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### Argument of \@item has an extra }

I get the error ! Argument of \@item has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.135 \emph{class} \bfcode{C}} when translating a LaTeX file generated by Sphinx documentation ...
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### In-text citations with two or more than two papers in apacite

When using the parenthetical citation with two or more than two papers in apacite, we can separate by comma: \usepackage{apacite} \cite{jorgenson2002projecting,solow1962technical}. This gives ...
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### How to fit long equation in single column?

I am writing a two column document. I am trying to fit following equation in one column. I read following thread and tried to fit my equation to the given solution but it didn't work Aligned ...
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I'm using the following commands inside my main TeX file right after the ToC. \mainmatter \pagestyle{fancy} \renewcommand{\chaptermark}[1]{\markboth{\chaptername\ \thechapter.\ #1}{}} ...
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### Lilypond black mensural ligaturae [on hold]

I had to print some black mensural ligaturae. This is how I made it.
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### How to add multiple images in one figure

I'm trying to include 3 images on my latex document. It would be ideal if the images could be added in the same space. A scroll bar or button added to allow viewers to move between the images. ...
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### setting kerning for a glyph and a ligature

How can one specify in PL-file the kerning for a glyph and a ligature (say, digit and en-dash) except for setting it for the first part of the ligature (which I would like to avoid)?
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### biber-Double month entry in greek bibitem

I am creating the bibliography using pdflatex, biber and utf8 encoding. The problem is that the field month is displayed twice in the greek entries as the red rectangle shows in the next figure Any ...
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### Prefixing part and chapter names in table of contents in LaTeX report

I have a LaTeX report as follows: \documentclass[oneside,11pt]{report} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{bookmark} \begin{document} \begin{abstract} ... \end{abstract} ...
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### Formatting subfloatrow captions as Figure 1.A etc

I have been looking all over the place for a solution to this problem but I can't seem to find one. Basically I want subfigures captioned as "Figure 1.A", "Figure 1.B" etcetera. I use floatrow's ...
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### Is it the best or simpliest way to use a lua variable in LaTex Code?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{luacode} \begin{document} \begin{luacode} for i = 1,10 do a = math.random(0,10) ; tex.print("--") tex.print("$\\sqrt{"..a.."}$") % <- simpliest ? ...
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### How can I improve showing several different measures for one sample?

I am displaying 4 bits of data (three of them are of the same type) for a sample shown on the left of it. Is there a way I could improve this? So far I came up with this layout: MWE ...
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### Can't get unicode symbols in math mode

I am trying for about a week to launch unicode-math package with XeLaTeX and got nothing. PDF is created well but all Cyrillic symbols in math mode are skipped. I tried using different math fonts - no ...
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### Texmaker Font Adjustment

This seems a rather dull question? Am I able to change the font size within the entire Texmaker window instead of just the editor. I changed the editor font to 10, but now the font size of the ...
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### Why is there an indent on first line of tabbing environment

I'm trying to use tabbing environment at title page of a scrartcl to format content. Unfortunately there seems to be some indent on first row of my text (giving minimal example) I'm not sure where it ...
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### What is this glitch in pgfplots? Plot seems cropped [duplicate]

I have this plot generated following the answers proposed here. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \begin{document} \pgfkeys{/pgfplots/x axis shift ...
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### Background package produces background on every page, despite firstpage=false

In the following example, pagenumber is printed on every page. What am I doing wrong? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{background} \backgroundsetup{angle=0, scale=1, color=blue, ...
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### How can I use regular dashes in S-columns?

I would like to have the cells with non-number entries centered but I can't even figure out how to get -- (or ---) working and printed out. The reason behind this is that I have several instances of ...
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### How to get the missing Angstrom symbol displayed with siunitx?

I'm currently using XITS and XITS Math with Lualatex. Everything is fine. The only problem is that for some reason, \SI{0}{\cubic\angstrom} is not working as expected: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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### Generating outline and shadow version of cmr10.mf

Does anyone know how you can change the source of cmr10.mf so that you can get outline and shadow character. By outline, I mean something like this: and by shadow, I mean something like this: ...
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### How to avoid Greek letter symbols in lstlisting

I am using the lstlisting package, but I don't want it to show Greek letters by its symbol. For example: \begin{lstlisting} Parameter.delta_x = 0.002e-6; \end{lstlisting} I want that line ...
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### How to invert Atom positioning in chemmacros?

For my Thesis I use the chemmacros Package to typeset my analysis. Unfortunatetly it is common in our group to have a different position when talking about H and C-NMRs. At the moment I have the ...
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### point tlmgr to a new release

I'M trying to update texlive from 2013 to 2014, using this guide, but after installing 2014, tlmgr doesn't know of the new version, and thus I can't update packages. How do I point tlmgr to the new ...
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### Beamer nested lists: do not decrease the font size

Simple problem: I would like the nested lists to keep the standard font size: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Top level \begin{itemize} \item Lower ...
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### Margin-Cite from tufte-book

I like the way the tufte-book documentclass is writing the full citation in the margin. Unfortunatly I use a pretty different documentclass, so that I don't have this feature. I already looks into ...
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### Saving the state of the typesetting engine

When editing a long document, it is tiring to recompile all of it. Usually you do not want a print-ready output, only a locally meaningful output, that you correctly entered formulae, your sentences ...
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### My version of Red-Black Tree

Here's the code I have \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \tikzset{ treenode/.style = {align=center, inner sep=0pt, text centered, font=\sffamily}, ...
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### Writing equations in columns? [on hold]

How can I write my code so it compiles down the left side, and then the right? I specifically want to do this on Math stack exchange, so MATHJAX. If you go here, and click recent activity, you will ...
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### Are postscript printers necessary for printing large pdfs compiled from LaTeX files?

