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LuaTeX gets stuck when “.” is added to pattern-expression

today on SE I got inspired to try LuaTeX. I'm facing a problem where the compilation process stalls at some point if I add a single "." to a pattern matching expression. In short, this works: line ...
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Tikz: Better way to draw this simple diagram

I want to draw something like this diagram in TikZ. My code is: \documentclass[a4paper]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node ...
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Bibliography title

I can't change the "Bibliography" to "Βιβλιογραφία" \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Glossary of footnotes

I'm writing a book where I put in footnotes the biographies of the scientists cited. Now I want to list these entries of footnotes in a glossary "Dictionnary of the authors cited in the book". Who has ...
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Custom bib style for entries containing editor

I am trying to achieve the following bibliography style for websites (@misc): Editor (Hrsg.) (2015): Title, Location. Verfügbar unter: http://some.kind.of.url (letzter Zugriff: 05.09.2015). ...
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Overlap and non-functioning filling in groupplots

I'm trying to place multiple plots in the same figure. In each plot I'd like to have a certain region highlighted. However, there is significant overlap between the plots and the highlighting doesn't ...
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TexStudio does not responds only when closing

and thanks in advance for any answer. I am very happy with TexStudio, yet recently I encounter this strange phenomena. TexStudio does not respond only when I attempt to close it. It saves everything, ...
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Numerating captions of subfigures

I have two figures to add into a single figure environment. When I use subfigure, I got the following error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> } l.25 ...
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Configuring texlive-binaries

I got some problem with texlive which made me purge it. The point is it seems impossible for me to have it back ! Trying to install texlive-full package on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with aptitude, the ...
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Why \moveleft does not contribute to width and \moveright does?

Consider example1: \setbox1=\vbox{ \moveleft 1pt \vbox{\hrule width 4pt height 10pt depth 0pt} \hrule width 4pt height 10pt depth 0pt } \showbox1 The output: \vbox(20.0+0.0)x4.0 ...
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Make think, patterned, rounded corner adjustable arrow

I want to do a specific type of arrow, patterned like this: Thick and patterned arrows Although I need the line to bend twice, like this: Is there any way to accomplish this? Thanks in advance.
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sketching path on unit simplex

I am trying to simulate a path on the unit simplex, which can be drawn using pgfplots: \documentclass[border=5pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-3dplot} \begin{document} ...
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Adding the translation of an index entry after it

I would like to add the translation (in another language) of an index entry after it. After compiling the following document the index looks like espace ....................... space, 1 I would ...
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Adding a \vskip{1em} before each section - won't compile with it

So here's the format I'm using for my sections (I have an article document): \titleformat{\section}{\sffamily\Large\bfseries\filcenter}{\vskip 1em}{CHAPTER \thesection}{\break}{} ...
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Is there a way to prevent URLs from appearing in biblatex citations?

I'd like to customize verbose biblatex citations to exclude URLs (and DOIs) while keeping them in the bibliography. Is there a simple way to accomplish this? While I'm at it, I'd like to get rid of ...
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How do I set garamond semi bold font in the header? [on hold]

I am trying to set garamond semi bold font in the header. I tried: \fancypagestyle{plain}{ \fancyhead[C]{\colorbox{blue}{\fontfamily{garamond}\fontsize{15}{12} ...
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Error: Libraries\MiKTeX\UI\Qt\mikuiqt.cpp

I just updated MiKTeX and compiled some article with below header. \documentclass[preprint,review,12pt]{elsarticle} It does not show any error before updating but it failed shown below. ...
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Embedding Examples & Solutions In Worksheets

How can I "embed" examples and solutions into my code to make easy-to-use worksheets? Context: I am creating a fractions workbook for students, many of whom have many unfortunate challenges in life, ...
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Smash table footnotes of floatrow

I am using the smashcaption redefinition for small images and tables with their caption situated in the margin. It smashes the caption but not additional footnotes. Furthermore, since the caption is ...
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LaTeX input call doesn't inherit encoding from main file

I'm including TeX files with \input{file} but when I compile the main file with pdflatex I get: \textgen unavailable in encoding T1 This doesn't occur if I keep it all in one tex file, which at ...
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Problem with making an index

I have a Latex document that I compiles perfectly. I wanted to add an index to the document and since it is Latex I used the commands \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex added my \index commands and ...
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Ruled section and \dotfill'ed subsection heading

I am using the memoir class and would like to recreate the section and subsection headings from the moderncv "banking" style: I was able to create the rule under the section heading using the ...
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Converting latex to html using exsheets, and keeping equations as latex

I have been successfully using the configuration described in the excellent answer to keeping equations as latex, so as to use MathJax. Now I wish to also use the exsheets package (for creating ...
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How do I position the quote in moderncv below the cv content?

