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How to create a table automatically for a homework in statistics?

I want to create a long table containing some statistical data, such as the sample, the average, and the variance, etc. I am using the pgf package and its various extensions to do this. Here is a ...
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How to draw two grids with inner grids with Tikz or any other package

I am trying to draw two grids side by side, each of size 8 by 8. Also these grids have one smaller grid 6 by 6 inside them. I want to do as nicely as possible, with clear border colors. I need major ...
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Omit Date from LyX Titlepage in KOMA-Script Book

By default, when using Lyx with the KOMA-Script Book class, the date is shown below the title and author name on the titlepage. I would like to omit the date from the titlepage. Is there a way to ...
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TTF font to METAFONT natural conversion

Is there a way to convert TTF font to METAFONT so even Plain TeX can use it? (I do not wish to use external packages to accomplish this goal either)
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1answer
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Multiple bibliographies without bibtex and citations

I am writing an article where I am using section wise bibliography (I am not using bibtex). The code is the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} % Save old cite/bibitem command(s) ...
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Force hyphenation of glossary term in-text

In English, you sometimes want to add hyphens when the order of words can make the meaning ambiguous. Example: Confusing: Springfield has little town charm. Better: Springfield has little-town ...
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Horizontal spacing in enumitem

I am using customized indentation in the enumitem package. The following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[align=left,wide=4pt] \item Compute the ...
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'Package pgf Error: No shape named is known' for nodes defined in matrix [on hold]

On my local system \graph is not able to recognize nodes defined \matrix \documentclass{article} % say \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,intersections,through,backgrounds} ...
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Texshop does not produce PDF files from Eps files

My Texshop works properly in compiling my tex file, until I add a new eps file to my tex file. Then I receive the following error: Error: Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input: gs -q -dSAFER - ...
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How do I properly set up and cite a bibliographic entry from a bibtex file?

I'm getting an undefined control sequence error when I typeset my Latex document that cites an article in a linked BibTex library. How to fix? I have set my typesetter to pdfLaTeX > BibTex8, and path ...
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Pgfplots bar chart with \times symbol as multiplier

I have a bar chart with relatively large values and I am using the near coords option to show the values over the bars. I want the \times symbol instead of \cdot for pgfplots multiplier. I know how to ...
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Only one specific character missing when compiling with biber and xelatex

I'm having trouble showing proper reference list - one letter just does not appear. I googled possible solutions, and updated the fonts, packages, but still can't resolve this. Here's MWE: ...
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Texmaker taking a long time

Texmaker takes really long to do pdflatex now like I've been running it for 10 minutes and it has not compiled used to compile in like 10 secs and I only added a few lines. Anyone have ideas on how to ...
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Random dots excluding certain values or range of values

I am able to generate the random dots, but how would I exclude specific values or range of values? For example, excluding 8 or excluding 10-20. \begin{pgfpicture} \foreach \x in ...
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How to edit proof environment or minipage

Im actually working at my faculty as assistant teacher, and I like to write in latex everything we do in classes, so I use the following format: \fcolorbox{white}{light-gray}{\begin{minipage}{18cm} ...
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pdf open in pdflatex.exe

I guess pdflatex.exe is part of TeXnicCenter or TeXworks or something, anyways is there a way to get pdflatex.exe to not have the pdf open when it is not compiling? Or at least have it close when the ...
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How to clear \listoffigures between different parts of the document?

Since I'm required to write a document in multiple languages, is it possible to reset the list of figures/tables at different parts of the document? The first two languages are not required to have a ...
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LyX: Can't compile with \usepackage{algpseudocode} with Language that isnt English

im pretty new to LyX and Latex. Im writing a paper in Hebrew and I want to add an algorithm in English. So i'm adding \usepackage{algpseudocode} to the Preamble and pasting some example algorithm. ...
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Change temporary or locally error behaviour suppress undefined errors

I googled about this problem with no result yet. You might discourage this, but is there a way to suppress errors? This is an example how it should work. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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How to “Go to source” from PDF file to Latex file with Texstudio?

I'm using Win 8 + Texstudio and follow the instructions of the previous answers, but do not succeed. It my commands
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Issue with pdfminorversion while using pdfx package

Considering the following LaTeX code: \documentclass{book} \pdfminorversion=5 \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[!htb] \centering ...
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Customizing layout using hdr in double sided document

I am trying to set custom styles at different places in the document, e.g. first couple of sections no page numbering, while the rest follow common page number and header styling. Running the sample ...
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1answer
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Text inside picture using memoir

I need this picture with some text inside it... Is there a way to put the text inside the picture? Make it transparent...write over it...
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the word symbols stick with the rest of the nomenclature

I am doing the nomenclature. The word symbol sticks with the rest of the nomenclature as the word subscript superscript and acronyms. I would like to set a little space. Do you know how to do it? I am ...
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About Latex editor(s) for Powerpoint lectures?

What are the appropriate Latex editor(s) for Powerpoint lectures that can work in beamer platform Thanks anyway
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Want title in simple numeric not italic through bibliography

I am working on book and in that book I \cite{title} many times and it is printed in italic form, not in simple form. I changed various styles to print in simple numeric form. But did not get results. ...
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How do I gradient shade the background of a beamer section/subsection in head/foot?

