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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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Not able to compile or Drop the package [on hold]

I am not able to compile or drop the package. I have created the same package with different name, The different name package is working fine. Why there is a problem with the package name??
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Installing gemini theme for beamerposter in MikTeX

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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Package error Fontspec [duplicate]

I try to compile a Latex template and get this error even though I compile using XeLateX. Using Texmaker. I get this exact error when compiling many different templates. Error code: Package: ...
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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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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character fi (U+FB01)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. …ectronic ID – card application specifi [duplicate]

I am very sorry, I have been trouble. I using Text Studio Package inputenc Error: Unicode character fi (U+FB01)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. ...ectronic ID – card application specifi
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Lyx can't find mathdesign.sty in texmf local folder?

I'm getting: ! LaTeX Error: File `mathdesign.sty' not found. when trying to compile a PDF in Lyx. I've extracted the mathdesign archive into ~/texmf I've run the reconfigure option in Lyx and ...
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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 [on hold]

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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Style file for math papers with specifc numbering properties

All the math style files I find number definitions and theorems independently: Def 1.1 Def 1.2 Def 1.3 Thm 1.1 Cor 1.1 Thm 1.2 I want a style file that will number them like this: Def 1.1 Def 1.2 ...
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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 ...
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texmf install script doesn't work

I wanted to use the script mentioned here to install a local texmf structure on a Mac. When I click on the script, I get the message "Local texmf folder already exists," but when I click on "Take me ...
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Package array Error: Illegal pream-token (Z): `c' used

I got a package array error for "Z" and "\toprule". It shows "Package array Error: Illegal pream-token (Z): `c' used" and "Package array Error: Illegal pream-token (Z): `\toprule' used". I ...
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Hyphenation for package polski

I've tried to solve that issue with answers I found in the web but failed to succeed. How do I enable (or get any) hyphenation for that package? I'm constantly getting an error: Package polski Error: ...
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How to use packages in Plain TeX?

How to use packages in Plain TeX? Are there any packages for Plain TeX at all or are packages a feature only for LaTeX?
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Using a Latex test to check environment settings

Shell escape not enabled, is a frequent issue especially when combined with components that are not native to a tex distro path such as Gnuplot in MiKTeX. For my sins, I run dozens of editor ...
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Possibillity to add additional key to MenuKey

Is it possible to add my custom key to the menukey package for a document? \usepackage[os=win]{menukeys} \begin{document} \keys{\myCustomKey + R} \end{document} I am asking, since I am working on a ...
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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 ...