# All Questions

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### How to use volumes package

I want to separate my book into different volumes, I searched this site and there is no satisfied solution. I tried to work around with a package called volumes ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/macros/...
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### Sidecap package SCFigure centering

I have some problems with the sidecap package. The figure and the caption are always centered. What i want is that the figure starts at the beginning of the frame and that the caption should go until ...
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### Cannot get animation to work

I am trying to create a pdf with animated content using the animate package. My test.tex file is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{animate} \begin{document} \begin{center} \animategraphics[...
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The page numbers in a table of contents often sit far to the right of the titles. Since we rarely look at a table of contents from top to bottom, and often from left to right, it might be better to ...
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### LaTeX tables / vertical alignment / spacing

I have looked through so many tutorials regarding tables, vertical alignment, tried to do it on my own, tried to do it with excel2latex Excel addin - still having troubles with my table. I would ...
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### Annoying space before/after the text on headers

Friends, why when \doiftextelse and \startsetups are used (to get the names of chapters, section, etc.) into an environment you get an annoying space before/after the text on headers. But when the ...
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### How to best use and compile multiple .tex files as part of same final document? (Part 2)

I have a question about the top answer by R. Schumacher for this question about being able to compile a tree-structured document (main folder, chapters folder, etc.) while viewing an individual ...
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### trouble getting a footnote in an abstract to show up

I put a footnote at the end of the abstract but it doesn't show up at the bottom of the page. Here's a fragment of the TeX code. \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{...
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### Process with arara do not generate PDF file & .aux &

I don't know why, but after installing JDK, arara seems to work truly. But it doesn't generate any file. (Like PDF) this massage show: What should I do? % ‎arara‎: ‎pdflatex \documentclass{...
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### Figure not showing at all

I have an issue where figure is not showing at all (not even a box) and referencing does not work either. \documentclass{sig-alternate-05-2015} \usepackage{changebar} \newcommand{\figref}[1]{Figure~...
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### Hyperref and positioning the label

I have this problem with hyperref package. When I put my \label in a place and I use \ref to refer to it I go to the page where my \label is but it is on top of the screen and can barely be seen even ...
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### How to make multi-page tables in IEEEtran format?

How can one create a table that spans multiple pages using the table environment in IEEEtran format? I'm currently using tabular inside a table environment. But my table is getting too long. I've ...
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### Reduce font size for Chapter headings in TOC but preserve them in actual chapter body [duplicate]

I have the following code: My question is I would like to reduce the font size for the chapter headings in the TOC only but preserve the font size in the actual heading of the chapter body. I have ...
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### calligra error finding callig15 redux

This question has been asked before, in particular inthis thread which for some completely inexplicable reason was closed because it was unlikely to be of help to future readers. An answer would ...
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I have the following code: My question is I would like to reduce the font size for the chapter headings in the TOC only but preserve the font size in the actual heading of the chapter body. I have ...
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### Flashcard Compilation Error

I apologize if this has already been answered somewhere. I've been trying to make flashcards in MikTeX, and I've installed the package. Here is my sample code. \documentclass[frame]{flashcards} \...
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### Moving the date in amsart (related to other question)

This question is related to this question here What I want to do is move the date, which is placed at the bottom of front page by amsart package, to the place under author's name, that is, at the top ...
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### Make this look better

I have tried to search but I haven't found an answer that works here. . The code for the first block of the code is shown below \[X\left(n\right)\mathrm{=\ }\left\{\mathrm{\ } \begin{array}{c} \...
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### How color keys with showkeys with non-gray color?

Nowhere have I been able to see an example of using a color other than a shade of gray to color the labels revealed in LaTeX by \usepackage{showkeys}. For example, suppose I want labels to be ...
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### What is the brace depth?

Consider the following definition of special characters: A special character is an escape sequence immediately surrounded by braces, like {\'E} or {\LaTeX}. In spite of the braces, a special ...
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### still problem with alignment in references

I found a link in the community with a solution for my problem that was natbib will not auto-indent and \bibhang is not recognized The solution was proposed by Gonzalo Medina but in my case happens a ...
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### subfloat and pgfplot with trim

I am using subfloat and pgfplot to place two plots side by side. I want the subfloat caption to centre aligned with the axis so I use trim axis. But then my plots label goes out of the margin. \begin{...
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### Writing out calculations in LaTeX

LaTeX's fantastic for writing out papers with mathematics and mathematical results in them, but I've never really learned how to use it to type up calculations, as one would write them on a piece of ...
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### plotting voronoi digram in latex

i need to draw a voronoi digram in Latex, i have three inputs:- 1- input vector in dat extension (red dots) 2- codebook also in dat extension (blue dots) 3- xv and yv values , [xv,yv]=voronoi(...
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### How to solve this problem with the Skaknew?

