{rules} is about drawing lines (also called rules). Popular packages are {booktabs} (which provides high quality table rules) and {dashrule}.

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arara - How to see errors and pdf with in Texmaker Windows

How could we check the errors in TexMaker and also generate the PDF automatically? I am unable to do it for the moment. Using the following as comments I followed the installation process correctly ...
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FancyHdr top rule that is not full width

By default, fancyhdr includes a headrule separator line that spans the text width at the top of the page. Is there a (simpler) way to get the headrule (or footrule, for that matter) to span only, ...
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Caption of algorithm2e to the upper left corner without ruled option

I don't want to use ruled option, but still, I want the caption of my algorithm to be at the upper left corner. I tried \renewcommand{\@algocf@capt@plain}{above} but it only moves the caption ...
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Inserting a colored box to page background leaves gap

I'd like to have a colored box in the upper part of every page. Even though it's a simple task, I cannot make it work. Having looked for answers here and in the eso-pic package discription does not ...
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Signature line with dots and name below

In my LaTeX report I want to include a dotted signature line and my name below that line. As in the image. Can someone help me with the LaTeX code for that?
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Homework solution x columns

I'm writing a book and in its end, I write the exercises solutions. To become with a better layout, I use multicols environment, like this: \begin{multicols}{2} \setlength{\columnseprule}{0.4pt} ...
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Horizontal margin over each section?

How can I draw a horizontal margin over each section? This is what I want to achieve (horizontal line respecting margins) Cheers
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Placement of rules at the top or bottom of a page [closed]

I am writing a two-column document and I use \hrule to separate different sections. Once the \hrule reaches the top or the bottom of the page it stays there. Shouldn't for aesthetic reasons be placed ...
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Multiple tikz path fading in multiple directions

I'd like to create a theorem decoration. Here's a quick take on one: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand{\theoremname}{Theorem} \newcounter{theorem} ...
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How to make double lines to only one bold (thick) line

How to make the double lines to only one bold (thick) line ? \documentclass[french]{beamer} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{array} ...
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leave gap before and after \hrule

I'm using \hrule to draw a line that has the width of the text. Is there a safe way to leave a gap before and after the line? The plain code is: blablabla \hrule blabla And produces: Coming ...
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algorithm with partial borders/frames

I use the algorithm float environment for pseudocode and want some algorithms to span two pages. That works fine with \algstore and \algrestore. However, I would like to omit these borders at the end ...
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\rule not aligned

The \rules not aligned. I want to be in parallel to be each other and start from the same position horizontally. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \begin{document} \begin{titlepage} ...
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Multirow with strike through?

Could somebody give me a hint, why the \multirow doesn't work as it should? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{c|c|c|c|c|c|} \emph{step} & 0 & 1 ...
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I need help width \rule

Minimal example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \begingroup \color{blue} \rule{\paperwidth}{7.5cm} \endgroup \end{document} I just want ...
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How to get a properly centred horizontal rule?

I'm trying to produce a horizontal rule 2/3 the textwidth and centred. It's much harder than expected, as it pulls to the left. I've tried putting noindent but that makes it worse, as this MNWE shows: ...
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Thick Lines on table

I've seen the answer someone posted and I implemented it, I would like to keep this configuration as I already based my word using this answer. Now, the question is, how can I make partial horizontal ...
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Horizontal line within a line of text

You may know that in moderncv there is a horizontal line at the left of each section. I want to print this at the right of the section title too, just like this: My current code is as follows: ...
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How to create vertical and horizontal dotted lines in a matrix?

Similar to this question, I am trying to output a similar matrix with dotted line instead of dashed line. Is there anyway to do this? I also try to use these three packages: ...
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LaTeX table rules disappear when using Adobe Reader [duplicate]

I created a PDF document using LaTeX (TeXShop on a Mac) and used the LaTeX command \cellcolor to create colored cells in tables. When I view the document with the Adobe Reader some table rules of ...
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How to remove sep. rule from blank pages when using two-column mode?

In the following example: \documentclass[twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \setlength{\columnseprule}{0.4pt} \begin{document} \twocoltocetc \tableofcontents \chapter{test} ...
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Broken line between line numbers and code in lstinputlisting with setstretch<1

If I use \setspace{0.8} to tighten up my listings* I get a broken line between the line numbers and the code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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How to format semantic rules (picture attached)?

