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changeing appearance of nomencl

I'd like to change the appearance of my nomenclature to a design that's closer to the following image, has someone some ideas how to get there? right now it looks like: My mini example was ...
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Labelling footnotes with stanza and line number in reledmac

I'm trying to evaluate the feasibility of moving an older project which I had begun still using ledmac to reledmac. One crucial requirement is the labelling of footnotes with stanza and line number, ...
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Problem of backslash and math symbol separating

I am not even sure if this is a Tex problem or a Kile problem. Whenever I edit stuff on my file, there is some paragraph realignment that happens. Sometimes a realignment elsewhere forces the ...
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How to install mathtools in Texworks

I would like to install mathtools in Texworks on windows 7. How can I do this task?
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Removing annoying braces/brackets

I have a command that works with this syntax: \startmycommand[{ nononononononononononon nononononononononononon nononononononononononon }]\endmycommand A user has provided a(n) (excellent) ...
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Biblatex matching reference citations and labels [duplicate]

I am customising my PhD bibliography with biblatex and I face the following problem: I want to keep a consistency between the citations in the text and the label names in the list of references, so ...
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How to change all \vec{} to \bf{}

I'm writing a paper and I used \vec{} to express all vectors. Now, I changed my mind and want to write them in bold letters using \bf{} for instance. Is there a fast way to change all that's been ...
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Reference not showing paper title

enter link description hereI am a new user of Latex. I am writing a paper for an ACS journal where the references are required to show the paper TITLE. I am using bibdesk for managing my citations. ...
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How to ensure the first letter of a footnote is always uppercase?

My friend has a problem where he uses \footcite together with authorstyle-icomp and wants things like "ibid." (ebd. in German) to be uppercased when they're at the beginning of a footnote. Also, his ...
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\cite in 2 line in the same cell

I am trying to write a tabular in which the second column contains some references (\cite{}). The result obtained is a unique line for each cell, and I would like to fit the reference in 2 line, in ...
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How to make one reference to multiple citations

I'd like to do following thing. In my text I want to refer to citations with \cite{ref1} and in the reference section under this reference, e.g. [1] there should be sth. as follows: [1] (a) ...
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Hanging brackets in an align environment

I have two formulas in an align environment, and the second one starts with a bracket (this particular example is simplified): \begin{align} & x_\alpha(s) x_\alpha(t) \\ & \left[ x_\alpha(s), ...
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How can I cross reference a column name in a table?

I have quite a big table in my latex document and in the text accompaning the table, I would like to state something like: As presented in column A in Table III, it is ... I know how to cross ...
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Not compiling a pentagon in tikz-cd

I've been trying for a while to draw a pentagon in tikz-cd. the {\bf Maclane pentagon identity} \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \begin{tikzcd} ...
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Repost making research proposal including a gantt chart/timeframe [duplicate]

I make the research proposal for my higher studies, now I am interested to make the timeframe in the end of my research prposal to explain them how I start my research work and explain them. Something ...
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How to correct a PGFPLOT plot with minimal data that does not follow global options?

I have incomplete test data, as shown in the MWE. I would like to use all (few) available data points in the plot, ie (55.16, 0.08) for copper, but the plot does not take it into account. Also the ...
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pgfplots: Pointwise Positioning of Explicit Point Meta

I am drawing several diagrams like the following one: I would like to label the important points with $P_1$, $P_2$ and so on. The problem is that there is no global position for the nodes that fits ...
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How can I make a math version of itemize, enumerate, and description environments?

tabular is to array as itemize is to …? I'd like to have a list like \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{eqlist} \item E=mc^2 \item e^{i\pi}+1=0 \item \text{ducks} + \text{caffeine} ...
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1answer
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LyX Install Not Recognizing Installed Spellcheck Dictionaries

I just installed LyX on my Windows 10 machine. I have Language Settings > Language > User Interface package set to "Default" (I have also tried English (UK)), package set to "Automatic" and there is ...
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Put a dot above a bold symbol in an equation?

I know this is a really basic question, but I'm a newbie with Latex. How can I put a dot (to indicate the time derivative) above a bold symbol in an equation? When trying $\dot \mathbf{x}$, I get an ...
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Knitr pdf not working on Mac OS X error “! Missing $ inserted.”

I have the following chunk in rmarkdown {r } library(psych) a <- (matrix(c(1:1000), ncol=4)) f <- fa(a) But when I try to print inline the following output: `r f$null.chisq` I get the ...
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Group figures in LOF by chapter (with chapter number, but w/o page number)

I have a problem which I can't seem to solve: My list of figures is grouped by chapters with a space between the figures of each chapter. What I would like to have though is not only space, but also ...
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least complex way to make this table

I don't know either to make one big table and sub each cell or make two tabular beside each other?
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Adjust Array Column Width to Fill Page

I am trying to make use of the array environment (anything that operates similarly would suffice) that will automatically stretch the columns to be even-width and spread across the entire page. One ...
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Squeeze items with itemize

I feel that I can save some lines in the following list, but I do not know how. The split made at broadband networks is something I would like to avoid for example. Here is the minimal example: ...
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Having trouble enabling ligatures with HF&J's Mercury Text OpenType font

