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Linebreak inside 'align'

I tried to linebreak inside math mode which did not work. So searching for that led me to try using 'align' instead. So I'm trying to break a line inside align with the following code: ...
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How to work on the same LaTeX files on both Windows and MacOS X?

I'm very new to LaTeX, so apologies for my ignorance... I am beginning to write my thesis, and would like to use LaTeX for this. A friend set up MiKTex and Texmaker on my office computer (running ...
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Capitalizing only the first word of the sentence in Section,Subsection

I am using the book class and I wrote all the parts, sections, subsections as \section{My Section Is Like This} that I produce something like this My Section Is Like This My editor asked to ...
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LYX: how to mark power set?

This is my first time here and I did my best to figure out if such a question is in place here. If I missed something I apologize. My questions is how can I mark a power set in the lyx document ...
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Overbrace/underbrace without extending brackets/parentheses

I'm using \overbrace to explain a part of an equation, like this: \begin{align} a\left[\frac{d\cos y}{e} + \overbrace{\frac{b\sin x}{c}}^{\text{second bit}}\right] \end{align} But the overbrace ...
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Kile does not find .sty, although command-line pdflatex does

OS: Ubuntu 12.04. I've installed TexLive from install-tl-20141123 according to http://tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html Then I have installed Kile with Ubuntu Software Center I've LaTeX file that ...
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Controlling the height of table lines

I'm trying to make a signature line. I can't think of anything but using the tabular environment. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,icelandic]{report} \begin{document} \begin{table}[b] ...
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Wrong spacing of circled numbers using Tikz and exam class

I am using XeLaTex. I am also using the package exam. I am preparing a multiple choice test, but I have no Scantron and I want students to tick the desired circled answer by pen. This is the relevant ...
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noframenumbering does not seem to work

I have an issue in Kile 2.0.85 (It's my institute's computer, so I can't update it myself). I have a beamer project for a presentation. I write: \begin{frame}[noframenumbering]{2 Inputs} and it ...
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Display all authors in cite bibliography

When I cite the reference I have only the first author and the year. I want to display all authors and year. What I must do ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{paralist} ...
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Problem with Biber citation

I have used biber succesfully, but now I have ran into a problem. My pdf files look like this: This citation is not working (eco_theory_1979). When I typeset this tex file: ...
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How to get two data series in tikz plot?

How do I create a second data series from the code below? I have tried separating the two curves with curly brackets but it was not the correct code. \begin{figure}[h!tp] \centering ...
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Completely hide bullet when using itemize

When using the following command \begin{itemize} \item[] foo \item[] bar \end{itemize} I guess the margins around the bullets are still visible, and thus my items seem to be indented. How can I ...
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How to change the size of the name of a node, in a tikzpicture

This is my code, in this code, the names of the nodes appeared very small, How could I modified this size? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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LOG file not found! [on hold]

When I run a simple example like "Hello world" it pops-up errors: > Log file not found! The log file is there anyway. Moreover, even when I push the Pdfview button, it says: > File ...
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Latex longtable coulumn width [on hold]

I have started learning Latex and writing my thesis. I want to typeset a long table. \begin{centering} \begin{longtable}{p{3.5cm}p{10cm}} ...
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Chapter Opener in both Right and Left Side

I would like to get the below chapter opener with back-end Image in my LaTeX file. 1) BackEnd Image 2) Front End Chapter Number and Chapter Title. 3) Yellow Color box is backend and what you will ...
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Page number in the table of content doesn't appear correctly

I have the following section in my latex: \section{Development environment and tools\\} The problem is that the page number 4 doesn't appear in the same line but appear below the section title in ...
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How to make this bar plot visible?

I am trying to visualize about 21 data points, each which gives a different value for 3 different tasks, so there are 63 unique values to plot. I have tried using pgfplots colored bar plot, but I ...
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View specific pdf version from git repository with linux application

Are there any Linux programs that can open specific versions of a pdf file under revision control with git. I have been using subversion for version control with my latex documents, but I am giving ...
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Looking for a font in which the digit 6 and 9 can be easy to distinguish on white foamed plastics pattern [on hold]

I need some foamed plastics pattern for childrens game. If I use the Times New Roman font, the digit 6 is similar with digit 9. So, which font could meet my requirement?
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Pattern to detect need for recompilation from auxfile

I am using an auxfile to access the results of some computations which I need before they can actually be computed. Since this requires two runs when something changes the result I would like to have ...
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outdent for dialogue poemscol

I'm trying to format a dialogue which is included in a prosaic translation. I am using Poemscol at the moment because it was the only format I could find which would conveniently let me number stanzas ...
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Table Captions overlaps table in LaTeX

I put caption and label to a table in LaTeX and when I run the code it seems to close to table, the font is larger than I would like it to be and there is too much space between table caption and the ...
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Copying and pasting excel2latex

When I use excel2latex, I usually click on "copy to clipboard" and then I paste in the latex file. I am using another laptop now to do the same and when I paste I get wierd characters like the ...
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Why would my mac running slow after I installed Mactex distribution

I have this question that puzzled me. My mac become quite slow after I installed MacTex distribution and after I uninstalled MacTex, it restored to the original status, running smoothly. I have to use ...
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Table Captions overlaps table in LaTeX

