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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 ...
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choosing macro names so as to avoid namespace conflicts

I wish to choose names for macros in a manner that is least likely to conflict with names of other macros (including macros in packages that are not included in a document). Therefore, simply ...
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How would you name these fraction macros?

I've got four macros now for typesetting fractions in text mode. The first writes them horizontally (shilling style, with a hyphen), the second writes them diagonally, the third writes them ...
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How to show a different section title than 'References' for the reference list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the “References” to “Reference” in the thebibliography environment? Change reports text for bibliography I am writing my CV in ...
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Changing “Contents” name in revtex4-1

I need to change the way "Contents" appears in \tableofcontents in a revtex4-1 document. Other answers indicate \renewcommand{\contentsname}{changes!}, however when I uncomment any of those in ...
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Change the algorithm enumeration in the algorithm2e package

I would like to translate the algorithm enumeration into another language, it is always printed in English: Algorithm 1 [Title] Algorithm 2 [Title] ... I am using the algorithm2e package.
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Having multiple commands with underscores and numbers that start with same text

Recently me and some friends really got into "making everything compilable". More specifically, we need to do a lot of matlab calculations, and then we need to put the results into a tex document. ...
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How do I determine the name of the counter associated with a theorem-like environment

(A question related to this one and leading up to this one.) Suppose I'm using ntheorem. I would like to have a command which determines the name (not the value) of the counter associated with a ...
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Easy-to-use reference-able environment for restating theorem-like environments?

This question is a development of the same issue as this one; following my own answer and later comment there, I decided it deserves a spin-off. I would like to define an environment for restating ...
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cleveref gets names wrong when using the SIAM document class

When I try to use cleveref in conjunction with the SIAM style files, references to theorems, sections, figures and tables are accurate, but all other references' names (corollaries, definitions, ...
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How to rename theorem (or lemma) in Beamer to another language?

I'm Malay user. I want to rename the theorem tag in Beamer. Does anyone know how to do it? When the document class is article or book, I can simply modify the preamble as follows: ...
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Makeindex - Styling the \printindex?

I have two questions: Is it possible to change the titel of the printindex command? It is "Index" by default. How can I format the index as a multi column, alphabetic sorted list?
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Change chapter name in ToC

I need to change "Chapter" word to, for example, "Heading". I tried to use command \renewcommand{\chaptername}{Heading} but it changed chapter name only in text, but in ToC it's still "Chapter". How ...
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Manual bibliography, separated or multiple parts

I'm creating a manual bibliography, but it needs to be divided into sections. The solutions I thought might be applicable: Add \textbx{"Literary works"}, \textbx{"Web references"}, etc. between ...
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Translating titles with ctex

As best as I can understand, there are two ways to load the ctex package: as a document class (i.e. \documentclass{ctexbook} or as a package (i.e. \usepackage{ctex}). As I am using another document ...
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Autoref's inserted text has not the correct case

I'm using the \autoref tag which comes with the package hyperref for referencing my algorithms, figures etc. I read that it automatically adjusts the reference text's case, but it won't work with my ...
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How to set BibTeX bibliography title?

Currently my bibliography says "Literatur" (german). But I want something completely different there. How can I achieve that?
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Renaming referências bibliográficas to referências (Brazil) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Renaming the bibliography page using BibTeX Code to title the bibliography 'References' instead of Bibliography How do I rename Referências Bibliográficas to ...
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Creating Table of Contents / Section Headings

I found this article and would like to know how can one create a template (generic) to accomplish this. It would be great to implement a (generic) template to be able to make it for a table of ...
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babel package and lstlisting caption incompatibility

I am using babel package for Turkish language and I also use listings package. A code sample for one of my listings is as follows: \begin{lstlisting}[label=some-code,caption=Poo Class] public class ...
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\span as a math operator

I'd like \span to be a math operator (for the span of a set of vectors), but apparently it's already a TeX command. What do you guys recommend I do instead? (I don't really want a strange capital ...
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How to use named variables with one environment

Just after there is one code which has been proposed to me in this site. Instead of using \begin{MyFrame}[1.5cm][2pt][1.3cm][blue][2][8ex], I would like to use something more friendly like ...
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What do you call those things you use in LaTeX to format text?

I want many times to ask questions but I don't know what to call those. Are they called tags? Commands? Formatters? Example: \example{example} I know my question is general but that's what the ...
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Code to title the bibliography 'References' instead of Bibliography [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Renaming the bibliography page using BibTeX I am writing an M.Sc thesis. I have problem trying to rename the bibliography as 'References'. I have tried quite a few ...
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Change the word “Chapter” to something else

I am using fancyhdr. With that, using the command \renewcommand{\chaptername}{Lecture} has no effect. How can I change the name "Chapter" into something else?
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How to change the title of ToC?

I need to change default title of ToC. Is it possible with titlesec package? Here is my MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Change reports text for bibliography

I have a report style document: \LoadClass[12pt,a4paper]{report} and when I do: \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \bibliography{references} it shows : Bibliography instead of References Is it ...
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CJK package and \figurename

I'm using the cjk package to typeset a Japanese document, but somehow can't change the \figurename into CJK. I tried in the preamble, \renewcommand{\figurename}{図} but it only give me an empty ...
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Translate (localise) \theendnotes heading

I'm using the endnotes package for enabling endnotes within my document. With an English document it is no problem but when I'm using it within a German document and added the ngerman package, the ...
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How to rename Abstract title in Memoir?

I'm trying to customize the Abstract of a memoir document using the following command: \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Executive Summary} The problem is that it actually has no effect. How can I ...
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Setting a common prefix for macro names

Is it possible to set a common prefix for all macros in a package? Something like: \def\prefix{mypackage} \newcommand{{\prefix}macroone}{ ... } % does not work, of course ...
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Naming a package built on TikZ

I am working on a package which builds on TikZ. How should I name it — tkz-foo or tikz-foo (foo is a placeholder). In CTAN both styles can be found: tikz- as well as tkz-. There are more tkz-named ...
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Naming convention for papers, articles and bibliographic references

This is not strictly speaking a TeX question, but I think every TeX author will have been confronted by it at some point. What convention do you follow when naming PDF copies of articles downloaded ...
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Renaming Algorithm to Heuristic in algorithm2e package

I am trying to write some heuristics for a problem using the algorithm2e package. However as you may know, when you write : \begin{algorithm} \caption{Heuristic 1: Name of Heuristic} ... ...
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Setting the name of an index with makeidx and adding to table of contents

I would like to change the name of my index, so that instead of "Index", it reads "Index of whatever I want". I've tried quite a few things: redefining \indexname, after or before calling \makeindex ...
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What are the valid names as labels?

What are the valid characters to use in labels? I thought that only alphabetic characters were valid, but I tested ' and ! and they work. What are the restrictions to these names?
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Change caption name of figures

How can I modify the caption name of a figure? For example I have \caption{This is a figure.} and by default the caption appears as Figure 1: This is a figure. However I want Fig.1 - This ...
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How can I change the “References” to “Reference” in the thebibliography environment?

My problem is that I have only one reference. So I would like the head of this part to appear "Reference" instead of commonly "References". More generally, could we change the title "References" to an ...