## TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems

### Most popular questions

872 When should I use \input vs. \include? 2010-07-27T00:55:34.503

737 LaTeX Editors/IDEs 2010-07-27T10:50:20.100

713 Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends 2010-08-08T00:51:47.447

697 How can I explain the meaning of LaTeX to my grandma? 2013-01-22T17:20:06.487

644 How does one insert a backslash or a tilde (~) into LaTeX? 2008-11-02T03:06:40.317

593 Remove ugly borders around clickable cross-references and hyperlinks 2010-08-02T16:40:11.537

564 What do \makeatletter and \makeatother do? 2011-01-05T20:29:52.727

523 How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? 2011-12-21T12:53:12.043

504 How to look up a symbol or identify a math symbol or character? 2010-07-26T19:28:45.610

501 How do I make my document look like it was written by a Cthulhu-worshipping madman? 2011-09-24T21:01:33.687

483 What commands are there for horizontal spacing? 2012-09-24T22:18:41.393

480 How to add a forced line break inside a table cell 2010-08-28T00:10:34.810

457 LaTeX template for resume/curriculum vitae 2010-07-26T19:57:10.487

456 Why is $...$ preferable to $$...$$? 2010-07-28T18:33:25.823

439 Nice scientific pictures show off 2014-02-05T08:40:41.137

423 Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files, to make them available to all my .tex files? 2010-08-05T13:50:43.793

405 How to include SVG diagrams in LaTeX? 2010-08-20T17:16:57.987

386 Differences between LuaTeX, ConTeXt and XeTeX 2010-07-26T19:39:08.660

386 How do I use a particular font for a small section of text in my document? 2011-08-08T21:57:09.090

379 What packages do people load by default in LaTeX? 2010-07-29T08:53:13.280

377 Drawing on an image with TikZ 2011-01-23T17:08:31.947

377 Guidelines for customizing biblatex styles 2011-03-06T21:10:55.817

375 bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib 2011-08-14T23:12:36.910

361 Space after LaTeX commands 2009-02-04T18:47:17.917


341 What are the available "documentclass" types and their uses? 2010-08-01T19:57:25.857

334 Force figure placement in text 2011-01-10T10:54:40.993

333 Why should I use \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}? 2010-07-30T17:37:41.070

325 How can I use BibTeX to cite a web page? 2010-09-29T17:13:11.970

319 What to do to switch to biblatex? 2010-11-08T12:25:06.190

314 How to create posters using LaTeX 2010-07-27T10:56:59.433

314 Difference between \textwidth, \linewidth and \hsize 2011-04-29T13:37:47.050

313 How can I get bold math symbols? 2010-07-29T17:37:33.793

307 What are good learning resources for a LaTeX beginner? 2010-07-26T19:26:16.193

300 "Correct" way to bold/italicize text? 2012-01-20T04:00:16.490

298 What are all the font styles I can use in math mode? 2012-06-01T09:24:51.370

297 Is there any way to do a correct word count of a LaTeX document? 2010-07-29T00:10:02.383

293 biblatex in a nutshell (for beginners) 2011-03-15T13:42:38.847

289 How can I make an enumerate list start at something other than 1? 2010-07-26T20:42:09.880

286 Superscript outside math mode 2012-03-08T22:21:48.087

284 Create xkcd style diagram in TeX 2012-10-01T13:31:14.223

271 How do I update my TeX distribution? 2012-05-11T19:24:26.827

268 Keeping tables/figures close to where they are mentioned 2010-08-24T22:19:10.343

259 What is the use of percent signs (%) at the end of lines? 2010-12-20T14:30:02.450

256 What is the difference between \def and \newcommand? 2010-07-30T15:27:07.603

253 How to write “ä” and other umlauts and accented letters in bibliography? 2012-05-29T12:01:28.037

250 Commenting out large sections 2011-05-09T18:43:18.340

246 Column and row padding in tables 2011-10-15T18:58:19.183

240 Are $$and$$ preferable to dollar signs for math mode? 2010-07-28T18:50:30.750

238 Should I use center or centering for figures and tables? 2010-09-01T16:58:29.130