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Beamer, overview of all the subsections of my current section

I would like to get for my beamer presentation, using smoothbars, the overview of all the subsections of my current section. I would like to see the subsections as how the sections look. \usetheme{...
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Why doesn't my italics work?

Why doesn't my XeLaTeX document turn this word into italics? I simply can't figure it out. \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{ifpdf} \usepackage{mla} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \...
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Centering \vdots in a sparse matrix with an even number of rows

I am trying to define only the non-zeros elements in a sparse matrix, thus using some \vdots where the entries are zeros and specifying the row when needed (using the blockarray command, with \...
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Creating table from file dat [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How typeset a numeric table from a CSV file I'm asking if it exists a package to extract data from file (txt or dat) and create a table throughout those data. Similar ...
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How many packages do MiKTeX and TeX Live contain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many LaTeX classes and packages are there (say, on CTAN)? Where can I find the total package count for TeX Live 2012 and MiKTeX 2.9?
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LaTeX + Sketch: Workflow—Can It Be Simpler?

I am brand-new to LaTeX, Sketch, and even using the command line. My purpose is to write assignments as high-quality documents next semester for Physics, Math, Chemistry, and Engineering undergraduate-...
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how to import images into Memoir chapter style

Another Memoir style I'm trying to create... I grabbed bits of code from here and there and I almost have it working, but the imported image isn't centered over the chapter title... spent many hours ...
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Line break in section name

Is there any easy way to force a line break in a section name manually, without getting the line break in the Table of Contents? It's because I have a rather long section name, and it breaks just only ...
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How can I access the currently specified date in \rfoot?

I'm using \date to specify my document's date for \maketitle. I would like to use the same date in my footer. Currently I have to enter the date twice: once in \date and once in \rfoot. Is there a way ...
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“Fatal error” when using TikZ externalize [closed]

So I'm having problems with TikzExternalize. I have a paper with a large amount of dynamically built graphs. I get to a certain point in my files and I can't build anymore. Once I get to this point I ...
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XeTex - Times New Roman font for Romanian characters ș, ț, Ș and Ț

I have downloaded the Times New Roman font and put it into .local/fonts where it should be (my OS is Fedora 17 and I use TexLive 2012). It is recognized by LibreOffice and LyX. LibreOffice displays ...
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Problem with multicols environment layout

I've a little problem with multicols. This is my MWE: %%!TEX TS-program = latex \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage[a4paper, dvips, ...
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yrcmex10 problem AFTER December 5, 2012 [closed]

I updated MiKTeX and everything. I get this: (C:\Users\Bora\Desktop\aaa\12.23.2011.aux)Trying to make PK font yrcmex10 at 600 DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-makemf: The yrcmex source file ...
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create a non breaking environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent LaTeX from line-breaking a phrase? I add names of persons into an index. How can I prevent that there will be a line brake in the name? \newcommand*{\person}...
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Name of the author to appear in the text

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm using abbrv as bibliographystyle. I want to to refer to a paper in the middle of the sentence and I want the name of the author to appear in the text as well. Is there any way ...
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how to define a new section-like environment [duplicate]

If a section heading arrives at the end of a page, and there is no more space to include the later text body, the section heading will be shifted to the next page (the section, subsection, ..., all ...
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Help with bibliographystyle in LaTeX

I seem to be getting nowhere with my bibliography in LaTeX. Below is what I am using within my document. My reference page is blank for some reason. Here is the main document structure: \...
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Span a tikz chain over multiple pages

I wanna create a flowchart as a chain. What I want to achieve is a chain spanned over multiple pages on top of every page (see picture): For the example picture I created it manually (copied the ...
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Footnote mark alignment with italic text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: superscripts with xelatex? (footnotes, natbib) I'm adding a footnote to a sentence that is italicized, and the placement of the footnote mark seemed to be off. I'm guessing ...
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Minimal distance in dotfill

I'm generating an index with dotfills, such that my ind looks like this (extract): \item\raggedright l\IeC {\`e}pre\dotfill \transform{21} \item\raggedright libre arbitre\dotfill \transform{1} \item\...
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How does quotchap package deal with chapters read from external files? [closed]

If I use the quotchap package, with the following sample code, \documentclass{book} \usepackage[grey]{quotchap} \begin{document} \input{ch1} \chapter{Chapter 2 Heading} \end{document} it recognizes ...
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Simple way to place an array of symbols above a letter?

I would like to typset something similar to the symbol used for the "generalized spherical harmonics". This involves placing an array of dots above a letter. The array will have two columns, and the ...
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Packages not recognised and no output produced [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix the error “GUI framework cannot be initialized” with TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX? I am using MiKTex with TexnicCenter (the 32bit version) and whenever I try ...
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Fedora manual installation and dependencies

Following answers on this website (like: How to use TeX Live on Fedora 17? and Manually installed TexLive on Fedora 16 ) I installed texlive manually on fedora and it works flawlessly. The problem I ...
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Comprehensive list of possible fields in APA6

I'm coming into a situation where users have uploaded thousands of documents (all non-published). There are only basic elments stored currently, including Title, Author, Year. Some fields contain ...
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Document class article, maketitle with logo

I want to modify the title section of the article class to look like something in the attached figure. Basically what I want is a kind of logo with flushed text (title, author, affiliation). I tried ...
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Breaking inline equation at several punctuation characters

I am trying to define a command which automatically allows linebreaks inside inline equations at several punctuation characters — I am aware of \allowbreak but don’t want to manually insert it; here, ...
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How to use caption and label in grammar environment?

