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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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Margin references in tufte-handout with pandoc

I'm trying to convert a Markdown file to PDF using pandoc and a tufte-handout template. I would like to have references in the margin, instead of in the end of the document, is this even possible in a ...
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Combine fnpct with tufte's sidenote incl offset-adjust?

I would like to combine the benefits of fnpct with the tufte-book document class. I heavily rely on manually adjusting some footnotes according to \sidenote[][1cm]{my sidenote text} in the tufte ...
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tufte-book and arabic text (bidi problem?)

I am typesetting a tufte-book document with XeLaTeX that has both English and Arabic text. The Tufte-style title pages consistently break, whether I use the package arabxetext or polyglossia. I ...
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Fancy chapter heading format under tufte-book class

I want to write chapter heading for a tufte-book document. Here is what I want to use: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/339892/159116 \documentclass[openany,letter]{tufte-book}% \usepackage[T1]{...
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Conflict between tufte-book, adforn, and pdfx

When I try to use the tufte-book class with the adforn and pdfx packages, I am getting a problem with symbol substitutions. For example: \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{adforn} \usepackage[x-...
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Parallel footnote and sidenote environments with nested references

I am having trouble getting an parallel footnote and sidenote environment with nested references to work. fnpct is used to create multiple footnote environments and kerning. The bigfoot package ...
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Horizontal justification for the side comments, in Tufte-Handout style.

I am using Tufte handout template and I see that many of the margin comments (figure captions, footnotes, citations, etc) are not justified/aligned. I was wondering if there is an easy fix for this.
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Issue with compiling gfsneohellenic with tufte-book

I am trying to use gfsneohellenic with tufte-book. While compiling I am getting the following error. /usr/local/texlive/2018/texmfdist/tex/latex/gfsneohellenic/gfsneohellenic.sty: 85: LaTeX Error: ...
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Make a section style like picture

I need to design a section looking like this: which obey this rule on both even and odd pages. I've done this so far: \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{xcolor} % for colour \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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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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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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tufte-book: tikz references in caption

Using the article documentclass, the following code works as expected. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.13} \...
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How to specify B5 in tufte-book

I'm having trouble creating a working b5 layout with tufte-book. According to their documentation, this is supported: The Tufte-LATEX classes currently only provide three paper sizes: a4, b5, and ...
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Figure referencing in tufte-book pointing to section instead

The \ref command usually points to the figure/table/etc that is referenced by \label. However in the tufte-book document class this does not seem to work: \documentclass[]{tufte-book} \begin{document}...
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If my Tufte problem persists, are there other good book class to use?

I have seen many pages dedicated to solving this problem with tufte. None of these solutions work for me. I tried several simple .tex files using tufte. All have the same problem. "Argument of \...
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tufte-book and gb4e and footnotes / sidenotes

When using the tufte-book class (and other tufte classes, I imagine), footnotes / sidenotes seem to break the instant you load the gb4e package. This compiles correctly, and displays a sidenote as ...
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tufte-latex: excluding the sidenotes margin from certain pages

Excluding Margins from Pages I'm looking for a way to exclude the sidenotes margin from certain pages in my document (notably the frontmatter and the part header page). For instance, in Example 1, I ...
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Tufte book - inline spacing list of figures [duplicate]

I have a small problem with the Tufte book. I inserted the per-section numbering but then the inline spacing gets all too crowded, as in the picture. Any command I could use to solve this? Thanks!
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First occurrence citation in margin note without explicit call

I'm using the tufte-book document class and the biblatex package, and would like to add margin notes indicating a near-full reference the "first time" a citation is made. Specifically, I'd like for ...
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Overfull hbox on title page of tufte-book

I'm writing a book using LaTeX in Overleaf (pdfLaTeX), using the tufte-book document type. To make my title page, I have the following code: \documentclass[notoc,symmetric]{tufte-book} \usepackage[...
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\hrule length inconsistent

I'm using the tufte-book document class. When I use \hrule, sometimes it extends the text width (which I want), and other times it extends the full page width, apparently randomly. How can I get it ...
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\setcaptionfont in tufte-book does not work

I want to format all my captions (tables, figures, ...) in tufte-book. The built-in \setcaptionfont command leads to surprising results: margin tables are all formatted, captions of normal tables or ...
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Bibliography and sitography

I'm creating my thesis in LaTeX and it's the first time I use it. As a template I'm using that of Tufte. I have a bibliography and I would also like to create a sitography separate from the ...
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Linespacing with cutwin

The problem is that the first and the last lines have different line spacing compared with the rest of the text. This is the code: \documentclass[10pt]{tufte-book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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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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Table of contents misaligned with Tufte book symmetric

