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Like the question says, Is there any way to download a compilable tex source from a wikipedia article? Or maybe a tool that generates a tex source from a wikipedia article.
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Footnote symbol bold, small in text, normalsize in footnote

I should know this... I'd like to have the footnote figure in bold face and small (textsuperscript) in the running text and bold face and normal size in the footnote text at the bottom of the page. ...
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glossaries abbreviation in abbreviation - missing footnote

Out of this, I managed to have footnotes (glossaries at first use) within the description of glossary and acronyms using the glossaries package. Now, I referred in an acronym to another abbreviation. ...
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dvi output fonts blurred after upgrading to Windows 10 - pdf perfect

Using MiKTeX 2.9 and amsbook, the dvi output fonts have become blurred or furry precisely after upgrading to Windows 10 (a clean install onto a formatted disc). In contrast, the pdf output fonts ...
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How should I avoid orphan and widow lines in Context

Typesetting a very simple document (no maths etc, just text, quotations and images), I am stuck with several orphan and widow lines. Is there a way to make Context avoid doing this? I can't find any ...
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TikZ node newcommand : pass color as argument

I need to create a row of circles (colored markers) followed by some text. See the image below. I achieve this using the following code. \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=2] \matrix[nodes={minimum ...
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font consistency in environment (theorem…) and in general text

I am using a template, and it uses the font \usefont{T1}{bch}{m}{n}\selectfont{}, the third font in the code and output, for the text in general. But this font is not used inside environments, like ...
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Pgfplots: \addplot3 with all axis in logarithmic scale

I would like to generate a surf plot and set the mode of all axis to "log". For instance \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} ...
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Simpsons function illustration in Tikz

I have this code: \documentclass[border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{animate} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage{fp} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Courier font just not working

(Latex, Mac OS X) Imagine we want use courier font. Start from this: \texttt{Wanna nice monospace font here} {\ttfamily TeleType And here} \begin{Verbatim}[fontfamily=courier] And here please ...
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moving from old plain TeX to XeTeX

I have a style file I used for a project in pre-Unicode age. Now I want to convert it for use in XeTeX. I used Computer Modern and now would like to use CMU Serif. Pointers on what to do with the ...
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PDFLaTeXify, PDFTeXify, Texify, and all other -ify options stopped working in WinEdt

I'm working on creating a C.V/Resume in LaTeX and therefore needed to switch to another compiling engine, and I was also fiddling around with using bibtex or biber to parse the bibliography and create ...
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Overfull \hbox in subsection heading when using fontspec

In the following example I get an Overfull \hbox in the subsection heading when loading fontspec: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \makeatletter ...
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Changing graphicx default float positioning [duplicate]

I have the parameters [htbpH] to tell the figure environment, which float positions are allowed. Afaik, [tbp] is the default setup. I'd like to change it to [tp] by default, can you help me to achieve ...
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-synctex=1 doesn't work

I'm using texmaker, and to show the pdf file (internal), I used -synctex=1 to show it in the position where i'm writing the code. I worked pretty well for me before, but it has stopped working for 2 ...
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How to modify postscript file to use the same font as the main document

I have to include a Postscript picture in a latex document. The ps file is generated by another program. I would like to modify the font within the ps so that it correspond to the same main font of ...
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Use of “hyperref” package do not let increment the figure number by “\continuedFloat”

I need to have figures with several subfigures . In some cases, the subfigures of a figure have to go to the next page. For this purpose, I have to use \continuedFloat but then the figure number of ...
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How to use onslide in a listing?

I need to animate single contiguous code listings by showing and hiding parts of code using \onslide. However, TeX is complaining. How can I achieve this? I tried the advice here but it didn't work.
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Build Lualatex in Sublime

My subime-text buildsettings now set to pdflatex, I want to build lualatex file. How can I change the setting?
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Drawing smooth path of particle through magnet system

I need to get a plot with a trajectory of particle through system of magnets. So I know the coordinate and angle of particle on the edge of each magnet (like y=0,5 alpha=0.3rad) so how can I draw a ...
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\smile underneath the exponent

I'd like to write a formula where there is a $\smile$ underneath the exponent. Like in this example which works fine: $2^{\overset{\text{blabla}}{\smile}}$ But when I want to replace the blabla ...
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Automatic numbering in multiple documents

When typesetting something like exercise sheets, I have a seperate document for every sheet (because of performance reasons while compiling; sometimes also because I compile some sheets not with ...
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Including a reledpar/reledmac file

I have a main file and some included files. The first included file has a structure similar to the example given in the reledmac/reledpar documentation which name is ...
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Unexpected Behavior of cuted/strip

when I use cuted/strip, I got no output. The MWE is below: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{cuted} \begin{document} \section{Foo} foo \section{Bar} bar \begin{strip} baz \end{strip} ...
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Arabic script not displaying in chapter headings, even though body text is fine.

