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about adding temporary notes into a document as reminders to edit parts of the document or to provide information to collaborators.

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Using \uncover in latex beamer class with notes

I am preparing a Latex Beamer presentation with notes and using the uncover option. When I compile the PDF with the "show notes on second screen" option notes only appear for the uncovered last ...
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Subtitle in table

I have a table of the form \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} % \begin{document} \begin{table} \begin{center} \caption{\centering How many people \\ \scriptsize Average over a thousand ...
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Use Beamer to put 3 slides per page with notes beside (like powerpoint)

I am trying to transition from powerpoint to beamer for the slides for my class. Powerpoint puts a thumbnail of the slide on the left and any notes associated with the slide on the right of the page. ...
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Beamer: Aspect ratio of notes and slides

This is intended as a follow-up question to this. That question did not get any answer (but focuses also on a slightly different situation). Consider the following: I have a presentation that I want ...
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Problem with alignment inside a table and its notes

to explain my problem, please look at this table: 1) I want to bring the red part closer to the middle, so that the three columns are more centered. 2) I want to align the blue part in one vertical ...
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Beamer: Trying to print a handout with notes, and it shrinks to like half the size [duplicate]

I am refloating this question and will give a good bounty if somebody can solve it, cause it has been bothering me for the longest time, and cannot find a solution to it... I have some problems when ...
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Beamer presentation with notes: navigation does not work properly and “destination with the same identifier” warnings show up

I am refloating a long-standing Beamer problem and will put a good bounty to it, to see if we can all solve this problem once and for all... I am following on a previous question I posted here, and ...
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Absolute labels for notes — collaborative tex writing git

The context is collaborative latex writing using GIT and some online repository. I have a simple macro that uses a counter to index notes in a pdf, which puts a number in the margin: \documentclass[...
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Add post-it style sidenotes to a document [duplicate]

How can post-it style sidenotes be added in a document? I like to use it for temporary comments on my thesis.
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Beamer overlays out of sync in slides and notes

I am trying to use overlay specifications simultaneously in my slides and my notes. I am wondering why the following straight-forward example is not working, and what my alternatives are. As as you ...
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shrink page to allow optional annotations or margin notes

I am working on a lab manual that will have a student version and an instructor version. I'd like the instructor version to be like an annotated copy of the student version, perhaps with the content ...
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how to add notes that start on the left side?

I would like to add notes under the caption of my images. The notes shouldn't be centred but start of the left side. And is there a way to control the vertical distance of the notes from the caption ...
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How to draw differential geometry diagrams like the one below?

I am making notes on the subject and I have to make too many figures of the following kind. How do I do this?
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Beamer presentation WITH NOTES. Warning!! “destination with the same identifier has been already used, duplicate ignored” [duplicate]

I hope this question is not a duplicate; I have seen people observing this same warning, but in a totally different context, like here and here. The difference is I do not use hyperref for anything, ...
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ConTeXt: Marginal notes overlap

I'm working in a ConTeXt document, with right marginal notes. I have a code I don't understand completely, but it almost do what I want. The problem is that although I am setting options stack=yes and ...
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versonotes not printing

Following on from my previous question instructor student version I tried using the suggested package versonotes answer as given by @Willie Wong. The following MWE \documentclass{report} \usepackage{...
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How to create simple comments in a margin next to the Document?

I've been digging through tons of SE-sites, package documentations for reledmac and parallel and many other pages, but I couldn't find the simple answer to this question. So, in hopes that it might ...
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Speaker notes beamer - Windows/Linux [duplicate]

I'm making a presentation of thesis in beamer, but I want to include speaker notes. I see in other publications that I can use \note , but the slides appear side by side in the same screen, and don't ...
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How to add notes to text that appear highlighted in compiled pdf?

I am going to submit my major revision and in compiled pdf file I have added notes to text that have been edited or where new text is inserted, so that reviewer can easily identify corrections made by ...
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Tikz Tree with added notes

I need to add notes where "Write Text Here" is. I do not want it to be part of the node. Is there a way to add notes next to a node. Below is my code; Thank you \tikzstyle{every node}=[draw=white,...
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Beamer presentation notes with allocated time [closed]

EDIT: See improved code in bottom of this post I've succeeded in getting a beamer pdf presented on dual screen (projector and laptop) with \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=right} and Dual-...
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Making notes onto a pdf document

I have some books and .pdf files that I would like to make some notes (particularly adding equations with LaTeX). I have seen the following post: Overlay LaTeX/TeX coding easily on PDF with 300 pages ...
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todonotes on both sides of the page

I have defined two commands for todonotes: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[colorinlistoftodos,textsize=scriptsize]{todonotes} \newcommand{\mytodo}[2][]{\renewcommand{\...
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Change Placement of In-Frame Beamer Notes - [item]-Notes NOT at End of Page

Currently, (and this is even mentioned in the current Beamer User Guide, Chapter 19), in-frame notes are ordered such that those notes that used the "[item]" option are all bunched up at the end of ...
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How can I comment out specific parts of both text and equations by a general command/switch? [closed]

