{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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brackets and text should start at the same postion

I have the following document: \listfiles \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} %\usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[fixamsmath,disallowspaces]{mathtools} \begin{document} ...
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Suppress Termcal Class Numbering

I'm interested in suppressing the termcal class numbering. My Googlefu showed me that I can use the code \newcommand{\calprintclass}{\textbf{\small\theclassnum}} to change the formatting of the ...
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' and ^t to the left of a letter [duplicate]

There are times where I want, say, a superscript $t$ to the left of another letter to denote, say, the transpose of a matrix. Or, I might want to decorate a letter on the left with a prime, $'$, ...
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Best way of formatting a given paragraph (or set of paragraphs) in ConTeXt

Altough I have read the documentation, I have not find a definitive answer for this, so I hope somebody has a better understanding that I have. I want to make a paragraph (or set of) stand out from ...
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bracket on right side to the following identities and give it numbering as (*)

I want bracket on right side to the following identities and give it numbering as (*) \begin{align*} \mu(E)&=\sup\{\mu(K)~:~ K \text{ is a compact subset of } E \}\\ &=\inf\{\mu(U)~:~ U ...
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'buf_size' extension

I have used LaTex for a number of years, but here is a new difficulty I have not found before (I quote from the output): TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [buf_size=3000]. I only got 7 pages in the dvi ...
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Reverse the page order in the whole document

I am looking for a simple way to reverse the whole document's page order. So first page becomes page 7, second page 6, ..., seventh page 1. Is there an easier way than reversing it afterwards using ...
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Formatting and aligning of floating point numbers in table

I've got the following table: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[intlimits]{amsmath} \usepackage{floatflt} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{listliketab} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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How can I create a double border/table around every page of the document excluding the headers/footers?

I am a newbie to LaTeX... Outside of the title page and ending pages, I am trying to create a fixed size border/table that will be around every page (excluding the headers/footers) of the document. ...
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Disable right column for this page

I have a long, two column document. In one of these pages, I added a graphic that spans exactly the right half of that page and touches the edge; done with this code: \begin{tikzpicture}[remember ...
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Beamer, Singapore Theme Follow up – line above footline and hide footline for single frame

I have two follow up questions to an earlier post: Singapore Beamer Theme - add bottom bar with author info. How do I add a horizontal line just above the footline contents? If I add a footline ...
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Bullet points and curly braces - Beamer

A few months ago, I asked for help with formatting curly braces next to bullet points, which worked very well. However, I have tried to take that code and use it in beamer, which is unfortunately ...
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Suppressing the 'Appendices' page

My book has a single appendix chapter called 'Mathematical Appendix'. I'm using the appendix package. How do I get rid of the 'Appendices' page? Here's a MWE: \documentclass[12pt,openany]{book} ...
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How to put giant parentheses around text [duplicate]

I want to make something that looks like this: / \ | Text goes | | in here | \ / The whole thing should be centered in the page, with the text ...
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Best practice for writing. Oneliner? Enter key? \\? \newline? [duplicate]

I just started using LaTeX to write my bachelor thesis and everything is already set up and working (took 2 weeks but it is finally done). I was just starting to write a chapter and am wondering what ...
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Howto format “Edition” in bibliography with Biblatex

I use biblatex and biber. I want "edition" part of my bibliography appears "edisi pertama","edisi kedua","edisi ketiga",etc instead of "1st edition","2nd edition","3rd edition",etc. I have ...
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Change color of numbers of sections

I want to change this box in which I have the section number to black, which I can do. But then the text is the same color and illegible. I need to make it white. I tried this but it didn't do ...
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Control biber's bibliography entry field name lengrh

When I run biber, with options biber --tool --output_align --output_indent=2 --output_fieldcase=lower I get: @inproceedings{foo, author = {One, Some}, booktitle = {International Conference ...
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A utility for auto-formatting .bib files?

I have some .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 ...
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How do I make part of my table caption in italic font?

I am very new to Latex and I am trying to make a very simple table with a species name in the title (caption). I want all of my title to be normal font except for the species name, which should be ...
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adjusting appendix title/ suppressing “Appendix A” title

I am trying to adjust the formatting for my appendix chapters. I am using a document class specific to my school, but many TeX suggestions for articles and reports seem to work. I use the following ...
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Arrows line decoration on the left of paragraph

I'm working on a small package to manage QRH (a sort of checklist for aeronautical purposes). I want to print a line with arrows on the left of the paragraph, possibly with text in the middle, like in ...
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Modify Section Title in Document

I'm using memoir class. I'm trying to make section title that ends with a single dot. The section title would be in sans-serif font. I've searched for a while but still no luck. Here's my MWE. Thanks. ...
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starred chapter in header? (scrbook)

is there a possibility to show the unnumbered chapters (starred chapters) also in the headings of scrbook? Here's a little code-example: ...
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Vertical spacing of \sin and \cos

This is a random, silly question. I was writing two versions of my calc 1 final and came across something that is going to bug the crap out of me. I have noticed a different spacing format for one ...
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How to change the enumeration of \subpart in exam document class?

