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What color code is it in \textcolor? How can I get the same color as text?

What color is this? I tried \textcolor{orange}{text} but it gives slightly lighter color. How can I get similar color as the above image text provably efficient exploration and function approximation?
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Thanksgiving Latex Package?

Does anyone know a cute Thanksgiving Latex package? I used to use the halloweenmath package to make cute ghost proof symbols on my homework, but now Halloween is over...
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How to manually install pgfornament in LaTeX Live 2015?

I need to manually install the pgfornament package into my 2015 TexLive installation, on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, a very old version of the Mac OS). It's the first time that I want to manually install ...
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Error using mcode for importing Matlab code into LaTeX

I want to import import matlab code into my latex document: Consider the following code: \documentclass[bibliography=totoc,toc=sectionentrywithdots,DIV=10, parskip=half, 12pt, captions=...
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A common way to contribute copyrighted images?

I'm writing a script about art & mathematics with a lot of pictures that I must contribute copyright. I would not like to put the copyrights in the caption, is there a usual way to attribute ...
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Problems installing revtex - 'revtex4-2.cls not found'

I am using TeX Maker with texlife on Windows 10 and I want to install the revtex package (as I want to use the APS style in LaTeX). I followed the description here and downloaded the corresponding zip ...
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Why can I not use the “superiors” package with any options?

I am trying to compile the following document: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[supstfm=libertinesups,supscaled=1.2,raised=-.13em]{superiors} \begin{document} a \end{document} The ...
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What alternatives are there to allrunes for displaying futhark?

The February 2020 release of LaTeX introduced a \swdefault command for working with "swash" text which, unfortunately, breaks the allrunes package, which has a \swdefault command of its own. ...
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What does the \usepackage {nimbusmononarrow} command do?

I know what the command \usepackage{} does but I don't know what kind of package nimbusmononarrowis.
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How can I browse CTAN packages by date?

I would like to browse CTAN to find font packages added recently. Can I do thin on CTAN or using any kind of software?
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Getting a specific old version of a package as a .sty file

The Problem I'm trying to submit a manuscript to a journal hosted on mc.manuscriptcentral.com, which, as far as I can tell, use a very old TexLive distribution. Naturally, this is out of my control. ...
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Editors (TexStudio ) can't find package despite being installed by TexLive 2020

Good Morning/Evening to all, I'm new to Latex and so I've installed TexLive 2020 plus TeXstudio on my Ubuntu 20. Everything seems to be Ok, however, I keep getting errors in TeXStudio that package ...
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patch failed error for ACL 2020 sty file in overleaf pro

How should I fix this tex/overleaf error? It pertains to the following piece of code below in acl2020.sty file. % DK/IV: Workaround for annoying hyperref pagewrap bug \RequirePackage{etoolbox} \...
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minted not finding pygments.sty after --shell-escape set

when I run pygmentize -V in my terminal I get Pygments version 2.3.1, (c) 2006-2017 by Georg Brandl. my Options -> Configure TexStudio -> Commands -> PdfLaTeX is set to pdflatex -synctex=1 -...
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Is there any package or document class for a 79.50 ± 0.50 (W) mm x dia 83.00 mm paper roll (thermal printer)?

I would like to use latex to print out receipts with a thermal printer (~80mm width paper roll). I searched for an existing package, tutorial etc. but couldn't find anything. If there is anything like ...
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Best package(s) for making sticky labels?

I’m looking to print sheets of sticky labels. There seem to be plenty of packages designed for this, or for sufficiently similar purposes that they can be straightforwardly used for this: labels, ...
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Numeric citations using \usepackage{jmlr2e}

Is it possible to use the package jmlr2e, but have this type of reference? and citations like [1] instead this: and author-date citations.
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What's wrong with Libertine + MnSymbol + newtxmath?

There's something really wrong with this combination: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} \begin{document} sdfsdfsldkfsld skdj ...
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How to use command \chapter with customised looks in report

i'm new to latex. I met recently a problem at using \chapter from report class. When I use the \chapter{Introduction}, it will turn out as the following. but I want to have the form like 1 Introdution ...
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Scribbled out crossed out text

How would one be able to reproduce the scribbling of text in LaTeX? Something like this superimposed on text: Ideally: latex code: % using the four scribble patterns (top to bottom) \bigscribble{Can}...
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How to know if my file is inserted correctly `glyphtounicode`

In several suggestions for making pdflatex output copy-and-pasteable, is part of the suggestion to insert the code, \input glyphtounicode.tex \pdfgentounicode=1 \pdfcompresslevel=0 TeXstudio marks in ...
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Correct preamble with T1 font encoding

I am wondering if I have set up a correct preamble. In particular I must use T1 encoding, because I am writing in Portuguese. \documentclass[english,portuguese]{article} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} ...
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tipfr package: how to write some buttons (request: only pdfLaTeX)

Related of this my previous question here: Search for a package to generate graphic displays of calculators I'm searching to write something as \sin^{-1} for my students similar to this picture taken ...
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Error in execution of TeXstudio?

