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Overleaf (formerly WriteLaTeX) is a collaborative online LaTeX editor.

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Overleaf V2 - How to get BBL File?

Overleaf V2 does not seem to have a way to get the BBL file for arxiv, how do I get it?
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sharelatex: PDF inclusion: required page does not exist <5>

I checked the other question similar to this issue yet I could not find a proper solution for the issue I am facing for including an .svg file which is converted using inkscape with pdf+latex option ...
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Overleaf does not compile after using Biblatex [duplicate]

I have my PhD deadline on Monday and disaster has struck at the very last minute! Any assistance would be eternally appreciated. I'm using Overleaf (v2) to write my thesis - it's a very large file ...
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Is it possible to add new predictions/autofill in Overleaf?

For example, when I use the command (in Overleaf/ShareLaTex): \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics{some_graphic} \caption{some_caption} \label{fig:some_label} \end{figure} ...
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How to declutter your main.tex

Is there a way to declutter your LaTeX project? Errors built up, but it is hard to find out which packages are unnecessary / clashing packages. Especially if you are working with a template and are ...
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Comparison: ShareLaTeX vs Overleaf (formerly WriteLaTeX)

So far, I didn't have the chance to use either of these services. Before starting, I would like to hear your opinions. What are the advantages and disadvantages? Why should I choose one over the other?...
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Can I use my own classes and packages in ShareLaTex or Overleaf

I would like to use my own classes and packages in all my projects and I wonder if it's possible to do that, working with Overleaf or ShareLatex. Of course, I don't want to paste my personal .cls and ...
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How to erase .lof file (and other auxiliary files) in Overleaf?

I am working on the Overleaf collaborative platform. I am facing the following error code : ./main.lof:18: Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.18 ...some figure_name}}{23}{figure.17} ...
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How to set Overleaf to compile with `lualatex --shell-escape <file>`?

I'm trying to use the solution given by the accepted answer in How to have \psframe working with LuaLatex? but I don't know how to enable the option --shell-escape there. Overleaf explains that it ...
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How secure is sharelatex?

Background: One of my co-authors faced problem of compiling the paper that I had built using TexStudio and MikteX 2.9 on his Mac Machine running TexLive. ShareLaTeX Role: So, one solution is to use ...
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How can I detect which tikzmark version I'm using?

With \listfiles we can easily list the current version of all the packages loaded. But it doesn't tell anything about the version of the TikZlibrary tikzmark. How can I detect it? The problem is, ...
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Obtaining .bbl file from sharelatex output

I've just successfully (apparently) compiled a TeX document on sharelatex.com, using a .bib file as input. But to submit to the arXiv, I require a .bbl file. (I don't presently have access to ...
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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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PythonTEX not working on current Overleaf compiler

Is there a way to make PythonTEX compile as of today in Overleaf V2 ? \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pythontex} \begin{document} \begin{pyverbatim} def ...
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Draw flip flop with Circuitikz

I'm trying to draw just one JK flip flop using Circuitikz, but Overleaf does not compile it properly: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{circuitikz} \tikzset{ % async ...
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Alternatives to Overleaf (i.e. instant TeX compiling without sign in)

The best thing about Overleaf V1 was that I could log into it without an account. This made it possible to share things with people who most likely wouldn't be big TEX users and to whom the idea of ...
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Where do I find aux files in Overleaf?

Currently I am working in a template on Overleaf. I decided I wanted to use a different citation style, so I turned this: \bibliography{report} into this: \bibliographystyle{ieeetr} \bibliography{...
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minted environment not working in overleaf

The code it's not working on Overleaf when it comes to minted environment (or mint command) used in a file placed in a subdirectory. Note that the very same code works if placed in main directory. ...
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Is it possible to remove dynamically added autocompletions from Overleaf?

This question is the converse to: Is it possible to add new predictions/autofill in Overleaf? In Overleaf LaTeX Editor, if you type some markup that the autocomplete does not recognise, it gets added ...
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How to \setmainfont when "randomfont.ttf" is in different folder?

I'm currently working in sharelatex online Latex editor, using XeLaTeX. I had all the fonts working using the fontspec package, however once moved to the Fonts folder there is no way to make them work:...
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Create .dvi and .ps file with Overleaf

I need to submit the final version of my paper to a conference but they request a .zip file that including .ps and .dvi file of my .tex document. Since my whole project is on Overleaf, I want to know ...
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Configuring fontawesome5 on overleaf

I'm looking at this CTAN Package. I don't think it's a part of texlive 2016 which is what overleaf uses. This means I have to upload files manually to my overleaf project so that I could include them....
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Includegraphics doesn't show the figure. Overleaf v2

I'm working on overleaf v2. I wrote : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % Accents codés dans la fonte \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} % Les traductions ...
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Wrong numeration in toc longer then one page

I tried anything I could find with \cleardoublepage and \newpage and so on; mostly they use \addcontentsline. I don't need to use it as listof=totoc already puts it into the toc so even if I use \...
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Duplicate editor names and no page numbers for book chapters in BibLatex APA using Overleaf

I am using the apa style with Biblatex on Overleaf, and when I cite a chapter in an edited volume I get two mentions of the editors. In the APA style there should be only the second of those two ...
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Automatic detection of Overleaf for fallback images

I am currently working on a larger project together with other authors. To make collaboration easier, the project is not only located locally on my PC, but also on Overleaf. Unfortunately, due to ...
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Is it possible to use svg images with Overleaf

Unfortunately I am not able to include svg images in overleaf. This is the minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{svg} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[htbp] \...
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How to download an Overleaf template?

