{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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Document Blending: An Analysis of the Sex Appeal of Business Instruments

Here is what I'm working with so far: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{background} \usepackage{lipsum} \backgroundsetup{% scale=4, %% change accordingly angle=0, %% change ...
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How can I set up nested keys using pgfkeys

I've got several documents that I would like to be able to format in different styles depending on the context of the presentation. The content should stay the same, but the formatting may need to ...
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Readability of text-heavy latex file

My question is not concerned with the output, but the readability of the input. I am looking for advice for making text-heavy latex code more readable. I know there are already topics on making code ...
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Spacing issues when using acronym package within emph

I have some issues with the footnotes created by the acronym package, when I use one of its commands within or in combination with emph{} or textit{}. See my MWE, which uses the acronym package in ...
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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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How to use same font-style with escapechar in lstlisting?

Original Question I want to highlight something inside a C++-comment in a code-listing. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{listings} ...
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Changing top margin for second page only? \vspace inserts extra whitespace

I am trying to format a LaTex template for pandoc output from .md to pdf. The document is for lengthy university papers requiring very specific layout. The majority of the paper has 1 in margins all ...
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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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How can I customize headings in book-class?

I am writing my master thesis in the book-class in Latex and need some help to format the headings in the document. I have a Word-template from the University which have specific formats of the ...
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Changed Font seems to have destroyed formatting Friggeri CV

I've been trying to use the Friggeri CV, and looked at all the bugs that people have had, so changed the font from Helvetica Neue to the the Roboto font, in the friggeri-cv.cls file. However, this ...
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\mintinline expands to a single newline

I'm using Minted 2.1, that I have installed through tlmgr, and Texmaker 4.1. Compiling the following piece of code (straight from the documentation) : \documentclass{report} ...
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thesis formatting

I have a thesis template using the fancyhdr package in which the chapters and titles are written bold and have large margins. Since I am doing my thesis, my school formatting requires center page ...
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How to avoid orphan line between two figures?

I have a annoying line between two fingers, I would like to avoid this: I have tried to change the paragraph location before the second figure, but even though I still have an orphan line at the ...
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How to create italic “in press”-year labels for in-text citations by modifying the bibtex style file

I'm looking for a way to add "in press" in italics into my bibtex-style file for publications for which a doi already exists. As I'm using a Natbib-AuthorYear reference style, I have to add this in ...
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Changing the Font of Variables in an Equation Using XeLaTeX

I am trying to digitalize a book(130pages) by retyping it all(copy is in a really bad shape to be scanned). I am attempting to use Helvetica Neue as the main font for all numbers and variables on all ...
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Latex in math blogging

I'm wondering if anybody has advice about using Latex in math blogs. I'm currently using WordPress, which out of the box supports Latex, but it's a bit of a nuisance. The biggest problem is that ...
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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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Small adjustments in formatting to make my work fit on an integer number of pages

Suppose I am doing some work which does not have very tight formatting restrictions. My work goes a little bit over 2 pages, but, if I change the margins from 1 inch to .97 inches, the work fits on 2 ...
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htlatex adding _ after - in URLs

I'm using htlatex on Fedora 21, texlive-tex4ht-svn33024.0-1.1 I noticed that whenever a URL has a hyphen within it, in the HTML output it's formatted with an underscore symbol following -. For ...
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Adjusting Text Vertical Space between lines in Tikz

I have this flowchart and the preamble is set to add a vertical space between lines and when I compiled this flowchart it follwed the preamble i guess. how can I adjust the vertical spaces of lines ...
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texmaker Quick Build Orientation

I just installed texmaker on a new iMac. For some unknown reason, when I use Quick Build, the document appears in a landscape orientation and the fonts are stretched out wider than normal. The output ...
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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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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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Refrange in \ref Endash

Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \caption{Figure 1.\label{figa}} \end{figure} Figure~Sample Text follows Figs~\ref{figa} \ref{figa,figb,figc} and ...
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line numbering including blank (empty lines)

I have a latex document and I would like to include line numbers in it, the tricky part is that I need to count the blank (empty) lines too (emulating what MSWord does :(. I know I could use the ...
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Bibliography. Book edition not appearing correctly with babelbib

