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I couldn't copy and paste these line of codes in my overleaf

$ \def\o{{\tt1}} \def\p{\partial} \def\LR#1{\left(#1\right)} \def\op#1{\operatorname{#1}} \def\trace#1{\op{Tr}\LR{#1}} \def\qiq{\quad\implies\quad} \def\grad#1#2{\frac{\p #1}{\p #2}} \def\c#1{\color{...
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Prescript problem with Bolding in Appendix [closed]

In writing Latex in Pramana J of Phys, there is no problem for prescript whenever I use \usepackage{amsmath,mathtools}. According to the journal format, we have to use the comments, \appendix, \...
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Yet another .sty not found problem, Ubuntu 22.04 + TeXLive-full

I'm sorry if this has already been answered, but I am really getting tired of this kind of error. I am using TeXLive on a Ubuntu 22.04 system (I just did sudo apt install texlive-full to avoid missing ...
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geometry errors

I can't seem to get rid of these errors, sorry for the long preamble but I can't figure out what is causing it, have tried deleting some and it goes awaybut I need them all for my overall document. ...
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Autogenerate cwl file from sty using cli in Windows

I want to automatically generate .cwl files anytime the .sty package content changes, without any IDE opened. I know how to create a folder monitor using FolderChangesView, but I have a problem with ...
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What packages are new to TeXlive 2024? [closed]

As it seems there is no comprehensive document that explains the new changes to TeXlive 2024 (released on 13 March 2024), could anyone address the list of the packages added to this release, and the ...
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Error with installing packages

I'm very new to LaTeX (this is my first time trying to do anything) I keep getting an error that my packages are unable to be read. I was wondering if there was something in the code that was messing ...
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Why does glossaries-extra "\glsxtrshot" is not working while just few lines above in the same paragraph, it does?

As shown in the pics, the \glstrshort doesn't work all the time, more unfortunately, it fails most of the time. Looking at the example of PPD, it works on the top of the first pic, but fails at the ...
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Snapshot/backup of CTAN Miktex packages as of 2020

Ten years ago, some distributors (such as MikTex) provided a download link for an ISO DVD containing a snapshot of all CTAN MikTex packages. For some reasons, I would like a snapshot of (possibly all) ...
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Unable to generate hypdoc.sty [duplicate]

I am new to MikTex. Although I have learnt how to create .sty files and to install them manually, I am unable to generate the hypdoc.sty file. I downloaded the CTAN package which doesn't contain that ...
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Suggest a Practical Roadmap to becoming a TeX/LaTeX expert [duplicate]

What would be a Practical and Optimal Roadmap for a beginner to becoming an expert author or maintainer of a complex and professional LaTeX package?
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how to use quran package with pdflatex compiler?

how to use quran package in TexStudio with pdflatex compiler? Please give me more examples, thanks!!! ... % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{arabtex} \usepackage{...
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\iint already defined [duplicate]

I know this has already been asked a lot, but the previous answers don't seem to help. As the title says, I have an error telling me the commands \iint, \iiint, \iiiint, \idotsint and \openbox are ...
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File of packages in overleaf

I was wondering if there is a way in overleaf, to create a sort of file in wich you put all the packages you're going to use in your project, and then you would just "import" it in your main ...
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Clash of the ctable package with the datetime package if the showdow option is set

Loading the datetime2 package with the showdow option creates a clash with the ctable package, at least for me. Without the showdow option there are no problems. The following MWE shows the error ...
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acronym backlinks from \acro package refer to wrong pagenumber when using different pagenumbering styles [duplicate]

I am trying to set up working backlinks using the acro package and hyperref package. I set make-links in my AC setup and I get a link to first-use page. My document uses \pagenumbering{roman} prior to ...
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Difference betwen .is family and .cd in pgfkeys in the context of package writing?

I am using pgfopts to create my own packages and handle options. .family and .cd can be used to group the package options together, but I am not sure to understand the pros and cons of each approach, ...
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Strange number using hep-math package

I wanted reproduce this image, using hep-math package at the link Diffcoeff turns ordinary derivative into partial derivative but when I put in the x a superscript \sigma to the denominator I see a ...
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Comma in the decimal numbers (Italian notation) [duplicate]

I wanted to ask this question a few months ago, and I don't know if there is a duplicate. I have searched but couldn't find anything. Here there is a minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper,...
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How to Use (Install) the igo (CTAN) Package

Up to a few days ago, all of my knowledge about importing packages was based on using \usepackage{} with the packages installed by whatever distribution you'd end up using. Now, I'm kind of confused ...
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TeXmaker fails to recognize new TeX Live installation

I have an older TeX Live 2019 version installed on macOS (10.12.6). Recently I have installed TeX Live 2023 via MacPorts. I am using Sphinx v7.2.6 for generating a pdf file using command make latexpdf....
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Footnotes and figures exceed margin [duplicate]

I must have messed something up with the packages that I load. Figures and footnotes exceed the margin of the text. Anybody knows why? See the MWE below which includes my full preamble. Some of that ...
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UPDMAP file missing? Trying to install cm-super on MikTeX

I am going through the painful process of trying to install cm-super. I'm following the instructions on the install file. Here is the one I am stuck on: 4.1) [not for VTeX/Free] Instruct dvips and ...
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pdflatex can't find an installed package

I installed texlive on Fedora. I'm trying to move from Overleaf to (Doom) Emacs + AucTeX, and so I downloaded one of my already written files from Overleaf and tried to run it through pdflatex. ...
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Placing custom .sty files on a Dropbox directory [duplicate]

I have recently switched computer (Mac OSVentura) and installed TexLive 1.54. I have my custom .sty files in a Dropbox directory which is sync across devices: ~/Dropbox/software/Tex/texmf/tex/latex/...
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change highlight color in easyReview package or other way

In easyReview package there is a command for highlighting a text. But I so much have tried to change the color of highlight. The default color is yellow but I wanted to have for example darkorange ...
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Must I install cm-super to get a smooth CM Bright font?

