# All Questions

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### Control biber's bibliography entry field name lengrh

When I run biber, with options biber --tool --output_align --output_indent=2 --output_fieldcase=lower I get: @inproceedings{foo, author = {One, Some}, booktitle = {International Conference ...
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### How can I get a count of the optional arguments with xparse?

Question Is it possible to get and store a count of the optional arguments actually passed to an xparse declare argument/environment? Purpose Regardless of the number of arguments provided ...
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### How to edit scheme numbering in a list of schemes?

I'm using chemstyle to create a list of chemical schemes (within classicthesis), but it numbers the list differently from my lists of Figures and Tables. Is there a way to change, for example, 1.1 ...
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### TikZ: Changing arrow styles when using graphdrawing

I want all arrows in a TikZ drawing to have a larger tip, so I change the arrows setting in the \tikz options. This works fine for manually created drawings, but doesn't work when generating graphs ...
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### How to add a search path for packages in TexStudio on Mac OS?

I would like to add a custom folder into the search path of TexStudio on OS X Yosemite for using custom packages. Is it possible to do so in a way that it would work when compiling LaTeX documents ...
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### How to properly place a pgfplotstablestyleset in a floating environment

I am trying to make a really basic table with values I read from file using pgfplotstablestyleset. However, the placing of this table seems completely off. If I use \centering it is glued to the right ...
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### How to control the height and width of background when using TikZ?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,positioning,fit} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] ...
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### why grffile package is not working when filename of eps contains space?

In order to cope with image that has space in its filename, according to this post, I use package grffile. \usepackage{grffile} But I found that grffile is working when image file is png format, ...
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### Positioning of named nodes and paths within groupplot environments

I am having issues with pgf, pgfplots and the groupplots library. The issue is best explained with an example \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} %\pgfplotsset{compat=1.12} ...
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### Crashing TexStudio and missing \begin{document} error in Texmaker

I initially tried Texmaker, but got the missing \begin{document} error which I was not able to fix. So I switched to Texstudio which was working perfectly (compiling the file that Texmaker ...
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### Multi way switch in circuitikz

I wonder whether there is a symbol of a sort of multi-way switch in circuitikz. That is to say a switch like the "spdt" (single-pole-double-throw), but with more switching positions. I need something ...
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### refer equations across chapters

I want to refer equations and figures from the previous chapters(showing in structure). I have to find the label from that chapter each time which is consuming more time. I want pop ups for all ...
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### How do I create a header that has a colored box with page number, Chaptername, and also a line across the textwidth after it?

I would like to create a fancy header that looks like this. I am writing a two-sided book with a5paper.
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### How is a TeX document written when using LuaLaTeX?

I am new to LaTeX world and i would like to start off with a book project. My requirements are UTf-8 Arabic Custom Fonts Target is specifically creating Books for print and online. to Output ...
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### Is it possible to make LaTeX check that some environment is in each part of a document?

I have a document which is required to have an example for (most) proofs. Is there an easy way to have LaTeX check that I haven't forgotten an example? I'm imagining something like this: ...
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### Some author name not displayed fully

I am completely new to LaTex... I have created a bibtex file, but unfortunately , among tha author names, some of them are being displayed fully and the rest are being abbreviated , like the name "Tom ...
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### Can I connect the end of an \addplot to the beginning of the next \addplot?

I'm using pgfplots to plot an implicit equation, but I'm running around using gnuplot by parametrizing the curve instead. The down side is that my parametrization necessarily comes in curve segments. ...
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### Vertically misaligned text in a split rectangle

The following tikz-code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.multipart} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} [my shape/.style={ rectangle split, rectangle split parts=#1, ...
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### Problems with tikz-cd and etoolbox

I have started using tikz-cd and it seems there is a problematic interaction with toggles. In particular, when I try to add a second "column" to the diagram, the code breaks. More specifically, this ...
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### How can I make legends colourful? And how can I put value in bars?

\documentclass[border=5mm] {standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots, pgfplotstable} \usepackage{xcolor, color} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \definecolor{SpecialYellow}{HTML}{F9DC21} ...
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### How to restrict TexStudio macro script to work only in text/normal mode?

I understand that you can write (?highlighted-as:numbers,math-delimiter,math-keyword) before your trigger and TexStudio will execute the macro only in Math mode. I already tested that in "scripts ...
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### Bold font for text

Is there a way to get a any other bold font? We all know that \textbf provides bold font, but, is there a way to get a softer bold than \textbf? Something not that "black."
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### Choosing version of MikTex to use in TexMaker?

I am trying to use \addbibresource{} which should be available in MikTex 2.9 but isn't in MikTex 2.8. I therefore downloaded and installed version 2.9. Now I still get "undefined control sequence" ...
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### Draw vertex in middle of icosahedron

I am trying to mimic a ball-and-stick diagram where a molecule is caged in an icosahedron of other molecules. Using tkz-berg I can draw the icosahedron, using code from this SO question. How do I put ...
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### Drawing an oval around Text using postscript in latex and also create a macro for the same without tikz package

The solution is simple when I use packages like tikz. But I am not supposed to use packages. I need to use post script in latex. I am trying to draw this oval using two lines and two curves in a macro ...
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### Is there an incompatibility between collcell, longtable, and/or arydshln?

