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How might I typeset the Fano plane in LaTeX?

I'm sorry if this is a duplicate in any way or is otherwise a lousy question. How might I typeset the Fano plane in LaTeX? In particular, I need a vector graphic of it and I would prefer to use ...
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Unseemly spaces at start of lines

I am making solutions to a problem with many parts. I want the parts to be indented by \qquad. The first line is indented about twice as much as the other lines, but I used the commands \noindent ...
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How to align text to right without adding additional vertical spacing?

I am trying to simply align one paragraph to the right. However, when I try to use flushright environment, additional vertical space is added above that environment: \documentclass[final]{book} ...
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Loops of different sizes

In xy-pic we can draw a loop in this way: \documentclass[12pt,letter]{report} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} $$\xymatrix{a\ar@(dr,ur)}$$ \end{\document} My question is how to draw a bigger ...
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Figure not showing up in siamltex document class

I am working to submit to a SIAM journal and am trying to add a figure. The latex file compiles but the pdf output is blank. Here is a MWE. ...
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Create longer arrows

I currently use two relation symbols as shown below. However, as I need to put in quite a bit of information above and, in the first case, also below the arrow, I'd like to have longer arrows. In my ...
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Typesetting digraph with weighted edges, varying vertex size, multiple lines in vertex

I would like to draw the graph displayed in the following picture with TikZ and also do some modifications: Firstly I want to carry the labels of the nodes to the inside as a second line. For ...
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Large table is placed on extra page

I am using LaTeX, and I have a large table in my report, the height of table is a little more than half of the paper. all the text after the table will go to the next page, and in this page just the ...
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How to resize Feynman diagrams drawn with FeynMF / FeynMP (and their labels)?

This seems like an easy question, but I haven't found any hints on this, so: How do I resize the output of FeynMF and the labels within it? I use it like this: \begin{enumerate} \item Feynman ...
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Matrix doesn't shrink when put in fraction.

This is my minimal example, the problem is the different size of the two x. I would expect the matrix to be shrunken too, but it isn't. Why is this and how is it corrected? ...
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How do I change the aspect ratio of gnuplot output?

How do I change the aspect ratio of the canvas of a gnuplot plot in LaTeX using the gnuplottex package? The following changes the aspect ratio of the output but not the canvas size, thus leaving a ...
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Why is my prime symbol too low? And: Why are my subscripts not scaled accordingly when I use \scriptsize?

I have two (maybe simple) questions concerning the following LaTeX document \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Create a resizable symbol?

Some symbols can be resized automatically with \middle when placed between a \left. and a \right. They can usually also be resized using \big or \bigg. Examples of such symbols are |and / and pretty ...
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Circled equal with same size as \oplus/\otimes with pdflatex

My question I am trying to make an equal circled of the same size as \oplus or \otimes, etc. I tried to use the solution provided here : How do I put a circle around an operator? However, the ...
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Get current font size as length

I understand from THIS question that the current font size can be determined. But how can I convert this to a length value? \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \newlength{\mytextsize} %This ...
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How to make math symbols bigger?

Is there a way to make math symbols bigger? Reason: I've used \sfrac{q}{m}, and those symbols appear far to small, so I would like to make them a bit bigger. edit: I just thought that \sfrac{q}{m} ...
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Size of TikZ ellipse node

When I set the minimum size of an ellipse in a tikzpicture environment, it expands into a circle if the inner content does not grow as large as the ellipse shape itself. Is there any way around it? ...
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Trim image by number of pixels

Is it possible to trim an image by a certain number of pixels rather than a length? I have a set of images that I'm including, and in one figure, a trim of 135 on the bottom works nicely, but a ...
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Image from \includegraphics showing in wrong image size

When I use the following to embed an image: \begin{figure}[htb] \centering \includegraphics{my_image} \caption{blaaa} \label{fig:blaaa} \end{figure} whereas my_image is a JPG file, the ...
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Tikz - move/reposition arrow decorations (arrowhead length/size)

I'm trying to build a 'dimension line' macro for Tikz: \documentclass{article} % note: with \documentclass{minimal}, this example fails with: % ! Undefined control sequence. % ...
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Creating stackoverflow like tags

I'm trying to create stackoverflow like tags. Currently I'm using an \fbox{text} to create the tags, which works, but not all boxes have the same height (it seems that letters like 'p' make a box take ...
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divides, not divides and cardinalities

In group theory it happens very often that you want to say: "The order of $H$ divides / does not divide the order of $G$." But the length of | is then always the same: $ |H| | |G| $ produces |H|||G| ...
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Mayan symbols and mathabx package

I am trying to typeset Mayan numerals using the mathabx package as in this post!. More specifically, I compile the following segment of code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathabx} ...
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Enter 2 by n matrix (permutation notation) as inline math without taking up much space [duplicate]

I need to use something that looks like a 2 by n matrix as inline math. How can I achieve this without it pushing the lines apart? Example: \left(\begin{array}{cccc} 1 & 2 & \dots & N ...
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How to convert a scientific manuscript from LateX to Word using Pandoc?

