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Tex preamble to produce this output (font, text width, etc.)

What kind of Tex header / preamble (documentclass, package inclusions, etc.) would produce such a output (font, width of text, etc.) ? http://math.stanford.edu/~ksound/Notes.pdf
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Setting any `listing options` changes `tcolorbox` layout

I'm using tcolorbox to typeset listings. When I try to set the listing options, the whole layout of the tcolorbox changes. Why is that? How do I avoid that? To be clear, I'd like to keep the first ...
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Leveling sections in the first page using proc documentclass

As visible in the picture, I'm writing a problem set using proc documentclass but in the first page of the document, the first column is a bit lower than the second (probably because it starts right ...
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why there is difference between b5 printed books?

I setup my environment and geometry to b5paper size, but when I print it to compare with some book references I see some difference. So when I check the exact paper size of those books they don't have ...
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Index title space

Currently my index has in bold letters the word Index as it's title. So far so good. The problem is that my index is 5 columns and the title is only 1 column wide yet pushes all 5 down. How can I get ...
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What are the \hbox \hss \hskip commands?

I discovered in a TeX document the following commands : $$ u_n \hbox to 0pt{\hskip 3mm$/$\hss} \longrightarrow 0 $$ I don't uderstand what they do exactly and how exactly how to use them (all i can ...
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Colorbox as background for section headers in KOMA-class documents

I am using a KOMA-script class to generate my document (scrartcl). Now, I know that packages like titlesec are incompatible, it is recommended to use the options provided to customise the look of ...
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xelatex typesetting offset

Recently, I have been using xelatex to layout my paper. I have to add a lot of extra changes because of the many details required in my school paper. For example, the words on the even-numbered pages (...
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Improvement of ugly-looking table

Consider the following "table of horror" where the code is both not minimal and extremely ugly: \documentclass[ a4paper, landscape, 12pt, danish ]{article} \usepackage{inputenc} \...
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Create a good looking PDF layout

I would like to generate a PDF that looks something like this. This layout includes a lot of graphical elements like lines, boxes, etc. So it might be a good idea to use TikZ for that. However, I ran ...
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After some chapter headings document leaves page empty before text

First of all, my problem is not that at the end of a chapter, i.e. before the chapter heading, a page is empty (e.g. problems like https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1358694/latex-remove-blank-page-...
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Define question environment in lyx

Maybe this is a simple question, but I don't know the layouts in lyx. How can I write questions and choices environments (with \CorrectChoice) in a lyx layout? \documentclass{exam} \begin{document}...
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Missing number, treated as zero on section using package titlesec

When using the titlesec package to modify the layout of the chapter title, I get the error: Missing number, treated as zero., in the section title. I use the following code to perform this action: \...
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Landscape table over multiple pages layout issues

I have some issues with a landscape table i split over multiple pages that i want to use in the appendix of my thesis. I incorporated it like this (in order not to mess up my main file): \...
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Geometry of landscape page by “typearea”

I insert some landscape pages in my article with the package typearea. Then I find that the text body at landscape pages are two small, too much horizontal margin spaces are wasted. Please see the ...
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Subfigure arrangement - first image is raised

I am using LaTeX to write my thesis and have found a problem when I try to insert subfigures. I am using the package subcaption. This is the code I have used \begin{figure}[H] \centering \...
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How can I set \vrule height to height of actual text, not \textheight?

I need to set the height of \vrule to the height of the actual text on the page, instead of to the full height of the text area. In the image below, the lines extend well beyond the text, but should ...
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tufte-book marginfigure overlaps full-width content

\documentclass[nobib]{tufte-book} \usepackage{mwe} % avoid line breaks in inline math % https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/14243/ \relpenalty=9999 \binoppenalty=9999 \begin{document} \mainmatter Some ...
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Making an Illustrated Book with Image bleed and Non-Overlapping Text

I am trying to create an illustrated book with Latex. What makes my goal perhaps a bit non-standard, I think, is that I would like the images to have "bleed". Bleed, as you may already have ...
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How to put the title page on the second page?

I know this isn't standard practice, but I need to put the title page of some special document on the back of the first page (i.e on the second page), so the extra white margin appears on the right ...
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Single-width “10” for card game presentation

I play and teach bridge, and the shape of hands is very important. For instance: KJ854 Q9842 8 A3 is easy to recognize as equal-length majors (top two rows). But then there's the ten. Various style ...
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Beamer: Independently layout blocks

The one thing that always bothers me when creating slides in LaTeX using the beamer class is that the layout is very static. That means once everything has been placed on the slide (with a lot of work ...
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The bottom margin is 0.44 in on all pages which is below the required margin of 0.95 in (Urgent)

I want to submit paper IEEE I have this template : \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts % The preceding line is only needed to identify funding in the first ...
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Gatefold or inward fold layout

