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LaTex editor fit for 4k display [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTex, and I'm looking for a good editor that will help me to get started. TeXstudio I tried TeXstudio, but the icons are almost invisible on my 4k display (3840 x 2160 pixels, 28"). ...
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BibTex and Overleaf. Citations not working

I am trying to add a bibliography to my Overleaf latex document and for that I am using BibTex. I downloaded a .bib file from Zotero which automatically generates them for you and imported it into my ...
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How to set a default bib path where all the bib files can refer to it?

I have a problem when I have multiple bib files (i.e.,full.bib,article.bib,conf.bib,book.bib,me.bib; all the bib files are put into the bib folder), that is, every time I want to add bib files to my ...
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How to switch on the preview in overleaf?

My overleaf-site do not show the preview anymore. I have the source code and the bar for the project files (which can be toggled on and of by clicking on PROJECT in the top bar. The top bar has ...
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Template to register games of GO. Igo package not working in overleaf

I write my documents in Overleaf and I'm trying to use the igo package. But overleaf says LaTeX Error: File `igo.sty' not found. l.3 \begin {document}^^M Even if I create the corresponding ...
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Editors with Rich Text viewing (similar to Overleaf?)

I'm wondering, are there any Latex editors or editor plugins which provide a "Rich-text" viewing mode for navigation, much like Overleaf provides? What I'm looking for: Document structure is ...
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pdfpages on overleaf

I'm using a template on overleaf for my master thesis. It is a two columns set up like a scientific paper. I just would like to add a first page, but not in a two-column settings. I cannot change ...
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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 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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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Float error with PNAS template

I'm attempting to use the PNAS template at writelatex.com however I'm encountering a strange compiling error when the default title is changed to one that is long enough to require a second line, and ...
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Hyphen point list WriteLatex [closed]

I'm should have a hyphen point list in write latex is looking like below Inn: - person - User - Adresse How can I making this in WriteLatex?
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Underline with space for WriteLatex [closed]

How can I make underline of text, looks like this: \begin{document} \underline{class:} \underline{Room:} \end{document} I should have a space between them and it should start first of the line.
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Trouble with pgfplots and ubuntu [duplicate]

Using writelatex (because I was at work where I had to use a windows machine which did not have a working Latex setup) I was able to produce some relatively nice-looking graphics using pgfplots. My ...
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Biblatex style=authoryear causes warning

Adding biblatex the option style=authoryear causes writeLaTeX to give the warning message Package biblatex Warning: Please rerun LaTeX. (biblatex) Page breaks have changed. I do not ...