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Is there a way to create a standalone folder/document with non standard packages?

I am working on an article which will be compiled on another machines (of somebody else). I don't want to depend on the other person to install missing packages. Is there a way to include them with ...
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Passing an if-else option to a custom sty file

I have a custom .sty file loading needed packages and defining some commands and environments. Is there an easy way to either: define an if-else option define option's default value I am using the ...
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Pass package options at loading time or later?

(This isn't really about a LaTeX issue but more about personal taste and arguments herefore.) Do you prefer to pass package options at loading time with, say, \usepackage[something]{geoemtry} ...
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Options for ``footmisc'' package

Is there a command for footmisc similar to siunitx's \sisetup for setting options in another way than via \usepackage[<options>]{footmisc}? I can't find anything in the manual.
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Using option for sty file

I would like to create and option (namely grid) to my sty file to produce a grid covering the whole page. I had success using \newif\if@sigur@grid \DeclareOption{grid}{\@sigur@gridtrue} and using ...
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acronym option passed at the class level rather than to the (glossaries) package level doesn't work

I was pretty sure that options (including unknown ones) passed at the class level were also passed to the loaded packages. Hence I don't understand why the following MCE works like a charm: ...
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Can one reconfigure packages after \usepackage?

Is it possible to change the options a package was invoked with after the fact? That is, could one define \OopsIWishIHadWrittenDraftWhenIncludingGraphicx so that \documentclass{article} ...
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Lyx: How to add option to package automatically load

I got the problem, that links in \url only break in LyX when there is a \ character in it. I found the solution to add \usepackage[hyphens]{url} to my preamble. But the problem is, LyX loads the ...
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What is the proper way to implement language options in a multilanguage package?

I'm writing a multilingual LaTeX2e package to be used with pdflatex containing several macro and environment definitions. The main language of the document--a thesis--is English, Finnish or Swedish. ...
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Passing Options to Unknown Class

My goal is to process a LaTeX tex file with the draft option enabled for the document class, but from a terminal without having to edit the tex file or even open it to look at what class is being ...
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If not DeclareOption

I have some documents using a same custom package. That "header" package loads by default the package fullpage. But I would like to write a new LaTeX document, using the same header, but without ...
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Packages options not recognized

I installed TeX Live and I have a document containing this line: \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} The document used to compile years ago, but now it does not seem to find utf8x. What I did to install ...
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Can one set global numberlike in thmtools?

I want all of my theorem-like environments to be numbered as if they were all theorems. Using thmtools I can do this with code like this: \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{thmtools} ...
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Conditional based on packageoption

I added a counter to the todonotes packages \todo so I could display the total number of todos I have left. However I also enjoy working with the package option disabled. Therefore I would like to ...
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Creating an option clash between custom class options

In my custom LaTeX class, I've created some different options, such as different font sizes, 11pt, 12pt and 13pt, and paper sizes, such as a4paper and letterpaper. However, only one option from each ...
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Applying options to already loaded package

Is there a way to apply some options to a package which is loaded in the cls file I am using? For instance, suppose that the cls file loads graphicx, and I want to apply the option demo to it from my ...
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Biblatex package options do not apply correctly anymore

I use biblatex to create my bibliography and citations in my LaTeX document. Now as I want to change some options for the citation style. The changes I made to the biblatex options do not apply ...
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Automated management of package options and loading order

This question led to a new package: pkgloader(CTAN, Github) LaTeX package conflicts are a common source of frustration: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6). To quote Freek Dijkstra: Package conflicts ...
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Should I load all “package dependencies” in tufte-latex?

In the tufte-latex sample-book.pdf: Package Dependencies The following is a list of packages that the Tufte-LATEX document classes rely upon. Packages marked with an asterisk are optional. • ...
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Changing the optional argument of a package at some point in the document

Is it possible to change the optional argument from <option 1> to <option 2> (given to a loaded package <package> via \usepackage[<option x>]{<package>}) at an arbitrary ...
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Detecting the mode of the exercise package [closed]

I am trying to detect whether the exercise package's option noanswer is on, with the intention of not displaying parts in either mode. Here is my mwe: \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Passing arguments to a .sty-file - a specific case

After having plowed through (i.e. read and trimmed down the given examples in an attempt to apply them to my case) these documentations and guides: Implementing key-value input: An introduction The ...
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Load a package as optional argument

I'm creating my personal package. I'd like to use an option to turn on/off the line numbering provided by the package lineno. So, my sty file contains \RequirePackage{lineno} \linenumbers But if ...
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Hyperref options

Consider the following two MEWs: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks=false,pdfborder={0 0 0}]{hyperref} \begin{document} Click \href{http://www.latex-project.org/}{here} to go to the ...
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Set my own minted default options inside a class

Is there a way that I can set minted options inside a class? I want to set my own defaults format for minted inside a custom class that I have.
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Is there a way to limit the scope of \usepackage?

