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Line with a \hbox is overflowing right margin, why?

Let's say I have a hbox inside a paragraph like this: Do you like me? \hfill\hbox{\quad$\bigcirc$ Yes\quad$\bigcirc$ No}. If the text of the question is longer than this "Do you like me?", the line ...
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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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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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Given a 3x4 table of images, how do I make all the images the same size and remove vertical space so the table looks seamless?

I'm using a table to format a series of images. My goal is to create an image array where the transition from one figure to the next is seamless i.e. no white space anywhere. My problem is that the ...
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Classicthesis chapter title formatting

How can I modify ClassicThesis to format chapter headings with the word "Chapter" followed by the roman numeral chapter number, a verticle space, and the chapter title? As many know, the default looks ...
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Formatting is changing spacing

I'm currently working on my thesis, and have come across little problem. If you take a look at the attached images below: Here you can see, that there is clearly a problem in the first one, with ...
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A phantom-like command that instead replaces the text with a horizontal line?

I'm trying to find a way of replacing part of text with a horizontal line. I'd like it to behave like the phantom command which replaces the text with an empty box of the correct width (and height), ...
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How to force single word spacing in section headings for two-column articles

I do not know how to force a single space between the words "Discussion" and "and" in the section heading below. \documentclass[12pt,twocolumn]{article} \begin{document} \hyphenation{Conclusion} ...
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How to change the default top margin for an invoice?

Here is what I've got: \documentclass{letter} \newcommand*{\BottomLeftX}{1.0in+\hoffset+\oddsidemargin}% ...
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How can I change the default \\ spacing?

So, I have a definition which takes in data like this: ...{apple\\orange\\cat\\imperial green tea\\left-handed president}... In the document I get the following after compilation: apple orange ...
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Centering causes change in spacing

For some reason when I center the text on my page the spacing to go from single to double. Using the latest LyX I have the following text written in standard. Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 Line 4 When I ...
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Using \newcommand to format numbers/strings according to a pattern [duplicate]

I'm an aspiring LaTeX user and have so far managed the first steps and created my first few documents. Coming from a programming background I've been wondering how you could use \newcommand to create ...
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Eqnarray vs align environments [duplicate]

I keep reading that \begin{align} is preferred to \begin{eqnarray}. Unfortunately, I can't get align to justify rcl. I'll change between align and eqnarray, and the rightmost column is right ...
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Acronyms with same style as LOT?

I use the acronym package with page numbers. Now I would like to have the dots between the acronym and the page number in same style as in the ListofTables: same spacing between the dots and between ...
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Overall formatting in LyX

I could not find a previous question that dealt with this topic, and much of the guidance is one-off. I am creating a paper and I want the text to be double spaced but not section headings, the ...
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Vertical spacing in multi-line title

Using LyX I have set the document to 1.5 spacing and it is applying to my title causing a weird space since my title goes into a second line. Other places in the document changing the paragraph ...
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Message Sequence chart

I'm drawing a sequencediagram with LaTeX. By now it looks like this: Is it possible to remove the grey boxes? Is it possible to put a space between handshake and ws.connect? This is my Code: ...
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Questions about chapter section and their formation

Hello, everyone, I want to arrange the chapter and section as the picture shown and The font should be Times New Roman, 12 point, could anyone give me some tips.
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Configuring footnote position and spacing

(A) How do I shift the footnote vertically down 1 mm or so? (B) I want to introduce some additional space in between one foot note and the next one, and between the first footnote and the line that ...
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Footnote horizontal spacing of text within footnotes [duplicate]

I'm having a problem with some of my footnotes. Many of them which span multiple lines have this odd spacing between words. I've attached a screenshot of a PDF for a better explanation. In this you ...
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Indent chapter titles in memoir

I am using memoir with section as chapter style. I want to indent chapter style to the right. Right now I have: Chapter 1 Text of first paragraph (first line) Text of first paragraph (rest of ...
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Formatting an equation

\begin{align} \frac{1}{2} (1-\varepsilon^2)\left(\partial_\tau \phi\right)^2 = \frac{1}{2} \left(1-\epsilon ^2\right) \left( -\frac{S \epsilon \sin\tau }{\sqrt{\lambda }} -\frac{\text{g2} S^2 ...
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splitting by using & \qquad

\epsilon ^7 \left(g_7 \phi _1^7+6 g_6 \phi _1^5 \phi _2+10 g_5 \phi _1^3 \phi _2^2 + 4 g_4 \phi _1 \phi _2^3+5 g_5 \phi _1^4 \phi _3+12 g_4 \phi _1^2 \phi _2 \phi _3 + 3 g_3 \phi _2^2 \phi _3+3 g_3 ...
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Formatting of matrices [closed]

