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Norwegian letters in bibliography and article text

I'm trying to write an article in English with some Norwegian names in it, both in the article itself as well as in the bibliography (bibtex). Strangely, I don't get the display of the Norwegian ...
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Tikz Arrow Libraries: How can I migrate from arrows to arrows.meta without getting annoyed?

I have some legacy code that uses the arrows library, and I want to reuse some of that code in new work with the arrows.meta library (including, later, tweaking the arrow heads). Rather than going ...
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I want to write a paper in latex but I don't know how to write in latex

I am a new user of latex tool. Up till now I have installed WinEdt for that. I want to write my own paper in Latex. Please Give me some suggestions where to start.
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Turkish (İ) character inside code listings

I'm using listings package to put java code in my tex files. There are some Turkish characters in the code. So, I'm using the literate directive for them to appear correctly. Everything works fine ...
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Tikz library math

Following the answer of this question I tried to run the code proposed by Mark in the third "code window". What I obtain is: I can't find file `tikzlibrarymath.code.tex' Runninig the terminal ...
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remove section number from list of contents

Salam, How can I remove section numbers from the table of contents? My document class is "article" \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \begin {document} \tableofcontents \section{one} test text number ...
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A BibTeX-like package for images?

Is there something akin to BibTeX that can be used for images? It would be helpful to have an image database, wherein static information like image source and date could be kept and referenced.
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Aboveskip, belowskip in listings environment affect spaces that they shouldn't

I was using the listings package to place source code in my document and I noticed that the space between the text and the lstlisting environment was to little. So I changed the \aboveskip and ...
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Making math behaving like \mathit

I often use descriptive names for predicates, terms and functions. However, due to the lack of kerning they don't look nice. For example $offer = surface \times force(now)$ renders as Thus to ...
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Format Latex report Chapter, Section, Subsection header styles

I'm writing my thesis and instructions for chapter, section and subsection are as following. - Chapter heading :All Capital—14 Font size, Bold - Section heading :Title case-12 Font size, Bold - ...
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2 histograms with common x-axis are not aligned

I have to following latex code: \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfopts} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1] \begin{axis}[minor tick num=1, scale only ...
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Error formatting a csvsimple longtable with siunitx

I'm trying to construct a longtable through csvsimple package. There is no much problem with this, although I'm using a mixing of usual longtable setup with a very basic csvreader (i.e. without pure ...
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Algorithms in Two columns not allowing text to the side

I'm typesetting a two column document with an algorithm as a figure. The algorithm is in the left hand column, but nothing appears in the right hand column, which wastes space. My working example is ...
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Drawing arrows from different edges of node/decision box

I'm new to tikz and don't understand how to draw lines originating from all edges of a decision box to other nodes. In the diagram below , how can I specify the originating point of an arrow? For e.g ...
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Quattrocento in Ubuntu 14.04 (TeXLive 2014)

Although I went over here: Texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04: Font WebOMintsGD not found and here: Installing missing fonts in Texlive on Ubuntu I'm unable to use quattrocento in my Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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twoside making wrong margins [duplicate]

I'm using twoside on my article. The first pages in the report (Abstract and preface) has the correct margins (larger margins to the right for left-pages, and larger margins to the left for ...
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\newpage does not seem to create a new page

Brand new to LaTeX, using LaTeXit on OSX 10.10.1. Here is my preamble and my code after the preamble. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[usenames]{color} %used for font color ...
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Symbol for not conditionally independent

I have previously used some code from here to produce a symbol to represent the conditionally independence of some variables. Does anyone know a method for generating a symbol for not conditionally ...
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User-Defined Document Templates

When writing homework sheets, I make use of a template whose preamble incorporates all of the LaTeX goodies that I typically require: packages, page parameters, user-defined commands and environments, ...
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How to suppress multiple authors harvard style

I writing an entry for a journal publication that has its own documentclass. I am using the package: \usepackage{harvard} And style: \bibliographystyle{dcu} When I cite an author: blah blah ...
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pst-solides3d Installation/Use Isuues

first time user, having trouble getting pst-solides3d to work, hoping somebody has some easy advice. I use TeXShop and my package is installed through MacTex. I've installed the pst-solides3d package ...
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Hiding description part of item in description environment

How can one hide/display all descriptions in a description environment at the same time. \documentclass[]{article} \begin{document} \begin{description} \item[Keep This] Discard This \item[Keep ...
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Stretchable \leadsto [duplicate]

I'd like something similar to \xrightarrow and \xleftarrow but for squigy arrows \leadsto in LaTeX. I need to do this because I sometimes have to overset the \leadsto with some equation/label that can ...
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post-process cell content in one column based on another column

I am trying to do something quite similar to this post: pgfplotstable: Conditional post-processing of cell content on a per-column basis However, I'd like to post-process the column based on the ...
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Making the subscript under the summation [duplicate]

I'm writing some formulas inside a tabular. My formulas have summation but the subscript is showing next to the summation not under it! How can I make it under it? Example (j is next to summation!): ...
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Multiline regression equation in Latex

