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-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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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-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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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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Marginnotes and tcolorbox problem

Does \marginnote mess a little when it comes to tcolorbox? I have adapted some code from this other question and the first box renders fine, but the following ones are a disaster. I've struggled a ...
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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 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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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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\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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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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Two-Sided Gutter in Tufte-LaTeX without symmetric?

The Tufte-LaTeX class has a great "symmetric" option for working on twosided documents (I'm working on a book project), I'd like to explore using this but for now due to the large number of figures I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to put citations in a marginnote in the Tufte class

I'm trying to put a citation in a marginnote in Tufte's class. When I do this, the citation is displayed below, but the footnotemark does not appear.
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Font styles are overwritten in tufte-latex when using igo

I have an issue with font definitions from a DocumentClass that are being overridden. The font styling defined in tufte-latex is being replaced (or maybe just suppressed) by the font styling in the ...
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How to combine fnpct with offset-adjustable footcite command?

The tufts-book class provides a \sidenote-command with an optional offset parameter, that allows the sidenote to be vertically adjusted. I use biblatex' \footcite command to get citations in the ...
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Alignment of multipage description in tufte-book

In the last few hours I've been banging my head for an alignment issue that I can't find information about. I am using a combination of 4 things: Tufte-book document style fullwidth environment ...
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How to generate PDF/X-4 files?

I'm in middle of fine tuning my thesis for printing. I'm using the beautiful tufte-latex class and I complile with LuaLatex. The printing press has asked for a PDF/X-4 if possible, and seeing that ...
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How to center horizontally the text area in the “tufte-book” class?

In the following code, I want to center horizontally the text area (main body+margin area), but the centering option of the geometry package doesn't have any affects. Is there a way to do this? ...
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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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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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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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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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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-handout font problem

I am trying to use tufte-handout class for a document. I have the required packages installed. I am trying to compile the sample tex (sample-handout.tex) file from the project site ...
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auto-enumerated multiple footnotes marginnotes tufts-style-book

I want to have auto-enumerated multiple footnotes (tufte-style margin notes) in a forbidden mode. At the moment I can specify the footnote number and place the notes below the itemise list but I want ...
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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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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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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-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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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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Can I use tufte-book documentclass with the minted package?

This minimal code example: \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \begin{minted}{html} <html></html> \end{minted} \caption{This is a test.} ...
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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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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 ...