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How can I install biber 2.4 manually from CTAN?

I'm using Ubuntu Mate and the repository version of biber is 2.3, so it's not compatible with some TeX Live 2015 packages. I want to install 2.4 from CTAN. Could anybody help me?
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Centering the last column [duplicate]

I have a problem centering the last column's cells. All columns are correctly centered except the last one! \begin{minipage}[b]{.5\textwidth} \centering \caption{Group assessment} %POS ...
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error function graph

Is there a simple way to plot the error function in latex? Something like the graph shown in the wikipedia page would be great. The function doesn't seem to exist in pgfmath. ...
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Option unicode and beamer with LuaLaTeX

In this MWE \PassOptionsToPackage{unicode=true}{hyperref} \documentclass[xcolor=svgnames]{beamer} \title { \color{red}Example Presentation Created with the Beamer Package } \author{Till Tantau} ...
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Using Bibtex, how to remove the [keyword] that appears before the final list of references?

How can I remove the information [keyword] placed just before the final list of references? I just want the citation [keyword] in the text, but in the final list of references I want only the ...
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How to control with of cols inside moderncv?

I would like to use 3 or 4 cols inside moderncv document. I think in vwcols package, and with normal text all works fine in a document, but whe I try vwcols with lists inside moderncvg, I have ...
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Spacing between items in quote environment

I am wondering how to change the spacing between block quotes within one single quote environment. I would like to change this globally, and without having to use an environment other than quote. ...
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Bibliography citation not working

I'm writing a paper and it was all going along fine until one day my citations stopped working. They used to cite properly (Author, year) but now they cite as numbers (#). All my settings stayed the ...
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beamer+biblatex: change the \footnotemark style of \footcite

Is it possible to change the \footnotemark style created by \footcite (from biblatex) so that it looks more like a citation symbol? I want to keep my references as footnotes, but I would like them ...
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Installing wordcount

I need to count words in a paper. The journal I am writing for suggests to use wordcount.tex (and the related wordcount.sh). I am using TeX Live on a Mac and I could not find these files; I found them ...
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how to draw a circle with black bounder with pstricks?

I would like to draw a circle with black bounder in that electric field. Can you help me? \documentclass[margin=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-electricfield} \begin{document} ...
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pgfplots issue: solid and filled markers with dashed lines

I'm trying to create a plot with pgfplots which has a solid marker filled in with a specified color a dashed line. The dashed line makes the marker dashed as well, so I put "solid" as an option ...
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Rotating Axis Labels in “.tex” graph

I've drawn a graph on gnuplot, with latex terminal to obtain '.tex' graph. After that I import it into latex document as follows, begin{figure} label{aluminumplot} caption{Aluminum} input{alu.tex} ...
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How to span or expand a a table

How can I expand a table like the one in the picture? I tried the following code: \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{x x} \hline \textsf{Australia} & \textsf{OECD} \\ \hline \rowcolor{gray!40} ...
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Generating labels from strings and controlling their numbering

I have a few theorems typed using the theorem prover Isabelle, which are exported to latex as what the Isabelle community calls snippets. To display a snippet, all I need to type is \NameOfTheSnippet ...
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What does “LaTeX Error: Environment rmdtip undefined.” mean?

I am trying to build a book using bookdown::render_book() command in RStudio. However, it stops working after the pandoc step almost at the end of the process: "K:/Program ...
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Drawing MRI sequence

Does anyone know of existing LaTeX macros or packages for drawing Magnetic Resonance Imaging pulse sequences? I didn't find anything online. This is an example of pulse sequence: Thank you so much ...
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Weird invalid character error

I get this weird error with this code and I have no idea why: ! Text line contains an invalid character. l.45 ^^@ ^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^@^^... A funny ...
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Combine several math symbols in one symbol properly

How to put several math symbols together in one and make it work as a single math symbol? It should be invulnerable to font size and scaling. For example I want to have this weird symbol: and I ...
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Drawing percolation configuration with TikZ

I am trying to draw a site/bond percolation configuration. For the site percolation, which seem the easier one to draw, I was trying this probably too naive code: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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tikz overlay changes width of resizebox

I have a beamer frame with a large matrix. I want to add some annotations to it, for which I use tikz overlays. However, the matrix (I suppose that it is the resizebox, actually) changes its width ...
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Alternative to `foreach` loop to use an `edef`

I need to create some dynamic name macro and I want to create them from a coma separated list of parameter in #1 in one loop. foreach is not the solution because it forces the use of gdef and I want ...
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How do I prevent figure pages from interrupting passages?

