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Making a line in a table bold

Please consider the MWE below, this gives following table. Now I want to ladder-like line passing through the table to be in bold. Any ideas on how this can be done? \documentclass{article} ...
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Hint for title page layout in ConteXt

After reading a lot of the manuals, docs and wiki articles provided by the ConteXt developers, I still have no clue how to achieve this. I want to set up a newsletter title page. On the top it ...
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Draw a picture where some parts are tables

As mentioned above, like the picture below:
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File structure/organization for book

I need to write a short book divided in 3 big chapters and about 40 short sections (for a maximum of a couple of pages each). Dividing the book in 3 files seems very messy, but dividing it into 40 ...
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Include multipage PDF using XML

I'm new in XSL and LaTeX. I have a project, where I need to include some PDF files. I'm using \usepackage{pdfpages}. Everything runs OK, but the main problem is when I want to include a PDF file ...
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Align Headers of subfloats correctly

I'm using the following code but the columns headers are not aligned in the center of the columns, so if anyone could please advise: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{mwe} \newlength{\tempheight} ...
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Problem inserting PDF into LaTeX

Okay so my MWE is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{C:\Users\User\Documents\OU\LaTeX\TMA 02}} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} ...
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Problem with \setmainfont{Gill Sans} in MikTex 2.9

I am trying to use the beamer theme Zurich in Windows7, but when I compile it (I chose Xelatex) I get always the following error: ! fontspec error: "font-not-found" ! ! The font "Gill Sans" cannot ...
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How to Extract Elements?

I could not find the right answer on the following question: If we have finite vector (a_{1},a_{2},...,a_{n}), how to extract any element from it, for example a_{5}? To say more clearly, I need an ...
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Minted and Tabularx

I've seen lots of questions on using minted with tabular. I'm getting this problem when using minted with tabularx. Code: \begin{tabularx}{|l|X}|} A & B\\ testing & \begin{minted}{c} int ...
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tikz being mishandled by manuscriptcentral

I'm submitting a paper through manuscriptcentral. The paper uses tikz. Here is the code for one of those figures: %in preamble \tikzset{box/.style={draw, minimum width = 1.cm, minimum height = ...
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How to use Programming possibilities of LaTeX [on hold]

How do \newcommand, \newcommand*, \renewcommand, \renewcommand*, \newenvironment, \newenvironment*, \renewenvironment, \newenvironment* work and what is difference between them?
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Adding a document to another with a different document class

Main document: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{book} (for my thesis) Second .tex file: \documentclass[twocolumn]{phdsymp} (for my abstract) I need this second file to be added in my main file ...
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TikZ Calendar Example Fails: Undefined control sequence \@EveryShipout@Output

I just love the TikZ calendar at http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/feature/calendar-library/a-calendar-for-doublesided-din-a4.tex . It compiles fine on my iPad TeX Writer with PGFPLOT 1.11 ...
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Lettrine in a scientific essay? [on hold]

This is not a texnical (pun intended) question but rather one of style. I recently discovered the lettrine package and immediately fell in love with it. Right now, I am writing an essay for a ...
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1answer
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Two figures side by side - caption

I have two figures side by side in my work and I need to add captions to them. However when I add captions they are not in line with the figures. Is anyone able to help me? Thank you very much. This ...
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chapter headings change alignment to center and without the word “chapter”

I want chapter heading as 1. chapter_name and center aligned. How can I get this? I have searched the net for an answer but I am able to get only separate answers but not combined answer for the both ...
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How to add space around all inline equations, adjusting for punctuation

The answer to this question explains how to add space around inline equations, but it doesn't account for punctuation. You can see what I mean in the picture below. Is there a way to put the space ...
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1answer
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Background color of the block of text

I want to have something like given in the picture. Borders above and below of the box are optional. I tried \colorbox, but it doesn't work. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{color} ...
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1answer
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How to add the Skype ICON in Europass CV?

How to add the Skype ICON in Euro-pass CV? \documentclass[helvetica,english,logo,notitle,totpages,utf8]{europecv2013} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Quarter page numbering

In documents by the German parliament there are quarter page numbers (e.g. page 9686 D for the fourth quarter of page 9686, (example)). How do I create such numbering in LaTeX including these ...
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Equation inside Intertext{{} under falign{} environment

Can i use $ Equation $ inside and outside \intertext{} under flalign environment. Because of these two lines my all equations got justified to left. Please help in this regard. Before adding it is ...
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Large Brackets Make Line Breaks too Small

\documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{parskip} ...
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1answer
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Tikz and figures in 3-space

How can I draw this in LaTeX? I can do with a lot of segments but I think that there is other easy way to do it. And how can I add this gray blackground to images that give that spatial view.
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Space before colon in beamer captions

As you can see below, LaTeX is formatting my captions like this: Figure : caption, while I would like them to be Figure: caption, without a space before colon. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Difference between equation and align using tex4ht

I'm trying to produce an html copy of my book, which is written in LaTeX using tex4ht. Things are going better than I expected. But in some places I use the equation environment and in others align. ...
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Improvement of tikz code and color the cone

The following code produces (if you can call it like that) a sphere, a cone and the axis. \definecolor{uuuuuu} {rgb}{0.26666666666666666,0.26666666666666666,0.26666666666666666} ...
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How can I avoid endfloat placing each figure/table on its own page?

