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Questions tagged [xfrac]

{xfrac} is a package for typesetting split level (i.e. slanted) fractions.

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Excessive memory use with unicode-math/Fira Sans and xfrac

When trying to use the Greek symbols in the font Fira Sans with unicode-math, I noticed that running lualatex on my document uses up enormous amounts of RAM. I have distilled my problem to a minimal ...
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How do I write a formula in words in LaTeX?

I want to write this equation in LaTeX: This my LaTeX code for the equation: \begin{equation} \nonumber q^*_1 =\frac{\text{number of women who had their second birth in 1971}}{\text{number of ...
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xfrac resets \oldstylenums to computer modern

Using xelatex, fontspec and unicode-math, old style nums work just fine. But when using xfrac, the oldstylenums seems to be reverted to some basic version of the command, using a pixely computer ...
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Define xfrac/nicefrac based macro to automatically append ordinal qualifiers for in-line fractions

I would like to append suitable ordinal suffixes for inline fractions similar to capabilities provided by the engord package from the oberdiek bundle. Let me clarify. I want to use a macro \...
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Why am I getting this error after using xfrac? [duplicate]

I wanted smaller fractions for a matrix, so I installed xfrac. Now I'm getting the following message. LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OT1/cmr/m/n' in size <3.49998> not available (Font) ...
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ghsystem, xfrac error in beamer frames

In the following MWE, the second \sfrac{1}{2} (in a frame) throws an error Font \OT1/cmr/m/n/3.83247=cmr4 at 4pt not loadable: metric data not found or bad. There is no problem outside of the frame ...
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Weird DeclareUnicodeCharacter / siunitx clash

I love declaring unicode characters to write readable formulas. However, I just ran into a strange issue. The following works as expected, with the “×” sign being replaced with the chosen code (“plop”)...
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Make mathematical expression to go to next line

I am writing a paper in two column format. I have a mathematical expression like the following $G(s)= \frac{8s^7 + 414s^6 + 5682s^5 + 34380s^4 + 12564s^3 + 22088s^2 + 185660s + 4020}{s^8+66s^7+546s^...
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xfrac package together with cabin package (sf font)

Can't I use cabin and xfrac together? nicefrac package works by the way. MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[sfdefault]{cabin} \usepackage{xfrac} \begin{document} \sfrac{1}{2} \end{document} ...
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\sfrac breaks vertical spacing in multlined enviroment

I have found that including a \sfrac from the package xfrac into a multlined environment from mathtools completely breaks the vertical spacing of the multlined. Actually, this affect the spacing ...
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\frac function - file not found

Is there anyone who knows why my \frac function does not work? Is there a problem with notation? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[•]{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \...
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fontsize fractions in the package siunitx

I'm using the siunitx package to problems in physics, but to express the speed units in the style \sfrac, they are too small, how could slightly increase the size? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \...
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How to create A/B with LaTeX/LyX?

I want to create frac with this style: Is this possible? I try to find another way, alternative to xfrac.
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Errors from \sfrac (xfrac package): “missing number” and “illegal unit of measurement” [closed]

When I attempt to use \sfrac (from the xfrac package), multiple missing number, treated as zero and illegal unit of measurement (pt inserted) errors are generated. Example document: \documentclass{...
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Degree (°) signs disappear with package xfrac

When I use the package xfrac all of my °-signs are gone. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,headinclude,headsepline,twoside,parskip=half,DIV12,BCOR12mm,numbers=noenddot]{scrreprt} \usepackage{rotating} \...
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Are packages siunitx and xfrac incompatible? - “redefsymbols” [closed]

Is this a bug? Where can this be reported? Can someone of you report this? Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{xfrac} \begin{document} bla \end{document} Output: ...
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Define my own xfrac command?

Is it possible to create my own xfrac command - without using that package (it is giving me too much trouble)? I know you can do superscript, subscript to make a fraction look. Can I do something ...
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xfrac.sty not found

I am using Tex Live 2011 on Windows, and when I compile (vim-latex) my file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} % makes for prettier typography \usepackage{microtype} % For slanted ...
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xfrac + siunitx gives me a font warning

I'm using mathpazo and the AMS math packages, and I just started using xfrac for the \sfrac command. However, now when I use \sfrac (or when I set siunitx to use it), I get this output: LaTeX Font ...
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Why does the use of microtype and xfrac lead to a long compile time?

While I was discussing another issue I came across this problem: I included the xfrac package and the compile time of my document 100folded. After playing around I found out that microtype caused the ...
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Where is template.sty? (Required in xfrac) [closed]

Having just updated to TL2011, I find that the xfrac package fails with the error: ! LaTeX Error: File `template.sty' not found. Sure enough, neither kpsewhich nor find can locate it. I can find it ...
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Using 'xfrac' with 'mathrsfs'

I'm attempting to move from the nicefrac package to xfrac. The following source compiles, but with a warning: \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xfrac} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \...
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What LaTeX Lab packages use expl3?

I am trying to migrate documents to http://latexlab.org, but they won't compile because they require expl3.sty. Yesterday I started by uploading all of the expl3 sty files but then latex demanded even ...