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Update TeXstudio portable and keep settings

I updated TeXstudio portable 2.6.6 to 2.8.2 by copying the content of the zip-file into the existing directory. Unfortunately, all settings, macros etc. were gone when starting the new TeXstudio. How ...
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German dashes: VR-Technik und --Methoden

I want to write VR-Technik und -Methoden. How many dashes should i use in the different places? I'm pretty sure VR-Technik is correct, as would be VR-Methoden. Should i write VR-Technik und ...
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Double \prec as a single symbol?

We have < and \ll. What about double \prec, i.e. something like \prec\prec but with spacing as in \ll? Remark. I could not find an answer in http://detexify.kirelabs.org/classify.html or ...
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Beamer (with Bergen theme) how to move ToC from sidebar to “main part” of slide?

How would I move the table of contents produced by \tableofcontents from the left sidebar to the main part of the slide? It produces a lot of unused white space, as in the following: This code ...
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Problem with the zhnumber package

I am trying to write about numerals and the use of symbols. As an example I would like to use chinese/japanese symbols to show a multiplicative system. I have come up with the package zhnumber which ...
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How to use standard TeX fonts in XeLaTeX

How do I use the inbuilt LaTeX standard fonts (in this case Times for roman, Helvetica for sans serif and Courier for mono) when using XeLaTeX and fontspec? I have tried: \documentclass[journal, ...
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How to adjust two pictures side by side in just one column of multicol environment?

First of all, thanks to the group member Harish Kumar because of whose advise finally I was able to fix the caption line under the figure/ float in multicol environment. This is what I then faced: ...
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How can I draw Pascal's triangle with some its properties?

At here Pascal's triangle in tikz we can draw Pascal's triangle. Now I want to note some properties of coefficients C_{n+3}^4 -C_{n+2}^4-C_{n+1}^4+C_{n}^4=n^2 (the first picture) as folowing ...
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incluing the bibtex file as include section

I created a main files that includes different sections like the following: \documentclass[conference]{ieeeconf} \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to have a figure with caption in multicol enviornment?

Hello respected everyone. I am having the following problems. Kindly help me on this regard. \documentclass[10pt, twoside]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{subfig} \begin{document} ...
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How to use chemfig for chemical reaction with skeletal forms

My code is: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{5} ...
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How to insert a paragraph before the chapter title?

I need to include several lines before the chapter title for some (not all) chapters. A new chapter always starts with a new page, how to realize the following layout for certain chapter while other ...
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1answer
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Table of Contents unbold chapter names

I require chapter names unbold in Table of Contents. Please guide me how I unbold the heading of chapter names only in Table of Contents.
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How can I get unnumbered chapters in the center of headers?

With titlesec, how can I include unnumbered chapter titles in the center of headers?
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1answer
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Alignment margin note with equation in pages

It's my problem, I am not writing margin note in \equation and \align. It's an error. But it's working in text. My aim, margin note with equation must be aligned. ...
2
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1answer
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Need help formatting table without row and column header cell borders

How do I make a table like this in LaTeX?
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TikZ - set of 1-d point charges

Trying to create a set of alternating (+q,-q etc.) Point charges on a line? Completely new to Tikz. Thanks in advance.
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tex4ht styling breaks after figure containing tikz drawing

\textbf works in tex4ht before the figure environment, but not after: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \textbf{this is bold} \begin{figure}[h] \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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different alignment on some lines of an align* envirnoment

I would like to typeset a set of equations, where a bunch of them a short (fit on one line) and one of them is long. I would like it to look something like the output of the following: ...
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PSfrag isn't working to add LaTeX symbols to eps figures

I have converted a jgraph file to eps, and am trying to replace text in the eps figure with LaTeX symbols. I have followed the instructions listed in this question but the solution suggested does not ...
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.AUX file and sound? [on hold]

I just had a quick question regarding .aux files. I have a couple of .aux files in a folder that is supposed to have sound files in it. Each .aux file is anywhere from 2-13mb so I know there is ...
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Increasing vertical space after equation in paragraph with short previous line?

The problem I'm aware that LaTeX the spacing around equations in a paragraph differs depending on how long the line of the paragraph immediately preceding the equation is. When the preceding line is ...
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Make listofalgorithms (algorithm2e) inside a section instead of chapter

I'm writing my thesis and I have a few algorithms (using algorithm2e) that I want to list in my appendix, but I don't want to start a new page. Also my listoffigures currently creates a section, not a ...
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Change the order in ModernCV banking

When using classic theme vs using banking theme, the classic highlights the job title whereas banking highlights the employer. How do I make it so that banking highlights the job title instead of ...
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Hyperref: how to correctly redefine `\@currentlabel`?