Usually when I try to create a document using the Tufte-latex classes, which table of contents could extents in more than one page, I find with the trouble of the composition of the table of contents. ...
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Tufte-class with Oscola citation format

I'm working on a book using the Tufte book class. This the MWE: \documentclass[nobib]{tufte-book}% \usepackage{lipsum}% \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{hyphenat}% \usepackage[style=oscola, autocite=...
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Ordinal captions of figures with Basque-Babel in tufte-book

Basque numbering of figures and tables must be ordinal but Babel implementation produces them as in English or Spanish: Irudia 1 instead of 1. irudia. \documentclass[]{tufte-book} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Tufte's margin notes in LyX instead of marginpar

Is there an "idiomatic"/non-ERT way in LyX 2.3 to add a margin note in a document formatted using tufte-handout? The normal margin notes are not converted into \marginnotes as I expected but into ...
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Tufte handout citation style

I am using tufte-handout template to create a summary note. I am using natbib package and found out that the citation is printed on the marginpar and at the back page of the book. My question is how ...
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Cover thesis Tufte style [duplicate]

I'm creating a thesis using the Tufte style template. Obviously I have to change the cover that I would like to look like this: How can I do? EDIT I tried this code: \documentclass{scrreprt} \...
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Centering part label and ornament on page in tufte-book

I'm writing a book using tufte-book and pdflatex through ShareLaTeX, and I want to have multiple parts for that book, with the part label centered horizontally in the page. The standard tufte style is ...
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Tufte class: Force caption to be below table

I am using the tufte-class to write a report. I have some good sized tables with text in the cells with the table being large enough to go into the margins. This is OK with me. However, the caption's ...
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Add \cite to Tufte style thesis

I'm writing my thesis using the tamplate Tufte style, it's my first document in Latex. I tried to add the first \cite but I'm having problems. Here is the code: main.tex: \documentclass{tufte-book} ...
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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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Tufte \newthought with \gls

I want to insert a \gls acronym into \newthought. \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \newacronym{ds}{DS}{Directional Sensitivity} % define acronym label/short/long \...
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Label-only behaviour for standard float with empty/blank caption when placed in margin

How can I achieve the same label-only (no separator) behaviour for \caption{} when the label is to be placed on the margin? I started from here, but this does not apply for standard floats. MWE: \...
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Change background and font color in Tufte's Book

I am using the class tufte-book. I'd like to know how can I set the background color and the font color of the front page. In the book class I have achieved this before using tikz, but it seems to ...
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How do I make the titlepage's title smaller in tufte-book?

For now, I have what is probably a much too long book title. I'm not certain I will come up with something both better and shorter. TeX tries desperately to fit it in, and manages to do so in five ...
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Change index and titles font in Tufte style book

I want to change the index, titles and subtitles font in my document but I have no idea how to (I'm pretty new to Latex). I've searched for solutions to this problem without success. I am particularly ...
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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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Tufte-Latex libertine text and math font incompatibility issue

I'd like to write a substantial math document with the tufte-book class, with a few minor changes. My first issue is that, after loading my preferred font of libertine, along with newtxmath to get ...
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Resetting or custom numbering in thmtools

I'm using thmtools in tufte-handout class, with styles given by egreg for declaring properties assiciated with various systems. I searched in Thmtools User's Guide for a custom number or resetting ...
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Caption placement for new float environment in tufte-handout class

I'm using the class: tufte-handout and I need a new coloured environment for data, examples and details that I want to highlight. I found this question (with answer) that is literally what I want. It ...
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Horizontal alignment of tikz floats in tufte margins

I try to make the symmetrical floats on verso and recto pages of tufte-class book. This diagram shows what I want to achieve and it also shows the discrepancy: (the first page is not important). The ...
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Tufte book in landscape

I took doc/latex/tufte-latex/sample-book.tex and added the landscape option: \documentclass[landscape]{tufte-book} The result PDF is in landscape mode but the text is vertically cut. The log file ...
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Mixing Tufte-and ETOC

For a book I would like to make use of the Tufte Layout/Template to acoomplish a look and feel as in the book 'Principles Of Biochemistry' (see image POB1). The documentclass 'tufte-book' seems to ...
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how to use `\marginnote` in `mdframed` environment? (follow up)

I need to have a line on the INNER margin in a double-sided tufte-document. There was a close question and it has this answer. That answer is perfect. Their output is: (You see the line on the INNER ...
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tufte-book with endnotes

Formatting the following code shows that endnotes in the tufte-book class have a wider text width than the main body of a document. I would like to avoid this. \documentclass[]{tufte-book} \...
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Encoding problem with bibliography in tufte class

I try to make a bibliography using tufte book style. As you see, the bibliography reference on the margins is all messed up. I hope you understand, these weird margin symbols are not Russian, but ...

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