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Reload in current location with Preview.app

I search a solution to fix my problem. I use Texmaker 4.4.1 (on mac) and a view my document with Preview.app and it's reload automatically my document on the first page. I use a speed compilation ...
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2nd page of TOC overlapping with header

I am using R's Brew package to automate LaTeX reports, and I am having trouble formatting table of contents so that they don't overlap the header. The header works correctly, but I have a long Table ...
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Why does \def fail inside \edef?

An answer to one of my previous questions provided this code for referencing a range of lines in which a line labels were placed at the beginning and end of the line range. \makeatletter ...
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Symbol to indicate the absence of an attribute

I want to compare some objects with a defined metric. Let's say object A offers an attribute and object B does not. I then want to give an overview in a table. Object A would get a \checkmark, that's ...
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fancyhdr sets wrong title in appendix

I have a problem with fancyhdr. I wanted to add an appendix at the end of my thesis, which is not supposed to have a section number, just like the references appear without a number in the table of ...
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Why does my £ sign become a $ in align*-environment in Beamer? [duplicate]

Why does my \pounds symbol become a \textdollaroldstyle in align* environment in beamer? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{align*} \pounds ...
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Forcing abbreviations with cleverref

As an apposite situation of this question, I would like to use cleveref, but it constantly prints unabbreviated text (Chapter, Section, etc.). Is there a way to force the abbreviated form (Chap., ...
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Solve system equation

I want to write the step by step solution of a system equation in LaTeX. But, dispite I can write the system equation, I don't know how to write at the right side of this system equation the steps of ...
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Eps file is so large [on hold]

I am writing a paper in latex and need to insert .eps figure. I drew the figure in powerpoint, then saved the .ppt as .pdf and opened it in photoshop. I noticed when I opened it, the size was like ...
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How can I create a full width acronym table with tabu package?

I want to have a full width list of acronyms. With the longtabu from the tabu package it is possible to combine the features from longtable and tabularx with the construction: ...
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How to use SourceHanCodeJP.ttc with LuaTeX?

I have trouble using Source Han Code JP font with LuaTeX. I tried the following code just the same as when I usually use fontspec package. % file name: example01.tex \documentclass{article} ...
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Including PDF into pdflatex document

Trying to include a raster graphic into my document. From what I have read, EPS isn't supported with pdflatex, and pdf should be the prefered format for doing so. From what I understand, the following ...
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Sweave-generated pdf-figure has two pages instead of one, with the first being empty

Using Sweave() in R I am trying to include a ggplot2-graphic generated by marrangeGrob() from the R package gridExtra into a pdf document. The problem occuring is that the pdf containing the figure ...
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Vertical center aligning pictures and minipages using subfig

I am trying to place 3 sub numbered picture beside 3 unnumbered table and have each picture center aligned with one of the tables. For this I am using the subfig package and minipages to put the ...
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Use `see=` key and new command `\acro` in preamble

I have the code below. For some reason I cannot use the definition of \acro to define new acronyms in the preamble. I can use it within \begin{document} \end{document}. However, also in that case I ...
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Adobe-like notes on latex

I'm writing my dissertation on latex, and this involves several reviews from my mentor, of course. I currently use the package soul to highlight changes from the previous versions and comments, but I ...
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eps2pgf error: /undefined in currentlinecap

I'm encountering a problem when converting .eps to .pgf with eps2pgf. I'm running OSX Yosemite with Java version 1.8.0_31. This is what I input in Terminal: java -jar eps2pgf.jar figure1.eps -o ...
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\IfFileExists for global bibliography files

I'm developing a document class which automatically loads the bibliography from Mendeley if available. Here is the code hooked to \end{document}: \IfFileExists{library.bib}{ ...
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Creating a Flipbook as overlay only on some pages

I'm writing a thesis where some images with minor changes are used. This changes would be perfectly visible if it would be possible to overlay one picture over the other and toggle both. So doing it ...
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Can I get editors in natbib under bibtex?

I use natbib under bibtex. If I want to reference an article in a collection I get the template @InCollection{ID, author = {author}, title = {title}, booktitle = {booktitle}, OPTcrossref = ...
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Labels with envlab not creating separate sticker

I am trying for some time now to basically create letter stickers / labels from a .csv file using TeX. I came up, also looking at this and other sites, with the following code: ...
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“Undefined control sequence” at beginning of any simple document

Very new to Tex. Trying to get the most basic doc to work. Not matter what I do I always get an "Undefined control sequence" at line 1 of my document. As of now, I am only trying to build the ...
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Footnotetext without text where it can stick to

I am having the problem that almost at the end of my document, I want to add a figure with a footnote in its captin. While this is no problem inside the document where always new text comes where I ...
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Plain TeX pdf2ps page numbering offset for front matter in PDF viewer

The good: When I use plain TeX, and then run dvips to get the Postscript output, I see negative page numbers for the front matter in the thumbnail pages on the left in evince and gv (ghostview), ...
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Fit 3D plot onto a shape

I want the 3D plot to be specified in terms of the coordinate system used to draw the rectangle. Right now, the 3D plot takes up way too much space and is off picture. I want it to be contained ...
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tabular side-by-side, same rows height

