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How do I input phi(t) approaches 1 in latex?

How do I input φ(t) approaches 1 in LaTeX? I have tried $\phi(t)\to\1$ but I keep getting an error message.
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Overleaf compile Error

I'm new with Latex and Overleaf and Im getting a compile error without error message while compiling the following code: \documentclass[a4paper, oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage[clearempty]{titlesec} ...
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How can I make the entire code appear?

There is no compile error but the following code isn't being displayed in the PDF. There is just a blank space in the PDF. \begin{aligned} a_i + a_{i+1} + a_{i+2} + \dots + a_{i + 99} &= 100\\ \\ ...
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How to fix weird `\'i` behavior when using biblatex?

I started to use biblatex not so long ago. Everything is working properly in general, however, I have had some trouble with the special character \'i, used in order to obtain the character "í". It ...
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How to erase .lof file in Overleaf?

I am working on the Overleaf collaborative platform. I am facing the following error code : ./main.lof:18: Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.18 ...some figure_name}}{23}{figure.17} ...
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Why am I getting an undefined control sequence error in this line? [duplicate]

This line is giving me an error which I have been unable to remove for the last hour. Let $a^i =p\times 10^{n+1} + r$ and $a^j =q\times 10^{n+1} + r$ be two such powers. Let $a^j \gt a^i$.
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I need some help with the format of a paper on overleaf.com [duplicate]

I have been using a template for homework assignments in overleaf.com. It is working well, but unfortunately, there are some ugly checkboxes in every problem line. How do I make this go away ? Here ...
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How to embed Asymptote 3D objects in Latex code when using Overleaf?

This is my MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[inline]{asymptote} \begin{document} Test. \begin{asydef} usepackage("bm"); texpreamble("\def\V#1{\bm{#1}}"); \end{asydef} 2d figure: ...
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How should I import tikz-uml package in ShareLatex?

I am using ShareLatex (I am new in Latex) and I want to include a UML Class Diagram. I found that tikz-uml package should fit my needs. However, I keep having the following error whenever I try to ...
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Missing control sequence inserted when using LuaLaTex

When I try to compile my LuaLaTex template file, I get the following error. ./fi-lualatex.toc:33: Missing control sequence inserted. <inserted text> \inaccessible l.33 ...} sectioning ...
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Citing a website in Overleaf and Zotero

I just started to use Zotero in Overleaf. When I tried to cite a wiki page, I got an error: ./main.bbl:3: Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.3 \bibitem[_wi, ...
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Swedish dictionary using Overleaf

I'm going to write a paper in Swedish together with my fellow students with the help of Overleaf. I now wonder if there are a package that has a Swedish dictionary that I can use as spellcheck? Thank ...
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Mendeley Bibliography

I'm working on a project and I manage all my references in Mendeley where I can export a .bib file. In my latex file (that I'm editing in overleaf) I've added: \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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How to produce a pdf with modifications visible with Overleaf?

I know (and appreciate) how to compare two version of the same document by using "versions" and "compare" in Overleaf. But I would like to produce a PDF showing these modifications and their ...
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Overleaf - Included sty and other input package files common across all my projects

When an ordinary user specifies TEXINPUTS in Overleaf [e.g., as illustrated here] is there a concept of a ".." directory above the current Project? The reason I would like to be able to do that is ...
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Overleaf no longer compiles my bibliography file

I work with "Overleaf", the online Latex editor. I was writing my thesis, working with a specific documentclass of my school and everything was fine and suddenly it no longer compiles my ...
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Does LaTeX _cache_ PDF images that were trimmed with `includegraphics[trim …]`?

I used the command \includegraphics[trim=100 280 100 100,clip,width=10cm]{examplefigure.pdf} and noted that, when I changed the figure in my computer and uploaded it again to Overleaf, the picture ...
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How to set Overleaf to compile with `lualatex --shell-escape <file>`?

I'm trying to use the solution given by the accepted answer in How to have \psframe working with LuaLatex? but I don't know how to enable the option --shell-escape there. Overleaf explains that it ...
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Vertically Center title page : Article

How can I vertically center the text on a title page ? My MWE : \documentclass[]{article} \title{Project Title} \date{2016-31-01} \author{Author Name} \begin{document} \pagenumbering{gobble} ...
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Workflow for including jupyter (aka ipython) notebooks as pages in a LaTeX documents?

I'm working on my thesis using LaTeX (via overleaf.com). I have a number of Jupyter Notebooks (formerly IPython Notebook) that I would like to include as appendices. I've tried 2 approaches: 1) Using ...
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Bibliography fails ./main.aux:2: Undefined control sequence [closed]

I am getting an error due to my references. It happened on my dissertation randomly so I'm not sure what change caused the problem but I am able to reproduce the error using the following code ...
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Error 'thisrow_unavailable' with manually positionned (anchor) labels in 'tikzpicture' plot

I want to set labels with manual anchors in my graphic to allow for reading the captions and am trying to apply everything I've read so far. I have an external file for data, given below. The problem ...
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pdfpages not rendering multipage pdfs properly within figure in appendix

I'm trying to insert multipage pdf files in the appendix, using the pdfpages package. I am using [Overleaf][1]. This is the code I'm using after trying a few things: \begin{appendices} ...
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Minted breakautoindent changes behaviour on OverLeaf

I am trying to typeset some of my source code using the minted package, this works fine that is to say there is no outright error but something strange happens why I typeset locally. For various ...
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Missing $ inserted when trying to put \omega into table [duplicate]

