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Can the movie15 package work with Silverlight application?

Can the movie15 package work with Silverlight application? Silverlight is a browser plugin or application similar to Adobe Flash.
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What is the most minimal code to work with ConTeXt?

What is the most minimal code to work with ConTeXt?
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How to fix error “ruby.exe seems not to be installed” in Windows 7 where both Miktex 2.9 and Ruby have been installed?

I have installed Miktex 2.9 with the latest update. I work with latex.exe successfully. I want to learn ConTeXt and I installed Ruby. To get better settings, I restart my computer. After restarting, ...
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How to type special/accented letters in LaTeX?

How to type these special letters from European languages in latex? ä, é, and L'?
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LaTeX fails to find my .sty file

! LaTeX Error: File `mypackage.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: sty) I am getting the above error message in Ubuntu 10.10. I used ...
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How can I highlight some lines from source code?

I am preparing a presentation (using beamer) and I'll need to include many snippets of source-code. For including source code, I'll probably use listings package. (I know there is also minted package, ...
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framed-like boxes across pages [mathspec or biblatex packages]

I'm trying to find the code to get boxes like the ones we can enjoy in the mathspec or biblatex user guides. It seems to be based on the listings and framed packages. Here is a working minimal example ...
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How to move page number?

I want to change the position of the page number. I've read around here that some suggest to use the fancyhdr package, but I don't want to use it – I'm a beginner to LaTeX so I don't want to use a ...
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Tikz - How to connect nodes

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,2.5) node[minimum height=1cm,minimum width=3cm,draw] (A) {A}; \draw (5,0) node[...
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The § character

I need information about § character. I have seen it used for numbering (equivalent to nº) and as a separator. Which is its name or code? Where can it be used?
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Producing doc/docx from LaTeX [duplicate]

Is there any way to produce doc/docx files from LaTeX?
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Colors that work well with beamer color scheme albatross

Is there a color scheme made using \definecolor that defines colors that work well with the beamer color scheme albatross?
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In beamer use colors that are already defined in a given color scheme

I'm using a table with alternating colors in beamer. Is there a way to base the colors I use on the palette that is already defined? In this way if I switch color themes the colors should still go ...
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How to eliminate the space between multiple numeric citations when using citep and natbib?

I have a document that is using natbib via the following usepackage command: \usepackage[numbers,square,comma,sort&compress]{natbib} When I cite multiple papers using the citep command, I get ...
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Preparing cheat sheets

Are there any templates, document classes for preparing cheat sheets? If not, what would make it easy to produce such documents?
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PDF version issue when including PDF figures

I keep getting the following line in my log file ** WARNING ** Version of PDF file (1.5) is newer than version limit specification. with reference to each image I'm trying to include in my document. ...
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Conflict between gantt.sty and \framebox{}

I've recently been using the Edward Tufte inspired style file (the handout option) for my documents and a Gantt chart package. However, if I put \usepackage{gantt} in my preamble it prevents some code ...
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How to cite OMG specifications?

I have to cite several OMG standards and specifications in a paper, such as MOF, UML, etc. What's the best BibTeX entry format to do so? These are not articles or conference papers. They are not ...
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How to include verbatim in a figure caption?

I would like to include verbatim in a caption of a figure. I only want part of it to be verbatim, not the entire caption. The simple approach does not work because verbatim is not allowed in arguments ...
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beamerarticle not defining \inserttitle and co

I'm trying to make some notes for my beamer slides, using the article class and beamerarticle. However, some of the commands I use in my slides --- specifically, the ones that insert previously set ...
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How to create minimum capacity .ps file

I have some images in my tex file. I had those images in .ps extension. When I create .ps file its capacity is more that 5mb. But I had to upload less that 1mb .ps file. So how can I do that ?
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Examples of “styles” for section headings with memoir

The memoir class is a popular choice for writing nice looking documents. Memoir gives you a lot of control over how section headings and so on look. Memoir doesn't, however have the nice shortcuts ...
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Redefine default color of todonotes

I'm using the todonotes package with the article class to take class notes, and using the todos as markers (date, comments and so on) so I don't want to use the bright orange, which steals focus. I ...
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Speeding up LaTeX compilation

Usually I don't mind about LaTeX's compilation speed, because a paper of less than 20 pages is compiled rather fast. However, I am working on a large document - A report with more than 80 pages. ...
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Which one should I use: \begin{align} or \begin{aligned}?

Which one should I use: \begin{align} or \begin{aligned}?
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Is using `\input{}` in a user defined package to partition it into smaller ones a correct way?