Scientific Reports now links to a template on Overleaf. I don't feel too well about uploading the sourcecode of my paper to some website I hadn't heard about before. That's why I tried to simply use ...
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Warning when adding package minted?

I am for some reason getting an warning when i try to load the package minted in sharelatex. The warning is Command \@parboxrestore has changed. Package fvextra Warning: csquotes should be loaded ...
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Adding google scholar and Researchgate profile to the preamble in moderncv

I'm new to Latex. I am creating my resume using moderncv and I want to add my google scholar and researchgate profiles (icon and clickable link) to the preamble (below the website link in the image). ...
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Xelatex Fontspec Cannot Find Fonts

I've been working with a large document in Sharelatex for some time and I kept getting a fontspec error that it could not find the font file. However, despite this error message the document kept ...
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Trouble setting new font in Overleaf

I got the Plasmati Graduate CV template for my curriculum. It says: This template needs to be compiled with XeLaTeX and requires the Fontin font (OpenType version preferred) which can be downloaded ...
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LaTeX Error: File `kbordermatrix.sty' not found [closed]

I have the code for a transition matrix that compiles fine with a desktop editor like TeXstudio, however fails to compile in cloud-based LaTeX editors like ShareLaTeX or Overleaf: \documentclass{...
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Fit this table in Beamer

I need to fit the following table in this slide. I need a table that explain, for 4 differents methodologies, the advantages and disadvantages, and I have used the code that is written below. Is it ...
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What are the steps for compiling Overleaf projects offline and getting consistent results?

I am trying to compile Overleaf projects offline and I was wondering what is the best procedure to get consistent results. I don't understand which distribution Overleaf is using, furthermore, I am ...
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ShareLaTeX compilation flags

Is it possible and if so how can you pass flags to the ShareLaTeX compiler which one would have passed as parameters to the LaTeX compiler? I am using the minted package and need to pass the -shell-...
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How can I compile my overleaf project from scratch

I have problem with my overleaf project. The compile error is the following: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (TeX Live 2016/Debian) Capacity: max_strings=100000, hash_size=100000, hash_prime=85009 The ...
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Overleaf dynamic PDF filenames

I have an Overleaf project that contains multiple .tex files to create different PDF documents. If I compile one of the .tex files and download it, it is named after the Overleaf project. Currently, ...
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ShareLaTeX Bibliography runs off page (hbox too wide)

I am using ShareLaTeX and having problems with my bibliography running off the page (hbox too wide). Whichever style I use I can't seems to find what's causing the problem. I need a harvard-like ...
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Why does mtpro2 lite font only work in Overleaf in some cases?

I want to use the mtpro2 package in Overleaf but it seems to work only in some cases. If I go to "new project", "blank project" and use this: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Print and format Mendeley Notes field (annote) in bibliography

I'm using Mendeley for reference management and ShareLaTeX for online editing. For each entry in Mendeley, I can add text into a Notes box. Those notes appear in the exported bib file in the annote ...
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How to build a table of fixed width and fixed height? (Edit: the question left now is about color overwrite)

\begin{frame}{Title} \begin{equation*} \begin{tabular}{cccc} & aaaaaaaaaa & aaaaaaaaa & aaaaaaaaaaaaa \\ \cline{2-4} $A_A \prec_B C_C$ & \...
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Circle a number inside a table

Open to any and all suggestions / alternative layouts. Need to be able to cleanly circle a number inside of a table. Currently I have this (stolen from elsewhere) and it produces output as attached. \...
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\ganttvrule from pgfgantt not working in Overleaf?

I am trying to use the \ganttvrule macro from pgfgantt as suggested by Torbjørn T. in response to Vertical lines in pgfgantt, but with no success. This is his MWE: \documentclass[border=5mm]{...
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Get a bibliography for each subfile when compiling subfile and main file

I have a project with multiple files (in overleaf). I am using subfiles because I want collaborators to be able to compile their subfile when working offline. But at the same time to be able to ...
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Bibliography on the footer of each page - ShareLatex

This is the code that I'm using: \renewcommand{\bibname}{Bibliography} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Bibliography} \bibliographystyle{unsrt} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{refs} But I ...
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How can I have references list with [author year] format?

I am writing a thesis document in Latex, for the moment I am using Overleaf program. I am figuring out how could I have my reference list in the following way with the Authors sorted in alphabetical ...
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tcolorbox header error with Bredelebeamer class

I'm working with tcolorbox package, and i'm trying to replicate this , when I compile and no use it, runs without error, but when I'm trying to use it, it fails. My code is something like this: \...
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wrap text beside longtable

i have a question about longtables. Is it possible to get a text wrapped around a (right-situated) longtable? I am using the longtable package and this is my code: \begin{longtable}[r]{| r | r | r ...
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Trouble with dates in biblatex-apa using biber

I was using the APA format citation for my thesis, which I am writing in Overleaf, which uses an old version of biblatex-apa. \RequirePackage[style=apa, backend=biber]{biblatex} My .bib file is: @...
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