# All Questions

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### bidi and hyperref change hyphenation

I try to compile th following document. If I load both bidi and hyperref, Mittelbach is not hyphenated. If I comment out one of them, everything is fine. The bstfile is here: ...
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### Can one reconfigure packages after \usepackage?

Is it possible to change the options a package was invoked with after the fact? That is, could one define \OopsIWishIHadWrittenDraftWhenIncludingGraphicx so that \documentclass{article} ...
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### Flexible rule length in titlesec

I'm trying to get a rule just after the label of a chapter. (i.e., between "chapter 1" and "This is the chapter 1 title"). So far, I've managed to do this: \titleformat{\chapter}[display]% ...
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### Add space before and after tabular environment

The tabular environment does not add any vertical space before or after it. This looks odd, in my view. What is the "correct" or "best" way to add some space? Also, why is there more space after the ...
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### Put two pictures above one another within one sub float / reference problem

I was going through some crazy hoops to get minipage and subfloat work nicely (?) together, only to find out in the very end that I screwed up the figure references. I have a figure with two ...
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### Short syntax for including multiple times the same pages in pdfpages

Using the pdfpages package I can do something like this to merge some pages of a document. \includepdf[page={1,1,1,2,2,10,10,10,10},nup=1x2]{mypdf.pdf} In this case 3 times pages 1 and 2 times ...
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### split longtable over even and odd pages (2)

I am a first-time user of LaTeX, trying to typeset my thesis. My problem is that some of my tables are large and do not fit on a single page; both in length (many rows) but some also in width (many ...
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### Appendix Problem

I have a problem with \appendix in my thesis. The result it's correct in the ToC, but wrong (i would like to have it as "Appendix A") in the text: I'm using this template: ...
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### Font package needed for PDF built using TEX?

This question might sound stupid (I am not a CS major). I built my grad school application resume using Latex (based on a CS grad suggestion :) ) and successfully generated the required PDF. I ...
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### Adding a document number as a first line in \documentclass{article}

I would like to add a document name in a small font, as a very first line of the title page inside the article environment, something like: review of project number: 1234 ...
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### Reference style in between author-year and numbers and its LaTeX implementation [closed]

I am at a technical university where there are no templates and rules for writing a dissertation, especially not regarding the bibliography style. My supervisor prefers the author-year style, as it is ...
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### Wrong Page Numbering using hepthesis [duplicate]

I am using the hepthesis document class, which is built on scrbook, and it produces incorrect page numbering for the following code: \documentclass[oneside]{hepthesis} \begin{document} ...
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### Processing data in pgfplots: Elementwise multiplication?

I like to process data that I read in from a file within pgfplots. Consider the following example: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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### Remove white margin from a page tiles with an image?

I am trying to tile a page with an image. I have successfully added the image using the command \TileWallPaper from the background package, but I am having a problem with a white margin on the left of ...
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### Creating a Korean to English Dictionary

What package would be best for creating a multilingual dictionary? The glossaries package doesn't seem to work very well with Korean.
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### Spacing within a box, relative to the page

I am attempting to place a textbox precisely 75mm from the top edge of a page (to correspond with a cut-out on the cover). On printing this out, I noticed I was getting positioning problems, so got ...
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### beamer presentation with enumerated list problem

I have a beamer presentation. In the presentation I have a numbered list... within each number I have a sub-numbered list which I would like to be like the following. How do I fix this problem? 1. ...
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### How to let three subscripts and three superscripts to be aligned

Suppose I need to get a formula like $L^{2,3/4,5/6}_{1,2,3}$ in Latex. Then $2$--$1$, $3/4$--$2$, $5/6$--$3$ is not aligned. See Then how can I let these three to be aligned?
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### Separating a decimal number into whole and fractional parts with only the digits using pgfmath

Note: Firstly my apologies for making this confusing to start with. I have finally clarified matters I hope. This particular question is asking for macros that will split pgfmath results. The ones ...
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### Spacing rows in a table

I am having a very difficult time typesetting this Cayley table. When I use this code, it gives me an error and tells me that I am using an illegal unit of measure. I know I do not have the correct ...
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### Automatic PDF generation, image scaling

I am currently working with GitHub's wiki and I have markdown pages in the wiki that I would like to convert to PDF files. I have a script that uses Kramdown, bash/sed/grep and custom HTML tags for ...
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### Blank Column in the left part of the document

I would like to reproduce the code from the output shown in the picture. \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english, russian]{babel} ...
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### Tikz-uml error when using positioning keywords

I use the tikz-uml package with MikTeX. I put it in the '...latex/misc' directory and used the 'Refresh FNDB' function in the settings. Consider this minimal example: \documentclass{article} %Tikz ...
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### How to provide more horizontal space between cases in a system?

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### Changing sorting order with natbib

I am writing my proposal and a professor asks me to change the multiple citation order in text, sorting by year, not alphabetically. Here is what I have now using the 'sort' option in natbib package: ...
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### how to truncate labelname using authoryear-style?

