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Compiling problem

I have had the problem of compiling my document with the following table in it: \begin{table}[!h] \centering\small \caption{Thickness measurements on the two tubes.} \label{tab:Thickness_measurement} ...
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Makebox alignment and use of Specific font size

The alignment of \makebox isn't proper(uneven on the left and right). How do I fix it? And How to use a specific font size (12pt,11pt) instead of \Large or similar switches. What I require is , ...
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Bibliography not showing

citations.bib contains: @Book{hicks2001, author = "von Hicks, III, Michael", title = "Design of a Carbon Fiber Composite Grid Structure for the GLAST Spacecraft Using a Novel ...
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Simplest way to create a grid with colored squares and labels

I am trying to create a grid with colored squares, multi-line labels within the squares, and labels on the axes. Is there a simple and easy way to achieve this? This question is the closest I could ...
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Problems with \DeclareSortingScheme for @misc documents in Biblatex

I apologize for the probably quite simple questions, but somehow I struggle to find an answer in the docs and online. I would like to have a separate bibliography for the UN Documents I am using, ...
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Newsletter Formatting

First post here but I'm trying to create a newsletter. However, I'm having some difficulties. I want it to look similar to this example: http://www.calvin.edu/admin/hr/newsletter/MAY%202012%20(e).pdf ...
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Errors in the CV Template

I downloaded a CV Template. It got succesfully compiled in ShareLaTeX and WriteLaTeX. But In my TeXLive Distribution, I am getting errors. Here is the code: % (c) 2002 Matthew Boedicker ...
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How to print negative value with currency

At the moment my report print currency values with siunitx with \$\numprint{12} But negative values displayed as $-12.00 I would like to display it as: -$12.00 Or you think $-12.00 is ok too for ...
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How to use \owedge and \boxwedge

We can use symbols of $\otimes$ and $\boxtimes$, $\oplus$ and $\boxplus$, $\ominus$ and $\boxminus$ in Latex. However, do we have $\owedge$ and $\boxwedge$, which combines $\wedge$ in the mid of a ...
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How to define a page number showing the current ((sub)sub)section?

I try to print the section (with (sub)subsections) in the page foot. For this I defined a new page number. It works fine on the first four, but not on the last page... The goal is to have ``Section ...
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rewrite graphic option in showexpl

I'm trying to rewrite the option graphic from showexpl package, I have reviewed the source code showexpl.sty but, fail to find the modification, the package use keyval (or xkeyval) and listings for ...
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QED - as three letters - to the right of a display equation

What is the best way for me to get "QED"--as the three letters, not the square generated by \qed--flush with the right side of a page on the same line as a display equation? Note - I am intentionally ...
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Specify SVG element ids when converting pgf/tikz figures to SVG

I have a bunch of tikz figures that I would like to convert to svg for inclusion in a webpage. I can successfully use dvisvgm to convert the figures to svg. I noticed that in the resulting svg, some ...
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Biblatex display format of author name

I am looking for a way to make biblatex to display the author names in format of First Middle Initial Last. I want biblatex to automatically convert from other formats of author names to the desired ...
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! Misplaced \omit. Longtable Error and Caption Misalign Extra alignment tab has been changed to \cr

The issue that I am having with the image of my longtable is that the caption is not centered and I have vertical lines that appear above my table. I have looked up other posts about my errors but non ...
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Makeindex stops at scanning input file stdin

I'am trying to make a nomenclature in documentclass mscThesis, but when I try to use makeindex I can't go any further. Makeindex says: This is C:\Users\Rob van ...
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Something alternate for tilde?

I'm looking for a way to move text in my equation, instead of just shoving multiple ~~~~ until it's in the right position. I'm quite new to latex, what exactly would be the command? I'm also looking ...
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New command to bold within small caps

I'd like to have a command to write a word in all small caps of equal size (no initial large capital letter), with a specified central portion in bold. \mkboldcaps{Aver}{ag}{e} would produce the ...
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How to do a proper Bibliography in Arabic language with XeLaTeX and Biblatex-Biber backend?

I want to add bibliography to a document mainly written with Arabic language but intervened with some English text. Therefore, I opted for arabxetex approach rather than polyglossia, becasue IMHO ...
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LaTeX project together with Sublime Text 2

I am writing a paper divided into several sections. I would like to have one master file and then several file which I will only include. I would like to do it properly, since I am sending it to my ...
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Texmaker isn't matching my labels

I'm currently editing a latex file together with a colleague. She's uses technixcenter as editor and I use texmaker 4.1.1. My compiler refuses to match the references with the labes when I insert ...
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Circling label in TikZ

To label a node with "1" in TikZ, I can use \path (0,1) coordinate (P1) node[right=0.05cm] {1}; Is there a way to circle the label "1"?
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Use autocite=footnote with style=authoryear-ibid in biblatex and enclose only the year in parentheses

I'm using the following configuration to cite sources: \usepackage[backend=bibtex, style=authoryear-ibid, autocite=footnote]{biblatex} One of my indirect citations looks like this: ...
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libertine-newtxmath some symbols

I'm using libertine with newtxmath. Actually it is very good but some symbols don't seem good to me as in the figure. Can I use different font from these symbols like given below without changing ...
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Insert some simple path in LaTeX document

I'd like to insert some simple linux path inline with the text in my LaTeX document by using basic elements like: \texttt{/usr/share/myspell/dicts/hyph_pl_PL.dic} ..but it failed and this error ...
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Dash in Environment Name

I'm trying to make a verbatim environment called "my-environ" \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \DefineVerbatimEnvironment{myenviron}{Verbatim}{numbers=left,frame=lines,label=My ...
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How to show figure captions in Arabic language?

