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Third grade spiral in TikZ - dimension too large

I'm trying to draw a smooth third grade spiral (r^3 = a^3\cdot \varphi) over $60\times 60$mm grid and I'm getting the "Dimension too large"-error if I set $a > 320$ but I need to fill the grid area ...
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Help with Chapter Headers Left-Aligning

I'm using the following code for the top of chapters which looks pretty cool: \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] {\normalfont\Large\raggedleft} {\MakeUppercase{\chaptertitlename}% ...
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Make \usepackage{polski} and \texttt work in the same document

I would like to use Polish language in a part of my Acknowledgements. In order to do it I introduced in the preamble: \usepackage{polski} \usepackage[polish, english]{babel} And later on, to ...
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Biblatex Q: Single entry for multiple data fields?

So I have a biblatex entry: @book{sterne, title={The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman}, author={Sterne, Laurence}, editor={Ross, Ian Campbell}, introduction={Ross, Ian ...
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Latex Chapter and section formatting

My returned thesis has several formatting corrections notated. I am a fairly inexperienced in LaTeX, and can only use its basic functionality. I am having issues with formatting the chapter and ...
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How to define numbering for figures and tables? [duplicate]

I am writing a document with several figures with subsections numbers in the 2.1, 2.2, etc. format. I would like to number the figures in each subsection with a 3 digit format, for example: Figure ...
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Drawing an arc of a circle using its center and endpoints

I have a display illustrating the rule for calculating the sine and cosine for a sum of two angles. The measure of $\angle{AQP}$ is $x$. The last three lines in the code give the commands to name of ...
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How to center align a single plot within a row of groupplot

I have an odd number of plots, 5, and would like to center align this fifth plot using groupplot as well as a group x-axis label. I have a 3x2 setup. I searched for answers and I've seen a case where ...
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Move tag next to equation in align environment

It's my first time asking here but I have got so much help from this site :D My particular case is that I need order and tag Maxwell's equations but I need set the tag in a particular location, just ...
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\newcommand with options

My question is about declaring a "newcommand" with an option. I have defined \newcommand{\bforall}[2]{\forall #1\, (#2)} so that $\bforall{x}{x \in A}$ writes $\forall x (x \in A)$. I would like ...
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Why does \def fail inside \edef?

An answer to one of my previous questions provided this code for referencing a range of lines in which a line labels were placed at the beginning and end of the line range. \makeatletter ...
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Issue installing Tex Live on Windows 10

I installed yesterday a clean version of Windows 10 after the update and the format. Today I was trying install Tex Live but there is an issue. The installer (exe) unzip the file but then simply shut ...
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Problem with MikTex and Hebrew when using 12pt font

I'm using MikTex 2.9 (on Windows 7), together with the culmus-latex pack (I used the instructions I found here: http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html). When working with the default ...
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Plot multiple histograms from csv file using pgfplot

I have the following data.csv file: subject,f1,f2,f3 F11,0.019,0.04165,0.00016547 F14,0.03034,0.02161,0.000267 M22,0.05128,0.0648,0.000327 M22_1,0.052,0.0328,0.000206 M23,0.0364,0.06355,0.000379 ...
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How can I synchronize page-breaking text across columns?

I'm trying to produce something like this: I've been using memoir. Here's an idea I had. My understanding is that \footnote creates a float that tries to place itself at the bottom of the nearest ...
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Prevent Hyphenation across lines + Enforce right margin

My first question here, so it may sound rambling. So far I've found the answers about preventing hyphenation across lines and for setting margins, but I'm having trouble putting it together. This is ...
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Arabic references in Jabref

I use Jabref as my referencing manager. In the picture, one reference showed up correctly, while the other did not. In Jabref I modified the encoding to utf-8. So I was expecting all Arabic ...
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Chess figurines for kindle, both eink and kindle fire

I wrote 13 chess books, using images, well seen on every kind of kindle, old and new. However, they mantain the same size when you change the size of the text. I just saw an old post by Asim, who ...
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How to make a combined “List of Figures and Tables”?

I am aware of Combined List of Figures and Tables?, but the asker there requires one numbering scheme for figures and tables, which I don't want. Unfortunately, the answer seems to depend on that ...
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Problems using the “crop” package and printing cam options using LyX

I'm having a little difficulty having default variables (with a custom page size) to load properly on the pdf. I am using the following preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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Merge consecutive linebreaks

I have something like this : %\newcommand{\maybehide}[1]{#1} \newcommand{\maybehide}[1]{} \newcommand{\thing}[1]{#1} \newcommand{\bigthing}[1]{#1} \bigthing{ \thing{1}\\ \maybehide{\thing{2}}\\ ...
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The last 2 columns of the 9 column table not appearing in the output

I have a table which has 9 columns and the code of which is \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin {table}[h] \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline 1 & 2 ...
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“Broken” arrow symbol

In his pretty awesome book “Undergraduate Algebraic Geometry” M. Reid uses (e.g. see page 4) symbol of “broken” arrow (which looks quite a like dash+space+short arrow : “- →”) for partially ...
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bibtex - endnote - new references

I'm sure this has been answered somewhere else already, but still, I couldn't manage to find it out on the internet. In my group, I need to work with Endnote (on .doc files) to write shared papers. My ...
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Display shortcuts other than urls with href

Big picture, I am trying to develop an approach that will allow me to store the latex commands and labels (pre-expansion) that I use to typeset dynamic text (bib entries with cite, cross referencing ...
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Invalid page tree PDF

I have a generated LaTeX (python scripts, getting data from different sources) document which is then compiled into a pdf with pdfLaTeX. Generally the structure of the document is the following ...
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Generate multiple PDFs for different document versions in a single build

I am writing a document for a software which has two versions. Most of the content in the document is the same except few specific details. Right now, I am using the conditionals to build the document ...
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How to remove only year from a reference?

