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What packages do people load by default in LaTeX?

I'm getting the impression from reading the answers written by some of the real experts here that there are quite a few little packages that just tweak LaTeX2e's default behaviour a little to make it ...
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Is it still useful to load the lmodern package?

A few years ago, the lmodern package was a good way to have high quality fonts by simply adding : \usepackage{lmodern} Nowadays, lmodern seems less popular. I'm wondering if it is because LaTeX ...
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Why are Bitmap-Fonts used automatically?

I have the following LaTeX-document: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \title{Sample} \author{Litb} \begin{...
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How to adjust the breaking in the bibliography?

This question continues my another. I have to use weird margins and line spacing for my academic wirting. MWE: \documentclass[ pagesize, usegeometry = on, ...
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How to create small PDF files for the Internet

I feel that PDF documents when intended to be uploaded on the Internet should be of minimal final size in bytes. Many strategies exist to create such small documents: Pay attention to the size of the ...
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How to type French character in LaTeX

I would like to insert "ç". Tried including \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}, and type \c {c} , but doesn't work.
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Can't copy-paste from my PDF. Any idea why?

When using copy paste from the PDF generated from my Latex document, the text comes out garbled. What could be causing this? This is an example of the original text: At last, and taking the risk a ...
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Anti aliasing from latex to pdf

When rendered the text in my pdf is not anti alised. Anyone knows how to do this? The following example shows my text output compared with output from google docs pdf Is it even possible with ...
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Ugly alignment (size of square root symbol) with Latin Modern at 12pt

Consider the code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} \[ \sqrt{\frac{m}{n}} \] \end{document} The output is a ...
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Bold Version of CMU Serif Roman / Latin Modern Roman Regular

My current LaTeX document uses the following font for headings, which is either "CMU Serif Bold" by default or "Latin Modern Roman Bold" (the updated version of the CMU font) if you use \usepackage{...
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Problem with siunitx and T1 fontenc

I'm having a slight problem with siunitx and fontencwith T1 encoding (I write a lot in Swedish and most people suggest that I should use T1). When I compile to PDF with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} the ...
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How to set Computer Modern as the font in ConTeXt?

I watched a video interview in which Donald Knuth complained about the changes made to Computer Modern in the Latin Modern font. ConTeXt appears to use Latin Modern instead of Computer Modern, as the ...
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Consecutive commas with ae package

How do I output two (or more) consecutive commas inside \texttt{} ? ,, displays a black square, \,\, displays nothing, \verb{,,} display three consecutive commas (what the heck!), \verb{\,\,} ...
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Fine tuning diacritical marks in fonts

I am about to make the paradigm-shift from the traditional way of hard-coding fonts with diacritical marks on top of them to simply using utf8. What surprised me, however, that the rendering of the ...
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2answers
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Font encoding in LaTeX

I've been using LaTeX for a while and I've read a lot of discussion about fonts encodings. Some suggest to use T1 fonts adding \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}, other suggest to add nothing, other suggest to ...

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