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Is there any site that shows me what are older packages which are replaced by newer ones? [duplicate]

Currentyl I am using a template from our university which is from 2010. I added some packages etc. but now I am not sure if there are "duplicates" of packages I am using. For example I have \...
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2 images in a row. Subcaption package give me errors, Subfig too , ¿solution? [duplicate]

I have a big .tex that runs well without errors I´m trying to put 2 images in a row, I tried subcaption packaes and only adding to my code \usepackage{subcaption} gives me this errors and then ...
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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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Why is the ifthen package obsolete?

In the LaTeX companion, the authors recommend to use the package ifthen for complex conditional. But in his answer to LaTeX conditional expression Will Robertson doesn't mention it, and in the ...
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Techniques and packages to keep up with good practices

Question What techniques and packages are there to keep up with good practices? What I already know I already know of the following packages for this kind of purpose: \RequirePackage[l2tabu,...
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Is the tabu package obsolete?

When I stumbled upon tabu some time ago it looked quite interesting on a first glance and I intended to learn more about it when I have the time. But, in the comments section of this question posted ...
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Find out which packages are used

I have written a LaTeX Document and it compiles fine on my machine, but now I would like to give the sources to someone else. Is there a quick way to list all the packages that have been used for ...
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What is the difference between \subfigure and \subfloat?

I've been just reading through this Latex wikibook and I spotted they advocate use of \subfloat in figures. I've always used \subfigure. What is the difference?
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Create a table with two parts with different tabular features

I'm trying to build a table that has two panels with different numbers of columns. For example: Table 1: An interesting table Panel A: Some stuff First name Last name Product ...
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Changing the subfigure caption by removing brackets & font of the subcaption

Note that by using \usepackage[bf]{subfigure} I'm able to change the label of the subfigure to be boldface. However, the label appears with brackets, e.g., "(a)". How could I get a subfigure label ...
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Bullets not showing in beamer

I copied a presentation in which everything worked fine, and now in this new presentation there are no bullets showing on slide! MWE: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,hyperref={breaklinks=true},...
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PDF contains incorrect bookmark hierarchy

After compiling my LaTeX document to PDF, I noticed that its internal bookmarks were using an incorrect hierarchy. Compare the bookmarks tree to the table of contents below:     &...
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change caption in tufte class full-page figure

I've tried to change the caption in a full-width float with tufte-book, but to no avail. I want the caption in this figure to be like more common LaTeX classes. Here is a MWE and the result: \...
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How frequently should one update packages?

When programming, I take some care regarding updating of external dependencies, to be sure that my code isn't affected. With LaTeX (I'm using MikTeX), it seems harder to know when I should update ...
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Hyphenation for mixed language document

I'm currently writing my Bachelor's thesis in English but have to include a German abstract. Hyphenation will not work for German words unless I include the ngerman package. But then English words are ...

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