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MacTeX: Page-Up and Page-Down Keys Reversed in Skim and TeXshop

this may not even be a mactex question, because the problem occurs both in skim and texshop, osx Yosemite. I like to look at documents in single page view, and use cursor and page-up/page down keys. ...
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How to modify default parameters in the Algorithmic Environment module using LyX?

I'm using LyX together with the Springer Journal LaTeX template to write a document. I'm also using the Algorithmic Environment module to create an algorithm layout within my document. The problem is ...
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Possible problem with TexLive in Ubuntu

I was compiling documents in Ubuntu using the Terminal with TexLive-full without any issue until now. Today I performed a format in my PC and after the compiling procedure I get the following which is ...
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How can I fill the corner of a page with a wave like drawing in tikz?

I have made the following drawing using the original drawing on the tikzpgf manual's cover page (link). But now I want to have one of those wave like shapes to be expanded in the corner of my page ...
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Table with different sized columns

Is it possible to build tables with different sized columns and manage the vertical limits so it fits only the non-empty table cells? I know how to do this to horizontal lines (with \cline) but I ...
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Auto-numbering table environment with aligned numbers

I'm trying to create a table environment with: A header row that spans an arbitrary number of columns, aligned, automatically numbered cells with aligned numbers uniform spacing between the all ...
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I like little squares but not as much as TeXstudio

I recently downloaded TeXstudio and I really like it's feel, only problem: Gave it a quick google and nothing came up. Has anyone else encountered this problem OR does anyone have any suggestions ...
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Alignment in matrix (bmatrix)

Here is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} The reparameterisation is \begin{equation} \label{eqn:linear_ssK3} \begin{matrix} s & = ...
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Adding Biography to a LaTex article

I have been trying to add my biography to a .tex file with \documentclass{article}. Is there a way to do that? Should I use a package for that? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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sum the series in matlab [on hold]

I am trying to sum the following function in matlab but with the following code I got "Undefined 'symsum' for input arguments of type 'double'. Any idea? p=3; c=3; r=4; Syms v; Syms r; v=0; ...
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Controlling delimiters in matrices typeset with TiKZ

This question is directly related to Loop Space user's answer to question Broken matrix - gaps in brackets, in which an alternative TiKZ method to amsmath matrix typesetting is provided. The ...
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How to extract each pair of two adjacent cells of a table into a separate tight page?

For the sake of simplicity, I provide a table as follows. I cannot make it simpler because simplification probably no longer match my real scenario. The code below was written by me and modified ...
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Problems with \rowcolors and booktabs

I'vegot few tables created with few packages included booktabs where I use the command \rowcolors from the xcolor package. But in the last I notice that the colour is wider that the lines of the same ...
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Problems for coloring tables using booktabs and xcolor

Well, recently I posted a question related here. Thanks to the solution suggested by Harish Kumar I could fix the two tables posted at first. Later I tried to apply the solution to a new third table. ...
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LaTeX: display hyphenation and justification problems

(At least) The article, report and book classes support the option draft, which displays hyphenation and justification problems with a black square, but also does not load figures. I could have the ...
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Automatically generate graphics which shows light diffusion on a rough surface

I just want to make an image like this (using tikz or pstricks) of light reflexion and diffusion: What I am interested in is, how this can be done (semi)-automatically via tikz or pstricks: ...
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Reserve whole page for text then whole page for figure

Are there any LaTeX packages that allow you to have alternating whole pages of text and images? I have quite bit of text in my report with large figures that take up almost a whole A4 page. I would ...
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Invoke \CssFile via \AfterEndPreamble

When running htlatex <filename> one can include CSS code via \CssFile and \EndCssFile. This works fine as long as the code is included directly in the main document body. I suspect this is the ...
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Defining New Command with regular text inside math mode (Notation) [duplicate]

I would like to denote the volume of a lattice as vol $L$ and the determinant similarly as det $L$, so that the words "vol" and "det" are in the normal/regular text format but the L is in mathmode. ...
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Conditional horizontal lines in tables

I am trying to typeset data that is read from CSV files using the csvsimple package. In the input data, there is a column that will tell me where to place a horizontal line between the rows. (In the ...
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Side-by-side tikzpicture (use of axis causes problems)

I am struggling with putting three graphs side-by-side in one line. Every solution I could find caused errors because of the usage of axis. \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ ...
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Why the text goes a little up when comparing two minipages?

I am trying to add a second name in the supervisor list and when I do it the list goes a little up compared with the Authors name. How can I do it to be in the same height: block code for the first ...
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How to always include certain author name in citation?

I'm interested if there is a way to include (always) author name (my name) in citation even if name is not first or second in article. % arara: lualatex: { shell: yes } % arara: biber % arara: ...
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I have miktex but it can not recognize the xepersian package

I downloaded Miktex2.9 but when I try to type Farsi(persian) it does not recognize the xepersian package and give an error instead. I need to add the xepersian or other packages to my Miktex please ...
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\footnote in table* environment

I am using the SIG-Alternate.cls - Version 2.5 template for my document. I want to have a \footnote{...} in a table. Because my table is very big I use the table* environment. The footnote also needs ...
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How can I make pages after the first come out correctly with fancyhdr?

