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Does underscore signify a function call?

What is the _ used to signify when following some sequence like \hat? The error I sometimes get leads me to wonder if it represents a function call, with whatever follows it being the arguments.
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Adding straight quote marks to \texttt

Problem: Inline text gets curled quote marks and I would like to format these automatically to be straight ones instead. Minimal Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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Pgfplot: Zoom in to predefined plot

I have one figure with two plots where one is zooming into the other. I am trying to have pgfplot show the following arrow with the highlighted area where the second image is zooming in : The ...
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build in TeXStudio when there are unimportant errors in compiling

I'm trying to use beamer inside TeXstudio, using MikTeX 2.9 as engine. Miktex complains that it has no room for a new \dimen when it runs beamerthemeboxes.sty. These \dimen are not used in my ...
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How do I debug a failed MacTex installation?

I just attempted to install MacTex (the current 2015 distribution) on my new 64 bit laptop with Yosemite, through safari. Using the usual download page didn't work so instead I went through a specific ...
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Incorrect rendering for Khmer using LuaLaTeX

When I compile the following MWE with XeLaTeX, it works pretty fine. But when I compile with LuaLaTeX some Khmer vowels are missing. Does LuaLaTeX support Khmer Unicode? Or is this a problem caused ...
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Draw a circular node with a sine cirve in it to resemble the symbol a short sine wave

How can I do this in TikZ: I want to draw a circular node with a sine curve in it to resemble the symbol of a short sine wave like in the diagram shown in the link below. I can draw a circle but I ...
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TeXShop not working with Yosemite 10.10.4

I downloaded MacTex.pkg, installed texshop, but I get the following error: /Library/TeX/texbin/pdflatex does not exist. TeXShop is a front end for TeX, but you also need a TeX distribution. Perhaps ...
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Why am I getting “\dictumrule undefined.” or “Undefined control sequence. \dictumrule” error?

I realize this is a bit specific, but this is the only KOMA-Script command that has consistently produced an error, and it's driving me nuts because I can't find a solution anywhere (and I'm usually ...
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Too big pdf images in latex file?

I have six 4MB pdf images of Excel graphs included in my latex code and now the compiler has much problem to load and update. Can images become too big in terms of memory or shouldn't that be a ...
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BibLaTeX doesn't shows bibliography one command expansion invalid TexStudio

I am now trying to use BibLaTeX to generate a bibliography in TexStudio. However, I could not even compile a simple example. The following is my code: main.tex file: ...
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Inserting predefined paragraph numbers in page header

I am dealing with translated texts that have "paragraph" numbers which are already defined in the source, with which I must keep consistency. Hence I can't use \theparagraph to generate the numbers. ...
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Latex won't quick build?

I am completely new to Latex and have immediately run into a problem. I made this very simple document: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{document} When I try to quick ...
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Combine multiple pgfplots from tex files

I have been using Sharelatex to write my thesis and I have accumulated many pgfplots. I can't include more than ~6 pgfplots produced by csv files before I get compile time out. I have been dividing my ...
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Quoted code changes color when imported from source

I wrote a simple code to highlight syntax when I quote some C++ in latex. However, when the code is directly imported from a source file, the headers are in blue instead of green, this being the only ...
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Recursion Tree in LaTeX

How can the following recursion tree be drawn in LaTeX? I have tried using TikZ pictures for this, but I continue to get errors in the code. Please suggest an easier code for the same.
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Does the concatenation of two text files, which compile under tex, always compile under tex?

In other words, does the set of all text files that compile under tex form a monoid under concatenation? I have recently dabbled a bit in plain tex and my algebraic spider senses were immediately ...
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Typing in site math.stackexchange.com [on hold]

I need the best software or programs for typing mathematical signs. Usually I use this one, but it is hard for me, it takes long time. So can you suggest me any software that I can download free. ...
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Fontawesome doesn't scale up

I have written a small sample to test, if the fontawesome script (v. 4.3.0-1) scales up with the font size which I want, but it doesn't :( \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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I want to have more than one footnote in a table. What's the best way to get this to work right?

I want to have more than one footnote in a table. But then the footnote counter has incremented too many times by the time I've gotten to the first \footnotetext. What is the best way to get this to ...
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BibLaTeX : \footcite with parentheses or verbose \parencite

Is it possible to enclose a citation between parenthesis in a footnote using a verbose style? The MWE illustrates that: 1) with the \footcite command, if I add the parens in the prenote and postnote ...
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\allowbreak does not work in \index

I would like to include \allowbreak in an \index entry but I can't get it to work. The \allowbreak is changed to \penalty \z@ in the .idx file, which corrupts the generated index. How can I solve ...
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Spacing around figures and tables

At the moment I have the following code in the preamble: \usepackage{float} \floatstyle{plaintop} \restylefloat{table} This puts figure captions below the figure, and table captions above the ...
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why tspan instead of class? italics not rendered using htlatex

When using htlatex with "html,fn-in", the generated html has <tspan font-family="cmti" font-size="10">should be italics </tspan> but this is not rendered in the html (at least not in ...
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getting confused with pgf

\begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ axis lines=middle, samples=100, ymax=5,legend pos=north east, legend style={draw=none} ] \addplot[forget plot,cyan,domain=0.001:8] {abs(log10(x))}; ...
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Right align using tabulary

I have the following table: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,11pt,openany]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish,english]{babel} \usepackage{tabulary} \begin{document} \begin{table} ...
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Multimedia : Path to sound and video files

I have the same sound on transition between frames in a quizz beamer pdf. Each quizz file will use the same sound file, all quizz are not in the same directory. I want to avoid copying the same sound ...
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Beamer - Multimedia : embedded autostarting mp3 file problem

I have the following problem : I try to autostart an ambedded mp3 file. If I use \movie the manual says I can't embedded the file but autostart works, with \sound manual says embedded works but I ...
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Where is .texsprofile in TexStudio Linux?

