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How do I repeat a theorem number?

Often in my papers I want to mention theorems in the introduction that are introduced in more detail and proved in a later section. I'd like to include the statement of these theorems twice over, ...
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46answers
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What are the most common mistakes that beginners of (La)TeX and Friends make?

I want to collect the most common mistakes, misconceptions, pitfalls, etc that (La)TeX and Friends users make. Please one answer for each mistake, misconception, pitfall, etc. I am only interested in ...
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3answers
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Vertical space between tables vspace won't work

I have 2 tables, one above the other. At the moment I can't make any space between them in my report. The strange thing is I moved them in to a new blank document with all the same preamble and \...
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10answers
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Why is LaTeX so complicated? [closed]

I have been using LaTeX professionally almost every day for almost 10 years, so I think I can say that, by now, I more or less know what I'm doing. I also do a lot of ordinary computer programming, in ...
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2answers
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Edit style for italic caption

I have a style for Fig caption like below. \def\fnum@figure{\small\it\bf\figurename{} \thefigure.} This style change the caption and caption number bold. But I need bold and italic numbering and ...
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2answers
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Using characters to delimit commands (like markdown)

I recently came accross the \DefineShortVerb command of the fancyvrb package, which lets you "define a special character as an abbreviation to enclose verbatim text", so for example: \documentclass{...
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1answer
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How can I define font size and style for ExPex text?

disclaimer: I am very new for LaTeX, so please do not redirect me to documentation, I read carefully several times ExPex PDF guide (http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/CTAN/macros/generic/expex/expex-doc.pdf) ...
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1answer
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installing linguex into a main tex thesis file

The latex file has problems installing/using the linguex package in a ucla thesis latex template (uclathes) (downloaded from GitHub). I inserted it in a preamble of the mother tex file, but it keeps ...
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1answer
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linguex in uclathes [duplicate]

\exi. environment sends `undefined sequence' error. How can I fix it? Here is the code of the main tex file. \documentclass [PhD] {uclathes} \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} \usepackage{linguex} \begin ...
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4answers
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How to construct a coloured box with rounded corners

Here is the specs of the box. Color of the bar rule should be: \definecolor{mycolor}{rgb}{0.122, 0.435, 0.698} Radius of the 4 corners of the box: 4pt Thick line = 0.5pt Text should be 6pt ...
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2answers
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Missing \item when compiling my resume

I've building my resume using resume.cls, and I keep getting an error. However, it doesn't seem to be consistent: \documentclass{resume} % Use the custom resume.cls style \usepackage[left=0.75in,top=...
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1answer
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How can I narrow down these gaps?

I am writing my curriculum vitae, but I have one question. In the first image, there are spaces between different sections. (Between contact and phone, between education and Seoul~~,....) Thus, I ...
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3answers
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Noindent in \thanks, left align

I am using the following command in WinEdt to have the corresponding author contact info at the footnote. I used \\ to have a new line since it was long. I have two problems. First I need to left ...
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2answers
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How to make a line in header and footer in the first page?

I am writing a proposal, and trying to decorate my header and footer by a line. The problem that I face with is the line under footer and header only appear on from the second page to the end, while ...
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2answers
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aboveglftskip in expex linguistic glosses

First of all I am not an expert in using LaTeX, I just started a few months back. I am using MiKTeX with the expex package for glossed linguistic examples. If we take a look at a glossed example, we ...

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