Questions tagged [books]

{books} is for questions which deal with books about TeX, LaTeX and other topics of this site. For questions regarding design and layout of books use {book-design} instead.

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Numbering exercise in a book

I would like to write exercise for each chapter in a documentclass of book as shown below: Chapter 4 Blablabla Exercise 4.1. Blablablab ..... ..... Exercise 4.2. Blablablabla .... .... ...
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Is there any good books/documents that describe LaTeX usage in Computer Science?

Till now I know that using LaTeX CS students can draw UML diagram easily with gorgeous look. I personally use LaTeX to make UML for my Software Design Pattern Lab. LaTeX also supports for following ...
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Unbold the citations

I want to cite articles of bibliography using abbreviations as labels instead of numbers. Looking in the Internet I found the commands below to do that. The problem now is that the outputs are ...
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How to make this book layout? [closed]

It looks like two column, but the column size of left and right is not same. The smaller column is on the left if the page number is even, it is on the right if the page number is odd. The smaller ...
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Partial ToC in 'The Legrand Orange Book' too long and does not wrap around

I'm writing a textbook with "The Legrand Orange Book" template. A \part is very long and it can not be produced on a single page. So, the initials chapters/sections are cut as shown in the figure. ...
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Section number in endnotes with babel and book class (follow-up)

This is a follow-up question to this post: Section number in endnotes I am using the endnotes package to list all notes at the end of a document. I'd like for the section header (notes) to also ...
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An in-depth introduction to TikZ graphs beside the official manual

When I first started learning TikZ I found the following introductions extremely helpful: A very minimal introduction to TikZ by Jacques Crémer TikZ pour l'impatient (in French) by Gérard Tisseau and ...
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Writing book in Arabic — Only the Equations in English/Latin

Question I want to write a book in Arabic (I have an Arabic keyboard, so I don't need a converter). By Arabic book I mean literally Arabic: title, table of contents etc all in Arabic. The ...
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Build a chapter file and view pdf

I'm in the process of editing chapter files of a book, and was wondering if there was a way to build a chapter file without building the entire book, so I can easily preview it. However, without a ...
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How to reduce spacing between lines in LaTex tables?

I have made a table using the \booktabs package and the result is a follows with the code: \begin{table}[h!] \centering \begin{tabular}{@{}lll@{}} \toprule Process & Cross section\\ \midrule ...
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wrong header in a book reference part

I am writing a book and have a little problem with the header in the references part: The header in even pages is the chapter name and in odd pages is the section name. Now, When I introduce the ...
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original Tex book [duplicate]

Is there original TexBook by Knuth? Everything I've found surfing the Internet does not seem complete book, I want to learn pure plain-Tex, try it,compare its advantages and disadvantages with LaTex ...
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How to start chapter on the same page and keep my header and footer (already have codes available)

Set up At the moment here is my code for my first page and general layout of my project: \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage{sectsty,fancyhdr} \sectionfont{\LARGE\bfseries} \usepackage{...
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How to combine the two codes (inserting a table of contents into a project layout)

Set up The layout of my project is this code 1: \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage{sectsty,fancyhdr} \sectionfont{\LARGE\bfseries} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum}%remove ...
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How do I control the size and position of chapter headings made from the titlesec package

Set up The code for my chosen "new chapter" page style is given below \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} %********************************CHAPTER SETTINGS********************* \usepackage[T1]{...
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MakeTextUppercase inside table captions

I'm modifying an older university template that requires all table captions to be set in uppercase in the text, but does not require this in the list of tables. To automate the process, I've patched ...
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First page in Book is forced to be Left Page

I am using sharelatex.com for my thesis, and need my first page to be a right page. However, even though I specify in my documentclass that is should be 'openright', it still won't work! \...
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Novel Document Class crashes [duplicate]

Everyone. I am new to LaTex, so I apologize if this has been answered before. I am using TexWorks to write my novel. It appears that the novel class is not working. it crashes. Has anyone else ...
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LaTeX openright not correct [closed]

I'm trying to start chapters on the right page. This is in my preamble: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} I am also using the showframe package to show me the frames. LaTeX sees ...
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The Herbert Voß series of LaTeX books

Yesterday I spent a lot of money ordering four titles of the Herbert Voß series of LaTeX books from Amazon. The books that I've ordered are: Einführung in LaTeX Mathematiksatz mit LaTeX Tabellen mit ...
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Change “chapter” to “Chapter” - How to do this using autoref?

I am trying to change "chapter" to "Chapter" when autoreferencing the label I have looked for a solution and some comment in this closed question Change text in LaTeX chapter titles from "...
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Xindy tutorials?

Aside from the official documentation what other good Xindy tutorials are out there, either on the Internet or in textbooks (not necessarily in English)?
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\part and text on same page in book documentclass

I wonder how to get \part and text on same page with book documentclass. Thanks for any help. \documentclass{book} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Recreating a Chapter Heading Style

I've seen various responses to similar questions, but I haven't found one which helps me recreate the following simplistic header design in the book document class: This is taken from John Roe's ...
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theorems and definitions boxes (numbering should be chapter-wise)

I want to write both the theorems and definitions (numbering should be chapter-wise, like 2.1, 2.2 etc) in the form of the attached jpg file. EDIT: In the upper box only the title will come and ...
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Math book: how to write Exercise and Answers

EDIT within \documentclass[12pt]{book}I want to create chapter-wise exercises and put all the solutions (with or without hints) at the end of the book. I want to do this in simple and non-tedious ...
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Where can I find LaTeX and its package installation guide in details?

