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RGB Colors in TikZ and conversion with ghost script to PNG

Since a few days I am trying to find a solution for the folowing problem: I am creating a Tikz picture with a simple rectangele and fill the rectange with a special RGB color. The code looks like this:...
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biber.conf: suppress warning when not overwriting a field

I use two fields (type and entrysubtype) in formatting a particular entrytype [explanation below, in case it triggers any thoughts]. In most cases these are the same; occasionally there would be ...
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LaTeX presentations like OpenOffice .odp

I've been reading of beamer to make presentations with LaTeX, so I'd like a good book to perform these tasks. Is there a good book (or website) for that?
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How can I raise an item symbol?

I don't like the appearance of standard \textbullet. It's too big. I decided to shrink it using \footnotesize{}. Unfortunately, the bullet is not at the center of a line (It's a little lower). How can ...
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How do I find out which font shapes and series are used in my document?

Is there a way to get a list of all encoding/family/series/shape combinations that are actually used in a document that you have the sources of? You know, like the OT1/fvm/m/n strings you get when a ...
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How can I set stretch of verbatim to be different than “global” setting?

In my file I need to use 1.5 line stretch. But, as for verbatim I need it to be 1.0. What should I add to preamble to achieve that? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nodisplayskipstretch]{setspace} ...
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prevent logo from title page in beamer class

I'm having problems with inserting a logo on my presentation in the beamer class. \logo{\includegraphics[scale=0.05]{logo.png}} This is how I inserted the logo, which works perfectly; it is placed ...
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Status of TiKz with ConTeXt MkIV

Whats the recent status of TiKz support in ConTeXt MkIV? I'm asking because in pgfmanual 2.10 on page 25 it says: Note that pgf/TikZ is not supported by recent ConTEXt versions (like mark IV, the ...
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primary school operations with Latex [closed]

I want to do in LateX a sheet of activities for primary school like:
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LaTeX3: Double number sign (##) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the meaning of double pound symbol (##1) in an argument? I see some LaTeX3 code with ##1 instead of #1 for parameters. What are the rules for this? This answer uses ...
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Problem with siunitx and T1 fontenc

I'm having a slight problem with siunitx and fontencwith T1 encoding (I write a lot in Swedish and most people suggest that I should use T1). When I compile to PDF with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} the ...
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What does “you have forgotten to use \caption” mean?

I'm stumped by an error I'm getting, when I try to render a Tufte-LaTeX document using hypcap and hyperref. For example, even a minimal document consisting of \documentclass[nohyper]{tufte-handout} ...
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what does “Warning--entry type for ”…“ isn't style-file defined” mean?

After switching to the classicthesis template for a compilation of class notes I took last term, I'm now seeing warnings like: Warning--entry type for "wiki:curvature" isn't style-file defined --line ...
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Trying to Change Bibliography/References Header

I am trying to change the header from saying "References" to "Works Cited" and insert it on a new blank page. I tried \refname but it did not work, just a blank space in the pdf. My document is ...
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How to type Eastern Arabic Numerals

Is there any easy way to type Eastern Arabic Numerals in TeX? I mean these numbers: (٠‎ ١‎ ٢‎ ٣‎ ٤‎ ٥‎ ٦‎ ٧‎ ٨‎ ٩‎). Please note that I don't want to change the localization settings of my computer to ...
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Beamer - How to customise the header of a frankfurt slide?

I use the following options: \usetheme{Frankfurt} \setbeamercolor{section in head/foot}{fg=black, bg=white} and this yields a slide which looks like this: Is it possible to bring 'Section 1' ...
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figures and tables in appendix [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? I have an appendix in my ...
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\autocite Highlighted yet works?

I have problem in which I am using \autocite within TexMakerX and it is being highlighted as an unrecognized command yet, when I use the LaTeX to PDF command, it seems to work. There is no error when ...
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Wrong positioning of images inside tikzpicture with XeLaTeX

Consider following code: \tikzstyle{box}=[draw, fill=brown!40, text width=7em, text centered, minimum height=7em, rounded corners] \tikzstyle{usb}=[draw, fill=blue!40, text width=3em, ...
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Is it possible to reduce the file size of generated PDF by clipping the included images with \includegraphics' viewport?

I noticed that clipping images with \includegraphics' viewport does not reduce the file size of generated PDF output. I might miss other settings. Is it possible to reduce the file size of generated ...
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Splitting a long equation while maintaining size of brackets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make \left, \right pairs of delimiter work over multiple lines? How can I have this equation: \begin{eqnarray}\nonumber \ln T &=& -\sum\limits_{i=1}^{N} \...
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Help with exercise.sty counter not shown incremented

I'm using exercise.sty and have two Exercise counters I'm trying to use, one for Examples with in a chapter, and one for Problems for the chapter. Here's an example: \documentclass[]{scrreprt} \...
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\expandafter parameters that are not commands

I'm using a custom command to format all tables in a document. Some tables share properties other than style, such as column definitions and headers, which is why this answer inspired me to even more ...
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Discontinuous table rules in ConTeXt

How to set up a table with discontinuous horizontal rules? As an example I used a table from another answer: My table still lacks the interrupted rules. Another thing is the rule above “Total”. ...
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Mask Scaling Factor from axis [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you remove the axis multiplier? I'd like to mask the scaling factor from my plot: Here's an image I marked it with two red circles. How can I do this? \begin{...
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Change vertical space between numbered formula in LyX

