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“TeX Live Manager” send an error with the message “Cannot determine release”

I have just installed TeX Live 2015 using "install-tl-WINDOWS.bat". When I click in "TeX Live Manager", I get an error with the message "Cannot determine release". But if I execute "tlmgr --gui" in ...
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Strange Error after upgrading to MacTeX 2015

After the Upgrade to TeXLive 2015 the document of mine produces a strange pdf output. If you compile the given TeX file as it is, you see that the background grid on the first page is shifted. Now ...
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TeX Live Manager broken. How can I unbreak it or diagnose the problem?

I am running upstream's TeX Live 2015 on GNU/Linux. TeX Live Manager was successfully used to update the installation at, I think, around 17.00 on 26 June. Perl packages were updated as part of a ...
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Repository and local installation

I try to install certain packages using tlmgr install package, but I keep getting tlmgr: The TeX Live versions supported by the repository http://tlcontrib.metatex.org/2013 (2013--2013) do not ...
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two columns with answers package

I want to use multicol package in answers package for my text book. How can I fix this problem? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{enumitem,calc} ...
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Make box in math mode with current math font

The commands $\mathcal{\mbox{$M$}}$ and \mbox{$\mathcal{M}$} produce different output. I would like a replacement for \mbox that creates a box preserving all features of the current font in ...
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Equation subnumbers in IEEEtrantools?

I'm using subnumbers in IEEEtrantools: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{IEEEtrantools} \begin{document} Numbered equation: \begin{IEEEeqnarray}{rCl} a & = & b \;. \label{eq:tTy} ...
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pdfpages-PDF appears in background of pgfplots-plot

I'm using pgfplots with the externalize feature, which creates external pdfs for all my plots. But there seems to be a strange interaction with pdfpages when externalize is used. The pdf I'm including ...
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Did anybody succeed in opening a text file at a certain line from a PDF link?

In my attempt to clarify some inconclusive topics and a part of the series "did anybody succeed" (e.g. Did anyone succeed in playing embedded movies inside Acrobat in Linux?), here it is a new ...
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Testing an existing macro doesn't work

Once defined, I don't want the macro \Stepx be redefined : \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,professionalfont,french]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to add Corresponding Author in IEEE format?

Right Now, Corresponding Author is coming right below the author name , I want it to appear to the just before abstract , Thanks !
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1answer
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Unwanted space above pictures in table cells

I'm new to LaTeX and have a question about placing external graphics in table cells and align them correctly. Yes, I did read a similar posts but couldn't find the solution to my problem yet. Here is ...
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Why this dynamically named macro doesn't work?

\documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,professionalfont,french]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier,tikz,ifthen} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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(SOLVED) modular application (g-brief & moderncv) without changing \documentclass?

im writing a job application, so id like to have just one pdf document, which would contain my cover letter and my moderncv resumee. Both parts are working for themself, but i when i \input my ...
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How to draw specific shapes for input and output message like Tikz ones?

In an algorithmic representation (i have been helped for that a few months ago, thanks to tex.stackexchange !), I would like to use 2 spécific symbols for input and output data : Here is the actual ...
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How to expand control sequence in argument of a macro

Consider the following: \def\foo#1#2 {% \if#1a% \message{#2} \fi} \def\x{abc} \edef\y{\foo\x} \y The result: ! Argument of \foo has an extra }. The expected result: bc
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Texmaker portable with Miktex portable

I am trying to setup texmaker portable to work with Miktex portable. I found instructions here: http://jimstitzel.com/2010/01/configuring-texmaker-usb-with-miktex-portable/. Updating of Miktex ...
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what is meaning of “\hbox to \hsize” in ConTeXt?

In many tex, I saw \hbox to \hsize, such as: {\hbox to \hsize \bgroup \hfill \setupframed[height=5cm,offset=.5em,frame=off,backgroundcolor=red] \framed[width=12cm,align=left]{#1}% ...
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why is the text green in my code listing?

I use \begin{lstlisting} Type readable_t, writable_t \end{lstlisting} I want the text color to be black, but instead I get green:
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Beamer : How to show together separated things using overlay?

I have to draw and comment simulteanously a complex picture. I can calculate the slide number on witch the comment will appear, but I'd like this be done automaticaly. Is there a way to put labels or ...
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How can I draw simple trees in LaTeX?

I need to draw a tree, and constantly using dotty and including the PNGs is starting to be a pain. Is there a way to get LaTeX to draw it's own trees that doesn't involve learning an entirely new ...
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Exacting footnote specifications

I’ve had a hard time finding an adequately robust footnote system. In the interest of sparing you my bankrupt descriptions of typography, I’ve provided a (crude) Photoshop mockup of the basic idea, ...
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How to make this symbol? [duplicate]

How can I make this symbol? Already searched through "Latex Symbols", but can't find it.
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For article in biblatex-chicago which field for the editor of the journal?

