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Beamer: How to add progress bar with section titles?

I know it's been a while, but you can blame the lockdown here in France for providing me free time... I started from Gonzalo Medina's proposal and build the missing stuff around it. I believe this ...
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Size of integral symbol in section header with mlmodern

EDIT: As egreg correctly noted in the comments below, the change that we describe in the answer here will last temporarily since, on a subsequent update of the package, the change we propose will be ...
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Part of subsection title not in bold

The analogue of \textbf for medium (not bold) is \textmd so.. \textmd{THIS IS NOT BOLD}
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Adding * to some section numbers

You can use a conditional and mark “difficult” sections with \section+{Title} This also allows the standard optional argument to \section, so you can still do \section+[Short title]{Long title} as ...
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`{` in the definition of a macro?

Strange as it may seem, there are times when TeX isn't the answer. Given an original document \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section*{\huge CHAPTER 1.\\ Introduction} \addcontentsline{toc}...
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chemmacros \iupac command shows no formatting in titles

You get a warning, namely LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OT1/cmss/bx/it' undefined (Font) using `OT1/cmss/bx/n' instead on input line 7. which means that sans serif boldface italic is ...
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Fake bold applied inconsistently to section titles

The xfakebold code is quite simple minded: it simply inserts a \pdfliteral. [Update 2023: this is no longer always true, xfakebold now uses internally the pdfrender package and works across pagebreaks ...
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Modify subsection numbering in KOMA

I literally googeled "koma latex change subsection" and used the first hit :). \documentclass{scrartcl} % https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/353008 \renewcommand*\thesubsection{Unit \...
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Adding * to some section numbers

Here's a solution which sets up a new command, \starredsection. It meets all four of the OP's requirements. Its limitations are (a) any \label command must be included in the argument of \...
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how to use `\texorpdfstring' correctly and properly

The command \texorpdfstring takes two arguments: what should be typeset in the PDF, and what should appear in the bookmark. In your code \texorpdfstring{$\mu=0$} is the first argument is $\mu=0$ and ...
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Bad hyphenation in Section Title

You can use \section[form for header with no break](display form\\ with linebreak}
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Changing style of (sub)sections

Use the titlesec package and redefine the format for \subsection like \titleformat{\subsection}[runin]% {\normalfont\normalsize\bfseries}{\hspace*{\parindent}\thesubsection}{1em}{}
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Fancyhdr and \thesection command

As I stated in my comment, the section number \thesection must be communicated through a mark (for \thechapter this isn't necessary as chapters always start at a new page). But normal LaTeX doesn't ...
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How to remove the words 'Who?' and 'When?' in the title page of Bergen beamer theme?

To remove 'Who' and 'When', add the following in the preamble \def\insertauthorindicator{}% Default is "Who?" \def\insertdateindicator{}% Default is "When?" For the second part, ...
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Chapter headings on the side, with ornaments

While TikZ isn't actually needed for this, it does make aligning the text and clip art easier. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{lipsum} \newsavebox{\decorationbox} \savebox{\...
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Subtitles for subsections in scrbook

You can declare a new section command \subsecsubtitle \RedeclareSectionCommand[ afterskip=.5ex ]{subsection} \DeclareNewSectionCommand[ style=section, level=\subsectionnumdepth, afterskip=1....
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Customise section with koma script

Something like this? \documentclass[openright]{scrbook} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{a4paper,twoside, margin=3cm} \usepackage{blindtext}% only dummy text \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{xhfill} \...
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How to absolutely prevent overfull lines in ConTeXt?

To avoid overfull lines with ragged text which can appear when you disable hyphenation you can add the broad keyword to the align option to improve line breaking. \definefont [SectionFont] [Italic sa ...
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How to change the layout of section titles

You could use the titlesec package to redefine the layout of the section heading: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{array} \...
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Format \section like \subsection (except for numbering)

Taking a look for example in this answer of mine we can take a look at the general structure of the sectioning macros in the standard class article. The default for \subsection is (you can get this ...
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How can I modify the section style like this?

Fairly simple using memoir: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \chapterstyle{bianchi} \begin{document} \chapter{Introduç\~ao} \section{Some subsection} \lipsum \...
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Create attractive section

You can use a custom macro to format section heading using the sectsty package. If you need more flexibility, consider using the titlesec package, or switch to a more versatile document class like ...
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How to make a centered, non-bold abstract and section titles

Here is how to obtain what you want for section titles. I used the titlecaps package to have the first letter of each (significant) word capitalised, which looks better with small caps, in my ...
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Modify subsection numbering in KOMA

If your use case doesn't require you to create cross-references to the "units", @Dr.ManuelKuehner's simple and straightforward answer is perfectly adequate. In, however, if you foresee a ...
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Fancyhdr and \thesection command

A workaround which redefines \sectionmark to use only the left header of odd pages: \renewcommand{\sectionmark}[1]{\markright{#1\hfill \thesection}} MWE \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{book} \...
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add box around section title with a line

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[sfdefault]{roboto} \usepackage[top=1cm, left=0.5cm, right=0.5cm, bottom=0.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usepackage{tikz} \definecolor{...
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Justify section number and multi-line section title

You may achieve your typesetting objective with the help of the sectsty package. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{sectsty} \sectionfont{\parindent0pt\nohang\raggedright} \begin{document} \...
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Subtitles for subsections in scrbook

EDIT: I included a setting to adjust the vertical spacing between title and subtitle, which was missing, as indicated by OP. Subtitle The best approach, I think, would be to follow this answer and ...
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Size of integral symbol in section header with mlmodern

Not an answer, just a test. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{mlmodern} \begin{document} \section{$ \int \sqrt{2x^2}$} $ \int \sqrt{2x^2}$ \end{document} LuaLaTeX Output ...
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