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Accented letters with IM FELL fonts

I am having an error compiling the following code with xelatex and lualatex: ** WARNING ** "seac" character deprecated in Type 2 charstring. ** ERROR ** Type2 Charstring Parser: Parsing charstring ...
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Typesetting hashtags with natural syntax

I'm using an online conversation in my document and I've made an environment to use for it. The thing is, there are many #hashtags in each post (that I'd like to color appropriately). To make it ...
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How can I use this math mode pictogram (tree + leaf)?

In this document, right on the first page, there is an equation with a very nice pictogram where one might typically find a Latin letter. How did they do it? How can I replicate this equation in my ...
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Weird symbol in white spaces inside listings environment

I get that symbol inside quotes in listings environment. It seems to appear only inside quotes.Outside of them it seems that is not happenning the same thing. Why do I have that problem and how can I ...
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How to properly create an item in a .bib file for a press bulletin?

I'm working with WriteLatex and want to create an item in my .bib file; so I add the following to the file @misc{boletinDane2010, title ={Boletin de Prensa} author ={Departamento ...
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natbib, IEEEtran and alphanumeric citation: is there an IEEEtranSAN style available?

The natbib package provides three versions of the standard BibTeX bibliography styles compatible with author-year citations (\citet, \citeauthor, \citeyear): plainnat abbrvnat unsrtnat The ...
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Graphing a sinusoidal function

I would like to plot the graph for y = |sin(pi*x)| on the interval -2.5 and 2.5. (The graph is on or above the x-axis, and both ends are at height 1.) TikZ plots a line through the origin. The label ...
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failed to find file .pdf perhaps it has been deleted

i`m looking for a solution to this the whole day and i couldn`t find. When i "Bild and View" my document, in the view i recieve the message failed to find file Thesis.pdf perhaps it has been deleted, ...
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Typing the Pinyin third tone accent for character that denotes “woman”

Who knows how to type 女 in Pinyin, utilizing a LaTeX command? That is curve tone and the two dots.
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In a package or parasitic class, when is it better to redefine a command and when is it better to define a new one?

When I'm working on a document for which I need special layout, I tend initially to accumulate a very long preamble. At some point, if I need to reuse similar layout regularly, I decide that I really ...
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Footnote after equation

Imagine I have an equation $$ x=1+3$$ \footnote{Hello World!} How can I put the number of the footnote right beside the equation? I've tried doing just $x=1+3$ \footnote{Hello World!}, but then the ...
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Increasing the list of authors in the bibliography using Vancouver style

I'm using the vancouver style with Bibtex4word and for a journal we're submitting to they want 12 authors listed for each citation in the bibliography before using et. al if there are more. Currently ...
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Windows Miktex can't find mathtools.sty

When I try to compile my paper I get the error: ! LaTeX Error: File `mathtools.sty' not found. Other packages are successfully found and automatically installed, but mathtools.sty is not. I just ...
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Using pstricks, I need to created the following grid sheet, which fits well with A4 paper

Distance between any adjacent horizontal lines or adjacent vertical lines is 10 mm. The 2 vertical border lines are 1.0pt thick. The 18 vertical lines are 0.1pt thick. The 2 horizontal border ...
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subcaption package changing algorithm2e caption position

I have a project which makes use of the subcaption and algorithm2e packages. For whatever reason, the subcaption package is causing the captions in the algorithms to be misplaced. Here we have a MWE ...
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forbid page break after the title

I use mdframed for my theorems like this \mdfdefinestyle{theoremstyle}{% %adjustable lengths %inner margins innertopmargin=\topskip, % outter margins skipabove= 0.1in, skipbelow= 0.1in, ...
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Huge Fraction that doesn't fit in page

I have a huge fraction that doesn't fit the page. I searched this forum and found only \begin{split}, or align*, etc but I don't think these are what I want. They split equations at signs, but in my ...
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Generate rows in table using \multido (or something similar)

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage[locale = DE]{siunitx} %\usepackage{multido} \ExplSyntaxOn \cs_new_eq:NN \calc \fp_eval:n \ExplSyntaxOff ...
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octopus-graph tikz/pgfplots

i'm trying to get something like this: I have small dots and big dots, and some small dots are connected to one big dot. I can "plot" all points with pgfplots: \addplot[scatter, only marks, ...
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How to have TOC line point to existing section

I'm in the process of developing a program that basically compiles a bunch of PDF files into 1 book and generates a TOC. Periodically, there are items that they want to appear in the TOC that point ...
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ConTeXt: Macro within macro for URLs

Background Would like to define a base URL that can be reused by other macros. Problem Using the \goto macro requires a fully expanded URL. Minimum Working Example Here's code that illustrates ...
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scrbook class leads to bitmap font but bookclss doesn't

I'd like to use the scrbook class and included the Gyre Heros font but for some reason does it not lead to the desired output (i.e. it quite different from the output that created by the book class) ...
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How to produce dot between quantifiers

My professor uses dots between quantifiers, e.g., And my textbook has them like this: I tried Detexify on this, but it didn't work... does anyone know how to produce either of these bold dots?
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Using a switch to pass an option

I created a switch which is defined iff a new geometry should be twosided. Currently, my code looks like this: \ifdefined\@TwosideSwitch% \typeout{SwitchGiven!}% \newgeometry{twoside=true, ...}% ...
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How detailed are citations supposed to be? [on hold]

at the moment, I'm writing my thesis and was wondering how detailed my citations should be. To create the bibliography, I use biblatex + biber as a backend (but the question is rather general). Let's ...
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Show page numbers in all pages of the table of contents

