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Dependencies of xparse package

Recently I have used a xparse package, and, surely some preprint servers doesn't have this package in their system, like, for example, https://arxiv.org. While you try to submit [to arXiv] the ...
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Problem with package installation of pstricks

I installed miktek and texstudio from internet when started using package pstriks it firstly asked to install from internet i have permission but again after running same dialogue box opened it ...
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How to Download New Tex Maker Packages?

I am currently using Tex Maker on macOS. I have been trying to download a new package, but no luck doing. I downloaded the package I wanted, mathtime, but I don't know where to move it to in the ...
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combining soul package and color one in a newcommand

I have to use \st (from soul package) for crossing a line over a word in a text file. In addition, for presenting a specific replaced word instead of the first one, I use {\color{blue} second word}. ...
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Latest newtx package update (v1.601 Oct 2, 2019) breaks the footnote command [update: bug fixed by package author]

The latest newtxtext package (v1.601 Oct 2, 2019) seems to have broken the \footnote command. Here's a MWE \documentclass{IEEEtran} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{...
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Where does MacTex or Tex Live install documentclass and packages?

When I used MikTex, I wrote a custom .sty that worked with moderncv that I had placed somewhere following the instructions on the MikTex site. I then switch to MacTex/Tex Live, but I cannot for the ...
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Constant Counter is not working

I have a package for \hg and \hgunits as given here I wanted to use it like this: \item svoboda a volnost {\jednotky{22}} \item \def\aa{\value\modulo{152123}{10}} {\hg \hgunits{\aa} } HERE {\hg ...
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Use Packages not working on Tex Studio [duplicate]

How do I eradicate this problem ?
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Option clash for package inputenc

031019manuscript.tex, line 13 LaTeX Error: Option clash for package inputenc. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. Type H <return> for immediate help. ... ...
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Installing packages on TeXstudio

I use TeXstudio on Windows. I tried to use some symbols from the wasysym package and it wrote to me "'wasysym.sty' not found". So I decided to install this package. The problem is that when I go to ...
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mathabx integrals look different from documentation

According to the "Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List" (http://math.mit.edu/~dspivak/files/symbols-all.pdf) mathabx integrals look like But when I run \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathabx} \begin{...
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Unable to use pdftex-quiet package

I'm trying to use the pdftex-quiet package from the command line. It is correctly installed also and comes with TexLive 2019. But I am not able to use it and get the error message 'pdftex-quiet' is ...
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How install test version of package for MacTeX?

The babel maintainer has suggested that I try an as-yet unreleased version to see if it removes an incompatibility with another package. I downloaded the requisite files. If I use latex babel.ins, ...
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Cannot install packages in MikTex or Texmaker

I'm using MikTex 2.9 and TexMaker, recently installed it on my laptop. I find myself unable to install packages manually on Miktex, nor can I install them when using the command \usepackage{} (I have ...
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Isn't it wise that LaTeX package developers, make an option in all their math packages…?

Question: Isn't it wise that LaTeX package developers, make an option in all their math packages something like \usepackage[opt-cmd[user-define]]{math-package-name} such that we able to use only ...
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How do I use `ifpackageloaded` inside a `cls` file?

I am writing a class that makes some changes in its commands according to the packages that are loaded in the main tex file. However, when is use \@ifpackageloaded for that purpose, it only performs ...
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Dashundergaps package: How do I change the underline thickness? How do I raise or lower the underline?

Dashundergaps package: How do I change the underline thickness? How do I raise or lower the underline? \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{dashundergaps} \dashundergapssetup{ ,gap-number-format ...
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Can I keep my packages in project/packages?

I have a project directory project with file project/main.tex, a directory project/chapters and lots of other stuff. I also have a couple of packages for this project. Is it possible to keep them in ...
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LaTeX breaking line right before colon

This thread : Prevent line break before : describes exactly my issue today. Thus, I tried the solution that was given, ie I added this in my preamble : \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{...
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Cannot install packages in Miktex

Every time I try to install some packages using MikTex console, it just fails showing the following message: Also, when I click Updates button, it also fails with the following message: It seems ...
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Enumitem package: how to create a fancy or awesome list adapt for a university book

Into my previous old questions (for example), Vertical tennis ball into fancy new enumerate, Pretty enumerate: fontawesome, or other my questions, I have asked a nice style as create a beautiful ...
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Conditionally execute a command if a specific package is loaded

I am loading the gitver package based on the expl3 solution accepted for my question here. However, I need to use some commands depending on whether the package has actually been loaded. For instance,...
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lastpage.sty file not found, datime2.sty, indentfirst.sty, esint.sty not found

lastpage.sty file not found, datime2.sty not found yesterday everything was working fine shut down macbook air reopened today and the files have shown an error the packages are installed i have ...
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Could some help to check which package I am missing?

