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### Presenting multiple figures in a proper and readable way under a same caption

I have 6 figures and I wanted to plot them in a proper way in a single page. It is important to remain readability. Moreover, including the sub-caption and sub-label is important. Possibly including a ...
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### How to correctly set up Palatino font with math (related to pxfonts)

I've read many times here in TeX.SE that pxfonts has a lot of spacing inconsistencies, and that it's better to use mathpazo. The problem is that mathpazo doesn't load all the math symbols to match the ...
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### Place figures at the bottom of a page

Does anyone know how to place figures at the bottom of a page ? At the moment, it automatically goes at the top of a new page... I am using LyX.
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### Counting occurences in TeXnicCenter’s search and replace [closed]

Using TeXnicCenter 2.0 alpha 4 to run MiKTeX 2.9. When performing a Replace specimen1 with specimen2 under Seach\Replace, the output used to show how many occurences had been found. This was an ...
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### Horizontal enumeration in multiple columns

Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \setlength{\parindent}{0mm} \usepackage{paralist} \usepackage{tabto} \begin{document} \NumTabs{3} \begin{inparaenum} \item text ...
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### How to avoid the break of framed/shaded?

I have a problem with the framed environment. I am writing a document (article), and several parts of it have a gray background. Unfortunately, when a new page comes, such a shaded environment is cut ...
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### How to make the page number appear on the abbreviation list?

does anybody know how to make the first page of the abbreviation list have the page number? My abbrev. list is made of 3 pages and only the other two have the correct page numbering (roman). The first ...
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### How to remove the line “Received; acceped” from title?

I am using the aastex.lyx template to write an article and I cannot find a way to remove the "Received; -------- Accepted" line coming after the title. Does anyone know how to remove it ?
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### Positioning relative to page in TikZ

Consider the following: Let's say I have a dot. I would like to be able to position this dot anywhere on the page: at the corner, in the middle, anywhere. So far, despite poring over manuals and ...
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### How to substitute some text in a existing PDF file while using includepdf

I have a existing PDF, and it is included into my document through \includepdf in package pdfpages, and I'm curious that can some text in the PDF file be substituted by some else? For example, I have ...
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### Set my lstlisting at the exact place in my code (like “h” for figure)

When using lstlisting, my displayed code is sent back on the top of my page. I would like to have the same kind of option as: \begin{figure}[h] ... \end{figure} ie having displayed my code exactly ...
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### Combining \obeyspaces and \read

It seems to be impossible to combine \obeyspaces and \read in the following manner: \newread\myread \openin\myread=myfile.txt \obeyspaces % Deleting this line removes the error \read\myread to ...
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### MikTeX and TeXStudio portables both unpacked to usb flash drive. Now What?

I downloaded the portable packages of MikTex and TeXStudio, and unpacked them onto usb flash drive. I do not understand what to do next to configure the TeXstudio to use or work with the MikTeX. I ...
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### language option supported in listings

I am afraid that listing doesn't support javascript. \begin{lstlisting}[language=javascript] ... \end{lstlisting} What am I doing wrong?
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### Warning: \label in float, but not after \caption

In my document, I usually use two following ways to work with pictures: \begin{figure}[ht!] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.6]{pic1.pdf} \caption{ description ...} ...
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### Custom header/footer rules (fancyhdr?)

I want to be able to customize my header/footer so far that I can change the rules that separate it from the document. Look for example at http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/appnotes/00734b.pdf ...
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### how to redefine \href to \htmladdnormallink when in \htmlonly?

I use Scientific word (SW), which generates Latex, then I process the Latex output using Latex2html (l2h) to generate HTML as the support for HTML is better with l2h than SW (table of contents, break ...
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### Shortcut for export PDF on LyX?

Is there a shortcut in LyX for export to PDF? Is there any way to auto export on save?
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### How to export biblatex data to HTML? [closed]

I've been using biblatex for a while, and I now want to export my biblatex citation data to HTML, too. There are bibtex2html and some other tools for bibtex, but I couldn't find any equivalent tool ...
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### Lao, Vowels, XeLaTeX, fontspec

Can anyone see an error here? I'm using \newfontfamily{\L}[Script=Lao]{Lao Sangam MN} to switch to Lao, then using \L{ວຽງຈັນ}, but getting ວຽງຈ ັນ in the PDF. No luck in other fonts (all ...
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### customizing minor ticks with pgfplots

I am plotting some simple data using pgfplots on a log-log scale. My code is: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots, amsmath} \pgfplotsset{width=7cm,compat=newest} \pgfkeys{/pgf/number ...
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### How to remove blank first page in document that contains only tables and figures [closed]

Actually I want to move my figures and tables to a separate LaTeX file. But when I compiled that new file I got a blank first page. So I want to know how can I remove that blank first page. By the ...
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### Enforcing writing across full width of page whilst using the res document class

I am using \documentclass[margin]{res} to display the section titles of my document to the left of the body text and the section{Section_name} command works fine. However, I would like for some ...
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### Ê character used in a template leads to square characters being added

I've downloaded a CV template to play with from here, all is going well when I'm outputting with XeLaTeX apart from one thing, I can't understand the use of the string Ê Ê Ê Ê& In this piece of ...
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### draw a box for part of a matrix in math environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Highlight elements in the matrix I have a big matrix as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ \tilde{M}_{R+1,N}= ...
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### How can I select the engine for portable Texmaker?