I've written a text with some page-size figures in it. The problem is: The figure pages are interrupting sentences and paragraphs. The figures are supposed to be looked at for some time, so I'd like ...
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gb4e: phantom, spacing

In order to provide my interlinear examples with a preamble line providing context, I use \pream and \pglt from gb4e: remove extra space below preamble/header lines. This works perfectly fine, unless ...
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Page break incorrect with sideways table

I'm having difficulty with a sidewaystable: after the section heading it will leave a whole page blank after having a separate page with the table. How can I get it on the same page? ...
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Problem with installing MiKTeX

I was trying to install MiKTeX 2.8.35553 and landed up with the following error. Can anybody tell me the exact installation source ? Thanks in advancce...
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A Good way to draw technical Diagrams

I'm currently writing a research paper. For that I need to create some diagrams like the one given below(it is taken from an existing paper). It's not clear so I wanted to make my own figure. I tried ...
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Extra section between part and chapter [duplicate]

I want to have an extra sectioning level under \part{}, say \subpart. It has no difference as for the location on the page or the size of the font with \part{} command. I tried titlesec but I ...
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Weird floating properties

I have a document that is arranged this way: However, I don't like this, because the order of my figures are messed up. What I would like to see is something like this: Can you tell me how to ...
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citet flat out refusing to work [duplicate]

appologies if i get the question format wrong, this is my first post. so im writing my thesis at the moment, and all of a sudden natbib seems to stop working entirely. im not sure why, but all of a ...
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split output into multiple files [duplicate]

Is there a way to automatically split the output into different PDF files? The reason is that I want to generate a document "paper.pdf" and a different document "supplementarymaterial.pdf", with ...
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Add dots in TOC

I'm using this example http://www.dickimaw-books.com/latex/minexample/index.html. And I have a problem with dots in my Introduction. How to insert dots for Wstęp? \chapter*{Wstęp} ...
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Problem with multicolumn

I'm working on a new environment based on tabularx and using some luatex functions. Actually, I have the following code. \documentclass[10pt,oneside]{article} \usepackage{luatextra} ...
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problem in installing MikTex2.9

I met failing in installing MikTex2.9 and I can't solve it . MiKTeX Setup 2.9.4503 Report Date: Thursday, May 05, 2016 Time: 10:34:29 OS version: Microsoft Windows 8 Business Edition, 64-bit (build ...
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A standard UN*X tool to pack a bunch of files in filecontents environment?

I was looking for something like: filecontents *.sty | cat - main.tex > newmain.tex It should be easy to write a script that iterating over its arguments, would wrap each in a filecontents ...
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How to link Questions to Answers - Hyperlink and hypertarget - Multiple chapters

For a Question bank, which is a pdf-only CC edition, I defined hyperlinks and hypertargets as explained in Adding another answer hyperlinked to the question itself. To typeset more chapters as ...
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Expansion problem

In this example, I want to create nodes generically named (for the user) \N{a}, \N{b} ... in each macro but named differently (for tikz) to avoid confusion and overwriting when calling macro ...
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Doesn't the verbatim environment work with the standalone class?

I have the following code, which is as minimal as it could possibly be ( standalone 2015/07/15 v1.2): \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{verbatim} Ciao \end{verbatim} \end{document} ...
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What does this bad box signify? And how to get rid of it?

I'm trying to compile some notes I've written using Latex (WinEdit 9.1 + MikeTex 2.9.5845 + Latex: AMS Article). Although it has compiled (when I select Compile on the Accessories menu), there is ...
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Paragraph delimiters that disappear at the tops and bottoms of pages (like \vspace)

Books of poetry, or collections of short prose expressions, are often delimited by ornaments. I would like a command that inserts an ornament between paragraphs, but that disappears at the top or ...
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Automatic Line Breaking Under Gradient Color Text

How could I add automatically line breaking for a gradient color text? I would like to add gradient color for separate words and long ones are just causing trouble. The code I am using is ...
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How to create an array while using latex \DeclareOption

I have a class in which an option is to state a code and the resulting program of study is represented at various points throughout a document. The option also changes a number of other blocks of text ...
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remove first page numbering in bibliography (bibtex)

How is it possible to remove the page number only on the first page of bibliography. I have these lines to generate the bibliography list: \bibliographystyle{abnt} \bibliography{references} I got ...
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Wrong URL characters in Dissertate template?

When I try to add a link in a chapter of the Dissertate template (https://github.com/suchow/Dissertate), the displayed characters in the URL are wrong in the resulting pdf. Wherever I try to make a ...
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chemical reactions: equilibrated reversible step symbol

I have no idea how to write this equilibrated reversible step of a surface reaction: . Is there a circled leftright harpoon in some package? or, how can I put that tiny circle in the middle of the ...
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In CONTEXT, how can I get the total number of chapters?

For total number of pages, one can use \lastcounter[userpage] to get the total number of pages in the document. Actually it gives the number on the last page (which is more interesting). Similar ...
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How to cite an epub or ebook with biblatex-dw?

Background Reading so-called electronic books is becoming increasingly common, not only as a leisure activity, but also as a serious means to do research. However, there is some reluctance to embrace ...
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Prevent column or page break in multicols with dtlforeach

I am trying to typeset an event program using data in a csv file. When I load the data, I would like to ensure that I avoid column (and page) breaks in the middle of a DTLforeach repeat (i.e., in the ...
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Trouble finding sty file, even though it's in ls-R

I'm on Linux (Mint 17.3 over Ubuntu 14.04), and have been reading around for how to get bibtex to understand a style file I've installed. Following the output of kpsewhich -var-value=TEXMFHOME, I ...
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Odd indentation after \newline, after Math text

So this happens whenever I try to insert a new line in my source code: The center equation is no longer centered! Why does that happen? I can't seem to figure out how to center it. Here's the ...

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