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Itemize without bullets

I want to use the itemize environment exactly as it works by default, but hide the bullets that would otherwise appear. Is there an easy way to do this?
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error while using amsmath package

I try to run this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \renewcommand\thesection{\arabic{section}.} \makeatletter \renewcommand{\section}{ \@startsection ...
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inparaenum in figure captions

Is there a reason why I find it hard to put inline lists in figure captions? I've defined this: \newcommand{\inlinelist}[1]{\begin{inparaenum}[(a)] #1 \end{inparaenum}} But I can't see anything ...
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margins of book class

I would like to know what are the margins (top, right,bottom and left; in meters) that are by default assigned for thebook class. Is there a command or a way to know them?
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What is the proper way to create a horizontal table?

I want to have a horizontal table, like this: However, when using the usual method of creating a table, it quickly becomes a pain having to pre-define the number of columns (especially since I ...
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pgfdeclareshape fillable background path with invisible parts

I want to make a new shape from rectangle, which has only its top and bottom line drawn, but which can be filled. The answer, thank's to Andrew Stacy and percusse look by now as follows: ...
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how can I shade an area in a beamer frame?

I have a beamer frame, and I want to shade a whole area with some color - i.e. that the whole area (rectangular) will be using a single grey color switched from any color (except for white) appearing ...
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Command for Package feature Demo (listings problem)

I have to write a small demonstration of some features of my package. I was thinking about doing something like: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \newcommand{\demo}[1]{% \fbox{ ...
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Positioning of equations (begin equation command)

This is a follow up from my previous question, Positioning of equations. I managed to get my equations alligned to the left, but in my latex document, I have also been using: \begin{equation} X^2 := ...
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Positioning of equations

How would I shift my whole set of equations/calculations at the left, to be aligned with "Example"? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} ...
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What exactly does \pagenumbering do?

I am trying to squelch the page numbers using the code from here. This works fine, if one uses ordinary page numbers. If the page numbers are modified with the pagenumbering command, it doesn't work ...
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Allow table to split across pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make a table that takes up more than a single page? Is there a way to allow tabular environment to split across two pages? I build an environment which uses ...
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1answer
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Using memoir and minitoc

I am writing a little book with the memoir class and I would love to add little table of contents at the start of each chapter. I found that I could use the minitoc package, but it doesn't seem to ...
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1answer
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How to insert spacing for start of paragraph?

How would I add some spacings starting at the black arrows in the picture below? As in, I am trying to move the text towards the right a bit, like starting a new paragraph. Thanks. ...
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Include a graphic as a character

I want to include a simple vector graphic (SVG, 1 circle and a path with 20 nodes) in the text, so it appears like a character. ifsym does this with metafont, however metafont generates only ...
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\nocite{*} problem using moderncv with multibib

I am recently using the moderncv template with multibib package for writing my cv. The problem that I encounter is as the following: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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biblatex footcite and footnote

In a document, I am using \usepackage[style=mla,babel=hyphen,backend=biber]{biblatex} together with the \footcite command, and everything is perfect. There is a difficulty when I want to include a ...
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use Times new roman font in TOC when using \usepackage{tocstyle} \usetocstyle{allwithdot}

I need my TOC all in Times New Roman but my section titles are changed when using \usepackage{tocstyle} and \usetocstyle{allwithdot} I had to try to use tocstyle because my section titles are long ...
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Margin notes in a multicolumn environment

I have been typesetting a two-columned book where I sometimes need to put a mark in the margin to say, that particular line might need special attention. (The book is actually a psalter - for ...
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1answer
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Using a macro as value of addtotoc in \includepdf

I would like to include pages from an external PDF file into my document, using the pdfpages package. The following works for me: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} ...
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Pros and cons of different presentation classes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which package to use for presentations ? Beamer, Prosper, or Other The Tex.SE-wiki mentions beamer, powerdot, HA-prosper, prosper, slides and seminar under the ...
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LaTex article to Prezi-style zooming dia -presention?

Prezi is a proprietary software here. I found beamer, powerdot, HA -prosper, prosper, slides and seminar. Which one or something similar should I use to create something like Prezi-style zooming dia ...
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moving label of arrow

How can I shift the F_{2}(f') label so that it isn't touching the arrow? \usepackage[all]{xy} \SelectTips{xy}{12} \[ \xymatrix{ A \ar@{<->}[rrrr]^{F_{1}(h' \circ g')} ...
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How to use different preamble in subfiles root file and child file

I have both \maketitle \tableofcontents in the root file and child file when using subfiles package. When I compiling the child file, it works OK. But when I compiling the root file, the title and ...
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How to choose good values for findent and nindent?