I have inserted serveral (20) Numbered formulas directly behind eachother in LyX 2.0.3. If I export these formulas to the final version in PDF, there is a large vertical space between the formulas. ...
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Can't list bilibliography in order cited using ReVTeX 4.1

The journal I am submitting to requires the bibliography be listed in the order cited in the text. How can I do this with ReVTeX? I have tried different journal styles but can't get it to work. ...
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Align text vertically

How can I do something like this: blabla: blabla bla bla blabla blabla bla blabla ... blabla2: blabla bla blabla bla bla blabla ablabla .. I tried the tabular and array ...
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Effect of the definition of a language for \documentclass

What exactly does \documentclass[american]{article} do with the definition of a language and in what case is it useful to define a language? What is the difference to \documentclass[british]{article}?...
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What's wrong with minipage(table(minipage(align))) arrangement

In an attempt to show the code and the output side by side, I have used a table inside a minipage. The table entries are two minipages and one contains an align environment. Having the align ...
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Demonstrating syntax of a sentence [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to draw syntactical trees with parallel leafs for a natural language? Consider page 4 in following paper: Pantcheva 2007 Which package can be used to draw a similar ...
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What is the easiest way to write dimensional expression?

I want to do the following arithmetic: (x-y)*unit/s where x, y, s are rational constants and unit is in length unit. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{calc} \newlength\unit \unit=16pt \def\x{0.5} \...
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biblatex + verbose - urldate is getting ignored

I'm using biblatex with my own Bibstyle based on verbose Style. \usepackage[bibstyle=mystyle,citestyle=mystyle,natbib=true]{biblatex} Now I need the urldate shown in cite. But I can't find a way ...
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Tombstone symbol

I would like to change the predefined tombstone symbol to the first one on the website http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Halmos.png (the square in a black frame). How can I do it, please?
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How to install latex packages in kile under Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install an individual package on a Linux system? I successfully installed tex live 2011 from here running the install-tl script. I then exported the path using ...
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Vertical line in ymode=log plot

Please have a look at the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots,pgfplotstable} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ %ymode=log, ] ...
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bibtex issue : Warning--I didn't find a database entry for “birks”

I'm having an issue using bibtex with pdflatex. Here is the file biblio.bib I'm using (with this exact format) : @Book{physiqueNucleaire, author = "Claude le Sech and Christian Ngô", title = "...
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modification of the chapter style [closed]

I'm using document class report and I have decided to use one of the predefined styles of Vincent Zoonekynd's for chapter headings, with some modifications. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{...
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TikZ arrow positioning

With help of you I could get started with TikZ and create this image: Because I want to explain the double arrow part (HIS <-> Processing) better, I want to extend the "HIS" block and split this ...
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How to suppress glsgroupskip on pagebreak? (glossaries package)

I'm using the 'glossaries' package to build a list of abbreviations. I have my own style defined based on a standard longtable style (to easily see what's the matter I pick the 'longheaderborder' ...
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Test if a given control sequence is a length register

I'm in need of a macro which receives a control sequence as argument and needs to branch if this macro is actually a length (of any kind, e.g. dimen, skip etc.) or "just" a normal macro (including one ...
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Times New Roman fonts and maths WITHOUT mathptmx

I do not want to use mathptmx package since using this LaTeX=>PDF is not not compiling. Please suggest me to achieve Times New Roman Fonts and math environment, anything other than mathptmx.
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How do I make one minipage the same size as another?

I'm writing a LaTeX document into which I want to put two boxes, in a row next to each other, which will contain varying length content. I want each box to be the same height, and that height needs ...
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How to control the vertical height of boxes

I would like to create boxes where I can control the height of the boxes. Right now I have used the command. \colorbox{calcclr}\makebox[\textwidth-2\fboxsep][l]{#1}}} This gives me a box that ...
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How to format for loop

I want to write a 'for' statement, but unsure how to do this with LaTeX. What I am trying to do is: for k = 1, k++, while k < i What is the proper (or at least a decent way) to write this in ...
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I want to write Maths on my computer just as I write maths on my copy or register. What should I do? [closed]

I want to write Maths on my computer just as I write maths on my copy or register. What should I do? I want to write Maths, should I buy a Graphic tablet (digitizer) Or something else?
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Tombstone symbol in LaTeX

Unicode offers a thin rectangular symbol ▮ instead of the usual square to indicate the end of a proof (See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/End_of_proof). Is this by any chance available in LaTeX?
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pgfplots axis cs nodes inside a scaled tikzpicture

I would like to join a node inside a pgfplots axis to a node belonging to a different tikzpicture. I can do this with an overlay from inside the axis. However, if I scale the tikzpicture that encloses ...
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1answer
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How to share a counter for a subfloat

I am trying to make a listing float containing 3 subfloats. I have managed to to make the actual float by combining the answers from question1 and question2. Now I only need to make mylisting use the ...
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1answer
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How to modify outer theme infolines to include the title and section in the header beamer?

I am using the CambridgeUS beamer theme for a presentation and would like to modify the header to include the title of the presentation on the left and the section on the right, as I do not have many ...

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