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How do I add text above a long underscore in Plain Tex?

This is a follow-up to this question and the requirement for Plain TeX is still in place. I am trying to create the effect of floating a string (date) above the long underscore I create using the ...
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Latex Online with add our own custom fonts

I am searching for a way to host my tex files with Templates online for my customer, so that he can edit the latex files and correct for changes, the problems i am facing is there are so many custom ...
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pdflatex-biber runs

do I have to run pdflatex twice after biber, or once is enough? pdflatex doc biber doc pdflatex doc I could have swear that I read in the documentation that (unlike bibtex) a single pdflatex after ...
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How to force stop on missing input file?

I noticed that if I mistakenly \include a file that does not exist, such as when mistyping the name of the file, the compilation continues with no error, no warning, and just a message 'No file ...
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covington with lines as arguments of enclosing macro

I need some glosses and use covington.sty for that (if you can solve my problem with another package I don't mind, I'd need to refactor everything for the solution, anyway). \gll expects two lines: ...
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German characters problem [duplicate]

My LaTeX document does not properly represent German character. In my opinion, I have my preamble set correctly. what needs to be set correctly, so that the characters such as Ä, ß, etc. are ...
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inserting edited pdf

I am including an edited pdf into the latex by \includegraphics[height=2.3in]{fig.pdf}. The figure is inserted exactly as per my requirement. But i couldn't find the editings (inserted square, ...
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Align Multiple Equations with multiple expressions

Here what i have done so far. I want the middle space to reduce a bit. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{align} \Vert\mathbf{R}\Vert_F^2 ...
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including a C++ code in my latex document

I am trying to include a C++ code in my latex document. However, what I have tried is not working. Everything else works fine, but I am not seeing the C++ showing up as a C++ code. It is just written ...
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pdf viewed with Adobe Acrobat displays box with URL link generated with hyperref preceded by local path to current file

I want (if at all possible) to suppress display of the path to the current open pdf file generated by pdflatex in a link generated with package hyperref. The problem occurs when the pdf is viewed with ...
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merge many pdfs

I'm writing some kind of a notebook using \LaTeX. I have a lot of notes. (EDIT: Like, a lot. Almost one per day for the past couple years. They range from very short, single line, notes to very long ...
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Automatically generate fitted pdfs

I'm writing some kind of a notebook using LaTex. I'd like to have basically one page for each note, the page being fitted to the text of the note. For the moment I'm using a very long page by default, ...
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Inconsistent invocation of Python versions with pythontex

I'm getting what looks to me like anomalous behavior with the pythontex system. A minimal working example is the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[gobble=auto]{pythontex} ...
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To work out Europecv's arbitrary use of utf8x

Egreg about arbitrary use of outfit but using truly utf8x The europecv class arbitrarily decided that utf8 is not a good option and uses utf8x even if the passed option is utf8, which is of ...
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Standard AMS-Sum Operator using MnSymbols?

Because a professor who reads one of the lectures I attend this term writes so slowly, I typeset a lecture script for that lecture in TeX. For the use of some symbols and for better underbrace ...
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Making pdftex default

The default TeXing option is LaTeX and for each document I have to use the menu item Command|Texing options|Generte PDF to change it to PDFLaTeX. How can I make PDFTeX the default TeX engine? ...
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pstricks gives garbled output in TeXShop

I have a bunch of 3d images that I made using pstricks, but after I updated to Mavericks OS X 10.9.5 this summer the images no longer render properly. All text (like axes labels) is stacked in the ...
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Add JavaScript that executes when an image is clicked

As explained e.g. here, JavaScript can be added to a pdf using latex. Can someone provide me with an example, how I can add a JavaScript to an image in the pdf that executes when the image is ...
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Can't indirectly include images in LyX

In a folder example/ there are subdirectories example/chapter1/, example/chapter2/ etc. Some images occur in more than one chapter, hence I made a subdirectory example/images/ where I put the images, ...
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How does one build MiKTeX on Windows?

I want to build MiKTeX (pdflatex specifically) to resolve this privacy issue with pdflatex by applying this change. I followed this howto. On a new Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit) install I installed: ...
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Improve my TeX-layout + Illegal pream-token

First of all, when I compile my TeX document it says: "! Package array Error: Illegal pream-token (D): `c' used." How can that happend? Second, I am gonna deliver a huge assignment in two weeks, so ...
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“Undefined tab position” when trying to generate PDF with Doxygen and pdfLaTeX

I have read this but it doesn't help me. I know nothing about TEX, all I care is to extract Doxygen documentation from a C project in a PDF. For that, the DoxyWizard wants me to generate TEX files ...
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Cronos Pro: missing opticals?