I'm sure this font supports ligatures, but I can't get them to show up. Example with Roboto for comparison: \documentclass[ 11pt, a4paper ]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Make This Look More Handwritten

I'm building worksheets for special needs students and thus the instructions and examples must be uber clear. To make this happen, I've switched the worked example font to sans-serif and large, but ...
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The bibliography is not working and I cannot understand the error message [on hold]

ERROR - Cannot find control file "EE 3000-word section.bcf"! - did you pass the "backend=biber" option to BibLaTeX? INFO - ERRORS: 1
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Autoref not properly placing links

I have the following code: \autoref{fig:vc_dimension} \begin{figure}[t] \begin{subfigure}[b]{0.5\textwidth} \centering \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{vc_dimension_1} \caption{...} ...
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Categorical product in tikz?

There are many examples of the coproduct in tikz with straight edges, however I can not find any (that work) or without a special package (other than tikz) for the product. I would just like to be ...
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1answer
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Problem with eulervm integral sign

I'm having a problem with eulervm integral sign. I get the usual slanted instead of the expected upright integral sign. I'm using MikTeX 2.9 in combination with Lyx 2.1.3. This is the code exported by ...
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How do I force a figure on top of a line, and place it exactly where I want on the page?

Background info is as such: Image A is a logo in the top right corner, around which I will write my name, and image B is of my average appearance, I want to place somewhere(!) on the left of my name ...
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Using \item in the first column of a table

I have a list and a sublist both created with \enumerate, and each item in the sublist consists of two halves (both math). How could I separate the halves so that the first half of each row is ...
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How to fit the table?

I'm sorry for my English. I just need to make a table with some long sentences. When I'm doing it I get the following result (see the picture), using the following code: \begin{center} ...
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\RLmulticolcolumns deactivated if “right to left” language is loaded with \setotherlanguage xelatex

The command \RLmulticolcolumns from multicol package to reverse order of the columns on the page from right to left work fine with pdflatex or xelatex, here a working example: ...
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trying to load images with foreach

Im trying to load images from a directory but I cant because I dont know why \i does not indicates the number, code searches the directory and the files were not found.. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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1answer
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russian option for babel breaks Inconsolata

OK: \documentclass[14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{zi4} \begin{document} \Huge \texttt{I need only latin here} % I see Inconsolata here ...
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Trying to install texlive but it gets stuck

This is the output of the installation. I have no idea why this keeps happening. I've tried the installation multiple times and with every mirror it gets hung up on the same part. This is the first ...
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1answer
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How to typeset uneven length captions?

I have a pair of figures with uneven levels of information needed in the captions (though in both cases documentation that really should go in the caption instead of elsewhere). How could I best ...
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1answer
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Source of figure below caption is not centered when there are too many characters

I want my figure source to be part of the caption but in an new line, everything located below the figure and both of the lines should be centered. This works out perfectly as long as the caption ...
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1answer
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Badbox in bibiliography while using TexnicCenter

I have the following excerpt from my bibliography and it is spaced as expected and produces no problems except for one citation, namely \bibitem{Mulmuley}. \begin{thebibliography}{99} ...
3
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Upper case using mhchem and glossaries

I'm having the following trouble using mhchem in my glossaries. I'd like to not have to worry about whether I've used an acronym already when I start out a sentence, but I'm finding that \Gls does not ...
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How to define default text as CM and Greek characters as Times-Roman?

I do ADA requirements via Acrobat however the PDF files I've recently acquired were originally created in LaTeX. The PDF has been giving me an encoding error where the CMR_# font is read and the ...
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1answer
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why lualatex gives erorr “Too many open files” but pdflatex does not on same latex file?

Using TL 2015 on Linux. I have a latex file which includes graphics, all in pdf format. All the images are included using the call ...
2
votes
1answer
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Authors' last names in footnote citation, but full citation (first and last name) in bibliography

I am working with biblatex and verbose-inote style to include references in footnote citations in addition to the full bibliography at the end of the document. I would like to shorten the footnote ...
3
votes
1answer
71 views

Fit large tikz image on page without white space

I am working on an agenda in knitr (using XeLaTeX). I use tikz for rounded edges around a tabular environment in the monthly overview. This is the first of several pages of the overview: As you ...
3
votes
1answer
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Stairs-like multline

The multline environment alignes the first line to the left, the last one to the right, while all the lines in between are simply centered. The result sometimes looks not satisfying, for example, when ...
4
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1answer
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Positioning and spacing of matrices

I have the following matrix as part of the text. \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} $ B = \begin{bmatrix*}[r] -35833 & -31743 & -25098 & -15178 & 0 & 26332 & 83775 ...
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1answer
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How to use `\@ifdefinable{xfoo}{…}` when `\foo` is already defined?

The following code fails to compile: \documentclass{article} \makeatletter \newcommand{\foo}{xyzzy} \@ifdefinable{xfoo}{\relax} \makeatother \begin{document} ... \end{document} More precisely, ...
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0answers
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(Is it wrong to) Use commands to begin and end equations (?) [duplicate]

I'm helping a professor write the second edition of his book, so I'm working with a lot of "old" code and bad practices. Something I've found is that he has defined macros for beginning and ending ...

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