Here is a reduced example of my code. I am attempting to restyle the background of the section in head/foot and subsection in head/foot in the CambridgeUS theme to a gradient background colour. ...
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My default is set at double spacing. How do I suppress this for 1 or 2 lines only? [on hold]

I am writing a formal document that requires double line spacing and using a special class they have created. At one point I do need to have single line spacing, and then to return to the default of ...
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Partial center in environment

I'm writing a lab manual with step by step directions. Some directions include screenshots. To keep the screenshot with the line of direction, I use samepage. I am exploring an environment I can use ...
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ConTeXt: Cyrillic letters are not rendered

Okay, a really stupid question. How do I compile my Hello World document with Cyrillic letters? Compiling \starttext \startsection[title={Testing ConTeXt}] This is my {\em first} русский ConTeXt ...
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1answer
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How can I create this layout?

In my thesis, I need to include the descriptions of 79 items in the appendix. Each description takes about half a page, and includes a picture. I want to always have two of these per page, and have ...
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rubber lengths in coffins and aligning to the bottom baseline of a paragraph

I want to obtain a certain layout, illustrated below: at some point in a line, I'd like to "switch to paragraph mode" (just like a parbox does) and then at some other point I want to resume back to ...
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How to use adforn package? [on hold]

I would like to insert a single ornament on the titlepage of my thesis, something like this: I have found the adforn package on CTAN and it has the exact glyph I was looking for. However, after I ...
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TeX-file output another TeX-file

My problem, is to generate some .tex-file from within another .tex-file. The origin of problem is to extract some information from scientific paper, and create another .tex->.pdf-file with data about ...
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TikZ arrow displaces intersection point

I am trying to join a curved path to another (two bent edges) using an intersection point as joint, but when adding an arrow with style "-latex" to the second path, the curve is sightly displaced and ...
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mdframed top of page

Ok, so I've been trying to find a solution for this to no avail: I want to place a colored text box at the top of my document with mdframed, and I want there to be no margin between the top of the ...
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1answer
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redefine ampersand & for environment

I want to redefine the ampersand-charakter to expand to a macro, I defined. Basically it is/should be something like &={\hspace*{30pt}Ampersand has been redefined\hfill} The final use is ...
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How to reinitialize the lines counter for algorithms?

I have four algorithms in a section but the problem is that the lines numbering doesn't start with 1 in each algorithm. For example, the first one is numbered from 1 to 11 but the second one start ...
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1answer
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Problem with compiling code on Sharelatex

Here is the rather complicated input that will not compile for me in Sharelatex. ShareLatex simply will not compile it within my project. I am looking for help with restructuring the code and ...
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Question on formatting a Tabular Column

I had a few questions. When I was making a document containing a table containing 10 columns, I was not able to bring all the columns in the page.I tried to fit it by making the margin width 1cm by ...
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Latex Symbol Scaling in MATLAB publish

After looking through the already answered questions I found a little gem that scales the TEXT itself but not the actual LaTeX symbols. Could someone point me in the right direction? I'd much rather ...
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votes
1answer
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Draw square and add values

I want to add coordinates in the corners of a square grid. Do you know how to place values in the vertices of square?
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pgfplot: plot non-numerical data from CSV file

I have a csv file like: column1,column2 string1,value1 string2,value2 … Values are integers, strings are alphanumeric. I tried to plot it, with strings on x axis and values on y axis. After some ...
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Footnote missing when used with table, tabularx

I'm using fithesis3 class and I'm unable to get to work table + tabularx + footnotes + footnote references. I have tried \tablefootnote - http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/35328 \scrextend (\footref) ...
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ConTeXt: what is ~/texmf folder and what is its relation with /usr/share/texmf

First of all, I am a complete noob in TeX/LaTeX/ConTeXt/WhaTeVeR, so please be gentle. OK so I installed ConTeXt (version 2013.84.svn30044-18.5) on my OpenSuSE 42.1 using the official repository, and ...
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Using \c{e} and other special characters in .bib files with pdflatex+biblatex+biber: How to avoid Package inputenc Error?

I use Mendeley to manage my bibliography and have it automatically update .bib files. Unfortunately, this often leads to the "Package inputenc Error" when compiling. I narrowed my problem down to ...
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votes
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How can I quickly type a LaTeX accent in vim?

I want to write some text in Spanish in which accents are used frequently, such as ó for which I have to write \'{o}. I have seen that in vimtex they have defined for example `a to convert into ...
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votes
1answer
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How can I be sure that there are also lines between the boxes that are empty

I have a problem with Latex, TeXmaker (program). I would like to make a table but the last two boxes are empty, but how can I be sure that there are also lines between the boxes that are empty? Now ...
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votes
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How to use \tikz\pic in \caption and “normal” Latex-text-environment

As an advancement to How to use a \pic in a node's text area {}?. What to do or avoid to let work the pic "lightning" in a caption and normal latex text? \documentclass[]{scrartcl} ...
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votes
2answers
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Unwanted outdent in the first paragraph of a section

for the first paragraph of some of my sections I have an unwanted outdent as the following picture: I used noindent after the section, but has no effect. There is also no extra hidden character ...

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