I've been using the CM Bright font for some homework assignments. I've found its very pixelated when zooming in. I hope these images display that. I've found a similar post post asking for help, but ...
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When I put an arrow next to a table I get an error

I have a table and I would like to have an arrow on the right, but I get this error "Extra \right. $\right\Uparrow". How do I fix it? I use tikz package and graphicx. Here's the code: \begin{...
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Install MiKTeX packages copy/pasting

I don't have admin rights, getting the repository online is blocked and are not allowed to bypass it and I cannot put a USB drive on my computer. I do have MiKTeX installed (but basic so no package ...
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How to have ONLY one symbol from a certain package without it affecting the rest of the document

{Disclaimer: I am a noob at LaTeX and coding} I want to use a symbol from the package "oz". It is the $\fcmp$ symbol. When I have \usepackage{oz} in my document however, it changes almost ...
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Usepackage from a superdirectory

I have several folders/subdirectories (within a main directory) having a Tex projects (of their own) that require a single style file that is in the main directory. Rather than having a copy of the ...
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Istgame package, error when trying to replicate a dynamic game

I have tried to replicate a dynamic game with incomplete information but I am having a lot of problems creating and generating the code, please help. This is the procedure I have done, it looks a bit ...
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Different font packages besides mathbb [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX. I only know of the mathbb package since that one is ubiquitous. I am trying to replicate this typeface here. Can someone please tell me what package to use for this? And from where ...
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Download old versions of RevTeX

I am trying to compile a very old document (c. 1995) which used \documentstyle[aps,eqsecnum,prc]{revtex} -- is there anywhere I can download such a style file?
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Why does my TexMaker output have this terrible kerning?

I am writing a research article using TexMaker. The article uses the following packages as preamble: \ifx\directlua\undefined\ifx\XeTeXcharclass\undefined \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Table caption is not showing

I have the following issue in overleaf: I'm using the CAIM_sciendo_open_article_BY4 class, and the caption in the table \begin{table}[H] \centering \caption{Physical parameters of polypropylene} \...
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Siunitx: formatting range

Following this, I obtain \sisetup{ range-phrase=— } \SIrange{40}{50}{\liter} 40 L—50 L Is there a way that can give me output in this format? 40—50 L
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mystyle.sty not found [duplicate]

I created a .sty file that includes many different packages and new commands that I already use. I put mystyle.sty file here: /usr/local/texlive/2022/texmf-dist/tex/latex/mystyle/mystyle.sty ...
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Cannot show my graph when I use the package for the conference

I'm going to take part in this conference and editing the paper using the recommended package and template which you can download from the same page (see Submission Instruction) Here's the problem: ...
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Create new LaTeX environment

I'm writing a text using the document-class tufte-book and I want to create some new environments in order to do example and insights. Until now I used the package mdframed, but I noticed that with ...
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Apostrophes In Latex [duplicate]

in my text apostrophes are showing as an ascent. The only way I found to input apostrophes is by the command \textquotesingle. But, common, the text will be horrible to read and write needing to input ...
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File `dashrule.sty' not found (error message)

While my latex project (including multiple .tex file as different chapters) is complied using Overleaf website (LualaTex) without error, however when I try to compile it using Texmaker and TeXstudio, ...
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How can I provide a bibliography file along with a package?

My general question is: How can I provide a bibliography file along with a package? To be more precise: I want to write a package specialBib.sty that contains its own bib-file specialBibFile.bib. How ...
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How can I install DL_thesis_v2016 package

I am working on a latex document which does give me the error of DL_thesis_v2016.sty is not found. I am not able how to fix this error and install this package to get things working. I appreciate ...
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Installing (and updating) TeXLive packages from behind a Firewall?

I downloaded & installed a minimal TeXLive 2023 on a (Windows) machine I'm working. Now, I want to install a bunch of packages. However - this machine is behind a rather nastily restrictive ...
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How to obtain these visual effects for headers without using Tikz?

I recently saw a document, which was created by Adobe Photoshop PDF. I mimicked its basic visual structure here with LaTeX: My question is about the colored underlying parts: I used (non-tweaked, ...
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How to update dvisvgm to the last release not yet availble in texlive 2023

In my previous question about creating svg file with the animate package it is sugested that I upgrade dvisvgm to version 3.1 which is available on ctan but not in texlive 2023. Unfortunately I don't ...
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! ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced! On latex studio

I faced the following message when I run my latex studio file. This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592653-2.6-1.40.25 (TeX Live 2023) (preloaded format=pdflatex 2023.9.26) 14 NOV 2023 13:51 entering ...
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Question regarding microtype package

I am using the inofficial thesis template from my university. However, when I compile I get several warnings in the manner of Package microtype Warning: tracking amount list `output.tex/85' will ...
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Package conflict between regexpatch and newpxtext

The new version of newpxtext seems to load xpatch, which would conflict with packages that use regexpatch. Is there some way to fix this? For example, is it possible to prevent xpatch from being ...
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