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Change page, section, figure, etc identifier avoiding duplicates

Imagine that you want to build a report composed by several papers. Before each paper the titlepage should be displayed. Also, the page number, section number, figure number, etc shall always be reset ...
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PDF inclusion error when using \input or \include

I have set up a LaTeX file for a book-type document with the following preamble: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{textgreek} ...
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How to include a pandas boxplot in my document?

Usually, I include matplotlib plots in my tex document like that: I use matplotlib to plot and save the figure as vector graphic (svg) import matplotlib.pyplot as plt plt.figure(figsize=(15, 8)) ...
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What is the font used by Nature magazine? How can we get the same or similar text font and math font in LaTex? [duplicate]

For example, in this paper: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v529/n7587/pdf/nature16961.pdf How can we get the same or similar text font and math font in LaTex?
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How to write the following matrix requiring both case and block array environment?

I am trying to write the attached equation using block array environment. I am suppose to use both the case and block array environment for achieving the desire output. However, I have completed ...
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Table of Contents navigation sidebar in non-beamer document classes

I am trying to create a sidebar like the one present in beamer documents, which lists the Table of Contents information for easy document navigation. Even better if it can automatically show only the ...
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How to keep page break points when publishing the same content with two different styles?

I would like to publish two or more versions of the same document. The content is the same, the style is different and the page breaks should be the same too, so that I can refer to the same page ...
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Why does Texmaker and synctex pdflatex doesn't work?

I'm using Texmaker 4.4.1, and I want to be able to jump to pdf (Ctrl+RClick) from the tex script, and vice versa. I tried to use the tips of -synctex=1 in the PDFLatex command, but it doesn't seem ...
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Cell color with horizontal rule in tabular environment

I am trying to draw the following figure in latex: However, some of my horizontal lines appear to be blurred by the cellcolor and some vertical lines don't show up at all. Anyone knows a way to get ...
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Missing number on newenvironment with tikzpicture

I have the following code to resize a tikzpicture only in case it's too wide: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{environ} \newsavebox\mybox \newenvironment{resizedtikzpicture}[1]{%...
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Fatal error while running pdflatex on Fedora 20

I recently installed texlive-scheme-full on Fedora 20. When I run pdflatex on some a thesis report, I got the following error message: <to be read again> \rhm@arabic \addlanguage ...\...
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Pdftex.def Error, Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input: gs

I can compile my latex document from mac terminal using pdflatex mydocument.tex However, Texshop fails to compile my file. More precisely, Texshop cannot convert .eps files to pdffile. The ...
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Undefined control sequence due to \printbibliography [closed]

I am currently writing my master's thesis using TeX Live and Texmaker and have suddenly run into an "undefined control sequence" that points to the line \printbibliography[heading=bibintoc,title={...
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Can no longer typeset using mactex and pdftex is running at 98% of CPU

Ive been using texshop on my mac for a while with no problem at all, i fixed the El Capitan problem by relocating the compiler, but for no apparent reason, by file has stopped typesetting. There is no ...
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Output only pdf in different location

I'm using TeXstudio and want to output only the .pdf file to another directory than the .tex file (leaving the other output files together with the .tex) Is this possible or do I have to live with ...
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pdflatex - transparent package seems not to work

I am trying to use the 'transparent' package, as shown in this answer: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{transparent} \begin{document} \colorbox{red}{% Black text in a red ...
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Order references alphabetically with “elsarticle-num-names.bst”

How Can I order my references alphabetically using the bibliographystyle "elsarticle-num-names.bst"? Here is a MWE, copied from the elsarticle template folder itself: elsarticle-template.tex: \...
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No matches when searching for “latex” in a PDF when \LaTeX was used

If I use pdflatex to produce a PDF from the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \LaTeX \end{document} then searching for the string latex in Okular yields zero matches. Evince does ...
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Schwartz symbol latex [duplicate]

How can I write the Schwartz symbol To have script-like S for Schwartz space using texshop/pdftex? The solution as posted in that solution won't work for my version (I use a mac if that makes any ...
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Can't apply monospaced font to listings (when using pdflatex)

I'm a newbie to LaTeX and I can't find the cause of a problem described below. I need to insert several C++ code snippets into my document, so I use the listings package for this purpose. The ...
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PDF Viewer Fonts Sketchy on Second Display (Mac)

I'm using the standard Texmaker app on a retina display mac with it plugged into a second standard HD monitor but the text is coming out all sketchy on the second monitor. I've tried playing with ...
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Beamer and monochrome-xcolor

When using the monochrome option for xcolor in a Beamer presentation, the canvas background shows up as entirely black when compiling with pdflatex, but would be entirely white if compiled with ...
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merging pdf files without keeping the pdf files in the same folder

I would like to merge some pdf files, for example, paper1 & paper2. But they are in some other folders. I just want to run the tex file without keeping the pdf files. Is there any way to do this?
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TikZ library `external` doesn't recognize node name from different picture

I am attempting to improve my compilation time by externalizing TikZ pictures. I do seem to be able to refer to named nodes, however. For example, consider the following. \documentclass{article} \...
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Lyx2.1: change PDF viewer Windows10

