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Is it possible to use includegraphics with relative path inside subfiles?

Question I have many documents that I want to be merged inside one document. It could be for example a kind of year recap, with many different sources that use the same preambule like lectures, labs, ...
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Problem with amsmath's `gather` environment

I have a lot of math to write so I tried to use align inside gather. When the column was over I was getting badboxes. So I used two gather environments and the output is weird. What is happening and ...
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Draw a ERD in Crow's foot

I am draw my entity relationship diagram in a UML tool, I am new to TeX writing and now want to draw it in latex. The image of my ERD is given below; Please help me with code and tell me which ...
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Character counter

I want to count the number of characters within a brief essay, like an abstract or summary thesis, including math symbols. Is there a command like the one in microsoft word (preferences, statistics) ...
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Is this possible to modifying the .sty file? [duplicate]

Interested to modifying the fontawesome.sty file?
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moderncv's casual CV template with oldstyle cover letter

I want to use moderncv's casual CV template with oldstyle cover letter. How can I do this?
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Trying to embed .avi video in beamer presentation with media9

I am trying to embed a video in a beamer presentation. I am using the media9 package. I get the following error message: ! You can't use `\dimexpr' in restricted horizontal mode. <argument> ...
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flalign numbering [duplicate]

I have an equation that is so large that it needs to span over several lines. However I also have a particular alignment that I want, so I used the flalign environment to lay it out as I want it to ...
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bibliography style file for AES convention

Is there a bibliography style file for AES conventions (like a .dtx or a .bst file or something)? Or alternatively, is there a way I can create my own that has a format such as: Author, "Title," ...
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complex dynamiclly sized tikz diagram

I trying to figure out a way to create diagrams in tikz with a x elements on the left (inputs) and y elements on the right (outputs). The inputs/outputs will be represented by different types of ...
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Reason of existense of the extra space in align environment and removal of it between two align environments

This is a follow-up question regarding the extra vertical space in amsmath's align environment. Why when in use align uses so much vertical space in contrast with other environments like for example ...
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TOC chapter entry alignment

I am having trouble formatting the TOC for a document. I have long chapter titles which wrap onto two lines of TOC text. The problem is that the second line of a single chapter title is aligned with ...
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What conventions or packages are appropriate for formatting records, algebraic data types in LaTeX?

LaTeX formatting practice is well-established and well-supported by existing packages for three common cases relevant in computer science: Source code listings Established, conventional mathematical ...
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Label part in title and TOC “First part”, “Second part”, etc

I'm sure this question has already been asked and answered but I didn't know what to look for in the forum. I'd like to label my part title in TOC and in the beginning of the part itself like "First ...
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How to define a point between two points?

I have the points A(0,0) and B(3, 4), I want a point that is 4/6 of the length of AB and lies on the the same line
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Is it possible to expand commands in Texstudio tikz panel?

Texstudio has quite useful panels for entering Tikz, PSTricks, Metapost and Asymptote commands automatically without typing them. The set of tikz commands are very limited though. I was wondering if ...
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How can I typeset those braces?

How can I typeset the following expression?
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How can one make border of text for a figure?

I want to take text and wrap it around as the border of a figure. That is, text on the top, wrapping to sideways text running down the right, wrapping to upside down text on the bottom, wrapping to ...
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TexMaker PDF viewer blurry

I am using TexMaker on a macbook retina with an additional external display. The documents displayed in the PDF viewer while on the external display are very grainy/blurry and hard to read, while they ...
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dot2tex does not work when there there is math

I am not able to reproduce an example from dot2tex documentation. Is there something wrong with my installation? Is there a bug? How can I solve this? This is directly from dot2tex documentation. ...
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picture in picture: how to eliminate influences of outer node options on inner node?

In the case, when you have in some shape (rectangle in my case) a TikZ picture, than it seems that parameters of outer shape also influences on parameters of inner picture. This can be eliminate with ...
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How to create this figure?

I have now spend hours by creating this figure - without luck. I have tried different types of tikz, tikzpicture, pstricks and multido usepackage. Can you maybe help me? I would really appreciate ...
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How to reference a student report (semester report)?

There are some institutions where undergraduates/bachelor students may submit reports (e.g. project reports) at end of a semester. Say, I want to refer to such a report using a bibtex or biblatex ...
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media9: Locally enable or disable play button

Is there an existing way (without updating the media9 package) to enable or disable the play button after the package is loaded? The current motivation is to disable the play button for only some ...
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Can I write code in Word like LaTeX? [on hold]

You know, when you type code in Latex, the Latex editor like Kile does not compile it. I wonder if I can do this in Word, so that I can format the way I want easily, and then typing code when I don't ...
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Biblatex: suppress colon after “In” for edited volumes

I'm using Biblatex with biber backend, authoryear-comp style. Is there a quick way to remove the colon after the "In" introducing the title of an edited book (@inbook bibliography items)? I've found ...
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I would like to do this (1) in big size ? is it possible? [duplicate]

