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Split environment wrong braces dimensions

I have to split a quite long formula. I used a nested split environment but I have to break curly braces from one line to another using \right. and \left. The curly braces I get have different ...
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Can WhizzyTeX be used with XeTeX?

I have tried to make WhizzyTeX work with XeTeX (or, specifically, XeLaTeX), but just adding LATEX=xelatex in whizzytex.conf (or changing this setting by any other means) and specifying PDF output ...
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PSTricks: charpath on a curve (like textpath)

I am interested in drawing a specially rendered text on a curve. The LaTeX package pst-text provides a function to draw text on a curve (pstextpath) and a function to specially render text (...
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How to achieve or get Post script (PS) output from xelatex run?

Does this require any sort of switches while running XeLaTeX?
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Emacs hint that: Cannot have two processes for the same document [closed]

I have installed emacs 24.2, okular 0.14(with KDE 4.8) and Texlive 2011 in windows7. I want to use okular to view pdf file generated by latex in emacs. Hence I have configured okular in my .emacs as ...
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How can I add linked text in front of \ref{myRef}?

I am currently making references like this: \section{BliBlaBlup} \label{sec:BliBlaBlup} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Morbi pharetra pharetra viverra. Vestibulum ante ipsum ...
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How to add a new command in moderncv template for cventry?

I want to add new moderncv command to act like the command cventry but in double, I mean that I have the same job from a period in two differnet companies and I need the command to show it, here is ...
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How could I draw the projection of a three-dimensional domain of integration onto the xy-plane by TIKZ/PGF

I want to draw the following picture by using TIKZ: But I do not know how to hatch the projection, that is the two-dimensional domain: ${(x,y,z} \mid z=0, x^2+y^2\leq 4}.$ And I do not know how to ...
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Using natbib with agsm

I am using natbib and agsm for harvard style referencing. My related code is \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{agsm} Then I am using \citep{} for citations. My problem is that in text I am ...
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How to insert a two-column figure in the current page when using LaTeX?

I know there is a command like \begin{figure}[p] \end{figure} But when I use it in a two-column model, the $[p]$ cannot work. So I am wondering if there is any solution to preserve the figure in ...
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How to center a text in a table? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Center column with specifying width in table (tabular enviroment)? I want to fix this code, the last column aren't center in the cell. How can I center the text of all ...
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What is wrong with the following latex code? [closed]

I have written this code to formulate the algorithm for merging two arrays, but I get an error. \begin{algorithm}[t] \caption{Serial Merge} \label{alg:insert} \begin{algorithmic}[1] \Require Two ...
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xelatex hangs when using fontspec

I'm using TexStudio 2.5.1 on Windows 7 with MiKTeX. The following brief .tex file will cause xelatex to hang: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Test \end{document} ...
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define a new Example environment

how can i define a new Example environment like the image shown in the following? this environment should have the following attributes: endmarks must be positioned at the last line, whether it ...
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Different image in every page's footer

I found Using fancyhdr to create an image based header and footer which is helpful and gave some ideas but I want to basically put in the bottom right or center of the footer a different image file (...
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218 views

Incorrect case in BibTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file I have a .bib file and I'm using JabRef to edit it. Its content is % This file was created with JabRef 2.7b. % Encoding: ...
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Declaring a newcommand for a single letter in mathcal

I am trying to enter a command that references the \mathcal font for single letter in LaTeX. Below is what I am trying and it doesn't seem to work, would appreciate any help. \newcommand {\until} {\...
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1answer
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issues after verbatim section

I'm havin an issue which I cannot solve. If I have a subsubsection containing text with a verbatim section in between, the first line after the verbatim section is not aligned properly. If I put a \...
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1answer
319 views

store page number of current page into a variable and reuse it later [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use \pageref{foo} as a number? i'd like to store the current page number into a variable and reuse it later: % Roman numbers list of contents list of figures ...
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Pirate Treasure Map

This one is mostly for fun, although seeing the TikZ tricks people come up with is often instructive. While I was looking for examples with torn pages, I ran across a few of these: Can one draw ...
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circuit schematic symbol for buffer with control input

circuitikz has an op amp component type with two inputs, output, and up and down ports, usually used for power supply rails. There's also a buffer component type (which I think is provided by tikz ...
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Turn Page Numbers into helvet, abbreviations & left flush TOC

Maybe someone can help me with these: I have three things I'm trying to finish off for my thesis with the formatting. The first is the page numbering - I've been asked to use arial (helvet in my ...
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Clipping using the folding library of tikz

I have the following minimal example: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{folding} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzfoldingdodecahedron[folding line length=2cm,face ...
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Bode plot : any good alternative to bodegraph [closed]

I'm wondering if there is any alternative to "bodegraph" for plotting bode graph with latex. Especially I would ideally be looking for something easy to run (avoid external computation like with ...
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139 views

Finding something in the TeX document from the PDF

I am compiling a PDF (Adobe) using LaTeX (TexWorks) so I have the text document on one side of the screen and the PDF on the other, is there any way to select something on the PDF and it to find that ...
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1answer
989 views

Remove heading from bibunit

I'm using bibunit to enter multiple bibliographies in a document. I don't want the bibunit to have a separate heading. I can remove the text with by redefining \refname, but this still leaves big ...
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1answer
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Curly brackets around a table

