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{packages} is about packages in general, e.g. about choosing, installing or using packages. For questions about writing packages, choose {package-writing} instead. If your question concerns a specific package, choose its name as tag. For {document-classes} or {templates} use the respective tag.

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do we have pypi counterpart in latex?

In python, we can download package from https://pypi.org/ . Do we have some counterpart in latex?
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LaTeX pgf-pie.sty not found

I am using Texmaker with Texlive and the pgf-pie.sty was not found. Normally Texmaker asks if I want to import packages automatically but this time he does not. How do I activate this again? And also ...
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File caption.sty not found

please how can I solve this problem in LaTex: Error File caption.sty not found? I have MikTex on Windows. Thank you very much.
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microtype.sty not found

I'm trying to use the Wenneker Article template but when I run it texmaker says microtype.sty not found. I downloaded the microtype package from CTAN and added it to the Miktex packages but I'm still ...
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Package causing blank page for NO reason

After simply adding \usepackage{blochsphere}, an unwanted extra blank page at the beginning of the document is added - what is going on here? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blochsphere} \...
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figcaps doesnt work with long table

I submitted an article to a journal and i get this message Please also ensure that your tables/figures are removed from the main text and uploaded separately or at the end of your main document. so ...
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Where, if anywhere, can I find the version of vectorian176.pgf, used to compile pgfornament's manual?

Is there a corrected version of vectorian176.pgf around somewhere? As it is shown in pgfornament's manual, I guess there should be, but the one in TL 2018 gives an error. (/usr/local/texlive/2018/...
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Extra fi error when compiling LateX file on a different OS

This is my first time posting on stackoverflow, I hope I'm doing this right. I had a LateX file on a windows 7 computer at university. It used to compile perfectly with TeXMaker. Recently, because of ...
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Own sty files, maintenance and portability

As you easily note, I am new here and english is not my first language: so, be gentle please. I am using a windows 7 machine with MiKTeX installed (just in case). I have the following directory ...
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Face cards do not show up on poker package (pst-poker)

My .tex looks like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-poker} \begin{document} \crdQs \Qs \crdAs \As \end{document} Everything compiles great except for \crdQs. I am getting the ...
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Problems downloading packages with the MikTex console

I'm trying to download the pst-vue3d package. When Texmaker notices that the package is not there it asks me if I want to download it? After asking it to do so it compiles the document and informs me ...
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How can download latex packages and use it to another computer offline?

I used MiKTeX, I have bad internet connection in my home, so I go to cafenet to download latex packages but how to take and download those packages in my computer offline, I would be grateful if you ...
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Is there a package to truncate text overflowing a fixed width AND height?

I'm trying to mix LaTeX and Python to generate small reference cards, with data fetched over the internet. The problem I have, is that sometimes, the text fetched can be way too long for the card, ...
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Glossaries package is not showing symbols

I am actually writing my master thesis on a latex template and I would like to make a glossary entry as "O&M". but the and symbol is not showing up. I have tried different approaches such as: \&...
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Package conflict: mdframed & dblfnote

I have a LaTeX document where I use the packages mdframed and dblfnote that seem to fight each other. Whenever I compile, I get the (non critical) log message: Package auxhook Warning: Cannot patch ...
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Install Standalone Package Without Internet Connection, No GUI, Windows 10

I have MikTex 2.9 installed from the basic-miktex-2.9.6520-x64.exe file. I need to install the Standalone package automatically without using the internet whatsoever as well as without any GUI ...
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Issue with Bera font and fontenc package

I'm using \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} to typeset an article in LaTeX. Using the default font, the input Erd\H{o}s produces the desired Erdős in the output, which I can copy and paste properly. Based ...
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Why some font can be not found?

I set font in the document so \setmainfont{Akrobat} %or \setmainfont{Akrobat SemiBold} %or \setmainfont{Cormorant} %or \setmainfont{Cormorant Medium} %or \setmainfont{Cormorant Garamond SemiBold} It'...
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how to refresh FNDB in tex studio?

MiKTeX has an option to refresh FNDB, but I can't find it in tex studio. I want to do this cause when I use package clrscode3e, I can't jump to package documentation. I have downloaded the sty and ...
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'flushend' vs 'balance' for two-column balancing - what's the difference?

There are (at least) two packages you can use to balance a two-column document's column length on the last page: balance and flushend. Other than the superficial difference of balance requiring an ...
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error : File: 'algorithm.sty' not found

I want to use the package algorithm, but the error it give is : algorithm.sty not found. It also does not want to install it from the internet. What do I do?
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How can I change the font size of the title a multibib bibliography?

I am writing a document following the documentclass report. Besides natbib package, I also use the multibib package to put reference lists inside the document and not only at the end. Now, I want ...
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Auxiliary files - what does the file-extension '.fof' mean?

Pertaining exactly to the topic of this question which asks about the various auxiliary files produced by tex and friends, I'd like to ask specifically about the .fof file extension. If the main file ...
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5 Variable Karnaugh Map

I was trying to draw in Lyx a Karnaugh map in 5 variables, so I looked around the site and looked for some sort of solution and I came across the karnaugh-map package. And I tried to draw the map for ...
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How to Update Tikz/pgf and Tikz-cd

I am apparently running a very old version of tikz and tikz-cd. My computer shows: Package: tikz 2010/10/13 v2.10 (rcs-revision 1.76) Package: tikz-cd 2012/03/18 v0.2b Commutative diagrams ...
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! LaTeX Error: File `dblfloatfix.sty' not found

I am trying to obtain a .bbl file according to the answer here: How to obtain and use the .bbl file in my tex document for ArXiv submission? However when I do pdflatex mypaper.tex from the terminal, ...
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How does one install a package like amstex onMiKTeX

I want to use amstex in my MiKTeX on my Mac. I cannot find any instructions on how to install any package. Are there instructions? If not, how is it done.
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\input@path and load path priority?

