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The Tufte-LaTeX project provides book and handout document classes that mimic the design of Edward Tufte's books.

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Add an item in the table of contents

I am using tufte-book document class. I would like to add a part at the end of the document which is neither a chapter nor a section. How can I do for making this part visible in the tableofcontents?
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Is there a package that provides graphing in the style of Ed Tufte?

I have recently started using the tufte-latex package for various science writing and, while I love the package generally, am dismayed that it does not include the ability to produce graphics (charts, ...
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Tufte like axis with pgfplots

How to achieve this kind of axis with pgfplot ? Image taken from Szymon Beczkowski's awesome PhD thesis design (thesis link) I may provide you with some data to play with. \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Can I use biblatex with Tufte classes?

Is it possible to use biblatex with the Tufte document classes (tufte-handout and tufte-book). If so, what modifications should I make to my preamble or class wrapper in order to use biblatex? I've ...
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Increasing the text size in tufte documents

I have typeset my lecture notes using the tufte latex style. The notes are around 60 pages long. This year I have a few students who require notes where the text size is larger than the default - I'd ...
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Producing quality figure and graphics - which Edward Tufte book is the most influential/interesting for TeX users?

I know this might be far fetched as a topic on this site, but I don't see where else it would belong (statistics SE? meh, I think we are more oriented toward producing clean and readable stuff than ...
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Formatting subsections and chapters in tufte-book

Sorry. I am new at this and it is my first time asking a question. I was reading this posting: how to change chapter/section style in tufte-book? How does one also get the subsections to change to ...
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How to switch between two margin sizes?

This question led to a new package: fullwidth This is a followup to a similar question. The idea is to switch between two different margin sizes. The answer provided by @godbyk work very well. ...
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\raggedouter to typeset marginal text in twoside book

We used the following code fragment using the changepage package: \newcommand{\raggedouter}{% \checkoddpage% \ifoddpage% \RaggedRight% \else% \RaggedLeft% \...
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text, margin, and text + margin width floats without using tufte class

I want to use the marginfigure, figure*, and figure environment as defined in tufte-book and tufte-handout classes (see respectively Figure 1, 2 and 3 in the template example). It means being able to ...
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Remove indent of paragraph and add line skip with tufte-latex

I'm using tufte-latex and I want paragraphs to have no indent, but a line skip instead. Normally you can achive this with: \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} Using tufte-latex this does not work however. ...
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How to create twoside book with oneside margin?

I want to make a twoside book with oneside margin such: odd pages: even pages: full header, with margin figure(or table): I used tufte-book class, but cannot set margins as i need. It's margins is ...
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XeTeX seems to break headers in Tufte-handout

I get the following messed-up running headers on pages 2 and following when using Tufte-Handout class with fontspec (and therefore XeTeX). The headers repeat the Title and then add a black box. A lot ...
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What is the default font in the Tufte handout class?

I'm wondering what the default font in the tufte-handout class is, and how I could use this font in a different document class (specifically amsart.)
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how to change chapter/section style in tufte-book?

i used this code but there is an error: ! Use of \@ doesn't match its definition. I'm trying to make my book such as: ‎\documentclass[a4paper,14pt,twoside]{tufte-book}‎ \usepackage{amsthm,amssymb,...
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Tufte alike design with sidenotes crossing pagebreaks, or: Tufte made with KOMA-Script

As far as I understand (correct me if I'm wrong), a disadvantage of the tufte classes is that the side notes can not cross a page break. The side notes have to end on the very page where they begin. ...
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margin location in tufte-class

By default I have observed that the margin is always on same side of the page, i.e irrespective of the page being the left page or right page the margin is always on the right hand side of the page. ...
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change caption in tufte class full-page figure

I've tried to change the caption in a full-width float with tufte-book, but to no avail. I want the caption in this figure to be like more common LaTeX classes. Here is a MWE and the result: \...
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Tufte like axis with pgfplots for log axis

I used the excellent code from TUGBoat issue 34 mentioned in this post Tufte like axis with pgfplots and was very happy until I tried to use it with logarithmic axis. The problem seems to be that the ...
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Put equation numbers in the sidemargin with Tufte-Latex class

In Tufte-Latex all captions etc. are in the side margin. I want to put the equation numbers there as well. Is it possible to do this?
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Are there any subfloat package that works with tufte-latex?

I'm trying a lot of subfloat-like packages with tufte-latex and all of them seem to interact badly with tufte-latex in the matter of labels, refs and captions. To captions I could find solutions ...
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Design and implementation of an elegant Tufte-inspired two column presentation template?

I am interested in finding or creating a beamer template with the following characteristics: left: a square (ish) figure, about 2/3 of the width right: two or three statements, zero to four small ...
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Letterspacing, Minion Pro, and Tufte-LaTeX (problem with running header)

I'm trying to use Minion Pro with the Tufte-LaTeX class. Basically, I've got it working, but I have a problem with letterspacing the small caps for the running header. Rather than appearing in small ...
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Tufte style range frames for three dimensional plots

This question is a follow up to this question, that allowed me to solve the two dimensional case. For example this plot is created by the following code: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Printing bibliography with biblatex in Tufte-handout fullwidth environment

I'm trying to print the bibliography (using biblatex) inside the fullwidth environment. But when I place the \printbibliography command inside the fullwidth environment, every line other than the very ...
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What does “you have forgotten to use \caption” mean?

