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comment \begin{enumerate}[(a)] does not indent items
It is not complete. It doesn't compile: \documentclass and other things are missing.
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comment “indirect” variables in foreach
foreach doesn't expand \values completly but only one level deep. So it sees only \labelsM and not the values. Expand \values at least once before using it: \expandafter\let\expandafter\values\values
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comment Any alternatives for longtable package? (produce tables can continue to the next page)
Are your tables really tables? A lot of things people do with tabular can be better done with lists or other means.
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comment File ended while scanning use of \@writefile \begin{document}: deleting .aux and recompiling doesn't change anything!
The error means that an incomplete entry has been written to the aux-file and breaks when the aux-file is read again. Such entries are written to the aux-file when the page is shipped out so it is possible that a random change in the page which changes the shipout affects them. The cause of the error don't need to be the subsubsubsection, it can lay elsewhere: in your code or in a bug of some package which affects the shipout - e.g. a package could redefine locally \%. But without a complete document to reproduce the error and run tests it is not possible to debug.
Sep
27
comment How to translate \ifthenelse from “ifthen” to “etoolbox”?
You can compare two \pagerefs, e.g. with etoolbox \ifdefstrequal{\pageref{a}}{\pageref{b}}{yes}{no}. When I really want to be on the safe side I use the zref package to get real numbers to compare.
Sep
27
comment How to translate \ifthenelse from “ifthen” to “etoolbox”?
It is not a good idea to use the result of \pageref as a number and to do number comparision -- neither with ifthen or with etoolbox. It could also contain text or formatting instruction or be a roman number.
Sep
26
comment how to find error in bibtex file that biber chokes upon
By going to the line mentioned in the error message: line 8851. Probably there is a second comma.
Sep
26
comment Are most TeX fonts other than Computer Modern optimized for \frenchspacing?
How can you optimize a font for nonfrenchspacing?
Sep
26
comment Is it possible to use both long name and short name of the section in headers?
You can't use the optional argument like this. Also rightmark outputs the first mark, while leftmark the last mark so if there are two sections you would get confusing output if you use both. Better code the two names like this \section{\oldandnew{old name}{new name}}. You can then locally redefine the command \oldandnew so that it outputs either the one or the other argument.
Sep
26
comment Correct way to specify discretionary hyphens in bib files with biblatex/biber
I don't remember exactly what you must do to use --recodedata, it's long ago that I looked into it. But why don't you use the development version as the bug is fixed there? Or simply redefine U+2011 in the document so that it does want you want?
Sep
25
comment Vertical spaces at the last page of section
Sadly with \stopsection page breaks can happen to early. Try e.g. with \section{section}\lipsum[1]\stopsection\section{section}\lipsum[1-2] as document. Probably one should combine this with needspace.
Sep
24
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Sep
24
comment Text in math mode: inherit bold but not italics
Sure. \DeclareMathAlphabet {\mathsf}{OT1}{phv}{m}{n} \SetMathAlphabet\mathsf{bold}{OT1}{phv}{bx}{n}
Sep
24
comment Text in math mode: inherit bold but not italics
Well it depends on the meaning of foo: If it is a "math variable" then it should be set with math font commands. If you want to avoid to have to insert the \mathversion{bold} you can add it to the section definition.
Sep
24
answered Text in math mode: inherit bold but not italics
Sep
24
comment How to show starred subsections in minitoc and not in toc
Don't use starred subsection. Set the counters tocnumdepth and secnumdepth correctly (minitoc imho has such counters for the minitocs too.)
Sep
24
comment \includegraphics Error “File not found” but other images work fine
Well if latex says the file is not found then it is probably not there. Check very carefully the name of the file. E.g. spaces can be easily overlooked. Also check if the file is in the same folder as your main document. And then you are starting pdflatex in this folder.
Sep
24
comment \includegraphics Error “File not found” but other images work fine
What does mean "it doesn't work" and "same error"? You didn't mention an error yet.
Sep
24
comment Problem with list environment in latex
If you want to use squared brakets in the option argument of item you must protect them with braces: \item [{[b]}]
Sep
24
comment How to reset counter for un-numbered subsections?
You can redefine the look of sections if you don't like the current look. Much better then dubious hacks which will lead to more and more problems.