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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” 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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Not having “Chapter” appear in chapter names

If, in amsbook, I write something like \chapter{My great chapter} it appears in the text as Chapter 1. My great chapter I would like to make it appear simply as 1. My great chapter Anyone have ...
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Change the word “Table” in table captions

I need to have tables with their numbers, just as when I use \caption. My problem is that when I use the \caption it shows me like this: Cuadro x.x: this is some table. The word Cuadro is ...
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How to localize label using algorithm and algorithmic packages

I am writing a paper in Italian and I need to include pseudo code in my latex document so I am currently using the algorithm and algorithmic packages. At the top of every algorithm the label Algorithm ...
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variable for color in latex

I am using beamer for writing my presentation. I was initially using latex+dvipdf, then with the help of other tex.exchange users I recognized that I cannot use transparency in this way. So now I am ...
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Translate the caption label “algorithm” in algorithm2e [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Renaming Algorithm to Heuristic in algorithm2e package i want to get the caption label "algorithm" translated into my language, so that the caption is like: Algorithmus ...
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How to create *local* labels/refs in LaTeX?

Concise question: Is there any way to limit the scope in which a \label is visible to a \ref? Motivation: My current goal is to create a rather large document, containing many exercises and their ...
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Include figure (from macro) with underscore in filename

I have a system of where a .tex is generated from a program. The final .tex file has a (simplified) structure like this: \newcommand{\PlotFrame}[1]{% \begin{frame} \frametitle{...} ... ... ...
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Bibliography not in ToC when using biblatex/biber

I just managed to switch from using BibTeX to biblatex with the biber backend. My references now appear how I want. However I have two new issues. 1) How do I change "Bibliography" to references? The ...
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Problem with command \captionsetup from package caption

The following MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{memoir} \usepackage{caption} \captionsetup[table]{ listformat=empty, tablename=Table, justification=justified, ...
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Name and background information on this space glyph

Given the following plain TeX snippet and it's output: hallo werld {\catcode`\ =12 hallo wereld} {\tt hallo wereld} {\tt\catcode`\ =12 hallo wereld} The command \catcode`\ =12 changes the ...
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How to change my bibliography title using bibtex and miktex 2.9

I have a problem changing the title of my bibliography using bibtex and miktex 2.9. I've read varius sources already and tried different things, but the answer that popped up most and should be ...
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Unset caption preface for figure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change caption name of figures I have a caption and it reads Figure 1: etc.... I would like to replace "Figure" with "Image". I think the answer is similar to my ...
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Chapter style using chaptername and chapter number inside TikZ

I am trying to define my own chapter style for my thesis. I am using memoir, and want to put the part that says e.g. "Chapter 3" or "Appendix C" inside a single TikZ figure. My code so far is the ...
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how to suppress “chapter” in \chapter (while keeping numbering)

Using \chapter I get: Chapter 1. The meaning of this novel Chapter 2. The plot of this novel Chapter 3. The moral of this novel I want to get instead: 1. The meaning of this novel 2. ...
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Rename sections with ngerman

I am searching for a possibility to rename sections. I am using the ngerman package. I have tried something similar to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3125231/how-to-rename-sections-in-latex, with ...
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How to change the word “Proof” in the proof environment?

I want to change the word "Proof" into "Solution". Of course the following works. \begin{proof}[Solution] \end{proof} But it's quite cumbersome to add this additional [Solution] every time. Is ...
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Where can I translate the Bergen beamer style?

I would like to use the Bergen theme with orchid color scheme. It works well, but I have "Who?" and "Where?" on my title page - I would like to translate them to my language. How could I do this the ...
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Remove “abstract name” in abstract (cyr)

In Remove "Abstract" title from Abstract people were able to remove the abstract name from abstract. I downloaded an article template with colored fonts from HowToTeX.com, changed it a ...
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Table of Contents with Chapter and Appendix

I'm using this code to get word Chapter in TOC before each chapter. \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage{tocloft,calc} \renewcommand{\cftchappresnum}{Chapter } ...
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Trying to Change Bibliography/References Header

I am trying to change the header from saying "References" to "Works Cited" and insert it on a new blank page. I tried \refname but it did not work, just a blank space in the pdf. My document is ...
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\chaptername is used even for appendix chapters in ToC

I have searched for something to resolve a problem that has shown up here: How do I get \chaptername to appear in the table of contents? I have tried the code from that thread. But I got an issue, ...
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change name of appendices

I am trying to change the name of the Appendices. This is what I've done: \begin{appendices} \input{muonSF} \input{Wmass} \input{BDTCrossCheck} \end{appendices} using the package appendices. My ...
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\renewcommand\tablename{name} does not work

I am completely noobie in LaTeX. I need to change table name in all captions. But when I write \renewcommand\tablename{newname} at the beginning of document, it doesn't do anything. It's still "Table" ...
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How to change Table of Contents title from “Contents” to X using memoir? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the title of ToC? The default Table of Contents title is "Contents". How would I change "Contents" to something else, e.g., "Chapters"? I'm using the ...
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'List of theorems', translated into my language

I'm using \listoftheorems (part of the thmtools package) to show a list of all my theorems. It works really well, but it prints "List of theorems" in English; I would obviously prefer it to be in my ...
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How to specify the caption names in bilingual captions without babel or polyglossia?

I use Axel Sommerfeldt's bicaption package to setup bilingual captions. bicaption needs babel's \selectlanguage to set the different caption names for different languages. However, I cannot use the ...
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Redefining “cited on” string (and others) in biblatex

I'm trying to modify the strings biblatex uses to set the "cited on" string used in the bibliography to identify the pages where a given references has been cited. What I gather from the biblatex ...
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Macro naming best practice?

Is there a preferred or generally accepted idiom for naming user defined macros? I notice that in the change from Tufte 3.5.0 to 3.5.2, for example, the names of the debugging macros have change, for ...
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Bibliographystyle invalid

I'm having a problem with using bibliography styles. In the preamble: \usepackage{biblatex} \bibliography{ref} If in the document I write: \printbibliography I get a version of the ...
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Regarding Changing Captions and Including Them in Different Lists of Interest

I have created several large tables in Excel and MATLAB. Since it is very time-consuming to manually copy and paste these tables in LaTeX, I would like to include them as figures in LaTeX. I would ...
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How to make a float that is not labelled 'Figure' but 'Listing'

I would to include my listings as floats, pretty much as Figures, but I don't want to call them Figures. I want to call them listings. How can I do that?
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Abbreviate “figure” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change caption name of figures I'm using scrbook for the document class. Is there an easy way to abbreviate "Figure 1" in order to have "Fig. 1" ? The proposed answer ...