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Formatting for glossaries

I am new so please go easy :-). I am using the \glossaries package to make my acronym page. I have defined only acronyms. What I want is to make the description of the acronym in a separate column ...
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Customization of List of Tables and List of Figures title

I'm working on my thesis, and need a list of figures and list of tables. However, in the book document class I'm using the default format is not a format I can use. I did find a fix for the Table of ...
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thmtools declaration for theorem and proof.

I'm using thmtools to specify the theorem and proof environments. The problem that arises is that I want my theorems stated in italics and my proofs in non-italic. The following is my initial setup: ...
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Can I attach a \footnote to a \sidepar

Sorry for the sloppy question and editing: here my connection comes and goes in the afternoon. In a few word I need the footnote attached to a sidepar to be treated together with all the other ...
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Vertical space around table

I'm using tabu to create a table. I wish this to be center-displayed, so I am using it as follows: Body of text preceding table. \begin{center} \begin{tabu}{llX} text & text & text ...
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colorful background of the chapters in ToC without ''tocloft'' package

I would like to create a table of contents where the chapters appear with a colorful background just like attached Image, and i hope to do this without tocloft ( without packages or with titletoc ) ...
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Need Help in formatting my Book - Chapter headings - Headers

I am a Chemical Engineering graduate and I am helping my mentor in typesetting his book. He has given me the text and equations in MS Word and I have to convert the same in LaTeX. I used Adobe ...
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Need help formatting moderncv \cventry

I am working on a CV in latex and for the most part I have achieved what I am trying to accomplish but for the life of me I cant figure out how to correctly format what I am going after. Specifically, ...
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LaTeX tufte-book how to wrap around chapter, section, subsection heading

I am writing a book using the package tufte-book. Some of my chapter titles and section titles are too long. But I don't know how to get it to wrap around instead of going into the margins and off the ...
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Summing a list and specifying number of elements on list

How would I create something like either of the following on LaTeX?
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Format multiple lines within {} argument say example \ifbool

Ok as a follow up to last ask, how do I format multiple commands inside a {} parenthesis so that it doesn't crash, throw an error? thanks example \ifbool{@switch}{???????????}{???????} this works: ...
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What is the LaTeX command or package that allows one to include command line examples in their document? [duplicate]

I am running a command and want to show the output in my document. I will simply cut and paste it. I know that the font must be different. What package or command is used for formatting command ...
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remove space between paper title and abstract in AAAI

I want to remove the space between the title and abstract (marked as red box in the following pic) to save some space for my paper, I've seen some similar questions and people suggest using /vspace, I ...
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Formatting title and clauses in isov2 document class

I am currently working with the isov2 document class. I have been successful in changing the font of the entire document to Times New Roman. However, I would like for the title, table of contents ...
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How to write mathematics in cover letter? [closed]

I can't write $\ell_1$ and other mathematics symbol in this cover letter: what packages are needed? \documentclass[a4paper,parskip=full,]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[urw-garamond]{mathdesign} ...
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chapter style: how to put a box on the egde like veelo style?

I would like to modify the BlueBox chapter style of the memoir documentation (below) in such a way that the bluebox is at the edge of the page, like the veelo style. \documentclass{memoir} ...
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how to implement something that looks like email in memoir class

I'm writing some fiction and typesetting it using texlive. I want to include a number of "emails" as part of the story but I'm a bit stuck how best to achieve this. My first attempt looks like this: ...
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Journal of Fluid Mechanics Class Constraints

I am trying to format a paper to be consistent with the JFM style guidelines. I am using the JFM Latex class provided on the website. However, this class appears to be forcing a format that is not ...
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change the font size of \part (depth -1) to LARGE or Large in tocstyle

I am using tocstyle package to format my TOC. It works nicely. However, I just want to increase a little bit the title of the \part in the TOC. It seems that tocstyle uses \large font as default for ...
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How to typeset a “flatplan” / “page plan” from external images

I have a multipage PDF file (which I can export as a set of images) and need to typeset it as flatplan. It should look something like this: I can create such plans by hand but I'm looking for nice ...
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display figure before new subsection, bot not on an own page

I have multiple subsections, one with 3 subsequent figures \subsection{Sometitle 1} words words words... 3x \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{pics/img} ...
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How can I make a numbering as for theorems and lemmas for postulate?

