# All Questions

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### TeXShop end of document failure

New to TeXShop, using ver 3.58 on Mac Mavericks. Frequently I run into a LaTeX problem, fix it, Typeset again, and hit a Runaway argument? ... (See image; unfortunately I cannot copy from TeXShop ...
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### Block title settings in beamer poster

What is the setting that controls the width of the title of a block in beamer? In particular for a poster. I face the problem that the width is too small to completely fit the title text, so need to ...
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### Installing MathTime Professional 2 on El Capitan

I just purchased mtpro2 (the complete version), and I am trying to install it on a Mac using the latest El Capitan. I followed the instructions on this website: http://cims.nyu.edu/~fennell/mtpro2/. I ...
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### LaTeX3 loop expanding to repeated {}s

I’m using the ExPex package for vertically aligned linguistics glosses. For various reasons I have some stuff that looks like this: \ex \begingl \gla \rlap{thisisaverylongword} @ {} @ {} @ {} @ ...
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### Adding text outlines to the Section command

I am learning LaTeX and I want to add a outline to the text of the section title and was wondering if there is a nice way to adjust the command to include the outline in the section command rather ...
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### Working TeX files from three different computers with different base username

I have a Windows work desktop, a Windows home desktop, and a Mac laptop. I primarily use the two Windows machines. The problem is that this is a VERY large project that imports lots of charts and ...
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### Exclude note and addendum from bibliography

I am using biblatex to print bibliographies. Although, it is handy to have adendum and note fields in bib entries, I wonder if there is a way to remove them from the output. I tried to use ...
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### How to alter style of statement block line in algorithm environment of algorithm2e package?

I'd like to change the style of the line that runs along the side of a statement block in a pseudocode algorithm typeset using the algorithm environment of the algorithm2e package. Here's the initial ...
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### How to break up table headings into two lines? [duplicate]

I'd like to have the headers of my table on two lines. For example, I would like Reaction Buffer to be ABOVE (150mM sodium acetate), and etc. for each column, but I don't know how to do this. Also, ...
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### Remove indent from proof in IEEEtran

I use proof of amsmath package. With IEEEtran by default there is an indent before proof. Is there a way to remove it?
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### Redefinition of \- (discretionary hyphen): does not apply to a minipage?

I would like to redefine \- (discretionary hyphen) as part of several shortcuts for arrows, like \-> = \rightarrow or \<- = \leftarrow, especially useful for the often used equivalence arrow ...
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### Uneven Columns in two-column-Tables

I've been given the task of replicating this kind of table: I'm completely new to LaTeX, have literally started today but after looking around on forums I thought I'd give it a go. Here's my ...
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### Justify frontmatter for chapter style southall

This question is related to this one; I wonder how one could modify the southall chapter style so that the word ''Contents'' and ''Acknowledgements'' become justified to the left. The linked answer ...
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### mdframed: bug (with roundcorner) when a style for theorem is used within an environment without topline, rightline, etc

When a style for theorem is used within an environment and that this environment a line but topline=false, rightline=false, etc. then some attributes of the theorem are not used. Here, an MWE for ...
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### Split the selection area of two columns (tabular, or minipage, or whatever works)

I use a tabular environment to do this 2x2 table: These are input and output samples of a program. In a PDF viewer, I wanna be able to select only one of the sides of this table, but my viewer ...
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### mylatexformat and pythontex

I use mylatexformat to easily build format files. Consider the following file: \documentclass{article} % This is file t.tex \usepackage{pythontex} \begin{document} Test \end{document} Then, I run ...
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### Specifying an angle and a length using the let-in syntax

I have $\triangle{ABC}$ and a line $\ell$ through the midpoints of two sides of the triangle drawn. $\ell$ is parallel to $\overline{BC}$. In the last few lines of the code, I am trying to draw ...
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### Circuitikz with comma (,) as decimal mark

Is there a simple and accurate possibility to use comma as decimal mark in a label of circuitikz (with or without the siunitx option)? I mean simpler then use this: l=${0,\!2}\,\mathrm{A}$ (The ...
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### Wavy arrow that starts big, ends small

I'd like to produce a wavy arrow, but I'd like the oscillations of the arrow to begin large at the tail and end small at the head. Anybody know of a way of accomplishing that?
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### Defining command \file#1 and use it with \input command, and counter \thefile#1

I would like to define a command as \file#1 in order to use it with \input{\file#1}, where #1 is a entry given, as well as counter \thefile#1 The MWE is the next code \documentclass{article} ...
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### Arrow through text in Math mode

So I know the cancel package lets you put a diagonal arrow through text in Math mode, but how could I achieve the same result but with a horizontal arrow?
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### Align poem title with verses

How do I align poem title in the verse environment with the poem's text? \poemtitle{Raven} \begin{verse}[\linewidth] Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,\\* Over many a ...
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### Incompatibility between opmac and amstex with xetex

Consider this simple document: \input amstex \input opmac \hyperlinks \Blue \Green \maketoc \chap Chapter \bye If compiled with pdftex or luatex gives no problems; while with xetex gives ...
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### is there a library to print blank calendars? [duplicate]

I would like to be able to easily generate calendars like the following: Is there some package or library to easily generate something like this, given the initial year and month? TiKZ has a ...
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### cancel package: combine bcancel and cancelto (bcancelto?)

