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File `graficx.sty' not found

I'm using LaTeX for a week now and I couldn't figure the problem is this error out, I have copied a CV template from internet and I made some changes, for sudden every time I make quick build in ...
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Leporello tips?

Is it some packages to help users to create a leporello edition ? To regard the creases, the long size paper, etc. (leporello is an edition in accordeon) i.e.: example of leporello
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\NG package conflict

I have a package conflict resulting from a custom command in an .sty file I am using. The command looks like this: `\newcommand\NG[1]{Gram.: {#1}}%Note Grammar Now, if I run pdflatex it gives me ...
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Include figure relative to path of package

For my thesis I'm using a given package from my university (titlepage.sty). Inside this package a figure is included VUB_logo. However, I wanted to put the packages I use in a folder named packages ...
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How can latex help me format and present lots of data in a report?

At work I am responsible for creating information security reports that contain long narratives and reference what we refer to as "vulnerabilities". These vulnerabilities are presented in a table. I ...
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New example environment, with symbol at the end

Is there a standard formatted environment specifically used for examples? I'm writing a document on linear algebra, with the usual definition-theorem-proposition-example structure. Right now when I ...
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MikTeX package manager not installing BibTeX

I am new to LaTeX and I have installed MikTex distribution and I am using Texmaker. When I compile the simple code shown below I get an error: %_________________Preamble ...
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Comprehensive overview of the existing latex classes. Or how to choose the right class? [duplicate]

Latex classes are really useful as they provide ready and easy to use implementation of complex formatting, styling and rendering methods. In fact, it is one of the most interesting feature of the ...
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Drawing Sequential Function Chart Diagrams in LaTeX

Anybody knows if there is any LaTeX package besides Grafcet that can be used to make SFC diagrams? e.g: Thank you in advance!
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Is there a way to put some of my project's files in a separate folder?

My university has provided a thesis project template with tons of files in it. My current working directory looks a bit like this: package1.sty package2.sty package3.sty classFile.bst classFile.cls ...
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how can I add xepersian (or any other persian pack) to mactex

I am a new tex user I really don't know anything about tex so please give me lots of explanations. thanks. siavash jafarizadeh
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What would cause an error to only come up on one computer even when the files are identical?

I'm having an issue with the following code. The error is an undefined control sequence, the contents of the file does not matter on whether or not the error orcours. The error only exists on 1 ...
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tikz cd: ! I can't find file `librarycd.code.tex'

The cd package for tikz seems to be failing, or missing. I am using Kile in Ubuntu 10.4, and I installed all the tikz-related packages my package manager could find. MWE: ...
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Which packages should I recommend to postgraduates in different academic disciplines?

I'm preparing a list of package recommendations for an intermediate workshop on LaTeX. I avoided providing such a list at the introductory workshop as the tendency is to then add packages without ...
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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 can I do to align svmono's gray box to be aligned properly?

I am using the document class svmono.cls, version v5.5 of 2009/12/17, to write a book. I am having problems getting the svgraybox environment to produce gray boxes whose edges are aligned to the edges ...
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How to make menukeys support both of win and mac?

menukeys is a very fancy package. We can use it by: \usepackage[os=win]{menukeys} % Show keys in Windows style or by: \usepackage[os=mac]{menukeys} % Show keys in Mac style However, in my ...
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What is the meaning for “Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option ”

I load the following packages: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage{amsfonts, amssymb, amscd} \usepackage[dvipdfm]{hyperref} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{eucal} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Need to produce one tex document in multiple volumes

I have a very large document (1000+pages) that I need to produce as four separate volumes. I'm using Texmaker and TeXLive on a Win7 PC with the book class (too late to switch to memoir), and each ...
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Using a poster template with a0poster - Undefined control sequence

I am trying to produce a poster template that I've been given. At the moment I've used PdfLatex, PdfTexify and XElatex to try and compile it with no luck. The problem seems to be the pstricks package, ...
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Equivalent of `newdateformat` in `datetime2`?

The datetime package has recently been withdrawn and replaced by datetime2. Any idea for the equivalent of newdateformat in datetime2 ?
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why my time shows up in another language than english?

I use the following code but the date is written not in english \documentclass[12pt] {beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8] {inputenc} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Why can't I load the tikz-cd package?

I'm having trouble getting the tikz-cd package working. My MWE is \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} hello world \end{document} This results in an ...
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How can I improve the style of this table in latex?

I would like to center all the elements of the table and improve the style of this one. \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{|l|r|l|l|} \hline \multicolumn{1}{|c|}{text} & ...
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LaTeX package problems - new user

I only installed LaTeX just over 3 weeks ago and I've written about 20 pages of Maths coursework. I have a bit of an issue with arrays - I am trying to use something like dcases to show a piecewise ...
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How do I add my publications to my CV?

