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Transform big number into scienctific form

I want to convert my big integer number into a shorter form; for example \convert{123456789} = 1.23 x 10^9 Is there any package which allows me to do so?
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Align a rectangle above a node in tickz

I am just beginning with tickz, and I am trying to put headers and footers in each page. I have this code, but here is my (very little) problem: \newcommand\Footer{% \begin{tikzpicture}[remember ...
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Problem, beamer, itemize

I'm doing a presentation with beamer documentclass. When I use \documentclass[c,10pt]{beamer} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \usepackage[slovak]{babel} \usepackage{pgfpages} \usepackage{helvet} ...
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unable to read in text labels for pgfplots bar chart

I've started using pgfplots and can plot scatter plots where all data is numeric, but I'm having no luck at all with bar charts where the xlabel is text. I've tried to find a solution in the manual ...
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How to get Environment groups in Eclipse(TeXlipse)?

In Eclipse, How can I see Environment groups (like equation, figure and heading groups)? I don't mean document outline. In TeXnicCenter these groups are shown on left side of the main window.
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stack in xy-pic

I want to draw this: and my xy-pic code is \[ \xy @={(0,0),(10,0),(10,10),(0,10)}, {\ar@{-}^{f_1}|{\dir{>}} s0;s1}, {\ar@{-}^{f_2}|{\dir{>}} s1;s2}, {\ar@{-}^{f_3}|{\dir{>}} s2;s3}, ...
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Setting latexmk or arara on Windows 7 and MikTeX to be used with TeXworks

I am using Windows 7, MikTeX and TeXworks. I would like to set up either latexmk or arara to achieve xelatex processing continuous preview of pdf removal of intermediate file. Kindly explain ...
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How to remove the space under the footernotes and to place some spaces over the footer bar?

How to remove the space under the footnotes and to place some spaces over the footer bar? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \renewcommand{\footrulewidth}{0.4pt} \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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KOMA-Script/Twoside > Extra right margin on odd and even page :-S

I'm trying to use KOMA-Script with scrbook class but whatever I do, I always have an extra margin on the right of every page. Does anyone have an idea to strip of this space ? Here are some ...
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Drawing the E-R Diagram - TikZ - Diagram Overflowing

I would like to draw the following E-R diagram: I am using the TikZ-er2 package. The package is available here. Now, I have completed almost 50% of the drawing. But, my TikZ picture appears in page ...
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How to make footnotes appear at bottom of the footer's bar?

How to make footnotes appear at bottom of the footer's bar? Code: \renewcommand{\footrulewidth}{0.4pt} AJAX\footnote{Asynchronous JavaScript and XML permet de construire des applications Web et des ...
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texmaker cursor after quickbuild [on hold]

I am editing a text in a long file, using texmaker, and every time I run quick-build the cursor goes to the beginning of the file. Is there anyway that I can keep the cursor stay right at the ...
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triangle like \textcorner

I wish to denote the algebra of all upper triangular matrices by $M_n^\textcorner(K)$ but with $\textcorner$ being a triangle. How can I create this symbol (add additional diagonal line)?
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TexMaker hangs on message “Process Started” when trying to run for PDFLaTex [on hold]

I have been using TexMaker 4.0.3 until today perfectly well without any problem. But suddenly, just now, it exhibits some serious problems. First, it hangs forever on message "Process Started" when ...
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Lstlisting in beamer presentation

I would like to insert a source code listing into my beamer presentation. I learnt that we cannot use lstlisting directly in the frame environment, so I am using the following trick: ...
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Change order of MVcollection citation in biblatex-chicago

I'm using biblatex-chicago to manage citations in my dissertation. I often cite a multi-volume collection, Foreign Relations of the United States, for which there is an accepted citation format. Here ...
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precision in xy axis in tikz

I have this code \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[% width=\figurewidth, height=\figureheight, scale only axis, xmin=0, xmax=1.5e-05, ymin=1.222e-07, ymax=1.224e-07 ] \addplot [color=red,line ...
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Using fancyhdr in titlepage using Report Class

In the report class I am having trouble getting the header to show up on the title page. From what I understand, the \maketitle command automatically sets the pagestyle to empty. I had tried ...
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! Incomplete \iffalse; all text was ignored after line 22. In \IEEEauthorblockN

I get the error ! Incomplete \iffalse; all text was ignored after line 22. In \IEEEauthorblockN Here's a MWE \documentclass[conference,10pt]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[affil-it]{authblk} ...
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Looking for a specific symbol used in set theory, can't find on detexify

I'm looking for a specific symbol for typesetting my lecture notes in logic and set theory. The character is used to define a new set from two existing sets alpha and beta (which are ordinals): ...
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\fxnote won't be suggested as a command in TeXstudio

I have a problem wit the fixme package, I can get it to work, but it wont be suggested as a command. I know that it works because when I write \fxnote{something} it compiles without a problem. I have ...
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Subsection starting in same line as subsection name [duplicate]

Many articles are structured in the following way: 1. [Title of section 1] 1.1.[title of subsection 1.1].text of subsection 1.1 1.2.[title of subsection 1.2].text of subsection 1.2. 2. [Title os ...
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Separated Authorship by Affiliation

