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Texmaker portable with Miktex portable

I am trying to setup texmaker portable to work with Miktex portable. I found instructions here: http://jimstitzel.com/2010/01/configuring-texmaker-usb-with-miktex-portable/. Updating of Miktex ...
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How to include the doi in only one single bibtex reference and exclude it from all others?

There are many questions on here about the doi field in bibtex, however they are all (at least the ones I have found) about adding a doi for all references. What should you do if you only want it in a ...
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algorithmicx and tikz to mark indentation

Is it possible to use algorithmicx package and modify the command blocks somehow that I get vertical lines for the indentation, this shoule be probably done with tikz? (The package algorithm2e can do ...
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Error in Updating FNDB after last update

After updating packages this morning nothing works anymore (I am working under Windows 8). Particularly, compiling files with TeXWorks returns the message: running 'initexmf --quiet --update-fndb' to ...
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How to make black slides with IPE?

I'm trying to get white text on a black background in my slides with IPE. So far I've tried to add the shading element in the presentation.isy stylesheet, from page 29 of The IPE Manual), but it ...
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Drawing functions on spheres

In a paper, I have a class of functions S1→S2 depending on a real parameter t>0, and I would like to represent some of them on the sphere as curves to illustrate their behavior as t goes to 0, ...
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Alignment of Tables in the Labels Class doesnt work

i use Sharelatex.com and i wanted to use the labels class to make labels (http://ctan.mirrorcatalogs.com/macros/latex/contrib/labels/labels.pdf) the content of cells in the tabulars dont align ...
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Define variables in a column

I am having trouble aligning/setting up my variable definitions in my paper. I have attached a picture of my current results. So this is a two column paper and the results I have shown go in one ...
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Howto: Set up knitr (*.Rnw compilation) from in TexStudio

How do I set up TeXstudio to compile xxx.Rnw files? I am using the TeX-Editor TeXstudio 2.7, on Windows 7, and R 3.01 64-bit. I would like to write a xxx.Rnw-file in TeXstudio and then from ...
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how to make only the chapter-titles to be in the middle of a new page

I am using Thesis.cls to write my thesis (From Easy Thesis tempalate). I wish to have the chapter title in a separate page and at the middle of the page. For that I browse the internet and I got ...
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Missing number, treated as zero. When attempting define special characters

Looking into multiple threads, I stil cannot seem to solve my error. I therefore hope some of you might be able to help me out? When attempting to define the three scandinavian letters å æ ø Å Æ Ø ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Tex Studio not running bibtex

[Ubuntu 14.04, Tex Studio] I can manually run bibtex, but how do I setup Tex Studio's PDF Chain to include bibtex? Tex Studio on my Windows machine works fine. Cheers, Nap
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Sorting author index made using biblatex, removing letter group headings

Here is the MWE. Once I added [xindy] while calling imakeidx, the sorting is fixed. But now xindy puts letter headings to each group. How can I get rid of those? \documentclass{memoir} ...
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Highlight asterisk in lstlisting

I would like to emphasise the asterisk used in \begin{equation*} in lstlisting. I have tried using emph, also including the alsoletter macro, but it doesn't work. Why not? \documentclass{article} ...
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Why isn't the LaTex preview pane showing the preview in emacs?

I recently installed latex preview pane on my emacs. It turned out that it is not showing the proper preview. Instead it shows some random codes as shown in the snapshot. How do I make it show the ...
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Please help me draw the circuit in latex using circuitikz package

Can anyone draw this circuit in latex. I am not able to do it. Thank you
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biblatex: More than three auhors > et al. in IEEE (conflicting options) [duplicate]

How can I force to show citations for three or more authors as et al. http://www.ieee.org/documents/ieeecitationref.pdf Like, A. Mike, B. Smith, C. Oliver, "blah blah", in Proc. ABC 2001 , ...
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How should I include unicode characters in LaTeX? Is XeTeX better? I am using Ubuntu 14.04, do i need to install additional font package?

When I use pdflatex or xelatex, all the unicode special characters are not printed. The output only prints the normal ANSI characters.
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Error message in solution for “Navigation to section/subsection from Beamer headline titles”

as new user, I'm not able to add a comment to the original question/solution. I refer to the solution of Navigation to section/subsection from Beamer headline titles written by Joseph Wright. If I ...
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Resize pspicture graphic

I have a simple SVG which I exported to a pspicture using Inkscape (colors don't get exported, but that is unrelated). I want to use it full with on a A1 poster and thought a pspicture vector graphic ...
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How to align vertically by right border?

Consider this example: \hsize.1in \noindent \parfillskip=0pt \leftskip=0pt plus 1fil \hfuzz=2em hello world \bye The result is: The expected result is: Why the example does not produce the ...
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Xelatex: The problem of Including pdf file in the book class

I'm a user of Latex program. I have a problem of the including pdf file. originally, it had been worked several times ago, but now, it is not working. I just added the some texts in this document and ...
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How do I get rid of vertical space above an unordered list?

\newcommand{\stuff}[2]{% \begin{itemize} \item #1 \item #2 \end{itemize} } When I use this command: \stuff {Hello} {World} The list has a large vertical space above it. I cannot ...
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Why is text being positioned above the table?

