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Creating flashcards with LaTeX

As the current semester is almost over and my lecturenotes-typesetting project draws to a close, I start learning the definitions with flashcards. I've created the flashcards automatically with a ...
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Treat floatbarriers like page borders?

When I use the figure environment I like using [bt] options. I now have subsections acting as floatbarriers (using the extraplaceins package), and [b] / [t] does not work due to my restraining ...
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poem indentation different when text is longer than a page

I'm trying to compose a volume of poetry in the memoir class and the verse environment. To set the indent on a per-poem basis, I use \settowidth{\versewidth}{longest line of text here} as ...
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Typesetting long poetry side by side across multiple pages

I've been trying to typeset a long poem (The Lady of Shalott) and putting the translated text besides it, as it is shown in this question: How to typeset two verse environments side by side However, ...
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“Scene breaks” — Blank lines that are nonblank at the top/bottom of a page

In many novels, a scene break is typeset as a blank line between paragraphs, except when that line would be the first or last on a page (and thus difficult to distinguish from the top/bottom margin), ...
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Make every other page a float page (or empty) [duplicate]

I would like to be able to make every other page in a double-sided document be a float page or empty (apart from header w/page number). Ideally this would be the verso page and all floats (unless ...
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Group two tables so that they appear on successive pages

I have a table that is too big to fit on a page without shrinking the text to unreadable sizes. As a result, I have split it in to two. I can't use longtable to do this automatically as I am also ...
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Chapter header is not placed right before pagebreak [duplicate]

I have a document that is followed by a set of appendices. In one of these appendices, I want to include flowcharts as figures that take a whole page. The way I want it to look is as follows: First ...
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How to put a full-width table at the top or bottom of the same two-column page as the reference text?

I'm posting today because I would like to reduce white space in a document I'm writing. The content is two-columns but I have floating tables that span across both columns (table*). At some point, ...
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How to avoid defined para from appearing at bottom of page?

I defined a poem-environment for two lined poems with the macro below. And could get both lines unbroken with samepage environment. But how do I make them to not end on last line of a page. ...
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How to have the mdframed material flow in the top part of consecutive pages

Suppose you have the following layout: The gray area represents normal text. The orange area consists of one or more text boxes (inserts) of given height. Some textbook layouts present advanced or ...
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Landscape forces premature pagebreak

After some trouble I have managed to make a table in landscape orientation that breaks over three pages. I used tabularx and the landscape package. Now my problem is that the thing won't float like ...
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Figures on left pages, text on right pages

I'm writing a thesis in the book document class and I'm using a lot of figures to explain the working method. If I use the method proposed in Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book, ...
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Table showing on new page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned I have the following problem, I started a new section with appendix and I put a few tables there. But tables are ...
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2answers
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Forcing a figure to appear on the next page

I have a figure which takes up an entire page of space. When I use \includegraphics to put it in my document, instead of appearing on the next page, it appears at the end of the section. However, I ...
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354 views

put ending text at the beginning of next page

I have some text at the end of my page and I would put it at the beginning of the next page.which could be the best way to have this result?
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Marginpar appearing on the wrong side (using memoir)

The subject line pretty much says it all: some marginal notes (beginning of the second page) do not appear on the correct side. (The question is: how can I fix this automatically?) Below is a MWE that ...
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Automated Newspaper Layout (with TeX and abroad)

Update: I'd like to revive (and revise) this question a bit because there have been some recent developments, and furthermore I would be happy to encourage some up-to-date discussion. I'm thinking ...
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How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with?

Often floats may land quite a bit later in the document than the point they are created, sometimes after a section break. Is there a way to force a new section to start on a new page, after any ...