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Recent alternatives to the historian package

The historian reference style is almost exactly what I need, but it's causing a lot of errors and seems to be kind of outdated. Are there any recommended recent alternatives? I need footnote ...
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where is the correct man directory for my latexdiff files?

Mac user here. I am trying to execute the following in the terminal: latexdiff draft.tex revision.tex > diff.tex But it is returning this: Input file draft.tex does not exist. at ...
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\textheight reduced by one inch?

I have the following in my preamble (actually it is in a file \include d): % One inch margins, NO HEADERS \setlength{\textwidth}{468pt} \setlength{\textheight}{630pt} \setlength{\topmargin}{0in} ...
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Update tcolorbox package on Debian

I am running Debian and I have installed tex-live successfully. I really need to upgrade my current version of tcolorbox, which is 1.30 to the latest. I have downloaded the zip file but I have no idea ...
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Too long math “formula” inside the text [duplicate]

It's possible that someone already asked it, but I'm unable to find something about so I've to ask again. I'm having this problem: I will put a math formula inside the text using the $ $ environment ...
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How can I achieve multi-page theorems?

I'm using tcolorbox theorems as following: \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{theorems} \newtcbtheorem[number within=section]{example}{Example}% ...
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How to reduce tabular column margin or is there whole alternativ?

I want to demonstrate a number of transformations from one eigenstate to the other in one line: At the moment I am using a tabular with the code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Problem with includepdf invisible text in document

I am using includepdf to add some pdf pages to the appendix of my paper using the following command \includepdf[width=\textwidth, pages={1},pagecommand=\section{Appendix} {blablabla} ]{test.pdf} ...
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Create new fields in glossaries newglossaryentry

As an alternative to the question detailed Nested conditional glossary terms using Glossaries \ifglsused in \newglossaryentry I would like to add some fields to a glossary definition. Is this ...
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inputenc -w- \scantokens \expandafter

Sorry to bother everyone again - this is a followup question to my earlier question: Can openout handle a filename with spaces? (I suppose I can combine this with the earlier question, but this ...
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Header of my thesis

I used the following for the header, as I have \chapter*. It works great, the only problem is with bibliography where the header shows as ''Chapter4. BIBLIOGRAPHY'' as chapter 4 is the last chapter. ...
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How to add an online bib file in latex's bibliography path?

Latex only lets you have a relative or an absolute path when importing a bib file, so you may have something like \bibliography{../mybib} Is it possible to call a url instead? For instance, ...
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beamer: change the transition style within a frame

When running the result of the enclosed MWE (with AR) you will see that the commanded change in transition style does not take place in time. It will occur only after the change of the frame - and ...
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Uninstalling Miketex 2.9

I installed Miketex 2.9 on windows 7 but I was not able to compile files in Texmaker. Then I installed TexLive, which is working fine. Now when I try to uninstall MikeTex from Control panel, it gives ...
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How to Specify the space left of a table?

In my project I am using the xtab package. \usepackage{xtab} \begin{document} \def\hsa{\hspace{0.03in}} \def\hsb{\hspace{0.05in}} \def\hsc{\hspace{1.01in}} \def\hsd{\hspace{0in}} ...
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Beamer: Highlighting subsubsections in TOC

I borrowed the following code from this answer (provided by @Gonzalo) to my earlier question and now I want to show highlighted subsubsections as sections and subsections. Any help will be highly ...
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Included pdf documents in latex are “twosided” but the overall document is “onesided”, how can I change this?

I want to include a pdf document with a couple of pages in my dissertation. I used the package pdfpages to do so. When I specified oneside only in documentclass it did not work so included the package ...
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Creating a simple table diagram with arrow annotation

Many investent fund factsheets have a simple risk diagram as below, along with the annotation: How would one recreate this in TeX? I though of using a table but perhaps some sort of tikz picture ...
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Fill between on top of axis background

How can I draw the fill between area on top of another fill area that is drawn in the axis background preaction? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots, pgfplotstable} ...
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Buy help for LaTeX? [duplicate]

Does anyone know, where I can buy help for LaTeX? I have a lot of beginner problems with LaTeX and I'm looking to buy help. Does anyone know, where I can hire someone to help me? I would probably need ...
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How to use same font-style with escapechar in lstlisting?

Original Question I want to highlight something inside a C++-comment in a code-listing. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{listings} ...
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Tables does not fit [duplicate]

I have a pretty long table which is of the size of one page. The thing is that I want that this table is broken in pieces if my whole text is about to jump to the next page so that one part of the ...
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Digital circuits

A can't find examples about what I want to do with the circuitTikZ package. I want to put a letter and a black port at the left of this circuit and I want the nand4 to act like an inverter. ...
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How to adjust positioning of figures in latex document? [duplicate]

I'm adding two figures to the appendices section of a llncs document using TeXStudio. But when the figure is placed within the \subsection{GUI Tests} the figures appear above the appendices section. ...
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How can I use relative paths?