I want to show the caption of the figure in Arabic language. Given the unpredictable interactions with other packages, I tended to keep them in the preamble of the MWE. Questions How to set the ...
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Strange behavior of smart diagram with \resizebox

I'm working with package smartdiagram. Since I can't specify the width of the diagram (or can I...?), I'm using \resizebox as a workaround. This strategy works fine EXCEPT when I set custom colors ...
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Multiple bibliographies with BibTeX

I have a document with a bibliography and would like to print part of the bibliography twice. My *.tex file is: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Some Text...~\cite{doc1} Here I would like to ...
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How do I make a TikZ matrix match height?

I'm trying to make a table using the matrix TikZlibrary. The problem is that the height does not match. \documentclass[tikz,border=2pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} ...
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how to fix a wrong pgfplots plot?

I am trying to plot the function 1/x^2 but the result is obviously wrong, here is how it looks like here is the code \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ %xlabel=$x$, ...
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Strange behaviour of VIM-Latex

When I try to type certain words (in insert mode), suddenly a lot of code is inserted. For example, if I try to type "DEFINE", once I enter the F, this is inserted D\begin{figure}[<+htpb+>] ...
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How to have fancyvrb number every other line starting with the first?

The following MWE using fancyvrb produces line numbers every other line, starting on the second line, like so: Writing some test 2 third line 4 fourth line fifth line so the numbers are 2, 4, ...
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How to avoid that a WIDE item push all the other columns?

I´m trying to finish my flowchart (with the inestimable help of Herbert and Bernard) How to avoid that a WIDE item (with no elements on its sides) push all the other columns?? I want the othe columns ...
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steps in the proof, equation confusion

So if I want to list out the steps of my proof in multiple locations if I use \begin{align} fdsfdsf \\ dsfds \\ \end{align} blah blah \begin{align} dsfdsf \\ dsfds \\ \end{align} or ...
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New warning on Console

I've just started getting the following warning (or rather, two warnings) on my console: ** WARNING ** Too thin line: width=655 (0.00995717 bp) ** WARNING ** Please consider using "-d" option. What ...
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Displaying two plots side by side not displaying titles correctly [duplicate]

I’m writing a report and using the following code to display a bode-diagram. To save some space (I have several of these figures), I’ve displayed them side by side, but the title of the right plots’s ...
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page break in the middle of a \cite

With pdflatex all my citation are pdf hyperlinks to the respective entry in the bibliography. This causes a problem when occasionally Latex decides to do a page break in the middle of a citation so ...
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Double spacing does not work

I cannot generate double spacing. I tried the following, but without success: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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problem with including eps graphics

I have a problem with including an .eps picture Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Understanding forest options when customising trees

This is a follow-up to Gonzalo Medina's answer to this question. The solution offered there includes the following code at the start of the forest environment: edge path={ ...
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1answer
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Adding appendix “chapters,” without sections, in table of contents

I have a document with two appendices, and I would like the appendices to appear in the table of contents but without the sections of each appendix appearing. For example, I would like the table of ...
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How to draw the following diagram in Tikz?

i am getting problem drawing this type of tree using tikz and how to write two line labels for a node in tikz
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1answer
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“misplaced \noalign” error and missing column separator in “\tabular” environment

I am trying to a make a simple table in a document and I am having a few problems. I am somewhat new to LaTeX, so this is probably a stupid question! 1) I am trying to have a vertical line ...
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How can I add the bibliography as a numbered entry in the table of contents? [duplicate]

My table of contents currently looks as follows: 1 Introduction 2 Related Work 3 xyz … … … 8 conclusions References However, I would like "References" to be numbered (9). How can ...
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I want to start learning how to use \newcommand \newenvironment and \def any suggestions where to start?

I have been using LaTeX for a long time now, and I find myself often going to this website to solve my problems. This often includes copy pasting codes which include \newcommand, \newenvironment and ...
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How to use special characters like the question mark as a variable in a formula?

If i write $t=a$ in LaTex, I get "t = a". If I write $t=?$ I get "t =?" but I want to get "t = ?". The ? shall have the same distance from the equals sign as any other variable or letter. Is there a ...
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Passing files to SAGE on Mac OS X

System: Mac OS X 10.9.2 Sage Version 6.1.1, Release Date: 2014-02-04 TexLive 2013 installation I'm trying to pass a file generated by LaTex (sagetex.sty) that is in SAGE format to my local ...
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TexnicCenter User Interface

I use TexnicCenter at home and work as well. because I have different sceen sizes, the Bookmarks in Graphical User Interface has always to be adjusted manually (see picture) Which I (each time) have ...
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LaTeX error for the command \begin{center}

I have this code: \documentclass[14pt]{report} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,graphicx} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{mathtools} ...

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