{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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Using todonotes in math-mode

Is it possible to create notes via the package todonotes in a displayed math environment? Here is a minimal example where it fails: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{todonotes} \begin{document} ...
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Overlapping todonotes

When adding several notes on the same line using todonotes and then one note on the line behind them, its impossible to see which notes belong to which line since the line connecting each textbox to ...
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To-do-notes in a separated TeX file

Is it possible to compile a file with the extract package that just includes the \listoftodos (todonotes package) of another file?
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manage todonotes to insert figure in the margin

How I can use todonotes package to insert figure in the margin? I want 3 parameters: The name of the figure, the width of the figure, the caption (perhaps with \tiny or \footnote fonts).
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Make text in the margin selectable “columnwise” (marginpar, todonotes)

When including marginpar and/or todonotes marking text in a PDF viewer always selects the body of the text and the note together: Some of us unfortunately have collaborateurs not using LaTeX and ...
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Extend page “width” or “margin” for todonotes comments or other package comments to sit in

Basically, I would like to know how to achieve margin/width extension, similar to what Word/OpenOffice does when users insert comments. I am using the todonotes package and am collaborating on a ...
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\listoftodos is empty for the document with \todo

The document contains several tex pages which are included with \input. The main.tex has \usepackage{todonotes} and a command to generate list of todos \listoftodos. The other page contains \todo{some ...
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Patching commands to remove surrounding whitespace

I'm using the todonotes package to add little margin notes to my text, however writing Hello\todo{test} World! removes the interword space as is already pointed out in this question. So I tried ...
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Colourful notes - todo list annotations in tables

I've decided that I'm going to make LaTeX notes for all of my lectures next year (I'm doing computer science at university). I want a way to brighten my notes up - make them more exiting to read when ...
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todonotes problem with amsbook class

I'm trying to use todonotes with amsbook documentclass. I can add a todo (using \todo{fix this}) to part of the text and I can generate a Todo list for the table of contents using \todototoc, but the ...
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todonotes and verbatim

I want to put some comments about actual code into my document, and for that I thought I'd use \verb or \begin{verbatim}, but it turns out that the todonotes package does not like that: ...
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Todonotes: group list-of-todos by chapter

I use the todonotes package extensively to mark and comment my projects. So, for a large project, I have dozens of todo-notes and the list of todos, which I insert at the beginning of a document, ...
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itemize inside todonote?

I'm using todonotes to make notes on my thesis. I'd like to be able to put some dot-points on a couple of the larger notes, like this: \todo[inline]{ \begin{itemize} \item blah blah blah ...
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How can I make todo comments when using the multicol package?

I need to use the multicol package and I want to have todo items in the margin. I found the todonotes package which looked very promising: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{todonotes} ...
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How to use nameref to refer to a section without including the output of any commands in the title of that section?

Background (simplified) I'm using the todonotes package to add todonotes to sections in my documents. I have created a macro to add the todonotes to sections such that they appear alongside the ...
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Is todonotes compatible with twocolumn?

I'd really like to have my tikz \todo notes in my twocolumn document. When writing on the right column it's fine, but the left column drives it crazy. I tried to fiddle with the textwidth option but ...
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MS Word-style Comments

I'm not a fan of Microsoft Word, but I have missed the ability to comment on papers that I'm working on with friends using comments that appear as little bubbles in the margins. I've managed to ...
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todonotes and tikzexternalize

In my document I use todonotes and TikZ/pgfplots. After activating the externalization in TikZ I realized that todonotes are all exported as well (because they are based on TikZ). This behaviour is ...
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How can I make todonotes use all of the margin?

I am using the todonotes package to place notes in the margin. However, the notes it adds use less than 1/3 of the margin, which makes it so only 4-5 characters can fit on a line! It's difficult to ...
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Todonotes produces double inline notes instead of single margin note (with classicthesis 3.0)

I am writing my PhD thesis using the classicthesis style/package. Until few days ago I was using TeXLive 2009 from the Ubuntu 11.04 repositories. After I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 I decided to install ...
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How can I view all the %TODO comments I have marked using Kile?

In my document I am leaving %TODO comments in order to get back at them at some time. How can I generate a list of them with their relevant information in Kile 2.0?
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Replacing page number with other counter in listoftodos

I'm using the todonotes package to add notes in my documents. The \listoftodos command adds a ToC for todos. Instead of the page numbers in this ToC, I would like to display another value, for ...
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How to keep track of necessary changes (“todo”) for a large document?

Working on my Ph.D. thesis I use the fixme package to add notes and comments to my pdflatex document and I have defined several types of notes for easily seeing the difference between "substantial" ...
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How can I use todonotes with beamer?

I'm creating a presentation using beamer and I would like to denote bits that need to be done later using the todonotes package. But there appears to be some conflict between the two packages. I get ...
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Todo note steals space

I'm writing a larger document and I use the todonotes package to add reminders. For some reason, when I add a note, the space after the note's insertion point is removed. Here's minimal example: ...
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Margin notes (or todo's) in ACM Transactions template

I want to add margin notes to a document I'm writing in the ACM Transactions format (it's still in draft form). However, it's quite difficult to use existing packages such as todonotes (which looks ...
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How to add todo notes?

Is there a simple way to add todo notes to LaTeX documents ? I would like to have these notes in red in the generated pdf and a simple syntax to write them.
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Redefine default color of todonotes

I'm using the todonotes package with the article class to take class notes, and using the todos as markers (date, comments and so on) so I don't want to use the bright orange, which steals focus. I ...
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Turn off superscript in todo package

Todo package by default can display todo notes either as a superscript or as a marginpar (the package has appropriate options). Is there a way to display todo notes as normal text (without patching ...
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How can I set single spacing in todonotes?

Question How can I \renewcommand{\todo} to give single spacing in the todonotes of an otherwise double spaced document? What I have tried The documentation (p. 11, section 1.8.6) suggests that ...
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How can I get todonotes in the left margin

I want to use the package todonotes. Standard, the package prints the todo's in the right margin, while I want to have them in the left margin. Funny is, that in the manual itself they are placed in ...
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How to hide todo notes without deleting them manually?

I'm using the package todonotes. How can I disable the todo notes for printing my final document? (I know it's possible, but I can't find it and I don't want to (manually) delete all my notes in the ...
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Problem with todonotes - “Unknown option 'textsize' ”

I'm writing a document with a5paper formatting (obtained through the geometry package). In particular this means that I have narrower margins. I really like TikZ and especially todonotes. The problem ...