite simple: \begin{thm} Theorem 1 text. \end{thm} ... \begin{thm} Theorem 2 text. \end{thm} ... \RepeaAllThms This should display the theorems as it usually does, but ...
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New environment, orphan line

I created three environments for my document: a booklet for a treasure hunt with scrreprt. I created 3 environments (the document is in french): enigma: ...
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text format in the appendix in a thesis

I am using Easy Thesis template from sharelatex. I need some help to put the text below as it is in the appendix section in a thesis. I may prefer the font as it is (ascii). REMARK ATOM 1 ...
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Table/figure in custom environment

having a custom defined environment, how would it be possible to have figure/table under the defined environment? \newenvironment{example}[1]{% \begin{exa}[#1] }{% \end{exa} } and ...
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creating theorem-like environments within 'notes' (see example)

I would like to create the following style to write mathematics: In fact the above I created myself but some numbers and spacing I had to set manually (and I would like this to be automatic of ...
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Redefining proof environment

How can I change the \begin{proof} environment so that the word Proof which is displayed in my document isn't italic? I tried changing \proofname, but that only changes the displayed text, not the ...
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Referencing custom environment

I am using \begin{figure} \includegraphics{} \caption{Caption} \label{fig:fig_name} \end{figure} and \begin{table} \begin{tabular} .... \end{tabular} \caption{Caption} \label{tab:table_name} ...
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How to use case 1, case 2 in a proof (IEEE confs)

I want to show: proof: Case 1: ..... Case 2: ..... in a proof. The following is my rough codes: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{proof} ...
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Can an environment replace text within it during compilation?

Esperanto uses an alphabet that is largely ASCII, but also includes the letters ĉ, ĝ, ĥ, ĵ, ŝ, and ŭ. At the same time, some ASCII letters are not used. When you're limited to just ASCII there's a ...
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argument in newenvironment

I am trying to write a newenvironment that would be a wrapper for code layout, using minted. So far, I tried that: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Use newcommand in newenvironment

I want create an environment with newenvironment that does the following: it evaluates the height of the environment and then prints it as many times (textheight/height) as will fit upon one page. ...
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Defining a synonym for an environment name

I'm currently writing some assignments where I need to embed code fragments. I already found the listings package for that, which works fine. My "problem" is, that I want to ...
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Number theorems with chapter number

I use declaretheoremstyle to define a theorem environment, and print a list of theorems in the end of my document: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Terminate environments within environment in class function

I'm writing a class for a document, that inherits from article, and I encountered a problem with this: the document should be all in two columns, except the abstract. For the two columns, I use the ...
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Adjust vertical spacing for any combination of text, equations and custom environments

Edit I completely rewrote the question thanks to @pluton's comment. I have a couples of documents which have to fit on two pages. Some of them are short, so nothing needs to be done. But for some ...
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use of “chemmacros” package give errors when define a newcommand

I am using chemmacros package to write chemical symbols in my thesis. (I am using Easy Thesis template with book class). I added these packages (as below) at the top of thesis.cls file ...
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Remove repeated “Theorem (” in the list of theorems

I use declaretheoremstyle to define a theorem environment, and print a list of theorems in the end of my document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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How to easily write conditional pages? [closed]

Is there any easy way to make latex write only some of the pages? My current idea is to make a function using the ifthen-package in the following way: \newcommand{\WhatDoYouWantToWrite}[1]{ ...
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Tilde symbol inside an environment [duplicate]

I have set a new matcode environment in order to have some matlab code in my .tex file, using the matlab-prettifier package (combined with the listings package). However, I have a problem with the ...
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Pass options in verbatim environment inside another environment

I want to define a new environment (here testenv), which is going to include text in verbatim mode. So, I have the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} ...
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Uppercase whole \newenvironment

I am trying to uppercase a whole new environment without success with the code below : \newenvironment{upc}{ \MakeUppercase\bgroup } { \egroup } Here is an example : \begin{upc} 23 ...
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Footnote in tabular environment

It seems as if footnotes would have only a problem with the table environment but in my minimal example non of those answers Footnotes in Tabulars? Footnote in table seem to work for the tabular ...
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Cannot wrap align and align* [duplicate]

I am used to using \newenvironment to wrap an environment: \newenvironment{wrappedequation} {Look out for the equation! \begin{equation}} {\end{equation} Phew, it's over.} This ...
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Conflict between NewDocumentEnvironment and enumerate

I have the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{xparse} \newcounter{probctr} \NewDocumentEnvironment{prob}{o} {% \par \addvspace{.15in}% ...
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How to prevent paragraph breaks after theorem environments?

By default, the list environments (such as itemize) have the nice property that if you add a blank line after it, it starts a new paragraph, and if you don't, the paragraph continues. So The ...
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How to create a framed proof attached to a theorem?

I am trying to create a customized "proof" environment attached to a theorem. It looks like this: So there is first the theorem, and then a gray bar starts on the inner margin. It ends, when the ...
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Display enviroment differently for one use vs. two

My issue can be boiled down to this: \documentclass[10pt,oneside]{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newenvironment{mygroup}{ \vspace{.15in} \textbf{\large MyGroup Heading} }{ } ...
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lilypond enviroment inside a table

While making a song book I came to a point in which I wanted to insert lilypond code inside a table (tried also a box); this was due to some placing notes around texts and similarly things. But this ...
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Compile error with redefined bmatrix and align environment

I just spent a couple of hours finding the reason for compiling errors in the last example in here: \documentclass[a4paper,draft=true, headsepline=on, twoside , 11pt, ]{scrbook} ...
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PGFplots within Environ format mistake

I try to write an environment for a simple barplot with pgfplots to reduce the needed markup. For that I use the environ package. For some reason tikz complains about a format mistake at the ...