# All Questions

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### align to decimal point in the table

I want to align the number values of second and third column in the table, with the decimal point. Anyone can help me? \newcolumntype{C}[1]{>{\centering\arraybackslash}p{#1}} \begin{table}[htbp] ...
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### How to include scanned signature in letter?

I have written a letter in LaTeX, see code below (there are some german comments which do not matter). Now I want to include my scanned signature as a jpg above the closing name (that means between ...
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### typearea package and address positioning in scrlttr2

I'm trying to create a template for formal letters using document class scrlttr2, but am running into some questions. First, how does one use the typearea package correctly? I've been fiddling with ...
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I'm using chemnum. Conversion of EPS to PDF failed after a Windows updat: ! Package pdftex.def Error: File file-pics.pdf' not found.See the pdftex.def package documentation for explanation.Type H ...
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### How to unset default Ligatures=TeX for main font? (TexLive2015)

As of TexLive2015 (as opposed to TexLive2013) fontspec predefines Ligatures=TeX. This results in double quotes being replaced by curly quotes. How can I disable this behavior? \documentclass{article} ...
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### Curve with Tikz

How can I plot this curve in Tikz \begin{gather*} x(t)= \begin{cases} 2(t-n+1), & t\in [n-1,n-1/2] \\ 2-2(t-n+1), & t\in [n-1/2, n] \end{cases} \\ y (t)= \begin{cases} ...
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### How can I automate the line breaks in a cventry with moderncv?

I use moderncv to do my cv and I have the problem that long words, like "Staatsangehörigkeit" (german for citizenship) exceed the left column of a cventry. This: ...
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### Issue with combination of \includemedia and animateinline environment

We recently observed an issue with a beamer document including multiple animations. On one slide an mp4 movie was embedded using \includemedia and on another slide an image series was animated using ...
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### what is the origin point in a TikZ picture?

What determines the origin point when I draw a rectangle with TikZ? In the example below the x coordinate of the origin seems arbitrary... \documentclass{article} \usepackage[showframe, ...
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### Recreating this TikZ image

I need to recreate the following image in TikZ. I'm able to draw the boxes using the following TikZ code, but I'm unable to correctly place the underbraces and the symbols. \begin{figure}[H] ...
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### Beamer annotated tables

I am trying to include some boxes around numbers in a table. I am using the method exactly described on the answer to question below: Beamer, annotated tables using Tikzmark The issue is that the ...
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### How to “\includeonlyframes” for a Beamer presentation, without counting the skipped pages' numbers?

When I give a presentation, I don't really like to cause my audience undue stress before I even start. However, my presentation currently has the label "1/125" on the bottom corner of my first frame! ...
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### Bibliography on the footer of each page - ShareLatex

This is the code that I'm using: \renewcommand{\bibname}{Bibliography} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Bibliography} \bibliographystyle{unsrt} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{refs} But I ...
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### Autocomplete with recent words in Texshop

The most recent version 3.57 seems only supporting autocomplete with a general list of possible words instead of from the words that have been typed. It was asked in an early post TeXshop and ...
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### Create corner-aligned dashed rectangles using TikZ

Does anyone know how to create corner-aligned dashed rectangles using TikZ-PGF? I am looking for a similar feature that exists in Adobe Illustrator (see ...
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### How solve: Underfull \vbox (badness 6876) has occurred while \output is active

I am solving all my warnings/errors in my document. I have solved everything except for 2: Underfull \vbox (badness 6876) has occurred while \output is active [18] and Underfull \vbox ...
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### Create a table of todos

I'm working out notes from a meeting in LateX. During the meeting I write down so called "todo's" (not to confuse with the todo package). I use my own command TD to simplify my layout, it basicly ...
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### Printing the line number with eledpar in facing pages only on the left page, but not on the right one

I am editing an ancient poem with an apparatus criticus and my own prose translation of it. So I want the line numbers only on the leftpage (poetry), but not on the the right one. As far as I have ...
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### chemfig formula in table - vertical alignment

I want to create numbered chemical formula via chemfig environment. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn,leqno]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{tikz,tikz-3dplot,graphicx} ...
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In beamer I want to have a button in a slide that when pressed makes the presentation jump to the previous displayed slide (so labeling the slide does not work). Is there a way to do this? Thank ...
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### How to reduce file size of eps file when I generate the file from Tikz?

I have read those posts like How to reduce the size of an .eps file? , Eps file is so large [closed] ,Sun life: Linux: how to reduce eps file size? but find little can help my problem. Sun life: ...
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### Lyx not Opening With New Acrobat Reader

I upgraded to the latest edition of the Adobe Acrobat reader. However, now whenever I try to view a preview using Lyx (Ctrl+R), it does not open. Has anyone faced similar issues? Thanks!
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### Alternative to Scantailor [on hold]

Could anyone recommend an alternative to scantailor I need post processing software to enhance scanned documents. Right now I'm using scantailor but it has some bugs I need it as an automated ...
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### TikZ: shading a ball with colors

I am interested in plotting a ball similar to the ones below: where the color of the surface of the ball depends on the distance from a chosen point (where the vector arrow points to). How can I ...
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### How to view the result of \showthe\abovedisplayskip in TeXnic Center?

