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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, ...
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Creating a simple “map” with text

I've been using LaTeX for a while now with text documents (both math and otherwise), but now I find myself trying to do some typesetting that includes picture-type things, and I have no experience ...
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Windows, TeX Live and directory for personal packages

On Unix like system using TeX Live, the command kpsewhich --var-value=TEXMFLOCAL gives the path of the directory where to install homemade package. For example, on my Mac, I obtain the path ...
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Authors biography for Inderscience journals

i would like to create a document following the Indersciences templates, the problem is the authors biographies have to appear in the title page and the top of the second page, but when compiling the ...
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Authors names and affiliation

Which packages can be using for writing authors names and affiliation? thank you in advance
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Partial compilation commands/environment?

In the interest of speeding up compilation times of large documents, I got interested in partial compilation. (I'm already aware of "pre-compiling" preamble format fmt files and intend to use that as ...
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How should I install the fullpage package under Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu Software Center. I found the package, click Install and it says that the package is installed. BUT when I tried to compile my .tex file it says LaTeX Error: File `fullpage.sty' ...
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Which package should I install to have the `fullpage.sty' file? [duplicate]

I am having the following error: File `fullpage.sty' not found. Which package should I install? Or more general question: when some file is missing, how should I find the right package?
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Problem with thesis template in Greek

Hello i am trying to write in Greek in a thesis template using \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{Thesis} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xgreek} \setmainfont[Mapping=TeX-text]{Times New Roman} have ...
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Mathtools.sty not found error in TeXstudio

I am using TeXstudio in Ubuntu 12.04. I have downloaded the mathtools.zip package from CTAN website. I have been through a few posts on how to install it, but couldn't understand them specifically. ...
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Best Practice: Adding packages to Journal Latex Template [closed]

I am using the INFORMS style file (https://www.informs.org/Find-Research-Publications/INFORMS-Journals/Author-Portal/LaTeX-Style-Files) . I need to write a algorithm and I found that the algorithm ...
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Installing STY linux mint texlive not working

I'm strying to install the mhchem package on my linux machine and it's not working. So far I've tried putting it in /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/mhchem and then running texhash on that ...
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Yet another “LaTeX Error: File '***.sty' not found” question

My apologies for what is probably a duplicate question, but I've looked through similar queries, and I either can't make head nor tail of them or they haven't helped me (likely due to my own lack of ...