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What is the difference between \newenvironment and \newenvironment*?

I vaguely seem to recall reading that \newenvironment* gives better spacing than \newenvironment, but I don't recall any details and I can't seem to find a reference by searching. What is the ...
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How to define command with * [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Defining starred versions of commands I have some user command: \newcommand{\mysection}[1]{\section{#1}} Now I need to use command: \mysection*{name of section} ...
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starred version of DeclareRobustCommand

I generally use \newcommand* instead \newcommand whenever it makes sense, to ease error checking if the command doesn't sensibly take multi-paragraph arguments. Is there a starred version of ...
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What's the difference between \paragraph and \paragraph*?

Is there any difference between \paragraph{} and \paragraph*{}? When it's used (if nothing has been modified before, i.e. like in this post: Paragraph header), there's no difference in the created ...
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Tabular* Alignment of Columns

I've read about the tabular* environment, and the same example pops up over and over again. What I'd like to know is when the example is converted, why do columns 2 and 3 lose their centering? I've ...
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Headers of \chapters* take the headers of their previous \chapter

When using book.cls and using \chapter* after a \chapter, the header used in \chapter* is wrong. An example is pasted below. Is there any known workaround for that? I have tried quite some tricks ...
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Redefining the section command, keeping the starred definition

Currently, I'm working with a document based on the standard book.cls. I redefined the section command (unstarred) to get a more fancy heading. But while doing this, I ran into some walls. ...
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table numbers are wrong for double column table

My: \begin{table*}[t] \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \begin{tabular} \end{tabular} \CaptionType{table} \caption{...} \label{tab:res2} \end{minipage} \\ ...
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How to enforce the position of table* (wide table)

I'm writing a paper using SIGPLAN conference 2 columns format. I maintain separate .tex files per each chapters: %% main.tex \documentclass[preprint, 10pt]{sigplanconf} \usepackage{ ... } ... ...
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Reset section numbering between unnumbered chapters

The document I'm writing using report class has 2 unnumbered chapters. The sections of the 2nd chapter are numbered following the numbering of the sections of the 1st chapter, like this: MY FIRST ...
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Proper way to include unnumbered chapters in a per-chapter bibliography using biblatex

I've been using example 3.11.4 of the biblatex documentation to generate a per-chapter bibliography at the end of my thesis. It works great, until I try to make my introduction into an unnumbered ...
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How to set font size for \caption* (but not \caption)

I need to change the font size from \caption* to 10pt.However, using \captionsetup the \caption font size changes as well. How can I solve that?
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Ignoring asterisks * in the whole document

When using * to remove headlines from the toc, there might be times when you would like to see all the headlines in the toc -- including the removed ones. But you would like to see the headlines just ...
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Removing Subordinated Headline Levels From The ToC Automatically When Using `*`

Usually, when you use section*{}only the section will be removed from the toc. In order to remove subordinated subsections you have to add the *. Is it possible to define a command that removes ...
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Own Section command working numbered and unnumbered

I use the following command to have section headings with subtitles \newcommand{\Section}[2]{\section[#1]{#1\\\small »#2«}} But now I only can have numbered sections because the * doesn't work for ...
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How to \label-\ref an un-numbered section

I'm trying to 'reference' the \section*{Introduction} of my article. I can quite easily reference the \section{InsertSectionName} with a \label{} and a \ref{} (taking this as my definition of ...
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Change the vertical spacing above unnumbered sections headings

How can I change the vertical spacing above the section heading that dont have a number (like for instance the table of contents, the list of figures and the bibliograpy) while keeping the spacing of ...
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suffix package, cannot redefine a suffixed macro

I have two local packages A and B. Package B is used occasionally to override macros defined in package A. Package A defines a macro and, using the suffix package, also defines a starred version of ...
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Centering \section* and adding them to the ToC

I'm using LaTeX and the book class and have one problem: I want that my starred sections (only starred sections) appear in the center of the pages instead of the left side of the pages and also these ...
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How do I include a \section*{} in a \tableofcontents? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Centering \section* and adding them to the ToC I've got something like \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \section*{About this Article} ...
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How to define a starred version of an environment in LaTeX

I am interested in defining a new environment in LaTeX that has a starred version. How is this done?
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Want \section* to change the page header

In a book, I have several numbered sections followed by an unnumbered section. I have placed an \addcontentsline following the \section* that introduces the unnumbered section, so that it will appear ...
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How to get non-numbered sections to show in ToC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Centering \section* and adding them to the ToC Adding unnumbered sections to TOC I'm writing a book and I want the sections within the main text to carry no ...
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What does \\* do?

I have some code, and when I use \\*, it causes some things to become unaligned, but when I use \\, the alignment is correct. What's the difference?
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what does an asterisk (*) character do in a renewcommand? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between \newcommand and \newcommand*? I've seen * used in memoir.cls: \renewcommand*{\chapnumfont}{\normalfont\HUGE\sffamily} and ...
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How to reset footnote numbering at \chapter* and at frontmatter chapters?

