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Which packages and bibliography style do I need to show URL accessed date in BibTeX?

I have generated BibTeX file from a webpage by Zotero. The format I got is: @misc{<>, title = {<>}, shorttitle = {<>}, url = {<>}, abstract = {<>}, ...
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How to install package so texmaker can use it?

I am trying to install the isomath package. I am following method 3 here. The command kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFLOCAL gives me /usr/local/share/texmf I put my isomath.sty which I got from CTAN there ...
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Which LaTeX template and packages are used to make this type of paper?

Paper link: http://www.uphysicsc.com/2017-GM-A-670.pdf Thanks in advance.
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How do I edit the moderncvtheme{classic} style? Detailed description below

How do I remove the lines to the left of both sections, highlight my name in bold (default LaTeX) font and add a list of attached documents at the very end in italics to the right of the word "Anlagen:...
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slashbox.sty not found

I am using Mac OSX and when compiling using TeXShop I get the error ! LaTeX Error: File 'slashbox.sty' not found I have downloaded slashbox.zip from CTAN and placed it in my ~/Applications/Tex ...
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Error when Adding mathtools package

I am writing a report in latex and i need to use cuthesis library (found at http://www.nmai.ca/resources). I don't know why when I add mathtools library, lots of errors are generated. Can you please ...
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How to create a DNA like figure

I would like to create a sequence like the one in slide 5 of this Stanford set of slides on edit distance. I would like something like this: I don't know what package I can use to do this hence, I ...
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Windows MikTeX can't find my .sty file

I posted a question like this earlier but I'm re-asking because I didn't ask properly before. I created a .sty file (preamble.sty) to help clean up my preamble but I'm having trouble actually using ...
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LaTeX can't find my .sty files despite following lots of advice on here [on hold]

I wrote a .sty file to help condense my preamble but I can't get LaTeX to find the file in my computer without copying the .sty file into the folder for each document I am trying to make. I've tried ...
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Trying to generate a list of figures and tables for dissertation

I am in the process of finalizing my dissertation manuscript and can't seem to be able to generate a proper list of figures and a list of tables for the entire dissertation manuscript. I am able to ...
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Adding missing packages

I am using Tex maker distribution of Latex. It is not supporting revtev4.1 and showing some packages are missing . How can add these missing packages ? I am using Tex maker in windows 7 64 bit.
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Bibliography Style elsarticle-num

I am using the \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-num}, for number style citation. How can I obtain the citation [1-5] instead of [1,2,3,4,5]? I have tried the \usepackage[cite] unsuccessful. Can you help ...
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How to install .sty file manually in latex?

When i run the latex program, it shows as 'psfont.sty not found'. How can i fix this problem?. Many .sty file not run in my latex program. Is it possible to install these .sty file manually in latex?
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Installation (or whatever?) problem

Good day to everybody, I'm experiencing a strange problem after a clean installation of MikTex 2.9 + TexMaker. For the sake of clarity I have to say that I have got 2 Mac's with Windows 10 ...
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Generating QR-Codes with the output of another command

I'd like to make QR-Codes with the package qrcode. The QR-Code shall include the output of a different command (from the package latexgit) instead of static text. How can this be done? Minimal ...
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Package or setting required for proper aligned equations

I've installed Tex2png, a PHP-based solution to produce png math images. Simple expressions render fine, but some environments do not (with unhelpful "LaTeX error" messages). It seems my Linux ...
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“Required file tex/latex/arabi/bblopts/cfg is missing” followed by (files not found)

I just installed MikTex 2.9 and Winedt 10.3 on my work computer at the University. When I tried creating my first document in Winedt by using an old preamble that I've used before (running LaTeX first ...
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Problem installing miktex tools bundle

I am trying to do page layout with miktex 2.9 (auctex front end) and am having trouble installing the tools package (in order to use the multicol environment). The hangup right now is that there is ...
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bug in frankenstein?

I cannot get includedocskip in the newclude package to work. As far as I can tell, it requires the allocate option, but this option loads allocate.sto, which uses an InitWheel command that has not ...
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Why do I get an error for not finding an already installed package in TeXmaker?

I am using TeXmaker and I have already installed threeparttable, but when I run the code, I receive an error that the file threeparttable.sty not found. I have the same issue with fullpage package. ...
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Problem in using Xpersian package in the predefined English template file (LaTeX)

I'm trying to compile a "*.tex" file(which contains some Persian words)with "TeXLive" using "XeLaTeX". For example, "Sample.tex" file contains below script which has Persian words. It is running ...
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CTAN package does not appear in TexLive utility

I want to install this package from CTAN, but I can't find it through the TexLive Utility. Why would it not appear, and what can I do about it? (If it's relevant, I'm using MacTex.)
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hierotex by Serge Rosmorduc manual installation

This is my first message to this forum, and you can consider me as a newbie. I have installed MiKTeX 2.9 on windows 8.1 and I'm using LED as editor. Since I need to write hieroglyphs in a way which is ...
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LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `U/bbold/m/n' undefined and LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `U/bbm/m/n' undefined

How can one overcome these warnings for the \bbm and/ or \bbold fonts? I need to use any one of these packages to get (blackboard bold font) \mathbb{h},\mathbb{b} and \mathbb{m}. I searched but didn't ...
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Is there a way to measure demand/interest in a new package before releasing it?

