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flushing lines in gather environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I add left aligned text to an equation? I need to write a system with sub-items looking like this: \begin{subequations} \begin{gather} \text{ {\textit{First Block ...
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How create a customized node style?

I want to create a node style which looks like this: After some investigations I was not able to succeed and identified two directions to achieve this goal. I am asking here which direction should ...
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What is the docstrip utility?

What is the docstrip utility? I have seen the string below many times, in many sources: generated with the docstrip utility but what is it? Is it a kind of LaTeX editor?
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Delete comments in tex file with Emacs+Auctex

I am working with other people LaTeX files and sometimes they look very messed up. I am looking for a way to delete all comments without changing the code. The problem is that I want to preserve all ...
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Change every first level item in document to bullet

How can I have bullets for every first level item in the document ? Putting renewcommand{\labelitemi}{$\bullet$} in the itemize works well but just for this itemize. I tried putting it on top of the ...
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Ensuring correct LaTeX compilation on different systems

I'm currently writing a document collaboratively and I need to make sure that the compilation is executed correctly on every possible system (e.g., that the document encoding - UTF-8 - is detected by ...
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Error: The program miktex-pdftex.exe was not found! [closed]

My TeXworks doesn't let me compile my documents anymore due to the error: The program miktex-pdftex.exe was not found!: It is OK in TeXnicCenter but not here. I looked up the net to download the ...
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Getting chapter title bigger

I would get bigger only the chapter title. I heard I should use titlesec package but I didn't understand how I should use it to achieve what I mean. I'm using book class
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Change abstractname [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change caption name of figures How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography” etc.? I'm using the book class in my document and I ...
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Two column layout with text and knitr chunk

When making presentations (with latex beamer class), I often go for a frame layout with text and equations on the left and a corresponding figure on the right. My standard solution has been to wrap ...
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how to better control the number display of listings?

I'm using the listings package for my sourcecodes, and among other things to control the display of those, I'm using \lstset, obviously. Now, When setting numberstyle, I've set them to \sffamily\tiny\...
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Vertically center \makebox

Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor,hyperref} \makeatletter \def\Fld@bordercolor{0 0 0} % this works. \makeatletter \begin{document} \begin{Form} \setlength\unitlength{1cm} \begin{...
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amsrefs package problem

I am using the amsrefs package with the author-year option. I want to delete the author's initial from the \cite command by using the amsrefs package. can anybody suggest how to achieve this? e.g. \...
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How to prevent \cite at the end of the sentence start a new line with a dot

When I end a sentence like this: Here is something you should read \cite{name}. Sometimes the end of the sentence coincies with the end of a row. In this case the next line begins with the dot at ...
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Making table fill the page vertically

I have several tables in my document that are just a bit too small to fill the entire page, vertically. I'd like to stretch the table, either by adding empty lines at the bottom, or by stretching the ...
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Remove “Chapter” prefix from ToC in amsbook class

I am struggling to make a small change to the Table of Contents of my amsbook document in LyX. Basically, I just want to change the ToC to say 1. Something instead of Chapter 1. Something as ...
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LaTeX: Syntax highlighting for Maple, Mathematica, Sage

I'm typing up a short comparison of Maple, Mathematica, and Sage in LaTeX. My problem is this: I'd like to include highlighted source code in one column (left) and output in another (right). I ...
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Table spanning two columns creates hole in text

I am writing an article in two columns: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twocolumn]{jarticle} And at one point I include a table spanning 2 columns. text before table \begin{center} \begin{table*}[ht]...
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table too wide for twocolumn-mode document

I have a table which comes outside the text column width into the margin of the paper. How do I make the text in the table align to left ? \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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How can I modify arrows to complement this drawing?

Following the answer to this question, I'm now at a point where I have very unsatisfying looking arrows. If I use the double option in the \draw command the spacing is too small, and when I ...
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Algorithm in LaTeX

I wrote the following algorithm, however its not compiling and throws a few errors. I am not sure of what I did wrong. Any help would be appreciated. \begin{algorithm} \caption{Bridging Score(BRS)...
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Lengthy math description in 2 column paper

I have some lengthy math description in 2 column paper to override the next column. I think I need to make the math description in one column. How can I do that in 2 column mode? The code (only ...
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LaTeX code for curly H used for Hausdorff dimension

Does anybody know the LaTeX Code for curly H used for Hausdorff dimension?
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How to get forward-search working in Kile with nested source files

I have a huge set of .tex files which compile into a single document. I have recently switched to Kile on Unbuntu (love it so far). However I see that forward search from source files other than the ...
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Bending a curly brace around a circle [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make curly braces wrap around part of a circle I am trying to put a curly brace into a Tikz picture, more specifically, to bend that curly brace along a circular path, but ...
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How to change default theme title style (bold, color, margin) of title in the beginning of each slide

