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A question about using a \renewcommand to adapt a package

This article is a sub-question of: Cross-referencing on two kinds of end-footnotes (separated and with different coloured numbers) Hi, I am trying to adapt a package called parnotes (which can be ...
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Are tickz and pstricks in conflict? [duplicate]

I do not know why, but it seem that the tikz and pstriks packages are in conflict. Using both \usepackage{tikz} \uspepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{pstricks} When compiling, it returns me the ...
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Tikz library math

Following the answer of this question I tried to run the code proposed by Mark in the third "code window". What I obtain is: I can't find file `tikzlibrarymath.code.tex' Runninig the terminal ...
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using IJNME Latex class file

I am trying to prepare a manuscript in Latex using IJNME class file. I have trouble compiling it. I cannot run their example tex file that is in their site under author's guideline. When I am trying ...
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Drivers other than pdftex.def not supported, epstopdf problem? [closed]

I get this error when using Quick Build (pdfLatex + view pdf) File /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/oberdiek/epstopdf-base.sty Type Warning Line line 1 Message ...
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Running .ins file with terminal and user command

I'm using a portable version of MiKTeX 2.9 on an external hard drive on a pc without admin rights. I try running an .ins file with TeXmaker terminal using 'latex NameOfPackage.ins', but it says can't ...
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“blindtext.sty not found” What does this mean?

I am trying to compile a document in which this error is popping up File blindtext.sty not found. \usepackage. What does this mean and how to get rid of this? For example : ...
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Problem referencing/labeling while using the subfiles package

I have a problem using labels together with the subfiles package. When I'm writing in one section and I try to reference to different section (or for that matter anything within that section) I get an ...
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Is it possible to make slideshow with u3d files in a beamer template?

I'm just interested if there is a technical way to merge between animate package and movie15 package in order to get an interactive 3D slideshow (like that shown below in the link) with full features ...
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How do I highlight a block of source code in LaTeX?

I have many blocks of source code in my document (each of them is at least 40 lines). I would like to format parts of these code blocks, preferably with some annotations on the right. I was thinking ...
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Local packages not found on MacTex [duplicate]

I want a package that is not part of the MacTeX distribution. I'm running Lyx 2.1.1 (on OSX) and want to use icml2013.sty I followed this thread, which said to make local additions to MacTeX in ...
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XeLaTeX and MiKTeX url package problems [duplicate]

I have experienced this problem every single time I have tried to compile using XeLaTeX with MiKTeX 2.9 on my windows 7 64-bit machine. I haven't been able to find a solution to my problem anywhere so ...
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feynmf vs. feynmp: What's the difference?

What is the difference between feynmf and feynmp? By very basic understanding is that the former somehow makes use of raster graphics whereas the latter makes use of MetaPost. Moreover, I have read ...
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Installation of TeX Live did not solve a missing package problem

I'm writing this after literally half a day of trying. Ever since I installed Ubuntu (couple of weeks ago) and up until now, I've been using TeXstudio 2.6.6 for writing latex documents. I didn't have ...
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filecontents can't update my bibliography database

It seems that when I modify the content of filecontents, it will not update the corresponding files auotmatically by compiling. Here is an simplified example: \documentclass{amsart} ...
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How to remove a package?

I know how to install - Installing Extra Packages. But how to remove? In particular, package "ifpdf.sty" from the bundle "oberdiek" (or the whole bundle). System: OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Latex: pdfTeX ...
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Can someone explain this weird font behavior? (EBGaramond-Maths)

I am using the package EBGaramond-Maths. This font is missing the symbols for these commands (from documentation): \leftharpoonup \triangleright \flat \smile \leftharpoondown \triangleleft \natural ...
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Right-to-left languages as Abstracts on IEEE article

fellows. My concern is about getting different languages in an IEEE document, the following code is working, but I need to get Arabic and Hebrew abstracts too, the issue is getting appropriate ...
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Problem with concmath package

I'm trying to use the concmath package (along with T1 fontec package) but the resulting text looks jagged and not vector-like, but I have seen some documents using this font that look vector-like. ...
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How do I get $\widecheck{G}$ in my LaTex program? [duplicate]

Hi I am trying to get $\widecheck{G}$, but my latex program (TexMaker) is giving an error, so maybe I have install a package. Any suggestions on the package I have to install? BTW these are my ...
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How to put a short summary at the beginning of each chapter?

I downloaded a thesis template and would like to include a brief summary at the beginning of each chapter. I’ve found the command minitoc but can’t manage to use it in the template. What should I ...
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Package Keyval Error: allcolors undefined

I am using the following template for writing a document in Latex but i am getting an error Package Keyval Error: allcolors undefined.. ...
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Option clash between pdfpages and color packages

I am working on my thesis, and I have to insert a 1342 page appendix, and an old MS Word-generated PDF. My file looks like \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color}%need ...
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Kile does not find .sty, although command-line pdflatex does

OS: Ubuntu 12.04. I've installed TexLive from install-tl-20141123 according to http://tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html Then I have installed Kile with Ubuntu Software Center I've LaTeX file that ...
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How do I share a style file which is used by multiple git repositories?

