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Slanted text in newtxmath

The \textsl and \textit appears to be same when I load the newtxmath,newtxtext package. Can anyone say why the error? My commands: \documentclass[12pt]{extarticle} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} ...
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Available commands for including LaTeX version information in document

Already asked, it's possible to include the version of LaTeX in a PDF using \pdftexbanner. However, this is only one command. Is there a similar selection of commands as those presented for ConteXt to ...
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How to compile just one chapter, with bibliography of citations in that chapter?

I'd like to compile one chapter in a thesis, and include the bibliography, with only the citations found in that chapter. I am using \include and \includeonly to get just the chapter I want, but it ...
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clickable checkmarks in pdf with ocgs

I want to create a pdf (with pdflatex) with some ocgs layers. These layers are only images. Further I want to activate and deactivate these layers with boxes and checkmarks. So for example if I see a ...
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n-dash, m-dash missing on final print

I use pdflatex (and I love texing). New printer, new version of ubuntu, I no longer get any n-dashes and m-dashes on the final paper. All other punctuation seems to work: I get rules, lines, ...
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Cannot set up vertical indentation of some chapters

I have a class file to set up a very long report file (a thesis). So, this document is actually a modified report class. I haven't set up the class file myself but I have got familiar with the class ...
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Missing = inserted for \ifnum. <to be read again>

I really have no idea why. I googled and tried almost everything but to no avail. When I try to compile using Winedt, I get the following error: "! Missing = inserted for \ifnum. <to be read ...
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Diverging arrows, tikz/pgf - flowchart

I've spent hours trying to draw the picture below in tikz. I can't figure out how to draw the diverging arrows, would be very grateful for any advices on the matter! Thank you in advance!
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How can I generate PDF metadata from LaTeX?

I am writing a document using LaTeX and generating PDF. Can anybody tell me how I can generate the PDF metadata, e.g. author or title, from LaTeX? On Windows XP, I am using MikTex's texify to ...
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Defining -aux-directory for pdflatex breaks citations for natbib

When I run pdflatex with an -aux-directory flag it makes it so natbib can't find the citations. pdflatex command with -aux-directory: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex ...
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Increase the distance of a tikz path edge

So, I made a graph in Latex, but I can't get the edges of the nodes to elongate themselves in any way. The weights of the edges are hard to read as they currently are. How can I fix this? Below is ...
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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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Blank page removal and explanation of command

I am using this thesis template, and it has a blank page before every new section like Abstract, Acknowledgement etc. I searched around and found out that \cleardoublepage is used for this purpose ...
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How to create invisible item in Beamer Overlays case by case?

Please allow me to explain my situation. I am using Beamer overlay for a quiz. (And I love the pdf output). So, I give the students multiple choices on first slide. And next slide they get the answer. ...
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epstopdf package converts a file, and pdftex package doesn't find it

I'm using texmaker on OSX. After upgrading my OSX to El Capitan, I couldn't do anything in texmaker at first because the .tex file would not be found. I fixed the problem strictly following this ...
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Add spaces to the start of lines in a blockquote

I'm trying to typeset a poem in a \blockquote, but the spaces at the start of each line disappear when I make a PDF. How do I allow the spaces to remain at the beginning of each line of the poem? ...
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“Debugging” installed fonts. Which font is mapped to which serie/shape?

I installed some new fonts using autoinst. Now I have a problem finding back the font family/shape/serie which belongs to my bold font which I believe I installed it. After I did: ...
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What's the difference between pdfTeX and pdfLaTeX?

I've been working on a project and compiled it using pdfLaTeX, then tried to compile using pdftex and got a whole lot of errors. I'd like to know why that would happen since it's a very plain file and ...
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Install latex to work with sublime text 3 on windows

I have been using 'sublime text 3' for a long time and I like it very much. It has limited support for LaTeX. Since I have to write reports in LaTeX I want to do it in 'sublime'. I installed ...
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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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Behaviour of section, subsection… in text and figures

I am using sections, subsection,... in my document. Sometimes, I need to have a certain format, such as 1, 1.1, or 1.a, 1.1.a or 1.1.1, and so on. Also, I have a chapter of figures. In this case, I ...
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mktextfm fails when pdflatex is invoked by cgi-bin script under www-data (apache)

I'm starting pdflatex from a shell-script invoked as cgi-bin application on Ubuntu (running under default www-data user) and from time to time I have the following kind of error preventing compiling: ...
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pst-barcode with pstool

I would like to use the package pst-barcode with pstool. Is this possible? I am aware of the working pdflatex solution: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pst-barcode} ...
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Array diagram in tikz

I took the answer from the following question: proportional boxes in Tikz (array diagram) I had no problem until now, it compiled without any problem, however I just updated Ubuntu and it does not ...
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Is there a way to control vertical spacing between minipage elements?

