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stix font error: PK font stix-mathrm could not be created

I can't compile the document with stix font. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Looking for a special paper style for letters

I am looking for a special paper style. It should be a paper with a good looking background, so that I can write letters on it. Ideally, it should be something like the attached image. Some key ...
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How to make the line spacing of different sections in one chapter?

I have a chapter in my report that has many sections. For some reason, I would like to make the line spacing for some section equal 1 and 1.5 for some others. So for example I have a chapter called ...
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Bibliography or Content page heading

I'm using \documentclass{book} and I have also redefined my \chapter and \part heading styles. However, these styles do not apply to the heading of the Content page (the word "Contents") or the ...
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Online LaTeX editor or local LaTeX editor?

Now there are a couple of online LaTeX editors that seems fancy and handy to use, such as ShareLaTeX and writeLaTeX. On the other hand, there are classic local Latex installation packages that are ...
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Add “Part” string to `\part` list in TOC

Following on my previous question here, I would now like to add the string "Part" to the TOC. Using a modified thesis style and \documentclass{report} which dictates how the TOC appears. I have tried ...
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How to use line styles in gnuplot? [on hold]

I am using gnuplot to plot some complicated funtions, but I can not produce many different line types. This is what described in this page and I want to make similar line styles like this picture in ...
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Change \part counter to text: from I to ONE

I have included the \part command into my dissertation in \documentclass{report} which automatically uses Roman numerals: I, II, etc. as its counter. Is it possible to change these to text/string ...
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I have included verbatim to show a small section of code, how can I add a comment/caption for this verbatim?

I am writing some documentation on a tool I am using at work and I have included some code that has a comment to explain what a particular line is there for, this comment runs off the page if I leave ...
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frame around image and caption

I have an image wich is beside some text, and I would want to frame the image and the caption. My code is for now: \begin{wrapfigure}[4]{r}{8cm} \centering ...
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Is it possible to cut a tikzpicture in half if the picture is too long and display it on two pages?

I'm using tikz (tikzpicture to be precise) to make some "drawings" (trees). The problem is that my "drawing" is too long to fit on one single page (it's too long). I was wondering what was the best ...
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How label position and color can be modified in tikzpicture in posters?

I am working on a poster with fancytikzposter package, I cutted out the problematic part, it can be downloaded from here. I created a tikzpicture inside the poster and some problems occured: ...
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Blank insertion of collect package destroys indexing

Let us start with a minimal working example which illustrates my problem. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{collect} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \definecollection{test} \makeatletter ...
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Fill and draw option

Is there a single option to set both the draw and the fill color of a TikZ node? Something like: \node[rectangle,drawandfill=red]{test}; The actual problem is the following: I have many adiacent ...
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how to draw this ? Square blank BlackSquare in unicode

I would like to draw this : ■■■□□ But it's not easy i would like the square to have the same size. And it's difficult to search about it with google. regards
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Define a listing language in which scope and line comments share the same symbol

I'm trying to create a listings language in which the scope and line comments start with the same symbol. Basically, I want the # symbol to start a comment that ends at the end of the line or another ...
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Correct use of hyperref and addcontentsline

I am having some issues with the hyperref package. I would like to create a Introduction chapter without a number so I use \chapter*{Introduction} and \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Introduction} ...
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Line breaks in part of the equation in math mode - how to?

Does anybody know how to do this: Thank you!
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How do I cross-reference from inside a PSTricks figure?

I have a pstricks figure that gives an overview of my implementation. From inside the figure I want to cross-reference to the sections that describe the various components in detail. However, my ...
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What is a justification for TexStudio dependency on TexLive on a RPM-based Linux system? [on hold]

Why in the opinion of TexStudio team it should require installation of native texlive RPMs, even though texlive is already installed from ISO image?
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How can I change font into a hyperref-TextField?

I would like to use Typewriterfont. \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{Form} \TextField[name=Name,width=5cm, bordercolor={blue}, ...
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How to install fontspec on linux?

I tried installing the fontspec package with the help of the instructions provided here: http://www.tug.org/fonts/fontinstall.html where as the font map file as specified in the 4th step didnt seem to ...
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Insert bibtex file B in bibtex file A

Scenario: I manage citations with JabRef (inside Docear which sadly currently does not support the import of .bib files) and want to easily import citations from Zotero into the Jabref library. I'm ...
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Warning: Font shape LGR/mdbch/m/n undefined(Font) using LGR/cmr/m/n instead

Basically I get the warning: Warning: Font shape LGR/mdbch/m/n undefined(Font) using LGR/cmr/m/n instead in a paragraph with \textdelta This latter command has an orange background, color that ...
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Let caption float into margin

I searched for a long time to find a solution to let a caption of a figure and/or a table expand into the outside margin. I'm able to get a figure/table where the width is textwidth plus ...
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todonotes package: mark a block with the comment

I like to know it it is possible to use todonotes for something like this: text text text text--- text text | text text |-[comment box] text text | text text--- text text I want a comment box ...
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How can I space the lines in the whole document? [duplicate]

How can I space the lines in the whole document ?
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How to limit number of authors in square brackets in alphabetic biblatex style?