Noob here. I'm trying to put together a multiline multivariate regression equation in Latex and am having some issues. $ {Unit.Sales_t} = \alpha + \beta_{1} Date_{t} + \beta_{2} Cable.TV_{t} + ...
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Figures on two pages next to each other

I have a number of figures that I want to have next to each other. Since they do not fit well on one page, I placed them on two pages. Is there a way to make sure that the figures are next to each ...
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Moving arrows and nodes in tikzcd for Mayer-Vietors sequence

I encountered the problem, that for the direct sum, I want the arrow to go down, starting from the first summand, and not from the middle. No Problem, I can xshift the arrow. But what about the target ...
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What is the correct load order for hyperref

I got an error with egreg's solution when loading hyperref and could produce the following MWE to demonstrate it: \documentclass{article} \AtBeginDocument{\bgroup} \AtEndDocument{\egroup} ...
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Unable To Display Image using Fly-Latex

I have setup a Fly Latex server which is running perfect. Now, I want to add images to it and whenever I add the image name using proper syntax, I always end up getting a box with the image name ...
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“Runaway argument?” error with \NewEnviron

I have two files. Basically, the main file just loads the environ package and inputs the secondary file. The secondary file creates an environment that basically does nothing, and creates one instance ...
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How to set one header for each page using multicols

I want to use multicols in my document and also having a small box on each page (upper left) to be drawn automatically. I already tried \AtBeginPage hooks but the box didn't print at proper ...
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\SplitArgument with underscore [duplicate]

Is there a way to use \SplitArgument macro with the _ sign? The following example don't works. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{expl3,xparse} \ExplSyntaxOn \NewDocumentCommand{ \testone }{ ...
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Metapost won't compile from the command line

I just downloaded MiKTeX and started to learn Metapost. I created the text file example.mp and went to cmd with command "mpost example" and it says: "I can't open file 'example' " I know that it ...
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subcaption incompatible with backref option of hyperref

I have a problem with the subcaption package. It leads to backrefs to tables only being displayed as questionmarks. Minimal working example \RequirePackage{filecontents} ...
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TikZ: ordinary arrow tip on double line

I like the ordinary arrow tip that you get in TikZ from \draw [->] (a) to (b);. In my document I have lots of ordinary lines like this, and also lots of doubled lines like \draw [double,->] (c) ...
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How to prevent font size in condition equation from getting changed [duplicate]

Below is a snippet of my latex source that prints an equation. In the attached image output, I see a significant decrease in font size in the part of the equation that is represented as in the ...
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Define stretchable shading

I would like to define horizontal shading, that could be stretched depending on needs. What I did to far is this \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years

When comparing MS Word vs LaTeX the proponents of Word often say that many advantages of LaTeX over Word from say 1997 disappeared over the years as Word evolved to the current 2013 version for ...
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LaTeX/MathJax in Google sites help [on hold]

Could someone provide me step by step procedure on how to include TeX equation in my Google site? I am not familiar with the technicalities of HTML or web-browsers and so on. I found this website with ...
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How to correct figure placement? [duplicate]

I've placed two figures in the same heading Specification and Design but when I compile the document in TexStudio, the second graphic Proposed physio application prototype system architecture is shown ...
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How to disable showing log on terminal in latex [duplicate]

How do I disable showing all information to the terminal? Is possible to only show errors not log,warnings etc.?
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Table error: Not in outer par mode

I'm using Latex and Sweave. The example below is a MWE of my .Snw file. \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{colortbl} ...
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Style Pygments at PythonTeX

Can I use style pygmentize with Pygments at PythonTeX. Let MWE like this : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pythontex} \begin{document} \begin{pygments}[style= murphy]{python} % murpyhy is style ...
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Set PGFplots coordinate label using ifnum

I can't overcome this little nasty issue. Using \ifnum I set labels position around the coordinates in my pgfplot. This works fine but : I am only able to test if variable \coordindex is greater or ...
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custom table of contents using tikz and tocloft

I have using tocloft and tikz for creating custom table of contents. Please find the my MWE below: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tocloft,refcount} \usepackage[colorlinks,linkcolor=black]{hyperref} ...
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Floating text in XELaTeX

I have the following section header which uses two different font sizes. I'd like to add a series of 2-3 vertical lines of text off to the far right, anchored to the top of the section's bounding ...
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Remove leading and trailing whitespace on Chapters in memoir

I am pretty new to Latex so apologies if this is a simple question. I would like to reduce the amount of whitespace that surrounds a chapter title. Here is the chapter section (please note it is a ...
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Arithmetic in tikz coordinates (parentheses)

I want to use parentheses in coordinate calculation in tikz. There should be a simple way, but I couldn't find it. For example, \def\x{10}; \draw (0,0) -- (1+1/\x,0); this works fine. But, ...
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Latex code for polynomial spaces used in finite element methods [duplicate]

What is the latex code for the space Pk, I mean with a double vertical bar ?

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