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Unequal equilibrium arrows with overhead text

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \begin{document} \ce{CH2OH + ATP <=>>[\text{Hexokinase}] + \text{glucose 6-phosphate} + ADP + H+} \\ \ce{CH2OH + ATP ...
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customization of the apa-style with biblatex

I'm trying to help a friend who needs to use the apa-style for his dissertation. Two things should be modified since he uses the \footcite command: The title (of the book) should appear in the ...
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Right Align Equation Number with hfill in Custom Environment

I have a couple of custom environments that I want to be able to use \hfill to right align the last column (similar to what {align} environment does with equation labels}. I attempted to use \hfill ...
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subfigure - how to eliminate (a), (b), …

I am using the subfigure package to reference parts of a figure. It works just fine when each of the subfigures is a single plot and I want LaTeX to insert labels (a), (b) ... under each. However, for ...
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Language in biblatex?

If I want to produce a referece like this in my bibliography: Boncompagni, Baldassarre. Tre scritti inediti di Leonardo Pisano. — Firenze : Tipografia Galileiana, 1854. — 122 p. (in Lat.) Do I use ...
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xypic not showing arrowheads

I have (supposedly) successfully installed xypic and am attempting to draw some diagrams. Everything is compiling just fine, but no matter what I do I cannot get the heads of the arrows to appear. All ...
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How to hide some references in biblatex?

I've almost figured out how to cite a multi-volume book (as per my other question). I've separated it into 3 entities - and then used Set to put it into bibliography. @Book{Boncompagni_2_vol, ...
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Use tikz (for example) to draw pictures in hyperbolic geometry

I would like to draw pictures in the Poincaré disk model for hyperbolic geometry. Are there any built-in or add-on packages for tikz to do this? For example, it would be nice to have functions for ...
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How to prevent space before a column environment in beamer?

I'm having the following block layout on one frame \subsection{Typen} \begin{frame} Zwei Arten von Typen \begin{block}{Wertetypen mit \texttt{rt::ValueType}} { ...
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toc/hyperref heading issue

The bibliography in my document is "incorporating" the appendices in the TOC and the bookmark structure using hyperref. The page number in TOC for Bibliography is also bigger than all other page ...
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LaTeX table: line thickness varying and incorrect horizontal alignment

This LaTeX source ( http://pastebin.com/3HdpbQi5 ) yields two types of errors ( http://i.stack.imgur.com/4J87t.png ): The line thickness of the table borders in the primary header row varies and the ...
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Alternate section title for use in header

I'm TeXing a course for a teacher of mine, and he wants me to have the section titles in the headers (I use fancyhdr to achieve this). He also wants me to retain the section titles he gave me in the ...
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Diagram displayed as an equation

Sorry to ask a direct question like that but: how can you do that ? Is it a complicated use of align ? Is it really and equation (mathmode) ?
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Easiest way to delete a column?

I have a set of 10 tables and each has an extra column that I don't want. Specifically, these tables are descriptions of database tables exported by phpMyAdmin, and they all have a "MIME" column that ...
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Putting two texts side-by-side

I am currently translating a book and typesetting the translation. For reviewing purposes, I would find it very useful to display the original and translated texts side-by-side, without having to ...
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alignment of text between 2 lines in align*

I have this: \begin{align*} &f(1) = -11 & &\mbox{while q satisfies} &q(1) = 11,\\ &f(-2) = 20 & &\mbox{} &q(-1) = 20 \end{align*} which puts the text "while" ...
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theorem-like environments: italic correction and endmark placement

How would you define theorem-like environments so that: (1) theorems are set in italics with italic correction and (2) proof endmarks occur directly after text?
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How to cite a motion picture or TV show?

I want to cite motion pictures and TV series using commands such as \citep{} and a external bibtex file. What is the proper way? I'm using the natlib package and the configuration commands ...
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Numbered section hidden from the ToC

I'm writing a set of course notes that has an appendix containing many activities. I do not wish the activities to be shown in the Table of Contents, but I do wish them to be numbered. Here is the ...
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Tables float into bibliography

I have a sequence of sections of my paper, followed by a bibliography (bibtex). It looks pretty much like \input{asection} \input{appendix} \bibliography(bibfile} The problem is, "appendix" ...
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\leqslant causes “Undefined control sequence”

I have the following line: $0 \leqslant b \leqslant 1$ I want to display 0 <= b <= 1, but I get Undefined control sequence thanks
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Symbol for Phone Number in Resume

I've chosen to create my resume in LaTeX ( out of curiosity ). I thought printing a "clean" symbol of a phone before my phone_no will look nice ... Is there such a symbol? any packages?
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thesis won't compile anymore! [closed]

I opened up my thesis this morning to compile and nothing happens! It worked fine Saturday. LyX hangs and when I exported to .tex and tried to compile with TeX Shop it also hangs. here is the console ...
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Center figure that is wider than \textwidth

I have a figure that is wider than the \textwidth of my document. (I don't want to change the \textwidth.) As a result, the leftmost part of the figure is flush with the left margin, while the ...
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About reference in appendix

