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Removing the trailing period when referencing a section number

I'm writing a prospectus and my college has given me the following class for formatting it. I'm new to Latex and I've seen the these examples already (one, two, and three) but I can't understand how ...
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I can't make a document larger than one page?

I have a document that I have set up as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \begin{document} \title{Title} \author{Author} \date{Date} \maketitle Then I have a some sections/subsections and ...
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Theorem style with line break and different brackets for title

I want to define a theorem style with a line break and different symbols for the theorem title (no brackets () ). As shown in this example: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Add a fitted box to a multiline equation

I am trying to draw a fitted box around some equations. However, I was not able to control the width of the box. How can I achieve this? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,empheq} ...
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Amplifying fractions

I want to make myself a math portofolio (as a quick reference) and I have a part where I have to 'amplify' a fraction like here: But I don't know how can I do this thing, can you help me? Thank ...
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memoir: paragraph indent in marginpar

I use memoir and defined my own version of margin notes. I would like margin notes consisting of multiple paragraphs to have each paragraph except the first one to be indented. However, I can't figure ...
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Multicolumn lists, don't break item, don't vfill list

\begin{itemize} \setlength\itemsep{-0.5em} \begin{multicols}{2} \item[1] 12-ounces package fully cooked chicken sausage links, sliced \item[4] cloves garlic, thinly sliced \item[1] 19-ounces can ...
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Centering content in tables

Hi guys I am new to LaTeX, I have a very large table with data in it which moves past the page. I have managed to fix it and adjust it according to the page but I lost the centering option for the ...
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indentation as displayed in the editor

Each time I tab, the entire paragraph is indented right, in the Tex editor (TeXstudio), instead of just the start of the paragraph. How do I set the options of TeXstudio to not indent the whole ...
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Multi-row text comment in align environment

I am wondering what is the best way to make multi-row text comments in the align environment. Here is an example code: \begin{align*} \int \left( \frac{x+3}{2}\right) \, dx =& \int ...
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No bold on the newtheorem in the latest ACM latex template

Recently I applied latest ACM proceeding template (available in ACM ACM SIG Proceedings Templates link "ACM LaTeX2e Style File VERSION 2.8 (May 2015 CLS)") with my papers. The generated pdf is OK but ...
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Chaptermark not changing

Similar questions have been asked, but after reading them i still think the code below should lead to the beginning of a chapter being displayed as 1 Some Chapter rather than Chapter 1 Some ...
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Document class CD to create beautiful CD cover

Does somebody know a document class like cd to create cd covers where: a) I can add a logo to the CD cover text and b) the output is not a4 (or so) but the exact size to fit a CD cover. I tried ...
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Section Titles in Margin Notes

I am struggling to reproduce the following layout in Latex. I have tried using the package marginnote, and playing around with geometry and fancyhdr. I end up going around and around in circles, ...
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Formatting issue with includegraphics [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX and currently trying to write myself a report template that I can use for future work. Anyway, here is a MWE showing the error: \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper]{article} ...
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Changing the Font of Variables in an Equation Using XeLaTeX

I am trying to digitalize a book(130pages) by retyping it all(copy is in a really bad shape to be scanned). I am attempting to use Helvetica Neue as the main font for all numbers and variables on all ...
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enotez package: how to format split section headings?

This is a follow-up to: Two-column endnotes with one-column header Clemens' answer is exactly what I needed. But there is another wish: Given the chapter ttles are ragged right in the main text, but ...
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Newline after Section number / before Section title in KOMA Script

i have to adhere to a style guide which dictates newline after a chapter/section/etc number, i.e. instead of the usual 1.2 Heading its supposed to be 1.2 Heading This has to work for both the ...
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How can I show a leading + sign in siunitx S column?

I'm using siunitx's S columntype to align numbers in a table. The numbers are percentage values which should all have a preceding sign (some - and some +). The numbers with a "-" are shown with a ...
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Setting beamer color in region between title bar and canvas

How does one control the color of the region between the title bar and the canvas in beamer? When the color of the background canvas is darkened there is a white bar between title and canvas. MWE ...
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help with section/equation numbering in amsbook

I am having trouble numbering chapters, equations, and sections in a coherent way in the amsbook class. I would like sections to be numbered according to chapters, e.g. Chapter 1 Section 1.1 ...
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Theorem and lemma and proposition numberings with the numbers first [duplicate]

If one considers the following MWE one sees that theorems and lemmas have their number as a suffix: \documentclass[fleqn]{scrartcl} \setkomafont{disposition}{\normalfont\bfseries} ...
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How to change the zeroes in tick labels

MWE \documentclass[border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-timing} \usetikztiminglibrary[dual arrows]{clockarrows} \makeatletter \newcommand*{\pmzerodot}{% \nfss@text{% ...
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How to change left margin in a res based resume

I am interested in using this resume. How can I change the left margin of paragraphs in each section? For example, in the "JOB OBJECTIVE" section, I want "A summer..." to move a little to the left ...
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Consistent Line Spacing

