18
votes
4answers
3k views

What is the command for a sum symbol superimposed on an integral sign?

I want to express a sum over all discrete states and an integral over all continuum states. Usually, the sign for this is a $\sum$ superimposed on an $\int$. Is there a command to make this symbol? If ...
15
votes
1answer
20k views

Different styles of bullets of enumerate

I have an enumerate inside an enumerate: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item Item1 \item Item2 \begin{enumerate} \item Item2. ...
6
votes
2answers
822 views

Shift some items of enumerate

I have enumerate in a slide, I would like the beginning, including the bullet, of the 2nd and the 3rd \item shift a little bit on the right, compared to the 1st \item: Item1 Item2 Item3 Does ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

How to add color to source code under the listings environment

I would like to color a few keywords in my slides under the listings environment In the following contrived example, I would like to color the __shared__ word with orange and WIDTH with blue. How ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Why tabular doesn't work with ModernCV

When I try to insert a tabular in my CV using modernCV document like this \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \hline aa & bb & cc \\ \hline dd & ee & ff \\ \hline \end{tabular} I don't ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How to put Japanese Kanji characters into an English document?

Japanese, please help: I need to put the following into LaTeX and print it out with pdfLaTeX. The document itself is in English, so I only need a way to put these Kanji characters (Jin, aza, BUN, ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How to change the position of the caption in a “narrow” and “minipage” environment?

I have some huge figures to include in Latex. Therefore I use the "minipage" and "narrow" environment to place it right at the desired position and to move it to the left until it looks centered. ...
4
votes
1answer
411 views

Four panel, image with borders

I am trying to make a landscape PDF with borders (4) where I will place 4 figures. Ideally the line would be 3 point in width...I have attached a JPG of what I am thinking. I would like to place ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Cite video using BibTeX in BibDesk

I am having trouble citing a video in BibDesk. It doesn't have a field for Producer. The desired output format is apa6. example APA format: American Psychological Association. (Producer). (2000). ...
4
votes
1answer
227 views

Problems with paragraphs in margins

I am writing some papers for my class, and want to number the tasks with two or three levels. The first level should be a simple number like 1), while the next level should be labeled by numbers. ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

how to end chapter* and start chapter

In my thesis template, the dedication and acknowledgements are chapter*{} while other chapters are chapter{}. The problem comes using the hyperref-bookmarks. What happens is the table of contents, ...
18
votes
2answers
32k views

How to add running title and author

My question is this: how can I add the co-called "running" title and author name on the top of each page? This feature is often used in journals so that the short running title is shown on the top of ...
7
votes
1answer
3k views

Automatic break/hyphen for too long meaningless words

Since there is no pattern for hyphening meaningless words, they should be individually hyphenated/broken with methods such as \hyphenation{longword}, \seqsplit{longword}, etc. However, there should ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Moving from PC to Mac: BibTeX problem

I recently bought a Mac and have been struggling with running my .tex files. I'm using Textmate and TeXShop. The problem I have is the following: using the exact same .tex and .bib files and ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

Adding a legend entry to a plot

In the following figure I want to add as legend in the figure \ldots: st. 1 ___: st. 2 Please help me. \begin{figure*}[htp] {\tiny \centering \subfloat[$U(0.5) $]{ ...
7
votes
1answer
3k views

German hyphenation does not work

My babel configuration includes ngerman and english ... \documentclass[ oneside, openright, titlepage, dottedtoc, numbers=noenddot, headinclude, footinclude=true, cleardoublepage=empty, abstractoff, ...
1
vote
1answer
318 views

How can I add a background to a logo? [closed]

Is there a way of making the white areas in a picture transparent, so that when placed on a background, the background colour appears on the picture where there was previously white? In fact I’m ...
8
votes
1answer
360 views

RefTeX how to search for multiple articles to be included in a single cite macro

The RefTeX manual clearly describes how to mark multiple entries in a search buffer an insert them into a single \cite command, but how can you get the search buffer to contain results from multiple ...
10
votes
2answers
2k views

How to get pgfonlayer to work correctly inside onslide?

I am trying to use onslide to group different picture elements together and control when and how long they appear on the slide. At the same time I am trying to use pgfonlayer to make sure some things ...
9
votes
4answers
2k views

Fun unicode characters with pandoc

Silly question: I want to use a heart (♥) character in my presentation. I'm already using xelatex as engine so it doesn't complain for the character itself but it doesn't render it. Just a blank ...
7
votes
1answer
268 views

Allow line breaks but not page breaks in inline formulas

It often happens that LaTeX breaks up an inline formula over two lines. However, I find it quite distracting when it breaks an inline formula over multiple pages. For example: ...
6
votes
1answer
629 views

How to only output dependencies from latexmk?

I'd like to use latexmk in a Makefile, so I've read the manual section on that. However, the dependency generation step seems less than ideal. Specifically, it seems that latexmk can only show ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

beamer color settings for section names in the header

This guide explains how to produce dynamic headers, where the current section is highlighted. But how can I control the color used for highlighting? (to save space I've set the header's font size ...
17
votes
1answer
11k views

make section headings invisible?