I am writting a document in Kile with TexLive using the babelbib package (with the spanish language) and it isn't displaying book editions correctly: if in the edition field I put on "2" I get as ...
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Resetting default formatting

So a previous file that I wrote included lots of formatting changes. With a different article I am writing all of the formatting (which is not desired), is now acting on my current document. Is there ...
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Minipage vertical allignment

Hey guy I am fairly new to Latex and I have to get this work done. Earlier I asked some for help in formatting my header for my work. He did I am very thankful to him unfortunately he might be away ...
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Help identifying LaTeX code-style feature

The document below uses a feature I can't quite identify to display monospaced code-style font sections: Does anyone know how to achieve this effect?
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Personalize document headerwith a table - Lyx

I am trying to put a table as header of every page of my document. This is the cose I put in the Latex preamble setting of LyX: \usepackage{eso-pic} \AddToShipoutPicture{% \AtPageUpperLeft{% ...
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Beamer citation formating in definition

I'm trying to insert a citation after a definition/theorem in the beamer class to resemble the following: Definition [1] Here is my definition. I can partially accomplish the above using ...
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Figures displacing text in two column layout

I have a two column layout (set in the document class) with text and a figure. I've stopped the abstract being split by using: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle ...
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figures and tables in left side of report

I am new to Tex and I am preparing laboratory manual in which figures and tables should be printed in left side and theory part should be printed in right side. Please help me to do it.
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Finding a template for Mathematical Finance journal

I am trying to find or create a LaTeX template that is the same as the one in this article: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mafi.12004/epdf. Specifically, I am trying to create the same ...
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Exporting Eclipse language highlighting

Does anyone know how to insert verbatim code from Eclipse? Not just how to include a file but also keep it's highliting, I use some not-so-widespread languages so exporting it directly would be neat ...
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Formatting latex code in lyx

I have been using lyx and have run into text formatting issues when using math inline formulas. For example, the code bellow: is converted to: How can I make the formula fit the numbered list?
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HZ typesetting system in plain TeX

How can I use the hz typesetting engine with plain TeX and pdfTeX? I read about it in TUG Vol 36 no.2, Peter Karow article, link: TUG Vol 36 no.2, Peter Karow.
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natbib: custom biblabel ignores leftmargin

Main question; left margin: This answer provides the code to style the bibliography label in a desired fashion. However, the new biblabel ignores the left margin of the page. Since I do not really ...
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Writing up solutions to a book in LaTeX

I'm working through a book, which has a ton of problems in it that I would like to write answers to in LaTeX. It'll be like a solution manual, essentially (but for myself, of course). The book has ...
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Help with the latexrelease.sty and the pageslts package

I am new to this board as a questioner, however I really require help as I am quickly getting out of depth with the LaTeX code (which I understand only a little - I do my best). I am currently writing ...
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Numbering Chapters and header issue

I am a complete newbie to latex so I apologise if the questions asked are straightforward, I am using the document class with fancyhd, with a documentclass of report. However when producing my report ...
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How to make sections in longtable nomenclature

I am using a longtable in my nomenclature to auto-adjust the aligning to the widest label width and would also like to have sections of different types of entries similar to the one here where they ...
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Changing the font size of rotatebox

How can we change the font size of the text appearing in the rotatebox? For example: \rotatebox{90}{test text} I would like to change the size of "test text".
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How do I place table below plot so that category matches axis ranges?

Here is something that I'm trying to do is to align my table with x-axis category or range so that column below the x range is corresponding of the data So As example is shown, I want to create ...
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How to add a vertical block throughout whole page in poster?

I made a poster of my work using 'baposter' template. However, Professor told me it's better to make the poster using Institute template as follows (which I dislike). So my question is: how to ...
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Right way for text inside math

I'd like to know (if there is) the better way to punctuate text inside math mode. I mean, when we use , or ;, they are punctuation for the text, not for the math and so I think that they should be ...
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How do you underline

How do you underline text? Also how do you underline math?
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Some questions about llncs2e class

First, I want to say, I need someone who knows about the llncs2e class of the springer. I am preparing a paper with llncs2e class. the explanations are as follows: ...
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Combining multiple documents

I've searched and have not been able to figure out how to do this any other way, so I'm asking here to see if any of you have any ideas. Basically, I'm trying to combine separate LaTeX files, but ...