I want to add a table from a separate tex file to my document. I get an error saying the file vr_sets.tex is not found, when I do this in Chapter2/chapter2.tex: \input{tab/vr_sets} This also fails: ...
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Scientific word - beamer

I have always used latex. However now one of my co-author asked me to work with scientific word. I could not find any reference for it. What are the main differences? Is it free? can I use all the ...
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Sizing a pgfplot so it fits in a multicol column

I'm very new to TeX but I'm trying to put together a document that has a multicol layout with a chart inline in the column. The chart always seems to overflow the width of the column and I can't ...
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Replicate pseudocode

I was looking for some LaTeX code to replicate the result shown on the image below. This image is taken from the book "Temporal Verification of Reactive Systems - safety"
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Chapter headings do not compile properly

I am using the following commands to create a document with multiple chapters: \documentclass[twoside,12pt,openright]{report} \input{"Introduction"} \input{"LiteratureReview"} Each chapter file ...
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What does \/ do?

I've seen this in some tex file where a word is set in italics, but its ending is in regular font. Trying it out I don't see it making any difference, so I must be missing something. What does the \/ ...
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kvoptions is missing from texlive 2014

I upgraded from texlive 2007 to texlive 2014 on my Mac OS X. Now source files that previously compiled fine give the error messages below. I looked at the previous question suggesting to do "tlmgr ...
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Blockarray errors

After inserting a second blockarray-environment in front of a first one I get a dozen error messages for lines where none appeared before. It seems to have to do with the inserted ...
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reftex: include from `tex/`

In order to keep doc dir clean, I keep a master file in the top level of the doc, and other files in folders: . ├── bib │ └── refs.bib ├── img │ ├── img1.png │ └── img2.png ├── tex │ ├── ...
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Error file ended while scanning use of [on hold]

Latex shows the error 'File ended while scanning use of \@xdblarg' when compiling due to which error it show like this
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Multiple source document with htlatex and tex4ebook

How should I compile a document with chapters on different tex files using tex4ebook? The output of 'tex4ebook main.tex' has valid title page, index, empty chapters and valid bibliography. Structure ...
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How to stop verbatim from converting tabs to spaces?

I am using verbatim to put some sample code in my document: \begin{verbatim} [start] printf{"Start command received"}; [stop] printf{"Stop command received"}; \end{verbatim} I ...
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Partial indentation after theorem

Code: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{lipsum,amsthm,thmtools,xparse} \newtheorem{defi}{Definizione} \NewDocumentCommand{\xbegin}{mooo} {\IfValueTF{#4} ...
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Problem expanding acronyms containing \hyp{} in captions

Since I performed an update of MiKTeX yesterday, acronyms containing \hyp{} do not work correctly in captions anymore. I get the following error message: ! Argument of \__tl_change_case_cs_four:w has ...
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Control of text position using the decorations.text library in Tikz

I have a two properties that I have been struggling to implement in the decorations.text library for the following image. My two questions are: 1) How do I control the text position along the line? ...
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Unable to print glossary

I'm using a rather complex template of our university and I'd like to use and print the glossary as well. Now I've created an extra file to manage the glossary entries (tex/0_1_glossary.tex) and to ...
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biber error: Cannot find control file 'test.tex.bcf'! - did you pass the “backend=biber” option to BibLaTeX? [on hold]

I tried to run the minimal example found in this question. \listfiles \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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wrap logo and sender's address with scrlttr2

I have a problem with scrlttr2 and Lualatex when I use a logo and the english manual of Koma-script don't help. I want to have it next to the sender's address, partly in the margin, and with the ...
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What does Typesetting mean [on hold]

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language readable and beautiful. But What does Typesetting mean, is it refers to typography. I tried Wiki Typesetting is the ...
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XeLaTeX with ucharclasses and Greek Support

I find that the package ucharclasses cannot correctly identify all the Unicode Greek. e.g. if I use \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[Greek]{ucharclasses} \setTransitionsForGreek{\fontspec{Palatino ...
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How can I wrap this code in a function?

I have a text that describes spell powers in a game. The following pattern is repeated for each spell: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} % Template for spell powers. \textbf{Small Heading} \\ ...
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Compilation error: missing \begin{document} [duplicate]

I know that this question as been asked a thousand times on this site, but all of the other ones are either closed as off topic, or (when I tried) didn't work. pdflatex outline.tex yields ...
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How can I create a list as a variable that can be appended and eventually typeset?

Question In languages such as Python, you can define a list like so: example_list = ['apples'] I can append this list like so: example_list.append('oranges') I can print this list using print ...
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Plotting f(x) = sin x and f(x) = cos x on pgf/tikz

I'm new to graphing on TikZ/pgf and have been trying to figure this out but can't seem to find any helpful info for what I want. I want to plot the above functions over one period, i.e. on the ...
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Using Align across a list of theorems

I'm trying to align a list of axioms at the equal sign but I can't get align to work across my \begin{ax} \end{ax} tags. \newtheorem{ax}{Axiom} \begin{align} \begin{ax}[inf assoc] $c_0 \sqcap (c_1 ...
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newtxtext stopped working after update

I just updated miktex and realized that newtxtext stopped working, although newtxmath is working well with libertine or other fonts using pdflatex. What should I do to make newtxtext work again? Here ...

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