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Title in beamerposter

Apparently beamerposter doesn't generate a title automatically, so one has to do it manually. However, the MWE below doesn't work! What is wrong? How can I make this poster design less painful? I just ...
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How to set own abbr. for citation?

How can I set my own abbreviations for citations? Assuming the following entry in .bib file: @book{ChBj, title = "Functional Programming in Scala", author = "Paul Chiusano and Rúnar ...
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The Joy of TeX …

I didn't know where to put this question, so I put it in Meta. For those that know this book by M. SPIVAK, which edition, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1990 does the E, Eir, Em first appear in? Just interested ...
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Caption Package Causing Errors [closed]

Consider the following MWE, named scratchTex.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{caption} \begin{document} \end{document} When I enter the command pdflatex scratchTex.tex, I get LaTeX ...
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Custom environment with horizontal indentation

I am trying to create a simple environment that consists two parts: bold text followed by a rightarrow (multiple) lines of text with indentation, below the bold text What I have so far: ...
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Restricting column width in tables

I'm using the table format below in my thesis. The template I'm using is Classicthesis. What happens below, however, is that the long text in the second column runs out of the page. What's the ...
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How do I use shorthand from the first time with verbose-trad1

I am using biblatex, Biber, and style=verbose-trad1 for my LaTeX document. However, I would like, not to print the full title the first time, when using shorthands, but to have the shorthand ...
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MWE for beamerposter

I'm trying to strip down a beamerposter example so I can build my poster off of it. However, it's not compiling. Any idea why? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Hyperref and finding the correct reference

I am using the hyperref package to make hyperlinks in a PDF document. Sometimes the targets aren't clear because there is a lot of information on each page. Is there a way to make the hyperlink do ...
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How to add new chapter to an existing project?

Im new to the LaTeX. I'm working with the existing project, but now I want to add a new chapter to it. The document class i'm using is book. Please help me.
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newcommand based on what environment is active

I want to have command to insert different heading style based on what environment is currently active. I found that the environment should be accessible via macro \@currenvir, but for me, the "else" ...
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Drawing Kano Model

I was wondering if someone can indicate me the easiest way to sketch the following picture. I started using the axis environment from pgfplots package as you can see from my code below, but then I got ...
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Inconsistent vertical spacing using section headers

Last week I read a short paper on LaTeX and now I'm writing my first document. I've googled and fixed most problems but this one I haven't found any working answer to. It's for a math assignment and I ...
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Create an enumerate environment that can be turned off

This question led to a new package: comment_io I would like to create a document using enumerate environments that I then could switch on and off before compiling. For example, let's say that ...
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Indentation of tabular-like environments in AUCTeX 11.88

AUCTeX 11.88 introduced a new style of indentation for tabular-like environments. I understand this is implemented in LaTeX-indent-tabular. Is there an easy way to revert to the old style?
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Pythontex: trying to compile an example I found on TeX

I found a simple example here answered by G. Poore but I cannot get it work. The output to the pdf is ?? PythonTeX ?? ?? PythonTeX ?? What am I missing something? Below you will find the .tex, ...
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Paths of `pgfimages` in beamer templates

I am working on a beamer template for my institute in which I am using \pgfdeclareimage for images. I have quite a lot images and logos for different projects/experiments/groups and I organised the ...
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How to improve this table with just one row?

\documentclass{memoir} \newcommand{\ra}[1]{\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{#1}} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{table*}[h!] \centerfloat ...
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quotmark error message

Does anybody know why I get an error message when I use \tqt in \section{}? How can the issue be rectified? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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expl3: Expand every item once when adding to a clist

I want to add items to a clist and expand every item once. But the (to my eyes) natural \clist_set:No didn't work as expected as it expanded only the first item. \documentclass{article} ...
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Not able to plot parabolas in an array

The following two TikZ environments should give similar displays. I am trying to get five graphs of parabolas, each on the Cartesian plane, and to put a label of a.), b.), c.), d.), or e.) at the ...
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Excess space before \[ at start of paragraph

When I have a displayed math equation (\[...\] or equivalently the displaymath environment) at the start of a paragraph right after a heading, there is too much space before it. This short code ...
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Omit page number from parts pages

I would like to: omit the page number from parts pages provide some changes in the title style of the part page. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[french,12pt,oneside,openright]{memoir} ...
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Groups of boxplots using symbolic coordinates

I would like to create a plot similarly as to the bar plot example, but with boxplots instead of bars. So far what I have this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Alchemical symbols with LaTeX

I need to draw symbols of alchemical processes in a LaTeX document: in particular, I'm interested in the process of "amalgamation", depicted here at page 15: I'm open to any suggestion, even ...
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Table of figures: Caption error [duplicate]

In my LaTeX document I have some figures with a big description in the caption so I don't want all the caption to appear in the Table of Figures but instead a short version of it. For that I used ...
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Take input from csv file and use it to create a custom-made table in tikz

I have a csv file that looks like this: Scott, William, Todd,Esben, Martin, Jesper, Alexander W.L Right now, the names are written this line \aebuildtable{20}{Scott,William,Todd,Esben, Martin, ...
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How can I left align with flushleft correctly?

