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song structure in songs package [closed]

I am new to the songs package and I have some questions. indexing in overleaf "splitting" the chorus song structure Thanks in advance I wish to create an index. I went through the answers ...
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Glossary like terms without real glossary

Is there a package like glossaries which will allow me to define some terms in a symilar way: \newglossaryentry{foo}{name={foo operator},...} so it will be possible to use it in the similar way \gls{...
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Cannot fix: ! LaTeX Error: File `pdflscape.sty' not found

I am using tinytex, Windows 10, R Studio install.packages("tinytex") tinytex::install_tinytex() and keep seeing the following error when I try to run a .Rmd file which contains \usepackage{...
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How do I suppress the warning "Command \@endpbox has changed." caused by loading the cellspace package?

Here is my MWE (LuaLaTeX): \documentclass[% % draft, twoside, DIV=15, % division factor BCOR=12.5mm, % binding correction ]{scrbook} % 11pt, a4paper (default) \usepackage[ automark, % footheight=18pt ]...
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MetaPost: mpost and plain.mp

Am I right that 'pure' MetaPost (mpost), without plain.mp, knows only primitive commands? So that MetaPost compiler + plain.mp is like a pure TeX + PlainTeX or TeX + any other macros package? Is it ...
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How to ensure a package doesn't break a document because of names clashes?

I need to add refs to a very old book. This book contains many macros redefined like \ref. I'm afraid that adding hyperref may break something that is already there. Can I add a package but wrap it ...
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Why won't MiKTeX load some packages?

I am using the latest versions of MiKTeX and Texmaker. MiKTeX won't load revtex4-1 and aastex61, both of which are standard class packages. Any suggestions for what to do?
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TexLive Update to Individual Package Problem

I am using the TexLive 2020 distribution, running on Ubuntu 20.04.2 via Windows Subsystem for Linux 1 (WSL1) on Windows 10, if that matters. I just noticed that the package siunitx has had a major ...
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How do I import these three specific symbols from mathabx?

I would like to use the symbols \smalltriangleup, \smalltriangledown and \blacktriangleup from mathabx. The problem is that if I use the mathabx package, some of the other symbols change (like \infty ...
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Which package is used for typesetting this? (theoretical computer science)

With which package can I achieve the below picture?
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Plain TeX cannot find eplain

I just started using TeX on Linux after using it on macOS successfully for many years. I managed to get it installed, and after adding the following lines to my ~/.zshrc, I can compile documents fine. ...
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Good combination of sans serif font text and math mode using beamer class

Starting from this MWE, \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usecolortheme[RGB={063,098,031}]{structure} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{cmbright,...
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All section heading sans serif font overleaf

I'm using overleaf and trying to get the body to use the serif version of Alegreya, but the titles and headings to use the sans. Quite a few questions about this, but didn't find the solution. Looked ...
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Why does the inclusion of \hyperref cause rendering problems in MWE

% %------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ % \documentclass[english,11pt]{book} %---------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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\AtBeginDocument + \usetikzlibrary + remember picture = undefined \savepicturepage

I'm writing a package that first checks whether the tikz package is loaded, then add some tikz libraries However, this package has a conflict with "remember picture, overlay" option of ...
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Children book/picture book template

I got inspired by the book "Newtonian Physics for Babies" and other books by Chris Ferrie. So I wanted to gift a children book to someone in my family. The book will be a first encounter ...
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How do I download .sty file on Windows

I need to use a tex template with *.sty file. The problem is, that whenever I try to download the *.sty file, it is saved as *.sty.txt and TexStudio can't find it, as it is not .sty. There must be ...
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Problem With Xtocinc.sty With Latest Miktex v4.4 Not Displaying Correctly Tableofcontents

Problem With Package Xtocinc.sty or Something Else Hello everyone here I have compiled a thesis file successfully in latex with latest Miktex console 4.4 but still not getting correct formatting in ...
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texshade: Error ! Paragraph ended before \inf@@get was complete

I am trying to get multiple alignments to render with texshade but it seems that there is a problem with the package. When trying to use a file the following is output to the console: Runaway ...
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Package mcite not working in Bibtex with a specific style format

I need to write two references with one entry only in my bibliography. I have to use the following style file (https://jhep.sissa.it/jhep/help/JHEP/TeXclass/DOCS/JHEP.bst) but when in my document I ...
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halloweenmath package not working

I am trying to use the symbols from the halloweenmath package for a deck of slides. It works if I only define a symbol once or twice, but compilation fails (both on MikTeX and Overleaf) when too many ...
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Conflict between hyperref and etoolbox packages

I'm trying to compile a file using hyperref to get hyperlinks and etoolbox, for I want a specific setup for theorems that I actually found here (https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/424034/248426). However,...
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How do I reduce the size of inference rule?

I am using package mathpartir, with environment mathpar. In the environment I am using command \inferrule to write down some inference rules. The problem is that this rules are just too big, and I ...
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Can I use a package (passing it options) in a class definition which can also be used (with \usepackage, more options) in a document?

I'm writing a document class for my faculty. Most users will be relatively casual, non-expert with LaTeX and I want to cause them minimal fuss and work when using the class. In service of this, I ...
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Compilation in TeXworks: "LaTeX Error: File `listings-python.prf' not found."

