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Long 'word' get out of right margin on PDF

A simple LyX document consisting of one long 'word' (not a valid English word), is wrapped inside the LyX GUI to the next line; but when exported to PDF it 'continues' after the right margin end. ...
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fnlineno footnote line spacing

Does anybody know how to keep footnote line spacing while using fnlineno package?
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multicolumn X paragraph?

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{array,tabularx,longtable,tabu} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{longtabu} to \linewidth {Xccr} \lipsum[1] & Val1/1 & Val1/2 ...
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Refcheck: labelname too large

I use \usepackage{refcheck} in my thesis to show the labelnames of my figures and equations. Unfortunately, the labelnames are often too long to show them within the page margins. Is it possible to ...
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Code wont't work in my version of TeX

I have this code: \documentclass[seceq]{iis} %%\documentclass[seceq,review]{iis} \subjclass{Primary 62F12, Secondary 62F05.} %A mathematical paper should be accompanied by the Mathematics Subject ...
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TexLive 2014: New fixltx2e,bigfoot conflict?

After one of the more recent package updates, my book did not compile anymore under TexLive 2014. I narrowed the problem down to a new incompatibility between the packages fixltx2e and bigfoot. The ...
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Place braces around page numbers

I'd like to have my page numbers go from this: 2 to this { 2 }. Basically, I just want to add some decoration to the page numbers throughout a book. Is there an easy way to do this? Thanks for your ...
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Vanilla TeXlive and wxMaxima on Ubuntu

In order to install vanilla texlive (thanks for the excellent tutorial), I removed everything tex from Ubuntu, including wxmaxima. Now, when I want to install wxmaxima again, it also wants to install ...
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Wrong file size of PDF

My code, \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \begin{document} \IfFileExists{\jobname.pdf} {\edef\Size{\pdffilesize{\jobname.pdf}}} {\def\Size{0}} The file size is \Size~Byte\\ ...
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Appending a command with evaluated parameters to a macro

I'm trying to have a command \appendtocmd that does that: \def\contents{Files:} \def\value{yo man} \appendcmdto{contents}{section}{\value} contents contains now "Files: \section{yo man}" so when I ...
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Marking state change alongside reaction in chemmacros

I am working on beamer presentations for my students to discuss chemical reactions in my classes. I am using the following syntax for \begin{reaction*} N2 \gas{} + O2 \gas{} <=> 2 NO \gas{} ...
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Blank pages with horizontal line and header

I am writing my thesis paper in LaTeX. I wrote the main program like below, but whenever I compile the .tex file one extra blank page is added after every chapter, and it doesn't take into account if ...
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Undefined control sequence for $ \left\{ f\in \mathbb{R} :f\neq 0\right\}$ [duplicate]

Undefined control sequence for $ \left\{ f\in \mathbb{R} :f\neq 0\right\}$ and for $\left\{ x\in \mathbb{R} :\neq -1\right\}$.
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Installing LaTeX on a personal (externally hosted) web server to render images

I have seen some similar questions but I admit I'm a newbie when it comes to cgi and general server setup and need some direction. I have a personal domain hosted on yahoo.com that I would like to ...
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Hyperreferences broken in case of enumeration in longtabu

Hyperref points at emumerated item instead of table caption. Minimal example: \documentclass[14pt,twoside]{extreport} \usepackage{type1ec} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to show dimension values in scaled points

TeX stores dimensions internally in scaled points but operation \the expands to the corresponding value in points. Can we avoid the conversion and get the more precise, "original" value instead?
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Lyx and the beamer class: Itemize breaks frame layout

I'm trying to create a presentation using the Beamer class in Lyx. Following the example, I start a new frame environment, insert a title and add some text. However, if I select some text to ...
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New character in section title

With a lot of help from this site I have made some code for a new character ʾ (transcribed Arabic Hamza) consisting of a raised, small rotated c. This character needed special kerning for italic font ...
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Typography rules : how to apply them on such tabulars

I am trying to apply the typography rules I read here and there on the stackexchange network (vertical rules by no means, horizontal rules are often over-used, etc), and managed to do pretty well ...
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1answer
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Error missing $ [duplicate]

Hello I've been having a "Missing $ inserted" on my latex document and i'm not sure what to do. I've tried asking previously but wasn't able to fix it. I'm not sure at all what I'm doing wrong but i ...
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how to give some text an equation number

I want to be able to write the following in LaTeX: We make the further assumption that \begin{equation} \label{eqn:assumption} There is a bounded linear operator $B:X\to X^*$ such that ...
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1answer
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AUCTeX View and Compile commands in Emacs 24.4

With Emacs 24.3 on Mac OS X, I have used the method described in the answer by CodeKingPlusPlus at Emacs AUCTeX View command to use C-c C-v to open compiled latex PDFs using Preview.app. After ...
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1answer
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How to deal with large numbers in chart axis labels

I am using pgfplots to visualize my experimental results, but some of the experimental results have very large numbers ($10^18-10^19$ for example). The way pgfplots deals with them is that, it puts a ...
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Confusing missing $ [on hold]

Can anyone help with this. I'm not sure at all what I'm doing wrong but i get an error Missing $ inserted. $ on the 2nd line with c)\ The rest of the text works fine and there are ...
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Unable to print list of abbreviations in my document

I have a master document with several chapters as separate tex files. I am trying to print the list of abbreviations using glossaries package. I am defining it in the preamble as follow and I am doing ...
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New float and \listof command error

I am trying to create a catalogue of photographs using the float package to define a new float called photo. That part worked beautifully. The problem is with the \listof command. When it hits the ...
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How to make a table more vertically compact?

