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Spannig in pst-jtree

I am trying to reproduce the following tree from Merchant (2015). I have no problem with the programming of the tree using John Frampton's pst-jtree package, but the question is whether there is way ...
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Tikz-qtree lines to the right direction are not straight with multiline texts

I have this following tex document: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \ExpandArgs{c}\newcommand{new@fontshape}{anything} \usepackage{linguex} \usepackage[russian,indonesian]{babel} \usepackage[none]{...
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Rotate a forest tree

I would like you to help me please. I am drawing some syntactic phrase structure trees using the forest package, option linguistics. The problem is that when the trees grow, they do not fit in the ...
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Error in reproducing tex on sentence bracketing in gb4e [duplicate]

There is an error occurred when I tried to reproduce a tex document to produce sentence bracketing in gb4e. This is the tex document, courtesy of Alan Munn: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{gb4e} \...
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Multilingual interlinear gloss between Russian Cyrillic and Indonesian Latin alphabets in gb4e [duplicate]

I want to perform a multilingual interlinear gloss in gb4e between Russian and Indonesian. Previous attempt had failed to make sure that the glosses, transliteration, and the original text to align ...
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Indent ExPex examples that are not numbered

ExPex offers \exdisplay to create linguistic examples without numbers (usually in combination with \noexno to prevent the counter being incremented). However, according to the manual (pg. 71), ...
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Bolding IPA symbols with tipa

I am using the tipa package for IPA in my dissertation. I would like to bold certain symbols, and have tried, e.g.: \textbf{\textipa{\!d}}. However, they do not bold in Latex's default font (computer ...
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Consistent numbering of linguex-examples across chapters

I am using a template for my thesis, which imports separate .tex files for each chapter into the main.tex. Using linguex, my examples start to renumber from (1) each chapter and I cannot seem to ...
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gb4e and leipzig not working together: TeX capacity exceeded

I'm on Windows 11 using MikTex as my LaTeX manager. I'm trying to make good-looking linguistic glosses using gb4e and leipzig, but they don't seem to be compatible together for some reason on my ...
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Referring to selected linguex sub-examples without parentheses

This is a follow up to the question (and the answer) here. I have the same issue as OP, in that I cannot use parentheses around example numbers that are placed within parentheses in the text. Unlike ...
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How to put arrow between characters (inside text)

LaTeX Community! I'm currently working on my Bachelor's thesis in Linguistics and am looking to implement a specific structure within the text. This structure, which I've encountered in a publication, ...
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degryuter template : forest trees and langsci-avm matrixes do not display

I am having some issues with the degruyter latex template for articles. Everything works, except for syntactic trees and lfg AVMs. I am compiling with xelatex and I am using the forest and langsci-avm ...
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Format particular terminal nodes and remove lines between them and their parents using forest

When using the forest package to draw linguistic syntax trees, how can one prevent lines being drawn between particular terminal nodes and their parents, while still maintaining them as separate "...
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single spacing won't work in gb4e translation lines

I have a document that must be in at least 1.5 spacing in the body text. I am using the gb4e package to gloss a few hundred linguistic examples. Sometimes, the translation of these examples end up ...
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How do I connect two elements in a linguistic examples via lines when using expex package? [duplicate]

I am using expex package to list linguistic examples, but have no idea about how to connect two elements within an example via lines. Here's the initial code for the example: **\pex \a \rightcomment{...
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How can I remove the space between the lines of linguistic examples?

When a linguistic example is very long, the defined format of such long examples in the expex package looks like this. How can I make the first part and second part of this long example align? \ex[...
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Romanian vowel sound changes

I am new to LaTeX. This question is tree-related. Are there any TikZ-tree-related questions that can be combined to reproduce this following image? Original image is from Wikipedia. If it is poorly ...
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ExPex fails with unicode-math. How to avoid the clash?

The following code fails: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{expex} \usepackage{unicode-math}% Works without this \begin{document} \pex<ex> \a<foo>\begingl \gla foo// \glb foo// \glft ...
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pst-jtree; pstricks: Drawing a box around three nodes

I want to draw a box around part of a syntax tree I'm typesetting using pst-jtree. Here's a simplified example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-jtree} \begin{document} ...
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Using a simple tree inside a Linguex environment

I'm trying to copy of linguistic rule by Zubizarreta (1998) (see attached picture). I would like to provide a minimal example but I'm lost... I'd like to use a linguex environment and tikzpicture ...
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How to use \pause without increasing the index in a beamer? [duplicate]

I am using the expex package in a beamer file. Every time I use the command \pause, all the indices in that frame would increase by one. I would want to know whether there is a way to get rid of it. \...
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example numbering (gb4e) changes between overlays (beamer) [duplicate]

I am trying to include overlaid gb4e glossed examples in a beamer presentation. However when changing between overlays, the example numbering for the same examples also changes. The code below is a ...
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Multidominance tree with forest

I am curious as to whether a multidominance tree such as the one below may be drawn with \Forest: I have found evidence of this using qtree (Adding trees or terminal words to multi-dominance ...
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Stacking multiple TikZ tree labels?

I have a question related to the labelling of TikZ circles within a forest tree. Is it possible to stack multiple labels below the circle so that they would appear under one another, like this? ...
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Glossed examples with line breaks at specifc points using linguex

I'm writing a linguistics thesis using LaTex and having trouble with glossed examples. I'd like to add glossed examples of poetic texts with line breaks at specific points, which should look like this:...
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Two inputs in an ot-tableau with numberbed inputs and candidates

I'm intending to make a tableau with tikzpictures as candidates. Now I want to make both inputs (1 and 2) and candidates (a,b,c) numbered – I've tried using mcand but it says it's undefined. The ...
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How do I add multiple inputs in a tableau with OTtablx-extras?

