# All Questions

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### pgfplots - How can I define one cycle list for all graphs (or the least amount possible)?

Due to all the maintenance after changing a color in a list, I tried to define just one cycle list so I do not have to update all my lists anymore. It is all in all an annoyingly huge amount of time, ...
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### (Clickable) cross-reference in lstlisting

To generate documentation for an 'application programming interface', I would like to have a syntax highlighted area (with the class declaration), which has clickable links to the documentation (which ...
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### Hyphenation in nomenclature

I'm using the nomecl package for explaining symbols. However, manual hyphenation rules like Kontrast/Rausch"=Verhältnis for long german words in the description are not working. See the following ...
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### Controlling height of box

I am currently using the code \newsavebox{\FVerbB} \newenvironment{code} {\VerbatimEnvironment \hspace{-0.25cm} \begin{lrbox}{\FVerbB} \hspace{-0.29cm} \begin{BVerbatim}} {\end{BVerbatim} ...
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### Dividing page into equally sized sections, vertically and horizontally

I am the editor of a student-paper for mathematicians and physicists, which is made entirely through LaTeX. Right now I need to make a page with several different sections, a lot like the ad-pages of ...
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### Classicthesis margin par error: “Not in outer par mode.”

I'm writing my thesis using the Classicthesis template. I put some comments in the margin using the \marginpar{} command, but end up with the error "! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode." Any ideas ...
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### How to get small caps in Classico (texlive 2014)?

After installing texlive 2014 (via macports) all my documents using the "Classico" font stopped compiling. I scratched my head for a while (RTFM, STFW), and then I discovered that I should not invoke ...
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### Korean characters scrambled [XeLaTeX; Noto Sans Korean]?

I was trying to find a font which has obsolete jamo and the right combining behaviour. Yesterday I found out about Noto Sans, which seems to have both of these. However, when I use it in XeTeX, I get ...
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### Trees with only leaves in TikZ

Following Roel's answer to How to write a tree with no (visible) root with TikZ? I attempted to visualise my Huffman-Code for "Tennessee", but it didn't turn out as I expected: My MWE: ...
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### Hyphenation of words containing slash

How can I tell LaTeX to automatically split up the german word Kontrast/Rausch-Verhältnis into Kontrast/Rausch-|Ver|hält|nis LaTeX complains that "/" is not a letter.
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### TikZ Tree Rectangle around nodes

below you can see my code of a tree besides a table. Now I would like to insert some rectangles and ellipses around the nodes. Can someone show me how I can do this. I tried it but it did not work. ...
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### Redefining a command and special character

I am trying to redefine \v command (wedge above character) to do what \vec does in mathmode and preserve \v in a command called, say \hac. This code works perfect \documentclass{article} \let\hac\v% ...
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### ToC with different title from part title in document

I'm using the code below for my \part heading style. I want to be able to modify what appears in ToC as my part name. Possibly put a different text there and also modify its font style (size, shape ...
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### Alignment of several case environments at the equals sign

I have several consecutive case environments, each containing a pair of equalities. Within each case environment, I have vertical alignment at the equals signs. I would like all of the equalities to ...
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### drawing two curved arrows with ellipse between them

how can I draw two curved arrows with two ellipses between them like attached image?
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### \par in the parameter text (as an argument delimiter) and \vbox{#1} in an \everypar macro

This is basically a question about TeX's error messages. I am confused by a cryptic error message that TeX gives me when I try to do the above. I have tried to isolate it, but have come no further ...
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### Crop jpeg into circular tikz node

\documentclass[demo]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[circle,draw,inner sep=2cm]{\includegraphics{myimage.jpg}}; \end{tikzpicture} ...
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### Linebreak in ticks-labels

I'm using \symbolic y coords in a xbar-plot. Some of these coords are very long. There is a solution using nodes which is very ... hardcoded. And it would be nice to have it automated. How do I ...
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### How can I convert from Microsoft Word to a LaTeX document

I am a final year graduate student and I have my thesis (about 350 pages) in Microsoft Word format. I would like to convert the document into a LaTeX "camera" ready PDF. Is there any easy way to do ...
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### What graphics packages are there for creating graphics in LaTeX documents?

What packages do you use and recommend for creating graphics in your LaTeX documents? As this is a community wiki post, please add your package to the accepted answer (or add a comment, and ...
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### Footnotes without markers only in the text, and with markers before the note words

Now what is needed is to add a footnote that is not attached to any place in the document, yet it is counted in the counter and appears. What's more, I want the footnote's number to appear before the ...
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### Forcing paracol to look like a tabular

Consider the following tabularx construction: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{lipsum,tabularx} \begin{document} \noindent ...
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### Automatic background coloring in listings using tikzmark

I am authoring Beamer presentations that feature numerous code listings, and I am required to highlight portions of code with semi-transparent balloons. Yet I've come up with a solution that uses a ...
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### Tikz, decorations

I use tikz as a general purpose drawing package because of its flexibility etc... I need to draw some Feynman diagrams like these: I tried to draw arc like \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [decorate, ...
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### Problem with citation of repeated authors - second year not showing correctly