I am trying to write a recommendation letter with a fancy heading at the top of the first page, using fancyhdr. I copy my code below. The results are that the first page looks good but subsequent ...
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New line after item number in enumeration

I am writing many exercise Sheets for a course in a university. The captions for every Problem is simply: “Problem 1”, “Problem 2” and so on… Now I came up with the idea, to generate this captions ...
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How do i get multiple font sizes in eps+tex?

I am trying to get different size fonts in a tex file exported from inkscape. The idea is that my figure might have header text that should be bigger than other text. For example, I have this in ...
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Background image in beamer slides

In my presentation using Beamer, I want to use some image say village/river as a back ground in some slides. However I will write something in these slides also. How can I do this?
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What does psfrag do, and can it be made to work with pdflatex?

I'm picking up a document, thus far, created by someone else who is unavailable for questioning. I have a vague idea what is trying to be accomplished with this: \clearpage \begin{figure}[h!] ...
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Listing for TeX : how to add every tex command as keywords?

I'm looking for a way to color all LaTeX commands in a listing. I'm currently using a bad way to do it : \lstset{ language=TeX, ...
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moderncv - fontawesome

The link moderncv - non marvosym symbols contains exactly what I am looking for, however, I'm not able to compile my file accordingly. My TeXlive version is from 2014 (according to the log file) - so ...
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Language problems with biblatex and babel

I am trying to use biblatex with IEEEtran and babel, however I am having an error: Package babel Error: You haven't defined the language ENGLISH yet.. With regular Bibtex everything works as usual. ...
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Force format not to be overwritten by the environment

I have the following macro defined \newcommand\ve[1]{\ensuremath{\mathrm{\textbf{#1}}}} which produces a bold non-italic letter in math-mode. The ensuremath ensures that it will behave the same in ...
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How can I fix this problem: “Cannot determine size of graphic” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: MikTex error for PNG images when trying to produce DVI I have the following line in my tex file: \includegraphics[width=1.0\textwidth]{pic.png} There is no error ...
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how to change the size of one block in beamer [duplicate]

I am preparing a presentation of proposal thesis and I need to know how I can change the size of one block in beamer. I can not use this command. I need to personalize the size for each block ...
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Weird behaviour in Texmaker (Changing the papersize) [on hold]

I'm trying to change the page size in a tex document (I want a letterpaper size). I'm using Texmaker and the sequence Latex -> Dvips -> ps2pdf and my code is \documentclass[letterpaper]{report} ...
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Lines with `shorten >` don't count towards image size [duplicate]

I use the technique mentioned here to extend a line through two points: using shorten > and shorten < with negative values. However, the part of the lines that is generated by theses shorten ...
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What size should MacTex be? I'm trying to download it and it's huge! [duplicate]

I'm totally new to LaTeX and similar programs. I'm actually trying to get started with LyX as I want something easy to use and basic. I'm trying to download the MacTeX 'distribution' (I think that's ...
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How can i change a table column's size and its text justification at the same time in Latex?

I am a newbie in Latex but I know that this command {|>{\small} l | p{2.8cm} | p{2.93cm} | p{2.85 cm} | p{2.58 cm} | } will change first column justification to left and set the size for other ...
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Image is not showing full width and height [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Image from \includegraphics showing in wrong image size Image is not showing full width and height, it is showing 100% as single dot, when you zooming view this picture ...
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How change math font size in power?

How can I change the font for power such a way that the power symbol is rendered much smaller than the number 3 in the following formula? I need to sum (necessarily with \displaystyle) was much ...
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What are the unit of measurement in Tikz? [duplicate]

I want to know what are the units of measurement (of length) in tikz are available. I know that pt, in, mm like units are available , but what more are allowed in tikz? I work sometimes with qss ...
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Avoid figures encroaching on page numbers with LyX

I'm using LyX and have figures in floats and wraps but some of them are too high on the page when converted to PDF and overlap with page numbers. Is there a way to avoid this and respect the text ...
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Making parts of equations larger

Is there a way to make only a part of an equation larger? I'm working with the code below, but I feel like the s-angle-n and a-angle-n are far too small and would really like to make them both bigger ...
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How to increase the size of a curly bracket size without \left and \right

I would like to ask how to increase the dimension of the curly bracket in the second item of the following list: \begin{enumerate} \item Draw $\tilde{\theta}$ from $j$ \item Calculate $\nu = \min \{ ...
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Using \Mathsmaller in math display mode makes the character appear to the right of the symbol itstead of below it

I am trying to use \prod in math display mode but it appears large (larger than I want it to be) but when I use \mathsmaller from the relsize package the letter appears on right side of it instead of ...
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Scalable node shape size

I can adjust the shape of nodes using commands such as minimum width or inner xsep, but these require explicit units. When I scale the entire figure (\begin{tikzpicture} [scale=0.5]) it does not scale ...
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LyX enlarging inserted images

I have a problem with inserting images in my thesis that I write with LyX. Images in exported pdf are always larger than they actually are. Here is what it looks like in the editor, that's the real ...

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