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Why does rotating a circle alter its bounding box?

Why does rotating a tikzpicture with a circle alter the height and width of the bounding box, and is there a way to not have this effect? The MWE below yields: Code: \documentclass{article} \...
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Set size of \colorbox for a single character

my question is simple (or not) I want to set the size of the \colorbox command or \fcolorbox command for a single character. The problem is the next: As seen in the image, the height and width are ...
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Subtracting matrices of the same dimension, how to make them align?

This question has been burning inside of my soul for a while now Sometimes I would like to subtract two matrices of the exact same dimension, but since they differ in content ever so slightly, ...
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how make a equation a little smaller

how I can make a little the following equation smaller? \begin{equation} \dfrac{1}{\psi_{m}}=\dfrac{1}{\sum_{k=0}^{n-1}c_{k}\exp(\frac{-2\pi imk}{n})}}=\dfrac{1}{\langle V_{m},c \rangle+i\langle U_{m}...
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How to get really big curly braces

I currently have the following equation that I would like to write: \begin{equation*} \pi(X)=\mathbf{N}_4\Bigg\{\left(\begin{matrix} 1 \\2\\1\\3\end{matrix}\right),\left(\begin{matrix}2 & 1 &...
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Size of interline in pt?

I need to write a document with a font of 12pt and 18pt of interline (EXACTLY). I used the \linespread{X}\selectfont command line to increase the interline size... but I do not know how much I must ...
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How big is the text area in a standard LaTeX document?

If you run a typeset a LaTeX document without any packages or options, what are the width and height of the main text area? That is, excluding the running title and page numbers. I know I could try to ...
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How do I use multiple superscripts (super, super-super, super-super-super, etc) with them all smaller than each other?

I wonder how to make every superscript level smaller than each other. Like, 2^{2^{2^{2^{2^{2^{2}}}}}} makes the first superscript smaller, but the rest of the superscripts the same size as the first ...
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Size of parenthesis ( ) in text mode

Is known that you change the sizes of parenthesis in math mode, but in text mode?. For example, I have this situation: (and there is open ball $B(x,\nicefrac{1}{i})$) As you can see the two last ...
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How to influence the size of a tikzpicture generated from Python using tikzplotlib?

I have a tikzpicture generated in Python using tikzplotlib: import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt import tikzplotlib vector = np.array([1, 2, 3]) plt.figure(figsize=(6, 4)) plt.plot(...
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Reducing size of caption box

I'm trying to add a caption which less wide than the size of the figure. I want the caption to be right-aligned and maybe like half the size it is now. Here is my code: \begin{wrapfigure}{r}{0\...
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Textsize in subfloat figure

Is there any way of controlling the size of the subcaptions in a subfloat? I've used: \begin{figure} \centering \subfloat[Subcaption 1]{\label{fig:Pic_a} \includegraphics[width = 2.9cm]{Picture1}} \...
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Use alternate scaling of the image if there is empty space available

I write a book with several chapters. Every chapter contains several (floating) images, usually photos in standard landscape-style, therefore they are scaled to the size of 0.4\textheight so that at ...
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How to make figure bigger in subfigures with width?

I want to make figures bigger in subfigures, but scale does not work when I use width. Code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{...
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Redefine mathematical symbols in size

I just figured out, that the greater equal symbol, \geq, don't look as I want it to look when I print my document. Because I used it very often, I want to redefine the \geq command resulting in ...
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\underbrace function: How can two underbraces be on the same height?

I am introducing a formula in my paper and would like to have two \underbraces below two parts of the formula. Now it looks kind of odd, as the second \underbrace is way higher than the first. Do you ...
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change the size of the text when \input .pdf_tex file generated by Inkscape

I am trying to use inkscape to draw mathematical figures. Thre are example codes given in Inkscape manual and to include the PDF file with LaTex overlay (which is generated by file -> save as PDF and ...
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Problem with fraction sizing in large brackets in alignment mode

I'm struggling with the sizing of the fractions when placed in alignment mode. This code here accurately displays what I want the thing to look like: $\left[ \frac{2}{5} u^{\frac{5}{2}} - \frac{2}{3}...
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IPA characters with tipa in Beamer poster switch to small font size, cannot be set to normal font size

I am using package tipa in order to have IPA characters at my disposal. However, when used in conjunction with beamer poster, the tipa characters switch to small font size. Setting them to another ...
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\left(\check h\right) vs. \left(\hat h\right)

The sizes of the parentheses in the example below do not scale nicely. Compiling the code %\RequirePackage{fix-cm} % doesn't help. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{mleftright} %\usepackage{...
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New modulo operator

I am trying to define new operator %. I tried to make it smaller but it also made spacing around it smaller. How can I reduce operator size without changing spacing around operator? Thanks for help ...
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How best to run LaTeX on a system with few resources

I've been running LaTeX for about a decade on my Macs and I've picked up a Dell Chromebook for travelling (to install Linux via Crouton). Pretty much the only reason to do this over a tablet is that I ...
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Initiating a 16x16-matrix in a readable way

I am trying to initiate a 16x16-matrix in a readable way. It's the adjacency-matrix of a graph, so it is filled with 1's and 0's, and I leave out the 0's to make it more clear. My problem: Initiating ...
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\left … \right make different sizes in numerator and denominator

I noticed that the commands \left\| ... \right\| don't always generate brackets of the same size, even when the content is the same. Example: The code \frac{\left\|A^{-1}\right\|}{\left\|A^{-1}\right\...
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fixed size box with math

