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Example figure placement

I am using the following code in an example file. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \begin{figure}[h] ...
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defining a new breakable colored environment for examples

I want to define a new colored environment for my examples. There is two title bars at top of this environment, side by side. One is filled by green color and there is a word "Example" in it. Another ...
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Compiling a PDF with examples of a longer LaTeX document

In my LaTeX documents I tend to use a huge number of examples based on \usepackage{gb4e} (\begin{exe} \ex bla bla bla \end{exe}). I would like to compile a PDF file that lists all the examples in a ...
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Example Numbers with Labels

I have, in my article, some examples that look like this: \begin{center} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur \\ \emph{sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt} \\ \emph{ut ...
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A simple tree for a website structure?

I would create a simple picture of a small websitestructure and i found these nice example http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/family-tree/. But I would change some things and I don't know if it is ...
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Example environment with numbering, caption, “verbatim” content

I need to use an example environment like the following. \begin{example}[My Caption, mylabel] My example text \end{example} It should show the text inside a verbatim environment, the caption (like ...
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End Mark for Examples, Definitions and Theorems in LyX

I'm using LyX and want to have an end mark for examples, definitions and theorems within chapters like this: Theorem 1.1 Statement...... Definition 1.1 Statement...... Example 1.1 ...
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Section based linguistic example numbering with brackets

I would like to have examples in my document look like this: Section 2 (2.1) This is an example. This is a reference to example (2.1). That is: the section number appears both next ...
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What are some good examples of LaTeX Cayley diagrams?

I'm looking for some good examples of LaTeX code used to generate basic Cayley diagrams like this one: Ideally, I'd like for the examples to make it fairly clear how to modify or remove various ...
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Where to find the source code to the ConTeXt manuals?

Quite a number of helpful manuals can be found at the Web page of PRAGMA ADE. Some have some very interesting designs. I wonder, is there a place to download the source code for some or all of these ...
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Is there an equivalent of lipsum for shorter sections of text?

The sections of text generated by lipsum are generally several lines long. Is there a simple way to generate shorter segments of random (generic) text (other than typing it, of course)?
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Bibliography menu of TeXmaker

I am using TeXmaker on windows 7 (if this matters). I would like to know how to add bibliography (under the title, References) to a letter. (I created this letter using the default template ...
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Why should the minimal class be avoided?

In a comment to my answer to Drawing a rectangle along the border of a circle, Peter Grill said that he read that the minimal class should not be used for a Minimal Working Example. I wonder why, and ...
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How to view details in the PRAGMA showcase?

The PRAGMA Web site has a link to a showcase. However, when I open this PDF, it shows just 2 pages with a black menu. It must contain links to other documents, but it does not work. I have tried ...
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Source code for examples in TikZ/PGF manual

I am starting to learn TikZ. I was wondering if the source code for all examples in the TikZ manual (2.10 version) is available somewhere for download?
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Resources for designing a table of contents

What various packages, example code, or examples of existing documents with available source code are available to assist one in: Changing the style and formating of a table of contents? Building a ...
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Make an Example and shaded box like in the book

I want to make Examples in the book as in the following book http://www.analogmachine.org/Books/Chapter1.pdf See Page 2... Also shaded box as in the page 3... Pictures can be seen below. ...
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Anti-LaTeX…in LaTeX

LaTeX makes things more legible by following certain rules, and there is a strong emphasis among LaTeX users on obeying typographical conventions to make things more legible. What happens when we ...
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What documentation on octavo is available?

Compared with other document classes, the documentation supplied with octavo on CTAN is very short. Does this documentation really provide the list of custom options and special commands used with ...
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How was this TeX showcase ConTeXt book made?

I found a very interesting book design in the TeX showcase (pp.pdf/pp.tex): http://www.tug.org/texshowcase/ Does the source really have enough information inside to produce such nice formating? Can ...
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Example environment?

I was wondering if there is any formal environment for specifying 'examples' through out the text. If not, which environments do you recommend?
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Representing linguistic text annotations in LaTeX

I'm writing a document describing the semantics of opinion phrases in English, and in order to do so, I'm annotating particular spans of text as having particular semantic functions within the ...
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How can i pull an example out of a dtx file?

The central question is how can i convert a part of a dtx file to straight LaTeX. In learning more about a package, I want to play with an example from a dtx? The output shows up in the pdf. The ...
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How can I duplicate the example in longtable.pdf?

How can I duplicate the example in longtable.pdf? I see several features in the example table from the longtable package documentation pages 2 & 3. I want to build an example from that table. I ...
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Good environment for writing math examples [closed]

I am writing a mathematical report. where i need to include some examples, e.g., solving odes. is there a package which provide a good environment for writing examples?
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LaTeX templates bundled with MikTeX or elsewhere?

Q: Where can I find generic LaTeX document templates (e.g., for the article, book, etc., classes)? Are there any bundled in MikTeX? Elsewhere? I've found a number of posts answering this question for ...
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CV in ConTeXt, correspondence - moderncv

How should a minimal example of a CV look when written using the moderncv interface from the correspondence module? I'm still a bit confused about modules and interfaces so some hints on how to ...
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Recommendations for an academic abstract template

Can you point me to some examples of stand-alone abstract layouts? (I mean abstract in the 'academic' context here). I am submitting an abstract to a conference which does not provide a template. They ...
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Adding Tables to a Minipage Like Environment?

I'm trying to set up an environment to use for examples in my thesis document. I would like to increase margins, change the line spacing, open with "Example :", and close with $\Box$. Minipage works ...
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How to order 3 images horizontally?

I use the following code to include three images: \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics{delete_gesture.png} \caption{Awesome Image} \label{fig:awesome_image} \end{figure} \begin{figure}[h] ...
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Table with rounded corners?

This table I can create with this code: \begin{tabular}{|l|l|} \hline \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Team sheet} \\ \hline GK & Paul Robinson \\ LB & Lucus Radebe \\ DC & Michael ...
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How to define a list with custom symbols?

I'd like to define a list like the following: The nearest I found while googling was this: \begin{itemize} \item[-] foo \item[*] bar \end{itemize} But how can I now use a cross or a check ...
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Syllabus in LaTeX

I need to produce a syllabus for a course I'm going to teach at the University. Could you suggest me any example (or template) of a well-designed syllabus in LaTeX? Are there any useful packages? ...
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Generate line hash scale

I want to recreate the original NASA TLX Question from here, but how do you generate the hash scale?
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How to use showexpl with an external class?

The showexpl package defines LTXexample environment which allows to define a latex code and shows its result side by side. The problem is that it uses the same document class where the LaTeX code is ...
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Hierarchical Table Help

I am trying to recreate the "Not Enough" table from the Example Tables 1 on slide 12/16 from here. This is my current code, its close but not right. How do I get the column headers to stack word over ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

If you were asked to show examples of beautifully typeset documents in TeX & friends, what would you suggest? Preferably documents available online (I'm aware I could go to a bookstore and find ...
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Example box with automatic numbering?

Working with LaTeX, I was just wondering how do you create a box around a set of related text such as an example in a textbook? I found \framebox or \makebox, but I can't figure out how to make it ...