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Authors in the table of contents

I want to insert Names of authors in the toc (above the chapter title) like here: but the suggested methode doesn't work in the scrreprt type of document. ...
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Subject in a Beamer Presentation

I'm making a beamer presentation for a course, I want to include the name of the course in the title page but I don't know how to do it. I tried using \subject{Name of the Course} but it doesn't do ...
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TikZ programming/macros, \list construct

TikZ 3.0 manual, on page 83, we have (not complete code): \list{--}{\topsep=2pt\itemsep=0pt\parsep=0pt \parskip=0pt\labelwidth=8pt\leftmargin=8pt \itemindent=0pt\labelsep=2pt} #5 ...
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Natbib ‘numbers’ option breaks capitalization of “von” component of name

I'm currently working on my thesis and I am trying to cite a Dutch author. Some Dutch surnames have a "von" component (e.g., van, van der, de) which should be capitalized if and only if the first name ...
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How to disable hyphenation in lualatex?

I am using the mechanism outlined in this answer to generate a text-only version of a fairly complex document for spell-checking. This is my first attempt to use lualatex, so this might be littered ...
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Why does \noindent not work properly here?

I defined a new environment, similar (but not equal) to listings: \documentclass{ltxdoc} \usepackage{lipsum} \newenvironment{lines} {\par\begingroup\nobreak \vspace{3pt}\parindent0pt\hrule\kern5pt ...
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Which typeface is used in scrartcl?

Can somebody tell me which typefaces uses this document? \documentclass[twoside,parskip=half]{scrartcl} I think the serif one it's Times but I'm not sure about it. No idea which font is the ...
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“! Misplaced \omit” error in multicolumn and BlackCell

I ran into a problem with “! Misplaced \omit” error. I have searched quite hard to find the relevant problem but only find mine is similar with bigbadpiano's question in which A.Ellett generated a ...
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Listings problem with quotes in a string

A single quote occuring inside a listings string seems to be interpreted as ending the string. Is there a way to avoid this from happening? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=0.3in, ...
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Pathological listings problem: tilde in \lstinline in a footnote [duplicate]

I seem to be unable to write a tilde in a \lstinline in a footnote. If you uncomment the only commented line in my minimal working example, you'll see what I mean: \documentclass{article} ...
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How newif command works

As I haven't got answers to my questions here : How to draw vertical lines using pgfgantt package. So I decided to implement my own command that I added to pgfgantt.sty file (I have made a copy). I ...
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302 views

Cover page with latex

How can I design the following cover with latex?
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Failing to add a bibtex file into a main tex file

I see several entries in the forum suggesting that the enclosed Miminal code should print the references in the file myref.bib in the tex file here. The output of this file for me gives a pdf file ...
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1answer
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Can't style theorem with ntheorem and mathdesign

Code below gives me no styling for theorem. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{russ} \usepackage[cp1251]{inputenc} \usepackage[ukrainian,russian]{babel} ...
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How to place text at a particular position outside the plot in tikz

I would like to write \gamma on top of my legend in the plot (shown in Image) generated by using the code shown below. I generally use \node at (axis cs: co-ordinate x,co-ordinate y) {text} of the ...
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EViews Output and Tables

EViews has an add-in which apparently outputs latex, but I can't install it on my faculty computers. I can save the output as a csv. Is there any way of me creating nicer looking tables in my document ...
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1answer
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Scaleable 'double border'-rectangle

How can I draw a rectangle with a 'double-border', which allows to specify a color for each of its 8 (4 inner, 4 outer) borders separately and does not widen the separating space between the outer and ...
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Invisible dots in texmaker editor [duplicate]

I recently downloaded Texmaker to my Mac running OS Lion. It works good apart from that i can't see my dots and commas in the tex editor. I've tried changing the font size but the problem persists. ...
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Using MinionPro for math and ArnoPro for text

As the title says, I want to use ArnoPro as my main font for text while using MinionPro for all math (inline or display). What I did for ArnoPro was since I have Windows on my laptop as well as Linux ...
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Words under sum that's in a denominator

if I try this; Substituting the expression for \(\Psi\) in to the above and rearranging we derive an expression for the vacuum field \(\Psi'\) as a function of \(\mu \), \begin{equation} \Psi' = ...
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Quotations spanning multiple paragraphs in csquotes with french guillemets under LyX

This question was already raised and answered here for american: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[american]{babel} \DeclareQuoteStyle[american]{english}% verified ...
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Does LaTeX store any potentially personally revealing data from my source in some log file somewhere?

I'd like to know if I'm leaking personal data if I hop from computer to computer running my .tex file without deleting some hidden log of some kind that retains, say, an address I have in an invoice ...
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\ref counter for equation off by one for labels in align environment

I'm having an issue where the \ref command typesets a number 1 higher than it should be for equations in align; equations are numbered correctly but the references are off.A \ref call to the last ...
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votes
1answer
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Text is “Clipped” in Animation

I want to animate text and equations (no pictures) in LaTeX. I tried out the animate package, but I find that my text is often clipped at the top and bottom. Here is a minimal example. ...
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votes
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Node numbering problem?

\begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (1) at (0,0); \coordinate (2) at (1,0); \coordinate (3) at (0.5,1); \coordinate (4) at (0,0); \coordinate (5) at ($(1)!.5!(2)$); \coordinate (6) at ($(2)!.5!(3)$); ...
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cleveref and subcaption: how to handle subfigure reference?