I am experimenting alternate fonts with LaTeX using pdfTeX (no XeTeX nor LuaTeX). I have installed FontPro with Adobe Reader's Minion & Myriad Pro, plus some Cronos Pro files I had; small family ...
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Diagonal path between tabular cell

I have this: \begin{tabular}{ c c c c c c c c c c } 0 & 1 & 3 & 6 & 10 & 15 & 21 & 28 & 36& \dots \\ 2 & 4 & 7 & 11 & 16 ...
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Run msc package with pdflatex instead of xelatex

I am using msc Latex package for building sequence diagrams, but I can only run it with Xelatex, which I don't like, but apparently it's possible I can use pdflatex if I run it with: pdflatex ...
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Problem filling rectangle with a TikZ pattern

I am trying to add a pattern-striped background to a rectangle, but the PDF generated with PDFLatex produces a couple of completely black rectangles instead of the ones filled in with the pattern. The ...
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PDF stopped being updated when latex document is compiled [closed]

I use texmaker to make my latex documents, and normally it works fine. But now I am working on a file that has stopped updating the PDF document when I use my quick build (PDFlatex + view latex). My ...
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APA Biblatex - undefined control sequence [duplicate]

fairly new to latex and biblatex, whenever I try to use the style=apa I get ) [10] ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \mkbibdateapalongextra ...
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eps and ps images are not displayed in ACM SIG template PDF

I was trying to compile ACM Latex2e template pdf on my RHEL 6 machine with the command pdflatex --enable-write18 sigproc-sp.tex. The compilation goes fine with some warnings: This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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TeX can not create a PDF file?

I have a problem with PDF file, everything works with my document, there are no errors when I compile it, but it takes too much time when I want to see a PDF version. So I have to close it. Don't know ...
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garamondx ligatures no longer work

I have been using the garamondx font package with pdflatex to typeset my CV for years without any problems. During my latest round of keeping it up to date, suddenly ligatures no longer want to ...
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Is there a package/website with non-standard LaTeX Type 1 fonts (e.g., calibri)?

This question continues a question on using True Type Fonts with LaTex (exactly - pdfLatex) asked before. As it follows from the answer, to use any True Type Font in LaTeX one should either use the ...
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How to replace last character in LaTeX?

I need to write a command where the appearance of the last character depends on whether the same command immediately (except for any kind of whitespace) follows again or text appears in between. The ...
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Need to restart TeXShop to use XeLaTeX

I have a document that must be compiled using XeLaTeX. If I open TeXshop and compile this file first, everything is fine and it works. However, if I open a different file that is normally compiled ...
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Package pdftex.def Error: File `./essai-eps-converted-to.pdf' not found

I read all the previous questions on the automatic epstopdf conversion which does not work and none answers my own problem though I am in a seemingly identical case with some of the previously ...
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Caecilia font for latex

I would like to know if there is a comprehensive website for all (standard) fonts available for latex and their code names. For example, I would like to use the font caecilia and do not know if it is ...
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How to create circular graphs with labels in Latex?

I am trying to draw these graphs with labels in Latex. I already drew a graph in this style with this code: \documentclass[tikz, border=5]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{calc,arrows} \tikzset{ every ...
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strange characters in bibliography [duplicate]

When compiling my bibliography I end up with weird "e. a." abbreviations in front of some entries: [4] e. a. P. F. Swaszek, R. J. Hartnett, \Analysis of a simple, multiple receiver gps spoof ...
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Decreasing font size increases border width

(hopefully) no duplicate of Number of pages decreases when font size increases, because the font size is one of the defaults. In an attempt to fit more text on a page, I decreased the font size, only ...
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How to use AMA style in latex file?

I'm a newbie in latex.I have installed texlive 2014 in centos linux. I have been using apacite for bibliography. Now I need to get AMA citation style. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{apacite} ...
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Within the .tex file, a loop to compile to multiple PDFs recycling content according to language

I bet there are lots of loops using external processing, but I was hoping to get a preamble hack that would pdflatex out three outputs - suffixed according to Language selected - of the following ...
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Can't include a reference with BibTex

I want to include a reference. For this purpose, I create a file called References.bib in which I put this: @article{ref, author={First author, Second Author and Third author}, title={Title of ...
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how to get mathematical equations into image in latex?

how to get mathematical equations into image in latex? I want the code that convert all equations into image in the pdf file after compile the tex file.
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Why too many empty sections result in a mess without pagebreak?

When I wrote a template, I found that if there is too many empty sections in a chapter, latex will not produce appropriate page breaks. All these sections will just be listed in a single page. Why ...
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Using epsfig in lncs guidelines

In the template for the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science the guideline PDF states: Preferably the images should be enclosed as PostScript files – best as EPS data using the epsfig ...
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Why is pdflatex producing dvi output?

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm sure I'm missing something obvious. I put the following into test.tex: \documentclass{article} \author{Me} \title{My Test} \begin{document} Test. \end{document} And then I ...
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Customizing the height of the pages

The question I would like to control the height of the pages of the PDF documents I produce with LaTeX. Starting with a LaTeX document and two parameters: a given page size (heightPage and ...
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noframenumbering does not seem to work

I have an issue in Kile 2.0.85 (It's my institute's computer, so I can't update it myself). I have a beamer project for a presentation. I write: \begin{frame}[noframenumbering]{2 Inputs} and it ...
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Page number in the table of content doesn't appear correctly

I have the following section in my latex: \section{Development environment and tools\\} The problem is that the page number 4 doesn't appear in the same line but appear below the section title in ...
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pdflatex.exe: Invalid argument

I'm creating a (rather large) Beamer file. When I try to compile, I receive this error: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (MiKTeX 2.9) ... [31]pdflatex.exe: Invalid argument: ...