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Crop entire document around figure

Have you ever submitted a LaTeX paper to a journal that wants separate figures? When you want to include a figure composed of a table of images, you must build it separately. When I run latexpdf, I ...
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What are the benefits of vanilla texlive over texlive provided by Ubuntu repository?

This question presumes that vanilla texlive is superior and thus deserves to be installed despite the troubles over Ubuntu apt-get. What exactly are these benefits? I'm considering going back to ...
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TeX Live 2011 vs Ubuntu TeX Live

Is it worth the effort to manually install TeX Live 2011 on Ubuntu? Has so much changed since 2009? I am a new Ubuntu user coming from windows and have very limited knowledge of Linux environment. I ...
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Where is TeXLive after i installed it via terminal ?

What i want install LaTeX for Linux on Mint 14 OS What i did download LaTex from http://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html i installed this package: install-tl.zip successfully installed ...
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TeXLive cannot be updated, older version not available and cannot install pretest version

I freshly installed Ubuntu 13.04 and proceeded to install TexLive 2012 which has been frozen for upcoming release of TeXLive 2013 and hence cannot be updated. I wanted to modify and compile a LaTeX ...
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Which Linux distributions support recent TeX Live with package manager?

I am currently having massive issues getting TeX Live to run on Ubuntu 12.04, so I am considering running a VM on VirtualBox with another Linux distribution that has better support for the latest TeX ...
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How to add new packages to Texmaker?

How can I add a package, e.g., program into Texmaker in Ubuntu? I tried to include it as follows but it didn't work: \usepackage{program}
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How to install “vanilla” TeXLive on Fedora?

Fedora has provided a very good texlive packaging. But, I think it's best to install texlive directly, using ./install-tl command. I have installed texlive directly on Ubuntu system before, by using ...
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Installation of TexStudio and MikTex in Ubuntu 12.04 LTE

I was using Microsoft Windows 7 and I had installed TeXStudioand Latex flavour MikTex. Both were installed according to the instructions given in this Ĺink. I developed a document there and now I am ...
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Making the arXiv accept a BibTeX BBL (May 2018)

I would like to upload a preprint to the arXiv with a bibliography. I prefer Biber personally, but I know from experience that if I upload a .bbl made with Biber, the arXiv will not interpret it ...
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Unwanted comma between author and year using citet command

I've been using the biblatex package for a while, and since updating my TeX installation (post-el capitan upgrade) I have been experiencing the following. If the following is typed: Such and such ...
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Differences between texlive packages in Linux

I've been reading a lot of sites to see the best way to get the packages in Texlive installed in my Ubuntu based system. So far, these are the texlive packages I've seen recommended: texlive-full ...
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How to find packages/classes

What is the "right" way to search for a package/class to solve a random problem? Whenever I need to find a new package or class, I never feel like I am doing it efficiently. I tend to use a mixture of ...
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Create a local texmf tree in Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 which came with TeX Live 2009 pre-installed. I want to create a local texmf tree at the location ~/Dropbox/mylocaltexmf/, so that I can place my own .sty files in my Dropbox ...
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Installing packages for linux on texworks

I am fairly new to ubuntu and I just installed TexWorks. Everything works fine but can someone give me step by step to install packages. With Windows I used the MikTex package manager but I am lost on ...

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