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How to reduce the gaps between words in a reference entry

I am using the Easy Thesis template to write my thesis. I find one of my reference entry contain huge gaps between the words. . I am using natbib bibliography style. How I can reduce or condense the ...
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Lilypond generated with MuseScore does not fit the width of the page in XeTeX doc

I am using MuseScore 1.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 to write my scores. Then I save them as LilyPond files, and include them in my tex document using \lilypondfile, like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Chapter style design

I need the chapter style of the following design for my Ph.D thesis in latex. Kindly help me.
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axis alignment for 3D graph using matlab2tikz

I am trying to include multiple 3D figures (created in matlab) into a latex file. The original 3D figures in matlab look like this: In the .m file that creates these figures, I use ...
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longtable side by side

I've two longtables and I'd like to place them side by side. Tabular environments work very well, but I think it is not possible to place longtable side by side (why?). It needs to be a longtable or ...
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Unable to define scala language with listings

I'm using the solution here for scala support, but this fails to properly color the scala code, and throws a number of errors when processing lstset - % ! Package keyval Error: breakatwhitespace ...
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How to ignore left margin and move centered math equation to the left?

I have a following equation I need to move it a little bit to the left because it is way to close to the right side and may get clamped while printing. Those equations are using $$ R=... $$ syntax. ...
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Two similar Tikz images spacing/scaling/centering issues

I'll start first with what I want to ultimately have. I want to have the two images side by side. I want the point G to be horizontally even between the two pictures and I want the scale of both ...
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gb4e item numbers with tikz-qtree trees

I am using gb4e for numbered examples in my dissertation, since most of my examples are interlinear glosses. I am also including syntax trees, using tikz-qtree. One problem, though, is how to keep ...
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How do I remove unwanted space between paragraphs

I am writing a two-column document. First everything was fine but then without changing anything I starred getting a 5-7 line space between two paragraphs on first page of my document. I searched n ...
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Unable to typeset vectors using physics package

I'm trying to typeset the equation for the dot product like this (using the physics package). $$ \va{A} \dot \va{B} = abs{A}abs{B}\cos{\theta}$$ However, LaTeX keeps throwing this: ./AP Physics ...
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Error in installing MiKTEX: Permission denied mfc100.dll

I've been trying to install MiKTEX and I couldn't get thru because of this: Error: Permission denied: C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin/mfc100.dll Does someone know how to fix this? I ...
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How to clear the background of just the current page?

eso-pic provides \AddToShipoutPictureBG to add content to the background at every page and \AddToShipoutPictureBG* to add it only to the current page. \ClearShipoutPicture clears all the content. But ...
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dashed calligraphic curved parenthesis

I tried to get a dashed curved brace but I didn't got exactly what I expected. Here is the code I used and the result below. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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natbib package downloaded through miktex but not found after compiling

I am completely new to doing bibliography and watched a youtube video about it. Downloaded JabRef, filled out the list for an article, saved it to the tex.file location, went to TexStudio and wrote ...
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Set some horizontal border in my table

I have a big table and I want to put something, in order to divide the table in 3 parts. Here is my table: \begin{center} \begin{large} \begin{tabular}{|l|l||l|l|l|l|l|l|l|l|} \hline ...
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Tikz plot not precise enough

In the plot pictured below the two curves should cross at (4,3) but they do not. Is there some way to fix this? I tried to load the fixed point arithmetic library hoping to increase precision but the ...
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Sorting references with special characters alphabetically [duplicate]

I have a problem within the reference list. Namely I have some references where the authors first surname letter is Š (\v{S}) and when listing them in the references they appear amid those authors ...
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Different titleformat style for different numberless chapters

I want each numberless "chapter" page to have a different style for the title. Please see: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] ...
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Show current chapter number on each page margin with appendix

I am trying to use @Gonzalo-Medina code (Show current chapter number on each page margin) to display chapter number on each pages from a book document class. I used a counter to overcome the issue ...
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Examining the current value of a beamertemplate

Beamer offers \setbeamertemplate and \addtobeamertemplate. I am trying to change one of these templates, but I cannot find a command to examine the current value of a template. The use case is that I ...
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Documentation Generator for LaTeX

Is there Documentation Generator for LaTeX like Javadoc for Java or Doxygen for C++? Especially when defining macros or environments for LaTeX-files throughout a big project it would be useful for ...
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1answer
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Removing appendix header after the end of appendix

I would like to insert my personal acknowledgements by means of a \chapter*{acknowledgements} command after the end of appendix. I created the appendix in the usual manner, with \appendix or ...
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how to include variables from tikz/pgf into pgfdeclareshape

\documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{circuitikz} \pgfdeclareshape{oscillator} { \anchor{center}{\pgfpointorigin} % within the node, (0,0) is the center \anchor{text} % this is used to ...
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How to detect an empty unicode slot in a font?

Consider the below unicode table. Some slots are undefined by the Unicode Consortium and appear empty in the table (slot 7,8,15 &16 in second row). How can I detect these and replace the ...
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How to remove (2) border lines from this table?