I would like to have braces on the left side of a table (either that or on the right side) and bellow the same table. What I have got is $ m-Mal \underbrace{ \left\{\begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|l|}\...
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calling latex from php: security issues

I am trying to program a web interface for automated generation of calculus tests. The idea is to take some input from user, say number of problems and name of instructor, and then by means of php ...
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Footnotes inside captions using LyX [duplicate]

I finally found a way to insert a footnote inside a caption while using float:Table in LyX, from this answer. You need to insert \protect\footnotemark in the caption and \footnotetext{Text to footnote}...
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Displaying special character (which name I don't know)

I'm writing a summary of a lecture that I'm visiting at the moment. Today, I encountered a symbol, which I did not know and even not know how to write on a computer. Since the summary is written in ...
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How do I change the standard “math font”?

What I can tell, the font you get, it looks like the standard, "bookish" font, only tilted. How can I get a monospace font with a straight spine, e.g., the font you get with texttt? I'm happy with ...
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Check if macro argument has specific prefix

I'm writing a math paper, and I've got macros which take labels of theorems, corollaries, etc. as arguments. I'm wondering, is there a way to check if the label starts with a particular prefix? That ...
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Array of linked list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: array of linked lists I want to implement an array of linked lists in latex: the array elements are the numbers{1,2,3} and every number in the array is ahead of linked ...
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Address book form

I want to create an environment (or any other command) for entering addresses. For example, I want something like this: \newaddress \home \name{John Doe} \phone{123-456-7890} \address{100 1st Street, ...
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1answer
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Proofreading a LyX document

After writing a document in LyX I often convert to pdf and print for proofreading. The annoying part is that words that appear at a certain place in the pdf tend to appear in different locations in ...
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1answer
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How can I write a group of reference briefly? ([1, 2, 3, 4, 5] change to [1-5] but show the all refer on reference) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Citing a range of papers (using numeric keys)? When we are writing a article we should [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] change to [1-5] but show the all refer on reference. How can I do ...
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How to upload LaTeX manuscript, tables, figures, and auxiliary files to Elsevier's EES?

Can someone who has successfully submitted a LaTeX-based paper to the Elsevier Editorial System please describe the detailed steps needed, so that the paper builds correctly on EES, and can be ...
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1answer
263 views

How to typeset keywords in svn-multi [closed]

I am using the svn-multi version 2.4d as version control for my LaTeX projects. However, I cannot get the various keywords typeset. Despite the invocation of \svnid and/or \svnidlong, things like \...
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1answer
225 views

Aligning relatively positioned nodes in TikZ

\documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes, positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \...
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1answer
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Fit the height of the chapter number to n-times the height of the chapter name

I would to get the chapter number tall n-times the chapter name in order to have a better proportion between the two elements. Why I get errors and how can I fix that behaviour? I thought something ...
8
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1answer
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array of linked lists like in data structure

I want to implement an array of linked lists in La TeX like it appeared in data structure (graphic): the array elements are the numbers{1,2,3} and every number in the array is ahead of linked list{...
2
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0answers
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How can I have two bibtex tags for a single entry? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Having several keys refer to the same bibliography entry @INPROCEEDINGS{4155349, author={Pollitt, Mark M.}, booktitle={Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic ...
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1answer
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Why does the Tab key in Emacs jump to the middle of the line when editing a BibTeX file?

When I edit a BibTeX file with Emacs, pressing the Tab key takes me to the middle of the line, even when I am at the beginning of an entry. This is incredibly annoying. Any clue of why it is happening?...
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1answer
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Add a border to textblock

I'm pretty new to latex, and what I am trying to create a simple treemap, by simple I mean really simple. I have managed to produce a simple box at a given position and width, but I'm not too sure ...
3
votes
1answer
777 views

Double row heading in pgfplotstable

Good day all! I store tables on CSV files and use pgfplotstable package to call the files. This works fine but I have a challenge. I need to bring the units in bracket (i.e (MeV) and (mb/MeV/sr) e.t.c....
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1answer
427 views

Punctuation spacing after long exponents

When typesetting equations with long exponents or high-numbered footnotes right before punctuation marks, the result is a rather awkward large space between the last letter and the punctuation mark: \...
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1answer
77 views

How to define any text and page number in header?

I use the following code to have a customized header in all pages, but I've lost the page numbering: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \title{\textbf{DOCUMENT TITLE}} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \...
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2answers
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Need some help with perfecting the layout

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \newcommand{\fac}{n!} \newcommand\test[3]{\left(\begin{array}{@{\,}c@{\,}} #1 \\ #2 \end{array}\middle|\ \ #3 \right)...
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4answers
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How does one stop automatic line spacing increases when typesetting tall math symbols?

Often when typesetting mathematics, one wants to use math symbols in line. When these are certain symbols, or more often, decorated symbols, whose height is sufficiently large, the line spacing (that ...
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1answer
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Help modifying a memoir chapter style

I'm very new to TeX and I'm from a graphic design background, so I apologize if I'm missing something very obvious. I want to modify the memoir style VZ14. What I would like is: =====h double ...

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