I am shopping for a new printer for my office, and I have become aware that some printers have postscript drivers whereas others do not. For instance, this printer that I'm considering ...
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### how to draw this block diagram

I would like to draw the following picture I have tried my best but nothing work. My code isn't really worth posting it here. The problem I'm facing is fitting blocks inside one block with proper ...
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### LaTeX using the matching environment in the exam documentclass

Could someone please share a working example of using the matching environment in a document class exam. I am new to using the exam document class and am unable to find a way to set up the matching ...
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### shifting an arrow between two blocks up and down

I need to shift the arrow between two blocks up or down. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,fit,arrows} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} ...
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### How to spot errors reported by pdflatex?

When I use pdflatex to compile a tex file into a pdf file, it generates lots of lots of output. Unlike gcc, which mention again all the errors and warnings at the end, I don't find pdflatex behave ...
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### \newenvironment behaviour with \begin{landscape}

I would like to use landscape mode for a \newenvironment{lessonPlanner} in which I have a table. but I get an error when I embed \begin{landscape} and \end{landscape} in the begin and end statments of ...
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### Appendices appears in PDF file as part of previous chapter

I have a LaTeX report structured as follows: \documentclass[oneside,11pt]{report} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{abstract} ... \end{abstract} \tableofcontents ...
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### How to Draw This Free Body Diagram on TikZ or PGFPlots

This is not a duplicate question of the one titled Creating a Free Body Diagram in TikZ. I am confused as to how one might draw this specific diagram: Say we want to describe two masses on a pulley ...
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### How to create horizontally aligned subscripts in latex

My problem is that I can't align subscripts properly. I want subscript 'ISI' to be at same level for both H and x. while (m,n) remains in italic format. The last expression gives aligned subscripts ...
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### How to use epstopdf in batch mode?

The top voted answer to the following question is a really good way to convert eps files to pdf. What are good ways to convert EPS to PDF? I really prefer it over ps2pdf because it preserves the size ...
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### More space between main text and footnote [duplicate]

I want to add some space between text on the page and footnotes. I need to have "one missing line" above the black line of footnotes. Thank you for any help!
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### Directed graphs in latex

I need to draw a directed graph like this, but i don´t know the latex code
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### Add a second (or multiple) pictures to a CV

I plan to add a second image to my CV, a QR code for instance, in addition to a profile picture, as it is shown below in the example from the web. The webpage doesn't offer any latex code, though. In ...
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### How often do you commit when you use a version control system for your own LaTeX documents? Why? [on hold]

I'd like learn about your practices and why you commit the way you do. Whether the practice is just "good" or "better" than another one is of course debatable but this topic could be really helpful ...
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### Prevent line stretching in list environment

I'm using the scrbook class with the default setting to use flushbottom. It seems that Latex like to stretch especially list environments to fill a page. I think a gap between paragrahs would be ...
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### Transparent background in LaTeXiT using the Beamer class

I want to typeset math in LaTeXiT in the same way it appears in Beamer. To be consistent with my Beamer presentation, I use the following preamble in LaTeXiT: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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### How to number with indent? [duplicate]

I have a list of exercises that I want to answer using LaTeX. Is it possible to format it like this? Is it possible to jump right from a) to c) in LaTeX? I have looked at the exercise-package, ...
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### Installing Python on portable TexLive for Mac

I managed to install a portable texlive on my mac. Now I want to install pythontex on it as well. How can I tell the system to install pythontex on my portable folder or how can I install pythontex ...
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### Can someone help me please? it is about width of the table [duplicate]

My table is too wide and too long to fit one page. i want to seperate it to 2 pages. i used longtable package to seperate it two pages bu i cant fix the wideness. her is my table code, (it look a ...
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### How can I make a long and wide table fit the text width?

My table is too wide and too long to fit in one page. I want to separate it in 2 pages. I used longtable package to separate it in two pages but I can't fix the width. Here is my table code, (it look ...
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### Is there any way to make formulae look like handwriting?

A while back, I saw a question on both Mathematica and MATLAB boards that showed how to 'XKCD' (handwritingnize) graphs. Now I have the same question regarding LaTeX formulae generally - is it ...
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### Asymptote SVG export as vectors, instead of rendered. How?

TL;DR : my question is in bold below. Preamble: I'm pretty new to Latex. Been fiddling around with both MikTex and TexLive for a few days. Have got a working setup on Windows (with ghostscript, Image ...

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