I have a document full of matrices, and many of them don't look very good, right now. Hunting for solutions, I found this post from two years ago. I have the same problems mentioned there, and I'd ...
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How To Fill Leftover Space

I am making a fairly space intensive LaTeX "cheat sheet." Right now, I have added a single table, as so: However, there is a large gap to the right of this table that I would like to fill with a ...
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Increasing vertical distance between bibliography items [duplicate]

Numeration in the bibliography looks like 1. Book1 2. Book2 I want to change it to [1] Book1 [2] Book2 Also, I would like to increase a space between separate item. I'm using the ...
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Space between a|b in math mode? [duplicate]

For a context free grammar I need to write: A -> a | b My code for this is $ A \rightarrow a | b $ however this gives me something like A -> a|b // wanted: a | b, note the space before ...
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Why doesn't the \closing center in my letter?

If I pdflatex the below Latex, then "Kind regards," and "Sandra" doesn't get centred. If the letter is two pages long, then it does. Question How do I get this centred when my letter is just one ...
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Translating custom \section format to titlesec

I have some custom \section formatting with a horizontal rule, and I'm trying to DRY out my code by using titlesec to define default formatting options. But I can't exactly reproduce what happens when ...
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Good format for homeworks in LyX

I am using LyX to type in my homework solutions, but I don't like my format. The homework itself is in the format of questions 1,2,... and each question has sub-questions: 1.1,1.2,... etc In the ...
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How to know the re-formatted book is centered?

I have a tex file that I'd like to print into a paperback book using lulu.com. It is formatted into A4 format and I have done some fiddling with the formatting to get it into the format of a small ...
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Have a space after \texttrademark oder any kind of characters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Spaces behind \textgreater not working as expected I am faced with the following problem. I write a document in which I refer to a registered brand and thus looks like ...
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Side by Side matrices

How can I get matrices that are side by side? Currently I have the following: \[ \begin{pmatrix}[ccc|c] 1&2&0&0\\ -1&1&2&0\\ 1&0&1&5\\ 0&-2&1&4 ...
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Page Number Spacing Issue With Titletoc

I'm new to LaTeX and I could use a bit of help. I'm using the report class and I'm trying to color the chapter headings a green I have defined. I don't really want to change the default formatting, ...
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Replace all spaces with hyphens

It is good practice for legal documents to have hyphens instead of spaces so nobody can add anything to a contract after signing it. E.g. ------------------------------------------ ...
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How to have two left margins at different points on one page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the margins for only part of the text? I have managed to get what I want with changepage, but was wondering if there is an easier or more elegant way to ...
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A bit larger spread between rows of a 2x2 table

The following is my expression: \begin{equation} \left[ \begin{tabular}{c|c} $y$ & $a_{bc}$ \\ \hline $a_{ab}^T$ & $y$ \end{tabular} \right]. \end{equation} Note ...
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Making a LaTeX document appear as though it were typeset in MS Word

I am typesetting a document in LaTeX for which I have been given exact specifications that are intended for an MS Word-processed document (single-sided, single-spaced, 0.75 inch margins, no more than ...
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Four Language Parallel Column Book

I am trying to format a four column parallel text in four different languages to display on two pages with two columns per page. I have tried using ledpar and parallels but I cannot get it to work. ...
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How can I auto adjust a equation to appear in the entire page? (Scale to equations, is this exist?)

If I have a document like this: \documentclass[landscape, 12pt]{report} \usepackage[landscape]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, ...
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How to squeeze white spaces between sections and figures?

I am using a multicolumns article template for some kind of CV profile. I have all working as intended except of 1 small problem. In my first column, I have quite some high amount of white space ...
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Equation formatting: spacing between characters

I have the following variable: $\omega_{fo}$ which gives [;\omega_{fo};] . The problem with the output is that there is a quite big separation between the letters f and o. Is there a way to make ...
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Add text to TOC without dotted-lines and line number

Despite following many suggestions on the net, I have the following issue. I am using TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX. [I have posted the same on Latex Community Forum]. I have not used/tried the tocloft ...
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Spaces behind \textgreater not working as expected

I have the following code: \textit{WMC \textgreater average} But the text looks like this: WMC >average It does not even change if I add even more spaces. So what am I doing wrong?
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Is italic + less-space formatting of \subparagraph typographically sensible?

As discussed in Difference between \paragraph and \subparagraph in scrreprt?, my formatting does not make a difference between \paragraph, as the proposed workaround does have no effect, if the option ...
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Stretch space characters horizontally

I'm using XeTeX to mimic another document, but I only have a similar font which I stretch using the extend and letterspace options. My main problem is though, that my font's spaces (U+0020) are only ...
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Using prefix notation

I want to show Prefix notation in my document, somewhat like this: + (x 5 3) (- 6 4) However, I want to enter it in maths mode, but maths mode removes all the spaces, so I get: +(x53)(-64) Which ...