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expex is a package for formatting linguistic examples.

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Two examples side by side with expex

I'm using expex for linguistic examples. Frequently, examples are very short and I would like to avoid wasting all that space by basically formatting the examples in the usual two columns way. However,...
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ExPex - hide the example number

I'm trying to prevent ExPex glosses from being numbered. I've tried defining the number format to simply be an invisible character, but that fails as it seems that the character X must be present in ...
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How to make the interlinear wrap around the free translation

How can I make the interlinear text (X, Y, Z) continue into the unused space below the free translation? \documentclass{book} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{expex} \begin{document} \...
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Expex and RL language (Arabic) with LR free text (English)

I am trying to use expex for interlinear glossing with the main text in a RL language (Arabic) but the free text in a LR language (English). As you can see from the output, the RL language formatting ...
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I get tofu instead of Lepcha (tibeto-burmese script)

for a school assignment I need to display some Lepcha. This is what I had initially: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Gentium Plus} \...
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Expex example directly after section command doesn't prevent pagebreak before

Putting an expex example directly after a section command doesn't prevent a pagebreak before. Any idea how to avoid pagebreaks in this scenario? \documentclass{report} \usepackage{expex} \...
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Prevent pagebreak when nesting environments

I have two nested environments, each for a different purpose, the first one is giving me a title. Unforuntately, although I have a \nobreak at the appropriate spot (I think) when I call the ...
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How to change the font size in ExPex?

I'm fairly new to ExPex and the documentation is fairly large and I couldn't find anything about font size. Maybe I'm looking for the wrong words. I basically want to make a 5 storied gloss (original ...
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text box positioning

I need to put three text boxes in the example below: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{expex} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xparse} \newcommand\Tikzmark[2]{% \tikz[remember picture]\node[...
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Movement arrows in gloss (part II)

In reference to this question: Movement arrow in gloss I have two additional questions. How can I reduce the space between the lines and the example? How can I make it work for multiple examples ...
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coexistence of linguex and expex [duplicate]

I have a very naive question. I started using linguex package, but now I realized I need some options that only expex has. I was wondering if the two packages be used in the same document, or would ...
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XeLaTeX: Counters not working correctly with expex

I'm using expex for glossing translations of foreign languages. I want to label certain words in the gloss which I want to explain later with numbers in superscripts. Then I plan to use enumerate to ...
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How put footnotes in an ExPeX gloss line

When I put a footnote in tje environment \gla using the ExPex package, the footnote does not appear in the document. I tried to put a new definition of the command like in the manual of the (ExPeX) ...
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hyperref does not create links for expex

I used hyperref together with expex before and all was fine. Not sure when and what broke, but I don't get hyperlinks anymore, nor any idea where to look for the source of this grief. I'm compiling ...
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How to break line into ExPex pack?

I want to transliterate a poem from ancient greek and keep the verse layout of the Poem. I tried to use \usepackage{verse}, \\ and \newline in the enviroment \gla, but did not work, the code does not ...
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Arabic/Russian interlinear text

I'm using the interlinear text model here described in Doing an interlinear text, but for other purposes I want to write a interlinear Arabic / Russian Text, but I don't understand why my code doesn'...
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Hanging indent in expex preamble

expex has a great way of displaying long glossed lines with a hanging indent by defining \glhangindent globall via lingset. I would like to achieve this also for preamble (\glpreamble) and free ...
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Using color in expex gives “Missing \cr” error

Original Question: Trying to print one gloss level in expex in blue. The following gives me a "Missing \cr inserted" error: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{expex} \usepackage{color} \lingset{...
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Define small caps globally in expex

A hopefully easy question for expex. Is there a way to globally define a particular line to always print in small caps, similar to how everyglb=\bf prints everything on \glb as bold face? I couldn't ...
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Interlinear glosses with overlaps, line numbers, and speaker labels

I am trying to come up with a way to represent linguistic examples of naturally occurring dialog. I have not used LaTeX for linguistic glossing yet so I could need some help what package(s) would be ...
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How to indent lines of an expex gloss?

I am typesetting a linguistics article that uses a discourse transcription system with 3 line interlinear glosses in addition to line numbering and speaker name. That is the easy part. The part that I'...
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Right-to-left interlinear translation, multiple words for one translation

I'm using ExPex for an interlinear translation in Hebrew. I'm having issues when translating one Hebrew word with multiple English words: the English words are right-to-left, while they should be left-...
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How to restart ExPex numbering from a specific point in the document?

I'm currently working on my linguistics thesis, and I would like to add several example texts into the appendix. So I would like the ExPex numbering to restart from the beginning of every different ...
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How to change the label and deitalicize expex example?

