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How to add algorithm in beamer?

i am trying to add algorithm pseudo code in my beamer presentation by simply copy and pasting the code which i have used in writing my paper as follows: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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getting error “could not start command pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex”

I use a texmakerwin_32 \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} sharath ...
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pdftex.def error - 'pdftex' requires pdfTex

This is an error that appears everytime I try to build the output of my document though texnic centre. As you can see in the image, the error is: "option pdftec requires pdftex, but pdftex features ...
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How can you correctly combine lineno and paracol?

When a paragraph inside paracol is split up over multiple pages all the line numbers show up at the top of the page where the paragraph has ended instead of next to the line they belong to. The ...
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How can you make a macron less wide?

Macrons appear really wide on all characters, but especially so on the i. Is it possible to make them less wide? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Tac\=e, M\=arc\=o, \=unus, f\=\i li\=\i? ...
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Adjusting the width of the column with the dates in moderncv

I'm trying to adjust the width of the column with the dates in the cventry item, in order to have all the text justified at the same level. You can see in the attached image what is my issue with the ...
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How can protrusion in the headings of document divisions be fixed when using pdfLaTeX and titlesec?

How can protrusion in the headings of document divisions be fixed when using pdfLaTeX and titlesec? In this answer I provide a tentative patch which allows character protrusion to work normally in ...
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JabRef and Cyrillic citation

It is a similar question to this one. However, I already defined my file.bib as UTF-8 and also similar to this question but my biggest problem is that I must follow ABNT and my university's format. ...
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What is the equivalent of \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} in TeX?

I have inherited a semi-small TeX project in which I, after syncing across various computers and OS'es, had some problems with encodings of special characters like åäö. My initial approach for fixing ...
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How to get xstring methods variables work with pgfmacros and vice versa in all situations?

I am trying to draw simple graph with my command: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xstring} \usepackage{float} \begin{document} \newcommand{\lT}[4]{ \draw[line cap=round, line ...
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Absolute positions of text over a tikz image

I'm trying to create a composite figure in Latex, by layering two images (pngs) on top of each other with a text label added. Sadly, this seem surprisingly difficult to achieve in LaTeX. I tried the ...
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Spacing too large with double subscript [duplicate]

In a document that uses the newtx packages, double subscripts seem to have too much spacing. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage{newtxmath} \pagestyle{empty} ...
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Pdf compiled file error [duplicate]

Here is my attached pdf file shot. When I compile my LyX document these figures go out of the window. Actually these are 10 sub figures whereas only 5 are visible in the pdf file after compiling. ...
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How to check if the produced LaTeX PDFs are identical?

I have a preprocessor that generates and compiles some input into LaTeX and then into a PDF. I'd like to have some regression tests so that I can tell if I've accidentally broken something in the ...
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Error “Font ptmr8r at 480 not found”

\documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[capitalize]{cleveref} \usepackage{url} \graphicspath{{./figures/}} ...
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Dot at the end of a glossary entry

I Have a strange problem with my glossaries. When you compile the provided example, pdflatex adda period for the first and last glossary entry but not for the second. I added the nopostdot option to ...
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Right-to-left script with pdfLaTeX, LuaLaTex

Is there any reasonable, generic way (i.e. not only Arabic, or only Farsi) to write RTL LaTeX documents (or even bidi) and compile them with pdfTeX or LuaTex? In ConTeXt, we can use \righttoleft{my ...
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Weird behaviour runing pdflatex on terminal

I'll try to summarize the problem. Consider the MWE below at /home/user/main.tex and also a pdf file at /home/user/new.pdf. MWE \documentclass{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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My file.tex is damaged, and so is the pdf. Why? [closed]

I think it happened because I didn't close the software properly: I (by mistake of course) unplugged my laptop while everything was running (not compiling, just open). When I turned it on, my .tex was ...
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Error when compiling PDF using pdflatex.exe - non writable directory

Error when compiling PDF using pdflatex.exe - unable to build in non writable directory, on Win7 - Install is MiKTex 2.9 Thanks for any suggestions, Gerald
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Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item in PDFLaTeX

I am trying to make a CV in LaTeX. I am already finding out it's a waste of time, but since I'm almost done I want to finish it. I have this code: \section{Section name} \tabbedblock{ \bf{2004-2012} ...
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PDF file size massive in MikTex

I did my thesis in Latex/Linux using raw gs commands and managed to produce the whole 150page monster within a few megabytes. For brevity I've decided, some 10 years on, to use Miktex under windows ...
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Why isn't my title showing up?

Note: This question's answer does not apply to my question. I've written just about the simplest .tex file I can imagine: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{The Influence of ...
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Increase vertical space for tikz boxes

Problem: This problem is two-fold: How would I do in order to increase the top and bottom margin for the orange box where it says "Code if true"? How would I do in order to always align the orange ...
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texlive-fonts-extra + \ssfamily + microtype + [T1]{fontenc} = pdflatex crash?

