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Finding sty files not in texmf [duplicate]

I have two computers both running on Mac OSX. On each computer I have installed texlive. I use oneDrive to sync my .tex files. Within these files there is the line \usepackage{myStylefile.sty}. I ...
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Getting rid of unwanted double space

After asking a question on how to implement a particular basic index from scratch, I created a LaTeX package with the solution I found (hereapplies.sty). The usage is very simple. For example, \...
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template doesn't work when I add my packages

I'm using my school template (you can find it here: https://www.overleaf.com/project/62f50d65cfee1198bb5f2e7e). This works perfectly, I can fill in everything and paste my text into it and it looks ...
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Is \hl incompatible with \textquotesingle? ("Cannot use \XeTeXglyph with ectt1000; not a native platform font")

The command \hl{\textquotesingle{}test\textquotesingle{}} (where \hl is from the soul package) yields the following error: Cannot use \XeTeXglyph with ectt1000; not a native platform font. \remove@...
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How many form to inserting one imageof inksapce to one document in overleaf have exist? [closed]

%LaTeX with PSTricks extensions %%Creator: Inkscape 1.0.2 (e86c870879, 2021-01-15) %%Please note this file requires PSTricks extensions \psset{xunit=.5pt,yunit=.5pt,runit=.5pt} \begin{pspicture}(1122....
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How to set author name in Devanagari using devanagari package in LaTeX beamer?

Minimal working exmaple file with dn extension. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{devanagari} \title[]{My Title} \author[{\dn\dncalcutta meraa naama}]{My Name} \institute[]{{\dn \dncalcutta ...
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A problem in downloading a package

I have a problem in downloading the package fullpage, using the command \usepackage{fullpage}. I was doing this while watching a tutorial on Youtube about LaTeX. I will upload all the pictures for ...
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Coding non-trivial algorithms within TeX

This is kind of a hard question to formulate correctly, so forgive me if I have to clarify this question later. I want to draw a lot of somewhat complex TikZ diagrams, which to be done effectively ...
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How do I write the algorithm in Overleaf like this? [closed]

I am unable to write the algorithm in that particular way. Kindly help me to write the high level algorithm in LaTeX.
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What is the "best" package for chemical reaction typing?

I've been trying to insert chemical reactions in my latex document and from what I've seen there are many different related packages for the same purpose. I would like to know what is the easiest to ...
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Publication of LaTeX packages for Mathematics in Web of Science / Scopus Indexed Journals

I have developed several LaTeX packages for Mathematics. It involved a substantial amount of work for a couple of years. These packages can be helpful to the Mathematical Community. Can someone ...
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What is the state of tufte-latex?

I tried to use tufte-latex for a longer document in 2012, but bailed out and switched to memoir for multiple reasons. There are quite some recent questions on tufte-latex here. Its GitHub shows the ...
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package

I'm writing my bachelor thesis with latex and I'm almost done, but now suddenly an error message is displayed with the packages, although I haven't changed anything. I already researched in which ...
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sansmathfonts package warning

In my environment, I get the following warning: The [I] package option is only compatible with the OT1 and U font encodings. I will ignore the [I] package option.. I have no idea what this means or ...
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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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stix2.sty not found? Stix2 mathbb problem

I have recently asked a question about changing fonts in my LaTeX document (HERE) but when going to compile, it gave me errors. Provided that I installed mathalpha, which I did not have, I have ...
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Margin Contents in NotesTeX

Does there exist an automatic means of including a table of contents in the margin using the NotesTeX package? I am looking to reproduce the result shown in the package documentation (see below) which ...
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Engineering symbols

Is there a package for engineering symbols like this or something similar? (forget the trucks, I need something simpler)
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Font package changes entire appearance

My current preamble defines the following font settings \usepackage{beton} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1,euler-digits]{eulervm} \DeclareFontSeriesDefault[rm]{bf}{sbc} Now I'm interested in ...
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Metric (TFM) file not found when using the initials package in LaTeX

I have installed the initials package from CTAN, using these steps on Ubuntu. I want to use the Acron font, but when I run the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lettrine, Acorn} \...
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Why is the text not indented here?

Something in this part is causing a indentation problem here. It seems like parskip is the cause here. \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{mathtools} \newcommand*{\permcomb}[4][0mu]{{{}^{#3}\mkern#1#2_{#...
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How to add this package (HieroTeX) to Overleaf and/or MiKTeX?

So, basically, its instructions seems to be a little outdated, and, even when I follow step by step the instructions I find on-line, nothing works at all. Can someone explain to me how to add this ...
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Package xurl not found

I need a package xurl and not found in TeXstudio. I use TeX Live Manager 2016 and I want to install manually but not found. How to solve this problem?
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Is there something related to font size that has been changed in the recent update?

This morning I updated my TeX Live 2022 installation, most notably the packages latex and kpfonts-otf. And all of a sudden my document, previously (by "previous" I mean "yesterday")...
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How should I write this table in Latex?

