# Tags

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 tikz-pgf× 4695 a higher-level drawing language built on top of the PGF graphics framework. For questions specifically about the PGF layer use {pgf-core} instead. Both tags are possible on the same question. … tables× 2322 about the tabular environment and related packages such as {array}, {booktabs}, {tabularx} and {longtable}. For questions about the table environment (i.e., about floating or positioning),… beamer× 2054 a document class, used for creating presentations and slides. For general questions about presentations or slides, independent of the document class, use {presentations} tag instead. fonts× 1925 about fonts and how to use them. It deals with questions about changing family, shape and weight of fonts, but also with font packages. If your question is not about a font in general but a… math-mode× 1868 about typesetting mathematical content, e.g. tweaking the appearance of spacing and symbols in a formula, or producing specific mathematical constructs. For questions about "wrapper" en… spacing× 1702 about both horizontal and vertical white space, e.g. space between letters or words, or space between paragraphs. For adjusting the space between the lines of a document, use {line-spacin… macros× 1633 for questions specifically concerning TeX's macro processor. Note that, because TeX uses macros ubiquitously, most questions about code that uses macros are not looking for information abo… graphics× 1398 about inclusion of external graphic files in your document. For questions about vector graphics created programmatically inside a (La)TeX document, use {diagrams} instead, or preferably … table-of-contents× 1363 about the creation or modification of the Table of Contents or similar listings like List of Figures and List of Tables as well as custom lists. Popular packages are {tocloft}, … sectioning× 1361 about commands like \chapter or \section forming the logical structure of documents. For questions specifically about {parts}, {chapters} or lower-level commands ({sections-paragraphs}… pgfplots× 1312 a package for creating 2D and 3D plots of mathematical functions and numerical data, using the PGF graphics framework. For questions about the inbuilt plotting functionality of TikZ/PGF,… biblatex× 1281 a complete reimplementation of the bibliographic facilities provided by LaTeX. It has its own backend {biber} which can be used instead of {bibtex} and which supports, e.g., full {unicod… floats× 1205 about the floating environments figure, table and other, custom-defined floats, and concerns issues such as positioning, labelling, captioning, indexing and listing of said floats. For que… horizontal-alignment× 1179 about aligning document elements horizontally, e.g. typesetting paragraphs using \centering or \raggedright or adjusting the horizontal position of several equation or ta… bibtex× 1160 specifically about Oren Patashnik's BibTeX program, its .bib database file format, and use of these in creating documents. For general questions about bibliographies and citations, use {bi… bibliographies× 1104 about creating lists of publications and citing these in a document. For questions about specific or customized citation commands, add {citing}. Popular bibliography packages are {… xetex× 1058 a Unicode-capable variant of the TeX engine. Use this tag if your question is about Xe(La)TeX specific problems and is not related to standard (La)TeX. hyperref× 995 a package capable of producing hypertext links in documents. If your question is about cross-referencing in general, choose {cross-referencing}. If it's specifically about PDF features, … errors× 993 for questions regarding or including compilation or similar errors. symbols× 955 about specific non-alphabetic symbols or math symbols, e.g., about looking-up, constructing, or using symbols. For questions about {fonts} or alphabetic {characters} use the respective ta… formatting× 946 for general questions about formatting document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be formatted. For questions about font attributes (e.g., {bold},… header-footer× 923 about customizing headers and footers, i.e., choosing a page style for certain pages (e.g. empty, plain, headings) and (for the styles employed) placing information like the current… cross-referencing× 893 about making connections from a point in a document to related information elsewhere, usually within the same document. Standard commands are \label and \ref. For questions abou… equations× 878 about the various environments to typeset displaystyle mathematics, e.g. equation and {align}. For general questions about mathematical typesetting use {math-mode}. Both tags are possib… listings× 844 a package that extends LaTeX's {verbatim} features. A variety of syntax highlighting options are available. For general questions about {verbatim} or {highlighting} use the respective ta… numbering× 831 about numbering document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be numbered (or have its number removed). For {page-numbering} or {line-numbering}, use … pdftex× 831 an extension of TeX which is capable of directly generating PDF output. Use this tag if your question is about pdf(La)TeX specific problems and is not related to standard (La)TeX. lists× 797 about list environments. If your question deals with a specific list environment, add the respective tag, if existing, such as {itemize}, {enumerate}, or {description}. A popular package is… positioning× 789 about positioning document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be positioned. packages× 784 about packages in general, e.g. about choosing, installing or using packages. For questions about writing packages, choose {package-writing} instead. If your question concerns a specific… color× 760 about using color in (La)TeX documents. Popular packages are color and xcolor. line-breaking× 718 about how (La)TeX breaks paragraphs into lines and how those breaks can be influenced. pdf× 704 specifically about the PDF file format. If your question is about producing PDF output, choose an appropriate tag such as {pdftex} or {ps2pdf}. If your question concerns PDF reader software, … lyx× 701 for questions specifically about the LyX document processor. Do not use this tag if the problem can be reproduced without LyX, for example, if the question is a (La)TeX issue rather than a sp… captions× 695 about captions for figures, tables and other, custom-defined floats or non-floating illustrations which are formatted to look identical to these floats. A popular package is caption. page-breaking× 675 about how (La)TeX breaks pages (and, in multi-column documents, columns) and how page/column breaking can be influenced.