I find when I produce titles I get line spacing that depends on whether I have a hanging character ie qypg which dip below the usual base line vs wertuioasdfhklzxcvbnm which don't. This is ...
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scrbook - Three extremely simple questions about adjustment and font-styling

I have some (probably) really simple questions about a few adjustments in a scrbook-documents. Let's take the following minimum-example as the basis for my questions. Working minimum-example: ...
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Explain formula using beamer

I am preparing a presentation on statistics. I want to include a slide on Bayes' Theorem which says: p(\theta | D) = \frac{p(D|\theta) p(\theta)} {p(D)} I want to explain each term using arrows. ...
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Force the title to be single-spaced

My title takes up two lines. However, for some reason it gets double spaced. How can I force single-spacing in the title? Thank you!
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A command for table entry by columns

This question is in followup to this question; an excellent response there has allowed me to very easily make tables for examples in the grammar book I am working on which have one language on one ...
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Database style reports in LaTeX

I see plenty of questions around that demonstrate that csv files or database tables can be imported and formatted (based on templates and existing knowledge of the data structure) using LaTeX. My ...
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LaTeXTidy in Emacs

I often use Eric Tsu's LaTeXTidy script to neaten LaTeX files in TextMate, which includes it in the LaTeX bundle. I press a key-binding and LaTeXTidy formats the file. One can do this multiple times ...
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How to create a CV as in the picture

Could anybody help me to create a CV as the picture? \ I have tried to do it but I haven't done
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Displaying formula with a star

I want to display a centered formula to which can be referred as (*). Now, I have the following: But I want the formula to be more centered and the star to be right aligned. The code is now: $$ ...
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Tweakes to invoice

I need help fine tuning this document. I basically need three things: Get rid of the duplicate company information on top of "Client" Be able to stamp today's date automatically. I tried using ...
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Color citation using biblatex : in-text + references (issue with postnote + bibliography)

I want to color my citations using biblatex alphabetic citation style. However, I do not to only color the "key" (as it is the case in this paper) but the whole block including : opening bracket (or ...
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Doublespacing for contents but not for the space between the header and the contents

I'm using \onehalfspacing for my entire document, except for the table of contents for which I use \doublespacing. However, the space between the heading "Contents" and the first line of it is also ...
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Special nested footnotes

I’ve had a hard time finding an adequately robust footnote system. In the interest of sparing you my bankrupt descriptions of typography, I’ve provided a (crude) Photoshop mockup of the basic idea: ...
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Excessive spacing between lines in definition

I have a definition in which there is some mathematical text being used. The spacing between the lines is proving to be too much for my liking and my editor also lists this as a badbox. The LaTeX code ...
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Properly writing an enumerated list in different lines within a sentence

My question is similar to this one but my items are bigger so I would like to write my items each in a different line. I am currently doing as follows The way to propose a solution that ...
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Author highlighting with biblatex-apa

I'm trying to implement the author highlighting provided here: Make one author's name bold every time it shows up in the bibliography The solution works fine until i activate the apa style for ...
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Add both part and chapter titles to list of figures with formatting and line wrapping

In a table of contents style list of figures I would like to combine the appearance of each of these questions. Part title in list of figures and tables? Include chapters in List of Figures with ...
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Custom code is overwriting some of the main code. Formatting problem

I am creating a document that requires some editing in the the normal ShareLaTeX format. I've googled my problem and the code seems to do the job: ...
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Changing the font size of rotatebox

How can we change the font size of the text appearing in the rotatebox? For example: \rotatebox{90}{test text} I would like to change the size of "test text".
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biblatex \printbibliography without linebreak

I'm trying to include real citation to my cv which works well except that the bibliography starts with a linebreak. How can I remove that? Hers my minimal tex: ...
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A nicer way of writing a table

I was wondering if there's a nicer way to write such a table... Any suggestions? Thanks! \documentclass[12pt,oneside,a4paper,fleqn]{report} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
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How to change the shape of reference numbers in both bibliography (as boldface) and citations (as italic)

Using the answer provided in How to change the shape of reference numbers in the bibliography, I have a document where the reference numbers in the bibliography are shown as boldface. Now at the same ...
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Tweaking even/odd format and header format in a CUED Thesis Template

I have prepared my PhD thesis in the LaTeX template of Cambridge University, available here. (I'm using an older version 1.1, which can be accessed here.) Now, I am experiencing two major problems ...
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Format title for \chapter*{}

I have formatted Chapter titles using the package titlesec, but the formatting is unsuccessful in applying to my chapters with an asterisk *, (those chapters which I do not want appearing in my table ...
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Text is too closely spaced preceding empheq environment [duplicate]

This is a follow-up question regarding a previous question: Previous Question In the dukedissertation document class the solution given in the link provided above leads to improper line spacing ...
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How to align over multiple lines?

So I have some lines of formulas that I want to align: \Xi_c=(0.136,\ 0.307,\ 0.057^+\ ||\ 0.194^-,\ 0.148,\ 0. 087, 0.074)\ \text{ and }\ \aleph_c=[\varnothing]. and \Xi_c=(0.136,\ 0.307,\ 0^+\ ...