Is it possible to position the quote below the CV content in moderncv? E.g. in the following MWE I'd like the quote to appear below section "B". \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} ...
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Treat environment content as string, replace substrings and interpret afterwards

I would like to define an environment which "parses" its content and changes it before displaying it. An additional difficulty comes because I also need to replace whitespaces. The more flexibility ...
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Drawing dot mesh on 3dplot

DISCLAIMER: this seems like a bug. If you know where I should post this (message board, forum, bug tracker...) please let me know. I have a relatively simple image consisting of 2 parametric 3d plots ...
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Custom Build Settings in Sublime

I'm using LatexTools for Sublime 2. I want to add the parameter -shell-escape to the build command, but struggling. The documentation says not to edit 'LaTeX.sublime-build', but to edit ...
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-synctex=1 doesn't work

I'm using texmaker, and to show the pdf file (internal), I used -synctex=1 to show it in the position where i'm writing the code. I worked pretty well for me before, but it has stopped working for 2 ...
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How to indent in TeXnicCenter?

I am using TeXnicCenter as my LaTeX editor. My problem is with indentation. When I select text and I use tab the text will not be indented correctly. It will look like this: Original text: ...
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babel: Unknow option `slovene'

I would like to know how to install support for language "slovene" in Babel? I am using TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013/Debian) on Ubuntu 13.10 version, Linux 64-bit. This question was asked before, but ...
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Symbols of footnotes not raised inside mdframed

I want to change the symbols of footnotes inside mdframed. I found there is quite simple solution for that, in this very very helpful answer to the same problem. I applied it and it works but the ...
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Why does the redefinition of \par disable \nopagenumbers?

Let's disable page numbers: \nopagenumbers Hello world. \bye Page numbers appear if we redefine the nearest \par: \begingroup\def\par{\endgraf\endgroup} \nopagenumbers Hello world. \bye If we ...
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How to specify address and telephone number in resume in a vertical manner?

Hi i am making my resume. I want to write some more details such as residential address, Skype address, tel phone number in a vertical manner. How do i do it? Here is my code. \namesection{}{name}{ ...
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ifthenelse in adress of letter [on hold]

I write a letter with \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,addresshigh]{dinbrief} The letter itself starts with \begin{letter}{\Anschrift} and \newcommand{\Anschrift}{% \textbf{\Firma}\\ ...
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How much space is occupied by footline?

This is said in TeXbook about page dimensions: Plain TEX sets \vsize=8.9in (not 9in, since \vsize doesn't include the space for page numbers at the bottom of each page)... According to ...
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Make appendix files work for both book and article document classes

I have a book with chapters, sections, subsections, etc. I frequently want to distribute a single chapter of the book as a stand-alone article. To do this, I just write a replacement preamble setting ...
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Print size of box to latex output

I need to know the dimensions of many objects in a given unit. Essentially I need the size \fboxes would have would I draw ones around the objects. Can I use the typeout command and a modified ...
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How to set the maths font in Beamer when using XeLaTeX?

I am using XeLaTeX with fontspec and mathdesign to set the maths font separately. This works fine in memoir, for example, but Beamer overrides my maths font settings and uses the main font as a maths ...
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How are dimensions converted in multiplication and division?

In the TeXbook it is said (page 118): Multiplication and division are possible too, but only by integers. ... Dimension values are integer multiples of sp (scaled points). Example 1. Result is ...
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Biblatex: How to convert date field into year and month field?

I have exported the bibliography from Zotero in biblatex format. All the references contain a date field, but now year field. Is there a simple way (a tool, a script etc.) to convert the date field ...
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Norwegian letters in bibliography and article text

I'm trying to write an article in English with some Norwegian names in it, both in the article itself as well as in the bibliography (bibtex). Strangely, I don't get the display of the Norwegian ...
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How to modify the \institute command in \documentclass[smallextended]{svjour3} document

I am writing an article under "The SVJour3 document class" type of a Springer journal. in the user guide, to display information about the authors, their addresses and emails in the footnote zone we ...
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new command is expanding as blank

So I'm trying to import a large list of values that are used throughout my report. However when i do this the results are always blank... \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{csvsimple} % ...
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Vertically aligning form fields within a table

I would like to vertically align form fields within table rows. The problem I am facing is that other columns within the same row can stretch over multiple lines. Solutions as sketched in form field ...
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MyriadPro and MiKTeX (FontPro)

I tried to install Myriad Pro as described by FontPro (XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX aren't an option) because I couldn't build the files via cygwin and used GNU/Linux to build all necessary files and copied ...
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Table and figure side by side with minipages

How do I put a table and a figure side by side with minipage? I have made it work, but then the figure's caption is table, because table was the surrounding tag. \begin{table}[ht] ...
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Customizing the height of the pages

The question I would like to control the height of the pages of the PDF documents I produce with LaTeX. Starting with a LaTeX document and two parameters: a given page size (heightPage and ...
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How to Save the Changes of File

I am using MikTeX and TeXnicCenter. This is intended to save the file changes. How to compile the LaTeX files, for example file.tex, to be indexed pdf files. For the first time will be compiled ...
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How can I suppress the line break before the first item of a list?

Using enumitem, I can typeset inline lists with the following \documentclass{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{document} % Text before list. \begin{enumerate*} \item My first item. ...
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Increase tabular first and last padding

I use the tabu package to typeset my table, mainly with X type column. My overall goal is to have the same inner padding between the table border and the text and between the text cells. By default, ...

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