Is there a way to code : \begin{aligned} & \boxed{\cos(30)}~x + \boxed{-\cos(20)}~y = \boxed{0} \\ & \boxed{-\sin(30)}~x + \boxed{\sin(20)}~y = \boxed{100} \\ \end{aligned} And have boxes ...
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Silencing overfull hbox warning for listing in adjustbox

I have the following in my document and it works as I expect, scaling the listing to fit the page, but it gives me a spurious Overfull \hbox warning that I would like to get rid of: \begin{adjustbox}{...
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Default sqrt index to scriptstyle instead of scriptscriptstyle

In my document, I am using a font and size which just makes scriptscriptstyle too small, and it looks weird to me: If instead of \sqrt[3]{...} I write \sqrt[\scriptstyle 3]{...} it looks better: And ...
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Is there a shorter \dag (\dagger)? Or how could we move it a bit, vertically?

I'm experiencing a small glitch with index positions, because of the \dag (or \dagger) symbol. Here's a MWE showing the small issue: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper,twoside]{book} \usepackage[T1]{...
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\tclap vs. \overset and \underset

MWE \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{stackengine} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} a\kern0pt{\color{red}{\tclap[5pt]{$\overset{\text{2}}{\vee}...
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pgfplots height=, what is it good for?

My understanding of the height= key was that that would fix the height of the plot and the y= value would be adjust accordingly. But, that does not appear to be the case. Both plots below have ...
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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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Table size not fit

I have problem with the table. My table is very small so it is impossible to read the content. \begin{table}[] \centering \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{% \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|} \hlin & \textbf{...
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Link Arrows in pgfgantt for Long Periods of Time

I am making a Gantt chart with pgfgantt. The arrowheads for dependencies between the bars do not show properly (e.g. pointing to left rather than right, for an input to another bar). My time-frame is ...
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Adjusting the Size of Summation Symbol inside an Enumerate Environment

Situation: I am making a compilation of problems involving the summation symbol. Problem: I want to resize my summation symbols but unable to do inside the enumerate environment even with the relsize ...
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includegraphics scale not working

Im trying to change the size of the picture with "scale" but is not working \documentclass{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[left=1.5cm,top=1cm,right=1.5cm,bottom=1cm]{geometry} \begin{...
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Improved delimiters for LibertinusMath

I use for my documents the Libertine font for the text and Libertinus for the mathematics. I find these fonts generally very beautiful. However, I find that the delimiters are not very harmonious with ...
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Reducing PDF size from Latex pipeline

I have this latex document comprising many vector graphics (PDF files) representing plots, each one consisting of many small elements. When I compile it with pdflatex, I end up with a fairly large ...
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What is a good maximum height for an image?

I would like to have figures within my document which are as big as possible without breaking the aspect ratio and without breaking the layout. This means the content (including the caption) should ...
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How can I reduce the size of matrix?

How can I reduce the size of below matrix? (i.e. this matrix is wide, i want to reduce the distance of entries.) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{blkarray, bigstrut} % \...
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Changing the size of a Logic Gate using Circuitikz

I would like to change the size of a simple logic gate \begin{circuitikz} \draw (0,0) node[and port] () {}; \end{circuitikz} The output is: How can I control the size of the ouptut?
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Shrinking a Table

I am in the process of writing up my dissertation and have fairly long regression tables meaning that I can only fit a limited space of text along with it on a page. Is there a way to move the table ...
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Decrease the size of the equation enclosed in a curly brace

I have the following latex: \begin{align} \left\lbrace \begin{aligned} \phi &= \arctan\left(\frac{j_z}{k_z}\right) \\ \theta &= \arctan\left(\frac{-i_z}{\sqrt{1-i_z^2}}\right) = \arcsin\left(-...
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ConTeXt: Number chapter size - box

Few days ago, @Aditya offered a perfect solution to a problem I had posted, writing the following code: \setupinterlinespace[line=1.35em] \setupalign[hanging] \setuphead [chapter] [ page=yes, ...
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In the figure form, how to adjust the whole size of “text” and “math” format at once?

In the figure form, how to adjust the whole size of "text" and "math" format "as a combined figure" at once? If this is a usual pdf figure, we can do \includegraphics[width=4.4in], such as below, the ...
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A wider looking zero, for tensors?

I am looking to distinguish between the zero vector for geometric 3D vectors and the zero tensors of linear second order tensors. Basically, I am looking for a bold-faced 0 that is wider than ${\bf 0}$...
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How to make a tikz' spy node zero size

In the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{footline}[page number] \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{spy,shadows,decorations.fractals} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{...
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Cannot determine the size of the image [duplicate]

I have this code in LaTeX, I compile with "latex+dvips+ps2pdf+See PDF" \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{...
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Correct typesetting of one line formulas with underscored-argument operators and double subscripts/superscripts

I'm having some trouble regarding the layout of nested subscripts/superscripts when used as underscored argument of argmin/min/max operators. I have defined \argmin{} operator as: \...
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When there are successive terms with subscripts in a formula, the subscript size is smaller in the earlier term

I have a couple of terms in a summation in which both have subscripts. The subscript in the first term is smaller than in the second. How do I ensure that they are the same size? Example equation ...
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Is it possible to draw a rectangle that fills the height of a line?

I am trying to highlight some parts of a document by setting them inside boxes drawn with TikZ. In order to retain a readable document, I do so with a simple macro, \focus: \documentclass{article} \...