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How to mimic cards generated by passwordcard.org?

How to generate cards similar to passwordcard.org, for example this one: May be without border and code on bottom , like this: With defined page size (fitting standard business card, 3.5 in × 2 ...
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LyX: Bibliography created two times with overlapping numbering

I have a little problem with my bibliography in LyX: First, I insert a bibtex-bibliography (Insert -> List/TOC -> BibTeX Bibliography) at the end of my document (in the appendix). For that, I use a ...
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Non-Ascii characters not displaying properly with memoir

I am trying to use non-english characters to work in memoir for a book I wrote. It is science fiction and I am 'making up' an alien language. While I am no linguist, this is only for a few sort ...
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How to Test for Page Style Inside eso-pic

I'm having trouble implementing this solution inside eso-pic: If pagestyle equal to... -- How should I ask it? It looks like \thepagestyle is coming out equal to "fancy" on every page, including ...
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Figure correctly compiled but TikzEdt gives an error

I'm using TikzEdt (version 0.2.3.0). I find it convenient since it produces .tikz files directly includable in the main document by an \input command. Everything works fine but, when I compile the ...
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Dificulty in multiple multirow in one table and turning text

I need that text CT1 1mm and the other CT... was rotated and in multirow for two rows. A I dont know how to do that. Many thanks :) \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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Problems using a class file with TexShop

I am attempting to use the class file qt.cls, available at the journal's website, but when I try to compile, even just using their example document in TexShop v3.61, I get the error: and when I go ...
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What does “overfull hbox” mean?

I often see output from TeX with the warning overfull hbox, badness 10000. What does this message mean?
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I want to center vertically these group-plots but i can't do it

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Tricky expansion in macro

I wrote the following code \documentclass{article} \makeatletter \newtoks\a@toks \newtoks\b@toks \newcounter{a@counter}% \newcounter{b@counter}% \setcounter{a@counter}{0}% ...
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Not able to put figures

Please help. I am not able to put figures in Tex in mac.
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jasa-template.zip used with LaTeX

jasa-template.zip was downloaded and now what? We do not know how to use it with our LaTeX written paper How does one unzip it?
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Fit a table to page width

I am new to Latex and making tables using booktab. I made a table with hierarchy in the x-axis such that I have 3 columns and each column further has 3 sub-columns. But, the table fails to fit within ...
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Full First Name of Author in Reference List

Can someone suggest a bibliographystyle where 1. Within the text, citations are only with surnames and year; say Brown and Rahman (2016). 2. But, in the reference list we have the full first name of ...
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How to create very customized “numbered” environments

I want to have an environment alike or identical to the "itemize" or "enumerate" environments in such a way that I be able to fully customize each item. For example, I want to use my very own defined ...
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How do I keep section numbering isolated when including standalone files?

Suppose I have a file test2.tex which includes the contents of another file, test1.tex. Both of these files are standalone documents (ie. I want to be able to compile test.tex on its own). test1.tex ...
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How to quickly write “if” in mathmode

Probably asked before but these type of search queries are not very google friendly. In mathmode, you can type \cos to quickly get the cosine, in normal typeset. Can you do something similar for ...
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Trick for listing authors

I wrote the following code: \makeatletter \newtoks\author@toks\newcounter{author@counter}% \setcounter{author@counter}{0}% \newcommand{\authorAdd}[1]{% ...
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How do I install and--or use opmac using texlive?

I wanted to give opmac a try. It is supposed to be part of csplain, which is supposed to be part of texlive. I am running TeX, Version 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2015) using debian from ubuntu 14.04. But ...
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Sorting a list alphabetically by a Macro output

this is an extended question taken by Alphabetically display the items in itemize The solution posted by Werner is amazing. But what I need is to sort by a value of a macro. For example \foo{Label} ...
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How to combine several child files such that each child file has its own Table of Contents?

I have several child files that I want to export as one master file and each child file has its own Table of Contents. When I export the files, the first child file's Table of Contents contains all of ...
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Remove indentation from abstract environment with etoolbox

I have the abstract for my paper on a separate page, hence there is no need to have the extra indentation on either side of the abstract environment to indicate that it is an abstract. There is an ...
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Creating PDF bookmarks when the highest level is below section [duplicate]

I'm producing a small document where only unnumbered subsections and levels below are used, and would like PDF bookmarks to be created for them. I tried hyperref and bookmark packages and did not ...
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Can't run texlive 2015 on ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded texlive 2015 from the Tex Users Group web and successfully installed. After installation I added these lines in my .bashrc: PATH=/usr/local/texlive/2015/bin/x68_64-linux:$PATH; export ...
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Editing .cls file

I am using a .cls file for my thesis but the document format is not perfect. I need to guarantee that the pages which are generated with the following commands are in the odd pages: \maketitle, ...
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\chaptermark undefined error in classicthesis.sty when I (attempt to) redefine \spacedlowsmallcaps

My MWE does not compile and the error is: ! LaTeX Error: \chaptermark undefined. I have debugged to the extent that I know the error is the interaction between classicthesis and my \SC command ...
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Minipage for table in IEEE not extending to full coloumn

I am using a minipage to contain a table in the IEEE class. The problem is that the table does not extend to the whole column and somewhat appears short. Here is a reproducible example: ...
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REVTeX 4.1 preprint for paper supplement

I'm trying to use REVTeX 4.1 to format a supplement. REVTeX automatically adds a page break after the abstract in preprint format, with the actual document text starting on page 2. Because I'm using ...
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In bioinfo.cls, how can I get a full width equation?

