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### 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 ...
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### 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. ...
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### 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 ...
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### 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 ...
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### 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} ...
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### 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}} ...
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### 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 ...
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### 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} ...
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### 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, ...
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### 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 ...
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### 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() ...
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### 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? ...
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### 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 ...
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### “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 ...
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### 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 ...
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### 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 ...
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### 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 ...
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### Two figures side by side with text wrapping

I have a problem with text wrapping around two figures side by side, each of which has a different height. Look at the required template below. Currently I placed two pictures with minipage ...
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### Force page numbering on every page

I have a LaTeX report with title, abstract and the main part. I want to have numbers on every single page starting from the first. How do I do that? The way it is now is that the first page is not ...
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### question marks instead of citations / extended problem

I am having trouble with generating references. For some citations instead of authors names the file generates question marks. I tried the suggested found in this forum and already I am aware for the ...
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### Customize horizontal positon of table within page

I am using memoir package and I want to generally left align tables (In contrast to figures that should be centered). I am using the hmisc latex function which generates this float table code, but I ...
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### How do I typeset continued fractions in Pringsheim's concise notation?

I would like to obtain the following formatting so as to write continued fractions in my equations without wasting vertical space. What I need is one command named \cFrac which writes one fraction ...
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### Equation labels in the block environment of beamer class are too close to the right boder

I am using bearmer to write a poster. In the block environment, I have same labeled equations. The problem is the labels are too close to the block border. Is it possible to move the label a little ...
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### Tangent plot on tikz [closed]

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{figure}[H] \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1.2,smooth,domain=-2*pi:2*pi]; ...
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### how to change the style of the block environment in beamer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are alternatives to block? I am using Beamer to write a poster. I wish to have various kind of blocks to contain different contents, like theorem, example, ...
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### Using A-B style page numbering in beamer+pdf

My question is in a sense the reverse of this question on overlays. Here's what I'd like to do. I have a beamer presentation that includes two frames, each with some overlays. Each frame looks like ...
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### Biblatex \autocite in case of would-be nested footnotes

I have the same situation as the following user: biblatex: Enhancing \autocite in case of would-be nested footnotes I want to use \autocite within a \footnote. This results in the citation being ...
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### How can I use different font color for h1 h2 h3 in latex template [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Section and subsection colors using titlesec In latex template, what i need to do to display different font color for h1 h2 and h3 specificly?
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### Vertical align at center in beamer slides using the [allowframebreaks] option and \newpage

I'm writing my thesis slides in beamer. I need to align vertically at center the slide's contents when I use the [allowframebreaks] option in the frame environment and the \newpage to start a new ...
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### How to create Bullet-List with Fancy Bullet Shapes?

Can somebody please provide some hint on how to achieve the following 2 types of bullet-lists? Type-1: [Diamond Shaped Bullets] Type-2: [Round Shaped Bullets]
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### Hyperref, \noappendicestocpagenum appendix option, and table of contents

In my thesis, I am using both the appendix package and the hyperref package. When I get to the appendix, I use the following commands: \appendix \noappendicestocpagenum \addappheadtotoc \appendixpage ...
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### Style/macros for outlines in Plain TeX

I'm seeking a style file or other macros for creating an outline in Plain TeX, of the traditional indented style, eg. I. Big Idea A. Sub idea B. Sub idea 1. Thought ...
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### Tokenize and apply command

I have a string separated with commas. On that I want to get each element and apply a command. I have the following, which works. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[trim]{tokenizer} ...
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### Reserve the place for further overlays

I have 3 parts in a tabular, I want onslide1- to be always displayed. After 1 clic, I want only2 to be shown; after another clic, at the position of only2, I want only3- to replace only2 forever; ...
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### How to show tabular environment in a fixed-width font in AUCTeX?

I would like Emacs/AUCTeX to show the contents of tabular environments in a fixed-width font, so table boundaries line up. Is it possible to set the font face of specific environments like this? The ...
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### texi2dvi does not run biber/bibtex

I use biblatex for references. When I run PDFLATEX='pdflatex --shell-escape -synctex=1 -file-line-error' texi2dvi -p foo.tex', I receive: Package biblatex Warning: Please (re)run Biber on the file: ...
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### Citing a Reprint of an Article in BibTeX

How do I cite a reprint of a given article? I want to cite the postscript of Lewis's Counterpart Theory & QML which only appears in his Philosophical Paper vol. 1. I have the info in my bibtex ...
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### Decrease font size in a listing

Hi I am trying to include a short code snippet into one of my beamer slides However one of the lines is not fitting into the slides. Please let me know how to decrease the font size to make the ...
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### Position of \only within a \tabular

I have the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tabular}{ll|ll} \only<1>{only 1} ...
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### Don't split words in section title [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable hyphenation in all section and subsection titles? No hyphen for a word How to I tell LaTeX not to split words in section title? For example: ...
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### Multicolumn doesn't work well with onslide

I have the following code which works without error: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tabular}{ll|ll} ...
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### Tabular with arrows or lines between some cells

I have a table like the one below and want to write this in Latex. what would be the best aproach? I have tried it with Tikz where i can nest a Table but failed with the lines wich connect the ...
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### (Vim+latex) How to compile a single tex file in a project directory using \ll

I am using Vim+latex. In my project directory, I have another separate tex file (for example a tikz/PGF file to draw a figure). When I input \ll, instead of compiling my current file, the system ...
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### Grouped multi-column nomenclature

I'd like to print a multicolumn nomenclature list that consists of several groups. At the moment, using the grouping approach described in the manual and with a code snippet from ...
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### Why does using Greek break em-dashes?

I know the conversion of --- to an em-dash is an on-going problem with lualatex. But I don't understand why using Greek in one font should (afterwards) break conversion of 3 hyphens to an em-dash in ...
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### Unique counter for all foot, side and end notes

When used together, as in the MWE, the text might be plagued of identical numbered marks, that is rather confusing. I want to have marks in this MWE ordered from 1 to 9 instead of three ...
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### Macro for the average width of a character

How can i made a macro similar to \averagecharwidth of ConTeX in LaTeX, that calculates the average width of a character based on the frequency of that character into my document ? that macro is show ...
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### \includegraphics clipping and trim is squishing image

Clipping keeps squishing my image. My command is: \includegraphics[keepaspectratio=false,clip=true,trim=90px 0 0 0]{blue.jpg} But I'm getting: Where the original image is: Why can't I clip ...
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### Can citation numbers be stored as variables, then used in my tex file?

I'm trying to create a "flow chart" of papers that shows the progression of key ideas over time. A very basic example is this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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### Problem setting lengths in an environment (spilling outside of the environment)

I am having with spacing between paragraphs in my document, and I think I have been able to trace back to a custom environment I have defined. \makeatletter \def\remarkname{Remark} ...

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