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Using \usepackage in Google Colab

I am trying to use Google Colab with LaTex to make a matrix with column and row labels. Outside of Colab, the code that I would need is \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{blkarray} \usepackage{...
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how to change the color of the number of figures in latex

how can I change the color of the number of figures in the text? what I have is red as you can see in the attached photo. How can I change it to blue or black? \documentclass[12pt]{iopart} \...
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Indicating single quotes as delimiters in Listings

I'm using the Listings package and am having a bit of trouble properly highlighting a string such as string x = 'a' with single quotes. The issue is that in Latex the left single quote operator (`) ...
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Reduce the text size in a graph?

I have a simple question I want to reduce the text size which is Hours and the Electricity spot price, please help me how to solve my problem
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TeXworks and MikTex

I am working with a new version of TeXworks. My version does not include a spell checker. I am running in a windows 10 environment and need a US English spell checker. I have looked on line and found ...
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Using console for updates general with errors, what means “The remote package repository is outdated”

This is the error information: GENERAL MIKTEX INFORMATION ReportDate: 2021-02-20 16:38:43 CurrentVersion: 21.1 SetupDate: 2021-02-20 15:48:00 SetupVersion: 21.1 Configuration: Regular GitInfo: e28de05 ...
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indentfirst package missing on MiKTeX

I started to make documents using LaTeX, and the packages I normally use includes indentfirst. Last night, I checked for updates, and proceeded with the updates. After the update, the command line ...
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How to use a package without style file (for “changes” package)?

I am trying to utilize "changes" package (on overleaf). However, when writing \usepackage{changes}, the compiler has the following error: LaTeX Error: Command \comment already defined. /usr/...
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Indicator function sign [duplicate]

Whenever I need the indicator function I use (for example) the following syntax \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \Huge The indicator function : $$ \...
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Using \RequirePackage{} in \DeclareOption{}

I'm trying to make a custom package (named taiga) that works for all my documents by changing the options of the package. For example, for maths documents, I would add \usepackage[maths]{taiga} to the ...
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write bengali and english text in a single line

I have a table in excel which contains both Bengali and English text. I want to convert this to latex but texstudio cannot seem to display mixed text, either it displays only the Bengali text or only ...
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Make up Greek font italic

I am using the command \upvarphi in the package TXfonts, which provides a rather old fashioned variant of Greek letter phi. I uploaded the picture here. The result is nice, but it seems that it is not ...
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tlmgr doesn't run texhash automatically after installing a package

I use Ubuntu 20.04 and installed TeX live 2020 using the TUG net installer. As I don't have much free space, I decided to install only some basic packages and to install what I need manually (or using ...
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Style Latex journal for MiKTeX

How I can install this package on MikTeX correctly, I have copied in the same directories of latex ( MiKTeX) but it gives an error of font T2A https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/cyrillic/literat/
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Tex Studio is not working all of a sudden. Saying *sty files not found

I have been using TexStudio this week. Just yesterday, I decided to shutdown my computer. Today I restarted it and opened TexStudio. But, all of a sudden it is not compiling anymore. It comes with ...
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Problem adding package mbtimes

This a question of a beginner. I would like to have old-fashioned Greek letter $ \varphi $. For instance, as the number 12 in the list in the question A whole list of math fonts for greek letters in ...
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Many packages not found

Alot of packages are giving me an error along the lines of "packagename.sty" not found, for example the circuitikz, amsmatrix and pagecolor. Does anyone know what could be causing errors ...
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How to learn LaTeX internals?

I've read the LaTeX Companion and the TeXbook, but I am still struggling to understand how LaTeX works. How \DeclareOption works? Why should I end some lines with %? How penalty works? Where \if@...
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Preventing package from changing footer

I'm fairly unexperienced with LaTeX, but I'm currently working on a cookbook using the package xcookybooky. I have made a number of modifications to the design to fit my own needs, but I'm currently ...
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Automatic installation of iftex.sty does not work on Texmaker

I'm using Texmaker and so far, when there isn't a specific package, Texmaker was able to install it by asking me if I want to install it (a window with the butttom Install appeared). The same happens ...
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Why are there so many packages dealing with tables, and how to pick the right ones?

I'm using LaTeX to write technical reports and datasheets. Due to their nature, the documents often contain all kinds of tables, either big or small, text or numbers, sideways or not, values spanning ...
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Wrong reference style

I'm having some trouble with the reference style in my text. I'm using Apa style but suddenly, while I was compiling the document the reference style just changed. When I use the command \cite{ref} I ...
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font, text style etc [duplicate]

This might be awkward to ask but just wonder if by any chance one could inform me: I just like very much the font and the text style used in this report here https://mast.queensu.ca/~math472/NaciSaldi....
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How to find out which files to include in a WIX setup?

No this is not about WIX. Sort of. I built a C# application that generates its output in Latex. Then the user can press a button to convert the latex into a PDF with pdflatex.exe. This way I can get a ...
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Installing BibLatex Package via Using Docker Image File

I have a trouble about on installing a specific latex package via docker image using tlmgr. I have docker file as you can see below: RUN tlmgr update --self RUN tlmgr install latexmk RUN tlmgr ...
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Where can I find the unitartu-theme package?

