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How to Create My OWN LaTeX Template Document? [duplicate]

For almost every document that I type in LaTeX, I start by opening one of the most recent documents that I made, copying all of the packages and pre-set commands, and pasting them in the new document. ...
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How to limit the amount of lines and strokes on a page

could not find any, could have used a wrong translation from german my current assignment ask me that I limit per page about ~40 lines (Zeilen) each about ~60 strokes (Anschläge). It was mentioned ...
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Package Fancyhdr Warning@ \headheight is too small

I am using Oveleaf to compile and it have compile warning. When I click on it, it does not show where is my error., only show chapter number Any advice to how can I check is? Thanks.
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Up arrow instead of a “/” symbol in equations [closed]

Recently, whenever I write an equation all the '/' symbols are getting replaced with an up arrow symbol. For example look at the equation below. it was supposed to be Ia/Ir and instead an up arrow ...
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Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF. (using \frac{}{} in Section title}

I am having warning issue as below: I know is because of hyperref. I tried: \section{text \texorpdfstring{{$J = \frac{1}{2}$}}} Original is: \section{text {$J = \frac{1}{2}$}} But is not ...
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Can I put maths symbol for example: $\boldsymbol{e}$ in Chapter title?

I wish to put maths symbol in my Chapter title, but when I run Overleaf, it give warning, but not error. It said Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string My WME: \...
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Installing Packages to TeX Studio ( TikZ package)

I am currently a new user of TeX studio, so i really don't know how to install packages ,particularly TikZ package, to TeX studio on my Computer. Also I am very open to suggestions about how can I ...
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File `MinionPro.sty' not found

I have latex (.tex) files that I want to work with on Windows 10, but I received an error from latex, the error is: File `MinionPro.sty 'not found. It seems to me that I don't have the MinionPro.sty ...
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Viscosity of a fluid with TikZ or PStricks or other packages for students of a high school

The viscosity is a physical quantity indicated with the Greek letter η which refers to fluids and gases and represents the resistance of a fluid to flow. In the net there are different images where ...
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How to update a LaTeX package?

I have the Tex Live 2017 in Trisquel, I installed from the compact disc. I need to update the tkz-euclide package, for that I entered the tlmgr window: When I order the update, I get this result: ...
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Customize \affil order

Please can someone help with the photo attached? I've made sure the correct affiliations are by the authors in the .tex but when the PDF builds it seems to number the \affil in the order they appear ...
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ForArray not working inside newcommand

I try to use the forarray package but the output is different when used inside a custom \newcommand: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{forarray} \begin{document} \newcommand{\printforarray}{% ...
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\newpage not working in article class

I'm having an error with my code but i don't know why. Please help me with this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage[...
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I have xepersian installed using miktex but Texstudio returns the error message it cannot find xepersian

I use Miktex installation and have just installed Xepersian package. When I try to compile a document using XeLatex that calls the Xepesian package I get the error messege "cannot find Xepersian.sty"....
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Update a single package – TeX Live (Windows)

I have TeX Live 2019 on my computer and I need to update a single package, but TeX Live 2020 was already released a month ago, so I am getting such a message tlmgr.pl: Local TeX Live (2019) is older ...
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How to install packages manually in latest version of Miktex using Miktex console?

I am using the Texstudio environment for compiling my latex code. I need to import the mathtools package for my project. But it seems that I am getting this error"mathtolls.sty is not found". So, I ...
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I am facing problem of U+FB00, U+FB02

I am using Texmaker for practicing, While practicing tex, I encountered 3 errors that are as follows: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ff (U+FB00)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX....
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Basic Scheme of TeXLive 2020 installation throws “Cannot find pplr7t.mf” [duplicate]

I just installed TeXLive 2020 from ISO file. I chose Basic Scheme because my machine has not enough space. Invoking pdflatex irration-equation.tex produced the following errors. Could you tell me how ...
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Need help with improving this hashtable lookup code

This is based on this post originally: Capacity exceeded while implementing lookup table A very good solution was posted there. For my purposes, I wanted to enhance that original solution so that a ...
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Problem of installing pgfcore.sty in texstudio

I have installed Texstudio in my laptop and can't start the beamer presentation due to unsuccessful attempt of installing pgfcore.sty. Kindly suggest me how can I install pgfcore.sty for TexStudio?
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Common library of generic distributions in probabilities?

I have not found a library for pgfplots with "proper" (=normalized, standardized) definitions of distributions so that we don't reinvent the wheel each time we need to call these functions the ...
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How to hide answer in Moodle package on the pdf file

I am using Moodle package. I would like to print a pdf without the correct answers. How can I do it ? With the following code, the pdf contains the answers and the questions. \documentclass[12pt]{...
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How can I make a single file of the packages I use? [duplicate]

Good morning, I would like to know whether someone can help me with this: I need to learn how can make style file archive.sty, because in the preamble of my source file I have to write all packages ...
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Is it possible to install a specific .sty using apt?

For some purpose I need to have `fontawesome.sty'. This .sty is a part of texlive-fonts-extra package which can be installed using apt. But I don't want to install whole texlive-fonts-extra package. ...
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titlesec VS amsart

I am just wondering why the titlesec package doesn't work well with the amsart document class. For example, in the code below the first \section seems to work fine whereas the second doesn't even ...
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How to write character x in math enviroment as Polykov's book?