PdfLaTex now terminates with a fatal error (no pdf generated) while processing my book, a novel without math. It was working before with all my PSNFSS fonts, and those are the postscript fonts ...
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TikZ image breaks PDF printing

I have a strange conundrum. I created this image in TikZ: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fadings} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[color=black!30!white,line ...
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compilation errors when using glsaddall

When I compile the example below I got the error: ! undefined control sequence <write> (indexentry :tkey (\glo@computer@index) : locref "{}{\gls@numberpage}"... MWE ...
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Sub figure in 1 by 2 grid with height properly scaled

I want to produce figure similar to given in question Captioning nested subfigures with subcaption but with combined height of b1 and b2, equals the height of a.
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No room for a new \dimen with \subfig package

No room for a new \dimen with \subfig package I got the above error with the subfig package. I tried the solution at http://www.tex.ac.uk/FAQ-noroom.html. It removed the error and compiled ...
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Coloring of @param and @return with Listings

Here is a MWE of what I have, along with a screenshot \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{color,soul} % For text coloring and highlighting ...
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Define Chronology size to textwidth

I want to use the chronology package to make a nice timeline. However, I cannot get it to work at all. It seems to have a serious problem with the \textwidth and \linewidth commands, although the ...
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Setting width of page

I would like to control the width of the document, i was able to set the margins more the the left (https://stuff.mit.edu/afs/sipb/project/www/latex/guide/node30.html) But that just moved the text to ...
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Print problem with 3D pgfplots (surf, shader=interp)

I recently encountered the same problem as in this post and since it still seems to be unsolved, I wanted to add a few details to it hoping that someone can help. I create a pdf in Texshop (Version ...
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latexmk not copiling files

I have the following make that use latexmk to compile my latex project. It work in my personal machine but not in work machine. The files in tikz folder are not compiled. So what's the problem with my ...
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Why does pdflatex crash on \includegraphics?

This piece of code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \section{a} b \includegraphics{Nomogram3d_v05a.pdf} c \end{document} Crashes pdflatex with the following ...
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A guide on how to produce accessible PDF files?

First: I know that this has been asked before: How can tagged PDFs be created that support Universal Accessibility and reflowing? (06/2010) LaTeX accessibility (05/2011) Accessibility issues ...
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lua(la)tex vs pdf(la)tex speed in texlive 2015

I know similar questions have been asked about lua*tex speed in years past. But now it's 2015, and according to wikipedia, lua*tex is the designated successor for pdf*tex. my hopes for lua*tex is ...
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How to remove orphan character from bibliography

Compile with pdflatex 1.14.16 (Miktex) the following source: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,english]{memoir} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{biolinum} \usepackage{XCharter} ...
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Problem with graphicspath and pdf_tex

I use \input for a subsection, in which I would like to include a pdf_tex file MK.pdf_tex via \input. The pdf_tex files are in a folder /fig. If I use \input{./fig/MK.pdf_tex} it returns the error ...
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How to check paper size?

Is there a way to check what paper size my LaTeX document is set to? I'm aware I can set the paper size using the geometry package, but I want some type of 'check' on this. I don't see anything ...
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Drivers other than `pdftex.def' are not supported [closed]

When we edit or add some word or sentence then file are run but edited or added sentence are not run, i.e. not appear in pdf file.
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How do I get around the problem Package xkeyval Error: `minibox' undefined in `adjbox, Gin, adjcalc'?

I am writing problem solving tips for students, and I want to put the hints in a column, with examples in the right margin and some anecdotal notes in the left margin. I want the left margin text ...
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Placing three tables next to each other

I am trying to place three tables next to each other. Because they have the same caption, they are placed in three tabular envs in the same table env. For positioning I use minipage. This works ...
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How to get equivalent to subfigure without using floats?

I understand that floats are supposed to float, however, I have a lot of graphical data, and sometimes when I say put it here, I mean exactly, not plus/minus two pages. I can achieve this using ...
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Place a table exactly where you want it

I know that with images, you should never use floats if you don't want them to float. Therefore, I use minipages when I want my images to be in an exact location. However, I have not found an example ...
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Russian characters are absent when I put lilypond commands inside LaTeX

Pure lilypond Here is the lilypond file file.ly: \version "2.17.27" \language "english" \relative{ \omit Staff.Clef \omit Staff.TimeSignature \time 2/4 c' _"Ч.1" c | c cs | } I compile ...
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How to reliably switch the highlighting color with soul?

In my document I need to use different colors for highlighting text. The soul package provides yellow coloring by default. The color can be switched with the \sethlcolor command. However, this does ...
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fontawesome and pdflatex [closed]

When using pdflatex and the fontawesome package the below error shows up. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex" ! ! The fontspec package ...
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figures and sub figures are too wide in a row to see in the document

I am facing an issue of floated figures and their sub figures and tables adjustment in the compiled document... They get out of the document and can't be seen when it is compiled. kindly help!
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ASANA math font in LaTeX

I am trying to use the Asana Math font in LaTeX. However I cannot find what package to load in the preamble in order to do so. Googling the question I found nothing. Searching also here the site, I ...