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Standard CJK fonts for LaTeX?

TUG maintains an extensive catalogue of fonts at http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/allfonts.html . Is there also one maintained for CJK fonts? I've been using XeLaTeX on OS X with my own fonts, mostly ...
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How to define a key=value that has an equivalent boolean value key

Assume you're defining a key=value align for some environment realign that you'll use in the following way: \usepackage{xkeyval}% http://ctan.org/pkg/xkeyval \newenvironment{realign}[1][] ...
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In table of contents, long page numbers intrude on right margin despite plenty of available space

Some of the page numbers listed in my table of contents are long roman numerals. For some reason, these long page numbers get pushed into the right margin. Here is a screenshot of the table of ...
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TeXnicCenter and Sumatra PDF forward/inverse search off by a few paragraphs [closed]

I am using TeXnicCenter 2.0 Alpha 4 and MikTex 2.9 with SumatraPDF 2.0.1. My forward/inverse search is off by 3-4 paragraphs. Forward/inverse search under DVI and YAP works correctly. My setup is ...
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How do I cite laws or regulations in biblatex?

I am using JabRef to manage my bibliography. I have some laws that I need to cite, but I am unsure how to do this. In this particular case, I am citing a regulation, which is referenced by the law. ...
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help with textgreek package [closed]

I can't seem to get textgreek to work on my system and I am out of ideas where to try next to fix it. I'm using LyX to write my thesis, so the TeX output is autogenerated. That said, I am perfectly ...
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Hyphenation of words with exotic characters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adequate hyphenation of words already containing a hyphen As a mathematician, I often have to write documents with long words containing embedded mathematical symbols, ...
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Parallel package, border

I have such preamble and the code. \documentclass[a4paper,14pt ]{report} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[russian,english]{babel} ...
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Install pbox with MikTex 2.9

I'm trying to install the pbox package on my MiKTeX 2.9 installation, and failing miserably. The miktex package manager fails with the message "Remote file not found". I got the package from ...
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Very thin white line in colortbl

Whenever I use the colortbl package to format tables, a thin white space between the cells sometimes shows up on screen (not in print for as far as I can tell). For example in this table: Is there ...
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Making a table with special headings

What package can I use to make a table that looks like this one?
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How to make different caption placement for figures on odd and even pages?

For small figures, I want for captions to go on the right or on the left depending on the page number, whether it is odd or even. To do that I define the command \row as follows: ...
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Define an align environment that always aligns to the first equal sign

I noticed that 98% of the times I use align or aligned I place the & just before the first = of each line. Is there a way to define a new environment that automatically aligns equations to the ...
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Beamerposter scale parameter, text font size and title font size

I want to create a poster with beamerposter with pagesize 240cm (width) x 120cm (height) with two columns. Will the following line of code produce what I need? ...
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How to change line spacing in footnotes?

I have a document with line spacing 1.5. But I want the footnotes line spacing 1. How could I do this? I tried the package setspaces but does not allow me this option.
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Changing \renewcommand{\familydefault}{…} back to default

I just have a quick question: how can I change this command back to the default? \usepackage[scaled=0.92]{helvet} \renewcommand\familydefault{phv} Addendum - Here's the MWE: ...
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\thanks won't appear in IEEEtran

I'm writing a article for a conference and using the IEEEtran class, this the first paper I'm doing with LaTeX but there's a problem I just can't solve I'm trying to write some acknowledgments but ...
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Use text data as mark labels in pgfplots

I have a table with numerical data and text in different columns, like this: 0 0 0.1 1 0 \pi 2 0 \frac{\pi}{2} I'd like to put text labels on a plot using the text in the third column ...
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Divide the page into 2 parts

I have text, formulas and an enumeration. I tried to use multicols, but it divides the text where it wants. I used tabular, but it don't allow to have an enumeration or I don't know how to do it. In ...
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two fonts in math mode

In math mode (e.g. between $ $) I would like to use by default computer modern math but to define a new character with a different font e.g. mathpazo. Practically, i want to define a new command ...
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Using \total of totcount package in section title

I am keeping track of all the journal papers I review, and of course I'm using LaTeX. There are different journals I review for and I have different tables and counters keeping track of papers. Each ...
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1answer
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Controlling table at the beginning of a section [closed]

I have a document, and there is a chapter with few tables. In this chapter I have this section: \section{Some section} \begin{table}[H] \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|} --- \end{tabular} \caption{Some ...
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How to change default compiler?

I have been using LaTeX for about a year now and I am fairly proficient in TextMate. I am currently experimenting with Emacs and AucTeX. I installed the starter kit that Keiran Healy has available. ...
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How to reset footnote numbering at \chapter* and at frontmatter chapters?

A comment to my answer to Biblatex and citation reset between chapters made me realize that, contrary to normal chapters in the book and report class, \chapter* (the starred version) does not reset ...
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Why is a page break added at the end of a column set in ConTeXt?

I have a document containing some 1-column and 2-column passages, mixed, e.g.: This sentence has no column- s. This part of are balanced the document such that t- has two col- he lines are ...
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Why is a blank line added before a description environment when placed in a footnote in ConTeXt?

