# All Questions

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### Trying to create a shopping list template, need guidance adjusting line spacing

I'm trying to get in the habit of planning out my meals more, and was looking for a template I could use to do so in LaTeX, but I couldn't find anything. What I did find was an already-created pdf ...
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### Navigation Bar in Beamer not working using ps2pdf

Using the minimal example below, the navigation bar works fine when i use LaTeX=>PDF but not when LaTeX=>PS=>PDF. Any ideas why that is so? I use ghostscript 9.14 (windows 64 bit) to convert from ps ...
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### Drawback of using a using a new command instead of \begin{something}?

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### Drawing a isosceles triangle on Cartesian plane

An isosceles triangle is to be drawn on the Cartesian plane. The two legs of equal length are to be in the first and second quadrants. (The code that I have gives angles of the two legs as 41 degrees ...
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### How should I create complex objects using xtemplate?

Consider the following trivial example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xtemplate} \ExplSyntaxOn \DeclareObjectType { test } { 10 } \ExplSyntaxOff \begin{document} oh, nose! \end{document} ...
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### Remove numbers in bibliography

I want to remove the numbers in the bibliography. For example: FERREIRA, L. P. (Org.). O fonoaudiólogo e a escola. São Paulo: Summus, 1991. without number. I am trying \bibitem [] {Askey}, but ...
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### Master label and sublabels for an equation with multiple lines?

Is it possible to label an optimization problem with a master label, as well as to label each line with a sublabel? For example, I want to label the optimization problem as (AP), but I also want to ...
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### Making MiKteX pdflatex on Windows available to cygwin

I currently have a project with a workflow that uses pandoc in its Makefile to convert text from Markdown to LaTeX to PDF. This requires that a LaTeX engine be present in my path, or specified with ...
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### How can insert a full-width listing in a two-column document? [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX; I'm using IEEE format. How can I effectively add Java code snippets in one full-width column?
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### Variable length blocks and long itemize

I have defined two block environments, one with fixed width, the other with variable length (the second based on a definition here). Generally things work. However, when I have a long line in an ...
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### key [turn] doesn't [closed]

According to the manual (http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pgf p. 142) the following code is sound \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) -- (1,1) -- ...
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### Sidecaption figure caption placement

I have some L shaped SCfigure. Is there a way to optimize the figure caption position? The space where the caption could extend is marked with a star in the example below. Here's the relevant MWE ...
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### Problem, header location and different page in one page

My code is this \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{showframe} \usepackage{multicol} ...
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### how to ensure no overlap between arrows and text in a commutative diagram?

Consider the figure below \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz-cd} ...
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### Need help formatting moderncv \cventry

I am working on a CV in latex and for the most part I have achieved what I am trying to accomplish but for the life of me I cant figure out how to correctly format what I am going after. Specifically, ...
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### Draw a vertical line over the entries of a column in an array

I'd like to draw vertical/horizontal lines over the entries of a column/row in an array. I find the method to draw horizontal lines at Draw a horizonal line over the entries of a row in an array. But ...
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### alignment problem with multicolumn in table (with dcolumn)

According to this question One header for all subtables: Correct arranging of Columns I am creating a table. Everything works fine except of two things: 1) When I use multicolumn over multiple columns ...
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### Is there an Elsevier LaTeX2e book class?

I am interested in evaluating LaTeX2e book classes used by specific book publishers. I would like to lay my hands on the LaTeX2e book class, if it exists, for preparing book manuscripts for ...
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### need help splitting enumerated lists across columns to denote different execution paths.

I would like to be able to split lists such that there may be multiple paths that get to multiple ends, like the example below. Is there a clean way to do this or something similar? 1. i have a ...
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### text in commutative diagrams

How can I replace letters with text or say a text box. Consider the following example. As you might notice in the output, the text is not quite okay. Is there a way to correct it please? ...
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### Lstlisting: width of background box

I'm trying to modify my listing environment in a way that the background color for the listing is expanded over the whole width of the page. So no white border left. Is this possible? I tried doing ...
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### Citing multiple chapters in the same book under the same reference number

I'm using bibtex and [super,comma,numbers,square]natbib to manage my bibliography at the moment. I've got a single book from which I'd like to cite multiple shorter passages, but I'd prefer to not ...
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### When author field is empty, do not put colon after prenote in authortitle-comp

Preemptive note: This is not a duplicate of Empty author field in BibTeX. I am experiencing a weird thing with the authortitle-comp citation style where, if the author field is empty in a ...
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### a column is composed of three parts

I needed to do a table with 4 columns.The first has 2 cells. the second has 4 cells. The third is split into three different things. And, the fourth is split into 3 different things. I know how to do ...
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### Is there a current bibtex file for CSE citation style?