I have to make a table with the \omega (greek letter) inside the table, but when I try to add it i get the following error: Missing $ inserted. $ l.159 ... & Sensor state for ...
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Error: \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting level than \pdfstartlink [duplicate]

I'm using overleaf to write my mnras report and I get this error when I am writing a caption for a figure. ./main.bbl:1: pdfTeX error (ext4): \pdfendlink ended up in different nesting le vel than ...
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Problem with package `moderncvheadiii' and package `moderncvbodyiii' [duplicate]

I used a modercv template on overleaf. Yesterday, it worked pretty well. However I face a problem today. It is a warning: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/moderncv/moderncvheadiii.sty: LaTeX ...
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LaTeX list line spacing with left hanging section name

I have a Resume at Overleaf.com which can be accessed at https://www.overleaf.com/read/zrnwyfhbhhps I'm trying to have section headings to the left of the contents, which is mostly lists. So: ...
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Adding Cyrillic in LaTeX templates

I am trying to configure Cyrillic (namely, the Russian language) in my LaTeX template. I successfully downloaded the template like this: LaTeX book template dependent files The only change that I ...
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LaTeX book template dependent files

Does anyone know how to obtain all dependent files to properly compile a book such as: https://www.overleaf.com/articles/clustering-the-interstellar-medium/mtthgyyfrdkn#.VdEz6HibgbA To be clear, I'm ...
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winnower template bibliography citation

I want to change the format of citing the bibliography in winnower template. As you see above, when I write \cite{Author2Year2}, I get this: I wonder if I could get [1] or [2] instead of Du and ...
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Error when downloading a zip from overleaf.com

On overleaf.com, Windows 7 PC, my LaTeX files are compiling with no warnings or errors. The PDF is being created OK also. I keep getting the following error when I attempt do download as zip: ...
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Removing headers from pages other than title page

I have the following code (template taken from Overleaf.com for Projects/Lab Projects) \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \input{pagesettings} % If using on writelatex, you also need to set the ...
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How can I write a big set in overleaf

I want to write a set with 14 elements, for that I am using this but this keeps it all in one line and half of the set is visible only ...
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How can I fix `\amssymb` in {wsu} in overleaf

I am typing my summer report in overleaf and overleaf gives us to select from various kinds of projects (as an already made up format) and I selected Wright State Univ Thesis report format. Now in its ...
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How to make normal subgroup sign in overleaf? [duplicate]

Overleaf is saying that both \unlhd and \trianglelefteq are undefined control commands, although \traingleleft works fine. How else can I make normal subgroup symbol i.e. with an equality sign ...
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How to use the latest minted package in overleaf?

I am working on a document in overleaf. I am using the minted package to place code in my document. I need to use the breaklines option of the minted package which only the latest version of the ...
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LaTeX Error: File `kbordermatrix.sty' not found [closed]

I have the code for a transition matrix that compiles fine with a desktop editor like TeXstudio, however fails to compile in cloud-based LaTeX editors like ShareLaTeX or Overleaf: ...
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Natbib package and Overleaf

I'm using Overleaf and am struggling to use the natbib package. I'm trying to get parenthetical citation using the \citep command. However, I keep getting in-text citation. Below is a rough outline of ...
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How can I left align with flushleft correctly?

Problem: The bottom-left minipage is not aligned with the text above. I want it to be aligned. Here is the latex code: \begin{document} \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Heading} \begin{abstract} ...
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How do I add/upload pictures into my Overleaf document?

How do I get pictures into my LaTeX paper I did on line in Overleaf? It says I need to make a new file? I have the pics in a folder as JPG but how do I upload them into the paper?
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Overleaf.com keyboard shortcuts?

Does anyone know any useful Overleaf shortcuts? I have been using Overleaf for about a month and so far it has been great to be able to work on documents on any computer. I have stumbled across a few ...
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Online compilation with commercial fonts [closed]

The price of the full packages of professional, commercial fonts (Adobe Garamond, Minion, etc.) is far out of the range of what I can afford. So I am wondering if there is no alternative somewhere? If ...
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Write latex with Mendeley “integration” [duplicate]

Hi i was wondering what is the fastes workflow might be for citing in writelatex with new the Mendeley integration. For those who are unfamiliar with writelatex and mendeley integration; writelatex ...
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Memory error on writeLaTeX - Externalize or other solution to build dense plots docs

TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [buffer size=20000 There are questions about memory exhaustion when building docs with tikz plots in it. I could not find a solution, though. Downsampling is not an ...
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How to customize links on writelatex.com?

In order to make links visible in my CV, I'm trying to add following : \hypersetup{ unicode=true, % non-Latin characters in Acrobat’s bookmarks linkcolor=red, % color of ...
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Argument of \cventry has an extra }

I'm beginner in Latex and I'm trying to discover it by writing my CV. I'm having the error above while compiling the following source on writelatex.com, The compiler points me to the second cventry ...
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Spell check package for writeLaTeX.com

I use writeLaTeX to create my Tex documents. It's great, it has a dynamic preview which works much better than any other latex software I have seen, and as your files are saved online so you can ...
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WriteLaTeX vs ShareLaTeX [duplicate]

We are three persons who are going to do a project spanning over a year (math) that will equal 100+ pages of heavy math. This is a collaboration so we are going to need a project history, ...
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Comparison: ShareLaTeX vs Overleaf (formerly WriteLaTeX)

So far I didn't have the chance to use neither of these services. Before starting, I would like to hear your opinions. What are the advantages and disadvantages? Why should I choose one and not the ...