A comment to my answer to Biblatex and citation reset between chapters made me realize that, contrary to normal chapters in the book and report class, \chapter* (the starred version) does not reset ...
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Starred version of \captionof not working together with pdfpages

I use the following code to get a caption on the previous page but the correct location of the figure in the ToC. I now get 2 entries in the ToC, which is not really a surprise ;-). I now want to get ...
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Defining variants of \small and \large that use \normalsize's line spacing

As a partial workaround for grid typesetting, I'd like to define variants of \small and \large that behave like their standard counterparts except that they use the line spacing of \normalsize. I know ...
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Vertical space after title of unnumbered chapters (bibliography/ToC)

The title pretty much says it all: It is possible to add arbitrary vertical space after the title of the ToC or bibliography page within the report document class?
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What's the difference between align and align*?

After some brief searching I can't find the difference between align and align*. Google summarily ignoring the * is making it harder I think. Can you tell me the difference between these two? ...
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How do I reference an appendix when it is defined with \chapter*?

I have a problem with the reference of an annex. In the main .tex file I put %... couple of lines before this \include{ThesisChapter4} % \include{ThesisAppendixA} % Appendix A and in Appendix A I ...
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\renewcommand with \caption*

I'd like to redefine \caption* as \renewcommand{\caption*}[1]{\vspace{\abovecaptionskip}\caption*{\textbf{Note:} #1}\vspace{-\abovecaptionskip}} but keep getting an error when I try to compile. My ...
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How do I write a starred macro? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Defining starred versions of commands I want to write a macro that has a starred version, e.g. \newcommand*{\blah}{{\bfseries blah}} \newcommand*{\blah*}{{\itshape ...
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Redefining the amsmath equation* environment

For the background to this, see my previous question I've been trying to make changes in my LaTeX document so that math displays in black and text in red. Thanks to Stefan Kottwitz and Torbjørn T. ...
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Do all starred commands have anything in common?

\section* produces an unnumbered section, align* makes the environment unnumbered, which is comparable in a way. \newcommand* doesn't accept \par in its argument, which is different. Stefan Kottwitz ...
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Generate table of contents when \section* (sections without numbering) has been used

Is it possible just to generate a table of contents based on sections in asterisk mode, i.e., \section*? I basically just want the table of contents without section numbers. Like a list of headings ...
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enumitem: How to change label on enumerate* when inline option is enabled?

I'm using an inline enumerate list in my document, and I want to make that label slightly different (prepend with a () compared to the normal enumerate environment. However, since enumerate* share ...
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Convert all \subsection to \subsection*

I want all of my \subsection behave like \subsection* Instead of adding * everywhere, I like to add a few lines in the preamble. What should I do? Can I just \renewcommand?
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Underline and center headings

For a paper I have to make my LaTeX document guideline conforming. Many of you will already guess now that this means dirty work by violating virtually all possible typography standards. My biggest ...
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Use \csname … \endcsname to compute the starred-version of some command

I want to define some commands declaring paired delimiters using the mathtools package in LaTeX. For example, \paren{...} should result in \left(...\right), whereas \paren[Big]{...} should give ...
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Swap definition of starred and non-starred command

I don't like the fact that I am required to use \abs* when I want the vertical line of the absolute value to automatically re-size. I pretty much always want it to re-size, so would like to swap the ...
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Define a custom align, and align* environment

I would like to redefine both the align and \align* environments such that the first line is shifted up to line up with the list identifier. I attempted to adapt the solution provided at Starred ...
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Behavior of starred section in beamer

In a LaTeX article, \section* behaves like this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \section*{Not numbered} \thesection % --> 0 \section{Numbered} \thesection % --> 1 \end{document} ...
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How do I make appear no-numbered sections in the hyperlinks (bookmarks) of a PDF?

I am using \section*{} to get unnumbered sections in a document. I need to get those sections in the bookmarks of the resulting PDF but they don't show up. In addition, if the first section is ...
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header and chapter*

I find it strange that the page header in the chapter “Title2” is not updated in the example below: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \chapter{Title1} ...
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Fix for amsart.cls tableofcontents bug regarding starred sections?

The command \section* is meant to produce a section that is not listed in the table of contents. However, when using amsart.cls, such sections are still listed. I believe this is a known bug. How ...
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How to turn equation tags off by default?

I'm writing a document in which very few of the equations actually need tags. So instead of using starred environments, I would much prefer to exchange the meaning of the starred with the non-starred ...
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Starred version of “xtabular” not working

I want to insert a long table in a two-column paper. I tried "tabular" first, but the problem is that it doesn't divide the table among pages. Then people in this post suggested that I use xtab: In ...
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Starred equivalent in newenvironment

Let's say I want to use the align-environment in a newenvironment like this: \newenvironment{mequation}{\align}{\endalign} This works fine. However, what if I want to use the starred version of ...