# All Questions

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### undefined control sequence when compiling on Ubuntu (no problem with OSX) [closed]

I am trying to compile my CV latex file which works fine with a slightly out of date version of Mac OSX. My new computer is running Ubuntu 13.10 with all of the latest updates and all of the Latex ...
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### Printing Bibliographie on only one page latex ieee style

I am writing an IEEE paper on latex. I got a problem on the bibliography. It is being printed on 3 pages while I think all the references can be printed on only one page. I am using the following ...
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### generate reference [duplicate]

I am new in LaTeX. I need to put my reference in my document. I put this at the end of my document before end document: \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{References} and i save another file of ...
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### Line break inside \title

This is template for the abstract as we received it from the org.committee. I cannot make line break in the title. I am very grateful in advance for help. \documentclass[A4,10pt]{article} ...
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### Sometimes wrong math font in headers when using KOMA's \sectfont with lineno

I am using the KOMA-Script scrbook class, and I want to have bold math in my section titles (to match the title text). For this I redefine \sectfont, and it works nicely. ...
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### Remove white bounding box around Tikz picture

How can I remove the white bounding box around the gray rectangles? Here's the tikz code \begin{tikzpicture}[framed] \tikzstyle{B1}=[anchor=west,solid,rectangle,black,draw,minimum ...
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### Problem including user-defined colormap in TikZ

I have a small problem with TikZ I can't figure out. I have some TikZ code generated in MATLAB (using matlab2tikz) showing an image with a user-defined colormap and the correspondent colorbar. The ...
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### Defining local settings for title dimension

I am writing a paper in LaTeX, and I have to reproduce a template that was given as a .doc file. So I need to define the dimensions of the chapters titles in Times New Roman 12 pt bold, which is not ...
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### Formatting my basic tex report with specific spacing and font settings

Ok so I am configuring the settings of my tex file before starting my (mathematical) report and am going through my basic template and removing all packages I don't need and believe I have the very ...
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### ! I can't find file pgfutil-common-lists.tex'. \input pgfutil-common-lists.tex [closed]

I've recently run into the following error message that I have no idea on how to resolve: ! I can't find file pgfutil-common-lists.tex'. \input pgfutil-common-lists.tex It occurs when I use the ...
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### \chaptertitle from titleps ignored after redefinition of \chapter macro

The following MWE shows that, if the \chapter macro is redefined as in a previous question of mine: Prepend different stuffs to starred and unstarred \chapter commands, the \chaptertitle macro from ...
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### Unicode and listings - still no luck

Although there are already some discussions on this issue, I can't get any of the proposed solutions to work for me. Take this document and compile it with xelatex: ...
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### TexStudio: Use dictionary for completion

Is it somehow possible to extend TexStudio to use dictionary words in autocompletion? For example, when I type "som", I want the autocompletion list to show me all words from the dictionary starting ...
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### Problem with Swedish hyphenation using apa6 with \usepackage[swedish]{babel} [duplicate]

I can't seem to get Swedish hyphenation to work within the document when using the apa6 document class, though I am using the Swedish babel package. The problem is not citation related, but concerns ...
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### How can I highlight a freestanding regexp in string style?

I'm using listings to format a piece of JavaScript code, and I met a problem for the following code: ... regex = /abc/; ... ratio = 1.0/2.0; ... I want the regex is highlighted as a string, but if ...
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### How to align text and itemize in the starting with same margin?

How can we align Text and itemize starting with same margin? This is my first sentence. . this is first bullet point line. . this is second bullet point line.
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### What happened to the mzlatex command?

I am using MiKTeX 2.9. I would like to convert a LaTeX file to HTML. I have seen here (http://access2science.com/latex/tutorial_txht.xhtml#x1-50001.2) that I can use the mzlatex command to convert ...
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### How to beamer \alert code snippets in lhs2TeX?

How to highlight particular ranges of lhs2TeX code in beamer? Naive example (to be preprocessed with lhs2TeX --agda): \documentclass{beamer} %include agda.fmt \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Say I have the following nested list: \begin{enumerate}[label=\normalfont({\alph*})] \item\label{itm:a} \item\label{itm:b} \begin{enumerate}[label=\normalfont({\roman*})] \item\label{itm:i} ...
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### Highlighting words in forms if they are too long

I am using the following code to have LaTeX fill paper forms for bank payments. The single cells in the form have a maximum width so my question is the following: Can I make LaTeX highlight those text ...
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### Removing header underline and margins from a single page

I'm using the book class and fancyhdr in TexMaker and I want to use a rotated table which will eventually take up one whole page. The largest problem is the header line as my table will overlap with ...
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### Overlay two .tikz files from input

I have some plots generated from matlab2tikz which I would like to overlay. Each plot is a seperate .tikz file which I input using \input. My code currently is: \pgfplotsset{ every axis/.append ...
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### One column text under chapter title in memoir twocolumn mode?

I want to have one column text underneath the chapter name in twocolumn mode (where the majority of the text is in twocolumn). I can't. Even using onecolabstract doesn't do it. ...
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### using sagetex hebrew

i wrote some code in sagtex and it run ok i use in \sagestr macro however when i insert the following 2 lines \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,hebrew]{babel} i cannot complie the ...
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### What's most important if I want to produce a lightweight document?

