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L-Tromino by using Tables with zero padding

I want to display a L-Tromino. L-tromino is a shape consisting of three equal squares joined at the edges to form a shape resembling the capital letter L. I have tried \begin{array}{cc} \square& ...
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acronym \acresetall & cleveref: multiply defined labels

I'm using the acronym package to expand acronyms and I'm also using the cleveref package. I would like to have acronyms expanded once per chapter. For instance in the following code, both acronyms ...
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How do you use MacVim for LaTeX?

I'm a long-time Emacs+AUCTeX user (I even once wrote a short tutorial for it!), but for a couple of different reasons (problems maintaining my Emacs configuration, the beauty of Drew Neil's voice, and ...
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Dual form in bibtex style file

I'm writing a thesis in my language that, apart from singular and plural forms, has the dual form. I'm using bibtex and I'm having problems with translating the .bst style properly to support the dual ...
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knitr and biblatex

I'd like to create a PDF report with knitr with LaTeX-code in RStudio with biblatex for citations. However, the in-text-citations are always undefined and no bibliography is printed. The same ...
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Beamer - Undefined Color: “local structure”

I have some question concerning the \setbeamercolor{<element>}{local structure} in beamer: In presentations I use to give full bibliographic references directly on the concerning slide via the ...
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Two level labels in bar plot

I need to group the labels in the x axis by putting a second level label. I need to separate the nodes that are grouped from the other ones or marked them somehow. For example, if I have the labels ...
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Inserting nomenclature on a page without page number

I have followed this example and read nomencl package documentation and I can't find a solution. The problem is, that I want to insert nomenclature after TOC, where page numbers are turned off. That ...
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How to get mdframed package working correctly?

On a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits system, I wanted to add the mdframed package to my texlive distribution. After searching in Ubuntu standard repositories without success, I went to the CTAN website to ...
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Base a class on another class [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Defining a wrapper class for a set of document classes When writing a new class (say, journal), how can I base it on an existing class (say, scrbook)?
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Which typewriter font fits to Linux Libertine and supports bold letters?

I'm thinking about using the Linux Libertine font (\usepackage{libertine}) in my next TeX documents. For listings with syntax highlighting I will need a typewriter font that supports boldface. I ...
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beamer and tikz-uml package are not working together

I use pretty cool tikz-uml in my LaTeX with class report. Its works very well!!! Today, I’m start prepare presentation with beamer. I import all my tikzpictures from report TeX without problems. ...
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Redefine apostrophes to prevent bad kerning

The apostrophe in Adobe’s Minion Pro font has a kerning that is much too tight for typesetting French, where sequences of letters like l’a or d’e or j'a are common. One solution I found is to wrap ...
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Latex: rowcolor in tabular not respecting table width [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: colortbl: \rowcolor in tables with \begin{tabular}{@{}ccc@{}} I'm having some trouble with table row colors. Using rowcolor in an otherwise normal tabular works fine, ...
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Matrix and Node Padding

Trying to gain a little vertical padding with a matrix of nodes and having trouble. In a regular matrix I could just add [2em] etc after the row or column delimiter to add a little padding between ...
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Change the spacing between lines of section title [closed]

I changed the fontsize of my section title using the following code: \renewcommand\section{\@startsection{section}{1}{\z@}% {-2ex \@plus -1ex \@minus -2ex}% ...
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ConTeXt (mkiv): \seeindex word still appears in english

I need to put a \seeindex in my registry. Although I defined my document language to spanish, ConTeXt is still showing that word as "See" in the registry (in spanish it should be something like "Ver" ...
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memoir margins setup [closed]

I wrote a little "book" by using the Memoir class. I'd need to have no more than 35 chars per line and no more than 70 chars on a columns. Is there some kind of settings to choose the best page ...
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problem with \left| and align [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make \left, \right pairs of delimiter work over multiple lines? Hi I'm trying to write a long equation with {align*}: \begin{align*} ...
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Vertical alignment in 'tabular'

I have a problem with vertically aligning content in a tabular environment: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ p{2em} p{2em} } test & \begin{tabular}{l} s s s \\ s s s ...
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Ornamental hyphenation character with Xe(La)TeX

Using Xe(La)TeX, how could the hyphenation character be set to any particular glyph in a given font? I'd also like to have the possibility to set a color for the glyph when used for that task and to ...
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Outlining and aligning a Matrix

Bear with me as this is a multi-part question. First I'm trying figure out how to outline a matrix and not change the style of the nodes in the matrix. Maybe a better question is how to configure a ...
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Italics emphasis and punctuation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I include punctuation marks in \emph, or should I place those marks after the command? When emphasizing the last part of a sentence by making it italic, is it ...
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Remove dots in toc for a particular entry like appendix

I am writing my thesis and use the book class under PhDthesisPSnPDF. I would like to remove the dots in table of contents only for a particular entry like "Appendix". All the entries for chapter and ...
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Placing a line of typographic ornaments on page top with class memoir

Based on the utilities provided by the class memoir, I'd like to set a line of typographer's ornaments along the page top of a custom size stock paper (actually, along the four page edges, but my ...
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Hyperref to external pdf that will open at particular label

Suppose you have a tex file (lets call it B) with some labels, and another one file (call it A) , xr package will allow us to make hyperref from A->B , but I previously found couple cases (I don't ...
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Bluebook support in Latex?

