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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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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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A library of common algorithms? [closed]

Is there a latex package, or other resource, which provides a library of common algorithms? The LaTeX wikibook discusses 4 different algorithm typesetting packages for LaTeX; but I'm not fussy as to ...
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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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Why is example number not shown automatically according to Chapter number?

I used \begin{example} to create examples. And it produce Example. But it did not show any example no. When I set counter it shows no. for eg: Example. 13. Can example no. comes automatically ...
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How do I get warning when a label is not defined but we are refering?

I am writing a lecture notes for M.Sc Students... The first chapter was prepared some months ago and I forgot that the places that I have referred a particular example/exercise given in the first ...
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Examples of HTML documentation produced with LaTeX

I am considering writing some software documentation in LaTeX to compile to HTML. I know this is possible with at least two tools (htlatex, latex2html) but have not seen any examples of their output. ...
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Fraction in first line of Example overlaps onto Example header

I'm writing an example where the question says to find what the Legendre symbol of a few numbers are equal to. The theorem style I'm using is 'nonumberbreak' as I like to have my examples start on ...
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Showcase of beautiful invitations in TeX

I'm interested in using TeX and friends to produce beautifully typeset invitations (for parties, weddings, and especially thesis defences). I understand that there is a package gcard for making ...
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Problem in the definition of a different layout style for the examples in a document

I'm writing a document in which I defined a structure for the example in order to automatically enumerate them. This is my code: \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Beamerposter Example

To help them get started on their own presentations, I'd like to give my students the tex file for an attractive poster presentation using the beamerposter package. Unfortunately, the example that ...
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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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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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Showcase of beautiful section styles combinations

Working with all kinds books, I often need inspiration for a set of sectioning styles that are coherent, logical and aesthetically appealing. Well-known examples include Edward Tufte and the style ...
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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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How to change the label and deitalicize expex example?

I have the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \newenvironment{korean}{% \CJKfamily{mj}}{} \usepackage{expex} \begin{document} ...
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how to create a list for mdframed example boxs

So i found the question Make an Example and shaded box like in the book which fitted to my desires. I modified the box and counter so it fits to my whishes. (first number is the chapter second number ...
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Examples of technical (or science in general) magazines using LaTeX

I have been looking for resources related to (beautifully) typesetting technical and science magazines with LaTeX. I am aware of the Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends question ...
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Why doesn't this example from the pgfplots manual compile?

I copied this example from page 134 of the pgfplots manual (version 1.12.1): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{width=7cm,compat=1.12} \usepgfplotslibrary{patchplots} ...
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Shared legend below a group of horizontally aligned figures in pgfplots [duplicate]

How should I run the following example code using /pgfplots/legend to name={<name>} to put a shared legend below a group of horizontally aligned figures? The example code using ...
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Example Environment Indented

I am trying to use an "example environment" defined using the mdframed package as follows (taken from another answer here on StackExchange): \newmdtheoremenv[ hidealllines=true, leftline=true, ...
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CV with Latex: is a beautiful design really possible? [closed]

I make my CV with Latex and a french sty file for years now, nothing fancy to be honest. Looking for some inspiration, I found some astonishing examples of CV online, and I've seen on the other ...
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How to use pstricks with expex to draw arrows in examples?

I'm using the expex package to write examples (in linguistics articles). This package, according to the documentation, allows one to draw arrows (to represent movement in syntax). There is a section ...
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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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An example about diagrams and graphs with Tikz on manual V2.10 Page 70 fails [closed]

My question is that I cannot compile the codes provided on page 70 in the TikZ Manual V2.10. I just add some packages but it cannot compile. Can anybody help? My codes are shown as below: ...
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Showcase of surprising possibilities with TeX [duplicate]

LaTeX is more or less built to typeset books, particularly (but not exclusively) scientific literature. It is less obvious that LaTeX is also extremely good at producing Songbooks Play scripts Chess ...
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Two columns template [duplicate]

I have a question regarding to two columns format. I want to use the following document in paper. While I want to write a multiline formula it goes to the next column and change everything to a messy ...
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Showcase of “programming your document” paradigm

A feature of latex is that you can "program your document". You can do this by using TeX/LaTeX directly (remember that it is Turing complete) or by other languages like lua or python (especially sage) ...
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Covington Examples Sub-list not lining up

I'm trying to use Covington to generate my examples for my thesis, but anywhere I have sub-examples, the (a) and (b) examples don't line up. Here is my code: (edited to show min working example, as ...
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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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Comparison of LaTeX example typesetting packages?

I am writing a (longer) text on LaTeX usage, and I want to typeset some LaTeX source code together with its results – and I'm not sure how to achieve it. I am aware of this question, however, it only ...
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Create list of examples [duplicate]

I used the amsthm-package to define definitions, theorems and lemmas. Besides, I defined examples as follows: \newtheoremstyle{examplestyle} {2pt} {2pt} {} {} {\bfseries} {:} {3pt} {} ...
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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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“The LaTeX Companion” example environment

I'm a new LaTeX learner. Is there anybody who knows "Example environment" in "The LaTeX Companion" book? Thanks in advance.
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A beamer fade out-fade in effect?

In some of my slides, especially the technical ones, I would like to keep the bottom of the previous slide, preferably somewhat faded, as the bottom of the next slide as I start introducing new ...
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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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Modify Figure environment

is it possible to modify the Figure environment in order to distinguish it better from the text in a one column document? I mean, I was thinking in doing --------- Figure # ---------- [The ...
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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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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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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. ...