{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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Changing number format in ToC

I'm using the tocloft package to alter the looks of my table of contents, but there's one thing I can't find in the documentation: splitting the number by level, to insert other delimiters than ".". ...
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Formatting each part/section/subsection

Are there some magic lines to be placed in the preamble that would, like in CSS, specify how each generic section or subsection in the whole document should be formatted?
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Formating captions in longtable tables

I'm typesetting my dissertation using Springer's svmono class. The class defines its own formatting of table and figure captions. I have a couple of multipage tables which I typesetted using longtable ...
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makeindex page entries are all underlined

Set up an index for a book and everything works well, except the page numbers listed for the words in the Index are all underlined---EXCEPT when I add bold face, then they look fine. Any ideas what ...
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Dynamic “expansion” of tikz calendar's cells?

Please, is that possible. Having started with this latex source, i would like to have calendar's cells "expandable" vertically -- please see the picture below. \documentclass{article} ...
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Inlining circuit symbols

in a prevois question i asked if there was a good way to display electronics symbols in TeX, i was pointed towards circuitikz (which is awsome), but is there a way to inline a symbol in text? eg. ...
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Looking for a specific BibTeX style

I am brand new to BibTeX, so I apologize if this question is painfully naive. Up until now, I have been manually creating my bibliography for each paper using the environment thebibliography. I'm ...
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Stretch space characters horizontally

I'm using XeTeX to mimic another document, but I only have a similar font which I stretch using the extend and letterspace options. My main problem is though, that my font's spaces (U+0020) are only ...
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Package for displaying source code [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How best to include programming source code in LaTeX documents? What is a good way to display program source like c++/lisp code in a latex document?
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How do I fill a shape with text, like a circle?

How do I confine text within a shape such as a circle or triangle? I don't want text along the perimeter, I would like it to break appropriately at all the inner edges.
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How do I combine formatted page numbers in an index

If I format page numbers in an index, they show up in addition to non-formatted numbers. This minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} page 1 ...
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Add paragraph styling only in certain sections

I am writing my Masters thesis in LaTeX. I'm using the university template which is quite complex so I haven't tweaked it much as I'm new to LaTeX. My problem is that the paragraph style here seems to ...