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How to properly space unicode ellipsis?

Please note the discussion at the end of this thread. After discussing the tex codes \ldots et al, a commenter points out that there is a unicode code point for an ellipsis. However, on my document ...
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Tufte style table of contents in article class

I want to create a tufte-book style ToC, very similar to how Gonzalo Medina made something in this request: Pretty Table of Contents So far this is what I got: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} ...
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Reducing the distance in textbf environment

I want to introduce a notation for concatenating vectors in a manuscript that I represent vectors with bold characters, $\textbf{x}$. The problem is defining it like $\textbf{x}:\textbf{y}$ introduces ...
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Beamer: How to format both frametitle and framesubtitle

I wish to customize the appearance of both my frametitle and framesubtitle. However when I try to do so, only the frametitle is rendered. This is a sample code: \documentclass[20pt, ...
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Hanging section - Memoir

I would like to obtain something like this: So far I have this: My MWE: \documentclass[article]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} % Layout \settrims{0pt}{0pt} \settypeblocksize{562pt}{330pt}{*} ...
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How to hide references from navigation bar in beamer class?

I am doing a presentation using the beamer class with the Warsaw theme. Further, I have to disclose my bibliography at the end of the presentation. Unfortunately, as soon as I type in \bibliography{} ...
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customizing chapter title format in classicthesis

I'm using classicthesis and I'd like to change the formatting of the chapter title a little bit (f.e. size and color). I think I've found the according part in the classicthesis-style % ...
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Custom floats are not labeled correctly in the listof or text references

I'm new to StackExchange and LaTeX. I am using a custom float for "schemes" using the caption package. The problem I'm having is that the label "Scheme" does not show up when using the \ref command in ...
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change spacedallcaps and spacedlowsmallcaps to something like spacedsmallcaps (classicthesis)

Instead of \spacedallcaps and \spacedlowsmallcaps would like to have big and small capitals (like \scshape) but keep the definitions for space between the letters, size, colour, ... With ...
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\listings code style for HTML5 (CSS, HTML, JavaScript)

I would like to create a code style for HTML5 that can be used with the \listings package. An HTML5 document consists of three languages: CSS, HTML and JavaScript. That makes the whole thing a bit ...
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Typesetting email with internet-style quoting using LaTeX?

I'm wondering if there exists a package, that would take so-called Internet-Style Quoted plain text of an email, and format it accordingly for a PDF output. Internet-style quoting is discussed on the ...
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Adding a dash between words in List of Figures

Yesteday I was Searching in this site some help to construct my dissertation, my trouble was modify the style of the list of figures in LaTeX, more specificaly, add the word "Figure 1" before each ...
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using macro to identify “line breaks” as properties separator, “:” colon as properties name separator, and “-” hyphen as description

Here I have created document as per requirement. But I need to use macro in specific way. Here is my document : ...
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How to add horizontal line after references (biblatex) and glossary title?

I need to have horizontal lines after each title. For table of contents this works with: \renewcommand{\cftaftertoctitle}{\vskip 3em \auftaktvz} and ...
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How to replicate this chess-related list formatting?

I'm trying to create a chess-repeated document. I already understand how to use the skak package to put chess piece symbols in my documents. My current question is more pedestrian. I would like to ...
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To make chapter bigger in article

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \chapter{RAA renal hormones} \label{06222014204556} \includepdf[pages={-}]{06222014204556.pdf} \end{document} I get formatting of RAA ...
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Make MS Word document look like it has been typeset in LaTeX

A few years back, I used to use LaTeX for writing reports and such, and I really liked the look of them. However, nowadays I am forced to use MS Word to write my reports, but that does not hinder me ...
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Using space instead of comma for large numbers?

Is there a package I could use to insert a space instead of a comma for large numbers? For example, 12 345.67 instead of 12,345.67 If needed, I am using the extbook environment. All of ...
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A utility for auto-formatting .bib files?

I have a .bib files whose formatting is kind of messy: spacing, upper/lowercase use, order within and among entries... ugh. Is there a simple command-line utility which could arrange it neatly for me ...
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Mixing underline and strike-out

Word allows for all kinds of font formatting: The above example combines strike-through/strike-out (like this) and underlining. I'd like to be able to do the same, but neither ulem nor soul allows ...
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multiple aligns and line breaking

I am trying to have multiple alignment in my equation in addition to line breaking. Here is a mwe illustrating my problem: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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list all 3 to 5 author names in the first in-text citation using apacite

I use \usepackage{apacite} in the preamble (sublime 2 editor) and \bibliographystyle{apacite}. I did not have to manually install the apacite package. For in-text citations of 3 to 5 authors, I need ...
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How to make a particular sentence bold, large and underlined at the same time

I want to make one sentence of a paragraph bold, upper case and underlined at the same time. How do I do that?? For example: \textbf{} only makes it bold
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adding new address email and so on in moderncv

I tried this is example found in a previous question here: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} \usepackage{etoolbox} \makeatletter ...
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Underline and bold round number in table

I use numprint package to round number in table. I want to bold, underline, etc., some round numbers, but the following is not working \documentclass{article} \usepackage{numprint} \begin{document} ...
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How to mark book paragraphs as note, warning, tip etc.?

