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How to determine “option clash for package … \usepackage”

My code so far: \documentclass[]{my-document} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage[a4paper,landscape,margin=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \...
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Identify basic packages required to create PDF from tex file without installing MikTex software

My product has a requirement for latex support. I do not want to install MikTex on the client machine(because if I include it, the setup size is too large). I want to identify the basic set of files ...
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buzzword overview solutions (word cloud) [duplicate]

Is there anything out there I easily can create a buzzword overview with? A Package or templates? (buzzword overview := bunch of words, horizontally and vertically squeezed together in different ...
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Latex structure preamble [closed]

What is the best way to separately store a config file with all the packages, commands etc. that come before the \begin{document}. I think this is called a preamble. Currently I have a main.tex file ...
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Cyrillic encoding problem in a bad style template

I have encountered curious problem. I am playing with a paper manuscript. The journal has its own style for submission, say, bad_template.sty which I am trying for the template manuscript (both the ....
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! Package bookmark Error: Undefined style `print'

I am trying to compile my latex file and i have a very strange error, does anyone know about this ? ! Package bookmark Error: Undefined style `print'. l.619 \ProcessKeyvalOptions* Please give your ...
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pdflatex required files for a language (Chinese,Japanese)

I am new to LaTeX and struggling with understanding of userpackages, .sty, .tfm, etc files. I have a requirement to create PDF with latex equations in Spanish,Chinese and Japanese. What I have tried ...
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Using TikZ package in TexStudio [duplicate]

Im trying to use the package TikZ by inserting \usepackage{TikZ} into my preamble on TexStudio however it keeps coming up with the error that TikZ.sty is not found. I have MiKTeX and have checked the ...
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Historical version of xeCJK package

I installed texlive on 11 Aug ,2017, and I accidentally updated the xeCJK package to the latest edition yesterday, now I need a xeCJK package that matches my version, could you please send me a link ...
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Supporting style files of tex file

The journal asked me to provide them "supporting files so they will be able to uploading the same. They asked me to send them the tex file and the style files of the tex file". I sent them all the ...
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LaTeX Error: File `el-author.cls' not found

\documentclass[twocolumn]{el-author} \makeatletter\if@twocolumn\PassOptionsToPackage{switch}{lineno}\else\fi\makeatother \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%...
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Use contour package in tufte-book title

I want to use \coutour for the title of a tufte-book document. Here's the codes: \newcommand*{\myfont}{\fontfamily{qzc}\selectfont} \newcommand{\undertitle}[1]{ \gdef\undertitle{#1} }% \...
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How to install the millennial package in miktex (Windows)

Well, there are some questions about how to install packages that are not in the package repository. The most famous probably is this. I'm traying to install the package millennial (you can see this ...
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incompatible mcexam and comment packages?

I need a help in the following code> I don't know what is the issue exactly !! \documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{comment} % set fonts \...
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makecell conflicts with xcolor [duplicate]

In this minimum working example, makecell conflicts with the table option inside the xcolor package. However, it does not conflict on the system of one of my friends although we have exactly the same ...
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Print specimen of a given font

Is there a package witch allow the printing of a “specimen”¹ of a given font? I don’t search to print just a neutral table like what \xfonttable{} do. But something more human readable, witch will ...
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Still not finding the .sty file even after package installation and refreshing file name database!

I am a beginner to LaTeX. Problem started when I was typing some equation in TeXstudio and faced problem regarding missing packages, specifically the .sty file. I looked upto some videos on the ...
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Install TeX live and package offline and without root access

I use a old red hat distribution offline (no internet connexion) and I don't have root privilege, only some repository that I can work with. I would like to install a newer TeX live version and some ...
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File not found during package manual installation [duplicate]

I have an issue with installing manually a package (subfig) to be able to use it A quick chronology of events to properly illustrate the issue: → I downloaded MiKTeX 2.9 and started learning LaTex ...
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Lettrine package

Hi¡ I want to use the package Lettrine. More specifically, I want to produce a text like this: I take the image from another question and the code is \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Installing gemini theme for beamerposter in MikTeX [duplicate]

I am trying to use the gemini theme for beamerposter. I have referenced the answers in How can I manually install a package on MiKTeX (Windows) and created a local package directory (for miktek). I ...
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Software Documentation Dot-Operator/Period Hyphenation

I'm still new-ish to latex, and I'm trying to document some software using the tool. I'm referencing local terms that are long and contain periods/dot-operators. I know how/why Latex doesn't like to ...
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Use a specific type of font for writing a thesis [duplicate]

I am using Texmaker (book class) to write my thesis, I want to use the font like in the image below: can someone tell me what is the type of the font in the image and how can I declare it in latex.
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Referencing parent(s) of labels

I'm trying to reference a label's parent so it outputs something like "Section, Subsection" or "Section, Subsection, Subsubsection". I've come close with smartref by doing the following: \usepackage{...
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Issue with \@ifl@ter and expl3 date style

I use MiKTeX on windows and am currently having trouble loading expl3. I recently updated the LaTeX3 packages. The following code is sufficient to generate the error: \documentclass{article} \...
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Does uft8 mean size 8 font?

