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Underlined Titles in Bibliography with `Biblatex` and `ulem` Package

I want to underline all titles in a bibliography using the Biblatex package with Biber backend and the ulem package. Biblatex seems to break ulem's line breaking capabilities. Please consider the ...
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How add white space under chapter heading in memoir class using pedersen chapter style?

I added a MWE at the bottom of the post. I want a little more white space under the title heading, because it feels a bit cramped the way it is now. Can someone help me with that? ...
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bclogo page breaks

I am using the Bclogo package http://www.ctan.org/pkg/bclogo. I have created environments for lemmas and proofs with it. The proof was too big to fit on the bottom of the page, so it just inserted a ...
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Styling ToC dot leader using emdash and other formatting requirements

I'm using memoir class and want to create ToC that: Using em dash (instead of default dot leaders) between TOC item and page number. This style should apply to both part and chapter name. Only the ...
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Proper format for this equation

I have this equation that is slightly too long and want to split it somehow nicely, unfortunately I am incapable of doing this right. Could anybody help me with this? \begin{align} ...
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Writing equations in columns? [on hold]

How can I write my code so it compiles down the left side, and then the right? I specifically want to do this on Math stack exchange, so MATHJAX. If you go here, and click recent activity, you will ...
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How to number with indent? [duplicate]

I have a list of exercises that I want to answer using LaTeX. Is it possible to format it like this? Is it possible to jump right from a) to c) in LaTeX? I have looked at the exercise-package, ...
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Underbrace below tabular and columns of equal width

I would like to get a table 3×8 with columns of equal width, below it two undebrace ( column 3 and columns 4-5) over text "signs rules" and "we must study the sign of g" \documentclass{article} ...
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How can I automatically replace subscripts and highlight GoTo labels?

I have to show a lot of autogenerated code throughout my document. The generated code represents loops with explicit block labels and gotos. The following code applies function f to each element of ...
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how do I multiply a command argument with a constant?

I'm writing a novel and I defined a set of commands for starting a new chapter: %A \newcommand{\AKapitel}[1]{\lettrine[lines=3, lraise=-0.2,findent=-22pt, nindent=14pt, ...
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Essay Formatting

I have an essay I need to write and I would like to use MacTeX, however it has been very challenging to get it formatted to all of my prof.'s requirements. If someone could help that would be SO ...
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Zero space between characters, decibel sign

My MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} dB \end{document} output, But I want zero (maybe negative) space between d and B. That is I didn't find ...
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Navigation (Bullets) very small in custom beamer outer theme

trying to customize our university theme, I got stuck with the size of the navigation bullets (mini frame style), which are displayed as if scaled to 50% and the same with it's text. Even though I can ...
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strange page at end of multiple chapter document [duplicate]

The last page of my thesis looks like this. Has anyone ever seen anything like this? When I click on it in texshop, it brings me to the tex.aux file and I see stuff like this: ...
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Numprint gobbles row-terminating command

I use ctable for my tables, and I'd like to use numprint's autoformatting column types as well. Unfortunately, if the last column of the tabular is a numprint column, it breaks ctable's convenient ...
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Placing the Head of a Curved Arrow of a Reaction Mechanism Slightly Above the Plus Sign

My Code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{chemfig} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \tikzset{ ...
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Biblatex: How to insert dots into abbreviated journal names in bibliography

For example: "Philos Trans R Soc" should become "Philos. Trans. R. Soc."
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How can very long algorithms be automatically split over multiple pages?

I have a very long algorithm than spans several pages. I can not get Latex to make it span across several pages. I know that several questions similar to this one have already been asked, but I ...
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Comic book or graphic novel style panels in LaTeX

I have heard that LaTeX is not necessarily suited to make panels. That even two-column is difficult to get the text to align. I would like to draw stuff like this: --------------------------- ...
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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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Which chemistry package can be used for Lewis formulae and electron movement arrows?

