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Decrease footnotes margin in moderncv

I'm beginning with LaTeX, so this question is may be obvious. When using moderncv package, if I add footnotes to my document, the footnotes take too much space. How can I decrease the footnotes ...
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How to get bold font Figure style with memoir class?

I'm trying to modify the defaut figure style with the memoir class. More precisely, I would like to have the Figure X.Y part in bold. To get X.Y in bold isn't a problem, as the ...
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Vector graphics in LaTeX

I need to add some vector graphics to my LaTeX files. I would like to end up with good looking wireframes, such as in Hatcher's book "Algebraic Topology" (for an example take a look here). Which tools ...
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Manually Break line in custom chapter title

\documentclass[openany, 10pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[MeX]{polski} \usepackage{titleps} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand\cftchapaftersnum{.}% adds dot ...
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Vertical line from top margin of page to current positon

I'm struggling with this really simple (vanilla plainTeX) trick, which I'm not able to crack... How does one draw a vertical (i.e. perpendicular to the horizon) line that leads from the top (or top ...
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TeX typesetting algorithms for web sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tex like formatting on blog posts I wonder if there are any solutions for using TeX typesetting algorithms for web sites publishing to make pages as beautiful and ...
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Using “&” symbol to split and align multiple equations

I would like to use the "&" symbol: to align multi-line equations as well to use it as an index to mark the placement while splitting an equation. However, when I do so, I don't want the ...
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Why was a lion chosen as LaTeX mascot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does TeX have a lion as mascot? What was the motivation for choosing a lion as mascot for LaTeX? (Sorry, for not providing an MWE for this question.)
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texmaker 3.5 miktex portable 2.9 and epstopdf

I am using TeXMaker 3.5 (same problems in TeXMaker 3.4.1) and MikTeX 2.9. My source is: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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xypic, xymatrix, aligning entries in a column

I am working with the following code: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} \[ \xymatrix { & A \ar[dd]_{\pi_A} ...
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Font weight for Beamer presentation

I'm using this font \usefonttheme[stillsansserifmath,stillsansseriftext,stillsansserifsmall]{serif} \usefonttheme[onlylarge]{structurebold} However, I would like to have font sharper, thiner. How ...
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Why does my contents in the first part of a breakable frame disappear?

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks,t]{Exercises} \pause \begin{enumerate}[<+->] \item What is your name? \begin{enumerate}[a.] \item Counter Terrorist ...
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Drawing a Petersen graph as a voltage graph

I am trying to illustrate a voltage graph construction of the Petersen graph. In practice, this means: The outer cycle will be labelled clockwise (a,0),...,(a,4) with arcs oriented in that order; ...
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xparse: \NoValue gone -> how to check multiple NoValues now?

I used to have a definition like the following to check if all optional arguments were missing: \NewDocumentCommand \question {o o o m} { \bool_if:nTF { \str_if_eq_p:nn { \NoValue } { #1 ...
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METAPOST (mptopdf) complains: can't open file `mp-tool'

I just did a clean install of Mountain Lion and MacTeX 2012. Now I can't compile my .mp files anymore using the "mptopdf" Terminal command. This is the output I get: MPtoPDF 1.4.1 : running 'mpost ...
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Possible values for \fontseries and \fontshape

What are the possible values for \fontseries and \fontshape? I'm aware of \fontseries{m} \fontseries{bx} \fontshape{n} \fontshape{it} But I'm sure there're more of them.
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Plot a square grid with a subset of squares marked using pgfplots

Recently I have discovered pgfplots and I am impressed by the capabilities of this package. There is however one type of plots which I cannot figure out how to define conveniently using pgfplots. ...
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Patching commands to remove surrounding whitespace

I'm using the todonotes package to add little margin notes to my text, however writing Hello\todo{test} World! removes the interword space as is already pointed out in this question. So I tried ...
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Vertical alignment in table: m-column, row size - problem in last column

Unfortunatly, I have a problem with m-columns (array package) in tables with adjusted row height. Somehow in the last column (only there) the text is not centered vertically. Check it out: ...
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Windows-Terminal commands to have information about LaTeX distribution

I'm looking for command to use in one terminal so as to know the following facts. Is there one LaTeX distribution installed ? What is the path where to put local classes or packages ? In my Mac, I ...
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Using pgfplots, why do minor ticks disappear when I change the base in logarithmic plots?

Plotting the same thing, just with different values for log basis y, the minor ticks disappear. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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Fractals with LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Generate Mandelbrot images using TikZ? Is there a professional package to plot the most important fractals with LaTeX? I searched in internet, but none of the result ...
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ToC fine, but wrong hierarchical structure of index

I'm using Springer's svmult template for an edited book. The header of each article inside the book looks like this: \title{Article's Title} \author{Author's Name} ...
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How to avoid empty space caused by TikZ

When adding a background image by TikZ on a custom page, it leaves an empty space where the TikZ code is incorporated into the document. For example, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Problem with titleformat: Don't want Chapter Style to be Applicable on Table of Contents & Bibliography

Please consider the following code: \documentclass[11pt,twoside,openany]{book} \usepackage[svgnames,x11names]{xcolor} \usepackage{wallpaper} \usepackage{changepage} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} ...
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Table of contents in Beamer

I have seen a nice looking table of contents in a Beamer presentation. There were some formulas, pictures, graphs situated across the frame in a shadow background. Any idea how to do this?
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Setup font size of different types to be the same

For mathematical documents i like using the fourier package with the upright option, however the symbols \mathcal produces are quite too quirky in my opinion, so I replaced them with the default font ...
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MiKTeX 2.9 CJK Korean font not found error

After a day of trying to use Korean fonts in my LaTeX file, I ask this forum for some helpful insight. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 (just upgraded a few days ago from 2.7). So far, I have been able to use ...
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1answer
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fixfoot.sty with symbols?

