{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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keep text on the right side of an arrow

I draw an arrow and want to write text afterwards over multiple lines. Important is, that the text won't start on the left side of the new line below the arrow, but behind the arrow, where the first ...
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Formulae booklet template

For my classes i am allowed to have a math formulae booklet prepared by myself although the maximum size is two a4 pages. I want to make it as legible and organized as possible thus i want to use ...
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Latex Symbol Scaling in MATLAB publish

After looking through the already answered questions I found a little gem that scales the TEXT itself but not the actual LaTeX symbols. Could someone point me in the right direction? I'd much rather ...
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Overlapping over/underbrace

I wanted to do something like this: How to have overlapping under-braces and over-braces The example given is really great, so I tried it on my own: what I was hoping to achieve is to represent a ...
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Why can't sectsty change the chapter font when it's used with babel package?

I'm using Latex to write my thesis in Hungarian, so I include in the preamble the following: \usepackage[magyar]{babel} Once this is loaded, I get "Chapter", "Figure", etc. in Hungarian and with ...
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Difference in behaviour of glossaries in article and beamer

I'm using glossaries-extra in a beamer-document to typeset acronyms and a glossary. As it is good practice in german texts to italize english technical terms I wanted to do so with some acronyms, too. ...
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Forcing latin alphabet as a footnote mark

in a multilingual document (greek and english) i want to change the footnote mark from arabic numbers to the latin alphabet. here is how i try to do it,but when i compile it with xelatex i get the ...
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Separation of two authors using the amsart document class

I want to achieve a similar result to this one (see answer). However, I am using the amsart document class and the result for that code is this: The problem I believe is with the \and command that ...
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Persistent Gap! [duplicate]

I'm working on my paper using MiKTex v2.9 and i came across this odd problem with {proof} environment. Syntax i use for proof is working properly in other areas of text but in one place i encountered ...
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Setting Exact Length for producing a CV

I am currently working on my CV. I found a template online, and the code at the beginning is as follows: \documentclass[margin,line]{res} \oddsidemargin -.5in \evensidemargin -.5in \textwidth=6....
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How to change the line spacing within an equation environment? [duplicate]

see this post Example; \begin{equation*} \begin{aligned} 1 + 2 = 3 \\[3mm] 3 + 1 = 4 \\[3mm] 4 + 1 = 5 \end{aligned} \end{equation*} I find that I'm often adding the [3mm] to the ...
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Incompatibility of \setcounter{secnumdepth}{0} with \titlecontents{section}{\thecontentslabel\quad}{\underline}{}{\hfill\thecontentspage}

The following (other than the \setcounter{secnumdepth}{0}) is taken from User math's answer in Underline the section title text in table of contents. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titletoc} % ...
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How to correct alignment in exam class page layout?

I'm creating MCQ paper using EXAM class. \begin{center} Section II \newline Multiple Correct Answer Type \newline This section contains 10 Multiple Choice questions. Each question has four choices (...
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Blockquotes in LateX [duplicate]

Is there a way to make pretty, colorful blockquotes in LateX like this? This might be a duplicate of How can I make blockquotes in LaTeX, like Markdown, but I don't like the ugly gray blockquote ...
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llncs computer science format

I'm trying to convert a paper of mine to the LNCS computer science style outlined by springer. I'm struggling on how to do this, i must state i'm not really well versed in the subtleties of latex. So ...
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how to create personalised item warsaw beamer

Am using the warsaw theme in beamer. I want to show this item form: I try this code but it doesn't show me the best result : \begin{itemize}[font=\color{cyan} \large, label=\ding{118}] \item ...
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How to position this tikz figure in the center of a A4paper?

% Mindmap % Author: Stefan Kottwitz % https://www.packtpub.com/hardware-and-creative/latex-cookbook \documentclass[border = 100pt]{standalone} \usepackage[landscape]{geometry} %\usepackage[...
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Problem with formatting Text in Table

Here is my code. Every time I include an image into my table the text in the same row skip lines and start from the bottom, to align itself [the text] with the image. Can you please advise me on how ...
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Exponential Function Problem

I have a problem creating an exponential function in equation mode in Latex. G( V^* ) is not giving out put as G(V*) instead it only gives output as G(V)
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Line break within brackets in Bibtex

When I use Bibtex, I want everything within a bracket to appear in the same line. So, for example, in the attached Bibtex, I want the phrase "Phys. Rev. A" to appear in the same line. You can try and ...
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Wrap a text in a triangle

is it possible to wrap a text inside a triangle like the following image?
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Reduce the space between the top of the page and the header (the white space)

Can anyone help me with my header problem. I would like to reduce the space between the top of the page and the header (the white space). How do I do that in this code? Thanks in advance \...
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Chapter heading

I am using the report class with combinations of fancychap and fancyhdr packages. It always display a chapter title in capital letters, I want it to display a title as it is given to the \chapter ...
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Best way to align table cells at an operator?

I have some large upper triangular tables in csv form like this: , A, B, C D, $-10 \pm 2$, $52 \pm 40$, $9 \pm 3$ C, $8 \pm 300$, $411 \pm 1$ B, $9 \pm ...
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How to tell latex to write as the text in texmaker?

