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Generate 3d surface plot using black and white heightmap and pgfplots

I search the best way, software or script (latex, python, R, octave) to interactively draw or paint some 3D surface plot for pedagogic usage. I finally found a way to generate and transform pdf 3D ...
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Include PDF on the same page

I would like to append the several-pages .pdf directly after the section-heading. \subsection{Kopie des Projektantrages} \includepdf[pages=-, fitpaper=true]{\antrag} // my PDF file-command ... but ...
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Image insertion adding additional label which is not wanted

I am trying to insert an image into a TeXShop document, however, as well as the image, a label with part of the image name is also being inserted. Does anyone know why this is happening and how I can ...
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TikZ, passing two values as an ordered pair

I'd like to pass two values to a pic code as a single ordered pair. The two values are not related in any way to the coordinate system, so I expect to get the same values whatever the unit vectors ...
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Customizing references in a given LaTeX template

I'm using the LaTeX template that the institute provided for my thesis. I have a reference list that I created in BibDesk and there is \cite command that I can use for referencing. When I use \cite, ...
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csvsimple creating multiple lines out of one entry

Data looks like this: name,job,age John,student,21 Frederik,student,18 Johnson,professor,49 I'd like to generate a table, that when for the first time a new job show up (the list is sorted by job), ...
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Colors in xcolor and color models

I did an experiment on the different color models available in xcolor together with the predefined colors. I observe that the colors vary alot depending on the color model. WHY? Why does the colors ...
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syntonly + float package : not compatible

I try to use syntaxonly + float package. See the MWE \documentclass[oneside]{book} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{syntonly} \syntaxonly \usepackage{float} \newfloat{carte}{h}{carte} ...
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Is there any quantitative evidence for LaTex's superiority over common word processors? [on hold]

I am often urged by LaTex enthusiasts to switch from common word processor, but is the steeper learning curve worth the effort for average, non-mathematician users who seldom need equations? I will be ...
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Multiple results for equation

How do I define a equation e.g. x +y that shall be true for e.g. <5 and >0 in one equation? I was thinking of using a large brace, but I can't find any example of how to achieve this.
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How to run LuaLaTeX or sagetex?

I have OSX. Texlive2014 is installed. I am using Texmaker. But I cannot compile a simple lualatex or sagetex source file. I get lots of errors. I have to install something or set something in the ...
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File opened in Sublime Text 2 with LaTexTools and Acrobat Reader launched

I'm using the portable version of Sublime Text 2 (from my Dropbox) with the LaTexTools enabled and use it from home as well as from my office computer. At home everything works fine, .tex files are ...
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Vertically align two separate TikZ figures below each other using the subfig package

The following minimal working example does not vertically align two rectangles drawn by TikZ. The result can be found here. Somehow the second rectangle seems bolded, but that is not the case when I ...
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How to line up 2-by-2 equations in align environment

I know how to line up equations by "=", with each line containing only one equation. But suppose I have a 2-by-2 equation matrix, and I want two equations in each column lined up by their "=". What ...
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How to place the subscript under two summation signs in a fraction?

I would like to place a subscript under two summation signs in a fraction, in an equation. The code showed works when it is not in a fraction, but as soon as I use it in a fraction the subscript is ...
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Figure off-screen

Why does my figure go off the screen when I do this: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} \begin{figure} ...
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When TeX font cache is being used

I have a folder ~/.texmf-var/fonts which is being used by TeX for generating artifacts somehow relatex to fonts. I'm trying to find out how can I get rid of this user-specific cache without any loss ...
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Overlay table with arrows

I have a table that I want to overlay with arrows to show which cell in one column is connected to which cells to another column. Something like that: Is this possible? I could use an external ...
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Page-Range: output hypen as en-dash in \autocite

I'm trying to get \autocite to output -- for the page-range, the same way Biblatex does it for the bibliography entries: This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=biber, ...
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Fixing wrong indentation in nested lists

I need to write an enumerate list nested inside a description list, like in the following example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \title{} \date{} \begin{document} ...
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Length of the inner-most plain-text argument (token sequence) in a nested macro expression (via expl3)

I would like to determine the length of the original token sequence passed to the inner-most macro as in \compl{\indexset{J}} where \NewDocumentCommand{\indexset}{m}{\mathsf{#1}} ...
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How to format a language tree?

I would like to format the a language tree with XeLaTeX. The question is how to balance it so that it fits within the page width. Monospaced font In a mono-spaced font it looks like indicated ...
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PDF as a data container

Inserting data about article to the PDF It is possible to pass title and author of the article to the appropriate hyperref package options? I want to be the values of \title - Title of the article ...
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sinc function amplitude wrong in pgfplots

It seems that pgfplots has a problem with plotting the sinc function, aka sin(x)/x. Why is the amplitude wrong? It should be 1 at x=0. As to my knowledge the y-scale is nonsense (compare ...
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URL hyphenation

I need to hyphenate an URL —I'm the using \url{ } command)—. I've found that one solution is to add the hyphen option to the url package. I've added it but the compilation doesn't work. I get the ...
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Format a variable in math mode dependent on its case

