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Alternative exponential symbol

I would like to create an exponential symbol that looks like an e scripted together with an x, slightly below, like the picture attached. Does it exist already? Ideas?
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Listings - Getting the colors right for custom language

I have lots of bookkeeping transactions that I would like to typeset in a color coded format. I am using the listings package to accomplish what I want. I tried the following code. ...
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Example Environment Indented

I am trying to use an "example environment" defined using the mdframed package as follows (taken from another answer here on StackExchange): \newmdtheoremenv[ hidealllines=true, leftline=true, ...
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How to make the beautiful Research Proposal in LaTeX?

How to make the Research Proposal in LaTeX and in the end want to make the Thesis Time Schedule up to 4-year means 2015-2019. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Eliminating parskip on chapter pages in memoir document

I'm using the memoir documentclass in latex, default styles, and what I'm finding is that on the page that starts a chapter, I'm getting an unusually large skip between paragraphs. On all other ...
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mathcal error with multicolumn multirow

I get the error \mathcal allowed only in math mode when I try to compile this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \[ \left( \begin{array}{c c c c} ...
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File not found when importing figures produced by gnuplot (epslatex) from another folder

I have recently started using gnuplot's epslatex terminal to create graphs to a report I am writing. I have, however, encountered an unexpected problem. I usually keep my chapters and figures in ...
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How to hide one column in a pgfplotstable

How can I hide the column parameter a (header and data) of the following table. \pgfplotstabletypeset[ col sep=comma, columns={Name,{parameter a},{parameter b},{parameter c},{parameter d}}, ...
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Updating Formats

I'm trying to update formats on MikTex 2.9 and receive the following error message: miktex-makefmt.exe: Invalid control sequence. initexmf.EXE: The operation failed for some reason. initexmf.EXE: ...
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LaTeX locally change equation numbering in empheq

The following short sample generates a list of numbered chemical reactions. I would like to change the numbering from the default (1) and (2) to (R1) and (R2). \documentclass[]{article} ...
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glossary navigation bar links to the wrong glossary

I have several glossaries in my main document which I pull from separate files and print in separate sections of the document by using \printglossary[type=xxx, style=xxx]. For several of these ...
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Can Luatex (or latex) detect presence of non-latin1 character in string?

Using Luatex Unicode, I would like to detect whether or not a string contains any characters outside the Latin-1 set. If it does, then I would like to fork. Something like this: ...
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Add one more Abstract

I need to add one more abstract page in my thesis. I'm using this model. I need it to be in Portuguese, so instead of being an "Abstract" is "Resumo". I already tried to copy the definition of the ...
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Batman Equation in LaTeX

I've tried to make the Batman Euqation in LaTeX. But I have a lot of problems. The code so far: \documentclass[border=10pt, tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,positioning} ...
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Is there a way to decrease the row separation in arrays?

I would like all the arrays I generate in a document, using the normal array environment, to have slightly smaller distance between rows, but the same column separation. Is there a simple way to do ...
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Help in debugging the code [on hold]

I am working on a code which is showing me an error and couple of warnings. It's for a thesis template. I really need this code running soon as the deadline is upcoming Monday. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE ...
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Help with Tikz to draw graphs with squiggly edges

In my work there are case analysis of graphs of the type: I am new to the wonderful world of TikZ and I have tried the following: \begin{tikzpicture}[every node/.style={circle, draw, scale=.6}, ...
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To convert raw tables to incomplete LaTeX Pandoc Tables

Raw Data which is compatible for computation with several programs File Size EventSize W.Events ID HeaderSize ffff fafa 009 L805067 L805+4 1000 18001-19000 - - - 001 L805067 L805+4 1000 10001-11000 - ...
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Add both part and chapter titles to list of figures with formatting and line wrapping

In a table of contents style list of figures I would like to combine the appearance of each of these questions. Part title in list of figures and tables? Include chapters in List of Figures with ...
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Replicate a box using fancybox

As the title says, is there a way to do this by using the fancybox features? I'd really like to know if it's possible. Also, what's the font written in the text? Is there a way to replicate it?
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avoid overlapping between line label and nodes

I'm using tikz to draw a info flow diagram which contains a few long labels. What I get is unacceptably ugly, mainly resulting from various overlapping between labels and shapes. Ideally, I want the ...
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error note when trying to latex a list of figure captions

What does @xdblarg mean as an error note with respect to a list of figures?
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I cannot latex from within emacs

I just got UBUNTU installed in my computer. Using the C-c C-f I get the reply: Searching for program: resource temporarily unavailable Any ideas? Thank you
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How to remove the warning “the counter will not be printed” when using enumerate package for itemized list?

Here, as in the MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[$\bullet$] \item one \item two \item three \end{enumerate} \end{document} The {enumerate} ...
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Creating a new command for commutative squares

I'm trying to define a command having as inputs the vertices and arrows of a commutative square. But I'm having problems. Here's the code: \newcommand{\csq}[8]{ \begin{tikzcd} #1 \arrow{r}{#5} ...
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Filling in with pgfplots and draw

I created the following polygon: \tikz \draw[very thick,name path=A] (0,15) to [out=0,in=270] (15,30); \draw[very thick, name path=B] (0,15) to [out=0,in=90] (15,0); \draw[very thick,name path=C] ...
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Old math typographical style

a question amid history and curiosity. Do you know or recognize the font and math style used, for example, by the Journal of the American Statical Association here? History because the style resembles ...
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How to repeat over all characters in a string?