I'd like to make an optimality theoretic tableau with multiple inputs similar to this one (from here): Up until now, I have been using the package OTtablx-extras to make my tableaux, but only with ...
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How to fix \pex label numbers inside tabularx?

expex's \tl command for placing labels inside tables seems to be incompatible with tabularx, with the label numbers starting at a higher number with every \tl placed. Is there an easy way to patch ...
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Special Symbols/Coloring on Forest Edges

I am working on forest, and this is the part of the tree I have built so far: \documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage{tipa} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{upgreek} \usepackage{float} \...
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Drawing lines between parts of nodes in forest trees

I am struggeling with one particular problem for years now. I try to draw arrows from a part of a node in a forest tree. Due to a bug in xelatex this does not work with the tikzmark package and the ...
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TIPA package clashes with [T2A] for Cyrillic signs

It appears that the TIPA package and the Cyrillic T2A fontenc-package cancel themselves out, only ever allowing the first defined package in the preamble to spell out in the document. A friend needs ...
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Change the line spacing inside the long free translation (gb4e)

I'm currently using gb4e package for my glossed examples. Their translations are sometimes quite long (more than one line). Since the paragraphs before and after have been defined \linespread{1.5}, so ...
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Lines in qualitative linguistic transcription

I'm looking for ways to visually signify the links between turns in a transcript and found this which I think is a brilliant way to do it in a book by Erving Goffman. Is there any way to replicate ...
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Incorporating TIPA-symbols into math mode

I would like to create root symbols that have certain letters in them both from the TIPA package (for IPA symbols) but also letters like š. However, whenever I enter the respective codes for the forms ...
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Labels of the examples in xlistn (gb4e): Showing two numbers

I use the gb4e package for numbering examples and I use the xlistn environment. I would like that the labels of the items in an xlistn environment show the number of examples ({exe}) that they belong ...
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Movement arrows in syntax

Can anybody recognize the package that is used to produce these cool arrows? This particular one is taken from https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004081 but I've seen it many times in syntax papers, with ...
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Biblatex command \textcite not working with unified style on Overleaf

Every time I try to use the \textcite command in the "unified" style, I get an "undefined control sequence" error from Overleaf. But when I switch to the "authoryear" ...
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How to draw a curve to indicate syntactic domain in the qtree?

How to draw a curved line in the qtree and add a description like the following picture? \Tree [.n,v,aP [.n,v,a ] [.$\sqrt{P}$ [.$\sqrt{\alpha}$ ] [.$\sqrt{\beta}$ ] ] ] Thanks!
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Arrow placement issue in syntactic tree using tikz-qtree

I am trying to create a syntactic tree diagram using the tikz-qtree package, but I am encountering an issue with the placement of arrows in the tree. I have tried several solutions, but none of them ...
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How can I modify the xlist environment of gb4e to allow for alphabetical numbering beyond "z"?

I am using the gb4e package to typeset my (rather numerous) examples. I am trying to modify the xlist (or xlista) environment of said package to allow for alphabetically numbered sub-examples beyond z,...
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Repeat example in LaTeX, but with double numbering (incremental and old)

I am using gb4e to write my thesis and I need to repeat examples by presenting them using both the new number (example 4 follows example 3) and the original number they were presented first with. For ...
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How do I make this forest tree shorter without making it wider by adjusting the angles?

I'm having some trouble with this forest tree, my goal is to get it shorter without making it any wider, by adjusting the angles under CP and VP to be wider. When I try using the calign=fixed angles, ...
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How do I move an entire forest tree to the left?

I'm looking for a way to shift this entire tree to the left, so it can fit on the page with the wider spacing I'm looking for. The white space on the left is there whenever I have the arrow drawn. \...
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parentheses of numbering got lost after \counterwithout command

In linguex package, I want a continuous numbering of examples across chapters, thus I added the command \counterwithout{ExNo}{chapter}. However, the parentheses of the numbering got lost in the second ...
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Gloss command and spaces

What is wrong with my \coolgl{}{} gloss command (a clone of cgloss4e's \twosent, and therefore, having brace-delimited arguments and being \hfill-compatible), which produces those unwanted spaces in ...
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Creating a floating tree next to another

I'd like to draw a smaller subtree inside a circle stemming out of this tree, in the following way: Is there a code I can use to do that (I'm using forest)? Thanks a lot!
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Problems with Springer Nature Template and qtree

I have a problem regarding the package qtree in combination with the Springer Nature Template. Once I put my paper in this template, the trees appear in a weird shape: the nodes appear separated, the ...
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How to create a less specified timeline diagram?

I want to use Latex to create Kleinian tense/aspect diagrams like the ones below. I've tried looking at timeline code, but they tend to be too complicated for my purposes or include years/time ...
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tipa partially incompatible with leipzig?

I'm using tipa to, well, use the IPA in my thesis. If I load leipzig, some of the inputs defined in tipa no longer work, for example: \textipa{\:r}, which should produce "ɽ" (this symbol), ...
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How to insert two syntax trees with brackets in a line with tikz-qtree?

I have been reading Heim & Kratzer 1998, and I find that the pattern of compositional analysis interesting. The tree drawing is difficult, for it need to insert two trees in a line and each tree ...
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