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Why does the title of Glossary not change? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the name of document elements like “Figure”, “Contents”, “Bibliography” etc.? Consider the following MWE (it actually works :P): \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,...
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Multiply matrix and letter

I want to multiply a matrix with a letter, it looks like that: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{ngerman} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ \left( \begin{array}{ccc} | & & | \\ ...
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Adding vertical space between figure and numbering

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{subfig} \makeatletter \newbox\sf@box \newenvironment{SubFloat}[2][]% {\def\sf@one{#1}% \def\sf@two{#...
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Resume Enumeration across frames

I've tried the equivalent of the question Resuming a list when the two enumerate environments are on two different frames, but compiler will complain. I.e. \begin{frame} \frametitle{A Survey of ...
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Equation numbering

Suppose that when we write an equation in the align environment and we break the equation in two lines. There is only one equation number. How can I place this number not in the last equation line, ...
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Beamer or MS Powerpoint/LibreOffice Impress?

I am preparing a seminar course and will be showing a lot of figures: photos, screen captures of journal figures, etc. Some amount of equations but probably less (by slide count) than the images. I ...
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automatic flushleft/flushright for section headings (book class)

I'm preparing a large document using the book class. I want my chapter, section, subsection, etc headings to appear either flushed left or right depending on whether they appear on an even or odd page,...
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Label inside a code listing

Does anybody know how to use labels inside a code listing that it looks something similarly like this: I know that it's easier to use the line number but I prefer using some labels.
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Circles at the ends of arrows

Consider four kinds of "arrow" symbols: 0. A horizontal line 1. A leftarrow 2. A rightarrow 3. A doublearrow I'd like to add circles to each end of these arrows, allowing for all possible ...
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Custom enumeration with undesired kerning

The following code produces the desired result as shown below: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,calc,bbding} \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{...
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How to center a lstlisting

I have the following problem. I want to center a listing, I tried this approach: How to center a listing? It works but when I try to set frame or numbers specifically for each listing I get errors. ...
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latex command to genenerate output similar to this website

How can I generate latex with the following format in latex? I know about tex4ht and I know about latex4html but couldn't get similar output. Source Website is here and a snapshot from the page is ...
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How to make a tabular in a header ignore the environment set by the currently processed longtable

I have a tabular in my header, using fancyhdr and a longtable that take multiple pages. The longtable has been created by an environment that also sets some variables: \newcolumntype{|}{!{\color{...
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PDF preview on other monitor

Is there any way that allows me to have my PDF preview on a different monitor? I know that you can have Adobe open your PDF automatically instead of the built in previewer, but when I use this I ...
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Customizing the navigation sidebar “per section”

I'm looking for a command to remove at will the first or the last X items of the TOC displayed in the sidebar. My problem appear when there is too many items in the sidebar. For example, the above ...
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geometry options problem

I am using geometry package with \LoadClass[twocolumn]{article}. But when I use geometry, the options for left,right,top,bottom are effecting only in even pages not in odd pages. How can i change ...
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Make text in the margin selectable “columnwise” (marginpar, todonotes)

When including marginpar and/or todonotes marking text in a PDF viewer always selects the body of the text and the note together: Some of us unfortunately have collaborateurs not using LaTeX and ...
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Babel warns of lack of hyphenation patterns for Hebrew

I use TeX Live including the Hebrew package. I've tried to produce a simple TeX file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage [english,hebrew]{babel} \begin{document} שלום \end{document} but I keep ...
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Differences between .ist and .mst files in the index personalization

Are there some differences between .ist and .mst files in the index personalization? For example if I put an .ist file in the project folder and if I execute MakeIndex with this option: makeindex -s ...
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Prevent newline in title of beamer presentation

How can I prevent the new line indicated in the picture below? Here is a MWE: \documentclass[svgnames,9pt]{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} \...
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Disable automatic kerning

I want to disable automatic kerning for a few lines in my text as the \textwidth before kerning and after kerning is not the same. And I'm sure there is a simple command to do so, but just can't ...
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1answer
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How to locally use an old package (e.g. biblatex) with TexLive?

I need some old deprecated options from an old package (biblatex: local maxbibnames, version 1.5 (current 2.4)). So I do not want to mess up my texlive installation. How can I use an old package ...
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How to render a normal and compressed version of the bibliography in one document?

I use biblatex and biber for the bibliography and I came to the problem that I need a subset of the bibliography to be in verbose style (all authors for 5 references) and at another place in the ...
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tikz graphs: draw an edge from a node without a goal node

Is it possible to write an edge going from a node but out into nowhere, see image below (ignore the trace of goal node that is visible)
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Ideal Setup for Swiss-Style Quotes (Quotation Marks in German-speaking Switzerland)

As far as I know Switzerland uses French quotes but without whitespace. So instead of « citation » it goes like this «citation» (to make it more confusing, in Germany they have the alternative ...
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How to disable page shortcut without changing the theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get rid of navigation symbols in beamer? How can I remove the page-shortcut symbols that appear below the frames? Thanks.
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pdffonts and adobe X disagree whether all fonts are embedded [closed]

I'm finishing up my dissertation (in LyX, converted to pdf with pdflatex), and I checked to ensure that all fonts were embedded in the final pdf file, using pdffonts. It showed that all fonts were ...
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Custom headline in LaTeX Beamer?