If for some reason I want to create the lightest document (in terms of the weight of the output file, not the font), what would be some good practices? Specifically in terms of: Packages: do they ...
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### \listoffixmes gives an error with revtex4

I get the error ! Illegal unit of measure (mu inserted). when I try to include \listoffixmes in a revtex4 document. I think that it has something to do with revtex4 redefining the way to make table ...
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### How do you remove a space before a citation in LaTeX?

I have something like \documentclass{article} \usepackage{cite} \begin{document} Blah Blah (\cite{All14}) \bibliography{Ref} \bibliographystyle{alpha} \end{document} But LaTeX keeps placing a ...
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### Unicode-math does not render the Gamma letter

(updated) I wonder why unicode-math does not render the letter Latin Gamma!? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Tahoma} \begin{document} $ɣ γ$ \end{document} This only ...
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### Not centered title page

I'm using this template of title page for my book from here named TMB. However, it is not centered, just like the default title page using \maketitle. Is there any way I can center my title page? ...
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### How to use the Parallel package with proper environment options? [duplicate]

If I use: \begin{Parallel}[c]{0.47\textwidth}{0.47\textwidth} \ParallelLText{paragraph 1 left} \ParallelRText{paragraph 1 right} \ParallelPar \ParallelLText{paragraph 2 left} \ParallelRText{paragraph ...
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### Where does LaTeX loose its breath? [closed]

LaTeX is a markup(typesetting) language typically used to typeset books. It has got a huge collection of classes and packages to work with. Now, obviously, LaTeX cannot be compared to Adobe ...
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### Eliminating URL in bbl file, and makebst

I compiled my own bst file using the latex makebst command. This is a brilliant way of amending the style of references. However, makebst creates a very ugly 'URL' prefix for web-pages. It just looks ...
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### How to use semibold italic cmbright for bold math symbols?

I want to make my bold math symbols in a document using cmbright semibold and italic. How can I do this? \usepackage{bm} is close, but uses bold instead of semibold. Here is a minimal working ...
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### How to make math text lighter

I saw here how to make body text lighter. The command is \font\tenrm = cmr17 at 10pt \tenrm How can I do the same thing to math text? Note: I want to use Computer Modern, not kpfonts, etc. Here is ...
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### How to install packages which I am not able to find in TeX Live Utility? [duplicate]

Using this tex on TeXworks, I get an error. The code is an output from pandoc converting from markdown to tex. I checked if I have all the packages with TeX Live Utility. I found the followings. ...
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### Centering causes change in spacing

For some reason when I center the text on my page the spacing to go from single to double. Using the latest LyX I have the following text written in standard. Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 Line 4 When I ...
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### text wrapping around an image across several A4 sheets

I am doing a project that intends to cover a wall with the words of a book. It will consist of 84 sheets of A4 paper, (cut to remove the margin), with six columns on each sheet. The text is printed in ...
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### Different names of sections

I wish to name my sections as "Exercise x - name" in the text but as "Exercise x" in the ToC and in the \leftmark. Does anyone have an idea for this? I have tried just manipulating my \leftmark by ...
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### Helvetica neue for a table

How can I set Helvetica Neue font (with a specified size and color - i.e. 9) for all the tables in my LaTeX file? I'm trying with \fontfamily{helveticaneue}\selectfont but it doesn't work and ...
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### Beamer - building footnote example with columns and minipage

While trying to construct a beamer slide illustrating usage of the \footnote command I hit upon the following problems. When I compile a slide with the following code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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### Vertical space between matrices

I am writing some lecture notes in Econometrics and I want your advice on how to insert some vertical space between two matrices so the result will be easier to follow. Here is the minimal example: ...
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### 4 parallel text on 2 pages

I know there are packages parcolumns and eledpar. With parcolumns I can have 4 columns on one page. But this is not what I want. With eledpar I can have 2 parallel columns or parallel text on ...
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### zoom in with enumerated list in beamer

I would like to create an enumerated list, with some more details on a second slide. What I try is the following Slide A 1 First 2 Second 3 Third However, on slide B I would like to display 1 ...
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### Combination of siunitx and light weight font fails to compile …?

Question I am trying to use the package siunitx in combination with the Opensans Light font. To make siunitx detect the font weight, I pass \sisetup{detect-weight}. However, the document fails to ...
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### How do I get two mathrings centered over a variable?

I am trying to represent a second order, dimensionless derivative by two open circles overtop a variable. I understand how to do one (\mathring v), and I understand how to do multiple solid dots ...
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### Inserting names on invitations, two per page in specific locations

I am doing a wedding invitation and I want the RSVP to have the person's name on it. I also need the name to appear in another, very specific location on the invitation. The invitation only takes up ...
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i have a problem with cleveref. I'm using cleveref with the nameinlink-option but there is still no link. This is my header: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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### Does biblatex-chicago not support editortype “reviser”?

biblatex allows for the specification of multiple editorial roles through the availability of multiple editor keys editor, editora, editorb, coupled with editorial role values translator, ...