I'm currently using fixfoot.sty(along with footmisc.sty), and I'd like to use footnote symbols (rather than numbers). fixfootdoesn't seem equipped to deal with this out of the box; it uses the ...
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Problem with \renewcommand in LaTeX

Please consider the following code: \documentclass[11pt,twoside,openany]{book} \usepackage[svgnames,x11names]{xcolor} \usepackage{wallpaper} \usepackage{changepage} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} ...
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How to avoid page numbering being re-started by titlepage?

See the MWE below. How can I avoid that page numbering in the frontmatter is re-started by \titlepage? I would like the preface to have page number V. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Bibliography Issue apacite: Argument of \@@cite has an extra } [closed]

I am having an issue when citing references within my thesis. I use the apacite package. Below is the basic structure of the code: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} ...
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Cross-references in headers, clash between fancyhdr and hyperref

I am writing my thesis and using fancyhdr for the headers. Just the standard "Chapter name on odd pages and section name on even pages". I also need to use the hyperref package to break up long urls ...
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How to make a global setting to box every displayed and inline math?

I have no idea how to make a global setting to box every displayed and inline math. The box is decorated with colored frames, colored background and colored foreground (either text or math). By ...
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1answer
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How to get a correct end of sentence space for the next sentence if the previous one is followed by \pause?

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[t]{Proverbs} think. Thus (correct)\newline \pause think.\pause\ Thus (wrong) \end{frame} \end{document} How to get a correct end of sentence ...
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Corrupted TeXLive2012 installation? (File `l3candidates.sty' not found)

This is a follow up to my earlier question, Corrupted TeXLive2012 installation? (Option clash for currfile). Refer to that question for the history. With an "updated" TeXLive2012, I am now getting: ...
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Corrupted TeXLive2012 installation? (Option clash for currfile)

Background: As per Manually copy older TeXLive2011 from one Mac to a new Mac, I attempted to get TeXLive2010 and TeXLive2011 (with the latest libraries) on a newer mac. The older releases are not ...
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1answer
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Wrong page numbering for TOC

For the MWE below: \title{TITLE} \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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inclusion arrow in TikZ

How can I give shape to some arrow in tikz, to draw the inclusion arrow? I read a similar question How to typeset inclusion arrow? with given answer, but the answer didn't really used tikz and I ...
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Undefined control sequence Error with moderncv+Hebrew

I would like to use modernv to create a right-to-left CV document in Hebrew. I have downloaded and installed culmus-latex, and Hebrew+English LaTex documents compile without a problem. I took ...
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1answer
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Tikz text not adjusting itself for the arrow

I have the code below which produces the image (unfortunately the code doesnt work since the image files are not available here). The text "Done" is for some reason getting placed well below the ...
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1answer
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How can I append switches to the existing value of the TikZ font key?

Is it possible to append switches to the existing settings for the TikZ font key? For example, suppose that I want all nodes to be in the \sffamily typeface. This can be done by setting every ...
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ToC, chapter problem, adding a dot next to the number of chapter

\documentclass[openany, 10pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[MeX]{polski} \usepackage{titleps} \usepackage[Lenny]{fncychap} %\usepackage{tocloft} \makeatletter ...
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1answer
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How does TeX handle \else and \fi in conditionals?

I have seen packages using \def\afterelse#1\else#2\fi{\fi#1} which TeX seems happy to accept. But on taking the first branch, isn't TeX expecting \else instead of \fi? That is, isn't the following ...
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1answer
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Beamer table of contents — customize with block environments

I am trying to create a custom table of contents format. What I want to do is to have the description of the section inside a block environment like: \section{Section 1} \frame{ \begin{block} This is ...
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Title in box in Beamer presentation

1)How to put the title on the titlepage in Beamer to a block of a desired color? Similarly like in themes Warsaw, Berlin... 2)How to control space between author and date? \vspace seems does not work. ...
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Logo situated only on titlepage of Beamer presentation

How to put logo only on the title page of Beamer presentation between the title and subtitle? I'm using \title{Title} \titlegraphic{\includegraphics[width=3cm]{logo}} \subtitle{\textbf{Subtitle}} ...
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votes
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Is setting every node style anchor compatible with relative positioning in TikZ?

I'm trying to create a diagram and would like my nodes left aligned using the anchor=west option. I'd prefer to use relative positioning to make my diagram more flexible to changes. Here's my example: ...
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1answer
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Making figures (listings) be like tikz node/arrow transitions

I have the MWE as below: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Warn of long words without a hyphenation pattern?

For unusual words, is there a quick way to check if I must specify my own hyphenation pattern? In this example, the word 'cacheability' needs a custom pattern. I do not want to scan my document ...

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