Quick advise: I want to have a tabular side-by-side. How would you guys suggest me to go about making sure they have the same height? Consider the case: \documentclass{article} ...
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XeLaTeX and changing fonts inside a document

Here is a detailed explanation of how to use various fonts inside a document in XeLaTeX: How do I use a particular font for a small section of text in my document? However, there is no MWE to ...
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Top vertical alignment in \multirow

By default \multirow places the text in the center for vertical alignment. How can I achieve top alignment with \multirow?
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Preventing widows and orphans in book, keeping facing pages of same length

I have a document in the book class which has a number of widows and orhans when compiled to pdf. I tried to remove the widows and orphans by using the all option of the nowidow package. It seems to ...
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Draw a 2D functions in tikz

I want to be able to plot in a 3D environment any type of function of two variables z = f(x,y), where x and y are specified within a given range. For instance plot f(x,y) = x^2 + y^2 where x in [-2,2] ...
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Spellchecker in Lyx 2.1.4 Does Not Work

I just upgraded to Lyx 2.1.4 from Lyx 2.1.3 and the spellchecker does not work -- it asks if I want to start from the beginning and then closes like it found no errors. I am using Windows 7 with a ...
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How to write relative permittivity in text

I'd like to use these two symbols in the text of my thesis. How would I write them? &
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Rotate landscape for single page and also the pagenumber?

I found here on tex.stackexchange.com an excellent & beautiful portrait-but-1-page-landscape-table snippet (see below). This is exactly what I need, however I want a pagenumber, but when I ...
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Is there a difference between \ldots and \textellipsis?

I was just reading about text formatting here, and the following is stated about ellipses: Therefore, you cannot enter ‘ellipsis’ by just typing three dots, as the spacing would be wrong. Instead, ...
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Date/Time in both axes with PGFPLOT

I am trying to plot some data that contains date/time values in both the x and y axis. I have been using the pgfplots and have managed to plot date/times on the x axis and on the y axis separately ...
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Vertical and horizontal spacing in a two-line equation

I wrote the following: \begin{equation} \begin{array}{lcl} w_{\frac{mn}{m+1}-\rho} & = & m(\dfrac{n-2}{1+\varepsilon_1})(m^{-\frac{mn}{m+1}+\rho}){{n-2} \choose {\frac{mn}{m+1}-\rho}} ^{-1} ...
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Overrinde the functionality of a user-defined macro

I want to add an option to the document class which will allow me to modify definition of a single macro. The option which declares the macro \ifthenelse{\boolean{nicepaper}}{ ...
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Join lhs2TeX code blocks

Consider a document that has multiple print versions. In one version a bit code is hidden (e.g. using %if 0 or the comment package). In the other version there now are adjacent code blocks that really ...
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How to set page number on outer bottom side of the page in classicthesis?

I am using classicthesis along with a Koma-script class. I was able to put the page number on the outer bottom side of the page. But, a page number is still present in the heading and also it is ...
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Placing the equation number in the left-hand margin

I use \renewcommand{\theequation}{{\hspace*{-3.05cm}\thesection.\arabic{equation}}} to move my equation numbers into the margins (corporate design), it looks like this: The problem is that ...
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Write text on arrow conneting two nodes in TikZ

I'm trying to create a simple flowchart. The final step would be to connect the first and last nodes with an arrow and write some text on the arrow. I'm struggling with getting the text on the arrow. ...
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Create clean and simple custom bibstyle

I would like to create a simple and clean bibstyle for my citation. I know about the macro makebst to create a custom bibstyle, but this is a bit overkill for my usecase, since I only want to define ...
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How to use pythontex.py from TeXnicCenter?

I have installed Windows 7, MiKTeX 2.9, TeXnicCenter 2.02 stable and Python 3.4.1 (distribution pyzo2015a). I use latex pythontex.ins form cmd to install the package pythontex: . It seems to ...
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How to display italics (obliques) with SourceSans Pro?

I'm working in a document with lualatex where I want to use the Adobe Source family: Source Sans Pro, Source Serif Pro and Source Code Pro. My problem is that Source Serif Pro does not contain ...
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How to split the toc in two?

I want to split my thesis in two main parts: "Theory" and "Practice" in such a way that: 1) "Theory" and "Practice" appear as main bookmarks in the pdf; 2) the table of contests is splitted in two, ...
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Sum with limits as a variable with subscript

How would I define a sum with limits from 1 to M{subscript i} [i.e in latex $M_{i}$]
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Citation Autocomplete: Any experiences with CiteBibtex or Citer and Sublime Text 3?

I am generally very happy with Sublime Text 3. It would be nice, though, to have a good autocomplete mechanism (which covers all citation/reference commands, including \footcite etc.). For this ...
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How to correctly configure TeXnicCenter to open PDF files with the Microsoft Windows Reader app?

I really like the PDF reader app in Windows 10. I already found out how to open PDF's via command line with it: C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /c start "reader:" But when entering this in TeXnicCenter ...
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Lualatex french fr_FR.utf8 locale problems

In the mwe below, if I set the lua locale, I have warnings such as : LuaTeX warning (file /usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-var/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map): invalid entry for ...
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changing footnote box color in beamer?

How can i change footnote box color in beamer? I can set the text color and other properties but unable to change the color of the box. Meanwhile, how can i adjust the length of the footnote?

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