In my text I have some paragraphs that should be denoted as "note", "caution", "tip", "story". These paragraphs should be rendered with darker background and an icon on the left side. I was not able ...
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Chapter Title in rotated vertical box at the margin

I am using the book document class. I would like to have Chapter name (Interduction, Results, Discussion, ...conclusion...) to appear in every page, in the right side small vertical (color filled) box ...
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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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How to respect 80-character limit per line of text in source code

Suppose I have a long line of italicized text in a report or other document. If it is more than 80 characters long, I may want to move everything after the 79th column position to the next line in ...
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2 different captions for tables and figures

I want 2 different types of captions. One for table and another to figures. I use this code for tables: \usepackage[labelfont=bf,nooneline]{caption} \setlength{\abovecaptionskip}{3pt} and this for ...
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Inconsistent style of “other keywords” when breaklines=true [duplicate]

Some keywords defined with the otherkeywords key are not formatted as expected when breaklines is set to true. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{ ...
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Resetting glossary glsdisplayfirst

I'm working on a paper that includes a summary at the start of the document, and I would like to reset the glsdisplayfirst properties somehow, so that my glossary entries and acronyms are defined both ...
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Can anyone help me mimick the style of ltxdockit? [closed]

First, I'd like you to take a look at the documentation of the mathspec package. Now I'm not interested in the package as such, but I'd like to use a style like the one used in the documentation. For ...
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TikZ: Key to the \draw command to modify the inside nodes

Suppose I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=6] \tikzstyle{xthick} = [thick, |-|] \tikzstyle{xthin} = [] % ...
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Adjust Format of List of Algorithms

I'm using an existing LaTeX template for a thesis and am trying to match the List of Algorithms to the List of Figures. I have already applied some formatting changes, but there are a few attributes ...
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To label Question environment

My minimum code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[framemethod=tikz]{mdframed} \mdfdefinestyle{ans}{ linecolor=cyan, backgroundcolor=yellow!20, frametitlebackgroundcolor=green!40, ...
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Beamer overlays: changing font between slides

I am creating slides with overlays in Beamer, using TiKZ to create a figure consisting mainly of text nodes. The idea is that different parts of the figure are highlighted on each slide. Initially ...
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Difficulty with \flalign

Consider the following example. \begin{flalign} &Max Z=a+b\\ &Min P=c-d\\ &\mbox{subject to}\\ &a \leq 10\\ &c \geq 5 \end{flalign} When I run it I get the desired output, but ...
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LaTeX Style Formating for Undergraduate Papers [closed]

I was wondering what the best LaTeX style formatting is for writing an undergraduate paper? I have only used it for lab reports so far and need to expand my knowledge of formatting for different uses. ...
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Facing Table of contents problem? [duplicate]

Facing Table of Contents problem. On first page of Table of Contents no numbering but on the next It's start numbering with header n footer. \documentclass[tikz,table,twoside,12pt,a4paper]{report} ...
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The Badness of Badboxes [duplicate]

On this forum, I have had many of the more experienced users tell me to tweak my format so that I eliminate badboxes. I do not see the point of nitpicking my LaTeX code to eliminate badboxes. I have ...
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Line numbers are outside the box in algorithm2e

Here is my code: \documentclass[11pt]{llncs} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{dsfont} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{multicol} ...
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Place chapter heading in margin

I'm using the memoir class. I would like the \chapter{xxx} command to place the chapter heading in the margin instead of above the text. Like this: This question is somewhat similar, but in that ...
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Creating paper forms in LaTeX?

I want to create a handout with dotted lines for the recipient to fill in, a little like this: What's the best way to do so? I could imagine doing it as a tikzpicture, but that seems clunky. Is ...
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Identifying and adding macros [closed]

I added two macros: \newcommand{\tblkeyword}[1]{\textcolor{red}{#1}} \newcommand{\tblkeyword}[2]{\textcolor{blue}{#2}} and tried to use at like: \tblkeyword{ObjectId} // which shows red color. ...
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Creating Thin Tables in LaTeX

Suppose I have the following table: \begin{table}[!p] \fontsize{6}{6}\selectfont \caption{First 200 terms of Hofstadter's $Q(n)$}\label{tab11} \center{ \begin{tabular}{l r r r r r l r r r r r} ...
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How to make the optional title of a theorem bold with amsthm?

I use the code mentioned in Title of the theorem: \begin{theorem}[The title] Some statement \end{theorem} However with amsthm the optional title -- above: "The title" -- is neither bold nor italic, ...
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How to squeeze a formula inside a text in latex?

I type some formula in latex inside my text, but When I make it pdf I see it is not squeezed. How I can make it squeeze? See the attached, which shows the problem!
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I get dashes instead of bullets in \itemize

When I use \begin{itemize} ... \end{itemize}, the items are displayed as dashes. But I want them to be displayed by bullets. Those are my headers: \documentclass[11pt]{llncs} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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using macro to simplify the code

I got my code working with net and SO help. But now I want to simplify it using macro. I dont know macro, but people says it makes code more simplified. can some one guide me to have macro for this. ...