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### \hbox overflow, Friggeri fancy CV

I'm VERY new to LaTeX so the searches I have done have lead to zero progress in solving my problem. I've been playing around with the entrylist parameters on the .cls file to no avail. My essential ...
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### Misplaced noalign when using rowcolor

I am trying to create a table with colored rows and colored hrules between the rows, but I am getting a "Misplaced \noalign. \rowcolor" error. The following example reproduces this problem: ...
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### \listoffigures and \listoftables dont appear in TOC

My bibliography link appears in the table of contents, but the figures and tables lists dont. Here is how I get them: % ustawienie bibliografii \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{acm-i} ...
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### Moving arrows and entities through a sentence

Currently, the two arrows are pointing to jumped and over in the sentence. I was wondering how I can move these two arrows from The(at the beginning of the sentence) to dog. EDIT : I am trying to ...
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### Present reference in a table

Update 1 I use biblatex and bibber to create my bibliography. the reference section contain a list of the articles referenced. How can the reference section be changed that the reference appear in ...
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### Formulae booklet template

For my classes i am allowed to have a math formulae booklet prepared by myself although the maximum size is two a4 pages. I want to make it as legible and organized as possible thus i want to use ...
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### Fixed position for boxes at the body area

First of all, I'd like to find a solution without Tikz (PGF) because I'll share this file and people could not be able to install additional packages. So simplest solution could be good. I'd like to ...
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### Emacs + SyncTex + Evince

I am trying to setup forward search and inverse search between Emacs 24.3.1 and Auctex under Ubuntu 14.04. Forward search is working fine by enable TeX-source-correlate-mode in Emacs but while ...
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### Alignment with an aligned environment in an align environment

I have an expression of the sum of the binomial coefficients in the polynomial expansion of (x - y)^{4}. (1 is substituted for x and y.) The equivalent expressions for this sum is to be written on ...
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### Justify caption

For my figures and Tables the caption text is formatted to start in the middle. For the tables only however, I need it to start from the left. I tried using \flushleft command for it but it did not ...
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### keep text on the right side of an arrow

I draw an arrow and want to write text afterwards over multiple lines. Important is, that the text won't start on the left side of the new line below the arrow, but behind the arrow, where the first ...
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### Floating an algorithm?

I'm typesetting an algorithm using the algorithmx package as follows: \begin{algorithm} \caption{\textsc{Whatever}} \begin{algorithmic}[1] ... \end{algorithm} However, I would like it to ...
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### lighter mesh grid line (faceted) color

For certain colormaps, the mesh grid line color is too dark. I would like to make it less dark. However not a fixed color as set with faceted color=blue,. My approach was to adjust the opacity as in ...
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### How to color just the section numbers in the Toc in the tufte-book class?

This is a follow-up question to How to color section numbers in the TOC? How to adopt the answers in the link above to work in the tufte-book class? here is my MWE: ...
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### Problem with copyright notice within ieeeconf template

I'd just checked a great deal of related questions, corresponding to similar problems, such as here, here, here, here and so on; But all of them lead to below error: Undefined Control Sequence ...
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### ConTeXt: Cyrillic letters are not rendered

Okay, a really stupid question. How do I compile my Hello World document with Cyrillic letters? Compiling \starttext \startsection[title={Testing ConTeXt}] This is my {\em first} русский ConTeXt ...
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### XeLaTeX + polyglossia + Russian or Greek = page number in italics

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{russian} \setmainfont{CMU Serif} \begin{document} \itshape Text. \end{document} ...
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### listoffigures not working properly

I have noticed that in my document the \listoffigures and probaly \listoftables are not working properly. There is no space in between the number of the figure and the text in the list. Also, if the ...
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### Table : Overfull hbox

When I compile the following code, I get the error overfull hbox and I cannot see the right end of the table. Does anyone know how to fix it ? \begin{center} \begin{tabular*}{\textwidth}{c ...
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### How to color section numbers in the TOC?

In the following MWE, how can I color just section numbers in the TOC? \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage{color} \makeatletter \renewcommand*\l@section{\@dottedtocline{1}{0em}{2.3em}} ...
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### How to automatically handle “a” and “an” in front of acronyms with the glossaries package?

I am using the glossaries package to handle acronyms and came across the task to automatically decide the use of "a" or "an" in front of them. \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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### Write special characters to (aux) file

I would like to print a special character to an aux file. In particular, I would like to write the line \@input{file.aux} So far, I have achieved the best result with ...
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### Unwanted outdent in the first paragraph of a section

for the first paragraph of some of my sections I have an unwanted outdent as the following picture: I used noindent after the section, but has no effect. There is also no extra hidden character ...
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### Appendix page and thispagestyle{empty}

I have the following document: \documentclass[twoside, a4paper, 12pt, notitlepage]{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[toc,page]{appendix} \usepackage{fancyhdr,graphicx,lastpage}% ...
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### tcolorbox with fancy text

Driven from Let's get fancy: Text like tag? , I wrote this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \definecolor{mycolor}{rgb}{0.122, 0.435, 0.698} ...
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### Using table in Latex. text overwitten