After some days when my university will be closed for vacation of Eid al-Fitr I will go to my village (InshaAllah). I have decided to learn LaTeX in the vacation. But in my village there is no ...
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How to use numbers (cite, cross-ref) from another .tex in Beamer? [closed]

I'm writing a thesis in srcbook while creating the presentation in beamer. Can I make the beamer to use the same numbers such as a citation and cross-reference to sections, figures, tables, etc. that ...
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Illegal parameter number in definition of \book code [closed]

I am trying to produce a PDF of the bible from: https://github.com/vermiculus/bible so that I can add some notes. Running pdflatex on bible.tex gives me the following error: ! Illegal parameter ...
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What is the good practice of learning LaTeX for a CSE student? [duplicate]

A CSE student has knowledge about some programming language. So, learning LaTeX is not so hard for him. And he also familiar about some indentation and syntax of different language. Now , what is ...
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One-column List of Tables in two-column book not working

I'm working on a two-column book. The Table of Contents is in a two-column mode, which is good. But I'd like the List of Tables to spread over one-column (mainly because some of the tables have ...
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How to put running book title on the left of even pages?

I am using artech.cls (files available https://us.artechhouse.com/Assets/PDFs/textemp.zip) I need to locate the running book titles on the left part of at even pages. Currently, it locates them in ...
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Glossary doesn't work, even though the Index, Acronym, abbreviation sections work.

The list of Acronyms and Abbreviations appear at the end of the following document. The Index also appears at the end. So far so good ... until the Glossary which doesn't pop up. I can't figure out ...
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references as a subsection [duplicate]

I am working with a \documentclass{book} document. It contains several chapters which have very few references, so that I choose to provide them as \foonote(s). But I have a single chapter with many ...
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Add a picture before book title

I want to add a logo picture on the title page. However, it appears that I could not make it before the title. Is it possible to do so, please? If so, how and how to make it centered and above the ...
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How can I write a paragraph on the right side of a page?

I'm using \documentclass{book}and I hope I can write a paragraph on the right side of the page. So any help please?
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When using {book} class, can you hide the “Chapter {num}” line?

As you an see below, the following seems kind of redundant. Is there an easy way to get rid of the "Chapter 1" line? Or is this going to require jumping through a bunch of hoops?
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Hyperref, customizing the part command

I am using the hyperref package in a book class document. I have several parts which I want to refer to. Here is my problem: I created a new command: \newcommand{\partie}[1]{\hyperref[#1]{partie~...
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{multicol} vs. \documentclass[twocolumn]{book}

I've looked and tested various codes, but I'm afraid I can't figure this one out: how to center within the page the document's title, TOC, LOT, Preamble, and Intro, and whatever portion of text I'd ...
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I cannot insert two Greek words in my book text

I am having trouble including a couple of Greek words in an English book text. I have looked for answers here, but have not found anything that works for me and I've just got confused about it all. ...
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Can I use Tufte-Latex book template to write a commercial book? [closed]

I am writing a commercial book. I wonder if I can use Tufte-Latex template for a commercial book. How should I give due credit to the template authors? Moreover, is there a better and modern looking ...
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How to change the interval $n=m$ {book class}

I want to change the page margins such that n = m (see the picture below). %%%%%%%%%%%%% \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside]{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{exsheets} \SetupExSheets{ ...
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Memoir chapter in book class [duplicate]

I want to use the following chapter style in my book: \usepackage{color,calc,graphicx,soul,fourier} \definecolor{nicered}{rgb}{.647,.129,.149} \makeatletter \newlength\dlf@normtxtw \setlength\...
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How to make sure all the text stay on top of the page [duplicate]

This might seem a bit of a weird question, but when I have sections in a book along with images, the text always seems to spread out throughout the page. Putting \vfill at then end of the page does ...
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I use 'book' document class. However, an addition of extra page after every chapter is inconsistent [duplicate]

I am using a book document class. I use \include{} to include a chapter. I checked the spec, it says for book class an extra empty page is added after every chapter. However, what I observe is the ...
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Remove Section numbers from the items in the reference list in book

I would like to remove from the reference items the numbers that indicate where the item is cited in the book. To be clear, I have highlighted them in the screenshot. I'm using the documentclass book ...
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How can I export the Table of Contents to Text?

I have a Tex file which \input's many different Tex files. Each one of these files have different Chapter and Section declarations and is currently generating a nice Table of Contents. What I'd like ...
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An elaborate 'fancy' header (book design)

I wish to design a book with the following style of header The pages are to be set on A4paper with a margin of about 1 inch. I am currently using the code \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} ...
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Why if I include an image, the first page of my document start without content?

If I compile my code the document start from the second page, but I need that start from the firs ones. when I eliminate the image that Im using the document star normally, But I need both, the image ...
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Book: Chapter/Section/Subsection Numbering

I'm new to LaTeX but want to try to tex my Linear Algebra lecture. My lecturer is using the following structure: Chapter 0: Basics § 1 Sets Def. 1.1: Some definition Def. 1.2: Some definition Pro. ...