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Biblatex change punctuation between authors in multiple citations

I use biblatex package. I have a problem with changing multiple citations punctuation. I want use such commands as \cites and \parentcites follows: \cites{AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY} I have ...
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Typesetting scenes in a novel

I am typesetting a novel in ConTeXt and I need a way to correctly typeset scenes. A scene in my novel is just a sequence of paragraphs separated from the previous one by two blank lines (though in the ...
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Eastern European name [duplicate]

In my .bib file, there is a reference including the following name in the authors list: Mitášová, Helena When the PDF is generated, this name does not display correctly: MitÃaÅaovÃa I searched ...
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Font conflict Futura and Palatino in the same document

I need to use de Futura font as Sans Serif an Palatino as Serif font in my document. Well, I have installed the Futura pack from Gaehrken (http://www.gaehrken.de/tex/index.html). However, when I use ...
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How to write a perfect equation parameters description?

A symbols or parameters description is shown below, however, the = and the details of parameter are not aligned. I want to make a parameters list for a equation like this, in which symbols, = and ...
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Generating Help Documentation (Tree Format) [on hold]

The question: Is there a good free tool/plugin for/in Latex for creating documentation meeting the requirements below? Background: As part of an extensive software project, I need to publish a large ...
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What companies provide translation services for LaTeX (XeLaTeX UTF-8) documents?

Question What are one's possibilities for getting UTF-8 .tex files translated? This is more of a wiki-style question. If anybody says to do a google search, errrr. Criteria source language: ANY ...
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How can I draw complex borders around all the pages of a document?

I'm writing a document with the class scrreprt. I would like to draw borders around the pages of the document. I found some examples on how to do this with TikZ, but the borders I would like to draw ...
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Subequations with main equation number

I would like to have a set of equations, all under the same number, but with a "main" equation, and some other equations that follow being labelled with subnumbers, for example 1 = 1 ...
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Glossaries table of contents showing acronyms where only long forms were used

In a document where some acronyms are defined, and only long versions are used throughout the document, is it possible to have these long forms not show in the list of acronyms? MWE ...
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After MacTeX manual update how should I remove the old one?

MacTeX 2014 is installed on OS X. But how can I remove the old one? Or is it automatically overwritten?
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LaTeX Editors/IDEs

What editors/IDEs are available for easing the process of writing TeX/LaTeX documents? Please state some useful features like code completion, spell checking, building final DVI or PDF files, etc. ...
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Put a text in the middle of a column

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \newlength{\mylen} \settowidth{\mylen}{the title} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|c|} \hline the title & number \\ \hline ...
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LaTeX sudoku not compilling

I want to ask what could be problem with following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{printsudoku} \usepackage{solvesudoku} \usepackage{createsudoku} \begin{document} \sudoku{test01.sud} ...
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Distributable Tex application

I'm trying to write a very short .tex file which should read some images and text and create a report in pdf. Writing the tex is definitely not the problem. The report will contain some text, and a ...
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Writing equations with neatly defined parameters [duplicate]

I have been dealing with a multitude of equations in my thesis and it gets really repetitive defining each parameter verbally after each equation; personally I find it inefficient and at times messy. ...
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Biblatex Math using ieee-alphabetic style [duplicate]

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[backend=biber,bibstyle=ieee-alphabetic]{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{filecontents}{bibliography.bib} @book{tst, ...
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Revtex 4.1 bibliography style in other classes

I'd like to know if someone ported the bibliography styles used in revtex 4.1 (like apsrev4-1.bst) so they can be used in other classes, like book. Thanks in advance!
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Set the width of a column according to the first line and wrap text

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|} \hline the title \\ \hline very very very very long \\ \hline \end{tabular} \end{document} The code ...
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Selecting fontsize in B5 book

I used \documentclass[twocolumn]{book} \usepackage[top=1.5cm, bottom=1.5cm, left=2cm, right=2cm]{geometry} to make A4 paper size book and then join two A4 pages to one A4 page landscape (that ...
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TexMaker-how to jump to the previous cursor positon

Consider this case: I am typing a math formula in position 1, then I go to position 2 to copy another formula. After copying, I want to go back to position 1 quickly, is there any shortcut?
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Texmaker “click to jump to the line” does not always update in PDF viewer

I use Texmaker to edit my tex documents and I have the PDF viewer embedded in the editor, so I can edit the .tex files in the left and see the PDF result in the right. For big documents, a quite ...
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Use a Subfigure and Subcaption command

I am trying to use the Subfig package in order to take advantage the ability of multiple figures in a document, under various caption My pre-ample is a separate master document (main.tex), while I ...
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How to embed fonts at compile time with pdflatex

I just ran into the problem of embedding fonts while trying to publish with lulu.com. Although everyone apparently is 'supposed' to handle those 35 standard fonts for some strange reason they won't ...
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How do I increase the size of the hyperlink on a superscript numerical citation with natbib?

I have the following: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage[colorlinks=true]{hyperref} \usepackage[super]{natbib} \begin{document} bla~\cite{bla} \begin{thebibliography}{1} ...
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Is there a way to generate an audio file from MusiXTeX?