The journal article should look like this: Pensole G, Gissi C, Lanave C, Saccone C. 1995. Glutamine synthetase gene evolution in bacteria. Mol Biol Evol. 12:189-197 Longer journal titles ...
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### \newenvironment does not work

I have created a new environment using this commands: \newenvironment{eqs} {\begin{subequations}\begin{align}} {\end{align}\end{subequations} } I would like to combine subequations and ...
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### Adding color package destroys listing centering

I am using @egreg's answer to make listings centered: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ hang, small, it, hypcap=true ]{caption} \usepackage{fancyvrb} ...
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### Customize Bibliography layout with biblatex

I'm in the final stages of formatting my dissertation, and I'm having some trouble meeting the picky formatting requirements with biblatex. I'm required to have a cover page before the bib, with the ...
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### Matrix is too small, how to make it bigger?

I am trying to make the following matrix bigger since the elements do not fit quite well inside of it. I don't know why.. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{report} % KOMA-Script book ...
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### What exactly do the parameters in tikz' \draw-command mean and how do I draw a “T”?

I have a serious problem right now understanding what the parameters of the draw command mean. For a document about neural networks I want to make an example of a system detecting different simple ...
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### How can $if$ and $else$ both be true? [closed]

I am looping through authors from YAML, but allowing for a standard block in my template. My author block looks like this: \author{ $for(author)$ $if(author.name)$ ...
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### Latex distribution new installed, error undefined control sequence always occurs when moderncv is used [closed]

I installed protext distribution on another pc and tried to edit my cv. Unfortunately this error message does appear and I do not know why? *geometry* driver: auto-detecting *geometry* detected ...
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### Menu Selection in LaTeX [closed]

I want to create a menu selection for different documents, what I mean for example is to run latex over the terminal, and the terminal prompt you if you want to create a diploma, a letter, a book, ...
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### MiKTeX Options submenu is greyed out in WinEdt 6.0

I have included the package mtpro2 in my latex document using \usepackage[lite,subscriptcorrection,slantedGreek,nofontinfo]{mtpro2} as recommended here. The main reason is that I need very wide ...
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### Chapter Roman in tableofcontents

I try to change number of chapter to CHAPTER I,II,III in contents and it is done. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tocloft} \addtocontents{toc}{~\hfill{\small Page}\par} \AtBeginDocument{% ...
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### Extra space not wanted at the end of a title page

I did a title page using the titlepage environment and used \vfill between the entries (for instance name, title, date, etc.) so that they would be equally spaced and the whole title page would fill ...
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### Curved text within a curved arrow

I am trying to get the text that I place inside a curved arrow to curve with the arrow. I have the following code that generates that given picture, but I wonder how I can get the text to curve with ...
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### Remove lettering for references with same first author, different second author, and same year

I have 2 references with same first author but different other authors and same year (2006). Currently, these entries are appearing as 2006a and 2006b in my bibliography and in-text citations. I ...
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### \setlength not working

I am having trouble with setting space before and after a table. Here is my code for a ten-column table: \begin{tabular}{cccccccccc} \toprule .. .. \bottomrule \end{tabular} As you can see, it ...
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### 3d plot of a surface with nonrectangular domain

I need to make a 3D plot of a step function For example, suppose that I want to plot the function f:[0,1]x[0,1]->[0,1] given by: f(x,y) = 1 if x < y^2 and f(x,y) = 0 otherwise I would like to ...
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### Exercise list using enumitem: how control indentation and labeling of sublists?

For a book project, I want to define exercises in each chapter, having printed labels like Exercise 1.1 and TeX labels like lab:1.1 that can be referenced as "see Exercise \ref{lab:1.1}". [I've read ...
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### Setting background color of minipage without overflow

I would like to set a color to the leftmost minipage in the following code: \usepackage{xcolor} \fcolorbox{red}{gray}{ \begin{minipage}{0.33\textwidth} some text \end{minipage} } ...
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### Page number shifted to the left

I am writing a report with different geometry settings for the title page, so after finishing the latter with \end{titlepage}, I specified the new settings for the rest of the document using ...
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### Calculus on Manifolds font [duplicate]

What is the font used in Calculus on Manifolds (Spivak)? This question has already been asked, but not answered. Also, where can I get it (including summation symbols, parentheses, etc.)?
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### fancyhdr clearing first page of a chapter [duplicate]

Hi have already a working fancyheader, but it is also showing on the chapter beginning which I want to avoid (see attachment). \pagestyle{plain} % reset page numbering to 1,2,3,.. ...
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### Creating self notes while preparing a manuscript (Yellow block of text in between the normal text) [duplicate]

I am writing a pretty long report (more than 100 pages) and at times I need to keep track of several things to do in a particular page, or section, or chapter. What I currently do is that I keep a ...
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### Why do my arcs end at the wrong node positions?

I am trying to plot some arcs using tikz and the package tkz-euclide. However, it seems that the arcs do not end at the points where I want them to end. For example, consider the following code: ...
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### bibtex file exported by Zotero contains bad character

I use biblatex with biber. My bibliography is automatically exported by Zotero. My editor is texmaker on debian. Unfortunately characters are included into the bib file latex is unable to decode. I ...