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{packages} is about packages in general, e.g. about choosing, installing or using packages. For questions about writing packages, choose {package-writing} instead. If your question concerns a specific package, choose its name as tag. For {document-classes} or {templates} use the respective tag.

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Package Fancyhdr warning [duplicate]

I use the TexMaker compiler but I'm getting this warning: Package Fancyhdr Warning: \headheight is too small (52.5pt): Make it at least 74.90376pt. How to solve?
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Why does latex say my package is not found?

I installed the basic LaTeX edition for Mac. I used the package manager ttlmgr to install relsize and bbm. For some reason the package relsize is found but not bbm... Any idea what goes wrong? (note:...
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Installing a .sty package in MiKTeK

I've spent two days trying to install manually the cite.sty package in MiKTeX when nothing worked except putting it in the same directory as my .tex file. I run windows. I found the MiKTeX options (...
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Young tableau in figure caption

Is there a way to insert a Young diagram or tableau inside a figure caption, using either the youngtab or ytableau packages, or otherwise? The simple synthax of just adding - say - $\yng(3)$ does ...
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Writing a book chapter with given .sty file

I am totally new to writing with Latex or Tex. I have only written one article before using LyX editor. At that time I had a predefined template present in LyX. This time I am trying to write a ...
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Is there a package for abbreviations management?

I wonder if there is a way to efficiently manage abbreviations. When I do my Ph.D. work, I usually copy the contents from one document to the other. When rewriting contents to a journal or for a ...
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Is there a way to have links to the revisions in the `changes` package?

The changes package is great for highlighting additions, deletions and revisions when editing documents, and it generates a handly list of all your changes. Does anyone know if there's a way to have ...
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Aggregate package problem: textgreek, lmodern, and kpfonts

documentclass{article} \usepackage{textgreek} %\usepackage[notext,noamsmath,notextcomp]{kpfonts} %\usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} \textit{\textGamma\textgamma} \textbf{\textGamma\textgamma} \...
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What are common software packages used to draw fancy images in physics papers? [closed]

In physics papers, we often see images aimed to explain a particular theoretical/experimental configuration considered. These images vary among 3D shapes to explain the mathematics (like stereographic ...
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Mark command as obsolete

Is it possible to declare some command inside a package as obsolete? I work on a package and want to inform users that in the next version of the package this commands will be deleted. What kind of ...
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Latex font package used here [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out what package/font was used to typeset this example and I cannot really recognise it. I figured I'd ask some of you as you'd probab
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Preview's “tightpage” is too tight

I'm using the preview package to generate tightly boxed maths environments. Unfortunately, it seems to be clipping out the edges (some subscripts are not showing in the final pdf). Is there a way to ...
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MiKTeX Setup Wizard ignores --user-install

I am trying to set up a MiKTeX installation for Multiple Users on the same PC (OS: Windows 10), where the user installed packages get installed into a shared directory. On MiKTeX Documentation there ...
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How to automaticly change specific letter with something else

I have a problem with letter đ because everytime I write something in serbian latex document fails to compile this letter. Is there any package that can fix this or always change đ to dj when I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Texlive 2018 ! LaTeX Error: File `ulem.sty' not found

After installing tinytex R package, I started getting LaTeX error regarding missing .sty files. One such error is LaTeX Error: File `ulem.sty' not found. I used the following code Checked Texlive ...
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Package for visualize Command Line Commands

I have to write an Install guide. Therefore I have to explain the command line way. Did anyone know a package for display Command Line?
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How to create your own class for a very specific usage?

I have created my resume in Latex and honestly, I like it a lot. I was thinking of making a template and publish it somewhere so that people can use it. But it's rather complicated and it would be ...
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doubts about the process of creating The TikZlings package

I would like to know what techniques were used by @samcarter to draw the figures from the package https://ctan.org/pkg/tikzlings. If you have some sample code to show I will also be grateful.
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File `dsfont.sty' not found

I am having some troubles to install dsfont in TexStudio. Reading some other discussions, I tried to go to MikTex 2.9 package manager (admin) and install doublestroke but it did not work. In fact ...
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Command `\Gamma' already defined

I am working on my PhD thesis and I get this error, I have no clue why. I think is a duplicate package but google suggested to use %\usepackage{fontenc} but then I got the error "The fontspec package ...
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MiKTeX won't download ogonek package

My MiKTeX won't download the ogonek package. I went to the A-Z list of MiKTeX packages, and ogonek isn't there. Should it be? FYI, I know that my MiKTeX automatically downloaded ogonek at some point. ...
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Trouble with the “initials” package [Solved]

EDIT: Many thanks to Bernard for solving the issue. I needed to refresh the font map files. I've been trying to experiment with using LaTeX for more than just math papers, and I thought I'd try using ...
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Greek fonts in Calibri, Times, Consolas etc

I am confused and I have a general-purpose question. If I want to use Calibri, Times, Consolas fonts in Greek and English language (something like Libre, Microsoft Word) which is the most common way ...
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\hookrightarrow with ebgaramond-math

I'm using the font EB Garamond for a document I'm typesetting, but it seems that \hookrightarrow only renders a normal arrow. Here's the code I'm using: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Local variable to a package

I am defining my own latex package mypackage.sty. How to define a local command such that: mycommand If mycommand is already defined elsewhere it will be locally redefined just inside the package If ...
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File no longer compiles; missing packages

Recently, I've encountered errors compiling tex files using XeLaTeX in Sublime Text. I've compiled these same files earlier before without any major errors. I can't recall making any major changes to ...
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Package that visualizes spacing?

