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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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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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adjustbox and includegraphics page selection

I want to use yhe 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Variable page length (1 page per section) with LuaTeX

If everyone reads a PDF document on screen, and no one actually prints it out, we don't need to break text every 11 inches (or 297 mm) to fit the text into a physical paper. It often creates awkward ...
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resetting page number with \pageref

I have a big book (about 2500 pages) in a single latex file, with a lot of cross references. The book contains 3 volumes in succession, each with a table of contents, an introduction, etc. At the ...
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Restore default page layout in memoir

I managed to change the page layout (equal left/right margins) of a thesis' frontispiece with: \setlrmargins{*}{*}{1} \checkandfixthelayout and now I'd like to restore memoir's default page layout. ...
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Override All Header and Footer Styles for All Chapter Title and Content Pages?

Closely Related: - Create Separate Footer and Header for Chapter Title and Content Pages? 1. Use Case - Decoupling Layout from Content: Content Authors will provide TeX content via a web portal, ...
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Adding text above page number on last page

I am wondering how to add the text "[Last Page]" above the page number on the last page of my latex document? Thanks. Hannah
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An additional page is created at the end of my document. How to remove it?

Unfortunately, a second page is automatically generated. This page should be the last page of the document and the back cover of the two-sided book, whith no page number, header and footer. \...
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Help me on this is, seems not be within my article's page border

% Table generated by Excel2LaTeX from sheet 'Sheet1' \begin{table}[htbp] \centering \caption{TYPES OF BANKS} \begin{tabular*}{\textwidth}{c|c|c} \textbf{BANK} & \multicolumn{1}{c}{\...
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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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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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Tabularx table not fit page [duplicate]

I need help. How can I fix this problem with taburlax not fit on page? If I use tabular and width=\textwidth, it works but the text on the table stays very small. obs: I looked for similar posts ...
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The structure for mathstyle in even and odd pages

I want to have the following structure: ifoddpage\everydisplay{\color{blue} ifevenpage\everydisplay{\color{red}} I made the below command: \newcommand{\ctt}{\checkoddpage \ifoddpage\everydisplay{\...
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roman page numbers problems OT2

I have a problem. I am writing a book in Cyrillic, but the numbers of pages are marked in roman letters also written in Cyrillic. How can they be written in Latin only? Instead of i, ii, iii,.. writes ...
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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 ...