Does \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} specify the font to be size 8? I don't think so, but just wanted to confirm. And if it doesn't, how do I determine the fontsize of my document when given the ...
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Can't figure out how to indent with the packages

I'm trying to write my personal statement, and I used some new packages to format it. I can't figure out why it won't let me indent the paragraphs. I've tried \par, \hspace, etc, but I've had no luck. ...
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LaTeX Error: File `enumitem.sty' not found

I'm using the enumitem package, by typing \usepackage{enumitem} in the preamble, so when I compile my PDF two pop-up pages appear in order to install it. I click on "Install" for both however then the ...
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How convert a .bib file to web of science or scopus fomart?

I have a list of paper in .bib format which can be open by mendeley. I want to make them readable for metaknowledge package which is a python library for creating and analyzing scientific metadata. ...
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Fixing the appearance of the vector while keeping pas-math and mathptmx in any order?

This is MWE. It works fine if I delete mathptmx. But I want to use that font as well. Please let me know if you find any solution for me. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathptmx} \usepackage{...
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\hypersetup options 'pdftoolbar' and 'pdfmenubar' have no effect

I tried to use in my latex document some \hypersetup options, but they don't work. The options are: pdftoolbar=true pdfmenubar=true \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage{...
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How to install a package from a local repository?

I am unable to connect to the package repository server using MiKTeX due to a proxy error. How would I go about installing a package from a local repository? I am trying to install the package beamer. ...
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How to make the switch from LaTeX to ConTeXt [duplicate]

I've heard and read much about ConTeXt and Metafun and there are tempting arguments to switch. But i still feel intimidated thinking about switching from my current LaTeX-environment, which includes ...
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Replacing words [closed]

How do I replace a frequent word in my text? For example, if I want to change all words (transactions) in the reference section to (Tran.) using one command.
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Back link all headings with respective TOC entry

I came across a PDF which mutually links TOC entries and the headings present in the text body. It was created using Adobe Indesign. If I am reading the book and need to take a look at the TOC I can ...
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Esami package - reducing space between answers in a multiple choice test

I would like to reduce the space between different answers in a multiple choice test. Here is my code: \newproblem{ \fbox{% \parbox{\textwidth}{% \item In base ai principi della dinamica, in un ...
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Is there a package manager for latex that allows you to specify and install just the dependencies?

I was wondering if there's anything in the LaTeX world that's similar to npm for JS and pipenv for Python. I'm setting up Continous Integration on some of my projects and it seems like overkill to: ...
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Spacing between lines + unable to install package [closed]

I need to increase the spacing between lines for my thesis. It seems like "setspace" is what I have to use (\usepackage{setspace}) but i get... The required file tex\latex\setspace\setspace.sty is ...
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A symbol imported from the ifsym package is not recognized

I found a symbol that I am interested in in the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbols list, where it is noted that the symbol is part of the ifsym package. However, when I try to use the symbol, thus: \...
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sty file not found

I am trying to compile a template I have just downloaded but installation on the fly does not work, so I have tried to follow as explained here: MikTeX 2.9, install packages on the fly? but then I ...
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Package microtype has no effect

The package "microtype" seems to have no effect, especially the tracking for small caps. I work with Texmaker. \documentclass[11pt,draft]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How can I add a line of text to a umlpackage in TikZ-UML?

The documentaion says I can add classes and other packages inside a package. But I want to add simple texts. How can I do that? I want something like this: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{umlpackage}{...
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How do I make a Young tableau whose entries have subscripts?

I am using the youngtab package I tried something like: \young{{a_1}{a_2}{a_3},{b_1}} but I cannot get it to work. I tried passing in \textrm but those are not recognized either. The more ...
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How to set path to a .tex in preamble (texmaths)?

I'd like to set up the installation of two packages (scratch which requires simplekv) to be used with texmaths. The preamble in texmaths is : % LaTex Compiler \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Right way to address class/package incompatibility?

I've encountered an incompatibility between a class file and a package (specific details below). I have tracked down the problem to the point that I can add one \let inside a longer \def in the ...
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Accentuation in LaTeX

Because my LaTeX is accentuating itself, without using the [utf8]{inputenc} packages, I've already removed it from scratch. I've reinstalled both TeX Live and TeXstudio, but it's still the same. Does ...
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texlive doesn't find installed packages

I installed texlive-full from the install-tl script. Most things work fine, but it seems that texlive is looking for packages which are already installed in the wrong directory. The following error ...
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How to reuse a command inside another environment

For my own needs, I am writing a package holding some environments definitions. I also have some commands that I want to be available only inside these environments. So I define these commands inside ...
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a file use usepackage mathtimy

A file used package like that : \usepackage{times,amsmath,mathtimy} making pdf show error: "mathtimy.sty" How can i fix this problem? I have search the "mathtimy.sty" but not found on internet....
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“Esami” package: \randestrai and \sqrt not working together?

The \randestrai command from the "esami" package allows to define a set of elements to randomly choose within, such as a set of formulas. It works with formulas including latex commands inside, for ...