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Rotating a one page float for pdf viewing

I have a few long tables that should be rotated 90 degrees. These tables pretty much need to take up their own page. Rotating the table itself is not a problem, but I would also like to have an ...
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Scatter Plots using Latex

am writing a technical paper in which I want to compare some works in my references. I want to draw a scatter plot between two columns of data (x and y) and the third column (the numeric reference ...
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I am using memoir and there is a problem with the headings. I see section titles in the headings but I only want to see chapter titles regardless of section titles in the chapter. My tex file is ...
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What is the difference between putting macros in a .sty package file vs. simply \input them from another .tex file?

If \input just "imports the commands from the [target file]" into your new document, then what is the difference between calling a set of commands via \input{filename} (where filename is some .tex ...
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How to use more than one document class [duplicate]

I want to set a journal (using the book document class) that contains more than one article (using the article document class). The document classes available are only for separate articles, not for ...
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Math Cal­li­graphic let­ters in LaTeX [duplicate]

How can I produce exactly the same letter as in the attached picture ? I work with the TexMaker. thanks,
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Russian in TeXShop

Can someone please help me type with my russian keyboard in TeXShop. I use the following code but get ???? as an output for the Cyrillic text every time. \documentclass{article} ...
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When typing out long equations, I like to split everything up into separate lines and start each one off with an equals sign. How do I hide the first equals sign while keeping the layout exactly the ...
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How can I colourfuly highlight some lines of an algorithm using algorithm2e?

I am trying to achieve something like this: This image is linked from this answer. This answer also provides a solution and seems simpler. Both answers deal with the algorithmicx package however. ...
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I am trying to animate in two different coordinates using layers. But the animation happens in the same spot

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LyX, How to use more than the thirteen Roman fonts listed under DOCUMENT SETTINGS FONTS?

I noticed that LyX 2.0.6 has a very limited selection of Roman (Serif) fonts listed under the DOCUMENT SETTINGS FONTS dropdown menu. I'd like to be able to use any of the LaTeX fonts that come with ...
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New command with if/then statement conditioned on non-integer number?

In LaTeX, how do I declare a new command that gives different output depending no the result of a test with non-integer numbers? Specifically, I'd like to a command to compare a number with 0.01 (the ...
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Using the correct amount of space around unit symbols

This is from an old package I developed back in 2003. The idea was to cover international system units (SI) and other type of units, roughly following guidelines from that document. Units should ...
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Forcing et al. in selected places

I am using XeLaTeX together with biblatex. I am typesetting a table where a citation goes into one of the column headers, namely I put \citet{ref1} into the table. ref1 has two authors and normally ...
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Format first row of table differently [duplicate]

I have a need to format the first row of my table differently from the rest, and read this answer, which was very useful. So I tried to encapsulate the \multicolumn{1}{c}{#2} into a macro: ...
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How to cite organization's name with space between words

I need to cite an article by the World Bank. However latex interpreted it as a person's name. My bib entry is @book{wb, author={World Bank}, year={1993}, title={{The East Asian miracle: ...
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I know I'm not supposed to post questions under others' topics, so here are my questions regarding the CV and cover letter template in: Questions about my cv header and cover letter Gonzalo ...
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How to draw nodes and arcs across centered text

I have been trying to draw something for a while now and can't seem to find a way to do it the way I want to have it. I wanna draw something similar to this: (1) ACGT ...
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CSVToTabular Mixing CSV entries across tables

I've had this on a number of tables in the past, and it usually only occurs on the last table in the file. It seems as though the final table that is generated will pull entries from previous tables. ...
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I'm a newby in LaTeX & trying to make my cv with it. I'm almost finished, the last thing is ... I made my cv with moderncv, the letter with scrlttr 2 and the cover with scrartcl. this 3 have ...
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File ended while scanning use of \\definition

LaTeX noob here. Basically I get the following message in sharetex: main.tex: File ended while scanning use of \\definition. <inserted text> \par <*> main.tex I suspect you have ...
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bibtex Confusion?

I have the following: @Book{Faber, ALTauthor = {•}, ALTeditor = {•}, title = {Fluid Dynamics for Physicists}, publisher = {Cambridge University Press}, year = {1995}, OPTkey = {•}, OPTvolume = {•}, ...
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New chapter top margin is large

Similar question to this. I have too much space from top to the start of the chapter heading. How can I fix this and make it just as the other pages. I use my university thesis stylesheet. I din't ...
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Incrementing counters with subsubsection instead of subsection

I have previously tried to make a document with questions and answers. In a previous question I was shown a great way to do this, using the answer package in combination with hyperref. Adding ...
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Continuous page numbering in thesis

I need to have continuous page numbering from start to end for my thesis, i.e. the title page should be page number 1 and if there are 100 pages in all, the last page should be numbered 100. Thus ...
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Is there an environment / document class for dictionaries?