After adding an additional reference section in the appendix part, I want to the number of each reference item is after the number of reference in the main body of the paper. So that it should be ...
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typesetting different characters with different colors in a DNA sequence

I have created a macro which I used to format DNA sequences, as they should be in the monospaced font and uppercased: \newcommand{\DNA}[1]{\texttt{\uppercase{#1}}} Now I have a column with some ...
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Get a thicker \bar

How to get a \bar more thicker (0.8pt for example) than usual and fit all character?
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Big Decorative Quotes

I want to make some definition in my thesis very clear, by putting it in its own line, with stylish, decorative (or whatever you call it) quotes. How can I do that in Latex?
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Get a box with zero depth including some text

How to get a box including some text in text mode, which depth 0pt?
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LaTeX word wrapping poorly

LaTeX is not word wrapping this anything close to sanely: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \geometry{margin=1in} ...
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Displaying results using chessboard

When displaying results of a game using chessboard, a mysterious Z shows up. In the following code, I would like to display the result as "1-0", but it shows up as "Z1-0." How can I avoid this? ...
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Error: Leading too small: minimum 12pt, saw values as small as 11.9pt

I'm submitting my assignment and get error from the automated format checker. First of all, I use: \documentclass[letterpaper,twocolumn,10pt]{article} Error: Leading too small: minimum 12pt, saw ...
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biblatex in TeXnicCenter?

How do I "install" biblatex in texniccenter? The editor has either an option to use "BibTex" or not. How do I "hook" biblatex into it instead? Sorry I am completely lost in what I am doing here.
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Redefining figure* for Beamer

I have a single figure* graphic in a separate file (let's just call this x.tex). This file is shared across several latex documents and is inserted with input for each document. Unfortunately, when I ...
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1answer
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Un-fulfilled reference listing

Is there a simple way (i.e not inspecting the output of a processing run) to get a list of un-fulfilled references? As in, if i reference something \ref{SomethingReallyCoolIHaventThoughtOfYet} ...
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Capitalize chapter* in toc with classicthesis

When adding a chapter entry in the toc, I would like to get it as the other chapters, ie capitalized… For instance, add this line \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Test} between these two lines of ...
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LaTeX document to epub or mobi ebook formats (with mathematical formulas)

Recently I purchased an ebook reader (Kindle), and I want to export some of my document in LaTeX to an ebook format. I tried exporting from LaTeX to PDF, but isn't perfect because I have to zoom ...
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Adding space between columns in a table

I notice that the space between each column of a table in LaTeX is not quite wide (at least for me). Is there any way to set this? I found the \hspace, but I don't get how to use this in the table. ...
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Positioning figures in specific places. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned Whenever I insert a figure into my document, it is placed wherever it can fit. Sometimes this is before section ...
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How to reference a multi-volume book with bibtex?

I would like to reference a multi-volume book, like so: Boncompagni, Baldassarre. Scritti di Leonardo Pisano matematico del secolo decimoterzo. — Roma, Tipografia delle scienze matematiche e fisiche, ...
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Page numbering with figures and tables

I'm having a bit of trouble with my LaTeX document. I've been writing quite a bit, and have a few images and a table that I'm referring to. My first problem is, that I have some text, then image, ...
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1answer
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CJK-friendly Ubuntu editor or IDE for XeLaTeX

I've seen this discussion about the best IDEs for LaTeX on Ubuntu: XEmacs/AucTeX is recommended by my colleagues off of this site. However, I'm interested in the specific case of mixed CJK/Roman ...
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Indentation and line wraps in TeXShop

As pointed out in this question, in TeXShop there is no way to make source paragraphs (i.e. long lines with no hard wraps) follow source indents automatically, that is, while typing. The solution ...
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1answer
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bibliography author initial spacing

I am using the IEEE LaTeX bibliography style, and I want to make a small change to the format of authors' names. This is not actually for submission to the IEEE so changing the format won't be a ...
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1answer
668 views

Bibliography Total pages?

How can I indicate in my bibliography that the reference has 500 pages in total, for example. As I understand, the keyword "pages" in Bibtex refers to the specific page or page ranges.
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1answer
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Problem with special characters in listings

I'm having problems with my TeX document. I'm trying to import my java file in listings to get syntax colouring and stuff. My java files contains comments in Danish, which means they contain special ...
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votes
1answer
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Passing shape argument to titleformat as a command

I aim at using to types of chapter headings in my document: for preambule and appendix, simple underlined upper case, while for the main chapters, I want to have a full page with "chapter n / Title" ...
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1answer
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Mirroring a TeX Live Installation Onto Another System

I have installed TeX Live 2010 on my PC and laptop. Both systems are running Windows XP SP3, and TeX Live is installed in C:\texlive in both systems. Recently, I ran TeX Live Manager on my PC, and ...
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Where to find the gnuplot lua-tikz-terminal?

Where can I still download the gnuplot tikz terminal? I keep winding up at broken links... Or is there another alternative that makes gnuplot output tikz drawings? Oh, and will I be able to get it ...

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