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How to colorize specific entries in the bibliography based on author annotation?

I would like to colorize some of the references in the bibliography similarly to this question, this one, and this one. However, these techniques use an additional category. This other one uses ...
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How to make an annotated bibliography using biblatex

The documentation specifies the annotation field and even goes so far as to mention it's use in annotated bibliographies: annotation field (literal) This field may be useful when implementing a style ...
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Interpret LaTeX comments as PDF's notes/annotations

I want to know if it is possible to interpret LaTeX comments as PDF's notes/annotations. I already know how to write annotations with PDFlatex. What I want to know is if it is possible to automate ...
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Margin note/annotation with vertical text direction in APA7 manuscript

I am using apa7 package in writing a manuscript (\documentclass[man]{apa7}). I am trying to add margin notes/annotation next to (some lines of) some paragraphs that summarize the gist of it, to show ...
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Time out/not compiling with Annotated Equations using tikz in latex

I've been trying the Annotated Equations in Latex: https://github.com/synercys/annotated_latex_equations However, I have only used three and it is causing timeout errors and cannot compile in my .pdf ...
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Writing a left aligned block of text with arbitrary spacing using PGF/TikZ on a PDF file

The following text uses PGF/TikZ to write on top of a PDF file. The use case is filling a PDF form. In some cases, one wants to write a block of text which is aligned. Let's say left aligned, as in ...
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Is it possible to implement a citation style for BibLaTeX that is presenting the citation in a PDF annotation?

Citations are a thing that may be extremely useful for a newbie (at least I like seeing full paper author names and the paper title right where it is cited), and very annoying for experienced readers, ...
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Annotating maths formulas?

Is it possible to draw annotations inside math formulas ? I want to see if it helps for pedagogical purposes. For example I would like to draw the arrow in red between the two symbols in the following ...
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tcolorbox: tcbposter change the annotation-style

Is there a way to change the style of the showframe-annotations? I would like to rotate col1, col2, ... by 90° and set the font \tiny. This could be helpfull at a huge amount of columns, say 30-50. ...
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Placing text outside the plot with TikZ

I would like to have the text like '(a)' in the position outside the plot next to the x-ticks in a Tikzpicture. I tried saving the plot generated by matplotlib in tikz format, and use that in Latex ...
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Set particular bibliography field to italics and single spacing

I am trying to use \ExecuteBibliographyOptions to make the [addendum] field both in italics and single-spaced. However, {font=textit} and {space=double}/{spacing=double}/{space=doublespace}/{spacing=...
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ConTeXt: Markdown Annotations to Environments

Background A tool chain currently uses Pandoc and a Lua filter to generate generic ConTeXt environments. My text editor produces XHTML documents that honour Pandoc's extended fenced div syntax. ...
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Remarks in equations with arrows

In huge calculations it's often very helpful as reader to have nice remarks about which manipulation was made. Also, other remarks in equations can help alot, e.g., this one which I like more than ...
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How to add annotations in pgf sequencediagrams

How can we add annotations in sequencediagrams? I want to add annotations (depicting some functionality) at the return of each response (on receiving ARes, BRes, CRes). How can I do that? \...
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Todo notes inside minted

I'm trying to use Todonotes inside minted in order to easily annotate some code. I tried using escapeinside but the following code results in 5 errors unfortunately. \documentclass{article} \...
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3x2 layout handout/annotations from pdf

I have a slides.pdf file (no source for it), which I would like to annotate on my own. I would like a 3x2 layout with the slides on the left and latex-notes on the right. Is there any package or easy ...
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Subreferences possible with biblatex or any other tool?

I have a reference to a paper, e.g. this paper. With in the paper I have made various highlights and annotations such as this one. In my document I would like to be able to use some form of bibtex / ...
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How to only show the note of the math underbrace, and hide underbrace bracket?

How can I hide the underbrace curly bracket and only show the overhead note (note here) (and not n times shown underneath)? Better yet, is there a TeX command that only does the note, i.e. an overhead ...
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Annotations which stick to the slide even when moving through pauses while presenting

I have seen a presentation where the presenter made annotations on their slides using a tablet while gradually uncovering blocks in the frame. The annotations made before uncovering a block stayed ...
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Pointing an arrow to an entry in a table (beamer)

I am trying to annotate a single entry in a table on a slide. My problem is that the word "tag" appears at a correct y location, but its x location is dead center of the slide. I tried xshift = ??? ...
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Annotations above inequalities in a chain of inequalities, one slide at a time

I am trying to write a chain of inequalities with the following feature: first, on successive slides, I wish to highlight (for instance, with a tcolorbox) successive inequalities and annotate them ...
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How to type bow like upper script? (like a hat but curve and upside down)

That thing ^^^. It's similar to the $\bar{q}$ notation but I have no idea how to even search that symbol.
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Make macro consider the value of "\textwidth" for inserting newlines automatically

Background I've created a macro with name \an in order to write single line and multiline annotations inside the alignat environment (see example below) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Label sections of a report with a set of tags or coloured margins

I am writing a report which is going to be structured in one way (i.e. the sections have been prescribed), but I need to make clear how various assessment criteria are met throughout the report - ...
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Add simple pointed annotations to equations in Latex, as a CTAN package? Improve writing process

I want to improve the clarity of my Latex articles for readers by adding hyper clear annotations on my equations, like in the two images shown below. I can imagine a possible solution using Tikz ...
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tikz: How to annotate a picture created with gnuplot's epslatex terminal?

