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How can I create this layout?

In my thesis, I need to include the descriptions of 79 items in the appendix. Each description takes about half a page, and includes a picture. I want to always have two of these per page, and have ...
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rubber lengths in coffins and aligning to the bottom baseline of a paragraph

I want to obtain a certain layout, illustrated below: at some point in a line, I'd like to "switch to paragraph mode" (just like a parbox does) and then at some other point I want to resume back to ...
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How to use adforn package?

I would like to insert a single ornament on the titlepage of my thesis, something like this: I have found the adforn package on CTAN and it has the exact glyph I was looking for. However, after I ...
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TeX-file output another TeX-file

My problem, is to generate some .tex-file from within another .tex-file. The origin of problem is to extract some information from scientific paper, and create another .tex->.pdf-file with data about ...
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TikZ arrow displaces intersection point

I am trying to join a curved path to another (two bent edges) using an intersection point as joint, but when adding an arrow with style "-latex" to the second path, the curve is sightly displaced and ...
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How to produce the cover and back cover of a booklet using the memoir class and the booklet package?

Here's an excerpt of my document code: \documentclass[legalpaper,11pt]{memoir} \setlrmarginsandblock{.5in}{.25in}{*} \setulmarginsandblock{2in}{1.5in}{*} ...
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mdframed top of page

Ok, so I've been trying to find a solution for this to no avail: I want to place a colored text box at the top of my document with mdframed, and I want there to be no margin between the top of the ...
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redefine ampersand & for environment

I want to redefine the ampersand-charakter to expand to a macro, I defined. Basically it is/should be something like &={\hspace*{30pt}Ampersand has been redefined\hfill} The final use is ...
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How to reinitialize the lines counter for algorithms?

I have four algorithms in a section but the problem is that the lines numbering doesn't start with 1 in each algorithm. For example, the first one is numbered from 1 to 11 but the second one start ...
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Problem with compiling code on Sharelatex

Here is the rather complicated input that will not compile for me in Sharelatex. ShareLatex simply will not compile it within my project. I am looking for help with restructuring the code and ...
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Question on formatting a Tabular Column

I had a few questions. When I was making a document containing a table containing 10 columns, I was not able to bring all the columns in the page.I tried to fit it by making the margin width 1cm by ...
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Latex Symbol Scaling in MATLAB publish

After looking through the already answered questions I found a little gem that scales the TEXT itself but not the actual LaTeX symbols. Could someone point me in the right direction? I'd much rather ...
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Draw square and add values

I want to add coordinates in the corners of a square grid. Do you know how to place values in the vertices of square?
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pgfplot: plot non-numerical data from CSV file

I have a csv file like: column1,column2 string1,value1 string2,value2 … Values are integers, strings are alphanumeric. I tried to plot it, with strings on x axis and values on y axis. After some ...
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Footnote missing when used with table, tabularx

I'm using fithesis3 class and I'm unable to get to work table + tabularx + footnotes + footnote references. I have tried \tablefootnote - http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/35328 \scrextend (\footref) ...
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ConTeXt: what is ~/texmf folder and what is its relation with /usr/share/texmf

First of all, I am a complete noob in TeX/LaTeX/ConTeXt/WhaTeVeR, so please be gentle. OK so I installed ConTeXt (version 2013.84.svn30044-18.5) on my OpenSuSE 42.1 using the official repository, and ...
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Using \c{e} and other special characters in .bib files with pdflatex+biblatex+biber: How to avoid Package inputenc Error?

I use Mendeley to manage my bibliography and have it automatically update .bib files. Unfortunately, this often leads to the "Package inputenc Error" when compiling. I narrowed my problem down to ...
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How can I quickly type a LaTeX accent in vim?

I want to write some text in Spanish in which accents are used frequently, such as ó for which I have to write \'{o}. I have seen that in vimtex they have defined for example `a to convert into ...
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How can I be sure that there are also lines between the boxes that are empty

I have a problem with Latex, TeXmaker (program). I would like to make a table but the last two boxes are empty, but how can I be sure that there are also lines between the boxes that are empty? Now ...
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How to use \tikz\pic in \caption and “normal” Latex-text-environment

As an advancement to How to use a \pic in a node's text area {}?. What to do or avoid to let work the pic "lightning" in a caption and normal latex text? \documentclass[]{scrartcl} ...
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Unwanted outdent in the first paragraph of a section

for the first paragraph of some of my sections I have an unwanted outdent as the following picture: I used noindent after the section, but has no effect. There is also no extra hidden character ...
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Issues finding a class file stored remotely

I store all my work files on a remote system, so when I log on to any computer at my institution I can see my files. Previously, when I ran the following .tex file there was no issue. (I am using ...
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How to use subfigures with the template graduate-thesis in sharelatex?

I am trying to make subfigures in this template, both side by side and to stack two figures on top of each other. I have seen some examples explaining that it is necessary to include this before ...
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NAT@force error when the citation is called in different ways

When compiling a .tex file that has the preamble shown at the end of this post, I get the following error: ! Package natbib Error: Bibliography not compatible with author-year citations. (natbib) ...
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Emacs as the latex editor

I am using Emacs for editing my latex document. Is there any way to make Emacs as WYSIWYG editor so that the editing will be easier. I need to reduce the number of time I compile the document also. I ...
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Unicode symbol for space prints some kind of rising dash?

