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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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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} \usepackage{...
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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} \end{...
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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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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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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} \newtheorem*{...
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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} \usepackage{...
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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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code using the same packages of tikzcd works on one project but not other [closed]

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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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 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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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} \usepackage[...
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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, ...
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How do I pass through options when defining a new environment?

I'm trying to define a new environment that's a customized version of the itemize environment, where any options that I pass to the new environment get passed through to the underlying itemize. For ...
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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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Auto-create a list of conjectures from given documents

I have three mathematical documents. I want to auto-create fourth document, which should show all conjectures and problems from the first three documents. I mean that the following should be auto-...
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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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Don't understand error of LaTeX after creating a new environment

I'm using the minted-package to color code in a paper I'm writing. In order to change the style of the parts where my code will be displayed later down the road I defined a new enviroment. However, ...
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Customized frame with title over frame

I'm trying to have sections within titled-boxes in my document. My minimum almost-working example is: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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How to nest comment and theorem in one environment?

I'm using comment and amsthm packages for comments and theorems. I'd like to skip some theorems. I've tried to create a new environment with theorem nested in a comment: \documentclass{book} \...
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How to create an environment to dump a longtable sideways after currentpage, which works under pandoc

Sorry for the long title (and even longer question), but this is a rather complex subject and requires a bit of elaboration. Goal: I want to define a pair of latex macros which I can write in the ...
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Creating rule inside environment that is same width as text

I have an environment which left and right skips are set to same value. Inside it I have a text and a rule below that text. I want rule to have exactly same width as text above it. (Similarly to what ...
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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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Environments theorem and proof with enumerate

How I can reproduce exactly the following text using \begin{proposition} \begin{enumerate} \item \item \end{enumerate} \end{proposition} \begin{proof} \begin{enumerate} \item \item \...
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Nested amsmath environments with \newenvironment

Using the amsmath environment, I'd like to create a short-cut for \begin{equation*} \begin{split} ... \end{split} \end{equation*} But saying \newenvironment{eqs} {\begin{equation*}\begin{...
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Creating a Postulate Environment

I understand how to use the theorem environment in LaTex and would like to know if there is a similar environment for postulates or how I can make an environment for postulates on my own.
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How can I modify environments on beamer without knowing their original definition

My question is similar to that. I've also tried this, but didn't work for me. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \footnotesize \begin{...
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Selective display of an object

I want to write an exercise sheet for students. I would like to gather the questions, the hints, and the proofs at the same place in the .tex file. Then I want to display the questions, the hints and ...
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Increase counter for each line in custom align environment

What is a good way to advance the counter in a custom align environment? I defined the regalign environment below, but to get the counter to advance with each line, I had to define a new command (\...
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How do I prevent text overflow when using savebox?

I want to create a custom Definition environment. The environment should use some local commands to declare logical parts of the definition (e.g. assumptions using a command Let). The definition text ...
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How to create two environments that refer to each other in the page margin?

I would like to create two environments: one for exercises and one for their solutions. Each exercise should refer to the page of its corresponding solution and vice versa. The problem is not quite ``...
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Spurious horizontal space after \mbox{}\vskip0pt\noindent

How can one avoid the horizontal space (text indentation) created by the new line in the environment defined below? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[american]{babel} \...
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Automatically replace environment align by equation+aligned combination

I would like to automatically replace the align environment by an equation + aligned combination. Specifically, whenever \begin{align} occurs, it should automatically read it as \begin{equation}\begin{...
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Thmtools example & solution environments share numbering with other environments

Following the answer to this question, I defined example and solution environments using the thmtools package, which I want to share numbering with the other environments in my document. Here is my ...
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Typeset math mode environments in scriptstyle

I need to typeset aligned environment in script style. Setting \scriptsize outside of the environment works, but the compiler complains: Command \scriptsize invalid in math mode ... Using \...
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Pass a command as optional argument of environment

Sorry for the beginner question, but I'd like to know if there is a robust way to do what the title says. The following MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \newcommand{\myoptions}{h!...
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Custom enumerate environment inside Fancybox

I would like to put a enumerate environment (customized with the enumitem package) inside of a shadowbox created from the Fancybox package. Here's my MWE: \documentclass[letterpaper,10pt,american]{...
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How to strike out over an environment and formulas and using local variables in latex?

While I am revising my papers, for the sake of easier tracking and saving the time of the reviewers, and hence shortening the review process (I hope!), I use the following commands \usepackage{ulem} \...
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Why is this environment giving me trouble? (enumitem package)

the next environment definition is giving me some trouble: \newenvironment{properties}{\textbf{\underline{Properties:}}\begin{enumerate}[style=(P_{\arabic*}]}{\end{enumerate}} When I try to use it, I ...
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How do I make text raggedright inside all miniboxes?

I have been looking at re-defining minipage so that it is always raggedright but that looks problematic because of the optional arguments. I have a long document which uses lots of minipages. I ...
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Odd behaviour without whitespace for \newenvironment

I'm very new to latex and am just learning things and want to understand why some code is behaving the way it is. I can't seem to find documentation regarding this specific behaviour. Essentially I'm ...
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How do environments work?

As far as I understand, when I specify \newenvironment{env}{ start }{ end } what LaTeX actually does is to define two macros \env -> start \endenv -> end so that \begin{env} middle ...
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Starting environment with \begin{env} or with \env{}

I have noticed that I can start some LaTex environment in two ways. For the frame environment in Beamer, for example, \begin{frame} % .. frame content .. \end{frame} is equivalent to \frame { % .....
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A new environment for the lower part of a tcolorbox

I would like to use an environment for the lower part of a tcolorbox instead of just tcblower command. I've tried with following code but it fails. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \...
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Dedication at the first page of a chapter

Is there already an environment to insert a dedication statement at the first page of a chapter? (Like in the below image) \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \chapter{one} \end{document}
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Can I eliminate the dot after Theorem in amsthm?

Instead of 1 Theorem. I want to write 1 Theorem in front of the first theorem and analogously in front of succeeding theorems. How can I get rid of the dot? Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \...
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Can I change the dot to a colon after Proof in amsthm?

I want to write Proof: in front of a proof instead of Proof. How may I achieve this? Here is a MWE for the set up I have now: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \begin{document} \begin{...