The compiler is showing "undefined control sequence" error, which is 100% reproducible here. I googled the error message, and the results imply that the error is caused by forgetting to load a ...
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Broken links to appendix with jmlr2e.sty package

I am writing a LaTex document using the jmlr2e.sty package. In the main text I want to refer to the Appendix using links. On the pdf when I click on the links they redirect me to the current section ...
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Callout (with line) into an image in function of the coordinates of a point

We suppose to take, as example, a very good @Jake's solution: Drawing on an image with TikZ where I have put a generic image (I not remember where I have download it). \documentclass[tikz]{standalone}...
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Speedometer as a symbol into awesomebox

Actually I'm using awesomebox package to draw blocks around text. Here there is an example. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{awesomebox} \usepackage{fontawesome5} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Beamer theme .sty not found [duplicate]

I want to use this beamer theme in offline Miktex software. But when I run the whole file it shows that ! LaTeX Error: File `beamerthemeAir.sty' not found How can I solve this problem ? How can I ...
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Compilation crashes

I want my chapter titles to be in english but the compilation crashes if I delete \usepackage{french}. Do you know what I should do? Thanks \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Numbering outside the pdf zone in latex

I use MikTeX and I use the editor TeXnicCenter. I compile my code with XeLaTeX to generate a pdf. I wanna do like this. Could you tell me the code?
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How to use a calligraphy package only for part of the document

I need to write up a calculation that requires a lowercase calligraphic b, which I got from the following package: \usepackage[cal=dutchcal]{mathalfa} However, now other calligraphic letters which I ...
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using \flushhere for table/figure position

I am creating a new question using \flushere that get the idea from \flushhere idea I found 2 problems: 1. It seemed the figure/table are placed correctly without: a) splitting the paragraph b) ...
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Package incompatibility with hyperxmp and silence?

I was wondering how to dig into this further. I believe I saw in the silence package's changelog that it had to make some changes to be compatible with hyperref, so I wonder if I'm hitting a new bug ...
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Math Script variant in mtpro2

Considering the guide of mtpro2 (full version) created by Walter Schmidt 2008/1/23, to pag. 8 (see the image below) there is the §2.8. I think that to have for example the second column of Fraktur, ...
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Packages - where is the file? [closed]

Where are packages stored in computer (linux)? I can't find it in folders. I would like to send a file.
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What is “latex-dev”?

no answer needed, I'm adding the question as reference The package/update manager of my TeX-system installed in the last weeks a number of packages called latex-XX-dev, and CTAN too shows a number ...
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How to install webomints in Ubuntu 19.04

I need the webomint font, but when I try to compile a document with it I get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `webomints.sty' not found. I know that it means that LaTeX doesn't find the ...
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\usepackage{firamath-otf} error [duplicate]

What means these error mease by using \usepackage{firamath-otf} Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{firamath-otf} \begin{document} \begin{equation} x+y=45 \end{equation} ...
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How can we write this big one in latex? [duplicate]

I want to write this 1 in latex, could anyone help me, please?
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Choice of \mul or \times

Using this simple code, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{mismath} \begin{document} $a\mul b, \quad a\times b$ \end{document} the package mismath use ...
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pdfTex error for attachfile2 and vldb.cls

For the following MWE: \documentclass{vldb}%provided by https://vldb.org/2019/?formatting-guidelines \usepackage{attachfile2} \usepackage{xcolor}%not required, makes "click to open" readable \...
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Multivariate polynomial long division in LaTex

How do I typeset polynomial long division with multiple variables using LaTeX? I want to do polynomial long division with two and more divisors. I know there was a similar question already answered ...
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How do I find out which paths my (La)TeX installation checks looking for packages (on a Linux system)?

I know that I can check from where one particular package would be called, using kpsewhich <packagename>.sty and that if I want a custom package, I usually have to put it in the same folder as ...
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How to use the next code in a new feynman package?

I used the application here: https://feynman.aivazis.com/ I downloaded the file feynman.sty to the same directory as my TeX files are in, but it doesn't seem to be working. Here's the code: \...
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I can't get the bibtex style I want to

I'd really really appreciate your help. I am trying to change my bibliography style (preferably to the AER style) but I have no idea how to get the style I want to or even something close. I also don'...
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Installation of l3backend package [duplicate]

I am having toruble with the installation of the l3backend package. I wanted to install the package because when trying to compile my file this error popped up: ! LaTeX Error: File `l3backend-...
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general strategy to work around LaTeX packages inconsistencies

The motivating question is actually this one. I am still struggling to regenerate my Bison draft report from this Bismon github GPLv3+ software repository (using make latexdoc on Linux/Debian/Sid or ...
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Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string (PDFDocEncoding)

When loading the hyperref package like: \usepackage[bookmarks,bookmarksnumbered]{hyperref} \hypersetup{colorlinks = true,linkcolor = blue,anchorcolor =red,citecolor = blue,filecolor = red,urlcolor = ...
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XeTeX - \glt or \trans don't work in gb4e

I have a quite big xetex file in which I wrote some examples with gloses and translations. The compilation fails, though it works on a small test file. I think there must be a conflict between ...
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feynman package - where to put the feynman.sty file?

I am using Bakoma-Tex 11.41 and I am trying to use the feynman package to draw some Feynman diagrams. My problem is that I don't know where to put the feynman.sty file? in which directory? I tried ...