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Tikz Tree with added notes

I need to add notes where "Write Text Here" is. I do not want it to be part of the node. Is there a way to add notes next to a node. Below is my code; Thank you \tikzstyle{every ...
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Edit apalike bibliography style

I'm using BibTeX together with Mendeley. An often proposed, but never implemented feature is the 'note' entry in Mendeley. See for example here: ...
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Beamer presentation notes with allocated time

EDIT: See improved code in bottom of this post I've succeeded in getting a beamer pdf presented on dual screen (projector and laptop) with \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=right} and ...
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Making notes onto a pdf document

I have some books and pdf files that I would like to make some notes (particularly adding equations with latex). I have seen the following post given by Overlay LaTeX/TeX coding easily on PDF with ...
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todonotes on both sides of the page

I have defined two commands for todonotes: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[colorinlistoftodos,textsize=scriptsize]{todonotes} ...
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Beamer: hyperlinks not working with show notes on second screen

I want to make a beamer presentation with navigation at the top of the slides and with notes on a second screen. The problem is that, with the option show notes on second screen, the hyperlinks do ...
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Change Placement of In-Frame Beamer Notes - [item]-Notes NOT at End of Page

Currently, (and this is even mentioned in the current Beamer User Guide, Chapter 19), in-frame notes are ordered such that those notes that used the "[item]" option are all bunched up at the end of ...
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How can I comment out specific parts of both text and equations by a general command/switch?

I want to define a command or switch at the top of my document that will seamlessly include/exclude all the explanatory notes and lines of working that don't need to be in a final paper (but are handy ...
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Multiple Space Hacks Generate More Space

This is a follow-up to a recent post: Creating removable comment command without extra space. I'm trying to do a common thing: make a removable comment command so contributors to a document can leave ...
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Creating removable comment command without extra space

I'm trying to create a command we can use for comments in our document. During development, we want the comments to appear; for production, we want them to disappear. This is a common enough problem ...
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Latex with free draw support for note taking

I'm self studying math and computer science and am wondering how people like to organize their notes. This is because sometimes math is very symbol heavy and hard to write out, but sometimes it's ...
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What are some common ways to add variable descriptions with equations? [closed]

I'm looking for a good way to add variable descriptions immediately following equations. In plain text, it might look something like this: r_p = a(1-e) where a is semi-major axis (space) e is ...
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Hidden notes in Beamer [duplicate]

1) Is it possible to make hidden notes on beamer? 2) Is it possible to hide them at the presentation time, from the eyes of listeners, but keep them in front of the presenter's eye? I assume that is ...
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Landscape table and notes

Two questions I have seven tables, two of them should be landscape instead of portrait. How do I make the landscape ones? What do I need to change/add to the below for the landscape tables? I am ...
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Adobe-like notes on latex

I'm writing my dissertation on latex, and this involves several reviews from my mentor, of course. I currently use the package soul to highlight changes from the previous versions and comments, but I ...
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how do I add comments to a presentation in beamer? [duplicate]

Powerpoint has this nice option of adding comments for each slide. I would like to have a similar way of doing it with beamer: Adding comments to a slide Showing these comments somewhere on the ...
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Two-column note

I have to write a thesis and I want to use Latex but I don't know how to do this thing: I want to write a one-column text in the top of the document, and I want to create a table with 2 column that ...
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Listings with some notes

I would add some "notes" to a listing. I mean, I have a listing and in some parts of the code (on the left side) I would add a "symbol". I'm thinking something like a circle with inside a letter ...
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To create links to filenames in Pandoc Tables

I am working for better note taking and note using. I asked Textmate if there is a possibility to have links for filenames in LaTeX editing. They proposed the following approach Nothing like ...
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modification to comment environment

I'm using the comment package, in my preamble I have \specialcomment{notes}{\begingroup \color{Blue}}{\endgroup} so that when I want to comment my text I write \begin{notes}...\end{notes} to get a ...
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Thumbnail style in note pages with beamer

I'm making a presentation with LaTeX beamer and editing some notes about the frames. I managed to change the background color of notes with \setbeamercolor{note page} but I still have a white ...
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Template/package for preparing notes for a blackboard talk?

Sometimes I like to TeX up my notes for a blackboard talk (which I will print out and bring to my talk, not to distribute, but just for my own reference). However the default classes like article are ...
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Hyperlinks not working with beamer second screen

I'm relatively new to Beamer and ran into an issue which I attempted to reproduce in a MWE. In the MWE below, none of the links are functional. However, the links work as expected when changing ...
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Inline notes vs footnotes?