I need to write a paper conforming with the blue book standards. Has there been any move on creating packages that support blue book-style formatting and citations? Or should I get ready to do a ...
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How to solve Latex Error: DoxyEnumerate undefined

Using latex, I got this error message: Latex Error: Environment DoxyEnumerate undefined. How can this be fixed? I checked the refman.tex file, \usepackage{doxygen} is there. Below is what ...
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Calculating a common height for nodes with different amounts of text in Tikz

When using labelled nodes (e.g. for a flow chart), their sizes are automatically chosen. One can enforce the same size, which must be known a priori, for multiple nodes by using "large enough" values ...
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How to make a smarter cropping with standalone or preview packages?

The arrow tail at the bottom left corner is not properly cropped. \documentclass[tikz,border=0pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=3,line width=3pt] ...
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Can one determine the first character of a given math list?

I'm still pursuing my quest to code a better \widebar command. I can do bars over single characters quite well already, but I have problems when it comes to letter combinations such as AW. ...
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Making the table enumerated

I don't know LaTeX very well, and I don't know the proper words in LaTeX commands for my question, so I was going to ask it here. You know in the problem pages of mathematics books, where they have a ...
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Increasing the text size in tufte documents

I have typeset my lecture notes using the tufte latex style. The notes are around 60 pages long. This year I have a few students who require notes where the text size is larger than the default - I'd ...
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Changing scale using TeXgraph

I'm using TeXgraph to create figures and stuff, being a bit lazy and not wanting to code everything. I chose to export the code into tikz to use with tikzpicture. The outcome is great if I don't have ...
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how to create a contents page containing speaker names and their titles for an abstracts book of a conference?

I have been creating a latex template for an abstract book of our workshop. I have defined new commands such as titleoftalk, speaker, speakeaddress, email, ... ...
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A command to replace \middle| when it's missing?

I'm using this LaTeX plugin for a Wiki (Confluence, blech), and it doesn't support the \middle| command. I'm guessing it doesn't have eTex primitives or some such backwardness. Anyway, I guess I can ...
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Best way to centre figure in float [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I use center or centering for figures and tables? There are (at least) two ways of centering a single figure / graphic horizontally in a figure float: 1) using ...
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Libertine's discretionary and historical ligatures with ConTeXt and XeTeX

I would like activate Libertine's discretionary and historical ligatures with ConTeXt and XeTeX compilation. Currently, I'm using this: \definetypeface[Libertine][rm][Xserif][Linux Libertine O] ...
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2up pdf with the toc as bookmarks

I left the world of postscript today, but now I wonder how to get a 2up pdf that still has the pdfbookmarks. I found pdfnup but this loses the pdfbookmarks. Is there a way to keep them? Previously I ...
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Is there a way to add reusable metadata to the exam class?

Assuming I want to build a large pool of questions I can reuse for exams and tests, how can I extend the question section in the exam class to enable adding references to where the work/solution ...
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What unit of measure is pt in the documentclass?

I would like to know what is the meaning of 13pt in here: \documentclass[a4paper,13pt]{article} My first guess was that it was the size of the characters, but changing the number does not seem to ...
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Redefine block template for Beamer theorem-like environment

I would like to redefine the block templates for Beamer's theorem-like environments. For example, the example environment creates an exampleblock. I would like to make the definition environment do ...
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2answers
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UFT8 inside the formula?

Is there a way I can use UFT8 (say greek chars) inside the formula? For example I want latex to render: $α$ as $\alpha$ (actually the question comes from mathjax -- there You can do it, but ...
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Drawing lines between arbitrary words on a page

I try to get rid of tree-dvips and look for a way to do the following: Circle an arbitrary word on the page and draw an arrow from some other position at the page towards this circled word. In ...
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customizing TEXMFHOME

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 (not sure if it makes a difference) and I'm trying to change $TEXMFHOME to a custom directory. Currently it is $HOME/texmf, which I believe is the default, but even when I put ...
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Scaling figures / graphics inside table [closed]

I have the following code: \begin{table}[ht] \begin{tabular}{c c c} Name & Number of crossings & Arf invariant \\ \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{../images/unknot.jpg} & 0 & 0 \\ ...
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Theorem numbering error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Resetting theorem counters: \sections and (missing) \subsections I have the following in the preamble: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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verb inside lstlisting caption

I try to do this: \begin{lstlisting}[language=Perl,caption={text {\verb+myverb+} some more text}] ... \end{lstlisting} But it gives me something like: Undefined control sequence ... some more ...
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`bibtex` conference item?

I would like to write a document with the list of all scientific publications : articles / book / oral communications ... I store all my bibliography with bibtex, thus there is no problem for ...
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1answer
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Placement of scale tick labels in pgfplots

When i use scale ticks in my plots i can't get those multiplicators to move anywhere. So basically i use plots like: \documentclass[border=5mm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...

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