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How to convert polar coordinates to cartesian coordinates

I am new to tikz. I am using the following code (Polar co-ordinates) \def\radius{12cm} \begin{tikzpicture} \foreach \x in {0,10,...,350} { \draw [shading=radial, inner color=white, outer ...
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TexStudio and TexMaker crash due to SIGSEGV

Suddenly my TexStudio installation keeps crashing 'due to SIGSEGV'. It happens as soon as I try and make a new document from a template, or on the second run and compile. Curiously, the first run and ...
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Problems with texstudio (New computer) [duplicate]

I just got a new computer today, its an inspiron 3542, which runs on windows 8.1 and a 64-bit OS. After which i download texstudio to edit some documents, everything works fine until i try to build ...
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How to get openright only at frontmatter?

I need to use openright only at front matter. Using \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{book} \begin{document} \frontmatter \chapter{First Chapter at front matter} % This must be page i ...
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Braces at the right of rows in a table

I want to put a brace at the right of the rows in a table. I use \documentclass{book} \usepackage{multirow,bigdelim} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{cc} \hline Sample values: each line contains ...
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Chapters after sections are not working with the template I got

I copied a template for a nice table of contents for my document. But after I have a section in my chapter, the rest of the chapters will give a error: "something's wrong--perhaps a missing /item". ...
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Could not start the Command pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex in TeXMaker

I have just install Texmaker 4.3 to start using Latex, but when it build it to pdf it prompts an error message about Could not start the Command pdflatex -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex my ...
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Weird blank page while using a template [duplicate]

So I imported a part of a latex code to make a good table of contents, but it gives me an extra page after every chapter which I don't want. \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[dutch]{babel} ...
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Defining a new keyword in algorithm2e

I'm trying to define a new keyword for my algorithm: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[]{algorithm2e} \begin{document} \SetKw{kwInit}{Init:} \begin{algorithm} \kwInit{$\alpha_n=1$ for all $n$} ...
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how to simulate a Beamer-written slide as if it was done on a blackboard

Sometime ago, somebody asked a question concerning the simulation of a blackboard presentation written with Beamer. The question had several parts, and I am also interested in one of them, the most ...
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Different chapter title

Is there a way to replace "Chapter 1" in the first chapter, with "1", then a tab and then the name of the first chapter in a report class? Like it's displayed in the table of contents? I could use ...
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Space below an underline

How can I add some space between the underlined line and the next line? \item \underline{Long line of text underlined to demonstrate:} \\ This is too close to the above underline and it's a bit hard ...
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How to parse a macro that contains a \let?

My situation is similar to, but hopefully different from How do I ‘expand’ a control sequence \let to a character?, as that question does not admit a positive answer. I want to parse, not expand, but ...
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including remote files in latex documents

I do all my research/thesis stuff on my local computer (Windows). Most of my big data stuff, analysis files and graphs (usually all pdf files) rest on a remote university server (Linux). Now consider ...
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How can I draw a twisted 3D arrow?

Does anyone know how I can draw an 3D arrow that in itself is twisted by 90 degrees? I need such arrow to show how polarized light is twisted in a liquid crystal. I would like to include that arrow ...
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With TikZ is it possible to pass the node content through a preprocessor?

I've written a macro that scans its content for illegal characters and then changes them to something more appropriate. In the following example, the macro scans for _ and replaces them with ...
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Different default font sizes

I was wondering what the default different font sizes would be, expressed in points, when documentclass option set respectively to 10pt, 11pt and 12pt. Could anyone tell me the font sizes of chapter, ...
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Formatting Question

It has been sometime since I have used LaTeX, and I have a formatting question. Well, it would be better if I just show my code and ask why the format is messing up when I call in cases! What can I do ...
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This Question environment with XeLaTeX

I am still converting my pdflatex codes to XeLaTeX. Minimal case \documentclass{article} % The Question -environment works with these two lines % \usepackage{amsfonts, amssymb, textcomp, mathtools, ...
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logarithm, sine, cosine etc evaluated in tabular

I know that I can use spreadtab to make automatic calculations in a tabular. However, I only managed to do simple operations like +-*/, but I have no idea how to make more complex ones like log, ln, ...
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Set margins in maketitle

Is it possible to change the margins in make title, so they match the margins of the document? I have created the following modification to the \maketitle. I would like everything to align to at the ...
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I need centered, unnumbered section titles [duplicate]

Every business book I have seen have section and subsection titles centered and without numbers. If you just browse business books on Amazon and look at the preview you will see what I mean. ...
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Citation and bibliography customization

I am currently writing my PhD thesis and I am haunted by the choice of a convenient bibliography package/style/etc to meet exactly my needs of a custom list of references. \documentclass{book} ...
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htlatex requires graphic file extensions “jpg” while other latex variants don't. What to do?

