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Questions tagged [todonotes]

{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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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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Margin todo notes overlap and get cut off and bottom of page

I can't seem to figure out what's causing this issue: I'm using a custom command: \usepackage[colorinlistoftodos,textsize=tiny]{todonotes} \newcommandx{\gw}[2][1=]{\todo[linecolor=orange,...
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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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Latex: is is possible to have a marginnote with a leading line and both in and outside a float environment?

I do not have an example since I want to know if it is possible, here is the one from the wiki slightly modified. \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,english]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \renewcommand{\...
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How do I expand page width to handle wider marginparwidths while leaving everything else as it is?

I would like to be able to use todonotes package, but the amount of marginparwidth on right and left are relatively small. The space available for margins is too small that I want to increase the page ...
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Images cropped when todonotes and auto-pst-pdf used together in scrbook

In my document, I am required to have non-floating images in one chapter. However, while there is no problem with images in floats, non-floating images are cropped at the bottom. This only happens to ...
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automatic todo list with priority hierarchy

I've been using the "easy-todo" package, and looked at the "todo" package, for making todo lists automatically. They allow you to write a \todo{<todo text>}command, which will both show in-text ...
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Why does `\reversemarginpar` retroactively swaps the margins of `\todo` command?

I used \reversemarginpar after \todo and this retroactively causes the note to go to the wrong margin. I also noted that if I put \normalmarginpar right after \reversemarginpar \marginnote{Inner ...
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todonotes breaks pgfplots and tikz spy with externalization

I want to use todonotes in a document that also uses pgfplots, tikz spy and tikz external. Unfortunately, todonotes breaks the layout of pgfplots figures as illustrated by the following example: \...
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setstretch and todonotes

I'm attempting to use the todonotes package to make margin annotations connected to points in a text. In order to give more space for the annotations, I'd like to be able to increase the line spacing ...
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Why textwidth-1cm works when I use todonotes

Here is a minimal example of my problem. If I remove the todonotes package I get -1cm-1cmtest on the output pdf. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{todonotes} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}{\...
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missing figure options

This is a follow-up question on todonotes: How to make multiple listoftodos? I used the above example to categorize my todo notes (e.g. figures, administrative stuff, laboratory todos...) instead of ...
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todonotes get cut off in margin of twoside document

I am using the following twoside document layout and the todonotes package. My problem is the \todo{...} notes get cut off in the margin. How can I fix this? MWE \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{...
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Todo notes cropped (potentially with fullpage package)

I find that my todo notes are cropped: This seems to be the case no matter where I put the note. I think the problem might be the fullpage package. \documentclass[a4paper, fleqn, 12pt]{amsart} \...
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How to correctly change the side that marginpar appears per case?

I'm trying to use marginpar and todonotes to make comments in a latex file as to ease the collaboration. The margins are just quick todo notes and fixes and I don't want to hardcode the position of ...
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todonotes: how to hide certain entries from list of todos?

I'd like to handle some todos differently than others by defining a new command for them that makes them hidden in the list of todos. Just setting the caption to empty does not suffice (the entry ...
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How to rename listoftodos

I'm using french babel. How could I rename \listoftodos ? I've tried \addto\captionsfrench{\renewcommand{\listoftodos}{Relevé des remarques}} but it doesn't work Best regards,
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Inline todo whether on a new line or not?

Based on the two examples here, the inline form of \todo is modified to allow truly inline todos. However, if the \todo is on a line by itself, a Bad space factor (0). error is generated (sometimes, ...
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Disabling changes and todonotes packages: Text is still being coloured

The problem arose after the solution of : Colouring text doen't work in newcommand definition I am trying to define a new \note command based on todonotes and changes packages but I'm having ...
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Colouring text doen't work in newcommand definition

I am trying to define a new \note command based on todonotes and changes packages but I'm having troubles with the optional selected text styling. I want it to be coloured based on the changes ID ...
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todonotes: Use only left or only right margin?

Is there any way to force todonotes to place comment bubbles only on the left side of the page, or only on the right side of the page? My corporate document template is two-sided, so todonotes puts ...
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todonotes: Output loop---100 consecutive dead cycles after 50 \todo{} on a page

When using the todonotes package with the IEEEtran template, I seem to reach a limit after putting 50 \todo{} on one page. When compiling the document, I get the following error: Output loop---100 ...
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How to make a todo linked to two parts of a document?

