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How do I write an Expl3 equivalent?

I have a command that I can easily write using a mixture of resources from xparse, etoolbox, and pgffor. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{etoolbox} \usepackage{xparse} ...
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Second Beamer columns starts list lower (no overlays)

I'm trying to put two lists side-by-side in Beamer columns, but the list items are offset. For some reason, in the second column, the list starts a bit further down. I've tried all sorts of widths ...
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LaTeX3 Expansion without \exp_after:wN

LaTeX3 reduces the need to use \expandafter/\exp_after:wN tremendously. But what is the LaTeX3 way for this problem? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{expl3} \begin{document} \ExplSyntaxOn ...
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How to draw NO2 in LaTeX?

It would be nice if you could help me to draw NO2 in LaTeX. The figure should look like the example image. On this website is some information about the chemfig/chemmakro package. Well, now I will ...
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Keyboard shortcut for going to the next automatically boxed parameter in editor?

I am using TeXstudio and whenever I insert a LaTeX function such as \frac{num}{den} by typing in the first few letters (e.g."\fr") and pressing enter for autocompletion, it puts the parameters, in ...
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I have a problem in the output PDF margins

I have a problem in latex template of Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing journal the output file has not equal margins from left and right, and has a large margin from bottom of the page. I ...
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Separating some paragraphs with a blank line, and other paragraphs without a blank line?

I want to be able to write blocks of paragraphs that share the same idea like this. __1. This a a sentence about something. I continue with another sentence. With this sentence I conclude an idea, ...
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Language selection in TeXShop

All menus in TeXShop are in German, my system language. I want to use the program in English though, without changing my system language. Any way to do this?
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Mark handout slides in beamer package

For my presentation I am using the beamer package. I added frames that include my personal notes that only appear when I am compiling with the handout-option. On this handout I would like to include ...
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Correct superscript spacing for new mathbin

I redefined the \div command so that it's U+2215 aka ∕, but for some reason when I use it as a superscript the spacing between this symbol and its numbers is really tight (works fine in displaymode or ...
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epstopdf error: /undefined in uageLevel:

I try to run: C:\Users\Oleg\Desktop>epstopdf.exe test5-reference.eps and I get just an a blank .pdf with the following: Error: /undefined in uageLevel: Operand stack: Execution stack: ...
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How to make gradient ellipse title box with border?

I am using the tcolorbox package, and I want to use a gradient ellipse title box with border on the titlepage. It is possible somehow or I have to use another package to manage this?
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Hyphen Sporadically Appearing In Enumerated List

I am having an issue with hyphens not appearing in an enumerated list using IEEEtran. Sometimes the hyphen will present correctly, and other times it will not appear at all. Here is a working ...
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How to show more info in a citation

I'm trying to make a BibTeX entry for a computer library, which does not have one. This is all I know about it: @book{intelMKL, title={Intel Math Kernel Library. Reference Manual}, ...
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IEEE Format: sections in separate files create page breaks

I want to make my paper repository a little more readable, so I like to break sections out into separate .tex documents. However, this does not seem to play nice with the IEEE format. How can I get ...
2
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Putting coordinate axis on a TikZ picture

I get the following error: Package pgf Error: No shape named Q is known. Without the \begin{axis} ... \end{axis}, the code is compiled correctly. \documentclass[10pt]{amsart} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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LyX errors in exporting (PDF (XeTex)) URL's containing # to footnotes of Book document

LyX 2.1.2, Linux Ubuntu/Linux Mint package version refuses to print (Export: PDF (XeTex)) URL's (internet addresses) containing the pound sign # to .pdf IN FOOTNOTES, whereas it prints such addresses ...
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listings - use different style for normal comments /* and doxygen comments /**

listings package allows setting basicstyle, keywordstyle, identifierstyle, commentstyle, stringstyle. Is it possible to set different style for comments that start from /** not just /*? To make my ...
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Inserting images in a title page

\title{FYP} \author{} \date {November} \begin{figure}[] \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{figure1} \end{figure} I am using the code above insert a picture into the title page however it is ...
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tocloft package adds page number to first side of table of contents

I have a problem with the tocloft package. Whenever I try to include it in my document, the first page (only) of the table of contents contains a page number, even so I don´t want any page numbers at ...
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Problem with \subfloat after re-installing MikTex

This summer I wrote my thesis (with a lot of this "forum's" help). Last week I "renew" my computer and installed Latex again (MikTex and Texmaker). Since then I cannot run my code anymore. I always ...
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Increase the thickness of node border in TikZ

Suppose I have a node in the shape of a circle. How can I make its border thicker? \node[circle, draw=blue!80, inner sep=0pt, minimum size=12pt] (1) at (0,0) {1};
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Is there an in-line comment system, convention or program?

When writing papers such as this one https://github.com/geneura-papers/2015-Evostar/blob/b9474f66cd45aee316136831c4a9b4acaef4e89f/GPbot/GPbot-evostar2015.tex, we use LaTeX comments for, well, ...
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how to do this equation?

I wonder how I can do this equation in this style, I tried to make it into a matrix, but is disastrous. \begin{equation} \begin{matrix} ...
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Using \footnote in a figure's \caption

Maybe this is an easy one, but I struggled with this now too long :) I want to have a footnote in a caption of a figure, see the example. \begin{figure}[!ht] \caption{a figure ...
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1answer
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How to customize chapter heading in thesis?

