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a cross-platform LaTeX editor. If your question is about its fork TexMakerX, which is now called TeXstudio, please use the tag {texstudio}.
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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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about the itemize list environment. If you use this tag, add the more general {lists} tag.
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about drawing arrows, usually in {math-mode} or inside {diagrams}.
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about nodes in {diagrams}.
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an environment providing a paragraph box which is a complete mini version of a page.
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a package that provides consistent typesetting of physical quantities, allowing application of various typographic conventions with the same input syntax. This package replaces the deprec…
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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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a package that manages culturally-determined typographical (and other) rules, and hyphenation patterns for a wide range of languages.
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about creating an index or similar lists for your document, usually by means of executing makeindex.
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about the \twocolumn command and the class option of the same name. For questions about the {multicol} package, use the appropriate tag instead.
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predefined sets of options that organize how graphics elements are drawn. It is thus possible to program specific styles and reuse the styles on different objects. The {tikz-styles} …
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about macro writing involving counters. For general questions about numbering document elements, use {numbering}.
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about customizing the labels of {diagrams} and mathematical constructs like {matrices}. For questions about \label or similar commands, use {cross-referencing} instead.
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a package providing an interface to {sectioning} commands.
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about questions related to the arrow head specifications in the arrows library of the TikZ/PGF graphics package. If the question is not specifically addressing an issue related to the…
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about templates built on {document-classes} to provide the basis for a particular document type. Questions with this tag should be about the features of the template, not the underlying…
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a document class for CVs (curriculum vitae).
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distinct text divisions that begin on a new, usually indented line. In TeX, a paragraph is ended by the \par command or at least one blank line. If your question is about the \paragra…
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for questions about Unicode (an international standard for character encoding) and its implementations. For questions about input encodings use {input-encodings}.
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for questions involving the typesetting of punctuation marks. If your question relates to punctuation in particular document parts such as e.g. bibliography formatting or section form…
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a package that can read, parse, modify or generate tables. Data is provided via either external files or inline code. It also serves as the data handler of the graphics package {pgf…
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about adjusting the space between the lines of a document. A popular package is {setspace}.
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about macros and environments like “\verb” and “verbatim” which implement some form of verbatim mode, i.e. change the {catcodes}. A popular package is {fancyvrb}. For questions about the…
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for questions about the implementation of beautiful typography using TeX.
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about the multicol package and its multicols environment which allows to typeset text in multiple columns (up to 10) and to balance the end of each column at the end of the environment. …
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about creating and customizing an appendix or multiple (sub)appendices with the help of the `\appendix` command or the `appendix` package.
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for questions relating to the document class of the TeX file. This sets up various document-wide formatting elements.
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about the presentation, numbering, and layout of algorithms or pseudocode in documents. Popular packages are algorithms, {algorithmicx}, {algorithm2e} and {listings}. For questions abo…
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for questions addressing issues related to trees in {tikz-pgf}.
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about controlling hyphenation in (La)TeX documents.
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about the specifics of using languages in (La)TeX documents, e.g. about switching {naming} and {hyphenation} patterns when typesetting multilingual documents. Popular packages are {babe…
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a package that provides user control over the layout of the three basic list environments: {itemize}, {enumerate}, and {description}.
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for questions concerned with plotting data or functions using TeX. For questions specific to the pgfplots package, use the {pgfplots} tag.
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a package that allows to change the margins of (whole) pages and, conversely, the width and height of the textblock and its positioning on the page.
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about expanding tokens, including the manipulation of expansion order and the suppressing of expansion.