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is a package for formatting linguistic examples and also provides other functionality including formatting Discourse Representation Structures and feature structures.

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Issues with Covington keys

I'm having an issue getting certain keys in the covington package to work. Specifically, I'd like to include a preamble and a postamble in an example. I've copied some text below from the manual, and ...
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Add spacing beneath multi-line covington gloss

I would like there to be some space below the last (populated) line of a covington gloss so that long glosses are easier to read. This code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{covington} \begin{...
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Vertical alignment with marginnote in covington examples

I am writing a book where I use covington for linguistic Arabic examples in transcription and I use marginnote and babel to have the examples in Arabic script in the margin. I am facing some strange ...
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Setting font size and margins for examples using covington and dgruyter

I am writing a book using the dgruyter package for style and the covington package for creating linguistic examples. Unfortunately, the examples are not obeying the margins and font sizes as defined ...
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forest with included TikZ graphs breaks the build (nodewalk stepped to the invalid node)

With this LaTeX document: \documentclass[czech]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{DejaVu Serif} \setsansfont[Mapping=tex-text]{DejaVu Sans} \...
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covington gloss in multicolumn in a Beamer slide ... randomly inserted line

My wife is trying to create a presentation for her PhD linguistics class and the minimal example I have here is: \documentclass[american,table]{beamer} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{covington} \...
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conflict between Beamer and covington? (Using Beamer 3.50)

Is there a conflict between Beamer (3.50 of 2018/02/20) and covington (1.4 of 2017/05/23)? This (hopefully) simple document: \documentclass[english]{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=...
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How to make covington glossed examples not italic? [closed]

I'm using glosses in LyX and this makes the first line italic by different. Is there a way to change this?
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Linguistic glosses in polytonic Greek (polyglossia, XeLaTex) with covington

I've been having trouble typesetting a word-by-word gloss with the first line in polytonic Greek (rendered by polyglossia on XeLaTex with UTF-8 encoding). I've tried this with the covington, gb4e and ...
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Undefined control sequence \gll in covington.sty After Ubuntu Upgrade

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, I'm now getting the following error when compiling my document with pdflatex: ! Undefined control sequence. \@selfnt ...malsize \@normalsize \else \@currsize ...
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Missing text in pdf, Covington, TeXShop, XeLaTeX

The abbreviated covington portion of the sample below will not come out in the pdf. It use to before I tried a different Devanagari font. Please help. TIA!! \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{article} \...
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eledmac: facing pages with glossed text using covington.sty

What I'm trying to do: I am attempting to create a document using eledmac/eledpar with facing pages. The left page contains a glossed text using covington.sty and the right page contains a prose ...
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covington with lines as arguments of enclosing macro

I need some glosses and use covington.sty for that (if you can solve my problem with another package I don't mind, I'd need to refactor everything for the solution, anyway). \gll expects two lines: ...
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Covington Examples Sub-list not lining up

I'm trying to use Covington to generate my examples for my thesis, but anywhere I have sub-examples, the (a) and (b) examples don't line up. Here is my code: (edited to show min working example, as ...
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Reset numbering in example using Covington package

I'm currently trying to reset the numbering of my examples in my appendix. I'm using the covington package, and my problem is that the examples of the appendix follow the numbering of the previous ...
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Covington example in footnote

I'm using the covingtonpackage to display glossed linguistic examples and it has been working terrifically so far. However, I ran into a problem when I tried to put an example in a footnote. I get the ...
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Tikz-Qtree asymmetric and ref to label turning up at the bottom of the tree instead of the top

I recently switched to tikz-qtree from qtree, but I run into two problems: The tree is asymmetrical. The reference (1) turns up at the bottom of the tree instead of the top I am thankful for any ...
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LyX linguistics module - table within example

Using LyX with the linguistics module. I want to have a table as a Numbered Example. When I insert a table float after the example, the number appears after the table on the PDF, rather than before it....
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Spacing and the use of \twoacc

When I use the \twoacc command it sometimes puts unwanted space before and after a phonetic symbol. This happens with, for example, with [p\twoacc[\r|\tr{\textturnr}]p]. The correct spacing occurs ...
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How to format an arbitrary number of lines in interlinear text

I'm searching for packages for formatting interlinear text with an arbitrary number of lines. So far, it seems that the packages gb4e, covington, expex only format up to three aligned lines. (...
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