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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 ...
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who know about an IDE latex where i might to query of package list texlive installed?

i need query the package list on texlive, i'd like to know about IDE latex can do it, since i have kile but i don't find the option
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Package to use for documenting a struct

There exists a number of pseudo-code packages for LaTeX. Can any of these describe things like a linked-list node in C: struct Node { Node* parent; // other stuff }; or do I have to invent ...
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Funky interactions of bbm and hyperref packages [duplicate]

I'm trying to use both the bbm (to write my preferred style of indicator variables) and the hyperref packages (to reference web URLs). However, something strange seems to be going on whenever I use ...
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How to create a definition shown on the picture?

I need to copy (with small editions) the shown definition in my own document. I don't have the source code of this pdf, so I don't have any idea which environment/package/etc. should be used to create ...
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Installing a journal given package?

I wish to submit a paper of mine to a journal that gives a package to be used for submission preparation. However, when I used it I got the error message "File `dm.sty' not found". How to solve this ...
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how to add a contextual box associated to a keyword?

I am trying to write a book with LaTeX. I want to put contextual boxes with information (or images) associated with a keyword, like the boxes at the left on this image: It would be amazing if ...
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Compiling documentation of a package

I have extracted the documentation of the longtable package and I want to compile it alone. By extracting the documentation I mean that I have copied the .dtx file from the \maketitle to the end and ...
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Find needed package with tlmgr

Is it possible to check which package do I need to install to get certain .sty file from tlmgr rather than googling it or going to CTAN?
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Checking package status

I want to know if I have a package installed. Like it says here I write: root@linux:~# kpsewhich koma-script but nothing happens.
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How to modify latex package documentation

Let's say I want to modify the documentation of certain package. I download the .dtx and .ins files and I see that the documentation is in the .dtx file but it's commented. If I compile the .ins file ...
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How to group the packages needed to compile a source code

I want to give all the needed packages that don't come with a basic LaTeX installation zipped with the source code of a book. But those packages should be in a subdirectory of the directory where the ...
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Please explain how moderncv.cls defines \maketitle

This is the package https://github.com/mliu7/latex-moderncv I'm trying to learn how to make packages and classes something about this package makes me confused. On line 380 ...
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Making a class to change the margins of TeX file, it fails

I'm currently trying to develop my own resume however I'm having trouble making a .cls file that does anything that makes since. As of now I'm simply trying to change the margins. Tex file ...
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\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} with \textsf: strange phenomenon [duplicate]

I have some trouble using \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}: \textsf text is no longer sans-serif. For instance, {\Huge\textsf{\bfseries SOME TEXT some text}} becomes instead of the usual I suppose ...
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equation: what are the problems?

Using this preamble \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,abstracton]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %\usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} %Zeichencodierung Text \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Is there a unifying package for different editors styles

I'm regularly writing papers for different conferences and they all expect you to conform to a different cls, which I find to be a huge loss of time, since for every conference you have to relearn a ...
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Automatically Wrap Equations

Is there a LaTeX plugin that automatically wraps equations that are too wide, or is this something I must always do manually?
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Xypic Diagram with MnSymbol Arrows

When I use the MnSymbol package, I get the usual short arrows, but this is not the case for xypic diagrams. Having the following packages \usepackage{xypic} \usepackage[all,cmtip]{xy} ...
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package keyval error: current slide undefined

I'm trying to prepare a presentation using latex but it gives an error: "package keyval error: current slide undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation.Type H for ...
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Adding TikZ design element to a collection of documents

I would like to add a TikZ design element to a collection of documents. Presently, I accomplish this using a .sty file. More specifically, I build a style file, in this case called homework.sty, ...