I am trying to make a book that is published in both print and ebook format, and I would like one source for the book that works in both media. When I compile the following with xelatex it works. ...
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Add hook on uparrow symbol

I want to make a hook on the uparrow in the following part, but could not find any command to do so. \begin{array}\ 0 \to C_3 \hookrightarrow SL_3 (\mathbb{C}) \twoheadrightarrow PSL_3(\mathbb{C})\to ...
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PDF in main viewer instead of new window

Since I re-installed LaTeX a while ago, when I click "View PDF" (in Dutch: Bekijk PDF, don't really know if it's "View PDF" in the English version of LaTeX), a new window opens. However, I'd like the ...
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To type these math declares in XeLaTeX

I am converting my codes from pdflatex to XeLaTeX Minimal case \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} % also loads package fontspec \setmainfont{Minion Pro} % or whatever OTF you have on ...
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Problem in footnote with arabtex package

I have a problem if I am try to put footnote in arabtex package. This problem is the number is still in left side and the text is in right side.
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Labels and Pins with Tikzlibrary Graphs

I want to draw a simple block diagram with boxes, additions, multiplications, splits with pgf 3.0.0. I am quite content with the result so far, but I can not pin (with arrow) or label the nodes in ...
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Custom \thebibliography with alphabetic numbering for scrltt2 not working in presence of babel

I want to use an alphabetically numbered bibliography in a letter class that does not provide bibliographies (scrlttr in my case, but the example provided below works with letter, too). Based on this ...
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How to type a table in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Every time I'm working with tables in LaTeX, I'm frustrated, because I can't find a clean way to type them. Suppose my code looks like this: \begin{tabular}{c c c} blablabla & blabla & bla ...
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Why do I get the number 1 instead of the desired affiliation for the authors in elsarticle template?

I am using for the first time the Latex template of Elsiver journals but I get the number 1 for the later affiliations of all the authors. Here is a minimal working environment. Could anyone tell if ...
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Error in running script

I am using Window 8. When I run any script in TeXmaker I found following error: Could not start the command. pdflate-synctex=1- interaction=nonstopmode % tex.
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How to add more space underneath and above a horizontal line in tabu?

I'm having the following table in my document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} \[ \begin{tabu} {c | c c c c c c} \firsthline f & a_{11} & ...
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Installing a .otf font and using it with fontspec (LuaLaTeX on a Mac)

I've downloaded an .otf font (specifically one called Dalelands Uncial) that I would like to use in a document. I've double-clicked on the file and selected install, so that it now sits in my ...
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Boxing 4 equations with a thin gap

Currently i have. \begin{equation*} \boxed{ \begin{split} EQUATION1 \\ \\ EQUATION2 \\ \\ EQUATION3 \\ \\ EQUATION4 } \end{equation*} However the gap inbetween looks ridiculous and would ...
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Subfloat caption problem

I have two figures side-by-side as in Figure1. This is the current situation using the following code: \begin{figure}[H] \subfloat[Overall ...
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How I can use the dictionary in English and Spanish in Texmaker?

I would like simultaneously use dictionaries in English and Spanish of Texmaker as there are many words and names that the Spanish dictionary does not recognize (eg Laplace, Or I like to get a ...
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Showing Tikz tree nodes after each other (using bracketing format of \Tree)

I want to display a tikz tree node by node. First A, then A and B and in the end all nodes. Note that I need to do it with the presented format: \Tree [. \node{A};] since trees are automatically ...
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How not to extract text when using \includesvg?

When using the includesvg macro that is provided by the svg package to include an svg image, all "text components" of the image (see the manual) are separated into a pdf_tex file (which is basically a ...
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Microprint in LaTeX?

Is there a package for microprint? What I mean by microprint is text that is so small that, unless a trained eye actively searches for it, it just appears as a solid line. I first became aware of it ...
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How can I make the node order for references in TikZ not matter?

Question I am wondering if it is possible to make the order of nodes irrelevant, such that references work regardless of when they are mentioned...like some kind of pre-parsing of the code that ...
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Separate page vertically at variable height

Other Explanation: This is a template at mark #1 there is an table inserted and at mark #3 some text. The text and table which are inserted are of different size for each dataset. Normally both fit ...
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Color each letter in document

I am trying to define a command that changes the color of every letter in the whole document to a specified color. I already tried different approaches from this thread, but I was not able to color ...
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justifying and scriptsize for all beamer slides

Following the answer here, I'm looking for a way to justify and set the scriptsize font for all beamer slides inside frame environment, I tried: \setbeamertemplate{frame}{/scriptsize/justifying} ...
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Converting latex margin notes to rtf/doc/odt margin notes

I am looking for any way to convert the margin notes I made in LaTeX (through \marginpar or the todonotes package, or anything similar) to show up as margin notes in a .doc or .rtf. Are there any ...
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No first name in biblatex

With Biblatex, how to print the author name, in the bibliography, without their first name? I get Newton, I., G. W. Leibniz, and L. Euler (1600). Infinitesimal Analysis. But I want Newton, ...
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Custom Indentation

I am using the eledmac package to compose a document that will have verse interspersed with prose. Because of the way eledmac functions, I can't use the "verse" environment and have it come out ...
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How to highlight variables in a \path?

Is there a way to highlight variables within a \path? For example in \path{$HOME/some/thing.txt} to highlight the $HOME part as Bash variable? Or do I have to use a listing environment for this?
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Difference between biblatex and biber?

When I execute with biblatex, I have the cite reference :year and author as a single link. See the code below: \documentclass[smallextended]{article} % onecolumn (second format) ...

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