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Customize the name of custom listings in their “list of”

As I would like to separate the listings in my document, I decided to create two separate lists of them: one for the algorithms, and one for the sources. In addition, the sources must be loaded from ...
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How to change the name of Index section

I use the makeidx in the extreport and the command \printindex to print the index out. The Index name (index in English) was translated to Vietnamese automatically into "Chỉ mục". I want to change ...
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How do I access float's name (e.g. for use with caption*)?

I would like to access the current name of the float. In the float package manual, I've read that command \floatname{<float name>}{<new name>} works by redefining \fname@<float ...
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how to change the word 'preface' in Scientific Workplace 5.5

I'm having a problem with the language in SWP 5.5. I am writting a text in spanish, so I am using the \usepackage[spanish]{babel} sentence at the beginning of the document and it works perfectly with ...
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How can I rename “Appendices” in the Table of Contents and in the text?

I would like to change the name of the "Appendices" to "Appendix" in the Table of Contents. So far, I was only able to change the name of the Appendices in the text, by using the following commands in ...
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LYX - change TABLE to TABLEAU [duplicate]

I use the document class "book(more font sizes)", with French language. Tables appear as "Table" in the pdf. I tried \renewcommand\tablename{TABLEAU} in the preamble, but even if it does not generate ...
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Is it bad style to have spaces in environment names?

I've recently realized that, due to how \newenvironment, \begin, and \end work, there is no reason you can't have environment names with spaces in them. As long as you stick with \begin and \end, this ...
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Change “et al” for “y col.” in natbib [duplicate]

I'm using natbib to make the citations in my document. When I cite an article that has more than one author with \citep{Ak-Suleimani1999}, I have, in the output: Ak-Suleimani et al., 1999 The ...
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Spanish references and bibliography

I'm using the following commands for my bibliographical stile in TexMaker: \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{econometrica} \bibliography{<referencias>} I'd like to know How to modify ...
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Equations (to be tagged, but how?) too long to fit in a Beamer alertblock

In the following code the 3rd equation is going out of the alert block. I want to align those equations beautifully inside the alert block. And also I want to indicate that the first equation is 'Mass ...
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How to change the \see command when indexing with multind?

I'm trying to change the output of \see in the index. The default outcome is: John Doe see Doe, John. I'd like to add a new command or change this one to my native language. I tried to declare a ...
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How do I change “References” title in APA6?

I've a document that I have to write in spanish, therefore I've to change the title of "References" section to "Referencias I've used: \renewcommand{\refname}{Referencias} ...
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Translate paragraph environment

I need to translate some reserved word of paragraph environment to my own language; like Chapter, Table of Content, Example, Bibliography, and some more. How do I achieve that? I'm using LyX in Linux. ...
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Change caption name of an appendix

I want to change the caption name of a figure for an appendix. For example I have \caption{This is a supplemental figure.} and by default the caption appears as Figure 1: This is a supplemental ...
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Change “References” to “references” in table of contents [duplicate]

I am producing a simple document of the report class, with references produced by BibTeX. I would like to change the "References" text entry in the table of contents to "references", making the text ...
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Change text in LaTeX chapter titles from “Chapter” to “chapter” [duplicate]

I want to change the text displayed for each new chapter (e.g. "Chapter 1") to lower case (e.g., "chapter 1") in the report document class. How could I go about doing this?
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Two bibliography using thebibliography

I was happy with using \begin{thebibliography} \bibitem \end{thebibliography} (at the end of chapters of my thesis). I have added a new bibliography with continuous numbering (Manually numbering) at ...
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How do I get the table of contents, list of figures and list of tables to have the header I specify

I used \renewcommand\contentsname{\Large{TABLE OF CONTENTS}} (similar for list of figures and list of tables) to obtain headers that were centered at the top of the page, not bold and capitalized. ...
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How to change Contents replace be “Daftar Isi” and References replace “Daftar Pustaka”? [duplicate]

I Have problems about editing a class, you can see this following : I want to edit a class with the condition : Contents replace be "Daftar Isi" References replace "Daftar Pustaka" And you can ...
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Multiple listings styles

In using the listings package, how can I have a distinct \lstlistingname value for each type of listing. Lets say my document has C++, R and Pseudo listings, and I would like the \lstlistingname ...
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In the hyperref-pkg, is there a way to (sometimes) use abbreviations; e.g. tab. _vs_ table?

"Manually", both of the following do the trick (as far as I can tell): \ldots as presented in table~\ref{tab:birds_and_bees} \ldots \ldots as presented in tab.~\ref{tab:birds_and_bees} \ldots With ...
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How to Label a Heuristic Proof

I am using \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem}[section] and would like to my article to read Heuristic Proof instead of the standard Proof. I am showing Ito's but not in a rigorous way. Any ideas? ...
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Write “chapter” before list of figures

if I use the \listoffigures command LaTeX creates a new chapter (I'm using the book class), but there is no chapter heading. Is it like it uses \chapter*{List of figures}. Of course this is what we ...
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Change Bibliography name to “References” and add it to TOC [duplicate]

As title suggests. I have the following in my referencing section : \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} . . . \bibliographystyle{abbrv} \bibliography{library} And it prints : I would like ...
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How to Change the Title for a Second List of Figures

