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How to install third-party modules for ConTeXt (MacTex distribution)?

I install MacTeX basic package and then install context by tlmgr. How do I install third-party modules?
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Labeling linguistic examples with language information

I'm writing a linguistics paper that uses a large amount of linguistic examples from a wide variety of languages, using the gb4e package. I want to be able to label each example with information about ...
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Defining a phrase containing math and text usable in both math and text mode

I would like to define a phrase once that contains both math and text, and be able to use usable in both math and text mode. For example: \newcommand{\Constraint}{\ensuremath{x \neq 0} \text{ and } ...
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How to define the vertical location of navigation text?

I am using beamer2thesis, i.e., the beamerthemeTorinoTh style to compile my presentation slides. It is nice but I realized that I need to do some modifications. The upper header stripes seems quite ...
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Why should I ever use equation when I can always use align? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: align vs equation Is there any reason why I should use equation when I align seems to produce the same output? The reason I am asking is that I like solving math using ...
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Where to download pdflatex.exe?

I ran a Google search but nothing too clear showed up. I'm looking for a Windows 7 compatible version of pdflatex.exe to help me in typesetting some math I have in an Illustrator project. I heard ...
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How do I turn titles into hyperlinks in verbose mode using BibLaTeX and hyperref?

I'm using hyperref and BibLaTeX's verbose style, and would like for bibliography entries and initial (but not subsequent) citations, instead of printing out a URL, to use the URL to make the titles of ...
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make flashmode work [closed]

I am not sure whether this is an appropriate question for tex.SE. Anyway: I am trying to use Flashmode, which I discovered reading the answers to this question. Unfortunately I am not able to make it ...
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Incompatibility between etextools and etoolbox command \dolistloop (\forlistloop)?

The following code uses the etoolbox package to convert a list a,b,c into an internal list (called \mylist) and then typesets that with colons: a:b:c:. However, when I load the etextools package (by ...
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Summary based on environments/custom commands

Suppose I am taking notes in class and label certain things with my own environment like: \begin{Theorem} Important Theorem Here. \end{Theorem} or smaller key ideas labeled with my own command ...
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How to clear what has been previously declared with \AtEndDocument?

I am using a class file that uses \AtEndDocument to include a table of contents at the end of the document. However, I would like to override the original \AtEndDocument and force the document not to ...
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Ref a picture within a node

I would like to know if we can reference a (tikz)picture within a node from another picture. In this way, I could create a PDF with multiple pictures which give details of each node from my first ...
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Varying number of columns in multi-equation environment

Consider the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\expr}[1]{\begin{pmatrix}x_#1\\y_#1\end{pmatrix}} \begin{document} \begin{equation} c = a \cdot b ...
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How to underline the name of a journal in bibliography without modifying the .bib file [closed]

I'm trying to underline the name of the journals in my bibliography without modifying the .bib file. I'm using BibTeX. I'm not familiar with the packages and syntax that is used in the hacks I've seen ...
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1answer
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Latex : spacing of Figures inserted as Tables

I have inserted 2 figures into my Latex document as a table, using a mini page, so that they are next to each other. When i turn it into a PDF document, the figures overlap. I would like to be able to ...
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Coloring chapters and sections with respect to parts

I am using the book document class and I want to produce a document with several parts, chapters, sections, sections and subsections. I would like to make it easier for the reader by coloring ...
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1answer
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TikZ library automata using option double with shorten

I'm trying to draw an automata using TikZ and the library automata. An accepting state I would like to denote by a double circle but the distance between the two circles should be larger than the ...
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1answer
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How can I place numbers into marks of a plot?

I have the following plot with this latex-source: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{plotmarks} %%%< \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} ...
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1answer
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Ps2pdf: checking version on a Windows machine

I use TexLive 2011 and Ghostscript 9.05 on Windows XP. I see that my WinEdt when calling ps2pdf for the ps > pdf conversion is using Ghostscript 9.04 (which I do not have anymore on my machine). ...
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Putting equations in \intertext to annotate a proof

I'm trying to typeset a proof with Latex. When I do proofs, I like to alternate between a line of text, to explain each step, and the resulting equation. I also like to have the equations align at the ...
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1answer
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Multicols custom column width

I need to use multicol package to create columns of custom width. I am unable to figure out how to achieve this. I would also need to switch from one column to another based on specific content.
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LuaTeX font database cannot be created in MiKTeX 2.9 [closed]

Quite in a hurry I am trying to setup MiKTeX 2.9 on the computer of a friend of mine. We started with the portable version but the problem is the same in the normal install. Before the compilation ...
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1answer
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Larger arrows in xy

I'm trying to make a poster, and have managed to enlarge math symbols in XY for my diagrams, but the arrows are too thin and unless you're right up against the poster, the arrow heads are almost ...
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1answer
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How can I tell ConTeXt to automatically rotate images to fit their dimensions most accurately?

I have high resolution images that would be much more effectively executed in landscape format. Is there a way to tell ConTeXt to automatically place images in landscape format to suit their ...
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Will TikZ compilation become faster? [closed]

I find that TikZ compilations are rather slow. I often work with old computers and the LaTeX compilation is very fast but TikZ slows down the process. Externalizing the graphics helps but making a ...
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votes
1answer
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Aligning picture with displaymath

I have a small picture of a graph and I would like to align it with its adjacency matrix, defined within math environment, side by side on a page. I tried to use subfig package, but the matrix is then ...
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Mapping a macro onto multiple lists simultaneously

I have a macro (say \myMacro) that takes three arguments (say a, b, c) and I want to write another macro (say \otherMacro) that given three lists of parameters (comma delimited lists and all of the ...
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Part style in memoir class

I use the \chapterstyle{thatcher} in memoir class. I would like the part style would be similar to the chapter style - but with title centered in the page. As I'm a newbie in LaTeX world, I wonder ...
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How to use the equivalent of a vfill in a tabular environment?

