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Adding a large brace next to a body of text

I'm writing a short document listing some chronological events. I want to pick out a period with a big brace. Here's a quick mockup: What's the best way to do this? Can I set the size declaratively - ...
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Defining starred versions of commands (* macro)

I would like to define a *'d version of a command, something like \newcommand{\foo}{blah} \newcommand{\foo*}{blahblah} If I try to do this, LaTeX complains that I'm trying to redefine \foo, so I ...
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How to draw arrows between parts of an equation to show the Math Distributive Property (Multiplication)?

There is a part of my paper where I use the distributive property and it can be not clear to the reader to see the operation (I'm using in proposional logic for a proof). The logic equation (part of) ...
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How can I set the background color of the rows and columns of a matrix node in Tikz?

I have a matrix where some cells have nodes while others don't, with rows and columns of varying size depending on the biggest nodes in them. In this matrix, I would like to have the background of ...
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How to globally tikzset styles

I would like to set a tikzstyle from within a tabular environment, and use it after the table. Adding the usual \global seems to have no effect. The MWE below produces: but I want the last line to ...
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Getting arrows underneath numbers

I want to draw curved arrows underneath my numbers, does anyone know how to do this? I've tried the command \curvearrowleft but TeX doesn't recognize that line, either because I don't have the package ...
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Add a curved arrow and a bracket to a table

I'm a beginner to LaTeX. I want to add a curved arrow pointing from one row to another. And I also want to add a { on the other side of the table to mark several rows. \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{...
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How to Create a Table in Tikz with Arrows from One Cell to Another?

I would like to reproduce a table in tikz with arrows from predefined cell to another predefined cell. Something looks like this. What I did was the following: \documentclass{standalone} \...
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Annotating Tables With Tikz; Adding Arrows

I'd like to be able to draw an arrow with some text on top connecting two arbitrary (i.e. possibly non-right-/left-most, possibly nonadjacent) cells of a table with a left-looking arrow. In particular,...
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How to connect nodes (or cells) of a table with lines or curves, with TikZ or anything else that will work with Beamer? [duplicate]

I'd like to be able to typeset as simply as possible a table with cells joigned by arrows with TikZ (because I want to use it in conjunction with Beamer and PDFLaTeX). Here is the code I'm comfortable ...