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Symbol request for a mysterious symbol

Is there a symbol that looks like the element sign $\in $ but instead of being curved, looks more like a less than sign $< $? I have trawled through hundreds of symbols and tried detexify.
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Reference table value in text

I want to be able to reference a table value in my text (this is because I often update my tables, and then list the specific values in the text). Here is an example table I would use: % Example ...
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newcommand for verbatim

I'm trying to write a \newcommand for verbatim: \newcommand{\codeline}[1]{\begin{verbatim}{#1}\end{verbatim}} and use it as \codeline{int foo;} but it gives an error "File ended while scanning ...
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1answer
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Align right in table if no expression

I am using pgfplotstabletypset to read in a table -- I want all cells in the first column with the expression Factor in them to be aligned to the left and bolded, and I want all cells without that ...
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Manually control the header in article [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: title too long when using amsart Minimal working example (LaTeX): \documentclass{amsart} \begin{document} \author{AUTHOR} \title{REALLY LONG TITLE} \maketitle Body of ...
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How to say “this is a good place for a page break”?

How do I tell LaTeX, "if you need to put a page break, this is a good place to put it" ?
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1answer
808 views

\verbatim environment compatible with lingmacros \enumsentence

Using the verbatim environment inside an \enumsentence fails. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lingmacros} \begin{document} \enumsentence{ \begin{verbatim} foo \end{verbatim} } \...
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How to avoid page breaks before enumerate/itemize by default?

Basically the same as this question, except I don't want to have to remember to write \mynobreakpar (or anything else) everywhere. How do I set this as the default option for all itemize/enumerate/...
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How to write Stirling numbers of the second kind?

What is the best way to write a Stirling number of the second kind? Isn't there any standard command in LaTeX? For example, a command \binom is for binomial coefficients. In the wikipedia article on ...
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How to remove the whitespace BEFORE itemize/enumerate?

I'm somewhat of a LaTeX noob, and this is driving me completely nuts. When I type \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} Some text \begin{itemize}[noitemsep] ...
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Fourier Transform (super-fancy) “f”?

What's a "fancy" f I can use to denote a Fourier transform? (I mean something fancier than what \mathcal{F} provides.)
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1answer
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pgfgantt “title list options” incompatible with beamer

Creating a Gantt chart using the pgfgantt package, with days of the weeks as the titles, can be done using title list options as demonstrated in the package manual. But it doesn't seem to agree with ...
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Position margin notes relative to left margin in plain TeX

I want to add margin notes in the Tufte style to my Plain TeX document. (I'm using eplain, if that matters.) I know that if I were using LaTeX I could just use tufte-latex, but as a thorough ...
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2answers
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Not include listing in list of listing

I would not add to list of listing some of my listings. For example I import my matlab file through \lstinputlisting. What command I should use to not add that code to list of listing?
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1answer
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Represent an arc over letters

I want to have a flat arc over some letters. How is it possible? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx,amsmath} \newcommand\bigfrown[2][\textstyle]{\ensuremath{% \array[b]{c}\text{\scalebox{...
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In biblatex, make title sentence case but not journal name

To force reference titles to a sentence case I use the following line in my .bbx style file: \DeclareFieldFormat[article,inbook,incollection,inproceedings,patent,thesis,unpublished]{titlecase}{\...
13
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1answer
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What is the difference between \textcolor and \color?

I would like to define a new command to work as an alert command. If I want to alert some part of my text I would simply write \alert{}. But I want the result in red color. What is the best way to ...
3
votes
1answer
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Use \overarc to represent an arc

I can not understand why the following tex file does not compile. \documentclass{elsarticle} \usepackage[hmargin=1in,vmargin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{...
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votes
1answer
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Proportional font, word-wrapping verbatim

How can I get a xelatex-compatible verbatim-like environment which uses a proportional font and applies word wrapping? I would like to able to put in something like this... Proposition 2.3.13. ...
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votes
1answer
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How to emulate \pdfstartlink and \pdfendlink with xetex?

In my ocgx package, I would use the new ocg-p package instead of the ocg package. With pdflatex or lualatex, all is good. But with xelatex, I obviously can't use \pdfstartlink and \pdfendlink (these ...
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votes
1answer
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Formatting bibliography: biblio entry followed by page number(s) where the entry is cited. How?

I'm trying to format a bibliography for a journal submission, and they have the requirement that each bibliography entry is followed by "the page numbers of your manuscript in which these references ...
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tikz declare function and babel french option

I would like to declare functions in tikz for multiple uses of the same function within the code. Sadly, it seems that the tikz "declare function" is not compatible with the french option in babel. ...
4
votes
1answer
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\psmatrix baseline

I'm using lingmacros' \enumsentence with a \psmatrix inside. \enumsentence{ \psset{linewidth=.5pt} \begin{psmatrix}[rowsep=.2cm,nodesep=.05cm,colsep=.1cm] &\rnode{gm}{grammatical morphemes}\\ \...
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votes
1answer
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A new blank page is created bofore the plot when inserting a plot into a landscape page using pdflscape

I am inserting a picture into a file. To make the page landscape, I used the "pdflscape" package, but it creates a blank page before the plot. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdflscape} \begin{...
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votes
2answers
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How do I eliminate extra vertical space between the title and the first section heading?

