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Can't get rid of Overfull \hbox warning using minipage

I was given a template of a title page that uses minipage to position some text and logos. Unfortunately it throws Overfull \hbox warnings, that I can't get rid of. I broke it down to the following ...
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Add indentation for printing

I'm about to print my thesis (A4 size) and the publisher has requested me to extend the size of each side of page in 3 mm, so the paper cutter can do its thing properly. I can't change the size of ...
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Latex doesn't format paragraphs properly

This is solved, should I leave this up for the archive or delete it? I am writing my thesis and using our unversities template. It is quite ugly, but that is a different topic. When I am writing ...
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scrbook: Is \recalctypearea necessary when using \onehalfspacing?

Consider this simple Minimum Working Example (MWE): \documentclass[BCOR=10mm]{scrbook} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{blindtext} \KOMAoptions{DIV=calc} \onehalfspacing \recalctypearea \begin{...
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commands of separate preamble do not get implement

I use a separate preamble (sty), but some packages do not get implemented in my pdfs. \usetheme{madrid} % Theme \usecolortheme{seagull} % Farbschema So I used these commands to implement a blue ...
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Latex Layout Subfigure Problem - remove lines

I am a total LateX newbie and I encountered a problem, which i could'nt solve for the past 2 days. For my thesis I want 3 figures arranged in the same way. I played around with some code snippets and ...
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Centering a 64 bit-string comparison relative to the pages absolute center [duplicate]

I'm using a table to show a comparison of two 64-bit blocks/strings — bit for bit. Like so: Without the table it of course fits comfortably with room to spare, but when we draw the tables, ...
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Is LaTeX a viable choice for programmatically designing “Desktop Publishing” documents?

I am currently working on a project where one of the end products is a PDF datasheet. That datasheet consists of text, images, tables, and lists. We would be generating the .tex file programmatically. ...
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Section and Section Summary Preview

I was wondering if there is a package or method to define sections in the format: \section{Title}{My brief content description} Full text... Then using a switch like "Draft, Final, (Layout) " in ...
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Centering a pair of overfull PDFs

I'm trying to get to the bottom of how to position and center things. Here I've placed two very large PDFs side-by-side. I scaled them down to the current size and tried to center them: \...
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Braces spanning multiple tables (whole tables, not rows or pages)

I've got a bunch of tables arranged like so: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table} \begin{minipage}[c][1\totalheight][t]{0.45\textwidth}% \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|...
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Geometry and Footskip: Footer wrong placed

I am writing simple LaTeX documents with just sections and text in between (in general), but I have some problems placing the footer correctly. My header comes from a template I have downloaded ages ...
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Putting two tables side by side: Fixing overfull hbox badness

I'm having trouble getting two tables to sit nicely next to each other. I get errors like this: Overfull \hbox (255.00095pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 9--35 It looks like this: It seems to ...
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Table does not flush right with siunitx (table format), esttab, asterisks and integers

I use Stata's esttab command to create various tables with t-test results. In Latex, I use siunitx for a proper layout of the table. However, I am unable to code the table as such does it flush right....
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Latex how to put appendix title more up

I'm using the latex class report. As I do not want to have heavy style for the chapters like Lenny Sonny. I use the following: \usepackage{titlesec} \newcommand{\hsp}{\hspace{20pt}} \titleformat{\...
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ConTeXt: Introduce columnsets around chapters

Background The following screen shot shows four uneven columns, which is the desired result: Problem The beforesection and aftersection options to the setuphead command don't seem to have any ...
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Two Flowing Frames per Page [closed]

I want to write a document where the history, geography, culture of a certain place is the main text. Together with that, I want to present a timeline of events but, rather than a separated topic or ...
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sectioning wider than text area

I stumbled across the type specimen of the beautifull Tierra Nueva and I'm wondering how is it possible to achieve a sectioning in LaTeX similar as shown in the picture (centered and wider than the ...
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Ifoddpage statement inside switch case

Continuation of topics tcolorbox: specific width and height settings for odd and even pages and Distance Variable in front or back pages. I'd like to set lengths conditionally based on the expansion ...
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How to Alternate Geometry Layouts With \atbegshi [closed]

... A documentation question ... Question: Is \AtBeginShipoutNext from the atbegshi package intended to "exceptionally" apply to a single printed page? Or, would this not even work with the ...
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How to reproduce this layout?

I'd like to reproduce this layout (especially the sections + the bottom and the top parts of the paper). My code: \documentclass[a4paper, french, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{...
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Trying to add frames in \AtBeginDocument destroys slides layout

I guess I've basically got the same question as here. But copying .sty content into my header by hand doesn't feel like the right solution. So let's have a fresh start: For some slides I create, the ...
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Properly lay out long titles in Part

I can control the size of the font used in my part titles. I can control the location of the word within the page's Y-axis. But for titles that are too long, I get the following ugly result: a big ...
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Help replicating this Document Design

I want to replicate this document layout. I tried to reach the author, but did not get any positive response. What I got so far is the header. But mine is statical and I want a dynamic header (...
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How can I get tabulars on facing pages to line up?

