{formatting} is for general questions about formatting document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be formatted. For questions about font attributes (e.g., {bold}, {italic}, {small-caps}, {sans-serif}, {typewriter}), use the appropriate tag instead.

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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 row,...
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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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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 \begin{...
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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: \AtBeginEnvironment{enumerate}{\stepcounter{mycount}}...
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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: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv}...
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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} \usepackage{...
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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 [duplicate]

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^+\ ...
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Redefining proof environment

How can I change the \begin{proof} environment so that the word Proof which is displayed in my document isn't italic? I tried changing \proofname, but that only changes the displayed text, not the ...
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How can I format `^' better?

I met a format problem: when I use `$\hat{}$' to present ‘^’, I found that the output format is very crowded. I mean the three character " ‘ ", " ^ ", and " ’ " are printed in an excessively ...
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Paragraph not indenting properly

Paragraph not indenting properly. Here is the code I'm using \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} %----------------------------------------------------------- \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{...
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Multiline in math mode [duplicate]

Can anyone please help me to write this in math mode? I need command for the line
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Lipics has no chapter numbers

I'm trying to modify the lipicsmaster document class in order to make the chapter number available: as you could see in lipics-sample-frontmatter.tex, the Preface chapter has no number. How could I ...
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How to set title graphic on top of the title page for beamer

I want to set the name of university and its logo on top of title page (above the all titles). But positioning by using \vspace \titlegraphic{\includegraphics[width=2cm]{GerbKievUniversity}\hspace* ...
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Footnotes appearing with references in revtex4.1

I am using revtex4-1, but footnotes comes with references. How footnotes can be arranged below text instead of references?
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Lstlisting caption: Number style [closed]

When adding a listing to my document, the caption style differs from figures or tables. E.g.: \begin{lstlisting}[language=C,captionpos=b,caption=This is foo,label=src:foo] ... \end{lstlisting} ...
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Changing Equation Number Format [duplicate]

I am new to LaTex and I need some help with equation numbering format when I use the cmd of begin{equation} it gives me equation number as (2.1) how can I change it so it gives me equation as (1) (2) ....
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How to align a dashrule?

I've been playing around with the dashrule package. But easy as it's shown in the manual, I don't get a proper alignment or width from the dashlines. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{dashrule} \...
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Adding a circle to a section title

I want a circle around a roman numeral inside a section title. A command \circled is made from: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} ... %Circle around characters \newcommand*\...
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Small caps with \textsc in subsections [duplicate]

The code \subsection{\textsc{Should be in small caps} $\cdot$ Normal tekst} \textsc{This text is in small caps} gives the output The \textsc command works fine in normal text but not in a ...
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Avoid chapter in new page

Hello i would like to prevent the new chapter begins in a new page, i am using memoir class and here is the MWE: \documentclass[french,12pt,openany,oneside,openright]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Formatting in glossaries is weird on same pages (but ok on others for some reason)

I'm currently having a weird glossaries-Behaviour using the super3col-style where the text goes too far to the right in my .tex document. The Text goes into the right margin (click on images for ...
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long explanation in align environment; would like to split over two lines

I have an align environment as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand\compose{\circ} \newcommand\bd{\mathbf{d}} \begin{document} \begin{align*} \sum_i [\int_M (\phi_i f)\,\...
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Typing latex efficiently/intelligently

I have long wondered why there is no piece of software that typesets ASCII math -like people used to write before tex. In my view tex is great but $ signs for instance should really be facultative. ...
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Creating a formatted table from a list of words

I am working on putting together a grammar book which has a lot of bilingual examples, and simultaneously trying to learn the memoir class. The book will have many tables which look like the ...
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Decouple nomencl from chapter class, to have its own formatting

I'm using the nomencl package to keep track of my abbreviations in my \documentclass{report}, where I am using xelatex to change the font. However, since I've made changes to the way \chapter{} is ...
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How to italicise a number in a math environment?

When typing 'variable0' in a math mode, only the letters are italicised. How can I force the 0 to be italicised as well?
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Writing additional \section commands

My company has a Word document with lots of styles based on the basic headings. I need to create LaTeX equivalents and am struggling with how to do so because I need to do more than just redefine \...
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Conditional formatting of tables [duplicate]

I would like to format a row like shown in the screenshot taken from excel: The cells are color shaded based on how big a fraction of the column is represented by the cell. Is there an easy way to ...
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Section title ruler on right side center-aligned

I want do exactly this: http://www.latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=44&p=42626 But as a general command for all subsection titles. I have the feeling that I am going to use the \...
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When to use Roman and Italic Font in Math

I am wondering when to use roman or italic font in math mode. I found that variables should be italicized and functions like max should be put in roman. I found some sites on the topic, e.g. this or ...
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Table columns out of sync in tabularx

I asked a very similar question yesterday that I thought I would be able to abstract into this problem but I can't. Here's an image of the table : Here's the code : \documentclass{article} \...
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Table cells are out of line / sync with each other, itemize

I'm trying to have a tabular section that has bullet points next to it. There might be a better way to go about this, but currently it seems as though the cells are out of sync (though this might be ...
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How do I place table below plot so that category matches axis ranges?

Here is something that I'm trying to do is to align my table with x-axis category or range so that column below the x range is corresponding of the data So As example is shown, I want to create ...
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remove all empty pages

I want to remove all empty pages in my book. I tried \documentclass[openany]{book} , but page numbers changed and new chapters sometimes begins from an even numbered page. What I want is ...
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biblatex-biber: How to customize the order in the bibliography?

I am having difficulties with setting up the layout of my bibliography. I would like to have a numeric style which does a none sorting so its order is as it appears in the text. Plus I would like my ...
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Highlight every occurrence of a list of words?

In order to revise a draft, and identify related sections, I would like to identify similar words (by color of text, highlight, underline, or otherwise) according to topic. For example, I would like ...
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Math Formula is too long exceeds column width

I have a formula below which is expected to be in an column. After compiled, it is too long and covers two column. How can I constrain it into only one column width? Thanks \begin{equation} f'(u,v) ...