# All Questions

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### When is leading/opening whitespace of a line in a tex file important?

According to https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Basics#Spaces ... opening space is generally ignored. First of all, I don't know what generally refers to. I came across this using chktex a ...
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I'm fairly new to Latex. I tried to make the table of contents like: CHAPTER I.TEXT A. Text B. Text In main body, I use \usepackage{titlesec} \titlelabel{\thetitle.\ } ...
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### Problems installing URW-Garamond Missing Font Error ugmr8r

I recently tried to install the URW Garamond Font. On one PC it was effortless, but on the other laptop, it is giving me a lot of issues! When I run the file, I get the following error: This is ...
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### What's wrong with this question? [on hold]

Can anyone tell me what's latex wise or even grammatically wrong with this question and why is stack exchange maths sector is refusing to post this question? Question: If A_n = 1/(log n)^{log ...
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### Very Wide Table Spanning Multiple Pages in LaTeX

I am writing a two column IEEE paper (standard IEETran). I want to create a table that spans multiple pages in LaTeX. I have tried longtable and that breaks pages rightly. However the problem is my ...
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### Show actual size of image with \includegraphics

Problem: I'm trying to display a photo that is 299 x 153 pixels (300 dpi) in a document but it gets "shrinked" for some reason. The actual photo: Minimal Working Example (MWE): ...
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I use biblatex with the following call: \usepackage[style=authoryear, mergedate=false, maxcitenames=1, mincitenames=1, maxbibnames=999, minbibnames=999, uniquename=false, ...
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### force biblatex (biber) to use english even \usepackage[french]{babel} is used

My biblio.bib file is: @article{D-V, author = {David, Wu and Vitas, Vang}, title = {XXX.}, journal = {YYY}, year = {2006}, volume = {12}, %%% number={1}, pages={78--102}, ...
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### Beamer handout: removing colours

I'm using beamer for my presentation where I use a lot of colours to point out certain terms in equations with {\color<2->[rgb]{1.0,0.22,0} some text} When I make the handout, the colours ...
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### Reference label in polyglossia for hebrew

When I compile the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hebrew} \setotherlanguage{english} \setmainfont{Frank Ruehl CLM} \begin{document} נתחיל לכתוב. ...
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### Updating w32tex

Is there any way to update w32tex? I found that the question on updating TeX distribution has already been posted How do I update my TeX distribution?, but there is no answer regarding w32tex. Thank ...
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### Remove whitespace around tikz picture in running text

I'm trying to draw a star in text brackets using tikz and I can't figure out how to remove the large white space to the left and right. The code is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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### TeX: Figures ending up in references?

\begin{figure}[!h] \includegraphics[width=0.50\textwidth]{review.png} \caption{Product Reviews literature background} \label{fig:rev} \end{figure} \begin{figure}[!h] ...
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### Remove “URL:” from bibliography, but not the actual url

I want to include URLs in the bibliography, but I don't want the text URL: to be in the bibliography. I understand I can use note = {\url{...}} but is there a way to achieve this without modifying ...
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### aligning a matrix with its label

Suppose I have the following latex code which draws a matrix within a matrix as follows where the cell (1,2) of the outer matrix is a vector that defines the column labels and the cell (2,1) of the ...
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### Inverse Search with etoolbox

I have a collection of documents, all of which contain a common "sub-document" using the subfiles package. These different master documents all define various booleans using the functionality from ...
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### polyglossia and Latin enumerate problem

I use polyglossia package and when I try to enumerate in this way ( 6a,6b,6c,,, ) it changes to arabic alphabet. how can I write it in the way I want it (6a,6b,6c). \documentclass[a5paper]{article} ...
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### How can I split the expression?

When I use the command \begin{split} inside the command \begin{itemize} I get an error... Why? Can we not use it there? The command I wrote is the following: \begin{description} \item ...
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### \textcolor with Arabic and polyglossia highlights whole line

I would like to highlight certain phrases in my XeLaTeX document in a different color. The document is completely in Arabic and I'm using polyglossia and xcolor. My problem is that the color bleeds on ...
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### Sorting author index made using biblatex

I am using an index creating using biblatex. \usepackage[citestyle=authoryear-comp, bibstyle=authoryear, hyperref=true, maxcitenames=3, doi=false, url=true, backend=biber, natbib=true, ...
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### Placement of table in IEEE paper

I am trying to create a table in the IEEE conference paper that I am writing. The table is after two 2 para but when I typeset, it goes in the top the colum! I cant understand why this is happening. I ...
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### Conflict between colortbl and \hrulefill

I define a new environment \CCG that takes two arguments (i.e. above and below texts) and an optional suffix. I use \hrulefill to make sure that horizontal line fills the space before a suffix. This ...
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### Aligning systems of equations by symbol and variable

Using this code: \begin{flalign} & +3x+2y-5z=+04 \\ & +2x+4y-1z=+12 \\ & -4x-8y+9z=-06 & \end{flalign} I produce this output: However, I'd like to produce a similar alignment, ...
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### Bold Chapter bookmark entries in PDF-Reader except LOF

I would like to highlight all chapters except the appendix, table of figures and table of tables. I'm using the bookmark-package and I tried to set all entries at the level = 0 to bold and just to ...
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### How to end a user-defined environment having conditional start definitions?

