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LaTeX file not compiling at journal

After submitting an article to a journal, I received an email from the journal administrator informing me that some "essential details are missing" and requesting that I "share the ...
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Stackengine and missing $ issue

Using stackengine I want to create a doublestruck nabla symbol, but I run into missing $ issue. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{stackengine} \newcommand{\nablads}{\...
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A Simpler Way to Code This Stackengine Asterism

Consider the MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{stackengine} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{graphicx} \def\asterism{\par\vspace{1em}{\centering\scalebox{1.5}{% \stackon[-0.5pt]{*}{\...
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Undefined control sequence. <argument> \SavedStyle \mkern .2mu\AC

I am attempting to adapt the code for \reallywidehat from a 2016 post, What does \stackMath do?, into my fairly large project as I transition typesetting from LaTeX to LuaLaTeX. Typesetting the ...
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Centerstack does not create space for items

I am trying to get \Centerstack to create space around the contents of every item, but it seems that the vertical space of 1em above the baseline for each item. Is it possible to modify this? \...
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How to place symbols above and below the same space in text mode?

I'm inserting a word above a between-word space and a symbol below the same space (to imitate a teacher's correction). I'm using pdflatex and adapted this answer: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \...
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Lewis structure with double bond

To determine the lewis structure of molecules, I used the method proposed here. But I am blocked for certain molecules such as dioxygen: How can I place double bonds and doublets on each atom? \...
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Image source below image and longer than its width

This is a follow-up to the answer from https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/412010/221716 As with the original question, I'd like to include the source text under the image. However, the URL is longer than ...
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Top-align stackengine stacks

The title may be incorrect if I have misunderstood the problem. feel free to fix. Steven Segletes helpfully provided me with some latex in this answer which creates a row consisting of left, center, ...
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Adjust multiple line spacing when using mixed fonts with \Centerstack from stackengine

In the following image, I'd like to nudge the line in the up just a bit so that it appears vertically centered between the words Seaweed and Ocean. The \vspace{-10pt} macro doesn't seem to do anything ...
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how to make V. for versicle indented and in red

I am typesetting an Orthodox liturgical text and would like to typeset a versicle (V.) before certain verses. I am currently using the following: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \title{Orthodox ...
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Superimposed glyphs and super/subscripts

I am using stackengine to superimpose a \cup and \^{} to create a cup with a head of an arrow on the right endpoint. This works in normal size but if I use the new symbol as a super/subscript, then ...
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Tweaking an Initfamily Do-It-Yourself Colored Lettrine

The following code mimics Steven B. Segletes' answer to the question posed in Adding a Letter to an Image in a Do-It-Yourself Lettrine: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{yfonts,xcolor,scalerel,...
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Adding a Colored Frame to a Do-It-Yourself Lettrine

This question is an extension of the one posed a while back in Adding a Letter to an Image in a Do-It-Yourself Lettrine Consider the MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lettrine} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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Missing { inserted. [...mathrel{\stackon[-5pt]{$\in$}{$\widetilde$}] on a question

For this question How to set more separation for certain latex symbols I have given this code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{stackengine} \begin{document} \[ ...
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Align baselines of figure and table using minipage and stackunder

I'm trying to place a figure and a table side by side so that the baselines, rather than the captions, of both are aligned: The answer to this question does this \stackunder with minipages, but uses a ...
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On Stacking Asterisks to Form Chapter Dividers with Stackengine

This question is an extension of the earlier post Best Way to Produce This Chapter Divider Image Consider the code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{stackengine} \usepackage{graphicx} \def\asterisks{\...
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On Makeindex, Subentries, and Stackengine (and No Xindy)

It seems to be a well-known defect with \makeindex that the number of levels of an index entry is capped at three. For example, if I run the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \let\...
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How to Realign a Horizontal Stack with the Above Item

Consider the MWE \documentclass{article} \textheight 8.25in \textwidth 4.75in \usepackage{scalefnt} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} %\blacksquare\hspace*{.7em} \usepackage{stackengine,xcolor,lipsum} \...
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A Binary Code Index for Enumerate Items Using Stackengine

I am currently working on a project that contains hundreds of enumerate items, each containing a paragraph(s) that addresses some combination of anywhere between 1 and 12 different subjects. The list ...
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Vertical alignment problems with bracketMatrixstack from tabstackengine

I came across this pretty nifty command to easily create matrices, that I found here. However, when I tried to use it with \vdots and \ddots, I ran into some vertical alignment issues. Here is the ...
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Vertical align of fractions inline and display mode (baseline?)

I was checking the solution here for make a small fraction. I get the fraction but I noticed that there is a variation in the vertical alignment in display mode and inline mode: \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Stackengine not working with xstring

I've been trying to make a command that allows me to automatically retypeset any V̇ in a given string, as in the font I'm using it typests as .V which isn't ideal. Using XeLaTeX I compiled this source ...
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An alternative to the symbol \modtwosum of stix package [duplicate]

This is a trivial question. We know that in the table 72: Variable-sized Math Operators to the pag. 40, we have the symbol for the line integral of a closed path named \oint for the circuiting. \...
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makecell package error {\let\tabg@pe\theadgape\thead@}

I have a table that I am trying to use in a Wiley publishing company LaTeX template. Here is the table I am trying to use - this code thanks to R ztable latex output not working: \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Vertically stack text from variable

I want to stack vertically like this t e x t 1 9 I found various answers that works, either using custom commands or stackengine (e.g. Vertical text (not in table)). None of these answers works when ...
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Scalerel package: to stretch, correctly, the `\benz` symbol

Starting from this question Symbol for Fourier pair as per Brigham, "The Fast Fourier Transform" and my humble answer with this code, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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How to typeset asymmetrical confidence level limits / uncertainties?

