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' [on hold]

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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How to put a full-width front cover page on a Tufte-class document?

I would like to put a full width picture on a front cover page using the Tufte-Latex class. How can I do it? This is my MWE: \documentclass[openany, justified]{tufte-book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Is it possible to fine-tune the citation positions in Tufte-BibLaTeX combination?

I'm using tufte-latex in combination with BibLaTeX, as described in Can I use biblatex with Tufte classes? and I have tried the variants suggested both in the question and in the answer. Using the ...
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Using Tufte-Latex class in French

I am trying to use Tufte-Latex class, but it seems that it is not possible to write in French even if I use \usepackage[frenchb]{babel}. How could I do it? Thanks.
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How to remove this title from mini ToCs?

How to remove "Whatever it is" from just the two mini ToCs? (I want it to remains in the main ToC.) \documentclass[notoc]{tufte-book} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} \begin{...
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Why do I get this error in this very simple mwe?

Why do I get this error in this very simple mwe? It seems that the same error appears in the book class, two. \documentclass[notoc]{tufte-book} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} \...
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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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change margins of book class

I'm typesetting a book using the tufte-book class. All pages have left-side margin but in some pages I have to set the margin on the right side! Any ideas on how to get this?
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Avoid linebreak in abbreviation

I use the macros for i.e. and e.g. from the tufte-book example. They look great, but sometimes a linebreak occurs in between like in the following example: \documentclass[nobib]{tufte-book} \...
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How to color just the section numbers in the Toc in the tufte-book class?

This is a follow-up question to How to color section numbers in the TOC? How to adopt the answers in the link above to work in the tufte-book class? here is my MWE: \documentclass[notoc,...
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Organize list of publications according to type of article

With the tufte-book template (which uses natbib), I'd like to include at the end of the document a list of my publications, organized by type: I'd like to have a section for conference papers and one ...
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Is it possible to omit references at the bottom using tufte-handout in Lyx?

I find the bottom references to be redundant, while using the tufte-handout layout. Is there a way, in Lyx, of omitting the references at the bottom, leaving only the citations in the sidenotes?
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\title flowing off page in \documentclass = tutfe-book

I suspect this is something in the inner workings of the tufte book class, so I'm not sure how readily it can be diagnosed or solved. The following code: \documentclass[]{tufte-book} \geometry{...
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Retrieve only chapter name in fancyhdr

In the tufte-book document class, I am having a hard time figuring out how to insert the chapter name in the header of right odd-numbered pages with the fancyhdr package. Something like: Chapter ...
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Create a chapter with different style, using Tufte book

I'm finishing a book using Tufte-Style Book (b5paper,twoside,justified). I just arrived at the last chapter (10th) and want it to be different from the previous 9, as it contains different information ...
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list of algorithms with tufte-book

The following MWE produces a "List of Algorithms" heading but no list below it. \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,justified,marginals=raggedright,nofonts,nobib,]{tufte-book} \RequirePackage[noend]{...
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How to add markers to each page with the number of the first and last numbered environment/equation which appear in the page?

I would like to know if it is possible to achieve the following dictionary-like functionality: Add markers to each page with the number of the first and last numbered environment/equation which ...
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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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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. \documentclass{...
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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. \documentclass{tufte-...
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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. \documentclass{...
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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} \section{...