# All Questions

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### legend transparency in pgfplots

I want to have a legend in pgfplpots such that it overwrites grid lines (i.e. grid lines are erased where the legend is placed) but not the axis (i.e. axis are drawn on top of legend, in case legend ...
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### Distances between nodes, nodes and arrows

I started using Tikz, took a sample of a code and tried to do my own. I'm almost there but I'm struggling on a couple of things. First, here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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### How to save a figure with multiple sub floats to a single pdf file

How to save a figure with multiple sub floats to a single pdf file. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[percent]{overpic} \begin{document} \begin{figure}\centering ...
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### Float(s) lost in newly defined environment (possible \vbox/\hbox problem)

The following gives me LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. I saw on Lost float in exam class that this might have to do with the \vbox. Replacing it with an \hbox gives Something's wrong--perhaps a missing ...
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### Image vs Text Arrangement [duplicate]

When I write a multi-page paper with imported images, I usually try to group the picture with the text referencing it. Sometimes, there is not enough room at the end of the page for the picture, and ...
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### XeLaTex and TexMaker “cannot-use-pdftex”

I would like to use the CV template provided by this link. In the .tex file the author recommends to compile with XeLaTeX. In TeXmaker 4.0, I've used the right option to compile but the following ...
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### Lattice or Per Gelosia multiplication - how to avoid the use of the fp package

Is there a simple way to improve the harmony of the nodes in particular of the upper row and the right column distance ? Edit Thanks to egreg the node are more in harmony. Still : Is it possible to ...
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### Can anyone code this in Tex for me? [on hold]

How would I code this? In the texcode for stackexchange? [(99!)^(1/99) / (100!)^(1/100)]^9900 = (99!)^100 / (100!)^99 = (99!)^100 / (99!*100)^99 = (99!)^100 / ((99!)^99 * 100^99) = 99! / 100^99 ...
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### How to layout figures/tables close to each other from the top

How to layout figures/tables close to each other from the top. Here is the test code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \caption{A very long caption!A very long ...
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### Resizing dynamically the e of the exponential function

I've been looking around and found that this question has been asked at least a couple of times, but the solutions are been correct work around. Let's say that I have a formula with a piece like: ...
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### Copy the abstract environment for acknowledgments

I would like to create an acknowledgments environment that's simply the duplicate of the abstract environment, with two exceptions: It should print Acknowledgments as its heading, not Abstract. The ...
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### How to add text after a forward slash

I want to write this; /camera/image_raw, but it seems impossible to compile. The forward slash is not the issue, but as soon as I put text behind it doesn't work :( Does anyone know a solution?
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### Line break long chemical names that contain brackets

I have some very long chemical names that are spilling into the margins, and I'd like to just tell LaTeX how to hyphenate them automatically so I don't have to manually go back and insert hard line ...
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### Line break in a modified proof environment (with show/hide feature)

In the recent post How to define a proof environment which can be displayed/hidden? [combining two TeX solutions], Werner helped me to redefine a proof environment which can be hidden by an optional ...
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### TikZ: automatic line breaking in equal distances

Is there an elegant way to break an arc into n equal pieces? I am discussing the surface area of sphere in my document, SA = 2\pi r l. Therefore, I want to start from an arc with n (3, 4, or 5) line ...
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### Collapse footnote in TeXstudio

I have the following: The text has a long \footnote{ so I'd like to collapse this footnote } to make the text more legible when editing. I want to collapse the footnote: The text has a ...
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### Table of equations like list of figures

I am fairly new at this and trying to put a table containing a brief description of the equations I use, into my thesis. This has proven to be quite an irritating problem. I have found a nice concise ...
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### enumitem: renaming the list marker

I am using enumitem to create a list. My goal is to label each item as Case: 1, Case: 2, etc. With the enumerate package, I was able to do \begin{enumerate}[{Case} :1] \item something ... ...
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### Make table and text appear in the same page

I have this page with section Appendix defined like this \section{Appendix} Then I start the table. But somehow the table appears in the next page. The table is small enough to fit in the same ...
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### Animation in beamer- problem

I have some problem with animation in beamer: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{animate} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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How can I define a scope and have multiple fading with Tkiz or something similar? What I would like to do is this: I used the svg2tkiz tool to convert the svg, but it gives me an exception and just ...
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### Make multicols use whole column in latex [duplicate]

I am trying to make a multicolumn layout. However, the content which I have is small. So it doesn't fill the whole page. Multicol somehow splits the content so the amount of content in the two columns ...
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### Latex, Tabular TeX

How does one force all the entries, assuming there is ample space, in a table within the tabular environment to have the same row width? Thank you!
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### MinionPro package conflicts with {esint}

I am using MinionPro font but it conflicts with esint package. The compiler always complains: LaTeX Error: Too many math alphabets used in version normal. Therefore I am forced to use the integral ...
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### Create a lorenz curve