Background of this question I've got the idea of creating a math dictionary with LaTeX for quite a while now. My native language is German and I write a lot of blog articles about algorithms and a ...
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Indent figure multi-line caption

\begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.55\textwidth]{Chapters/AIntroBackground/figures/Rayleigh.pdf} \caption{Graph of intensity of the diffraction pattern for a circular ...
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Is it possible to have more than one author?

Could you help me with these questions: How do you add 2 authors to a normal article? Are there commands to specify where the authors are placed at on the paper? Thanks for your reply, I am a ...
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Highlighting particular bibliography entries

I'm trying to create a bibliography in which certain items are highlighted as being more important. Ideally this would put an asterisk at the front of that particular item while leaving the sorting ...
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Chaotic billiard with TikZ

I'm looking for a TikZ library that could help me to represent different shapes of chaotic billiards. Any idea?
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exsheets varying of question's point value

I'm using exsheets package. I want variations with different point values. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[magyar]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{t1enc} ...
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University's Thesis format bib compile error [on hold]

I am using my school's thesis templates for my thesis. I am just compiling the template to make sure everything works but I have run into an issue with the bibliography. The error is [3] [4] ...
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Color fraction bar

What would be the easiest way to create a fraction whose bar can be coloured as desired? I know one can use the \genfrac{left-delim}{right-delim}{thickness}{mathstyle}{numerator}{denominator} command ...
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Graphics importation and master image into Beamer

A conference accepted a presentation idea I submitted. They provided a PowerPoint template, but I want to use LaTeX and beamer The presentation will include pdf graphics. They want to know: Can ...
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Why does my Image not load? [on hold]

I've included some .jpg images in my LaTeX document. It won't load, even though the image is saved in the same folder as the main .tex documents. Edit 1 ss.jpg is currently saved in same folder as ...
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problem with substack command

Help me please with the following problem. I want to write the following equation $$\phi(U)_{\substack{\cap\\ \mathbb{R}}}$$ and my problem is \cap and \mathbb{R} don't appear under \phi. ...
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Someone is trying to install a package of mine (http://www.ctan.org/pkg/lilyglyphs) in MiKTeX on Windows 7. After some hassles with file and font paths we managed to get him going, but there is one ...
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Problem with column widths

I'm trying to create a table that has 2 rows: 25% and 75% of the \textwidth I also want the left column to be bold and right aligned by default. The second column is also right aligned. Now I want ...
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Integrating listings with fancyvrb

I am trying to use fancyvrb with listings and I get an error saying l.2 ...{Verbatim}[formatcom={\lstset{style=Java}}] Package Listings Error: language java undefined. ...
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Texmaker (windows 7) don't use TEXINPUTS environment variable?

I normally use Unix system, but I am forced for a while on a Windows7 setup. I installed MikTex and texmaker 4.0.4. All is working except it seems that texmaker is not respecting the TEXINPUTS ...
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How can I cite three papers of different years, by one author? e.g. Smith(1990, 1995, 2001)

I'm pretty new to LaTeX and BibTeX so I apologise in advance if I'm missing information or this seems like it should be simple! I have three papers by one author which I would like to cite in the ...
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Scaling inside a TikZ matrix does not work?

I'm having some difficulty at scaling a TikZ draw inside a matrix: \documentclass[margin=5pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=.5] \matrix ...
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How to write math symbols in a verbatim?

Basically I have a section that is describing my algorithm in a pseudo code kind of way, and so I want that text to look like the verbatim text except I still want to be able to use math symbols. Is ...
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Changing from \def to \newcommand*

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \def\door(#1,#2)#3{ \psline[ linecap = 0, linewidth = 1.5\pslinewidth, linecolor = white ...
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Simple list of abbreviations manually with tabular environment

I have written my whole document without using any packages like nomencl or acronym because it wasn't necessary in my case, that means I only have a few abbreviations which should fit on one page ...
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A macro adding or removing parenthesis automatically

This is a second question on this macro definition: Defining a macro with three optional arguments in the form \newmacro{a}{b}[c]{d}[e][f] and \newmacro{a}{b}[c]{d}*[f] To sum up: I had define a ...
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Defining a macro with three optional arguments in the form \newmacro{a}{b}[c]{d}[e][f] and \newmacro{a}{b}[c]{d}*[f]

I am defining a macro in LaTeX2e for writing function declarations. I want that the macro has tree compulsory arguments: the name of the function (v.g f), a depiction of the type of variable it takes ...
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Are LaTeX's label names case-sensitive? Can label names contain spaces?

According to Guide to LaTeX, 4th edition, when creating a \label{name}, The keyword name may be any combination of letters, numbers, or symbols. Is the name of a label case-sensitive? Can the ...