# Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

for general questions related to (La)TeX environments. For questions about environment subcategories like {lists}, {quoting} environments, or {floats} use the appropriate tag instead…
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about list environments. If your question deals with a specific list environment, such as {itemize}, {enumerate}, or {description}, add that tag along with this one. {enumitem} is a popular…
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about positioning document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be positioned.
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for general questions about vector graphics created programmatically inside a (La)TeX document. For questions about specific packages, use the appropriate tag, e.g. {tikz-pgf} or {pstric…
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about how (La)TeX breaks paragraphs into lines and how those breaks can be influenced.
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about typesetting footnotes. Popular packages are {footmisc}, {footnote}, and {bigfoot}.
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specifically about the PDF file format. If your question is about producing PDF output, choose an appropriate tag such as {pdftex} or {ps2pdf}. If your question concerns PDF reader software, …
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about dealing with (above all, changing) the margins of (whole) pages and, conversely, the width and height of the textblock and its positioning on the page. Popular packages are {geometr…
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a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows.
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for questions relating to the use of the longtable package, which allows for making tables that can be broken across pages.
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about how (La)TeX breaks pages (and, in multi-column documents, columns) and how page/column breaking can be influenced.
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about the enumerate list environment. If you use this tag, add the more general {lists} tag.
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a bundle of classes and packages replacing the LaTeX standard classes and providing additional features with emphasis on typography and versatility.
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about the \chapter command which is one of the sectioning commands forming the logical structure of documents. This tag should only be used *in addition* to the more general {sectioning}…
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a package for bibliographies and citations. It is especially designed for the author-year type citation styles that are common in the natural and social sciences.
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about typesetting document titles, usually with the help of \maketitle or the titlepage environment. A popular package is {titling}.
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a document class designed especially for book-length documents. It incorporates the functions of many independent packages into one class.
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a package for loading {opentype} fonts in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX.
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a set of macros that allow the inclusion of PostScript code (e.g. drawings) directly inside (La)TeX code. This tag is compatible with the tag {diagrams}.
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a widely used TeX distribution available for Windows, MacOS, Linux, and other Unix-like operating systems.
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a package that defines an environment tabularx, an extension of tabular which has an additional column designator, X, which creates a paragraph-like column whose width automatically expa…
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about the first-line indentation of normal {paragraphs} as well as about the indentation of, e.g., {lists}, {quoting} environments, {captions}, and the various elements (sectioning nu…
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about the process you must go through to convert your TeX from .tex source files into your output document format, be it pdf, dvi, or something completely different.
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about small "sub"-figures and "sub"-tables within a single (floating) figure or table environment. For questions specifically about formatting a subfloat's caption, consider to use {sub…
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about selecting a document's standard font size (with class options like 12pt), changing relative font sizes within a document (with macros like \small or \large), and defining or modify…
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about the LaTeX editor TeXstudio, formerly called TexMakerX. It is a fork of another editor called Texmaker, which has its own tag {texmaker}.
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about matrices in {equations} and {diagrams}.
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for questions for syntax, semantics and expected behavior of TeX primitive control sequences, regardless of extensions (eTeX, etc.) formats (Plain or LaTeX) and macro packages (tikz). Su…
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about how (La)TeX numbers pages and how page numbering can be influenced.
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{tcolorbox} provides an environment for colored and framed text boxes with a heading line. Optionally, such a box can be split in an upper and a lower part. The package can be used for the setting of…
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about creating glossaries, acronyms, nomenclatures and similar lists. A popular package is `glossaries`.
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a TeX macro package like LaTeX and eplain. It provides a consistent, key-value driven user interface, supports all TeX engines, is tightly integrated with LuaTeX & Metapost, and supports gr…
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about macros like \if and \ifx that may execute other macros depending on whether certain conditions are true or not. Popular packages are {etoolbox} and {ifthen}.
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a {bibtex} replacement for {biblatex}. It is functionally a significant superset of BibTeX, allowing more customisation by the user of, e.g., sorting, label generation, inheritance, and data …
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a package which allows the creation of custom page headers and footers.
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about the itemize list environment. If you use this tag, add the more general {lists} tag.
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