I have a table with two columns and one row. The first one is long and determines the overall height of the table (if need be it can be fixed to \textheight). In the second column I have two images. I ...
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How to run Metafont in TeXnicCenter

I want to create a Feynman diagram, with the feynmf package. While compiling, no error occurs, but no diagram is produced. I have searched through the net, and I found that I have to create an mf ...
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Is it possible to prevent some part of text (headers, footers) from selection?

I'm looking for a solution that will allow me to prevent some parts of the final pdf file (header, footer) from being selected and copied. It is to allow easier quoting of longer parts of texts from ...
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blocks attached to each other

For my thesis, I often need to write blocks attached to each other. More explicitely, I want to have blocks as in page 13 of http://eprint.iacr.org/2006/392.pdf. EDIT: @morbusg. Is it possible to ...
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1answer
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Small-caps, old-style numbers, and some ligatures produce odd symbols in PDF copy text?

This is a problem I've had consistently with XeLaTeX. Here's a small example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX,Numbers={OldStyle,Proportional}]{Minion Pro} ...
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1answer
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Tweaking the appearance of a \label

I have a label that references what is currently section 1.4. Can I tweak either the \ref or \label so that it appears as 4 (i.e. only the subsection number) when reffed?
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Newbie table formatting/numbering question

I'm trying to format a table like the following: 0.0a summarry b other summarry (long) .1a junk b more junk 1.0a etc b so forth Ie, with all the ...
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Changing the working directory when including files in a subdirectory

I'm working on a mathematics magazine that involves multiple articles from different authors. I would like to give each article a sub-directory in which I can store all the relevant files - .tex, ...
2
votes
1answer
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tabular tabularx automatic linebreak (p/m/b doesn't work as expected)

The following snipped should break at the end of the column \begin{table}[hb] \begin{tabular}{|l|p{.5\textwidth}|} \hline \bfseries Col 1 & \bfseries Col 2\\\hline \hline Line ...
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2answers
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Set section and subsection header to ttf font in KOMA-script

I'd like to set a custom font I acquired for all section and subsection headers in a scratcl paper I'm writing. It's a ttf and installed correctly on my Mac. I know about \setkomafont and ...
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1answer
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Checking I have LaTeX packages installed

I want to ensure I have the packages pst-pdf, auto-pst-pdf and pdfcrop. I run tlmgr --gui and search for these and appear to install them. However, if then do kpsewhich pst-pdf at the terminal it ...
2
votes
1answer
191 views

Force impagination sequence

I want to force my document to be in this order: text tabular image This group is repeated some times; as you can imagine the compiler mix the elements (e.g. text1, tab1, text2, tab2, img1, img2). ...
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votes
1answer
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Package flashmovie removed from TeX Live?

Since my last update of Tex Live (10 days ago), the package flashmovie has been removed from TeX Live repository. I'm wondering if it is intentional? Does any one have an idea? It is sort of annoying: ...
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2answers
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Tagging for PSFrag

What programs do people use to put their tags on ready to be replaced by psfrag? I've tried inkscape but if I write in the text "hello" say with inkscape then export as eps PSfrag doesn't seem to ...
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1answer
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References that include section/appendix heading id? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create multilevel figure / table numbers? Continuous v. per-chapter/section numbering of figures, tables, and other document elements \documentclass{article} ...
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1answer
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Yasnippet, Sweave: How to make snippets work from .Rnw files?

I use yasnippet's defined in ~/.emacs.d/plugins/yasnippet-0.6.1c/snippets/text-mode/latex-mode to insert small pieces of code when working with LaTeX. I recently started to use Sweave and therefore ...
2
votes
2answers
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Figures and Tables 'push down' text in the right column

When I use the IEEE two-column latex template, sometimes the text in the right column does not start at the top, but gets 'pushed down'. This happens sometimes when adding figures or table. A similar ...
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votes
2answers
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Hyphenatable material enclosed in group braces

I have text that I need to repeat quite a few times: \newcommand{\repeatme}{text to repeat that is somewhat long and verbose} I'd like to underline this text and have it not cause hbox overflow ...
0
votes
1answer
243 views

How do I install context modules in the ubuntu distribution of ConTeXt

Tonight, right before I started trying to compile my dissertation, ConTeXt ate itself. I have determined that the maintained version of ConTeXt in the ubuntu distribution is of appropriate vintage to ...
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votes
1answer
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Delete .aux file in order to successfully compile

From time to time I need to prepare presentations, and I use the beamer class plus the minted package. I would like to know why sometimes I need to delete the aux file generated by pdflatex to ...
5
votes
3answers
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adding captions outside of a figure or table?

For my thesis, I have written a computer program that reads in a parameter file. I want to show the parameter file in my thesis but am not sure what the best way to go about this is. Ultimately, I ...
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TeX Live 2011: tlmgr not using xz after system upgrade [closed]

I have moved my TeX Live installation directories from one computer to another when I bought a newer system. I simply did a tar cfj texlive.tbz /texlive/ (the root directory where I had put TeX Live) ...

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