# All Questions

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### Buy help for LaTeX?

Does anyone know, where I can buy help for LaTeX? I have a lot of beginner problems with LaTeX and I'm looking to buy help. Does anyone know, where I can hire someone to help me? I would probably need ...
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### How to use same font-style with escapechar in lstlisting?

I want to highlight something inside a C++-comment in a code-listing. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{listings} \definecolor{light_gray}{rgb}{0.7,0.7,0.7} ...
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### Tables does not fit [duplicate]

I have a pretty long table which is of the size of one page. The thing is that I want that this table is broken in pieces if my whole text is about to jump to the next page so that one part of the ...
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### Digital circuits

A can't find examples about what I want to do with the circuitTikZ package. I want to put a letter and a black port at the left of this circuit and I want the nand4 to act like an inverter. ...
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### How to adjust positioning of figures in latex document? [duplicate]

I'm adding two figures to the appendices section of a llncs document using TeXStudio. But when the figure is placed within the \subsection{GUI Tests} the figures appear above the appendices section. ...
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### How can I use relative paths?

I want to add a table from a separate tex file to my document. I get an error saying the file vr_sets.tex is not found, when I do this in Chapter2/chapter2.tex: \input{tab/vr_sets} This also fails: ...
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### Scientific word - beamer

I have always used latex. However now one of my co-author asked me to work with scientific word. I could not find any reference for it. What are the main differences? Is it free? can I use all the ...
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### Sizing a pgfplot so it fits in a multicol column

I'm very new to TeX but I'm trying to put together a document that has a multicol layout with a chart inline in the column. The chart always seems to overflow the width of the column and I can't ...
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### Replicate pseudocode

I was looking for some LaTeX code to replicate the result shown on the image below. This image is taken from the book "Temporal Verification of Reactive Systems - safety"
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### Chapter headings do not compile properly

I am using the following commands to create a document with multiple chapters: \documentclass[twoside,12pt,openright]{report} \input{"Introduction"} \input{"LiteratureReview"} Each chapter file ...
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### What does \/ do?

I've seen this in some tex file where a word is set in italics, but its ending is in regular font. Trying it out I don't see it making any difference, so I must be missing something. What does the \/ ...
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### kvoptions is missing from texlive 2014

I upgraded from texlive 2007 to texlive 2014 on my Mac OS X. Now source files that previously compiled fine give the error messages below. I looked at the previous question suggesting to do "tlmgr ...
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### Blockarray errors

After inserting a second blockarray-environment in front of a first one I get a dozen error messages for lines where none appeared before. It seems to have to do with the inserted ...
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### reftex: include from tex/

In order to keep doc dir clean, I keep a master file in the top level of the doc, and other files in folders: . ├── bib │ └── refs.bib ├── img │ ├── img1.png │ └── img2.png ├── tex │ ├── ...
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### Error file ended while scanning use of [on hold]

Latex shows the error 'File ended while scanning use of \@xdblarg' when compiling due to which error it show like this
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### Multiple source document with htlatex and tex4ebook

How should I compile a document with chapters on different tex files using tex4ebook? The output of 'tex4ebook main.tex' has valid title page, index, empty chapters and valid bibliography. Structure ...
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### How to stop verbatim from converting tabs to spaces?

I am using verbatim to put some sample code in my document: \begin{verbatim} [start] printf{"Start command received"}; [stop] printf{"Stop command received"}; \end{verbatim} I ...
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### Partial indentation after theorem

Code: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{lipsum,amsthm,thmtools,xparse} \newtheorem{defi}{Definizione} \NewDocumentCommand{\xbegin}{mooo} {\IfValueTF{#4} ...
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### Problem expanding acronyms containing \hyp{} in captions

Since I performed an update of MiKTeX yesterday, acronyms containing \hyp{} do not work correctly in captions anymore. I get the following error message: ! Argument of \__tl_change_case_cs_four:w has ...
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### Control of text position using the decorations.text library in Tikz

I have a two properties that I have been struggling to implement in the decorations.text library for the following image. My two questions are: 1) How do I control the text position along the line? ...
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### Unable to print glossary

I'm using a rather complex template of our university and I'd like to use and print the glossary as well. Now I've created an extra file to manage the glossary entries (tex/0_1_glossary.tex) and to ...
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### biber error: Cannot find control file 'test.tex.bcf'! - did you pass the “backend=biber” option to BibLaTeX? [on hold]

I tried to run the minimal example found in this question. \listfiles \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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### wrap logo and sender's address with scrlttr2

I have a problem with scrlttr2 and Lualatex when I use a logo and the english manual of Koma-script don't help. I want to have it next to the sender's address, partly in the margin, and with the ...
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### What does Typesetting mean [on hold]

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language readable and beautiful. But What does Typesetting mean, is it refers to typography. I tried Wiki Typesetting is the ...
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### XeLaTeX with ucharclasses and Greek Support

I find that the package ucharclasses cannot correctly identify all the Unicode Greek. e.g. if I use \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[Greek]{ucharclasses} \setTransitionsForGreek{\fontspec{Palatino ...
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### How can I wrap this code in a function?

I have a text that describes spell powers in a game. The following pattern is repeated for each spell: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} % Template for spell powers. \textbf{Small Heading} \\ ...
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### Compilation error: missing \begin{document} [duplicate]

I know that this question as been asked a thousand times on this site, but all of the other ones are either closed as off topic, or (when I tried) didn't work. pdflatex outline.tex yields ...
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### How can I create a list as a variable that can be appended and eventually typeset?

Question In languages such as Python, you can define a list like so: example_list = ['apples'] I can append this list like so: example_list.append('oranges') I can print this list using print ...
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### Plotting f(x) = sin x and f(x) = cos x on pgf/tikz

I'm new to graphing on TikZ/pgf and have been trying to figure this out but can't seem to find any helpful info for what I want. I want to plot the above functions over one period, i.e. on the ...
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### Trying to fit a table in the width of a paper

I am trying to make the width of the table equal or less than the width of the paper so it will fit in it. I wrote the code of the table below but it doesn't fit in the paper as shown in the figure ...
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### enumitem & cref: referencing different exercises with cref for different chapters

I am using scrbook along with enumitem for exercises and cref for cross referencing. In my style file, I have set the following new list % Rename enumerate from item to exercise ...
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### Instant preview does not work in LyX 2.1.3 on OS X 10.10.2 yosemite

I'm having trouble with the instant preview in LyX. It seems to work in the LyX document about xy pics when I open that from the help menu, but if I generate a commutative diagram in a new doc it ...
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### pgfplotstabletypeset with the use of multirow and the vertical line problem

Please bear with my clumsy codes here. I am using multicolumn and multirow to custom-made a header but are having trouble. I will use an example csv file to illustrate what I am trying to do. My csv ...
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### How do I make a really long bullet point next not dissappear off the left of the page?

I'm trying to put text as my "bullet point" but it's far too long as extends beyond the left of the page. What can I do to stop it doing this? \begin{itemize} \item[\textsc{Contact Information}] ...