For my document, I have a List of Figures for the figures contained in the body of the text. This has worked basically according to plan. However, I also need to have a separate List of Figures for ...
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Minted: customise listing name? [duplicate]

How do I customize listing name: Listing 1: thing -- when I use minted? Here's an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} % \renewcommand{\lstlistingname}{Something} % doesn't work! ...
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Naming conventions for macro names that include the package name

Background Many packages provide commands that have the full name of the package, or an abbreviation, as part of the command name. Sometimes the package name (or abbreviation) is at the beginning of ...
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Changing label name for algorithm

I have this algorithm: \begin{algorithm} \captionsetup[algorithm]{name=MegaAlgorithm} \DontPrintSemicolon \KwData{$G=(X,U)$ such that $G^{tc}$ is an order.} \KwResult{$G’=(X,V)$ with $V\subseteq U$ ...
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How to change the caption name in the article class when using babel?

I have used the following lines in my preamble \usepackage{babel} \addto\extrasfrench{% \providecommand{\og}{\leavevmode\flqq~}% \providecommand{\fg}{\ifdim\lastskip>\z@\unskip\fi~\frqq}% } ...
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Caption format changing

I want my captions of figures to be formated like this: 1 pav. First Caption 2 pav. Second Caption Furthermore, I need my captions to be centered. How can I redefine this?
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Can I change the language the commands are written in to British English?

Hi basically I am a newbie to this software, just getting the hang of the basics but I found that all the commands are in american english. Is there something I can use, download or one of these ...
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What are best practices for package authors to deal with package conflicts?

One occasionally encountered problem with LaTeX is incompatibility between packages. What are best practices for package authors to deal with package conflicts? For example: What is the best way to ...
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Customising glossary group titles

I'm using the glossaries package to produce multiple glossaries in the same document and have found it convenient to define my own glossary style. When makeindex is used the glossary is sub-divided ...
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Changing lstlistoflistings title [closed]

I'm having difficulty getting the list-of-listings section to display the proper title, it simply says "Contents" no matter what sort of changes I make. Here is the command I put in the preamble at a ...
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How to change or remove the bibliography title when using multibib?

I use the multibib package to include more than one bibliography into my document: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,twoside]{article} \usepackage[resetlabels]{multibib} \newcites{lit}{Literature} ...
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Change default text of numbered \part [duplicate]

I have a large document with lector notes. And each lector I'm separating by \part. I would like to change the default numbering text from "part" to "Lecture". Example: ...
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What variable contains the word “Appendix” when a chapter is an appendix?

I've designed a whole new fancy chapter header layout, and have hard coded the word "Chapter" in there before the chapter number. I just realized now that this won't work because I have an appendix ...
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includepdf does not find file with comma

I am already using grffile to ensure that all files are found on the file system (windows 7), but now I have an example where the second file is not found. \documentclass[]{scrbook} % \usepackage[% ...
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Appendix not renaming [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography” etc.? I would like to rename my appendix so that it would be all caps, like other ...
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Change caption of figure for references

I changed the caption of my figures running the following command (I'm using the babel package): \addto\captionsngerman{\renewcommand{\figurename}{Abb.}} If I use \autoref{$LABEL} to reference to ...
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subfigure \autoref

I am trying to redefine the subfigure \autoref, but have not been successful. Below is example code for the figure. I am using the acticle documentclass and the subcaption package. \begin{figure}[H] ...
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How to change caption from “Figure #:” to “Appendix #:” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography” etc.? I was using minipage in LaTeX for my appendices in one of my English ...
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Is there any way to remove the “Theorem” in theorem block titles?

I'm writing a beamer presentation and using the theorem environment in the standard manner: \begin{theorem}[Subject] this is text \end{theorem} Which creates the textbox with the proper look but my ...
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Modify Algorithm name in French

This is my code: \usepackage[section]{algorithm} \usepackage{algorithmic} \begin{document} \makeatletter\renewcommand{\ALG@name}{Algorithme} \renewcommand{\listalgorithmname}{Liste des \ALG@name ...
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Why does the title of Glossary not change? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography” etc.? Consider the following MWE (it actually works :P): ...
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babel and \contentsname, how to add extra customization?

This is what I'm trying to do: \renewcommand{\contentsname}{ \vspace{-8mm} {\Huge Table of Contents}\vspace{-3mm} \rule{\linewidth}{0.5mm} \\[-4mm] } Using babel, I can get this code to work: ...
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How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography”, “Appendix”, etc.?

I'd like to modify the names used to typeset some of my document elements. For example, the caption of figure floats should change from "Figure" to "Fig.", and my \tableofcontents sectioning heading ...
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Change abstractname [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change caption name of figures How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography” etc.? I'm using the book class in my document and I ...
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algorithmic, arbitrary names for algorithms

The question is advanced version of my previous one. I need to name algorithms (package algorithmic) with arbitrary names so it appears like: Algorithm MyAlgo and \ref{...} will appear like MyAlgo. ...
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Add a dot in “MA Thesis” in biblatex’s @masterthesis entry

in output I see "MA Thesis" however I want to have "MA. Thesis". How one can put a dot after "MA"? I am using numeric style. I looked though the file biblatex.def and I can see some \map sententences ...