I really like the functionality of endfloat but I would like to avoid the behavior of placing each figure and each table on a separate page. In particular, I have some small tables that look ...
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tkz-berge, renumbering vertices

This TikZ code for drawing an icosahedron and labeling gives only a partial answer to my question. With the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-berge} \begin{document} ...
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Table Row Color Covers Text

I am trying to create a table with alternating row colors using the xcolor package with the [table] option. The following example demonstrates that the row coloring (uncommenting the \rowcolors..) ...
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1answer
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How to add a tablenote for a caption [duplicate]

How is it possible to make a table note for the table caption? Something like \begin{table} ... \caption{...\tnote{1}.} ... \begin{tablenotes} \item [1] : blabla. \end{tablenotes} \end{table} ...
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How to specify B5 in tufte-book

I'm having trouble creating a working b5 layout with tufte-book. According to their documentation, this is supported: The Tufte-LATEX classes currently only provide three paper sizes: a4, b5, ...
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1answer
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Environment that eats up (ignores) text inside it [duplicate]

I want to replicate the environment comment from the comment package: \begin{comment} Hidden stuff. \end{comment} which prints just nothing, instead of using % to comment things out. I can do it ...
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1answer
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why subfigure doesn't occupy the full textwidth

I have 5 subfigures with width set to be 0.2 \textwidth, I want them to be in one row, but I have to set their width smaller than 0.2 to do that. Does anyone know the reason? Thank you!
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It's safe to ignore tabs and newlines when defining a macro?

I've written several LaTeX environments to format a "use case flow" sequence for a college project. Being a computer programmer, I find quite annoying to not be able to use newlines and indentation ...
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Header of ucbletter

I want to copy only header that is available in ucbletter, downloadable from here, and use it in my own cover letter. This ucbletter header is shown in below for better clarification. Could someone ...
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Count the number of items in a TikZ foreach statement [duplicate]

One sometimes defines macro's for TikZ as: \newcommand{\foo}[1]{ \foreach \x in {#1} { %do something } } Thus where the argument given to \foo is used in a \foreach loop. ...
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1answer
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Listings “cannot load requested language” after newly-defined dialect

[Note that this is not a duplicate of ajeh's question] I have defined a new XSLT2 dialect of XML for the listings package which includes some extra keywords beyond XSLT, but I can't get it to ...
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1answer
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Define path for packages in the LaTeX file (analog of \input@path or \graphicspath for \usepackage)

How to specify path for additional packages in the LaTeX file itself? For graphics, you use \graphicspath{{a}{b}}, and then \includegraphics{file} finds b/file.pdf. EDIT: it should be ...
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linebreaking of name-year citation style in arxiv version

I was trying to submit a manuscript to the arXiv using the imsart package: see here. I am using the name-year citation style, and it works well in my own tex compiler. However the version that the ...
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Drawing Linear Process Ball Diagram [duplicate]

Does anyone know how to draw a simple process flow diagram like this?
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2answers
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an \underhat and \underwidehat

So $\hat x$ and $\widehat x$ give upper hats of different length, however, unlike \overbrace{} had an \underbrace{}, one sometimes needs an \uhat and \uwidehat. What is the best (cleanest, fewest ...
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1answer
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Differences that implementation of `\node` and `\coordinate` have on display

Here are four TikZ environments to draw two parallel line segments. In all of the environments, one endpoint of the first line segment is specified with either \coordinate(A) or \node(A){$A$};, and ...
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0answers
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Combining Aquamacs (editing buffer and speedbar) and Skim into one window

Is it possible to combine Aquamacs editing buffer and the speedbar with Skim in one window? If possible, I would like to be able to open all three windows from one button on an Apple macbook using OSX ...
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1answer
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Background and footline for beamerposter header

How can I add a grey background and black footline to this beamer header? EDIT: Here's a compiling MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[size = custom, height = 110, width = 81]{beamerposter} ...
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1answer
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Cannot use multirow with multicol together

I can't use multi-row with multi column, my aim in the following code is to have a two height row with the content A long header vertically centered in two rows, what am I missing here? ...
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votes
0answers
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Moving logo downward in LateX poster

I cannot seem to be able to move a logo downward in a latex poster I am making. It is a circular logo, and I increased the size so it would be more easily seen and now it cuts the top of the logo off ...
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Spacing is varying between two mdframed environments with llncs class

Try out the MWE below. If I uncomment the commented line and comment out the previous one, the space between two `mdframed' environments increases drastically. \documentclass{llncs} ...
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Title in beamerposter

Apparently beamerposter doesn't generate a title automatically, so one has to do it manually. However, the MWE below doesn't work! What is wrong? How can I make this poster design less painful? I just ...
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votes
2answers
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How to set own abbr. for citation?

How can I set my own abbreviations for citations? Assuming the following entry in .bib file: @book{ChBj, title = "Functional Programming in Scala", author = "Paul Chiusano and Rúnar ...

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