I have a portable TexMaker in my memory. Portable TexLive 2012 is installed on it too. I want to make my documents with TexMaker using engine which in TexLive.
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### Absolute positioning in beamer when using show notes on second screen: text on wrong page

If you compile the example below, you have a very comfortable way to put sources on the slides for for LaTeX beamer. However, if you uncomment the line with the option show notes on second screen, ...
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### How would I typeset a two-column layout, where the headings are on the left side and the contents are on the right?

I'm trying to typeset my resume using TeX. I'll start off by showing an approximation of what I want to do with this picture: Note the red lines in the picture are only for illustrative purposes. ...
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### Conflict between microtype, LuaLaTeX, and otf fonts when typesetting material in small-caps

I'm using the microtype package (microtype beta 2.5 build 08) to modify my document and I'd like to retain its functionality across all font shapes with the exception of small-caps (\scshape). How do ...
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### Save an etoolbox list to a file … and read it after

I have a problem. I would like : to construct an etoolbox list to save this list in a temp file to read this list from this file at the next run to use this file. For any reason, I can't see the ...
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### subcaption in LOF with hyperref

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \listoffigures \begin{figure} \begin{subfigure}[b]{.5\linewidth} \centering\large A \caption{A ...
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### How to make all the entries in a table verbatim font

I have a large table in the tabular environment and I need to make all the text verbatim font. I know I can use \begin{verbatim}...\end{verbatim} for all the entries but they are just too much for me ...
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### Editing bst file to add “page” or “pages”

I've got this bst file http://pastebin.com/z6mXByj7 and am using this tex: \documentclass[10pt,oneside,letterpaper,spanish]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[activeacute,spanish]{babel} ...
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### TikZ: positioning label at the end of a path

I'm trying in TikZ to find a general way to draw an arrow and label it at the end. Something like this works reasonably well: \draw[->] (0, 0) -- (1, 3) node[pos=1.1]{$\vec{v}$}; However, ...
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### New command doesn't work the same as in-line code

I have a feeling that this is a profoundly stupid question but I cannot seem to solve it myself. I am trying to write an own macro to create a boxed paragraph. The code works fine in-line but when I ...
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### Create a wrapfigure with side caption and place it in the upper right corner?

I want to use the wrapfig packet to wrap text around an image. Since the image is longer than wide I'd like the caption to be aside of the image. Finally, the image should be placed in the upper right ...
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### Why does pdfTeX hang on this file?

MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{commath, tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node {$:$}; \end{tikzpicture} \end{document} When I compile this, pdfTeX enters an infinite loop. Why?
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### Page-wide table in two-column mode

I want a table that is as wide as the whole page in a document with option twocolumn. The table has to be inserted on the bottom of the page, but that is not necessary. I've tried: \begin{table*}[b] ...
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### How to typeset variation of vector function?

In variational calculus, the first variation is written as \delta F for some functional F. Vectors are often typeset with boldface, i.e. \vec{x} becomes \mathbf{x}. If I want to typeset the first ...
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### How to hide grid labels without redefining the grid style?

I want to hide the grid labels without redefining the grid style, is it possible? Note: Redefining the grid style only for hiding the grid labels seems to be an overkill solution. ...
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### Can I mark ends of lines with a cross?

I have the following image: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex,active,tightpage]{preview} \setlength\PreviewBorder{2mm} \usepackage{tkz-fct} \usetikzlibrary{arrows, ...
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### Is there an easy way to comment out a whole block? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multi-line (block) comments in LaTeX Is it possible to comment out a whole block in LaTeX source? For example, like in Java: // This is an in-line comment. /* This ...
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### Editing bst file to underline title

I could not find an option in makebst that would make the titles of articles be underlined, however, using emphasize in an otherwise correct bst I was able to underline it. Unfortunately this makes ...
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### Why do I get different accents?

1) \begin{ttfamily}\verb 'OR'1'='1 \end{ttfamily} 2) \begin{ttfamily}\verb SELECT userid FROM CMSUsers WHERE user = 'foo' AND password = 'bar'; \end{ttfamily} I'd like to have the accents like the ...
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### Multiple caption names for listings code (lstinputlisting) based on type of code

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### twocolumn with minipage over full width

I'm trying to make something similar to http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/appnotes/00734b.pdf I'm using the twocolumn option, and have defined my own \showtitle command: \newcommand{\showtitle}{ ...
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### Inserting some Arabic script in an English article

Until now I was using XePersian package to typeset Persian articles, now I want insert some Persian word in an English document, what is minimum code to do that without using XePersian package? ...
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### Beamer does not restore roman style for emph inside emph

It seems that \em and \emph do not alternate between itshape and normal shape. How can this be restored? Test case: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{\em abc \emph{def \emph{ghi} jkl} ...
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### Two rules directly under each other

I'm trying to make two rules of different length (fatness) directly under each other, something like: -------------------- ==================== Where = is a fatter line than -. The vertical space ...
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### strange behaviour same code but in different chapters

I've just come accross a problem I'm unable to solve. I use this code in chapter 2 and it all works fine : \begin{ttfamily} \begin{lstlisting} <?php \$template = 'blue.php'; if ( is_set( ...

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