For my first real document, I have to create lorenz curves. Problem is, I'm pretty new to TeX and I have absolutely no clue about how I should go about this. A google search only reveals this has not ...
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### Horizontal spacing after cases bracket in equation

How can I add a little horizontal spacing after the cases bracket, at the depicted position, so that 1 and 0 move to the right (the given screenshot looks okayish, but I'm using a different font where ...
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### texi2dvi runs forever if the document contains references not in the .bib file

If I run the example below with texi2dvi (GNU Texinfo 5.2) 5381 [texlive 2012], it never stops. How can this be avoided? It's somehow strange. I used to have a lot of references in my files which were ...
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### Cannot create animation in beamer with xelatex using the animate package

I 'm not a TEX expert and I am trying to ceate some animations in a beamer presentation using the animate package. Making the animations in a "normal" document (not a presentation) everything is fine. ...
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### qed symbol not correctly aligned when ending a proof with a diagram

I know there is a myriad of questions about the alignment of the tombstone symbol, but I couldn't see any one that addresses this little issue. Say you end your proof with a diagram such as the ...
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I'm new to Latex, I finally decided to learn it after having discovered that LibreOffice writer sucks. I thought it helps you create better text but after having spent almost two hours on this site, I ...
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### pgf math is not returning the correct results

I have in \pgfmathsetmacros some stored variables. I checked that math on Mathematica when the plotted points came back wrong. \pm\infp is approx \pm 1.51022 and \pm\infn is approx \pm 0.46823. ...
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### ! Missing number, treated as zero. problem

I just want to have the following simple equation. But the latex told me "! Missing number, treated as zero. problem" I have no idea what's going on here $L\mathaccent N(\mu ,{\sigma ^2})$ Error ...
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### Is there an “Appending \let”?

After \def\MyText{\textbf{My Text}} \let\MySaved\MyText \MySaved and \MyText have the same \meaning. What I would like to have further down in the document is % \MyText = \textbf{My Text} ...
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### Rendering the same bibliography database in different styles

I am trying to put together an example document (more like the one here, for some kind of official decision, I will not bore you with the details) which shows how the references change with the change ...
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### Stretching an \fbox horizontally to fit the page

I have a frame box next to some text (Komentar:), and I would like to stretch it so it fills up the page. I've done this using the calc package by subtracting \widthof{Komentar: } from \hsize (or ...
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### Print a short title in the header

I'm creating a style file to use as a template for submissions to a specific journal. That journal requires a short title in the header. I could easily hard-code such a short title in the style file ...
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### Is it possible to calculate the ganttgroup progress automatically?

Is it possible to calculate the progress of the ganttgroup automatically. If the Task 1 progress changes than the ganttgroup progress will be recalculated automatically? ...
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### biblatex: format of author field in op.cit. loc.cit

I'm using biblatex and I must strictly obey some formatting rules for my thesis. Here's the problem: biblatex does not display author's first name (initial or full, whatever) when calling op.cit. and ...
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### IEEE Conference style citation

I am starting to need to some help with references. I'm writing a paper using IEEE citation style and I'm trying to refer to a conference paper. These citations should follow this style: ...
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### subtitles in tcolorbox like in mdframed

Until now, I have used mdframed to produced nice framed boxes. I recently discovered tcolorbox, and found that it has several advantages over mdframed. In my actual and future work I would prefer ...
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### How to print \upharpoonright?

When I run pdflatex twice on my LaTeX file, the command \upharpoonright does not print the harpoon. Could you let me know how to fix this. I use this command $S(T)\upharpoonright D^{i}_{l}$.
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### Modifying backreference page numbers in references

One can use the optional in hyperref package \usepackage[pagebackref=true]{hyperref} so that at the end of the each reference in the list of references there is something like 2 appended if that ...
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### Sudden vertical spacing in latex document with MDPI template

Using the MDPI journal stylesheet (http://www.mdpi.com/authors/latex), I encounter a sudden vertical spacing after some equation followed by arbitrary text. Here's my document header, as well as the ...
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### No arXiv id showing in bibtex generated by Mendeley

I noticed that those arXiv papers in my bibliography are not correctly showing their arXiv id. Is there any fix to this? Thanks
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### Is it possible to create a barchart in a table?

I'm using booktabs to display some profiling data. I would like to add bars to each row to visually indicate the quantities in one column. I would like to use a table instead of a barchart since ...
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### Hyphen (-) , prime symbol ( ′ ), double prime symbol ( ″ ) are missing

\documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \hyphenation{op-tical net-works semi-conduc-tor} \begin{document} \title{Paper Title (use style: paper title)} \author{\IEEEauthorblockN{Authors Name/s per 1st ...
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### XeTeX and xdvipdfmx problem in Texstudio (2)

I'm issuing the same problem like in this question, but unfortunately it was closed for whatever reason: XeTeX and xdvipdfmx problem in Texstudio When I try to compile the .tex file from the ...