We write \begin{theorem} the theorem \end{theorem} for theorems, lemmas, corollaries and so on. For reasons of content I want to do the same for postulates. How?
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isov2 document class and symbols list

I am currently using the isov2 document class. I would like to create a list of symbols. I currently have the following output (style) using the code: \begin{symbols} ...
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No period between article name and journal, {article}-only (authoryear-ibid)

my department has very specific expectations for formatting the Works Cited. Usually, most parts are to be delimited (by a period, a comma, a colon…). I got around most of the issues, but one remains. ...
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isov2 document class and definition list

I am currently using the isov2 document class. I would like to create a list of definitions. I currently have the following output (style) using the code: \begin{definitions} ...
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Problem with twocolumn ledger format in scrbook

currently I am trying to get a thesis in architecture into a ledger (tabloid, double letter) formatted srcbook document. The issue is that it should have twocolumns - at least for the main part of the ...
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biblatex - how to romanize words in italic title and v.v [duplicate]

In this article: Italics/roman in BibTeX a question was raised but not really answered. I have the same problem, but now with biblatex. If my entry is e.g.: @article{Diensberg:boy, author= ...
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How to un-italicise Bulletpoints

\begin{proposition} An elliptic curve given by a Weierstrass equation \begin{itemize} \item[(a)]{is nonsingular iff $\Delta_E\neq0$.} \item[(b)]{has a node iff $\Delta_E=0$ and $c_4\neq0$. ...
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Change Section Label in Table of Contents and Section Title

I need help with how sections created in the appendix are labeled in the table of contents and the section title itself. As it sits now, I have each appendix as a section with a capitalized alpha ...
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Section titles without numbers in non-starred version

I am trying to format the section title in the memoir class, so there is no section numbers in it, and I don't want to use the \section*command because it makes it more cumbersome to make it show up ...
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How to provide format in latex

How to give the format of ZOZZLE as follows in latex? (please disregards to blue highlight, it is due to selection of mouse)
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Format the LaTeX code of an array

Is there any editor that can nicely format the LaTeX code for an array? By nicely format I mostly have in mind aligning the &, as in the examples below: Example 1: \begin{array}{lcl} z & = ...
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Leaked styling from my stackon

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{verbatimbox,stackengine,xcolor,hyperref} \usepackage[left=2cm,right=2cm]{geometry} \begin{document} \title{} \author{} \maketitle \section{Overview} There ...
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How to increase the width of the page used by my text

I want to decrease the white space on either side of my body of text. Is there a specific property I can edit to do this, or would I need to import a package and use that? I don't think it's ...
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Empty line after \paragraph?

In order to have a subsubsubsection I have used \paragraph. The problem is that I get text immediately after the tittle. How do I make to get a empty line after \paragraph?
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Page number format

How can i get page numbers like that R1, R2 for reference pages? Here is a Word-based example of what I try to achieve:
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Same Footnotemark size all over the document

Does anyone know how to get the same sized footnote symbol (number) in the titles of the document? \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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changing font in a particular environment

For a book, I want to change the default font in the Examples environment (declared in the same way as theorem) to the usual roman (not italic) so that there are not very large areas of italic font. ...
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Convert .R into Latex

I'm really new at this and I couldn't found any realted subject. So I've created my .R file where I generate my graphs from my data: barplot(wmaefile$FC,xaxt="n",col="snow2",border="black", ...
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What is the best way to achieve Figure - Comment structure in article class?

I'm writing my thesis in LaTeX. However, as most of the users do, I face the problem of placing figures. I tried various methods to place figures, and all of them were perfect -- except, when I add ...
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Problem due to an image inserted in a table

This is my follow up question. My previous question is here: How can I do the following in latex Problem: If I add the image in my table, I get the following output as shown in the image below. Why ...
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How can I do the following in latex [duplicate]

I am new to latex. I have recently started to work with it. I have basic understanding. But still I am trying hard to get the things done. I am struck here. I want some thing like this below on my ...
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Bibliograph format for JACS

I am using the journal = jacsat (JACS) format and try to create a bibliograph with BibTex, using the \cite commands. This works, in principle, fine, as far as I can see, but I have noticed a flaw in ...
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Remove label A from Appendix

I'm using the appendix package to format my thesis. The issue is in the naming of the Appendix within the TOC. Currently it looks like this: APPENDIX A LIST OF ...
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I want to write an expression like this, but I've never seen it before.

I want to write an expression almost the same as that in the picture, but I don't know which package should be used and what kind of grammar I should write down. Thank you all!
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How to bold the chapter number

I have removed the "Chapter" text. Now I want to make the number of chapter bold. How can I do this \titleformat{\chapter}{\rmfamily\huge}{\thechapter.}{25pt}{\huge\textbf}
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Lots of text in one table cell

I need to place lots of text in one table cell. I tried to use longtable, but it seems to work, say, only on a row basis and gives terrible result in case when one row isn't fit in a page. Something ...
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align text and figure on same line [duplicate]

my problem is to align text and figure on the same line. I got the basics from this link placed below (placing of tiger). But i was not able to put a caption and label to the figure as figure ...
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Compile full project in main folder and partial chapters in subfolders

I have a project like this Project/ MakeFile main.tex bibliography.bib Chapter_1/ file.tex figs/ Chapter_2/ file.tex figs/ ... Chapter_n/ file.tex figs/ When ...
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Landscape header formatting [duplicate]

Hello I am really new at this. I am trying to obtain a a4 landscape orientation header like this... Could anyone helpme with the code? thanks a lot