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

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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 ...
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Italicize title in tufte-latex

I am trying to italicize one section in my title in the tufte-latex class. \textit does not work. \itshape and then \upshape works: Non Italic \itshape Italicized Part \upshape Non Italic But this ...
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How to generate a full width table of contents (tufte-book)?

fullwidth environment causes trouble across pages. mdframed option too does not work well. The mdframed answer was suggested by the author for normal text here , How to switch between two margin ...
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Tufte book fullwidth across pages

How to switch between two margin sizes? tells a few things about this issue. But how to solve it? MikTex, XeLatex. ...
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Remove indent of paragraph in fullwidth and add line skip with tufte-latex

The partial answer is here - Remove indent of paragraph and add line skip with tufte-latex It does not work on fullwidth text. How to achieve that? ...
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How do I set a hard minimum margin size with the tufte-book document class?

I'm trying to typeset my thesis with the tufte-book document class, and I'm having an issue with the margins. There is a rule (beyond my control) that all my text and figures must remain within ...
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Horizontal margins for margin notes in the tufte classes

From the picture underneath you can see that the tufte class does not provide horizontal margins for the margin notes. Thus the margin notes can go beyond the \textheigth. Is that normal or is it a ...
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Add an item in the table of contents

I am using tufte-book document class. I would like to add a part at the end of the document which is neither a chapter nor a section. How can I do for making this part visible in the tableofcontents?
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Tufte LaTeX not recognizing subequations and \usepackage[table]{xcolor}

I have a LaTeX document that I want to put in tufte format. However, when I compile it is not reconizing the \begin{subequations} (I used \usepackage and not accepting the \usepackage[table]{xcolor} ...
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Positioning of the chapter number in the margin note space

How can I fix the position of my chapter number? I would like to put it right in the middle of the space for the notes, and aligned with the first line of text of the chapter. I am undecided for the ...
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Attribution to authors and projects in the final document?

Is it considered good practice to give attribution to authors or projects that have produced the different TeX-systems, document classes etc, in the final typeset document? Specific example: I have ...
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Wrong chapter in heading tufte latex [closed]

I have a Tufte-book with some chapters and a bibliography and index. This is set up as: \begin (document} \mainmatter %then I include several chapters: \include{Chapter/chaptertitle} ...
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Implementing marginfigure

sorry for the absolutely beginner question here. I've been looking at the tufte-latex class, specifically the tufte sample book. It makes use of marginfigures, which I believe are provided by the ...
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Tufte running headers not using full width of page

I use Minion Pro and XeLaTeX together with the tufte class. There is an issue with caps in headers (as can be noticed if removing the two line marked %% headings fixes below). My fix is to use the ...
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Should I load all “package dependencies” in tufte-latex?

In the tufte-latex sample-book.pdf: Package Dependencies The following is a list of packages that the Tufte-LATEX document classes rely upon. Packages marked with an asterisk are optional. • ...
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Caption placement for new float in tufte-book class

I am using the tufte-book document class and I am trying to create a new float environment for example boxes that will include captions in the right margin similar to table/figure captions. However, ...
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Make headers display chapter title, not book title in tufte-book

I'm creating an edited volume with the tufte-book \documentclass. Each chapter is written by a separate author. I'm trying to get the header to display the name of each chapter and its author. At the ...
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Running Header w/ Tufte Latex

I'm trying to get a running header on the pages of a Tufte-formatted document. How does one do this? I put in information about the \title, \author, \publisher but this results in errors. Any help ...