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“Go to source code” function with texstudio

I am using Texstudio. A useful function of the integrated visualizer is that if I right click at some point of the pdf, I can go to the corresponding code. This works for all of my tex files, except ...
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Section references in RevTex 4.1

How does one reference sections in RevTex4.1? I've tried \section{\label{sec:Coupling}Coupling Efficiency} \section{Coupling Efficiency\label{sec:Coupling}} \section{Coupling ...
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BibTeX: Highlight selected references with asterisk (or special symbol)

I have a tex file and a bib file and want to highlight one of the two references with an asterisk (*) but I do not want to use \bibitem. Instead I want to incorporate it with an existing bibliography ...
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Values not aligned when using tabulary

I have a problem with properly displaying following table: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{tabulary} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{float,lscape} \usepackage{longtable} ...
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tilted planes as scopes

I am trying to rebuild the following 3D graphic with TikZ. Exact resemblance is not required, and I have actually decided to change the geometry and style a bit to increase the clarity of the ...
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Generate unreadable handwriting text

I read this question, not what I want, I don't want lorem ipsum either see this picture A classic movie scene in cartoons and real movies, a letter appears to be written in a smooth elegant ...
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Two variants this same character

I have a text that uses a specific font and some letters in it that appear in two or three variants. Is possible to use all this letters in one document? Every variant has a different size. Maybe TeX ...
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! Missing \endcsname inserted. Because of Turkish [duplicate]

When I try to build and view my .tex document. I get the error. I have viewed at the topics like the problem. How can I fix the problem ? Thank you for all appreciated answers. Error: ! Missing ...
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using IJNME Latex class file

I am trying to prepare a manuscript in Latex using IJNME class file. I have trouble compiling it. I cannot run their example tex file that is in their site under author's guideline. When I am trying ...
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using mathematica plots in LaTeX

I would like to use plots created with Mathematica inside my LaTeX environment. Is it possible to plot the Mathematica code completely inside the LaTeX environment? If it is not possible, does anyone ...
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Chapters number moves out of margin

i'm new to LaTeX and got a problem. The picture says it all... When my number of chapters exceeds 9, the second digit moves out of the margin.... I have copied the following layout, for the ...
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How can I make my pgfplots title multiline

I tried title = {really\\ long title} but it does not work. One thing that I find is working is to use title = {\parbox{0.4\textwidth}{\centering really long title}}. But this is not as flexible. Is ...
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1answer
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tableofcontents depth in revtex4-1

The revtex style files override the usual tocdepth command, so it has no effect. From a previous post I learned how to DECREASE the tocdepth: For instance, \makeatletter \def\l@subsubsection#1#2{} ...
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create new TikZ key with code and style tags

Assume I want to perform a complicated calculation within a TikZ key defintion. What is the recommended way to do this? Reading through the manual and digging around in other questions led me to ...
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How can I display the possible hyphenation points for words in a language other than US English?

This is a follow-up to tohecz's question, which I'm asking at the suggestion of Mico. The original question asks how to discover the hyphenation points for particular words, and the answers explain ...
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Reproducing image of text boxes in a cycle using TikZ

I'm looking for a way to create a loop of text boxes such as the one below. I tried creating the image myself, however I couldn't find a way to place the arrow heads ontop of the circle, the circle ...
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Draw connections between elements in logical circuits with tikzpicture

Could anyone help with making the logical circuit prettier. If you build the example, you'll see that the connections between elements look ugly. \begin{tikzpicture}[circuit logic US] \draw (0,0) ...
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Plotted line in tikz stops in middle of grid

The plotted line stops and doesn't go on till the border of the grid: This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Some citation numbers in bold, others not

I am writing a proposal with lots of bibliographic references. What I would like is to cite my own papers in bold, others in plain style like so [2,11-13,14,15]. Is there any way to do this? At the ...
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1answer
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Rotating tikzpicture messes up intersections

I'm working on a picture using TikZ and I'm using intersections to draw some points (the $α(t_{j+i}$). I saw that the picture would fit better into the page if I rescaled it and rotated 90 degrees, ...
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How to make the PDFs produced by `pdflatex` smaller?

I feel that the PDFs produced by pdflatex are too huge. So for example my 50 page book with no illustrations is 500KB. I feel it should be more like 50K or even less. The .tex files together are just ...
2
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3answers
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Print two sheets per page, with crop marks

I have a 124 mm x 164 mm pdf document that I want to print, two sheets per page, on letter paper (in landscape orientation). Arranging the two sheets per page is easy with the pdfpages package: ...
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1answer
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How to focus on some items?

I have 3 items in beamer as follows: \frame{\frametitle{Frame1} \begin{itemize} \item<1> Self-X1, $\cdots$. \item<2, 4-> \color<4>{red}{Self-X2}, $\cdots$. ...
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1answer
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Clean uninstall of TeX Live (for upgrading to the next version)

I understand upgrading from TeX Live 2012 to 2013 is not a single-click operation. As I was working on some important documents and didn't want to compromise my TeX distribution, I've put off ...
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1answer
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lstlisting R keywords

I want to write R source code in my latex file so I'm using the listings package. The problem is that I want R keywords to appear in blue but for instance a variable named abc.log.de appears with log ...
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Custom Sorting Order for the Bibliography with biblatex according to Sanskrit Alphabet

I want to add a bibliography of primary sources to an article, and sort its entries alphabetically according to Sanskrit alphabet, using IAST and utf-8, a, ā, i, ī, u, ū and so on, how can I tell ...
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1answer
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RevTex 4-1 Cannot use footnotes?

