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Chapter Opener in both Right and Left Side

I would like to get the below chapter opener with back-end Image in my LaTeX file. 1) BackEnd Image 2) Front End Chapter Number and Chapter Title. 3) Yellow Color box is backend and what you will ...
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Overbrace/underbrace without extending brackets/parentheses

I'm using \overbrace to explain a part of an equation, like this: \begin{align} a\left[\frac{d\cos y}{e} + \overbrace{\frac{b\sin x}{c}}^{\text{second bit}}\right] \end{align} But the overbrace ...
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Use Texmaker to do Beamer Presentation, fail to generate pdf file with math symbols

My problem is that: (1) When I just type normal words or numbers like, $123+456=2$. Texmaker works well, and pdf file can be generated. (2) However, when I use slightly complicated math symbols, ...
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LYX: how to mark power set?

This is my first time here and I did my best to figure out if such a question is in place here. If I missed something I apologize. My questions is how can I mark a power set in the lyx document ...
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How to work on the same LaTeX files on both Windows and MacOS X?

I'm very new to LaTeX, so apologies for my ignorance... I am beginning to write my thesis, and would like to use LaTeX for this. A friend set up MiKTex and Texmaker on my office computer (running ...
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Copying and pasting excel2latex

When I use excel2latex, I usually click on "copy to clipboard" and then I paste in the latex file. I am using another laptop now to do the same and when I paste I get wierd characters like the ...
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Capitalizing only the first word of the sentence in Section,Subsection

I am using the book class and I wrote all the parts, sections, subsections as \section{My Section Is Like This} that I produce something like this My Section Is Like This My editor asked to ...
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Using braces to label parts of an equation

Given an equation, say Bayes' rule, $P(X \mid O) \propto P(X)P(O \mid X)$ how do I label the different parts of the equation using curly braces?
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Problem with Biber citation

I have used biber succesfully, but now I have ran into a problem. My pdf files look like this: This citation is not working (eco_theory_1979). When I typeset this tex file: ...
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Kile does not find .sty, although command-line pdflatex does

OS: Ubuntu 12.04. I've installed TexLive from install-tl-20141123 according to http://tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html Then I have installed Kile with Ubuntu Software Center I've LaTeX file that ...
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How to get two data series in tikz plot?

How do I create a second data series from the code below? I have tried separating the two curves with curly brackets but it was not the correct code. \begin{figure}[h!tp] \centering ...
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Controlling the height of table lines

I'm trying to make a signature line. I can't think of anything but using the tabular environment. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,icelandic]{report} \begin{document} \begin{table}[b] ...
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Custom \thebibliography with alphabetic numbering for scrltt2 not working in presence of babel

I want to use an alphabetically numbered bibliography in a letter class that does not provide bibliographies (scrlttr in my case, but the example provided below works with letter, too). Based on this ...
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Disable formatting for a selection inside listing?

I am typesetting my MATLAB code with package matlab-prettifier, which is essentially listing. However, sometimes I do not want the formatting. I simply want pure unformatted text. For example, in the ...
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Where to find a comprehensive overview of the features of the ConTeXt cite command?

I need to use the \cite command in ConTeXt very often for in-text citations in APA format, in a wide range of forms, e.g.: (Author, YYYY) Author (YYYY) (Author, YYYY, p. n) Author (YYYY, p. n) ...
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Wrong spacing of circled numbers using Tikz and exam class

I am using XeLaTex. I am also using the package exam. I am preparing a multiple choice test, but I have no Scantron and I want students to tick the desired circled answer by pen. This is the relevant ...
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Natbib citations do not work [on hold]

After researching this problem I could not find any solutions so I have had to resort to asking it myself. The problem is that citations are not working at all when using natbib. I have done the ...
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how to manually configure TexStudio for windows in the CTAN package “ProTeXt-3.1.4-020114.exe”?

I just downloaded MikTex and TexStudio from CTAN as a zip file ProTeXt-3.1.4-020114.exe I then install Miktex and TexStudio. But the TexStudio can not compile/build/view after I created/save a file. ...
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Display all authors in cite bibliography

When I cite the reference I have only the first author and the year. I want to display all authors and year. What I must do ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{paralist} ...
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aligning and logo shape in moderncv

How can I align the logos and the elements on their right side? Another, and more important, problem that I face has to do their shape. As soon as I close TeXworks and try to open the pdf document I ...
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two different framed box in running head using fancyhdr

I would like to get the two different filled framed box in the odd and even side running head. Expected are: my MWE is: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{tikz,lipsum} ...
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Training Tesseract with generated LaTeX files

My problem Tesseract is an OCR that can be trained. I need to train it to take into account a new specific font (which is a ttf font). I found this discussion that indicates it is possible to ...
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With TikZ is it possible to pass the node content through a preprocessor?

