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

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section numbering in 'tufte-book'

I was used to use \setcounter{secnumdepth}{...} in order to get the numbers of a section shown. Today it seems, that this does not work anymore!? Here's my minimal example, for which I cannot get the ...
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how to cite several enteries in tufte-book

I am using tufte-book for my document and I am trying to cite several entries in one \cite command but what I get is only one number for all the citations and also the citations are listed one after ...
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tufte-handout class doesn't recognice nobib option [closed]

I'm trying to use biblatex with a set of articles that I'm writing with tufte-handout (and in the near future, with tufte-book) class and I could not make it work, because of the native import of ...
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Tufte layout in “Painless Memoir?”

I'm trying to bring together two styles, the airy Tufte's page layout ... and Michael OKane's "painless Memoir" document found on this site. I've tried to edit OKane's template directly; I've ...
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Problem with circuitikz, subfig and current directions

I've been searching for hours and I can't find a hint about what did go wrong, except that nobody ever tried to do what I intend (?). I need to include several circuits (via circuitikz) in a document ...
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\raggedouter to typeset marginal text in twoside book

We used the following code fragment using the changepage package: \newcommand{\raggedouter}{% \checkoddpage% \ifoddpage% \RaggedRight% \else% \RaggedLeft% ...
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tufte-latex: MinionPro linespacing

I would like to use MinionPro with the tufte-latex document class. However I do not know much about typography. I seems that MinionPro is smaller than the default Palatino for which tufte-latex was ...
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How to format header in `tufte-book`?

I'm putting together a tufte-book whose page size is 5.5'' * 8.5''. I have most of the geometry worked out, but the page headers aren't cooperating. So I have this stuff in my preamble: ...
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Short author list in sidenote citations, full list in references

In the Tufte handouts style, how can I cite a reference such that the corresponding side note cuts the author list to "First Author et al." when there are more than 2 authors? In the bibliography at ...
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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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How to lay out a nonstandard page size for a tufte-book

I need to typeset a tufte-book with a page size of 5.5'' * 8.5''. I know I need to use geometry to deal with the nonstandard page size. Do I need to declare every parameter explicitly, or do certain ...
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How to suppress numbering of some (but not all) margin figures in Tufte Latex? [duplicate]

I am using the book class of Tufte Latex. I have two types of margin figures, where for one type I'd like to keep the default setting, but for the second type I want to suppress the numbering and text ...
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tufte quotation marks in texshop misbehave

In tutfte-book class, using texshop the quotation marks in `fish' and ``fowl'' come out 'fish' and ''fowl'' with a positive tilt (/). Any idea why?
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text, margin, and text + margin width floats without using tufte class

I want to use the marginfigure, figure*, and figure environment as defined in tufte-book and tufte-handout classes (see respectively Figure 1, 2 and 3 in the template example). It means being able to ...
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referencing subfigures with tufte-book and subfig package

I can't figure out how to correctly reference subfigures with tufte-book class. Apparently it's NOT compatible with the subcaption package. After a lot of googling, I tried: subfigure: all ...
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with rmarkdown tufte-handout template xtables placed at the document end

I cannot understand why the chunks in rmarkdown would place tables at the end of the document. If I allow ECHO = TRUE in the chunk header, the code gets output in the correct place, but the table ...
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bfseries in Tufte template

How do I use bold, italics and typewriter fonts in Tufte LaTeX Template? I used: {\bf This text will be bold!} and \textbf{This text will be bold!} But it didn't work thanks very much!
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Turn off caption prefix WITHOUT using caption package

How do I remove the caption prefix (i.e Figure 1:, Table 1:) from figures, tables, etc. WITHOUT using the caption package? The reason I don't want to is because I'm using tufte-latex which already ...
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Include Cover Page in Tufte Style Book

I am trying to include a cover page in the Tufte Style Book Template using the \AddToShipoutPicture* command. I also included the following code: \usepackage{eso-pic} \newcommand\BackgroundPic{% ...
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Full width section titles in tufte-latex

I am using tufte-latex and would like my section titles to use the full width of the page in the case that I use a fullwidth environment for the next block of text. However, when I try to compile this ...
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Tufte-book problem with \ref

The first time I typeset this I get ?? for the \ref. The second time, it is blank. I am using TeXShop. I set out to make an example that uses biblatex to get a list of references for each chapter and ...
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How to use `tufte-latex` file hooks?

