{todonotes} is a package that helps the user keep track of to-do notes and things to be addressed before the document is complete.

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transform variable-content to verbatim-like representation inside a newcommand (used then as optional argument)

I spend 8 hours in solving this, made some progress but now face the enormous difficulties with verbatim stuff in latex. Any help would be great! My aim: the todonotes package offers an inline ...
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todonotes: show [inline], hide all others

I use the following package \usepackage{todonotes} for my thesis. It's working very well so far. \todo[inline]{Todo #1: comments/ todos about status for professor or lecture} \todo{Todo #2: ...
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bclogo todonotes clash

The following MWE generates an error (but produces correct output). What is the easiest work-around? Argument of \reserved@a has an extra } Hello\todo{\bcsmbh} \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Todos won't show up from multiple \input{texdoc} documents

I have split a paper into several .tex document chapters to input them in the main.tex document later. The problem is, the many todo notes I have made throughout my file are no longer showing up ...
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Problem with todonotes and onlyamsmath

I have document that use the todo from the todonotes packakge. Unfortunality, I always get the following error message (Everything works fine on my machine at work): Package tikz Error: Sorry, some ...
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URL in Todonotes do not work if # is included

I'm searching for a way to have a URL with a # in a todonote. I tried to add caption{} to the todonote, ànd that works for basic URLs (just as these urls work without the caption{}). It does not work ...
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Widening marginparwidth for verbose todo notes

I used the following in a corporate template in order to get wider margins for todo notes: \usepackage{showframe} \usepackage[marginparwidth=85pt]{geometry} This made the entire layout shift ...
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Set comment toggle to false, error: Undefined control sequence

I want to toggle comments of and on. Off works, but when I set toggle to true, then I get an error: ./main.tex:36: Undefined control sequence. \endtcolorbox ->\unskip \tcb@after@box ...
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Set comment toggle to false, error: There's no line here to end [closed]

I want to show/hide comments when toggeling the code below: \newtoggle{comments} %\toggletrue{comments} \settoggle{comments}{true} %set true to show all comments, set false to hide all comments ...
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Todo list create a section without any comments

I'm using the code below to get a todolist of all the comments I have in my document. The problem is the list displays the last section of the document, but it hasn't any comments. Only sections with ...
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List of todos per chapter

For a longer document I would like to add a list of the todos of each chapter at the end of that chapter. I have searched for a while and read the documentations of todo, easy-todo and todonotes and ...
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Package todonotes: How can I change the textcolor?

Consider following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[colorinlistoftodos,prependcaption,textsize=tiny]{todonotes} \presetkeys% {todonotes}% ...
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Cannot use inline todonotes in a figure caption

I am trying to use inline todo notes from the todonotes package inside figure captions. However I get the following error when I generate the lof. ! Leaders not followed by proper glue. <to be ...
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todonotes crashes because too many on list

I am been using the package \usepackage{todonotes} but have ran into a problem with the \listoftodos.. My list has become above one page, and it seems to to not compile when it goes above this ...
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Package hyperref doesn't work anymore - break down

I'm working on a documentation for several weeks. To link the table of content with the text of the document I was working with the package hyperref. Until today everything went fine. Today I ...
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Package todo - cut off at page end

I am using the todonotes package. However, when the \todos get too long the text goes over the page and cannot be seen. Here is an example of what I tried: \documentclass{article} ...
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luatodonotes and tikz externalization won't mix

Consider the following code: documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{external} \tikzexternalize %\usepackage{luatodonotes} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Different sorting of todonote items in \listoftodos

I use the todonotes package and produce a list of todos at the end. What I currently produce looks as follows: List of Todos Change 3 ....................1 Change 1 ....................2 Change 2 ...
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Change header of \listoftodos

I use the todonotes package to highlight changes in a document and list them at the end of the document by the \listoftodos command. Instead of using the standard "Todo list" header, I'd like to call ...
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Is it possible to make todonotes package use margin outside pagetrim for draft notes?

In the memoir manual there is a snippet for making draft notes that uses the entire paper when printing drafts on pages bigger than the trimmed papers. Is it possible to get the more fancy notes of ...
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How does one create a counted command (e.g. TODO) for use in a list?

Pretext: I am aware of packages such as todonotes, todo, and fixme, but this is more of a task for learning LaTeX programming. Therefore, the use of additional packages downloaded from CTAN is ...
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List of Todos item whitespace

How can you remove the whitespace between items in \listoftodos from the todonotes package? Update: MWE with correct spacing: \documentclass[twoside,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[dutch]{todonotes} ...
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Using hyperref's autoref function with todonotes messes up reference names

I used \autoref throughout my thesis and when doing corrections and needing to keep track of them using the todonotes package, I noticed that the \autoref function generates wrong labels. To show ...
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xspace leaves space in front of comment

I am confused by the behaviour of \xspace in combination with the \todo command. I didn't expect \xspace to leave a space when I cut off all spaces by a comment sign %. Usually this works as expected, ...
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Keeping track of book edits? [duplicate]

I'm currently preparing a new edition of an old textbook: I need some way of keeping track of what I need to do, and what I have done. Is there any software which plays nicely with LaTeX for this ...
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Latex todonotes package set default to inline

