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Number sentences in paragraphs, as a range

I need to typeset a critical edition of a small philosophical work. Editorial and typesetting rules require to number sentences at the beginning of each paragraph. That is easy for 1-sentence ...
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How to define a fixed space between dot and the next word of the following sentence?

The spacing between . and the next word in line differs between the lines. In this example it is the case for: . Gustav and . Carl. \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Prevent Figure break the sentence

I have this problem. I have some text and an image. I'd like the sentence "Recent developments" not to continue two pages later. How should I resolve? Thanks \begin{figure} \centering ...
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Highlight sentences in yellow for specific commands such as italic

Aim To change the background color of a sentence in which italicized words occur that use the \textit{} command. Minimal Working Example (MWE) \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{ragged2e} \...
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\citet is not working using biblatex with natbib=true

I am writing my PhD dissertation, and I am trying to cite a reference as part of the sentence in such a way that the last name of author is followed by the year in parenthesis: for single author ...
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Relative priorities for line breaks between certain words in a phrase

Let's assume we wish to typeset message sequence chart (MSC) We interpret this phrase as a (computer-science) term followed by its abbreviation in parens. Further, we interpret the term “message ...
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How to Automatically Transform Specified Statements/Sentences into Capital Letters without Retyping [closed]

I have a fairly long document in which I have discovered that it may be preferable to display some statements or sentence with capital letters. There are quite a few such statements and I would like ...
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Tikz: how to position arrows emanating from a sentence?

I wish to create the following diagram (the arrows could be made shorter): Here, quick points to quick, jumps points to jumps, lazy points to lazy. However, the following code seems to create these ...
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Placing a Colored Text Box within a Sentence

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \usepackage[tikz]{bclogo} \usetikzlibrary{calc,shapes.callouts,shapes.arrows} \newtcbox{\logo}{nobeforeafter, notitle,...
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How to import a sentence from a .txt file that will preserve the font characteristics of the rest of the paragraph?

I have numbers from an R script that I would like to include in a report that I am typing in LaTeX. There are enough numbers that I am concerned about making a typo, and I don't want to do copy/paste ...
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automatically decide when to uppercase - is it possible?

Is it possible to have a macro that will know when a sentence ends? So to be able to automatically typeset something uppercase or lowercase? E.g. \newcommand{\ciao}{\ifBeginOfSentence{Ciao}{ciao}} So ...
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