I put caption and label to a table in LaTeX and when I run the code it seems to close to table, the font is larger than I would like it to be and there is too much space between table caption and the ...
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Placement of an apostrophe after a sum

I'm taking an algebra course in which we put an apostrophe after a sum to indicate that it is finite (not sure how standard this is), and I'm having trouble texing this. When writing a sum in math ...
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Break the line in array mode

I have used the array mode to write cases. But sometimes the lines are too closed to each others, I want to add a break line between them, sometimes it works, but sometimes no. Here is my MWE: ...
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Packages does not load in child files with standalone

I'm trying to start my first modular Latex file and I'm using the Wikibook of Latex. I don't know if I'm doing something wrong but I tried to find info about it and I didn't find anything. I'm using ...
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Vertical positioning of superscripts with different heights

I'm trying to format some Clebsch-Gordan coefficients to look like this i.e. a normal C followed by a 2x3 array (using super/subscripts; not an actual LaTeX array) of indices. But instead of j_1, ...
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Why do we get undefined references warning in exam class when labels are defined and used in solutions (and answers are not printed)?

Let us consider this code which uses the exam class. \documentclass{exam} %\printanswers \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question Why do we get undefined references warning in this case? ...
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Natbib citations do not work [on hold]

After researching this problem I could not find any solutions so I have had to resort to asking it myself. The problem is that citations are not working at all when using natbib. I have done the ...
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pdflatex.exe: Invalid argument

I'm creating a (rather large) Beamer file. When I try to compile, I receive this error: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (MiKTeX 2.9) ... [30]pdflatex.exe: Invalid argument: ...
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Problem creating 2 subsections within the same section

I have a document Latex that contains many sections. In a given section I want to create two subsections that contain each different subparagraphs. I don't know why I get an error when compiling it (! ...
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\vspace next page

I'd just like to add some vertical padding between two bits of text and \vspace{Xcm} works fine for this; however, if the text is at the end of the page, \vspace{Xcm} does not carry onto the next ...
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Enumerate within TikZ node

Compiling the following code with pdflatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture, overlay] \draw (current page.center) node { ...
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Could someone further elucidate expansion, catcodes, and scantokens…?

In response to my question "With TikZ is it possible to pass the node content through a preprocessor?", @MarkWibrow suggested a solution using \scantokens. {\catcode`\_=13 ...
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avoiding “content” line in table of contents for amsbook

I am using document class amsbook. I create the table of contents via: \chapter*(Table of Contents} \tableofcontents The table of contents is printed but it is followed by a line: Contents I ...
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Insert (and ref) uncompressed PDF literals in Latex document?

I'm having a document whose source files are kept in git, and I'd like something similar to Print subversion repo number on each page ... I've already managed to pull the information I need and show ...
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How to limit `\lastpageref` to current/local pagination scheme when using multiple schemes (of the same type) with `pageslts`?

I'm working on a document that uses \pagenumbering{roman} for the frontmatter, \pagenumbering{arabic} for the mainmatter, and \pagenumbering{arabic} again (restarted from 1) for the backmatter. I am ...
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replace Table emtpy cells

I'd like to know how one can change the table's default empty cell space to something else when the cell has nothing written in it. E.g: \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{l l l l} 1 & 2 & 3 ...
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error: breqn.sty and algorithm2e.sty not found

I've installed MikTex 2.9 for Windows 7, 64 bit. While trying to compile my Tex, I receive the following errors: LaTeX Error: File breqn.sty' not found. LaTeX Error: Filealgorithm2e.sty' not found. ...
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Polynomial root labeling tikzpicture

I would like to label the roots of the polynomial below: \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=1.2,thick] \draw[->](-3mm,0mm)--(36mm,0mm) node at (34mm,-2.4mm){$p$}; % ...
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Figures are not shown in rows

I have 5 figures and i want show them in two rows. I copy the sample case from: Insert multiple figures in Latex The first row has first two figures and second rows have three figures. But after ...
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Align multiple lines in 'multline' command

\begin{multline} e^{-\lambda T} = ( 1 - \log S_j^* (T))^{\frac{1}{1-\theta}} \\ - \lambda T = \dfrac{1}{1-\theta} \log ( 1 - \log S_j^*(t)) \\ T = \dfrac{1}{\lambda (\theta-1)} \log ( 1 - \log ...
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Problem with beamer in the math-mode for not showing parenthesis

I have a problem with parenthesis. In beamer I write $(a)$, but it display just $a$. Someone here may know how to solve the problem.
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XeLaTeX does not compile a document when activated from Python 2.7.8

I am debugging a Python 2.7.8 script to compile a document with XeLaTeX. I have a MacTeX 2014 installation which works fine when activated through the command window or TeXmaker. Following is the ...
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pgfplots mistake with label

i have a problem with my graph. i can't figure out why latex puts this into my description. i had to specify the xticklabels manually. but latex still gives me that number on that position. i'd like ...
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Vertical Alignment or Centering

\begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline & \multicolumn{2}{c|}{Demand} & \multicolumn{1}{|c|}{} & \multicolumn{1}{c|}{} \\ \cline{2-3} AAA& Group 1 & Group 2 &BBB & CCC \\ ...

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