Would someone have an elegant way to render an inward fold or gatefold card? I can't seem to find anything/package on the subject, there is the gcard package, but it does offer this option. Here is an ...
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Title of the chapter breaking page layout

this is probably a dumb issue but I don't know how to solve it in a clean and efficient way. I am writing my thesis with the standard book layout. The problem is that the title of one of the chapter ...
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Wrapfigure formatting forces underful \hbox, except when I deliberately cause an error with empty $$

This is a problem I've run into with the wrapfig package while using \\ to skip a line. In the MWE below, the output is the one shown on the left, where the first paragraph has broken formatting that ...
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How do avoid empty boxes when splitting framed Theorems over two pages

I am working with mdframed and have the following issue: I am writing some mathematical lecture notes and I am using mdframed for Theorems, Definitions and so on. Sometimes it happens, that the text ...
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Same space between the first and second word in different lines

I’d like to create an environment like in the picture. I’ve considered setting the spaces with an itemize environment but is there an easier trick to set the tabs?
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Change layout of table columns

I created this table, but I am not happy with the layout. The column "Musical" is too much to the right. Is there a way to have the columns "Oper", "Operette" and "...
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Mimic layout LaTeX Companion (memoir) - OneSide Chapter Heading problems

I'm trying to set a document using companion layout as page and chapter, but for one-side. It is a mess. Two-sided is working. I read 100 pages from manual. I'm not a programmer, but - no offense - ...
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How to produce side by side item and description [duplicate]

What I'd like to do is this: Item 1: description description description description description % edge of page description description description description description description ...
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baselineskip ruins my layout and shifts everything too low

I have a page consisting of two pieces, each one having two lines to sign on. Its kind of a contract, explaining that I wrote my seminar work by myself. However, I want the date of the signature to be ...
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Is it possible to have multiple gather environments in one line?

Specifically, I want to arrange many small equations in a more compact manner, but still include a \tag with each one. Currently, I typeset the longer equations like this: \documentclass[fleqn]{...
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Tables with many columns in on slide

I have searched stack exchange for answer to how I can create a beamer having 2-tables with many columns side-by-side, all the answers I am getting refers to tables with few columns. Currently I have ...
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Tcolorbox continuing after another one

Good morning all, First, since it is my first post, I would like to thank you all for all the information I have found so far on this website that saved my life many times! However, this time it seems ...
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Display document styling variables

My tex-illiterate teacher wants to check the formatting of our submission (e.g: margins, fonts size, spacing, etc...) Unlike WYSIWYG, it is not possible to select text and know its properies. Question:...
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Display body margins [closed]

Taking as reference the image given here: https://www.overleaf.com/learn/latex/page_size_and_margins, I'm trying to display the body margins, that is, the margin corresponding to the region delimited ...
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Title best practises

My school has some really weird ideas on how the title for my seminar work has to look. How would I go on to create such a layout, while maintaining proper LaTeX best practises (i.e. using \title)?
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Unwanted irregular layout when using \multirow

I am an experienced user of latex but new to constructing tables. My problem is illustrated with this example: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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How does one nicely arrange a collection of subfigures on a page?

I have the following code that renders awkwardly on a page... Ideally I'd like it to fit on one page, but I'm new to Tikz and I'm trying to go by example. Is there some way to scale? Should I be ...
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Setting margins to a A4Paper

Im writing a paper for school and I am using the geometry class to set the left and right margins. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ a4paper, ...
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Double border line for table

What I want to achieve is what is shown in the attached image at the bottom. The first problem is making a double line border. I have not gotten to try much, most I have done is google around and ...
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Single Frame Layout MacBook

I am creating a presentation via beamer however when I run the typeset the 2 slides show up side by side rather than individually on my Mac. Is there a way to prevent this please?
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Comment line between commands changes layout

Can someone explain to me what goes on behind the scenes here? I thought latex does ignore empty lines... I have the following command defined \newcommand{\requirement}[3]{ \textcolor{blue}{#1 ...
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Latex beamer - Split frame horizontally - get rid of top margin

I'm trying to make my first LaTeX beamer theme. This theme will be open-sourced. In order to promote and foster the adoption of LaTeX, I would like to provide a couple of pre-made and ready-to-use &...
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Logicproof Package and Axiomatic proof, issues with Layout

I am using the logicproof package in order to write proof in axiomatic style. The problem is that, if a line of the proof is too long, the whole block exceeds page margins. Here is a the code: \...
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Setting a page wide image on a page that pushes all text to be below it (no overlay)

I am working on a D&D style book in Latex, using the DnD latex template, and everything works well with the exception of inserting D&D-style spreads of images. These tend to be either a full ...
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custom page except front and index

I want to format my document so as to fit its contents as I would like, but not keep this format for the front page and the index; as I need large margins for notes & equations but this particular ...
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Author and affiliations in footnotes

I have the following MWE that I use to add affiliations to authors: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \title{\sc This is a title \thanks{Thanks to ......
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How to display all trigonometric function plots in a table?

For my maths summary I am trying to make a table with all function plots of the trigonometric functions (Something like the picture below, but including the inverses). Since my space is limited to 12 ...

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