I need help in formatting my thesis. I m using isuthesis class. My university guidelines doesnt match with isuthesis CHAPTER HEADING STYLE AND SECTION HEADING STYLE. aCCORDING TO UNIVERSITY, The ...
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Exclude appendix sections, subsections and subsubsection from TOC

I want to exclude ALL sections, subsections, and subsubsection in the Appendix from the table of contents. But I need to have the "Chapter"(Appendix) to be shown in the TOC. ...
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Books written using TeX [duplicate]

As part of my research I need to find the detailed list of books written using TeX, LaTeX.... I am from Computer Science background, and found some books written making use of TeX, LaTeX... Could you ...
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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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Two columns in a one column enviroment without page break

Is it possible to remove the page break betwean onecolumn and twocolumn? It is not possible for me to use this help. I have a large titlepage, a table of contents and so on. All in a one columns ...
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how to 'robustly' use file contents in command arguments?

i have the following code which sets up a XeLaTex document (to be run with --enable-write18) and defines two commands, \showme and prRaise: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside]{memoir} ...
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How to draw straight lines to indicate repeat values in merged table cells?

Can you help me the following working: I'm looking to indicate that the value 2.00 is repetitive vertically through a straight line like in this sketch (the result should be a solid, continuous line, ...
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How can I get my LaTeX set up on Emacs/AUCTeX to use the -file-line-error option when calling pdfTeX

I have been puzzling over this for the past few hours and can't quite figure it out. I am using AUCTeX 11.87 and MiKTeX 2.9 on Emacs 24.2 (obtained from Vincent Goulet with AUCTeX pre-packaged): I ...
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Get the value of current \label

I am trying to work out a modification of the index in a complex document. The point is, I have a table of contents and so on. But we also want to add an index for specific terms like in: " .... a ...
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Exporting from Org-mode without LaTeX preamble?

Is it possible to export an *.org file to LaTeX file, without the usual preamble of \documentclass[...]{article} and a number of \usepackage[]{xyz}, yet take advantage of LaTeX and org-mode's math and ...
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Libertine with sfmath and siunitx in Beamer

I am trying to use the Linux Libertine fonts with sfmath and siunitx package but it doesn't work with beamer class. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Redefine obeyspaces to newline

I want to typeset code snippets from different programming languages. I couldn't get listings to do what I want (one complete height of an empty line takes up too much space for my liking) and neither ...
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1answer
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problem with figure on a0poster

Iam trying to put a figure on my a0poster. But I get the error message: LaTeX error: Float(s) lost; and my figure is suppressed. I have subdivided my a0poster into regions using minipages. My figures ...
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1answer
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Cannot get hyperlinks in elsart.cls documents

When formatting a document with the class elsart.cls provided by Elsevier, hyperlinks to sections, equations, items... don't work. I know that elsart.cls is supposed to be obsoleted by elsarticle ...
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1answer
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How do I get the \graphicspath path working with other commands?

I'm working on a way to have my .svg exported with inkscape to .pdf_tex if the .svg file was changed. That allows me to change the figure, hit Ctrl+S and then just compile my tex file. I adapted some ...
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1answer
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Breqn and xypic

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[all,cmtip]{xy} \usepackage{breqn} \begin{document} \begin{displaymath} \xymatrix{ A \ar[r]^f & B } \end{displaymath} \end{document} ...
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Is there a dummy package like Lipsum or Blindtext for Tables and Figures?

Lipsum and Blindtext offer paragraphs, lists, and even whole documents of dummy content for testing LaTeX layouts. Is there a package that will generate tables and figures in a similar way?
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Horizontal decision tree in TikZ

I've been looking for a TikZ example for a while now that looks something like the attached powerpoint picture. I can't imagine that nobody has done something similar. I tried adapting this example, ...
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3answers
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Code review: Tables on a page

In a document I am working on, I am trying to group four tables on a single page. However, it seems I still have not one, but multiple issues with my understanding of how tables work... I tried to ...
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Installing .zip packages with the MiKTeX package manager from a local repository

I'm in a network where I have to use local package repository. I would like to add some packages to this repository so that all computers using this repository can install it via the MiKTeX package ...
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hyperref package including web image in pdf document

I am trying to include an image (institurtional logo) from direct web address, using \hyperref and pdftex. I am trying a command of the form (many other variants tried, with varios error messages ...
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phantom and parentheses in multiline equation

When I have a multiline equation enclosed by parentheses, that I want to split, why is the brackets command inside the phantom one, not recognised by the right bracket command? For example, if I have ...
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1answer
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plus-minus symbol with parenthesis around the minus sign

I need one (or maybe two) LaTeX symbols that I don't find in the comprehensive list of symbols. The symbol is like the normal plus-minus sign \pm, but with parenthesis around the minus sign. Is such a ...
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How to write greek delta with indices? [on hold]

In fact I want to write a delta with index "i,j" in LaTeX. If I write $\delta$_{i,j}$ I get an error. What is going wrong here?
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1answer
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breqn and subscripts and curly braces

When using the package breqn I got some compile errors. Without the package this works just fine. (I am using xelatex.) \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage{breqn} ...

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