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polutonikogreek with lmodern 12pt

Within a document in ngerman or english, I'd like to have some Greek text using babel's polutonikogreek. It seems there are two options for including greek text: \textgreek{mikra'iti mouse~ion} ...
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Is it possible have the PDF bookmark level go deeper that the table of contents depth?

Is it possible to make the bookmarks in the PDF go a level deeper that the table of contents goes? I'm using KOMA-script, scrreprt if that matters. If the table of contents displays two levels: 1. ...
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Hyphenation of bibliographies with multiple languages using xelatex,xgreek and biblatex

I am trying to use XeLaTeX to produce a document written in Greek that includes both English and Greek bibliography. i am using for this purpose a combination of xgreek, biblatex packages and biber. ...
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Setting table placement as “here” in a multicol environment, spanning 2 columns

I have a problem with table placement. I want the table to be anchored to the position where it occurs in the text (i.e. "here", "h") and the columns should simply wrap around it. The table should ...
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How to change page number location for first page only

I'm writing a style file for a document that requires the page number on the first page to be at the bottom center. On the rest of the pages it needs to be in the upper right hand corner. Can anyone ...
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Setting font size in Greek text with TexnicCenter and Miktex

How is it possible to define the fontsize in documents written in Greek? I am using TexnicCenter and Miktex and trying the following example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Start new paragraph inside a table cell

Look out for the \par below (on the row starting with "MSA" and notice it does not achieve the desired new paragraph. How to achieve the desired effect? Thanks. \documentclass{article} ...
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Does including the same figure placement specifier multiple times increase its weighting?

I keep seeing \begin{figure}[hhhhtbp] in a report I'm coauthoring. I asked the other author about it, and he said that he was told that including the 'h' multiple times increased the weighting of that ...
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“Illegal parameter number” errors, in a macro for writing macro definitions to a file

Problem. I'm trying to write a command similar to \newcommand, but I'm having problems with illegal parameter numbers: for reasons that I can't fix out, it's asking me to use parameters of the type ...
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Selecting optical size?

For some time I've seen LaTeX-produced documents that had slight differences in fonts. When you looked at them, they had the same Computer-Modern or Latin-Modern, however, they looked more stylized ...
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inset plot with pgfplots

I am using pgfplots to plot some data I have, and I wanted to generate a large plot with another plot inside of it, showing a zoom on a region of the large plot. I have noticed that when you do ...
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Suggestions for typewriter font to match Concrete and Euler

I'm having fun using a combination of Concrete and Euler in some of my documents. I wonder if anyone has a suggestion about a matching typewriter font? I've been trying Inconsolata (scaled to .97) ...
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How do I add text to the bottom left of each page?

I'd like to add text "Prepared for Name, Surname" at the bottom left on each page of the PDF document. Anyone knows how to do it easily?
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why call type 3 font bitmap?

I check wiki and it says both are outline fonts which mean there are vector images. The only difference is that Type 3 lacks hints. Or do I just misunderstand what bitmap means?
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How can I fix jumping TikZ pictures in beamer?

The problem of stuff jumping in beamer is a common one, (see e.g. Avoiding jumping frames in beamer) and we've seen it here from time to time (I imagine the "related" list at the side will be quite ...
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How to align some lines under tabular?

I am using tabular, and I would like to realize something like that: word1 word2 word3 word4 longerword5 word6 word7 word8 So word1,2,3,4,6,7,8 are well aligned, and I do not ...
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get TexnicCenter alpha 3 to reuse open window by default? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TexnicCenter: Multiple tabs in ONE window instead of Multiple Instances (Multiple Windows)? I've noticed that when I double click on a .tex file, Texnic Center keeps ...
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Theorem formatting

\theoremstyle{remark} \newtheorem{example}{Example} Then: \begin{example} Some text \end{example} Output is: Example 1. Some text What is the way to automatically obtain without indent: ...
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Empty page inserted with pspicture environment

From the question How can I design a book cover, I tried to compile the code from Dean Serenevy. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[]{graphicx} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} ...
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How to make a \cline or \cmidrule narrower?

I'm trying to copy this table into TeX: I have problems with the horizontal lines under "Gaussian" etc. When I specify three \cmidrule's, they are not separated but are combined into one big ...
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How to draw the border of a node using late options

I want to create a series of rectangles, each with a different shade. The shade varies from white to black. I want to make the white (first) rectangle visible by drawing its border. My first step is ...
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How to generate pdf without any Type3 fonts?

For a publisher I have to generate a pdf file which does not contain any Type3 fonts. Until now I thought that using pdflatex on current LaTeX distributions should be enough to get a pdf file without ...
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caption ruining figure placement in minipage

I have tiny problem. I'm using minipage to put two pictures side by side in a two column article. The code is \begin{figure*} \centering \begin{minipage}[b]{.49\textwidth} ...
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Techniques for embedding images with transparent backgrounds in LaTeX

I am trying to embed an image with a transparent background in my LaTeX poster. However a quick google search has taught me that it is not possible to do so. However I intend to know any clever ...
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German language: use of comma in numbers

In German the comma rather than the period is used as a decimal separator and the dot is used as a thousands separator: 12.345,67. The comma creates some unwanted space when used as in $12.345,67$. Is ...
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Colorization and kerning problem with inline lists

The problem is as follows: I need to set an inline list with colored lowercase letters surrounded by black brackets. This is not so hard to achieve, but the problem is that kerning is lost in the ...
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Underline my name in the bibliography

For several documents I'm preparing, I need to highlight (or underline) occurences of my name within the bibliography. Is there an easy way of doing this?
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Is there a “\nocolumnbreak” analog to \nopagebreak?