I'm trying to use a more stylish dark theme in TexStudio (installed using apt-get) on Ubuntu 64-bit. Where can I find .texsprofile? All of the other relevant TeX.SX questions deal with Windows or Mac ...
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Using Lyx on Fedora 20: what does this error mean?

I get this error when trying to compile a pdf with Lyx 2.1: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.6-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2014/dev) (format=latex 2015.4.2) 28 JUL 2015 12:45 entering extended mode ...
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Can't get rid of underfull \hboxs

I've been trying to get rid of a bunch of underfull \hbox warnings in my cv. A minimal example of what I am dealing with is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{calc} ...
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Including an existing asymptote picture in a LaTeX document

I have a project laid out like this: a parent folder, a subfolder named Main where the parts for my projects as well as the macros used throughout are, and another Figures subfolder containing my ...
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Pad odd page to force chapter to start on even page

I understand the use of \@openrightfalse to force a chapter to start on an even page. When the previous chapter were to end on an even page, this would force an empty odd page. How do I change the ...
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plot and fit from pgfplottable

I would like to plot a graph from data created inside pgfplottable. I have one file of data data.dat: x,y 1,2 2,3 3,4 4,5 5,8 6,9 7,34 And this code : \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{etex} ...
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How do I make solid headers?

I am trying to replicate the formatting of a certain standardized test. It looks a little bit like this: I'm going to try memoir and tikz a little bit today, but I was wondering if there is an easy ...
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Choosing an image based on option sent to class

To be more consistent in the personal/internal documents I write, I'd like to modify my class to allow me to pass an option that will automatically select an image to put in the footer on the first ...
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help in debugging [on hold]

I was working on a table and wanted a line break within a cell. I used one of the answers in a post where it was suggested to use tabularx environment and then use \newline command. As soon as i ...
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`opcit` package with `enotez` endnotes

I’m using opcit package to generate footnote-style bibliography. But I want all my footnotes to be endnotes. I normally use enotez package and \let\footnote=\endnote and \printendnotes commands to ...
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\overset and align environment: how to get correct alignment?

I'm using the align environment together with the \overset command to put some text over a relation symbol. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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miktex - update and (re)install previously installed packages

I would like to update my MikTeX 2.9 portable. I originally installed it in 2011. What I'd like to do is: Get a list of packages installed in the old System Install a new System somewhere Use my ...
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What's the difference between xshift/yshift and relative coordinates while drawing an arrow between nodes?

Last night I crafted this piece of LaTeX, using relative coordinates to join nodes with arrows: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} %for [above], ...
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Change the font of a document in XelaTeX

So I downloaded a template for a CV. It uses XeLaTeX. I would like to change the font but I lost hope to find myself how I am supposed to do that. My OS is Windows 7. Here is a functional code that ...
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getting colons after every description item (not using listing package)

current output: Desc 1 Bla 1 wanted output: Desc 1: Bla 1 MWEs: current output: \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{german} ...
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Using a .sty file with Lyx, on a Mac

I apologise if this is a dupe, but I've had a look and can't find anything that matches my requirements. I'm having trouble finding a way of using a .sty file with Lyx. I found some instructions here ...
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Undefined control sequence using tcolorbox in TOC

I get an toc error when I use the tcolorbox for getting a grey background in the contentline of the Parts. Despite the error, the pdf is created correctly. Undefined control sequence. \contentsline ...
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How to change a \NewDocumentCommand-based \cite command to accept biblatex-style arguments?

Over at How to quote encyclopedia articles differently from books, magazines, etc. with Biblatex?, I was greatly helped with a macro which solved the question as it was asked. I'd now like to change ...
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Linear regression on modified datas

I would like to create a linear regression on modified data. My raw data is on a file called data.dat like that : x,y 1,2 2,3 3,4 4,5 5,8 6,9 7,34 If I do something like the code below, I get the ...
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Define new command using \DeclareTotalTCBox in tcolorbox package

I have defined a command using \DeclareTotalTCBox command in tcolorbox package as blew: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \DeclareTotalTCBox{\myverb}{ O{red} v O{} } { ...
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chaptertitle name and chapter number in one line but diffrent edge of the page

This is what I want: Introduction <---all the way on the right edge of the page---> Chapter 1 But, the catch is that I have a 5cm width margin note space in a two sided document. I am working ...
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Numbering style of sections in appendix

I'm using article class in LaTeX and my document has many appendices. In the appendix section, the enumeration of appendices is in the form of "Appendix A" "Appendix B" ... But After "Appendix I" the ...

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