While I am citing references, I have some reference (web addresses) that I need to refer. They dont have year of publication. So, when I give year={} in bibtex, it is displaying () in the place of ...
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Connecting 5 randomly selected points on the circumference of a circle

I recently started using LaTeX/tikz and was wondering if anyone would be willing to help code (using tikz) a diagram similar to the attached. Note that the pentagon should not necessarily be regular ...
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How to remove Double spacing in Table “Cell Wrap”?

Assume I have a text with double spacing. Now to visualize table cell wrap (automated table cell wrap is not possible in Latex as far as I know), I want to space this "cell wrap" with single spacing. ...
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How to split the toc in two?

I want to split my thesis in two main parts: "Theory" and "Practice" in such a way that: 1) "Theory" and "Practice" appear as main bookmarks in the pdf; 2) the table of contests is splitted in two, ...
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Can't generate ligatures with LuaLaTeX under MacTeX2014 and MacTeX2015 when using certain fonts

(Remark: This question was posted originally when the big news, TeX-wise, was the impending transition from TeXLive2013 to TeXLive2014. Since the issue identified in this posting persists in ...
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Why is this edge not straight when using subgraphs in layered layout?

The MWE below produces a simple graph. When I add the two upper nodes A1 and B1 to a subgraph the horizontal alignment is lost which is understandable, since the nodes in the subgraph are positioned ...
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A problem with unicode-math.sty used in a .cls file

I am having a problem with the unicode-math.sty (I'm using MacTeX2015, updated this morning). I am using the following MWE class file. testthis.cls \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e}[2001/06/01] ...
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How to install TexLive on dualboot with shared TEXDIR?

Note: this question is very similar to mine, but the answer states I would recommend you to install the full TeXLive manually (i.e. not using the Ubuntu packages) with both Linux and Windows ...
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Forcing abbreviations with cleverref

As an apposite situation of this question, I would like to use cleveref, but it constantly prints unabbreviated text (Chapter, Section, etc.). Is there a way to force the abbreviated form (Chap., ...
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Re-formatting (appending text to) \paragraph{}

I would like to change the appearance of \paragraph{} (particularly the space between the end of the heading and the beginning of the text) to look more like \noindent\textbf{Paragraph heading} --- ...
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votes
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On-line citations for Physical Review B documents in REVTeX

At some point the Physical Review B journal switched from superscript citations to on-line citations. However, when I prepare a document using \documentclass[aps,prb,reprint]{revtex4-1}, I still get ...
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2nd page of TOC overlapping with header

I am using R's Brew package to automate LaTeX reports, and I am having trouble formatting table of contents so that they don't overlap the header. The header works correctly, but I have a long Table ...
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1answer
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Date/Time in both axes with PGFPLOT

I am trying to plot some data that contains date/time values in both the x and y axis. I have been using the pgfplots and have managed to plot date/times on the x axis and on the y axis separately ...
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Definition of a macro with multiple arguments and usage of \csname

Why does the following code not work ? \Requirepackage{amsthm} \renewcommand\newtheorem[2]{% \NewEnviron{\csname #1\endcsname}[1]{% ##1 : \BODY } } I have seen examples of the use ...
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biblatex : avoid redundant information, the return

I've been happily using the solution found by Paul Stanley to the question I asked last year : http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/172777/50288 However, there's one detail that bothers me, and I can't ...
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Placing the equation number in the left-hand margin

I use \renewcommand{\theequation}{{\hspace*{-3.05cm}\thesection.\arabic{equation}}} to move my equation numbers into the margins (corporate design), it looks like this: The problem is that ...
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Left margins are different for longtable and tabular

I would like to use a tabular and a longtable in my document, but the left margins are not aligned. \documentclass[letterpaper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} ...
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1answer
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“And” between last and second last cite using the \footcites command and authoryear-icomp

When using \footcites all cites are equally separated by \multicitedelim. However, I would like the last two cites to be separated by "and". With certain limitations, this is possible with \textcites ...
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Creating a Flipbook as overlay only on some pages

I'm writing a thesis where some images with minor changes are used. This changes would be perfectly visible if it would be possible to overlay one picture over the other and toggle both. So doing it ...
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LyX: Two differently sized subfigures with a combined width of 100% columnwidth

On LyX I'm trying to create 2 subfigures (one with a square shaped graphic and one that is tall and narrow) side-by-side, such that their combined width is 100% of the column (or page). How do I do ...
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1answer
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Watercolor in tikz

Is it possible to fill a shape with a coloring that looks like watercolor like in this image using tikz or pgfplots? Src: http://bartoszmilewski.com/2015/07/29/representable-functors/
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1answer
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Math formulas not working in TikZ

I often experience problems with evaluating expressions like sqrt(\x) or 2^{\x^2} in TikZ pictures. Here is an example: { \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=2] \draw[draw=gray!50!white,fill=gray!50!white] ...
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Comments in BibTex

Basic question (though I haven't found it here): How do I comment out parts (some lines within an entry which I would like to save for later) of a BibTex file? Apparently, @ can be used to comment ...

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