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crosshair in the middle of a page

How to draw a crosshair (with specific colour, and line width and height) in the middle of a every page (centered vertically and horizontally). Its position should not affect or be affected by other ...
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How do I create a PDF document whose height exactly matches the contents?

I have a document that is about 1/3 to 1/2 page long. I want to compile it to a PDF document. That PDF document will be included in another document, so I want it to be short - it should contain only ...
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Cistercian page numbers

For some context, I recently learned about Cistercian numbering system. I'm loving it, and want to number the pages of my thesis with it. Using tikz package, I can plot a 4 digit number with self made ...
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How to make this title in a title page?

I would like to reproduce the following title in my title page given by the code below (this picture was done using Pages, from Apple): Here's my title page code to work with: \documentclass[...
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How can I retrieve \thepage (or detect a page change) from Lua in LuaTeX?

I am writing (contributing to) a LuaLaTeX package where a Lua function is used to generate images that are inserted in the LaTeX document. One piece of information we need is the current page number ...
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Monotonicity of number-of-pages as a function of the number-of-characters

I often prepare papers for conferences with an upper limit on the number of pages. I spend a lot of time thinking what words and characters to delete in order to make the paper fit in the page limit. ...
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ConTeXt: Complex multicolumn layout

Background Looking to achieve a fairly complex layout from a Markdown source document. The layout resembles: Code \usemodule[newcolumnsets,visual] \setuphead[chapter][ header=empty, footer=...
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“adjustbox” with Export option seems to break page selection (in “pdfpages”)

I'd like to include some pages from a separate PDF with the right half trimmed off, but I don't know in advance the exact size of the pages. I tried a solution, using pdfpages to include from the PDF ...
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Hidden pages in LaTeX

I'm trying to create a resume that would be one page only with 'hidden pages' (so the document would have a number of pages of which only main page would be shown). The idea is that on the main page I ...
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tcolorbox vs. TikZ vs. geometry: How to put a proper grid below a tcolorbox

On a DINA4 (210 × 297 [mm]) paper I want to create the following: I need ca. 2cm margins to the left and the right; in the example the vertical margins becomes 2.5cm. I need a tcolorbox with a ...
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three digit page number

I want the pages of my document to be labeled like 001,002, ... ,099,100, instead of 1,2, ... ,99,100. How do I get such a triple-digit pattern? I've already tried \ifnum\value{mycounter}<10 0\fi\...
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How can I instruct draftwatermark package to exclude the first few pages

The package draftwatermark has been quite useful. However, I want to suppress the watermark only on the first 3 pages of my thesis. How can I achieve this? Here's a MWE. \documentclass{article} \...
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adjustbox and includegraphics page selection

I want to use the adjustbox package to include graphics in beamer presentations. I prefer it over graphicx because it has max size option which only scales the figure when its size is larger than a ...
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How to reduce de float's white space around it?

I have some floats which size is almost the page size, however there is a little space that I'd like to use with text. How can I make that LaTeX uses the maximum of the page without creating a page ...
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How to draw a line?

Here is a page that is US letter size, in landscape orientation. There is a single line going from (0,0) to (11in, 7.5in). Is this possible to do in TeX? Here is what I have so far: \documentclass{...
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Mark/select pages for later extraction

I have a working, fairly complex setup to create a large-ish document (> 200 pages). I would like to create a "preview" of selected parts of the document. There are numerous questions about how to cut ...
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How to force text block on first page of chapter to line up with other pages?

Hello fellow TeXnicians, I am facing a frustrating problem when trying to typeset a book using the memoir class. I have designed a nice chapter and heading style, but I have broken it down to the ...
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Custom angle page rotation

I know it is possible to rotate figures, tables, tikzpictures. Also, I know that it is possible to rotate an entire page by 90 debrees (portrait/landscape), but is it possible to rotate an entire page ...
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tcolorbox: specific width and height settings for odd and even pages

Starting from this solution to my older post: Distance Variable in front or back pages, how can I set the width and height of a tcolorbox in a way that depends on whether the box is put on an odd page ...
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How to emulate this page style from the comic book Watchmen?

Basically, I want to create a page so that it looks like a "photograph" of a piece of paper (with text) over another piece of paper (also with text). Is this possible in LaTeX? If yes how? I have no ...
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Custom page numbering does not affect whole document

I have a problem with page numbering. Till now I have just only seven pages of my document, but just only one has the desired page numbering. The rest of pages has different. As @Bernard says in the ...
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\enlargethispage but for double page in twoside mode

In twoside mode, when I use \enlargethispage on a page, it increase it height in the bottom. So, it is the regular behavior of this command. But it occure an ugly height distortion with the page in ...
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Is there a command that gives the page numbers of an index entry?

Is there a command---for example, something like \pages{pangolins}--- that represents the page numbers (and page ranges) of an index entry "pangolins"? If not, is there any elegant way to code such a ...
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“Turn to the next page” at the bottom of the page

At the bottom right corner of a two-page document, how to put the phrase Turn to the next page or similar?
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Speech: last line reprinted on a new page

Is it possible to reprint the last line(s) of a page on a new page? I think this could be helpful for speeches... \documentclass[paper=a5]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \...
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How to put big equations on a specific page in LaTex?

