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Different languages in headings

I am using babel with Greek and English languages. I don't use XeLaTeX. I have the following configuration for the header: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \renewcommand{\chaptermark}[1]{\markboth{#1}{}} ...
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How to include un-numbered sections in additional ToC?

This is a follow-up question to: Contents page in two different languages Now with a working second language table of contents I have tried including parts of the article such as the table of ...
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Inserting a sentence at the top of the page

I want to insert a sentence (Author's personal copy) at the top of the page which is centered. I don't want a header with line. Just want to add a sentence (bold or italic). How can I add that for ...
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How can i change the position of the year in the bibliography

I would like to change the position of the year in the bibliography using plainnat.bst. I've tried using the answer to this question(Changing position of year in natbib with plainnat style). I've ...
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How to change calligraphic capital letters in mathpazo?

I'm trying to get the calligraphic capital "E". I really like mathpazo package but I'd like to change the way it renders calligraphic "E". Below is a picture: when I type and compile $\mathcal{E}$ I ...
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Force latex to show a square matrix as square

How can i force latex to print out square matrix as a square matrix with equal width and height in math-mode? I also read amsmath documentation, but don't found any useful help on it. For example ...
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text on wide-enough rightarrow

Is there a way to resize the rightarrow so that it can adjust to the width of the text over it? \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} ...
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Switch back to multi column after one column

I am using this multicol tex template for a paper. For a certain portion I have to switch to one column format. Then after that paragraph or text, I have to switch back to multi column format. How can ...
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Correct hyperlink to the index

I am writing a document using the book class, and the hyperlink to the index sends the pdf viewer a bit too far, i.e. when I click the top of the screen is at the start of the index instead of ...
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Confusion related to this tex

I have this confusion about what this line in tex does \begin{tabular}{|p{5cm}|p{5cm}|} \hline \textbf{Heading 1} & \tabularnewline \hline \end{tabular} I am not sure what this |p{5cm}|p{5cm}| ...
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Latex longtable not working?

I have some data I have put in Latex in order to make a table for a report. The table would extend over two pages but my longtable code seems not to make it to the second page. The code I am using is ...
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TeXworks floating off screen on Ubuntu [on hold]

Whenever I open TeXworks on Ubuntu 14.04 I get this: Then I click Window->Place on Left so that I can resize the window. When the PDF is generated, I need to resize that window also. How do I ...
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List of Symbols in LaTeX [duplicate]

What are the list of symbols found in LaTeX for letters similar to these: For Mobile Phone - `\mphone` For Phone - `\phone` What are the other symbols available like for email, home, etc..
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Underline/Bold/Highlight multiple names in a bibliography

This is a variation of the question posted here: Now I want to highlight multiple names in a bibliography. Here is the erroneous solution that I tried. \usepackage{xstring} ...
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What are some vim macros to assist indexing a book?

I am about to re-read my 400-page book and mark certain words for indexing. I'm looking for a set of VIM macros that would help me quickly go through the text marking words and group of words to be ...
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Convert color wavelength to rgb (xcolor)

I have the following color: \definecolor{SEviolet}{wave}{377} Which is a violet with a wavelength of 377nm. How do I convert this value to rgb? The xcolor package goes over some conversions on ...
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Change separator of multiple authors in references using BibTeX

i am working on my master thesis and I have problem with citating multiple authors. The separator in pdf is "and", but it is not correct in my language. Is there any simple solution to change this ...
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How can change the color of the table of contents

Could you help me What is the best way to change the color of the entire table of contents. I saw a lot of tutorials but it's complicated for me (I am a beginner). thank you
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Drawing Roman laurel leaves (SPQR) in TikZ

I was trying to get the symbol of the old Roman emblem (SPQR). I'm actually interested in the laurel leaves, and not so much in the banner per se. What I would like to have is something like this ...
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how to insert comment in lstlisting [duplicate]

I have a problem with inserting a comment in lstlisting environment. LaTeX says: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:�\expandafter not set up for use with LaTeX. See the inputenc ...
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Convert a latex command with parameter into a two begin end commands without parameter

I have defined a command \newcommand{\CV}[1]{\parbox[c]{0.2\textwidth}{\begin{flushleft}#1\end{flushleft}}} which I obviously have to call like \CV{My text} However I rather would like to use ...
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How can I produce this table of cumulative numbers?

How can I produce this table of cumulative numbers? I tried without success.
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Is it possible to use includegraphics with relative path inside subfiles?

Question I have many documents that I want to be merged inside one document. It could be for example a kind of year recap, with many different sources that use the same preambule like lectures, labs, ...
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Problem with amsmath's `gather` environment

I have a lot of math to write so I tried to use align inside gather. When the column was over I was getting badboxes. So I used two gather environments and the output is weird. What is happening and ...
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Draw a ERD in Crow's foot

I am draw my entity relationship diagram in a UML tool, I am new to TeX writing and now want to draw it in latex. The image of my ERD is given below; Please help me with code and tell me which ...
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How can I obtain a character count?