By default, \subpart uses i. , ii. , etc. I would like to change it to (i),(ii),etc. How do I do that?
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How to insert a symbol to the beginning of a line for which a word appears?

This is to indicate changes for a LaTeX file. Say, I wanted to add a vertical line to the beginning of a line whenever"word 1", "word 2", ...", or "word 100" appears. Manually this can be done in ...
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Using a table inside a figure tag, otherwise changing table caption to figure

I've used a table of figures in order to format their presentation and order. But essentially the whole thing is a figure, so I want it now to get "Figure 5" as a caption. To do that I guess I have to ...
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Adding a different sized, independent, table under another with same caption

I am working on a paper and I need to add a different sized, independent, table under another with the same caption. I have tried and tried but nothing works. I have made a small, but complete, ...
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New line avoiding errors and following WYSIWYM philosophy

I understand that using \\ is not a good idea. It's better to use just the "enter" key or the \par command. Anyway, I don't like what I get. I would like to have a blank line between two pieces of ...
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How do I redefine the paragraph style midway through the document (and then go back to the default)?

I prefer to build my bibliography manually because I'm finicky about the formatting, and I need each bibliographical entry to have a hanging indent and an empty line after it. I'm doing fine with this ...
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Switch i, j dots with an arrow

I'm writing a Physics template and I came across this issue. I want the i, j to have vector lines instead of those dots. How can I do it?
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Argumentless macros for use in other macros

I'm in need of argument text formatters for use in some environments that use macros to redefine properties (e.g., enumitem). I need to underline text but there is no equivalent argumentless macro ...
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Publication-style format to include statistical tables with the Coef, Odds Ratio, Standard Error, and significance

I was wondering if there is a publication-style format if I wanted to include the coefficient estimate, the odds ratio (OR), the standard error of the estimate, and the significance (i.e. stars such ...
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Cant get the points in a \parts to bold on right hand side

I would like to get the points on the right hand side of the page in bold on the same line as the question see below. This is all I have so far. Not sure how to \renew \begin{parts} \part[2] ...
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How to cross out a word in LaTex

How can I cross out a word in a sentence in Latex without using a package? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{cancel} \begin{document} %BeginDocument The first \xcancel{three commands} work in ...
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utf8x character fails in the table of contents every second time i compile

\documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \chapter{ø} \end{document} First time I compile this, I get an ø in the table of contents. Second time ...
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Is there any single property/option for creating all borders in LaTeX table?

\begin{tabular}{ | c | c | c | } \hline 1 & 2 & 3 \\ \hline 4 & 5 & 6 \\ \hline 7 & 8 & 9 \\ \hline \end{tabular} If we want to create a ...
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How to format the leading dots of section page number and subsection page number respectively in the table of contents

everyone: I came across a problem. Following is how I format my table of contents: \usepackage{tocloft} \tocloftpagestyle{empty} \renewcommand{\cftdot}{…} \renewcommand{\cftdotsep}{0} ...
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Using Easylist and leaving one entry bullet blank

So I have a checklist using the checkboxes. I want to make occasional ones not have the check box because there are several indented checkboxes I want to choose from. I see Choosing the bullet of a ...
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Package changes horizontal pipe to horizontal for chapter formatting

I need to change the style of my chapters to a different one. I found a package which would do that, and it works nicely. However, my code before the edit was like this: ...
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Formal proof formatting in Latex

Here is what I intend to achieve 1.r (Given) 2.(t ∧ r) → s (Given) 3.(p → t) → (q → ¬s) (Given) 4.t ∧ r (Assumption) ...
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customized header in latex with chapter name on right side without CHAPTERNO [duplicate]

I want to put chapter name on right side of my header.I tried \leftmark but it is giving me CHAPTERNO.CHAPTERNAME format. However,I only want to have CHAPTERNAME. What can I do to suppress the chapter ...
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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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Using prefix notation

I want to show prefix notation in my document, somewhat like this: + (x 5 3) (- 6 4) However, I want to enter it in maths mode, but maths mode removes all the spaces, so I get +(x53)(-64) Which ...
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How to input text from a file

I need to do the following: I have a file A which consists out of short fragments of text: Text 1 Text 2 Text 3 Text 4 I have another file file B in which I need to input ...
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Broken automatic line breaking in section titles when ulem and hyperref are used

I am trying to use the ulem package to underline section titles while still being able to have automatic line breaking: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} \begin{document} ...
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\hrule after descenders

I'm trying to redo my CV in latex, and I'm running into a minor issue with the placement of \hrule. I define a category environment for each section via \newenvironment{category}[1] {% ...
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Wrapping text in a fcolorbox? [duplicate]

I'm using package "color" to have a green text box with black text, and my code is - \textbf{\fcolorbox{black}{green!30}{black text on a boxed green background}} How can I get it to wrap lines ...
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Hanging Indents / Text Wrapping

I'm trying to implement a command to be used in place of the itemize/enumerate environments. The idea is that I want to have a command (\detail), which can be used to construct an itemized list ...