# All Questions

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### Online manual in “Book” format, like DocBook, but providing collarborative editing like mediawiki?

I have a reference document for some software that I would like to publish online, and to provide a pdf and multi-page html version. DocBook looks idea for this, similar to how subversion publish ...
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### Left-aligning authors section in an article

I want to align the authors section of my article to the left. If there are more than one authors, each author should be aligned left in its own cell. I am using memoir's article class. This is what ...
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### Transparency in tikz, preview package and xelatex

Is it possible to have transparency in a tikz picture while using the preview package and compiling with xelatex? The following mwe compiles without warnings/errors under both xelatex and pdflatex ...
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### List of graphs in latex and numbering like Graph 1: , Graph 2:, ect

I am using the trivfloat package to define new environment for graphs. So far so good. I would like to make a list of graphs in the following layout: Graph 1: This is my graph Graph 2: This is my ...
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### Add asterisk after labels in enumerate

I would like to add an asterisk after certain labels in the enumerate environment. So for example \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item Kuttel \item* Daddeldu ...
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### Create a rectangle with the same width as another, fitted rectangle?

The title says it all. I have a few nodes, and created a fitting rectangle. Now, I'd like to create another rectangle at exactly the bottom of it, so it would look like one big rectangle has been ...
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### How can I draw an aircraft diagram using Latex/tikz ? [closed]

I want to draw an aircraft diagram with three axes (longitudinal, lateral and normal) using latex/tikz. I also need three views (top, side, and front) of it.
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### How to create a table with equally-spaced rows?

Several years ago I succeeded to create a table below. But now I forgot. Maybe I used a \rule with zero width. Is there another smart method to accomplish this mission? I used longtable to make the ...
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### Check installed packages on Mac OS X and install new ones

When trying to compile a new LaTeX document, this line \usepackage[mtplusscr,mtbold]{mathtime} produces the error ! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion ...
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### How to change the pointing location of an edge to a state using the TikZ automata package?

When there are two nodes pointing to the same node, the picture looks odd because they point to the same location. How can I change the location of pointing? For instance, ...
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### Changing babel package inside a single chapter

I have a document written in British English and I am using \usepackage[british]{babel} in the preamble; however, this same document also has an abstract written in a different language, whose ...
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### Where to look up argument for a function in TikZ?

For instance, (q_5) edge [loop above] node {a} (q_5) This is Automaton package, the one I want to look up is [loop above], I want to know what other options can I put in ...
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### How to use three dots and brackets with TikZ to draw Automaton state machine?

I tried to add a curly braces below all the states in order to group them, but I couldn't find a way to make it work. Furthermore, how could I draw a three dots as a state since I need to prove a ...
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### What is the advantage of using minimal over article when creating a standalone graphic?

What is the advantage of using minimal document class over article document class when creating a standalone graphic? Bonus question: Before I have time to make a test by myself, is there anybody ...
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### Is there a formula to setup the smallest rectangle enclosing a PSTricks grid and its labels?

I want to minimize the size of the red rectangle enclosing a PSTricks grid and its labels. How to do this? \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pstricks} \newpsstyle{gridstyle}{gridlabels=5pt} ...
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### vertical subseteq symbol in label of subfloat

Math symbols (\subseteq and \supseteq) are rotated and rendered successfully in text mode with the aid of \rotatebox{}{}. In the commented section below, there is a problem with getting these symbols ...
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### One inch margins and the geometry package

Using \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} I can create a margin of 1 inch around my document. What would be the equivalent commands if I used the native LaTeX commands such as \textwidth, ...
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### Should I put a space between a number and its unit?

No too much more to say. $$2.63\si\ohm$$ looks odd. But it might be the correct way. $$2.64\,\si\ohm$$ looks much better IMO. What about the \,? Sould it be bigger, smaller or there is no really ...
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### How to show grid labels when using starred pspicture?

I need grid labels even when I use \pspicture*. How to do this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \psset{linecolor=red} \begin{document} \figure[h]\centering ...
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### How to use a \write command inside a \newenvironment ?

I'd like to make a new environment which would store its content in a file, so that I can read that file at another part of the document. More specifically, I want to have an environment {proof} such ...
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### Why won't my glossary print, using glossaries pkg?

I used \makeglossaries in the preamble. Defined my terms, and issued \printglossaries. I've been reading the manual but can't see what I'm missing: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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### latex - fancyfoot - page count in box - colour not shown

I'm using the following from here: http://www-ra.phys.utas.edu.au/~jstevens/code_thesis_style.html There are also image attachments which show exactly what the following extract of code achieves. ...
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### Xelatex and hyperref to file

I would like to add link to video in the same folder where pdf document is stored. There is code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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### How to convert PDF to EPS?

I can't find a tool to convert PDF to EPS, neither in MikTeX nor in TeXLive. Is there such a tool actually? Update: Based on Herbert's accepted answer, I simplify his batch as follows: #!/bin/sh ...
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### Alignment within enumerate

I'm looking for a way to sort of combine the features of enumerate (and other list-like environments) with features of tabular environments. Specifically, what I like about enumerate is that it ...
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### Comma as decimal marker with siunitx (Spanish usage)

I'm using siunitx to input some big numbers and units in my document. Is there a way to make the output of \num{3.14} be "3,13" instead of "3.13"? In Spanish, we use the first one.