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How to put Theorem Numbers in Boxes?

I'm using amsthm and amsbook. I was wondering how to put theorem numbers in rectangular boxes, both when they first appear as well as when citing them. Here is a picture of what it looks like now: ...
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Margins and positioning with tikz-dependency

I am using gb4e and tikz-dependency simultaneously to demonstrate dependency examples with my glossed sentences. But if my example sentence is too long, it doesn't get split across lines and just goes ...
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Print glossary with divided sections for each group of words ordered by letter

i successfully wrote my glossary and everything works great using this code \usepackage[section]{glossaries} \makeglossaries \newglossaryentry{API} { name=API, text=API, ...
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A set of glossed phrases do not align to a list (uses linguex package)

I've loaded a set of packages as shown below in the main.tex file \usepackage{linguex} \usepackage{tipa} \usepackage{pst-vowel} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} ...
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Index (printindex) in appendix has different format than other chapters

I have a complex file based on documentclass scrbook. It has many parts and the last part is the appendix. Instead of sections I use chapters in appendix. All glossaries and bibliography are defined ...
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How to redefine a counter defined in a style file?

The style file contains the command \numberwithin{equation}{section} I would like to have continuous numbering of formulae like (1), (2), etc. Can this be done by a command in the file with the ...
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How to add spaces at every X digit in a binary or hexadecimal number?

I would like to format binary or hexadecimal numbers with a space separator at each 2 or 4 digit (or any other value like 8 digit or more). A small picture is better than a long explanation, here is ...
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How do I left, center and right align within formulas

I am struggling getting the alignment in a formula the way I want. The following snippet \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amstext} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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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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Simplest way to get a colored rectangle behind text? [duplicate]

I'd like to display a grey rectangle behind text, so that certain parts of the text are more recognisable. I will do this to highlight problems' body. I found various packages, like fancytooltips or ...
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Adding a small/negligible two-tone border to bottom of slides in Beamer style

All, I'd like some help making some minor cosmetic changes to my beamer template. I like the template I have no since it's rather bare/plain (which is how I like it), but I'd like to add a little ...
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Fancy section headings

Would someone construct the following style of section heading (intended for longer reports and books)? (The dashed line is meant to be solid.) | 1.1 | SECTION HEADING (IT WOULD EXTEND AT ...
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list all 3 to 5 author names in the first in-text citation using apacite

I use \usepackage{apacite} in the preamble (sublime 2 editor) and \bibliographystyle{apacite}. I did not have to manually install the apacite package. For in-text citations of 3 to 5 authors, I need ...
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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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symbol mu with specific format [duplicate]

look at symbol in the first line as you seen that symbol I think it's mu symbol how I can't show this symbol using latex
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Beamerposter and altering blocks, alert blocks and example blocks

So I'm just trying to get comfortable with making a poster with beamer. I'd like to be able to customize a few different block type environments and I'm not sure the best way to go about this. ...
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How to properly include long chapter titles into headings?

I am writing a PhD thesis which contains a long chapter title: On the edge of universality of sequential P systems When I use standard headings pagestyle, then the title in the heading overflows ...
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Braces on both side of the cases [duplicate]

how can i achieve that braces are on both sides, so in the beginning and the end of each cases environment? I Think this looks better than now. \documentclass[12pt]{article} % This first part of the ...
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Moving part of equation to next line

I have an equation: \begin{equation} MMAV1 = \frac{1}{N} \sum_{n=1}^N \omega_n|x_n|, \\ \omega_n = \begin{cases} 1 & if 0.25N \leq n \leq 0.75N \\ 0.5 & otherwise \\ \end{cases} ...
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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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Distance between the header and the title in ConTeXt's enumerations

I have defined in ConTeXt an enumeration for definitions: \defineenumeration[definition][theorem][ text={Definition}, prefix=chapter, way=bychapter, right=., titleleft=(, ...
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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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How to left-justify a section heading in moderncv?

I'm trying to left-justify a subsection heading in my moderncv-based CV. MWE: \documentclass{moderncv} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \moderncvstyle{classic} \moderncvcolor{blue} \firstname{John} ...
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Setting Entries of List of Listings in LaTeX. Package Listings

I'm trying to put an hyphen after the entries of the "List of Listings" as follows: List of Codes Code 1 -- First Code ................................ 7 Code 2 -- Second Code ...
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bibtex - Change format of urldate

I have the problem that I use the citation manager Citavi and it can only export in the format urldate = {dd.mm.yyyy}. However Bibtex needs the format urldate = {yyyy-mm-dd}. It is not really ...
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Modify ToC Backmatter Entry Distance

I created a simple document using memoir class as follows: \documentclass[12pt,a5paper]{memoir} \renewcommand\thepart{\arabic{part}} % modify ToC part \renewcommand{\cftpartaftersnum}{.} ...
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Combining MATLAB and C++ code in Latex

I have included MATLAB code in my report with \begin{lstlisting} and \end{lstlisting} but, in the same report, I need to include C++ code. I want it to recognise the language and highlight with colors ...
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Change Section names on side into the title of the section

I was using package etoolbox, but I want to change the section numbers into titles instead but been having a hard time since i am not familiar with the code. Clickable chapters on the right side of ...
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How to even out margins around a border?