I am writing my own package called mylisting.sty to format code inclusion for languanges: LaTeX, PSTricks, C#, and XML. To maintain mylisting.sty cleaner, I make a separate file for each language: ...
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Use xcolor for colored tables in a beamer slide

How can I use a table with alternately colored rows like this in a beamer slide? There seems to be a conflict with beamer and xcolor. I am using LyX too, bonus marks for something that works well in ...
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Font in “Geometric Invariant Theory” by Mumford

Does anyone know what is the font used in Mumford's Geometric Invariant Theory? If yes is it available as package in LaTeX? PS: Look up the book in Google books. Note that the final chapters which ...
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Looking for a specific BibTeX style

I am brand new to BibTeX, so I apologize if this question is painfully naive. Up until now, I have been manually creating my bibliography for each paper using the environment thebibliography. I'm ...
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Turn off superscript in todo package

Todo package by default can display todo notes either as a superscript or as a marginpar (the package has appropriate options). Is there a way to display todo notes as normal text (without patching ...
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Border on page's edge

How can I make a black border close to pages edge ?
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Why do lower case mathcal letters show up as random symbols?

amsfonts doesn't have lowercase caligraphic letters, so when you do $\mathcal{Hello World}$ you get some odd results. (Likewise for \mathbb I believe) Now, what surprises me is not that there aren't ...
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Nice citation search in emacs for csquotes quotation (like reftex's C-c [)

When using emacs+reftex-mode I may hit "C-c [" and get a nice citation search menu for \cite command. Is there a way to get the same menu for csquotes' integrated quotations (e.g. \displaycquote)?
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Make your own .sty files

Sorry to start a subjective question, but want to understand "own.sty" file. Other than all \usepackage{} what sort of other commands can be added to the makeyourown.sty file. Can you include \let ...
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Clipping a figure to content

Is it possible to clip a figure inserted with \includegraphics to contents? That is, remove all surrounding whitespace.
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problem using option fleqn in amsmath package

I'm using the following code. What should I do if I don't want the fixed indent from the left margin of my page? ‎ \documentclass[‎fleqn,oneside‎]{article}‎ ‎\usepackage{amsmath}‎ .... \begin{align} ...
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Multiline figure caption centering

How to center a figure caption that's too long for a single line? Or at least, make the text in other lines line-up with text after "Slika 1:". It currently looks like this
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Biblatex - using two languages in one reference entry

I'm trying to learn biblatex and have small problem. according of czech style for academic writings, some fields in bibliographic record, like volume, edition or issue, should be in language of source ...
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Producing a volume of a journal in LaTeX

As a matter of academic curiosity, I've been wondering for a while how one could produce an entire volume of an academic journal (not just a single journal article) using LaTeX. It seems clear to me ...
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`\write` non-printable ASCII characters to a file

\immediate\write\SomeStream{x} writes x to the file open in \SomeStream. I would like to write non-printable ASCII characters, such as ``, to a file. My naive guess is \begingroup %To keep ...
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\Shortstack - Why it produces one line in Scriptsize

\documentclass[fleqn,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amstext, amsmath} \begin{document} \[ \alpha \xrightarrow[\stackrel{Alpha}{\shortstack[c]{\text{is Reactant}\\ \text{converting to}}}] ...
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overbrace/underbrace but with an arrow instead

Is there a similar command to \overbrace{foo}^{bar} but instead of braces, an arrow pointing up/down? EDIT: Here's a little demonstration of how I'd expect something like this to work: And possible ...
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tree list in a table

I would like to put a tree list into a table environment. Smth. like: +--------------------------+---------------------------+-------------+ | Heading 1 | Heading 2 | ...
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Why does \rput(4,3){\psscalebox{1.5}{A}} differ from \psscalebox{1.5}{\rput(4,3){A}}?

I just tried this code to check whether both cases result in the same output. Apparently they are not identical. Why? \documentclass[dvipsnames,cmyk]{minimal} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=6cm]{geometry}...
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Creating a shaded box with an outline

EDIT I'm attempting to create a box with a different background color. However, I've tried this and the box looks unpolished. So I would like to add a line that seperates the two background colors. ...
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How to define a new PSTricks object that is not a redefinition of a built-in PSTricks object?

Scenario I want to create a new PSTricks object, e.g., \myBatLogo[<key-val options>]{}{}...{} that is not a redefinition of a built-in PSTricks object. It means that any redefinition as ...
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Shortcut for “{}” and “()” in TeXnicCenter

Does anybody know of a way to create a keyboard short-cut for inserting a set of {}'s and ()'s in TeXnicCenter? I have looked into defining my own Text Modules in the Insert tab, but this still ...
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Bibliography style like ieeetr

Are there any bibliography styles that supports both ordering as in ieeetr and author-year (ie. John et al.)?
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Can Lyx syntax files override document class defaults?

I'm editing a client's Latex file in Lyx, where the client has used a document class not supported by Lyx. In these cases, I use tex2lyx with either -c article or -c report to ensure Lyx can import ...
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Modify the last-name first-name separator in biblatex's authortitle

Using the example below, how could I modify the separator between last name and the initial? Currently this is a comma e.g. Fox, P. and it should be just a space: Fox P. And a similar problem: How ...

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