Category: questions

  • latex put an long arrow in text

    How to put an long arrow in text? Quit easy, but don’t forget the math environment! \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Some text around the long arrow $\longrightarrow$ just for showing it. \end{document} More about the different kind of arrows you will find here.

  • minipage with defined height

    Could I create a minipage with defined height? Yes, but it wouldn’t work the way I or you want. For example here is a minipage with a defined height of 2cm: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[showboxes,overlay]{textpos} \begin{document} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \TPshowboxestrue \begin{textblock*}{\textwidth}(1cm,1cm) \begin{minipage}[t][2cm][t]{0.4\textwidth} The height of this minipage is 2cm. The height of this minipage is 2cm. The height of […]

  • latex set font size points footnotesize normal=11

    How to change font size of footnotesize to 11pt? By using renewcommand the size of footnotesize could be changed. For example if normalsize is 12pt and you want 11pt for footnotesize just \renewcommand{\footnotesize}{\small}. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \noindent Just a dummy text\footnote{more senseless text in 10pt}.\\ \noindent \renewcommand{\footnotesize}{\small} Just a dummy text\footnote{more senseless text now in 11pt}. […]

  • latex no new page in chapter

    Or, how to stop the new page if a new chapter starts? The real question is why there is allways a new page, if chapter is used? If you take a look on book.cls you will find this: \newcommand\chapter{\if@openright\cleardoublepage\else\clearpage\fi \thispagestyle{plain}% \global\@topnum\z@ \@afterindentfalse \secdef\@chapter\@schapter} to stop the new page clearpage and cleardoublepage must be deleted and […]

  • latex new page command

    How to make a new page in Latex? The command \newpage will make new page but only there is somethink on the new i.e. even an empty space sign would be enough. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} How to make a new page in \LaTeX{}? \newpage command \newpage make a page break \newpage \quad % without \quad no […]

  • latex noindent

    How to set noindent for all paragraphs? For all paragraphs just put after \begin{document} the command \setlength{\parindent}{0em} For one paragrah just put a \noindent before the paragraph starts.

  • latex title without date

    How to get a title wihtout date? The problem is not so easy to solve because just leaving the \date command away is not a solution which works. If you want a title without date you have to use the \date command in a different way. … \title{Title} \author{Author} \date{} \begin{document} \maketitle … \end{document} Only […]

  • latex memoir 8pt

    How to get 8 pt in memoir? In contrast to the default classes, memoir has 12 different sizes for normalsize. Five of them allow you to get a size of 8pt in your document. 9pt 10pt 11pt 12pt 14p \documenclass[9pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \small the text now is in 8pt \end{document} \documenclass[10pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \footnotesize the text now […]

  • latex book font size 14 pt

    How to get font size 14 pt by using book as documentclass? If you are using the default size i.e. 10 pt, the command \Large will change the size up to 14 pt. \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \Large some text \end{document} This also will work, if you set normalsize to 11 pt: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \begin{document} \Large some text […]

  • what size is 20pt

    Question: what size is 20 pt? Answer: This depends on the default size you choose for normalsize and the document class you use. E.g. article, report, book and letter \LARGE and normalsize 12pt will be 20 pt \huge and normalsize 11pt or 10 pt will be 20 pt If you are are looking for more […]