I'm using this code \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{ | l | l | l | p{5cm} |} \hline Day & Min Temp & Max Temp & Summary \\ \hline Monday & 11C & 22C & A clear day with lots ...
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### How can I skip a subfigure caption

i suppressed the caption for the first subfigures so the rest of figures are starting with subsequent label ((b), (c), (d), (e). I want the order as (a), (b) (c), (d) \begin{figure}[H] ...
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### Formatting of description environment with convenience of easylist

When writing my notes, I like to set them up like a sort of dictionary, with a bolded term, followed by a definition/description. I was delighted to happen across the description environment and have ...
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### balance with circles and lines in tikzpicture

I am trying to recreate the following However I face a problem with the placement and the size of circles. My code: \tikzset{ my circle/.pic={ \node [draw, very thick, circle, minimum ...
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### How can I position an image in an arbitrary position in beamer?

I am making a presentation using beamer, and I want to be able to position a certain image the way I want in a frame. I am not sure how to do that. Is there some way you can specify coordinates in the ...
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### Column borders don't extend from row to row, horizontal cantering

I'd like my table borders to extend throughout a row, they don't; and entering text is problematic, it's vertically entered but to horizontally centred. Any suggestions? ...
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### How to change a .bst for references sorted in order of appearance

I've been struggling trying to format my references for a paper which needs to follow the LNCS guidelines. They use to provide a .bst file which formats the references exactly as they require, but the ...
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### ModernCV specify computer skills experience level

I am writing my own CV using LaTeX modernCV. When I describe the computer skills, I would like to add a comment to each category in order to specify my skills level in those softwares. I report below ...
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### Cannot use pgf-blur twice with XeLaTex

The following code \documentclass{article} %\def\pgfsysdriver{pgfsys-dvipdfmx.def} %this line does not matter \usepackage{tikz}\usetikzlibrary{shadows.blur} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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### Problems with references to figures and tables

I am finishing my course conclusion work writing using LaTeX, and insert the images I used standard codes, such as \begin{figure}[!h] \centering \includegraphics[width=13cm]{lixeoutroa} ...
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### How to draw two grids with inner grids with Tikz or any other package

I am trying to draw two grids side by side, each of size 8 by 8. Also these grids have one smaller grid 6 by 6 inside them. I want to do as nicely as possible, with clear border colors. I need major ...
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### How do I install an individual package on a Linux system?

I need to install a new TeX/LaTeX/ConTeXt package on my computer. I'm running Ubuntu/Fedora/Slackware/Some-Version-Of Linux. What are the possible ways to do this? Note:   We get a ...
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### List of TikZ Editor

After mentioning TikZ in academia, I tried to have a look here for recommended editors for TikZ. I found no list, and thus here's the question: What TikZ editors/front-ends do you know? What can you ...
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### Moving todo notes to other side of page

I am using the todo notes package, documentation of which can be found here. The current document I am working on is in a book style format - in particular, there are wider margins on the left for ...
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### Horizontal lines in dataplot

I want to add only horizontal help lines in my plot and not a grid. So I decided to add lines with \draw[very thin] but somehow these lines are different from each other. I want them to be all the ...
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### LaTeX Beamer - Temporarily increase font size of an item when using “itemize”

Does someone know how I can have larger fonts for an item during presentation. Here is what I am trying to do: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} ...
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### PSfrag does not change the text

I want to practice psfrag but it does not work! I don't know what to do. Here is my LaTeX document, \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[foot]{amsaddr} \usepackage{mathrsfs} ...
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### Split subfigures over multiple pages

I have the following code for a Figure with 4 subfigures: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[b] ...
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### theorem and subtheorem hierarchical numbering

I want the numbering of claims, subclaims, subsubclaims, etc to be hierarchically numbered. Is there a way to do this without having to make those extra "subclaim" environments? For example: ...
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### How to change cellspacing of a table in latex?

I've tried searching the answer here, but I did not find it. I have a plenty of 25x25 table with long entries. The table should fit in an A4 sheet of paper. I tried using "landscape". It helped a bit, ...
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### How to merge cells correctly in tabu?

I have a tabu table, and I need to make a table like this: (I don't know how to create correctly 5th column) Right now my code look like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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### Editor for creating Tikz [duplicate]

I'm writing a technical report and I would like to include some graphics. Of course I could do them in TikZ but I don't know it and thus it is very time consuming. Another option would be to do it ...
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### How to use \tikz\pic in \caption and “normal” Latex-text-environment

As an advancement to How to use a \pic in a node's text area {}?. What to do or avoid to let work the pic "lightning" in a caption and normal latex text? \documentclass[]{scrartcl} ...
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### tex and pdf files disappeared after the error 'I can't write on file'

I am in a really weird and frustrating situation. I hope there is someone can help me. I just opened and compiled tex file which worked perfectly last time, but it suddenly shows the error that I ...
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### How to place an “Export as PDF + Latex from Inkscape”-image above a \includegraphics image (overlay) - Make centers match

When you save images as a PDF, checking the PDF + Latex option, one gets 3 files: filename.pdf filename.pdf_tex filename.svg If you'd like to include this exported image in a Tex document, this ...

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