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Rotate Back of Flashcard 180 Degrees

I'm trying to modify a LaTeX file I found that uses the flashcard package: \documentclass[avery5371,grid]{flashcards} What packages would I need to add in order to rotate the back of each card by 180 ...
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Can one suspend a document class option for even/uneven pages?

As the flashcards documentclass allows use the option grid to make the grid of flashcards visible globally, i.e. on the frontside as well as the backside, I was wondering whether it is possible to ...
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Toddlers friendly flash cards

How can I make the following. I have the following code: \documentclass[avery5371,frame]{flashcards} \usepackage{graphicx,xcolor} \usepackage{mhchem} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{...
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Flashcards with Latex

I have the following problem: I would like to have a flashcard software in which I can write Latex formulas without to have installed Latex itself (Miktex etc) on my device. I suppose this is possible ...
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Make inline questions that are later printed again as flashcards

I am working on a handout in the tufte-book document class but wanted to make flashcards inline that are both printed within the text in one format (front and back side-by-side to show what you are ...
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How would I set up a separate page of references at the end of the flashcard document class?

As I would like to occasionally reference certain results or more sources in my flashcards, I tried to find a way to display the reference entries in my .bib file at the end of my flashcard document ...
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A different counter for each subsection subsection, but called by the same command

I am writing some flashcards. The command \flashc is the essential one which is used to typeset the content of a flashcard. It works like this: The counter is printed (on the first page of the ...
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How can I add a gap between card columns using flashcards package?

I have created numerous flashcards using the flashcards package. After having done so, I realized that the default Avery templates are not compatible with the European Avery stock. The avery5371 ...
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Flashcards and tasks

I use the flashcard package in my work. I want to use task package in my flashcards, but it seems to be impossible. Who can help me? My TeX code is: \documentclass[avery5371,grid,frame]{flashcards} \...
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Getting rid of space around flashcards in the flashcard class

Consider the sample document given in the (chapter 3) of the documentation of the flashcards class. \documentclass[avery5388,grid,frame]{flashcards} \cardfrontstyle[\large\slshape]{headings} \...
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How do I create a “flashcards” document with a crosshatch background pattern to reduce transverse legibility?

I've been using flashcards a lot, via the "flashcards" package of Alexander Budge. Usually I print them on card stock but sometimes this can be inconvenient, for example most home-office duplex ...
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how do i get an empty line in my flashcard

\documentclass[frontgrid,backgrid,a4paper,11pt]{flacards} \usepackage{etoolbox}<br> \pretocmd{\card}{\def\curhint{#1}}{}{}<br> \pagesetup{2}{4} \usepackage{xeCJK}<br> % \...
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How can I create numbered flashcards?

I'm using the "flashcards" document class and I want to implement an automatic numbering in the front part, such that, for example, when I write: \documentclass[avery5388,grid,frame]{flashcards} \...
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How to add center margin in flashcards package?

The flashcards package accepts a .cfg file specifying layout of flashcards on the page, including # rows/columns, top margin, left margin for odd/even pages, etc. I don't see any way to add a center ...
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Algorithms on flash cards

I'm trying to put together flash cards with algorithms on it. I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. I've got two question: What is the reason for this error? How can I ...
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How to adapt the avery5371 flashcards to fit 4 on 1 page instead of 10 on 1 page?

\documentclass[avery5371,grid]{flashcards} \cardfrontstyle[\large\slshape]{headings} \cardbackstyle{empty} \cardfrontfoot{Behavioral Finance} % footer in bottom right \usepackage{amssymb} \...
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Incorrect Vertical Spacing in flashcards class

I am creating a set of flashcards with the flashcards class, designed for Avery 5388 paper. This creates three flashcards per page, but the vertical alignment is incorrect. There should be equal ...
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Paragraphs to indexcards

I am new to this community. I have been using latex since 2012, but, as a humanties person, I am not well-acquainted with the page layout in Latex. I basically used templates for everything I did. For ...
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Flacards package - renewcommand with variables

I have a problem with the flacards package. I'm trying to make playing cards, where the frame of different cards are colored differently. Here is a working example: \documentclass[a4paper,frontgrid]{...
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flashcards a4paper: Frames on back- don't match those on frontpage

Within flashcards environments on a4paper: The frames of the flashcards on the frontsite do not exactly fit (size and location) to the corresponding frames on the backsite of the page. I tested my ...
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Randomize the order of slides in a beamer presentation?

