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Change the sans serif math font

I would like to change the sans serif math font to, say, Kurier, while keeping the roman font as the default. In other words, I'd like to change the font that is used with \mathsf whithout affecting ...
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Vanilla TeXlive and wxMaxima on Ubuntu

In order to install vanilla texlive (thanks for the excellent tutorial), I removed everything tex from Ubuntu, including wxmaxima. Now, when I want to install wxmaxima again, it also wants to install ...
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how to raise superscript inside overline?

I want to N squared inside overline. The superscript in $\overline{N^2}$ is too low. How to raise superscript higher? Thanks
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Problem with inserting the symbols \times and \omega when using arabi package

Is it impossible to insert the mathematical symbol \times when using the arabi package? After compiling A\times B it becomes AB and the sign \times disappears See the example below. ...
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Transform defined coordinates in TikZ

Say I have a triangle with vertices defined using \coordinate (a) at (0,0); \coordinate (b) at (1,0); \coordinate (c) at (0,1); Let us denote by T(x,y) the triangle defined by (a),(b) and (c) which ...
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How to list acronyms without actually citing in the main document using acro package

I want some of the acronyms, listed in a file, to be listed while I don't want them to appear in the main document. It is not possible using \ac{}, \ac*{} (Using acro package). How to do it? Please ...
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Indentation problem with the 'para' option of bigfoot

Continuing the questions concerning the layout of footnotes for a critical edition, I am reporting the last issue I am facing. I am using the para option of the bigfoot package to typeset the ...
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Set image to full all available space in Beamer (without overlapping other elements)

I want to have an image take up as much as possible of the content area in a beamer presentation, without overlapping the title, the sidebars, or the footers. How can I achieve this? The code below ...
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amsmath matrix vs loading the array package

Here is an interesting interaction. Consider the example below. When ever the array package is loaded, extra space appears on the right in the output. Any ideas as to why? ...
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3answers
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\cite doesn't work

If I use \citeA{Rannenberg} it works, but with \cite{Rannenberg} I get the error: ("C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\BA Test\chapters/test.tex" Kapitel 1. Class scrbook Warning: ...
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1answer
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Centering Xcircuit Figure

Hi I am using a program called xcircuit to make circuit diagrams and I cant seem to get the figure centered. I have tried \begin{center}, \centering. I have tried messing with \flushleft but it needs ...
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\pstSetAbsoluteOrigin Adds Space Before Section

As soon as I execute \pstSetAbsoluteOrigin a space is been added before the section. Is this normal, am I doing something wrong? I would expect the position of the first section no to be influenced ...
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Big \sum instead of small \sum in array environment

\begin{align*} \begin{array}{c} \min \: A = \min \: \sum_{i\in B} C_i \\ \\ \min \: D = \min \: \sum_{i\in B} \pi_i \cdot F_i \end{array} \end{align*} See http://i.stack.imgur.com/TFIfY.png for an ...
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Plotting a function on a triangular domain using pgfplots

I would like to draw a function on a triangular domain using tikz. For example, I would like to draw the function x*y on (-1, -1) -- (-1, 1) -- (1, -1). This is a MWE for the rectangular domain (-1, ...
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why does my url address has /#!/ character, [on hold]

Please need your help, wondering why won't work my link page and has /#!/ character in between of the my url address, and does work link to open the page by using google chrome browser. Please help. ...
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Prevent LaTeX to break an inline math equation

I hope this question was not asked before. At least I haven't found it. I have an inline math equation and LaTeX is breaking it into two parts. In this case I'd prefer to have the whole and short ...
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How can I write a cursive letter k in math?

Using amsmath, writing $\ell$ produces a cursive lowercase letter l. I would like to have a reasonably matching cursive lowercase letter k, available through \kay e.g., so that I can write things ...
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Why does not `\spaceskip` work inside a TikZ node?

In my document, I need to increase \spaceskip in order to inject more space between words to make them more readable. However, the setting does not seem to apply to text that's inside a TikZ node: ...
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Character clash in ToC with long chapter numbers

I need to change \thechapter into something that spans several characters. Doing so mixes up characters in my customized table of contents (as well as the ordinary ToC). Here's an example: Here's ...
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1answer
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How to create a newcommand with knitr?

I am using knitr and I'd like to make some new commands to combine common tasks into one, e.g. \newcommand{\numps}[1]{\numprint{\Sexpr{#1}}} so that I can do something like \numps{pi}. I can't seem to ...
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Can TeX tell me where it is breaking the lines and pages?

I am looking for TeX to tell me where in the TeX file it has broken the lines and pages. I put \label in every word or even character and then it does tell me something but sometimes it is still ...
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Writing index item with `\!

For some reason, I want to write an index item with `\! in it (Not `! since the index items are written by a special macro). But ! is a special character of makeindex, I could not simply write ...
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Split roundered corner using mdframed

I would like to create splitted rounder corner with separate frametitle (attached below) using mdframed or mdframed with tikz. My MWE is: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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3answers
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Spacing of list of items using enumitem package

I want a list that looks exacly thus: Main text with paragraph indent. Now the list. Notice that the list labels aligns with the left margin, the text and paragraphs thereafter with the ...
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1answer
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Undefined control sequence error with mhchem and hyperref, \ce within \section{}

I get an "undefined control sequence" error when trying to use the mhchem and hyperref packages together, when \ce is within a \section{} label. A minimum example that demonstrates the problem: ...
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addition with 3 elements using xlop

I am using xlop package to make exercises for kids but when i want to put a third element in the addition the \opadd{12}{12}{12} command doesn't count this third one. Is there something i can put to ...
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Overlay specifications in beamer

I'm trying to create a beamer document class (.cls) with some configurations that please me. But, I ended in this point where a cannot overlay my \newcommand. This code has to collect a few ...
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What is the most elegant way to cite two things connected by a 'joining word' with biblatex?

