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What does the \usepackage {nimbusmononarrow} command do?

I know what the command \usepackage{} does but I don't know what kind of package nimbusmononarrowis.
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Cases environment, actions on equations symbol

Here is a typical case environment : \begin{cases} 8x+14y-76=0\\ 7x-4y+16=0 \end{cases} It looks like this : But I would like to put times 2 and times 7 seven before the first curly bracket ...
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Formatting tactic style proof steps

I'm currently writing a proofs where I need to apply simple mechanical processes in each step. I've currently got the following to work, but the latex is very "hacky" and brittle. The best ...
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How to write a power set such as 2^{a}. only the first bracket gets raised to the 2 [duplicate]

I just need this format for writing power sets properly but its not formating correctly
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How to reproduce this title inside of a box

I'd like to produce something like this at the beginning of my document: a box with a centered title and details in the angles like the date, the author, etc. What's the code that produces this output?...
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How can i do a matrix like this one?

I was asked to type these matrices as they appear, but I don't know how to do that. (I highlighted the problem in red) I tried so far this: $ A= \begin{pmatrix} -4 & 2 & 12 \\ 2 & -...
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Which arrows should be used for what?

After reading several papers, I started to wonder which types of arrows are used for what purpose. There are (generally spoken) two kinds of arrows: The short ones like \Leftrightarrow and the long ...
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Letter 'c' in math mode almost merges with the next symbol?

When typing the letter 'c' math mode I have the following problem, illustrated in the picture. If we look on ab the spacing between the two letters seems normal, they seem like two separate letters ...
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How to frame multiple lines with a box and not alter text width

Please have a look at this mininal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{framed} \title{Box} \author{LR} \date{September 2020} \begin{...
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Fixing hbox overflow by breaking \href?

Similar to the URL problem: Forcing linebreaks in \url and URL latex linebreak My links do cause an hbox overflow. However, I have an \href with a local link. Can I force line breaks at any char there,...
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Typesetting \varepsilon (ε) in normal text

I have a pretty arcane problem, I know, but here we are: I reference and cite a project called Exodus – companies own spelling: εxodus, i.e.: ε [GREEK SMALL LETTER EPSILON (\varepsilon)] + "odus&...
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How to use \openautoquote that must not be in a env in a env?

I was trying to improve this answer to make it fully compatible with csquotes. Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} % hanging indentation for quotes, https://tex....
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Shrink content in math mode to fit into line

This must be a duplicate, I'm sure, but I just couldn't find the answer. I want to tell LaTeX to also shrink math, as opposed to only/mainly text, if doing so would allow more content to fit into one ...
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How to extend (or kern) a subtitle to the text width?

I have a subtitle that is almost as large as the text width. For aesthetical purposes, I would like to strech it a bit so it covers the whole text width, and be more harmonious with the picture below ...
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How to make this title in a title page?

I would like to reproduce the following title in my title page given by the code below (this picture was done using Pages, from Apple): Here's my title page code to work with: \documentclass[...
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Typography of nested quotations

In the case of nested quotations, we have the following rule in French typography: if two or more closing quotation marks follow one another, we will write only one closing quotation mark. Thus: « ...
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What is the “generic rule” for determining how many words to “justify” on a line in a book?

Let's say that we have a raw book script such as: Alice looked on the hobbit, shocked, and said: "You have eaten all our food?! Then what will we eat?" Bilbo replied: "Sorry about that....
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Use of cmbx fonts over cmb

Sorry if this is off-topic, but I had a little question regarding the bold fonts in Computer Modern. As far as I can tell, Knuth created two bold fonts: one called cmb, which is a little more ...
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Hindi language in Latex

My code is: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{fontenc} %\usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hindi} \setotherlanguage{english} %\usepackage{fontspec} %\usepackage[utf8]...
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Typessing on a grid (Quantum spaces by Jean-Luc Doumont) support in latex

I saw the presentation of Jean-Luc Doumont on typesetting on a grid. He talks about some macros in this presentation, but I wonder if there is any package in latex jet, to support this. Here are the ...
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Writing with a leftskip [duplicate]

My aim is to write the body text and only the body with a big left skip; theorems, titles and display math starting from the very left, without skips. I use the command \leftskip=4cm, which works good ...
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How to fit parentheses (Guillemets) into a single line in LaTeX

I'm looking for a way to process parentheses so that they don't come at the end or beginning of a line. The typography of parentheses in French (« ») doesn't like to isolate either of the parentheses ...
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Typeset saturation function

For the thesis that I'm writing I'm dealing a lot with input saturation, for which I would like to define a saturation function. To do so, I would like to have a symbol that represents saturation, as ...
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Diagonal line of table is out of margin using `diagbox` and `booktabs`

I'm using the diagbox package to create a table with diagonal line. The code is \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{diagbox} \title{} \author{} \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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Using \dotsm in multiplications along with \cdot

I am aware that by AMS it is recommended to use \dotsm in cases like these: $A_1 A_2 \dotsm A_n$, $A_1 A_2 \dotsm$. Is there any recommendation for its usage along with \cdot, i.e. whether $\frac{\pi}{...
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How to emulate “typewriter” style?