I need to make my paper look exactly like this, but I'm not sure of the syntax to do it. It's certainly not standard format. Any thoughts?
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Examples of simple beautiful PhD theses

Please share the simplest, most beautiful PhD / master's theses you've ever seen. Looking for ideas for layout (medicine). Source code appreciated.
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fitting side by side figures with floatrow

I'm trying to fit two figures side by side (with the same size) in the width of the text, using the floatrow package. I use the showframe option and the \fbox in mwe for better visualization. how to ...
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Expand macro at float typesetting (not at definition) time

To my knowledge, the contents of a float environment are put into a box when the float is defined. Is it possible to proccess a user defined command/macro when the float is actually typeset, e.g. to ...
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Gaussian elimination with several steps in one line

I would like to have a macro for gaussian elimination, but I don't like the notation of the gauss package. I've found a great macro here, but I would like to have several steps in one line. When I ...
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Cannot install \usepackage{url} [on hold]

Can you just guide me out with how to install package from the MiKTeX Package Manager. I cannot install it.
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How can I change the specific TOC of my .tex?

I need to change the name of my tables of contents, and I cannot apply with this preface: \documentclass[12pt,oneside,tikz,border=10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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What is the meaning of the codes used in the OpenOffice dictionaries? [on hold]

TexMaker (or its forked equivalent: TexStudio) has a dictionary option that provides spelling feature in the editor. However, as mentioned in question Add word to TexMaker dictionary?, there is no ...
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Minitoc numeration overlaps with subsection titles

I have long minitoc numeration depth \setcounter{minitocdepth}{3}. I have a problem with it: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{newcent} \usepackage{minitoc} \setcounter{tocdepth}{1} ...
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How to float something right even if it wraps down a line?

I have a situation where I have some data in section headings (and sometimes normal paragraphs} that needs to be: floated right not split across lines I was able to accomplish this for most cases ...
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Missing character 1 in font bbold11

I have a problem with my (freshly updated) MiKTeX installation: I like to use \mathbbold{1} from the bbold package to obtain a blackboard bold 1. This works with TeX Live under Linux, but for font ...
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Starting a paragraph with a big letter [duplicate]

I want to type my thesis with this style. How can I do this in latex?
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Template that follows this book layout

Is there a template out there with a format such as:
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Can we create a subsection of the References Cited section with different reference numbering?

I need to add some more publications. I do not want to change the previous reference numbers, so I need to create new citations with difference reference numbering like [p1], [p2], etc. Can LaTeX do ...
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Longtable in new environments - how to use?

I made an environment named QUADRO. So, I have a list of QUADROS and a list of TABLEs on my document (In may language TABLE and QUADRO are different things). I have to use a longtable and put it ...
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Lyx Table has unwanted extra column (in an additional row) with APA

I am encountering this strange problem in LyX when my table ends up having additional "legs" as seen in the figure below. The document class article apa, doc is what seems to be causing the problem. ...
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How to get listing to print only the header of a Matlab file?

How to extract the first line of a simple txt file and the following lines just after that begin with the character % ? The number of lines to extract is unknown. Then I want to use listingsutf8 to ...
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how to generate Mathematica code into more-appealing LaTeX code?

Subscript[R, c] (Subscript[m, d] (g+Overscript[y, ¨]) sin(Subscript[\[Alpha], c]+Subscript[\[Theta], 1])+Subscript[k, d] cos(Subscript[\[Alpha], c]+Subscript[\[Theta], 1]) (Subscript[d, c] ...
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Dimension too large in pgf plot

I am trying to create a pgf plot which includes (among others) a constant function f(x)=1. My x-axis should be restricted to some range (see below), and there is also a restriction on the y-axis. This ...
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Link biblatex bibliography to citations without printing backrefs

In my biblatex bibliography, I have numbers like [1] next to my references. When I click on the citation [1], it links to the bibliography [1] (thanks to the hyperref package). Is there a way to have ...
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Prefix for \externaldocument references in \cleveref

The question Special case for last element with \foreach manually changed the references, and added the ability to have a prefix on references. Can I do the same thing using \cleveref? (Note: This ...
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Installation of TexStudio and MikTex in Ubuntu 12.04 LTE

I was using Microsoft Windows 7 and I had installation of TeXStudioand Latex flavour MikTex. Both were installed according to the instruction in this Ĺink. I developed a document there and now I am ...
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SCfigure fly around

I've used the SCfigure to make a side caption. The caption/comment works very good, but the picture are located to the place where it is not spouse to. Like the picture here. I would like to dock the ...
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\ifmmode check in section caption

To assure the correct usage of newcommands which only shall be used in mathmode, I have introduced a mathcommand, which checks mathmode by \ifmmode. Now I want to use such a mathcommand in a section ...
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Table: Column auto-width vertically and horizontally centered

I'm trying to find a method which allows me to have columns with automatic width which are also centered in horizontal and vertical direction, just like tabularx's X columntype just centered. So here ...