I finally managed to use the cases construct within a table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{l p{7cm} ll} \hline a & b & c \\ ...
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Bibtex Entering extended mode and hangs

When I compile/typset test.bib file, this appears: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (MiKTeX 2.9) **entering extended mode** Then the program hangs. What to do? Thank you in advance ...
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XeLaTeX in TeXworks can't find xdvipdfmx, crashes

I recently upgraded from Mac OS X 10.7 to Mac OS X 10.10, and I'm finding that running XeLaTeX in TeXworks no longer works. It does work, though, if I run XeLaTeX from the terminal. The first ...
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Closest equivelant to TexShop on Windows or Linux? [duplicate]

Just finishing up my thesis which I've created in TexShop in osx. I'd like to allow others to edit my document. I've got a desktop that's got Windows and Ubuntu installed that they could do this on ...
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How can I insert a special french character in a bibtex cite-key?

I'm trying to use some tricks in order to have the correct characters in my bibliography : @book{Anzieu1981, author = {Anzieu, Didier}, title = {Le corps de l'{\oe}uvre.%some tricks like this ...
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special numbering of distinguished sections

I am wondering how I could change the numbering of some of my sections (not all!) in toc. More precisely, I would like to add a \bullet or something like that to the superscript of their numbers (eg ...
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Boxes with two different border widths

I'm making a box with text inside. For it I use the package mdframed. Essentially I want a box with the left border width 2pt and the rest of the borders width 1pt. What I've got so far: ...
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What's “PDF Chain” in TeXstudio, and how to modify it?

I basically want to modify the Build & View command to include bibtex in its steps. The default option is PDF Chain, which I thought could be broken down into more steps and added bibtex to it. ...
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Inserting a logo at the left side of the table without changing the width of rest of the rows

I am trying to use this table as a header for my document, the problem when including the logo, the width of the rest of the rows changes. Possible to merge the "cells" of the table on the left ...
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Inconsistent AUX and OUT files create section not in TEX

I'm working on a document that has little content yet however I'm getting a section "2 Literatur" which is not in my TEX document currently. I can't figure out how to delete the section "2 Literatur". ...
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TeXLive Manager not updating base and/or packages

I am not able to do anything with my TexLive manager. Has anyone any idea how I can update my packages again? E.g. this is the output, when I try "Reinstall Package Manager" under "actions": ...
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Beamer - Color of header foreground with AnnArbor theme

I use beamer with the theme AnnArbor and colortheme whale. I tried to use: \setbeamercolor{section in head/foot}{fg=white, bg=blue} or \setbeamercolor{palette tertiary}{fg=white, bg=blue} But ...
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epstopdf messing up text in my figure

I have an eps file that looks great, but when I try epstopdf to put it into my LaTeX document, the x and y labels turn into a bunch of psi symbols. I can't seem to make it render correctly.
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How to make the word “Reference ” bold while keeping the desired font

I want all section titles to be bold while keeping the desired font. However, the word "Reference" is automatically added when using the following codes and is NOT bold. How to change this, please? ...
3
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1answer
72 views

End of proof symbol in tikz environment

I have a (tikz) diagram (a matrix of math modes) at the end of a proof and would like to place the end of proof symbol on the height of the last line of the diagram. I tried to place \qedhere in the ...
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Was the Knuth-Plass line breaking output ever subjected to a blind experiment?

Have any blind trials been organized to test to which extent "the average reader" prefers paragraphs typeset by the Knuth-Plass algorithm (or more advanced variants) over those typeset using the ...
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biblatex citestyle “phys”

I'm new to the biblatex environment and I'm trying desperately to have clean citation in my documents. I want to have something like: I want to cite this 1 References 1 Author, etc.... I manage ...
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Automatically add \vfill for breakable tcolorbox

I'm using tcolorbox with nested tcolorboxes, the upper level ones being breakable. Here is an example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tcolorbox} ...
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votes
1answer
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Having trouble when loading TikZ-cd

I have just installed the package tikz-cd using the MikTeX package manager, but somehow it won't load properly. The error message suggests there's a file missing. Could anyone help me out? MWE: ...
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LyX command(s) to insert WYSIWYG horizontal line, for keyboard shortcut

Using the menu entry Insert > Formatting > Horizontal Line I can insert a WYSIWYG horizontal line into a LyX document. I want to figure out the internal command(s) used to do this so I can set up a ...
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1answer
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tables without tabular?

I'm having a lot of difficulty with the tabular environment. Granted, I'm trying to do a lot, including centering horizontally and vertically, using different fonts in different cells, and different ...
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1answer
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Error when creating tableofcontents

It gives me error when trying to create tableofcontent.The error is missing number treated as zero.Here is the code. \documentclass[14pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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LyX: automatically create backup directory?

I can setup LyX to put backup files into a subdirectory of the current directory by going to Tools > Preferences > Paths and setting "Backup directory" to .backup. However, it then complains if the ...
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Normal font in math mode?

I got a problem with formatting text in math mode. I made a commmand that moves the unit in the end of the equations all the way to the right. It looks like that ...

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