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How can I get a Royal Mail \psbarcode below addresses in letter?

Here is what I'm working with: \documentclass{letter} \newcommand*{\BottomLeftX}{1.0in+\hoffset+\oddsidemargin}% ...
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ModernCV modifying the header - Contents in the next line

As a continuation of this question moderncv banking style: How to move the title block all the way to the left?, I would like to bring in the contents, one in each line like : street and number city ...
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Minus-like sign with stuff on top

I want to create an operator that works like a minus sign (including the spacing), but has the characters res on top (in \textrm mode). The length of the minus sign should be adjusted to look like ...
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How to remove unnecessary space in flalign* environment

This is the first time I've ever used TeX and I'm super confused as to why this is happening. When I used the flalign* environment within the enumerate environment, it leaves line break after the item ...
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Macros with \fi for showing and hiding proofs

I would like to be able to globally showing and hiding proofs on a document, and be able to use macros to open and close the proof environments. Here is my current MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Indenting Paragraphs of Text [duplicate]

I am trying to write a paper in LaTeX. I am able to indent most of the paragraphs by using \\ at the end of the previous paragraph and adding a blank line in between the paragraphs like so. This ...
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WinEdt 8.0 Configuration - PDF Viewer

When I compile and run my pdf, I get my output like this. How do I rectify this:
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Custom Shortcuts in WinEdt 8.0

How do I add a panel with all the math, greek, international symbols and other environments in WinEdt 8.0. I couldn't find any customizations for this.
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Placing labels as numbers at the top of each bar in this plot in pgfplots

I have this bar chart where numbers seem to appear to be not centered at the top of each bar. I tried writing "center" in the \node area, but it did not work. The code is written using pgfplots. The ...
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tikz: two blocks stacked on each other

I drew two blocks stacked on each other. Unfortunately, it looks off and I think it can be done more compactly code wise with a cleaner look. Here is what I have: \documentclass[tikz, convert = ...
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Different column widths when using multicolumn in tabular enviroment

I'm trying to recreate this table in latex So far I've managed to get this Using this: \begin{table}[h] \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{|l|l|p{10cm}|} \hline \multicolumn{3}{|c|}{\textbf{Daily ...
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Setting Counters for Theorems

I'm using the following code to generate the "lemma" functionality in my document: \newtheorem{lemma}[theorem]{Lemma} However, the first lemma I define appears as Lemma 0.1. I tried using the ...
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Accepting an Edit [on hold]

I think this question has probably already been asked previously, but I cannot find an answer. When I ask or answer a question and someone edits my post, how do I accept the edit?
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Formatting a large matrix across multiple lines

I have the following latex to create a matrix: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm,amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx,ctable,booktabs} ...
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Biblatex square brackets color

How can I change the square brackets color using biblatex? I know it can be done with natbib, but not using this package anymore.
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Image Orientation

When I import several images into LaTeX, the default is for the images to appear directly below the previous image. How can I display the pictures (even as many as five) side by side on the same row? ...
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`\input`ting contents of a file into a `hyperref`'s `pdfkeywords`

I use git to manage the development of my LaTeX documents, and I have a makefile I use to build a PDF from the LaTeX source. For the sake of provenance, I would like to embed the most recent git ...
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Hierarchical statistical diagrams

I would like to create a diagram like the one below in LaTeX (probably with TikZ). This diagram and others can be found on this website. It looks like it was made with LaTeX, but I am not entirely ...
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Shouldn't this table span the whole page width?

I have this table definition as part of a invoice \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}[ht]{lXrr}% It worked fine for years until I have a very short word in the X column for the first time. Now my table is ...
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Is ConTeXt a good choice for creating a nice large catalog?

I only know a little of ConTeXt but I was wondering if it would be a good idea to use ConTeXt for creating a large catalog containing hundreds of books with a three column layout inside. I was ...
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How can I change the default \\ spacing?

So, I have a definition which takes in data like this: ...{apple\\orange\\cat\\imperial green tea\\left-handed president}... In the document I get the following after compilation: apple orange ...
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Custom footnotes in the authblk package

I would like to create a special footnote such that more than one location is mapped to the same footnote. This is covered elsewhere (Reference different places to the same footnote), but I am running ...
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Q: tikz tree using mindmap library

Is there an easy possibility to achieve a simple tikz tree using it's own mindmap library?
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Two rotated tables in one page

I'm writing a paper using the IEEEtran style, which uses two column per page. At some point, I had to make some two big tables, so I used \sideways to rotate them. The pages' height fill all ...
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Place “see also” after page numbers in index

I'm creating an index using makeidx. When I have a "see also" cross-reference in an entry, I want it to appear after the listing of page numbers. But instead it appears before the listing. Here's ...
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Table, rotatebox and itemization

I'm trying to achieve something like this + -------------------------------------- + | - Item entry one with multiple + A | rows blablabla + A | - Item entry with blabla + | - Item ...
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Is there a LaTeX wrapper for use in Google Docs?