When I use the amsart class with a lot of in-text figures, I find that the section headings do not stand out quite as much as I would like. Thus, I have taken to adding the following to my preamble, ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Title between lines

So I want to have one line above and one under the title of a chapter in scrreprt, like: _________________________________________________ 1. Introduction ...
3
votes
1answer
215 views

Base document page numbers with pdfpages and nup

It's possible to have pdfpages number the pages of the document it including using the following command: \includepdfset{pagecommand=\thispagestyle{plain}} (cf. Base document page numbers with ...
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How do I type 3 “times”5 (like 3 x 5) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? I'm wondering how I can type "time". (I could omit it, but I want to emphasize that it is a product, so I want to type it out). Does anyone have a ...
2
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1answer
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\numberwithin makes the first equation unnumbered

I might be doing something stupid, but the following code produces a document with the first equation unnumbered (only an empty set of parentheses is given). The second equation is correctly numbered ...
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votes
2answers
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Adding image next to text in table

I have a text in a 3 row table like as follows \begin{wrapfigure}{r}{3in} \centering \includegraphics{style3color.png} \end{wrapfigure} \begin{tabular*}{7in}{l@{\extracolsep{\fill}}r} a \\ b \\ c \\...
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0answers
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error with hyperref and the krantz class [closed]

I'm using the krantz.cls to write a book, and I ran into an error with the hyperref package. Here is a minimal example (test.tex): \documentclass{krantz} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \...
3
votes
1answer
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Using subequations without amsmath

Following on from my previous question regarding the use of align and aligned without 'amsmath', I am currently working on a proceedings paper, and have realised after finishing it that only specific ...
6
votes
1answer
378 views

Include BibTeX contents in a listings block

I am trying to include the literal contents of a BibTeX file in my LaTeX document using the listings package but am running into an issue. As BibTeX does not appear to be natively supported (though ...
2
votes
1answer
420 views

Reduce the size of horizontal line

I want to reduce the size of horizontal line. \begin{frame} \restylealgo{boxed} \begin{algorithm}[H] \Setline \nl i\; \end{algorithm} \end{frame}
2
votes
1answer
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Revtex 4.1 using superscript and square bracket style of citation in the same article

I am preparing an manuscript for an AIP journal and using Revtex 4.1. By default AIP uses superscript citation style. However, sometimes I'd like to use square-bracket style in the text when ...
4
votes
2answers
372 views

How to change specific symbols in math mode

I use \usepackage[utopia]{mathdesign} for math numbers, symbols, etc. but I want to change the \sum symbol to default computer modern one. When I use \DeclareSymbolFont{CMlargesymbols}{OMX}{cmex}{m}{...
3
votes
1answer
421 views

Path to image located in the cloud for different users or computers

I'm trying to point the location of an image in the cloud (Dropbox) using TeX on Mac OS. The problem is that I require full path name which contains the username (different for both machines). For ...
5
votes
1answer
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TikZ Externalize: Referenced legends from PGFPlots are not included

The following MWE without TikZ externalization works. However, the legend at the bottom is lost with externalization. Since the \ref in this example does not refer to anything outside tikzpicture ...
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votes
2answers
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Using aligned and align without amsmath

I am currently working on a proceedings paper, and have realised after finishing it that only specific packages are permitted - one of which is not amsmath. As a result, many of the nice equations ...
10
votes
3answers
432 views

Write on a file and input it

I'm trying to redefine a \tableofcontents-like command. I proceed this way : the displayed elements are written to a file, and the file is input when I want the display. If I know the toc will be ...
0
votes
1answer
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change page which is created for `\part`

Is there a way to change the style of the heading etc. for \part? I want to change the layout to leave out "Part 1." and instead just print out the part's name. Actually I could change the question ...
6
votes
1answer
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Different numbering scheme per chapter [duplicate]

I would like to change the numbering scheme for my theorems per chapter. That's because I have smaller and bigger chapters. Bigger chapters need subsections for proper structuring, and so my theorems ...
4
votes
1answer
190 views

Break up \listoftables and \listoffigures by adding section names

Is it possible to use \listoftables and \listoffigures, but to have the lists divided by sections, similar to how the table of contents works?
2
votes
1answer
717 views

How to remove the blank page when omitting comments and messages in knitr

I am using the following code to create a plot, I want to omit message, comments and warnings and everything else but the plot. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdflscape} \pagestyle{empty} \...
2
votes
1answer
9k views

Figure goes automatically to next page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? I've created a PNG image with Microsoft Visio and I want to put it in a document I'm ...
1
vote
1answer
914 views

Need to remove comma after last author (only)

I'm trying to submit to a journal that has a non-standard bibliography format: citations look like this: Gordon, R. H., C.-E. Bai, and D. D. Li. 1999. "Efficiency Losses from Tax Distortions vs. ...
3
votes
1answer
9k views

Cite Author's Full Name

I'd like to generate a linked citation with a full author's name. For instance, if I use According to \citet{bob2000} apples are tasty. And run with hyperref, I get the author's last name and a ...
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votes
3answers
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Sorted list of publications in moderncv from bibtex

I am trying to create my CV in Latex, after I got fed up with MS Word. I decided to use this template, just because it looks nice. But now I am struggling to add the list of my publications (stored in ...
3
votes
0answers
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Two consecutive remarks on LyX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Two math sections of the same type in a row? I am new to lyx, and I am searching for a way to create two remarks one after the other. When I create a remark, the only way ...
13
votes
1answer
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PGFPlots: Change the color of axis lines

I want to change the color of the axis lines only without changing the color of the axis labels, tick labels etc. MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} % \begin{...

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