{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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Instructor student version

I have a student manual for a set of chemistry labs. Over the years the instructors have made their own annotations and other pointers/observations. I have now collated these and wish to produce an ...
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Shrink student's book page to add comment to teacher in textbook

we are writing a school textbook and the corresponding teacher's book. The student's book template is good already, so let me explain what I would like to have for the teacher's book. Each page of ...
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“Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!” - Kile jumps straight to my .aux file

As stated in the question, trying to produce a pdf, results in the above error, and Kile (my editor of choice) opens a new tab with the aux file. If I look at myfile.log, it ends with the following (...
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Todo comments:Not include and left align?

Is there a way to to do a \todo*{Hello} and not have the note show up in the ToDo and Notes area? Does anyone know how to do that? Or vise versa? Also, what about in the left side margin instead. I ...
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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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todonotes error on TeX Live 2016

I just upgraded to Tex Live 2016 on a Mac and doing a pdflatex on any document that includes the todonotes package (whether actually used or not) now throws this error: (/usr/local/texlive/2016/texmf-...
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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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Text shifts into the header when using `fancyhdr` with `todonotes`

I am currently writing a KOMA-article document in Latex (Lyx) and discovered the following issue: In order to show comments in pdf I tried the pdfcomment package and the todonotes package. ...
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Side notes marking multiple lines of text

I am looking for a method to put small side notes next to the text, by simultanously marking the amount of lines to which the note refers. So, something like this: I was trying many methods like ...
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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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How to add a todo notes in verbatim environment?

I need to describe the header of a .ctl file. For this purpose, I am using verbatim package for displaying the header. My command lines are below: \begin{verbatim} dset ^newcase_d01_2612.dat options ...
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List of Todos in Beamer

In the following MWE, I am trying to put the first frame as a list of todos over the whole presentation. However, I got an error Undefined control sequence. \contentsline So, what is wrong in ...
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todonotes: Insertion of chapters headers in the list of to-dos

For todonotes package, I would like to know how to insert chapters headers inside the list of to-dos to group them under their respective chapter. \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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todonotes raise error of Tex capacity

I am using ACM SIG CHI proceedings template on ShareLatex, and I want to let co-authors to comment my writing. Therefore, I used todonotes package. However, when I added \todo{some comments}, the ...
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TODONOTES and \reserved@a - nested itemize/enumerate environments

I am having a problem trying to insert come environments into inline todo notes... This MWE should demonstrate. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{todonotes} \usepackage{verbatim} \begin{document}...
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todonotes - inline enumerate environments: Trying to bypass with marginnotes and ifinalign@

I can't make use of todonotes (or marginnote but this isn't in the MWE because I don't think I have the prerequisites setup for this correctly) in an inline enumerated list. I think I am getting the ...
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Is there a way to use todonotes in standalone

Considering the MWE \documentclass[12pt,crop=false,a4paper,class=book]{standalone} \usepackage{todonotes} \begin{document} \section{test} \todo{Bug} \end{document} During the compilation process ...
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siamltex + todonotes package

Quick simply, I would like to render a todo-list at the beginning of an article I am working on. I am using the siamltex document class, however, which seems to get in the way somehow. Here is a MWE:...
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Todonotes, inline with no decorations

I would like to use the todonotes package, but when I do inline todos, I don't want them to look any different. At the end of the document, I will list all the todos with \listoftodos and there they ...
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Single spacing in todonotes with Elsarticle Class

I would like to know how I can use single spacing (\singlespacing) in todonotes, considering Elsarticle Class, because I always get an error message about paragraph? Following a minimal example: %!...
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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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todonotes on both sides of the page

I have defined two commands for todonotes: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[colorinlistoftodos,textsize=scriptsize]{todonotes} \newcommand{\mytodo}[2][]{\renewcommand{\...
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Todonotes for right-to-left languages

I want to add some marginal explanation notes for math lectures notes written in Arabic and I am using for that todonotes package. The problem is that the note text is not well adjusted.. I thought of ...
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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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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 option,...
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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} \usepackage{...
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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 \todo{...
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Todos won't show up from multiple \input{texdoc} documents [closed]

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 around,...
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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}% {inline,backgroundcolor=...
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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 limit.....
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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} \usepackage{...
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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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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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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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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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Reference a todonotes missingfigure?

I am using the todonotes package's missingfigure command as placeholders for images that I will add to my document in the future. Is there anyway to \ref{} these images? That is, I want to add text ...
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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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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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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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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: \...