I have a project structure . ├── includes │   ├── apxproof.sty │   └── somecustommodule.sty └── tex └── document.tex including a bugfix version of apxproof.sty and setting \input@path in ...
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How do I install a package to use accents in ShareLaTeX?

I just started using ShareLaTeX, so I'm really new to it. I wanted to use a .tex file that someone provided for me, and I just copy/pasted it in a project on the ShareLaTeX website. When I compiled it,...
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Optional parameters in titlepage

I have a small problem with a .sty file i'm creating. I want to have the option to add a logo in the title, which was not problem. But if I now have a situation where I don't add a logo (either by ...
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Installing steinmetz.sty

I'm trying to use steinmetz.sty package in texmaker (texlive installed underneath), in a debian system (updated to date july 2018). I've downloaded the package from homepage (https://ctan.org/pkg/...
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package not found, package could not be installed

I used to run my file a few weeks ago, but I don't know what happened to my files! My problem is that the LaTeX gives me some error regarding lacking some packages as: "Unfortunately, the package url ...
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Installed package (MiKTeX) not working in TeXmaker

I've installed some packages using the MiKTeX console, namely exercise.sty and the ams packages, but I cant seem to use some of the functions in these packages. I can't use "\theoremstyle," "\begin{...
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How to change the directory of my own .sty files in MacOS?

Right now, I save my own packages in the shown 'standard' directory. I can use this package in MacTeX with a simple \usepackage{} command. I want to backup my styles in iCloud without to copy it ...
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How to define a string variable with diacritics to my own package (.sty)

I try to add a variable title string to my own package 'MyStyle.sty'. 'MyStyle.sty' just contains some used packages, pdf settings and commands for a style guide / corporate identity. Document.tex \...
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Where to get package that has the math script font I want? [duplicate]

even though i was aware of TeX for decades, my only use of LaTeX is here on math-oriented StackExchanges or at Wikipedia, and only to edit equations. so i downloaded TeXworks and the MiKTeX and found,...
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Horizontal Scrolling of Latex Environment

I just want to know that there is a latex code or special packages which enables latex environment to be scrolled horizontally by tapping/moving it to left-right side, in which some huge websites like ...
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Is there a command that works in mathjax but not in Latex?

In math.stackexchange site I saw who use this command $\pmatrix{1&1\\1&1}$ for generating a matrix but the same command doesn't work in latex (at least using amsmath package). I Know that I ...
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What to do when an actively maintained package requires an obsolete package?

I've recently requested the IT guys to upgrade my texlive version to 2018, and now I noticed that it always throws a warning: Package remreset Warning: The remreset package is obsolete: (remreset) ...
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How do I support arbitrary section depth? [duplicate]

Rather than subsubsection is there a sectionlevel{2}? I am writing a rather large monograph and I need levels as deep as 10 such as: 1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.1: This is a very deep section. I have set \...
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How to transition best from fontawesome (4) to fontawesome5 in an article

I have an old article in which I use fontawesome icons from version 4.7. In Ubuntu 16.04, I had installed font-awesome (v4.5) and texlive-fonts-extra from the repositories. Then I downloaded the ...
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which latex package to produce computer science data structure

I would like to produce similar (for academic purposes) data structure plots (see images below). All images are taken from the book Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson,...
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use of \newcommand in user-written LaTeX package

I've tried to put into a package a LaTeX macro I use all the time in my Beamer slide. Here it is \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e}[1994/06/01] \ProvidesPackage{icone}[2018/06/20 insert journal icone in beamer ...
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Error installing packages on-the-fly

I set out to install all the packages on-the-fly. When I run texstudio (or another editor) I received a dialog box MiKTeX Error Report with the following error: When I click in OK, the following ...
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Hide area in Lyx

Is there a package for LyX that allows one to implement hide areas into a pdf? I am thinking of a gray box that shows its insides only when I hover over with my mouse.
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Recall an hypothesis

I actually started to use Latex in order to prepare better works. After that, there is a problem. This is my code actually: Determine Hyp 1 and 2 \newtheorem{hypothesis}{Hypothesis} \begin{...
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Using custom LaTex packages in Facebook Messenger [closed]

It is common knowledge that Facebook Messenger supports LaTex formatting on its web clients (facebook.com and messenger.com). As it is mentioned here, Facebook uses a version of KaTex to render all ...
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TexMaker cannot find .sty file

Please excuse if this sounds like a repetitive question. But I am so new to Latex and I am so lost. I am working on a repository with others. This repo is on my local disc That's the structure 1....
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Correct loading order of package newfloat along with hyperref and algorithmic packages?

There is extensive documentation that hyperref must be loaded towards the end. In particular, the following is the correct loading order for these specific packages: \usepackage{float} \usepackage{...
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Compiling a separate list of “Open Questions” found in the main text in order of appearance

I'm writing my math notes. A paragraph may include (or be followed as a separate paragraph) by an "Open question". This is a paragraph making some points about a topic. Open question: Why is this ...