I use Miktex (2.9) and the TeXcnicCenter (2.02) (64-bit). I writing a text on Combinatorics problems involving a chessboard. I use the Chessboard and Skaknew packages, among others. When I try to ...
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### Biblatex: first names in text only for some sources - why?

I have a rather complex document using the biblatex style apa. For some sources that I cite first names appear (which I don't want, according to the APA guidelines), such as in: \autocite{...
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### Arabic fonts compatible with pdflatex

I need to change the Arabic font for some text in my document, how can I do that? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cp 1256]{inputenc} \usepackage[arabic,english]{babel} \usepackage[...
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### Make \overrightarrow colored

It is possible to make \overrightarrow (the arrow itself not what is under it) colored? (LaTeX)
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### The remote package repository is not online. You have to choose another repository

After updating MikTex last night I am getting the error message in subject when trying to install or update the packages. By default I was using http://ctan.mirror.rafal.ca/systems/win32/miktex/tm/...
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### No spacing in bibliography between author's abbreviated first and middle name for natbib

How can I get rid of the space between the author's abbreviated first and last name in natbib. Ex. Chan, A. P. becomes Chan, A.P. ? I've found that the equivalent in Biber (?) is: \renewrobustcmd*{\...
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### different ways to write a number is not divisible with another number

I would like to know how should I write that the number a is not divisible with the number b. b \not\mid a and I have found there is also another method to write it three vertical points cut by a ...
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### Can somebody tell me how to add your own TeXShop templates the template list [duplicate]

I am new to laTeX and using TeXShop. I have just created a document which I would like to keep as a template to use for Lab reports. Can someone please tell me how i could add the .tex file to the ...
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### problem with end letter in Arabic words

I use the below commands to get an Arabic sentence \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cp 1256]{inputenc} \usepackage[arabic,english]{babel} \usepackage[LAE,LFE]{fontenc} \Vocalize \...
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### How to repeat a URL using the hyperref package

Problem: I have a URL that I need to repeat multiple times over several chapters in a document but after looking and trying to use the hyperref package I was not successful. Code: I included the ...
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### A question on how to scale some turnstiles from the turnstile package

The edit of the accepted answer for question Symbol for skeptical consequence that matches the turnstile package gives me access to the two first turnstiles in the MWE below. I would appreciate help ...
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I am making an "Assignment" class file. One element of my class is not working correctly. I want to be able to input the assignment # in the latex file, using \assigntitle{4} and have a centered ...
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### Resulting table off page limits

everyone, I've been trying to build a timetable in LaTeX but the resulting table is off. Could somebody help me out? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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### no output PDF file produced error in document class

I'm using TexMaker to write a report and my document started like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \...
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### Force expansion of counter value in command argument

In the following MWE I would like to expand both \envnum as well as \itemnum while passing them to \cmdwithexpandedargs but only the first one got expanded. Note the different output between \wlog ...
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### Wrapping text around Tikz picture

I have problem with wrapping text around my tikz picture. The text pushes the picture down on the left side. The right side of the picture is just white blank space. Here is the code I am using: \...
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### How to get LyX to regenerate an entire LaTeX -> PDF document when I change the .bib file?

According to an earlier discussion LyX only updates all the intermediate LaTeX files when certain kinds of errors are reported in the log. I assume it also regenerates the files when the document in ...
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### \namedglyph disables kerning

In XeLaTeX, I am using \namedglyph to test unencoded glyphs in a font I'm designing. Unfortunately, namedglyphs don't kern: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \begin{document} WAW W\...
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### LyX can't find bibliography entries after certain entry

I've been looking for hours, and can't find an answer, so here goes: LyX doesn't find several of the citations in my .bib file. It displays '??' for all missing info in the citation fields, and ...
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### How to use fontspec and also have small bold caps with lualtex?

I was told by the Latex gurus that I should use \usepackage{fontspec} when using lualatex. But now my small bold caps do not work: they come out only bold, but not caps, even though I added \...
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### Greek sans serif math

Is it possible to use unicode-math to fake sans serif Greek math letters? I use \symsfit{x}(f) for the Fourier transform of x(t). I would like it to work for Greek function variables too. Can I, for ...
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### Hidden section in header [duplicate]

My problem is that I don't know how to include \section*{Some Title} in \rightmark. Currently \rightmark is working fine for all types of pages e.g. list of figures, list of tables, table of content ...
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### Label in align*-environment

I want to label an alignat* environment and refer to it. It works with the alignat environment but not with alignat*. Does anyone know what the problem is?