I wanted to reproduced this set of steps for my thesis but I have no idea what package can do this. I am a newbie to latex I only started a few weeks ago.
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Apostrophes appearing in lstlisting sections as well as picture captions

I have a defined style to write pseudocode with the lstlisting package, however it is putting apostrophes around any spaces that occur in the code. My defined style: \lstset{ language=Java, ...
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Vertical aligning for simple numbers

I need to typset a series of fractions with no line inside some paragraphs of text (they were used as proportional symbols). It is very simple, actually: $^2_1$, $^4_2$,$^8_4$ But when it comes to ...
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Vertical color background of section title

Good night. It's my problem about gradient colored section title, with vertical length. It's codes are, \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Section Titles, not the crossing next page

It's my code, \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[svgnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Period Padding with Price [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to have automated period padding for some items I'm discussing in my proposal. For example: Pneumatic Drill.......................$450.12 Drill ...
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Journal of Fluid Mechanics Class Constraints

I am trying to format a paper to be consistent with the JFM style guidelines. I am using the JFM Latex class provided on the website. However, this class appears to be forcing a format that is not ...
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APA citation problem

my code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[autostyle]{csquotes} ...
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inline listing (lstinline) behaves bad at line end

I have defined some small macro to markup function names: \lstdefinestyle{inline-funcname}{ columns=fullflexible, breaklines=false, %Note: \usefont{OML}{cmm}{m}{it} is exactly like ...
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Better way to display long division?

I'm currently in the process of trying to create a worksheet for my students with long division problems for them to practice. Unfortunately, the best I've been able to come up with so far in terms of ...
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How to format the chapter heading?

How can I change the chapter heading of the book class to typeset centered chapter names as shown in the image above?
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Tabs Affecting Compilation of SWeave Code

The following SWeave code, compiled using WinEdt 8.1 with the Sweave plugin produces a nice R image: \begin{figure} <<fig=TRUE, echo=FALSE>>= set.seed(123) x <- 1:10 y <- rnorm(10) ...
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Labeling Species of a Chemical Reaction

My code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{5} ...
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How to use chemfig for chemical reaction with skeletal forms

My code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{5} ...
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Infinite canvas [duplicate]

It seems that all LaTeX formatting assumes we will ultimately print the document but if the goal is to publish online - under some circumstances, we might desire to have all the document in one ...
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Defining step function [duplicate]

How to define a step function using Latex ? For example, The Dirichlet function: f(x)=1 if $x\in \mathbb{Q}$ and 0 if {x\in \mathbb{R}\\mathbb{Q}}.
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Page number format

How can i get page numbers like that R1, R2 for reference pages? Here is a Word-based example of what I try to achieve:
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How to Split Document in TexMaker [duplicate]

My code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] ...
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Create randomized page design in a songbook

I want to create a songbook, using either the package songbook or the package songs, because every song must have guitar tabs (and I want to have the possibility of adding notes to the songs later). ...
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Justifying the output of toLatex function of utils R package

Using utils::toLatex(sessionInfo()) in .Rnw we can get R Session Info to put in LaTeX. I would highly appreciate if someone guide me to fully justify the output of utils::toLatex(sessionInfo()). ...
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Line with a \hbox is overflowing right margin, why?

Let's say I have a hbox inside a paragraph like this: Do you like me? \hfill\hbox{\quad$\bigcirc$ Yes\quad$\bigcirc$ No}. If the text of the question is longer than this "Do you like me?", the line ...
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EulerVm and Maketitle

I am unable to use the eulervm package with maketitle. If I comment out the \usepackage{eulervm} the LaTeX renders fine, but as soon as I include it, I get the following ! Math formula deleted: ...
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print the chapter number as name in class file latex

I am using a Duke University LaTeX template for master thesis, the template print chapter headers as follows: Chapter 1 chapter name but I want to print it as follows Chapter one: ...
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Generating LaTeX reports from XML *without* external scripts

First of all, I apologize if this is pretty similiar in nature to my previous question: Reading and (custom) formatting a CSV (not \csvautotabular) I thought it would be better to separate the two ...
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Is there a semantic way to typeset table headers in LaTeX?

Usually, when I add tables I use \usepackage{booktabs} and code that looks like this: \begin{table}[ht] \centering \begin{tabular}{l|rrr} \toprule Country / Property & Population ...
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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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Sub-sections related to sections

I’d like to know whether it’s possible to improve the subsection style of my document. As you can see, I want to have up to four subsections in the “Methods” chapter. For example, the document shows ...
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Change the color of cite number in bibliography

Does anyone know know how to change the color of the cite number in the bibliography? \documentclass{book} \usepackage[square, numbers, comma, sort&compress]{natbib} % Use the "Natbib" ...
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How to draw a scatter chart with multiple columns of metadata+labels?

I want to print a scatter chart and color the nodes according to a column in the data file. The problem is, point meta already is used for other data. This is the class of the point, either ONE or ...
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Make defined words appear standalone in left margin

I've seen this in textbooks before, so I imagine it's possible. What I would like is for a defined word to show up in the left margin for easy identification when scrolling through a document. For ...