I know how to annotate a picture using \node and includegraphics, see here. But I need to include a pic createed with gnuplot and epslatex terminal. The resulting *.tex looks something like this (...
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Illustrated equation (with TikZ) with evenly spaced lines (and some homogeneous highlight)

If possible, I would like to achieve this in a simpler and better way, namely: using a single equation where lines are spaced in a regular way the cup and bracket are big enough each highlighting ...
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How do I make Wick contractions?

Can I make this in LateX? I want do group numbers with these lines. Can someone help me, please?
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Annotate math equation with text on arrows around the equation

is there any particular way to get something similar to that in tikz with or without any packages?
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Annotating equations

I tried to annotate my equation but the annotation shows up on the opposite side. \begin{equation*} a+k_nr=a(a^{\varphi(r)})^n \tag{dla n=1,2,\ldots,} \end{equation*} How do I move it to the right?
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How can I achieve this annotation effect?

I am reading a programming book, and I notice a very intuitive use of annotations to explain syntax, Here is an example: Here is another example I would like to achieve a similar effect for my own ...
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Arrow up-down with annotation to its right

I know commands like \underrightarrow{Text} which allow for annotatoin of an arrow. Is there a similar way to create an arrow pointing up-down with text annotation to its right?
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TikZ: Annotate edges with distributions of Bayesian neural network

Is there a way of annotating edges in TikZ with "distributions" as in the right half of this image illustrating the difference between a regular and a Bayesian neural network? Here's what I have so ...
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Overlaying drawings and annotations over tables and ordinary text

Okay, here's another one on tables (maybe we should do a series). So, we've got our tables grouped together nicely with braces (thanks to some great answers to an earlier question). Follow the link ...
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Contractions using {simplewick}

Hi I need the syntax for a wick contraction under a number that goes to infinity. Essentially the sum going over all contractions. The right side of the contraction doesn't have an end essentially. ...
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Operations on both sides of equation with annotations

I recently found the package witharrows which allows you to annotate your equations and steps taking during algebraic manipulations and things like this for example. \WithArrowsOptions{displaystyle,...
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How to make annotation to code listings

Is it possible to make annotations to source codes like below?
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Is there a LaTeX package for annotating text/code?

I would like to annotate one-line code (shell commands) in a LaTeX document. For example, the command du -ah --max-depth=1 . | sort -h. I like the style in which shell commands are annotated at ...
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Can Latex formatting commands be used in Mendeley notes?

I am putting together an annotated bibliography and am using the "notes" field in Mendeley for my annotations. Mendeley automatically stores these notes in the bibtex annotate field. I am able to ...
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Add annotation text below a matrix

I already have this matrix: \[ \left[ \begin{array}{ccc} 1 & 0 & 0 \\ 0 & 1 & 0 \\ 0 & 0 & 1 \\ \end{array} \right] \] But I would like to ...
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Add annotation on beamer slide, simulating hand-drawing?

I would like to add on my beamer slides something that simulate as if I had been drawing a comment by hand. This would circle, come on top of text or formulas, and allows to insert text. Ideally, I ...
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Creating an annotated bibliography in APA

Update: When I tried implemented gusbrs's solution (below), I was having issues with the code as well, so I couldn't add my own references. Then I discovered that the issue had something to do with my ...
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How to annotate matrix using tikz

so not really sure on how I can achieve this, I have tried to do it so far with tikznode and didn't get it to look like I wanted, granted not really sure of what I'm doing. This is the output I'm ...
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How can I typeset and annotate bilingual poetry?

I need to translate into English and annotate Latin poetry (specifically Horace's satires, which I will copy and paste from here), and then annotate the Latin. Ideally I would have to make minimal ...
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annotate a tikz matrix-vector multiplication graphic

Hello all I am struggling to annotate a graphic for Matrix Vector Multiplication (henceforth as MVM). Here is the source code I wrote: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{...
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Follow-up to: Figure with table, text, background colors, and outside figure annotations [tikz][library matrix]

This is a follow-up question to Figure with table (using tikz with library matrix). Although I received a great answer and good feedbacks for my previous question (see above link), I am having a ...
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Figure with table, with both text and background colors within the cells of the table, and outside figure annotations

I am trying to draw a figure that includes a table 4x3 (probably combining tikzpicture and colortbl), with text and background colors (grayscale) within the cells, and some annotations outside the ...
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Align left margin note with displaystyle math

For one of the packages I'm making, I want to denote part problems in the left margin. I don't want to use e.g. \reversemarginpar since this is up to the user to define. Exercises are always going to ...
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Add Annotations and Remarks next to Equations

for a thesis I am currently writing on, I would like to highlight and explain some mathematical transformations inside the equations (to explain why the transformation holds). Of course, I could "...
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Source code annotation line by line

I'm need to annotate source code line by line using the listings package. Here's an example of what I'm looking for (made in MS Word): These particular examples display price of executing each line (...
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