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quote command similar to bibliography

I have a book project that will be peppered with citations, as epigraphs to chapters and in the body of the text. I plan to have an index of the citations with proper reference to the source. Some ...
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Setting up BasicTex (Homebrew)

Just getting started with TeX and I think I'm missing something... I've installed BasicTex via Homebrew Cask (brew cask install basictex) which supposedly includes pdfTeX and a bunch of other tools (...
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pdfLaTeX Font shape undefined using DejaVuSans

For about a week I am unable to include the "DejaVu Sans" font into my pdflatex in order to use it. My document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \fontfamily{DejaVuSans} \selectfont \...
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Force LatexTools to output pdf only after complete compilation

With one of the recent updates, LatexTools now supports Okular under Linux. This makes it eventually useful for my setup of writing tools. The fact that LatexTools provides the pdf viewer with the ...
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create pdf to convert to grayscale tif

I use the following latex script: \documentclass[varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor \end{document} after using ...
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import png and jpeg figures and pdfmark destination beyond page

I am compiling a TeX document in TeXStudio on OS X El Capitan. I am able to compile it successfully with xelatex on Windows 7 in TeXStudio using ghostscript. However, when I compile it in TeXStudio on ...
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XeLaTeX French guillemets non-breaking space best practice

What is the best approach to get a non-breaking space just before the closing French guillemet » ? I wish to be able to type in the natural style, which in French is « bonjour » with non-breaking ...
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Spacing text with equal vertical alignment

I want to space some texts horizontally but I want all of them to be aligned equally even if they are unequal. This is what I mean: Instead of: A Hallo AB Hallo ABC Hallo I would like to ...
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pdflatex long file name error: I can't find file

I was compiling some certificates with automatically generated file names using pdflatex on a Linux machine. It worked well until I got this name: "[Nicola Scott] [Induction Module 2 _New_ - ...
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view dependencies within lyx file

I have a lyx file that has a bunch of child documents (tables) embedded in it. How can I generate a list of these external files that are included in my main file when I compile (pdflatex) it? This ...
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Full-page landscape figure in middle of document

I have a full-page figure that needs to be rotated to fit on the page. I started out with this figure in an appendix at the end of my document, and just wrapped the figure in \begin{landscape}...\end{...
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Spaces between lines inconsistent in Word2Tex inserted in Latex

I have a word document that I am trying to append to the beginning of an existing Latex document I have. However, when I save that word doc as tex using Word2Tex and then see the output of the entire, ...
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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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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, colons,...
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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 again&...
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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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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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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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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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“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: \usefont{T1}{&...
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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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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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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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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 \section{...
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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 color=green!...
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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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 1b,...
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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 \documentclass{...
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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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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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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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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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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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reduce gap in Latex friggeri CV

thank you guys, I figures it out. Meanwhile though there is a strange gap in one of my entries and I cannot for the life of me figure out why. The coce below gives no indication whatsoever as to why ...
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pdflatex output of rasterized PDF due to faulty table lines

Due to faulty representation of table lines when using colored cells (discussed in many topics e.g. here and here), I need a rasterized version of my PDF, since I have no influence on the client's PDF ...
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How to make TexWorks automatically compile pdfLaTeX --MakeIndex — BibTex — pdfLaTeX — pdfLaTeX

I'm trying to make some settings which automates the compiling of my files, so the references are appearing as they should, without me manually compiling 5 times. I'm using TexWorks, and I believe I ...
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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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SetProtrusion with helvetica on specific characters

I am using a document with Helvetica from the helvet package. I would like dashes not to protrude into the left margin. However, when I use SetProtrusion protrusion is disabled entirely: \...
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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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PdfLatex build does not find .aux file [closed]

I am building a very simple file in Latex. I am using TexMaker and my quickbuild settings are: PdfLatex + BibLatex + PdfLatex (x2) + View Pdf. When I run the quickbuild, I get an error: ! I can't ...
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eps-converted-to.pdf not found in different directory with ShareLatex docker image

I am trying to compile a project where I have a folder for my tex files and another for my figures. I use eps with tex files for the images. Those tex files are in the folder for the figures. So the ...