{urls} is about handling URLs in (La)TeX documents, commonly by using the \url macro provided by the {url} and {hyperref} packages.

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tilde in a url in the address portion of a letter

I am trying to include my website address in the address block of a letter. My webaddress has a tilde character, and my usual solution, $\sim$, to the tilde formatting problem is not working. The ...
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How to stop Latex from inserting $ in my URLs? [duplicate]

When I type this \footnote{ http://www.cems.uvm.edu/~tlakoba/math337/notes_12.pdf. Page 3.} LaTeX inputs $ $ in for me when I do not want them. How can I stop this from happening?
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Font size of \url in footnote

I use this \renewcommand{\UrlFont}{\normalsize} for make the fontsize smaller. I will like to make somthing similar for making only the \url smaller and only when it is used in a footnote. Text in ...
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How to add url to footer in Beamer

I'm new to LaTeX and am having trouble adding a url to the footer. I currently have this: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{beamerthemebars} \title{Title} \author{Author} ...
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References are printed with spaces between them?

Is it possible to better format this so that I can remove the huge spaces between words? Code used: \bibliographystyle{abbrv} \bibliography{library} Code in .bib library: @misc{marsrover, ...
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\url wrapping extends into marginal notes space

This is a slightly odd one. I've been trying to get \url{} blocks to wrap really long URLs, and the only thing that seemed to work was to renew the \UrlBreaks command to allow breaking on practically ...
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\lowercase inside \url

Why is this snippet: \newcommand{\Subject}{Skeleton} \url{http://www.cheatsheet.jim.pm?subject=\lowercase{\Subject{}}} rendered to this? http://www.cheatsheet.jim.pm?subject=\lowercase{Skeleton} ...
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Biblatex: URL-breaking not working in DVI-mode

I'm preparing my bibliography and noticed that biblatex-printbibliography produces Overfull \hbox several times. Examples (gray lines indicates text margins, red line is the physical page margin): ...
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How to typeset a backslash and get line breaks in URLs?

I have a lot of Windows file/folder paths and register paths in my document. And I'm having 2 problems: The \ is seen as and escape character which obviously doesn't compile. \\ Starts a new line ...
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How to change the font of URL in the bibliography [duplicate]

When using the natbib package the URLs are printed and formatted in the bibliography in a different font from the rest of the document which looks nasty i.e. monospace Typewriter. I am having ...
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Changing formatting URL biblatex verbose stile parentheses and Times New Roman Font [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis and I have some problems with the URL reference notes. I am using the verbose footcite package. I did some changes to the style but I still have problems with the URL's in ...
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Line breaking and long URL strings [duplicate]

I'm an B.Sc. in industrial engineering student who decided to grab a B.Sc. in finance as well and I'm currently working on my B.Sc. thesis in finance regarding risk management in mortage houses. The ...
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Problems with Natbib: strange URL format and urldate not shown

I have a strange problem with natbib. This code @misc{CornellUniversity., author = {{Cornell University}}, title = {Benedict R. O'G. Anderson}, url = ...
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URL in new line Bibtex

I'm being asked to put the url field in a new line after the reference information. Is there a way to do this using IEEEtran? Edit: Noting the initial suggestions, you can find the idea of the task ...
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Manually URL linebreak with Biblatex

First I should say that I don't have much experience with LaTeX. I'm using BibLaTeX and Biber. My Problem: I have a (justified) bibliography with long URL's containing long words. BibLaTeX makes a ...
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bibtex - how to have a web link without the url (ideally to have a link on the number) [duplicate]

I have been messing around a bit with different packages - url, hyperref etc. to get urls into my bibliography. Essentially i've got to the point where I have the url - with a clickable weblink over ...
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Line breaks and the URL package

Long URLs need to be broken at the end of a line. Here's a topic about that. That topic suggests adding the hyphens option to the URL package, and also to define ...
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Temporarily override biblatex reference options

I am using biblatex-chicago with the option url=false, but I want to include a URL for just a few references. Is there a command that would allow me to reintroduce the URL for just these references ...
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`macro parameter character #' in horizontal mode - Texmaker [closed]

I use Texmaker and I keep getting this error: ! You can't use `macro parameter character #' in horizontal mode. However I can force compile it using cmdline as pdflatex foo.tex. Any idea what the ...
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URLs in external references show up as question marks

So I have several external references like this one @misc{epa_2013, author = {EPA}, title = {National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System}, url = "{\url{http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/}}", ...
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How to reduce the space between two slashes when using \url?

This is a follow-up question to Space between two slashes. Bianca Lobo's answer (defining a \twobar command with proper kerning) is nice; however, it doesn't work in the argument of the \url command ...
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Changing formatting of URL in biblatex \footcite

I've switched from bibtex to biblatex due to having to use \footcite based on university's requirements for writing a report. It may be worth noting that I'm also very new to (La)TeX. I'm only having ...
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Bibtex: How to input accentuation on url?

