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How to patch a command from leipzig.sty

As shown in Issues with leipzig and glossaries used together, there is a problem when using the package leipzig with the glossaries package since the leipzig package relies on deprecated commands from ...
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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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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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Linguex and LFG f-structures (avms)

I am trying to put my LFG f-structures into numbered example environments. I had no problem when I was using Covington, but now that I have switched to linguex, my avms all fail to line up, and if I ...
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Square brackets and subscript in expex glossing

I'm new to Latex and trying to figure out how to do the following thing with expex: I would like to use square bracket as well as a subscripted word such as 'NP' in the transcription line, where ...
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How to add a numbered label to syntax tree?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{forest} \begin{document} \begin{forest} baseline, for tree={parent anchor=south, child anchor=north, align=center, l sep+=0em, s sep+=4em} [T$'$ ...
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Good way to draw two perpendicular lines at midpoint of a TikZ path

What would be a good way to draw two perpendicular lines at the midpoint of a TikZ path, like in the following picture? Specifically, what would be a good way to draw such perpendicular lines at ...
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Linguistics: what are the best packages to use create bracketed structures with movement lines?

I've been working with gb4e to manage numbered examples for a long time, but I was wondering it was possible to incorporate movement lines, or if I should use some other package. More concretely, I ...
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Typesetting phonetic symbols: Unicode or tipa?

Background On TeX.SX there are a lot of questions of the form "How do I typeset [some phonetic symbol]?" For example: Typesetting modifier letter U+02ED The near-close, near-front unrounded vowel ...
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How to do centered interlinear text in LaTeX

How to do interlinear text like below? Especially, number over the word is centered in relation to this word. I tried with hbox and centering command but not works. ...
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Linguex and Tipa

The numbering of the sentences shows as underlined dots when using \ag. \a. \b. of linguex and tipa . \bg. works fine but starts numbering from (a.) ...
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Tikzmark between syntactic tree and matrix?

I am trying to draw a line between the S node and the matrix, but have not been able to get it to work. What am I doing wrong? MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec,tikz, ...
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A long list of glossary-items in two columns

I have tried hard to look for a solution to my problems, but I can't manage to find it on this site or with Google. I have tried: minipage, multicol, longtable, tabu. I've read the documentation on ...
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How to use \underline and \emph over several words with gb4e?

How can I underline several words in a gloss without messing up the alignment? Here is an MWE. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} \begin{exe} \ex[*]{\gll Me ...
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Example numbers in right-to-left environment with ExPex

I was delighted to see that expex does interlinear text in right-to-left languages nearly perfectly. One issue, however, is that the example number is placed in the right margin instead of aligned to ...
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Controling spacing between wrapped gloss lines in expex

I'm glossing long lines of text with the expex package. When the glwords wrap to a new line, there doesn't seem to be any space added. For a large block of text it helps to have a little space there. ...
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Covington Examples Sub-list not lining up

I'm trying to use Covington to generate my examples for my thesis, but anywhere I have sub-examples, the (a) and (b) examples don't line up. Here is my code: (edited to show min working example, as ...
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lingmacros.sty: Add chapter numbers and decrease the space between examples

I am using the lingmacros package for numbered examples. By default it works like this: \enumsentence{This is the first example.} \enumsentence{This is the second example.} (1) This is the first ...
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Incompatibility of calc and some styles for forest

I got a cool solution for integrating a tabular-like object into a forest figure (Relating tree nodes in forest to content in a table) but this is incompatible with another cool solution for fixing ...
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Relating tree nodes in forest to content in a table

I want to draw the following figure: I now converted my trees to forest and the following code is what I have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{forest} \forestset{ sn edges/.style={for ...
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How to remove wrong indentation of linguex examples in footnotes?

Footnotes of the scrbook class come with a default indentation. Unfortunately, linguex seems to ignore it and falls back on the margins of the main text. \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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gb4e: A package specific \ref{}-definition

I use \usepackage{gb4e} to reference and to contiuously number my linguistic examples. It works like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} ...
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The near-close, near-front unrounded vowel symbol

I'm trying to get the near-close near-front unrounded vowel symbol into LaTeX (in the context of a dictionary-style definition). It looks like " i " but without the dot. The closest I've got is ...
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Is it possible to typeset the Ge'ez alphabet in LaTeX?