I use beamer slides to make flashcards for myself when learning new subjects. I would like to randomize the order in which the slides are presented (which helps me to memorize). Is there an easy way ...
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Flashcard Compilation Error

I apologize if this has already been answered somewhere. I've been trying to make flashcards in MikTeX, and I've installed the package. Here is my sample code. \documentclass[frame]{flashcards} \...
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Flashcard Package Isn't Compiling in Latex

I start by saying that I have zero aptitude for coding and programming. I'm using MikTeX, the most recent version I believe, and WinEdt as my interface. I want to use the flashcard package so I can ...
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How and where do I start to 'create' the second card?

Warning: I am only just getting started with this LaTeX and have no experience in writing this 'code-like' language. I started on making cards for a boardgame for my pupils. After finally getting 1 ...
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speech cards / palm cards

I wish to print a document in the form of speech/palm cards. That means, the text of the speech needs to be divided up by LaTeX automatically so that it fits into boxes of fixed dimensions (e.g....
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Flashcards with figures [closed]

I want to make some flashcards of my anatomy notes, i guess i need to use the flashcards class. But then my problem is that i can't have figures/images on the flashcards, it won't compile; It gives ...
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how to use flashcards package and print one per page?

I'm using the flashcards package to create a deck of cards. For home printing, I usually use the avery paper which works great (printed 10 to a page). I also want to print them professionally and ...
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Collection of all definitions, theorems, etc. as flash cards

Is there a way to collect all definitions, theorems, corollary etc. at the end of an document as flash cards in din a6 in landscape? Without copying all the data again? So that the document contains ...
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How can I center Flashcards vertically, but not horizontally?

I'm currently experimenting with flashcards (the learning technique as well as the LaTeX document class) and flashcards seems to be pretty nice. But I could not find an option to center my ...
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How can I use the align environment in flashcards document class?

I currently have this working example for flashcards: mycards.cfg Use A7 flashcards that get printed on A4 paper. \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e}[1996/12/01] \ProvidesFile{avery5388.cfg} \newcommand{\...
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Landscape mode for the flacard class

I'm using the flacards document class to create flashcards. When I try and make the document landscape using geometry (\usepackage[landscape]{geometry}) I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Developing a programmed text similar to Quick Calculus: A Self-Teaching Guide [closed]

I am interested in using LaTeX to put together a self-study guide (also called a programmed text). Quick Calculus: A Self-Teaching Guide is perhaps the most well known. Such books teach a topic ...
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flacards package: how to disable centering?

I want to create flashcards with the flacards package. However, this package automatically centers everything you write on the cards. Is there an easy way to disable that? I want to write cards that ...
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How can I create multiple lines of equations in flashcards? [duplicate]

I have flashcards that work perfectly, but on a few of my flashcards I want to be able to give 2 equations on separate lines. Normally I know how to do this....such as using gather or align but when I ...
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How can I make a set of latex flashcards that I can print to write my answers on one side?

I want to adapt the code from the answer to latex flashcard problem so that the right hand side has a question and the left has the answer rather than on the bottom of the page. This is so that I ...
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LaTeX flashcard problem

I use a package to make flashcards which has the formatting \card{#1}{#2}, where #1 and #2 represent the front and back side. The package works great. I like to block out text, so I have made ...
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\newpage, \pagebreak, and \clearpage within a set of flashcards

I am using the flashcards document class, with the avery5371 option that produces ten double-sided 2"x3.5" cards per page of letterpaper geometry. When I make changes to some cards, rather than ...
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Flashcards class installed incompletely on MiKTeX

I don't have much experience with low-level LaTeX. MiKTeX (my version is basic-miktex-2.9.3972) always installed needed packages "on-the-fly". Trying to compile a document using 1.0.1 version of ...
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Japanese flashcards

I wanted to make some flashcards for learning japanese. I've found the flashcard class and some japanese output package (ucs, CJK). But they don't seem to work together. I've coded the following as an ...