Given \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{cleveref} \crefname{subfigure}{figure}{figures} \Crefname{subfigure}{Figure}{Figures} \begin{figure}[h] \centering ...
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votes
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How can I get a slimmer \textbar?

I use \textbar in my headers in order to separate the page number from the section. \thepage\hspace{0.5ex}\textbar\hspace{1ex}\thesection\sectiontitle But I want to slim the thickness of the ...
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How to make the length of a car moving on a roller coaster track remain unchanged?

For any arbitrary parametric smooth curve, how can I make the length of a car remain unchanged? \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot,pst-node} \pstVerb { ...
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votes
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Unnumbered linguistic examples with glosses

I want to have an unnumbered and unindented linguistic example with glossing and free translation. In other words, I want what \exg. produces in linguex, but without the numbering and the indentation; ...
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Coloured shadowbox around equations?

I currently put some boxes around equations using: \newcommand*\eqbox[1]{ \definecolor{shadowcolor}{RGB}{0, 0, 102}\setlength\shadowsize{2pt}\shadowbox*{#1} } \eqbox{$1+1=2$} How to have the same ...
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votes
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Splitting equations with parentheses in aligned [duplicate]

How can I break the first line \begin{equation} \begin{aligned}[2] & some stuff \left\{ stuff' + stuff'' \right\} \\ & = some other stuff \end{aligned} \end{equation} in a way such that the ...
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How to put a wrapfig figure in a certain position around a text? [duplicate]

I want to put the figure to the left or right of a text, as it would flow around the figure. The figure is small so it's a waste of space to leave it between two segments of text. I found out ...
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How to add white space before an item?

How to add white space before an item ? \documentclass[12pt,english]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{babel} \begin{document} Dqfnqsdf qsdfjdqs qsdjqsd ...
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Why does unicode-math break the kerning of accents in combination with amssymb?

I am using the following MWE. First time with unicode-math, second time without it: % arara: lualatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb} %\usepackage{unicode-math} \begin{document} ...
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votes
1answer
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Is it possible to hide chapter numbering for non-chapter headers and TOC listings

I'm writing an edited collection of essays using a Scrivener-MMD-latex workflow (using the memoir class) and would like to hide chapter numbering for all items that aren't actually chapters. Here's a ...
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Latex and gedit: color text in \footnote [closed]

My question is linked with using Latex and gedit together. I am currently writing a large academic text and I am putting a lot of text into footnotes. Is there an easy way or a nice plugin that would ...
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Macro evaluating number of arguments without limitation

Is it possible to have a macro like this one: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} \pagestyle{empty} \ExplSyntaxOn \NewDocumentCommand{\HowManyArguments}{ oooooooo } { \IfNoValueTF ...
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votes
1answer
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Want to make the following shape function in TikZ? [closed]

Want to make the following shapes function in TikZ \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{every node}=[draw,shape=circle]; \draw (0,0) -- (0,1) node {1}; \draw (0,1) -- (1,1) node {2}; \draw (1,1) ...
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votes
1answer
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Changing border colors of all tables in a document

I have a document full of tables (think 8-10 tables) - already written. Some are tabulars, others are longtables. I do not want to substantially change the existing code. What is the fastest way (in ...
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votes
1answer
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Multibib question

I have the following problem with multibib: when I use the tex code \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,german,american]{article} \usepackage[resetlabels,labeled]{multibib} ...
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votes
1answer
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limiting effect of \huge{} to only specified text

I am creating a beamer presentation where I want a heading for a slide in larger font, followed by the body of the slide in smaller font. Problem being, my current approach appears to cause all of the ...
4
votes
1answer
116 views

How to adjust tableofcontents?

How Can I adjust \tableofcontents in this way ? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,x11names]{article} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} ...
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votes
1answer
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Why do I get an empty page before my title page?

Unfortunately, I get two empty pages before my title page. This is a code example: \documentclass[english,12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Full citation of sources using Bibtex/Biblatex [closed]

For a scientific paper I am writing in school I need to use a custom style of citation. I would like to add the source to a paragraph by adding a footnode and putting all necessary information inside ...
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List environment (itemize) with vertical line between label and content

Is it possible to have list environments (itemize, enumerate, ...) which have a vertical line between the label (i.e. the bullet/number) and the listing content? Probably this is best explained ...
4
votes
1answer
302 views

How to draw a vertical line at a specified date in a Gantt chart?

I want to add a command to pgfgantt package that draw vertical line at a specified date (like the one for the today line). Here's what' I want to get (green line) : So I looked to pgfgantt.sty to ...
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votes
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R figure to LaTeX - cloudy and diffuse text [closed]

I am a newbie to R and LaTeX, and cannot find any hint for my problem. Perhaps it is a silly question, but I tried to get a R-diagram into my LaTeX document without the axes out of focus. So far so ...
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votes
3answers
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Typeset d'Alembertian operator in 'classicthesis'

What are the proper latex inputs for typesetting the bare d'Alembertian operator, and the d'Alembertian operator with either a tilde or a hat or a bar on top in a document prepared using classicthesis ...
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votes
1answer
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difficulty creating PDF of Wikipedia page via LaTeX using Pandoc [closed]

I have a problem converting a Wikipedia page to a PDF using Pandoc. Pandoc attempts to convert web pages to PDF format via LaTeX and the problem I am having appears to be with LaTeX, which is why I ...
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votes
1answer
152 views

Avoiding multiple label-refs in simply-formatted documents

I want to build a file with a number of math problems and solutions, like: Problems ... ... ... Solutions ... ... ... I want to link back and forth ...

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