In the past (may be last year or so), I have used these three packages together successfully (and produced a conditionally colored long table). That tex file still compiles nicely; however, the ...
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### Figure moves downwards

I'm using the below script to display a figure (long one which fits a whole page) and for a reason (I don't know) it moves downwards in below the text when the text finishes.So briefly I reference my ...
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### class and style files traversing up the directory tree?

texlive, osx/linux. I believe it is impossible to place one's personal latex style and class files in a superior directory in the hierarchy, because of the way that the kpse library works (fixed ...
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### Bibliography subdivision for PhD thesis using chapterbib

I have a PhD thesis that is made of 2 parts. Parts 1 is the main documents with chapters and I need a whole bibliography at the end of this part. Part 2 has some articles and I need a bibliography at ...
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### Import data to smith chart?

I have data in CSV format (or I can make it tab-delimited ASCII) and I would like to import it to a smith chart using the pgf (edit: pgfplots) package. The data contains 2 columns with the real and ...
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### Add Watermark only on print

Is there a way to add a watermark to a document only when it is being physically printed?
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### Longtable not starting immediately after section tittle [on hold]

I have been trying to fix this problem by reading many posts for the last two day and I have not been successful. I have a long table that spreads over three pages and I want to start after the ...
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### Include call number for books in reference

University textbooks are very expensive so that most of us need go to library to find the books listed in a reference. Hence, I would like to include call numbers (e.g., QA278.2.D38 2013) in my ...
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### Multiple uses of pgfpositionnodelater

I'm trying to generate and measure multiple nodes before placing them. Currently I'm using the following macros: % some helper / wrapper commands around \pgfplacenodelater % #1 = identifier for ...
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### Complex matrix layout fails in beamer but ok in MWE

The MWE that follows works fine to layout this complex matrix. But when I paste it into a simple beamer document it fails (I also included that code Can you help me? ...
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### Tikz picture bounding box when using to[in=xxx, out=yyy] [duplicate]

I have this two simple images: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \fbox{\tikz{% \fill[red!20] (0,0) to[in=210,out=30] (10,0) -- (10,1) -- (0,1) -- cycle; ...
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### List figures with \listoffigures but don't show the figures themselves

For a journal submission, I need a list of figure captions at the end of my manuscript but they explicitly asks not to include the figures themselves in the document. I have added \listoffigures at ...
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### Beamer footnotes references with same number

Is there any possibility that if in the same frame a reference is cited more than 1 time, give the same footnote number to it? In my MWE you see that there is two footnotes. But the bib entry is the ...
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### Extrude shapes in tikz 3d

I want to have a shape protruding out of a plane, like the green rectangles here So far I have a made a box like this: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{3d} ...
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### How do I make a list of items in Latex using recursion

I was trying to use recursion in LaTeX to create a list of items. I don't have much experience with LaTeX so kindly explain any uncommon commands used. Here's my code for the same. \makeatletter ...
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### How do I adjust the inter footnote space in paragraphed footnotes in memoir class?

I would like to reduce the space between paragraphed footnotes in memoir. Example: \documentclass{memoir} \paragraphfootnotes \begin{document} \footnote{A footnote.}\footnote{How do I get this ...
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### What does \processtable{}, and where can I learn about what it does?

LaTeX Companion does not mention \processtable{} command. It seems to obviate the need for \caption{}... where do I go to learn more?
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### How to cite a chapter by X in a book by Y edited by Z

I need to cite the introduction to a collection of short stories. The author of the book itself is the short story writer (Y), but it is an edited collection, so it has an editor (Z). The introduction ...
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### Why are there so many errors (missing \right or extra \right)?

I've counted and checked but can't seem to find the problem. \begin{flalign*} u_0(x,\ t)\ =&\ x\left[t\ +\ \frac{t^3}{3}\right],\\ u_1(x,\ t)\ =&\ x\left[t\ -\ \frac{2t^5}{15}\ -\ ...
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### Section name missing in titles of sections

I used the solution given at http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/34292/77602. But I am not getting the titles of the sections. As it's an article with no chapters, I deleted the chapter stuff. So it's ...
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### using csvreader to read from csv giving invalid output

I am trying to output a *.csv file to LaTeX, but I keep on getting invalid output. I am using mactex on a yosemite environment. code.csv: code,sub_cd CITY,LIMA CITY,PUEBLOLIBRE CITY,JESUSMARIA ...
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### Problem in fixing the bug of FontAwesome when compiled by XeLaTeX

I have followed the instructions that is given in this post for fontawesome icons that are too big using XeLaTeX. I was able to use FontForge and change the Em Size to 1000. I also used the following ...
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### How to resize matrix equation in beamer?

How do I resize this equation to get it to fit? I've googled for examples with no luck. --Bob \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...