I have a typical scientific manuscript in a LaTeX .tex file, and I need to convert it to MS Word .doc file. The reason for having to convert to MS Word is I'm submitting the manuscript to an academic ...
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I can't work out why I have strange page numbering at the start of my document?

I would like the following for my document: I will use these abbreviations: wRn = with roman page number wAn = with Arabic page number Em = empty Cover page (Em) back cover page (Em) Abstract ...
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To have smaller font in this table of presentation

My code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Nobel Prizes in Bioelectromagnetism} {\fontsize{0.3em}{0.3em} % ...
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pgfplot log axis more than one tick label per decade (1,2,5,10)

I'd like my log axis to have a reasonable number of tick labels which correspond to "nice" numbers. For example, 1-2-5-10 are nearly a geometric series, so they are about equally spaced on the log ...
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Insert PDF file in LaTeX

I'm using the following commands to add a *.pdf file into my report: \usepackage{pdfpages} \includepdf[pages=-]{part.pdf} I get the following message (and the PDF is not included): I will ...
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using AutoHotKey to streamline LaTeX document authoring

Is it possible to use AutoHotKey to facilitate LaTeX document authoring? In which ways? Is there any off the shelf AutoHotKey script for this purpose?
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Problem with \includegraphics not compiling

I've been using TexnicCenter and \includegraphics to render EPS files as images for many years. My old laptop died, and I've had to start using a new laptop. Everything was working well until I tried ...
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Disable indentation within a section [on hold]

I want the text inside a \section{} tag to be unindented, how do I accomplish this? I have tried \noindent and \parindent0pt{text} and neither one seems to affect the text inside a section.
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Comparison of LaTeX example typesetting packages?

I am writing a (longer) text on LaTeX usage, and I want to typeset some LaTeX source code together with its results – and I'm not sure how to achieve it. I am aware of this question, however, it only ...
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Error: paragraph ended before … was complete

I'm quite lost. I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \makeatletter \newcommand\aermb[1]{\def\ae@i@r{#1}\ae@rmb} \def\ae@rmb{%% ...
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Is memoir class like an extended version of book class?

Hope this is not a stupid question but I'm a newbie to LaTeX. I am using LaTeX to write my Humanities thesis and while I am concentrating on the content at the moment I am just using a template I ...
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Draw arrow not to node center but to edge of circle on this node?

This example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}% \draw[help lines] (0,0) grid (1,1); \node [draw, circle] at (0,0) {}; \node [draw, ...
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How to bring my text to the beginning

How does one bring the text in latex to the beginning? For example, how do you bring "1 Problem " to the left most?
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Automatic table generation

I am working on a book that includes word-to-word translations that need to be put in a table. The format of the average page looks like this: Regular paragraph text. Verse. Translation section. ...
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Problem with cross referencing using gather environment

I am using gather environment to write bunch of equations. When I try to cross-reference those equations, the equation number doesn't show up. Here is my code \documentclass[12 pt]{article} ...
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Drawing grids filled with random selected colors and connecting them

What I'm trying to do is to draw to 4 x 4 grids side-by-side to represent the concept of bootstrap, from statistics. So, what I would like to do is to draw them and fill each cell of each grid with a ...
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latexmkrc, asymptote and subfolders on Mac OS

I just started to learn asymptote (actually because TikZ is not that great for 3D surfaces and curves on these). To set up my system i would like asymptote to work in a subdirectory in order to keep ...
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Subdividing reference list by years

I want to set up a reference list which is automatically subdividing my publications by structuring the citations by year as title. Like: 2014 Publication 1 Publication 2 2013 Publication 1 ...
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Beamer - Color of header foreground with AnnArbor theme

I use beamer with the theme AnnArbor and colortheme whale. I tried to use: \setbeamercolor{section in head/foot}{fg=white, bg=blue} or \setbeamercolor{palette tertiary}{fg=white, bg=blue} But ...
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Split wide table into two but keeping the same caption and table number

I have a wide table that doesn't fit in one page so I split the table in 2. The problem is that I need to keep almost the same caption (the second one has to add the word Continued to the caption) and ...
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Multiple line matrix equations

I am trying to fit a rather large matrix equation into a document, but it is so large that I cannot fit it onto a single line. Moving the end of the equation onto a new line appears to be the only way ...
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LuaLaTeX, Fontspec: Wordspacing and Letterspacing

I have a command \work which will format titles in SmallCaps and with less letter spacing. Now the funny thing: If I try to add some word spacing, too, and only for SmallCaps, it affects the whole ...
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1answer
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Dynamic project setup in TeXlipse

I'm using TeXlipse, and it has this default setup: The input file is document.tex and the output file is document.pdf. This leaves me with a lot of files named document. Having more than one project ...
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Center content of a minipage inside of a longtabu

How do you center the content of a minipage that is placed inside of a longtabu? My minipage looks like this and can be found online here: ...
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longtabu and rotatebox resulting on too wide table

I'm trying to produce a fixed full-width table, that can potentially span multiple pages. I found that rotating headers with \rotatebox messes up the dimension computation, but I can't find a way to ...
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All figures are grayscale!

I think I am trying nothing unusual: I just want to use \includegraphics to include .png and .jpg files. But for some reason all my figures are in grayscale, which is not what I want. MWE: ...

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