In the MWE below {thanks to @maïeul}, the Arabic chapter heading and chapter number does not display the Arabic font, but the body text displays fine. It seems to be a problem with Arabic, because ...
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Errors with the moderncv template used with w32tex

I want to prepare my resume using the moderncv package. I am using w32tex (installed on this September), which includes the moderncv package. I downloaded the template from CTAN ...
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Extract all arguments of a certain command from a document

I have a command \foo which takes two arguments and which I use about a hundred times throughout my document (but never within an argument of another instance of \foo). I now want to spellcheck every ...
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entries in toc sparated with same disstances

I am using Easy Thesis template to write my thesis. I want to add a 'chapter like page' to write a list of conferences and posters I did during studies. So below I explain what I did to create a ...
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Problem with tables and side captions

I'm working on putting captions beside a table. When I used SCtable to do so, it messed up the top text on my page and made it appear below the table. Is there any other way I can do this? Also, how ...
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How to create command to make custom Indicator Function

So, I've found this package for common probability items in LaTeX and the very last entry is a "customizable" indicator function in which one simply inputs the variable (e.g. x) and it returns ...
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PGFOrnaments don't center properly

I would like to have nice fleurons and decorations at the end of my chapters to mimic the style of a book from the late 1800's. Some searches brought pgfornaments to my attention (a more user ...
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Simple way to align text within tabbing environment

I want to align text within a tabbing environment without using a new environment. That means flushleft and flushright are not options. Ideally smething like this would be nice: \begin{tabbing} ...
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How do you reference using apa style in latex?

I googled and searched alot or maybe i'm just missing something i dont know.. My problem is i want to do a reference page using apa style. I kept on trying but doesn't seem to give any output.. Anyone ...
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Undefined control sequence and Something's missing perhaps a missing \item

I am using Windows 7 and getting a LaTeX Error in an algorithm; I am new to LaTeX and already spent a lot of time to figure this out but no luck. Could you please help me here? \begin{algorithm} ...
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How to turn on url boxes for links in latex?

I have several links in some document. However, I would like to highlight with boxes this links in order to do not pass unoticed. Any idea of how to do this?.
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positioning a node relative to multiple nodes

I would like to place a node relative to multiple nodes. In this post, the calc library is suggested in one of the answers. In the below picture, the centered node (E) is not placed in the exact ...
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Using newtxmath for letters but not symbols

I'd like to use newtxmath for the letters in my equations. Unfortunately, if I just enable newtxmath, I find that the \lesssim and \lnsim symbols look too much alike. Here's an example: ...
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Can my algorithm description be improved? [on hold]

I'm writing a pseudocode description of the FISTA (with line search) algorithm from convex optimization. (I'm using slide 17-18 here as a source.) Can anyone suggest any improvements to my latex ...
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How to create marginal notes without 'opening up' the paragraph

This is an example with the \marginalstar macro from TeXbook. Without \marginalstar the paragraph is normal, with \marginalstar the paragraph is "opened up". \def\strutdepth{\dp\strutbox} ...
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Force numeric citations in RevTex

I am using the Review of Modern Physics (rmp) style for a report. By default, it uses author/year citations. I want to force revtex to use numerical citations. Adding the ...
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Two vertical aligned subfigures not lining up

I've got two subfigures below each other. They got the same aspect ratio but don't line up as they should. This is my LaTeX code and below is the produced image. unity-slide.png is 1174 x 660 pixels ...
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xelatex: Minted code block represents tabs as ^^I

I am producing LaTeX output with org mode. My code snippets wind up being indented with tabs, because of my c-mode settings. Changing these would be inconvenient. Although the snippet I am posting ...
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How can I vertically center one element, instead of the whole group

So I can vertically and horizontally center a group with the vplace environment from memoir. \begin{vplace}[0.7] \begin{center} some text \\ more text \\ a third line of ...
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Add decoration at end of chapter

A half full page at the end of a chapter nicely signals that the chapter ends. However, sometimes the last page of a chapter looks a bit too empty if there are are only, say, 5-10 lines. In some older ...
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cube folding with tikz

I would like to fold 12 cubes to one. Please help me with this. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} %optional libraries \usetikzlibrary{decorations,arrows,automata,positioning} ...
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Change coordinate order in TikZ

I want to change the order of entering coordinates in TikZ. In 2D-coordinates it is (x,y) as in (right/left, up/down). As soon as I enter a third coordinate, TikZ just adds the third coordinate at ...
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IPA characters with tipa in Beamer poster switch to small font size, cannot be set to normal font size

I am using package tipa in order to have IPA characters at my disposal. However, when used in conjunction with beamer poster, the tipa characters switch to small font size. Setting them to another ...
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Looking for a latex directory class

I'm lokking for a latex directory class. In order to print alphabetical directory of persons and enteprises. With rubrics for geographie, professionnal functions or enterprises, etc. Printing to A5 or ...