I am working in TeXstudio 3.0.1 ,I am just the beginner I first install the miktex 2.9 then I install the TeXstudio 3.0.1 , after this I call all the required packages which are all in used in my old ...
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Beginner trying to use \usepackage[all]{xy} command

I've been using LaTeX for a while now (all throughout my undergrad in math) but now my graduate professors/coauthors are sharing latex files with me via dropbox and I can't get them to compile in my ...
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Cannot install R packages in the Knitr environment Overleaf

I am trying to write my R code directly in my Overleaf document using knitR. However, this message pops up when I run the following code:
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Increase and decrease horizontal overline and the vertical distance

If I have this MWE, \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} \[\overline{\left(\frac{a}{b}\right)}\] \end{document} it is possible increase (without to use a rule-...
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missing tocstyle.sty file

I've recently installed Miktex, but when I try to edit a styles.sty file (which includes a toc), it gives me the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `tocstyle.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <...
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When and how are commands in the argument of \AtBeginDocument evaluated?

This question is motivated as a followup to this one, where I ran into an issue with subtle differences in execution order between a usepackage command and AtBeginDocument. To simplify the discussion, ...
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How to get rid of horizontal line in moderncv? [duplicate]

In the beginning of each section in the moderncv package there is a horizontal line. I cannot figure out where to find the code to modify/ get rid of it. e.g. https://de.overleaf.com/articles/asma-...
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How to properly put two pages onto one using pdfjam?

I usually want to include two pages onto one in landscape format for printing, and I use pdfjam for that. However, what I notice is that it leaves a lot of empty white-space above and below, and it ...
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SOLVED A little problem with fancyhdr `\leftmark` in `article` document

I am having a problem with the \leftmark command of the fancyhdr package. This is a tex sample \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \lhead{} \rhead{\leftmark} ...
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How to make standalone package available by my LaTeX installation?

I want to use LaTeX notes in Xournal++ on Ubuntu to annotate on .pdf. However when I click on insert a LaTeX formula, I got: Could not find LaTeX package 'standalone'. Please install standalone (...
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File l3backend-pdftex.def Not Found, even after installing l3backend

I've seen the previous threads on this error such as this thread and this and carried out the instructions here. So that being said, I've installed l3backend through MikTex Console and I still receive ...
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command diffp: index on a variable for partial derivative bug?

Consider the following, with the package: \usepackage[thinc]{esdiff} $\diffp*{A}{k}{Q_L}>0$ The code compiles. However with: $\diffp*{A}{Q_L}{k}>0$ It returns me "A left brace was ...
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Command `\Bbbk' already defined. …ol{\Bbbk} {\mathord}{AMSb}{"7C} when I try to run the mnras_template.tex

Command `\Bbbk' already defined. ...ol{\Bbbk} {\mathord}{AMSb}{"7C} when I try to run the mnras_template.tex It worked at first and then is updated some of the packages and now it will not run ...
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Where do I add new .sty files to TexStudio?

I downloaded TexStudio a long time ago and have since forgot where everything is, since everything has been working fine. However, a current project requires me to put in a new .sty file that I don't ...
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tex file showing big size but no code when opened

I was typing out my final year report when I hit compile and suddenly my whole computer shut down. When I booted it up and opened the 100kb tex file with TexStudio, the editor was completely empty and ...
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A small display of a scientific calculator

Starting from LCD package (one page) of documentation, looking in particular this question where there is the long code of @Thomas F. Sturm (here):, \documentclass[openany,10pt]{book} \usepackage{...
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Screaming ghost symbol in tex

I recently came across this screaming ghost graphic in the book of "The Elements of Statistical Learning". I searched for tex packages for this but could not find one. Are there any ...
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Connection without arrow

Consider the code \documentclass[border=4pt]{standalone} \usepackage{schemabloc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \sbEntree{E} \sbBloc[0]{B1}{1}{E} \sbBloc[3]{B2}{2}{B1} \sbRelier{...
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How to solve “command \f already defined” error when running ling-macros package

I'm typesetting my paper (linguistics) and it ran fine in XeLaTeX until I used the ling-macros package, which should have been working fine, given it's not a new package and I've found no similar ...
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Other typologies of brackets using spalign package

If I have this MWE created with spalign package, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{spalign} \begin{document} \[ \def\spalignendline{\cr} \spalignrun{\...
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How to create a autocomplete list for my own packages in TeXstudio?

After learning how to create my own commands and how to make them available in TeXstudio through a autocomplete list with a .cwl file, I could not do the same with packages files I created with those ...
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Errors using the exam class

I'm running latex 3.14 on OSX 10.15.6 (Catlina) ✗ latex --version pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.21 (TeX Live 2020) kpathsea version 6.3.2 Copyright 2020 Han The Thanh (pdfTeX) et al. There is NO warranty....
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command \todo already defined, but where? Could I overwrite?

I got this error when compiling recipe "pdflatex->bibtex->pdflatex x2" on the visual studio code of windows10. LaTeX Error: Command \todo already defined. Or name \end.....
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Table with a description section

Am having some problems with xltabular package when trying to draw this table, the problem when I try to make other tables the result will be like the first one, but when I delete the package from my ...
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Unable to load multicol package on Texmaker

When I put \usepackage{multicol} in the preamble marks me an error "Missing \begin{document}". And when I put it down the \begin{document} line, it says that it only can be used in preamble. ...
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MiKTeX command similar to LaTeX?

I often use \LaTeX command but now looking for a command that produces the similar output for MiKTeX. Does it exist?
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Tasks package doesn't work [closed]

I'm having problems with the tasks package. Just with a very simple code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tasks} \begin{document} hola \end{document} I get this log-file ! LaTeX3 Error: Unknown ...

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