In latex you can add footnotes and margin annotations but... How can you easily add notes just in the region of interest, below or above the line? Maybe it's called "inline" notes. For example ...
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How to put notes under table in LYX

I'd like to ask how to write notes under the table (in float) in LYX? I found the following, but it is strangely written (how can a table be at the same time out and in the float???): 'Table ...
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Beamer with notes on the left, have navigation links working both on slides (right) and on notes (left)

Following the answer to this question, and given a suggestion in one of the comments, I am trying to have working navigation links not only on the slides on the right, but also on the notes on the ...
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Beamer slide navigation does not work when including notes on the left

I have the following MWE below that works perfectly, but to my horror, the awesome navigation circles at the top of the slides do not work (using pdf visualization programs in Ubuntu like Okular and ...
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Biblatex-chicago notes sorting same year

I'm sorry if this has already been answered elsewhere, but I couldn't find it. I would like to get Biblatex-chicago-notes to sort my bibliography when there are several works published the same year ...
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Add a (foot)note in my bibliography

I would like to add a footnote, or any other kind of note, to my bibliography. I have references from 2 different .bibtex files, and I need to make a distinction between the two. Currently, I put a * ...
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Description list not working in beamer

Description lists seem to be rendered incorrectly in beamer, when "show notes on second screen" has been enabled. In the following example, the first frame is rendered correctly while the second has ...
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how to include a preview of next slide in Beamer's speaker notes?

The default style for Beamer's speaker notes includes a little thumbnail of the current slide. Is there anything I can do to get a thumbnail of the next slide? (I don't need to see the current ...
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a4 beamer handouts with notes using latex->dvips->ps2pdf

I'm trying to print beamer slides with notes as handouts - one frame with accompanying notes below per a4 paper. Using pgfpages and {2 on 1} layout this works fine with pdflatex, but I have to ...
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multibib and notes.bib files [closed]

I'm using the multibib package with pdflatex to create multiple bibliographies in an article. I'm using a bibtex file lit.bib which contains all my bibliography entries. article.tex looks like this: ...
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Aligning Table Notes in Three Part Table

I am using the threeparttable environment to make tables. The table notes are always indented. How can I get the notes to start flush with the table? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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Can I attach a \footnote to a \sidepar

Sorry for the sloppy question and editing: here my connection comes and goes in the afternoon. In a few word I need the footnote attached to a sidepar to be treated together with all the other ...
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Adding a note in tables

How do you put the "Note: preferred model for each metric bold."? This is my work: \begin{table} \caption{Model selection metrics} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{l c c c c c} \hline {} & ...
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Creating self notes while preparing a manuscript (Yellow block of text in between the normal text) [duplicate]

I am writing a pretty long report (more than 100 pages) and at times I need to keep track of several things to do in a particular page, or section, or chapter. What I currently do is that I keep a ...
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Highlighting text for review

I am looking for a way to highlight sections, sentences, etc for review without breaking the paragraphs up. I have tried the package todonotes, but I couldn't get the underlining to work with ...
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Beamer - Title page is perturbed when adding notes [closed]

I'm working on a Beamer presentation in which I want my notes to be along with a small preview of the current slide only (bigger than the default). I worked on the following MWE, which seems to work ...
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Notes in Beamer document class: lonely \item

I am having a problem with preparing my Bachelor Thesis presentation. Whenever I try to add notes with the enumerate or itemizeoption the compiler returns the following error error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Let LaTeX sort notes of a book

I want to to create a LaTeX document for taking notes of a book I'm reading. I want the final document to look like this: ============ Page xy Here shall be the note xy.. Page ab Here shall be ...
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biblatex + \mcite; add arbitrary text in references with subentries

In chemistry it's quite common to add prefixes to bibitems or even add notes to the references. See some example in literature to give you a hint what I mean. It is not created with LaTeX! I've ...
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Beamer: Using href in notes

In my example \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} %\setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} \setbeameroption{show notes} \setbeamertemplate{note page}{\insertnote} \begin{document} ...
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Beamer note page: Wrap text around slide preview

I want to have a more compact nodes page: I want to have the preview of the current slide at the top right and then the text wrapping around this preview. This is similar to ...
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Sticky notes image

I've tried looking in the site for this but I couldn't find anything (rather surprising). I want a package (or even a TikZ drawing) to accomplish a note on a sticky note. I just need one note, so I ...
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Notes and page bibliography on verso pages

I thought this would sound crazy, but there have been similar questions already: Placing text and footnotes on separate pages A pagestyle with note taking area on the verso page Figures on left ...
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Changing fontsize on individual beamer note pages

I am writing a presentation in which certain slides are heavily commented upon and others not so much. As I am using \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] (and thus displaying notes on ...
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How to intelligently handle notes to self?

I'm new to LaTeX, and I thought it would be a good idea to keep my notebook of experiments in it. It is often my habit, when writing about the experiments I have conducted, to write "notes to self". ...
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How to implement book style notes/usage fields?

I would like to implement Note style fields like in here (excerpt from https://developer.android.com/training/graphics/opengl/environment.html#manifest for demonstration) How can I do this in LaTeX ...
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\underbrace and notes in the center environment

Here is a little snippet of my code: \begin{center} $\small \displaystyle \underbrace{(- \frac{1}{2})^0}_{\text{1st term, j = 0}} + \underbrace{(- \frac{1}{2})^1}_{\text{2nd term, j = 1}} + ...