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Underbrace below tabular and columns of equal width

I would like to get a table 3×8 with columns of equal width, below it two undebrace ( column 3 and columns 4-5) over text "signs rules" and "we must study the sign of g" \documentclass{article} ...
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How can I automatically replace subscripts and highlight GoTo labels?

I have to show a lot of autogenerated code throughout my document. The generated code represents loops with explicit block labels and gotos. The following code applies function f to each element of ...
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Essay Formatting

I have an essay I need to write and I would like to use MacTeX, however it has been very challenging to get it formatted to all of my prof.'s requirements. If someone could help that would be SO ...
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Zero space between characters, decibel sign

My MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} dB \end{document} output, But I want zero (maybe negative) space between d and B. That is I didn't find ...
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strange page at end of multiple chapter document [duplicate]

The last page of my thesis looks like this. Has anyone ever seen anything like this? When I click on it in texshop, it brings me to the tex.aux file and I see stuff like this: ...
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Placing the Head of a Curved Arrow of a Reaction Mechanism Slightly Above the Plus Sign

My Code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{chemfig} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \tikzset{ ...
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Templates for math student [closed]

I am going to start my math major, and I learned the basics of latex because I would like to use it to make my documents and take notes. But now I would like to find some templates to use for: ...
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Comic book or graphic novel style panels in LaTeX

I have heard that LaTeX is not necessarily suited to make panels. That even two-column is difficult to get the text to align. I would like to draw stuff like this: --------------------------- ...
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Which chemistry package can be used for Lewis formulae and electron movement arrows?

I wanted to reproduced this set of steps for my thesis but I have no idea what package can do this. I am a newbie to latex I only started a few weeks ago.
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Apostrophes appearing in lstlisting sections as well as picture captions

I have a defined style to write pseudocode with the lstlisting package, however it is putting apostrophes around any spaces that occur in the code. My defined style: \lstset{ language=Java, ...
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Section Titles, not the crossing next page

It's my code, \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[svgnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Vertical color background of section title

Good night. It's my problem about gradient colored section title, with vertical length. It's codes are, \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Vertical aligning for simple numbers

I need to typset a series of fractions with no line inside some paragraphs of text (they were used as proportional symbols). It is very simple, actually: $^2_1$, $^4_2$,$^8_4$ But when it comes to ...
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Period Padding with Price [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to have automated period padding for some items I'm discussing in my proposal. For example: Pneumatic Drill.......................$450.12 Drill ...
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APA citation problem

my code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[autostyle]{csquotes} ...
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Tabs Affecting Compilation of SWeave Code

The following SWeave code, compiled using WinEdt 8.1 with the Sweave plugin produces a nice R image: \begin{figure} <<fig=TRUE, echo=FALSE>>= set.seed(123) x <- 1:10 y <- rnorm(10) ...
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Labeling Species of a Chemical Reaction

My code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{5} ...
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How to use chemfig for chemical reaction with skeletal forms

My code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{5} ...
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Infinite canvas [duplicate]

It seems that all LaTeX formatting assumes we will ultimately print the document but if the goal is to publish online - under some circumstances, we might desire to have all the document in one ...
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Defining step function [duplicate]

How to define a step function using Latex ? For example, The Dirichlet function: f(x)=1 if $x\in \mathbb{Q}$ and 0 if {x\in \mathbb{R}\\mathbb{Q}}.
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How to Split Document in TexMaker [duplicate]

My code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] ...
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Create randomized page design in a songbook

I want to create a songbook, using either the package songbook or the package songs, because every song must have guitar tabs (and I want to have the possibility of adding notes to the songs later). ...
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Justifying the output of toLatex function of utils R package

Using utils::toLatex(sessionInfo()) in .Rnw we can get R Session Info to put in LaTeX. I would highly appreciate if someone guide me to fully justify the output of utils::toLatex(sessionInfo()). ...
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bclogo page breaks

I am using the Bclogo package http://www.ctan.org/pkg/bclogo. I have created environments for lemmas and proofs with it. The proof was too big to fit on the bottom of the page, so it just inserted a ...
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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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EulerVm and Maketitle

I am unable to use the eulervm package with maketitle. If I comment out the \usepackage{eulervm} the LaTeX renders fine, but as soon as I include it, I get the following ! Math formula deleted: ...
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Is there a semantic way to typeset table headers in LaTeX?

Usually, when I add tables I use \usepackage{booktabs} and code that looks like this: \begin{table}[ht] \centering \begin{tabular}{l|rrr} \toprule Country / Property & Population ...
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Generating LaTeX reports from XML *without* external scripts

First of all, I apologize if this is pretty similiar in nature to my previous question: Reading and (custom) formatting a CSV (not \csvautotabular) I thought it would be better to separate the two ...
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Make defined words appear standalone in left margin

I've seen this in textbooks before, so I imagine it's possible. What I would like is for a defined word to show up in the left margin for easy identification when scrolling through a document. For ...
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How to draw a scatter chart with multiple columns of metadata+labels?

I want to print a scatter chart and color the nodes according to a column in the data file. The problem is, point meta already is used for other data. This is the class of the point, either ONE or ...
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Change the color of cite number in bibliography

Does anyone know know how to change the color of the cite number in the bibliography? \documentclass{book} \usepackage[square, numbers, comma, sort&compress]{natbib} % Use the "Natbib" ...
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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 ...