I am trying to use bibtex to output the url from a reference, but it's not working because the url has accentuation, just like below: url = ...
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Several nameref and page margins

I've been struggling with nameref for some time now. I am trying to make them respect the available space there is on a line, but I can't seem to find how. The LaTeX code is the following: ...
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Automatic line breaking of camel case within \url

I would like to break camel case text that is handed to the \url{} macro of url.sty. The solution here does not work for text in captions, so it seems, ans in particular does not work for \url{}. Is ...
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Opening a PDF URL with tilde character link using Google Chrome [closed]

I am using hyperref to create an url with tilde character link in a pdf document, as shown below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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Problem with use \url - metric (TFM) file not found [closed]

I try to write an article in LaTeX using texmaker on ubuntu. I use many packages including: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Problems with url alignment

I would like to align some urls: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage{url} \begin{document} Figure 1:\; \url{my first url} \url{my second url} \end{document} How ...
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how to delete extra line in amsplain-url_bst.bst after URL [closed]

I use amsplain-url.bst for the bibliographic format. When a reference has a URL it adds an extra line before the end of the reference. I want to delete this extra line:
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Macro for writing DOI with optional link text

The doi package has a neat \doi command, that transforms a doi string into \href{http://dx.doi.org/<the doi>}{doi:<the doi>}. The uri package has something similar with the help of the url ...
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Bad formatting of Bibliography

I tried two ways to format a bibliography with lots of URL's: Without 'RaggedRight' With 'RaggedRight' In the first case, there are wide spaces between words in some items, that a really not ...
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Invoking biblatex macro for “(visited on <date>)”

Can I invoke some biblatex commands or macros in order to automatically generate a string like this: (visited on 04/01/2013) I have this outside of a \cite command in a footnote, but would like to ...
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Inserting a single hyperlink in LaTeX

I want to insert a single URL that is clickable in the resulting PDF file I produce, but when I use the hyperref package, that turns every use of \ref, the table of contents, etc. into a hyperlink in ...
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Problems with URL's size

I would like to change the font size of the URLs in my latex document. I did: \begin{document} ... \usepackage{url} Figure 1: \scriptsize{\url{my url}}\\ Figure 2: \scriptsize{\url{my url}} ... ...
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How do you put spaces in \url? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Obey spaces with URL package (path command) How to prevent \url from removing the spaces in a path? The url I want to put in \url{} is ...
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How to fill an underfull box in footnote with url?

Could someone help to correct the warning I get related to an underfull box with the following code? I have tried \hfill, hspace*{\hfill} etc with no luck. \documentclass[twocolumn,draft]{svjour3} ...
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Creating a URL downloading command to be used with e.g. \includegraphics

We were just talking about an idea that may be a little further out there. Would it be possible to patch URL support into graphicx.sty or is there a package that would support this on a wider scale (I ...
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Long URL in Bibliography section exceeds the bounds of the page

I have an external bib where I put a reference to an external URL. @misc{myreference, author = {The Author}, title = {The Title}, howpublished = ...
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Citing webpage with ~ in address

Here is the exact webpage I want to cite: \bibitem{BrouwerSRG}A. Brouwer. Strongly Regular Graphs table http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/graphs/srg/srgtab1-50.html \filbreak Now, if I ...
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Special character in url link

I would like to insert the following text: \href{http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_successful_coups_d'état}{http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List\_of\_successful\_coups\_d'état} However, that ...
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different font while using url

I'm having troubles while using the url command in my bibliography. I mean: 1) \bibitem{[8]} ...
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Adding space in an electronic BibTeX

I am using JabRef to create my references. I want to put a note for the for the access date (for electronic references) Here is an example: @ELECTRONIC{qwest, url = ...
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URL package installed but cannot be found by pdflatex [closed]

I recently installed a full version of TeXLive 2012 (around 3.2 GB installation). Following is a simple LaTeX code that I am unable to compile: \listfiles \documentclass{article} ...
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How to unset a toggle in biblatex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Biblatex: Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references The standard.bbx file sets toggles for doi,url and eprint that are being checked later by the doi+eprint+url macro. ...
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Prohibiting line break at specific point of url while using \url command

I have a \url{some.edu/page} that breaks just before .edu I would like to have it break at the / at worst, or not at all. How can I do that?
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URL field inherited despite separate cross reference item

The following code produces a list of references that contains the URL three times. I use crossreferencing to save space. Is there a way to get rid of the URL in the entries that refere to a main ...
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URL with % won't display in bibliography [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: URL for “article” (and other) entries of the bib file? URL of cited web site in bibliography I am trying to put a long URL into my bibliography. In the preamble I have ...
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Special characters in bib entries using biber/biblatex [closed]

I'm having problems to get URLs with special characters in biber/biblatex to work \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[swedish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to style text in hyperref \url?

I want to set color, font and similar style attributes for the text in a \url from the hyperref package. How do I go about doing it? All I have found are comments saying that I probably don't want to ...
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Mark text as plain text

When inserting a URL in a footnote \footnote{http://www.bmu-klimaschutzinitiative.de/de/projekte_nki?p=1\&d=450, gesichtet am 21.10.2012} there are two errors that missing $ signs have been ...