I'm writing a play (specifically, a musical). Scripts have fairly complex and fairly specific formatting demands, so, as a professional LaTeX typesetter, writing it in LaTeX was a no-brainer. There ...
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Footprints symbol in LaTeX

I was wondering if someone knows if there is a foot/feet symbol available in any of latex packages that I could use in my text? I would appreciate any hint. I do really mean a foot/feet icon as in ...
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Chemistry - drawing organic structures using SMILES in Google Docs

Just to get things straight - I am new to LaTeX, but I find it very comfortable to use (and I do it in Google Docs, because besides math, equations) I type a lot of text. I also need to incorporate ...
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pdfx package - incompatibility with bookmark package when using LuaTeX engine

The pdfx package is incompatible with the bookmark package, i.e. the resulting file has no bookmarks when the bookmark package is loaded. I know that the PDF /X standard does not allow any bookmarks, ...
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How to properly use \DeclareOption within a macro

Using \ifthenelse statements I've defined a macro that prints it's value as long as it is different from the value of the previous time it was used. \RequirePackage{xifthen} \def\storedval{} % create ...
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How to install Tikz-cd on MikTex

I have to use tikz-cd package to draw triangular commutative diagram. I have downloaded the tikz-cd package and put the file.sty in the same folder where I have the latex file. Then I wrote \...
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Trying to use minted package and getting error “Package minted Error: You must invoke LaTeX with the -shell-escape flag.” [duplicate]

I am using Windows 8.1, MiKTeX 2.9, TeXstudio. Everything including packages are fully updated. I am trying to compile this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \end{...
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Babel before or after fontspec?

Paying keen attention to package loading order, I wonder if babel should be loaded before or after fontspec. Neither manual carries information on the loading order. Furthermore, there are ...
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Unable to install package with tlmgr: Unknown directive

I wanted to install a package with tlmgr by sudo tlmgr install XCharter but I got the error Unknown directive ...containerchecksum ...
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How to call this or what package is this (picture in post)

I recently saw a picture of someone in an older post. Does anyone know what package this is or how to call it? I mean the 'Chapter-Beginning', the One over the Chaptername.
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automatic todo list with priority hierarchy

I've been using the "easy-todo" package, and looked at the "todo" package, for making todo lists automatically. They allow you to write a \todo{<todo text>}command, which will both show in-text ...
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Compile error on only some devices

This may be a basic question, but I don't have much knowledge about latex. There is a .tex file I'm trying to compile. However some of my colleagues are able to compile it without any error, I get ...
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How do I combine algorithmic and algpseudocode?

I am trying to merge two documents. One has \usepackage[noend]{algpseudocode} and the other has \usepackage[noend]{algorithmic}. It seems I can neither leave one of them out nor have them both. It ...
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Drawing mazes with LaTeX [closed]

I need to know if there is some Tex package that would allow me to draw these kinds of mazes (though preferably 3D): http://www.ratbehavior.org/RatsAndMazes.htm
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Is there a way to create Tex Live or LaTeX virtual environment?

I am looking for a Python-style virtualenv or venv to create a virtual environment where I can install LaTeX packages such that the packages are available to my current LaTeX project only (but not ...
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update .cls for Journal of Acoustical Society of America jasatex->jasatexnew

I am using Lyx 2.3 on Mac High Sierra. Some time ago, the Lyx developers kindly created a class environment for the journal of the acoustical society of america (JASA). There is an updated class ...
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Packages Not Working Properly - need help

I am new to LaTeX and am using the MiKTeX package on Windows 10. I have created one of my first documents in latex and decided to use the amsmath package. The document is as follows: \documentclass{...
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Can I make something like a 'snapshot' of the loaded packages?

Currently may document is not very big, however when using Texworks and have a look at the output prompt what is showing what latex currently does when compiling, nearly 90% of the compilation time it ...
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Is there something to transform automatically an array to a graph?

For instance let say that I have the following simple array: \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|} \hline & SQuAD & SQuAD2.0 & accuracy lost\\ \hline \mbox{cosine distance} & 0.633884 & 0....
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Print out all relevant document information. (Maybe a package?)

I starting to make a table which print out all for me relevant document information in one table like actual paper width, count of words, actual font size actual font type ... Is there maybe a ...
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Lineno package in latex causes warning message

I'm trying to figure out why the line number package in latex causes a warning message. Once I add lineno package in my preamble, I receive the following message: ./lineno.sty: LaTeX Warning: Command ...
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Is there any site that shows me what are older packages which are replaced by newer ones? [duplicate]

Currentyl I am using a template from our university which is from 2010. I added some packages etc. but now I am not sure if there are "duplicates" of packages I am using. For example I have \...
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do we have pypi counterpart in latex?

In python, we can download package from https://pypi.org/ . Do we have some counterpart in latex?
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LaTeX pgf-pie.sty not found

I am using Texmaker with Texlive and the pgf-pie.sty was not found. Normally Texmaker asks if I want to import packages automatically but this time he does not. How do I activate this again? And also ...
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File caption.sty not found

please how can I solve this problem in LaTex: Error File caption.sty not found? I have MikTex on Windows. Thank you very much.
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Package causing blank page for NO reason

After simply adding \usepackage{blochsphere}, an unwanted extra blank page at the beginning of the document is added - what is going on here? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blochsphere} \...