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Where do I find the source code of beamer in a MiKTeX installation?

I'm looking for the source code of default beamer themes (*.sty) for studying purpose. A file content search for keywords like \setbeamertemplate only returns texworks.exe. If these definitions are ...
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How to reference an unnumbered section by writing a number?

I have an appendix with sections, e.g. section*{Appendix 1: Measurment of X.Y.}. I have set a label with \label{appendix:1}. Now if I reference that appendix via \ref{appendix:1} I get the number of ...
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Specify legend entry as \addplot option?

Somehow, specifying the legend entry for each \addplot using the separate command \addlegendentry bothers me... I'm not sure why, probably because my sense of order says that the legend entry belongs ...
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Multiple tikzpictures in a standalone document

I have a standalone document of the form: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} %\documentclass{article} %\usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \newcommand{\tikzmark}[2]{\tikz[remember picture, ...
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1answer
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Change author separator and delete “&” in bibliography (biblatex)

I have some problems with the bibliography. For nearly all changes I wanted I found solutions, but not for these two: 1: I would like to change the separator after the first name: "Panzer, Paul; ...
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bibliography in alphabetical order

I am using bibliography in the text as bibitem and citing this in the text it is coming correctly. Later I need to have bibiliography in the alphabetical order. How do I do it. I checked already ...
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Multibib in TeXclipse

I am using TeXlipse 1.5.0 on miktex 2.9 on Windows 7, and I try to use the package multibib to create multiple bibliographies. I however can't seem to get TeXlipse to run bibtex on multiple ...
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Why does \noindent with CJK text prevent document from compiling?

I had a large linguistics example document with example text from many different languages, which stopped compiling when I transferred it to a new Mac (with all the same software and TeX ...
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Can I place a block inside figure in beamer?

I have an image with lot of white space. I want to fill up the while space with blocks and add information in it. Is it possible with beamer?
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1answer
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Latex - Headlines with Chapter (left = even page) and Section + Subsection (right = odd page)

I would like to format my headlines like that: left page: left side: Chapter x, right side: name of chapter rigt page: left side: subsection, right side: name of subsubsection but only if there is ...
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Lilyglyphs how to design stem

I need to set a new command for drawing a minim with mensural notehead using LilyGlyphs. So far I have made a notehead which is a single character: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lilyglyphs} ...
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1answer
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Reading and (custom) formatting a CSV (not \csvautotabular)

Suppose I have a really long, really boring list of data in - let's say CSV, but converting to other formats is an option, when this can be done automatically - and I want to prepare a section in my ...
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How to render LaTeX code without having to press return a lot of times?

I am trying to use Tufte's Template for LaTeX. When I try to compile it on Texmaker, I am required to press Return a lot of times: But I have no idea why this happens. Is there a way to render it ...
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Move a tikz node somewhat below in relative positioning

I have the following code (stripped down from a much larger one). (I understand that there are numerous questions (and answers including this excellent one) on relative positioning of nodes, but they ...
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How to make Tikz image move to left of the page?

I use Tikz to draw a image, but the image is little big and too right in the page, i want the image move to left in the page, how to do it? I tried to smallize the font size, but this does not make ...
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Beamer \animategraphics Missing $ inserted \end{frame}

I am using the animate package to make some nice animations from several pdfs created in R. I have 3 animations in my beamer presentation, but now I'm trying to insert the forth and I get the error: ...
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placing text using \widthof with tikz

I am new to using Tikz and I do have a question about writing a macro with allows me to use a parameter to scale a simple drawing and put text according to the size of the drawing. Here is what I ...
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how can I load a tableplot, put random colors, and the legends automaticaly using a foreach?

\begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[scaled x ticks={real:1e3},xtick scale label code/.code={$\cdot 10^3$}, axis lines=left, %xticklabel={$\pgfmathprintnumber{\tick}\lambda$}, pone lambda al lado del tikz ...
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Drawing and labeling a triangle for a demonstration for the Law of Cosines [duplicate]

I have provided the code for a triangle having vertices A, B, and C. The lengths of the sides are to be labeled a, b, and c. The altitude of the triangle is to be drawn as a dashed line segment from ...
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1answer
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Wrapfigure pushed away by a small paragraph

Please somebody explain me why this \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Is there a conflict between memoir and sidenotes?

I am attempting to use the memoir package in conjuction with the sidenotes package, but when I attempt to compile, I get the following error: Option clash for package changepage and compilation ...
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1answer
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tikz drawing a partitioned rectangle

I would like to draw the following figure, but I don't even know where to begin. This goes far beyond my tikz expertise. If anyone can help, I would appreciate it very much. Here is a skeleton code to ...
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ordinalnum & roman small-capitals numbers

I'm using ordinalnum command many times in a big command, this is very helpful. I would have like my ordinal number in small caps & romannumeral according french norm of typography for centuries ...
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1answer
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I want to left-align the following equation. I don't want that to be centred [duplicate]

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation*} \epsilon(\lambda_1,...,\lambda_n)=sgn\prod_{\substack{r=s}}(\lambda_s-\lambda_r). \end{equation*} \end{document} ...
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Latex text quality + font in a drawing tool

I use CorelDraw on a Windows platform and would like to get the latex PDF-text quality + font in a certain drawing. What is the best approach? print the text as pdf via latex first and then ...
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“Tex” and “Tex Math” fonts in Adobe Illustrator [on hold]

I used to have a font titled "Tex" and "Tex Math" fonts that I downloaded from web a long time ago. Does anyone else have these or have any idea where I can download these? It contains a nice set of ...
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pst-3dplot's Alpha and Beta are not correctly set with pstThreeDCoor?

