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How can I write a spiral symbol?

How can I get a spiral like There seems to be a spiral-like unicode codepoint: http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/aa5c/index.htm I tried \documentclass[varwidth=true, ...
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hyperref with ocgcolorlinks option & dvips/ps2pdf

In my PDF document, while opened in the PDF viewer, I would like to have coloured text as hyperlinks instead of boxes. So I set the package option ocgcolorlinks with hyperref, because links should ...
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Draw a smooth surface

I would like to draw a smooth surface like http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/questions/20912/how-to-draw-a-higher-genus-surface but using Asymptote, TikZ, Metapost, PStricks, or other TeX friendly ...
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modification of bibliography style

My name is Johannes and I'm just writing master thesis. My supervisor wants a special style (i could not found any journal which uses such a style...) for the bibliography and I'm not able to modify ...
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Problem with subcaption spacing

When using the subcaption package to place tables1 side-by-side, the spacing between a table and its subtable caption is too small if the table caption is placed above the tables and the subtable ...
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I want to auto-number a frame title

I want to make a quiz with x questions with beamer. In the frame title I want to auto-increase the number of the question. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[t] \frametitle{VRAAG ...
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Memory overload due to pgfplots / tikz

first of all, I need to mention that there are 2 related threads, that I found usefull: 1, 2. I am working with TeXstudio 2.8.8 on Win 7 64bit (i5 @3.3GHz, 8GB RAM - if this matters). My goal is to ...
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Problem with \psframe

I have a problem with PSTricks in LaTeX. Specifically, I want to create a book cover and for a start I want to add color to my page. The problem is that when I add the given geometry page and write ...
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Adding colon or dash after section

I changed the format of subsubsection to remove the line breaks after them using titlesec package and the command \titleformat{\subsubsection}[runin]{\normalfont\bfseries}{\thesubsubsection.}{3pt}{} ...
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TeXstudio recognize $ in R code as that of the math mode

I am using TeXstudio to typeset some R code with environment Rcode, Routput and command \Rinline (provided by SASnRdisplay package). Whenever there is a $ sign appears in the code, TeXstudio will ...
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Creating a document with no borders or margins

I want to create a small flyer. It should be folded once and have four pages in total. Also, I need a special geometry. So far, I am trying to achieve that using minipages. Here is my MWE: ...
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How to calculate a percentage and use result in progressbar?

With the progressbar package, I want to show bars on pages depending on a counter. Progressbar works like: \progressbar{0.7} I use the calc package anyway, so I thought it should be easy to ...
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Citing one book twice should show short-title second time

I use the following bib-file: @misc{kant2007grundlegung, title={Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten, Kommentar von Christoph Horn, Corinna Mieth und Nico Scarano}, author={Kant, Immanuel}, ...
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Multiple return arrows with values

I am trying to get multiple return values from a function using the package tikz-uml.sty: tikz-uml project In case of an alt block, I would like a function to return two different values. However I ...
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1answer
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Force all text in a block to look like the default math mode text

I used the technique described by the commentator "Martin H" here to include an Inkscape graphic into my LaTex document. Now I want to force all the text of the image to look exactly like in math ...
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Positioning Tikz figure with xetex

I'd like to write a document using this template : http://phd.epfl.ch/modelesthese. When i'm compiling with pdflatex, there's no problem and the chapter headers are fine. But with xetex, there is ...
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Unable to render equation from LaTeX to HTML using mathquill [on hold]

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Mathquill</title> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" /> <meta ...
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Vertical help lines only in tiKz

The following tiKz code gives you a 100x10 grid of help lines. \draw [help lines, dashed] (0,0) grid(100,10); What is the code if you just want the 100 vertical helplines but not the 10 horizontal ...
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1answer
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Putting formulas below each other in a block

I want the formulas $2 \leq i \leq n$ and $2 \leq i \leq n$, \hspace{5mm}, $n-i+3 \leq k \leq n$ in the slide below to start at the same point such that they are right below in the block. I've tried ...
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Selecting font features for tabular data

I am writing my thesis using (among others) the KOMA-script and fontspec packages. I would like to select the default sans serif font (and add some font features) for my tables. I know how to do this ...
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Protecting .pdf file created from latex [duplicate]

I know it is possible to protect file from printing with Adobe tools, but is this done on latex layer or with pdf tools? And is it also possible to protect created pdf file with password in following ...
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1answer
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Chapter not being included

Hello I am trying to write my thesis to include different chapters my master tex document looks like this: \documentclass[11pt a4paper]{report} \usepackage[left=4.0cm, right=1.5cm, top=1.5cm, ...
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Linking large PDF - time-out?

I have a problem regarding a beamer presentation, from where I have to link several other PDF documents. No problem occurs with small files, but with some of them (larger than ~15MB) nothing happens ...
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Use Microtype beta from TLContrib with Miktex

I would like to test Microtype 2.5 (b08) with Lualatex. I've seen here that TLContrib has been cited as a way to get and install this version, but I only found solutions to use it as a repository ...
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Understanding how a TOC is generated

I'm trying to understand, in some detail, how a toc is generated. But now I'm thoroughly confused and perplexed after examining the .toc file before and after making a ``slight'' modification. I hope ...
2
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1answer
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Problems with a TikZ diagram

Here my problem, I define all the commands in this code in order to have a kind of prespective and to see the circle as in a 3d space (with the dashed part to be in the back. My problem is that also ...
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tikz/pgf: positioning.lib works correct in combination w/ rotate?

