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Text column side by side minipage

I hope to be clear in the following question. I want to create a Newsletter with latex, in which the first non-blank page contains one gray column (highlighted, as it were), and under this in a ...
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Tikz code not working in LyX but working in pure Tex

I'm trying to add a tikz picture in my LyX document. To do this, I organize the tikz tex code in Texmaker (a friend sent me a tikz code model in a .tex file) and then I copy it to a ERT in LyX (making ...
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ISBN-13 in bibtex

What is the proper way to put an ISBN-13 number into a bibtex entry? What do I have to do to make it show up in the bibliography? I have the following book: Landmarks of Tomorrow: A Report on the ...
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Command \texteuro unavailable in encoding T1

I want to know how does LaTeX figures out if the Eurosymbol (€) is a glyph of a given T1 font. I tried \iffontchar but it seems the value is not unique. AFAIK it's not a standard symbol of the 256 ...
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Inserting B/W .jpg image causes image to be entirely black [duplicate]

I am working with .jpg images that are all B/W. Here is an example image I am using: and here is what I am using to put the image into my document: \begin{figure}[!htb] \centering ...
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“Dimension too large” using geometry package

So, I have an interesting problem with a really (really really ...) large equation that I am trying to typeset. Basically, crunching the file through pdflatex gives: This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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How to write shell script for latex compliation? [closed]

Here's my needs. I have a latex file or template, some content of this file(say company name) needs to be changed according to different companies. I want to write a shell script satisfying this need, ...
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Fairly large document sometimes won't compile

I'm working on a fairly large LaTeX document which is ~150 pages compiled. I've split the document into smaller files which I include using the \include command. The document compiles without problem ...
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Why IEEEtran with blurry with XeLaTeX but not with PDFLaTeX, and how to fix it?

The question is pretty simple. Compiling this code with PDFLaTeX \documentclass{IEEEtran} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} gives me back whereas compiling the ...
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pdflatex (TeXLive) unreadable output on linux

I'm compiling my TeX files using pdflatex from XFCE terminal (same on XTerm). The compile log is very hard to read. It's like pdflatex doesn't break the lines, so the window is randomly filled with ...
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SOLVED: PDFLatex doesn't include bib properly on a 2nd system [closed]

I have encountered a weird pdflatex problem. Maybe you know a solution to this. I have a latex project on a server. When I compile this project + bibliography with pdflatex project bibtex project ...
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Issue with quotation marks [closed]

Quotation marks are showing up as symbols for me. I am using TeXstudio with pdflatex.exe. Here is a screenshot of my issue. I can list all the packages I am using if that helps.
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Ubuntu: beamer not working

I used to be a regular latex user but haven't touched it in the last two years due to being out of academia. So sorry for what might be a stupid question. I want to create a beamer presentation. Here ...
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How to Save as PDF using TexMaker

I have written a paper using pdflatex in TexMaker, so I have no problem viewing my document as a PDF. However, I am not sure how to SAVE the file as a PDF document and then view it outside of ...
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Adding a hrule between hboxes decreases their vertical distance

Using pdftex. Given two sample programs test0.tex \vbox{ \hbox{X} \hbox{Y} } \bye test1.tex \vbox{ \hbox{X} \hrule \hbox{Y} } \bye gives the following outputs. test0.png test1.png So, ...
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How to find out which compile steps are necessary? [duplicate]

I have been using LaTeX for quite a while now, but I have not found out how to determine the rules for the compilation steps needed to create the document yet. A couple of questions come up. Please ...
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Using longtabu with multicolumn produces errors sometimes

I have a document which uses the longtable package as well as \multicolumn to have certain cells which span multiple columns. This seems to work just fine: \documentclass[10pt]{report} ...
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How to use poetrytex with cyrillic letters

I am trying to use poetrytex with cyrillic letters like this: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{poetrytex} \usepackage[paperwidth=140mm,paperheight=210mm]{geometry} \begin{document} ...
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Centering table header with \multicolumn and intercolumn space

A previous answer directs that, when using \multicolumn in a tabular, subsequent intercolumn space added in the tabular column spec should be repeated in the \multicolumn column spec. However, this ...
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Auto Pst Pdf Behaviour on Linux outside of the /home/ directory

I've searched and found many questions and answers regarding the use of auto-pst-pdf but none of them have helped me so far. My problem is that I'm generating a code 39 bar code, which does not always ...
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TexStudio Autosave Recovery Question

So I was using Texstudio to write an article and the computer just froze. I had to restart the computer, my 2 hour work was gone. I was stupid enough to not save it at all... Does anyone know if ...
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How can I check if pdfLaTeX works correctly

I tried to compile the following document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{document} When I compiled it, pdflatex said: pdflatex demo.tex This is pdfTeX, ...
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How to write a multiline case in latex?

I am trying to get the output similar to this: I have written this code: \begin{equation} \text{RHS} \rightarrow \begin{cases} \vert 1 \rangle \left[\frac{2\beta}{\sqrt{\alpha^2 + ...
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Using GNUPlot inside Latex (TexStudio) for IEEE Tran

I am trying to insert gnuplot inside my IEEE Tran paper (Platform is Windows). I am unable to do it correctly. Here is the code. The below give code is not working. No output is obtained. I am writing ...
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How do I get LaTeX / BibLaTeX custom citations to render when converting to docx with Pandoc?