I would like to do this (1) in big size using latex (a one surrounded by a circle) is it possible without including the picture ?
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How to cope with version incompatibilities (i.e. binary units in siunitx)

I have to compile my dissertation on two machines with two different TeX Live versions (TeX Live 2009 on Ubuntu 12.04 and now TeX Live 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04). Unfortunately, the siunitx maintainer ...
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Define and set length in one command

Sorry this might be a very simple question, I am trying to cleanup a style file, and would like to write a command that basically runs the following code: ...
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An image side by side in latex

I would like to have two figures side by side in my document. I found an example on here with the following code \begin{figure} \centering \begin{minipage}{.5\linewidth} \centering ...
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Two graph - same page? (R/LaTeX)

I am using R to create my graph, and I am doing a paper, where I have to put two graph, as showed in the image: In R, my output looks like: y1 <- c(6524, 6701, 6946, 7080, 6920, 6887, 6660, ...
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Pdf in bookmark dimensions using geometry

Trying to make my own bookmarks, I began with using geometry to get the right dimensions (for some reason this is 20cm x 5.5cm). Using the first two answers to another question, I wrote the following: ...
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how to get square brackets with \SIrange{}{}{}?

I'd like to get something like this: [-40 ; 80] °C Instead I'm getting: Below is a MWE. I've tried to include all necessary packages for siunitx, as written in its documentation; there are more, ...
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Large horizontal gap between my align equations

I wanted to show how a bijection works and so created equations below: \begin{align*} x_1 & \longmapsto &y_1 \\ x_2 & \longmapsto &y_2 \\ & \vdots & \\ x_n & ...
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A pgf plot problem

I'm new to pgfplot and I have a pgfplot problem. figure 1 :As you can see the line is going through the number '2'. How can i fix it? figure 2: Also can i fix the line length, going through 2, ...
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tikz-cd: Error: No shape named tikz@f@1-0-1 found

In my use of tikz-cd, the down, right and left arrows (\ar[d],\ar[r], \ar[l] respectively) work fine, but I seem to have no uparrow (nor any up right arrow or up left arrow). When I have \ar[u], I get ...
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Write/export envelope label to an external file

The following example was taken from documentation found at this url on page 4, figure 1. \documentclass[12pt]{letter} \usepackage[personalenvelope]{envlab} \makelabels \address{% Joe Casanova\\1 ...
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Changing the font document

I need to write a whole document with a specific font. My problem is that when I compile it seems to be working, but my pdf result has the original font. Nothing happened. I have downloaded my .ttf ...
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Trying to embed mp4 in a Beamer presentation

Sample document \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Amsterdam} \usepackage{media9} \title{TITLE} \author{AUTHOR} \institute{INSTITUTE} \date{DATE} \begin{document} \addtocounter{framenumber}{1} ...
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Citing Arxiv manuscripts in IEEEtran bibtex

I would like to learn to cite arXiv documents properly in LaTeX IEEEtran style. Biblatex has special entries for arXiv, but the standard bibtex, as well as IEEEtran Bibtex style that I am using, do ...
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TeX programmer needed - or assistance with page dimensions and crop marks

is there a place where i can find/hire a TeX programmer to adjust TeX files that were set up for us in the 80s? I can make minor edits, but things like page dimensions and crop mark locations are ...
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How to put a gigantic number next to the title?

Consider the following minimal working example: \documentclass[reqno]{article} \usepackage{amsfonts, amsmath, amssymb, amsthm} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \renewcommand{\sfdefault}{cmbr} ...
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Citation style and arranging references

Following is the latex code provided by @Mike Renfro from Putting Serial Numbers in References \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{refs.bib} @BOOK {KandR, ...
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Bad TOC entries spacing for chapter 10 and beyond [duplicate]

When making long documents under book class if one needs 10 or more chapters, something weird happens with the table of contents: the space between the number of the chapter and its title disappears, ...
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Compiling error with \end{frame} in LaTeX beamer mode for poster

I'm having a problem compiling a LaTeX file for a poster (beamer), it keeps giving an error at \end{frame} Any help would be very much appreciated! end{column} % End of the third column ...
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How can I edit the ajustable style of the TikZ-circuits.ee.IEC resistor?

Good Evening! I want to draw some X-dependent resistor (like temperature-dependent, as shown in the picture [there are some parts in red at this moment]). I have a solution, but I do not think, this ...
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Tabular seems to create huge white space between lines

I am having a strange problem with a document I write. When I insert a table latex produces huge white gaps between the text lines and sends the table to the next page. I thought two possible ...
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Using jPicEdt for graphic?

I'm using the jPicEdt to make the diagram and also generate the LaTeX code. I'm trying to increase the size of diagram? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{eso-pic} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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What am I doing wrong to show the sequence with psmatrix?

Don´t appear the lines in the last lines of code to show the sequence!!1 (edited after Crishtopher suggestion/comment) What I want is(marked in red): \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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How to use Tikz

I have used paint editor to create a scheme but I'm not satisfied by the result. So I decided to use Tikz. I haven't found any good tutorial, the ones I'm reading gives the commands without explaining ...

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