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{todonotes} is a package that helps the user keep track of to-do notes and things to be addressed before the document is complete.

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Todo notes: Vertical position

In the below MWE, is there a way to play with the vertical position of the side note? For example, I would like to move it up, making it more side-by-side with the first paragraph. \documentclass{...
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AUTOREF error [italian] with \todonotes

The \autoref keeps writing "sezione" (section) instead of "Teorema" (Theorem), I've tried different solutions (even the "%" one) but they simply don't want to work for me....
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todonotes with tikzexternalize - white space problem

For a larger document including many TikZ pictures I am using tikzexternalize and the todonotes package. Based on this question I (re-) defined a command that automatically excludes the todo notes ...
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Why does a custom \todonotes \newcommand interfere with bibtex?

I'm using the \todonotes package and I have defined various custom notes, following an answer I got from here e.g. \newcommand{\todoinline}[2][1=]{\todo[inline,#1]{#2}} (and can't find anymore now). ...
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Highlight text with colored underline link to margin notes

I am trying to achieve the effect in the image below where text is highlighted with a coloured underline and linked to margin notes with partial borders that are also coloured. I have done some ...
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How to use markdown in todonotes?

I use todonotes, especially in the coordination of bigger projects. Especially in the drafting and quick brainstorming phase I'd love to be able to just use markdown inside todonotes to not waste time ...
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Package todonotes: Mark todo notes as done

As I use the package todonotes, I need to mark todo notes as done. Henrik, the author of the package, has this feature on the list of Things to improve. However, it has not been implemented yet. I ...
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Disable specific color in todonotes

I'm using the todonotes package for a large writing project. I have a system with different colored notes for different purposes, for example orange is notes for myself, while yellow is bigger ideas ...
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How to customize todonotes not to be in the margin

I would like to produce solved examples with comments like below. I tried package todonotes with the following codes \documentclass[12pt,openany,twoside,fleqn]{book} \usepackage{amsmath} %\usepackage[...
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Springer Nature Template + Package problem

I just started working on a journal article which is supposed to be submitted according to the sn-jnl template. I therefore downloaded the zip and started adding my content. Unfortunately I soon ...
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How to shift up todonotes

When i write many sidenotes on the same page, if there's no space, latex puts it over the bottom of page). There's a simple method to overcome this issue? THX A LOT \documentclass[twoside]{article}...
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TeX capacity exceeded when using todo after itemize

I found that if you put a multi-line todo note underneath an itemize, I get an error. What could be the cause? I am compiling with overleaf, using pdfLaTex Error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input ...
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Line connecting footnotes and text using todonotes

As I don't know much (rather anything...) about the structure of how a document is set up in the background and if body and footnote area are absolutely separate entities, I have no idea if my wish is ...
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List of todos breaks with ocgcolorlinks

When trying to use \listoftodos with colorinlistoftodos and ocgcolorlinks, text disappears from the list of todos. To be precise, the text is still there, I can copy it, but cannot see it – it becomes ...
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Highlight and label anything in LaTex article

I'm looking for a package that highlights and labels anything I wrap with it. So that I can then create a list of those highlights according to the label. I was thinking of something like the ...
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Todo notes inside minted

I'm trying to use Todonotes inside minted in order to easily annotate some code. I tried using escapeinside but the following code results in 5 errors unfortunately. \documentclass{article} \...
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Todonote, problem withe the position of the messagebox [duplicate]

Might anyone know what the problem is as to why I am getting the note-box outside the page border? \documentclass[11pt,twoside=true]{scrreprt} %\documentclass[11pt,oneside]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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\listofchanges Option list view gives error

if I use \listofchanges[style=summary, title={My Summary}] the summary is printed properly. However, if I use \listofchanges[style=list, title={My Summary}] I get this error message: Illegal unit ...
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command \todo already defined, but where? Could I overwrite?

I got this error when compiling recipe "pdflatex->bibtex->pdflatex x2" on the visual studio code of windows10. LaTeX Error: Command \todo already defined. Or name \end.....
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Line of todo does not match the line

I want to use the \todonodes package, but at the moment, the layout drives my crazy. The End of the "todo" line does not align with the text. I don't know how to describe it better, please ...
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Preventing a page break after a todonote

I use the todo command from the todonotes package to insert margin notes. I use them to keep track of the status of single chapters. LaTeX often puts a page break after the todo note, which looks ...
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Assign a separate colour to each author in the todonotes package

The todonotes package has options for specifying the author name and also an option for specifying the colour of the individual note. However my question is that, is there a provision to set a colour ...
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Todonotes custom counter not referencing in align environment

I have set up todonotes with a counter and would like to reference the tasks I create. In the align environment, I am unable to place the task in the margin so it is inline in a \text{} command. ...
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Todonotes appear directly over text in double column document (revtex 4.2)

Here's my MWE \documentclass[% reprint, amsmath,amssymb, aps, ]{revtex4-2} \setlength{\marginparwidth}{2cm} \usepackage{todonotes} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \title{Example Title} \...
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What is about with hyperref and todonote custom

Hello the latex team I have detected that the use of hyperref is incompatible with the custom of the todolist \mylistoftodos at the end of the document. Will you have an explanation and a solution ...
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How to debug todonotes issues (expandafter {\@captype)

In a LaTeX document (using revtex-4.2 and todonotes) I run into issues with todo note related errors – which seem erratic and which I somehow cannot debug. The issue seems to be related to a certain ...
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todonotes package with includegraphics produces compiling error

