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How to limit the amount of lines and strokes on a page

could not find any, could have used a wrong translation from german my current assignment ask me that I limit per page about ~40 lines (Zeilen) each about ~60 strokes (Anschläge). It was mentioned ...
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Custom table layout for variable description

What do I want to do I want to create a table for presenting a lot of variables in a clear way. Each class does get its own table containing up to one hundred variables, so the the table has to be ...
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How do I box (highlight) phrases so that all the boxes line up horizontally?

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KOMA-Script book too large bottom margin

I have written a book in KOMA-Script. I really trust Markus Kohm about his views on typesetting, especially margins, and I don't want to use heavy artillery such as geometry package. I set it all just ...
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strange line / paragraph split in PDF

I don't know why but my pdf generated has strange lines between one paragraph. It separate one paragraph into two or even more and each in a new page. I am wondering why and how to fix it. Thanks!
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Change report from one-side to two-sided

I wrote my diploma thesis in a one-sided layout (report) and now I want to print it, but don't want to have the back page blank on every single page. So I want to change the paper format to a two-...
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Two different sets of equations aligned to each other

I have the following problem: I want to have two different sets of equations aligned. Right now I have \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \...
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How can I leave every page half-blank at the bottom – with footnotes still at the very bottom?

I want every page of my document to be half-empty at the bottom, so I have plenty of space for annotations without sacrificing horizontal space. However, I still want footnotes to appear at the very ...
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new font for environment in local layout in lyx

in Lyx I want to add new local layout's for: 1- new font: Style myfont Category MainText Margin Static LatexType Environment LatexName fonty ...
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Text layout with precise dimensions

Geometry does not seem to produce what I need and goes for the default values. The text is 18 by 14 cm in this case, but not anywhere near to 18 by 11 cm. \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{memoir} \...
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Page design and Tikz

I'm looking for a Tikz code, which can draw "canons of page construction" in a background of document. Please take a loot at: Modern book design, margins and typed area I know geometry and layout ...
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Equations and equations tags in margins of koma script

I have a customized layout where there's a wide margin, sort of a 1.5 column document. I'd like to have the equations and equations tags in the margins, similar to what others do with cuted for a two-...
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Beamer's \only animations break layout intra-animation with multicol

I am typesetting code with minted inside a multicols environment together with Beamer's \only animations. That leads to inconsistent layout spacing between the animated frames. Demo Video (click if ...
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LaTeX strange page layout starting on second page

I am currently writing a paper and so far so good. I somehow managed to mess up the layout, the text on the second page is shifted downwards and continues beyond the end of the page, see the attached ...
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Problem with filling inside the nodes of my mind map

I'm trying to the colors inside non root nodes in my mind map like the manual for PGF did for the root concept. But it never does anything to fill inside the nodes and create a border for my mind map. ...
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Error: ! Extra \else

I'm not a frequent user of Latex and I keep getting the following error when I try to compile my main tex file: ! Extra \else. \@include ...ediate \closeout \@partaux \fi \else \deadcycles \z@ \@...
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Draw margin boxes on page

I'm trying to make sure the book has enough margin space for printing. The minimum margins are Top: 0.5” Bottom: 0.5” Left: 0.5” Right: 0.5” Gutter: 0.3” I don't want to use these margins for the ...
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Easiest way to change altacv.cls to a single column

I really like some of the basic features of the AltaCV template (https://github.com/liantze/AltaCV) but don't like the 2 column layout. What'd be the easiest way to change the template to a single ...
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Change footnotes crawling up the page

I inserted an image into my text and it is too big to fit on the page so it is placed on the next which is fine. However, the footnotes on the first page are now crawling up and are right below the ...
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Optimal margins for a thesis written in Latex

This post is motivated by this post Recommended margin and binding offset and especially by the answer of Bernhard. As someone who does not really have any clue about page layouts for books and ...
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Alignment changes partway through enumerate item

I'm creating a set of questions and halfway through one of my questions the alignment changes - you can see in the picture how the alignment changes for question 4b. I've not had this issue before ...
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Removing Spaces Between Documents

How can I remove spaces inserted between different documents. \include{project/Chapters/doc1} \include{project/Chapters/doc2} I want these two documents glued together with no spaces. Thank you!
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Proper way to create an aside/sidebar environment

So this is an issue I've had for awhile when learning about LaTeX and using it to create my resume/cv. When I refer to a sidebar, I'm mean more like how it is done in these templates: Example 1 ...
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Cornell style layout

I am looking for a way to add text to the left "column" in my notes template. (It isn't actually a separate column in the code - it just looks that way on paper.) Here is an example of what a full set ...
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How to control the whitespace below wrapfigure?

I'm currently working on a term paper on neural networks that I'm writing in LateX. I have an itemize environment (with different activation functions) and want to display the graphs of the ...
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How best to reproduce this planner layout in LaTeX/ConTeXT?