I am working with multiple LaTeX projects at any given point in time, each of which is stored in a separate git repository. I have also accumulated a set of commands and environments which I am ...
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bidi package and TeX capacity

I am working with XeLaTeX and the bidi package, which I need to use to typeset some Urdu text. From what I gather from the bidi documentation, bidi needs to be loaded as the last package in the ...
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What is the default directory I should install LaTeX packages in?

So most people are claiming that the path to install new latex packages is ~/Library/texmf when I run the terminal command kpsewhich -var-value=TEXMFHOME I get ~/Library/texmf but this directory does ...
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How to display code formatted with lstlisting in a bussproofs proof tree?

I wish to include Java-code formatted with lstlisting as a conclusion in a bussproofs proof tree. The code has to be in boxes so two peaces of code can be displayed next to each other in the same ...
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(Re)define \ref for chapter that includes the part number

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \pagecolor{yellow!10} \usepackage{trace} % avoid page breaks of \part, \chapter \makeatletter \renewcommand{\part}{\secdef \@part ...
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How to Use ModernCV Icons with Classic Style CV

I really like the style of this CV -- I am not sure if the style has a name, but I have seen it many times. Here is the source code for my CV: \documentclass[margin,line,pifont,palatino,courier]{res} ...
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LaTeX package for stencil pictures in numerical analysis

Are there any LaTeX package to draw computational stencils (also known as computational molecules) such as the one in this book? Another example of a computational stencil:
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Play one video immediately after another one with `\usepackage{multimedia}`

If I use autostart only video4 plays, but the idea is to play all videos in order, i.e., first video1, then second video2 immediately after video1 finishes and so forth. Is that possible? I haven't ...
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How to convert sty and files to LyX layout

I need to import in Lyx the following layout: brain_damage.sty http://gregorywheeler.org/latex/phil-style1.html How can I convert it to a format that LyX can understand?
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How to use macropackage in LaTex?

I have used LaTex amspackage to type a math article. The publisher is asking me to do it in Springer LaTex macropackage with the option of 'smallextended.' I have no idea how to do this. Help please!
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Can I disable \RequirePackage without modifying a document style?

I have a custom (provided by someone else, not in latex repos) document style that loads flafter package in its style definition by unconditional \RequirePackage{flafter}. I want to use this style, ...
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How to maintain and import self-made libraries

Over the years I've written some libraries. These libraries sometimes depend on each other. As a result, the "tex" directory is structured as follows: tex ├── library | ├── library1.sty | ├── ...
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\htext undefined control sequence with paperandpencil.sty

I'm trying to create a questionnaire using paperandpencil.sty from QDDS. I've already figured out how to create a question using \question and an answer using \hup. I tried to make a yes/no answer ...
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What are some useful packages in lyx for writing thesis?

Useful packages and how to use them.
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Change [ for ( with cite package

Is there an option with the package cite to change the display of a citation from [John and Mary 2014] to (John and Mary 2014) ? I found this pdf with some options about the package but ...
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Texstudio quick start wizard options managing

My aim was to add some language packages to the quick start wizard. Thus I cliqued the plus symbol of the 'other options' option. Then I was asked to type in this new option: Thinking that it was ...
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Trouble with \usepackage [german] {babel}

All I wanted was to use an umlaut here and there in my paper, so I loaded the above package. I still did not get a decent umlaut. Since I saw that german was popping up in places where it shouldn't ...
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Lyx how to call a local .sty file

I created a .sty file that I used locally with a tex file. I mean that I put the tex and the styfile on the same folder (in my documents) and call the styfile as a \usepackage{mycustomstyfile} ...
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mathchars.sty not found when compile

I'm using MacTex + TexShop on mac, both have been updated to the latest version. When I compile a .tex file, an error occurs saying "mathchars.sty not found". The compile will continue and finish ...
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Is there any package with Markdown support?

Sometimes, I have notes where I would not like to convert all portions to Tex format. I normally then simply put such contexts under verbatim. However, this is a rather crude approach. So I started ...
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Package(s) for traffic signs

I am looking for package(s) that include traffic signs as symbols; I would appreciate if you could let me know if you are familiar with any.
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How to change PGF from 2.1 to 3.0?

I am using TexLive 2011. Although I have downloaded PGF 3.0 and put it into the folder texmf but the \ pgfversion always result in 2.1.How to change PGF from 2.1 to 3.0?
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Package responsible for syllable division

In my text I do have some lines with words including syllable divisions. I would like to avoid searching for the responsible package by commenting them out individually as this surely leads to error ...
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How can I use a LaTeX .sty file to get output from a Python file?

I'm currently working on a package that supposedly takes the output of a function in a Python script, and adds it to the PDF. For example, one function may scrape data from a website automatically, so ...
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Which package is needed to achieve this LaTeX output?

I've recently read a maths paper (outside of my area of study, economics) and it seems to use a font and/or style which I am unfamiliar with. I do not have access to the .tex or .cls file for this ...
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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 ...