{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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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 ...
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moderncv - trying to have more space in the descriptions columns

I'm using MacTex 2.7.6 I have this in my description columns I'm looking to have the Système d'exploitations and outils to go more on the left (see below) Please find my MWE (updated version) ...
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moderncv - trying to remove that bullet point and create more space

I'm very new to LaTex and even more to moderncv I'm trying to do two things removing that bullet point just before my email Put more space after programmations or Outils de marketing digital ...
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How to tie link formatting to text notthe bounding box in Adobe DC [closed]

Im new to Adobe DC and having a remarkably silly problem with formatting links. Ive tried to Google this but cant get anything close, so here we are! What I want is to have the formatting for links (...
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List of listings similar to list of figures

After learning on the net I managed to get this type of list of figures : And I want exactly the same with the list of listings, but here is what I get : My code is this one : \documentclass[...
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Section title with background color and line breaks in KOMA

I want my subsection title to have a colored background with support for line breaks. There are a few questions about spanning that background to the margins - that's not what I want to achieve, ...
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Scrartcl 13.999 point 14.4 point but not 14 point?

Can the scrartcl class make a true 14 point type? It will produce 13.999pt, 13.9999pt and 13.99998pt, but 14pt produces 14.4 point type only. Thanks :) \documentclass[fontsize=13.999pt]{scrartcl}...
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formatting printbibliography

I want to make a chapter where all the bibliography is printed by using the command \printbibliography The problem is that I want to give the same format to all the chapters. But when I try to do so I ...
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a boxed equation that should appear at the top of every beamer page

I have a boxed equation: \boxed{E=mc^2} and I want this to appear at the top of every page in beamer at the same height. Is there a more efficient way of doing this, rather than typing it every ...
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How to write in proper format of this code

I want to get the right hand side portion in a format. Here the format. Table[i, j] <-maximum { Table[i-1, j] AND Values[i] + Table[i-1, j – ...
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How to modifier chapter*?

\documentclass{book} \usepackage[left=2cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[charter]{mathdesign} \usepackage{graphicx, calc} \...
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Change format of chapter

How to change format of chapter like this photo, please? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[tracking=true]{microtype} \usepackage{lipsum}% juts to generate text for the example \...
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Suppressing large text “Works Cited” in biblatex-mla `\printbibliography`

I'm trying to create an MLA citation page using biblatex-mla. However, the \printbibliography command creates a 16-point (uncertain as to exact size), left-justified, Times header "Works Cited" rather ...
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Change Algorithm caption Label color to blue and bold italics

I wanted to know how to go about changing the algorithm caption label to blue and bold italics. I have so far been able to change the caption name to blue, but I have not been able to change the ...
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How to put a colon to the left of a specific set of equations in a set of equation

Following: How to put a colon to the left of a set of equations? Currently I have the following code \begin{equation*} \begin{split} \Omega : \dot x &= \omega(b) \\ p &= \sigma(z)\\ m &= ...
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TOC - Horizontal Alignment

My currente TOC is looking like this: And here is a code sample: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{tocloft} %pacote para editar ToC \usepackage{titlesec} %pacote ...
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Spaces between words

I have this piece of code and I'm getting a really weird formatation. \newpage \section{Modelo Relacional} Acidente(\underline{acidenteID}, data, responsavel, custo, $veiculoID \rightarrow Veiculo$,...
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Center just one \section*{}

this is my document format: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pdfpages} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz}...
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removing spaces and cleaning table in latex

how to remove the spaces which i think from automatic justification in table \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{|m{33.19mm}|m{43.51mm}...
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Number formatting, addtocounter and calc package

I have been having troubles with the following issue: I am making an invoice template in LaTeX. I use \addtocounter to calculate values like subtotal, tax and total. This works fine, until the value ...
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how can i change header and footer different for even and odd pages and different for front page [closed]

how can we change header and footer different for first page and after that from second page we need to apply odd and even pages header and footer. like on front page we want image and name of our ...
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How to format Table of Contents?

I'm relatively new to LaTeX — I haven't really gotten into formatting things too deeply until around a month ago although I've used it for longer — so I don't know how I could format a couple of ...