Is there a way to create a negative slope with the cancel package, but using \cancelto? i.e. I would like to combine the two commands so that I have a negative slope but with an arrow and number. ...
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### Achieve a centered node with equal edge lengths using tkz-graph

Ok, so I've used tkz-graph to produce the following graph: The code I've used to produce the graph is as follows: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tkz-graph} \begin{document} ...
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### Eps figure is disproportioned in Latex

Often when I insert an EPS figure to Latex its proportions gets messy in the actual PDF. Why so? Working Example: I use miktex, with \usepackage{epstopdf} in the header. This is the include of the ...
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### Unwanted extra space before figure with subfig

I am typesetting a document using tufte-book as document class. In the document I have to put figures, both alone and side by side. As this is the case, I use the subfig package to reach this goal, ...
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### Problem with tables in document

i have problem with tables in my document. Tablica 1 and Tablica 2 sould be under "5. Opracowanie wyników pomiarów" and over \paragraph{1...} . Here is a code, copied from ...
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### How to align 2nd line of subcaption with first line?

I am using subcaptions for describing multiple graphs that are located right next to each other. For longer subcaptions, I have the problem that the text is not nicely aligned with the second row ...
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### List of Figure to title case

How can I convert the List of Figures to title case? I tried used stringstrings package (which provides \capitalizetitle command) but my following patchcmd is not working. \makeatletter ...
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### Italic, line-ending swashes in Hoefler (XeTeX, Mac OS) “disappeared”?

In an old document of mine, I used Hoefler (with XeTeX and MacTex) to get beautiful swashes at the end (and beginning) of lines of italic text. Here's a screenshot (notice top line, end of the ...
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### Document has 2 first pages

the watermark appears on 2 pages, the title and the first TOC. After some testing I think the TOC resets the page numbering. If I insert a blank page after the title, the page of the start of the TOC ...
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### Use a macro that expands as tikz code as content for forest

I'm trying to produce a tree that sets the content of each node as a table. My attempt is like this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{forest} \tikzset{ table/.style={% rectangle split, ...
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### BibTex not working with TexShop when changing from version 2.43 to 3.51

I am trying to write a document in Latex (TexShop 3.51) in my MacOs with the following format: \documentclass[11pt, twoside]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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### Beamer-How to have figures replacing one another in a slide? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is a way to have a figure in a slide that replace the previous figure. So if one has 5 figures then each figure will appear once and be replaced by the next figure. At the end ...
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### Unable to label bar graph axes properly? [on hold]

I'm having this issue of labeling my axes. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} \begin{document} \hspace*{-1cm}\begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ symbolic x coords={0.4894, ...
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As an extension to my question here IEEE Transactions copyright which has been resolved, I have a follow-up question. The \IEEEpubid works to input @2015 IEEE. Personal use is permitted, but ...
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### Draw a turkey, a pumpkin pie, or any other object traditionally associated with Thanksgiving

Using TeX- and LaTeX-related tools and packages, how would you draw a turkey, a pumpkin pie, a pecan pie, a gravy float, or any other object(s) traditionally associated with Thanksgiving?
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### \multicolumn in a {tabu} with non-X columns

In a tabu environment (tabu 2.8 package), I use \multicolumn to omit some cells' preamble (and occasionally span multiple columns). Unfortunately this breaks down the width calculations when there are ...
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### LaTeX xstring \StrCut with macros

I've been trying to give some formatted input to \StrCut from the xstring package in a very complex code, and I've been getting an error. Here is a MWE : \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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### On demand ad hoc counters

Is it possible to define a command \mycounter{<par>} in LaTeX which does the following: if a counter with name <par> exists then increment the value of that counter and print the ...
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### Datatool can't evaluate email as empty?

Given a test.csv file w/ the content: "BILL TO EMAIL" "test@att.net" "" "test.test@test.org" "test.test@test.org" Processing it w/ datatool in xelatex w/: \documentclass{memoir} ...
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### PDF/Braids undefined control sequence

I'm trying to compile my script to make a simple braid diagram using the 'braids' package, using the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[a4paper, margin=2.5cm, ...
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### Beamer puts table borders in weird places with color

I have a table that I would like to alternate the colors on to make it look nicer. My code is as such... \begin{table}[!ht] \centering \adjustbox{max height=\dimexpr\textheight-5.5cm\relax, ...
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### Get red green and blue channels of a defined color

In LaTeX one can define colors with the command: \definecolor{somecolor}{RGB}{0,42,14} I was wondering if it is possible to obtain the value for the red, green and blue channels for a given color, ...
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### How to redefine the “plus” symbol?

Let's say I don't like the way the + symbol is printed inside equation: is there a way to change its appearance without defining a new command? More generally, is it possible to create a command ...
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### Cross-referencing with different .tex files with \newtheorem

i've been working on a differents .tex files and i have a main file named notas.tex and it contains the next code \newtheorem{exer}{\textbf{Exercise}} \begin{document}[ ...