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Latex bibliography [duplicate]

I am new with Latex and I want to fix my bibliography but it doesn't work well this is my code of Latex \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside,latin1,utf8]{StyleRapport} \include{formatAndDefs} \...
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How I can align 2 equations with LaTeX?

I'm writing an article and I would like to write two equations which will be align with the egal sign. My script : \begin{eqnarray} \begin{center} $ X = ( \alpha_i - \alpha_0 ) * cos (\delta_0) \\ Y ...
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How to run shell command with \write18?

I want to use the command \write18 with shell or other excutables rather than only a restricted list of programs as it says here: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/20446/92620 How can i bypass the ...
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inserting a single unicode character with pdflatex

I would like to include a special character in my LaTex document : Ꝃ (it is used in breton for an abbreviation for "kêr", which means "place" or "house", and used in the naming of locations) Here ...
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How to correct alignment in exam class page layout?

I'm creating MCQ paper using EXAM class. \begin{center} Section II \newline Multiple Correct Answer Type \newline This section contains 10 Multiple Choice questions. Each question has four choices (...
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latex pdflatex version error

LOG FILE: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (MiKTeX 2.9) (preloaded format=pdflatex 2016.5.2) 22 MAY 2016 12:21 entering extended mode **./Rapport1.tex (Rapport1.tex please i need help ...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{choice.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored

when compiling the following document: \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath,amsbsy,amssymb,amsthm,cases,blkarray,mathrsfs,amsrefs,amsfonts,latexsym} \usepackage{enumerate,enumitem,textcomp,...
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Prevent pdflatex.ini repair when updating packages in miktex

I've installed Miktex for the local user only so it is installed in C:\Users\~\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX 2.9. I had to add save_size=80000 to pdflatex.ini in ..\miktex\config to avoid errors when ...
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Long equation tag/number gets shifted to left hand side, rather than underneath right hand side

So i have an equation which is pretty much the width of my text. The equation number usually (when using pdflatex) shifts below the right hand side of the equation. However, i am now having to ...
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PDF plain text for a macro with a starred version

I'm typesetting a document with PDFLaTeX. In some section titles, I use a macro which has a starred version. In the PDF index (the table of contents that PDF viewers typically show in a side pane), I ...
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What is the decimal unicode reference to characters that, like “\u8:,Äê”, cause pdfLaTeX to through Imputec Error: “char not set up for use”?

My pdfLaTeX throws "Package Imputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:,Äê not set up for use" on the line of my \printbibliography. The \addbibresource points at a rather huge .bib file that I manage with, ...
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Different looks of two different PDF

The first image is my text. The second one is of a professor. Mine looks different from his: my characters are a bit bolder than his and not as easy looking (and reading) as his, perhaps due to ...
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Where should I specify pdftex primitives?

I would like to suppress this type of warning by pdftex: PDF inclusion: multiple PDFs with page group So one solution proposed here is to use this primitive: \pdfsuppresswarningpagegroup=1 ...
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Rotating scope in tikz

Can't able to rotate scope with external image (fig.pdf). \begin{scope} [rotate=30] \node (scope6) at (0,0) {\includegraphics{/tmp/fig1}}; \node at (0,0) [rotate=0,color=black] {Text}; \end{...
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texshop does not generate pdf, only dvi

I have had no problem with texshop generating pdf files until I tried a new template today. When it compiles, texshop only generates dvi, not pdf. Any clues or suggestions? I clicked "typeset" with ...
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problem with text wrapping in tabular environment

I would like the contents of a cell in a row span several lines. I have the following MWE: \begin{table}[b]{ \begin{center}{ \begin{tabular}{|l|c|c|c|c|} \hline Source & Value & Affected &...
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Error compiling pfdLatex Document on ubuntu 14.01.1 while using the IEEEtran.cls

Am using IEEEtran.cls in my document but every time i try to compile i get the following error message kpathsea: Running mktexmf ptmr7t ! I can't find file `ptmr7t'. <*> ...:=ljfour; mag:=1; ...
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PDF or PDF/A to Latex

I have made a sketch in Visio. I plan to save it to .pdf for use with pdflatex. I have the option of saving as PDF/A-1 (a or b not specified). Would I want to make a habit of saving these images as ...
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pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts even with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

According to this question: On pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts, microtype package, to get rid of the error, a scalable font must be loaded. Package ...
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TeX-based solution to Google Drive sync problems

When files are stored locally in Google Drive, and sync is turned on, problems can occur when compiling a TeX file. For example, using Texmaker with MiKTeX on Windows 10 to build Thesis.tex, I get ...
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\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} produces numerous errors and ruins PDF

All I want is to be able to use \guillemotleft and \guillemotright. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04, 64-bit. These are the packages I load, after declaring documentclass article. \usepackage{mathtools} \...
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Latex missread the equation and provides an error

I have an equation to be written. The equation I expect to have is this one: \begin{align} M &= \left\{ \begin{array} \sqrt{1+0.6275 \frac{l^2}{Dt} -0.003375 \frac{l^4}{D^2 t^2}} if \frac{l^2}{...
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Shading an Area and puting labeling for special points

I am working on putting nice figures into latex from Matlab using tikz. The problem I am having is that I have a graph written on tikz (a set of continuous points of a density function) I have two ...
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LaTeX can't find .cls files

I recently downloaded MacTeX-2015 and wrote a very short file which I called test.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello world. \[ e^{2\pi i} = 1. \] \end{document} I opened the file ...
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pdflatex/lualatex called from shutdown script can not find installed packages

