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boxing the entire page

Sorry if you don't understand me, but English is not my native language. Is it possible to put a frame at x cm from the right and left edges of the page and at y cm from the up and bottom edges of ...
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Arbitrary positioning in math mode without size restriction

In the MWE below, are all general methods, of achieving arbitrarily shifting of symbols up or down or left or right in math mode, represented? If yes, that is the answer. If no, what good methods are ...
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Not wanted space before marginpar

At the moment I'm working on a little report. Therefore I had to redefine the \marginpar{} command new because I wanted it in a smaller font-size compared to the 'normal text'. The code I've written ...
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compute position of each symbol [closed]

I've created a program that generates clickable areas on images with HTML5, taking as input a series of coordinates. Now what I'd like to do is send to that program a .png of a LaTeX expression ...
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Power indices on the left side

I'm using {^2K} to write the indices on the left side, but when I do so I get an unwanted space between 2 en K. Is there another way to write the "power" indices on the left side? \section*{text} ...
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Positioning of images/graphics in tables

I need to create a table where cells in one columns are images, not text. This is the code I'm using: \begin{table}[hbtp] \centering \begin{tabu} to \textwidth {|c|c|c|c|} \hline ...
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Vertical spacing for two consecutive figure environments

I think I'm not going to solve my problem with the Floats and positioning of figures. I have 4 diagramms and I need to place them on two pages and at the end of the second page the caption for all 4 ...
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Beamer ToC: vertical spacing compressed when making ToC in columns environment

I am trying to adapt the Beamer table of content to my needs. I use the columns environment to change the lay-out of frames with a lot of white space. This works fine in most cases, but when I use it ...
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How to define the default vertical distance between nodes?

Use positioning can control the individual vertical position of nodes. But is there any way to control the default vertical spacing? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Spacing issues with letterhead background

I have a letterhead background that I use on cover letters. I am having spacing issues with some text being obscured by the letterhead image. I have tried using \\, \\*, vspace{5in} etc to no avail. ...
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Extra page at beginning of appendix containing big figures

I have an appendix that contains two full-page figures. The first page of the appendix is always blank except for the title -- I suspect this is a common problem with appendices of full page figures. ...
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Text in moderncv’s left column overlaps with right column

I was trying to compile a Resume and I am not able to figure out why only the second line has superimposed text. The below is the code. \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[blue]{casual} ...
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Problem with content location with standalone package

I'm trying to create multiple pages with varying page heights using the standalone package. When I try to run my file (using XeLaTeX on a mac) the content gets shifted up and to the left so that it's ...
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Misplaced supertabular at the bottom of a page

I want to write a table which is too long to fit in the middle of a page. So I thought of using supertabular. My code is \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{supertabular} \begin{document} ...
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How to type specifically on this part of the page?

I want to type my name in block capitals and in italics in the space highlighted in the blackbox, but I can't seem to be able to. Everything else is fine with the cover letter, I just need to type my ...
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What is the best practice for typesetting set-builder notation with a large number of membership criteria?

That is, I have something akin to the following right now: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} We must have $(a^i,b^i,c^i) \in X^i(d) = \bigg\{(a,b,c) ...
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How do I force using the blank space before/after a table in a two column env?

I'm using a two column environment, and I placed a table in the left column, as shown in the image: Below it the latex source excerpt used to draw such a table: ...
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Issue with arranging subtables

In this answer, there is a code provided for neatly arranging subtables inside a table. I tried that out and got the following error: Missing number, treated as zero \begin{subtable}{0.5\linewidth} ...
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How do I write something at the end of the slide in beamer? [duplicate]

I have an image, I want to write its source in a very small font size on the last possible line of the slide, ignoring the available space after image \section{SCS} \subsection{SCS} \begin{frame} ...
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Inserting a small vertical space in a table

Is there a way that I can insert a small space in a table? When I use a superscript, the number touches the \hline. \documentclass[9pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{helvet} ...
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Vertical alignment for tables [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set table position to top How to place a float at the top of a floats-only page? I've got this problem... I tried with the search but I couldn't figure out! I've got ...
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1answer
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graphics - dynamic image placement

This is a follow up to my post here: Graphics - Images off the page in multicolumn environment Using C#, XML, SQL, and LaTeX, I've managed to create a system which retrieves database information and ...
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How to put subcaptions below subtables, and increase gap between subtables with 'subfigure'?

Using 'subfigure', how can I create subtables within a table, such that a) subcaptions are underneath each subtable, and b) there's a reasonable horizontal gap between the subtables? So far I've only ...
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1answer
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Spacing in multiple choice question

I tried to make multiple choice question using the following code... but the choices are not uniformly distributed in a single line... I used \hfill by replacing \penalty -50\hskip 2em plus ...
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How to control float element to achieve compact output?

You may say the second question is duplicated. There are so many discussions about how to control the position of float. But they don't meet my needs. I want to reduce the blank area whilst float ...
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Space after float with [h]

this is my first time here, and I have this question: I'm writing my thesis, that includes many tables and figures in a float environment, with the caption at the end of it. I defined the space ...
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1answer
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How can I position some text on the same place on multiple pages with partly different content?

I am creating the first pages of a book and I want one page with just the title and the next page to have title plus the authors and some other stuff. However LaTeX places the title differently on the ...
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Reduce space between enumerated items

Background A book with lots of images. All of the images are set to "here definitely" (as they must come after the text that introduces them). Problem The list types (enumerated and bullet) have ...