[Not sure how to word this question exactly, please let me know if it is a duplicate.] Many older scientific papers are set completely in "typewriter" style. Here is an equation that was set using ...
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`hbox` from `tcolobox` not working with left-aligned equations in amsmath

I read through the manual and some questions here on TeX.SE that to restrict the size of a box produced using tcolorbox package I can use the hbox option. If I use this option with fleqn passed to ...
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Are ligatures used in the word Affront and in the abbreviations Ebff. and ff. in a German text?

I already posted this at https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/137960/are-ligatures-used-in-the-word-affront-and-in-the-abbreviations-ebff-and-ff but maybe there is more typestting ...
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math mode in titles doesn't match font

When typesetting math in a section title, it will be set in italic serif normal, just as usual. The surrounding text however will be (depending on the documentclass) sans bold which looks like a ...
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How can we know all typesets used by a Latex document?

I have used Latex for many years and saw a lot of benefits from using it but, for some reason, I need to work on a shared word processor form with my research group (they prefer working with this ...
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How to type bow like upper script? (like a hat but curve and upside down)

That thing ^^^. It's similar to the $\bar{q}$ notation but I have no idea how to even search that symbol.
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Devanagari typesetting in Windows (TexMaker + MikTeX)

I have looked at several answers on how to write Devanagari text in LaTeX. What I understand is that I need to preprocess the file using either skt or dn (dn seems to create some problems for me, ...
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Does anybody know what kind of font is written in this document? [duplicate]

I've been looking forward to know which is this kind of font in LaTeX. I've tried with these changes in my preamble document: \renewcommand*\rmdefault{cmss} \usepackage{pifont} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Why is only one letter of this font displaying?

GotIn.fd is a decorative initial font created by Dieter Steffman. It can be found on CTAN here. While drafting, I've been experimenting with numerous decorative initial fonts found at this archive. A ...
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Detect wrongly typeset non-sentence-ending period

Is there any way to extremely increase the spacing after sentence-ending periods in order to (visually) verify that all non-sentence-ending periods are correctly treated using \ and \@? Thanks.
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Correct spacing for beautiful and readable logical expressions [duplicate]

I am looking for generally accepted standards or "best practices" on how to space logical expressions. I am particularly interested in expressions of the form: My question arose after I read the ...
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Beautiful typeset books with computer code

I am at putting together a manuscript with a fair amount of computer code. I have a fair understanding of LaTex and will use it for typesetting. Can I please ask for your recommedations re printed ...
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Vertical line to the left of section lines in memior TOC

I have a memoir TOC with defined as in the MWE below, which is fine, but I'd like to add a a vertical line slightly to the left of the section lines, but under the chapter line. MWE: \documentclass[...
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Distance to semicolon in math mode

When using colon (:) in math mode, it always appears equidistant from the objects on either side of it. Observe this e.g. when typesetting $(a:b)$. If one instead uses $(a \colon b)$, the colon is ...
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Installing MinionPro Mac OSX

This question seems to be everywhere but none of the solutions are working for me. I am following the github: https://github.com/sebschub/FontPro I do the following Move my .otf files into a ...
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Globally define kerning of math letter

Is it possible to have a kerning reconfiguration in the preamble to allow a small amount of whitespace for specific letters. In this example, I would want right space to the right of g and f when ...
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Equating Feynman blob diagrams with Tikz-Feynman

I am trying to use tikz-feynman (on overleaf) to generate some Feynman diagrams. I wish to equate blob diagrams in particular, and I managed to get something working, but it doesn't look presentable ...
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Font Choice and Classic Thesis

I don't own the Minion Pro font, so that's not an option for me. But I do have Adobe Caslon Pro, which is a serif font I'm fond of. Is it possible to use the classicthesis.sty and use Caslon Pro ...
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Why a comma appears for the first author of the bibliography?

With biber and biblatex i write a thing like : @article{brown1999basal, title={How the basal ganglia use parallel excitatory and inhibitory learning pathways to selectively respond to unexpected ...
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Converting MathML to LaTeX: Use of \mathop and msub tag

When using David Carlisle's stylesheet to convert MathML to LaTeX, for some reasons, the subscript on an integral symbol seems to display noticeably farther from the integral as shown below: MathML: ...
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Typesetting curiosity: word change on one line does not affect how that line is set, but affects how the next line is set

The following two paragraphs differ only in that the first one uses "his" on the first line and the second one uses "her". \documentclass[12pt]{book} \RequirePackage[adobe-utopia]{mathdesign} \...
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How to change the position of a single letter/symbol (*) – gender specific typography

I'd like to use an asterisk for gender specific wording. But as the asterisk is by default superscripted and there is a lot of white space between the parts of the word. To avoid this a few publishers ...
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How to change the height/alignment of specific letters – gender specific typography

in my Master's Thesis I want to use a quite new method for gender specific words. I want to use the ¿-Symbol and would like to have the symbol starting on the base line, not like it does by default, ...
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Math inline Sans-Serif font

I used this answer to make all the math in my document adhere to Sans-Serif font. However, whenever I use the Polyglossia package and add another language, I get an error which says: Package ...
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Symbol $\perp$ with a shorter horizontal line to be used as a superscript

i was wondering whether there exists a predefined Latex symbol or command to write $\perp$ with a shorter horizontal line as shown in the image below which has been taken from an old research article ...

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