I want to define a command or switch at the top of my document that will seamlessly include/exclude all the explanatory notes and lines of working that don't need to be in a final paper (but are handy ...
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Multiple Space Hacks Generate More Space

This is a follow-up to a recent post: Creating removable comment command without extra space. I'm trying to do a common thing: make a removable comment command so contributors to a document can leave ...
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Creating removable comment command without extra space

I'm trying to create a command we can use for comments in our document. During development, we want the comments to appear; for production, we want them to disappear. This is a common enough problem ...
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Latex with free draw support for note taking

I'm self studying math and computer science and am wondering how people like to organize their notes. This is because sometimes math is very symbol heavy and hard to write out, but sometimes it's ...
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What are some common ways to add variable descriptions with equations? [closed]

I'm looking for a good way to add variable descriptions immediately following equations. In plain text, it might look something like this: r_p = a(1-e) where a is semi-major axis (space) e is ...
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Hidden notes in Beamer [duplicate]

1) Is it possible to make hidden notes on beamer? 2) Is it possible to hide them at the presentation time, from the eyes of listeners, but keep them in front of the presenter's eye? I assume that is ...
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Landscape table and notes

Two questions I have seven tables, two of them should be landscape instead of portrait. How do I make the landscape ones? What do I need to change/add to the below for the landscape tables? I am ...
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Adobe-like notes on latex

I'm writing my dissertation on latex, and this involves several reviews from my mentor, of course. I currently use the package soul to highlight changes from the previous versions and comments, but I ...
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Two-column note

I have to write a thesis and I want to use Latex but I don't know how to do this thing: I want to write a one-column text in the top of the document, and I want to create a table with 2 column that ...
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To create links to filenames in Pandoc Tables

I am working for better note taking and note using. I asked Textmate if there is a possibility to have links for filenames in LaTeX editing. They proposed the following approach Nothing like this ...
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modification to comment environment

I'm using the comment package, in my preamble I have \specialcomment{notes}{\begingroup \color{Blue}}{\endgroup} so that when I want to comment my text I write \begin{notes}...\end{notes} to get a ...
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Thumbnail style in note pages with beamer

I'm making a presentation with LaTeX beamer and editing some notes about the frames. I managed to change the background color of notes with \setbeamercolor{note page} but I still have a white ...
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Template/package for preparing notes for a blackboard talk? [closed]

Sometimes I like to TeX up my notes for a blackboard talk (which I will print out and bring to my talk, not to distribute, but just for my own reference). However the default classes like article are ...
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Inline notes vs footnotes?

In latex you can add footnotes and margin annotations but... How can you easily add notes just in the region of interest, below or above the line? Maybe it's called "inline" notes. For example ...
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How to put notes under table in LYX

I'd like to ask how to write notes under the table (in float) in LYX? I found the following, but it is strangely written (how can a table be at the same time out and in the float???): 'Table inside ...
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Beamer with notes on the left, have navigation links working both on slides (right) and on notes (left)

Following the answer to this question, and given a suggestion in one of the comments, I am trying to have working navigation links not only on the slides on the right, but also on the notes on the ...
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Beamer slide navigation does not work when including notes on the left

I have the following MWE below that works perfectly, but to my horror, the awesome navigation circles at the top of the slides do not work (using pdf visualization programs in Ubuntu like Okular and ...
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Biblatex-chicago notes sorting same year

I'm sorry if this has already been answered elsewhere, but I couldn't find it. I would like to get Biblatex-chicago-notes to sort my bibliography when there are several works published the same year ...
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Add a (foot)note in my bibliography

I would like to add a footnote, or any other kind of note, to my bibliography. I have references from 2 different .bibtex files, and I need to make a distinction between the two. Currently, I put a * ...
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how to include a preview of next slide in Beamer's speaker notes?

The default style for Beamer's speaker notes includes a little thumbnail of the current slide. Is there anything I can do to get a thumbnail of the next slide? (I don't need to see the current slide,...
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multibib and notes.bib files [closed]

I'm using the multibib package with pdflatex to create multiple bibliographies in an article. I'm using a bibtex file lit.bib which contains all my bibliography entries. article.tex looks like this: ...
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Aligning Table Notes in Three Part Table

I am using the threeparttable environment to make tables. The table notes are always indented. How can I get the notes to start flush with the table? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \...
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Can I attach a \footnote to a \sidepar

Sorry for the sloppy question and editing: here my connection comes and goes in the afternoon. In a few word I need the footnote attached to a sidepar to be treated together with all the other ...
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Adding a note in tables

How do you put the "Note: preferred model for each metric bold."? This is my work: \begin{table} \caption{Model selection metrics} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{l c c c c c} \hline {} & {\...
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Creating self notes while preparing a manuscript (Yellow block of text in between the normal text) [duplicate]

I am writing a pretty long report (more than 100 pages) and at times I need to keep track of several things to do in a particular page, or section, or chapter. What I currently do is that I keep a ...
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Highlighting text for review

I am looking for a way to highlight sections, sentences, etc for review without breaking the paragraphs up. I have tried the package todonotes, but I couldn't get the underlining to work with ...