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xycirc.tex problem with “;”

So I am having this problem, while using xyqcirc.tex. I called at the beginning by using \input{xyqcirc.tex}, but then before every \item, in itemize environment, or example, this symbol appears: ; , ...
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What does this input encoding error mean?

! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding `utf8'. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H for ...
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is there a way to have multiple lines in a single table column using xtabular?

I cannot get a new line within the same column using \newline in xtabular, whereas it works in the case of tabular. Is there another option in xtabular environment? Search did not produce any relevant ...
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hyperref link expanded by MakeUpperCase breaks

Short version: How can I solve the problem of using hyperref links when expanded by MakeUpperCase? Long version: If I try to redefine: \renewcommand{\descriptionlabel}[1]{\hspace*{\labelsep}% ...
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Different alignment for frame content in beamer

I am searching for a way to align the content of a frame in beamer. I want to have one part of the text of the frame top aligned, while the rest of the page is centered in the middle, as its normally. ...
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Eastern European name [duplicate]

In my .bib file, there is a reference including the following name in the authors list: Mitášová, Helena When the PDF is generated, this name does not display correctly: MitÃaÅaovÃa I searched ...
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Why unbalanced multi columns work with standalone but not work with article?

I want to have unbalanced multi columns for 5 multiple choice options. It means that the last option must not be aligned with the third option. By default multicols makes balanced column in which the ...
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Table not looking good tabularx

I'm trying to make a table in Latex but I'm not expert in it and it's not looking good. Below is what I did but the result is not fitted and not looking good so if anyone could please how I can ...
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Document using datatool is slow to compile

The following document uses the datatool package, and is slow to compile, though the resulting PDF file is only 3 pages long. On my computer it takes of the order of 17 sec. I'm hoping for suggestions ...
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manually inserting row lines when inputting csv to latex

I am making a long table for a paper appendix that spans multiple pages. I would like there to be no lines marking each row, except to designate sections. The only way I have figured out how to do it ...
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How to workaround conflict between greek and titlecaps?

I need to load greek with babel to support Greek text, but I am also using titlecaps to capitalise certain heading text. Unfortunately, it seems this combination is not compatible but I'm having ...
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How to prettify itemizing texts with lots of abbreviations and symbols?

I have the following tex code in a 2 column article. The multi-faceted evaluation scheme is defined as follows: \begin{itemize}[leftmargin=*, noitemsep] \item \textbf{Structural Measures} ...
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Redefine optional argument of \item in enumitem

I am using the enumitem package, and I would like to redefine the optional argument of the \item command. By default, the optional argument accepts text to replace the default label. I never ...
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BibTeX style which shows annotation fields and employs numeric-style citation call-outs

I am relatively new to LaTeX, i have used it for a couple of documents here and there but I am now using it for a formal school report which needs an annotated bibliography. My current problem is ...
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How to use background on a single row or column in table?

When using simple tables in Context (\starttable command), can one place a background on specific rows and/or columns?
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Pagenumbering on every “first chapter” page

Using \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \makeatletter \let\latexps@plain\ps@plain % Store definition \let\ps@plain\ps@empty % Use empty pagestyle (ps) \makeatother \begin{document} ...
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How to force a math font regardless of any other factors? [duplicate]

I am using Charter for math (mathdesign package) and Bitstream Vera for body text (through XeLaTeX's fontspec package. However, when using things like \text{} in math mode, the text still appears in ...
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How to draw this picture in Context?

I want to typeset a figure that expresses how some quantity consists of other quantities, and graphically depict that in a table like form. I have currently done this using a simple table format, and ...
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Loss of greek symbols in epstopdf conversion

When inserting Matlab figures I use the standard approach of saving the figure as a '.eps' file and using the 'epstopdf' conversion package in the preamble. My figure contains the Greek letter mu in ...
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Package `Versions' Warning: Redefining environment

I am using the versions.sty package and would like to process some text twice (or more times) in a different version configuration, but within the same document. So I use \excludeversion and ...
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How to compile creating externalized figures files from pgfplots in a given folder?

I'm working on a project on LaTeX which includes heavy externalization of pgfplots figures, so I've hidden everything in a tex subfolder of the main one and work only there. Every time, though, I have ...
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What is your experience switching from TeXShop to Sublime Text? [on hold]

I recently installed Sublime Text 3 on my mac and spent a couple of hours reading the doc and installing LaTeX tools. So far my long-time editor has been TeXShop, I have a number of text-expansion ...
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Make Bibliography in order of appearance of citation using {unsrt}

I'm a total newbie at LaTeX, and I'm trying to figure out how to sort citations within a paper I'm writing for a conference based on their appearance in the document itself. The conference has a ...
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error: command already defined in lyx

How exactly can I install Lyx Classicthesis? I downloaded it started working, but the pdf output is showing this error LaTeX Error: Command \example already defined. Can someone please tell me what ...
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threeparttablex fails to provide \source and \tnotex

I'm using the ThreePartTable enivornment (provided by threeparttablex) to add table notes to my longtable. However, I keep getting ! Undefined control sequence. for \notex and \source. I'm using ...
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Missing \begin{document} in dantelogo.sty? Viccuad-CV