This is a simple question when I set Alpha and Beta in \pstThreeDCoor, why doesn't it affect all the following macros? I have to set it in psset and also add a ...
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1answer
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Slight customization to bibtex cites in LyX

I am using LyX and BibTeX for my bibliography. I would like the following setup for my citations: 1) In the text a cite should have a comma between the last author name and year (LAST_NAME, YEAR). 2) ...
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How does one modify \xoverline for subscripts/superscripts?

The \xoverline command (see the-bar-and-overline-commands) works beautifully except that it assumes normalsize. So it blows up the size of subscripts as in $A_{\xoverline{K}}$ vs $A_{\overline{K}}$ ...
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0answers
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Does the package pst-solides3d affect images made with pst-3dplot?

I am working in a simple project creating some 3D representations of math surfaces and shapes for a calculus course. Most of all the pictures I have created rely heavily on pst-3dplot. Once I found ...
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Remove bibliography from beamer template

I'm doing a presentation using the following beamer template: \usepackage{beamerthemeshadow} I have a file that has my bibliography. I include it has: \begin{frame}{References} ...
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Exclude functions and procedures completely from list of algorithms in algorithm2e

I'm referring to this answer of the question on how to exclude functions from \listofalgorithms in algorithm2e. The solution provided in the answer just omits the word function within the list of ...
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1answer
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SplitArgument on colon doesn't work under expl3 syntax

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} \DeclareDocumentCommand\TestA{>{\SplitArgument{1}{:}}m}{% \Example #1 } \ExplSyntaxOn \DeclareDocumentCommand\TestB{>{\SplitArgument{1}{:}}m}{ ...
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How to fill random spaces with random circles in tikz?

Does anybody know how to efficiently draw either one of the following pictures in tikz? Specifically the "Well Graded" interests me, as one would have to fill random spaces between circles - with ...
2
votes
1answer
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tikz how to center text in a vertical rectangle

I am trying to put vertically rotated text inside a rectangle and I have not been able to get it centred vertically. Here is my minimal code and what I get. Any help would be appreciated. ...
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1answer
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Can I suppress the <use [filename]> message?

When I compile something like: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} blabla \includegraphics{image} blabla \end{document} I get a <use [filename]> message in the ...
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Undefined Control Sequence : \caption@ifamsclass {%

Using pdfTeX Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (TeX Live 2009/Debian). Something in the subfig package is causing this error. E.g. compiling \documentclass{article} \usepackage{subfig} \begin{document} ...
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votes
1answer
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Template with each page divided in three parts

I'm looking for a template where each page of the document is divided in three sections. The upper half of the page is divided in two columns, with the left column being a quote of some original text, ...
3
votes
2answers
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How I draw the tree of possibility?

I can do the following drawings of Board: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{skak} \usepackage{chessboard} \let\boardfont\undefinedcommand \usepackage{diagram} \begin{document} ...
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0answers
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Improving latex document [on hold]

I am currently compiling my thesis using latex. I am new to latex so I am not aware of many of the packages. Are there any recommendations for packages or anything else that will improve the ...
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0answers
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Inline MathJax with HTML tags in iOS app [on hold]

I am working with an iOS developer and we can't figure out how to take our existing Latex content and make it work with Mathjax that has a library for iOS. I have a few thousand content items that ...
0
votes
1answer
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Chapter No. in Theorem style

I'm using \documentclass{book}. I'm also using the code below to create a theorem style, however, it only puts the title on top. I want to modify the code so that I get => Theorem ch. no. theorem no. ...
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How to use tocloft to create a list which appears in the middle of the document

I have a document in IEEE (conf) format and I want to add a new environment using tocloft. The relevant code looks like this (slightly abbreviated): \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} ...
0
votes
1answer
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Texmaker: Move “External Viewer” button in the embedded viewer

I really like using Texmaker in mac OS but the way I have my work area set up I cannot easily access the button to open the external viewer from the embedded viewer window (I like it squished up to ...
2
votes
1answer
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What's the difference between \newtheorem{remark}*{Remark} and \newtheorem{remark}{Remark}?

Does anyone know the differences between \newtheorem{remark}*{Remark} and \newtheorem{remark}{Remark}?
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votes
1answer
108 views

Meaning of “\advance\leftskip \@tempdima \null\nobreak\hskip -\leftskip”

I am a novice of LaTeX, and I encounter the following code which I can't understand fully. \def\@dottedtocline#1#2#3#4#5{% \ifnum #1>\c@tocdepth tt\else \vskip \z@ \@plus.2\p@ {\leftskip ...
4
votes
1answer
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Make defined words appear standalone in left margin

I've seen this in textbooks before, so I imagine it's possible. What I would like is for a defined word to show up in the left margin for easy identification when scrolling through a document. For ...
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votes
0answers
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LyX Layout File for the SIAM book class

Is there a LyX layout file for the SIAM book (SIAM-GH-book.cls) class?
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0answers
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Scaling title text in tikzposter-class

I'm unable to effectively scale the size of the poster title in the tikzposter class (v2.0). When defining my own titlestyle I set the titletextscale key, but it does not appear to have an effect. ...
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votes
1answer
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\AtBeginEnvironment adds spurious spaces to .toc when using \addtocontents

I'm using scrartcl and am trying to move the appendices in the toc one level up so that they are formatted as if they where a subsection instead of a section. I've adapted my solution from this ...

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