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### Bold Greek letters in latex section name

I'm having small trouble with "pi" in section name \section{ $\pi$ } in LaTeX. I need to bold \pi but I do not know how to do it. I was try to use $\mbox{\boldmath${\pi}$}$, $\mbox{\mathbf{\pi}}$, ...
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### Problem with answers using hyperlinks and tbox

I have minor problems with the solutions shown in Hyperlink with answers package I wanted to make a macro which takes solution and exercise as arguments, uses a button like mutual reference, and ...
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### Umlauts in filenames using the grffile package

"Never ever use non-ASCII characters and spaces in your filenames. Never!" That's what I'm telling my students for years. But if for any reasons there is an urgent need to include an image file with ...
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### Adding label to a pgfplot

How can one include a label on the x-axis of a pgfplot. Below is a MWE. What I desire is simply to have the label -0.7 indicated on the x axis. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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### Ș and ș: the “character is uncodable in verbatim paragraphs” error

I am using LyX 2.1.2 and upon pressing ctrl+l to insert a new tex code and writing \title{Și e ușor} I got the error Character is uncodable in verbatim paragraphs referring to the two ...
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### TikZ figure renders different when changing document class

When using standalone or article class, my TikZ figure renders as it should. But when changing to tufte-handout, I get some misalignments. Why is this? How can I solve it? The code of the ...
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### Beamer - Combining justification and centering

I am preparing a beamer presentation and I am having problems in combining justification and centering. I use mainly itemize and enumerate in my slides, and I want to have the text justified in all my ...
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### two different framed box in running head using fancyhdr

I would like to get the two different filled framed box in the odd and even side running head. Expected are: my MWE is: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{tikz,lipsum} ...
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### vim plugin delimitmate doesn't work with tex file. Is there any other plugin for autoclose working fine with vim-latex?

I often use delimitmate plugin for autoclose. It works well in other file types except tex file. In other file type such txt, when I typeset (, I will get () with the cursor between the parenthesis. ...
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### Caption of subfig

I use bellow code for make subfig in my text but figure caption are 2.2a, but I want 2.2(a). how change my code? note: I don't want change all off code please correct my code. \documentclass{book} ...
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### how to linstall texlive without lcdf-typetools

For some reasons (i.e, openmpi conflicts with lcdf-typetools a b, which is not the main topic here), I need to install texlive of any version without lcdf-typetools. Anyone please shed lights on how ...
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### I want to get two side by side horizontal lines as shown in the figure

\documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} I want them on the same row, side by side. \vspace{0.5cm} \begin{tabular}[t]{@{}p{0.45\textwidth}@{}} \toprule ...
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### Content shows up outside of sections when there are more than three

I have the following LATEX document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \begin{document} \section{Enemies} \begin{table}[ht] \begin{tabular}{c c c c c} % centered columns (4 columns) First ...
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### mdframed top box fixing using tikz

How do get the top box value in 1-3 and 3(1/2) in mdframed. Please refer screenshot below: my MWE is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tikz]{mdframed} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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### Put references in a separate pages

I am writing a scientific paper with maximally 5 pages, where the the 5th page contains references only. How can I put the references in a separate page? thanks
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### Show Answer Key with letter alternatives at the end of document

I have a document in which between some explanation texts I insert some numbered questions (it's a book, actually). Here's the basic of the code I have now: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,oneside]{book} ...
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### How to draw flowchart-Diagram with text?

\documentclass{article} %\usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} % For flowchart and Diagram %%%< \usepackage{verbatim} ...
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### htlatex outputs extra word not in document when using \columnbreak with multicols

texlive 2014, Linux. MWE \documentclass{article}% \usepackage{lipsum,multicol} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} \section*{Introduction} This is introduction \columnbreak \section*{my ...
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### Flowchart Formatting - corrections

I am trying to come up with a flow chart as shown below: I tried as follows: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,positioning,shapes.geometric} ...
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### Remove appendix tables and figures from list of figure/tables

I'm writing a thesis and I have over hundred figures and tables in the appendix. But I don't want them to appear in List of figures / List of tables. - But I want the appendices and sections to appear ...
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### How to convert polar coordinates to cartesian coordinates

I am new to tikz. I am using the following code (Polar co-ordinates) \def\radius{12cm} \begin{tikzpicture} \foreach \x in {0,10,...,350} { \draw [shading=radial, inner color=white, outer ...
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### TexStudio and TexMaker crash due to SIGSEGV

Suddenly my TexStudio installation keeps crashing 'due to SIGSEGV'. It happens as soon as I try and make a new document from a template, or on the second run and compile. Curiously, the first run and ...
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### Problems with texstudio (New computer) [duplicate]

I just got a new computer today, its an inspiron 3542, which runs on windows 8.1 and a 64-bit OS. After which i download texstudio to edit some documents, everything works fine until i try to build ...
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### How to get openright only at frontmatter?