Any clues on how to easily remove those lines? I read other articles explaining the use of 'cline' command, but couldn't get it working myself. \begin{table} \scalebox{0.85}{ ...
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Omega appears from if result

I am attempting to edit an if statement that I was using in an environment I created. Previously, the code was \if #1\empty \else \textbf{#1.}\hspace{0.5em}% \fi I want to change it to something ...
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How to remove space after the description label and add after the whole description?

I have the following tex source: Lorem ipsum dolor Lorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ...
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How to get the text equally separated from the headrule and footrule with geometry?

In the following MWE I'd like to define a dimen, usep, and do the blue margins (uhsep and ufsep) be equal to it, and ubsep (in green) to the half of it, when footnotes are to be printed. Otherwise, ...
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Is there a way to have different behavior for even pages and odd pages

I would like to modify the below template so that it prints out 1 problem per sheet. Example: Problem 1 on pages 1-3, problem 2 on 5-6 and nothing on page 4. Another Example: Problem 1 on Pages 1-2, ...
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What do I tell titlesec to get default values?

I'm making a style package for my student union, changing to our official fonts and adding other convenience methods. I've declared a main (serif) font and a title (sans) font family, and I want to ...
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Redefine \chapter and \chapter* with \cleardoublepage inside .cls-file

\newcommand{\Chapter}[1]{{\let\cleardoublepage\relax\chapter{#1}}} works fine. How can I do the same for the stared (*) version inside a .cls-file? (Could be interesting for others: Is there any ...
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How can I add an xmlns to the <html> tag in tex4ht

According to Amazon's Kindle Publishing Guidelines, I need to add xmlns:mbp="http://www.kreutzfeldt.de/mmc/mbp" to the <html> tag in my html file. I have tried many variants of the following: ...
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Disable backref printing with fullcite

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber,backref=true]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \newbibmacro*{mypageref}{% ...
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Matlab axis labels always remain small when converted to pdf [on hold]

I am trying to save a matlab figure in pdf form. When I plot the figure I add larger font size to axis labels. But when I save it in pdf form, it always saves in a small font size. Can someone help ...
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Latex equivalent of DECODE (check text and assign number)

I've four probable sentences in CSV file. Ex: sentence 1 here , one more sentence, one more sentence added, last sentence. In Latex; I want to print 1 if "sentence 1 here" is present. Something like ...
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Adding specific citation creates error message

I am quite new to Latex. Using citations works well until I add a specific one. After adding this citation (with: \autocite{Yamashita:2000a} this error occurs: Runaway argument? {We isolated ...
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Not distinct x values and different domain in one graph

I want to plot data like this \pgfplotstableread{ x y 5 10 6 12 6 12 7 11 }\dataA \pgfplotstableread{ x y 5 8 5 15 6 10 7 13 8 14 ...
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How to get csquotes, polyglossia with german and hyperref work together?

I found a strange problem which seems to be unique to the combination of polyglossia with german language together with csquotes and hyperref. % XeLaTeX \documentclass{article} ...
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1answer
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xelatex can't find article.cls, but it exists

I have texlive-latex-base and texlive-latex-recommended installed in my Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to compile this document: \documentclass[11pt,oneside]{ article } \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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space between equal points circuitikz

\documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{circuitikz}[european, scale=1] \draw (0,0) node[ocirc]{} -- ++(right:1) ...
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Tikz coordinates scaled to image size

Is there anyway to specify coordinates relative to the image size ? Consider for example the following code : \begin{tikzpicture} \node [inner sep=0pt,above right] ...
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How do you reset counters?

I would like to reset the counter that appears next to equations in \begin{equation} and \begin{align} so that my last homework problem doesn't refer to an equation several lines up as equation 42. Is ...
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Polynomial Long Division

\polylongdiv{x^3+1}{x+2} using polynom package gives the following! The first mark : I'd like to remove the space between the parenthesis and the overline as marked. Next two marks : I'd like to ...
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1answer
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Problems with centering a figure

I have a problem with centering a figure. At first I have set for 12 pt and the figures were centered. Then I put 10 pt and all the figures shifted to right. How can I solve this problem? Here is ...
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1answer
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How to stop certain pages appearing in the TOC

I need to add a couple of pages at the front of my report that should not appear in the table of contents. What is the best way to do this? I thought that maybe I could write the section normally ...
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1answer
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Why does using the amsmath package break the following code?

I am trying to find a way to hide expressions inside a math environment. I found a solution, provided by Steven B. Segletes at Hiding part of text leaving blank space However, when I add the amsmath ...
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Is there a quick way to jump out of brackets in TexMaker?

This might sound like a minor issue, but I love typing in Latex and its shortcuts in e.g. Texmaker are awesome, like when I want to type \frac{}{}, I can use auto-completion and jump between brackets ...
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referencing papers

In scientific pdfs one often reads sentences with the corresponding papers in ()-brakets from which the information is taken: e.g. blablabla (Super Mario et al. 2005). Often the year is blue painted ...
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Filling gaps by repeating a character

I want to create a macro like \mymacro that has four arguments; first arguments and fourth arguments are any letters, second argument is a character and the third argument is a length. When I say ...

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