After creating a custom bibliography style using makebst to match the required Remote Sensing of Environment style, I discovered a flaw within the resulting .bst style: whenever I cite two papers with ...
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### Multiple references on one line of bibliography in LyX 2.0 with revtex4-1

The documentclass revtex4-1 allows multiple citations to appear on the same line in the bibliography. This is accomplished by adding a star next to the citation key [1]: \cite{bethe, *feynman, ...
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### Local nomenclature alignment

In order to keep symbols and descriptions in a nomenclature with the nomencl package vertically aligned, \nomlabelwidth has to be set to the maximal symbol width. This has effect on the whole ...
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### Inline Oval symbol in LaTeX

How can I create an inline oval symbol? I tried to use \Ellipse from the bbding package but I get an error saying Command \Asterisk already defined. Probably due to the mathabx package that I am also ...
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### Node at tip/pinch of brace in Tikz

I'm trying to add some explanatory braces in my graphic, and find myself running into some minor difficulties/inconveniences. : After being made aware that the main thrust of the question ...
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### How to improve on this “twolines” decoration?

I'm typesetting an article on graphical calculus in tensor categories in TikZ and I wanted to define a decoration that draws two parallel lines at the same time. Here is my first try: ...
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### embedding listing code into tables?

I want to create a simple table in this case with the first column having snippet of code, and the secon column describing it. The command \java is just defined as: ...
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### How to do “Medicinal Plant Fact Sheet” in LaTeX [on hold]

I want to write a document about medical herbs in LaTeX, and I want to insert Medicinal Plant Fact Sheets. I want something like . Or like this thank you!
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### Filling a page with figures

I have a text and then a bunch of figures. I would like to fill A page with all the figures so the text would continue AFTER this page. In other words I would need something like this : Page 1 : text ...
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### .pdf and .eps files not compiling with our institute's .cls file

I am writing my thesis using .cls file provided by my institute. \documentclass[12pt,ifthen]{iiscthes} \usepackage{subfigure} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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### Drawing a brush stroke like outline

I'm trying to reproduce the following picture with TikZ: Which is basically a circle with a variable width outline (the red line in the pic) that looks like a brush stroke. Can someone kindly give ...
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### testing parameter values with \ifx

Let's say that I would like to redefine \@seccntformat so that whenever the section counter is printed, it is prefixed by Section, but other counters should no be changed. Here is my failed attempt: ...
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### How can I redefine the chapter command to display additional text below the title?

I'm relatively inexperienced with Latex. I'm using the Memoir class and I've been trying to develop a custom chapter style based on Danie Els' BlueBox style (the source for this is given on page 46 of ...
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### Table notes in threeparttable misaligned

Very new to this. Have written something like this: \begin{threeparttable} ..... table contents.... \end{tabular} \begin{tablenotes}[flushleft] \small \item table comment 1 \item table ...
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### Should “axis” be italicized in LaTeX captions?

This seems more a grammar question than a LaTeX but here it is. It would be stranger if I posted it in the English stack site. What is the correct way to say see x axis: (1) see $x-axis$ (2) ...
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### LaTeX is not rebuilding my .bbl file, hence giving message Citation 'eloynew2008' on page 1 undefined

I'm trying to add the following citation (which is already updated in my .bib file) to my template report. The aux file has reflected this item eloynew2008, but not the bib file. ...
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### How to reference an icons in BibTeX

I am using some icons from this web site. These Icons have such an attribution. How can I reference such an icon in BibTeX?
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### Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar

I'm making a calendar. The calendar will be for TUG, 2015. Last year I also made a calendar but because of time constraints most examples were graphics. Since this is a lot of work, I need your help. ...
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### Convert .R into Latex

I'm really new at this and I couldn't found any realted subject. So I've created my .R file where I generate my graphs from my data: barplot(wmaefile\$FC,xaxt="n",col="snow2",border="black", ...
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### Winedt 6 and Adobe Reader 11, open in the last viewed page

I want to compile a tex file with winedt 6 and see the PDF with adobe reader XI, but not from the first page. I mean, I want to see changes in the current page similar to Yap DVI viewer.
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### Union of Paths in MetaPost

I'd like to compute the union of a collection of outlines in MetaPost. I'm aware of the buildcycle macro (in combination with cutbefore and cutafter). However, that macro is not very useful because I ...
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### How can i change “Table” words in the list of table to bold?

I am preparing a thesis format for my university. They want bold all Table words in list of tables. Relevant part of the codes given below. \def\listoftables{\thispagestyle{empty} \oneandhalfspacing ...
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### Draw graphical model with many nodes

So I tried to follow the answer in http://stats.stackexchange.com/questions/16750/software-for-drawing-bayesian-networks-graphical-models with limited success. My problem is How do I incorporate ...
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### seeking bibtool for Windows binary

For a book, I need to be able to extract the cited references from a number of .bib files to make a single .bib containing only those cited. For this task, I find bibtool extremely useful on linux, ...