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Journal template flushing down logos

I have a journal template that does not compile exactly as the example template. The provided pdf looks like this: Compiling with pdflatex produces this: As you can see the logos and the ...
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tikz text width causes error

What am i doing wrong to have this error in my thesis report ? ./Chapter1.tex:666: Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/width', to which you passed '12cm', and I am going to ignore ...
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Compatibility parnotes – csquotes: Some things typeset twice — Ways to solve it automatically

If you want to quote a text with footnotes, and want to place/position the notes just after the quotation paragraph : — It works perfectly with \enquote, \textquote… — It doesn't work well with ...
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vim-latex suite doesn't expand packages

Recently I reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 (after having too many problems with 16.04) and everything else I need. I used Vim-latex to write, compile and view tex documents, and it was so easy to press F5 ...
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Show in draft mode, hide in final mode

I am writing a paper which has some parts which I want to hide in the final pdf output but displayed in draft pdf output (that is when I am working on the paper). So I need an environment which is ...
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Include a package in one chapter only

I have this package that removes the header from the pages \fancypagestyle{noheadrule}{ \fancyhf{} \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0pt} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage} } ...
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Writing inverse Greek letters

Is there any package that allows to write inverse Greek letters? Kind like nabla is inverted delta, but with all of the letters.
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How to tell latex to write as the text in texmaker?

I intend to attach my C code in my report. However, the code has a lot of special characters that create an error in compilation {, # and so on. Any package to circumvent this issue. For example: ...
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leadsheets and realbookchords

I'm looking for a way, to write my leadsheets and found two .sty from you. Both look very cool, but there are also two questions. First the leadsheets: How can I change the fontsize? If I'm writing ...
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What is a template?

Regarding LaTeX I understand terms such as class, package, and so on but I don't understand the meaning of template as used by many questioners. Is it what is traditionally called a package or class ...
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In the youngtab package, how can I achieve a skew hook tableau, without the content?

I have \usepackage[enableskew]{youngtab} in my preamble. And I can write something like \young(abcd,:cd,:c) which gives the output The problem is that I need to create a version of that in which the ...
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Is there any way for LaTeX to provide a file context for better log messages?

UPDATE: In hindsight, I realize that this question is really, "Is there any way for LaTeX to keep the file context and warning/error message on the same line?" This would be fore the purpose of ...
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bad mathchar (32768) error message in my regression table made with estatb in stata

I have imported a regression table made with esttab in stata in my LaTeX document using the packages booktabs and threeparttablex. To do so I follow the steps indicated in the post Regression tables ...
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I downloaded a package because Latex said it needed it, and now my computer keeps crashing

I am very new to Latex but I have been slogging through teaching myself to use it. Recently I was working on an assignment and I wanted to add a figure to my document (which was an article). I found ...
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documentclass uebungsblatt Fehler in Mac texlive \@remblank has an extra }

Who can help me? I get an error if I translate \documentclass{uebungsblatt} \begin{document} Test \end{document} The error message: /usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/uebungsblatt/ ...
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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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Failing with '=“”' when updating MiKTeX packages

I have some problem with my MiKTeX and I want to now update some packages. But it seems I cannot connect to the server. At the same time, I find I cannot connect to http://miktex.org/ either. ...
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Two local problems after inserting language package

I am now writing a lecture notes on Advanced Number Theory, and I use University Lecture Series LaTex packages of AMS. Then I faced two problems. First, if I include my native language package ...
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MiKTeX and initexmf - Change user root priority without using settings GUI

When running MiKTeX as non-admin, packages get automatically installed in AppData; sometimes, however, you want to manually install a version of a package in another root folder without removing the ...
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Asserting that package contains command

I would like to do something like this: \usepackage{mypackage} \assertpackagecontains{mypackage}{mycommand} Here, if the mypackage package does not contain the \mycommand command, then an error is ...
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from … import … with packages

In Python we can import packages using import packagename or, if we only need a specific function, we can write from packagename import functionname Can something similar be done in LaTeX? This ...
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Setting up BasicTex (Homebrew)

Just getting started with TeX and I think I'm missing something... I've installed BasicTex via Homebrew Cask (brew cask install basictex) which supposedly includes pdfTeX and a bunch of other tools ...
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Problem with finding forest.sty

I'm trying to use \usepackage{forest} but something is wrong. I have the following output: ! LaTeX Error: File `forest.sty' not found. I'm using TexLive. The upgrade is done. I tried install ...
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What is a good environment for writing problems and solutions? [closed]

I'm writing a book where I record interesting problems and their solutions. However, there does not seem to be an organized list, or other reference to these types of latex packages and tex macros. ...
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Call a command where part of the command name is given as input?