I'm writing a manuscript in markdown, and have a goal of getting output in both pdf and docx formats from it. I'm able to create pdf output without issue (using pandoc to go from markdown to TeX, and ...
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Compilation of bibliography

I have a latex document which is compiling properly. The message on compiling is Process started: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "template_Book_23June2014_V2".tex This is ...
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Import pictures that requires annotation

I am submitting a paper to a journal where the document class svjour3 is required. Inside the paper, I want to include a picture (circles, lines, etc.) and I am going to need to mark the intersection ...
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Yet another problem with cyrillic letters

I have the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T2A,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[russian,english]{babel} \begin{document} Text in English \begin{otherlanguage*}{russian} ...
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Why does the switch to ClearSans font fails in LuaLateX?

At the moment I am experimenting with a sans-serif font for figures and a serif font for the rest of the document. When compiling this MWE with pdflatex everything seems to work smoothly. Switching to ...
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different spacing aroung equal sign for display/text mode [duplicate]

as I wanted to increase the space surrounding the = sign in my equations, I changed the thickmuskip length in the preamble \setlength{\thickmuskip}{14mu} It works fine, and I like the result in ...
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problem with ps2pdf command with metapost graphics

We have a system at our college where we've written thousands of problems over the years. We started using Metapost, then along came PSTricks, then we started using tike and tkz. Our code mixes perl ...
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What could cause pdflatex/lualatex to halt compilation and freeze?

I am trying to run pdflatex or lualatex from ASP.NET web application using impersonation. The standard output and standard error streams are being redirected and I am saving their contents to the log ...
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Referring to nested tikz nodes - works with pdflatex but not with latex

I am trying to achieve a box within another box in tikz and then drawing an edge from the inner box to an outer node. I stumbled upon this solution When I compile it using pdflatex, I get the desired ...
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linking inside PDF generated by pdflatex

I have seen some PDF documents where figure numbers, citations, table numbers are highlighted and clickable. The click on any of these colored text allows one to jump to the resulting location. What ...
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How to use the new pdfTeX feature “\pdfinterwordspaceon”

According to the docu there are some new features in texlive 2014. One of them is a command \pdfinterwordspaceon. It seems as if it adds spaces between the words, so that I can just copy and paste ...
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Content messed up when removing two lines

after wanting to change my report from B5 format to A4 format I did some slight modifications in the standard .sty file (from my university). All in all a nice result in A4 format. However, my only ...
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PDF document not being properly imported/rendered

I am currently writing a LaTeX document template that is read and then exported to a .tex file, with the revised data. Two PDF documents need to be appended to the end of the Generated pdf document, ...
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\graphicspath and pax package

Pax is used to restore URLs inside PDFs that are embedded with \includegraphics. First, for every included PDF you create a .pax file, which sits in the same directory as the figure it is related to. ...
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Using greek letters give error on package installation

I need to use Greek letters in my documents. I've tried several things, but in each case TeX tries to install the file fonts\tfm\public\cbgreek\grmn1000.tfm When I select 'install', pdfTeX uses ...
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Beamer Bibliography Text Margin

To make reference in beamer bibliography, I used the following commands \setbeamertemplate{bibliography item}[text] \bibliographystyle{amsalpha} Then I created a frame that allows frame break using ...
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How to see PDF object in TeXworks

I am a bit new to TeX, and I have searched google for the answer to this question with no luck: If I make a TeX file in TeXworks like the one shown below, how can I see/save this file in PDF format? ...
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Choose \documentclass dependent on compiler

I am not able to compile this tex document \documentclass{scrartcl} % \documentclass{article} \begin{document} hello \end{document} with htlatex. I am able to do this using pdflatex. If I ...
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Drawing knots with 8 crossings and labels

So for a project, I have to draw the knot diagrams of all alternating knots with up to 8 crossings and label the regions bounded by the knots. For knots with up to 7 crossings, I used PSTricks, ...
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How do I include Postscript graphics in a LaTeX file?

I am trying to include sample.ps file to my document with the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=3cm,a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Trouble with setting up TexClipse

I have installed TexClipse in past on several machines, however seems like something is wrong this time. The only thing different this time is that I am using Windows 8. I have downloaded MikTex and ...
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Irregular behaviour when mixing \pagestyle and \newpage and \marginenote

This might be a newbie question, but I have been struggling for hours to find out what is going on and still it does not make any sense. I managed to create a MWE, but when I gradually transfer to ...
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Getting pdflatex to find fonts in the same directory as the LaTeX source file

I have a document which I render with pdflatex that uses some various "weird" (i.e., not generally included in a standard TeX distribution) fonts. It would be convenient for me to be able to bundle ...
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europecv photo position

Hi guys I found on the web a beautiful template to write my CV in Latex using europecv package. Unfortunately my personal photo using the string \ecvpicture[width=12cm]{myphoto} seems to appear in ...
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Retrieving image stored in a network folder?

I am trying to create a header for a TeX file that includes an image. The image in question is located in the network directory "\\FileStore1\Forms\IT Info\Apps\pdfTex\images\", and I am having a ...
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How to use pdfpages with files with utf8 chars in the name?

Let's consider this MNWE (Minimal Not Working example): \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %\usepackage[spanish]{babel} % with or without, same ...