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How to add notes to text that appear highlighted in compiled pdf?

I am going to submit my major revision and in compiled pdf file I have added notes to text that have been edited or where new text is inserted, so that reviewer can easily identify corrections made by ...
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Side notes marking multiple lines of text

I am looking for a method to put small side notes next to the text, by simultanously marking the amount of lines to which the note refers. So, something like this: I was trying many methods like ...
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Small note (i.e. footnotesize) below figure

I want to include a small note (i.e. footnotesize) below a figure. How do I do that? If I use caption, the note has a caption size and interferes with my caption.
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Add notes under the table

I'm using the latex package apa6e because the apa package isn't using APA style version 6 yet. Now I'm trying to add a table with notes right underneath it, like in this table for instance: Since ...
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Note below figure

I have a figure and include it in LaTeX using \includegraphics in a \figure floating environment. The caption is at the top. Basically I would like to have a note below the figure too. I see some ...
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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}} + \...
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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 node}=[draw=white,...
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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: https://feedback.mendeley.com/forums/4941-general/...
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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 Dual-...
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Extract all \note tags from beamer as a simple text file

There is a nice presenter tool I am using called pdfpc. Sadly it does not show notes I put in my latex presentation with \note{}. Is there a way to extract the content of all my \note{} tags to a ...
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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} \newcommand{\mytodo}[2][]{\renewcommand{\...
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How can you use LaTeX to write a document with other people?

I imagine that many users are or were [PhD] students, so I would like to know: how do you use LaTeX to write a document (like the final dissertation) that requires many revisions from other people. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Changing the textwidth of the notes in Beamer (repost from SO)

I've asked this on SO and didn't get a good answer, so I'm reposting it here. I've been using the beamer class to create presentations in LaTeX and I love it. Recently I started using the \note ...
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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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Creating a handout with the notes on a second screen

How can I print slides and their accompanying note pages from a second screen as a handout? I try to accomplish this look: (preferably 3 slides and their 3 note pages per page, the spaces between ...
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Add notes to latex beamer [duplicate]

I need to add notes for presentation like we add Microsoft PowerPoint 'click to add notes'. Is there some way to do it using latex beamer?
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Adding in extra vertical space with a new bullet point (using easylist)

I'm using easylist to take notes and so far have really liked it. The only big problem I'm running into is it just doesn't quite look good sometimes because if you have multiple lines of text, then ...
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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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Cornell Notes - A lyx or latex solution needed

I teach academic writing to computing students and one of the tasks they have to carry out is to compile a set of research notes which can then be developed into an essay. I find that the Cornell ...
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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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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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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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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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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 (A,B,...
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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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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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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 slide,...
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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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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 ...