# All Questions

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### How to build my own TeXLive Distribution scheme?

how can I build my own TeXLive Distribution scheme? I needed a special scheme for distributional reasons, which means to include only the packages needed and also for a better redistribution. To be ...
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### How to generate a TeX-file containing information of all installed packages of an actual TeXLive

Is it possible to generate a TeX-file with all information needed about the installed packages of a TeXLive distribution? If you want only certain elements of the table, you can use this snippet. :-) ...
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### Using docmute to import separate document as part of proof?

I have a theorem with a long proof. The proof is so long that it's formed from several separate LaTeX files, each of which I need to be able to work on independently. The way I usually do this is with ...
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### Dot below letter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TeX accents do not seem to work with fontspec and xe/lua/latex Very frequently I need to write letters with dots below (like ḥ or ṭ) for transliteration. It's ok when ...
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### Getting Proper PDF Hyperrefs

What is the easiest way of including your listoffigures and listoftables in your tableofcontents to have it display List of Figures ......... page number in the table of contents? I am using : ...
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### BibTeX author tag string limitation

I've stumbled upon a limitation within BibTeX. I have to cite a medline entry which admittedly has a huge list of authors. When I take them all, LaTeX refuses to compile my document, when they're ...
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### Change chapter name in ToC

I need to change "Chapter" word to, for example, "Heading". I tried to use command \renewcommand{\chaptername}{Heading} but it changed chapter name only in text, but in ToC it's still "Chapter". How ...
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### Edition field in BibTeX: How to use “custom” entries?

As far as I know the recommended way to fill the edition field for BiBTeX entries is to use write out ordinal numbers capitalized such as edition = {Second} BibTeX then usually outputs "second ...
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### Print programs with its proper syntax by minted [closed]

I have post a question several weeks ago: Print programs with its proper syntax, and I finally decided to use the package minted. I summarize a little bit my needs here: the language I define has its ...
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### How to increase the size of first character in a chapter (Drop-Caps)

I would like to know how I can increase the size of the first alphabet of first paragraph of a chapter using (Xe/La/?)tex. Please look at the image shown below. What is such an effect called? How ...
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### Include hspace in header/footer in fancyhdr? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I force a \hspace at the beginning of a line? I am trying to put a postal address in the footer. I want the first line to be "Address: Address line1", then the ...
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### Is it possible to compile minted under Emacs?

I am trying to use minted package... Here is an example minimal.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{minted}{c} int main() { printf("hello, world"); return 0; 4 } ...
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### Double Subscript for Subsequences

What's the best way to write subsequences? $x_n_i$ gives an error, while $x_{n_{i}}$ works, but it just looks like $x_{ni}$ (the i isn't lowered enough below the n)...
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### HTML converter possible as a TeX package?

I know there are a lot of threads on existing Tex-HTML converters already, but I have a question about the feasibility of creating one. Existing tools use other scripting languages to parse raw TeX ...
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### document class for a restaurant menu

I'd like to typeset a restaurant menu. What would be a good document class or package to use? I'm hoping for an answer similar to this thread: Survey Document Class or Package?
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### biblatex-chicago + a 'seenote' cross-reference

I'm trying to modify biblatex-chicago to meet the idiosyncratic style of a specific journal. One thing they insist on is that subsequent citations of a work should appear in a shortened form along ...
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### The Title of Document Runs off the page, as part of header on page 3

Here's my preamble: \documentclass[11pt]{amsart} \usepackage{geometry} % See geometry.pdf to learn the layout options. There are lots. \geometry{letterpaper} % ... or ...
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### Displaying slides with Beamer and Article class

(Edited to include a MWE; note that the current version is much simpler than what was mentioned in the original question and is essentially acceptable.) Right now, I create an article version of my ...
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### How to change the background color of \framebox?

I'm trying to change a picture drawn using the plain picture environment and I need to change the background color of certain \framebox to lightgrey. Is it possible? I know that there are more ...
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### Strange error in my table

I need help with an error: \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{@{}ccp{8cm}@{}} \toprule Valor DOP & Calificación & Descripción \\ \cmidrule(c){1-1}\cmidrule(c){2-2}\cmidrule(p){3-3} ...
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### Alignment base on two reference nodes

I am new to tikz. If I have two nodes [A] and [B] as: [A] [B] How do I align [C] so that it is vertically below [A] and horizontally left of [B] such that: [A] [C] [B] without ...
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### How does one append material to a token list?

Several times, the floatrow package uses \newtoks which (according to this website) means that a token register is allocated. An example code snippet is ...
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### Extra space behind month for \today with \usepackage[norsk]{babel} in December

When using \today and \usepackage[norsk]{babel} (babel <v3.8l>) in December there is an extra space behind the month name. How do I get around this? \documentclass{article} ...
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### hspace except at the beginning of a line

I am using the footmisc package: \usepackage[perpage,para]{footmisc} Every time I make a footnote, I use my own podnote command: \newcommand{\podnote}[1]{\footnote{\hspace{-1ex}#1}} However, I ...
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### Displaying HTML, Asian fonts, fonttype and tabs

How do I get LaTeX to just print the following lines as plain text? The angled brackets are messed up when I compile the .tex file into .ps the main texts are bounded by <p>...</p> within ...
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### Rectangular diagram with TikZ

I have a problem with getting rectangular diagrams in LaTeX. For example, the diagram below gives a diagram which looks like a trapezium. What do I need to change to get what I want ? \begin{center} ...
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### How to typeset - - with lstlisting package?