This question is about author-year citations using biblatex where citations are set inline in parentheses. Sometimes, it is necessary to cite two authors and to specify some connection between them ...
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Problem with align inside tabular environment when using xcolor

I'm trying to build a table with multiple numbered equations inside, hence I used the align environment. On the other hand, I need to color some cells, so I included the xcolor package with the table ...
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Unknown symbol in lecture notes [duplicate]

In the screen shot, I cannot find the symbol denoting the set of smooth vector fields on an open set. It looks similar to \chi, but it definitely isn't. I have looked for the conventional latex ...
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Using Biber in Biblatex

(This must be a duplicate, but I cant find this asked anywhere so...) I am trying to make a bibliography in a LaTeX document. Currently I am successfully using a back-end of Bibtex in Biblatex. In ...
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Reverse Axes of pgfplots Ternary Plot

I am trying to make a ternary plot, however the default axis is opposite of what I need to accomplish. Here is an example: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.9} ...
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reduce the white space before and after new

How do I reduce the white space before and after the \begin{mq} … \end{mq} block in the following code? Ideally, I would like the white space between the environment and the preceding and succeeding ...
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Problem with inserting the Greek letter \omega when using Arabi package

In the following example, the symbol \omega does not show up after compiling the file. This is the first Greek later for which I have this kind of the problem. Is there a way to solve this problem. ...
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Using \newcommand to display user input that may contain special characters that need to be escaped

I don't know much about LaTeX right now, but I need to be able to use it to generate dynamic PDF documents using C#. For the most part, everything is cool and works the way I want it to work. ...
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texmaker bullet in .eps figure equation shows infinity symbol

I am using Texmaker on windows 7 and I'm trying to include a .eps figure which has bullet symbol in it, and for some reason, Texmaker shows an infinity sign instead. I've checked my .eps file, and it ...
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Aligning using flushleft and flushright

I am trying to create one column to the left side by side with another column to the right. The column to the left is labeled "Examples of like terms:" and the column to the right is labeled "Examples ...
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How would I make a table like this? [duplicate]

Getting the line that splits down the variables column is giving me trouble.
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Using symlinks to point to a .bib file in a different directory with bibtex and texmaker

This has been driving me crazy all day. Tried everything before asking a new question, I apologize in advance if I missed something. What I'm trying to do is to have a centralized .bib file that I ...
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Copyright notice overlapping with text in Lyx [duplicate]

I have a copyright notice on my IEEE Journal that is overlapping with my text while using Lyx and I am not sure why it is happening or what I can do to fix the problem. I have tried looking up ways ...
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LyX enumeration style from numbers to letters

I'd like to use, for this specific instance, letter style enumeration [ like a) b) c) ] . I realize that I can nest one enumerate environment in another and the style will change, but I don't want a ...
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Frontpage for Application

Minimal case \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \title{Investigation of the Neuronal Component of Purkinje Fibers with Suppressed Simple Spikes \\ Plan of the ...
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installing *.CLS (e.g., ASL.CLS) with MikTex on windows 7 pro [duplicate]

when I try to compile \documentclass[bibother]{asl} \begin{document} foo bar baz \end{document} I get the error: "file 'asl.cls' not found". According to some postings it seems that asl.cls must ...
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package incompatibility: csvsimple & etextools

The following code fails to compile: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{csvsimple} \usepackage{etextools} \begin{document} Hello! \end{document} The error message is ! LaTeX Error: Command ...
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1answer
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Problems with latex in word 2010

I`m trying to insert LaTex into Word 2010. I`m following the method that the user David Carlisle described here in an answer: Embed LaTeX math equations into Microsoft Word I`m trying the following ...
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Linear Regression with symbolic x-coordinates

I have been having difficulty with this problem for a few days now so I'm hoping you can come to my aid. I am trying to create a line of linear regression for a very small chart using pgfplots. ...
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natbib package downloaded through miktex but not found after compiling

I am completely new to doing bibliography and watched a youtube video about it. Downloaded JabRef, filled out the list for an article, saved it to the tex.file location, went to TexStudio and wrote ...
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Don't show footcite notes

I am using a biblatex-examples.bib file with website cites. I would like to hide the (Online; visited on 15-11-2014) part of the footnote, but do show this part in the Bibliography. Is this possible? ...
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Removing red boxes around references

I have seen some solutions on here to problems regarding removing red boxes from hyperlinks, but I have an issue with red boxes around references. Whenever I use the commands \eqref{} or \footnote{} ...
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I'm getting the error “missing } inserted” in LaTeX

\documentclass [12pt,letterpaper]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amsfonts, amssymb, amscd, latexsym} \usepackage{type1cm} \usepackage{simplemath} \oddsidemargin 0.0in \evensidemargin 0.0in ...

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