I need to use openright only at front matter. Using \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{book} \begin{document} \frontmatter \chapter{First Chapter at front matter} % This must be page i ...
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### Braces at the right of rows in a table

I want to put a brace at the right of the rows in a table. I use \documentclass{book} \usepackage{multirow,bigdelim} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{cc} \hline Sample values: each line contains ...
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### Chapters after sections are not working with the template I got

I copied a template for a nice table of contents for my document. But after I have a section in my chapter, the rest of the chapters will give a error: "something's wrong--perhaps a missing /item". ...
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### Could not start the Command pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex in TeXMaker

I have just install Texmaker 4.3 to start using Latex, but when it build it to pdf it prompts an error message about Could not start the Command pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex my ...
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### Weird blank page while using a template [duplicate]

So I imported a part of a latex code to make a good table of contents, but it gives me an extra page after every chapter which I don't want. \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[dutch]{babel} ...
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### Defining a new keyword in algorithm2e

I'm trying to define a new keyword for my algorithm: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[]{algorithm2e} \begin{document} \SetKw{kwInit}{Init:} \begin{algorithm} \kwInit{$\alpha_n=1$ for all $n$} ...
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### how to simulate a Beamer-written slide as if it was done on a blackboard

Sometime ago, somebody asked a question concerning the simulation of a blackboard presentation written with Beamer. The question had several parts, and I am also interested in one of them, the most ...
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### Different chapter title

Is there a way to replace "Chapter 1" in the first chapter, with "1", then a tab and then the name of the first chapter in a report class? Like it's displayed in the table of contents? I could use ...
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### Space below an underline

How can I add some space between the underlined line and the next line? \item \underline{Long line of text underlined to demonstrate:} \\ This is too close to the above underline and it's a bit hard ...
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### How to parse a macro that contains a \let?

My situation is similar to, but hopefully different from How do I ‘expand’ a control sequence \let to a character?, as that question does not admit a positive answer. I want to parse, not expand, but ...
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### including remote files in latex documents

I do all my research/thesis stuff on my local computer (Windows). Most of my big data stuff, analysis files and graphs (usually all pdf files) rest on a remote university server (Linux). Now consider ...
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### How can I draw a twisted 3D arrow?

Does anyone know how I can draw an 3D arrow that in itself is twisted by 90 degrees? I need such arrow to show how polarized light is twisted in a liquid crystal. I would like to include that arrow ...
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### With TikZ is it possible to pass the node content through a preprocessor?

I've written a macro that scans its content for illegal characters and then changes them to something more appropriate. In the following example, the macro scans for _ and replaces them with ...
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### Different default font sizes

I was wondering what the default different font sizes would be, expressed in points, when documentclass option set respectively to 10pt, 11pt and 12pt. Could anyone tell me the font sizes of chapter, ...
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### Formatting Question

It has been sometime since I have used LaTeX, and I have a formatting question. Well, it would be better if I just show my code and ask why the format is messing up when I call in cases! What can I do ...
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### This Question environment with XeLaTeX

I am still converting my pdflatex codes to XeLaTeX. Minimal case \documentclass{article} % The Question -environment works with these two lines % \usepackage{amsfonts, amssymb, textcomp, mathtools, ...
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### logarithm, sine, cosine etc evaluated in tabular

I know that I can use spreadtab to make automatic calculations in a tabular. However, I only managed to do simple operations like +-*/, but I have no idea how to make more complex ones like log, ln, ...
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### Set margins in maketitle

Is it possible to change the margins in make title, so they match the margins of the document? I have created the following modification to the \maketitle. I would like everything to align to at the ...
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### I need centered, unnumbered section titles [duplicate]

Every business book I have seen have section and subsection titles centered and without numbers. If you just browse business books on Amazon and look at the preview you will see what I mean. ...
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### Citation and bibliography customization

I am currently writing my PhD thesis and I am haunted by the choice of a convenient bibliography package/style/etc to meet exactly my needs of a custom list of references. \documentclass{book} ...
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### htlatex requires graphic file extensions “jpg” while other latex variants don't. What to do?

I am trying to make a book that is published in both print and ebook format, and I would like one source for the book that works in both media. When I compile the following with xelatex it works. ...
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### Add hook on uparrow symbol

I want to make a hook on the uparrow in the following part, but could not find any command to do so. \begin{array}\ 0 \to C_3 \hookrightarrow SL_3 (\mathbb{C}) \twoheadrightarrow PSL_3(\mathbb{C})\to ...
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### PDF in main viewer instead of new window

Since I re-installed LaTeX a while ago, when I click "View PDF" (in Dutch: Bekijk PDF, don't really know if it's "View PDF" in the English version of LaTeX), a new window opens. However, I'd like the ...
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### To type these math declares in XeLaTeX

I am converting my codes from pdflatex to XeLaTeX Minimal case \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} % also loads package fontspec \setmainfont{Minion Pro} % or whatever OTF you have on ...
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### Problem in footnote with arabtex package

I have a problem if I am try to put footnote in arabtex package. This problem is the number is still in left side and the text is in right side.
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### Labels and Pins with Tikzlibrary Graphs

I want to draw a simple block diagram with boxes, additions, multiplications, splits with pgf 3.0.0. I am quite content with the result so far, but I can not pin (with arrow) or label the nodes in ...
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### Custom \thebibliography with alphabetic numbering for scrltt2 not working in presence of babel

I want to use an alphabetically numbered bibliography in a letter class that does not provide bibliographies (scrlttr in my case, but the example provided below works with letter, too). Based on this ...

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