I am a beginner in latex. I want to add my publication to my CV. I'm using Plasmati Graduate CV (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/plasmati-graduate-cv) which is run with xelatex. I also use ...
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why is the package file not downloading?

i've downloaded a report sample from the net. when i am running it on texworks, a dialog box is appearing each time telling that the required file 'tex\latex\expl3\expl3.sty' is missing and that 'it ...
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Editing theorem environments

I have two questions about editing theorem environments on Tex. I did not see concrete answers among answered questions, so I ask here mines, hoping that there are not frequently asked. First, I ...
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LaTeX for scientific publications? [duplicate]

please excuse the noob question, but I'm pretty new to the Tex Stackexchange. I am currently working on my PhD in a biochemical engineering/nanoengineering field. I was wondering what resources would ...
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Package xthesis [closed]

\usepackage{xthesis} error messages: command\properpagestyle already defined. ...yle{myheadings}\markboth{}{}\markright{}} command\dedication already defined.{\vfill\end{center}} This errors ...
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tlmgr not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed (in Ubuntu 14.04) not full version of texlive (cause the full version is very large). When I'm trying to install some packages using tlmgr I'm getting a message "(running on Debian, ...
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lmodern and italics or and bf coding not working in body of document, working in footnotes

I have just changed from using palatino package to lmodern. I noticed that now \italics (or \itshape) or \textbf do not appear to be active in the body of my document but work (!?) in the footnotes. ...
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Install new package `svg.sty' ubuntu [duplicate]

I use texstudio in Ubuntu and I would like to use svg package: \usepackage{svg} File `svg.sty' not found. ^^M The only thing I found is a closed thread. My attempt for installation of this ...
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Updating MiKTeX package - newest not found, directory incorrect?

I'm using TeXnicCenter 2.02 and MiKTeX 2.9, and I'm trying to update the 'glossaries' package to the latest version, 4.14. Currently it seems to be 4.12. First, the 'MiKTeX Update' program does not ...
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Use of block diagrams or graphs in Journals or Conference templates

I have a question regarding the research journals and conference templates given by majority of templates from IEEE, Springer. I need to add few block diagrams, tree diagram such as spanning tree, ...
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How can I install a specialist package of metafonts on TeX Live?

I'm new on LaTeX, can you tell me how to install byzfonts ("Byzantine Music Font") on TeX Live? I've downloaded it from CTAN, but there is no installation manual for it. [ADDED by cfr] I started ...
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Intended usage of \gls for symbols and subscripts

I wonder how to use \gls or the package glossaries in general in a proper way in case of symbols and subscripts. For instance without glossaries, I'd just write F_{trac} or in case of in-text ...
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Acronyms - Best practice to use during the text and create acronym page

I'm starting writing my PhD thesis in LaTeX however since I'm still at the beginning of the PhD I'm writing some pieces at the introduction, other at methods, sometimes the other way around. When I ...
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Why does ctanify not work with .cls files?

I have a handful of .sty files and .cls files that I occasionally work with. They are outside the TeX directory tree. I have found a convenient way to install these files using ctanify, for instance ...
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Reproducing a document

How can I reproduce the layout/style of diploma thesis A Coercion-Resistant Cryptographic Voting Protocol (direct pdf download)? It looks like a book class document but what colour/font type are the ...
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Problems with nomencl

I want to add a Nomenclature into my document and I found this tutorial: http://texdoc.net/texmf-dist/doc/latex/nomencl/nomencl.pdf I added the line: \usepackage[options]{nomencl} and I get the ...
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Texstudio and Korean

Does anyone perhaps give some idea to use Korean in TexStudio? I can do that with Texworks using package{kotex}, but not in Texstudio I'm using Texstudio 2.8.8 and both Windows 7 and Mac OS.
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Update tcolorbox package on Debian

I am running Debian and I have installed tex-live successfully. I really need to upgrade my current version of tcolorbox, which is 1.30 to the latest. I have downloaded the zip file but I have no idea ...
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Expression-oriented pseudo code [closed]

I'm looking for a package that lets me write pseudocode in an expression-oriented way. Expression-oriented is a programming style that heavily uses expressions, as opposed to statements. Functional ...
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Package not loading/installing [duplicate]

I am using TeXstudio. When I click compile I am receiving an error message that reads 'File 'enumitem.sty' not found. \usepackage.' I am not sure what has happened because everything worked fine last ...
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\usepackage{fouriernc} and \usepackage[utf8]{vietnam}

Yesterday, I downloaded MikTex 2.9.5105, 32 bit Version. I tried \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fouriernc} \usepackage[utf8]{vietnam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Problem in MikTex while I'm installing mh package

I'm trying to install mh package with MikTex Package Manager in windows. When I try to install it, i find thid error: Unknown archive file size. What is the problem? I've installed also other ...
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How to put some "\usepackage''s into one package? [duplicate]

Since I learnt to use LaTeX 1 month ago, I have never used other software. But every time I begin to write a latex file, I will have to type: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Including all tex live packages [duplicate]

Would it be a really bad idea to use ALL of the packages provided by tex full live using \usepackage? Would there be conflicts? Or is the namespace just reaaally cluttered afterwards? Or would it not ...
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Can a text-wrapping figure span (partially) across two columns without manual intervention?

The answer for Wrap text around wide figure in two column responds that it is possible to use a wrapfigure environment (from the wrapfig package) across multiple columns through manual intervention, ...