I'm trying to modify some themes in Beamer and nearly have what I want. The last step is to change the headline to display the sections in the presentation. What I have so far is: however, I ...
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Latex to XML using pdflatex

I am writing Latex to XML. While compiling pdflatex we generate a xml file using \immediate\write{text} in tagged commands. But how can i get normal text to XML file. Can any one explain with samples.
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Location of .bst files

I'm using Windows, and I found my .bst files (such as plain.bst) inside the directory MiKTeX 2.8/bibtex/bst/base. If I want to add a new .bst file of my own, should I add it into this directory, or ...
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Where the .bst file comes in

On page 29 of Tame the Beast, it says "Roughly speaking, BibTEX reads three files, in the following order: The .aux file first, where it finds the name of the style file to be used, the name of the ...
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Table organization when there are many \multicolumn and \multirow sections

I am recreating a table that utilized many merged cells (excel) but in reality, this was an offensive creation that goes against most, if not all, rules for formatting tables. Can anyone suggest ...
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Declared variable in style file

I'm trying to read about .bst files from Tame the Beast. On page 39, there is this example for a multiplication function: INTEGERS { a b } FUNCTION {mult} { ’a := %% we store the first value ’b :...
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No title option in moderncv leaving horizontal line beside name? [closed]

Basically using the no title option and the banking theme in moderncv leaves me with a horizontal line beside the name. It used to remove the line but a recent update changed something which I am not ...
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Multiple multicolums table making the first row of data disappear. Also need tips on making it better looking

Following this question: Multiple Multi columns with pgfplotstable The first row of my data gets messed up somehow, here's the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{...
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BibTeX can't open style file

I have a problem making my bibliography run. I had the same code some time ago and it did run then, I can't figure out what the problem is. \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[comma,authoryear]...
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Moderncv : put the homepage in bold

I'd like to do this: \homepage{ \textbf{www.adress.com} } But it doesn't work. How can I do for putting the homepage in bold?
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' symbol in BibTeX style file

I'm trying to read about .bst files from Tame the Beast. On page 38, there is this example for an and function: FUNCTION {and} { 'skip$ { pop$ #0 } if$ } What does the ' in front of skip do?...
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Why the \doublespacing command in LaTeX actually produce 1.6 times spacing? (Compared to Pages '09 4.2, 12pt, Times New Roman) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does ‘double spacing’ mean? Why the \doublespacing command in LaTeX actually produce 1.6 times spacing? (Compared to Pages '09 4.2, 12pt, Times New Roman) I am ...
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Justification issue with underscored words

I have a problem with justification in one line: Similarly to CUDA, OpenACC benchmarks define TILE\_DIM as 32 and BLOCK\_ROWS as 8. This line on my document has justification issues, as can be seen ...
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Titles ending with punctuation in biblatex-ieee

I've just recently started using the biblatex package (with the biblatex-ieee style), and I've run into a small problem. I've looked at the .bbx file, and it seems like it should be easy to change, ...
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Configuring TeXworks processing tools

I am trying to configure TeXworks to run the following chains: latex with automatic dvi viewer opening latex+dvips with automatic ps viewer opening Essentially, I want to learn how to configure ...
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1answer
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Negation Function for style files

I'm trying to read about .bst files from Tame the Beast. On page 38, there is this example for a negation function: FUNCTION {not} { { #0 } { #1 } if$ } I don't understand what #0 and #1 ...
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1answer
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Chutes and Ladders

I am trying to make a Chutes and Ladders style game. I have managed to piece together a board, but I plan to change the location of squares, ladders, and slides for future boards. The ladder is a ...
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Christmas theme

In the process of making a paper for school look good, I came to wonder, if there was such a thing as latex themes for regular papers? What I am think about in particular would be a Christmas theme, ...
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1answer
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Gantt chart with title list in minutes and hours

I am trying to use the pgfgantt package to create a deployment event timeline for a cubesat. The various stages of deployment that the cubesat undergoes are on the order of seconds, minutes, and ...
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1answer
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What files should I prepare to make commutative diagrams in TeX Writer? [duplicate]

I am using an iPad app TeX Writer and would like to draw a commutative diagram. I can use amscd in the app but it is not sufficient for the diagrams I want to draw. To include new package, I need to ...
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How to change space around theorem environments?

Is there a way to change the vertical space before/after theorem environments, without defining a new theorem style? I'm using amsthm package to define my new theorem environments.
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Uppercase Accents [closed]

My name is Sebastián and I'm doing my thesis in LaTeX. The last part of my work is the cover, but I have a problem compiling it. I have some uppercase letters with accents in the cover, and I get the ...
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Add some space around the headline in a beamer slide

How can I customise the headline of my slides in order to have some white space above and below the title of the frame? I guess I should change the template with the following instruction: \...

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