At work I have set up a little backup script on my Ubuntu 14.04.1 machine. The script backs up my machine to an external hard drive. After this is done it copies a LaTeX project to my Dropbox and ...
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Random errors using pdfLaTeX in Texmaker

I cannot use pdfLaTeX in Texmaker on my laptop. It was working on my desktop with windows 7, and I installed MiKTeX and Texmaker on my laptop with windows 10 and opened the same file and now it gives ...
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tikz: nodes overlapping with edges on graph

I'm trying to reproduce a graph from a paper using Tikz, the graph that I'm trying to reproduce is the following: But without the horizontal curved line and brackets on the left subtree. So far, ...
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MikTeX: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found after the recent update

I just updated MiKTeX packages in my workstation, and TexWorks gives the following error when I try to make pdf: pdflatex.exe - Entry Point Not Found The procedure entry point ?WideCharToUTF8@...
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How to write below textheight and above footer [duplicate]

MCQ Paper is mentioned below (Thanks to Erik) ; \documentclass[addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} \setlength\textheight{15cm} \setlength{\footskip}{8.5cm} \providecommand{\myquestion}{% \question ...
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pdftex doesn't run from command line

I just upgraded to El Capitan and downloaded the basic version of MacTeX2015. When I use the command pdftex or pdflatex from the command line, I get an error: pdftex: command not found. I checked ...
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Subfile with \includegraphics not working in the mainfile

I have a problem trying to get my maindocument to compile a subdocument, with an included figure. I have the following file-structure setup: mainfile.tex /chap /chapter1 / ch1.tex /...
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How to add constant height in exam class

I've MCQ Paper created using \documentclass[addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} ; here on very page I've to provide "Space for Rough Work". Height of "Space for Rough Work" is around 20% of page height. ...
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Pandoc: Format Chapters/Sections

I'm currently using a basic template found on internet and I'm trying to format chapters and sections but nothing happens :(. I include this to my template tex file and update usepackage: \...
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Saving and restoring font settings

I'm using Pandoc to generate a PDF from a Markdown source file, and passing in a custom LaTeX template (effectively a tweaked version of the Pandoc default) to change the style of the final PDF. I ...
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How to make work macros work as values in parameters of psbarcode?

TL;DR- Works \psbarcode{NODATA}{height=0.33 width=1.6 includecheck includetext}{code128} But "parametrized", does not work as expected (produces big transparent output) \def\h{0.33} \def\w{1.6} \...
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pdflatex stating a lot of files

I was trying to compile a latex document, and it was taking forever. I thought it was quite strange when a very simple document wasn't almost instant. When running pdflatex with ptrace, I find it is ...
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How to manually write polynomials long division rather than using the automated polynom?

I very new to LaTeX and currently try to practice writing engineering reports with it as a replacement for Microsoft Word. In one of my assignments I have to do Polynomial Long Divisions. I found ...
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PdfLatex stops compilling

when I add 'numbers' option for package natbib and compile files, pdflatex starts compiling and stop at the middle of the processs (and cpu is at 25%), maybe an infinite loop... I'm using MikTex 2.7 ...
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Reduce space between floats

I am new in LaTex. I use TexMaker as a LaTex Editor and Texlive for the packages i need. I want to write a two column article. In the text, there is a problem with the gaps between the floats (figure ...
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PDFLatex throws errors, undefined control sequence, use of \sortlist doesn't match it's definition, etc [closed]

I recently asked a question about using biblatex, but that didn't seem to be a problem. I now used some code which should work fine, but I'm still getting errors. Here is the code I used: \...
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Getting in-text reference to load

This has been frustrating me for a while. When I am working on my paper and my bibtex file has been properly synced, and one or two citations are cited and properly updated as I write the paper, ...
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Having trouble building a tikz diagram

I am trying to build this tikz picture on Ubuntu 14.04: \def\layersep{2.5cm} \begin{tikzpicture}[font=\sffamily,shorten >=1pt,->,draw=black!50, node distance=\layersep] \tikzstyle{every pin ...
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latex on ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

pdflatex on ubuntu ignores scalebox. How can this be fixed? Example \begin{figure}[h] \scalebox{0.60}{\includegraphics{beta3d.eps}}{\includegraphics{beta3d.eps}} \caption{\label{beta} ...
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How can I get pdflatex to perform multiple passes when compiling a document?

I have a number of files requiring several compiler passes because it has a table of contents. I usually set this up in my TeX editor, Latexian, without going through the command line; but now I'm ...
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Fix subpicture placement

I know this kind of thing has been asked here before, but I have a question about this post. I copied the code from there and only changed the filenames to have my pictures. \begin{figure*} \...
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Unable to get permission for fls file while using pdflatex

I'm using Sublime Text 3 with the Latexing package to compile a file. The distribution is TeXLive and I'm compiling with pdflatex. Everything works fine for a while, then the compile process starts ...
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luatex has different subscript distances

I wanted to write some scientific text in TeX Gyre Schola, because I like its increased weight compared to Latin Modern Roman. Unfortunately, I noticed that the spacing between a variable and its ...
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MIKTEX - The XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base source file could not be found. Running ttf2pk.exe

I am trying to build a CV with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. The error is as follows: Trying to make PK font XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base at 720 DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-...
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Break a table in a two column article in latex

Hello I want to break a table in a two column article but i don't know how. Here is the latex code: \begin{table}[H] \centering \caption{ Results of Mutual Information using two ITK techniques and ...
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Hide page number when converting eps to pdf

I converted my eps file to pdf. But I do not want to display page number. For example, in attached picure, I want to ignore "1" at the bottom. I tried some ways but it id not working. Here is my code:...