The Tufte-LaTeX project provides book and handout document classes that mimic the design of Edward Tufte's books.

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Modify the @tufte@margin@float environment to automatically align floats

The Tufte classes provide the @tufte@margin@float environment which is used for tables and figures, but its result it's not automatically aligned with the text. The \marginnote command provide a ...
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How to declare a macro with a variable argument list?

I am looking for a macro with two optional arguments and tried the following code: \documentclass{tufte-handout} % \usepackage{xparse} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[demo]{graphics} ...
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Error using \ref in captions with Tufte and Babel

I am using the tufte-book class. When referencing with \ref within a caption using the babel package I get two errors: "Argument of \@iiminipage has an extra }." and "Paragraph ended before ...
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How to add Creative Commons licence to bottom of the page in the tufte-handout class?

I can't find a way to add a notice to the bottom of the first page. I tried this but it just flushes all content to the second page and adds the box at the bottom of the first. EDIT: some sample ...
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Caption font size problem

I'm using the \documentclass{tufte-book} and have a series of longtables for which I wish to place the caption in the margin. I found a solution to redefine the caption for such tables in this post, ...
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Place figure captions below figure instead of in side margin?

I'm trying to figure out how to use the Tufte-book layout but place image captions below the image instead of in the side-margin. Does anyone know how to do this? This is for a dissertation and the ...
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Table of contents misaligned with Tufte book symmetric

Usually when I try to create a document using the Tufte-latex classes, which table of contents could extents in more than one page, I find with the trouble of the composition of the table of contents. ...
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note move from right to down

There is a project ubuntu-manual. Result of PDF here. But note are of right. How is this note move from right to down? Thanks!
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Caption in the outer margin using longtable within a tufte-latex document

The tufte-latex class has a page layout with a wide margin on the side; the class redefines the figure and table environments so that the captions are put in the margin, side to side with the floating ...
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Tufte-book title page customization

I have this code: \documentclass{tufte-book} \begin{document} \title{Some stuff\\ \& \\Some other stuff} \author{Me} \date{Fall 2014} \maketitle \end{document} The title ...
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Tufte style table of contents in article class

I want to create a tufte-book style ToC, very similar to how Gonzalo Medina made something in this request: Pretty Table of Contents So far this is what I got: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} ...
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Modify the header on tufte-handout

I am using the tufte-handout documentclass and the title of my document is 101 characters. Consequently the header on the pages following page one flow over to a second line in the header. If my ...
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How to manage large sidenotes in tufte-handout class?

Well I was working in a part of a book for a lesson, but I want to translate it into a tufte class. But my problem is that the document contents a lot of notes. Few of them are very close and are very ...
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Two questions on the `monthly` package

I have this code: \documentclass{tufte-handout} \usepackage{monthly} \begin{document} \begin{fullwidth} \begin{monthly} {}{} 1 May 2014 to 31 May 2014 \end{monthly} ...
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Tree like items list

I'm trying to build a list in a file based on the Tufte-Latex book template: https://code.google.com/p/tufte-latex/ In keeping with the clean design, I don't need any font changes, blod or italics, ...
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Why aren't backtics giving me curly quotes?

I'm using the appropriate keystrokes to get curly quotes, but I'm not getting them. What is wrong here? \documentclass[nols,nohyper,openany, letterpaper]{tufte-book} ...
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Tufte-handout caption overlapping figure

I am attempting to display three figures, side by side in a table. I've placed the table inside the figure* environment to make the table the full width of the page, however the corresponding caption ...
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Tufte-handout class and Indentation

I'm using tufte-handout class. I'd like to avoid indentation discrepancies in the side-notes. In particular I would like the beginning of each line in a side note to be (by default) equally indented. ...
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Math expression in header

I'm trying to put short math expressions in my chapters or sections like this: \chapter{Basic topological concepts in $\mathbb{R}^{n}$ } The problem is that headers seem to ignore the math part and ...
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Table-caption rotated wrongly

How can the table-description in tufte-handouts be placed correctly with sideways-tables and xtable? See following minimal reproducible example where the figure-description is corrrect (stolen from ...
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Tufte style range frames for three dimensional plots

This question is a follow up to this question, that allowed me to solve the two dimensional case. For example this plot is created by the following code: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Tufte-book under XeTeX

I am trying to use tufte-book with either XəLaΤεχ or LuaΤεχ. Both give me a ‘Missing \begin{document}’ error, which is obviously not the real cause as it is indeed there. The whole skeleton I am ...
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Color-coded chapter tabs to match flower colors in a field guide

I am working on a booklet for my wife who is a grade school teacher. The booklet is field guide about the plants in the fairly large playground area at Gemini Elementary. Tufte-Latex is my "go-to" ...
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Renumbering pages in tufts-book class

I am just starting to use the tufts-latex style. It numbers the pages from the very first page, though only displays them at the start of chapter 1. Is there a way to force it to start the number with ...
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Problems to cite properly figures in tufte-handout class

I'm working in a handout where I include few pictures with the helping of the environments figure and marginfigure. But my problem is that when I compile my handout the reference's number of one of ...
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Change numbering system for margin figures in tufte-handout document class