I want to use the todonotes-package with a \includegraphics[]{}-command. It works well with text and also with the graphic but nevertheless I get two errors after compiling: Argument of \reserved@a ...
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List of todos (todonotes) is empty with acl2020

The todonotes list of todos appears empty when using the acl2020 style package (available here). Here's a working example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} %list of todos is empty \usepackage[...
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align* environment cannot be used with todonotes

I am using the package todolist with Beamer and it works fine, except when I insert an equation into a todo. The following code: \todo{ \begin{align*} b \end{align*} } gives me the ...
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itemize inside todo box [duplicate]

\todo[inline]{ \begin{itemize} \item aaaa \item bbbb \end{itemize}} I have no problem to use \todo without using itemize inside. So what is the problems here? Thanks!
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How do I put a figure with a caption nicely in my margin?

I may be going in the right direction, but as you can see from compiling, my image is cropped. What to do? \documentclass[]{memoir} % Lipsum \usepackage{kantlipsum} % Sidenote attempt \usepackage{...
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How to get URLs to line-break within \todo{} comments?

I am searching for a way to allow URLs to line-break at any character within a marginal comment created by the package luatodonotes. I installed the xurl package, which is one of the options for ...
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todonotes alternative

I'm using Overleaf, and because of todonotes package the inverse search doesn't work: Couldn't find the corresponding source file. It's a known error: https://www.overleaf.com/learn/how-to/...
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SyncTeX jumps to pgflibraryfadings in TeXstudio with todonotes

If I ctrl + mouse click on the output text in TeXstudio with the code below then it takes me to pgflibraryfadings.code.tex which is not what I would expect/like. What can I do to fix this? (LuaTeX ...
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What in my code changed between MacTeX 2017 and MacTex 2019?

I have upgraded from MacTeX 2017 to 2019 and I have this problem that I can\t figure out. Consider: \documentclass[article,oneside]{memoir} \usepackage{letltxmacro} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[...
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Footnotes inside a minipage before a todo note using a marginnote end up at the bottom of the todo note

Inside a minipage I use footnotes that should be printed at the end of the minipage. I also use marginnote and re-define \marginpar to be \marginnote, because I use them inside other floats (primarily,...
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todonotes text overlap and vertical spacing problem

I am trying to use both margin and face some problems. I cannot start the paragraph with marginpar, i will have to add imaginary space \hspace{0pt}. Otherwise, it will align with previous paragraph. ...
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todo notes inside tcolorbox

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,lipsum,lmodern} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \usepackage[colorinlistoftodos]{todonotes} \begin{document} \listoftodos[Notes] Note is here\todo{Sample note!} \...
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Cite fails after `\tableofcontents` in `svjour3.cls` when `todonotes` is loaded

When using the Springer class svjour3 (can be obtained here), I stumbled upon a problem with \cite. Look at the following minimal example: \documentclass{svjour3} \usepackage{todonotes} \usepackage{...
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Inline todo-notes including verbatim blocks?

I'm making a major change to a document, and I want to turn some quite large sections into notes using todonotes. According to the documentation, this can be done with \todo[inline,caption={My ...
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Package todonotes: Display a \todo only the \listoftodos

I know the todonotes package gives me nolist option when calling \todo in order to hide a given entry from the \listoftodos. However, I can't find a way in the documentation to do the opposite of ...
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How to solve "No Synchronization Info at this position" Issue?

Recently, I found a very weird problem for reverse search (I used MikTeX on Windows 10, the PDF viewer is SumatraPDF): The reverse search only works at certain locations in the generated PDF, whereas ...
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Using makecell in tabu: incompatibility with the packages tcolorbox and todonotes

I have a problem when using the package tabu with makecell and tcolorbox and todonotes. This is my minimal example code: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \usepackage{todonotes}...
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luatodonotes package: note appears in Todo list, but not shown in the text

Using LuaLaTeX and the luatodonotes package, I can't see any of the notes I added by \todo{}. Nevertheless they are shown in the Todo list. Other features of the package, like the \missingfigure{}, ...
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Todo note floats into the wrong margin with page break and TeX capacity exceeded

While writing a seperate document I noticed that the todo note was printing in the wrong margin. Initially I thought this was because of a rogue use of \reversemarginpar, but after a bit of playing ...
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Why do I see this weird behavior when using the acmart class and the todonotes package?

The following (not quite) MWE \documentclass{acmart} \usepackage{todonotes} \begin{document} \title{ACM Class and the todonotes package} \author{Author} \maketitle \todo{A todo.} \listoftodos \end{...
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Is savetrees incompatible with the author option in todonotes? [closed]

I am having some compatibility issues with the savetrees and todonotes packages. I am trying to set the author of a todo command. Normally this works fine, but if I also have the savetrees package ...
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conflict between tikz (was: todonotes) - tabularx - array - arydshln

There is a conflict between the four packages tikz, tabularx, array and arydshln. The MWE below compiles, if I do not load tikz ( tikz.sty 2015/08/07 v3.0.1a (rcs-revision 1.151)) (load todonotes ...
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Adding timestamps in latex documents to mark when document was written, not compiled?

I expect it cannot be done since there's no way for LaTeX to know when the source was changed, but I thought I'd ask anyway. Is it possible to automate the addition of timestamps to LaTeX documents ...
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Undefined control sequence \accentset when using todonotes package

I'm trying to use todonotes together with the accent package, but the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{accents} \usepackage{todonotes} \begin{document} ...
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