Is there a package that visualizes and label all the spacings in a document, similar to what this diagram shows (except it would label exactly how many pts each variable is)?
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Where to put .sty file, using Linux Sublime LatexTools

I am using sublime LatexTools on a Linux machine and I Cannot find the correct directory of Tex stuff. Any help is appreciated...
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Having trouble with \blindtext

When using \usepackage{blindtext} vimtex throwing me a Compilation failed. My setup is vim + vimtex and as compiler I am using latexmk. PS: I had prior to that problems with \usepackage[enlgish]{...
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Is it possible to force a package to be called last in the entirety of the LaTeX, when called in the class file?

I have designed a class that needs the xepersian package. This package is unique in the way that it needs to be called last so it doesn't get overwritten. I usually define my packages in the class ...
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Process LaTeX code only if package is loaded

I would like to create a document used to test diverse packages, and I was wondering if it was possible to use a command so that part of the code is read only if the corresponding package is loaded. I'...
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How can I install a package on MikTeX?

I need to install a LaTeX package on my MikTeX system. Specifically, I am trying to make biblatex work, but I always get the error message: ! LaTeX Error: File `biblatex.sty' not found. I have ...
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File `multirow.sty' not found. TexStudio Fedora 29 [duplicate]

I use TexStudio in Fedora 29 and try to execute this bit of code: \begin{tabular}{ |c|c|c|c| } \hline col1 & col2 & col3 \\ \hline \multirow{3}{4em}{Multiple row} & cell2 & cell3 \\ ...
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Change layout or borders of my document without package {geometry}

I want to set the borders of my scrartcl document. Right now im doing this: \documentclass[12pt,listof=totoc,bibliography=totoc]{scrartcl} \usepackage[left=3cm,right=2cm,top=2.4cm,bottom=2cm]{...
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fncychap.sty not found

These are the packages I used while during compilation I got this error see in the attachement. \documentclass[oneside]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \let\circledS\undefined \usepackage[english]{...
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What is the recommended class for making Q&A document? [closed]

I want to make a help guide for Game Theory students where the document contains question and answer. For example- 1.What is a unique Nash equilibrium? A Nash Equilibrium is a set of strategies ...
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`svjour3` `\vec` redefinition

I am having issues with svjour3 the document is below. When I try to compile, I keep getting (and probably plenty more will come): /usr/local/texlive/2018/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/fontenc.sty|105 ...
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What is \subcaption@CheckCompatibility and how to fix it [duplicate]

I write my thesis in TeXstudio and i use for package manager MiKTeX. In the text who i write I want to put two shapes side by side. I find a very good solution for that "application" the subfigure. I ...
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A decorations packages of LaTeX

I'm looking for decorations packages of LaTeX. So far, what I know is the: Adforn Pgfornament Psvectorian (I don't see differences between this and pgfornament...) So, can you tell me please ...
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Where to put a sty file or as cls file of your own in a miktex structure?

suppose I make personal files mybook.cls and mybook.sty, according to teximpatient or any texbook. I use UsbTex_1.5 related to miktex 2.9 and texwork. Where, in what directory do I put these files ? ...
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How can I draw geometric figures using latex?

I wanted to draw the following figure using Latex I am not sure which packages should I use. Any pointers towards the solution would be of great help
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Reporting LaTeX error at custom location

I'm familiar with \PackageError as a way to cause LaTeX to report a custom error message when the command is run. But I'm wondering, is there a way to cause LaTeX to report an error, with a custom ...
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Cannot get access to packages with MikTex on Windows

I previousyl used Texstudio on my mac and didn't have any problem. I'm trying to install latex on my PC at work. I installed MikTex but it seems that my computer has trouble gettin the package. I ...
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Self-Made Environment in a LaTeX document

Is it possible to include a self-made environment in a LaTeX document without using the \usepackage command. New Environment set of code: \usepackage{xparse} \ExplSyntaxOn \NewDocumentEnvironment {...
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Order of \usepackage causes error with footnote and xcolor

Attempting to compile the following, \documentclass[answers]{exam} \usepackage{footnote} \usepackage{xcolor} \makesavenoteenv{solution} \begin{document} \begin{solution} Hello.\footnote{Goodbye.} \...
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compile webquiz

I have some problems to compile webquizes, which made by using the package https://ctan.org/pkg/webquiz?lang=de So far i installed MikTEX, TEXstudio and python 3, get the packages webquiz, TEX4ht and ...
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Beamer Background defined by variable

I have been trying for the past few days to create a new beamer custom style. I have manage to add an image to my background on the title page in the style (hard-coded) but I would like to add a ...
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Package dutchcal and \let command are not playing together as I expected

Given the MWE \documentclass{article} \let\tempcal \mathcal \usepackage{dutchcal} \let\dutchcal\mathcal \let\mathcal\tempcal \begin{document} \(\dutchcal H~~~\mathcal H~~~\tempcal H\) \end{document}...
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Conflict between some packages

Here are the packages I am using, but it keeps reporting an error: LaTeX Error: Command \theoremstyle already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. Example: \documentclass[...
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Why my caption package version is too old

I am using MikTex 2.9.6942. After \usepackage{caption}, I tried to use the \captionsetup command. But it gives "Undefined control sequence" error. I searched online and most of people suggest that the ...