I can't manage to add a caption and a label to my grammar environment: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{syntax} \grammarindent 80pt \begin{document} \begin{grammar} <condition> ::= "$" &...
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Space after \textquotedblright

I am trying to put a text in "" using \textquotedblleft and \textquotedblright. It works perfectly fine except it does not put ANY space after \textquotedblright. In other words, BEFORE \...
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Can't find a SIAM Label Error

I'm using winedt 6.0 and a SIAM template in my document. When I compile, I get an error message stating: ! SIAM Label Error: There were multipy-defined labels Correct multiply-defined labels. Type ...
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Justify a text inside a figure environment

I insert several figures in my document, but I am unable so far to fully justify the text just below the caption: "BLA BLA BLA" \begin{figure} \centering \caption{NICE TITLE}\label{graph:p} \...
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How to adapt classicthesis layout to B5paper and Linux Libertine

Question says it all: I am using classicthesis with XeTeX to typeset my PhD thesis. I want to use B5 paper size (176 × 250 mm) and the beautiful Linux Libertine font. I'm wondering how to calculate ...
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Tikz, Tree without overlaps

I'm trying to get a nice tree without the overlaps, can anyone help me to improve my code? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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11pt option messes up figure put in with bpchem in articleclass nih

I am working on a proposal for a class. I am using the documentclass nih. I put in figures of chemical structures using bpchem (see example). When I just use \documentclass{nih}, everything works fine,...
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Fit large table horizontally into a page

I have a table with 23 columns. How can I fit it to the page? Code: \usepackage[verbose]{placeins} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{table}[htbf] \caption{Gross ...
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How can I have a verbatim text in specific sized box?

I am trying to typset the following \resizebox{0.95\textwidth}{!}{% \begin{verbatim} require( "lattice" ) require( "grid" ) \end{verbatim} } I have a lot more to add to this box, and it needs ...
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Refrence to a subsubsection of another chapter as hyperlink [closed]

I wanted to refer to a subsubsection in the text which is in another chapter, in a hyper-link manner. Applied code: In **section~\ref{4.1.1.1}** required aspects for defining the minimum and maximum ...
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Recover scaling factor in TikZ

Does it exist some tikz register (let say \zoomfactor) that provides the curent scale factor. For example can I do something like : \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=2] \begin{scope}[scale=1.5] \...
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pgfplots: drawing areas from a table starting “above” an axis

Please let me explain the motivation behind this a bit more broadly. I'd like to draw measured benchmark values as follows: background/nothing between the x-axis and the minimum value a green area ...
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\underbrace error [closed]

I'm trying to write an equation, but I keep getting an "Undined control sequence error on the line my equation is one, and I can't seem to figure out what the error is. Can any of you guys seen an ...
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Variable Caption spacing for `tikzpicture` and `tabular`

The \abovecaptionskip option gives different results with tikzpicture and tabular. MWE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} % \begin{document} \setlength{\...
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cancelling out cells in tables

Can you help me to obtain this table in LaTeX? Is it possible to obtain it by completing the following code? \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \begin{tabular}{cccc} \hline a & b & c & d \\ e ...
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curve doesn't follow the point

I created this graph using pgfplot package. Here it is the code I used: \begin{figure}[htp] \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{semilogxaxis}[xmin=1e-06,xmax=1e-01,xlabel=packet loss,ylabel=...
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problem with a ledmac command

There's something wrong with my style file: %%%%%%%%%%%%%Start%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \makeatletter \def\parafootfmt#1#2#3{% \normal@pars \parindent=0pt \parfillskip=0pt plus 1fil {\bf\printlines#1|}% {\...
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Special arrow: both dotted and normal

I would like to make use of a special arrow that I cannot find anywhere in the literature: namely half dotted and half normal, so like $\cdots\rightarrow$, but then normal sized. Does anyone know if ...
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votes
1answer
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Code listing stays empty

I'm trying to add code listings from an external file to a document I'm working on. Unfortunately, in the resulting PDF all I get is the caption and a rectangle with the right width and background ...
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votes
1answer
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How to fix a certain distance between a TikZ matrix border and its nodes?

I want to draw a TikZ matrix with its border and I would like to define the distance between most external matrix nodes and matrix border. Something like a matrix inner sep. If I change inner sep in ...
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votes
1answer
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page “x” may be too complex to print error

When I use the command dvipdf dummy.dvi to convert it from dvi to pdf, I get this error for some pages "x". Could anybody help me on this please?
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Add a rule underneath “Figure 1”

I want to add a line beneath the figure caption such as Figure 1 Figure caption text here.... I managed to include a newline, change the color and look of the caption via caption package: \...
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votes
1answer
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tikz-timing package gives up on path after 25 clock cycles

I'm using the tikz-timing package to do some timing diagrams, but it seems that it has an upper limit of 25 clock cycles. While \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz-timing} \begin{...

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