I am interested in having a local change to the default theme of beamer. I want every title in the beginning of a slide to be boldfaced, black (instead of purplish, black) with a horizontal line that ...
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Bookmarks not automatically generating [closed]

I have \usepackage{hyperref} in the preamble of a very simple document, which has defined sections. However, the output pdf file has no bookmarks. In 4.1 of this manual, it's stated that Usually ...
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Actual page number (and total number of pages) in the handout

I am trying to print out page number/total number of pages in the handout that I get from this code: This is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{beamer} \mode<...
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Prohibiting line break at specific point of url while using \url command

I have a \url{some.edu/page} that breaks just before .edu I would like to have it break at the / at worst, or not at all. How can I do that?
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Page count in LaTeX vs Word

My term paper has fairly strict formatting guidelines - double-spaced & 12pt font. I am currently on page 7 (when previewed in LaTeX). However, when I copy and paste into MS Word, I've hit the 10-...
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Automatic referencing of item number in enumerate environment

Here is what I want: And here is how I want to achieve this: Just like you have the \label and \ref commands for automatic section number referencing, I wish to have something similar which will ...
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getting two pages using tableofcontents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove headers and footers for pages between chapters? I use in my document \tableofcontents but I got two pages.In the first I have the table of contents and the ...
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citet and citep behaves like cite

I am new with LaTeX so please bare with me. If its matter editor that I am using is TeXMaker, the TeXLive is installed. Why \citep and \citet did not display citation as a "Goossens et al. (1993)" or "...
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Quality is poor due to loaded package [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with siunitx and T1 fontenc I am using \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} in my document, but after compiling the quality is poor. The problem seems to be really in the ...
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normal coordinate system in tikz using parallel curves

I have a wavey looking curve and would like to show the corresponding normal coordinate system, which is defined by arclength along the curve and (signed) distance from the curve. So there should be ...
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How can we fix subfigure in multicols enviroment

I am using {multicols*}{2} and want to show nonfloating subfigures and have tried following method, but no success, rather it does not show anything. Could you please guide me about the solution. \...
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Page margin, header and footer configuration

This is how my letter looks like \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{letter} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \newcommand{\DocumentTitle}{Motivation Letter} \newcommand{\Author}{John Smith} \...
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How do I layer nodes/boxes in a drawing?

I'm trying to make a diagram that shows relations of elements in a system, but I don't know how to layer anything. So far I've got: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,...
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Place framed text at top of page

I have chapters (using the standard "report" class), and I would like to place a frame of text - which gives succinct meta-details on the chapter - at the top of the first page of the chapter. What I ...
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Nomenclature definition in hidden places?

This question is related to a previous question of mine Increasing nesting level for parameters and global xparse macros? I use a modified version of \defsym as given by egreg in this answer to the ...
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memoir class \part style

I am preparing a book in memoir class. I use \chapterstyle{madsen}, which uses a sans serif font (I don't know which one). I also have parts and I would like to have the parts to be typeset in the ...
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page-numbering doesn't work

here it is my document \pagenumbering{gobble} \input{frontmatter/frontespizio} \pagenumbering{roman} \tableofcontents \pagenumbering{arabic} \input{mainmatter/chapter_1} what it happens is that ...
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Spacing around \left and \right: When is it needed? [closed]

There have been a few questions (such as this and more recently this) regarding the "extra" spacing around \left and \right. And there are various options for fixing it, including the mleftright ...
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How to avoid the extra box at the end of the handout created by pgfpages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beamer handout: Problem when creating border around frames I am using pgfpages to create handouts. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,...
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Table too wide, want to put it in another page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: table too wide for twocolumn-mode document I'm writing a two-column style conference paper, and I am having a table that's too wide to fit into a single column. I saw there ...
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algorithmic, arbitrary names for algorithms

The question is advanced version of my previous one. I need to name algorithms (package algorithmic) with arbitrary names so it appears like: Algorithm MyAlgo and \ref{...} will appear like MyAlgo. ...
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XeLaTeX: Space between letters

I use XeLaTeX. I need that words look stretched in some places in the document. How I can configure the space between letters in a word?
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Latex Quit: ! Undefined control sequence. l.62 \@writef [closed]

I was updating my tutor handouts for calculus and suddenly the whole thing refuses to compile. I have no idea what is wrong or why it is saying this. All I changed were some equations and I added a \...
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1answer
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Disable exceptional behavior of the first page in letter

I use the following code for my letter: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{letter} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \newcommand{\DocumentTitle}{Motivation Letter} \newcommand{\Author}{...
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Bibliography details (volume, page numbers) not printed

In all bibliography styles I found online, volume and page numbers are printed. However, whenever I try this does not happen, I only get authors, title, journal and year for articles, and only title, ...

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