If I want to prevent latex from putting two (short) paragraphs on different columns, is there something similar to \nopagebreak that will let me do this?
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1answer
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Same style over the whole document for a specific word

I am writing my thesis and I'm looking for a way of displaying the project name with the same style all over the place. More specifically, when I'm writing 'MyProjectName' it should always be printed ...
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PGFplot Axis Labels Detaching From Graph

Update: Aug 04, 2013 With the current version of TeXLive 2013, the second MWE below still exhibits the same behavior if the \todo[inline] is commented out after the first run. Furthermore, the ...
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1answer
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fancy header/footer on pages with chapter beginning

I'd like to produce report class document with one style of page numbering. I've declared: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \fancyfoot[R]{\thepage} \pagestyle{fancy} but on pages with new chapter the page ...
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How can I check if the current code is inside a certain environment?

I would like to define a command which checks if it is executed inside a certain environment. Like this: \documentclass{article} \newenvironment{myenv}[0]{at start}{ at end} ...
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Using tikz command inside tikzpicture environment (alignment problem)

This is a followup question to Expandable nested boxes with TikZ. When using the \tikz command inside the tikzpicture environment, the positioning of the contents is altered. Here are the two ...
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Citations across tex files

I have a strange problem that I can't resolve. In my main *.tex file I have \input{Chapter1VB.tex} \input{vbq.tex} \newpage \input{Chapter2VB.tex} In the first tex file I have ...
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Bad intersection of lines in TikZ

Consider the following: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[line width = 4] \coordinate (a) at (0,0); \coordinate (b) at (1,0); \coordinate (c) at (1,1); ...
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wrapfig in beamer

The \includegraphics command can take an overlay parameter <n> in beamer. I'd like to do the same thing for \wrapfig to allow overlays of a wrapped figure. Is that possible ?
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More Modern Reimplementations of TeX

There is no doubt that the original Pascal/WEB implementation of TeX is a masterpiece and I have learnt a lot reading through the source code (both weaved and tangled) but it definitely shows its age. ...
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1answer
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How to change order of a bibliography style manually (bilingual bibliography)

I've got a bilingual bibliography (Russian and German). I want to sort the entries alphabetically. The Russian entries have to appear alphabetically as well. Unfortunately, since the authors names are ...
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Add colors that depend on chapters to the TOC

I'would like to add different colors in my TOC, depending on the chapter. I've a color for the header, section subsection of each chapter (red chapter one, blue chapter two etc...). With this code I ...
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1answer
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Plots in TikZ don't work

I want to do some plots using TikZ, however the following code doesn't work: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pgf,tikz}% \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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What fonts does this article use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out what fonts are used in a document/picture? I wonder what font is used in this article ? I've used WhatTheFont but can't find the result. And Fond ...
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TikZ: draw only a certain central length of a given path

I have two nodes (A) and (B), and I want to only draw a central segment of the straight line between them, of a certain given length (say 2cm, but will vary). Is there some way I can do this? I am ...
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2answers
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How can I ignore everything except a specified environment?

In other words, I'd like to have the comment environment of the verbatim package "inverted". I am pretty sure I read about some package allowing this some time ago, but I can't recall its name (nor ...
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1answer
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Aligning nodes with TikZ

Consider this: There are several problems: The \exists operator is not horizontaly aligned with the following node (a,b). There is too little space between foobar and the node below it and ...
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1answer
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How to put part of a TikZ graphic into a box to measure its size

After adding support for tooltips today in pdfcomment (\pdftooltip) I wanted to make a TikZ example with tooltip annotations. Within \pdftooltip the annotated element is set into a box to measure the ...
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2answers
552 views

Setting sub-section when section is not numbererd

My code looks something like: \section*{Perspectives} \setcounter{subsection}{1} \subsection{...} The problem is that the subsection now starts from 0.2 instead of 0.1 initially, whereas I want it ...
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Chapter formatting

I use report document class and the thing is that I would like to remove Chapter x phrase, add chapter number before chapter title and remove blank place between chapter name and top of page. For ...
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1answer
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How can I use an hbox inside a TikZ environment for text dimension measurement?

I'm trying to use an \hbox to measure the dimensions of a certain text. This is working in normal text as in the following example: \setbox37=\hbox{this is a text that I want to measure} text width ...
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1answer
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TikZ trees grow right typesets things “upside down”

This is a pretty minor gripe with what is a great library. \documentclass[border=3em]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{trees} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[grow=right] \node {a} ...
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Expandable Nested Boxes with TikZ

Could someone please post a minimal tikz example to draw this: I am currently doing this with nested tables, but would like to see how it can be done with tikz. The nodes would ideally have a ...

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