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An error using “Positioning” package to place the titles of a hexagon and a pentagon

In the following tikzpicture environment, I have a hexagon and a pentagon aligned along their horizontal axes of symmetry. (In the hexagon, the vertex A is furthest to the right, the vertex B is the ...
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tocloft include format page number

I'm trying to convert an existing document template made in Word to LaTeX and have been generally successful. However, one thing that's giving me trouble is page numbering. In the existing template, ...
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why pdfcrop fails with pdfTeX run failed with value 1! on some files? TL 2015

I have few large pdf files (one page) that pdfcrop gives this error on >which pdfcrop /usr/local/texlive/2015/bin/x86_64-linux/pdfcrop >pdfcrop --margins 10 --clip image.pdf image.pdf PDFCROP ...
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Removing the trailing period when referencing a section number

I'm writing a prospectus and my college has given me the following class for formatting it. I'm new to Latex and I've seen the these examples already (one, two, and three) but I can't understand how ...
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reduce ytick density for two pgfplots in groupplot

please help me adjust the ytick density of my second plot in the groupplot I have shown. I have tried to increase the max space as suggested from another thread but it only works for the first plot ...
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What is This Math Font Called?

I would like to know what is this font called? How can I reproduce it? I know that it is neither \mathsf{} nor \mathcal{}. Is there any reference where can I find all mathematical fonts?
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Problems with scrlayer-scrpage

after getting the constant warning I shouldn't use fancyhdr with KOMA I decided to switch to scrlayer-scrpage. Unfortunately I can't get it to work despite of reading through the documentation. This ...
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BibTex fails on opening database “-blx” file

I'm kind of new here. I googled for hours this evening, frustratingly looking for an answer to my problems. So I compile like this: pdflatex -> bibtex -> pdflatex -> pdflatex -> pdfview I use ...
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How to quote encyclopedia articles differently from books, magazines, etc. with Biblatex?

I'm using a lot of articles from multi-volume encyclopedias in my work. To this end, I've set the articles up using the crossref attribute in the bibliography file. The citation style used is ...
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Table of value of a function with Pythontex

I'm working of making a table of value of a function: \documentclass[french,12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} ...
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Gcard “fullpage” picture

I am useing the gcard package in LaTeX. By default the package creates 4 "minipages" such that, when the a4 paper is folded twice - you end up with a neat invitation/folder. I would like to add a ...
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How to add “and others” at the end of a \parencites citation?

I'm sorry to ask something I can't really show code for, but I've no idea where even to start. At the moment, I have a bibliography entry that looks like this: @book{andothers, title = {and ...
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Reverse out title header so background is red and font is white

Is it possible to reverse out a title header, so the background is red and the font is white? \fancyhead[C]{\textbf{\LARGE{\textcolor{red}{TITLE HEADER}}}}
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Tikz \pmb results in 2 overlapping letters [duplicate]

For some reason, there seem to be 2 overlapped images of letters inside \pmb{} of the tikz draw feature. Here is a MWE \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to change the space between the section number and section in toc?

I am writing a normal article, which the number of sections has gone over 100. The space between the 100th section and the number 100 is too small. What could be adjusted to make it wider? Thanks! ...
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Wrong autoref names when using babel's `main=` feature

I have just tried out the main=<language> package option to babel and found that it seemingly does not play nicely with hyperref's \autoref. Using the traditional syntax works nicely: ...
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How to have a figure with multiple groups of image and each image with individual name?

I have several images and I must put their names below them. Moreover, I need to give the name of the group of that images too (for example, "first layer", "second layer" ect as show below). I need to ...
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fontspec kernel/property-unknown [on hold]

I have a problem with fontspec. When i try to build simple document: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} aaa \end{document} I get an error: ...
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Ulem package : horizontal line is too thin

The slanted lines are correct regarding the size of characters, but horizontal isn't. How to correct that ? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Erewhon}[ ...
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I can't make a document larger than one page?

I have a document that I have set up as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \begin{document} \title{Title} \author{Author} \date{Date} \maketitle Then I have a some sections/subsections and ...
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biblatex uses wrong citation-style [on hold]

I'd like to use numeric-comp citation style but it doesn't work. A \cite[p. 112f]{Kim2015} is translated to [Kim2015 ] This is how I import the biblatex-package: ...
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bitmap inclusion with latex->dvi failing

The MWE below works fine for me on my (Mac) laptop compiling with latex (to dvi), and the bitmap image is included just fine. My friend has both a Mac laptop and a Mac desktop, with a recent TeXLive ...
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Texcount error 'could not recognise package list'

using texcount in the command line interface produces the error 'could not recognise package list'. I'm using texcount -1 -sum -inc mymainfile.tex which includes several files in a two different ...
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xtable with rows of varying decimal place

I have an xtable. I can format the columns to have the same number of decimal places. I need no decimal places for all the rows except the last one where I need one decimal place. Is it possible to do ...
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Undefined control sequence on fresh “vanilla” TeXLive on Windows

I reinstalled Windows today, then installed "vanilla" TeXLive 2015 using install-tl-windows.exe. I did everything as I already did before: installed TeXLive with the small-scheme and then installed ...
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Typesetting a title on a tikzpicture (Version 2)

