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{sidenotes} is a package that allows text, figures, tables, citations in the margin.

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How to place two subfigures one above the other in the margin paragraph?

I want to create something like the following: That is, place two graphics in the margin paragraph (I couldn't find a similar MWE in a search here on the website). What I have at the moment is the ...
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Tell sidenotes package to use left / right ragged alignment

The sidenotes package is supposedly using the \marginnote command, but I'm getting a justified text rather than a left / right ragged one. I'm a little confused. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{...
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caption of sidenote package's figure* (widefigure) has wrong margin or width in twosided document

In a two sided document, caption of a figure* (widefigure) has wrong width and margin in even page. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \...
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Use the caption package together with sidenotes' marginfigure

I am writing a document with margin figures, an environment that comes with sidenotes. I want to change the caption for those figures, with the caption package. But doing \usepackage{caption} \...
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Margin note/annotation with vertical text direction in APA7 manuscript

I am using apa7 package in writing a manuscript (\documentclass[man]{apa7}). I am trying to add margin notes/annotation next to (some lines of) some paragraphs that summarize the gist of it, to show ...
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Long sidenotes break marginfix or how to make breakable sidenotes

I have some long sidenotes in my document using tufte-latex. If the sidenotes do not fit in the text height of the page, they disappear below the page as shown below. An approach to this would be to ...
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How to fix hyperlink spilling in tufte footnote when word wrapping?

I am using the tufte-book class and I noticed a weird behavior of the footnotes. Here is the setting, there is a line of text with a footnote on it and the last word wraps to the next line, then: If ...
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Sidecaption and capion text

I am using koma script with the sidenotes package. Can I redefine \sidecaption to get syntax \ caption [Text in list of figures] {Text next to the figure} Minimal example: \documentclass{scrbook} \...
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Option "hang" for sidenotes

First of all, I am sorry because I cannot describe the expected behavior well with words, but I hope the image explains it better. How can I make the text in the \sidenote command from the sidenotes ...
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How to make Tufte sidenotes behave properly in tcolorbox environments?

Marginnotes (sidenotes), and therefore citations in the tufte-book class don't play nice with the theorem boxes in tcolorbox. I've tried to rewrite the citation and marginnote commands in tufte using ...
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Make singlelinecheck work with widefigure

Description For standard figure environments, the caption is centered if it fits in one line, and left-aligned if it does not. However, when using the figure* environment from the sidenotes package, ...
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Placing listings in page margins

Goal My goal is to place listings in the margins. I want to use sidenotes for this, not snotez, because I also require other functionality present in the former, but not the latter. What I tried I ...
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Color of side note change when adding highlighting on crossline text (with the soul package)

Just as shown in the following picture, when I highlight the crossline text, the color of the text in side note of the same line is also changed. The code is as following: \documentclass[onecolumn]{...
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Adding a list of sections of chapter in sidenotes

I want to have a simple toc in the sidenotes, which looks like the following picture. I tried minitoc, but it is too wide for the margin, also, it doesn't look like the above picture. I don't know ...
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Use sans-serif font for sidenotes in the Tufte-book class

Using the caption package I have managed to change the font for captions that go along images and tables: \usepackage[font={sf,scriptsize,stretch=1.25}]{caption} But this doesn't also change the ...
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TikZ picture as margin figure

Question: I want to put a tikzpicture as a margin figure. I have a minimal version with the sidenotes package. However, it wouldn't work with the tikzpicture I want to have there. Example with ...
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Caption in the margin with scrbook

I use scrbook in a twoside layout. I want to place the captions of floats in the margin next to the float (figures, tables, listings), aligned with the top of the float. I know that there is tufte-...
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How to create sidenote helper macro which handles notes inside captions

I am trying to write a simple macro that will add a sidenote which will inline the note if it is added to a caption. To do this I am testing if I am in inner mode, but the test doesn't seem to work. ...
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How to modify fonts in sidenotes?

I want to change how the font of the sidenotes appears. For this I modified \marginfont and I am getting the desired results. In particular, this works well with \marginnote{} and with \sidenote{} ...
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How to Add Footnotes Under Paragraphs, Princess Bride Style?

In the book, "Princess Bride", (Yeah, the book is SO much better than the movie.), the author has running commentary which is directly below the paragraph that it is associated to. How could this be ...
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Sidenotes and marginfigures in tcolorbox theorems

I am using the tufte-book class to write my notes and I would like to have tcolorbox theorems that can contain marginfigures and sidenotes (provided by the sidenotes package). Following I will post a ...
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How to Remove `\marginparwidth` for Pages without Margin Notes?

In regular LaTeX, how could I remove the space reserved for sidenotes on pages that don't have any margin notes? Issue: Just trying to use the extra space if possible. I am trying to do this with ...
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Partial and complete citations with biblatex in the same document

Well, this is maybe an odd question but the issue is the following: I'm working on a set of articles, some of them with references since I'm using the Tufte LaTeX for composing them. So this class ...
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is it possible to change margin sizes if a page contains a margin note or side note?

