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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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Remove leading number before Section text [duplicate]

How can I remove the numbering that appears before a Section's text? My MWE : \documentclass[]{article} \begin{document} \section{Problem 0} \end{document} Or is there another document level I ...
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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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How would one create Bridges (Hasi) puzzle in LaTeX without installing logicpuzzle.sty file?

I'm trying to create a bridge puzzle for my Homework assignment as shown here without installing logicpuzzle.sty file for my computer. What I really want to do is to use Tikz to create that type of ...
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WriteLatex: more runs of pdflatex required? What's wrong?

In two of my documents, WriteLatex tells me the following after typesetting: (no line number): writeLaTeX Warning: I ran pdflatex more than 5 times, but it still looks like more runs are required; it ...
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How to upload my own picture to this CV template

Here is a read-only link to a CV template. It has a little picture in the top left, and I am having trouble finding how to upload my own picture there. How would I do so?
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How to add nimbus fonts to writeLaTeX.com?

Is there a way to include nimbus fonts to the writeLaTeX.com workspace? I tried to follow the example, replacing the custom font TTF with nimbus L, but it doesn't works.
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Import code from LaTeXDraw to writeLaTeX

I am new to LaTeX. I am trying to write my master thesis using WriteLaTeX. I wanted to make some figures using LaTeXDraw. However, I want to import the code to my report and not the final picture. How ...
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WriteLaTeX limited to 30 pages?

I've been experimenting with WriteLaTex and, while it seems to do a very nice job overall and has the best user experience of the alternatives I have tried, my experimental document stopped after 30 ...