I have the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \newenvironment{korean}{% \CJKfamily{mj}}{} \usepackage{expex} \begin{document} \ex[...
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ExPex gloss formating

I'm using the expex packages for my glossing exemples and it's working great but: I want my \gla exemple to be in typewriter format (\tt). And then I want to gloss only some parts of my exemple (the ...
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how to delete the space if argument is empty

I made a \newcommand for my glossed examples using ExPex package, that looks like this : \newcommand{\exgl}[6]{\ex\label{#1}\begingl\glpreamble \tt #2// \gla #3// \glb #4// \glft #5 // \endgl \begin{...
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Page breaking in a glossing example environment

I'm using the expex package for glossing exemples, and I have this giant example which doesn't want to break when the page ends. In the user's guide they say it should break automatcally but it doesn'...
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! Paragraph ended before \@optionaltemp was complete

I'm desperate, can't figure out what's going on... So here's my code for a gloosed example: \a \begingl \gla nie ale jeśli ją \underline{pan} \underline{zobaczy} \underline{będzie} \underline{pan} \...
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Consistent formatting for \glft in expex

In the ExPeX documentation, all of the examples with \glft wrap the glos with single quotes; the examples in my document look the same: \pex \begingl \gla bu nɛmə // \glb this what // \glft `What's ...
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Doing an interlinear text - how to combine lettrine with expex?

I am doing interlinear text with expex as described in this answer % !TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Palatino Linotype} \setsansfont{Arial} \...
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Aligning ExPex interlinear glosses in multicol environment

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{expex} \begin{document} \...
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Is there an easy way to indent all the linguistic examples with expex?

Like this one: I browse through the expex document but couldn't find these infos.
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How to use pstricks with expex to draw arrows in examples?

I'm using the expex package to write examples (in linguistics articles). This package, according to the documentation, allows one to draw arrows (to represent movement in syntax). There is a section ...
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Square brackets and subscript in expex glossing

I'm new to Latex and trying to figure out how to do the following thing with expex: I would like to use square bracket as well as a subscripted word such as 'NP' in the transcription line, where ...
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Prevent page break after a subsection

Although page breaks are typically not allowed after \subsection commands, I am running into one with the ExPex package. If anyone knows that package specifically, a specific question would be welcome....
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Example numbers in right-to-left environment with ExPex

I was delighted to see that expex does interlinear text in right-to-left languages nearly perfectly. One issue, however, is that the example number is placed in the right margin instead of aligned to ...
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Controling spacing between wrapped gloss lines in expex

I'm glossing long lines of text with the expex package. When the glwords wrap to a new line, there doesn't seem to be any space added. For a large block of text it helps to have a little space there. ...
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How to force page margin using expex?

I use expex package to create bilingual book. On some pages (usually even) layouts breaks. There is not enough margin on right side. The question is why? I am going to post some long example with ...
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How to color each glb or fade in expex?

I would like to have less distractive color on each glb. I've already tried to use color package. Unfortunately, I'm getting error Missing \cr inserted. \cr l.438 \endgl If I would replace \...
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ExPex: Continuing labels of subparts in multipart examples

I rely heavily on ExPex and have a problem in automatically labeling subparts of multipart examples: Consider the following construction: \pex<like> \a[label=0] I like X \xe Some folks might ...
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Lining up free translation in interlinear glossing with expex

I'm trying to line up the English translation using the expex package. expex allows you to create a side panel of the free translation. What I would like is a way to define a fixed with to this side ...
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Index that picks up on example numbers, not page numbers

I am producing some glossed linguistic texts in a Native American language. The sentences are labeled as, e.g., (2.3)—meaning “text 2, sentence 3”—and I’d like the index to pick up on these numbers, ...
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expex “everylabel=\actualexno” causes error in later references

I am having problems with numbers of examples. When I refer to the example (by its label) before it actually occurs, the number is correct. But referencing it after it has been defined gives a wrong ...
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Example numbering changes between overlays

I am trying to include overlaid expex glossed examples in a beamer presentation. However when changing between overlays, the example numbering for the same examples also changes. The code below is a ...
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aboveglftskip in expex linguistic glosses

First of all I am not an expert in using LaTeX, I just started a few months back. I am using MiKTeX with the expex package for glossed linguistic examples. If we take a look at a glossed example, we ...
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ExPex no longer available

I have noticed that the excellent linguistic package ExPex is no longer available on the website of the maintainer. (This package is not in CTAN and was only maintained there.) Does anyone know why? ...
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How can I indent the second line of a linguistic gloss with gb4e.sty?

In accordance with the documentation, I've been happily plodding along making interlinear glosses. So far so good! But things get ugly when I make a longer gloss. Looking at example (5) on page (6) ...
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Expex glosses get broken when unicode-math is loaded in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX

I'm trying to typeset multiline numbered examples with John Frampton's expex package (version 4.1). Since I'm using XeLaTeX (TeXLive 2012), I've picked unicode-math to typeset maths. The ...
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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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Using expex across pages

I am using the expex package to align two types of text, doing it as if it were a gloss, and it works fine. There is one problem, though: Many of the texts I'm working on are longer than a page, and ...