Consider this small example: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{listings} %for listings of the source code \begin{document} \lstset{language=sh} ...
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### Create an array in TikZ with \underbrace in different colors

I would like to create TikZ something like: ------------------------------- ... ---------------- | 0000 | 0001 | 0010 | 0100 | | 0111 | 1111 | ------------------------------ ... ...
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### Omit list of acronyms

I have a text which includes some acronyms \ac{ABC}, but I want to omit the list of acronyms from my final document. As this post suggests, I tried: \usepackage[nolist]{acronym} but the title ...
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### Resetting alignment in the align environment

I have a few aligned lists of coefficients. One set of coefficients has three columns and the other has four. At the moment I display them with two align environments: \begin{align} \gamma_1 ...
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### How to get correct arrow orientation on TikZ arc?

I'm trying to fix the following TikZ figure, where the circle device in the middle should be embraced by two bended arrows pointing counter-clockwise. I have drawn these arrows with an arc path, ...
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### How may i add a paper stucture? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PDF letterhead as document background Does anybody know, how to get a paper structure like shown at http://www.tsengbooks.com/showbooks.html ? I've heard this would be ...
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### “Cannot find file” error when running biber

I'm commuting to using the new biber/biblatex system of referencing. Previously I have been using bibtex as a backend and have tried converting to biber. I'm using MikTeX 2.9 under windows xp sp3. I ...
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### MathJax - how to render equations in “title” atribute? [closed]

Is it possible to force MathJax to render equations that are in title attribute of img or other element ? e.g. <img src="xx.png title =" $$\frac {3}{4}}$$ "> now it don't work. Page ...
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### beamer: best way to span long enumerations on different frames

I have a question about beamer and enumerations. Which is the best way in beamer to split a long enumeration in such a way that each main point has its own frame? I already found this related answer ...
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### Using simple quotes “” instead of \text{}

Is there a way to use newcommand or some other nice technique to transform any occurence of "bla" in math mode into \text{bla} The reason I ask is because it is easy, and doesn't interrupt the ...
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### PSTricks transparency does not work with MikTeX's XeLaTeX

I use MikTeX and have updated all packages several minutes ago. The problem is that XeLaTeX produces a weird result where the transparency parts become opaque. It is not caused by preview as ...
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### RTL theorems with ntheorem and xetex have separator in wrong place

(This is a split-off from another RTL ntheorem issue.) When you have a theorem in RTL language text (e.g. Hebrew), using XeTeX+polyglossia(+bidi)+ntheorem, the theorem separator comes out before, ...
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### Why is siunitx unable to typeset this mixed symbolic and numeric argument to \SI?

I'm using the MacTeX 2011 Distribution on OSX Lion (both with all updates installed) and I get a strange error from the siunitx package, that did not occur with MacTex 2010 on Snow Leopard. As a ...
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### How to change the opacity of PSTricks strokes?

I need to change the opacity of PSTricks strokes, is it possible to do this?
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### strange error with siunitx and sans serif font [closed]

After reinstalling my system, I'm getting a weird "Parameters must be numbered consecutively." error message when trying to use siunitx with a sans serif font. Here is a minimal example code: ...
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### Dissertation: How to customize *.bst?

I am almost finished with my PhD thesis (of course in TeX) :) I was looking for hours for a nice bib style which fits the requirements of the Prof, then I looked into the *.bst which rather confused ...
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### Multiple header lines with fancyhdr in LyX?

Is it possible break up a long header or footer line so that they are positioned in two or more vertically aligned lines using fancyhdr? For example I want to break up "This is an example of a ...
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### Wrap text around pseudocode

I use algorithm/algorithmic packages to write some pseudocode. The width of the box spans across the entire page and I was wondering if there is any way to constrain it (since the actual code doesn't ...
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### Error “Dimension too large” (\@tempdima) when using HTML color 097054 with beamer's \setbeamercovered{transparent} option

The code \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation>{\setbeamercovered{transparent}} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \onslide<2>{\textcolor[HTML]{097054}{foo}} \end{frame} ...
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### Problem with preview package (and standalone class) with tikz

I updated MacTeX recently with TeX Live Manager and I installed the last tikz/pgf CVS (02/12/2011) and I got a problem with the standalone class. The size of the picture seems fine but nothing is ...
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### How would I recursively add the document source code to an appendix?

For kicks, I would like to include the source code as an appendix. It's rather superfluous, yes, but it's puzzling. I commonly have documents that are structured thusly: main.tex includes: ...
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### Option clash for package geometry

I am writing a document in which I wish to switch to landscape part way through. I thought I could use the line \usepackage[a4paper,landscape]{geometry} to accomplish this but I get an error. I ...