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Adjusting vertical spacing of some display equations

I am using changebars to set off a couple of environments in my document. When I end an environment with a displayed equation, the changebar extends too far past the equation. I'd like to have the ...
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How to format references in APA 6 style in Lyx?

I am very new to Latex/Lyx. Now I'm writing my thesis in Lyx and I have put all my references in Jabref. My references have to be in APA 6 format for which I have downloaded biblatex-apa and apa6 ...
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Why does \verb take its argument between pipes || rather than braces {}?

Is there something fundamentally different about \verb compared to other commands or is it just a design choice?
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Shading between a circle and two lines

I have drawn the unit circle and some tangent lines to the circle. I now wish to shade the area between the two lines bounded by the circle. Here is the tex that I have already written. \...
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Trouble installing MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 10

I have PC with fresh install of Windows 10. I am now trying to install the version of MiKTeX 2.9, but am running into same installation problem. The install starts fine (Net install, basic install, ...
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How to stop nomencl using the page headers of the previous section

In this example the second page of the nomenclature is entitled list of tables, inheriting it's title from the previous section. How do I change the title of the second page to nomenclature? \...
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For memoir class, just what does “typeblock” include.

The documentation memman.pdf for the memoir document class describes in Section 2.4 how to lay out the typeblock. But it never defines that term. Exactly what does the typeblock encompass? In its ...
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Semi-bold \mathbf

Is there a way to obtain semi-bold version of the standard \mathbf command? I'm using the kpfonts package which somewhat reduces the weight in \mathbf but I'd still like to lighten it a bit. Is there ...
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Customizing \fill and line in TikZ

How I can draw these (flexible) nodes and arrow? (as in this presentation) A MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Draw permutahedron of order 3 with tikz but without sagetex

How do I draw a Permutahedron of order 3 in tikz in 3 dimensions? I'd like to get a readable code which draws a planar projection of a 3D object rather than unreadable (hence unmaintainbale) ...
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Underline text, change underline colors in consecutive sentences

I want to underline consecutive sentences each with a different color within an italic text. So far, I have tried the soul package and can change the underline properties. However, I am having ...
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Double widetilde

Is there a standard/good way to obtain a "double widetilde" in LaTeX? Using $\widetilde{\widetilde{A}}$ the tildes are too separate to my taste. I'd like them to look like a single (double) accent, ...
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How to make a cite without () with apalike?

For my thesis, I'm trying to make my citations author,(year) but I can only make them like (author,year) I'm using the \usepackage{apalike}, but only works with \cite{blabla}. I tried to ...
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How to make a beamer form like this

Do any one know how to make a beamer presentation like the following : where the sections on a side and the subsections on the other sides .. While the first page appears as
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Spacing problem with aligned nested in an align environement

This minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} A &\leq \begin{aligned}[t] &\int \text{first part of a long expression} \...
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TikZ: Place different elements of a same path on various layers

I have different elements (say, a node and a filled circle) defined using a single path: \path (0,0) node [blue] {some text} [fill, red] circle [radius = 1]; Issue: I would like to put one ...
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Optimize TeX produced PDF for Search

What are some tips for LaTeX that produce search-engine friendly PDF files? For instance, if one does nothing, the default header title of the PDF file is "My Title" when uploaded to the web, which ...
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Format cells if they contain a specfic symbol with siunitx

In my previous question, David Carlisle gave a great solution for coloring all text in a cell when the cell contains an \*. I played a little bit with this code, but couldn't include it, if the ...
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How can a Word writer write a manuscript with a LaTeX writer? [duplicate]

What software or tutorials are there that allow Word writers to write with LaTeX writers without Word writers having to learn LaTeX
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How to draw a polygon with different line color and rounded corners?

I want to draw a polygon with different line color and rounded corners, but the corners of polygon are not rounded! \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[...
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How to sort references by year if they have the same author

I want to chronologically sort the citations where the author is printed only once (same author, 2 or more papers from different years). I am trying with the option "citestyle=authoryear-comp." ...
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Arabic figure numbering while chapters in roman

I want the numbering on my figures to appear as e.g. "1.1" and not "I.1". In my setup, I have made a subfiles configuration like so: MAIN.TEX: \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{subfiles} \...
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Customizing citations depending on the author with BibLaTeX style “authoryear” or “authoryear-comp”

Say I use BibLaTeX with standard style authoryear or authoryear-comp. Then given a citation command such as \parencite{A, B, C} (or any other standard Biblatex citation command), I'd like the ...
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pgfplot/tikz stacked bar chart

I have the following table with data And I am trying to replicate it in a stacked bar chart. Could anybody help to build this kind of chart? The table is easy to replicate it in latex, but I am ...
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Using KP Fonts with old style numbers except in tt

I use the kpfonts package with option oldstylenums but I would like to get by default so-called classic-style numbers when using the KP teletype font. AFAICT, the package options do not allow this. ...
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Conditionnally output a long table depending on output type?