I've written a macro that scans its content for illegal characters and then changes them to something more appropriate. In the following example, the macro scans for _ and replaces them with ...
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Newsletter latex template or example

I thought I had a bright idea when I decided I would write a monthly newsletter in latex. I use org-mode and emacs as my personal information management system, so it is easy for me to generate latex ...
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How to change the size of the name of a node, in a tikzpicture

This is my code, in this code, the names of the nodes appeared very small, How could I modified this size? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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LOG file not found! [on hold]

When I run a simple example like "Hello world" it pops-up errors: > Log file not found! The log file is there anyway. Moreover, even when I push the Pdfview button, it says: > File ...
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Polynomial root labeling tikzpicture

I would like to label the roots of the polynomial below: \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1.2,thick] \draw[->](-3mm,0mm)--(36mm,0mm) node at (34mm,-2.4mm){$p$}; % ...
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Completely hide bullet when using itemize

When using the following command \begin{itemize} \item[] foo \item[] bar \end{itemize} I guess the margins around the bullets are still visible, and thus my items seem to be indented. How can I ...
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Packages does not load in child files with standalone

I'm trying to start my first modular Latex file and I'm using the Wikibook of Latex. I don't know if I'm doing something wrong but I tried to find info about it and I didn't find anything. I'm using ...
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Can TeX produce an expanded TeX as an output format similar to PDF? [duplicate]

I am looking at TeX as an output format similar to PDF that describes the page sufficiently, but with all tokens resolved (more like going from Postscript to PDF). This format should also indicate all ...
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Relating tree nodes in forest to content in a table

I want to draw the following figure: I now converted my trees to forest and the following code is what I have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{forest} \forestset{ sn edges/.style={for ...
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bidi package and TeX capacity

I am working with XeLaTeX and the bidi package, which I need to use to typeset some Urdu text. From what I gather from the bidi documentation, bidi needs to be loaded as the last package in the ...
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Braces at the right of rows in a table

I want to put a brace at the right of the rows in a table. I use \documentclass{book} \usepackage{multirow,bigdelim} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{cc} \hline Sample values: each line contains ...
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Latex longtable coulumn width [on hold]

I have started learning Latex and writing my thesis. I want to typeset a long table. \begin{centering} \begin{longtable}{p{3.5cm}p{10cm}} ...
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Align multiple lines in 'multline' command

\begin{multline} e^{-\lambda T} = ( 1 - \log S_j^* (T))^{\frac{1}{1-\theta}} \\ - \lambda T = \dfrac{1}{1-\theta} \log ( 1 - \log S_j^*(t)) \\ T = \dfrac{1}{\lambda (\theta-1)} \log ( 1 - \log ...
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How to make this bar plot visible?

I am trying to visualize about 21 data points, each which gives a different value for 3 different tasks, so there are 63 unique values to plot. I have tried using pgfplots colored bar plot, but I ...
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outdent for dialogue poemscol

I'm trying to format a dialogue which is included in a prosaic translation. I am using Poemscol at the moment because it was the only format I could find which would conveniently let me number stanzas ...
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Placement of an apostrophe after a sum

I'm taking an algebra course in which we put an apostrophe after a sum to indicate that it is finite (not sure how standard this is), and I'm having trouble texing this. When writing a sum in math ...
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Page number in the table of content doesn't appear correctly

I have the following section in my latex: \section{Development environment and tools\\} The problem is that the page number 4 doesn't appear in the same line but appear below the section title in ...
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View specific pdf version from git repository with linux application

Are there any Linux programs that can open specific versions of a pdf file under revision control with git. I have been using subversion for version control with my latex documents, but I am giving ...
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Looking for a font in which the digit 6 and 9 can be easy to distinguish on white foamed plastics pattern [on hold]

I need some foamed plastics pattern for childrens game. If I use the Times New Roman font, the digit 6 is similar with digit 9. So, which font could meet my requirement?
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Table Captions overlaps table in LaTeX

I put caption and label to a table in LaTeX and when I run the code it seems to close to table, the font is larger than I would like it to be and there is too much space between table caption and the ...
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Why would my mac running slow after I installed Mactex distribution

I have this question that puzzled me. My mac become quite slow after I installed MacTex distribution and after I uninstalled MacTex, it restored to the original status, running smoothly. I have to use ...
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Vertical positioning of superscripts with different heights

I'm trying to format some Clebsch-Gordan coefficients to look like this i.e. a normal C followed by a 2x3 array (using super/subscripts; not an actual LaTeX array) of indices. But instead of j_1, ...
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Two navigation issues for Kindle (and other) ebooks

First, the Kindle Publishing Guidelines strongly recommend an HTML table of contents (TOC) which is now possible in tex4ebook. They also say it should be available to users either via a guide item in ...
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Problem creating 2 subsections within the same section

I have a document Latex that contains many sections. In a given section I want to create two subsections that contain each different subparagraphs. I don't know why I get an error when compiling it (! ...
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'Errors' using the minted VHDL environment

I recently started university, and was annoyed to find out, we had to do our reports and assignments in LaTeX... until I learned how to use it! I went from hating it to loving it in one day. :) But ...
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avoiding “content” line in table of contents for amsbook

I am using document class amsbook. I create the table of contents via: \chapter*(Table of Contents} \tableofcontents The table of contents is printed but it is followed by a line: Contents I ...
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error: breqn.sty and algorithm2e.sty not found

I've installed MikTex 2.9 for Windows 7, 64 bit. While trying to compile my Tex, I receive the following errors: LaTeX Error: File breqn.sty' not found. LaTeX Error: Filealgorithm2e.sty' not found. ...
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Enumerate within TikZ node

Compiling the following code with pdflatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture, overlay] \draw (current page.center) node { ...

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