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automatically cope with special characters in LaTeX hyperlink anchor caption

I am generating LaTeX code in an automated way and have run into a problem I'm not quite sure how to solve. The problem occurs when I am generating a clickable contents page using hyperlinks. File ...
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pgfplots: putting marker labels outside of the plot

the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{tikz} \usepgfplotslibrary{groupplots} \begin{document} \begin{figure} ...
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XeTeX source code

There has already been a question on where to find the source code for pdfTeX. The answer is that it can be found on CTAN, in the systems directory. Unfortunately, the source code for XeTeX is not ...
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Latex/Bibtex lowercasing entries in references [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file I have entries like this in my bib file: @misc{paper, title = {"My Fancy Paper"}, howpublished = ...
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Typesetting permutations with latex

I split the question into two parts and included some answers. 1. Alternatives to the permute-package The permute-package is very old (version 0.2, 1999) and can lead to problems in connection with ...
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Legend referencing in caption *and* externalization

I am trying to make a reference to a plot inside a figure's caption while using the externalize library. The issue of plot reference using externalization has already been raised in this question. I ...
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Using permute with glossaries

There is a problem with using the package permute with glossaries. A minimal working example: (by the way a minimal working example to show how an "index of notation" can be created) ...
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biblatex-apa and Unicode characters

When I use one of the default styles in biblatex, Unicode characters are correctly printed in the bibliography. When I use the biblatex-apa package, on the other hand, (adding the option style = apa ...
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Why don't \pscircle and \psellipse move the current point before drawing their shapes?

I have tested all PSTricks closed curves: \psframe \psccurve \pspolygon \pswedge \psellipticwedge \pscircle \psellipse and I noticed that only \pscircle and \psellipse do not move the current ...
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Using colorbox in a Listing/minipage with underscore “_”

I am having some issues with using \colorbox{}{} in combination with an underscore. The Listing will compile without issues and highlighting the text properly, but as soon as I have an underscore in ...
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Removing leader and page number from added line in ToC (memoir class)

My question is very similar to this, but a little more complicated - Yet another leader dot question and related for TOC I am trying to format my ToC using the memoir class. I want my ToC to look ...
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Reformat \frac depending on numerator/denominator size difference

Is it possible to detect cases where the second argument of \frac is much smaller than the first argument, and split it? Namely (I'm using a new macro name \wfrac to simplify things), \wfrac{x}{2} % ...
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Biblatex no printing page number

I am using biblatex package to produce my references, with the ieee style. This is what I have in the preamble: \usepackage[style=ieee, backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblio.bib} The ...
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PGFplot histogram using multiple barplots

I'am trying to create a colored histogram using barplots using the following code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ybar, ymin=0, bar width=0.2cm, axis x line*=left, nodes near ...
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LaTeX: splitting the words

I have a quite long text, and I sometimes I have words breaking in a weird way, so I wonder if there is some command in LaTeX which will prevent the splitting of words in the whole document?
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Migrating from pdfTeX to LuaTeX: Problems with reproducing output for legacy projects

I'm currently analyzing and evaluating a migration process from pdfTeX to LuaTeX for our current TeX workflow. With LuaTeX being a fork of pdfTeX and packages like luainputenc at hand it seemed ...
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1answer
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How to add a new command to invoke ImageMagick in TeXMaker?

How to add a new command to invoke ImageMagick in TeXMaker?
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Set label name on two lines in CircuiTikZ

I'm a very beginner in using circuitikz in my tex documents. I'd like to obtain a label that shows both the part name and the component value. Looking in this forum I found this solution: ...
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How to draw saturation symbol inside a node in TikZ

I'm working on a block diagram using TikZ. I'd like to create a symbol like below, which means I have to draw 5 lines inside a node and write a letter in the upper-right corner. What's the best way ...
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Which editors color/highlight between the $…$ with syntax coloring? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX Editors/IDEs I'd like to know which TeX editors have syntax coloring options which color/highlight the math mode text between the $...$. This way it is easy to see ...
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plain TeX theory, \afterassignment

Is there a real difference between \newcount\acounter \def\dosomething{\afterassignment\dosomesecret\acounter=} \def\dosomesecret{I do something with \the\acounter} and \newcount\acounter ...
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Is this layout feasible in LaTeX?

I run a cheat sheet website, and at the moment producing PDFs of the cheat sheets is a nightmare. I would like to find an easier system, and I'm wondering if LaTeX might be it. I've not used LaTeX a ...
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Is there a math symbol for right(-angled) triangle?

