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Biblatex Formating Bibliography

Following the comments I'll start from the beginning. I want to cite with superscore numbers and a list of references in the bibliography in the following format: Book: Surname, Name: Title. ...
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Chronicle of email correspondences

I'd like to collect all my old private email correspondences in a LaTeX document. The document should become a kind of "diary". (I also want to bind it to a book someday.) So what I want to create ...
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LaTeX table adjustments

I am typing the following table in LaTeX: \begin{center} \setlength\extrarowheight{5pt} %\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.2} \begin{tabular*}{3.4in}{@{\extracolsep{\fill} } | c | c | c | c | c | c | c ...
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Inserting an A1 image into an A4 document whilst maintaining page numbers?

I'm a bit new to LaTeX so sorry if this is obvious. I'm trying to insert a large image (which I have created a pdf version of) into an A4 document. I have tried using pdfpages and fitpaper=true to ...
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Is there a way to format a diff patch block? [duplicate]

I'm trying to inline a few snippets of diff patches, and manually formatting them is a droll - is there a way to do it automatically? In general I want it to look like the following example, but ...
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Eqnarray vs align environments [duplicate]

I keep reading that \begin{align} is preferred to \begin{eqnarray}. Unfortunately, I can't get align to justify rcl. I'll change between align and eqnarray, and the rightmost column is right ...
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Automatic line and page breaking - how to turn it off?

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 , I want to turn off automatic line and page breaking , I was trying to use {verbatim} , {alltt} and \verb+...+ , it works , but doesn't keep original font (I am using ...
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Formats for writing a thesis in Mathematics [closed]

What are the usual formats for writing a thesis in Mathematics in Latex ?
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Acronyms with same style as LOT?

I use the acronym package with page numbers. Now I would like to have the dots between the acronym and the page number in same style as in the ListofTables: same spacing between the dots and between ...
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Latex Recall and Precision Table [closed]

I want to draw follow table on a latex but I have spend over a day now but yet to get anything close to it. I am attaching a screen short it would be great if I can get latex command to build this ...
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formatting of the table of contents

How can I change the settings of my table of contents, so that the sections and subsections are not indented as shown in the second picture. I would also like to center the title of the Contents. I am ...
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How to merge / overlay two pages?

This should in principle be an easy question, but I could not figure out how to do it, so I hope to find help here. A disclaimer up front: I know that this is not a recommended thing to do, and pretty ...
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Changing heading style of a section

I'm porting my CV from Word to latex. I want to include my publication list, but I want to split it into two halves, my thesis and my journal articles, with the appropriate subheadings. Since academic ...
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Grey box just as in Mathjax [duplicate]

How could I get a grey box in latex like the one I get on math.stackexchange when I type > to start a paragraph?
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Debugging font shape undefined in TeXShop

I am a LaTeX newbie on a Mac running OS X Mavericks, TexShop 3.26 and MacTeX-2013. I am writing a document and I keep getting the following warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `T1/phvr/m/n' ...
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import latex longtable into lyx with format changing [closed]

I apologize if my question was asked alot previously i am generating my tables from stata into latex then i try to import those tables (longtables) inside a table float in lyx the result is a mess ...
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How can I change font? [duplicate]

How can I change font just only for one word ? I have to use Segoe WP Semibold for some words in my document.
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Conditional formatting, rounding and postprocessing of a column in pgfplotstable

I want to round p-values in a table to two decimals (for example 0.05), have values less than 0.05 in bold font and have values less than 0.01 to come out as '<0.01' in bold font. Like this (the ...
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Table and caption formatting

I'm having some problems getting my table and caption formatting to look right. Below is a sample of the code from my thesis. I've included all the packages that I'm using in my thesis, so that you ...
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Latex formatting entire document for spacing after full stop and comma

I am writing a long document in latex. I want to make sure that through out the document the following thing is maintained: no space before and one space after "." (full stop) at the end of a ...
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Formatting of heading List of Acronyms and list of tables glossaries package

I am using glossaries package and making List of Acronyms as well as List of Symbols. I got everything working except one formatting issue. The heading of my above two lists have a different ...
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Separately annotate parts of a fraction

I'm trying to create the following image in TikZ as part of a handout explaining blood pressure to patients in a clinic. I am unsure how to annotate a fraction in tikz. I know of the example using ...
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Align matrices problem

I have an equation of matrices and I want to align the dimensions of the matrices below the equation of matrices. However, I produce something very ugly. Can someone advise how to make it look better ...
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How to change the font of a cross reference made using \ref

I am using the Cambridge University Press book class cambridge7A (available at http://authornet.cambridge.org/information/productionguide/laTex_files/ and much used by CUP authors) A minimal example ...
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How can I reorder elements of title when using `titling`

By default, it seems that* \maketitle processes first the title, then the author, then the date. So what do I do if I want to put the author and date on the top of the page (on opposite sides of the ...
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Problem in .cls file [duplicate]

! LaTeX Error: File `Thesis.cls' not found. I am using Kile editor. If the above error appeared in the log file then how to correct it?
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Problem in Kile editor so LaTeX file is not running

EDITED post: In the following Template http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, oneside]{Thesis} % Paper size, default font size and one-sided ...
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How to add supporting material link together with cited reference when using bibtex?