I collaboratively edit documents in Google Docs. Unfortunately, there are no LaTeX macros/wrappers I know of for Google Docs. So, editing a TeX file on Google Docs is like going back to the old days ...
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Slide template KOMA-script

I'm trying to significantly modify the template for creating slides with KOMA-script. Three things remain incomplete: The table of content style, which I'd prefer to use without section/subsection ...
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tikz matrix alignment problem

I'm trying to draw a explanation of SAD (Sum of Absolute differences). After a lot of tweaking I have something that sort of looks OK except that the horizontal as well as the vertical ...
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Placing a figure that occupies 2 columns

Thanks for reading my thread. I have a two-columned IEEE format journal latex, and I want to insert a wide figure. Here is my code \begin{figure*}[ht!] \centering \begin{overpic}{profiles.eps} ...
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How can I get the center of a scaled image wherever I want it---(x,y)---in the document? [duplicate]

According to some coordinate system, whatever that may be, how can I position a scaled image where I want it in the document using the center of the image as the point of reference? For example, ...
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beamer cellcolor overlay

My question is, how to implement the following overlay for tables in beamer. rows are shown one-by-one. rows are shown in sync with an "itemize" in the same slide. rows have different background ...
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Can \newpage take an argument like \pagebreak?

I redefine \subsection in the article class \renewcommand\subsection{% \penalty-8888 %\pagebreak[3] \@startsection {subsection}{1}{0em}{1\parskip plus 1\parskip minus 1\parskip}{1\parskip plus ...
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How to left-justify an equation to the left page margin? [duplicate]

My equations are centered on the page, as is each line of each equation. I want each equation, and each line of the equation, to be left-justified on the page. I've checked all the suggestions, but ...
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My personal TikZ template to be easily changed

Every time I need to plot a simple function (eg. a parabola), I use a self-made TikZ template that is: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{/pgf/number format/use ...
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Changing a macro's output depending on immediate context

I've set up a macro for differential parts as so: \newcommand{\dd}[1]{\,\mathrm{d}#1} which is useful for differentials at the end of integrals because of the space. (I realise the argument ...
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Tufte-handout caption overlapping figure

I am attempting to display three figures, side by side in a table. I've placed the table inside the figure* environment to make the table the full width of the page, however the corresponding caption ...
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Extremely long equations giving overfull hbox

I am using wxMaxima for doing homework. I have extremely long mathematical equations. I exported my work to a .tex file. But now I have several overfull bad box warnings. I tried to use geometry ...
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Paragraph space

I'm currently writing a math document containing equations, theorems, remarks, etc. I find it difficult to understand how LaTeX manages the vertical space between two paragraphs. E.g. when you don't ...
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Undefined reference using a0poster (\include Vs. \input)

I have an a0poster document (see below an example) which is not loading the cross-references, although bibtex is working fine and compiling the references. I write the main text into a different tex ...
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Export to TikZ path in Inkscape

I'm currently using Inkscape 0.48.4 (64 bits) on Windows 8. I downloaded the inkscape2tikz extension, copied the three files on the lower left and put them in the inkscape/share/extensions directory. ...
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Vertical centering of text in Beamer Boadilla [duplicate]

In the Boadilla theme of Beamer, text in each frame is vertically centered: Example of vertically centered text \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Metafont Book - problems with gray.tfm and displaying “experiment 2”

I'm working through Knuth's Metafont Book as preparation for learning Metapost and I'm running into some problems working through his "experiments". I've installed the latest TeX Live 2013 ...
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Circuitikz: changing switches orientation

In circuitikz, all the switches go from left to right. There is a mirror option that goes from left to right but opens on the bottom. I want the switch to go from right to left with a top opening. ...
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Lyx not showing PDF

When try to preview my work on PDF, nothing happens and i get a stop error This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-1.40.13 (MiKTeX 2.9) (preloaded format=pdflatex 2013.3.1) 24 APR 2014 18:26 entering ...
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moderncv banking style: How to move the title block all the way to the left?

In have used banking style in the moderncv class. I have modified things a bit. The code is so huge and messy that for me to provide the MWE would be impossible. In, the moderncvstylebanking.sty file, ...
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How to use LaTeX fonts to format the text? [duplicate]

Are there fonts in LaTeX equivalent to those of Microsoft Office ("Times New Romans, Veranda, Courrier ... ") ? If yes, how can we use them ? Which package contains them?
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How to provide a Makefile to Texlipse?

gurus, The question can probably be formulated in a couple of ways. When I created my Latex project in Texlipse, I told Eclipse to put all PDFs in the out folder, and all sources including my ...
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Deciding the width of a centered box withTcolorbox

I'm writing a book and I want to use boxes, using the package tcolorbox. I've found on some old discussion here the commands of \newtcolorbox{blankbox} with the command width=0.9\textwidth, it ...
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longtabu: put running total of some columns under the header on each page

so, I have a longtabu table spanning several pages. The table has a header, that needs to be repeated on each page. Some of the columns are numerical amounts, and I would like to put a row presenting ...

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