I need to type some sheet music and it would be nice if I'd be able to produce an audio file, e.g. midi. As far as I remember Lilypond is able to do it. Just because I'm more familiar with LaTeX, I'd ...
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change delimiter (slash) size in math mode

I use the division sign, together with an underscore and smash: $\underline{\smash{X/P}}$ The result is the following: How can I reduce the lower part of the slash, so it does not suppress the ...
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Writing partial differential equation like u_t=u_xx

I have a problem writing the heat equation in latex. I would like to write it by starting with \begin{equation} and ending with \end{equation}. I tried doing the following: \begin{equation} ...
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Set all paragraphs to be double spaced in LyX

Currently I have to manually go to the Edit->Paragraph Settings menu and set double spacing for each individual paragraph in the document. I'm using the article ( hebrew ) doc class as a base for ...
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Links is it possible to show alternate text when the pdf is printed?

I want to have an electronic pdf version that says: See the game Guillotine (video). But in the printed version it should just say: See the game Guillotine. Is this type of behavior ...
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tikz-cd communative diagram does not render correctly in beamer [on hold]

I have the following code: \documentclass[serif, professionalfont]{beamer}[20pt] \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{concrete} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} ...
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Document using datatool is slow to compile

The following document uses the datatool package, and is slow to compile, though the resulting PDF file is only 3 pages long. On my computer it takes of the order of 17 sec. I'm hoping for suggestions ...
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Remove the vertical borders of a table row

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|} \hline line 1\\ \hline \\ \hline line 3 \\ \hline \end{tabular} \end{document} The code draws a ...
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Don't display the leading mantissa 1 in power of tens (with pgfplotstable)

In pgfplotstable, how can I display “1e-7” as “10⁻⁷” instead of “1⋅10⁻⁷” ?
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Changing font size of marker labels in pgfplots scatter plot

How can I change the font size of marker labels in a pgfplots scatter plot? I've tried label style={font=\small} in \pgfplotsset as well as adding scatter/@pre marker code/.code={font=\small}, to no ...
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Include PDF on the same page

I would like to append the several-pages .pdf directly after the section-heading. \subsection{Kopie des Projektantrages} \includepdf[pages=-, fitpaper=true]{\antrag} // my PDF file-command ... but ...
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1answer
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Equation Line with notes in between

Good day! How can I make an aligned equal sign even though I have notes in between the two equation lines? For example: a+b=c (some notes....) c+d=c+(a+b) Thanks
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Gnuplot for Graphics from Octave. How to set size IN OCTAVE?

I am using Octave for all my calculations and plotting. By telling Octave graphics_toolkit gnuplot I can create a *.tex-document by print -dtikz filename.tex Which I can then use by ...
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2answers
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Linguistics: what are the best packages to use create bracketed structures with movement lines?

I've been working with gb4e to manage numbered examples for a long time, but I was wondering it was possible to incorporate movement lines, or if I should use some other package. More concretely, I ...
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1answer
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Remove indent of first paragraph when using titlesec package

I use the titlesec to format section in book class. The section pos to leftmargin, but when I compiled, the firs paragraph have indent. How to remove indent automatically. \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Argument of \genfrac has an extra } [on hold]

Can't figure out what is wrong with the syntax below, for which I get the error mentioned in the title: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $k = \frac{\omega M}{2 ...
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1answer
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How can I, if possible, create a command whose output is dependent on an argument/parameter for language switching?

Question I would like the ability to work with macros in multilingual (xelatex) documents. Example Situation I have a large document in 8 languages that share a common preamble. I decide there is ...
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Flow chart path specification

I would like to draw a flow chart like one shown in the image. The problem with the code I have generated is the arrows leading to top blocks and the bottom blocks, i.e., B&C,D&E meet at a ...
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Tabular Endnotes

I am using the endnotes.sty to create the author queries to be printed on all the endnotes article firstpage. I need a tabular endnote format in \theendnotes output. I don't know how to change the ...
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votes
1answer
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hyperref link expanded by MakeUpperCase breaks

Short version: How can I solve the problem of using hyperref links when expanded by MakeUpperCase? Long version: If I try to redefine: \renewcommand{\descriptionlabel}[1]{\hspace*{\labelsep}% ...
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votes
1answer
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BibTeX style which shows annotation fields and employs numeric-style citation call-outs

I am relatively new to LaTeX, i have used it for a couple of documents here and there but I am now using it for a formal school report which needs an annotated bibliography. My current problem is ...
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vote
1answer
41 views

How to use background on a single row or column in table?

When using simple tables in Context (\starttable command), can one place a background on specific rows and/or columns?
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What does this input encoding error mean?

! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding `utf8'. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H for ...
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votes
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amsmath: When to use `equation` environment instead of `align`? [duplicate]

If one has only one equation in the align environment, that has basically the same effect as if one had used the equation environment. So, why should we ever use equation, given the greater ...
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jphmacros2e.sty not found

I'm using TeXstudio and when I "build & view" a document from a colleague, I get the error message: File `jphmacros2e.sty' not found. ^^M Where can I get this file, how do I download it, and ...

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