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 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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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 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 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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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 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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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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Remove indent of paragraph and add line skip with tufte-latex

I'm using tufte-latex and I want paragraphs to have no indent, but a line skip instead. Normally you can achive this with: \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} Using tufte-latex this does not work ...
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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 ...
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package right similar to tufte-book

Is there any package right similar to tufte-book? Using \marginpar, the following (Default) could be produced, but I want to have the Target; i.e. to spread the page header over the margin. ...
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missing sub-caption numbers with tufte-latex

Why are the numbers (acually, letters) for the sub-captions missing in the following MWE? note the colon that would follow the letter is printed. \documentclass{tufte-handout} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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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Are there any subfloat package that works with tufte-latex?

I'm trying a lot of subfloat-like packages with tufte-latex and all of them seem to interact badly with tufte-latex in the matter of labels, refs and captions. To captions I could find solutions ...
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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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Increasing the text size in tufte documents

I have typeset my lecture notes using the tufte latex style. The notes are around 60 pages long. This year I have a few students who require notes where the text size is larger than the default - I'd ...
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Formatting subsections and chapters in tufte-book

Sorry. I am new at this and it is my first time asking a question. I was reading this posting: how to change chapter/section style in tufte-book? How does one also get the subsections to change to ...
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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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How to create twoside book with oneside margin?

I want to make a twoside book with oneside margin such: odd pages: even pages: full header, with margin figure(or table): I used tufte-book class, but cannot set margins as i need. It's margins ...
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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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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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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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\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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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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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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how to change chapter/section style in tufte-book?

i used this code but there is an error: ! Use of \@ doesn't match its definition. I'm trying to make my book such as: ‎\documentclass[a4paper,14pt,twoside]{tufte-book}‎ ...
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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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Put equation numbers in the sidemargin with Tufte-Latex class

In Tufte-Latex all captions etc. are in the side margin. I want to put the equation numbers there as well. Is it possible to do this?
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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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Why does mathdesign result in a huge 'cases' environment brace in Tufte documents?

I'm getting strange results when I use the cases environment in Tufte-LaTeX documents with the mathdesign package. Instead of I get Is there something I can do to get rid of that huge brace? ...
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Problem with tufte-book and subfigure

I'm having a problem using both the tufte-book class and the subfigure package. This problem started after a fresh install of texlive, and I can't find a reason for it. Consider the following ...
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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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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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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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How do I change the label separator for marginfigure in Tufte Book/Handout?

I'm trying to use the caption package to do this and I've used the following code, but it's still not giving me a period as a label separator. How can I go about fixing this? Here's what I have: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...