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Problems with fonts

I'm an average user of LaTeX, but not proficiency. I'm trying to learn from book templates I've found on the web, but I get this error message: Trying to make PK font ccicons at 1493 DPI... Running ...
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Best LaTeX Templates for books and lecture notes

I have written and submitted a lectures series in mathematics in arXiv, arXiv:1211.3404. Its format is book, but I have some difficulties with it. For example for page numbering, indexing, etc. I am ...
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Tufte layout in “Painless Memoir?”

I'm trying to bring together two styles, the airy Tufte's page layout ... and Michael OKane's "painless Memoir" document found on this site. I've tried to edit OKane's template directly; I've tried ...
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A generic but ready-to-use book template

Previous materials and purpose of a book template Let's assume for a second: I already have all the text (content) done for a book. Now, I want to set it ready for auto-publishing, in the best punk-...
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Trouble formatting createspace template in memoir

I have just begun to use memoir and I am already having trouble understanding exactly how to make this work. I will refer to the manual but I would like the experts here to explain to me in simple ...
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Unused \captionsetup in environment definition

While setting up my bachelor's thesis, I came across a few problems while learning TeX. My mentor delivered the example .tex file, but I prefer knowing the libraries/packages I will be using in ...
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How do I place a colored box in front of a \section*

I'm using the MWE that Jesper Ipsen provided in the following question. I intend to use colored boxes instead of section numbers. My idea was to implement it as shown in the following question. Now ...
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How do I add a dash (or another symbol, like ':') in the ToC?

I took the example code from the following question and edited it. I'm writing a long book, and I intend to have more appendices than there are letters in the alphabet, so I took the following code ...
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Is it possible to add colored text (spaces, or colored boxes) to a headrule?

I intend to use small colored boxes in front of sections in order to identify at which heading level the text is located, and I'd want my reader to quickly reference the heading level by color. My ...
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How do I set the font of chapters and sections throughout my entire document? [closed]

I'm using memoir as my documentclass: in particular, the template provided by Jesper Ipsen in the following question. How do I accomplish setting every \chapter and \section to the same font without ...
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add authors and abstract below memoir chapter title

I am using the memoir class to put together a bunch of (independent) projects, each of them as one chapter. Because each project has different authors and some sort of summary, I would like to add ...