I've got a problem with my labelname in the bibliography. I adapted authoryear-style in order to display labelname and labelyear at the beginning of a reference. I want to display a maximum of two ...
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### Complex Page Layout in LaTeX [closed]

I'm a complete beginner at LaTeX, and I'm trying to typeset a complex layout. How should I go about building a page like the one shown below. Edit I was able to replicate the layout using minipages ...
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### Change default font size while using fontspec

I'd like to set the main font size (i.e. all text which isn't a heading or something else with an explicit font size) to a particular font size, in this case, 9.5pt. I can't use the default package ...
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### hyperref vs hyperxmp

What is the better package to use in embedding metadata, hyperref or hyperxmp? Which has a wider range or can be extended further? (Like: Does using xmp metadata more reliable than just embedding a ...
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### Harvard style bbx, cbx, and lbx

I am trying to get a Harvard style bibliography with Biblatex. Not just something that looks more or less like Harvard style, but the actual Harvard bibliography. APA generates: last name, initials ...
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### All \ref{} to an equation refer to the section, not to the labeled equation [closed]

I am writing a document in LaTeX using TeXShop on OS X Mavericks. My .tex file looks like this: \documentclass[11pt,titlepage]{article} ...
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### Exclude certain references in the bibliography

I'm creating my bib-file (Literaturverzeichnis.bib) with jabref under windows and I'm also inserting papers and books etc which I read but might not need as they might be irrelevant for my current ...
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### Segmentation fault after Mavericks upgrade [duplicate]

I can't resolve a segmentation fault after upgrading my OS X. After upgrading to Mavericks my system crashes and can't typeset any lualatex file. My lualatex files contain gregorio (a program for ...
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### Combine column types defined in dcolumn with tabularx

I'm looking for a way to define a column type which "mixes" the 'D' column defined in the dcolumnpackage and the 'X' column defined by the tabularx package. In other words, I want a column type that ...
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### Drawing text in vertices using polygon regular tikz

I'm trying plot the regular polygon induced by the equation x^(11)+1=0. I've drawn the polygon and the circunference with this code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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### Package loading speeds

Is there any benchmarking regarding which packages take more to load than others? Of course I know it depends on the computer you are running and perhaps even your Internet connection if you are ...
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### Vertically stack parboxes in a cell of a table

I need to insert an enumerate environment in a table. Following hints from this page: itemize in a tabular environment, I used \parbox to prevent error (Putting itemize environment in a tabular ...
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### reset theorem counter after every subsection and print just #subsection

I have declared \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} \numberwithin{thm}{subsection}. This numbers every theorem in this format [chapter].[section].[subsection].[numberofthm]. Is it possible to have the counter ...
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### Removing extra space after itemize environment in longtable in memoir

I have a macro that creates itemize environment in it. The issue is that I have extra space after the itemize environment when used in longtable. How to remove the space? \documentclass{memoir} ...
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### Set author font in scrartcl

I've got a document using the scrartcl and fontspec packages, like so: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} I'm setting the fonts using the following: ...
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### Suddenly, a problem with boldface Greek symbols; bm package doesn't work

I've added the following packages: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode,xltxtra,url,parskip} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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### Splitting Algorithm across multiple slides

I am wondering how to split an algorithm across multiple beamer slides. The algorithm is created using package psuedocode. I tried using [allowframebreaks] but all that did was push my algorithm to ...
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### Myriad Pro: Chapter number style of the toc with pdfLaTex

I use the MinioPro and MyriadPro fonts in my document. To compile I use the pdfLaTex. I would like to change the format of the table of contents. I'm looking for an option to make the chapter ...
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### table in LaTeX giving error

I'm trying to create the table using the below script and its giving this error "! Missing $inserted.<inserted text>$ l.689 \end{tabularx}" \begin{table*}[t] ...
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### relative paths for bibtex in lyx

I insert a bibliography into my LyX document through insert > list/TOC > bibtex bibliography. I find my file and everything works out. However, the path it uses is absolute as opposed to ...
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### Indicate an “added entry to the index” in the main text

I'm writing a text with many index entries: Variable $\Kappa$\index{Kappa@$\Kappa$} is used to ... I'd like to see a hint in the main text, that an entry was added to the index. I tried using ...
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### Joining lines and text together (and a grey footnote) in a new environment for grey text

I defined an environment called bewertung that's delimeted by two lines. I observe three problems I can not solve: Pagebreaks after the first line (page 1 of MWE PDF). Pagebreaks before the second ...
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### Number and reference paragraphs

For "law-documents" you often want to enumerate every paragraph and cite them somewhere else in your document. This enumeration shall increase through the whole document and have the possibility to ...
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### Drawing custom shape with MetaUML

How to draw image like this: I use MetaUML package for drawing Uml. Can it be used to draw this image? I want to keep my image styles uniform and don't want to use other drawing package just for ...
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### Alignment of siunitx S-column looks bad with big numbers

I have to put a bunch of numbers into a lab report, and I currently use siunitx with tabular and the S column type. It looks great for small numbers and large column heads. However, for small heads ...

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