%---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- % PACKAGES AND OTHER DOCUMENT CONFIGURATIONS ...
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How to import key words are areas latex reports from a list of values

I write long test reports. And generally i have a spreadsheet (xls) with all the relevant data regarding the tests. I would like to automatically include that data from excel throughout the report. ...
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hyperrefs have a different spacing when written inside a macro [duplicate]

Let's say I want to make a hyperlink like this: A link is placed \href{www.google.com}{here} to google. Then I decide to make a macro for that: \newcommand\Myhref[2]{ \href{#1}{#2} } A link is ...
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How to convert an rtf file using rtf2latex2e?

I am trying to convert a pdf file to latex. For which (after looking the answers to several such questions in this site) I downloaded rtf2latex2e (the winzip files). But I can't figure out how to ...
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Couldn't open font map file “kanjix.map”. with MiKTeX

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} Foo \end{document} When compiling this MWE with MiKTeX 2.9’s xelatex, I get the following warning: ** WARNING ** Couldn't open font map file "kanjix.map". ...
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Document Layout Styles

I am inviting partial solutions for defining styles for document layouts. The solutions should be capable of defining the font size, leading (interline distance), and type for the running text as well ...
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How can I create two columns with pictures?

I need some help. I need to put some pictures in a document with two columns and right now I'm using: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=1\linewidth]{1} \caption{Réactions catalytiques ...
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chemmacro.sty error when compile Thesis.tex file

I am using EasyThesis template to write my thesis. My university has its own cover page format. So I added the coverpage section into the Thesis.cls file in the template that I am using. The section ...
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How to create classification taxonomies for Literature Review using Latex?

I have to make a literature review taxonomy for my final thesis, highlighting the salient features of each paper referred, its categories etc. I want to represent this diagrammatically using a ...
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Package for Gowin's vee

I couldn't find a latex package that could help me do a Gowin's vee. Does anyone know if there's one? In any case, what package could be of help. Thanks! Here's some examples of what a Gowin's vee ...
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Place Logo Properly in BeamerPlace Logo Properly in Beamer with pgf

I try to custom my beamer presentation and I want place my logo in left in the frametitle. The best solution i found is here. Others solution are very complicate for a simple task (more and more code ...
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What is wrong with this description list?

The below snippet is supposed to show a list of items and some associated values which I've stored as new commands. Unfortunately, what happens instead is a mess. I've included everything I think ...
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Matrix product illustration

I would like to write the presentation of the matrix product by putting the two matrices in diagonal, giving an easy-to-remember method to compute the coefficients. Wikipedia has the following ...
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At the output the bibliography isn't displayed. Why?

I want to add the bibliography at the end of this article so I wrote the following code: \documentclass[chapterprefix=true]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} ...
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multind.sty not found

I am on a Lubuntu 15.04 pc, texlive-full installed. I can't compile my file with \usepackage{multind} because multind.sty is not found. Does anyone know if it's possible to manually install this ...
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Can't escape curly braces in \lstinline

Upon trying to typeset the following TeX I get the error: Too many }'s. ...handleClick } >Button component} TeX: \lstinline{<Button onClick=\{this.handleClick\}>Button ...
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Color merge from RGB specification

With the xcolor package one can define colors in many ways for example, using standard names, \colorbox{red}{...} Merging colors \colorbox{red!25}{...} \colorbox{red!25!blue}{...} Or from the ...
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PDF font color appears grey instead of black

When I generate my PDF file from LYX. My PDF file text color appears grey as shown in the first image. I want a black color of the text as shown in the second image which is WORD generated PDF. ...
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Why \moveleft does not contribute to width and \moveright does?

Consider example1: \setbox1=\vbox{ \moveleft 1pt \vbox{\hrule width 4pt height 10pt depth 0pt} \hrule width 4pt height 10pt depth 0pt } \showbox1 The output: \vbox(20.0+0.0)x4.0 ...
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1answer
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Switching Chapter and Section titles

I am somewhat new to TEX and I am writing a book using a publishing framework which uses Xelatex and polyglossia. My book is divided into three major sections or sub-books and each sub-book is ...
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votes
1answer
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problem with the cite at the bottom of the page

I am using Tufte-style template. When use a citation at the bottom of page, the cited text crosses the margin of the page. Here is the MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,nohyper]{tufte-book} %abstracton ...
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Double positive x-axes plot

I'd like to draw a plot in which the coordinate system is split in two: the y-axis in the middle running from 1e0 (it's a loglog plot) and two x-axes running from the same 1e0 to positive values 1e3. ...
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I need a bbl file with specific format?

I am using a latex template for my thesis. The template has a bbl file with following format: \begin{thebibliography}{3} \expandafter\ifx\csname natexlab\endcsname\relax\def\natexlab#1{#1}\fi ...
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While downloading I get an error

While downloading MiKTeX downloading was not achieved and I get: "C:\Program Files (x86)\New folder (2)\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe" --update-fndb --admin --log-file="C:\Program Files (x86)\New folder ...
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votes
1answer
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Print iteration counter in for loop

I am new using for loops in latex, and not sure if the following is possible. This is basically what I am trying to achieve: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \foreach \x in {a,b,c} { ...
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How to perform correct manipulation of child?

MWE: \documentclass[onecolumn]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{mindmap} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H] \centering \begin{tikzpicture}[mindmap, grow cyclic, every ...
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MiKTeX+WinEdt How to automatically close the current DVI file before opening a new one?

I am using the MiKTeX + WinEdt for my texing, and every time after click 'texify' WinEdt will automatically open the DVI file for me to preview. Then I usually edit the .tex file and compile again. ...

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