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

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How to make short citations in text while leaving full citations in a bibliography section?

I want to make footnote citations within a main text in shorter format, while having full versions in a bibliography section in the end. For example, to omit article titles in footnotes, only to ...
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Full width title in Tufte document class with Fancyhdr

I would like the title to span the full page rather than the 1st column. Tufte provides fullwidth for this however the title page overflows and shifts onto page 2. Package Fancyhdr Warning: ...
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How to add \thanklessauthor to a KOMA Script document?

Well I'm working with a document in KOMA Script and I tried to use the \thanklessauthor command that I found in the code of the Sample book of Tufte-book class. First I thought it was a plain TeX ...
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How to include page numbers in tufte-book citations?

Using the tufte-latex package, the tufte-book class replaces the page argument from the cite command with a positioning argument, therefore impariring the possibility of citing pages. Is there a way ...
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How to set a binding offset with tufte-book class?

I'm typesetting a book using the tufte-book class. For printing I need to set a binding offset (say, 0.5in). However, I can't seem to get this to work using the geometry package settings as one would ...
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tufte-handout - dialogue line spacing broken by footnote

I'm using the dialogue package and tufte-handout class - MWE follows. The issue I'm experiencing is shown in this image. After inserting a footnote -- which is actually a citation -- the spacing of ...
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Trouble-shooting Tufte Title Page

I'm not sure why, but I can compile a simple Tufte-style title page using pdfLaTex and Texworks, but the same file chokes in XeLaTex under Texshop. Where is the error? First, this MWE compiles: ...
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Change Paper Size in Tufte Book Class

Is there a (relatively) easy way to change the paper size in the tufte-book class? The manual for Tufte 3.50 by Kevin Godby (http://kevin.godby.org/2009/12/11/tufte-latex-350-released/) says, "To ...
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Margin-Cite from tufte-book

I like the way the tufte-book documentclass is writing the full citation in the margin. Unfortunatly I use a pretty different documentclass, so that I don't have this feature. I already looks into ...
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Using nccfoots package with Tufte package

I have been using tufte-book for a while but am trying to get the nccfoots package to work within the quotes (eg. the footnote within the shaded quotation area). Thanks. ...
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XeTeX seems to break headers in Tufte-handout

I get the following messed-up running headers on pages 2 and following when using Tufte-Handout class with fontspec (and therefore XeTeX). The headers repeat the Title and then add a black box. A ...
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Mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class

I am writing a book using memoir class and I want to mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class.
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How to cite correctly in a document with quotes in several languages using csquotes? [closed]

I'm working on a document written primarily in Spanish, but contains many quotes between quotation marks, multiple nested. It also contains text blocks that I usually compose with the environments ...
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New float environment in tufte-book with alternate caption placement for full width figures

I am trying to define a new environment for photographic plates in a tufte-book.cls book. The environment should: Work just as the existing figure / table environments do for non-starred uses, and ...
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Sidenotes and marginnotes change color when hyperlinks break over a line in tufte-latex

When using the tufte-book or tufte-handout document class, if a sidenote or marginnote is placed on a line that ends with a hyperlink which continues onto the next line (i.e. the hyperlink breaks over ...
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How to get right a bibliography not in English using biblatex in tufte book? [closed]

I'm editing some notes in LaTeX using the Tufte-book class. I know I can use the natbib package with that class, but I've never used. I used bibtex recently. I like to use biblatex in this case as my ...
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tufte document classes break with multiple authors

The following MWE (or MNWE) breaks with the error Extra \fi. <argument> ...rrenvir \else \@badend {tabular}\fi \expandafter \endgroup \if... l.5 \author{You \and me} Removing the \and command ...
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Longtable, landscape in tufte-latex

I am using tufte-latex to write a document. I want to include a table which has many columns and rows in the document. For this purpose I am using longtable and landscape environments to produce the ...
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Can Tufte sidenotes work in the multicols environment?

I am writing handouts using the tufte-handout document class. I use the multicol package to make a two-column list of vocabulary terms. One term needs an explanation, which I would like to reference ...
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LaTeX tufte-book how to wrap around chapter, section, subsection heading

I am writing a book using the package tufte-book. Some of my chapter titles and section titles are too long. But I don't know how to get it to wrap around instead of going into the margins and off the ...
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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 ...