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{urls} is about handling URLs in (La)TeX documents, commonly by using the \url macro provided by the {url} or {xurl} and {hyperref} packages.
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Asymptote is a TeX-aware vector graphics language with built-in 3D capabilities. This tag, which is compatible with the [diagrams] tag, may be used for questions about drawing diagrams. It is also app…
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{accents} is about diacritics, i.e., ancillary glyphs added to a letter, or basic glyph. Some diacritical marks, such as the acute ( ´ ) and grave ( ` ), are often called accents. Diacritical marks ma…
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{loops} is about looping constructs which allow a programmer to apply the same operation multiple times, each time with possibly different parameters.
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{chemfig} is for questions pertaining to the use of the chemfig package for drawing 2D molecules and reaction schemes.
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{subscripts} are smaller characters appearing set slightly below the normal line.
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A "best practice" is a technique or approach that TeXnicians recognize as giving better results than other approaches.
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{code} is about using LaTeX to format and display source code. For questions about TeX itself as a programming language, use the {programming} tag.
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Now integrated in the LaTeX kernel as {ltcmd}. Formerly, {xparse} was a package from the LaTeX3 project that provided a powerful mechanism for defining new commands with various types of arguments.
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{wrapfigure} is an environment to allow flowing text around figures, usually defined by the {wrapfig} package or the {wrapfig2} package. To make clear, which version is used, you should also use tag {…
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{width} is the measurement of the extent of something from side to side.
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{greek} is about the proper displaying of Greek letters and the Greek language in general using (La)TeX.
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{mac} is for questions about using TeX on operating systems sold/made by Apple, such as macOS.
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A package that facilitates the kind of theorem setup typically needed in American Mathematical Society publications. The package offers the theorem setup of the AMS document classes (amsart, amsbook, …
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{backgrounds} is used for questions concerning different ways and circumstances where color or images constitute a backdrop to other elements on a page.
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{tocloft} is a package providing control over the typography of the Table of Contents, List of Figures and List of Tables, and the ability to create new "List of ...".
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General questions about text editors used for editing (La)TeX source code. For questions about specific editors, use the specific tag if applicable, e.g. {emacs}, {vim}, {kile}, {texworks}, or {texnic…
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{algorithm2e} is a package providing a floating algorithm environment with algorithmic keywords.
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TeXShop is an integrated text editor and PDF previewer for the Mac designed for editing all kinds of TeX documents.
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{font-encodings} is about the various font or output code pages like T1 (for Latin) or T2*x* (for Cyrillic) which tell the compiler where to find a particular glyph (character) in a font file, hereby …
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{books} is for questions which deal with books about TeX, LaTeX and other topics of this site. For questions regarding design and layout of books use {book-design} instead.
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{standalone} is about questions regarding the standalone bundle that allows users to easily place picture environments or other material in separate source files and compile these on their own or as p…
about adding external images in a document. Use {graphics} tag for a more general audience.
{scaling} is about scaling document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be scaled.
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{highlighting} is about highlighting document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be highlighted.
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May refer to: 1) Text & Talk, 2) Text File, 3) Textbook, 4) Religious Text or 5) Writing.
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{characters} is about the regular alphabetic characters that are part of some script in a language. For accented characters, add {accents}. For non-alphabetic characters, use {symbols} instead.
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Pandoc is a markup converter which can output LaTeX and can parse a subset of LaTeX. Questions about pandoc itself are not on-topic for this site; questions about using it to produce LaTeX are on-top…
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{thesis} sometimes referred to as dissertation – a document written by students as part of their degree fulfillment. Use this tag for questions related to thesis-specific requirements.
{external-files} is about external files included in a document, e.g., pictures via \includegraphics, or parts of a document via \input or \include. For questions about files automatically generated b…
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{superscripts} are smaller characters appearing set slightly above the normal line.
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{input-encodings} is about the various input code pages like latin1 or utf-8 ({unicode}) which interpret the sequence of numbers underlying text files and map each number to a certain glyph (character…
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{cv} is for questions about how to write a curriculum vitae with LaTeX and friends.
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{programming} is about how (La)TeX can be used as a programming language.
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GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor written primarily in Emacs Lisp.
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{bar-chart} is about creating bar charts using TeX/LaTeX/etc.
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