Questions tagged [notes]

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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Beamer section page and show notes for every page

I want to have a notepage for every single page, even if it will be empty. This I accomplished with the help of this answer https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/11724/36296 But now, I have the problem, ...
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Adding in extra vertical space with a new bullet point (using easylist)

I'm using easylist to take notes and so far have really liked it. The only big problem I'm running into is it just doesn't quite look good sometimes because if you have multiple lines of text, then ...
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Add space for handwritten notes at the end of each chapter

Is it possible to have LaTeX insert some lines for handwritten notes at the end of each chapter? As a new chapter will always start on a odd page, they should appear on the last even page of the ...
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Using TikZ with DokuWiki [closed]

I am using DokuWiki to write my notes. The one thing that I am missing is the ability to plot. I would like to use TikZ to fill this need, but I have been unable to get exactly what I want. I am using ...
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How to handle only overlays while printing a latex beamer notes

Using overlays and showing multiple graphs in the same slides and even text is really great but I am really wondering how can we show each piece of overlay while printing the slides or notes ? It ...
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Extract all \note tags from beamer as a simple text file

There is a nice presenter tool I am using called pdfpc. Sadly it does not show notes I put in my latex presentation with \note{}. Is there a way to extract the content of all my \note{} tags to a ...
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The distance is far too big between the text and marginal notes

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{ledmac} \usepackage{ulem} \begin{document} \beginnumbering \pstart A \ledsidenote{\textit{big car}} \pend \endnumbering \end{document} The ...
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threeparttable notes layout

I am using threeparttable for adding notes to my table. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage[para,online,flushleft]{threeparttable} \begin{document} \par Lets ...
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Side notes marking multiple lines of text

I am looking for a method to put small side notes next to the text, by simultanously marking the amount of lines to which the note refers. So, something like this: I was trying many methods like ...
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Is there a package for concise notes?

I'm thinking of creating concise pages of notes, mainly text, in the form of multiple layers of bullet points. Is there a package that I can give bullet pointed notes and it crams them as tightly on ...
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Table width with multicolumn

I am producing lots of tables automatically with Stata (perhaps its useful to know that the top, content and bottom of the table are produced separately and then pasted together into one file I \input}...
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Beamer - Textblock and Show notes on second screen

my question might seem to have been already asked in Absolute positioning in beamer when using `show notes on second screen`: text on wrong page or in Title picture misplaced in Beamer when using '...
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Add notes to latex beamer [duplicate]

I need to add notes for presentation like we add Microsoft PowerPoint 'click to add notes'. Is there some way to do it using latex beamer?
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Printable margin notes that leave rest of the content intact

Let me give you some background on my problem. I am working on application which generates and compiles LaTeX code. For debugging purposes I need it to add some additional informations next to the ...
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Beamer notes on secondary screen doesn't work [closed]

I am writing a presentation for at introduction to latex and think it would be nice to show how I have my presentation-notes on my laptop screen (Macbook Air) using Beamer. But it just won't work. ...
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Beamer notes “show notes on second screen” option does not work

I want to use the "show notes on second screen" option for beamer. Here's my code (MWE): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pdfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} \title{TEXPLORE} \...
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Is there some kind of LaTeX software for desktop notes?

I use atnotes to put sticky notes on my desktop, is there something like that with support to LaTeX?
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Note below figure as long as the figure - all centered but note left-aligned

I have a similar problem with my figure that is scaled, so the footnote/text underneath will be as long as the linewidth not as long as the figure. the figure is in the center and I want a caption ...
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Is it possible to break up an align environment and keep the tab positions? [duplicate]

I'd like to take notes for a math class such that I can typeset a series of equations with the \align environment and make some text notes in between some of the lines. As far as I can tell, though... ...
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\pdfmarkupcomment works in MWE, but doesn't work in my thesis [closed]

I have no idea why, but \pdfmarkupcomment doesn't show anything in my document. I tried to create MWE and it highlights text perfectly. I guess some of the commands interfere with pdfcomments. Could ...
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What is a good package for taking note of draft ideas? [duplicate]

What is a good package for taking note of draft ideas, and have them emphasized in the output document? For example: This is a very brilliant idea for a research topic \...
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How remove note frames of beamer presentation's pages count?

I am using the \note command to insert note frames in a Beamer presentation. I would like to remove these notes frames from pages count even when compiling my presentation with notes enable. How can I ...
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Is there a good class/package for a lab notebook or journal?

I would really love to get rid of my dead tree laboratory notebook and replace it with a LaTeX version. I don't want to simply use the standard sectioning commands to differentiate what I've been ...
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Including external notes to a latex document

I'm often writing scientific papers in collaboration with other authors, using a versioning system (mercurial) to manage the writing. When one of the authors wants to add a remark, we use a slightly ...
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Notes after bibliography entry with Biber and biblatex

I'm using biblatex with Biber as a backend. I need to add a one-sentence note, in bold, after a few of my references in the bibliography. These notes are not contained in my .bib file; they are ...
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Customize citation style to include notes field [closed]

I would like to include a table in my document that pulls in all the notes from the bibitems in my bibliography. So each row in the table would have a column for the citation \cite{myitem} and for ...
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What are \notes{} for in beamer?