I want to count the number of characters within a brief essay, like an abstract or summary thesis, including math symbols. Is there a command like the one in microsoft word (preferences, statistics) ...
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Is this possible to modifying the .sty file? [duplicate]

Interested to modifying the fontawesome.sty file?
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moderncv's casual CV template with oldstyle cover letter [on hold]

I want to use moderncv's casual CV template with oldstyle cover letter. How can I do this?
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Trying to embed .avi video in beamer presentation with media9

I am trying to embed a video in a beamer presentation. I am using the media9 package. I get the following error message: ! You can't use `\dimexpr' in restricted horizontal mode. <argument> ...
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flalign numbering [duplicate]

I have an equation that is so large that it needs to span over several lines. However I also have a particular alignment that I want, so I used the flalign environment to lay it out as I want it to ...
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bibliography style file for AES convention

Is there a bibliography style file for AES conventions (like a .dtx or a .bst file or something)? Or alternatively, is there a way I can create my own that has a format such as: Author, "Title," ...
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Complex dynamically sized tikz diagram

I trying to figure out a way to create diagrams in tikz with a x elements on the left (inputs) and y elements on the right (outputs). The inputs/outputs will be represented by different types of ...
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Reason of existense of the extra space in align environment and removal of it between two align environments

This is a follow-up question regarding the extra vertical space in amsmath's align environment. Why when in use align uses so much vertical space in contrast with other environments like for example ...
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TOC chapter entry alignment

I am having trouble formatting the TOC for a document. I have long chapter titles which wrap onto two lines of TOC text. The problem is that the second line of a single chapter title is aligned with ...
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What conventions or packages are appropriate for formatting records, algebraic data types in LaTeX?

LaTeX formatting practice is well-established and well-supported by existing packages for three common cases relevant in computer science: Source code listings Established, conventional mathematical ...
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Label part in title and TOC “First part”, “Second part”, etc

I'm sure this question has already been asked and answered but I didn't know what to look for in the forum. I'd like to label my part title in TOC and in the beginning of the part itself like "First ...
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How to define a point between two points?

I have the points A(0,0) and B(3, 4), I want a point that is 4/6 of the length of AB and lies on the the same line
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Is it possible to add more commands to the Texstudio tikz panel?

Texstudio has quite useful panels for entering Tikz, PSTricks, Metapost and Asymptote commands automatically without typing them. The set of tikz commands are very limited though. I was wondering if ...
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How can I typeset those braces?

How can I typeset the following expression?
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How can one make border of text for a figure?

I want to take text and wrap it around as the border of a figure. That is, text on the top, wrapping to sideways text running down the right, wrapping to upside down text on the bottom, wrapping to ...
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TexMaker PDF viewer blurry

I am using TexMaker on a macbook retina with an additional external display. The documents displayed in the PDF viewer while on the external display are very grainy/blurry and hard to read, while they ...
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dot2tex does not work when there there is math

I am not able to reproduce an example from dot2tex documentation. Is there something wrong with my installation? Is there a bug? How can I solve this? This is directly from dot2tex documentation. ...
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picture in picture: how to eliminate influences of outer node options on inner node?

In the case, when you have in some shape (rectangle in my case) a TikZ picture, than it seems that parameters of outer shape also influences on parameters of inner picture. This can be eliminate with ...
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How to create this figure?

I have now spend hours by creating this figure - without luck. I have tried different types of tikz, tikzpicture, pstricks and multido usepackage. Can you maybe help me? I would really appreciate ...
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How to reference a student report (semester report)?

There are some institutions where undergraduates/bachelor students may submit reports (e.g. project reports) at end of a semester. Say, I want to refer to such a report using a bibtex or biblatex ...
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media9: Locally enable or disable play button

Is there an existing way (without updating the media9 package) to enable or disable the play button after the package is loaded? The current motivation is to disable the play button for only some ...
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Can I write code in Word like LaTeX? [on hold]

You know, when you type code in Latex, the Latex editor like Kile does not compile it. I wonder if I can do this in Word, so that I can format the way I want easily, and then typing code when I don't ...
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Biblatex: suppress colon after “In” for edited volumes

I'm using Biblatex with biber backend, authoryear-comp style. Is there a quick way to remove the colon after the "In" introducing the title of an edited book (@inbook bibliography items)? I've found ...
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I would like to do this (1) in big size ? is it possible? [duplicate]

I would like to do this (1) in big size using latex (a one surrounded by a circle) is it possible without including the picture ?
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How to cope with version incompatibilities (i.e. binary units in siunitx)

I have to compile my dissertation on two machines with two different TeX Live versions (TeX Live 2009 on Ubuntu 12.04 and now TeX Live 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04). Unfortunately, the siunitx maintainer ...

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