I am using LyX 2.1 version and Acrobat Reader DC and Windows 10. When I select View PDF[(pdflatex)], Acrobat opens but my file is not displayed. I have tried changing the path adding this C:\Program ...
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Missing \begin{document} error when using .sty file

I am a fairly new LaTeX-user and I've come across a problem I can't solve related to a custom style. I keep getting a Missing \begin{document} error among others and I have no idea why. I am using ...
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LaTeX Template for Newsletter/Brochure

I am looking for a LaTeX template that can be used for a brochure-like newsletter, A4 format, column-like design with optional spanning pictures, marginless pictures, marginless headlines. I browsed ...
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Thesis title pages

Does anyone of you ever experienced some difficulties in putting together a title page for a thesis? This seems super easy, but here I gave up... Any help or suggestions will be so greatly appreciated....
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\rput not working in TexShop 3.51

\rput is not working, I change the coordinates but "(a)" does not move at all. Here the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \pagestyle{empty} ...
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problem citation (?) in journal submission system [closed]

when I submit source tex files to springer journal from their website. I click to generate pdf from uploaded source then I faced following problem: I have a problem in referencing, I can't see the ...
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itemize block color in a0poster

I am creating a a0 size poster in a0poster class. Is it possible to change the color of itemize block? I can change the textcolor line by line, but not the bullets: \documentclass[a0,portrait]{...
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pdfLaTeX for MaTeX in TeXShop on Mac

I use TeXShop on my Mac and want to use MaTeX in my Mathematica documents (including an electronic book I'm writing). However, MaTeX requires pdfLaTeX, which is not part of the TeXShop suite of files....
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PDF/A validation with embedded CID font subset caused by ligatures in vector image

Objective and Workflow I want to produce a PDF/A-2b compliant PDF document with pdfLaTeX using the Package pdfx. The target document includes PDF vector images, which are exported from SVG sources ...
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How do I create a header with a half-page background (like the Twitter bootstrap Carousel theme)?

I'd like to create a LaTeX document with a half-page background, such as that in Twitter/Bootstrap's Carousel theme. The background doesn't necessarily need a gradient like in the example (although ...
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refman, refart: set text margin at the section starting point

I am using refman: \documentclass[twoside,a4paper]{refart} and in this style class the standard text margin is too far on the right, far too much on the right (almost at the center of the page) ...
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Create user defined command

I am new to Latex, I need to create a user defined command or Macro. I need to print unix shell commands on a pdf, the code looks like below \begin{lstlisting}[language=bash] $sudo apt-get install ...
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Latex Bibliography Reference Number Enumeration [closed]

I'm writing a thesis but also editing thesis template for my needs but there just one point left that I can't handle. I wan't to delete that numbers with link to references shown in image.
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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 guide....
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Compiling a latex file .tex to a PDF File [closed]

I've downloaded a file from this link But i don't know anything about .tex extensions, i've googled it, it turned out to be a latex file. So I've downloaded & installed MacTex, but it doesn't ...
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How we use while loop in latex to input multiple files in main document [duplicate]

I am trying to input multiple files from different directories in my main latex document and I want to use while loop to do that so that all .tex files can be read from a directory. Please give your ...
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Error message using pdflatex on “R's Multiple Sequence Alignment” Package

I am new to using R-studio and the Multiple Sequence Alignment package. I am trying to generate a PDF of the outputs from an alignment result, but I keep getting an error message. I am inputting ...
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How to get rotated landscape page in LaTeX without flushing other floats?

I would like the landscape tables to appear rotated in the pdf using pdflscape package. However I would still like the text AND figures to float around the table. As you can see in the portrait view ...
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Error \begin{spacing} ended by \end{document}

! LaTeX Error: \begin{spacing} on input line 86 ended by \end{document}. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H <return> for immediate help. ... ...
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How to wrap the title in an a0poster with a page width color box?

Current Preamble I want to wrap the top part of my document with a colored banner, spanning the entire page width and to the very top of the document. Here is my preamble and title section: ...
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Missing glyphs of MinionPro font for cyrillic letters

I'm struggling with setting up MinionPro for cyrillic text on Windows8.1 (texlive2014, not Miktex). I followed to this guide for FontPro installation at first and then I did steps from these ...
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section depth 5, \subsubsubsection doesnt work [duplicate]

I want a section for eg. 3.2.1.2.1 and for this I have set my counter to \setcounter{secnumdepth}{5} and when I type \subsubsubsection to get section, nothing happens. I have following ...
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How to produce only devanagari vowel signs (matra)?

Using texlive 2015 on OSX, and package devanagari, I can't seem to produce only vowel signs in devanagari? I'd like to be able to write only the matras for, for example a, o, and so on. I've tried ...
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LaTeX puts a black edge on my image [duplicate]

I am trying to resize image on LaTeX and make my image bigger, but when the size is bigger than 8cm, LaTeX puts a black edge on the right side. This is my problem not only with the \resizebox command, ...
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Possible Issues of using -output-directory

As I am considering using -output-directory=<some/path> to reduce clutter in my working directory, I am wondering what are the known problems with this approach. The ones I am aware of are: ...
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Access value of -output-directory

I am considering using the command line option -output-directory=<some/path> so that the temporary files do not clog my working directory but are also available for subsequent builds. This will ...