Is there any package for typesetting Ge'ez (Ethiopic) in LaTeX?
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Shifting a node over another node in forest

I have the following tree, which is non-projective and this is where the problems start =;-). In order to be able to draw it at all, I had to use a lot of phantom nodes and no edge declarations, but ...
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Typesetting Japanese in LaTeX errors because of gb4e

I'm trying to include Japanese and English text in the bibliography of LaTeX document while also using the package gb4eand no matter what Japanese text I input it comes out in the pdf as ...
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Problem with gb4e's spacing when using datatool

Say that I have a .csv file with sentences in IPA, their glosses, and their translations that I want to incorporate into a document. However, using datatool to loop over the .csv doesn't work with ...
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Automatically enclose \glt line from gb4e in \enquote{}

How can I automatically enclose the \glt (\trans) line in gb4e's interlinear glosses in context-aware quotation marks with \enquote{} from csquotes? \documentclass{article} ...
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using gb4e keeping interlinear glosses together on the same page

I am using gb4e for several hundred interlinear glosses in my dissertation. Several of the examples span more than one page, that is, the vernacular and gloss will be on one page, while the free ...
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Aligning forest trees and getting the bounding box right

I want to set the following figure: I managed to recreate it using forest, but for reasons I do not understand, my command \menge, which I use for sets things that the forest trees are much larger ...
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Conflict between gb4e and standalone

Using an \exe environment in a document with the class ‘standalone’ is problematic for me. Here’s a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} \begin{exe} \ex ...
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Connecting two nodes from different forest trees [duplicate]

I want to draw the following figure without pstricks: What I have is the following code: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{forest} \usepackage[external]{adjustbox} ...
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Getting old school trees with forest

According to the manual of forestit was developed to get trees like the one on the right-hand side of the following figure rather then the one on the left-hand side: Usually I want the dense trees ...
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Passing a command as an argument

I got a solution for my quoestion about Smaller roofs for forest but I want to pass a command instead of text to a procedure and this causes an error: ! Argument of \@rsbox has an extra }. ...
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Aligning several forest trees in centered way

I want to align three trees in the way shown in the following figure: What I have now is the following code: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{forest} \forestset{ tag/.style={for ...
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gb4e center example text

I'm writing an article with several short example sentences. The document as a whole would look better if my example sentences were horizontally centered rather than left-aligned. Of course, I still ...
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Is it possible to put brackets round a Forest tree?

I want to create a tree using forest with large \llbracket and \rrbracket around it (semantic interpretation brackets). schemabox looks hopeful but doesn't seem to work. How do I do this? ...
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Defining a special edge style for connecting nodes in forest

I want to draw certain edges in a dependency tree with a piece of line pointing upwards as in the following picture: The code for this is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{forest} ...
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Connecting arbitrary text in `forest`

I already asked this question with regard to tikz-qtree (Connecting text in a tikz-qtree with other text by arrow), but maybe there is a better way to do this in forest. I have the following tree: ...
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Eliminate distance from phantom node in forest

Ignasi's answer to Forest trees on the same line shows how to effectively draw two trees in the same forest environment using the phantom trick noted in the forest documentation. Doing this, however, ...
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Issues with leipzig and glossaries used together

I am preparing a document containing some interlinear glossing, the glossing conventions themselves appearing as a separate list. I use the leipzig package to typeset the glosses, the expex package to ...
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Forcing a node or a tier to be set below a certain other node in forest

Working from Typesetting Dependency Grammar trees with discontinuous constituents I try to set a graph with two discontinuities. The first figure does what I want. It has nacc and the other N aligned ...
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sn edges and nice empty nodes styles in forest lead to dividing by zero; what's going on?

The forest manual defines two styles: sn edges and nice empty nodes. They are defined as: sn edges/.style={for tree={parent anchor=south, child anchor=north}} and nice empty nodes/.style={for ...
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Typesetting Dependency Grammar trees with discontinuous constituents

I managed to typeset simple Dependency Grammar trees (Typesetting Dependency Grammar trees), but now want to have non projective graphs. The solution with forest is the following: ...
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Typesetting Dependency Grammar trees

I try to typeset dependency trees: Is there a package that does this? It should be compatible with xelatex, i.e. not be based on pstricks. I could not find anything with google or on CTAN. If ...
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gb4e item numbers with tikz-qtree trees

I am using gb4e for numbered examples in my dissertation, since most of my examples are interlinear glosses. I am also including syntax trees, using tikz-qtree. One problem, though, is how to keep ...
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Remove parenthesis (and add period) from gb4e examples

I'm using the gb4e package to number my linguistic examples, cf. the example below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} \begin{exe} \ex \gll Dies ist ein Beispiel\\ ...
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Typesetting unicode phonetic signs

This discussion says that to use unicode phonetic signs one needs the following: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{tipa} \usepackage[tipa]{ucs} ...
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How to bold (\textbf) an entire example in gb4e?

I am presenting linguistic examples using gb4e. For one example, I would like to make the entire example bold, either the source utterance or the entire thing (including gloss and free translation). ...
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ExPex: Continuing labels of subparts in multipart examples

I rely heavily on ExPex and have a problem in automatically labeling subparts of multipart examples: Consider the following construction: \pex<like> \a[label=0] I like X \xe Some folks might ...