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Checking if first portion of an environment's content is empty

Motivation: I am working on a very personalized Exercise/Answer package for my colleagues. The exercise, exsheets, etc. packages don't do what I need. To accomplish this, I create an exercises ...
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Programming language-like syntax for nested lists

Consider the following code that simply nests two lists using the \ForEach command: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{forarray} \newcommand{\demo}[1] { \begin{itemize} \ForEach{.}{\item ...
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How can the margins around a table set to 0pt?

I need to put a table inside another table, and would like to set the outside margins of the inner table to 0pt. How can I do this (in particular for tabularx, but hopefully this would be the same for ...
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Using an environ environment with \newenvironment

I want to use an environment defined with NewEnviron from environ in another environment definition: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{environ} \NewEnviron{inner}[1]{% \textbf{#1:} \BODY } ...
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Good style to avoid deep nesting in formulation of a theorem [closed]

This is not a technical question per se; it is a question concerning good style (in writing a theorem) I hope it doesn't get closed... In this question of mine, the answer also mentioned that ...
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Removing nested LaTeX `\index`es

How would I, such as with regex and sed, remove all \index tags that occur inside any \index tags? For example, a nested mess like this: \index{Test\index{test\index{test}}ing One\index{one} ...
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picture in picture: how to eliminate influences of outer node options on inner node?

In the case, when you have in some shape (rectangle in my case) a TikZ picture, than it seems that parameters of outer shape also influences on parameters of inner picture. This can be eliminate with ...
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Error \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than > \pdfstartlink

When compiling this tex file in ShareLaTeX, I get the following error: Error in English1213/LaTeX_English_def.tex (line 96): pdfTeX error (ext4): \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level ...
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Nested indentation with xparse

this is my first question, so any help is appreciated. I want to achieve an indentation effect as shown in the image: Which can be obtained as follows: \begin{itemize} \item $a$ ...
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How to change the nested itemize bullet characters?

When creating a nested itemize environment in LaTeX as follows: \begin{itemize} \item one \dots{} \begin{itemize} \item Language Models \item Vector Space Models ...
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restatable non-nested sub-theorems

I want to create restatable sub-theorems without nesting them. I am using packages thmtools and thm-restate. By non-nested sub-theorems, I mean a similar structure to what we use for sections and ...
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Interrupting Nested Lists in LaTeX

How do I interrupt and resume nested lists at any level in LaTeX? Something like I. Item Level 1 A. Item Level 2 1. Item Level 3 comment at level 1 2. Item Level 3 B. Item ...
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How to get more than 3 levels of nesting in mdframed environments?

Before I get to many of "don't do this as it does not look good", I have two modes of my documents: Final mode: where there is ONLY one level of nested mdframed Review mode: where there are numerous ...
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Chains in nested tikz pictures

I am trying to draw a complex item (consisting of multiple \nodes) as a cohesive whole using a nested \tikzpicture. My outermost picture uses a chain, onto which every \node is put. My inner picture ...
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How to nest a graph within a node in TikZ and draw edges between the graphs?

I'm trying to draw a graph and have a separate graph within one of the outer nodes. I seen this question, but I don't understand how the matrix nodes will help me. I would also like to draw edges ...
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Drop shadow of node with pgfplot inside

I have this code: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{shadows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[drop shadow,draw,fill=green] { \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Breaking a multicol over a column in a multicol environment

I have a nested multicol environment like: \begin{multicols}{2} Text \begin{multicols}{2} lots of text \end{multicols} \end{multicols} my problem is the nested environment becomes longer than the ...
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Starting a theorem or a proof with an equation and vertical spacing

Is it bad practice to begin the statement of a theorem or of a proof with an equation? If it is acceptable, what is your opinion on the resulting spacing in the three cases, in the code below? In the ...
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Draft mode breaking with listings in sublists

%sublisting.tex \documentclass[draft]{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \begin{itemize} \item Here follows the source code of this document. ...
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What is the meaning of double pound symbol (##1) in an argument?

I've seen sometimes that people use a double pound sign (##) when defining/using arguments. What is the difference between the normal argument, #1, and the double sign one, ##1? Are there any ...
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Alignment across nested aligned environments

I have a list of equations with annotations like the one below: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} aaaa &= 1 &&\text{for $X$} \\ bbbb &= ...
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When using nested enumerates, how do I have longer labels start at the same place, after the label of the first environment?