How is it possible to view the value of \showthe\abovedisplayskip in TeXnic Center + MikTex 2.9 + Windows 7? I tried writing the command in a document (type article) and view the result as pdf is ...
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### Unable to get a framed title using mdframed

\documentclass[12pt,twoside,notitlepage,reqno]{amsbook}% \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{thmtools} ...
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### Problem using csvsimple with tab-delimited file

The problem I am having a problem reading tab-delimited files using csv-simple. My question is how do I fix it, and why is it occuring in the first place MWE \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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### Epigraph and fancyhdr: a patching problem

I would like to add epigraphs on my part pages using epigraph, but since I also use fancyhdr, I cannot get the proper page style on the part page using the solution given in the package documentation. ...
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I have an arbitray frame with a headline that contains section names, small dots representing sections etc. Anyway, a standard Beamer headline that automatically on top of each frame. Next, I use: ...
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### Which natbib file should I save in an archive

I work with a very large bibtex file when I write articles. The bib file is in version control and is collaboratively edited by a large group of scholars with similar interests. This creates a 'moving ...
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### The local links don't work

I have my Tesis in latex, I am beginner, and the doc have a lot of local file link. The questions is some of them work and others not. The file are .pdf, I test permission, and it is ok. I am looking ...
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### Chronosys no stopyear

I have the following code for an art presentation, where I use chronosys. Somehow, I do not get a stopyear. Besides, is there any way to improve the overlapping of the periods. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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### Square brackets [ ] as first text inside environment

I had a case where I wanted do start a text with a square bracket inside an environment. It was interpreted as an optional argument. My workaround was to insert a {} to separate that. Is that the way ...
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### Two test in same document, Exam

I'm using the exam class. I'm making two tests in same document. Some questions are the same but some different. Is there a simple format I can use like "printanswers" and "noprintanswer" so test A ...
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### How should one add axis-type labels to a table?

I have a table of plots of the following form: It is made using code like this: \begin{tabular}{r|ccc} & 2 & 3 & 4 \\ \hline 4 & ...
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### Include Array Elements in a Barcode

I want to use TeX for setting up many barcodes with random numbers. Therefore I generated some random numbers and stored them in a .txt file. To create the barcode, I used a macro from Is there a good ...
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### Can I typeset a certain proof tree in ConTeXt?

Now, I know that the below picture can be done in LaTeX. Can it be done in ConTeXt? Because I have yet to learn any TeX system, I'm not asking how to do it in ConTeXt, but I am primarily interested in ...
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### What is meant by European or German typography conventions? [on hold]

A frequent refrain when introducing the KOMA-script bundle document classes is that they reflect "European" or "German" typographic conventions. What are the distinctive elements of these conventions? ...
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### Conflict of scrartcl and subfig`?

In a document I write, I use the documentclass scrartcl and the packages and subfig. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{subfig} \begin{document} \begin{table} \centering ...
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### Preview Package in LaTeX trim the \widetilde

Forgive my dummy question, i am not professional in LaTeX. I use Preview package to crop the inline formulas' borders exactly to the mathematical notation but i noticed the following: after using ...
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### Fitting table to the whole page

How to fit the table into the page size in revtex 4.1 \documentclass[% aip, jap,% amsmath,amssymb, reprint,% ]{revtex4-1} \draft \usepackage{graphicx}% Include figure files ...
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### Custom command exceeds my textwidth

I have a problem I do not know how to handle: I need to include some small words of code - these can sometimes be longer names of something. To display this is a name of a code piece, I've made a ...
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### Horizontally center DFA

How can I horizontally center the following tikzpicture (which includes a DFA) on the whole page without changing the distance between the nodes? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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### biblatex-chicago: Change translator and editor description in the bibliography

I had some issues with cbyeditor and cbytranslator where I got the warning "Package biblatex Warning: Bibliography string 'cbyeditor' undefined". That I managed to fix and now my footnotes looks good. ...
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### Flow chart Latex ! Positioning of two nodes

I need to split the two boxes N9 and N10 below N8 and side by side to each other. Help appreciated \begin{figure}[h] \centering \tikzstyle{startstop} = [rectangle, minimum width=3cm, minimum ...
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### Error during creation of a sidwaystable in LaTeX

When I create the sidewaystable I have a persistent error. The table is always on top where this is an error on table position. I would like to position the table at the page centre. Below is the ...
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### TeX history: what was the diagonal dash at codepoint 32 in cmr10 intended for?

The answers to this useful question explain how to show the encoding of a TeX font. And this is the default encoding used in the default TeX font, cmr10: What was the strange diagonal dash ...
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### Create pdf without background

I have drawn something in tikz (just a single graph) and I am looking for a way th create a pdf but without the white space behind in the background. Because then I want to convert the pdf into a ...