I am using Latex. I want to write x as in Polykov's book, but I do not konw which font it is. It is like chi, but it is not.
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Kaobook - Changing page & text width?

Being a complete newcomer to LaTeX, I decided to get acquainted with kaobook for a project I'm working on. I got the hang of how it works, but I don't know for the life of me how I'd change the page ...
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Using asciimath syntax or equivalent in latex

Recently I have been using a program called caoutchouc which allows me to write latex with ease, by integrating the asciimath syntax. TLDR it allows you to write somthing like this sum_(i=1)^n i^3=((...
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Load LaTeX packages from configuration file in Asymptote

I have many Asymptote files and they all need the LaTeX package siunitx. One way of doing this is to include the line usepackage("siunitx"); in every single file, but I would like to do this ...
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How can I use the semantic and proof-at-the-end packages simultaneously?

I would like to use the semantic package to write inference rules, and I would also like to use the proof-at-the-end package to put proofs of my theorems in the appendix. However, when I use these two ...
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How can I fix this “LaTeX3 Error” from the proof-at-the-end package?

I copied proof-at-the-end.sty into my working directory and created a simple LaTeX file called mcve.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{proof-at-the-end} \begin{document} Hello, world! \end{...
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pdfTeX cannot handle a new package?

Background I am using a package called "poker" from MIT to draw some poker hands. I have put this package to ~/Library/texmf/tex/latex/. Documentation: Documentation .sty file: sty file Problem ...
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Where does LaTeX check for installed packages?

When I use \usepackage{<package_name>}, what directories does LaTeX check for the .sty file for <package_name>? I'm asking this because I have a set of "configurations" that I always place ...
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Verbatim invalid UTF-8 byte sequence

can someone pls help and show me whats wrong with this. I'm a complete latex noob. Sorry that the text is written in german. The Code shouldnt be the problem I have another file, written in the same ...
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sty file not found on WSL

I want to install fltpage package (https://ctan.org/pkg/fltpage) for my thesis. I'm using Windows 10 LTSC and NVIM v0.3.4 inside Windows subsystem for linux and TeX 3.14159265 (TeX Live 2019) with ...
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\cdot not displaying properly

So I am trying to write the following equation: \begin{equation} \Delta C = \nabla C\cdot \Delta (w_i, b_l) \end{equation} The issue here is that the \cdot command which should show a dot ...
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Battery and resistor symbols into a text

In this moment I have forgotten between many Physics books which I have read, where I have seen the battery and resistance symbols to use when I write a text, an article or a paragraph. I just have ...
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Subfile Sectioning number

So I want to write my Script in LaTex and wanted to Structure it using the Subfile Package. I managed to include it and the main.tex file is working as wanted. My problem now is, that when i want to ...
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How can I upload an updated LaTeX package?

I've modified a LaTeX package I created some years ago. Now I would like to upload the modified package. I tried to use http://www.ctan.org/upload, but I don't understand to which subdirectory to ...
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Package modify font size

I need to create a document and the ideal output would be 12pt calibri fonts with 1.5 line spaces. The created pdf seems like as if it uses the \footnotesize font size instead of the set 12pt. ...
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accessibility.sty not found

I am using the accessibility package via \usepackage[tagged]{accessibility}. However, when I compile my document with XeLaTeX and Texstudio I receive the error File 'accessibility.sty not found'.
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Math symbols not “curvy” and elegant

my visual output looks like As you can see the \in command and the arrows produced a harder output. Here is my preamble, it's a mess, and there are a lot of comments, but I'm trying to clean it up. ...
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Questions bank is generated using probsoln package .I want to use manual selection of questions instead of randomize

I have a written the code of generate question bank.I don't want to use the randomize selection of questions from question bank. I want to select questions myself and generate the quiz or exam paper.
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Package with Optional Float Parameter

I create a new latex template and I require it to have a scale option with a default value. My approach: // Template File \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \ProvidesPackage{Template}[26/04/20 PosterTemplate 1....
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Which package do I need to load to use \todo[inline]

I was recommended the tool \todo[inline] to comment on what still needs to be done. Which package do I need to load to use it? When I googled it, I never found a complete document which declared the ...
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How do I pair questions and solutions together

I have the following scenario. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,addpoints]{exam} \begin{document} begin{flushleft} \begin{questions} \begin{parts} \part[1] %Question 1 Write an algebraic expression for " ...
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How to update a specific package in MikTex console?

In MikTex Console (Windows), I go to its Packages tab, and there's no way to search for a package to install, or update an installed package. When I go to the Updates tab, it says that all packages ...
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Importing luaqd library in LuaTeX

I am looking for easy way to importing lqd or some other similar library in LuaTeX so that It can used in LaTeX. The lmapm library is wriiten by Luiz Figueiredo, one of the authors of the Lua ...
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How can I draw these cones properly without the base exceeding the lines?

I want to draw a 3D shape as shown in the image, but I cannot seem to get the circle/ellipse base of the cones to fit within the lines. The sides should be a tangent to the bottom circle/ellipse. The ...
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How to use only a few commands from a package?

I am writing a quantum mechanics lecture note. So I use \ket{} very often. I also use siunitx package and the package has a command \kelvin. The \kelvin command appears above \ket in the overleaf ...

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