How can I get a full width equation while using the bioinfo class? I tried doing \usepackage{widetext} and throwing a \begin{widetext} and \end{widetext} at appropriate places, but it throws an ...
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Change the position of exponent in a formula

I wanted to type "gammadot to the n", but it does not look good to me as the "power n" should be located in higher position respect to "dot". Is there anyway that I can fix this problem?
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MiKTeX and initexmf - Change user root priority without using settings GUI

When running MiKTeX as non-admin, packages get automatically installed in AppData; sometimes, however, you want to manually install a version of a package in another root folder without removing the ...
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Microtype gives wrong letterspacing in math mode

Using the \lsstyle command gives wrong math latterspacing afterwards. I came upon this problem when using the classicthesis and putting math in a section (microtype is used there too). After the ...
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How do I make an alternate caption for a sidecaption using the Memoir class?

I have a sidecaption in a Memoir class document that is very long. I need to create a short version of that caption for the list of figures. I have tried \begin{sidecaption}[short caption]{long ...
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venn diagram in mathjax or latex [on hold]

I want to draw a venn diagram which satisfies conditions below? $A$, $B$ and $C$ are three sets. A \cap B = A \cap C B\setminus A\neq C\setminus A It is like the pic, below. But I want to ...
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If both are available, include PDF or EPS?

I'm using GraphPad Prism to generate several graphs. It can export them in some formats, including EPS and PDF. Both are vectorized, both can be implemented in Latex. So which format is better, and ...
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How to handle input strings in tables, when the input string has line breaks in it?

I have a document template I've written that has worked well until now. It includes input to define things like the name of the document, doc control numbers, etc. Unfortunately, I have a case of ...
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luatex has different subscript distances

I wanted to write some scientific text in TeX Gyre Schola, because I like its increased weight compared to Latin Modern Roman. Unfortunately, I noticed that the spacing between a variable and its ...
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Re-setting the numbering in minipages sub-figures

For my presentation I am using minipage format in a frame to display two figures side by side (in beamer) with short subcaptions for each figures. Each figure is numbered as (a) Carbon (b) Aluminium ...
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Create a chapter with different style, using Tufte book

I'm finishing a book using Tufte-Style Book (b5paper,twoside,justified). I just arrived at the last chapter (10th) and want it to be different from the previous 9, as it contains different information ...
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Create table for each CSV file in a directory

Assume I have a directory which has a dynamic number of files match a certain pattern (e.g. tabledata0.csv, tabledata1.csv). Now I want to create automatically create tables out of it. Sometimes it is ...
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Conditional preamble and pstricks problem \psTilt and \PstLightThreeDText

Look at the following MWE. \PassOptionsToPackage{export}{adjustbox} \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{adjustbox} \newcounter{psextern} \makeatletter ...
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Fix subpicture placement

I know this kind of thing has been asked here before, but I have a question about this post. I copied the code from there and only changed the filenames to have my pictures. \begin{figure*} ...
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pgfplots quiver arrowhead size

I am making a quiver plot using pgfplot and I want the arrow head size to be scaled "nicely" with the length of the vector (e.g., the way Matlab quiver plot does). I've come across several solutions ...
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Put heading “LIST OF FIGURE (Continued)” to 2nd, 3rd, … page of LOF

I want to add a heading LIST OF FIGURES (Continued) to the pages after the first page of LOF. Let's say at 2nd, 3rd, ... page of LOF. I've done this before but in TOC part using this macro: ...
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Change the color of entire tikzpicture

The default color in pgfplots is black. What is the best way to change the color of all elements to another color. I have used \color command to do so, but is this the best option? ...
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How can I use Dragon NaturallySpeaking to write LaTeX math formulas by voice efficiently?

I write LaTeX documents by voice using Dragon NaturallySpeaking for speech recognition. It allows me to write much faster than if I had to type on a keyboard (~ 100 WPM vs. 50), I find that voice ...
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break an equation

I need to break a long equation in my beamer presentation. My code is: \documentclass[xcolor=pdftex,t,11pt]{beamer} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Colorbrewer with legend outside graph and which Colorbrewer?

I am using Colorbrewer with PGFplots and I want the legend to be outside of the graph. The LaTeX environment is Texlive 2014. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Extra \hline on bottom of a landscape page

I am getting an extra \hline on the bottom of a landscape page but can't to seem find where in my code. \newlength{\mtL} \setlength{\mtL}{.82\paperheight}% the next hsize ...
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How should I import tikz-uml package in ShareLatex?

I am using ShareLatex (I am new in Latex) and I want to include a UML Class Diagram. I found that tikz-uml package should fit my needs. However, I keep having the following error whenever I try to ...

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