I'm using the lettrine package with the default two-line initials (so that I can use findent and nindent). My problem is typographical rather than TeXnical: how do I choose good values for these ...
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1answer
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Rescaling the colors in a colormap and the axes

I have cerated a file (workfile.dat) at the following format: <x1> >y1> <z> <x1> >y2> <z> <x1> >y3> <z> <x2> >y1> <z> ...
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1answer
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scrlttr2: Increasing the headline space on the 2nd page

How can I increase the space between the headline and the following text on the second page of the scrlttr2 document? \documentclass[ngerman,12pt]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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1answer
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Short diagonal arrows inside commutative diagram

I need to use the xy maths package (because I need to make it into a PNG file for Wordpress and mathurl.com accepts the xy template) to make a commutative diagram in which there are diagonal 4 shorter ...
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How to type Telugu in LaTeX and genrate PDF using MiKTeX

So far I have been using LaTeX for writing English documents. My favourite editor is TeXlipse in Eclipse. I am also comfortable with TeXnicCenter. My operating system is Windows. But now my intention ...
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Synctex and Environments [closed]

Synctex makes it possible to jump between your LaTeX code and the compiled PDF, which is absolutely great, if you have larger documents. However it is my impression that when you use environments, ...
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1answer
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How to draw a not fully-connected elliptic arrow using TikZ?

I want to draw an arrow like this: I found this question which is kind of similar, but it relies on that the circle is fully drawn. What I want to do is to draw an ellipsis which has a small gap in ...
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Editing the package

I didn't find anything about this issue, but if I missed something, please point me to it. The documentation on the ctan.org site is usually about how to use the packages in a LaTeX document, but ...
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2answers
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Subtitle with the \maketitle page?

Does there exist some command for subtitles in the \maketitle thing?
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votes
2answers
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LuaLaTeX + load one particular math symbol from an OTF file

I try to load exactly one symbol from an OpenType Font file and use it in a math environment. However, it seems to me, that I can only use the symbol in "normal" text but not in math mode. Here is a ...
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3answers
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Highlighting a .diff file

Is there a way to highlight the syntax of a diff file (i.e. by using the listings package)?
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3answers
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How to change the labels for specific levels for the enumerate environment?

Specifically, I want to change the "i" to be "(i)". I tried redefining the "\roman" command to be "(\roman)" without luck ... any thoughts?
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votes
1answer
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algorithm2e-Drawing vertical dashed rules

In the following code, I would like to produce dashes lines instead of normal ones. The three HERE indicate where the code draws the lines. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
2
votes
1answer
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Trying to use parentheses in a “psbarcode” adds a new line after the first right parenthesis + charset encoding error

I'm trying to use the pst-barcode package to create a vcard contained in a qrcode, and I was surprised to see that a vcard that was working with another programming language to generate my qrcode was ...
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votes
1answer
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Best way to create a photo directory?

I'm trying to use LaTeX to create a photo directory. On a given page, I want it to have a grid of photos (which are of varying aspect ratios) with the information for that person above/below the photo ...
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3answers
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How to make a standalone document with one equation?

I was surprised to find that standalone package can not compile a document with an equation: \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{equation} % not working! F(V, T) = E(V) + D(T) ...
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1answer
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Vertical position of punctuation following fractions in display-style equations

Assuming that one wants punctuation in equations, what is the best way to adjusting the vertical position of the punctuation if it follows a fraction? I am using Palatino and Euler here (which I ...
2
votes
1answer
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Create version of report with local links to referenced articles

I have the following set-up in mind, and I hope someone could help me achieve this: I cite entries from my .bib file. I use the hyperref package (manual) with the pagebackref option set to true, so ...
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votes
1answer
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Modifying \answerline in the exam class

When using the exam class, is there a way to change the formatting of the item answer blanks created by \answerline? For a question, the label is 1. For a part, the label is (a) For a subpart, the ...
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votes
0answers
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Add access date to custom bibliography style created with makebst [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add “Retrieved”, “Last accessed” or similar information to authoryear in biblatex I use JabRef 2.8b2 to organize my bibliography references. I ...
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votes
2answers
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Math journal publication process: do journals edit LaTeX code?

I'm an absolute beginner in this matter, but I want to know the following: If I understand correctly, once a Math paper is accepted for publication in a journal, they will ask you to submit the LaTeX ...
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votes
1answer
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Footnotes in longtable captions

Is there a way to put a footnote in longtable caption? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{|c|} \caption{Table % \footnote{Footnote} % ...
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votes
2answers
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Installing MinionPro in TeX Live 2011

I am having great difficulty to install the font MinionPro in TeX Live 2011. I followed all the steps in the README file on CTAN, but I get the following error when compiling the text: Process ...
2
votes
1answer
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AUCTeX write only region file

Since I'm used to use latexmk -pvc I'd like to do the following: Run latexmk -pvc (externally) on the _region_.tex file Use AUCTeX to just write the region file instead of compiling. Is there a ...
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vote
1answer
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beamer hyperlinks not correct

I've got the following problem. When clicking on a section in a presentation using hyperref, I'm not brought to the page itself, but a little bit below. What could be causing this? MWE as follows. ...
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votes
1answer
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Force full line height in footer text

I am having problems with a custom footer in my document. On pages "v" and "x" in the front matter, the text shifts up slightly. The best I can figure is that the whitespace above those two page ...

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