I'm using the tufte-handout document class to provide margin comments on a third-party text for teaching purposes. I therefore want to preserve the numbering of the main text figures (figure and ...
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Indentation in verse environment [duplicate]

I have to typeset a bit of verse in which certain lines are indented to approximately the length of the preceding line, as in these lines from Romeo and Juliet. I tried to use \phantom, like so: ...
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Young diagram as float in tufte-book

I am trying to place Young diagrams (using youngtab) in the margin, as in the tufte-book document class. I have tried the obvious \begin{figure} \centering ...
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Tufte like axis with pgfplots

How to achieve this kind of axis with pgfplot ? Image taken from Szymon Beczkowski's awesome PhD thesis design (thesis link) I may provide you with some data to play with. ...
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Text doesn't wrap correctly inside an mdframed frame (in tufte-book)

Here's a minimal working example illustrating my problem \documentclass[a4paper]{tufte-book} \usepackage{mdframed} \begin{document} \begin{mdframed} In mdframed the text is not correctly wrapped ...
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Can I set the sidenotes on a Tufte-style handout to the left side of the page?

In addition, is it possible to have the side of the page on which the sidenotes appear alternate such that, for even-numbered pages, the notes will be to the left, while for odd-numbered pages, they ...
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Problems with including page references in a citation

I'm trying to cite a page reference for reference item ABC: \cite[p2]{ABC} However, LaTeX seems to interpret this as me trying to \cite[ and returns, quite sensibly, the error that there is no ...
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tufte-handout font problem

I am trying to use tufte-handout class for a document. I have the required packages installed. I am trying to compile the sample tex (sample-handout.tex) file from the project site ...
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Troubles with a two column document using tufte-handout

I found a LaTeX minimal guide (originally written by Alan Munn), and trying to translate it at the tufte-handout class I have a problem. I use an abstract environment that uses the full textblock ...
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auto-enumerated multiple footnotes marginnotes tufts-style-book

I want to have auto-enumerated multiple footnotes (tufte-style margin notes) in a forbidden mode. At the moment I can specify the footnote number and place the notes below the itemise list but I want ...
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Citations using biblatex together with Tufte style are producing weird results

I'm having some problems with the citations in the Tufte class. I have several questions related to this which i will post below, but first i will provide a minimum working example, test.tex: ...
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tufte-style book url in marginnote

How do I put a \url{} in a \marginnote{} without error using tufte-book document? I have already tried \marginnote{\url{http}} but I get the error illegal parameter number in definition of ...
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How can I force a period at the end of a note in a tufte-book citation?

In tufte-book, citations are rendered as sidenotes, which is great. However, the note field of a bibtex citation is not processed correctly in the sidenote: .tex file: \documentclass{tufte-book} ...
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How can I have figure labels without captions in tufte-book?

This question shows how to remove the needless : from a figure with no caption, while leaving the "Figure X" label intact. The solution is to include the caption package. Unfortunately, the ...
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Tufte-Style Asides

I have been using the Tufte-Style template for documents for a while, but found them to be restrictive on other document formats that I have been asked to produce. I make extensive use of 'asides' and ...
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Tufte-Handout and Fancyhdr: How to make thumb-index? [closed]

I'm writing a small booklet for my med school, so that when I'm in the clinic I can have all the most important informations about something in a couple of pages. This is why I found tufte-handout ...
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Sidenotes and footnotes not working in tufte class

I am using the tufte-book class, and the \footnote and \sidenote commands do not seem to be working properly, while marginnotes work. When I use either \footnote{} or \sidenote{} (no number, but this ...
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How to get Tufte-like margins with the KOMA book class?

I asked similar question here How to have headers, section headings, and figures expand into the margin? From Document class for designing a book I want to have new insight... ...
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Beamer slides, tufte-handout and tufte-book class in one main

I want one main file that contains these three document classes. The purpose is for my thesis defence I must give a seminar (Beamer slides, tufte-handout) and turn in a written document (tufte-book). ...
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How to hyperlink to figure instead of head of section [duplicate]

I have a problem with the PDF output of a tufte-handout (here the MWE, you also need the these two files to compile: tufte-handout.cls and tufte-common.def). I am not sure the problem is with the ...
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Figure references in tufte-book

With the tufte-book class I cannot get references for figures right. \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{lipsum,blindtext} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} % Demo option for MWE without image ...
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Strange errors with article and tufte-latex---hard to isolate the problem

My setup: MacTeX, Linux Libertine, tufte-latex (usually) My problem: Strange error messages appear, documents don't compile properly, or both. This \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Shortening margin citations in tufte class

How would one display just the Author and Year of the citation in the margin, while keeping the full citation in the references page? I've tried to modify a previous suggestion that would display ...
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pgfplots: Showing tick marks and labels but not axis lines

Using pgfplots, it's possible to turn on or off printing of axis lines and ticks using axis lines for all axes or axis x line (etc.) for only selected axes. However, sometimes it is desirable to print ...
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tufte-handout and footnotes

In the example below, paragraphs 1 and 2 are not indented and are separated by some vertical space, as requested by \parindent=0pt\parskip=10pt. However, paragraph 3 reverts to the default (some ...