I have a document to be outputed both in PDF (using lualatex) and in HTML (using make4ht). The document contains a long table, so I use the tabu package in PDF. Unfortunately, the package seems to ...
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Fill flowframe horizontally first

I just discovered the flowfram package and I'm trying to discover some of its features. I have a flowfram of four columns with a static frame on the top left corner of my page. (I did this so the ...
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font style, underline inside italic makes the text out of margin

I want to have a smaller part of an italic text, underlined. I tried the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \textit{ Ham followed now ecstatic use ...
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Format cells if they contain a specfic symbol / conditional cell color

I found a great piece of code by jfbu: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{etoolbox} \begingroup \lccode`~`- \lowercase{% \endgroup\pretocmd{\tabular}{\catcode`~\active\def~{\...
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While compiling the tex file utility console windows printing [EOF] in BaKoMa

My Tex file input: \documentclass{article} %\begin{document} %\end{document} \def\clsname{c:/sample/sample} \def\mode{proof,crossmark-logo} \def\xmlfile{sample1.xml}% \input c:/sample/newart.tex ...
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How to bold and widen text inside mdframed

I am generating a report that spans multiple pages, and I'm using the mdframed package to display some data inside a box. I would like all the text inside the mdframed to appear in bold. Simply ...
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PDFTextify fails to create pdf file in WinEdt 6.0

Currently I am trying to use a latex class which is made by my university for writing dissertations. But the problem is that at the end, WinEdt 6.0 fails to create the pdf file. It seems it cannot ...
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Add an new option to a package

I have made a package called byzantinemusic( see https://www.ctan.org/pkg/byzantinemusic) One could use this package to write music in modern byzantine notation using the command \usepackage{...
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XeLaTeX: Counters not working correctly with expex

I'm using expex for glossing translations of foreign languages. I want to label certain words in the gloss which I want to explain later with numbers in superscripts. Then I plan to use enumerate to ...
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I'm sorry but the file 'test.lytex' doesn't exist

I'm following a wonderful walk-through here in tex.stackexchange, as well as having RTFM (it really is fine), but am missing something. Using OSX 10.10.5 - Yosemite. Latest version of TeXShop ...
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Prefix for section headings, but not in captions

A journal, which I intend to submit to, asks that section headings are preceded with <heading number ...>. So I used this answer to create my custom prefix to the section headings: \...
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Problems with references to figures and tables

I am finishing my course conclusion work writing using LaTeX, and insert the images I used standard codes, such as \begin{figure}[!h] \centering \includegraphics[width=13cm]{lixeoutroa} \caption{........
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Fontspec BoldFeatures font not found

I'm trying to fiddle TeX Gyre Heros' Small caps into Helvetica using fontspec and xelatex; here's an MWE of my code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} %v2.5a %\setmainfont{...
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Latex image at full page (removing any white border) and no page number

I would like to load an image so that it is full page, without any white border. Something like this. My code is like this (there may be some packages not required for this example) \documentclass[...
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How to put text templates into the color box theorem environment?

Problem Statement I have been received an error message of ! Argument of \begin has an extra }. regarding to line 28 (i.e. \begin{exref}) of the MWE. Which this is an optional environment to state ...
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IEEETran Bibliography Style - Problem with @electronic type [on hold]

I'm writing a paper using the IEEETran class and bibliography styles and I have a problem when trying to reference a website. I'm using the @electronic style as per the IEEETran.bst file but for some ...
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how to give subsubsection text same size as subsection?

how to make the text size of \subsubsection heading same as that of \subsection? I find \subsubsection text size too small and want the headings to be of the same size. Only \section heading can be ...
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$a$, $b$ in $M$ [on hold]

Mathematicians often use $a, b\in M$ to announce that a and b are elements of the set M. Sometimes, one wants to replace the "\in"-symbol by the English word "in" – for example when one tries to ...
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Moving todo notes to other side of page

I am using the todo notes package, documentation of which can be found here. The current document I am working on is in a book style format - in particular, there are wider margins on the left for ...
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Tikz picture: Volume between two surfaces

I would like to draw such a picture in Tikz, especially to emphasize the volume between these two paraboloids. Since Tikz looks quite complicated to me I ask you for some help (not to present me the ...
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Abbreviation not shown correctly by long-short style (acronyms & glossary)

If i have a acronym that it self has a glossary entry AND the acronymstyle set to long-short then the abbreviation is not shown. MWE \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[acronyms,nogroupskip,...
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Why is tilde not available out of the box in TeX?

Today I need to type ~ in my document, but apparently it does not get rendered properly. I just got a blank space. I searched on the web and I found the same problem here. However, its solutions show ...
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Command to force a specific typeset engine

I have some files that need to be run with LuaLaTeX, but the majority of my documents run fine on PDFLaTeX. I switch between both using my editor, but I would like a simpler approach. Is there a ...
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How do we Draw a Bird in LaTeX

Yes, it's that time of the month again. It's time for somebody to ask how we can draw X in LaTeX. This time I'm asking the question and X is a bird. The reason why I'm interested in this question is ...
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How to make the symbols used in a pdf output searchable?

Is there is a way to enrich the generated pdf output from any tex source so that it contains the names of (some of) the symbols used? For example, let's us suppose that we have the following minimal ...

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