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Decorated chapter and header

To style a book, I need the next chapter page: For odd header (The text is the chapter) For even headers (The text is the name of the book) Thanks in advance.
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Sweave — Must Always Recompile Every R Script?

I am writing a large document using a Latex, WinEdt, RStudio and Sweave. I have a large number of graphs that use SWeave code blocks (>30). Many of these blocks read in large data files from disk. ...
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How to Produce the Anarchy Symbol

I was wondering if it's possible to produce the anarchy symbol (the circled 'A') in LaTeX. I tried googling "latex anarchist" and got nothing but merchandise and porn, and while I'm not complaining, ...
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How can I remove the header but keep the page number using fancyhdr?

Since days I am trying to remove the header on a page but to keep the page number. Here is my working example. The issue is that, when I remove the header using: \thispagestyle{plain}, it also ...
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Bibliography in MIT thesis template

I am using MIT thesis template. I have made changes to this template to suit my university and degree. Could you please tell me where and in which part of the template will I have to include ...
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beamer: color for fonts in head/foot different from bg/fg color

Is it possible to change the font color of the sections in the head/foot independent from the fg/bg color of the head/foot?
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Lasthead section in a longtabu environment

Longtabe environment has sections for first head and other head. I want to add third section for last head wich must be on the last page of a table with slighly different text. Is it possible? PS. ...
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Drawing box using TikZ [duplicate]

I want to create the following box using TikZ
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Configure long table caption

I have to prepare several long tables in a conference proceeding book. Editor told me that I had to suppress captions of long tables on odd pages. Is it possible? EDIT: Minimal working example here: ...
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TikZ with multi colum datas

I have a data file containing 3 columns, X, Y and Z. X Y Z # datas from the natural movement of a robot 0.0000000e+00 3.3891017e-01 -1.3249598e-01 ...
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Pagenumbering starts with 2 after \KOMAoptions{open=left}

im writing my bachelors-thesis using Latex with scrbook and have the folowing problem: After my Titlepage and some other Stuff I changed the to open=left \KOMAoptions{open=left} \thispagestyle{empty} ...
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Longer Cap of \sqrt

I am using ShareLaTeX for assignment. I want to input an equation like: $EOQ=Q^*=\sqrt(\frac{2K\lambda}{h})$ and got output like this: But I really want the square root with longer cap (or ...
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Strange “Undefined control sequence” message

I am using biblatex for the first time. When I do quick compile on the document it compiles no problem, after that I run the BibTeX command and it also works. After that I try a quick compile again in ...
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Using tikzlibrary{graphs} how can I create a loop

Here is a minimum example that does not work \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{graph}{ 1 -> 2; 3 ...
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Drawing circles with TikZ

I am using the TikZ package to show a set of complex numbers where those I want are in the outer part of a circle with a radius 2, and where the circle with radius 1 is not in the set: I want to let ...
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Using hspace before page number in contents, not aligned right

According to Robert Bringhurst (Elements of Typographical Style), leaders in a table of contents is unsightly. This question asks about one better way to set the table of contents. Another way, even ...
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Reduce white space above \headsepline and below \footsepline

I would my body text to be closer to both \headsepline and \footsepline. Is anybody sufficiently familiar with scrpage2? Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass[twocolumn]{book} ...
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Is there any way to interact with the shell but keep the same session open?

I'm preparing some course material (PDF) for a tutorial that involves the Unix command line. Because I strive for automation (some call that laziness), I've written a little package that allows me, ...
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Hyperlinks (with autoref) color in beamer

Consider the following MWE \documentclass[leqno]{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \hypersetup{colorlinks=true,allcolors=blue} \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[numbered] \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Inserting commands in argument of \sindex[]{} aren't expanded: @-symbol showing up

I'm using the \sindex[]{} command from the splitxdx package to create index entries. To control sorting I'm using the @ symbol, for example \sindex[...]{1@One}. To make things a bit more ...
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Biblatex. Verbose. Redundant information & styles

I will use several chapters of some @incollection with biblatex (biber) and I'm trying to avoid redundant information. I followed the instructions given by Paul Stanley to this answer, but I faced ...
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Computer Modern Serif for both linux and windows

There's a high probability that my question was asked before, but I couldn't find a good answer to it, so I'm going to pose the question again, hoping that I will get the accurate answer to my ...
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Hyperlink with authoryear-comp in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} ...
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How to typeset an em dash in an alltt environment

I am trying to typeset an em dash using --- inside an alltt environment, but I get three hyphens instead of a single em dash. MWE \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{alltt} \begin{document} ...
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Mathjax: How to display BIG text in array? [on hold]

I met some problems using markdown with mathjax. I want to display something like this: Then I tried (from http://www.biwako.shiga-u.ac.jp/sensei/kumazawa/tex/form012.html):  \left( ...
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My center header is not centered