I cannot put a lot of text in \notes{} so I wonder what it is used for. I mean I would like to add comprehensive explanations to frames. But if I write too much text, a segmentation fault occurs. I ...
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How to show a hint when lstlisting is breaking page?

I use inline lstlisting-blocks with caption. I have several listings that are running over more than one page or starting at the end of a page. Now I want to place a hint for the readers, that the ...
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beamer note spacing issue

I’m having a problem with beamer, where the first paragraph in a note has different spacing from subsequent ones. MWE: \AtBeginDocument{\setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=left}} \...
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Cornell Notes - A lyx or latex solution needed

I teach academic writing to computing students and one of the tasks they have to carry out is to compile a set of research notes which can then be developed into an essay. I find that the Cornell ...
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How to sync Beamer notes and pause commands?

I want to use \pause in my lecture notes, and I want a notes-only version that uncovers different notes before each pause. I thought of using the \note<.>{"my note"} syntax, because my ...
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Could TeX typeset note text between two lines of the body?

How to typsetting the note text like There is body blahblah blahblah I need a note here and then blah blah The note about word blahblah blahblah ...
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Colourful notes - todo list annotations in tables

I've decided that I'm going to make LaTeX notes for all of my lectures next year (I'm doing computer science at university). I want a way to brighten my notes up - make them more exiting to read when ...
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add notes in beamer for all pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Run macro on each frame in beamer I'm creating a presentation using beamer, and I want it to put the slides in the odd pages, and in the even pages put the notes. But I want ...
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Beamer : Changing font size in notes when using \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen}

I'm using Beamer with \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} to add notes for each slide. I'd like to change the font size of the text in the notes so I can fit more text on the page. Clues?
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Beamer, notes, and bibliography

I would like to create notes for a set of slides, but I have problem with my long bibliography. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeameroption{show only notes} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=...
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Beamer: make slide transitions dependent only on slide content when notes hidden

I have developed a presentation in which I used notes a lot, and often have delays between points on the slides because a single point may have multiple notes associated with it, so it takes multiple ...
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Swallowed space after \tnote

I'm using threeparttable to add table notes to a tabu tabular*. A common use case is to have a note at the end of a cell. If the note is however not added to a cell's last word, the following space is ...
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Note below figure

I have a figure and include it in LaTeX using \includegraphics in a \figure floating environment. The caption is at the top. Basically I would like to have a note below the figure too. I see some ...
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threeparttablex table notes for tabu tabulars with less than \textwidth

threeparttablex can be used to add table notes to tabu tabulars*. If the tabular spans \textwidth, the output is as expected. It seems however that the tablenotes environment does not adjust its width ...
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margin notes on both sides of a single-column document

I have to write a paper for a course work. We are supposed to use a given layout with a single column text and margin notes on both sides - references on one side and section notes on the other. I ...
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How to align p-values description in the notes of a table?

I am trying to format the p-values description in the notes of a table. The whole table layout is done with Stata (using command esttab) but changing the p-values format seems to be impossible. ...
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condense beamer notes into one page

I am trying to create some notes for a presentation I created with beamer. I am using \note{...} to do this, and when configure it to print only the notes, I can get it to produce one page per slide ...
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Easy chemical reactions

I'm trying to convert some of my lecture slides to LaTeX. What's the best way to convert a number of slides (similar to the one below) into nice notes? I am aware of mhchem and chemstyle, but I don't ...
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Table notes next to a table

Does anyone have a simple solution for using tables with notes (as in threeparttable's \tnote) in a way that lists the table notes on the right of the table, instead of underneath it? I have a table ...
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How to write “note:” in front of an indented paragraph

I have a question similar to this one: How to mark book paragraphs as note, warning, tip etc.? I'd like to have my paragraph indented and the text "note:" appear just before it. Ideally this would ...
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Output Beamer notes to a separate PDF file?

Is there a simple way to have Beamer output the presentation notes to a separate PDF file whenever compiling the presentation? I know one way is to create two master files, one for the presentation ...
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Beamer 2-up with projected frame above and notes below

How can I create a printout of my beamer slides 2-up, with the displayed frame on the top half, and the following \note{} frame on the bottom half of the page? If there is no \note{} page, the bottom ...
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Split beamer notes across multiple notes pages

I've only recently discovered the notes mode for beamer, and I'm trying to build a presentation with notes containing my speech. However, my speech is quite large, and is causing note page overflows. ...
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How can I create a notes column in a document?

I need a document that has a notes column on the right hand side of each page starting after the contents page. This notes column should have the heading "Notes" , should be 50% of the size of the ...