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Modify the @tufte@margin@float environment to automatically align floats

The Tufte classes provide the @tufte@margin@float environment which is used for tables and figures, but its result it's not automatically aligned with the text. The \marginnote command provide a ...
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Beamer - Title page is perturbed when adding notes

I'm working on a Beamer presentation in which I want my notes to be along with a small preview of the current slide only (bigger than the default). I worked on the following MWE, which seems to work ...
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Remove underline of header [duplicate]

I want to remove the underline of the header "NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION" in the following document: \documentclass[conference,letterpaper]{IEEEtran} \setlength{\headheight}{12pt} ...
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Dividing page into equally sized sections, vertically and horizontally

I am the editor of a student-paper for mathematicians and physicists, which is made entirely through LaTeX. Right now I need to make a page with several different sections, a lot like the ad-pages of ...
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Trouble referencing with Bibtex and TeXstudio

All right, this is driving me crazy... I have thesis example template with one reference that I'm trying to compile with TeXstudio on Windows 7. My thesis template looks like this: ...a bunch of ...
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How do I get a straight line in \begin{tikzpicture}[decoration=Koch snowflake]?

The following code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.fractals} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=3,decoration=Koch snowflake] ...
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Customize sections' numbering [duplicate]

I want to customize my sections to look like the following but I don't know how to do it. Can somebody help ?
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How to NOT print some of the sections in Table of Contents?

So basically I want to create a Table of Contents in my latex document (class - article). But I don't want the first half sections to be printed. For examples, suppose there are four sections in my ...
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How to improve on this “twolines” decoration?

I'm typesetting an article on graphical calculus in tensor categories in TikZ and I wanted to define a decoration that draws two parallel lines at the same time. Here is my first try: ...
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no new lines in lyx output from the latex code insertion

\begin{widetext} \begin{displaymath} a+b=c;\\ d+e = f;\\ e+m = n;\\ \end{displaymath} \end{widetext} I am using the above code as an inserted Tex Code in Lyx ...
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Chapter numbers not showing on page, but showing in TOC

In my multi-chapter document, I have child docs that all use \chapter but the chapter number is not showing, just the chapter title. However, the numbers do show in the TOC. Below is the MWE for the ...
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How to fix this problem with tikz knots and decorations?

Using the knots package, which is part of Andrew Stacey's spath3, one can draw beautiful paths that cross each other. However, there are problems when combining it with decorations: ...
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Error in using package “mwe” in Latex

I am trying to run the following code in Latex, but it gives me this error: ! LaTeX Error: File `mwe.sty' not found. Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} \usepackage{subfig} ...
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minipage horizontal alignment

I'm using minipage to put two tables next to each other, and instead it is putting them in vertically. It seems like this is usually caused by having blank lines between the minipages, but that isn't ...
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Aquamacs opening TexShop viewer instead of Skim

When I click View in Aquamacs after clicking Latex, it opens TexShop and a TexShop viewer. I want it to open Skim. I have set preferences to Skim as per other posts on this site. This behavior happens ...
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Extented titles for subsections gets my TOC all pilled-up

Some of the sections and subsections of my work has extended titles, i.e.: \section{bla bla bla ....... bla}, so when pdflatex creates my pdf, the toc gets all pilled-up, as show in picture. How ...
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Debugging Friggeri's CV - Underfull \hbox (badness 10000)

I am trying to debug my CV made using Friggeri's CV template but there is still a recurrent warning I cannot get rid of no matter what I try... I am using the same friggeri-cv.cls file, I have only ...
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tdplotsetcoord length scale

I'm trying to define that dynamic coordinate which specifies also Xxy,Xxz,Xyz plain coordinates etc. However, such coordinate seems to be with different length scale than my coordinate system is. ...
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How to make \note{…} to show current frame in beamer?

I am preparing slides for a large presentation using the beamer class. In the beginning I write \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=left} ...
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Tikz, decorations

I use tikz as a general purpose drawing package because of its flexibility etc... I need to draw some Feynman diagrams like these: I tried to draw arc like \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [decorate, ...
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Texmaker: showing the same old pdf

I recently installed Mepis on my computer, so I had to install LiveTex, TeXmaker, etc. from scratch. Everything works fine in TeXmaker, except for the .pdf. Every time I compile and want to see the ...
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What is the best way to achieve Figure - Comment structure in article class?

I'm writing my thesis in LaTeX. However, as most of the users do, I face the problem of placing figures. I tried various methods to place figures, and all of them were perfect -- except, when I add ...
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TexShop does not save my file when compiling

I have TeXShop 3.26 running on a MacBook Pro with MacOS 10.9.1 and the TeXLive-2013 distribution. Since a few days ago (after I updated to Mavericks) TeXShop does not automatically save my file when ...
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How can I typeset a table whose lines do not extend to row and column headings? [duplicate]

Is there an easy way to convert this table (with complete lines) into that one (with incomplete lines; the image is "Photoshopped" for illustration)? Note that I want to get rid of the initial ...
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Filling a page with figures

I have a text and then a bunch of figures. I would like to fill A page with all the figures so the text would continue AFTER this page. In other words I would need something like this : Page 1 : text ...
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Longtable with dynamic footer

