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Triangular Layout of text in Latex [duplicate]

My apologies if this is a basic question. In Latex, is it possible to set text in a triangular shape, as was often done at the end of chapters in Early Modern typography? I imagine it would be easy ...
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How do I ignore the titlesec package, and create a subsection without runin?

I'm using the titlesec package to have runin subsection titles. However, I only want this some of the time, and if I try to break the line with \ it either throws an error to adds some weird ...
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How to add some fancy old style decoration in four corners of margins?

I would like to add some fancy-looking, old style decorations in the four corners of each page of the main part of a document, while keeping a small gap from the paper's edge to allow printing. Here's ...
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How to adjust margins in Kaobook?

Wondering how I can set page margins on Kaobook? I have these requirements from the Uni: 4cm binding margin 2cm head margin 2.5cm fore-edge margin 4cm tail margin Page size A4 (I have seen the ...
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How to fix the document layout?

I want to create document like this Dedication Introduction Chapter 1 Section 1.1 Section 1.2 SubSection 1.2.1 SubSubsection 1.2.1.1 Chapter 2 ...
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/multirow in table

I have the following below. Please can someone help in where I would input to having the \midrule as a \multirow? E.g. The columns 'Total Distance' to 'Average Acceleration' will be a \multirow of 4, ...
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I need a rather complex layout for a scholarly edition and don't know where to start

for a scholarly edition, I need a rather complex layout. I tried using columns and tkiz, but I am not experienced enough to complete this daunting task. How would I go and put the | .th. | incomplete ...
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book/openany, but start on right?

How can I avoid blank pages between chapters but start the book on a right page? I’ve tried “openany”, but that starts the book on the left, so the margins are screwed up. Thank you in advance! For ...
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(Urgent) Remove “Abstract” title and content from document

I need help trying to remove abstract and all the content that is included in my document. Can anyone help me please immediately? What I am posting is the wlscirep and the main.tex. wlscirep % % An ...
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Beamer not respecting changes in footline height

It looks like beamer is ignoring changes in the size of template elements. I have the following minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \setbeamertemplate{footline}[text line]{ \...
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Customised Society documents in LaTeX

OK, I know that LaTeX can be used to design letter head and memo. But in all through the answers I searched here, I cannot find one that answers my question. So I ask this one. I want to produce ...
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Context: How to do full-page figure with proper orientation and captions in opposite page?

I've searched in ConTeXt manuals and here, but couldn't find a way to achieve these 4 requirements altogether: Place a figure as full-page figure (works without other requirements) Change orientation ...
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How to split page into rectangles?

I am trying to make some notes for my math class, and I would like to organize them in the following way: I first want to split the page with a vertical line, and have definitions on the left, ...
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fancyhdr package I need help fitting in both the section and the subsection into the header

Currently this is how it looks like: I want to replace "written by faycal kilali" with the current subsection and or subsubsection (depending on how deep we are in sections name), not the ...
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Lyx Biblatex (natbib mode) showing only first author's name in the Reference section

I am using Lyx Biblatex (natbib mode). And in the reference section, it's only showing only first author's name and all others are hidden in et al. That's fine in the text part of the paper. But all ...
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Setting equal formatting on all pages scrarticle

I'm trying to set the same layout on all the pages of my document, using any class of KOMA-script (e.g. scrarticle). The first page preserves the margins I set with geometry package, while starting ...
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How to create this document template

I want to use this as a template for a report, but I have no idea where to begin. The first page looks like this, with a gray header, the title in white and the company logo on the right. On the left ...
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geometry+fancyhdr: position of foot/head, keeping fixed margins

I'd like to have margins (top, bottom, left, right) all equal to 15 mm (not including any footers or headers). I'd like the foot/header to be both halfways between main text and end of page, so that ...
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How does LaTex calculate \linewidth in a twocolumn document?

I want to calculate the ideal size of figures that I export from R and include in LaTeX documents (so the text size of the figure labels is in a known proportion to the font size of the resulting ...
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How to change a page layout in a Overleaf template?

I am using a template from Overleaf enter link description here However, I have no idea where to change the page layout. I want to write more in my Abstract page, while other page maintained the same ...
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Table text out of page

I want to create a table on overleaf Latex but the table keeps exceeding the page bounds. My table code is this: \begin{table}[htbp] \caption{Advantages and disadvantages of \acrshort{Wi-Fi}} \...
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How to put the authornote at the right side on the double-column

I added the authornote for large affiliation. But I want to put the authornote on the right side. How can I change this?
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How can I automatically draw frames around all elements on a page?

Fine-tuning the layout and spacing of elements in a document is often a guessing game. It would be great if LaTeX could display the spatial extensions of all elements (float, subfigure, minipage, ...
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How to tell LaTeX to automatically split text and its equation (and multi-equations) across pages?