I want to create a two-page spread with a grid across it. So I have this code: \documentclass[letter,openleft,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage[left=0pt,right=0pt,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{...
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Change numbering style from 1. to (1)

I'm trying to change the numbering style in the Enumerate layout from displaying as: xyz to (1) xyz I've tried a few things by adding to the preamble, but mostly seem to be getting error messages....
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Insert something when *not* before a page break

I've tried to find a solution but obviously the right search phrases escape me ... I need to insert something into the document which will be suppressed if it would be followed by a page break. For ...
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A tex-script to impose multiple layout signatures (optionally saddle stitch) from pdf

I am trying to add a pdf with 32 pages, A5 landscape to A3 landscape with a script. So far the pdftex or context have failed me and I wonder if I am missing something in there that might help me on ...
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thumbs: Better Table of Thumbs

Can somebody say me: How can I get something like that (red/black --> black/white) instead of that \documentclass[ngerman, fontsize=9pt, paper=a5, twoside, automark,numbers=enddot, headsepline,...
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Drawing a horizontal \rule through the middle of a line

How can I do something like \noindent\rule{\linewidth}{0.25mm} but in a way that doesn't leave a big gap before it? Currently it's kind of like \bottomrule, almost as if it skips a line. I want it to ...
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Using section titles in \printsolution template with xsim

This is the second question related to creating the Dutch State/Central Exam layout using xsim instead of exsheet. It concerns adding the title of the section that group the exercises (here called ...
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What's a nice way to display code in a document?

I'm looking for a nice or creative way to display code in a LaTeX document. I see a lot of nice layouts in books, with text-boxes, titles, annotations, delimiters, and all sorts of attractive things. ...
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Remove white space at the start of new section in latex

Using this code: \RequirePackage[l2tabu,orthodox]{nag} \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper,nofootinbib,notitlepage,tightenlines]{revtex4-1} \linespread{2} \usepackage[letterpaper,margin=1in,bottom=1in]{...
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Extra spaces when mixing beamercolorbox and tikzpicture

I am trying to create custom beamer blocks for a template using a tikzpicture for the title of the block and a beamercolorbox for the body. Here is a MCVE: \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usepackage{...
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How to properly insert an image?

This image should have been fit after (a) and it seems like the image can fit into the previous page...I have been facing this kind of problem a lot and I don't know how to fix it. I tried to use [h],...
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Insert image if there is room in the current column

I use this: Section should automatically start new page if the whole section does not fit on current page to make sure sections start on a new page (or in this case column) if they don't fit the ...
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How to create a specific page layout template?

I'm searching for some ideas to create a template whose the page layout would be the same as this one ( http://www.jcbehareditions.com/images/36/extrait_7.pdf): two pages face to face. Any idea of how ...
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Small table and small figure next to each other

Any tips on how to put these two together (see image upload). Current code: \documentclass[ 11pt,english, onehalfspacing, nolistspacing, liststotoc, headsepline, oneside, chapterinoneline, reqno, ...
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Placing images and text in separate parallel columns [duplicate]

I feel like there should be quite a simple answer to this (apologies if so), but have been looking for a while and can't find one. I am trying to format a latex document to match the layout pictured ...
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Extremely long footnotes (3+ pages)

I'm transcribing a manuscript in which there's a very long footnote, spanning across seven 8vo pages, each having a couple lines of main text above the continuing footnote. I estimate it is probably ...
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Getting an object to span multiple [jou]{apa6} columns without colliding

I like to use \documentclass[apacite,jou,a4paper]{apa6}. It wastes too much negative space, but it invokes a consistent two column layout, and helps with the APA journal style, referencing, etc. which ...
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Modify NatBib Bibliography List Style/Layout (CiteThemRight)

I am currently working on my Bachelors thesis with TexLive 2018 in TexStudio. My University demands the usage of the CiteThemRight reference styling, which is an adaption of the Harvard referencing ...
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How to add and customize an element on title page of a beamer template

I'd like to add an extra element to the title page of a beamer template. I've tried re-purposing and re-positioning the \institute{} element for this, but moving it down causes the height of the page ...
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ConTeXt: Complex multicolumn layout

Background Looking to achieve a fairly complex layout from a Markdown source document. The layout resembles: Code \usemodule[newcolumnsets,visual] \setuphead[chapter][ header=empty, footer=...
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A new aspect for the chapter of Legrand Orange Book

Starting from this MWE, \documentclass[12pt,fleqn]{book} \usepackage[top=3cm,bottom=3cm,left=3cm,right=3cm,headsep=10pt,a4paper]{geometry} % Page margins \usepackage{graphicx} % ...
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Align framed environment boxes accurately

I'm trying to draw a figure consisting of two boxes, using the framed environment, aligned side by side, each containing a small header and an align* environment. I'd like some symmetry. I.E. that the ...
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Tikz force node in specific layers in layered graph

I'm trying to use layered graph layouts to generate Directed Acyclic Graphs where all nodes are partitioned into layers. The following code produces a near-perfect result. \RequirePackage{luatex85} \...
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Can I stretch or expand an entire standalone document to fit the page?

If I create a standalone document, and it's approximately the shape of an A4 piece of paper, can I expand it to take up a full page; stretch it to fit the dimensions of the an A4 article? Just want to ...
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custom \midrule length

I just want a simple \midrule that doesn't span the entire page or cell. For instance, with \rule, you can specify dimensions like: \rule[0.2cm]{100pt}{0.5pt} That's as close as I can get it, but ...
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What's the appropriate layout for academic or scientific articles

I want to step up my game and produce more professional written assignments, research articles, etc. and I'm looking for a more suitable style/layout appropriate for the sciences and general academia.