# All Questions

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### Safe installation of Texmaker Ubuntu 12.04

Is it safe to install Texmaker from Ubuntu Software Center? It is outdated and a newer version is available from the Texmaker projekt website, but I really do not want to install software from ...
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### cannot import tex file into LyX

I have installed the LaTeX class files for Springer svjour3 as instructed at http://wiki.lyx.org/Examples/Springer But I cannot import template.tex into LyX (using plain latex option). The error ...
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### LaTeX template for an FAQ document

I would like to have an FAQ document that basically contains colored boxed, colored title pages, colored headlines and list with proper margin. So I am not looking for plain manual templates like ...
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### Memoir page numbering in lowercase Roman numerals

I have set \pagenumbering{roman} in memoir to get page numbering like i, ii, iii, iv, etc but instead I'm getting I, II, III, like in versals (uppercase letters). If I set it to Roman I get the ...
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### What generically CANNOT be compiled inside an equation environment?

Certain macros or whole environments which are themselves not equations, like whole tikz diagrams can be placed in the equation environment and compile. For example Diagram displayed as an equation ...
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### Changing Figure label to Map or some other label

I am writing a report that has graphics, photos and maps. If I use the figure environment everything is labeled as a figure in the caption. However, what I would like to do is where I have a map to ...
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### I want to write a letter in Hindi

I want to write a letter in Hindi. I want to use mikTeX to create the PDF document in Hindi. I don't want to have transliteration from English to Hindi. How can I do this?
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### Absolutely position nested enumerate labels from page margin

I want to absolutely position nested enumerate labels based on the following scheme: 1. Top level - flush with left page margin and all text is wrapped to the left margin. a. Second level - label ...
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### How to Align systems

I am having a hard time of getting my texts and equations aligned. Idk what pack to use. Sorry the way I listed the codes are not the very best. This is my first time going on to this forum. Here's a ...
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### Problem with align*, having & inside \dfrac arguments

To center align two equations, I need to place the & inside a \dfrac argument (I am using AMS LaTeX) but if do that, I get an error message and the code does not compile. The only alternative way ...
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### Why I can't see the references?

This seems very simple, but I can't figure out why it doesn't show citation? I do have two files: test.tex, and test.bib \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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### Multiple citing

I am currently working on my bachelors degree and I am having trouble with BibLaTeX and Biber. The Problem is as follows: I want to cite the same paper more than once, and I want it to appear at the ...
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### How to pass a LaTeX argument verbatim to lua?

I would like to pass an argument verbatim from LaTeX to lua including LaTeX commands and end of line characters. The example below takes care of the former issue, but not of the latter. Is there a ...
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### external reference with lyx

I am attempting to reference labels in an external LyX document. I have found how to do this using the xr package in .tex files. However, I see no way of doing this in LyX without having to export to ...
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### How to declare a macro with a variable argument list?

I am looking for a macro with two optional arguments and tried the following code: \documentclass{tufte-handout} % \usepackage{xparse} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[demo]{graphics} ...
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### How to do a table with multiple multirows_

I've just started to work with latex. I'm aware of the post How to get multiple multirows in a table? but still with it I don't manage to do with my table what I'd like. Basically I'd like to get two ...
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### Why is a minipage using \textwidth generating an overfull hbox? [duplicate]

In the following example, I'm using a minipage that should span the entire text area. \documentclass[parskip]{scrartcl} \setlength{\overfullrule}{10pt} \begin{document} before before before ...
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### Difficulties aligning/centering tables that are side by side

I have two tables which are side-by-side and am having difficulty centering the first table underneath the "X" and centering the second table underneath the "Y". I'm getting the feeling I'm a little ...
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### Weird line spacing of last paragraph in mini page - why?

I'm playing around with the titlepage package and have run into a formatting issue. Basically, I need to change the font size for some of the back title contents, and while this works for most of the ...
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### ModernCV vs One-Page Resume [on hold]

Though I am aware that, a question like this is bound to raise arguments, but I am just asking for a rule of thumb. The resumes generated by moderncv template looks stunningly beautiful. But there ...
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### Glossaries package has a conflict with \boldsymbol in headings while hyperref is loaded

I have encountered an error while trying to add glossaries to a document where I had used \boldsymbol in a \section command, this error occurs only if the package hyperref is loaded. I hope the ...
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### Difficulties implementing Equations

I am trying to write this equations in TeXnic Center, but so far, I am not very successful. The equations I want to write are here: ...
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### Square brackets in in the `description' of the theorem environment [duplicate]

The following code works fine \begin{theorem}[Euler] Blah \end{theorem} But whenever I try to use square brackets in the description I get an error. \begin{theorem}[The set $[0, 1]$ is compact] ...
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### Add publisher to online source with biblatex/biber?

