# All Questions

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### Classroom Seating Chart in TikZ?

I would like to make a random classroom seating chart starting from a numbered list of students. I would also like to specify the number of seats per row (as it varies in my classroom) and the number ...
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### References are not shown

I've written my LaTex file completely and used all my references, but no reference is displayed at the end of file. Wherever I've used a reference within the text, a question mark is displayed and ...
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### BibTeX - How to make “electronic” citation containing 4 letters

I am using BibTex for my thesis and am confronted with the following problem: I have an electronic" source http://www2.isda.org/functional-areas/research/surveys/market-surveys/ "Market Surveys Data, ...
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### Print a message at the END of the log file

I there a way to print messages to the log file so that they appear in the last few line of the log file? Here is a MWE for my first attempt at doing this: \documentclass{amsart} ...
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### Suggestions for improving the beamer presentation

I am a beginner in preparing beamer presentations. I don't know the advanced options available in it that make it more appealing and more sensible. Here is my code for the beamer presentation. I need ...
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### Add lines above and below title

Currently working on a document of type article. I'd like to add two horizontal lines above and below the title. I tried the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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### titling: Renewing \maketitle with defaults from manual causes compilation error though just using the defaults does not

titling includes this helpful information on page 4: The \maketitle command as defined by the titling package is essentially \renewcommand{\maketitle}{% \vspace*{\droptitle} \maketitlehooka ...
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### First use of glossary entry with asterisk

My question seems easy : How put an asterisk at the end of all first use of glossaries occurrences in the text (or for exemple, put it in bold…) ? But only in my glossary, not in my acronyms. ...
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### How to plot scatter points using pgfplots with color defined from table rgb values?

I am trying to plot a set of data points (scatter points not linked to each other), where each point has a different color. The color definition is given by predefined rgb values written in the same ...
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### creating bibliography with natbib as an individually numbered section

hi I'm using natbib with an "apalike" style. When I generate the bibliography at the end of my document it is titles "references". Is there a way to have the title numbered in line with my other ...
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### Deleted date appears in Title page

I am using TeXnic Cener on Windows. My latex document is in article format. Initially, I had the following title page: \documentclass{article} \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} \begin{document} ...
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I have a number of different LaTeX documents. Each document has a different title and author. Is there any way for me to: Combine all of these documents into one larger document with accurate page ...
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### Hide the LaTeX output after importing PDF files generated by mathematica version 10

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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### Multicols leaving blank pages

I am trying to create a formula sheet which I am going to use for my exams. I was able to set up the layout as I like it, bit I am having a problem on pages 4, 6 and others (as you can see from the ...
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### \foreach command in TiKz

How come that in the code below, \foreach is unable to give me round numbers? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{positioning, calc} \begin{document} ...
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### Text color with hyperref package

I wanted to use the hyperref package and I looked for help and I found a lot of solutions. However, I used this option that look great, as I could control the colors. ...
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### tikz dash rectangle in nest nodes

I want to use dash rectangle in outer node but use solid rectangle in inner nodes. But my sample code below actually dashed all node for inner or outer nodes. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} ...
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### Prevent full page image in multicols

While placing a full-width image in the multicols environment using \begin{figure*} ... \end{figure*} if the figure is larger than some fraction of the page, it takes up a whole page on its own, ...
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### (Dis-)Advantages of typing (polutoniko)greek letters?

As fan of teubner.sty and gfsporson I've typed a long document with teubner-Glyph-macros >\~W f\ia le Fa\ic dre ktl. By chance I found that, without changing anything, I can use the Greek letters ...
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### How to make the (COMPLETE) preamble of a Standalone document available to a Main Document?

I am in the process of generating a lot of content for presentations and scripts. The standalone package and documentclass seems to be a very helpful, but I am running into an issue mentioned by Diac ...
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### How not to load a file repeatedly?

I created a file version.tex with a git log message. This .tex-file is then included in my main.tex file like this: \renewcommand{\footsnippy}{% Author Name, Title of my Book, % ...
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### For a group of symbols, how to get column headings(description) in the next page?

This question is with reference to the answer provided in How to achieve nomenclature entries like: symbol, Description, Dimension and unit, etc? I am able to achieve different styling for different ...
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### Is it possible to use \only to conditionally enable key-value pairs of a macro?

The following is a trivial example. What I want to learn is how to use \only<> (if possible) to conditionally enable key-value pairs of a macro. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks} ...
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### tex4ht removes spaces in array column when including a package even if the package is not used

In the following cases, Tex4ht generates an HTML file with no spaces between the columns of the matrix if some package is included, even if the package is not used. Removing the package, the space ...
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### Hatch Rectangle or Area in TikZ/pgf 3.0

I just switched to TikZ 3.0 and was used to hatch rectangles similar to this thread Hatch a rectangle in TikZ actually the example given in the accepted answer ...
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### avoid \headrulewidth appearing at chapter beginning

I am using the following code set my headers. \fancypagestyle{plain} \fancyhf{} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhead{} ...
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### Vertical Spacing of Exponent when using \cancel in the Denominator of a Fraction

For some reason, using \cancel in the denominator of a fraction adds a certain height to the exponent (see minimal example below). Observe that it does not happen if the expression is in the ...
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### Tool for converting maths writing to LaTeX

I have a dream. I want my maths writing to magically be made into a .tex file so that I can edit it. I want to write my papers, my exams, my lecture notes, everything, by hand, then wave a magic wand ...
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### Float after paragraph on the same page

I always put my float environments at the end of the paragraph where it was first referenced. But I have a problem when the paragraph is split over two pages (beginning at the bottom of the first ...
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### Bibtex - bibliography not working

I really don't understand it, tested everything. Hope somebody can help me! My issue: I am trying to create a bibliography at the end of a document. I tried it with a small test file: ...