Screenshots of the format (made as much as I could in Publisher): Front sheet: Inside spread: Back sheet: Nuances: Two page layouts, with a fixed 22.5mm gutter/inside border ...
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Change Layout for makeidx or imakeidx

i want to change the default layout of my index. Need to use makeidx instead of imakeidx because i need it at the beginning of the document (found out that it is not possible with imakeidx) I was not ...
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Using variables besides X and x in polynom package

Is there a way to make the polynom package accept variable labels other than x? If I try to typeset a polynomial long division using the variable T or t using that package, the output is screwed up, ...
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Some lines not broken in BibLaTeX bibliography

Some entries in my bibliography cause Overfull \hboxes for reasons I don't understand. Here are examples: The above example was fixed by allowing the ISBN to break with \-, but I can't figure out ...
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How to minimize the pagesize?

is there a way to generate a (single-page) PDF with pagesize that is just large enough for the text that I want to display? Perhaps something along these lines: \documentclass{article} \...
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PDF's page layout and dimensions not good for printing

So now that I have a 600+ page PDF (book) on my hands, I'd like to get a print out of it -- never thought I would. Turns out that the PDF's page formatting is not right for the print-on-demand service ...
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curious, layout problem package: titlesec

My problem is the following. I'm currently working on my Bachelor thesis with Overleaf. I'm trying to do the same layout as a friend of mine. But even if I copy his project completly as it is. I get ...
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How to include ['Insert Table here'] to the document?

This may be a stupid question, but I often see academic papers where all the tables and figures are placed at the end of the document. Instead, throughout the text, you'd see these centralized ...
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Simple example of using \newinsert and friends?

I'm trying to learn how \newinsert and its related macros work for inserting things like footnotes. I've been looking through latex.ltx and some other classes which use custom inserts (like memoir.cls)...
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Text margins in beamer vs adjustwidth (changepage.sty)

Some (not all) slides in my beamer presentation need to have a wider text block. I know that I can use a columns env with a single column of arbitrary width, but that's a bit verbose. When I ...
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Change page layout mid-document in lualatex

Due to certain technical unresolved issues emphasized in the posts below I am unable to use neither landscape nor pdfrotate nor minipage options to display content in landscape layout. Contents of ...
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latex -page layout problem

First of all sorry for my broken english. But i didn't figure out why this happened . thank you in advance
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How to change the layout of \ backmatter

I use the Tufte-Book document class, which have particular margin where are inserted bibliographic references. The entire preamble of the document is the following (Sorry if there is too much ...
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Layout problems on TOC, index and bibliography

I use the Tufte-Book class and I have layout problems for TOC, index and bibliography, where the margins are shifted on the even pages. Thank you very much in advance for your contribution. Here is ...
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layout problem of TOC, index and bibliography

I use the Tufte-Book class and I have layout problems for TOC, index and bibliography, where the margins are shifted on the even pages. Thank you very much in advance for your contribution. Here is ...
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Avoid indented lines in footnote

I have a small problem with a longer text in a footnote. With a long text and multiple lines, every new line is indented. How can I avoid this irregularity? Here is a short example: \documentclass[ ...
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Change a template Chapter Layout

I am using this Overleaf template provided in template link They given: I want to change to this chapter layout: Is it possible? I cannot find out where they do the setting for this. They main.tex ...
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Values stacked in the same line with layout package

I'm having a problem with the layout package: it shows the grid, but the values are all stacked in the same line. Here is my preamble: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, twoside, openright]{article} \...
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how to see the layout boxes in a math formula? [duplicate]

Let's try a standard calculus formula, here the code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} $$ \int_0^\infty \frac{dx}{1+x^2} = \frac{\pi}{2} $$ \end{document} Here is the result of the ...
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image positions up & down pattern on a scale from 0 to 1

I want to make the image arrangements as shown in the attachments. But I have no clue how to make such image arrangements. Please provide a solution to this problem.
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Spaces between mdframed and tabularx

I'm building a sort of information sheet, and do to that I'm using a combinaison of tabularx (for small text frames) and mdframed (for long text+formatting frames. The problem happens in the space ...
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Inserting page numbers to handout and attaching layout page number to table of contents in beamer layout

I have a huge beamer presentation and decided to use the handout beamer documentclass in which I use 2 frames on one page to produce a book like version of the presentation. Since it's such a big ...
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\newcommand element gets displayed on new page, when too much input in it

Im trying to create a new element with \newcommand which looks like this: \newcommand{\commentontext}[2] { \begin{minipage}{.10\textwidth} \hspace{-0.5in} \hfill \footnotesize{#1} \...
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How do I change the formatting of individual pages?

I'm using a document class that displays a colored bar in the header on every page. However, at one point in the document I want to insert a pdf which fills the entire page. Hence, I want the bar as ...
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Table dimensions not the same across instances

I'm building (with some python magic behind) a report with multiple tables on the same page. Each one must have the same overall width, but they have a different number of columns. By specifying the ...