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AVM package not loading

I'm trying to use the avm package. However, when I try to load \usepackage(avm) the pdf breaks down right from the start and I get the error message "File 'avm.sty' not found". Any idea ...
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Producing curved lines connecting AVMs [closed]

I'd like to have curved lines connecting AVMs and I currently have the following: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{avm} \usepackage{tree-dvips} \begin{document} \...
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Trouble installing avm+.sty with MiKTeX 2.9

I am trying to install the package avm+.sty to MiKTeX 2.9. but nothing seems to work. Am I supposed to create a special path for this package? What is the procedure for installing *.sty files with ...
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avm.sty not properly formatting in beamer

I'm putting together a presentation that includes HPSG attribute-value matrices. The matrices that work well in plain document LaTeX however are not rendering correctly in Beamer. When the file is ...
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How to center AVMs with subscripts in trees?

I would like to make trees with daughters that are AVMs with subscripts. The subscripts cause the AVMs to slide off to one side. How can I prevent this? Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \...
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Why aren't my trees working without line break?

I am using the packages linguex, parsetree, and avm to make an example containing a table with two phrase structure trees. I'd like to have the table start on the same line as the example number. But ...
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qtree - reduce spacing between lines in multiline node label with avm

I'm trying to build a syntax tree in qtree, which has AVMs with their category above as nodes. The way I tried to do this is by using a multiline node label, with the category on the first line and ...
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Feature names across several lines using AVM package

Is there a way to define feature names in the AVM package that span over multiple lines? In the MWE below, the alignment in the AVM goes horribly wrong since the topmost feature name is too long to ...
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Aligning AVMs in forest trees

I use forest to typeset trees. This works really great, but somehow AVMs are treated differently from normal text. I guess it has to do with the baseline of a tabular environment in the AVM. I tried ...
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Aligning math brackets in AVMs

I want to typeset AVMs. A colleague wrote the following code and it works quite well. However there is a little problem with the brackets. Some of them are not aligned properly. For example the second ...
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AVM inside Beamer presentation

I am trying to put AVMs in a Beamer presentation but it does not seem to work. There is no crash but the AVM has no line breaks. Something as simple as: \documentclass[xcolor={table}]{beamer} \...
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Arcs in linguistic functional structure (LFG)

this is my first question here (so I apologize hereby for any formatting/formulating error). My textbook in Lexical-Functional Grammar (P.R. Kroeger's "Analyzing Syntax") does f-structures in quite ...
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Linguex and LFG f-structures (avms)

I am trying to put my LFG f-structures into numbered example environments. I had no problem when I was using Covington, but now that I have switched to linguex, my avms all fail to line up, and if I ...
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In an avm, can the horizontal space between the brackets be set manually?

I've created a simple attribute-value matrix using a custom style file avm.sty which is explained here. However, it is so narrow that the right bracket overlaps with the text. \documentclass{article}...
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Problems Using AVM package for LFG structures

I am trying to draw LFG f-structure matrices using the avm package (https://www.essex.ac.uk/linguistics/external/clmt/latex4ling/avms/). For some reason my avm objects do not respect the \\ command, ...
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tree-dvips Alternative for Linguistics Document with pdftex

I'm attempting to find a way of linking two objects in avm.sty together. The result I want is exactly that specified here: http://www.essex.ac.uk/linguistics/external/clmt/latex4ling/avms/#4 I'm ...