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figure 1 for Crossed Ladders Problem

i would like creat report for the solution of that problem http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1124801/crossed-ladders-problem so i need to create some figurs with latex to make solution more ...
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Import data with pgfplotstable and generic horizontal lines

I have a dataset which is in the following form: # timeIt newtonIt globalIt time_0 time_1 # ---------------------------------------------------------------- 1 1 1 0.01247044 0.01111968 1 2 2 ...
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How to add multiple affiliations in the tikzposter class?

I've been working through the tikzposter class documentation, but so far I couldn't find any hint as to how add affiliation to multiple authors. For example: Something like this isn't really working: ...
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How do I make a presentation that seems made on an overhead projector?

I want to do a presentation simulating an overhead projector which some professors used when I was a math student. I couldn't find an image to mimic the background produced by an overhead projector. ...
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Frontispiece for thesis UK

I am writing the title page of my thesis, but the frontispizo package described elsewhere on this website doesn't really suit my needs. I am sure the frontispiece I require below can be easily ...
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Itemize and multicolumn : top space despite topsep being set to 0pt [duplicate]

Please consider the following MWE : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{array} % Thanks daleif ! \makeatletter ...
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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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Balanced Text Wrapping in \parbox

Is there a possibility to balance the lines if a text has to be wrapped in a \parbox? \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \begin{document} ...
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how do set table body math parts in different font

How do set the table body math part only different font using XeLaTeX. My MWE is: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in, showframe, nomarginpar]{geometry} ...
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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 partial differential equation (Ex. dQ/dt=ds/dt) with real partial derivative signs?

I would like to make a partial differential equation by using the following notation: dQ/dt (without / but with a real numerator and denomenator). Earlier today I got help from this page on how to ...
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frame more than 1 equation (but not all) of an align environment

I think the question is self-explanatory. I have an align environment with four equations and I want only the last two of them framed in a single box. So not separately framed. If I try to achieve ...
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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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Help to make braces in array with sidenote type detail

I am trying to make an array like this with the braces two lines long with details like a sidenote. I tried: \begin{array}{c} \sin&\leftrightarrow&\tanh\\ ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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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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1answer
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an other ! LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost

I am writing a big LaTeX document (doctoral thesis). And I've adopted a "complex" structure with \include{} and \input{} and I have obviously : ! LaTeX Error: Float(s) lost. See the LaTeX manual or ...
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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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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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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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Defining styles that provide nested, parameterized styles with TikZ

I want to draw different kinds of graphs which I want to define using styles. One particular graph has labelled nodes, and I want to be able to attach these labels using a custom key (cn). The ...
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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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Jump to cross-reference inside lyx-document?

Is there a way to jump to a cross-reference inside a lyx-document? example: click on an equation reference, say [eq:some_equation], to jump to the referenced equation?
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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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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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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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1answer
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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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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1answer
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Asymptote: draw surface from data points in 3D

In the figure below, you can see 25 curves. Each of these curves was plotted from a list of points in a file mypoints_i.dat. Each of these files contains the exact same number of points. How would ...
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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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0answers
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xycirc.tex problem with “;”

So I am having this problem, while using xyqcirc.tex. I called at the beginning by using \input{xyqcirc.tex}, but then before every \item, in itemize environment, or example, this symbol appears: ; , ...
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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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is there a way to have multiple lines in a single table column using xtabular?

I cannot get a new line within the same column using \newline in xtabular, whereas it works in the case of tabular. Is there another option in xtabular environment? Search did not produce any relevant ...
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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}% ...
2
votes
1answer
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Different alignment for frame content in beamer

I am searching for a way to align the content of a frame in beamer. I want to have one part of the text of the frame top aligned, while the rest of the page is centered in the middle, as its normally. ...
0
votes
1answer
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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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votes
1answer
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Why unbalanced multi columns work with standalone but not work with article?

I want to have unbalanced multi columns for 5 multiple choice options. It means that the last option must not be aligned with the third option. By default multicols makes balanced column in which the ...
2
votes
3answers
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Table not looking good tabularx

I'm trying to make a table in Latex but I'm not expert in it and it's not looking good. Below is what I did but the result is not fitted and not looking good so if anyone could please how I can ...

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