Cannot find one, all triangle symbols are equilateral triangles.
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“Track changes” in LaTeX

I am writing a scientific paper with my collaborator. We have submitted a version to a journal and now we got a review from them, so we need to fix a few things. In Microsoft Word there is the option ...
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Show all available fields in references

I'm using bibtex and I create my references with \bibliography{myref}. My question is what to do so that everything is shown. An example: @misc{Clason, author = {Clason,Christian}, title = ...
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Curves in polar coordinates

Why there are different units used for rectangular and polar coordinates? \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=2] \draw[->] (-1,0) -- (1,0); \draw[->] (0,-1) -- (0,1); \draw node [red] at (-1,.25) ...
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Numbers in Devanagari [closed]

First question Although the manual mentions that simple numbers would create Devanagari digits, somehow it is not working for me. The way I use it in .dn file is: {\dn || 1-23||\\} Then passing ...
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1answer
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Page layout for two-sided document

In the minimal example pasted below I would like to have: left margin on even pages = 1.5cm right margin on odd pages = 1.5cm (understood as absolute values, not added to/substracted from default ...
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Removing full stop after first name initial in biblatex, for all authors

I am using biblatex to format my references and I want to format them according to <LastName> <FirstNameInitial>, <LastName> <FirstNameInitial> and so on. In order to remove ...
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How to define a global constant or a global RPN function without \pstheader?

I want to put \pstVerb { true setglobal globaldict begin /side 4 def /potocar {2 copy cos mul 3 1 roll sin mul} bind def end false setglobal } in the preamble instead of in ...
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XeLaTeX, Modern Latin and cyrilic

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setsansfont{Latin Modern Sans} \setmonofont{Latin Modern Mono} ...
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pstool stopped working

In some figures I create for my thesis I want to replace the labels and such using the same font and size as in the rest of the thesis. A couple of month ago I already used psfrag and pstool (with ...
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Portrait to Landscape page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change certain pages into landscape/portrait mode How to change the page from Portrait to Landscape? Page 1 should be in Portrait then Page 2-3 is in Landscape.. ...
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Missing font on compile

I have been given a latex template to use for my school thesis, however when I try to compile the demo to pdf: pdflatex thesis.tex I get the following error: kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / ...
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Landscape forces premature pagebreak

After some trouble I have managed to make a table in landscape orientation that breaks over three pages. I used tabularx and the landscape package. Now my problem is that the thing won't float like ...
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Beamerposter and fonts with xelatex/fontspec [closed]

Has anyone had success with using beamerposter and xelatex/fontspec? I am able to use fontspec for normal documents, but when I try with beamerposter I keep getting warnings such as LaTeX Font ...
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1answer
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! No room for a new \count . with showidx package

I'm getting an error when I try to \usepackage{showidx}: ! No room for a new \count . \ch@ck ...\else \errmessage {No room for a new #3} \fi l.41 ...
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Are there any input assist tools in TexShop like the one in WinEdt?

By "input assist tools", I mean the graphical interface in WinEdt with tabs like 'symbols','Greeks','maths'.
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How to write properly an accent in a web address?

I'm trying to write a hyperlink for a DjVu document that includes Latin accent, but for some reason, it only displays properly for the PDF one. Specifically, on my list of references (bibliography), I ...
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No indentation after empty line

Indentation can be selectively suppressed using \noindent or completely with the option parindent=full to the KOMA document classes. Books (fiction) are usually structured using paragraphs, indented ...
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1answer
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indent some first-column words in a table using PGFplots

I'm trying to indent some of the words in the first column of a table using PGFplotstable. I can't figure out any other way to do this other than to put 4 spaces in front of the word. Unfortunately, ...
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Minitoc with two column content

I have a question regarding \minitoc, I want to change the layout for \minitoc inside my MSc thesis. The document is written using a single column, but I want to have the content within the \minitoc ...
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1answer
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How can I force LyX to rebuild intermediate files for clean PDF display?

I am working on a multi-file document in LyX (my thesis) and occasionally have problems where LyX seems to rely on old version of intermediate files when updating the PDF output. Is there an easy way ...
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How to leave nomenclature list out of table of contents

In my thesis, I have a table of contents, list of figures, list of tables and a list of symbols and nomenclature generated with nomencl (in that order). The lists of figures and tables do not appear ...
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1answer
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bibnewpage option using apacite not working

I am having difficulty with getting the references to show on a new page using apacite. According to the documentation the bibnewpage option should do it, but it is not happening. It is displaying ...
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1answer
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figure between date and bottom of the title page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to insert an image in the front cover of a report? I want to insert a .eps figure on the title page of a report. This figure has to be placed after date and then ...
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1answer
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TeX as the basis for data driven document generation system?

I am in the early stages of trying to replace an existing document generation system based on Microsoft Office apps (Word and Excel). The system runs once a year to generate over 300,000 individual ...
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1answer
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The printing of biblatex' [prenote] in citation commands

As per the biblatex documentation page 92: All citation commands generally take one mandatory and two optional arguments. The [prenote] is text to be printed at the beginning of the citation. ...
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1answer
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Subfig package and tufte class

I am using the subfig package in combination with the tufte latex class. Unfortunately I did not manage to make it work error free. As discussed in other forums (see here), the subfig package alters ...
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1answer
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TeX Syntax In Mathematica [closed]

Why cant I write Tex syntax directly in Mathematica however, I can paste it in from another editor and it is converted to pretty syntax?

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