If I use \footnote{text} anywhere in a revtex document (4-1), the document will refuse to compile on an undefined argument error and cannot be made to compile even if you comment the footnote without ...
2
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1answer
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Flexible inclusion of floating environments from external files

I'm interested in using the approach described in the following exchange: Move figures around in a document with a simple command In a nutshell, the idea is to store labeled figure and table ...
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0answers
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Author Link is given using authblk style file

I am using authblk.sty file. Each author have a separate link. Below mentioned coding structure is using my client requirement. \author[1,link={http://Junli/people/u/41922}]{Junli Liu} I am ...
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1answer
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How to improve appearance of hindi deonagari font on lyx

When the devnagari or hindi font was used on Lyx, the font appear as a garbage on Lyx GUI. This can be easily seen by pasting "इस पृष्ठ पर इन्टरनेट पर उपलब्ध विभिन्न हिन्दी एवं देवनागरी सम्बंधित ...
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2answers
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tikzpicture and array side by side in subfigure won't align

I am trying to align side by side a tikzpicture (an image of a network) and an array (a matrix) but no matter what I do they wont align properly. Two arrays side by side and two tikzpictures side by ...
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1answer
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Appendices in REVTeX 4.1 [on hold]

How does one get into appendix mode? According to the instructions you put \appendix into the code and everything following is treated as an appendix. But, this doesn't seem to do anything, nor does ...
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1answer
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Setting margins with esami package

Is there a way to customize the margins of the document while using the esami package? I've tried geometry, fullpage, etc., with no success. The documentation says nothing about doing such thing.
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How can I create a Chicago Manual of Style formatted document in LaTeX?

I have an assignment which requires me to use CMS formatting, double spaced, in 12pt font. I'd rather avoid using the much inferior "Word" or "Writer" programs -- in particular I like how LaTeX ...
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1answer
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How to get double dash or double hyphen in bibitem?

I am using article class. I have a bibliography by using \bibitem. I want to give page numbers of the form "81--90" where the double hyphens should be made into a (long) dash. When I try this, LaTeX ...
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! Dimension too large in pgf

I have no familiarity with TEX, PGF, etc -- but somebody was kind enough to offer me code to produce something I'd like to use. Unfortunately, I get a Dimension too large error when I run the ...
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1answer
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Solved - Table of Contents: Editing Appendix Prefix

I have been struggling to fix this for a while now. I hope one of you could help me fix this tiny issue with table of contents. I want the regular chapters to have a Chapter prefix I want the ...
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1answer
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Portable Version of TeXnicCenter

I have been using TeXnicCenter for a while now, and think it is a great interface. I want to use TeXnicCenter on the computers in the Library, as they have larger monitors, better computers, and ...
4
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1answer
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Setting glyph spacing with mathspec

I am using xelatex and the mathspec package to use the Calibri font found on recent Windows machines. The font metrics used to typeset italic characters are fine for text but not for math; glyphs ...
4
votes
1answer
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Separating academic and non-academic references: Illegal, another \bibdata command

I am trying to use a separate bib file for two kinds of references: academic (articles, journals, etc) and non-academic (websites, blogs, etc). To separate them, I create a file Academic.bib: ...
3
votes
1answer
63 views

Running .ins file with terminal and user command

I'm using a portable version of MiKTeX 2.9 on an external hard drive on a pc without admin rights. I try running an .ins file with TeXmaker terminal using 'latex NameOfPackage.ins', but it says can't ...
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votes
1answer
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PDF Form Fields; charsize=auto?

I'm using hyperref to write a fillable form, but my users have a tendency to overfill the text boxes causing the text to be invisible on the printed sheet. Acrobat allows for a definition of the ...
2
votes
0answers
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multibib and notes.bib files

I'm using the multibib package with pdflatex to create multiple bibliographies in an article. I'm using a bibtex file lit.bib which contains all my bibliography entries. article.tex looks like this: ...
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\usepackage[parfill]{parskip} Not working [duplicate]

Below is an example, any help on why it's not working? \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, oneside, notitlepage]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} ...
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which problem I have my concretly code [on hold]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots,tikz} \usepackage{caption} \DeclareCaptionLabelSeparator{fullstop}{.\quad} \captionsetup[figure]{labelsep=fullstop} ...
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vote
1answer
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mdframed innertopmargin should be same to next page

I have using mdframed and expecting output is same innertopmargin space is continued to next page: My MWE is: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{mathptmx,lipsum,mdframed,showframe} ...
4
votes
1answer
523 views

Trouble with titlesec

I've been using titlesec for quite some time now and want to "pimp up my style" ;) I've read How to change header to list first section on page and not last section and tried to adapt the code for ...
3
votes
2answers
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Two logos and text in the footer

I'm trying to put two images and some text in my document footer, all aligned side by side with the page number, something like this: I could get to the basics using fancyhdr, but it obviously ...
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votes
2answers
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Nodes on arrows not aligned nicely

I've written the LaTeX for an automaton that looks like this: As you can see, the 'b' on the arrow from q1 to q3 is positioned lower than the 'a, b, c' on the arrow from q3 to q2. Also, the 'b' ...
2
votes
2answers
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Bar chart using pgfplots with both positive and negative bars

I am trying to create a bar chart with both positive and negative stacked bars. However, my negative bar doesn't appear/it is hidden behind the positive bars. How should I change the settings to make ...

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