I intend to attach my C code in my report. However, the code has a lot of special characters that create an error in compilation {, # and so on. Any package to circumvent this issue. For example: \...
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How to move the chapter title upwards on page?

How can I get the chapter higher on the page in order to get as many words as possible per page. Here is my MWE of what I am talking about. \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage[pass,showframe]{...
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Wrap text around a centered tikz figure on a poster

Is that possible to prepare a A0 size poster with the following format in Tikz environment or so? The figure in the middle is a mindmap (code available online) and I want to wrap my text around it.
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Format whole row of table as bold

This appears to be a problem which a few people have had before, but since I've been unable to find a solution which works I thought I should ask again. I have a LaTeX table of 5 columns width and ...
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Adding Section Title to Running Header

I would like to be able to print a Section Title in a Running Header. I have a Chapter Title and a Subtitle for a chapter start page in a scrbook format. The Subtitle is formatted as an unnumbered ...
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Change font in all sideways tables

Is there any way how to change the font in all sideways tables of the document? The following code \makeatletter \renewenvironment{sidewaystable} {\renewcommand\familydefault{mdput} \@...
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How to do indentation in Latex (Beginner question)

How can I write the following in Latex: We want to study: X -> Y x -> f(x) Also if there is any Latex book that you recommend for me, I would like you if you ...
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Disable automatic line numbering for ECCV2014 conference template

I'm writing a study report with ECCV2014 conference template, as the following image shows, this template automatically generates line numbering and I want to disable it so I can write some comments ...
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Formatting ugly code

While I'm often happy with my output PDF result, my latex code often gets very ugly. Poor code readability makes the editing process very difficult. Are there any simple tricks to format my code to ...
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How to align text on Beamer titlepage?

I am creating a presentation for a thesis defense, and want to align a certain part of text on my title slide. If I use the following \documentclass{beamer} \let\Tiny=\tiny \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Sectioning chapter, section, subsection formatting

I'd like some help with the formatting of chapter, section and subsections. I am using the report document class and I'd like to generate the following chapter, section and subsection formatting in ...
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How to write below textheight and above footer [duplicate]

MCQ Paper is mentioned below (Thanks to Erik) ; \documentclass[addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} \setlength\textheight{15cm} \setlength{\footskip}{8.5cm} \providecommand{\myquestion}{% \question ...
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Default formatting for manually entered enumerate tags

How can I bold the item numbers in enumerate when I am manually entering them? Here's a MWE and its output: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[align=...
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How to add constant height in exam class

I've MCQ Paper created using \documentclass[addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} ; here on very page I've to provide "Space for Rough Work". Height of "Space for Rough Work" is around 20% of page height. ...
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Can't Change subsubsection to runin with titlesec

I followed previous examples on here, but could not eliminate the newline after the subsubsection (I want it to runin just like paragraph does) \documentclass[oneside,openany,openbib,11pt]{memoir} \...
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Paragraph & formatting marks similar to MS Word option

Is there a way to show/hide the paragraph and other formatting in LaTeX as with Word Show/Hide ¶ option.
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How to define an inner product argument in LaTeX

I would like to make an inner-product symbol for my math paper. I would like it to work along the lines of \frac{arg1}{arg2}. Specifically, I would like to make a function, so that I could say \...
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Place comment after while statement in algorithmic

I am having some trouble placing plain text in my algorithm using the algorithmic package. The problem only seems to occur after a '\WHILE' command. I need to start my 'while' loop, then immediately ...
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How to enter a UNIX command

I am writing a tutorial, and I need to include a UNIX command which is run from the shell. How do I represent this? It looks extremely strange if I simply use the verbatim environment.
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How to mimic cards generated by passwordcard.org?

Assuming we have generated contents of card (i.e. excluding top header row and left indexing column) , for eg. with some pseudo-random generator script. How to render such to mimic the look of one ...
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REVTeX 4.1 preprint for paper supplement

I'm trying to use REVTeX 4.1 to format a supplement. REVTeX automatically adds a page break after the abstract in preprint format, with the actual document text starting on page 2. Because I'm using ...
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Child node placement TiKZ Mindmap

The first child concept (Lily Briscoe) is placed at the bottom left but should appear at the top. Rest of children should follow in a clockwise direction. Is there an easy way to rotate children ...
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How do I keep section numbering isolated when including standalone files?

Suppose I have a file test2.tex which includes the contents of another file, test1.tex. Both of these files are standalone documents (ie. I want to be able to compile test.tex on its own). test1.tex ...
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Text formatting of document, without altering in-table text

I wish to change the font size/spacing of my text for my whole document, but keep the table text format the same as the LaTeX default. When I try implement change to the text, the same happens to the ...
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“Page intentionally left blank” article

How would I create a "page intentionally left blank" wherever I wish to put one? Specifically, I'd like to place a page like that between the title page and ToC, and between the list of figures and ...
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moderncv - why so many files?

As a very hands-on type of person, I said to myself why not learn LaTex trying to build something out of it, in order to learn all the intricacies of LaTex. So I'm creating my cv, using LaTex and ...