I want to make a todo that would be linked to two parts of the document. For the moment it is only linked to one part : Here is a read-only link to the code. Here is part of the code : \...
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todo highliting with inline \newcommand

I wanted to create a new command so that with the code \nb I could have a 'shortcut' for \todo[inline] The code \newcommand{\nb}[1]{\todo[inline]{#1}} works, but it does not show the green ...
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How to add To do notes in Table

Im using todonotes package and run in to a problem with it, when in a Table. I get a Float(s) lost error. How can i use todonotes package in a tablecell? MWE: \documentclass{article} \...
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What is the command to assign different colors to reviewers in ShareLaTeX so that their comments can be seen in different color?

Let's say there are few reviewers and they want to comment on different sections of your paper in ShareLaTeX. I am not talking about the default commenting method. I want to use this method, this is ...
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How to install todonotes.sty package on Linux CentOS 7?

I'm working with Kile on a Dell Latitude 3540 computer running a Linux CentOS 7 operating system. I'm trying to compile a tex file and I get this error: File 'todonotes.sty' not found. ^ ^ M I ...
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A way to check off todonotes

I recently discovered the todonotes package. It would be great to somehow check the notes as done. I know the creator has this on his "todo list" (funny), but right now its not implemented. My idea ...
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Use of todonotes package breaks classicthesis alignment fix

I had an issue with the toc design of classicthesis described here, but I could not reproduce the solution. Thus, I tested a bit and identified the conflicting package as todonotes. Hence, if I use ...
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Include external test results in my document

I have a LaTeX document which contains an environment I use to layout specifications of integration tests of a software system. One thing I would like to do is to have the results of the last run (if ...
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Using package todonotes and auto-pst-pdf does not work

I need auto-pst-pdf so the package chemnum automatically number the chemicals I use in figueres. But I run into the problem that if I use the package todonotes at the same time my TexShop stops ...
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How to put an array into \todo?

Consider the code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{todonotes} \begin{document} %\todo{ \begin{tabular}{l}X\end{tabular} %} \end{document} I want the contents of the table (above: X), to be ...
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tikzsymbol inside todonote

What causes this? How can this be fixed? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{todonotes} \usepackage{tikzsymbols} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1-4] Good stuff.\todo{hello \dWinkey how ...
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How to define \marginpar when using it in two custom commands?

How can I define \marginpar options in custom commands so it does not affect other commands using \marginpar? Here is what I have tried, but the problem still persists: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,...
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Use of \label doesn't match its definition. with package luatodonotes

When compiling following document, I get the error message Use of \label doesn't match its definition %! TeX program = lualatex \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{cleveref} \...
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\listoftodos in Todo list missing hyperlinks and colors in my document

I'm trying to add a \listoftodos using the todonotes package to a template file I have. I've added two todos with \todo[inline]{Write abstract \ldots} and \todo{Fill in these details \ldots}. I'm ...
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Inline todonotes and parfillskip lead to overfull \hbox

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[ % parskip=half, % 1em; overfull \hbox \hbox (10.45003pt) % parskip=half*, % .25\linewidth; Overfull \hbox (104.06389pt too wide) parskip=half+, % 0.33333\...
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Refer to line number in note

I want to add comments to a manuscript and refer to the line number I am commenting about. Is it possible to do that? I am using the standard article class, package lineno for numbering the lines and ...
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CJK in todonotes

tl;dr: I am looking for a way to put small CJK text snippets in an otherwise English text inside todonotes and into the list of todos, without disrupting my existing large document too much in pdftex. ...
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Adding \todo inside section title

I am using the todonotes package and I wanted to add a note inside a section title like: \section{This is the section heading\todo{We should rethink the section title.}} However, this is throwing ...
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Adding todo inside a caption

I am using the todonotes package and I wanted to add a note inside a caption like: \caption{This is the section heading\todo{We should rethink the section title.}} However, this is throwing the “Not ...
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Widen page and margin while keeping other geometry settings

I repeatedly find myself in this situation: I write a paper with some publisher-specified layout (e.g. acmart, IEEEtran). I and my coauthors use todonotes to add notes to the margin while we draft ...