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

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change caption in tufte class full-page figure

I've tried to change the caption in a full-width float with tufte-book, but to no avail. I want the caption in this figure to be like more common LaTeX classes. Here is a MWE and the result: ...
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Customizing the list of figures (LOF) style using tufte-latex

I'm using the tufte-latex class and would like to change the List of Figures style. When choosing the \tableofcontents I supply the notoc argument so that it uses the standard LaTeX style: ...
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What does “you have forgotten to use \caption” mean?

I'm stumped by an error I'm getting, when I try to render a Tufte-LaTeX document using hypcap and hyperref. For example, even a minimal document consisting of \documentclass[nohyper]{tufte-handout} ...
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Change the old style numerals of mathpazo (via tufte-latex) to lining numerals

I am using tufte-latex package, which uses mathpazo with old style numerals. To make figures (plots) I would like to use lining numbers. The problem is that the figures are converted from svg to pdf ...
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Error in amsmath as primitive \eqno no longer primitive [closed]

I am trying to typeset (with XeLaTeX) a simple Tufte-LaTeX example (http://tufte-latex.googlecode.com/files/Week5Lecture.tex) and getting an error message like the following: ...
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Error using tufte-book class and biblatex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use biblatex with Tufte classes? Although there is a patch for using biblatex in the Tufte classes, it doesn't seem to work for me. First thing is, the hyphenat ...
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Why does \today crash in Tufte-LaTeX using 'isodate' when passed as an argument?

I'm trying to use the isodate package with Tufte-LaTeX, but get ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \reserved@a. when I use \today as an argument to certain functions (e.g. \printdate or ...
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Why package enumitem conflicts with Tufte-book and/or beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trouble combining enumitem and beamer I am trying to produce a package, combining tufte-book and beamer, in order to produce lecture slides and handout (with ...
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What width value corresponds to the Tufte fullwidth environment?

In Tufte-LaTeX, I'd like to manually create a full-width environment using minipage rather than the package's fullwidth environment. What width value should I supply to minipage to match that of the ...
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Modify width of main text block in tufte-handout

Is it possible to increase the size of the main text in the tufte-handout class to 80% of the paper width?
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Full width text shifts all marginfix-ed floats off the page to the right

I'm using marginfix to fix the positioning of sidenotes in some Tufte documents, but whenever a page contains any text in a fullwidth environment, all marginal material on that page is shifted to the ...
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How can I redistribute floats towards the top of the page?

I'm using Tufte classes and am trying to gain some general control over the distribution of floats (including Tufte's implementation of citations and footnotes) on my pages. Without intervening, I get ...
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Why does manually loading hyperref change the font size for captions in Tufte documents?

I'm using Tufte document classes and need to manually load hyperref rather than have it loaded by the Tufte class. So I'm using the nohyper option with the document class, and later use ...
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Possible incompatibility between tufte-latex classes, footnotes and LuaLaTeX

I think I came across an incompatibility between LuaLaTeX and tufte-handout or tufte-book class. The document should also contain footnotes. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{tufte-handout} % Or ...
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Can I place citations in captions using Tufte?

I'm trying to get Tufte marginal material (citations, footnotes, and captions) to support incorporate citations as they do in the Tufte books. What I'm looking for is the "conversational" style that's ...
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Printing bibliography with biblatex in Tufte-handout fullwidth environment

I'm trying to print the bibliography (using biblatex) inside the fullwidth environment. But when I place the \printbibliography command inside the fullwidth environment, every line other than the very ...
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combining listings and tufte-book, listings caption on tufte's margin

I am not very familiar with all latex details, but I'd like to use the listings package in a tufte-book document. However, the listings package places its captions above or below the listing and I ...
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How do I get full or abbreviated citations to appear automatically in Tufte footnotes (sidenotes)? [closed]

I'm experimenting with a promising approach to generate generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents automatically using \cite alone, once a reference has already been used. But I've encounters ...
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Can I use biblatex with Tufte classes?

Is it possible to use biblatex with the Tufte document classes (tufte-handout and tufte-book). If so, what modifications should I make to my preamble or class wrapper in order to use biblatex? I've ...
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Is there a way to prevent URLs from appearing in \bibentry citations?

I'm using Tufte document classes, in which citations appear as sidenotes consisting of the full bibliography entry, using (I believe) \bibentry. Many of my bibliography entries contain URLs (and I ...
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Can I automatically generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents after the first occurrence?

In documents using Tufte document classes (tuft-handout or tuft-book) \cite is replaced by a footnote (which appears as a sidenote) corresponding to the full bibliography entry for the cited work. ...
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Design and implementation of an elegant Tufte-inspired two column presentation template?

I am interested in finding or creating a beamer template with the following characteristics: left: a square (ish) figure, about 2/3 of the width right: two or three statements, zero to four small ...
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What fonts should I specify to render Tufte documents using XeLaTex?