Simple question here: how to make section headings invisible, but still get the correct list of sections in the TOC and headers ? e.g. on page 10, if I do a \section{New section}, I must not see the ...
10
votes
1answer
422 views

Introduction to LaTeX and Markup

I've got interest from someone in LaTeX, but she's not a computer person. She is smart, very smart, but not a computer person. i.e. She didn't know that typing something on the command line ran a ...
3
votes
2answers
9k views

Light Gray color in beamer

I want to know how to define a light gray color with beamer. I am using this color to shade a small block of my text. Here is the code I am using for defining my colors. ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

Creating straight line in matrix

I need to add some straight lines inside a matrix to indicate labeling of rows, like this: How do I do that?
4
votes
1answer
4k views

Problem compiling Bibliography on Gummi

I am trying to create cites and bibliography,in ApJ style, using the tex commands below using Gummi. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{ natbib} \citestyle{aa} \begin{document} ...
2
votes
1answer
760 views

Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) detected at line XX []$[] $

I know there were a lot of questions regarding underfull hbox, but in my case error Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) detected at line 5 []$[] $ point to line 5: \begin{document} How can hbox ...
12
votes
3answers
12k views

On using the slash to denote division in math mode

In in-line math mode, I tend to use the literal slash (i.e. /) to denote division. Unlike the common binary operators [+ - \times \div], / is treated as an ordinary math object, though. This may ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Clean import of LaTeX into LyX: environment instead of ERT [closed]

I am importing a LaTeX code into LyX. This code has multiple uses of amsmath environments (lemma, theorem etc.). After importing, all theese environments turn into ERT boxes in LyX. I was wondering if ...
6
votes
1answer
433 views

Table of contents: title added as section

I'm using apa6 with TeX Live 2012 and would like to use the command \maketitle. However, whenever I do, the title of my document always appears above my table of contents, and it is even listed as a ...
1
vote
1answer
386 views

Set slide subtitle in beamer after \framebreak

I am writing my thesis' slides. I need to set a subtitle in some slides, but I am using the [allowframebreaks] option and \framebreak. When I set the \framesubtitle{} after \framebreak, the subtitle ...
9
votes
1answer
1k views

How to format an email conversation?

I am currently writing my thesis and need to include a bunch of email conversions. I am using classicthesis. I wonder, how you would format stacked conversions. Moreover, how would you deal with the ...
11
votes
2answers
2k views

3d axis and polyhedron with line segment towards origin

I would like to make a 3d plot containing the 3d axis and a convex polyhedron or better a Dodecahedron on the positive side for which one of its boundary edge points on its top is annotated e.g. ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

Index ordering when using math symbols

I'm making an index where certain entries start with the math symbols $k$, $\mathcal{C}$, $\ast$-a.... In the first two cases, I want them to appear in the index as if they start with k and c ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Underline the title of a subsection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Changing the section title style for an article document type I'm trying to undeline the title of a set of subsections in my document. In order to achieve it, I have ...
1
vote
1answer
770 views

Multicolumn width in longtable

How do I set the multicolumn width in longtable cells? If you run my MWE, you'll see that the first row of my longtable exceeds page limits. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{report} ...
5
votes
1answer
227 views

Border on top of paragraph

I am trying to put a line over a paragraph in LaTeX. I tried this code: \noindent\makebox[\linewidth]{\rule{\textwidth}{2pt}} ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Fancyhdr layout of “Contents” and “Chapter 0”?

The attached latex produces header of page 2 and page 4 to look like where I would have liked "CONTENTS" to be "Contents" and "Chapter 0: Rresumé" to be "Rresumé". All the following chapter ...
10
votes
1answer
582 views

How to split and align equations when they are inside an enumerate environment?

How to make the first line of aligned equations sit in the same baseline as the bullet and make the equation left justified? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

unwanted pagebreak in footnote

I'm trying to reference a long URL in a footnote. I'm usig hyperref-package (which loads automatically the url-package). \usepackage[unicode=true, ...
5
votes
1answer
916 views

Shading a block of my text

I would like to surround some source code in my beamer presentation with a lightly shaded box. More specifically in the C++ source code given below, I would like to shade the code block of the ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

Functions with no parameters in algorithmicx

I am trying to write an algorithm using algorithmicxand I need to put a function with no parameters. I use \Function {foo}{} latex produces: function FOO However I need: function FOO() ...
10
votes
1answer
8k views

Define abstract environment in book

I want to define an abstract environment for \documentclass{book}. Therefore, I copied the relevant definitions from report.cls from here into my preamble. But it doesn't work. Where's the problem? ...
5
votes
5answers
442 views

one character macros

I would like to define a macro that has at most one token in length. \w is the macro and anything after w is not treated as part of the macro name. \wTest is same as \w Test. I don't care if no other ...
1
vote
1answer
236 views

“File `realcalc.tex' not found” - after texlive-generic-extra installed?

Disclosure: my knowledge of LaTeX is extremely limited I am trying to use pdflatex to convert foo.tex to foo.pdf. When I first tried this I got error messages saying I was missing calc.sty so I ...
3
votes
2answers
337 views

autonum does not work with eqnarray?

I always wanted to have a package like autonum. Well, it is finally here and its development is still under way, but I already have two problems: It does not work with eqnarray. When referencing to ...
1
vote
1answer
358 views

pgffor map elements

pgffor's foreach can take an "array" of elements. I need to map those elements using another array(a lookup table) because I need both the elements and there mapped value. e.g., suppose I an doing ...
5
votes
3answers
224 views

macro names with special characters

Is it possible to create macro names with special characters in it? I would like to creates some macro's that have names like \s1.4 and also to be able to use them like \s1.4Test where Test is not ...

15 30 50 per page