I have the minimal example \documentclass{article}\begin{document}Here\char"0020{}There\end{document} I wanted to show that a LaTeX document can be written completely without any white spaces. The ...
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How does MetaPost compare to MetaFont, featurewise?

I'm interested in possibly using MetaPost to design a font for a writing system of my own invention. One of the appeals of the Meta* languages is MetaFont's "pen" features. However, MetaFont itself is ...
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Paragraph ended before \T@ref was complete Error [on hold]

I am having troubles with the Paragraph ended before \T@ref was complete error. Texmaker throws it on the hyphenation line and I don't unterstand why. I googled and found out, that the error may ...
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tikz text width causes error

What am i doing wrong to have this error in my thesis report ? ./Chapter1.tex:666: Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/width', to which you passed '12cm', and I am going to ignore ...
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Which commands were exectuded by latexmk

Recently I've discovered latexmk if I understand correct then it can replace several commands needed to compile latex just with one command. Is it possible to show which commands were executed when I ...
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Specifying row font for just one row in tabu while keeping global line separation

I want to achieve a table with: 1. a global tabulinesep 2. the left column in bold 3. The top row bold, white and a red panel However when I add rowfont the tabulinesep breaks down. How do I do this? ...
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Write Equations side by side

My Code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[a4paper,vmargin=0.7in,hmargin=0.7in]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[misc]{ifsym} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} ...
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citing with a custom text not numbers or author name (Latex)

My friend is writing a math thesis in persian language. He wants to cite to references with author names and year both but in persian while the references (at the end of the thesis) are all in ...
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Why is there a green border around the annotation?

I wanted to have a blue annotation to explain one of the points, but it has a green outline, like the color of my mind map. How can I fix that \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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1answer
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How to add parenthesis around on series field in incollection type of references in BST File

I am very new to BST file editing. Any one could please try to give a solution on this one. BST Coding: FUNCTION {format.series} { series empty$ { "" } { this.to.prev.status ...
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TexStudio autocompletes when I type braces

When I try to type something in texstudio that has a macro associated, such as \hl{} it actually autocompletes to \hline{} as soon as I type the brace (it also does this for brackets). Words don't ...
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Tikz and text specific / dependent relationships

I have seen some people do some mind boggling things on this site using powerful packages (and standalone code) based on pgf and tikz. This question (How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?) ...
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How to place an “Export as PDF + Latex from Inkscape”-image above a \includegraphics image (overlay)

When you save images as a PDF, checking the PDF + Latex option, one gets 3 files: filename.pdf filename.pdf_tex filename.svg If you'd like to include this exported image in a Tex document, this ...
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Vertical and Horizontal alignment in table

Question: Here i made a simple table. My question is very simple how can i align text inside the table horizontally and vertically? MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} ...
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How can I place a 1 cm margin to a set pdf book (a6) to print

So I've already got my book ready set for a6 paper: contents, latex compilation, and I'm already satisfied with the end result of pdf I've got. However I've noticed that it'd be good to add a small ...
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Export as “PDF + Latex” from Inkscape -> When images are not in the document’s directory

When you save images as a PDF, checking the PDF + Latex option, from Inkscape, I assume one usually gets 3 files: filename.pdf filename.pdf_tex filename.svg If you'd like to include this exported ...
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1answer
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Memoir font size 13pt

This is the original issue: Is there a way to use 13pt as the main document font size with the memoir document class? I need a document with the 13pt font size in memoir due to 12pt being too small ...
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Rendering to Chinese overflows margin/papersize (pandoc)

I am using Pandoc to render from markdown to PDF. Since I have Chinese texts, I use xelatex with the WenQuanYi Micro Hei font. However, the PDF that gets produced overflows the margins on the ...
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Does LaTeX know what it is doing with figures [on hold]

I really love LaTeX, and learning it and working with is just as much fun as the beauty of the documents it outputs. But when it comes to figures in LaTeX, sometimes, even when using the '!h' ...
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How to overlay (annotate) sub-images (rectangles; but not straight, maybe chopped off) an image

The LaTeX Overlay Generator is a great tool to annotate images which contain sub-images like this (where the sub-images are all rectangles and all "horizontal with the screen"): However, some ...
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1answer
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Titlesec & titles extending into margin

I would like to use titlesec to have gradient shaded section titles that extend into the left margin. I would like the section number and the gradient to extend into the left margin, but would like ...
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1answer
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Handout: pages layout not correct

I'm trying to make a handout version of my presentation, however it seems not succeed. I want 4 slides collaged on 1 page. Can anyone give me hint to fix my problem? \documentclass[handout]{beamer} ...
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1answer
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Minimal ConTeXt and Husayni example

I would like to typeset a line of Arabic using ConTeXt and the Husayni font. I can see the lfg files located here: /usr/share/texmf/tex/context/fonts/husayni.lfg ...
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1answer
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Compatibility parnotes – csquotes: Some things typeset twice — Ways to solve it automatically

If you want to quote a text with footnotes, and want to place/position the notes just after the quotation paragraph : — It works perfectly with \enquote, \textquote… — It doesn't work well with ...
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Remove white space around subfigure on book class document

I have the following to include two sub figures side by side: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \begin{subfigure}{.5\textwidth} \centering \includegraphics[width=0.6\linewidth]{figure1.png} ...

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