I'm stumped by an error I'm getting, when I try to render a Tufte-LaTeX document using hypcap and hyperref. For example, even a minimal document consisting of \documentclass[nohyper]{tufte-handout} ...
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Why does manually loading hyperref change the font size for captions in Tufte documents?

I'm using Tufte document classes and need to manually load hyperref rather than have it loaded by the Tufte class. So I'm using the nohyper option with the document class, and later use \usepackage{...
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Problems compiling Tufte title page in XeLaTex

I'm not sure why, but I can compile a simple Tufte-style title page using pdfLaTex and Texworks, but the same file chokes in XeLaTex under Texshop. Where is the error? First, this MWE compiles: \...
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Beamer slides and tufte-handout

I have been experimenting with a setup for slides and handouts with one main.tex file that is \input{} into a "slides" and a "handout" file (as described in the beamer user guide 21.2.1, or this ...
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Combining tufte handout with classicthesis article

I am a sucker for the large margins in Tufte-inspired classes, and in classicthesis. However, I want to write an article with a Tufte layout (example), but with the classicthesis title/author/abstract/...
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Setting up a LaTeX document using the Uggedall or tufte-latex templates

I’ve used LaTex before for a while, but (1) it’s been ages, and (2) I’ve only really had to import minor packages for a basic template. Having come across templates/classes like Uggedal’s and tufte-...
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Can I automatically generate abbreviated citations in Tufte documents after the first occurrence?

In documents using Tufte document classes (tuft-handout or tuft-book) \cite is replaced by a footnote (which appears as a sidenote) corresponding to the full bibliography entry for the cited work. ...
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Adjusting the postion of chapter numbers in the Tufte-Latex class

I'm using the Tufte-latex book class, and trying to figure out how to use numbers in the chapters/sections. The default style has no numbers, which I turned off by commenting out this line: % Turn ...
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Positioning of the chapter number in the margin note space

How can I fix the position of my chapter number? I would like to put it right in the middle of the space for the notes, and aligned with the first line of text of the chapter. I am undecided for the ...
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Tufte layout in “Painless Memoir?”

I'm trying to bring together two styles, the airy Tufte's page layout ... and Michael OKane's "painless Memoir" document found on this site. I've tried to edit OKane's template directly; I've tried ...
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What fonts should I specify to render Tufte documents using XeLaTex?

What font specification commands should I have in my Tufte-based document if I'm rendering it using XeLaTex? My document renders as expected using pdfLaTeX, but when I switch to XeLaTeX, though ...
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Change the old style numerals of mathpazo (via tufte-latex) to lining numerals

I am using tufte-latex package, which uses mathpazo with old style numerals. To make figures (plots) I would like to use lining numbers. The problem is that the figures are converted from svg to pdf ...
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tufte-latex warning: Failed to convert input string to UTF16

I've been receiving this warnings every time I compile a document with tufte-latex class: ** WARNING ** Failed to convert input string to UTF16... Nothing happens, the document compiles fine, but ...
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using \marginnote inside a math environment in tufte-book

I've recently started using tufte-book for typesetting solutions to math problems. I like it very much that you're encouraged to use the margin, which is very nice for giving hints, pointers and ...
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Copying \subsection style to \subsubsection

\documentclass[a4paper,twoside, symmetric,justified,notoc, nobib]{tufte-book} \titleclass{\subsubsection}{straight} \begin{document} \frontmatter \pagenumbering{roman} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{-1} ...
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Problem with tufte-book and subfigure

I'm having a problem using both the tufte-book class and the subfigure package. This problem started after a fresh install of texlive, and I can't find a reason for it. Consider the following ...
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Is it possible to fine-tune the citation positions in Tufte-BibLaTeX combination?

I'm using tufte-latex in combination with BibLaTeX, as described in Can I use biblatex with Tufte classes? and I have tried the variants suggested both in the question and in the answer. Using the ...
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Change Paper Size in Tufte Book Class

Is there a (relatively) easy way to change the paper size in the tufte-book class? The manual for Tufte 3.50 by Kevin Godby (http://kevin.godby.org/2009/12/11/tufte-latex-350-released/) says, "To ...
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combining listings and tufte-book, listings caption on tufte's margin

I am not very familiar with all latex details, but I'd like to use the listings package in a tufte-book document. However, the listings package places its captions above or below the listing and I ...
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Natbib author-year citation style in the tufte-book class

I'm using the tufte-book class and I like it so much! However, I'd like to have the references in the natbib-way, so that I can use both textual (\citep) and parenthetical (\citep) citations. I ...
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Error using \ref in captions with Tufte and Babel

I am using the tufte-book class. When referencing with \ref within a caption using the babel package I get two errors: "Argument of \@iiminipage has an extra }." and "Paragraph ended before \@...
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Modify the header on tufte-handout

I am using the tufte-handout documentclass and the title of my document is 101 characters. Consequently the header on the pages following page one flow over to a second line in the header. If my ...
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Tree like items list

I'm trying to build a list in a file based on the Tufte-Latex book template: https://code.google.com/p/tufte-latex/ In keeping with the clean design, I don't need any font changes, blod or italics, ...
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package right similar to tufte-book

Is there any package right similar to tufte-book? Using \marginpar, the following (Default) could be produced, but I want to have the Target; i.e. to spread the page header over the margin. Finally ...
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Why noxcolor option with beamerarticle and tufte-handout?

in a previous question there is a solution about how tu use tufte-handout class with beamerarticle. I've tested it and I need to include [noxcolor] option because without it pdflatex complains with !...

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