I am trying to recompile my CV using the Viccuad-CV template on a new PC, but I keep running into bugs. I downloaded the template again and I am using the empty example to compile it but it keeps ...
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Align bullet points in two side-by-side itemized lists

I'm trying to create two side-by-side bullet point lists in a document, where each point lines up with the corresponding point in the other list, even when one of the points has multiple lines. So ...
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Text with spaces in units using siunitx

I used to (a month or two ago) be able to make my units with some arbitrary text, with spaces, which helped a lot since I use a lot of different units and labels in my data, and I have no need to ...
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Vspace after amsmath aligned equation gets ignored

In the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\begin{aligned} A &B C \\ D &E F \end{aligned}$ \\ \vspace{2in} Vspace gets ...
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Larger than or smaller than decision

This is my first time using Latex, is there a way to write an equation like this? I can't find that symbol. Thank you very much!
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How to make ybar chart where the final bar start at the end of the other one?

I want to make a ybar chart like this picture here (sorry for my bad painting skills ;) ) So that the bars switch from minus to plus or the other way round and the bar lenght should be noted as a ...
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Diagram of a variation of the middle third Cantor set [duplicate]

I would like to construct a diagram which is a variation of the middle third Cantor set as described by: Suppose we start off with the unit interval $[0,1]$; let us call it $A_0$. Next, remove the ...
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In ConTeXt, how do I typeset my name like a signature?

How could I typeset my name so that it appeared in a calligraphic font for use as a signature? I have tried reading the manuals and documentation regarding fonts, but it seems very complex.
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TikZiT issues (Mac OS X Yosemite)

I was wondering if people here using the TikZ editor TikZiT are experiencing issues with said tool after upgrading to OS X Yosemite? I can't get it to compile a preview, and I am not able to see the ...
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I see unexpected characters after working with \newcount

My code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \begin{document} \newcount\tmpc \def\modul#1#2{\tmpc=#1 \divide\tmpc by #2 \multiply \tmpc by #2 \multiply \tmpc by -1 \advance \tmpc by #1\relax ...
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align text and equations in columns in beamer

I have a beamer frame consisting of two columns (top aligned) using the [T] option. The second column contains a align equation block. Even though I am using the [T] option the column containing the ...
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Using hyperref's autoref function with todonotes messes up reference names

I used \autoref throughout my thesis and when doing corrections and needing to keep track of them using the todonotes package, I noticed that the \autoref function generates wrong labels. To show ...
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Endnotes and headers

I've to put the endnotes at the end of each chapter. This is the code for a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to set JabRef to keep the bibtex key of imported duplicate bib item

JabRef version 2.10 I have two .bib files, they share some same items but with different BibTeX keys. For example: references.bib: @Article{Anderson_1991, Title = {Discussion: ...
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Problem placing image in a pgfpicture environment

I'm trying to use .pgf file in latex I wrote this simple code in latex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering ...
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(TeXShop) Magic comment in a subfile that runs the main file but including only this subfile

Disclaimer: This question is a bit specific to TeXShop because I have to help somebody who's using this editor I don't know as I don't own a Mac. Nevertheless, it could be helpful to others. The aim ...
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I can't use PDFlatex using apple mac!

I have recently joined the mac club and I am having trouble using pdflatex. I have installed MacTex which should have everything included but when trying to run typeset I receive the error ...
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Hide subsubsections from TOC, but keep PDF bookmarks with beamer

Yes, I realize that subsubsections are evil. The only reason I'm using them however, is for myself, to structure the presentation and be able to jump around efficiently if necessary. The beamer theme ...
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Bibliography: consistent line length or consistent attributes?

The bibliography of my paper looks ugly because some of the references only fill a small part of their last line and so it looks very zigzag-y and broken. Is it ok to show some optional attributes, ...
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\baselineskip not changed within block [duplicate]

This really puzzles me: Attempting to set the baseline in a block (delimited by { and }) doesn't seem to have an effect for typed text, but works when a command creates the text. Question What are ...
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How could I label the intersection point as `O`?

Moreover, how may I colour the two angles AOA' and BOB' in two different colours? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Bibtex for mac not working

I use a Mac. I have a a .tex file called references test.tex. I have (what I think is) a plaintext file called sample1.bib. The files are super minimal. The references test.tex file looks like this: ...
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KOMA-script titlepage misaligned author

I'd like to set the titlepage of a koma-script scrbook left-aligned, i.e. \raggedright. I do this using \addtokomafont as follows: \documentclass[]{scrbook} \addtokomafont{title}{\raggedright} ...
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pgfplots error: could not read table file

I can not read tables using pgfplotstableread. A mwe is \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \pgfplotstableread{ a b 0 1 }\datatable \end{document} I get the error ...
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Generate 3d surface plot using black and white heightmap and pgfplots

I am searching for the best way, software or script (latex, python, R, octave), to interactively draw or paint some 3D surface plot for pedagogic usage. I finally found a way to generate and ...

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