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How can I compute the total space used by figures?

I'm finishing my Ph. D. thesis, and I need to specify some technical characteristics of the thesis including the cumulative space used by all figures (measured in pages). Is there any magic function ...
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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 measure “whitespace” surrounding \textbullet?

There is a space on both sides of \textbullet as well as below it, and the space is actually part of the bullet itself. Does anyone have any idea how to measure it? I want to get rid of it by using ...
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Measure the remainder of a page if it has a title and inserting that into a dynamic command

Okay, so I'm currently writing a report (in the article class) which has a section full of chemical spectra. I figured that two spectra per page is a good number, so I write \RequirePackage{calc} \...
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Table error: Missing number treated as zero

When making a table in Latex with "tabular", I always get the following errors: "Missing number, treated as zero \begin{tabular}" "Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted) \begin{tabular}" This is the ...
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Measuring List Items in Tasks and Making Changes Accordingly

I made the following list for MCQs using taskspackage. The problem is I need a command that can measure the contents of all the \tasks per question and determine the maximum width among them. And in ...
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How can I show the height of the tcolorbox?

MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \begin{document} \begin{tcolorbox} Bla Bla \begin{tcolorbox} Bla Bla \end{tcolorbox} \end{tcolorbox} \end{document} How ...
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Calculating the width of an align structure

I want to encase a \begin{align}\end{align} block in a \parbox of exactly the width it takes up. If I try: \settowidth{\alignwidth}{\vbox{\begin{align} \vec a+\vec b&=(\vec a_x+\vec a_y)+(\vec ...