I was told to add a publisher for my online resources but I struggle at how I can add this information behind the auhtor. Is this possible with the "@ONLINE"? Or should I take an different style? ...
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### How to index without tagging every entry

Is there a way to index a long document without having to find every entry in text? I am using \makeindex which requires the insertion of \index{xyz} after every entry in text that I want indexed.
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### Enumeration horizontally [duplicate]

How do I make the enumeration environment to appear in an horizontal fashion with the numbers replaced as a) b) c) d). I hope an MWE is not required for this because I have no idea about it.
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### whitespaces in alltt environment get merged

\begin{frame}{Beispiel Mergesort} \begin{alltt} mergesort :: (Ord a, Trans a) => [a] -> [a] mergesort [] = [] mergesort [x] = [x] ...
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### ConTeXt for non-technical person

A dear person to me has started her own small publishing company (psychology related books -- completely non-technical) and she uses Microsoft Word. It's a one woman operation and she often asks me ...
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### Difference between \xx{} and \mathxx{}?

What is the difference between math font \xx{} and \mathxx{} where xx=rm, bf, cal? When I use them it seems that the \xx{} formats all the words after it. But \mathxx{} formats only what is between ...
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### OTF + microtype quality + Koma-script

I stopped using LaTeX some years ago, and I'm wondering if there's now any functional way to use, at the same time: Koma Script for great European layout (“Tschicholdian” one); OpenType for various ...
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### Generating a transparent image from LaTeX

I have a T-shirt I designed in LaTeX, and now I need to convert the LaTeX to a white-foreground transparent-background image. How can I do that easily?
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### Biblography in ConTeXt: Enumerated references like [1],[2] print errors.

In my context document I would like to set my Bibliography to be cited like this: »what can be said at all can be said clearly [1]« and a bibliography that than has that number:»[1] Wittgenstein, ...
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### Plotting hemisphere using tikz

Can anyone help me with the plotting using tikz? I would like to plot the figure below in tikz but I do not know where to start. I have checked the examples given using "ball", yet I cannot find ...
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### Any way to check with a macro if an equation is too long to fit into a single line?

I have some very long equations which span a few lines. I'd like to Break lines automatically. Pagebreak. Have an equals sign both at the end of the first line and at the beginning of the second ...
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### How to prevent a page break before an itemize list? (continued)

My question is essentially the same as How to prevent a page break before an itemize list?. First, I don't undestand how the proposed solution (\par\nobreak\@afterheading) works. Why doesn't just ...
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### Changing the \title in amsart

I am new to amsart. I want to give myself a default running header. So I try to redefine \title in the obvious way as follows. \documentclass{amsart} \let\AmStitle\title ...
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### Command delimited by return or blank line

I have this document \documentclass{scrartcl} \long\def\quotenextparagraph#1 {\begin{quote}#1\end{quote}} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod ...
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### Defining macros with arguments

With newcommand I can define customized command like \ABC. Is there any way to define a command with arguments. For example I want \brat{A}{B} be the same as [\![A,B]\!].
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### Why fontspec breaks extarrows package

Why \documentclass{book} \usepackage{extarrows} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \begin{document} $$Q\xLongrightarrow{\text{Maximum}} P$$ \end{document} produces this output: ...
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### Bibtex cite unknown error [on hold]

i have a problem with cite on my documentation. I changed the compile option to PDFLatex + Bibtex + ... and created a bib file named literature.bib. Here my short example code. \begin{document} ...
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### Best practices - How should one go about drawing lots of rectangular (=similar) shapes?

This is rather general inquiry, with intent to find out how to go about this the best way with the less time-consuming the better. How would you draw a graphics with lots of rectangles (or other ...
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### Is it possible to replace fonts used in a PDF file with fonts loaded in input file via \includepdf?

According to kpfonts documentation: Save up your toner and the environment, use the "light" option, it’s 20% toner less! This feature seems interesting to me so I want to change fonts in my ...
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### How call several commands by one commands?

If you want to write an algorithm, you have to write three commands to initialize a writing environment. \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage[noend]{algpseudocode} \begin{algorithm} % no.1 ...
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### creating a .bib file

I am using Texmaker on a Mac. I am having trouble creating a bibliography. Firstly, how do I create a file with the .bib extension? When I try to save a new file - let's call it "ref" - it saves as ...
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### Table caption spacing in dissertation

Style requirements for a dissertation require a single-spaced caption but with a double space between the table number and caption like so: Table 1. Table caption goes here, and is single ...
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### Bibtex : Alpha-style citation without year

I use bibtex with \bibliographystyle{alpha}. How can I cite only the first letter of each author, and remove the year? Examples : (a) instead of [CHN13] , display [CHN] ; (b) instead of [Sil08] , ...
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### Tikz : pgfmathresult after a pgfmathparse returns 0

I'm trying to create a generic code to draw a cycle graph. I used a code found in the net to create the nodes... But when it comes to re-use pgfmathparse and pgfmathresult, I only get as value for the ...
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### Using sans font for tick labels in pgfplots

I am using a sans font for my figures. Hence I also want the tick labels of the pgfplots to be in sans. The tick labels, however, are set in a math enviroment. So changing the text font does not ...