I am going to cite a research article which also has useful supporting data by authors in their website. How can I add the link into Bibtex? Or do I have to cite the supporting data link as an ...
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How do I italicise book titles rather than underline them?

I've been editing a bst file and want to italicise the titles of books, I tried the suggestion in this thread Is it possible to italicize journal names and book titles through the .bst file? , but I ...
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Remove text formatting from chapter title

I'm having a problem with the chapter headings formatting. I would like to change only the first letter of each chapter, but for the lists of figures and tables chapters it's not working. Here is ...
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Suppress something if at the end or beginning of a page

I would like to suppress the horizontal rule between the mdframed boxes if it occurs at the top or bottom of a page. I found this partial solution which makes use of \cleaders. But it is nor working. ...
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How to change the style of the braces around equation numbers in the align-environment

I would like to change the braces in the align-environment from the normal braces ( ) to rectangular braces [ ],
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Color box issue

Here is my MWE (minimal working example): \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} \begin{document} \begin{center} ...
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Chapter title formatting

I'm working in memoir class and would like to format my chapter headings like this: The author's name and years of birth-death are at the top, then a horizontal line the length of the above details, ...
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Nomenclature, acronym or glossary?

This isn't a technical or LaTeX code question, but more of a "what should I be using for X?" question. I am writing up my PhD. It is an Engineering PhD and I have mostly abbreviations (i.e. ...
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pgfplot number format: scientific notation on ticks, without factor 1

I have a pgfplot that is supposed to give me only a colorbar, no other plot. My code was inspired by this question. The logarithmic colorbar code was recycled from this answer and this answer. The ...
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Latex : Three authors with two affiliations [duplicate]

I have three authors associated with a paper. All of them share the same university, but the second one also has an extra university address. I would like something like the following :
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Changing output font style of a referred label

In of the bulleted list of my MWE below, I'd like the label ("Item a") to be of bold font weight, the output of \ref{itm:one} to be in normal font weight. Unfortunately, neither the placement of ...
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Paragraphs new lines or indent

I am writing an article with for springer lncs. My problem is that sometimes new paragraphs are separated by a new line, and sometime just by indentation. I would like to force only indentation. I ...
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How to suppress the hanging-over text part of a section title within the table of contents?

My question is, if there exists a method to suppress hanging-over text elements in the table of contents. Below you will find my MWE. Thanks a lot for your solutions and comments! ...
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Interline spacing with different fonts

What Latex command can I use so that the space between interlines remains the same when I use two different fonts simultaneously? For example, (1) \huge{\textbf{Dunt venim dolorerosto do odit}} (2) ...
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Font formatting order

I want to set my chapterprefix font for scrbook class. This is what I want to do: \setkomafont{chapterprefix}{\centering\Huge\rmfamily\mdseries\scshape} However, as I was writting it, I asked ...
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Changing the section navigation from vertical to horizontal

I like to use the Malmoe theme in the beamer class. However, I would rather have the header navigation for the sections horizontal instead of vertical, so that it takes less space.
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How to add another \cc tag in a letter class?

I need to create a legal document similar to a letter for a bussiness. I use the stardar class letter for be the best that fit at my needs. In fact I need to create a formal document but I need to ...
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Overall formatting in LyX

I could not find a previous question that dealt with this topic, and much of the guidance is one-off. I am creating a paper and I want the text to be double spaced but not section headings, the ...
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How to set document font to times new roman by command

I wanted to know how to set font of a document to Times New Roman and size to 12 for text and for Chapter Heading 14 only, for the whole document. I don't want to use the fontspec package for this. ...
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seqsplit - keep spaces

Hey im looking to create a text wrap command to be used inside a table for long word wrapping. so far i have this: \renewcommand{\seqinsert}{\ifmmode\allowbreak\else\-\fi} ...
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amsbook-class with small caps

Is it possible to tweak the amsbook-class such that the uppercase headings (e.g. Chapter 1) are changed to small caps? Are there any "typographical objections" in doing so?
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How to change format of Appendix page name?

This is a followup question to How to add cover pages to appendices? . This screenshot shows the school requirements. This minimal example comes from Ruben's solution to the previous problem: ...
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Minimum space between last word and page number in the table of content

y question is, whether there is a solution to define a minimum blank space (length: three dots) between an entry's last word and the its page number within the table of contents? Thanks a lot! ...