I'm working on a collaborative LaTeX project. While compiling the pdf with Windows 10 and TeXworks, I noticed this issue: ! LaTeX Error: File `listings-python.prf' not found. Type X to quit or <...
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What packages I need to add this style to my books?

I want to imitate this style(chapter in letters, two lines, and the chapter's title in the middle of the lines like the image) in my books and documents with chapters. Any tips? Thanks in advance.
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Installing packages on PopOS with TeXLive's tlmgr

I am trying to install tcolorbox package but getting this, I am using PopOS $tlmgr install tcolorbox (running on Debian, switching to user mode!) (see /usr/share/doc/texlive-base/README.tlmgr-on-...
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How can Overleaf handle \subfloat and subfigure environment together?

I have written a paper in overleaf and used \subfloat and subfigure environment at the same time. I only included \usepackage{subcaption}. When I wanted to compile it on the local computer, it says: ...
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How can I get the stix symbol \triangleplus?

I asked this question before. How can I get the symbol "plus inside triangle" and "plus inside downtriangle" without interfere with the other symbols I am using? At that time I can ...
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Problem with package bm

I have a problem with the package bm, and there may be a conflict with other packages. Or, maybe, I don't understand how this package works. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \...
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How does "\usepackage[table]{xcolor}" compare to "\usepackage{xcolor}" in terms of features provided?

How does "loading a package with no arguments" e.g. \usepackage{xcolor} compare to "loading a package with an argument" e.g. \usepackage[table]{xcolor} ?! In other words, are the ...
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Autocomplete custom .sty when calling \usepackage

I have created a custom package, say mystuff.sty, and followed the steps here regarding placing the file in the adequate directory. The new TXMF root directory is in my Dropbox, although I don't think ...
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How to make LaTeX package globally available and easy modifiable?

I am drawing math images using TikZ and have recently realised that I want to build my own package/s (in the form of a .sty-file) which can be used for all new documents. In this I for example want to ...
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Additional space with decimal numbers [duplicate]

I know that using this MWE \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} $s=1,0\, \text{m}$ \end{document} it gives me a bad spacing between the comma and the 0. In fact ...
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Error while making a new command

I am making a new command which goes something like this \newcommand{\resumeSubheading}[4]{ \vspace{-2pt}\item \begin{tabular*}{1.0\textwidth}[t]{l@{\extracolsep{\fill}}r} \textbf{#1} &...
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Which extent of Latex functionality/packages is available in Pandoc

The Pandoc tool is available online at https://pandoc.org/try I use it for my conversions. Although, I am not sure whether it reflects the same capabilities as offline tool which you have to download: ...
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Adjusting spacings and alignments in tableau using BookTabs, NiceMatrix and Array packages

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{array,booktabs,nicematrix} \definecolor{yesgreen}{HTML}{AFFA6A} \definecolor{nored}{HTML}{E04B14} \def \cagewidthW {0....
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Propagator notation

How can I use the following kind of notation in LaTeX?
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My \usepackage{stata} is giving me an error on LaTeX

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{...
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How do I add this .sty to my document

So I have been trying to add this .sty file to my texmaker http://www.actual.world/resources/tex/sty/ND.sty, but I have no idea what to do with this link? Should I just copy and paste the text into a ....
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How to redraw and finish a control diagram?

I'm trying to draw a block, but I don't understand the package schemabloc, I whish to quit the last block to the right and left it as the example. Perhaps this can be done with pgfplots and blocks, ...
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Installing LaTeX packages using CLI and a list text [duplicate]

I want to create an installation batch file that will automatically install several LaTeX packages from a given list, e.g. in a TXT file. I use MikTeX 2.9 on Window 10. What is the command line (i.e. ...
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Passing options across multiple style files

I load a package, say aaa.sty, from a main document. In aaa.sty, I also load a package, say bbb.sty. The reason why I maintain two style files is that aaa.sty is in the TeX default folder, and bbb.sty ...
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Latex error: File tgtermes.sty not found

I installed BasicTex.pkg in OS X to generate pdf file of a sphinx documentation. When I ran make latexpdf, it throws the error LaTeX Error: File tgtermes.sty' not found`. I tried to install it using ...
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What is the best native Latex package for plotting?

I am fairly new to Stackexchange so please excuse for any stupid questions. Could you please recommend me the best package for plotting which gives quality output for a book. Thanks!
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How do I merge different .sty files?

I have multiple small .sty files like 'layout.sty' or 'table.sty' and I want to create one 'main.sty' file that summarizes everything. Optionally I would like to have the ability of passing down ...
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Use command once only

Let me straight to the idea: I want to create a customed document format for diary and journal writting purpose. The ideas is pretty simple, one of them is: I will create a note command that will ...
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Getting the package options as a lua string, and allow arbitrary package options

I am making a lualatex-based class, which will be a thin wrapper around a lua library. I would like to use the luakeys package to process my options in lua, and would like to avoid declaring options. ...
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newtxmath package changing all math font

I have used newtxmath package and experienced some issues, the package is changing the math font in my entire document. Is there a way to use this package for one symbol so its only available locally, ...
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Base file for certain formatting

I'm interested in making a latex text and using the following template as shown below: This text is in Portuguese, the "Sumário" translation is the Summary, and the "Introdução" ...

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