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change the footnote's length (increase footnotes right margin)

I'm using Book (KOMA-Script), By default, the footnote runs roughly from left margin to the right margin of the page, I used the following to control the left margin: \deffootnote[8em]{8em}{8em} ...
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Draw an ellipse from the two focus points (foci) and the sum of the distances from foci to border

I have two nodes that I want and foci and I know what the sum of the distances should be (a constant times the distance between the focus nodes). The way I know of drawing ellipses takes as ...
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Is it possible to make a reference to a subfigure to appear Figure 2(a) with cleveref?

I am new here, and also new to LaTeX, so apologies if I have included too much or too little! I have been using the subfig package, and just today added in cleveref. The subfig package labels my ...
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Parcolumns: Matching height of two adjacent columns

I am using parcolumns package for my resume. I have following section in it: The LaTeX code corresponding to this section is as follows: \begin{parcolumns}[nofirstindent, ...
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Interword Spacing in XeTeX is not functioning (Fontdimen)

in Default Lyx PDF output, (I presumed it is pdflatex), I used fontdimen2/3/4 to control the interword space, stretch and shrink. In a project, I had to use XeTeX for a particular font. However, the ...
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Fill rectangular area with PDF pattern like graph paper

Short version I want to fill one or more rectangular areas on a page using a regular pattern. The area should span the page width and stretch vertically to fill remaining space. The pattern should be ...
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Center and yet align figures on opposite pages

This is an extension of the question "How to ensure that 2 couples of figures are on 2 facing pages?". I not only want to ensure that the figures are on facing pages but also that the one with the ...
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1answer
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Swedish characters, but english captions

I am writing thesis in english but I want to be able to use swedish letters. I use \usepackage[swedish]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} This works fine, I thought, ...
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How to use CMYK-Colors in the whole document

I found out, that my color laser printer prints graphics with gray color in RGB-Representation instead of using black (they are more red then gray). So it seems, that PDFLaTeX is creating ...
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1answer
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hyphenation problem with the character &

How to produce the hyphenation of the word (BM&FBOVESPA) I tried to use \hyphenation{BM\&F-BO-VES-PA} in the preamble but did not work
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Rotating figures to point to the outside edge

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX book style. I have a large figure that I want to rotate to make it viewable sideways. I can do this with the includegraphics option angle=90. My question: Is there a ...
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Drawing a central composite design

Please I would like to draw a central composite design using PSTricks, or possibly tikz. This is the cube with the axes showed below. I have tried pst-3d but this is not easy. If you had an example of ...
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Colored Curly Brackets spanning across multiple pages

This is just a thought that came for the notes I am working on, I have a need to create curly brackets which span across multiple pages. I don't know if this is possible to do or not. my curly ...
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Using \includegraphics before my new line of text, but on pdf image is after the text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? sometimes im in trouble with my images. Because if there is no space on one page, the ...
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Color gradient as background in margins

Currently I am using an external PDF image to get a color gradient provide in the margins. See the output below. I achieve this by using command \ULCornerWallPaper{1}{./pictures/wallpaper_1.pdf} ...
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tlmgr usage to get a package from CTAN [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files? How do I install an individual package on a Linux system? I'd like to install this ...
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How to decorate a path with arrows at certain coordinates?

Next example (taken from TiKZ manual) shows how to find intersection points between two paths. Once you know intersection points it's easy to decorate them with any marking. But if I want to use an ...
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Good beginner's guide to LaTeX programming [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I start LaTeX programming? After a year of using LaTeX I've become fairly comfortable with troubleshooting common errors. As my confidence with LaTeX increases, ...
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How to deal with it/sl/bold in lmtt?

I just stumbled upon the fact that the font lmtt (latin modern typewriter) seems to exist in italic slanted bold bold slanted but not bold italic At least the file t1lmtt.fd contains the ...
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datatool repeat row

I intend to create a document where parts of the text are read from the entries of a .csv file using the package datatool (version 2012/09/25 v2.11., updated manually under debian). Everything works ...
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How to number tables and figures according to sections and subsections independently?

I am writing a document that does not required much formalisms, but I want to implement the following numbering system: 1 Section Table 1: Caption Figure 1: Caption 1.1 Subsection Table 1.1: Caption ...
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Consistent alignment in eqlist throughout chapter

I am currently using eqlist to create a summary of the mathematical notation in my thesis. For example, \section*{Statistical theory} \begin{eqlist}[\labelsep2em] \item[$D\{\cdot\}$] mathematical ...
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Make a PDF bookmark point towards title

I've been using the bookmark package to add custom PDF bookmarks to my thesis. More specifically, I started using this package because I didn't want the the ToC, LoF and LoT to appear in the ToC, but ...
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How to add barely visible tracking dots to a b/w document?

I would like to add barely visible tracking dots in the style of these micro tracking dots to my b/w document. The tracking dots mentioned in the above look like this: The tracking dots are aligned ...
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Split a beamer frame in four equal parts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way of arranging multiple minipages on a page? I want to split a beamer frame in four equal parts. Each of these parts will have a border around it and ...
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How to make the limit (mathematics) sign?