In the example below, what I want is for the foot row, which longtable adds on every page break, to be the opposite background color of the row above it. It seems that the footer code is evaluated ...
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Partial expansion: macro arguments and nothing more

I am in search for a package that would allow me to do write a command of the following sort: \tofile{filename}{One}{Two} FROM HERE here is some nonsensical list of commands, ...
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equal column spacing in longtable

Does anyone know how to get equal spacing between columns in longtable? My code is attached below. Thanks. Franz \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Problems citing letters published in articles in biblatex-chicago

I'm having trouble citing @letters printed as part of an @article using biblatex-chicago. This is my MWE: \documentclass[utf8,12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Parallel chapters in eledpar

I'm trying to typeset two parallel texts using eledpar. I want to have \chapter in both texts independently running in parallel. I would want to have two independent TOCs. When I add them they are ...
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Biblatex: delimiter between type and school

My document (LuaLaTeX): \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[backend=biber,firstinits=true,sorting=nyt,maxbibnames=3]{biblatex} ...
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Drawing Kinetic Schemes in Latex

Do you think it would be possible to use the mhchem package and their arrows (e.g. <=>>) in drawing a cyclic kinetic scheme such as : or do you think it would be better to use a different ...
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Spacing after first line with titlesec using runin option in titleformat

I'm using the titlesec package to format my (sub)section titles. I'd like to use the runin option in \titleformat to place my subsections titles within the first paragraph of each subsection. However, ...
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How to add space at the beginning of the item or adjust left alignment for items

Hi I use enumerate to number items but second item starts before the first one. Because i add more than one number in item, I didnt figure out how to make a space at the begining of an item. Do you ...
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How to adapt Contents header to match other chapter headers

I am using \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside,openright]{book} and customized my headers using \usepackage{titlesec, blindtext, color} \definecolor{gray75}{gray}{0.75} ...
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Glossary list without page number and acronym links to glossary

As the title says I only wish to remove the page numbers not the acronym links to the glossary. Using package option nonumberlist the numbers are removed but so are the links. This code below ...
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Changing the order of TOC entries

I am typesetting lecture notes in which I want to keep in chronological order and I've got the problem that there is something which belongs to chapter 2 after chapter 3. I would like the table of ...
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1answer
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Blank page disappeared between chapters after chapter 2

I use LaTeX with the document class 'book'. I'd like a blank page between chapters but it works only after chapter 1. I've tried to force a blank page with \newpage, \clearpage and \cleardoublepage ...
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Bibliography does not appear

In my .tex document I have [...] \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{amsplain} \bibliography{bibliografie} \end{document} And I have the bibliografie.bib file in the same folder. However, why the ...
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Laying out two footnote streams one beside the other

I am working with an author that needs two different footnote streams. This can quite easily be done by using bigfoot. EDIT Also note that the margins used are narrow, like 10mm or so. Therefore ...
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1answer
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Controlling height of box

I am currently using the code \newsavebox{\FVerbB} \newenvironment{code} {\VerbatimEnvironment \hspace{-0.25cm} \begin{lrbox}{\FVerbB} \hspace{-0.29cm} \begin{BVerbatim}} {\end{BVerbatim} ...
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Hyphenation in nomenclature [duplicate]

I'm using the nomecl package for explaining symbols. However, manual hyphenation rules like Kontrast/Rausch"=Verhältnis for long german words in the description are not working. See the following ...
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How to get small caps in Classico (texlive 2014)?

After installing texlive 2014 (via macports) all my documents using the "Classico" font stopped compiling. I scratched my head for a while (RTFM, STFW), and then I discovered that I should not invoke ...
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TikZ Tree Rectangle around nodes

below you can see my code of a tree besides a table. Now I would like to insert some rectangles and ellipses around the nodes. Can someone show me how I can do this. I tried it but it did not work. ...
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ToC with different title from part title in document

I'm using the code below for my \part heading style. I want to be able to modify what appears in ToC as my part name. Possibly put a different text there and also modify its font style (size, shape ...
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votes
1answer
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Alignment of several case environments at the equals sign

I have several consecutive case environments, each containing a pair of equalities. Within each case environment, I have vertical alignment at the equals signs. I would like all of the equalities to ...
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votes
1answer
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\par in the parameter text (as an argument delimiter) and \vbox{#1} in an \everypar macro

This is basically a question about TeX's error messages. I am confused by a cryptic error message that TeX gives me when I try to do the above. I have tried to isolate it, but have come no further ...
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votes
1answer
782 views

Linebreak in ticks-labels

I'm using \symbolic y coords in a xbar-plot. Some of these coords are very long. There is a solution using nodes which is very ... hardcoded. And it would be nice to have it automated. How do I ...
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How can I convert from Microsoft Word to a LaTeX document

I am a final year graduate student and I have my thesis (about 350 pages) in Microsoft Word format. I would like to convert the document into a LaTeX "camera" ready PDF. Is there any easy way to do ...
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What graphics packages are there for creating graphics in LaTeX documents?

What packages do you use and recommend for creating graphics in your LaTeX documents? As this is a community wiki post, please add your package to the accepted answer (or add a comment, and ...

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