For silly example, the following user-defined environment initiates either the itemize environment or the enumerate environment, depending on the optional argument. But if the argument variable cannot ...
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### How do you make Biblatex work in ShareLaTeX?

I'm compiling my PhD dissertation in ShareLaTeX and today was my first, "Oh no!" moment. I followed lockstep's guide to switching to biblatex. Seemed very clear and straightforward. After commenting ...
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### Insert an external PDF file in LyX file

I am trying to add my 10 pages external PDF file in between the LyX document. But when I convert my whole file in PDF version the external file only shows its first page. What should I do now?
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### Including graphics in beamer document [duplicate]

I am preparing slides for a presentation and would like to add some figures, but whenever I try to include graphics, I get the following result: That is, instead of the image that is supposed to be ...
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### scrlttr2 - onehalfspacing in main body, singlespace in address

I'm writing a letter with scrlttr2 and I want the main body in \onehalfspacing. But even with \begin{onehalfspacing} [TEXT BODY] \end{onehalfspacing} the address is set in one-half spacing as ...
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### Workaround for the animations in Beamer? How to convert a pdf presentation to a Sozi svg?

I want to use Beamer to write my presentations, mainly because I can use TikZ code on it. I also use to include png and pdf figures, so I like to compile with pdflatex. However, I'm starting to hate ...
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### What font size modifiers are available in LaTeX?

What font size modifiers are available in LaTeX? eg: \footnotesize, \tiny, \big, \large, \huge It would be useful to have an exhaustive list.
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### Add double hline in table below caption

I would like to insert a double \hline below the caption in my table. The caption is positioned at the top of my table. MWE is below. The %\hline \hline line is where I would like the double \hline ...
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### Have “Index” displayed in Chapter Thumb instead of “Appendix”

In the code below, I wanted to be able to get "Index" to show up in the header and also the Chapter Thumb in the Index section of the document. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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### Add line break to one line of a multi-line equation

I am writing an equation consisting of many lines, however, one particular line is very long and I want to break into a new line. For example: \begin{aligned} & ...
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### How to fit the content of the cells in this table?

Well, surely this is a duplicate, but I have troubles with the alignment of a huge table. In fact my problem is to determine the width of each column properly, especially when the columns are narrow, ...
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### Add more space after a dashed rule in biblatex

Following typographic conventions, I'm using a three-em rule in dashed entries in my bibliography. I feel, however, that there is too little space between the rule and the following period. As the ...
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### Autofill letter template

I'm an MD and I have to write a lot of letters to collegues and I want to try to do this in LaTex to increase productivity. I wonder if it's possible to make a basic letter template without any names, ...
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### Changing figure captions into italic

Is it possible to change text in figure captions to italic. So this is what I want to get: I tried with this code: \usepackage[format=plain,labelfont=bf,up,textfont=it,up]{caption} but word ...
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### How do I shrink my URL font size in bibliography's or references sections?

I have a document (an article) which I am writing and it includes a references section at the end in the form of a bibliography. I am using the hyperref package and setting the bibliography manually ...
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### Babel fails to hyphenate when the word contains periods

babel can hyphenate disputas: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nynorsk]{babel} \begin{document} \parbox{0pt}{\hspace{0pt}disputas} \end{document} But it fails when the word contains a period: ...
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### description item is not bold

As the title says my description items are not bold and id like to have it bold and also an automatic \hfill \\ if this is somehow possible. Using: ...
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### Creating csv files from .dtx: blank line at top

I'm working on a .dtx project in which I might embed data in the .dtx to be written to a couple of .csv files. The problem I'm encountering is that a line feed character is inserted before the first ...
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### Nodes and arrows from tikz not showing when using input, the rest from pgfplots is ok

In general I create all my tikzpictures in separate tex files which I then input using the \input command to a main tex file. I started using a template from my university for the main file and now I ...
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### pgfplots: meta key not working when used in style

This is a follow up question of this question. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} % Style with meta option \pgfplotsset{ myStyleWithMeta/.style={ meta=Label, } } ...
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### amsthm with \usepackage[french]{babel}

When I use amsthm with \usepackage[french]{babel}, I got Proof becoming Démonstration. In general, it is good, but in a special case of mine, I need it to be Proof. Could you help me to get this? ...
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### LaTeX/BibTeX: multi-citation with multi-comment

The command \cite allows one to insert references to documents: for one reference, \cite{REF0}; for multi-references \cite{REF0,REF1,REF2<,...>}. This command also accepts an optional argument ...
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### Histogram: different color for each bar

I have the following code. \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} ...
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I would like to adjust my longtables in a document to the textwidth. What would be the best way to go about this? The code I'm currently using is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...