I want to learn how to make the limit sign. For example, take 'Limit of f(x) as x approaches 2 is 5' , how to make this?
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How to use a non-ASCII character, such as a Greek letter, in bibtex?

This is the title of the journal article: Verification of a sliding window protocol in µCRL and PVS. This is the bibtex file for the same: @article{journals/fac/BadbanFGPP05, added-at = ...
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Please help to get the right symbol for my macros [closed]

I am not good at macros, so please can someone assist me. I need to have this symbol in my macro ʼn So the comma is like a 9 not a 6 but the macro my colleague wrote for me does not work on my ...
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how to draw XOR gate symbol as a node in tikz?

I want to draw a diagram as follows: This is my tikz code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,fit,calc,positioning,automata} \begin{document} ...
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Why doesn't \underline{REALLY LONG TEXT} wrap? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does underlined text not get wrapped once it hits the end of a line ? The string \underline{FOO BAR FOO BAR FOO BAR ... [100 more of these]} runs off the page in my ...
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Kile won't recognize .ps images [duplicate]

I'm using Kile on Ubuntu 12.04, and I produce figures using gnuplot. Whenever I have a .ps figure in my .tex document: \begin{figure}[H!] \begin{center} \includegraphics[scale=0.3]{image.ps} ...
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“Service offered note” with vertical info to be removed by potential customer

I'm making a note in which I offer some services. I intend to put that note in libraries, shops, at schools, and so on. I'm sure you're all familiar with such a note. My question is, how do I do the ...
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1answer
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Automatically change the text width for all table environments using memoir

I'd like to redefine the table environment in a document I'm writing so that the tables and captions are wider than the text block. I'm using the memoir class, and an example given in the manual is ...
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How to refer back to a point in the document with custom counters?

The easiest way to explain what I would like to have is to show the desired output and I would like to get this by writing something like: \begin{document} Draw point B \STEP{drawb}. Connect A and ...
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1answer
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Boxing some cells in tabular environment

I would like to make a table in LaTeX, where I box some of the cells within my table. And I would like to be able to nest boxes so that I can have a box in a box. Here I have an example of what I ...
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1answer
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Writing Notes, want my equations organized at the end of document

I'm writing up my textbook notes in LateX. As I am writing paragraphs, I am inserting equations while I'm writing. I want to somehow display all of my numbered equations at the end of my document ...
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2answers
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Add option to class with command

Is it possible add at the loaded class some options? look at the example below: \documentclass{scrbook} \AddOptionsToClass{headinclude,footinclude}% something like this command \begin{document} ...
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How to define, once and for all, the size of the area (for an epigraph following a chapter)?

I am using 'memoir' for a thesis, and I have chosen the vertical space between a chapter title and the following section to be exactly fixed, \afterchapskip being 120pt for each new chapter. What I ...
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1answer
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How to label a word inside a paragraph?

The idea is to place \LBL{some_label_name} in a paragraph so that I can refer back to the particular point inside that paragraph where the \LBL was placed. I would like to define the macro for \LBL. ...
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How to make all the text in math mode non-italic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to set math mode font non-italic? I learned, that I can change the equation to not-italic, using $\mathrm{text}$. But how to make all the equations ...
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1answer
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Biblatex's textcite inserts a breaking space between author names and citation number

I have the following document : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=numeric,maxnames=2,maxbibnames=6,firstinits]{biblatex} \bibliography{sample} \begin{document} Here we want to ...
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1answer
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Spacing after itemize inside a tabular

I have a problem with the spacing after an itemize inside a tabular. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{framed} ...
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1answer
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Problem with beamer xcolor and cellcolor

I'm having trouble changing the cellcolor in beamer. I've loaded xcolor alongside beamer, and specified the svgnames and table options; \documentclass[xcolor=svgnames,smaller,12pt,table]{beamer} ...
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1answer
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How to resolve option clash for package xcolor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Option clash with xcolor and TikZ The following is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \begin{document} Hi! \end{document} ...
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1answer
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Abbreviating text within a reference

IEEE conferences want references which abbreviate certain words, like: International -> Int. Conference -> Conf. etc... I realize that IEEEabrv.bib provides similar functionality, but that ...
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1answer
320 views

What is a good practice to achieve vertical placement? (e.g. a Titlepage)

My titlepage looks right now like this: using this code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,oneside,titlepage,german,final]{scrreprt} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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\DoubleSpacing not working as described [closed]

Page 48 of the memoir manual states this about using \DoubleSpacing: The spacing in footnotes and floats (e.g., captions) is un- altered, which is usually required once the controllers see what ...
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1answer
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Add four images on a beamer frame

What is the best way to add four images on a beamer frame? I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,11pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, ...
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1answer
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In graphics/graphicx, how to show actual pictures despite draft mode

For collaboration purposes I am using the draft mode in my LaTeX manuscript to show todo-notes, remarks and so on. By switching to final mode all of these additions become unvisible. However, I'd ...
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Problem with pdfcomment and pdfsync [duplicate]

I have a problem with using both pdfsync and pdfcomment together: once I use pdfsync, the comment causes a line break, which it shouldn't do. As an example, compile with and without ...

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