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### Simple list of abbreviations manually with tabular environment

I have written my whole document without using any packages like nomencl or acronym because it wasn't necessary in my case, that means I only have a few abbreviations which should fit on one page ...
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### scrpage2 headers in classic thesis

I am trying to modify the headers in the classicthesis document class, which uses {scrpage2} of koma-script. What I want to have is no number in the sections header on the odd page. I have looked on ...
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### Doesn't write the full last name of third author

I have some trouble with my literature directory. It doesn't show the full name of the third author. It only shows: Hairer, E. und Lubich, C. u. W. G. But I want to see: Hairer, E., Lubich, C. und ...
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### nameref + fontenc causes umlauts in aux-File

I wrote a small new command that makes use of \@currentlabelname and \nameref. When I have Umlauts in the labelname (the argument of \@currentlabelname) everything works fine until I use the fontenc ...
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### Adjust the font of scrlttr2 to moderncv

I'm a newby in LaTeX & trying to make my cv with it. I'm almost finished, the last thing is ... I made my cv with moderncv, the letter with scrlttr 2 and the cover with scrartcl. this 3 have ...
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### How can I colourfuly highlight some lines of an algorithm using algorithm2e?

I am trying to achieve something like this: This image is linked from this answer. This answer also provides a solution and seems simpler. Both answers deal with the algorithmicx package however. ...
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### one-column figure in a two-column document goes to a next page

In a two-column document, I use the figure* environment to place a wide equation in a one-column format. It works fine, but the equation floats to the next page. What can I do to avoid this?
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### Commenting out large sections

So to "comment out" a line, I need to insert a % at the beginning of the line (so that line will not be compiled). Is there way to comment out a large section without having to manually putting a % ...
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### Booktab color rows with multicolumn

I would like to color certain rows in my booktabs table. I have tried the following \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{colortbl}% ...
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### Reference custom styles

I am new to LaTeX basically a perl developer, I am trying to automate Bibliographies styles by providing separate tags for each and every fields like shown in the below, and also I am trying to ...
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### adjust $\cdot$ in math expression

I would like to obtain a better expression of this $$Au(\cdot)=\nabla_{(\cdot)}\left{\frac{\cdot}{|\cdot|^{3}}\,1_{B(0,r)}(\cdot)\right}.$$ where $\cdot$ refer to a variable $x$. More precisely, ...
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### How can I mark the preimage of covering map (spiral on circle)?

I'm currently trying to create the following image with TikZ: I currently have: But the orange part is missing. How can I get this? (By the way: This looks much better as PDF ... there seems to ...
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### Faster compiling

I'm writing at my thesis and it has now about 60 pages.. When I want to compile it (to pdf), it lasts about 20 seconds.. Is it normal? I think, the included graphics costs a lot of time?! ...
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### Headings with chapter titles only

I am using memoir and there is a problem with the headings. I see section titles in the headings but I only want to see chapter titles regardless of section titles in the chapter. My tex file is ...
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### Automatic connection of text points in tikz-qtree

I have to draw pictures like the following a lot: I want to use tikz-qtree, since I have a lot of trees and this package simplifies things considerably. Right now I use the following code, since it ...
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### Chaotic billiard with TikZ

I'm looking for a TikZ library that could help me to represent different shapes of chaotic billiards. Any idea?
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### Dealing with word boundaries in a pl file

What is the easiest way to express replacement rules like “If a letter follows, replace ‘s’ by ‘ſ’” and “If a non-letter/word-boundary follows, replace ‘g’ by ‘g.final’” in a pl file? Context I am ...
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### Defining a macro with optional parameter

I like to define a macro with an optional parameter. As an example, consider a macro for the differential: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{bm} ...
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### Package collision matlab2tikz and legend in polaraxis. pgfplotset and multiple size definition problem

How can plots, created by matlab2tikz and common tikzpicture-polaraxis be correctly used within the same document? The example is of the structure packages, matlab2tikz-pic1, matlab2tikz-pic2 and ...
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### Path with complicated colormap in TikZ

I want to draw a path in tikz whose local color is a function of position. Here are two examples of what I have in mind: I found the answers from Path following color gradient in TikZ very ...
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### Math mode for csvsimple Import

I am currently struggling when I try to import a CSV file which contains math code using the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csvsimple} \usepackage{amssymb} % Math symbols ...
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I know I'm not supposed to post questions under others' topics, so here are my questions regarding the CV and cover letter template in: Questions about my cv header and cover letter Gonzalo ...
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### How to use more than one document class [duplicate]

I want to set a journal (using the book document class) that contains more than one article (using the article document class). The document classes available are only for separate articles, not for ...
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### !Misplaced \omit.\multispan ->\omit@\multispan