Below is an example of an asymmetrical limit (or uncertainty) How can I typeset this in a \LaTeX equation? Such pair of numbers should be vertically stacked while being vertically center-aligned with ...
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stackengine subscript size

Correct subscript size not taken using stackengine package, please find MWE file is as follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{stackengine} \newcommand{\Utildesim}[1]{% \ensurestackMath{\...
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Make macro consider the value of "\textwidth" for inserting newlines automatically

Background I've created a macro with name \an in order to write single line and multiline annotations inside the alignat environment (see example below) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Label within multiple stackinsets

For my thesis I wanted to put theorems in a special box, for which I have created a command \specialbox which utilizes \stackinset, such that I get a partial frame around the theorem. Credits to its ...
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Stacked math with lefthand braces around selected lines

Following \documentclass[varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{stackengine} \usepackage{xcolor} \renewcommand{\vec}[1]{\mathbf{#1}} \begin{document} \stackMath \begin{equation*} ...
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Adding text on a SVG image with overpic or similar

Is there a possibility to place text on a svg vector image without using Inkscape? For me it is much more convenient to change the text quickly using \overpic and \put than opening Inkscape and ...
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The old issue of overleft/rightarrow revisited, and my own approach

I want to try to communicate what I want to achieve with the following code example. I would like to have one left- and right-command for this functionality, which compiles in reasonable time. I am ...
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Incomplete \iffalse; all text was ignored in tabstackengine

My MWE \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{tabstackengine,xcolor} \usepackage{amssymb} \makeatletter \newcommand*{\pmzerodot}{% \nfss@text{% \sbox0{$\vcenter{}$}% math axis \sbox2{0}% \sbox4{...
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Using \vspace togehter with \hspace to place a citation over an image

I have an image I would like to don with a citation. However, placing the citation on top of the image has proven to be a bit of a challenge. Simply placing the citation after the image with \...
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Vertical alignment of \stackengine stacks

I would need to write a few letters above certain syllables in a normal text. I've found this great \stackengine package, which seems to do the job. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{stackengine} \...
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Why isn't the text in `tabularx` vertically centered when math stacking commands are used?

When I try to use math environments with stacking features, such as \Vectorstack from stackengine package, the text will not longer be vertically centered in the cell. Rather, it goes upwards as if it ...
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How can I force a custom command to take effect even when called in math environment?

I want to define a new command that is similar to \addstackgap from stackengine package except that it has an optional argument. The command modifies the small stack gap so that the preferred amount ...
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Lettrine + Stackengine: Bad placement of dropped capital

Updated: No longer an issue with lettrine 2.01 Weirdly, this has been working fine for me for months (if not years), however I've been able to boil down my issue to a MWE and it appears that ...
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Specific alignment of subscripts in math mode joint with overleftarrow. How to avoid phantom space fiddling?

The oveleft/rightarrow-command is not optimal because it shiftes indices to much to the right in formulas like: $\overleftarrow{D}_v$ Therefore, I use the following macro which I have adapted from ...
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Stacking thick bars below a symbol

I am using the following commands to place an arbitrary number of specialized, thick bars (\xbar) below a letter. \documentclass[prb,preprint]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{stackengine} \stackMath \...
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Align multiple matrix equations and their elements

I have a set of multiple equations with matrices and I would like that both the brackets and the elements are aligned together. To do so, I followed the accepted answer given in this thread: Multiple ...
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Conflict between eqnarray and tabstackengine

I seem to be getting conflict between the eqnarray environment and the tabstackengine package (which is very useful for matrices, column vectors, etc.). \documentclass{report} \usepackage{...
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Large formula in align - 2

Good Evening I'm new to Latex. I am writing the decomposition of an equation about turbulent motion. I have problems with alignment on the left and with numbering of the equations. I do not ...
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Unable to install stackengine package

When I am running the stackengine package in LaTeX, I am getting an error: File listofitems.sty not found. I am trying to get this file through MiKTeX 2.9 package manager but I am not able to find ...
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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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How to use a user-defined command in glossary file?

I've a user-defined symbol like this: \newcommand{\myexclam}{\mathrel{\stackinset{c}{}{t}{}{\rotatebox{-45}{\scalebox{.5}{$/$}}}{$!$}}} This symbol should be used in one of my glossary's entries as ...
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tabular/stackengine: How to exceed/clobber row or cell frame

I have a table where some cells may contain an additional qualifier element right above their contents. Imagine 3 houses and their owners at certain points in time. Some owners may be related to ...
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Long division help

I've had to ask a new question since I can't figure out how to post the code into the thread I'd opened. I've tried manipulating the code Steven B. Segletes posted in Sharelatex to get what I want. ...
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