I would like to be able to use long labels in a nested enumerate environments without having them overlap with the previous level. I don't really know how to properly explain this, so here is a MWE ...
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How do I remove the added space with default labels on nested enumerate environments

I would like to remove the added space before nested enumerate environments, when using the default labelling system. Note that I would like to make this change globally, rather than having to do it ...
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Problem with color tables when there are nested tabulars

Color tables work great when using within a single tabular environment. However, when using it within nested tabular environments, a rowcolor command spans the whole nested table instead of a single ...
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LaTeX Sublist Numbering

Here is what I want to do - 1. List 1 1.1 sub list 1 2.2 sub list 2 2. List 2 2.1 sub list 1 I tried doing this, \begin{enumerate} \item List 1 \begin{enumerate} \item sub list 1 ...
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nested lists - typeset only top n levels

I am writing an outline and have a lot of nested enumitem lists. Is there a way to automatically suppress output for higher list levels? e.g. In the following: \begin{enumerate}[label=\Roman*.] ...
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TikZ - use non-Tikz command to layout part of picture

I'm using a package (semantic.sty) that draws something semi-complicated using LaTeX (not TikZ). I would like to draw part of a TikZ picture using the same command, with parts of the TikZ picture ...
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Enumerating nested item with skips

I need to do some nested numbering of items, but with skips. I can skip outer numbering, but similar method is not working with inner numbering. I have the code below, where the numbering starts from ...
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Nested itemize environment affects vertical spacing of parent itemize environment

I have two itemize environments, one is nested in the other. Somehow the nested itemize environment affects the vertical spacing of the adjacent item of the parent itemize environment. As you can see ...
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TikZ nested rectangle split with rounded corners

Using TikZ, I want to create a nested rectangle split, with rounded corners, that looks like this: The question that most closely resembles this problem is Nested rectangles , however the proposed ...
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Find out actual width of text in nested lists

I am trying to solve the following problem: In regular text, I can place two paragraphs of unequal width side by side using minipages, like so: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Some text ...
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A follow-up question to: A five level deep list

The solution to A five level deep list implemented an enumerated list that extended to 9 levels of nesting. However, references to nested labels do not list the extended nesting position. I have ...
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What is the right number of #’s for nested sequence mappings?

Im trying to nest two sequence mappings, which works so far but I want to use them inside a command definition so the <items> should be accessible as ##1 and ###1 but this won’t work. Is it ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [semantic nest size=500]

Reading through tex.web, I note that there is a difference between grouping levels and semantic nesting (i.e., the nesting of math, horizontal, and vertical modes). I can think of commands which ...
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How do you end with a single quote followed by a double quote?

I have a paragraph as follows: ``This is a quote. `Here is a quote within a quote.''' But the formatting works out to be a double quote (") followed by a single quote (') instead of the other way ...
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Is there a way to make LaTeX interpret ``Nested `quotation''' as “Nested ‘quotation’”? [duplicate]

I know there is csquotes but is there a way to make nested quotation marks as in \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} ``Nested `quotation''' \end{document} to show up as as “Nested ...
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Curious behaviour of nested list environments

Could someone explain what is happening in the example below? It looks like a bug in the exam document class to me. \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question This is a ...
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Create \ref for nested enumitem \item without nesting in the output

Sorry the question is a bit awkward. Basically I have nested \begin{enumerate} lists. I'd like something to appear like this: 1 Foo 1.1 Bar Please see additional information in subsection 1 ...
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Smart parentheses?

Is there a way of smartly nesting parentheses and square brackets (in text mode), so that LaTeX detects nesting relations and typesets them accordingly? I'm thinking in something like csquotes does ...
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How can different numbering style be used for nested subfigures?

I want to display a figure demonstrating 3 cases. The case1 and case2 are shown using single images each. But case 3 needs 3 images. I have used nested subfigure as follows: However the captions go as ...
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csquotes and nested citations

It looks like the csquotes package does not allow nested citations such as \foreignblockcquote{foreign language}[pre-note] [post-note with citation \textcite{key2}] {key1}[punctuation]{quoted ...
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TikZ reuse code for building nesting pictures

This is not new here. But with the solutions in: Problem with overlay when a tikzpicture is inside another tikzpicture How to typeset a TikZ picture inside a node? I couldn't put it to work. ...
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Can I use \input inside an \include?

I know it is not possible to nest one \include inside another, but what about \input? Is it possible to have something like: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \include{file1} ...
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Acronym Nested Parentheses

This question is mainly to collect your opinion, and probably to reach a good solution. That said, let's go to the discussion topic and question. I commonly use the acronym package in my work, mainly ...
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Problematic nested subscript

Hello and sorry if I'm reiterating an already asked question. The two i-subscripts have different positions in relation to m, the one on the right hand side of the inequality being the correct one ...
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Automatic numbering of nested environments / items

I would like to have an environment, let's call it nested, which produces output like Case 1: top level item 1 Case 2: top level item 2 Case 2.1: nested item 1 Case 2.2: nested item 2 Case 2.2.1: ...
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How to have nested list overlays without wobble

I'm trying to use overlays to reveal successive bullet points in an itemize environment. Each item contains its own second-level itemize environment, which will also be revealed one item at a time. ...
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Minimal syntax alternative to enumerate environment [duplicate]

Is there an alternative to the enumerate environment in LaTeX where I can define a nested list with a minimal syntax like that of Markdown or something similar, e.g.: \begin{minimallist} - Fruit ...
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biblatex: Enhancing \autocite in case of would-be nested footnotes

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex biblatex provides high-level citation commands like \autocite that allow "global switching from inline citations to citations given in ...
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An index of nested subitems, indented, and hyperlinked

Background Looking to indent an arbitrary n-level hierarchy within an index and have hyperlinks for the final item, using the memoir class and pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (TeX Live 2012). For ...