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beamer to show nested-subitem when all (non-nested) items covered

I am trying to get an alternating highlighting effect between \itemize items and subitems (which are just nested itemize items), but there is an issue in that when all of the non-nested items are ...
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Creating a Requirements Traceability Matrix

I am having some trouble creating a traceability matrix similar to the image shown below. How would I be able to create: Rotated column headings Heading row height different to the other rows any ...
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Bind the text to a curve

Can you help me to figure it out how to curve the text inside this diagram : \begin{tikzpicture}[text=white, border/.style={line width=14mm}, font=\bodyfontit] \foreach \angle/\col ...
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How do I install and--or use opmac using texlive?

I wanted to give opmac a try. It is supposed to be part of csplain, which is supposed to be part of texlive. I am running TeX, Version 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015) using debian from ubuntu 14.04. But ...
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How to configure TexStudio to compile using XeLatex for Calibri Font?

I am trying to make the Calibri font work in TexStudio. Following several posts on here I included the command in the preamble: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=text-tex]{Calibri} And ...
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Clickable file links from in-text reference

I am currently using natbib to reference articles that I have in Mendeley. I have figured out how to get clickable links such that clicking on the in-text reference brings me to the actual reference ...
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Asserting that package contains command

I would like to do something like this: \usepackage{mypackage} \assertpackagecontains{mypackage}{mycommand} Here, if the mypackage package does not contain the \mycommand command, then an error is ...
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XeLaTeX, Latin Modern, \mathbb and \mathcal

I'm using XeLaTeX on Linux. I know that Latin Modern Roman is the default font of XeLaTeX, however if in my preamble I write \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \setsansfont{Latin Modern Sans} ...
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Enumerate starting at equation number

The following MWE contains proofs of equations numbered (2) through (4). I structure the proofs using an enumerate environment, so that the proof of equation (2) is labeled with 2., the proof of (3) ...
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How are the footnotes numbered?

How are the footnotes normally numbered? In a document I have inserted only one footnote and its number is 5. Is this normal? Is there a convention as to how should a footnote be numbered according ...
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from … import … with packages

In Python we can import packages using import packagename or, if we only need a specific function, we can write from packagename import functionname Can something similar be done in LaTeX? This ...
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Different sorting schemes for different entry types?

There are already a few questions about this here, but the answers are all workarounds that don't work for me instead of real answers to this question itself. (I would gladly take yet another ...
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tikz 3d graph with circular domain

I have got a pretty simple function to make a 3D graph of. The function is defined as: Plotting this was not that much of a problem with the follwing code: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} ...
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Giving numerical value to a package

I am playing around with making a package for some of my LaTeX commands and environments. The problem I am encountering is that the package will need to take a numerical value, which have a default ...
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How to customize the “sections” representations with graphical shapes?

I want to have "sections" in which not to have numbers, instead to have some custom graphical artworks next to them. I want them to appear the same in the table of contents. Like the following figure: ...
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How to create very customized “numbered” environments

I want to have an environment alike or identical to the "itemize" or "enumerate" environments in such a way that I be able to fully customize each item. For example, I want to use my very own defined ...
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What is the usual sorting method for numeric citation?

What is the usual sorting method for numeric citation? If it is not 'none', then in the text the citation will appear in a strange order.
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TikZ: Specify the location of two 3D plots drawn in different axis environments

I want to plot two 3D functions using \addplot3. Both plots are defined within two separated axis environments (plotting them within the same axis produced worse results). I want to change the ...
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Equations not showing

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation*} f(x) = x^2 \end{equation*} \end{document} When I type this in MikTex I always get an error and cannot see the ...
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\linebreak \\ causes error inside \BODY of \NewEnviron

I've got some code, which is mainly based on the solution of this: Other question I asked The code looks like this and it works so far, except for the \\-stuff: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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How to visually “earmark” certain slides?

In a Beamer presentation, instead of using appendix slides I find it sometimes useful to keep certain slides as part of the flow, but throw in a visual "earmark". I wonder how to create a small ...
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Coding brachistochrone curve in Metapost

I need a picture like this one (without vector s, start and end) in metapost. The blue curve is an inverted cycloid, the green one is an arc of circle. I have no idea how to do it, so any kind of ...
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mysterious margins drawing TikZ arcs

I have found how to draw an arc with a specific node as center. So I drew circles made of 1 to 4 sectors. However, I get additional margin (right and bottom) when I draw with 3 sectors, even if codes ...
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How to create a fully customized and compatible LaTeX environment

I want to create a simple environment in LaTaX that's alike the following figure. If, for example, this environment has some spare comments like references or so, to be added above the environment ...
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LaTeX missing reference [duplicate]

A weird, possibly trivial, problem is happening. After running pdflatex test with the following in the file test.tex % -*- coding: utf-8 -*- \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} ...
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How to combine these tree diagrams in TikZ?