I have a memoir document that generates a toc that is over one page in length. The list of figures is also over one page in length. The problem is that those pages in the toc or the list of figures ...
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\bf in the first argument of \cdot; causes the whole expression to become bold

I want just the first argument in bold, but when i try to select just the first argument using the \bf command it modified the whole expression. This is what I had \[ a = \frac12 \cdot \frac13 + ...
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Minion pro step by step installation

I write my thesis with classic thesis and I would like to use Minion pro fonts (regulars and italics) instead of Palatino. Therefore, I am about to buy those fonts. But, I understood that it was quite ...
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problem with arabxetex

please help me i can't resolve this problem the problem is character _t \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,booktabs ,tabularx,multirow} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{arabxetex} ...
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multirow and longtabu long text wrapping cell hieght adjustment not working

Trying to enter large amount of text in a multirow cell. when it reaches a certain size the cell is not expanded and continues below cell outside the borders of the cell. anyway to fix this? thanks! ...
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I'm looking for a compact style for the whole document

I'm writing a summary of Russian grammar, just for myself. But the sections are short, so a large percent of the space is just headings and stuff. I'm looking for a compact style that will give me a ...
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Using Math mode in the package acronym

I am using the \usepackage[printonlyused,nohyperlinks]{acronym} package. I want to include a math character in the definition. This is how I defined it: ...
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amsbook \ref: how to include chapter number selectively? [duplicate]

I am writing a book using the amsbook style. I would like references to formulas and theorems to appear without chapter numbers when I cite within the chapter, and with them otherwise. For example, I ...
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Vertical space within chapter label using titlesec

I am required to have a chapter heading formatted in the following way to obey thesis formatting rules at our institution: CHAPTER Chapter Title The vertical space between "CHAPTER" ...
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XeLaTeX: Set an alternative font in case it is not found

I am setting up the packages for a shared project with someone who's not familiar with LaTeX. I want to use some of our local fonts. I used XeLaTeX and it works. However, we'll also use a notebook ...
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starting and ending tags for the converted equations like $ symbol [on hold]

i am using rtf2latex2e application in windows 8.1 . it is working great.but i have small problem on working with that . i am not find the starting and ending of the equation from my .net application . ...
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\mathcal{L} looks too “curly” [duplicate]

I'm using the \mathcal{L} to get a curly L (the upper "L" in the image below). However, I get the other "L" (the lower "L" in the image below). I do include \usepackage{amssymb} in my .tex file. My ...
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Remove MathReview number in BibTeX

When using the "amsplain" style in BibTeX, it automatically prints MathReview MR numbers in the citation. For example if the citation entry looks like: @book {Babook, AUTHOR = {Baldwin, John T.}, ...
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Mactex installation fails (write protected?)

I try to install Mactex on my computer but I get message that it cant be written to the default location. Installing it portable I got problems with the editor and with pythontex (ok, I am a newbie ...
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Arrows in picture environment

i constructed using the picture environment a simple Dynkin diagram of type A_n, which looks like : o---o---o ... o---o---o I would like to connect the first and last vertices of this diagrame with ...
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How do I get italic type using baskervald font?

I have loaded the font here: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[light]{iwona} \usepackage{baskervald} I am trying to set some type in a fancy header in italics: ...
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Changing the type of a symbol

Consider the output of texdef -t latex \flat \flat: \mathchar"15B \the\flat: 347 I'd like to save the \flat command and then redefine it to work as binary symbol, for example, the same space ...
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What is the difference between \\ and \linebreak in cfoot

\documentclass[a5paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{array,tabularx,longtable,tabu} \usepackage{colortbl,tikz} \usepackage{lastpage} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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Placing a removable discontinuity in the graph of a function using TikZ (adding tick marks)

I would like to graph the function $y = \sqrt{x^{2} - 4}/\sqrt{x - 2}$ on the domain from -5 to 30. This function will be Sy = \sqrt{x + 2}$ restricted to the open interval $(2, \infty)$. So, I would ...
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Font size for ToC entries in Powerdot

Any way to change the font size globally in the on the slide table of contents? When I use paper = smartboard, the ToC entries on the left of the page are really small. I can do it by slide but that ...
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consistent spacing using tabular/ minipage/ parbox

Even though I've read numerous threads on how to achieve consistent spacing, I still cannot figure out, why it doesn't work when using any of the macros \testD to \testG in the following example. ...
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Title and Section Layouts

Some time ago I deleted my .tex files, however I never cared to learn the preamble, whenever I wanted to make a new .tex I just copied the preamble from another file. Now that I have need of latex ...
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Complaints about “Package Fancyhdr” can't compile file on my windows computer [duplicate]

I think a usepackage need to be installed, but how? Logg: Package Fancyhdr Warning: \headheight is too small (14.0pt): Make it at least 14.49998pt. Line 1 \headheight is too small (14.0pt):Make it ...
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you can't use `macro parameter character #` in horizontal line

I have the following latex code that I tried to decorate a fragment of html code: [``temperatures'', ``root'', ``\verb#*<TABLE*<TABLE*</TR>#</TABLE>*#''] but I got error message ...
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How to get the active left and right margins to use them in a tikzpicture?

I'm trying to use the margins defined when geometry is loaded to draw several fancy section titles using tikz. In order to make \Gm@lmargin and \Gm@rmargin usable, I have to do ...

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