I am getting the impression that biblatex-chicago places the editor of a journal in the wrong position, or am I getting something wrong? Shouldn't the editor be printed after the title of the journal? ...
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How to implement a specific head or top like this in conTeXt?

all I want to use conTeXt for writing my resume, I found the head like the red area very awesome, but I don't know how to implement it, or what elements I should use to do it? After reading ...
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Mendelian Inheritence Chart

I would like to be able to create a simple chart that depicts Mendelian Inheritence, like this one: I'm not too picky about how it looks, as long as it depicts it accurately. Thanks!
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highlighting RTL text - ulem with bidi and color

following this: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/48549/22969, I tried this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ulem} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hebrew} ...
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How to make more-than-9-argument-commands work with tabular?

I have a command that needs more than 9 arguments. I stumbled over this solution: How to define a command that takes more than 9 arguments. This works fine in regular text. But I tried using this ...
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How can I create two columns with pictures?

I need some help. I need to put some pictures in a document with two columns and right now I'm using: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=1\linewidth]{1} \caption{Réactions catalytiques ...
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How can I make a professional looking article layout?

Elsevier and Springer and other publishers provide latex classes for authors, similar to the standard article class. But those classes don't have the full published formatting, it's just for ...
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Conflict between babel and TikZ quotes library

The MWE below gives error language@active@arg" has extra }. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,slovene]{babel}% ...
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How to draw Box UEFA champions league

My source \documentclass{article} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric} \tikzset{add reference/.style={insert path={% coordinate ...
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Tree diagram got cut off

After compiling the code for a tree diagram, some parts of the right hand side of the tree got cut off. I've already used \centering function but this does not fix the problem.I'm not sure how to ...
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1answer
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Changing margins on defined pages

We all know that by adding: \usepackage[left=...,right=...]{geometry} changes the margins of the entire document. However, is there a way to modify the margins on the pages I'd want?
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1answer
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Why does including brackets in a TikZ datavisualization label give me an error?

My questions concerns the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{datavisualization} \usetikzlibrary{datavisualization.formats.functions} \begin{document} ...
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I need some hints on how to draw this figure

This is the figure I hope to draw in Tikz. I need to draw 4 components. Two Banana-like objects facing each other. Two curves with a certain curvature connecting the two Banana-like objects A ...
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How can I fix two tabvars in multicol environment?

I want to fix two tables side by side. When I used \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openany]{book} tables was broken (second picture). How can I fix this problem? ...
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Figure number of three figures are same

I have five figures in a chapter. The figure numbers of first 3 figures are correct i.e. 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 but the figure numbers of next two figures are also 5.3 The structure of first 3 figures is ...
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Nice looking invoices

Do you know of any nice looking invoice LaTeX template/class. I would like to create a web invoice engine (maybe on top of the scribtex engine) that compiles for me an invoice using the LaTeX engine ...
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PDF/X in pdflatex with memoir, new xcomply package

Only a question in the sense of feedback requested. Move if necessary... For some time, I have been working on a better alternative to packages such as pdfx and xmpincl. I think I've got it! Results ...
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LuaTeX: Wrong/missing italic correction in TeXLive 2015 vs 2014

Italic correction for OTF math fonts seems to be broken in LuaTeX in TL15. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Math} \begin{document} \begin{equation} ...
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Excessive spacing between lines in definition

I have a definition in which there is some mathematical text being used. The spacing between the lines is proving to be too much for my liking and my editor also lists this as a badbox. The LaTeX code ...
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votes
2answers
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Replace from a list of possible strings

I'm creating a large number of identical documents in LaTeX, with only the address changing (and the address will be only 1 of 5 possible ) So if my list of possible addresses is: DC | 1600 ...
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Show the figure together with the caption

I'm looking at the nature-template and wanted to see how I can "bring back" the \includegraphics command and show the original image. Right now, the template file ignores the \includegraphics command ...
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1answer
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How to fix and keep the table in the page?

\begin{table}[ht] \centering %\footnotesize %\tabcolsep %\arraycolsep %\node (table) [inner sep=0pt]{ %\footnotesize \caption{Potential of nanotechnology applications in petroleum industry} ...
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1answer
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Odd (?) spacing for mapping notation

I recently wrote up an answer on MSE that involved the mapping f\colon\mathbb{R^+}\to\mathbb{R^+}; the output looked a little different to me, and thus I thought it could have something to do with ...
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File ended while scanning use of \NAT@palk

I would like to know why can't I proceed compiling my tex file? It gives me this kind of message: Runaway Argument? S. and A. Celisse. \newblock 2010. \newblock A survey of cross-valida\ETC ! File ...
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\par - inconsistency in output

I am using \par in my latex document. In my complied document, some space is left in the beginning for few paragraphs while for others there is no space. How can I fix this?
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votes
1answer
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I need a bbl file with specific format?

I am using a latex template for my thesis. The template has a bbl file with following format: \begin{thebibliography}{3} \expandafter\ifx\csname natexlab\endcsname\relax\def\natexlab#1{#1}\fi ...
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votes
1answer
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ApSS referencing style

After submitting a paper to springer I got this error message: Please revise the paper to conform with ApSS referencing style which is not [n]. What does that mean? I am using the revtex4-1 ...

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