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Problem with the Glossary+bib2gls on Overleaf

I'm writing my thesis using overleaf and I would like to add Glossary. I have added the following commands to my preamble.tex \usepackage[record]{glossaries-extra} \GlsXtrLoadResources % input file ...
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Is there a way to automatically indent nested commands in TeX source code on Overleaf?

Such as for enumerate environments to have indentation, in addition to tweaks to automatically indent entries in tables or matrices in math mode. For example, something like \begin{enumerate} \item ...
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Syncing Overleaf to access .tex files in Dropbox

I'm writing a paper in Overleaf. I'm running the analysis in R, using stargazer to output latex code in a .tex file that is stored in Dropbox. Is it possible to get Overleaf to sync with the .tex ...
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Copy of overleaf project no longer compiles (EPS file error?)

I have an overleaf project with a number of EPS files. I use the graphicx package to include them in the final PDF. It compiles properly, and the figures look fine. I copied the whole project, and ...
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Cross-referencing between two files in overleaf

I have two files, SI.tex and main.tex. There is a subsection in main.tex that is labeled subsec:A. I want to reference this subsection from SI.tex. I'm doing this in overleaf, just in case that makes ...
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Is there a suggesting edits mode on Overleaf?

My supervisor wants to suggest edits in Latex file in Overleaf edits. So I could keep track of his changes and his comments. How could that be easily done in Overleaf?
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Word Count in Overleaf vs TexPad

I typically use TexPad for writing projects, but a collaborator suggested using Overleaf for a joint publication we're working on. I have noticed massive discrepancies between the word count in ...
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workflow to make an overleaf article arXiv-compliant

On Overleaf I'm preparing an article for submission to arXiv. I've modeled it on a recently submitted similar article. ArXiv's TeX log reports some errors. I google the errors, guess at a fix, and ...
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Can I open Overleaf project in LYX?

I have a thesis project that I began in Overleaf, taken from the ready templates. I want to move to Lyx in order to work offline. The source file from Overleaf is a .zip that contains Chapters (.tex ...
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Going from overleaf to TexMaker -> encoding problems

I have been writing a document on Overleaf for a while. I will now go travelling without internet and I would like to download this and open it in TexMaker. However there seems to be an encoding issue....
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Spell check package for writeLaTeX.com

I use writeLaTeX to create my Tex documents. It's great, it has a dynamic preview which works much better than any other latex software I have seen, and as your files are saved online so you can ...
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\multirow with top-align functionality incompatibility issue?

I am working on a document, in Overleaf, using \multirow in the usual fashion to make my tables look less crowded. I would like to vertical (top) align my multirow cells. However, I'm seeing ...
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Overleaf Offline Replacement

I was recently scared by a compile time out problem in Overleaf, one day before a deadline for a huge project. Since paying the subscrition for more compile time is not an option to consider given ...
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How to compile Overleaf LaTeX template in VS code using LaTeX workshop?

I am trying to compile the following template : https://www.overleaf.com/articles/ismail-shaikhs-business-cv/hwqzkdzjtpcb on VS code version with LaTeX workshop version 8.4.1. The .tex file compiles ...
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Cross referecing two documents to each other

I have two files which I want to cross-reference to each other. following this latexmk with external references this is what I did. I am compiling in overleaf. In file 1 I have the following: \...
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vim-latex on Overleaf

I'm a diehard vim user currently being forced to use overleaf for latex editing by various collaborators. Since overleaf has both a vim mode and support for keybindings, I was wondering if anyone had ...
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How to create a fillable PDF in table format from MS word using Overleaf

I am looking to create a fillable PDF for a response sheet in table format as shown below. This is screenshot of how the response sheet looks like and I can't seem to find a way to enable people to ...
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Cannot install packages in the Knitr environment Overleaf

I am trying to write my R code directly in my Overleaf document using knitR. However, this message pops up when I run the following code: <>= # Install relevant packages install.packages('...
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Using babel package to add Persian text into English document

I'm trying to add some Persian text into an English document (Springer style) using the babel package. Here is my tex file as follow: \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass[smallextended]{svjour3} \...
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How can i draw NACA foils in Overleaf

I am working with latex editor in overleaf. I would like to know the process how can I draw NACA 4415 airfoil with .dat file. Can anyone provide me a sample code?
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How to include PNG (or PDF) and EPS Files in LaTeX (Overleaf)?

I need to include both types of these files in my document (and definitely need EPS as I'm importing organic mechanisms), but I can't seem to find anything that works. As such, I'm on the setting ...
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Run code chunks in subfiles

My document consists of several subfiles that are imported into my main. However, i would like to run code chunks with R output in each subfile before the document is stitched together by main.tex. I'...
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Texmaker does not import overleaf project

Can i import project(.zip) from overleaf on Texmaker? Every time i try to open the .zip, Texmaker ask me to choose a enconding and even if i choose utf8 (I'm using utf8 in overleaf) all my text turn ...
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How to make a single column abstract into two columns

I am using APA6 template provided by sharelatex. However, the template outputs a single column abstract in a two column document (as shown here: https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/journals/apa). I ...
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Code not working in Overleaf but working on TeXLive

I can run the following code without any issue in TeXstudio with the Tex Live distribution. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[european]{circuitikz} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Overleaf natbibapa citations break overnight

At first I thought I had accidentally broken something, but this is repeatable. Here's the basic version of my paper: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[natbibapa]{apacite} \usepackage{...
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Sidebar showing file structure in Overleaf suddenly disappeared, how to recover?