Problem: The bottom-left minipage is not aligned with the text above. I want it to be aligned. Here is the latex code: \begin{document} \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Heading} \begin{abstract} ...
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How to change the citation style to author name[number] in the text in a report class using the IEEEtran reference style?

I am started writing my project report using the report class. I have included the bibliography using BibTex with IEEEtran reference style. In the out put pdf file there are no references shown. In ...
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How can I left-and-right justify text in columns in Beamer?

I have a slide like the following: \begin{frame} \frametitle{two columns} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aenean commodo ligula ...
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Aligning multiple lines in long equations and arranging the line breaks in `\align` environment

I have the following code sample: \begin{align} \pi^{(1)}_{i j} \enspace & = \enspace -\frac{1}{4}\eta^{\lambda \sigma} \left( \eta^{\mu \alpha}\eta^{\nu \beta} + \eta^{\mu \beta}\eta^{\nu ...
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Using fully expanded result as a simple string (with citet and \IfSubStr)

I am breaking my head with that problem, without finding anything that could help on Internet : The initial problem is that I write an essay in French but I need to include some articles written in ...
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Two curves not joined at same point

I have been trying to plot two functions that represent a rotated ellipse in cartesian coordinates. However, the point where these two curves meet do not look as they are "joined" or closed. Is there ...
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Command : \noindent not working

I'm want a simple paragraph in my document with no indentation. I'm using the command \noindent at the beginning of the paragraph, But its not working. Here's the code I'm using ...
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fancyhead gradient doesn't match bg colour

I have a "fading line" from white to grey in my header. I wanted to add a page with a different background colour, and therefore fade from this colour instead of white. The problem is that the start ...
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How do I list a BibTex entry for a journal article published over multiple issues?

I'm relatively new to LaTeX and very new to BibTeX. I need to create a number of bibliography entries for journal articles that are cited as single entries, but that were published across multiple ...
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Error with chemstyle when convert eps to pdf through TEX root - hyperref problem

I'm working on my thesis using chemstyle. The numbering and the scheme work fine in memoir class when epstopdf package is not use. Here's the code that is working. \documentclass{memoir} ...
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Align \sim with \overset{}{}

I am trying to align the \sim (i.e. ~) symbols but I cannot get it to work. The problem arises because the first \sim has text on top of it. This is the two versions of code that I tried out, with ...
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Putting text in the middle of a run-off triangle (table)

Consider the MWE below, giving the following figure: Now I want to adjust my code such that in the middle of the table the same text appears as in the following figure. What is the best way to do ...
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move the “.10^-2”

Move it to the right so it will be aligned with the other yticklabels about 0.2cm or more Thanks \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{groupplot}[group style={group size= 2 by 3,horizontal sep =1.5cm,vertical ...
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Texmaker generated pdf file of multi-file latex not showing the position of cursor

I am compiling LaTeX files with Texmaker on Ubuntu 14.04 system. When I run pdflatex and then view the .pdf file (internal), it does not show me the exact place where I am editing on Texmaker i.e. ...
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Table where last column has width so the whole table not bigger than line [duplicate]

I want to have table, for instance with 3 columns, where the first two columns will have natural width, so the text doesn't wrap and the last column will wrap if the whole table will be bigger than ...
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Name tikz pic as if it was a node

I'm confused about tikz pics. I can freely define them without issue, and even add coordinates inside that will be available by name inheritance like (-A) as for example in \pic (S) at (0,0) {myPic}; ...
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Is there a possibility to follow where/when a macro is being redefined

I am currently trying to solve several bugs for witch it would be convenient if there exists a system in LaTeX where you can "spy" on a certain macro. I am interested in where/when a macro is being ...
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‘Correct’ way of writing a function?

So for all these years, I have been writing a function f(x) as $\mathop{f}(x)$. But now that I begin to think about a correct way of writing a function, what should it be? Is it f(x) or ...
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In List of Figures, “Figure” and “colon” are disappeared when changing gap between Figure Numbers and Caption

I have found the question Numbers too close to figure captions in List of Figures, can this be fixed without changing the class? very helpful to add some spacing in List-of-figure in a Report ...
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Adding nodes to line segments

\documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage[active,float]{preview} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Strange alignment problems in longtable

I have written a few environments for formatting use cases. For some reason I am having strange alignment issues in my longtable. I think that there is some invisible placeholder in there messing it ...
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Texstudio has an odd way to display the text I am editing

Never had this problem before, but I installed Texstudio on a new computer and this is what is happening. Not only is the paragraph on which I am working shown in a different facon, but also when I ...
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Is it possible to create a web page which appears same/similar in formatting to the pdf generated from latex?

Corresponding to a one-two page document such as a resume one might want to create a web page where one can scroll up/down with links to move to top-bottom at the end of each section. Corresponding ...

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