This seems obvious but I can't seem to find what I need via a search (I can't figure out a good search term I guess). So what I'm looking for is to have a command that takes in a string, and then ...
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background package - Using text with line breaks

I'm designing a very simple cover for a university publication in Sanskrit. I'm using the package "background" to add some "watermark-like" Sanskrit text on the cover, both top and bottom, while the ...
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Was anything in Satoshi Nakamoto's original Bitcoin paper compiled in LaTeX? [closed]

The complete paper This question is about Satoshi Nakamoto's original Bitcoin paper, which can be found at: https://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf, [live]; or identical (also 184,292 bytes) e.g. ...
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Package for typesetting the Bible

Are there any LaTeX packages or styles that have been designed specifically for typesetting the Bible, with its text divided into books, chapters, and verses? This post contains a couple of nice ...
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Change to short Monthname in datetime2 (german)

I use \usepackage[ngerman]{datetime2} and try to create a date which uses the short form of the Monthname. When I type \DTMdate{2016-12-4} I get as result 4. Dezember 2016. But I want the short ...
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Working to find Latex error – Redefinition Problem

Working to find Latex error – Redefinition Problem I have been trying-out the several ways of writing a vector symbol with harpoon above, - as described in several replies to an early post ref: how ...
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Which version of Lollipop package should be installed on OS X with TeX Live Utility?

I have installed basic TeX distribution (basictex-20150613.pkg) on my OS X 10.11.4. Now I want to install the lollipop package with TeX Live Utility. There is two options (I annotate them with red ...
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lhs2TeX and Syntax conflicting on <> characters

I'd like to use Syntax and lhs2TeX together, but Syntax's usage of <> in production rule names seems to conflict with lhs2TeX: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nounderscore]{syntax} ...
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Beginner's problem - Undefined control sequence… Problems with RITA package [closed]

I am having a lot of "small" problems with my code in ShareLatex. I think the most of them because the package provided from the Journal (I copied the code for new project in ShareLatex and it worked ...
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psvectorian package

I work with Miktex2.9 . In a template code I downloaded , their is something called a psvectorian package. i.e. it uses \usepackage{psvectorian} .However I searched the Miktex package manager, but ...
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Keep Latex packages and templates on USB

I was able to install TExshop on my university's mac computer lab, but the IT people were only willing to install Basic Tex. The root of the problem is that the computers are refreshed every 15 ...
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Installing missing packages automatically in TexLive [duplicate]

How can we get all the missing packages automatically installed with TexLive. This option exists in MikTeX. Is there some comparable way of doing this using TexLive? I am on linux mint.
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ocgbase.sty and ocgx2.sty packages not found

I'm using Miktex 2.9 and texmaker on a windows 7 OS. I'm getting the error message "! LaTeX Error: File `ocgbase.sty' not found. (...)" I found out that installing the ocgx2.sty package would solve my ...
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diagrams package

I went to the diagrams package for installing commutative diagrams. I am used to installing packages by running a dtx file, and then a sty file pops out and when the sty file is in the same folder as ...
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XeLaTeX can't find any packages (PdfLaTeX works)

I'm currently trying to build a document with XeLaTeX because I need it for a template. My OS is Scientific Linux 7.2 and I use texlive + Texstudio as an editor. Now the problem that I have is that ...
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± Symbol in text

I can't get a ± symbol to show up in my .pdf document, whether it be within a table, or in the main body of text. Can anyone offer any assistence ? I have read everywhere it is \pm and would write ...
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arabi.sty not found

I have the arabi package installed with texlive in mint. I have added the command \usepackage{arabi} in the preamble of my document. When I compiled with pdflatex I get the error message "file ...
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How to install “sw20­jart.sty”?

I've search internet and found below code: %sw20jart {Article: JEEP (a general purpose vehicle)}{12pt}{article}{empty} %Copyright (C) 1994-95 TCI Software Research \typeout{TCI Document Style ...
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Where do I obtain the texlive-collection-science package for CentOS 7?

I am having a bad time looking for the texlive-collection-science package for CentOS 7. The only available collections that appear to me are the following: yum search texlive-collection ...
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underscore in filename using getfiledate Package

I'm trying to use the getfiledate package from CTAN to get, as sugested, the last file modification date. I've imported correctly the package and tested with another file, named table/classe.tex and ...
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Package array error

I'm trying to write the following on my latex $$(T_n f)(z)=n^{2k-1} \sum_{\begin{array}\ a\geq 1,ad=n \\ 0\leq b<d\end{array}} d^{-2k} f\left(\frac{az+b}{d}\right)$$ But it ends up with error: ...
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Is there a package which does typeset subscripts automatically upright or provides an easy syntax to do to so?

Some time ago there was a question of how to typeset subscripts automatically upright (Typeset index upright automatically). The answer works, but it seems like a hack. Is there any package out ...
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don't show ToC, LoT, and LoF in table of contents

Is there a way for me not to show these following three in the Table of Contents? I used this package \usepackage{tocbibind} in order to include Bibliography in Contents, but for some reason these ...
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LaTex cannot find user installed packages

I just switched to a new laptop and am having trouble getting a few packages to work on the new machine. I installed Miktex 2.9 basic package and the style files I need to access are contained in the ...
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Automatically identify the dependent package for LaTeX symbol command

Given a command like \kreuz, is it possible to create an application that will smartly recognise and import its dependent package wasysym, to enable its rendering out on a webpage? The aim is to have ...
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Permission denied to install algorithm packages

I am trying to install the algorithm-package. I have created a folder in Local Disk C. Then I have copied the following files to the folder: miktex-zzdb1-2.9.tar.lzma miktex-zzdb2-2.9.tar.lzma. In ...