I have a command that formats a single character, let's call it \d{}. (In my case, \d{} adds a dot under a Chinese character, as this is the custom to emphasize Chinese texts). I want to define a ...
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Drawing a circular arc between two rays

I have two rays drawn with a common endpoint at A. I mark a point 3/7 of the way from A to the end of one of the rays, and label it P. I want to draw a circular arc centered at A through P between ...
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Can I install MacTex 2015 on an OS X Homebrew system without permission issues?

I currently have a working MacTex 2014 installation and Homebrew installation on OS 10.10.3, and am about to install MacTex 2015. But I'm concerned about permission issues. Both packages install in ...
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Include preamble statements depending on compiler

I am trying different compilers like pdfLatex, luaLatex, latex to try differences in compiling things like pgfplots. But when i shange the compiler I also need to change the preamble. How can i do ...
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Text spirals that flow from a paragraph

There have been a number of questions on how to create text spirals already. I've been trying to take things a step further, by having the spiral start where the paragraph naturally ends. Say we ...
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Using latexdiff with TortoiseHg

I am using TortoiseHg to track my Thesis document, and latexdiff to track differences in the document. To avoid saving the previous versions, I would like to combine latexdiff with tortoise ...
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Inconsistent slide margins in frame with allowframebreaks option in Beamer

When I create a long beamer frame which is automatically splitted into slides by using allowframebreaks option, it has a little bigger vertical margin for the first slide. I would like to make it more ...
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pgfplots external with large dataset (lualatex?)

I have fairly large datasets with densely strucutred data that i cant downsampe much without loosing structure. I use TexMaker on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I use \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots,pgfplotstable} ...
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Diagram of a charged particle in motion in an E- and B-field

I need help with some vector in Tikz. I don't know how to put the place the angle between B and v! It should look like this (without the fat yellow q+ bobble): Here is what I have tried: ...
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Displaying pagetotal

How do I convince biblatex-chicago to display the total pages of a book? The required field seems to be pagetotal, which can be disabled as an option, but even if I explicitly enable it, it is ...
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Problem reading csv file with csvsimple

I have a document that roughly looks like \documentclass[12pt, titlepage, twoside]{article} \usepackage{csvsimple} \begin{document} \csvautotabular{a_square.csv} \end{document} a_square.csv exists ...
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Two tables (not hard-coded) side-by-side in LaTeX that will page break

I wrote my original question here: (Two tables side-by-side in LaTeX that will page break). Then, I realized I needed to revise my question, by also including an additional problem that comes with it. ...
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Change name of table in caption and reference

I have multiple tables in my thesis with model results. I want to change these tables' names, meaning it wouldn't say Table 1 but Model 1 (also when referencing them). Also, a special table of content ...
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Creating a table [duplicate]

I am puzzled how to create in LaTeX the following table I have spent much searching internet and books about latex but I cannot find something relevant. My problem is how to include the first row ...
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Incompatibility between enumitem and answers packages?

I am facing a strange problem while using the enumitem and answers packages. The following code compiles with no errors. \usepackage{answers} \Newassociation{sol}{Solution}{ans} ...
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How can I write verbatim code to a file with \immediate\write?

I'm using the technique described in egreg's answer to Efficient way to write backslash to a file to write LaTeX code in an external file: \newwrite\mywriter \NewEnviron{writethis} ...
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Unwanted space above pictures in table cells

I'm new to LaTeX and have a question about placing external graphics in table cells and align them correctly. Yes, I did read a similar posts but couldn't find the solution to my problem yet. Here is ...
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Symbol to use for “don't care/invalid” table/matrix entry

Is there a symbol like \times that can be used in mathmode to represent that an matrix element whose value does not matter. Like a small centered boldface cross.
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derivative of vector using prime symbol [duplicate]

The problem is shown on the picture. I want to use prime symbol for derivative of vector, but as you can see, it doesn't look well (prime symbol and vector arrow are 'glued' together). What would be ...
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Textbf Not working

I am writing my Master Thesis in latex but I am experiencing some issues. I am using a custom document class, linked here The issue I am experiencing is that \textbf and \textit are not working. ...
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Decreasing the font-size of a word written with full capital letters

I would like to decrease the font and font-size of the words in my text that are written in full capital letters. I am wondering whether there is a command that I can put in the set up of my text file ...
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Combining enumerate and align works in theorem environment, but not outside the theorem environment

I was using MWE 1 (which worked fine), but now I want to get rid of the theorem environment (MWE 2). However, that does not work and I get the following error. Any idea how I can make MWE 2 work? ...
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Reference year sequence change

I am working with a report type document, with the settings of: \usepackage[round]{natbib} % omit 'round' option if you prefer square brackets \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \setlength{\bibsep}{18pt} ...

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