I am working on a textbook. I like the aesthetics of side notes when they are present on a page. I do not like the aesthetics of the large empty margin when no side note is present on a page. Is ...
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caption for pictures and formulas on the top left side in a only right sided document

I want a document that has only right pages and always the broader margin on the left side. The caption of pictures and formulas should be at the top left side and align with the text. I know how i ...
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Reledmac sidenotes collide

I am writing a document with Reledmac (which is necessary for me so cannot be changed). I make extensive use of \ledsidenote. However, when in one line the sidenote is quite long (and flows over to a ...
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Wrap text around a dynamic sidebar of footnotes?

I would like to display footnotes in a box, around which the main text will wrap. I envision it functioning like the "wrapfigure" example at https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/File:Latex_example_wrapfig....
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Parallel footnote and sidenote environments with nested references

I am having trouble getting an parallel footnote and sidenote environment with nested references to work. fnpct is used to create multiple footnote environments and kerning. The bigfoot package ...
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memoir class: vertically locate side panel text to marker in main text

I'm using memoir to write verse. In side-panels I put quotes or images that relate to specific places in the verse. Ideally I'd like to put a marker in the verse which would locate where, in the side-...
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tufte-latex: excluding the sidenotes margin from certain pages

Excluding Margins from Pages I'm looking for a way to exclude the sidenotes margin from certain pages in my document (notably the frontmatter and the part header page). For instance, in Example 1, I ...
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Bug with sidenotes overflow and don't continue to the next page

When using the sidenotes package the sidenote overflow (a pun intended). The sidenotes don't continue to the next page but disappears outside the page. Here is a minimal working example: \...
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Reference to sidenote

I am trying to create a scholia book document using the sidenotes package. When I refer to the second sidenote the text is "sidenote 1.1.2" but for the first sidenote what appears is "sidenote 1.1". ...
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Tufte-class with Oscola citation format

I'm working on a book using the Tufte book class. This the MWE: \documentclass[nobib]{tufte-book}% \usepackage{lipsum}% \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{hyphenat}% \usepackage[style=oscola, autocite=...
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writing on the inner margin

I have some lecture notes where margin notes are used. Now I would like to mark some of the theorem or proofs as important. To to this I would like to add some "icon" (maybe just some star symbol) on ...
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How to insert graphics into margins using memoir

I've read through memoir manual chapters regarding side notes and marginal notes (12.2 to 12.4) but I'm unable to figure out how to insert graphics into margins. Is it possible and if so, how?
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Problem with marginfigure

Refer to my mwe, the marginfigure works just fine. All labels are left align. \documentclass[twoside]{scrbook} \usepackage{xcolor,graphicx,kantlipsum,multicol} \usepackage[papersize={21cm,23cm},top=1....
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What is the proper way to use marginfix in memoir?

My question is about the proper use of marginfix in memoir so that marginal material appears where the documentation of memoir says it should appear. I use option twoside and \marginparmargin{right} ...
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Sidenotes in two column texts

In this text, the note is on the right side of a number of lines with curly braces and the text written vertically. How can this be achieved? I am using paracol and xelatex but I am open to ...
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Sidenotes make text look ugly, footnotes do not. Why?

If I use the exact same text with the exact same note text, the sidenotes package makes the main text look ugly (ragging on both the left and right sides), while using the regular footnotes makes the ...
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Sidenotes with makeatletter/addtoreset begin with note 0, not 1

I'd like to restart the numbering of the sidenotes each subsection, to prevent sidenote 1000 at the end of the book. So I'm using this code: \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage{geometry} \...
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Sidenotes with perpage renumbering

I'd like to use sidenotes with per page renumbering. With footnotes, I always do this with \usepackage[perpage]{footmisc}, but that doesn't work with sidenotes. So I tried this: \documentclass[10pt]...
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Change color for captions in sidenotes and alignment

I'm making my thesis with classicthesis but in a style very similar to the Tufte-book. Large margin with sidenotes and images. I'm using the sidenotes package. I want to change the color of the ...
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package with memoir-like sidebar functionality for standard book class

Is there a package that provides memoir's sidebar functionality for the standard book class? The key features being better utilizing the margin area (by floating to top: but it would be nice if this ...
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Changing sidenote size

I'd like to change the size of my sidenote text to \footnotesize. Why can't I just redefine \sidenotetext with \footnotesize where I need it, as below? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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Lining figures in sidenote marks

I would like my sidenote marks to be lining figures, not old-style figures. I have defined a new font family with lining figures, but how do I get this into the definition of the sidenote marks? \...
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How to get the height of current float?

I am using the sidecpation from the sidenotes package to typeset my captions into the margin. I would like these captions to be aligned with the top of the floats. One can simply put the sidecaption ...
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subfigures break figure numbering with sidecaptions from sidenotes package

I am setting my captions into the margin with the sidenotes package. I also use the subfigure environment from the subcaptions quite a lot to annotate subplots and refer to them. I now noticed that ...
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Weird output from the sidenotes package

Although I have been successfully using the sidenotes package for years, it suddenly stopped behaving. Here is the code, \documentclass[oneside]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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sidenotes remove figure and colon and replace it with lower set number

How can I replace figure 1: to just 1 and the 1 is set half a line down? I started with code from this site trying to adjust it, collecting the command, but don`t get it to run. \documentclass[...
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Sidenotes package, can't solve TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [grouping levels=255]

The sidenotes package works pretty well, but I cant find a way to use the figure* environment. When I try: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{sidenotes} \usepackage{graphicx} \renewcommand{\...
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