I would like to place a description environment inside a footnote, e.g.: \definedescription[descr][headstyle=normal, style=normal, width=3em] \starttext This is some ...
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Biblatex and citation reset between chapters

I have a feeling that there is an obvious answer to this question that I'm somehow managing to miss. However, I've tried most of the commands in the biblatex documentation and I still can't figure it ...
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Clickable “tel:” URL for TeX resume

I need to make my telephone number clickable. You might be familiar with this in Gmail's clickable phone numbers that dial out to your mobile phone, for example. I'm working on my resume, and I'm ...
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1answer
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Bibliography is shown on partially

In the References list at the end of my latex document, only the first 14 references are shown, while the others are not (I use a bib file with around 50 references). The error is: ! TeX capacity ...
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1answer
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\label inside the \pagecommand inside \includepdfmerge does not seem to work

\includepdfmerge[ nup=1x2, frame, landscape, scale=0.8, pagecommand={{\chapter{fracture}\section{Theoretical}},{\label{sect:frac-theor}}}] {icm-model.pdf,1,/Fractal-Fracture-SE.pdf,1} will ...
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1answer
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Hyperref - Token not allowed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hyperref warning - Token not allowed in a PDF string The following code: \subsection{The classes $\mathcal{L}(\gamma)$} generates the errors: Package hyperref ...
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958 views

How to make a drop down menu

Is it possible to make a drop down menu so that following a link, say provided by \href, results in a set of choices overlaying the current page?
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Beamer handout: Problem when creating border around frames

I am trying to create handouts from a Beamer presentation. I want multiple frames to be on each sheet of printed paper, and I want the frames to have a border, say a border made with a thin line. To ...
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newgeometry makes content run to next page

Thank you all from the beginning for your help in this. I'm completely new to LaTeX as I'm writing my bachelor thesis, so I'm sure I've made lots of mistakes... I'm using the geometry package because ...
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1answer
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Runaway argument

The following code: \begin{align*} \lim_{u\rightarrow\infty}\frac{\psi(u)}{\overline{F_I}(u)}&=\left(\frac{\rho}{1+\rho}\right)\sum_{n=0}^{\infty}n(1+\rho)^{-n}\\ ...
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How do I get the exact dimension of a picture in LaTeX?

This question is pretty simple: I'd like to have the possibility to get the exact size of a picture in LaTeX with, for example, the macro \the. In fact, I've founded the way \settoheight{} and so on, ...
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How do I customize the biblatex entries in Texmaker's bibliography menu?

I use Texmaker on Linux and am very happy with it. I would like to customize the Biblatex entries in the Bibliography menu, though. They don't include a lot of fields that I need, which somewhat ...
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Detecting all pages which contain color

In an larger LaTeX document there are often only some pages with color content (mainly figures) and the remaining ones are only black and white. Because printing costs for color pages are much higher ...
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\caption{title subsubsection}

I am entering the following code in more than 180 times after each \subsubsection. Is there any way to automate \caption{subsubsection title}? I tried with \caption{\subsubsectiontitlename} but it ...
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Suppress introductory page numbers

I have a memoir document with introductory material (title page, table of contents, etc.) in the \frontmatter section. How do I prevent page numbers from automatically being put on these pages ...
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How to create sets and name it

I have a requirement to create a document similar to the attached image. I am working with Sanskrit alaphabets and there is a name for each set as shown in the image. In english there is no set other ...
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1answer
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How to create geometry tolerance symbols with TikZ?

I am a beginner in LaTeX, trying to use it for an industrial metrology test report, where I need to use geometry tolerances. I have tentatively made a first one with TikZ, but this is hard coded and ...
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4answers
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Coding an equation with description

I want to code this equation in LaTeX: I'd like to know how to code the equation and the description below it with a reference as well.
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2answers
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Quotations spanning multiple paragraphs in csquotes

I have a quotation which extends for multiple paragraphs. The literary convention is that there is no end-quote at the end of each paragraph, except for the last one. However, this seems to be ...
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How do I use “John et. al. 1990 ” citation for more than two authors?

I am trying to use natbib for citation. Whenever I am trying to use more than two authors for citation instead of using "et. al. " , citation becomes number format instead of author year citation. I ...
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1answer
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calc package incompatible with \setlength in \g@addto@macro?

I want to systematically have some indentation in \parboxes and minipage environments. To do this, I add the following code in the preambule of my LaTeX file: \makeatletter ...
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How to draw spherical geometries with TeX?

I am working in the field of Astrodynamics and have to do many computations using spherical geometry. To visualize some of the concepts I would like to prepare drawings of things like spherical ...
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1answer
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Bullet points do not appear (in \itemize environment with Hebrew font David CLM)

I am writing Hebrew using the David CLM font (from Culmus). Using this font there are no bullet points in \itemize environments. I do not understand why. It works as it is supposed to work with other ...
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2answers
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How to check if a font exists in XeLaTeX

Is there a way to check if a font exists in XeLaTeX? I am aware of Check for missing fonts/characters in XeLaTeX?, but sadly the one answer only refers to the log. I am interested for a test via code. ...
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biblatex suppression of label after year [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suppressing em-dashs for recurrent authors and letter suffixes for years when using biblatex-chicago I'm compiling my CV in latex using a slightly modified version of ...

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