Any ideas as to why the document seems to shift up and to the right on the page? I've tried using {anysize} and {geometry} to adjust the borders but I've had some issues. With {geometry} the margin ...
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How to deal with very long formulas

I have a very long formula that does not fit in the page. What should I do? Here is the code: \listfiles \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} %\usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Figure caption inside a tinted box

I would like to print the figure caption with a "tinted box" (a box with a background colour). How to achieve this? My MWE is : \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum,graphics} \usepackage{caption} ...
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How to format the header in Tufte Handout?

I would like to use the librecaslon package with tufte-handout. I have encountered a problem in which my headers are printed entirely in lowercase. I believe this occurs because librecaslon has no ...
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Remove color of acronyms used in an equation

I use the acronyms package to define mathematic symbols like this: \begin{acronym}[long] \acro{v}[$\vec{v}$]{View direction vector} \end{acronym} I do this with lots of others where it is faster to ...
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Change format of character inline

Is it possible to change the format of characters in a line of text: Example: CHARACTER NAME: (include a space) Dialogue and more dialogue and yet more dialogue ...
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Rotated Text in Table Extending into Rows in Lyx

I'm trying to create a table with some rotated text in it, but the rotated text is extending into the rows below the cell, as shown here: Here is what my screen looks like in Lyx: I've tried ...
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Vertical space around table

I'm using tabu to create a table. I wish this to be center-displayed, so I am using it as follows: Body of text preceding table. \begin{center} \begin{tabu}{llX} text & text & text ...
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Section titles without numbers in non-starred version

I am trying to format the section title in the memoir class, so there is no section numbers in it, and I don't want to use the \section*command because it makes it more cumbersome to make it show up ...
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Add asterisk in Exam class

I am writing some exercise for students using exam class. I want some question to be after-class exercise and indicate that by putting an asterisk after the question number, something like (a)*. I ...
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Animating letters in an already animated cell (of a table)

I am a newbie to beamer. I want to animate some cells (the corner cells) of my table to become blue during a presentation. I then want some letters in those cells to be animated to green. Can someone ...
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Will two-letter font style commands (\bf , \it , …) ever be resurrected in LaTeX?

I understand that \bf and \it are now obsolete in LaTeX and that \textbf and \textit are proper, as they produce more sophisticated (in particular, cumulative and properly kerned) changes to font ...
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Beamer customization - itemize not changing color

I am trying to recreate this presentation in beamer. I finally made a proper header, but for some reason my itemize items won't change color. Here is a code sample %&latex ...
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termcal not creating correct dates / days

First time posting here, so hopefully I do this correctly. This semester I teach a late start class (it is a Tuesday / Thursday class that runs from Thursday, March 12, 2015 until Tuesday, May 12, ...
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Handling long equations with multline

So I'm writing a report for my final year engineering project. I've got some very long equations that I'm having to handle and I'm fairly new to LaTeX. The equation I'm trying to split is: ...
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description, enumitem, beamer

I am looking for a similar solution as here Description list with aligned descriptions except that I want to use it with beamer. If I use enumitem with beamer, inner theme is replaced by enumitem. I ...
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Get unicolor background navigation bar in Beamer's singapore theme

I would like to get the background color of the navigation bar in a single color rather than the default color gradient. Is there any way to do this?
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Add vertical space after section only if at top of the page (documents requiring titlesec)?

Sometimes one needs to change the vertical space after a given \section, but only if the section starts at the very top of a page. How could that be done automatically, when the document requires the ...
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Add vertical space after section only if at top of the page?

Is there a way to automatically add a \baselineskip after a given \section, only if that section starts at the very top of a page (see MWE below)? Note: The MWE does not include \titlesec. For ...
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Chapter styles catalog

There are many questions in this forum regarding how to produce one or another chapter/section format. However, I can't find a comprehensive catalog of styles (examples with code), something like the ...
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Formatting Versions of the same Document

So I have a puzzle here that my Google-Foo is insufficient to handle. I've written my dissertation in Lyx with one master-document and a pile of child-documents for each important chapter or logical ...
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Formatting a specific cell in a table

I am trying to format a table with no success. I basically trying to add a line after the case 3 (first set). There should basically be a separation between the first set of cases (after -7) with the ...