I have two very similar-looking polygons in different TikZ environments. Each polygon is symmetric across a horizontal line. I want to put them in one TikZ environment with the axes of symmetry ...
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Shrinking or splitting some equations in a group of equations

I have a group of equations, such as /begin{gather} Eq1 // Eq2 // Eq3 // Eq4 /end{gather} Unfortunately, some of the equations in the group are too long to fit on the page. For equations that are ...
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Help me in drawing log(x) curve

\documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \usepgflibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \begin{questions}\usepgflibrary{arrows} \question Draw the graph of $f(x)=|\log x|$. Solution: ...
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substitute a character from one script to another

I am working in XeLaTeX + Memoir, and I have two documents: one typeset in English and another typeset in Arabic. As the two documents are related, I am using the package xr to establish ...
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How to make a command with three optional arguments?

I'm sorry for my English, but, anyway, I'd like to know how to create a new command with three optional arguments? I wanna get what is shown on the picture. I have some other ways how to achieve ...
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Box diagram (with text in and around it)

How can the attached box diagram be drawn in latex? I have tried using the table environment, but it does not seem to work well. Is there a quicker and easier code for it?
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Using \adjustwidth seems to break with a figure caption in knitr

I need to adjust my margins so I can place two pictures side by side. This works when there is no caption on the picture but when I add a caption the margins revert back to how they were. ...
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pdflatex entered extended mode

I am getting crazy with texmaker and texstudio. I am trying to compile a document and I cannot because it says pdfLaTeX entered extended mode. I did everything: I tried once with Texmaker, then with ...
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Passing arguments to custom frame option

Follow up to http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/174213/36296 Long story short: I wondered how to pass arguments to custom frame options. For example add an image to the frametitle.
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A chapter heading without the word “chapter” and number

I want one chapter without word “chapter” and its numbering in the heading, but I want an ToC entry using memoir. I use the following \documentclass{memoir}% \makechapterstyle{mychapterstyle}{% ...
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Extending a tree

I am trying to extend the following tree, so that it is as in the picture: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} \usepackage{tikz-qtree-compat} ...
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Replacement for MathTime Pro

I have a .tex source file which uses MathTime Professional 2. As MathTime Pro is not a free licensed font, I was wondering if it would be possible to change it to another similar free (as in free ...
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Tighten spacing in multiple-element subscripts that include primes and uppercase-Greek letters

My MWE compiled with pdfLaTeX: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \frac{ \Gamma_{v'J'\Lambda'} \Gamma_{v'J'\Lambda' \rightarrow\Lambda''} } { ...
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BibTex problem w/achemso packages

I am trying to use achemso package for my bibliography and having problem with my references. I keep getting error message saying that "! Improper alphabetic constant. <to be read again> ...
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Could I label each curve of my plot with a name ON the curve?

Could I label each line of my plot with a name ON the curve? I want to reproduce the same of this link, but without using contour. Is it possible? The plot is a 2D plot.
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Text Prior to Subsubsection affecting alignment of text following it

Following are two snippets of code along with what they compile into. The issue is with the alignment of the text that follows the subsubsection. It should align with the subsubsection's heading, ...
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need to find a good editor for mac [duplicate]

Can someone please suggest a good latex editor for mac. something close to one that is used in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzB8YcuGw4w I liked the highlight and everything that this ...
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centering within a table cell not working in one cell only [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a table using custom columns as explained here. For some reason in the last row of my table the very left column is not centered horizontally and I don't know why. Here is the ...
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I get problems when I use the same tikzmark label in every slide

Inorder for my tikzmark to be displayed properly, I need not to use different names for each tikzmark. It troublesome to keep track of the names, is there a work around this problem. In the below ...
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How to Get Rid of Superscript Cite Keys

My \cite{key} usage referring to bibliographies started to do this; Not only I get a clickable numbered link (which is fine) I get the cite key on top of the reference. How can I turn this off? I ...
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Beamer templating - resetting variables at start or end of frame

For a beamer theme, I'd like to provide two different kinds of frame titles. A normal one, plus one with an image background. As far as I can see the best method to do this is to overload the ...
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Automatically avoid linebreaks before symbols and numbers

I want to have latex avoid starting a line with a number or symbol. Or at least print some sort of warning (similar to an overfull hbox warning). I know I can manually wrap each situation where this ...
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footmisc's bottom option and memoir's footnotes

In order to avoid overstretched inter-paragraph-glue I would like to use footmisc with the bottom option. However it interferes with my footnote setup. See the following example: ...
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Hyperref Working; Need to add additional cover page bookmark, not included in the contents

Currently \usepackage[bookmarks]{hyperref} is working. PDFs I've viewed in the past, however, include bookmarks for pages prior to the Contents (e.g. Cover, Copyright, etc.) Is there a way to add a ...
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Splitting pdf file pages from middle of each page into two pages [on hold]

I wonder how to split a pdf file pages from middle of each page into two pages (See here for reference). In past I was using pdfscissor in Windows 7 and Gscan2pdf and ScanTailor in Ubuntu 14.04. Now ...

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