Is it possible to set the default style of todo notes by the latex todonotes package to inline to avoid mentioning inline everytime? I imported the package into my latex document like this: ...
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Todonote beside figures/floats

I am facing a very basic problem when working with the todonotes package. How can I place a todonote right beside a figure? I would really appreciate a simple solution such as a modified todo ...
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Fixme footnote-like marker inline, but without footnotes enabled

I am using Fixme with margin notes, but find that I would like to have some sort of marker inline (rather than the full note) to show where the note refers to. If I use the footnote option I get ...
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Combine todonotes with mdframed to highlight paragraphs and write notes

I am trying to combine todonotes with mdframed to create a unifying command that allows to write todos and and highlight paragraphs at the same time. The syntax is ...
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reverse todonotes side without changing chapter number placement in classicthesis

When using todonotes with classicthesis, my notes appear on the wrong side. I have added the options \let\marginpar\oldmarginpar and \reversemarginpar to my preamble but when I use \reversemarginpar ...
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How to Define New Todo Command Which Still Takes Options

I am using the package todonotes in order to handle my TODOs. As written in the manual, one can define a custom TODO command like that: \newcommand{\feedbackRequired}[1]{\todo[color=red!70]{#1}} ...
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todonotes package: mark a block with the comment

I like to know it it is possible to use todonotes for something like this: text text text text--- text text | text text |-[comment box] text text | text text--- text text I want a comment box ...
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Moving todo notes to other side of page

I am using the todo notes package, documentation of which can be found here. The current document I am working on is in a book style format - in particular, there are wider margins on the left for ...
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Can TeXstudio automatically produce a combined list of todo notes from different documents?

I am keeping notes for several (5) projects in Latex. Each project gets its own folder with a set of Latex source files (mostly one main file that inputs the individual chapters). Each project is ...
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How to assign a shortcut key/macro for TODO notes in TexStudio?

I need to write a lot of %todo notes inside TexStudio, so I need a shortcut to do so. I thought of assigning a macro but I couldn't, because as soon as I enter % the radio button of type inside the ...
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Error while using 'author' option in 'todonotes' package

I am trying to use the author option in the \todo command provided by todonotes package. This is clearly mentioned in its manual. Following is the code snippet and the error it produces: Snippet: ...
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Hyperlink in \todo[inline]

Do anyone have an idea why I have this two errors when using a \hyperlink{}{} in \todo[inline] ?? 1- Argument of \reserved@a has an extra }. 2- Paragraph ended befor \reserved@a was complete. ...
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Todonotes: group list-of-todos by section

This is a follow up question to group list-of-todos by chapter. egreg's solution works great with classicthesis and scrreprt, and I've been trying to do the same without classicthesis and for ...
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Inline todonotes: Full justification and page breaks?

I frequently use inline \todos (from the famous todonotes package) to embed meta comments in my documents, e.g.: \todo[inline,caption={}]{ Some notes: \begin{itemize} \item \lipsum[1-2] \item ...
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automatically add additional space for annotations while keeping layout the same

Consider, I've got a document I am asked to review in a way, that I add todonotes/marginnotes with comments. Therefore the usual document margin might be to small. Is there a way to just add ...
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Referencing todonotes by custom counter value?

I have my todonotes set up as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{todonotes} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{kantlipsum} \newcounter{todoListItems} ...
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PreviewMacro for todonotes

I like auctex with Preview and would like my todonote \todo's shown in my emacs browser. However, this will either not show at all or consist of the \tikzpicture building blocks, namely each line ...
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todonotes package causes badboxes

I use the todonotes package in my document and I noticed that every todonote that goes into the margin (so all without the inline option) causes two badboxes and one warning: Overfull \hbox ...
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Mark a place “to be done” with todonotes

I'm trying to create a \tbd (To Be Done) macro to add a todonote on a chapter/section/subsection/etc easily with the following properties. to have a useful list of todos with a simple macro call: ...
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Robust way to mark draft text?

When writing documents, I like to 'mark up' draft/partial text (e.g., short summaries of what will go in a section) so that I can clearly see what needs to be adjusted. I know that things like the ...
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How to place todonotes in left and right margin?

I want to place todonotes not only on the left or the right margin. I want to use both at the same time, and that the notes should decide by themself where to place. E.g. when the note points to a ...
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Multiple lists of to-do-notes

I use the todonotes package to keep track of stuff that has to be done by various persons. At the moment, I use prefixes and colors to track who is responsible for what. However, I'd rather like to ...
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Will todonotes work inside an align environment?

Is it possible to use todonotes inside an align environment, e.g.: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} \usepackage{todonotes} \begin{document} \begin{align} a^2&=b^2+c^2 ...
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Todonotes problem: No line connecting notes to text [duplicate]

When using the todonotes package, all notes are missing correct lines. That is, instead of having a line connecting the note and the text, the line connects to the note itself (with default color you ...
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todonotes' \listoftodos with multi-paragraph \todo{}s

There seems to be an issue with todonotes. I've been using \todo{}s that span multiple paragraphs for some time and never noticed any problems. Now I've tried to add a \listoftodos to my document - ...