# All Questions

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### Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04: Spell checker has no dictionaries

Situation: I'm trying to spell check for German in Lyx on Ubuntu 14.04. Currently I'm having Enchant selected under Preferences, but I'm open to any alternative to gain "in document" spell checking ...
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### Beamer doesn't work properly anymore [duplicate]

I was trying to make a presentation using beamer, when suddenly I got the following error message: I don't know why it does this, because I've never had to use sansmathaccent before. I tried ...
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### How do get Tikz arrows.meta working with Ubuntu and TexLive

The Tikz arrows.meta package does not work on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. When I attempt to compile a Latex file with \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} I get the error ! I can't find file ...
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### Geometry with Latex [duplicate]

I am a new user to Latex. How do you draw geometry with Latex? Do you have to enter code? Or there is a convenient tool that you can just drag lines and it will give you the code with your drawing? I ...
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### Embedding images in tex file as base64 strings?

A commonly asked question on this site is how to embed images directly in a .tex source file, without the need for the image to exist in a separate file. Examples of such questions (often marked as ...
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### Package pdftex.def Error

I am a learner to Latex. I am using Texstudio to edit the word. When I try to insert a .eps format figure, this error happens. Error: Package pdftex.def Error The code is: \documentclass{book} ...
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### how to stop “\newpage” in \chapter

I'm using a memoir style. This one to be exact. \documentclass{memoir} \let\STARTCODE\relax \let\STOPCODE\relax \STARTCODE \usepackage{fourier} % or what ever \usepackage[scaled=.92]{helvet}%. ...
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I'm using TeXStudio on Mac OS X 10.7.4. The problem is that the EPS to PDF conversion is somehow broken: \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \graphicspath{{img/}} ...
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### File copy without expansion

What is the command for file copy? I want to copy the contents of one file into another without any command expansion. In a command line driven operating system one would use copy source target I ...
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### Testing for number

How do I test if a given parameter is a number, in order to apply a different style? And if not, just ignore... Like: \domorestuffifnumber{things} -> things \domorestuffifnumber{123} -> ...
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### Trouble controlling vertical spacing for easylist

I am trying to get more control over the vertical spacing when using an easylist. The MWE code below, gives me the following output. Two questions: I'd like to reduce vertical spacing after each ...
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### Author unregistered [migrated]

I posted a answer here: Angles in three dimensional space But in that post, the author is "unregistered". How can I specify that response as being posted by me? Thank you so much.
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### How to add a scalebar to an image [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out how best to add scale bars to my images, such as in these wondeful snowflake images (the full size image is a bit large, but it's the best example of what I'm trying to do): ...
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### Euler diagram missing a part

Claudio Fiandrino provided a good answer to my question on Complex Venn Diagramm (actually a Euler diagram). I did alter the code somewhat to make the figure more resemble my previous Venn diagram ...
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### 'longtable' caption without incrementing 'table'?

For reasons both complex and confusing, I would like to caption a longtable without incrementing the table counter in the process. I want to have two consecutive longtable environments to be ...
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### How can I fix a “*.sty not found” error in Lyx, when it works in pdflatex?

I've just installed a gantt chart package, which I'm trying to use it in LyX. I attempted to use the first minimal example, but this failed in LyX with LaTeX Error: File 'forloop.sty' not found. ...
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### How to redefine “\ ” (that is “<backslash> <space>”)?

In (La)TeX, is there a way to redefine the command \  (that is " ")? I have lots of texts where \  is used as non-breakable space after "." characters like in Dr.\  or Mr.\  and ...
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### Change column width in table

I would like to change the width of columns 2 and 4 in the table below. I'm not sure as to where I need to alter the code in order to change the width. Any suggestions? \documentclass{article} ...