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Linguist and some-time package/software writer.

My one-page dictatorial guide to LaTeX packages

Package author of:

  • msu-thesis class (for Michigan State University theses and dissertations.)
  • he-she (alternating masculine and feminine pronouns for gender neutral writing.)
  • pst-vowel (diphthong arrows for vowel.sty vowel charts)
  • msuletterhead (letterhead package for Michigan State University (internal use))

Software author of: (Mac OS X)

  • csv2latex (Ruby/Applescript combination for pasting spreadsheet cells into LaTeX source); included as part of TeXShop; usable with any Mac text editor.
  • make-local-texmf App to create a new user texmf folder.

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comment tocloft recipe to simulate the titlecontents* behaviour of titletoc
@Martigan could you post a link to the class? Then we could possibly see what could be causing the error. (I'm assuming the error is what you get when you replace \documentclass{report} with your custom class in the example I added.)
Nov
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revised Set width of text in list
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answered Set width of text in list
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revised warnings wiki excerpt
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revised warnings wiki description
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on oldstylenums tag wiki
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on oldstylenums tag wiki excerpt
Nov
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comment tocloft recipe to simulate the titlecontents* behaviour of titletoc
I don't think this is very easy to do with tocloft at all. Perhaps you could explain the problems you encountered with titletoc? Maybe there are ways around them?
Nov
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comment tocloft recipe to simulate the titlecontents* behaviour of titletoc
@Marco I think Martigan is assuming some familiarity with titletoc. I've added a MWE to make the question clearer.
Nov
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revised tocloft recipe to simulate the titlecontents* behaviour of titletoc
added MWE and image
Nov
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revised Yet another leader dot question and related for TOC
improved code formatting; minor English
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revised tocloft recipe to simulate the titlecontents* behaviour of titletoc
typo in package name
Nov
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answered Can we use LaTeX to make the following figures?
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comment Description list with right alignment of labels
@lockstep No, of course not. :-) You might want to mention that the alternative version is only recommended if you have an old version of enumitem.
Nov
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comment Description list with right alignment of labels
@PeterGrill you should post this as a solution. (It gets the spacing nicer than in lockstep's solution.)
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comment automatic generation of list of tables in book/report writing
None of those elements are automatically generated by the book class without adding the appropriate \tableofcontents, \listoffigures and \listoftables. Have you done this? Are each of your tables inside \begin{table} ... \end{table} environments?
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