I have the following code for my footer: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \lhead{} \rhead{} \chead{My very important and long title that is not being centered as I would like to \newline Very Myself} ...
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Problem with the \path command, undefined control sequence

I'm trying to create a logic scheme but I've got a problem with the command \path of the tikzpicture environment. I don't know why, but I cannot create connections between nodes. I tried every kind of ...
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Extracting the structure of a LaTex document, including comments

I like to write a "special" comment with a title at the beginning of each paragraph in my documents, something like this: \section{Introduction} % 1.0 Visually tracking balls is an interesting ...
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PDF with an expiration date

Is it possible to get a PDF file with a expiration date? I mean a PDF displayable only for a particular period of time and then if you try to open it you get only a message like "Sorry your permission ...
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Beamer - uncover within only

I've nest an uncover inside an only and it's not working as expected. The header of my document is : \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation>{\usetheme{Warsaw}} ...
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biblatex: Adding an editor as a series editor, not general editor

my problem has to do with editors. I wish to cite an author's work. Said work is part of a series. Said series has its own editor (as is custom). I doubt, that said editor (Werner Hamacher) has in any ...
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Draw a circle in a coordinate system of an arrow on a half-sphere

I am trying to draw a half sphere with several arrows on it. Each of those arrows should have a circle positioned on it, drawn in a local coordinate system of the arrow. I managed to draw the sphere ...
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Adding text between the title of nomenclature and the start of the list

It is my first time to use the nomencl package. I was wondering if there is a way to add text between the title of nomenclature and the first item on the list? Many thanks
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Wonky behavior from \@ifnextchar,

When I compile the below MWE the first \@ifnextchar, always evaluates to false, which is clearly wrong in the last case. However, the second one (within \punctuationcheck) works just fine. Why would ...
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how to avoid breaking a line in dmath mode?

I tried all 3 options above that I have seen recommended in other threads/answers, but none seem to work \begin{dmath} P (A>B \cap A>B+C)=P(A>B+C)=P(A=\nolinebreak 3 \cap B=\nolinebreak 1 ...
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Using index on parent enumeration

I want to use index of parent enumeration in child enumeration. For example, \begin{enumerate} \item the \item quick \begin {enumerate} \item brown \item fox \end {enumerate} \item jumps \begin ...
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biblatex: “et al.” also when uniquename = false

With the biblatex option uniquename = true (and citetracker = true, maxcitenames = 1), I can with the addition of the code \AtEveryCitekey{\ifciteseen{}{\defcounter{maxnames}{99}}} abbreviate any ...
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Cannot parse bibliography items in biber [duplicate]

I am experiencing a rather weird issue. I am using some citations in a document and surprisingly some items are not parsed. My code is \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{cite.bib} ...
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Which font extension is better to work with XeLaTeX

I am curious to know which font extensions works better when using XeLaTeX to compile a TeX document. I have just downloaded the font Alegreya from CPAN, and it comes with a fonts folder that includes ...
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Why this error in the TikZ and preview package?

This minimal example produces an error (undefined control sequences): % !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{preview} \begin{document} Hello. ...
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Illustrator export for Latex

i'm currently searching for a way of creating pictures for a latex document. currently i'm trying to create the pictures with illustrator, but i've got no clue how to import them in an good way to ...
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How do I include the book/part name in the cross-references (if cross-book/part)?

My document structure is basically a collection of other smaller documents. I decided not to go down the xr-hyper road and having individual PDF documents, because the requirement in the end is a ...
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Customize endotes part 2

As mentioned earlier (Customize endnotes), the documentation for the endnotes package doesn't tell you much about how to modify and customize the appearance of endnotes. So I'm calling out to the ...
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Tell tex distribution to avoid residual temporary files [duplicate]

When I compile a tex document, the compilation process usually leaves some temporary files, like .aux and .log. I have got a small document that can be compiled in just one single run - can I tell ...
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makeindex via cli problem

I currently try to write my own buildscript as perl is at the moment not an option (so no makeglossaries) to build multiple glossaries. When I try to pack everything in a single batch file, it seems ...
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Combine author affiliations in sig-alternate

I have four authors, all belonging to the same organization but I need to put different email IDs and different footnotes (3 footnotes, 1 is common for 2 of the authors). What is the exact way to do ...
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Extend the clickable area to author name in authoryear style [duplicate]

With the authoryear style the when using hyperref only the year is "clickable" but not the author. What should I change so to have a sigle clickable area author+year? \documentclass{article} ...
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Side by side algorithms with vertical line

How can i produce this in latex. My question is about the framework to put it inside,figure,algorithm,tabular? And how i can separate it with this verical line
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Writing X as a symbol with limits

I wish to write X as product like $X_{n=1}^k$. How to write it? For example, we write $\sum \limits _{n=1}^k$
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Impossible to open lyx document

I have a problem. I try to open a LyX document but I have an error message : "myfile is not a lyx document ..." I don't understand why because 10 minutes earlier I could open this doc. I just change ...

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