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Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar

I'm making a calendar. The calendar will be for TUG, 2015. Last year I also made a calendar but because of time constraints most examples were graphics. Since this is a lot of work, I need your help. ...
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Beautiful presentations done with TeX and related systems

I recently had to persuade a fellow student that you can create beautiful presentations with LaTeX and beamer. Luckily, I already had some examples. But I'm sure that there are better presentations, ...
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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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Error PracTeX Jurnal Modules at ConTeXt

I have the same problem like My Way Module from question before (My Way Modules), i try to compile example PracTeX Jurnal document like this \usemodule[pracjourn] % Replace the text inside <+ ...
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Error My Way Modules at ConteXt ?

I want to make a document from My Way Modules at ConTeXt, like this example : \usemodule[mag-01] \setvariables [magazine] [title={Introduction}, author=Hans Hagen, affiliation=PRAGMA ADE, ...
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Request for examples of Victorian chapter TOC

Often a Victorian novel would have many chapters and the TOC was usually a delight of both information (chapter had blurb along with name) and typography. I'm looking at a project to duplicate that ...
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Example end mark fill

does anyone know how I could add fill to this end mark? It's currently a white box with a green border. I've bolded the part of the code where the problem is. \input{setup} \begin{document} ...
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BibTex “Hello World” Example Yielding Undefined Citation [duplicate]

The Bibtex "Hello World" example does not seem to work, for unknown reasons. LaTeX code is below: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How do I restrict delta here? [closed]

Prove that $\lim_{x\to 1}(x^2-1)=0$ $|(x^2 -1) -0| < \epsilon$ \\* $|x^2 - 1| < \epsilon$ \\* $|(x+1)(x-1)| < \epsilon$ \\* $|x+1||x-1| < \epsilon$ I know I need to restrict delta now ...
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Showcase of beautiful presentations in Beamer [closed]

I would like to know to what extent Beamer can produce professional presentations. The following following are the requirements : The contribution must be a TeX solution to this question. Usage of ...
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Is there a resource with latex snippets?

I have been working in Latex for a little over a month now and I have been searching for a resource (like a website) to find latex snippets for commonly used structures or equations. For example, a ...
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Minimal BST File That Writes Something

For another question here, I am trying to create a minimal BibTeX style that writes something into the output file. I am following the instructions from the manual (page 35), where a minimal example ...
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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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Reset numbering in example using Covington package

I'm currently trying to reset the numbering of my examples in my appendix. I'm using the covington package, and my problem is that the examples of the appendix follow the numbering of the previous ...
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Including sample output as whole pages

What would be the best way to include sample LaTeX output, in the form of (reduced) whole pages, into another document that discusses its typesetting? I am thinking of creating one ("example") ...
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How can I use the lstsample environment (lstdoc package) in article?

I would like to try the lstsample environment from the lstdoc package, distributed with the listings package. For that I have written the following document: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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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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Prevent page break after first line of example

I would like to find a way to prevent a page break between the first line of the example in following code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} ...
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How to I get linguex to give me (i)-numbered footnotes when using endnotes?

I need to convert all footnotes to endnotes, but I want numbered examples internal to the notes to be numbered with lowercase roman numerals, as is standard with linguex footnotes. The linguex ...
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Newsletter latex template or example

I thought I had a bright idea when I decided I would write a monthly newsletter in latex. I use org-mode and emacs as my personal information management system, so it is easy for me to generate latex ...
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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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How can make a running example in LaTeX [closed]

I want a continues example where the same number is used for the example in different sections. Is it possible for LaTeX not to increase the counters for the examples? Regards minimum working code: ...
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aboveglftskip in expex linguistic glosses

First of all I am not an expert in using LaTeX, I just started a few months back. I am using MiKTeX with the expex package for glossed linguistic examples. If we take a look at a glossed example, we ...
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Example title in outer margins

If I have large outer margins (even and odd pages) how I can put Example (and Solution) in both pages in the outer margins?
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How I can customize fbox and hrule?

I want to customization a sample exercises for a book. I like so much this style: I think that is possible with fbox and hrule, but I don't know how I can do it. No need to use fbox and hrule if ...
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Fonts for Mathematics and Text

Are there some examples of long, real-world documents showing the variety of text and mathematical fonts now available? With unicode-math there are now many more fonts for text and mathematics, both ...
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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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Example environment

I want an example environement that put Example 1.2 in the margin (bold) Text of example in the textwidth, Solution in the margin (italics) and the text of solution in the text width.
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Repository of LaTeX Feynman diagram templates with pictures

I have over the last few years drawn a lot of Feynman diagrams in LaTeX with Feynmf and mpost. The results are nice, but time-consuming! For non-physicists, a Feynman diagram is an image made of lines ...
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What was your very first complete document done with TeX/LaTeX & friends? [closed]

Recently I looked up my first ever document done with LaTeX, and as strange and crazy as it may seems, it was my first thesis (wrote in only two weeks). It all turned out well as I did a very good ...
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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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Why is TeXample.net TikZ-specific?

Link: http://www.texample.net/ I'm reluctant to ask this here, since it is not about TeX. However, I consider it a very useful tool when I need it, and it's a wonderful idea, I just wish it were ...
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GIF/SWF animation embedded in LaTeX document (PDF) [duplicate]

There seem to be plenty of resources for how to do it (even on this website), but I'm struggling with the process. Can someone provide a link to an example pdf with the working animations in it? The ...
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Changing font size in an example environment

I'm new at LaTeX and I've been reading many questions-answers, but I still can't find something that works for what I need. I'm using the covington package because I'm working with gloss. So, this is ...
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Continuing example Counters in Beamer

I wonder how to get automated continuing example counters in Beamer. Below is my MWE. Thanks for your help. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamertemplate{theorem}[ams style] ...
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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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Example autonumbering in LyX

Please take a look at this: **1.1 Section 1.1** **1.1.1 Subsection 1.1.1** **1.2 Section 1.1** **1.2.1 Subsection 1.2.1** **Example 1.2.1** wqeadswqedsa **Example 1.2.2** sdaxzsad ...
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Is there a way to use #.# style for theorems and definitions, but #.#.# for associated examples?

EDIT: Question solved. Answer below. I would like to be able to do this sort of thing with my examples: 1 Mathematical Logic Theorem 1.1 blahblah Definition 1.2 blahblah Theorem 1.3 blahblah ...
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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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Referring to one's own examples

I have created numbered examples to illustrate concepts in my project. I have used this \newtheorem{exmp}{Example}[section] thus far. Is there a way I can refer to them so they appear as {Ex 2.1} ...
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How make a class or package? [duplicate]

I want to make a class or package but i don't have example class or package Would you help me and give a example document (*.cls) or package(.*sty) ?
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A special example environment

How can I define an environment named "example" so that: can be broken over pages has a horizontal line above "Example \chap.\no" (e.g. Example 4.10), and vertical line that is spread to the whole ...
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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 prevent pagebreaking before example environment?

In my document, the page happens to break right after the line that introduces an example environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} \noindent Here are my results: ...
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Is there any Word/Writer - LaTeX demonstration document available?

I often hear how better the LaTeX is but the comparisons I have found, did not persuade me. Is there something like "showcase document" containing different kind of formatting, formulas etc. available ...
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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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define a new Example environment

how can i define a new Example environment like the image shown in the following? this environment should have the following attributes: endmarks must be positioned at the last line, whether it ...
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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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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] ...