Can't believe I can't find anyone else who has had this problem. I'm using Overleaf for a project and at some point closed the file structure window to get more writing space. Well, now I can't find ...
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Problem with math formula contains alpha subscript

I am newbie to latex. I would like to write a long math formula but I can't figure out why alpha subscript is missed out after compiling (Please find the attached picture). Here is how I write the ...
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Overleaf allowing autocomplete for \ref commands outside of current file

I am using Overleaf and have a main.tex file which includes various .tex files. In each tex file, if I create a \label, the \ref command pulls up options for the reference which helps me massively, ...
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How would one create Bridges (Hasi) puzzle in LaTeX without installing logicpuzzle.sty file?

I'm trying to create a bridge puzzle for my Homework assignment as shown here without installing logicpuzzle.sty file for my computer. What I really want to do is to use Tikz to create that type of ...
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Mendeley - Overleaf - Plainnat booktitle entry in misc

My question has a starting point in this question. I have inserted the date accessed in the publication column in Mendeley, and when I import the webpage from Mendeley to Overleaf, the date accessed ...
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compiling with Bibtex a .bst file, error "the compiler is having troubles understanding

I am trying to use for my bibliography a style from the Nature mag. However, it doesn't compile. I have made a minimal example, I am using the packages subfolders and bibunits. I mention it because on ...
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TikZ standalone document not rendering colour (Overleaf)

I moved my perfectly fine tikzpicture into an external file on its own. But rendering it as a standalone document seems to disregard the xcolor package, even though I included that as well. I'm ...
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Overleaf | Image compilation differences between the built-in and downloaded pdf

After writing a document in overleaf, I see the following output in the built-in pdf viewer- Note the differences between figure in the two outputs. But after downloading the pdf, when i open it in ...
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Can't get copied project to compile in Overleaf

So I made a copy of a report template that was shared with me, and my copy will not compile, whereas the project I copied compiles just fine. This is the first error I get: /usr/local/texlive/2019/...
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How does one stop Overleaf from automatically compiling the source code?

The attached photo is a screenshot of my source code in Overleaf. How can I get Overleaf to leave my code as just code, without automatically compiling it in the source? (I am fine with the ...
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Sort thebibliography by citation order when References is located before Appendix

Edit: Corrected MWE to include \natbib and removed superfluous code. I am using Overleaf compiled with XeLaTeX to write my document. I am using the solution given here to input and order my ...
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Undefined Control Sequence while inserting image in IEEE conference template overleaf

I am trying to insert an image in IEEE conference latex template. But i am getting Undefined Control Sequence \section{Methodology} \begin{figure}[thpb] \centering \includegraphics[scale=1.0]{...
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How to includes two documents in the same project in overleaf?

I want to add in the same project overleaf two papers: old version of my paper new version of my paper Each of them follows a different class document. Any help
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Weird in Overleaf, first time new file working well

I found a bit weird in Oveleaf. First time, I paste this code below is working: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage{enumitem} % macros to modify appearance of 'itemize' ...
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Customize margin of the document per page?

I want to know how do I customize margin in a latex document per page? For example : 1) How do I edit the margin in the right for the second column? For some pages I want to column and for some I ...
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Sync .bib file in overleaf

I've compiled the citation of a few articles in .bib file. The citation keys in .bib file (uploaded from a local folder) are used for adding references in the tex file in Overleaf. The .bib file has ...
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Overleaf and “review” (track changes)

I try the function in Overleaf for the first time. I notice that the changes and comments being made does not show up in the PDF file. Is that how it is supposed to be? It is any way to make the ...
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BibTeX: Couple of different erros regarding citing and syntax of the .bib file

So, I'm trying to simply run one template downloaded from IEEE and it came with the .bbl file. This file contains the following: \begin{thebibliography}{10} \providecommand{\url}[1]{#1} \csname url@...
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Submitting paper made on Overleaf with XeLaTeX to arXiv

I have written a paper in Overleaf be be compiled by XeLaTeX. Now I'd like to upload it to arXiv, however it seems that I have to give up on XeLaTeX for this purpose: Your submission to the archive ...
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todonotes alternative

I'm using Overleaf, and because of todonotes package the inverse search doesn't work: Couldn't find the corresponding source file. It's a known error: https://www.overleaf.com/learn/how-to/...
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Getting a .dvi output from Overleaf

This question deals with what I am trying to achieve above, but when I changed the compiler to LaTeX from PdfLaTeX, my output PDF only had 3 pages, when the entire document is supposed to be 8 pages ...
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How do I use a latexmkrc file to allow a standalone document to find the file

I am using LaTex in Overleaf to write my Thesis Proposal and eventually the Disseration. I thought it would be good to have all of these documents (and their presentations) in one project so I wouldn'...
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BIB-file not editable in Overleaf (due to size?)

Here, it is hard to provide an MWE, since the problem seems to evolve when BIB files are a bit larger. However, when I try to edit a comparatively large BIB-file in Overleaf It looks like this: ...
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Overleaf and Texmaker issues

I compiled a tex on Overleaf (in browser) and it is behaving exactly as expected. But when I download the entire folder and compile it on Texmaker, there are several errors for e.g. the bibliography ...