I have a special kind of variable in my equations which I want to be formatted dependent on its case (lower or upper). I already tried using the package stringstrings, but there seem to be problems ...
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Automatic numbering Tikz figure exported from Geogebra

In my book, I have to draw a lot of figure by Geogebra and then exported to Latex. I used to numbering them by a caption below. But sometimes I have to add more figures among them, so there is a huge ...
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Two large gaps between equations or paragraphs

I am using a specific preamble for my thesis, a preamble which I cannot say I completely understand. Sometimes large gaps appear between paragraphs or between text and math equations although there is ...
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Don't display the leading mantissa 1 in power of tens

In pgfplotstable, how can I display “1e-7” as “10⁻⁷” instead of “1⋅10⁻⁷” ?
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How to set Borders [on hold]

Is it possible to put title, author or date in boxes, and format them. Also, when we write text can put some sentence, from the text, into a box?
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minitoc Errors (potential clashes with other packages?)

I want to insert chapter content for my thesis by using minitoc package. It seems working on its own. However, if I add other packages for other purposes, then it does not work and I keep getting the ...
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TeX — Non-italicized varepsilon

I'm studying TeX from The TeXbook. I was asking myself, just for exercise, if there is a way to obtain a non-italicized \varepsilon in a simple way, without using some outer package but just with some ...
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scale option for graphs cause troubles [duplicate]

I want to insert some pictures in my thesis (using book class). Everything seems OK until I resize my picture using scale=0.8 option. Suddenly four errors occur as follows. Line 33: ! Paragraph ...
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A strange Missing $ inserted error

For the following text snippet in my document: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{quotes} \usepackage{amsmath} \say{For vertical axes deployment, $\theta_t$ = $\theta_r$ = 0 and for ...
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How to set not italic or not bold?

It is well known that you can make the font italic or bold using \textit{} or \textbf{}. However, if I have an italic or bold font, what command can I use to make it nonitalic or nonbold?
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AucTeX on Android? [on hold]

How hard is it to get AucTeX (LaTeX + Emacs) set up on an Android device? Right now that's the biggest hurdle to me considering buying a tablet (I'd get one of those covers with a built-in ...
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Finding the largest margins such that the work fits on some number of pages

Suppose I am doing some work which does not have very tight formatting restrictions. My work goes a little bit over 2 pages, but, if I change the margins from 1 inch to .97 inches, the work fits on 2 ...
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How to apply the same font style in renewcommands

I am define one command like \newcommand\specialhead{\fontspec{Helvetica}\fontsize{9}{11}\selectfont {Speciality Section:}\break} In such cases i am using the renewcommand like ...
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How to Add Whitespace to Lyx?

It is a sad day but I find myself needing to indent (or at least add whitespace) to a document in Lyx. In particular, I have to write a formal proof, but I also have to indent it in a specific way ...
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Linguistics: what are the best packages to use create bracketed structures with movement lines?

I've been working with gb4e to manage numbered examples for a long time, but I was wondering it was possible to incorporate movement lines, or if I should use some other package. More concretely, I ...
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Redefining a Command in a Loop Over a Comma Separated List

I want to redefine the glossaries package’s \gls commands to include an index entry and an optional argument for formatting the index entry. However, there are so many variants of this command (\gls, ...
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How to set up the inverse search for LaTeXTools in Sublime Text 3 on Ubuntu?

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. TexLive (including latexmk) was installed successfully. The pdf reader is evince by default. Compiling tex files inside ST3 works perfectly. The forward search also works. But ...
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How to code-fold in TeX-Studio or LaTeX in general?

I want to fold the whole part before \begin{document} where it is just formatting the LaTeX document. Is there a way to do this in LaTeX in general? Or at least in TeX-Studio? Could I use some ...
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Set header using scrlayer-scrpage

I would like the section to be displayed in the header using \automark. However, if a chapter does not include a section I would like the chapter to be diplayed in the header. How do I achieve that? ...
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Tabular Endnotes

I am using the endnotes.sty I need a tabular endnote format in \theendnotes output. I don't know how to change the endnotes.sty to reach the required output. Please advice.
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Can't find my <F5> mapping in vim-latex? [on hold]

I'm on a mac with vim version 7.1. When I check my imap, I get the following, i <F7> *@<C-R>=latex#change#to_command()<CR> i ]] ...
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How to print Bibtex entry volume with uppercase V

I'm using Bibtex and would like to cite a book that is part of a series. The relevant entry in my bib.bib file is @book{key, author = {author}, title = {title}, series = {series title}, volume = {1: ...
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Glossary with TexMaker

I'm trying to create a glossary using TexMaker on Mac OS X. TexMaker does not provide an entry called 'makeglossary' or the like in Preferences > Quick Build > Wizard. My build settings in the Wizard ...
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fontspec: How do I select a built-in font?

I am trying to mimic the style of WolframAlpha results by using Bitstream fonts Vera and Charter. I am using XeLaTeX. I am aware that both Charter and Vera (well, its clone, Arev) are supplied with ...
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Why <space> is ignored after a block and esc-<space> is not?

My setup: web2cTeX (TeX Live). Consider these two files, which are supposed to produce the same output. --- file1.tex --- \centerline{ab}\ % cd \bye --- file2.tex --- \centerline{ab} % cd \bye ...

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