I am making a poster with latex and found a template on Overleaf that I like a lot. It is the UTartuCS Poster Template, linked to here. it uses a package, unitaru-theme, which MikTex isn't able to ...
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Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files to get them working with TinyTeX?

I used to have my local .sty and .cls files in /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/some_folder/ which worked for the default pdflatex of TeX Live just fine. After an installation of TinyTeX, these files are ...
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Couldn't open `mt2e.cfg' error when installing a non-MikTeX package

I am trying to add packages that are not within the MikTex repository to use in TexStudio. Particularly, I am trying to obtain the mtp2lite package from CTAN. I have created a custom root directory ...
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Which latex package is able to create graphics?

I would like to know if anyone has an idea for a latex package to create a graphic like this :
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character (U+0301) [duplicate]

I found a problem: How can I solve this error?
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Parts of speech tagging in LaTeX?

A part of speech tagger identifies the nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. in a sentence. There are several programs that do this online, an example being https://parts-of-speech.info. I am looking for a ...
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Package to draw visual explanations?

I am looking for packages to write visual explanations of algorithms and math stuff. My main question is: Do you know any packages that do any of the examples below? I would like to do what is done in ...
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Package WithArrows

I want to deal with the environment to insert explanations, like this: produced, on overleaf, with the following commands: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Adding unicode (Cherokee) characters in Latex? [duplicate]

Most of my Latex is in regular English, but there are a couple of lines of Cherokee here and there that I want to include. What packages do I need to install? I tried playing around with fontspec and ...
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“Package pgf Error: No shape named `c' is known. }”

Errors: Package pgf Error: No shape named `c' is known. } Package pgf Error: No shape named `e' is known. } Package pgf Error: No shape named `' is known. } \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \...
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sty file not found (maybe related to python update?)

When running pdflatex on ubuntu 18.04 I get LaTeX Error: File marginnote.sty not found. locate marginnote.sty gives /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/lwarp/lwarp-marginnote.sty But he does ...
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proof tree latex using bussproofs

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{bussproofs} \begin{document} \begin{prooftree} \AxiomC{P} \AxiomC{$\neg P,Q$} \BinaryInfC{Q} \AxiomC{E} \AxiomC{F} \BinaryInfC{G} \UnaryInfC{H} \BinaryInfC{R} \end{...
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How to use package is part of texlive-music for write V and R of Versicle and Response?

I need only the traditional V and R characters for Versicle and Response. In this answer is recommended to use the gregoriotex package. When trying to install it on Ubuntu, the message from TexLive ...
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Installing .sty pakage for Texstudio on Ubuntu 20.04

How to install a .sty package that is missing when a tex file is being built by Texstudio for Ubuntu 20.04? Any method would work for me, but preferably a method via terminal or preamble of the tex ...
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LaTeX story/myth: Package with line made out of superimposed letters of author’s name?

I’m trying to track down and verify an amusing LaTeX anecdote that I read or heard a while back: There was some graphics/diagrams package, and some commonly-used command from it, where what looked ...
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How to use the awesomebox with custom image from external file and add double vertical line

I'm looking for a way to modify or make an alternative to the warning/alarm messages in text alike this one from awesombox package: What I need to do is: replace the warning sing on the left with an ...
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*SOLVED* Is there a package that allows horizontal spacing according to the space occupied by a sentence?

Un example of how it would function Example: Una araña verde \hspacew{Una araña} azul Out: Una araña verde. azul.
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what does calc.sty missing from the foler mean

This error suddenly appeared in my file! It was not before what should I do? File `calc.sty' not found. \RequirePackage
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How to allocate separate parts of a LaTex document to several distinct parts in a uniform file?

Hello dear readers and researchers, I have begun learning La-Tex and I want to divide the main file into several section in separate sub sections of a uniform La-Tex project (pardon me for that I am ...
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Problem with installing package metre

I am using MikTeX. I am trying to install the package metre. Unfortunately I always get errors. I have done exactly what is said in the readme file on CTAN, but when trying to run my file, I get the ...
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array.sty is missing in MikTex Console package database

I compiled a LaTex document using Texmaker and got the following error message ! LaTeX Error: File `array.sty' not found. Normally, this error will be resolved after installing the package in the ...
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LaTeX Error: File `underscore.sty' not found

In order to allow underscores in a R Markdown script (whose output is pdf_document, with latex_engine: xelatex), I've added \usepackage{underscore} and \usepackage[english]{babel} (https://tex....
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How to install individual package (like commath) in LaTex?

I have trouble understanding how LaTex deals with packages, so this is a rather general question that arose from my specific problem with the commath package. I want to use the commath package, and so ...
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Baskervaldx: error of compilation with the new update of MikTeX

This is a quick question. I wanted to change the font and to use baskervaldx package: https://ctan.mirror.garr.it/mirrors/ctan/fonts/baskervaldx/doc/baskervaldx-doc.pdf. I have taken the same code of ...
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File `lambda.sty' not found

I am new to latex, attempting to write an article on chess with the skak package. On Ubuntu, I have installed TexStudio, and also MikTex and texlive-full. When I attempt to compile a document on ...

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