So I just made these two tree diagrams, and I would like to combine both. That is, I would like to replace the tree diagram of Beyond CMOS in the first figure, with the more detailed Beyond CMOS ...
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Align \boxed{} equation inside systeme*

I would like to know how can I align a *systeme** environment with only a \boxed{} equation belonging to it. The code I have produces the right system of equations, but the boxed equation is ...
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How to add markers to each page with the number of the first and last numbered environment/equation which appear in the page?

I would like to know if it is possible to achieve the following dictionary-like functionality: Add markers to each page with the number of the first and last numbered environment/equation which ...
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Strange error referring to non-existing line [on hold]

I'm working on a document and suddenly when I was compiling I get an error where the last lines are: Runaway argument? {{\relax 2.7}{27}{The First-Stage Basis}{equation.2.3.7}{} ./test.tex:61: File ...
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Graph and or chart

Any advice on how to draw this generic graph? I said generic because is not based on any data, so apparently there are no references nor coordinates. Thanks for your support! This is as far as I ...
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MIKTEX - The XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base source file could not be found. Running ttf2pk.exe

I am trying to build a CV with pdflatex (MikTeX) but it fails. The error is as follows: Trying to make PK font XCharter-Roman-tlf-sc-t1--base at 720 DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... ...
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Redefine a symbol with \newunicodechar and pdflatex

EDIT: @egreg. but how do I change the single quote ›, for instance, I want this in the whole document, \newunicodechar{›}{\unskip\,›} except where, in a precise environment, it becomes ...
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How to put sub-plots using external tikz (Latex-Matlab) of an extracted file.

I have two figures in Matlab that were changed to tikz using that have been matlab2tikz and they are Drawing1.tex and Drawing2.tex. I would like to put both files into two subplots of the same figure. ...
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How to refer to an inparaenum subitem within an enumerate item?

How can I typeset just the b (a subitem's label) without the 2 (the enclosing item's label) from a inparaenum list within a enumerate list? \documentclass {article} \usepackage {paralist} \begin ...
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Tell Latex to ignore ALL unicode errors?

I have a web interface that generates LaTeX-letters to customers. These letters are rendered dynamically. Some customers have some special characters in their names, that LaTeX can't translate, so I ...
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Custom page numbering display in table of contents

Using a KOMA-script class, I would like to customize the presentation of the pagenumbers in the table of contents. My pagenumbers are reset every section and are represented like 2-3 which means page ...
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Break a table in a two column article in latex

Hello I want to break a table in a two column article but i don't know how. Here is the latex code: \begin{table}[H] \centering \caption{ Results of Mutual Information using two ITK techniques and ...
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Texmaker: display the structure of the whole document

I am working on a Latex document which includes several parts in separate documents. Is there a way to make Texmaker look into the included documents to display on the left hand sire panel all the ...
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How to use standalone with multiple files?

I compile \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} Test1 \end{document} I do get what I expect. But if I do \documentclass[multi]{standalone} \begin{document} Test1 \newpage Test2 ...
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How can I have several (La)TeX distributions co-existing on the same computer and easily switch between them using one editor?

How can I have several (La)TeX distributions co-existing on the same computer and easily switch between them using one editor? I am using Windows but it would be interesting to see answers for *nix ...
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CV Formatting Problems: Picture, Date, Page Number and References

I desperately need help. I'm currently starting out with LaTeX, and I absolutely love it, it's gorgeous. I tried a template for my CV, it's very good. Here's the Code: ...
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Hide page number when converting eps to pdf

I converted my eps file to pdf. But I do not want to display page number. For example, in attached picure, I want to ignore "1" at the bottom. I tried some ways but it id not working. Here is my ...
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BibTeX still using the wrong language

I've tried the advice given here: Bibtex using the wrong language! and here: Format references in German (not only the title) and I have read the babelbib manual. But still I do not get the desired ...
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Xelatex and french through polyglossia: how to have the french punctuation even with inline mathematics

When I use xelatex, and polyglossia to deal with the french punctuation, I get the right spacing with the pure text, but not when I put mathematics in my text: \documentclass{article} ...
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Exclude page numbering from certain pages

I'm working on my thesis and I need help with page numbering: I'd like to exclude page numbering in some pages within my report (to be specific, in chapters titles pages). I've used this: ...
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Change the font in tikz

Can you help me to compile this pie diagram with this document class. main.tex \documentclass[]{cv-style} %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- % ...
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Booklet printing problem

I'm working on Lubuntu linux. I need to create a 8-pages booklet, A5, saddle stitch. Firstly I created this document (a5-doc.tex)... \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=20mm, ...
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quality of eps figure in pdf file

I want to plot colorful *.eps files in the pdf file. However, colorful figures have white meshes in the pdf file that the figures in the ps file do not have. Can I plot the colorful figures in the ...
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Latex; color/highlight list of words in PDF

Suppose I have a list of words and a tex-document. Now I want to color every occurrence of these words in the PDF created by pdftexify. How to do that?
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Lualatex, polyglossia, french spacing, and the hole in the hookarrow with egreg fix, in texlive2015/2016

This deals with the solution by egreg to fix the hole in the arrows, when we use lualatex and french spacings through polyglossia Polyglossia and hookrightarrow You can see that, once that the arrow ...

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