Please have a look at the enclosed MWE. It shows three rectangles at different rotating angles with respect to a coordinate. When not loading the positioning library the result is as expected (see ...
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1answer
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Center TikZ node relative to path

I made this diagram in latex, but I can not center the item 'j', corresponding to line 38. Could anyone help me?The diagram of the script is listed below. I tried to use midway on the 38 line, but he ...
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1answer
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Colorbox with changes package

I am working with the changes package. Modifying the color of the changed passages works well with \colorlet command. Is it possible to create colorboxes (with yellow color) only around the changes ...
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1answer
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Changing notation within a subsection LaTeX

I was just wondering if there was a quick fix for this problem. Essentially I have a subsection of my thesis written up with the variable $\xi$ appearing everywhere. To be consistent with the rest of ...
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1answer
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Memoir: Change color of header rule when using a copied pagestyle

Using memoir class, I am trying to change the color of the header's rule as proposed in Set header and footer rule color in memoir. However, the following code won't change the rule's color: ...
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1answer
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How to write custom configuration for TeX4ht

I have some macros in my document, and I want to create my own HTML for there. I follow this blog entry but I can't to make it work. I put this code before my \begin{document}: ...
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1answer
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How to display the page numbers of included pdf files like “pp: x-x” in headers?

I want to include about 500-600 conference papers in a root file. My root file is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{pdfpages} \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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the best way to convert from pdf to xml [on hold]

could anybody suggest what is the best way to convert from the pdf to xml.
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Pdflatex is not printing unicode characters

This is the code: \documentclass[oneside, pdftex, a4paper, 12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[left = 1cm, right = 1cm, top=2cm, bottom = 2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{alltt} ...
3
votes
1answer
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Nodes Near coords hide when 0

Is it possible to hide nodes near coords in pgfplots when value = 0 ? I have something like this. And axis setting \begin{axis}[ ybar, bar width=3pt, nodes near coords ]
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vote
1answer
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Beamer - How to make font larger for page numbers?

I've added the following code from this answer: \addtobeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}{% \usebeamerfont{footline}% \usebeamercolor[fg]{footline}% \hspace{1em}% ...
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1answer
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How to add text to a title without it appearing in the reference?

I'm trying to make a section title with additional information next to it. Currently I'm simply changing the style and adding the text directly to the section title but it has the unintended side ...
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votes
1answer
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insert \hline in datatool importing .csv

I'm trying make a table with the datatool package and a .csv created from an Excel file. I'd like this code to be as generic as possible since I will have to import a lot of .csv in this document. ...
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How do you write accented characters in a foreign language? [duplicate]

I'm trying to include the titles of TED talks that I'm translated into my resume, but since the talks are in Spanish there are some characters that don't show up correctly. When I write: \item ...
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pgfplots(table) protect ##1 when in a `\newcommand` with optional arguments

I am using the excellent answer from @percusse to the question How to rotate head row cell entries of pgfplotstable which works great if you always want rotated headers. I am calling ...
2
votes
2answers
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Vertical alignment of figure in a tabular. (Automatic width)

I'm trying to align photos and text vertically and horizontally in the middle of each tabular. I've tried the 'array' package but it seems like I need to define the width of the column. I want the ...
0
votes
1answer
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In book style, how to change the chapter according to style guide

Well for our style we wish to have "small" chapters using the book style (mainly to have \frontmatter grouping) Now the styles are mainly about where and how the numbering of the chapters happens: ...
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votes
1answer
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Country balls in Tikz? [on hold]

On 9gag we have something called "country balls". Is it possible to make them in LaTeX TikZ? Are there maybe already a collection of them? Or an easy way to create them? Maybe there are a usepackage ...
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votes
1answer
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Customize colors in beamer Madrid theme

I have been trying to customize color themes in Madrid beamer theme for slide sections. I have checked the beamercolorthemedefault.sty file looking for the properties I should change to do so, and I ...
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0answers
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two column style, text crossing middle [duplicate]

In my paper I wish to go for a two column style to "save pages" (there is an artificial limit of 8 pages, yet even by the prof said silliness of "prepared to wear glasses as long as it looks good"). ...
3
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2answers
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Tabularx adding unnecessary pages

My document is creating a {blank rest of page + empty page} before a tabularx table. Checked this thread with no dice - I couldn't solve with typical figure/table placement controls. This is my ...
4
votes
3answers
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How do I modify the size of S the summation operand?

I bet this fancy summation operand S is in fact $\mathcal{S}$, am I right? But how do I modify the size of this thingy? \bigg or \left\right doesn't seem to work... And something like this: ...
3
votes
2answers
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Watermark from second page

How do I add watermark into document, but from second page. Or better, from, instance, from second page and to, for instance, 10th page of document?
4
votes
1answer
27 views

Text spreading out in multicols

Minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[bitstream-charter]{mathdesign} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{amsmath} ...

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