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AMSbook documentclass and exsheets problem

I think that there is a problem when you use task lists in amsbook class. Here is an example: \documentclass[12pt]{amsbook} \usepackage[load-headings, load-tasks]{exsheets} ...
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Use node name with arithmetic counter expression

I want to call a PSTricks macro with a node name which involves the result of an arithmetic expression with counters. Consider the following, not working example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Conversion of .pl and .vpl files in windows

I am trying to install a type 1 font in MiKTeX, I use Windows Seven. I am using fontinst and following step by step the guide here ...
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How to create an unnumbered theorem?

I'm looking for a way to create a new theorem without numbering. I found Theorem without numbering and tried the accepted answer, but I get the error "Command * already defined". This is the code I'm ...
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boxed verbatim environment disappears

I want to center a box containing a verbatim environment. The (almost)MWE below is my attempt to use the answer at center /verbatim text in /figure . \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatimbox} ...
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Force use of tex live in /usr/local/ instead of old copy in /usr/bin

The TeX live installation bundled with TeXmaker in ubuntu (Xubuntu 11.10) is ancient and was breaking the acronym package (and who knows what else) so I though I'd update by installing using ...
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How to put a text like this pattern? (different size, style)

It is difficult to explain what I want so I found this text and I planning to make a small book that containts, quotes and some poetry so I thought it will be nice to have this kind of text, not to ...
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How to make the equation very extended bold?

How could choose the level of boldness? The difficult point is that it is not bold the text. Any idea? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,bm} \begin{document} ...
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comma separated Lyx Ieeetran bibliography citations

How do you setup Lyx with the ieeetran template to produce citations that are comma separated? for instance: "foo is reported to be bar percent in [1,2,3]". or equivalently: "foo is reported to be ...
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longtable misplaced noalign

Question Why am I getting multiple misplaced \noalign errors? Reproducible example \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \section{Table test} ...
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Table of Contents overlapping type [duplicate]

I'm creating a report that uses roman numeral section numbers (requirement for the conference that I'm submitting to). When I create the table of contents, I'm having the following problem: With the ...
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Why is the default font in Latex using 10 pt

I know that it can be configured, but my question is why 10 pts is the default size. The reason I ask is that a professor has said it was too small to read and I'm worried a proposal could be affected ...
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Caption of Table “floating” above the table [duplicate]

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin {document} \begin {table} [ht] \caption*{\bf{Table 6: Pattern of Share Ownership, 2011}} ...
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Creating an example environment structured exactly like amsthm's proof environment

I want to create an environment for examples that is structured exactly like the \begin{proof}...\end{proof} environment, i.e. starting with an italic "Example.", continuing in the same line and ...
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How do you make a square element symbol (\in), to show that an element belongs to a collection of set?

I was reading a book the other day and they distinguished between the usual element symbol (\in) and an element symbol to show that a set is a member of a collection of sets. For the latter they used ...
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Why to use [T2A, T1] when [T2A] is enough?

I am writing some seminar in Cyrillic for university \documentclass[a4paper,14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage[T2A,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{droid} ...
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Draw a vertical line with filled areas and dateplot

I'like to add an vertical line with some text in a graphic, but i've not found the way. I tried something like \addplot coordinates { (2008-01-01,0) (2008-01-01,130)} node {some text}; but it ...
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Change font size enumeration

I have the following LaTeX code to format page numbers: \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[R]{\thepage} \fancyheadoffset{0mm} \fancyfootoffset{0mm} \setlength{\headheight}{17pt} ...
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Preventing a code listing of multiple pages to be split to several parts

I have a lstlisting that doesn't fit on one page. It continues correctly on another page but instead of putting the last lines in the beginning of the next page it actually splits into three parts on ...
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How to generate a “<section> continued” heading after page-break?

This is a follow-up question of the answer to Re-displaying section headings after page-breaks As in the follow-up question, I would like to repeat the section heading after a page break, but ...
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Can a TeXShop engine set the #PDFPATH#?

I have written an engine to run Sweave (a preprocessor) from TeXShop. It works fine on simple projects. For complicated projects (e.g. books), I might want to run the preprocessor on a chapter (e.g. ...
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Select specific items located outside a main file

I have a data base of questions (simply individual .tex-files) and include some of them in a main file with the help of simple \input commands, in order to create an exercise. Some of those question ...
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Making a table independent of pgf

I use pgfplotstable to generate tables to be included in online submission to journals. I would like to make my paper independant of pgfplotsable because compilation of the document is made online ...
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package calc Error :\gdef invalid at this point \title

I get the following error message when I try to compile the code below. package calc Error :'\gdef' invalid at this point \title What am I doing wrong? \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} ...
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subsection font size with beamer theme Warsaw

I am trying to change the font size of subsection bar of a beamer presentation using Warsaw. I found this which is doing exactly the same for the Berlin. I tried that in my presentation with Warsaw ...
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Sideways figures only are 50 % on the page

I am using the Springer Monography class and am trying to include sideway graphics. What always happens is that with rotating the Graphs end up about 50 % to the right of the page. They were fine on ...
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Problem with table of contents