Managing the vertical spacements, LaTeX frequently displaces an equation and the text line above it to the next page. This behavior may leave a large blank space on the previous page (depending on ...
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\vbox badness helvetica 12pt and 1.5 spacing

My university asks for 1.5 spacings, and at least 2cm left and right. I'd like to use arial and a header as stated below. Now, I get \vbox badness and I read this means pages are badly defined. But ...
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How to put a logo on the left corner and text on the right corner?

I'm a beginner and I try since yesterday to put a logo on the left corner and text on the right corner, like this : but I just can't do it. Could you please help me? Sorry for my english, I'm a ...
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What would be a passive way to indicate the start of a new lecture in a document? [closed]

I'm working on a LaTeX template for lecture notes. The template follows the book class and everything is fine. I have decided to only use headers, for showing the current section of the chapter and ...
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How can I achieve this TOC layout?

I'm working on a software for which I need to write up a LaTeX template. I've been able to glue together the rest of the template somehow since I'm a beginner. But I'm facing huge difficulty in ...
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Tell pdflatex to escape/replace missing figures

Sometimes, we want to replace a missing/forgot-to-upload figure with blanks or some placeholder This can be done by changing the code and use the mwe package \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{example-...
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Koma Script scrlttr2 location height not matching DIN 5008 specification

I noticed that the height of the field "location" in Koma Script when using class scrlttr2 did not match the DIN 5008 specifications. There it should be 50mm distance from sheet edge and for ...
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Difficulties with book class and beginning of chapters

I want to use the book class but I have issues with the formatting: In my understanding, new chapters should always start on a right page but somehow that is not the case in this example: \...
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Detecting the position in page. If end of page then write at the bottom, else write in situ

I need to detect the position of the "cursor" in the page. I need a command which writes either "in situ" or at the bottom of the page (via \vfill directive) depending on whether ...
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Is it safe to use \usepackage{fullpage} for book publishing?

I'm putting together a paperback book using the \documentclass{book} layout. I'm starting to use \usepackage{fullpage} to get bigger fonts and gain more flexibility in terms of layout. Final output ...
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Wrapping text on multiple lines with \titleformat

I'm trying to reproduce this chapter header: Currently it looks like this: I'm using this code to generate the titles: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{titlesec} \...
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Typessing on a grid (Quantum spaces by Jean-Luc Doumont) support in latex

I saw the presentation of Jean-Luc Doumont on typesetting on a grid. He talks about some macros in this presentation, but I wonder if there is any package in latex jet, to support this. Here are the ...
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Problems with page layout dimensions in the memoir class

Recently, when defining the layout geometry for my doctoral thesis, I faced the following problem: the dimensions informed by me, which I will call virtual dimensions, do not correspond to the ...
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“Jumping” text from one page to the other

In the pdf of a document I'm writing with the documentclass book I've seen that from one page to the other I have this "jump". I tried to remove it with \setlength\marginparwidth{0cm} ...
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ConTeXt: is it possible not to apply setuplayout to part and chapter headers?

I need to have space for margin notes on my document, which I have done with the following \setuplayout (from this link): \setuplayout[topspace=10mm, width=middle, height=...
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Any tips for interview transcripts & coding interviews in LaTeX?

Currently, I am working on my thesis which I write in LaTeX. Part of the research is qualitative. Now I stumble upon an 'issue'. As you may know, it is required to include an interview transcript in ...
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Connect Boxes in Table Cells by Arrows

I am trying to create a table containing in its three columns: A top-to-bottom flowchart Graphs Figures I have drawn the steps in the flowchart using a framed parbox: \fbox{\parbox{20mm}{ \...
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In the layout package documentation, line 134, why is \inch given as an approximation of 72, instead of it's true value of 72.27?

I'm sure it's not a bug, just want to understand why.
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Using margin within flowframe

I'm working on an A3 landscape document, which is divided into several blocks with different size. Hence, I come up to use flowfram to define all blocks. However, I need some margin for the text ...
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Let text body float around marginpar

How do I create a marginpar so that it is indented into the text body and the text body floats around the marginpar? I know how to create a marginpar: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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text layout 12pt? interline 1.5 texmaker

I'm doing a report and in the word should result in the text 12 and interline 1,5 but I'm not sure that 12 pt in latex is actually the same. For the interline I'm using this \onehalfspacing %interline%...
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layout figure subplots for TikZ or pgfplots

I use TikZ to create figures for academic publications, drawing axes/ticks/labels myself, and I'm thinking of adopting pgfplots instead. Either way, I come across the following problem: Fitting ...
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Style and font from a document [closed]

I have recently found those really nice notes: Introduction to geometric measure theory Do some of you have any idea of the style or font used in this document? I would like to write in a similar ...
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Width of column for lyrics, songbook

I am trying to write a songbook for a friend of mine. But I am struggling to set the width of the column with lyrics (e.g. for Country Roads). I want one song on each page or in other words I want &...
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How can I achieve such layout in LaTeX (memoir)?

Before "Exercise 1.2", the page has 'margin note' and 'body' on its own but after that, the 'body' seems to have merged with the 'margin note'. I want to have the similar layout on my book. \...
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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 ...