When I tried to use the breqn package suggested by an answer to the question How do I break a long equation over lines It managed to break a whole bunch of unrelated equations (equations that did ...
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Creating a dependency tree (\RequirePackage) for packages used in my document

Is there a way of creating a dependency tree for packages \RequirePackageing each other for those packages used in my document, ideally with the respective required options and version numbers? Are ...
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How do I pass the right option to select english?

OK I'm not a LaTeX developer but I'm using someone else's file to produce a document. I don't know LaTeX at all, How do I pass a command option to tell the package to use english and not french when ...
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How can I stop the “setspace” package from processing a “doublespacing” documentclass option?

LaTeX does not behave as I expected with the following files. First file: \documentclass[doublespacing]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} % for dummy text only \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} ...
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How can I set the 'final' option for the graphicx package in XeTeX?

I'm using XeTeX and wondering how to set the final option of the graphicx package. I started my document with pdfTeX and the following lines: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, twoside, headsepline, ...
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How do I pass options to a package? [closed]

I apologize if this is a neophyte or duplicate question because I was unable to find it. A comment on the question Problem with \leq displaying as \leqslant, mentions that "you can include mathabx ...
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Convenient way to pass package options and \setup like commands

I want to be organized in my code. In order to pass options to packages, i developped my own macros : \makeatletter \newcommand*\Option{% \@ifstar{\@Option}{}} \newcommand*\@Option[3]{% ...
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LaTeX system-wide glossary database as custom package

I'm trying to make a system-wide glossary database (with acronyms and definitions) as a package. My file is: /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local/tex/latex/local/myglossary.sty One needs to run: sudo ...
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Compare \CurrentOption with a string

I encountered a problem that I want to compare the \CurrentOption with a string. In the .tex file I have a code below. \usepackage[en-ver]{cufestatletter} Then I want to use \ifx to determine ...
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Option clash for package xcolor

I'm writing a report, and have a rather large table in my appendix. I'd like to emphasize some specific values by coloring some single cells. I'm trying to do it with xcolor. But receiving the error: ...
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Load different options depending on package version

Is there any possibility to load a package with different options depending on the version of the package? The command \@ifpackagelater{package}{date}{true}{false} only works if the package is ...
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Option clash when using graphicx and tikz packages

The following code fails Option clash for package graphicx, it seems to be an incompatibility between the package graphicx (when the option pdftex is used) and the package tikz. ...
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pass xkeyval option to class

I have read about passing options to classes in this thread, but do not understand what I'm doing wrong. My class is defined like so, using xkeyval and based on memoir. \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} ...
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How to pass the draft option for pdfpages to \includegraphics?

If I use \usepackage[draft]{pdfpages} and include \includepdf[...]{...} everything works fine, i.e. instead of the included pages I get empty boxes. But if I use \includegraphics[...]{...} ...
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How to resolve option clash for package xcolor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Option clash with xcolor and TikZ The following is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \begin{document} Hi! \end{document} ...
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beamerposter custom style with keyval definition

I'm creating a beamerposter style accordingly to my department specification. I would like to create a theme where the definitions of the blocks can vary accordingly to a keyword in the calling of the ...
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How to outsource \hypersetup to an external file?

I use the hyperref package and defined custom settings as follows: \usepackage{color} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{url} \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{ bookmarks=true, ...
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Set natbib options after loading natbib package

Is it possible to set (or change) the natbib package options after its loading (i.e. after the line \usepackage{natbib})? The reason I need it is that I'm using a LaTeX style from a journal and it ...
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beamerposter passing portrait options to custom theme

Hi I'm preparing a custom theme for beamerposter to align with the theme of my institution. I have to include a figure banner on the headline plus the possibility to include 2 different logos. So far ...
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Package options and \RequirePackage: order of commands and option conflicts?

How do the options of a \RequirePackage command interact with options specified for that same package elsewhere? Here is an example: The pdfx package, if loaded with the a-1b-option, executes the ...
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Different animated pictures but only one control panel

I have a beamer frame made up of different animated pictures which share the same time. Is that a way to use the controls option in the animate package so that I can control all the animations at the ...
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a4paper, where should I declare it? In document class or geometry?

I currently have an article document class and I previously changed it to include printing on A4 paper: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} However, I had to change my margins to meet my ...
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Different types of Blackboard Bold in the same document

I am using mtpro2 package and it has 7 (!) different options for the Blackboard Bold (BB) to choose from. However only 2 of them provide BB version of Greek letters. And in both cases the result is ...
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How to circumvent ‘Option clash for package …’ error?

I use a package foo that requires a package bar with some options. Now, assume that I need bar to be loaded with a different set of options. Unfortunately, when I try to load bar myself I usually end ...
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“Double use” of a4paper (geometry/KOMA)?

In my preamble, should I give the a4paper option just once or twice, i. e. once for the KOMA-script document class (scrartcl) and once for geometry? Is this redundant or does scrartcl need the option ...