How should I write this table in Latex?
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MikTex program has exclusively locked the package database

I have installed from nothing my ubuntu focal 20.04.4 server Then I ran this lines: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys D6BC243565B2087BC3F897C9277A7293F59E4889 ...
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'You have requested package 'everyshi',but the package provides 'everyshi-2001-05-15''

I'm trying to load a LaTeX template and seem to have all the required packages, yet I still get the following warning message appearing: 'You have requested package 'everyshi',but the package provides ...
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How to use mtpro2 in Overleaf? [duplicate]

I bought the mtpro2 full package and I use it in my local editor. I have all the files (a lot: .pfm, .map, .sty, .pfb...) that they send when you buy the package in order to use it properly. I want to ...
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To which class of calligraphic fonts does the following `\mathcal{K}` correspond to?

In one of the research articles I was reading I noticed this special calligraphic \mathcal{K} What class of fonts (package) is this font generated from?
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\href command of package hyperref does not work as it should

I am unaware of what could make \href fail so I will place here my code together with all packages used. I've seen in the past packages intercept one another. I am trying to produce a link to a paper ...
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Page Alignment Issue on Second Page, and Additional Questions

I am new to LaTeX, and could use some help. I am currently using the following preamble in my document. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{kpfonts} \usepackage{amsthm} \...
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Difficulties using babel portuguese package

i´m trying to make my project in portuguese, but the package seems to indicate that all my portuguese words are wrongly written I only have these packages in the project. \usepackage[portuguese]{babel}...
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Package hyperref conflicting with \textprime

When I load hyperref, the command \textprime{} (from the package flexisym) causes the error LaTeX Error: Command \textprime unavailable in encoding TU., while working fine without hyperref. Is there a ...
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Drawback of the package `functional`? [closed]

Is there some drawbacks to use the package functional? This package exposes an API to code like with a standard programming code like Lua. This implies the management, if expected, of "expansion&...
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Autocomplete not working when loading Biblatex in *.sty file

For clarity reasons I want to outsource all my packages in a packages.sty and all my commands in a commands.sty. I can now call them by running \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{packages} % ...
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Not going when clicking on sections summary, list of table, list of figures, abbreviations

I am writing my master thesis in latex. However, when I click on the summary, foreword, list of figures, list of tables, and abbreviations resume in the table of contents, it goes to the wrong page. \...
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\usepackage{helvet} not working

I need to simulate the Arial font. I am using MikeTeX with TeXmaker. So far the code below works fine, but since I copied the file on USB and transferred it to another PC, Texmaker will not work with ...
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Automate packages install from list in portable miktex installation

I am trying to update an automated script for the creation of a portable miktex installation with specific packages. I can't get it to install the packages. I have a file packes.txt that contains all ...
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Why is there a small gap between the left margin and the picture?

I have a problem with the usage of the package caption with the package sidecap: When I load the package caption with the package sidecap, the package caption shifts pictures in SCfigures a little bit ...
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First page generated empty or not depending of the directory in which I am

I have a strange issue which coud seem to be crazy : depending on a directory containing the same files .tex, .cls and other .sty , I have a first page or not. It is very strange, I don't know what to ...
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How to solve option clash for xcolor?

I use a bunch of packages. I eventually wanted to use bashful but now I have a clash with xcolor. How should I solve/investigate this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[...
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What happens when a package patches another, and then the original one is reloaded?

I'm in the process of cleaning up my class file and I'm unclear as for the proper order of some lines. For example (replacing \RequirePackage with \usepackage and putting this in a MWE): \...
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Using two packages with tons of commands having same names

I write a review paper in which various coathors are willing to insert equations from their prior works. Their latex manuscripts seem to use incompatible packages. In particular, the qcircuit package ...
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What is the name of the font when labeling an inference rule?

What is the font of Foo in this inference rule? The package being used for the inference rule is https://ctan.org/pkg/mathpartir?lang=en. The example is found on page 7. Another question if somebody ...
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Place my own custom package in a different folder

I have made my own LaTeX package, which I want to store in a different folder then where the main .tex file is. Like so: /folder/latex_settings/preamble.tex /custom_latex_library....
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Normal \hat along with realhats package?

The realhats package changes the \hat{} command, such that LaTeX places a random, funny hat on top of the variable, instead of the normal "^"-shape. I would like to use the package to get ...
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Package caption Warning: Unknown document class (or package), standard defaults will be used. See the caption package documentation

I have the following code for my main.tex file and it gives the error message "Package caption Warning: Unknown document class (or package), standard defaults will be used. See the caption ...
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List all packages, with short description, installed with Texlive

I need to build a plain text file with a list of all LaTeX packages with a short description, e.g. a0poster: Support for designing posters on large paper. a2ac: AFM to AFM plus Composites. a2ping: ...
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Why does "tlmgr info --list --only-installed" not list some of the installed packages?

Why does the command tlmgr info --list --only-installed not list some of the installed packages (e.g. graphicx, MnSymbol etc.)? I need a list of "all" the available packages on my machine ...
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Package fontspec Error: The font "Lato-Lig" cannot be found. \setsansfont

I get this error Package fontspec Error: The font "Lato-Lig" cannot be found. \setsansfont when I run this code: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[hmargin=1.25cm,...
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