From reading the tufte-latex documentation, the usage of the file hooks for frequent customizations is unclear. Am I supposed to \include the appropriate hook file? If so, do I do so in the preamble ...
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Super-primitive 2-column table in LaTeX

I would like to build a simple 2-column table that will let me attach, to one of the lines in the table, a marginal note in the right margin, for example: A B CC DDD ...
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tufte: two tables on the same page

I have two tables which are about 40% of the page height. Both are related and should stay on the same page. Therefore I put both tables inside a minipage and made it floating. ...
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tufte-latex: math tag into margin

How can I push a \tag of a math environment into the margin when using tufte-latex? I tried to modify the answer in margin note left of an equation? but I didn't understand the command. Here is a MWE ...
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scale in graphicx don´t work when width set with setkeys

I am editing a document using graphicx with width options set by setkey, as in \setkeys{Gin}{width=\linewidth,totalheight=\textheight,keepaspectratio} The problem is that when I want to ...
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Tufte alike design with sidenotes crossing pagebreaks, or: Tufte made with KOMAscript

As far as I understand (correct me if I'm wrong), a disadvantage of the tufte classes is that the sidenotes can not cross a pagebreak. The sidenotes have to end on the very page where they begin. I ...
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tufte-book and marginfix

I want to apply this fix Full width text shifts all marginfix-ed floats off the page to the right to the tufte-book document class, however I get an error whenever I use \chapter. ...
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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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Margin references in tufte-handout with pandoc

I'm trying to convert a Markdown file to PDF using pandoc and a tufte-handout template. I would like to have references in the margin, instead of in the end of the document, is this even possible in a ...
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Multiple Page Index

I'm editing a family history, and the index is quite long. I'm using the tufte class, and have used the full-width fix for a bibliography spanning several pages. However, it's not working for my ...
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tufte-latex: biblatex citations in captions

How can biblatex citations used in captions of the tufte-book document class? The following MWE does not work since the \autocite command in the image caption does not properly handled by tufte-book. ...
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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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tufte-book: tikz references in caption

Using the article documentclass, the following code works as expected. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.13} ...
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tufte-latex: \newthought after \section

Using \newthought after a new section title inserts an unusual vertical space as in the following example. \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{kantlipsum,cleveref} \begin{document} ...
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Referencing tufte-book sections

I am using the tufte-book class without section numbers which looks very nice. Is there a visually appealing way to reference chapters and sections? Here is what I am doing at the moment, but I would ...
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\sidecites command for biblatex and Tufte LaTeX?

A terrific answer to a question about fine-tuning citation positions with the Tufte-BibLaTeX combination provided a \sidecite command with an optional offset parameter. It works like a charm. Can ...
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Tufte page numbering on first page of new chapter

I am using the Tufte-Book style but have very short chapters. The page number is not added to the first page of a new chapter so I end up with very few numbered pages at all. Question: How can I add ...
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How can I pit a \footnote within \itemize within \minipage in Tufte class?

I'm writing up lecture notes using the Tufte-class book, and I've been getting this constant error in reference to using a footnote within an itemize environment within a minipage. I would post a ...
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Verse and Tufte-Handout Incompatability

I am attempting to use the tufte-handout document class with the verse package. However, it seems that tufte-handout loads hyperref by default and this causes the following error in verse.sty: ! ...
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\includegraphics does not find desired file [closed]

I'm using xelatex and trying to incorporate a .png file. I've done this a thousand times, but never with eso-pic; is that the issue? Or is it something else? MWE \documentclass{tufte-handout} ...
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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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\autoref doesn't work correctly when used in tufte-book

i want to use the \autoref command (from the hyperref package) in the document-class tufte-book. mini-example: \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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Citing vital records using tufte-book & natbib

I'm using the tufte-book class to help my mom write a family history. I'm running into a problem with figuring out how to cite vital records such as birth certificates, marriage documents, microfilms, ...
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Tufte-Book Class - Align three \enumerate environments side-by-side?

I'm transcribing some of my lecture notes with the tufte-book template that's floating all over the internet. I want to have three enumerate environments side by side, but I'm not so sure how that can ...
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Use listings in tufte-book with captions in margin

In my tufte-book document I would like to show source code listings using the listings package but with their captions in the margin. Modifying the code for typesetting the listing caption is not ...
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Full width text and references in margin using marginnotes

The tufte-book document class uses marginnotes to display references, and using the environment fullwidth allows sections of text to extend into the margin (the answer to my previous question gives an ...
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Changing font of the titlepage of tufte-book

I would like to change the font and the style used in the titlepage of tufte-book class. I don't like the 'all caps' style and would rather have normal text in that page. By reading the ...
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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 conflict between \hspace and tufte-latex?

I want to place two tikzpictures side by side in a tufte-handout. I can do that with \hspace in a standalone document, and it works fine. But if I put the same pictures in a tufte-handout document, I ...