I wrote two big equations on my thesis by using figure* as \begin{figure*} \small \begin{align} Ax=b \label{EQN:5} \end{align} \hrulefill \end{figure*} My problem is, I need the equations on ...
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When converting MS Words table to LaTeX, Overfull \hbox 2308.26472 too wide warning always shows up

I'm writing my Bachelor thesis with the classic thesis style template. and my thesis has a lot of big and long use case tables. I made the tables on MS words first and then convert it to LaTeX with ...
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How to fit\adjust text into given formate?

I want to fit the following text into an A4 size page but the text leaks out of the given formate. So, how do i adjust it? The text is written in latex file as follows: $\langle W(E_{1}), V_{1}, E_{...
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Missing page numbers [closed]

Please I have a problem in which the number of pages just appears for the first pages and the rest is disappeared? please it's urgent any suggestions? The preamble of the document: \documentclass[...
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Avoid new page before specific section in ConTeXt

I have enable put a blank page in each section: \setuphead[section][page=yes] I want to not to insert a page blank after some specific sections: Eg. \section{Section 1}%starts a new page after bla... ...
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How to divide paper up into smaller pages in ConTeXt?

I need to create some cards, of various sizes, cut from larger letter (8.5" x 11") pages. These are for putting in different sized pocket charts for displaying information in a classroom. All are ...
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Problem with header, footer and page number

I am using packages fancyhdrand fancyto customize header and footer. ..... \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \lhead{Team no.} \rhead{Problem no.} \cfoot{Page \thepage} \renewcommand{\...
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How to tell Latex the preferred number of pages of the finished document?

I'm designing a booklet with 16 pages, and using Latex with Memoir class. Latex does a very beautiful layout, and seems to prioritize to make the page breaks in good places according to the chapter ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 75--76 [duplicate]

I understand this type of error occurs as a result of line stretching beyond the region. What is the best way to fix it? LaTeX file (lines) 75 A \emph{trajectory} is a representation of a portion ...
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Putting [Turn over at the end of a page

How to put the phrase [Turn over at the end of the first page (and the subsequent odd numbered pages) of the following code. Thanks in advance. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,addpoints]{exam} \...
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page number latex

Sorry for the message in french, I'm starting again my question. I have a problem with page number. Even if I use the command : \pagestyle{empty} my first page keep a number but not the others. I don'...
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One single Chapter in the middle like “Appendices” on appendixpage

I like to center one chaptername like the appendices at the following example, but I dont know how to handle it. https://i.stack.imgur.com/f6H2o.png I thought about using \vfill, but then I think I ...
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Removing header from empty page without removing page numbering

I'm using a two-sided openright report template for my thesis and I am trying to only remove the page header from the auto-generated empty pages (due to the even/odd page number interaction) and keep ...
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Footnote in align environment on the same page

A follow-up question about Footnote in math mode. When using \footnotemark within the align environment at the end of the page, the footnote appears on the next page. Here's a minimal example. How do ...
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Automated two column in a text

I write multiple single page documents. The sentences consist of mostly itemised list . When the written text exceed a page length and flows into another, I convert them to two columns by changing ...
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Let text body float around marginpar

How do I create a marginpar so that it is indented into the text body and the text body floats around the marginpar? I know how to create a marginpar: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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standalone and chemmacros

I am using chemmacros to write REDOX chemical reactions. I tried using "standalone" to create a file the size of the equation, but it didn't work. how to solve this problem? \documentclass[border=...
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problem with setting up a two side document

I do have the following problem: I wrote my theorem, and in the end I wanted to change it to \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{report} instead of \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report}. But when I ...
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Page with two columns

I am editing a book and I want each page to contain two columns, one larger and one smaller, as it appears in the example, so that when you print it you can fill it without any problem. If I use ...
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Markers in document for custom TOC

What I would like to do is place markers with custom keys into my document to generate a TOC from. I imagine this to look something like the following: \Section{A} Lorem impsum \marker{foo} Neque ...
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How to create a long table with 16 columns and that fit on one page?

I would like to know how to construct a table with 16 columns and that fit on one page. Can anybody help me? \begin{center} \begin{longtable}{|p{1.5cm}|p{1.5cm}|p{1.5cm}|p{1.5cm}|p{1.5cm}|p{1.5cm}|p{...
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Footnote is on wrong page … due to side-caption table?

In the example at the bottom, the footnote appears on the wrong page. Any help on how to fix this is much appreciated! I have the suspicion that it may relate to the side-caption table (SCtable). If I ...
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Installation error “paracol” package

the "paracol" package when I give it to install appears the following message "File` paracol.sty 'not found. " Maybe I'm making some mistake but I do not detect it. \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{...
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Let section start at a specific page [closed]

I am typesetting a document with a multiple-page TOC. Problem is, the TOC is cleared any time a compiling begins but does not successfully finish -- which happens quite frequently. Because my TOC ...
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Special layout for first lines

Some publishers (at least some French ones) use the following layout at the beginning of each chapter of a book. The first line of the first paragraph appears in large font (say \Large) with no ...

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