I am using my own solution to this question to create custom cross-references. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{lipsum} \title{My notes for Bla} \author{myself} ...
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Hatching that does not obscure a right-angle mark

Hatching - I suppose in the northeast direction - is to be added to the square with an edge length of $c$ in following diagram. I have a right-angle mark at one of the corners of the square. Is there ...
6
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modular chapters of a dissertation

I have several different chapters I would like to include into a dissertation. Each chapter is a standalone paper and has its own directory structure (figures, tables, etc.). I would like to retain ...
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Upgraded to Mavericks, Changed PATH, Still Not Working

I'm using Sublime Text 2 to compile and am receiving this error: Attempted command:latexmk -cd -e $pdflatex = 'pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode -synctex=1 %S %O' -f -pdf mentorship program.tex ...
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“missing autoprint content” error in PythonTeX

I just installed PythonTeX in MiKTeX/windows, with latest python 2.7. The installation looks fine to me. I got all the files in MiKTeX directory and the pythontex.bat file in miktex/bin. Then I try to ...
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1answer
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How to use wider and higher margins in a beamerboxesrounded box?

I love beamerboxesrounded boxes in Beamer presentations, but the text fits too tightly into the box. So I would like to use equal but wider and higher margins (left, right, top, bottom) around the ...
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Reference style: Author last name, first initial + sorting by in-text citation

I'm writing a paper and the journal that i'm trying to submit to requires the following style: Jin WG, Cheung YK, Zienkiewicz OC. Trefftz method for Kirchhoff plate bending problems. International ...
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How to get a Reference section and a Bibliography

I am currently using a custom class (mqthesis.cls) to author my thesis. It works very well but it only gives a references section and I want to have a references section (with only the actually cited ...
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Moving a node a bit

The following code instructs TikZ to draw an obtuse triangle. Except for the placement of the letter "C" in the diagram, the diagram is drawn correctly. I want to move the letter "C" downwards a ...
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Section title with runin and KOMA class?

I would like to have section titles with runin so that there is no newline after the section title. This can be done with \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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IEEEtran with XeLaTeX

I am trying to use the documentclass IEEEtran with XeLaTeX. It all seems to work fine (I load the fonts TeX Gyre Termes Heros, Cursor with fontspecs instead of the standard Times, Helvetica and ...
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Geometry package in TeX: How to print (or use) the values of geometry properties in document page?

I have problems with geometry package. I would like to find out parameters of my page (layout) such as textwidth, layoutheight etc. I want to have a dynamic layout of my page without number or ...
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1answer
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Is \\[<len>] as bad as \\ for new lines?

I have heard on multiple occasions that one should rather not use \\ to force new lines, unless one uses it in environments like tabular or align, and it is advised to use \par instead. How about ...
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Turn cited docs into appendices

I have a set of TeX documents {d}. These documents need to refer to one another. To achieve this, I have a references.bib with one entry for each document in {d}. Inside each element of {d}, there are ...
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votes
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Create newshadetheorem without numbering

I'm using the shadethm.sty-package and I want to suppress numbering for a certain theorem, but command \newshadetheorem* is undefined. Any suggestions?
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Make background image in beamer fill full page while preserving aspect ratio

I want to use a picture as a full-page background of a particular beamer slide. I want the picture to fill the whole slide, but preserve its aspect ratio (which is different from that of the slide), ...
3
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2answers
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Small caps inside hyperlinks make tex4ht render open-double-quote as backslash

Turning a book I just finished into an ebook, I ran into two (I thought unrelated) problems. The more vexing one was that the open-double-quote was being turned into a backslash after a point very ...
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votes
1answer
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Why does the hyperref package changes encoding of font commands?

If you compile the following document with hyperref using XeLaTeX you will see that the encoding of the text commands is changed by thehyperref package to "PU" encoding. Why is this necessary? ...
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Footnote number not showing [duplicate]

I'm using classicthesis.sty and my footnote numbers are not showing. I do use this command at the beginning of each chapter: \let\thefootnote\relax\footnotetext{ } Do you think this is related? ...
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wrapfig position, margin settings [duplicate]

I find that the wrapfigure environment is very tricky. It depends on where you put it and if you add things to the top part you can make a good wrapfig bad. I would like to know if there is a way to ...
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1answer
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Embedding citations using natbib and chicago or APSR

I'm trying to embed citations using natbib and chicago style but I keep coming up short. The errors I get include: 'Cite should not be used with natbib. Use Sort instead; Latex Error: Somethings wrong ...
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1answer
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How to \ref a \subsubsection

I'm trying to reference 2 subsubsections from my document. My structure is like: \chapter{something} \section{1.1} \subsection{1.1.2} \subsubsection{Number 1} \label{sssec:num1} ...
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votes
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Overlaying or nesting graphs in tikzpicture with different axis scales

I need overlay or nest a figure in a graph. I try with \pic, but the results aren't good for figure scale, according to graph scale. I try also to define the figure in nodes, to place it in the ...
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How can I install ieeetrans.cls?

I need to install the IEEEtrans.cls for use in LyX (on a Mac) but I don't understand the instructions provided by the downloaded package. How can I install that class?
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converting LaTex pdf into a powerpoint [duplicate]

I want to make a power point presentation with LaTex. I used the presentation template in sharelatex but the output was a .pdf. I want it to be ppt formate. is there any way I can get a direct .ppt ...
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How to make a boat symbol in latex?

I would like to make a motorboat/boat/raft/ship symbol in LaTex but cannot find a command for one. I know there is \Plane in bbding dingbats which gives the symbol for plane. But I dont see anything ...

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