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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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Lifespan lines in TeX

I'm writing a document (written in plainTeX) about the lives of important mathematicians and physicists in human history. Now I have a problem I'd like to tackle. I need to be able to visualize their ...
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How do I add syntax coloring to my C++ source code in beamer

I have just learned how to insert source code into beamer with the listings package. However I dont know how to go about adding any syntax coloring on the C++ source code. How do I do that? Here ...
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side by side minipages with keepaspectratio=true

This question may seem superficially similar to side by side minipage figures but in fact I believe its different. This code produces a result which is messed up (the text should be under the ...
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How to put C++ source code into beamer slides [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How display LaTeX code in LaTeX document? How do I fit java style source code in one frame in beamer? How do I add C++ formatted and coloured source code to my beamer ...
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Better looking nested subscripts and superscripts

I have a situation where I need to subscript a superscript in math mode (and actually, subscript that subscript in some cases). (Please don't waste time telling me to change my notation; this is the ...
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Beamer Bibliography Icon

I want to list my references in a beamer presentation using thebibliography environment, with the nice little book icon (\beamertemplatebookbibitems) and article icon ...
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Solution for typesetting interviews in LaTeX?

Are there any packages for typesetting interviews in LaTeX? Of course, I could manually format all the text but I am sure that there are typographical rules for interview sections that I would ...
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what is the best package for making a math poster? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create posters using LaTeX I am going to make a poster. I find that there are several possibilities: e.g., beamerposter, a0poster, baposter. Does anyone know ...
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Referencing part of a book that's by multiple authors, but not in an edited collection

I need to add a bibliographic reference to a section of a book in bibtex, which is a paper with its own title, by a single author, but in a book that's written by four authors, and not an edited ...
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Latex: Reference label individual images within figure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does an environment's label have to appear after the caption? I currently have: \begin{wrapfigure}{R}{0.3\textwidth} \vspace{-20pt} \begin{center} ...
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Beamer, alltt environment and \only

I have got the following problem using an alltt environment in a beamer document. I placed an alltt environment inside a block environment. Then all line breaks are correct in the output document. But ...
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1answer
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Automatically center array of images inside table cell

I have this kind of table: \begin{tabular}{p{0.5\textwidth}|p{0.5\textwidth}} caption1 & caption2 \\ \includegraphics[params]{path11} \includegraphics[params]{path12} ... ...
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Font and Style considerations for business reporting

I read through this question on general considerations about using LaTeX for business reporting. I am interested in any advice on how to style LaTeX appropriately for business type reports. For ...
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1answer
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insert MAPLE algorithm to LaTeX

I am writing my dissertation through LaTeX, and I want to insert the code from MAPLE, it is about 2 pages and I am not sure how to include the algorithm, do you have any idea how am I going to do it?
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A flexible enumeration for my maths dissertation

So I'm currently writing my maths dissertation. Say I am in "section 5" of the dissertation and am ordering lemmas, propositions, theorems and corollaries by 5.1, 5.2, 5.3,... etc. Is there a way to ...
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1answer
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Use ampersand & in citations and bibliography in biblatex

With biblatex and biber, citations in the text and the entries in the bibliography use the word and before the last author by default. I would like to replace this with the ampersand &. My ...
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What is the difference between \maketitle and \titlepage in Beamer?

I am looking for someone who has read the lengthy Beamer manual. Using \maketitle \begin{document} \maketitle \end{document} versus using \titlepage \begin{document} \begin{frame} \titlepage ...
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What is the correct syntax for subfootnote?

After upgrading from ConTeXt stable to beta, any code containing subfootnote does not compile. E.g.: \definestructureconversionset [footnote] [numbers, Characters] [numbers] \setupenumerations ...
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Changing vertical space between paragraphs globally

To obtain space between paragraphs I'm currently using \medskip. (I'm not using the parksip package as this gave me problems with space when writing lists. Also when using it I couldn't work out how ...
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1answer
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Why are \@title, \@author, and \@date cleared during \maketitle?

(This is not a duplicate of How can I use @author, @date, and @title after maketitle?) I understand that \maketitle resets a bunch of macros, including \@title, \@author, \@date, and \maketitle ...
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1answer
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MikTeX cannot find the file

Why is it that MikTeX's XeTeX cannot find my file? Dude, you're right there in the same directory as the file, why can't you see it?!
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votes
1answer
444 views

XeLaTeX, otf fonts and dotless i

I am on an ubuntu machine with XeLaTeX and have been facing this annoying issue. On setting roman font to any of my otf files (Adobe Jenson Pro, Adobe Garamond Pro etc), the dotless i and j characters ...
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votes
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redefine \ref so that it also shows page number?

i was idly wondering instead of having see Section \ref{labelname} produces see Section 4.1.1 i could make it so that see Section \ref{labelname} produces see Section 4.1.1 (p65) is this ...
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Specify name of reference

See the MWE below. I want to achieve that, the \nameref{c} is printed as Appendix not as Some Stuff. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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How can I align two split environments at the equal signs?

\documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} ...
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votes
1answer
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Setting default distance between subfigures

I use a lot of subfigures in my thesis. What I realize now is that the captions between adjacent subfigures are very close together, which makes them hard to read. My two questions are therefore: ...

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