What font specification commands should I have in my Tufte-based document if I'm rendering it using XeLaTex? My document renders as expected using pdfLaTeX, but when I switch to XeLaTeX, though ...
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Caption issue with tufte-latex and ctable

When using ctable with the tufte-latex class (in xelatex), I get an error when defining a caption (and hence a label). ! Undefined control sequence. \@tufte@stored@caption ->\@ctblcaptionarg** ...
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margin location in tufte-class

By default I have observed that the margin is always on same side of the page, i.e irrespective of the page being the left page or right page the margin is always on the right hand side of the page. ...
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Problem with captions at top of page for tufte-latex

I'm using the tufte-latex layout, and running into problems with the double-sided mode. I found a proposed bug-fix here and applied it to the most recent version of tufte-latex available on github % ...
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where is the fvmro8r sourcefile? Tufte-latex example

I was testing the tufte-latex sample-book.tex example (copied and pasted character for character) but it produced the following error: !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file fvmro8r): Font fvmro8r at 612 ...
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tufte-latex warning: Failed to convert input string to UTF16

I've been receiving this warnings every time I compile a document with tufte-latex class: ** WARNING ** Failed to convert input string to UTF16... Nothing happens, the document compiles fine, but ...
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Footnotes or sidenotes in tables with tufte-latex?

It might be extremely simple to solve my problem, but I can't figure it out... I use the tufte-book class and I have a table inside it. In the documentation of the tufte-book class it is written that: ...
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Translate “Table”,“Figure”, etc. in tufte-latex

Recently I discovered the fantastic package tufte-latex. I have to write an assignment for college, and I thought that it would be a good idea to use the handout class include in this package. It ...
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fullwidth environment doesn't work across pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to switch between two margin sizes? As a young in LaTeX days now trying to find a solution to my problem. I try to use fullwidth command at tufte-book but because ...
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How to switch between two margin sizes?

This question led to a new package: fullwidth This is a followup to a similar question. The idea is to switch between two different margin sizes. The answer provided by @godbyk work very well. ...
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\raggedouter to typeset marginal text in twoside book

We used the following code fragment \newcommand{\raggedouter}{% \checkoddpage% \ifoddpage% \RaggedRight% \else% \RaggedLeft% \fi% } to provide a ...
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Is there a package that provides graphing in the style of Ed Tufte?

I have recently started using the tufte-latex package for various science writing and, while I love the package generally, am dismayed that it does not include the ability to produce graphics (charts, ...
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Margin floats and hyperlinks

I read Margin Figures/captions and the answers within. I have stripped the definition of the marginfloats from the tufte documentclass into the MWE below. Can the definition of ...
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Can I cite something while specifying exactly what text will appear at that place?

First up, I'm using natbib. I'm trying implement a citation style (Thankfully only a few citations, so I'm happy to work things by hand) that is essentially of the following form: At the point of ...
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Combining tufte handout with classicthesis article

I am a sucker for the large margins in Tufte-inspired classes, and in classicthesis. However, I want to write an article with a Tufte layout (example), but with the classicthesis ...
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Adjusting the postion of chapter numbers in the Tufte-Latex class

I'm using the Tufte-latex book class, and trying to figure out how to use numbers in the chapters/sections. The default style has no numbers, which I turned off by commenting out this line: % Turn ...
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Letterspacing, Minion Pro, and Tufte-LaTeX (problem with running header)

I'm trying to use Minion Pro with the Tufte-LaTeX class. Basically, I've got it working, but I have a problem with letterspacing the small caps for the running header. Rather than appearing in small ...
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Conflict between gantt.sty and \framebox{}

I've recently been using the Edward Tufte inspired style file (the handout option) for my documents and a Gantt chart package. However, if I put \usepackage{gantt} in my preamble it prevents some code ...
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Setting up a LaTeX document using the Uggedall or tufte-latex templates

I’ve used LaTex before for a while, but (1) it’s been ages, and (2) I’ve only really had to import minor packages for a basic template. Having come across templates/classes like Uggedal’s and ...
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Why noxcolor option with beamerarticle and tufte-handout?

in a previous question there is a solution about how tu use tufte-handout class with beamerarticle. I've tested it and I need to include [noxcolor] option because without it pdflatex complains with ...
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Producing quality figure and graphics - which Edward Tufte book is the most influential/interesting for TeX users?

I know this might be far fetched as a topic on this site, but I don't see where else it would belong (statistics SE? meh, I think we are more oriented toward producing clean and readable stuff than ...
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Natbib author-year citation style in the tufte-book class

I'm using the tufte-book class and I like it so much! However, I'd like to have the references in the natbib-way, so that I can use both textual (\citep) and parenthetical (\citep) citations. I ...
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Beamer slides and tufte-handout

I have been experimenting with a setup for slides and handouts with one main.tex file that is \input{} into a "slides" and a "handout" file (as described in the beamer user guide 21.2.1, or this ...