I got a problem with the table of contents. I can not see the list of figures or tables include it. They are not present, even when they are before the Introduction and have the roman numeration. ...
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1answer
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Rightarrow with a Delta on it (for use with the mhchem package)

I have a small problem with arrows. I need a \rightarrow with a \Delta on it. Can you help me, please? I use the chemistry package \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem}.
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Rotating figure within a block of figures

I am using MiKTeK 2.9 on Windows 7. I am trying to make a single figure out of a block of eps files using the following code \documentclass{article} % Specifies the document class ...
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votes
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Header on even or odd pages

Hi everyone I have been trying to create a different header for even or odd pages where I want to see the name of the section and the name of subsections. This is what I have done but it is not ...
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How to change the color of itemized text using `\color<>[]{}` in Beamer?

I want to change the item text color in Beamer. I checked the Beamer User Guide and found the \color<>[]{} command in page 80. \color<2-3>[rgb]{1,0,0} This text is red on slides 2 and 3, ...
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Scaling of Schwabacher font

I want to use the Schwabacher font from the yfonts package but unfortunately I am unable to scale it. So this works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{yfonts} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Tex document that displays its own source code [duplicate]

Just out of curiosity, I was wondering how it is possible to write a LaTeX document which, when compiled, generates a document that contains exactly its own source code (i. e. a quine). Since LaTeX ...
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List of Figures header not correctly modified by markboth

I use the markboth command to modify the header of the list of figures as shown in the code below. I want the header to display "List of Figures" on the bind side of the page (I use double sided ...
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votes
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Plotting function on limited scale with tikz

I want to plot few functions with tikz. Values of some of them grows too huge. In tikz manual there is an example with "nice" functions that do not grow too much: \documentclass{article} ...
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vote
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Biolinum missing greek letters

I have texlive installed (via the repositories) on ubuntu 13.10. The version number it lists is 2013.20130722, so I figure this is texlive 2013? I have a Biolinum font file with path ...
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To have two names side by side in titlepage

My tex \begin{titlepage} \maketitle \begin{flushright} \large \begin{align} \emph{Supervisor:} & \emph{Intsructor:} \\ Prof. Sami & M.Sc. Tech. Henri \end{align} \end{flushright} % Bottom ...
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\citet and \citep in TeXstudio using natbib [duplicate]

I am new with respect to using TeXstudio and I have just written my article in TeXstudio, but I cannot get the citations right(?) I use the natbib in \usepackage in the preamble, it is stated before ...
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Illegal parameter when nesting commands

I keep getting illegal parameter errors when trying to define a command that contains another previously defined command. I know that you have to be careful with nested definitions, but I didn't think ...
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vote
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Localizing bibliography without babelbib

The gist of my problem is that Slovene isn't supported in babelbib. I've got a half-done .bst file which translates some of the needed words, but not all of them. I also noted there exists a ...
8
votes
1answer
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Gnuplot inside LaTeX not working

I'm trying to create a gnuplot image inside my LaTeX document, but nothing is being displayed. My gnuplot works if I do it outside LaTeX. \begin{figure}[!ht] \begin{gnuplot}[terminal=pdf, ...
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vote
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Why is the width in nwu-lecture-style not working? [closed]

It seems that the code in nwu-lecture-style: \insertshortauthor[width=2cm-2pt,center,respectlinebreaks]\par% is not working? I tried: \insertshortauthor[width=2cm minus ...
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Using TikZ to draw Mayan numerals

I am looking for a way to draw Maya numerals using TikZ. What I want is a macro \maya{21} that gives me a graphical representation of the number 21 in the Mayan numeral system. There is the package ...
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votes
1answer
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Indexing: placing the letter sigma in the letter s section

I'm working on the index of my thesis and have the word σ-algebra. I would like this to appear with words starting with s. How can I do this please? Right now it appears at the top. I tried using the ...
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1answer
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Latex returns exit code 1 when I try this very simple code, why? [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,hebrew]{babel} \begin{document} \end{document} This is the .log file, the .aux just says "\relax" This is ...
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votes
2answers
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Double dot at the end of sentence

I try to make a class. I wrote \renewcommand\thetable{\thechapter\arabic{table}.} and under the table or in sentence I have e.g. "Table 2.1." but problem is when reference is at the end of ...
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Showing graph nodes at various distance after pause in beamer

I have a graph with some nodes. I have the tikz code and output for the same as: \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{v} = [circle,fill=black!25, text width = 9pt,text centered, minimum size = 5pt, inner ...
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votes
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KOMA script: How to reduce vertical space below caption

The vertical space below figure caption is large how to reduce it. \documentclass[a5paper]{scrbook} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \begin{document} \chapter{Sample chapter} \section{Sample section} ...
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How to implement (low-level) arrays in TeX

Update: I have revised my question based on the comment by Bruno Le Floch and some further research. As some may know, I'm implementing a huge TeX macro package which has to do a lot of internal ...
3
votes
1answer
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Formatting the thesis chapter title

I am presently working on my masters thesis. My code is as follows \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, oneside]{thesis} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...

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