I am wondering how to type semantic rules shown in the following picture: Thanks!
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Overline thickness

Is there a way in latex to change the vertical thickness (height) of the line generated by the \overline command? \[ \overline{\overline{A \vee B}} = \overline{\overline{A} \wedge \overline{B}} \]
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Is there way to make horizontal line on the top of the page that contains only a page number

I tried to write a book of the following style: Is there a way to modify the upper horizontal line such that it does not have the word "Sisältö" or any other text except page numbers? ...
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Two rules between multicols

I'd like to add two rules between two columns of a multicols environment. For adding one I used \setlength{\columnseprule}{0.2pt} but how can I add two?
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\vline for a table

I am using the tabular environment with 3 columns in LaTeX. I want to separate column 1 from columns 2 and 3 using a vertical line. Right now I can only create a vertical line in each row separately, ...
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Automatically remove ruler when no header is present

This is a question triggered by Automatically remove page number in one-page documents. When activating the fancyhdr package, it is necessary to clear the headers, which I do below with \fancyhf{}, ...
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Reducing height of multicol separator line

I am bodging a table using multicol and rule so that I can have cells of dynamic sizes and populate it using a macro rather than manually. It mostly works, however I would like to reduce height of ...
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Add horizontal lines for selected shaded cells

I was trying to add a thicker horizontal line for columns 2-13 (above columns A, B, and C in the following example). My code did not not work for shaded columns. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance. ...
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Change Color, Pitch, Line Style of Showframe (Geometry Package)

How can one change the colour, pitch, line style, etc of the rules generated by the geometry package's showframe option?
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Do the different rules generated by booktabs have the same thickness?

I use the booktabs package and excel2latex to generate my tables. I work in TeXmaker. As I zoom in or zoom out on my table, I find that, sometimes the \toprule, sometimes \midrule and sometimes the ...
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Separating different kinds of footnotes with bigfoot

I am using the bigfoot package to create two sets of footnotes, one in para style and the other plain (in that order on the page). I have removed the line separating these footnotes from the body of ...
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How to remove the horizontal line below the image in the header

To add image in the header , I have written the code, basically the pagestyle modification. Now , just for a trial , I first modified only my plain page style. After the image gets inserted in the ...
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ConTeXt: Left-justify text to overlap hidden/disabled frame border

Background Looking to left- and right-align text in a footer. Problem The following image shows that the word "Betasec" is not left-aligned with the black horizontal line above it: I believe ...
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How can I place a vertical rule between subfigures?

I have implemeted a figure with subfigures by following the instructions here. Each subfigure is an image and some text beneath it. I would like to introduce a vertical rule between each subfigure ...
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LaTeX table adjustments

I am typing the following table in LaTeX: \begin{center} \setlength\extrarowheight{5pt} %\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.2} \begin{tabular*}{3.4in}{@{\extracolsep{\fill} } | c | c | c | c | c | c | c ...
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Changing height of vertical line in tabular

Is there any way of changing the height of the vertical lines of a tabular environment? Here is my MWE: \begin{tabular}{|c|c|} \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Header 1}\\ Subheader 1 & Subheader 2 \\ ...
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Latex Recall and Precision Table [closed]

I want to draw follow table on a latex but I have spend over a day now but yet to get anything close to it. I am attaching a screen short it would be great if I can get latex command to build this ...
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Problem with hhline with tables having more than 9 columns

I found out that the hhline does not print lines when the argument is greater than 9 as in \hhline{|*14{-}|}. It works well when doing instead \hhline{|*9{-}*5{-}|} as the following file shows: ...
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How to apply \cftafterpnum to specific entries (and add labels for columns of the TOC)

I'm trying to make a 3 column table of contents, which includes chapter name, page number, and a blank line for grading for a homework assignment. A previous question gave me the answer as to how to ...
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How can I fill a line from the left?

I am fiddling with various ways of filling a line with a vertically centered line and experimenting with the answers here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2553392/latex-rule-filling-the-line and ...
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How to draw two \hline and two vertical line?

I want to draw a table with two \hline and two vertical line. But as shown in the figure, the first vertical line do not cross the two hline. How to solve this problem? \documentclass{article} ...
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Horizontal rule between lines that vertically takes up only its height and that doesn't close up to surrounding ascenders/descenders

I would like a command \lineseprule that appears as a horizontal line of customizable width. It should neither take up a full line's height (\linesepruleA below) nor close up the lines above and below ...
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Adding vertical rule into tabu

Community, :) I know it might sound like some noobish' question, but I have some trouble adding the last vertical rule into my tabu. I've retrieved the code from here: How to Create Comparison Tables ...
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\hrule with indents in Plain TeX

I am trying to learn the 'metal' of TeX after 20 years of using higher level packages, such as LaTeX. In my test document I have an indented block representing simple recipes. I've created this with ...
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How I can customize fbox and hrule?

I want to customization a sample exercises for a book. I like so much this style: I think that is possible with fbox and hrule, but I don't know how I can do it. No need to use fbox and hrule if ...
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How to draw one thin and one thick line next to each other

How can we draw line depicted below in LaTeX? That is, a thin line and thick line with gap of height of thin line in between? Can you please suggest recommended class for same?
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Bottom hline in a tabularx wrapper environment

I want to define a wrapper environment for a table where one of the columns stretches to fill the available width. I'm using the tabularx package and its X column for that. As mentioned here and in ...
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Use of \midrule in booktabs table

Are there any formal guidelines/suggestions on the use of \midrule inside a booktabs table with just rows of identically formatted data? The booktabs manual is very specific about vertical rules, ...