I have a large (7-chapter) document on linear algebra. In a part of the document where I do row/column operations, I have put the matrices in a figure within a minipage. I am getting a lot of vertical ...
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Click in pdf file goes to indicated place

When we do compiling tex file, we have a pdf file. In some pdf file (In online there exists a lot of such files), if we click, for instance, tex formula in the context, then we moved into tex formula ...
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Why this UTF-8 error is solved with a simple \clearpage

An example is shown below, which also includes a description of the problem: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \begin{document} \begin{CJK*}{UTF8}{gbsn} Some Chinese text. 一些中文 ...
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Adding image to node in Forest

I would like to take a Forest like so: Forest: MWE: \documentclass[border=10pt,tikz,multi]{standalone} \usepackage[edges]{forest} \begin{document} \begin{forest} styleA/.style={top ...
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How to Highlight everything: Text, Tables, TiKZ Pictures

I am aware of Latex text 'yellow' highlighters, however, I am looking for the perfect highlighter, which can simply highlight everything from text, tables and TikZ Figures. Is there a way (for ...
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Texstudio pdflatex doesn't have -aux-directory Alternative

If checked in my command line but my version of pdflatex running on a university windows system doesn’t have the option -aux-directory. So I made a bat file moving the pdf from the output directory to ...
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How to include eps figure MiKTeX 2.9, pdfLaTeX, shared Windows computer

I've finally managed to get my file to compile, but the image I want to include isn't showing up. I get a big bit of blank space. Without all the actual text stuff going on, this is what I've got: ...
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tocloft list of items in a textpos environnement [on hold]

I created a personal list with tocloft package. Here is the beginning of code : \documentclass[a4paper,oneside]{article} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{textpos} \usepackage{tocloft} ...
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Large Nodes in Tikz Tree Leads to Overlap

In the previous question Large Quantity of Nodes Result in Overlap, I, foolishly, tried to create a tree using Nodes. That approach resulted in overlapping nodes as the tree got larger. User Ignasi ...
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Large Quantity of Nodes Result in Overlap

When I use a large number of Nodes in Tikz, they begin to overlap (see screenshot below). I tried following the instructions in Overlapping nodes in tikz, but it does not solve the problem in my ...
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Fonts are not rendering correctly [duplicate]

I am using xelatex for printing Malayalam fonts. This is code and it is not printing properly. In the code it is right form and in the image that produced by the code is wrong ...
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Problem finding class file on Tex Live under OS X El Capitan

I have updated my Macbook to El Capitan and had also to update my TeX Live installation to 2014 because I was updating all port packages. Now I am trying to use pdflatex on a file which uses dinbrief. ...
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What have been the most important changes to LaTeX in the last five years? (2011–2016)

I spent the last two years out of the loop and came looking for information about the recent advances within the (La)TeX ecosystem, basically to see whether the issues I found frustrating enough to ...
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Why is there a Pdftex problem ? (warning : l.125 …obj stream attr{/N 4} file) [closed]

I work on Debian and I used Texlive 2015. I tried to compile this code using Texstudio with the Latex engine : \documentclass[openright,french]{book} \usepackage[x-1a]{pdfx} \pdfminorversion=5 ...
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Characters missing from R-generated graphic when \pdfinclusioncopyfonts=0

I have a .pdf figure generated by R/ggplot2, which renders correctly when viewed as a standalone file, but when embedded in a document by pdftex, one character is missing. I've cut the problem down ...
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List of Tables hyperlinks only point to first set of tables

I have a document with only tables, specifically 3 sub-table groups, each containing 3 tables. On the List of Tables page, the hyperlinks for tables 2a and 3a point to 1a. Similarly 2b and 3b go to ...
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TeXstudio (2.9.4): Doesn't stop rerunning for references and citations

I am using TeXstudio 2.9.4 as my LaTex editor. Most of time I just re-compile (using F6) but once every while I re-built (using F1) the whole project. This was working until now. Whereas compiling ...
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Pandoc / Markdown: References on last page

Currently I am writing a document. And I have written most in Markdown with some embedded LaTeX. However, now all references are now placed on the page where they are defined. Is it possible to ...
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Creating an auxiliary folder for auxiliar files in WinEdt

I run WinEdt 5.4. I usually use the button TeXify and sometimes PDF LaTeX to create my texts. When doing it WinEdt creates a lot of auxiliary files. I don't want to erase them all the time because I ...
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pdflatex claims it is missing MiKTeX209-core.dll

I am using Win8.1 with all updates and Winedt 9 and when compiling using the Winedt console, I get the following message:impossible to start the program because MiKTeX209-core.dll is missing. Please ...
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All section titles in one uniform color in friggeri Latex CV

do you know how to change the colors of the section titles in the friggeri cv? I would like for them to be in one color and also the entire word, not only the first three letters. Is there any ...
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Why does lualatex allow for tt mathmode symbols while pdflatex does not?

Consider this simple example: \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} $\texttt{\lambda}$ \end{document} Running with lualatex works fine, but pdflatex ...
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How would I go about adding Unicode Emoticons into LateX?

How would I go about adding the large range of emotions (😀 😁 😂 😃 😄 😅 😆 😇 😈 😉 😊 😋 😌 😍 😎 😏 😐 😑 😒 😓 😔 😕 😖 😗 😘 😙 😚 😛 😜 😝 😞 😟 😠 😡 😢 😣 😤 😥 😦 😧 😨 😩 😪 😫 😬 😭 😮 😯 ...
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XeLaTeX can't find any packages (PdfLaTeX works)

I'm currently trying to build a document with XeLaTeX because I need it for a template. My OS is Scientific Linux 7.2 and I use texlive + Texstudio as an editor. Now the problem that I have is that ...
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Latex, Moderncv, remove / edit bookmarks

I'm preparing my cover letter, cv and so one for business applications. Up to now I combine all the files with pdftk in order to have a combined pdf-file. I realised that I want to change the ...
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Error 32512 (driver return code)

I'm using XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 I'm creating tex file using PHP and storing it on linux server. [ex: abc.tex] Then creating .sh file with command to execute *.tex file using xelatex ...