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### new command for the dx of intergral. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the proper way to typeset a differential operator? \newcommand{d}{\:\textrm{d}{#1}} That is my new comamnd for writing the dx of an intergral. Just wanted to be ...
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### Setting new command in LaTeX for the differential [duplicate]

I am writing a document in LaTeX and since I use quite often the command ${\rm d}$ for inserting the differential in the integrals , I decided to make a new command and insert in the preamble. I ...
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### What formatting should I use on 'd' when writing an integral? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the proper way to typeset a differential operator? What formatting should I use on 'd' when writing an integral? I normally use \int_{-\infty}^{infty} e^{-x^2} \...
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### Should I \mathrm the d in my integrals?

When writing an integral, it seems like something should be done to separate the "d", as in \int f(x) dx, so as not to confuse it with a variable. I've seen it left as-is, bolded, and straightened. ...
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### Evaluation of Differentiation and Integration

I was having some thought about what would be the syntax to make the end point evaluation of derivatives or integrals. Such as making the | with the two end points of evaluation on the top an bottom ...
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### Why does pdfTeX hang on this file?

MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{commath, tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node {$:$}; \end{tikzpicture} \end{document} When I compile this, pdfTeX enters an infinite loop. Why?
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### How do I change the font of a letter?

This is a partial re-asking of my question Can I change the font and colour of a letter permanently?. The answers there focussed on the colour aspect of what I wanted. I also want to be able to ...
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### Better automatic spacing of differential d?

This question was basically about whether the differential d should be upright or italicized, not about how to achieve that in tex. However, this useful answer did suggest something like the following ...
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### Coloured underlines of equations and text in LaTeX Beamer

A previous question asked how to underline equations in color (1). However, many of the solutions suggested don't work in LaTeX Beamer. I also had difficulties finding ways for simple customisation, ...
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### What do empty math character class symbols (“\mathpunct{}”) do, and when are they used?

Every once in a while, one will encounter empty math characters with a specific math character class. For example, amsmath uses \mathpunct{} in its definition of \colon: \renewcommand{\colon}{\...
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### What does LaTeX understand as an operator?

I haven't really got how does LaTeX understand the objects created through \operatorname{…}/\DeclareMathOperator. I know that it typesets them in upright roman, but how the system treats it? When ...
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### Spacing after derivative operator in the commath package

I am using the commath package to typeset the derivative operator "D" with the command \Dif. This work well unless I want to add subscripts or superscripts. In this case, the spacing after operator is ...
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### How to typeset statistical distributions [closed]

What is the consensus way to typeset statistical distributions? For the normal distribution I have seen all of: $X\sim N(\mu,\,\sigma^{2})$ $X\sim\mathrm{N}(\mu,\,\sigma^{2})$ \$X\sim\mathcal{N}(\mu,...
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### How can I make this equation fit on a single line?

I want to make this equation fit on one line. I've tried to use \small, but it doesn't work. What should I do? \begin{equation} 1^{st}integral= \int_{0}^{\infty}{\frac{2 \pi \zeta}{\alpha} t^{(\frac{-...
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### How to typeset variation of vector function?

In variational calculus, the first variation is written as \delta F for some functional F. Vectors are often typeset with boldface, i.e. \vec{x} becomes \mathbf{x}. If I want to typeset the first ...

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