I am trying to show 4 .jpg files in 2x2 format using the following: \begin{figure}[htb] \centering \begin{tabular}{@{}cccc@{}} \includegraphics[scale=0.26]{error1.jpg} ...
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### Recursive method to build a tree with tikz

I would like to translate the next example of a Bernoulli tree built with pst-tree with tikz but I don't know if it's possible : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks,pst-tree} \makeatletter ...
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### How to make dominoes falling? [on hold]

How to maker a LaTex drawing of dominoes falling as the following figure?
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### Tikz patterns and cmyk color model

Consider the following example. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[cmyk]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tracingall \draw [pattern = ...
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### complex table with multirow doesn't close all the boxes

I have made a big table with a table editor and there are two lines that doesn't finish in the place they are suposed to finish. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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### Rotating a one page float for pdf viewing

I have a few long tables that should be rotated 90 degrees. These tables pretty much need to take up their own page. Rotating the table itself is not a problem, but I would also like to have an ...
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### Double arrow for inline diagram

I want to make a diagram like A--->B, but there are two arrows, one written f_1 and another with f_2. I tried \stackrel, but this gives arrows with different sizes. If using ...
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### Problems with XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX [on hold]

I do not know how to solve this problem: I have TeX Live installed in Ubuntu 13.04 and Texmaker. If I compile a file using LuaLaTeX (and XITS fonts), I have no problem. However, TeX Live does not ...
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### Forcing et al. in selected places

I am using XeLaTeX together with biblatex. I am typesetting a table where a citation goes into one of the column headers, namely I put \citet{ref1} into the table. ref1 has two authors and normally ...
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### Help getting started with Hebrew in babel

I want to write a document that will contain only Hebrew text (and some diagrams). I understand that babel is probably the best way to do it but I am getting utterly confused and haven't been able to ...
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### xcolor \color command affects the wrong word in a Hebrew sequence

When compiling \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[hebrew,english]{babel} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \sethebrew ראשונה \color{red} שניה \color{black} שלישית ...
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### revtex incompatible with stfloats?

Very similar to this one: revtex incompatible with dblfloatfix? Is revtex known to be incompatible with stfloats? In this MWE, the second figure is just gone (with a "Float cannot be placed" ...
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### Which command would force XeLaTeX to export an image to 300dpi

I have a 'XeLaTeX' file which grows very large very quickly since half of the content are JPG images. Which command do I need to use to force the created PDF to have these images only in 300 dpi?
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### Indent figure multi-line caption

\begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.55\textwidth]{Chapters/AIntroBackground/figures/Rayleigh.pdf} \caption{Graph of intensity of the diffraction pattern for a circular ...
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### JabRef + TeXStudio BibTeX problem

I have created a database of bibliography on Jabref named Review.bib. I have called this file in TexStudio. Out of 15 citations, 12 are perfectly fine but 3 are not cited at all. There is this sign ...
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### bidi and hyperref change hyphenation

I try to compile th following document. If I load both bidi and hyperref, Mittelbach is not hyphenated. If I comment out one of them, everything is fine. The bstfile is here: ...
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### Update reference labels in scatter plots

I am writing a technical paper in which I want to compare some works in my references. I want to draw a scatter plot between two columns of data (x and y) and the third column (the numeric reference ...
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### I am trying to animate in two different coordinates using layers. But the animation happens in the same spot

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### Troubles with column width in the tables headings

Well, we all know that compose tables in LaTeX is not easy, however, despite the large number of existing packages and options to facilitate this, I still have some problems I could not solve, and I ...
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### Fiber-Optic-Style decoration

It would be nice to have a decoration style that reproduces the sign of an optic fiber. In this way, when drawing optic schemes it would be really easy to indicate that a fiber (drawn as a line with ...
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### Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's 2014 Calendar and Win a Book

I'm making a calendar for TUG for 2014. Last year I also made a calendar but because of time constraints most examples were graphics. Since this is a lot of work, I need your help. If you can/want ...
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### How can I left align a figure [on hold]

I wanted to left align a figure. How can I do that? The figure is on its own line. I have tried this below, it didn't work: \begin{wrapfigure}{l}[0.5\textwidth] ...
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### Bibliographical note with text appearing before the reference

I am trying to figure out how to have a bit of text in the bibliography before some entries. If a normal bibliographical entry is something like [25] Ash, Culotta, Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink, ...
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### How to write a LaTeX syntax in the smartphone easier?

To write a note containing a mathematical formula in Android smartphones, I use 920 Text Editor Apps. Weakness, due to the limited display on-screen keyboard smartphone, to write '\' (backslash), we ...
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### Wrong frame size in animation

Consider the following code (more or less this): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[ hmargin=2.4cm, vmargin=3cm ]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...