I'm using biblatex with the alphabetic style. If there are multiple authors it takes the first Letter of every author (first example), but I'd like to have just the first author (second example, but ...
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Moving todo notes to other side of page

I am using the todo notes package, documentation of which can be found here. The current document I am working on is in a book style format - in particular, there are wider margins on the left for ...
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How can I change a glyph in a Verbatim environment?

I have a document which contains example program code in Verbatim environments. The caret symbol produced by typing ^ looks too flat to me, so I defined a macro to produce a sharper version. ...
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changing font in a particular environment

For a book, I want to change the default font in the Examples environment (declared in the same way as theorem) to the usual roman (not italic) so that there are not very large areas of italic font. ...
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Sweave and R 3.1.0: no pdfs generated

After upgrading R to version 3.1.0 (from some version 2.x.x), the following sweave code does not produce any pdfs for the plots anymore: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \SweaveOpts{echo=FALSE} ...
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csquotes: Using Auto Quotes to Create Block Quotes if Required

One of the great features of csquotes is that, using \MakeAutoQuote, we can simply type proper hard-coded quotation marks and have csquotes do the rest, i.e. turn them into the correct format (as ...
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Table with width assignment

I am trying to create a matrix in texmaker when using the wizard-->quick tabular i get a table, but I want to have equal spacing between the columns , so at the option i choose fixed column width when ...
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Curved cylinders in Tikz

I would like to draw this figure here using tikz. However I do not know how to draw curved cylinders in Tikz. Can someone give a hint with it? Thanks
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Formatting this table

I am terrible at creating tables, the following is the code from Excel2Latex % Table generated by Excel2LaTeX from sheet 'Sheet1' \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \caption{Add caption} ...
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How to tell TikZ to first compute and then display a variable?

I want TikZ to first compute and then display the value of a variable. The question is, for sake of simplicity, based on this concrete example from TeXample.net: \documentclass{article} ...
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List of listing (using tcblistof) vertical spacing, group by chapter

I'm currently trying to set the vertical spacing within \tcblistof command. The template which causes my problems can be found here: https://github.com/ManuelRauber/LaTeX-Template At first here are ...
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Install listings package manually

How do I install the listings package manually ?. With other packages I used to download all the files needed and copied in the right folders and then refreshing the packages and it worked perfectly, ...
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Biblatex not referring to article

I have recently switched to biblatex and facing some problems. MWE follows: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=1in, left=1in, right=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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makeglossaries doesn't work

I'm trying to run makeglossaries in TexStudio (and TexMaker). It seems that this doesn't have any effect on the glossary printed. This problem persisted after switching from windows to linux I run ...
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Beamer: hyperlink to bottom of slide with stepwise overlay-specification

I am making a presentation where I move from one frame to another through a hyperlink to a hypertarget and then back to a hypertarget at the last position in the first frame. This works fine, but when ...
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How do I make the first Part and Section in my ToC appear without a number to their right?

In the preamble I have: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{4} \setcounter{tocdepth}{4} \setcounter{part}{-1} \setcounter{subsection}{0} Which works out great for the Part ...
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Horizontal alignment of equation and text

I want to make a list of Quantum Mechanics formula like the format of the following picture. But I am confused about how to make the equations align to the left while the text to the right. Usually, ...
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Customization on moderntimeline

Referring to artcile with moderntimeline, I tried to implement the same. I wish to have the entries which are in the tabular form: To like this(similar structure): But, with the use of ...
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Remove additional space before section in tcolorbox

When I set the parbox option of a tcolorbox to false, every section, even the first one, is preceded with additional whitespace. Is there any way to tell tcolorbox to handle the first section ...
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How to remove page numbering for particular pages of your document in LaTeX?

\thispagestyle{empty} is not working...
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Possibilty to ref link different areas of an image to different labels?

I do have a diagram as an image. There are described different components which are later described and marked with \label tags. Can I ref link different areas/sections of one image to different ...
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Drawing Graph of Markov Chain with “Patches” using Tikz

First time using Tikz. Haven't found any documentation on drawing graphs like these, so I have been reading other examples and trying to modify their code to fit my example. I am trying to reproduce ...
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Calculating the ink coverage of a page

Is it possible for LaTeX or any of its derivates to calculate, how much of a page is covered in ink? I came to this question via a link to ecofont posted on TeXhax, ecofont sells carved out versions ...

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