## Top new questions this week:

### Typeset the shrug ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ emoji

I'm completing a problem set, one problem for which I literally have no idea what to do on. The graders would prefer to have a physical copy of the problem so I thought it best to include the ...

{unicode} {characters} {fun}

### Draw a turkey, a pumpkin pie, or any other object traditionally associated with Thanksgiving

Using TeX- and LaTeX-related tools and packages, how would you draw a turkey, a pumpkin pie, a pecan pie, a gravy float, or any other object(s) traditionally associated with Thanksgiving?

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### How to display LaTeX code and the typeset version next to each other without repeating myself?

I would like to write some LaTeX code, and without repeating myself, I would like that to be used for displaying that particular piece of code as-is and its typeset version, next to each other. The ...

{macros} {listings} {verbatim}

### A robust command for French-style intervals

In France, we usually write open or half-open intervals as ]a,b[ or [a,b[, not (a,b) or [a,b). I especially do not like (a,b) as it can be confused with an ordered pair. I have therefore defined an ...

{math-mode} {delimiters} {robust-commands}

### What does the prefix "\c@" mean in build log?

I just follow the LaTeX tutorial to create the first "Hello World!" .tex file, and translate it to PDF file. Then I go through the .log file and see the following, ("C:\Program ...

{macros} {counters}

### How to redefine the "plus" symbol?

Let's say I don't like the way the + symbol is printed inside equation: is there a way to change its appearance without defining a new command? More generally, is it possible to create a command ...

{macros} {equations} {symbols}

### How to make curly braces with several equations?

I am trying to type the following equations in LaTeX: What I currently have is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} \left.\begin{aligned} ...

{equations} {align} {amsmath}

## Greatest hits from previous weeks:

### Is there any way to do a correct word count of a LaTeX document?

Often assignments (or even papers) have a word count limit. That is not a big deal when using Word, but I don't know how to do that using LaTeX. My solution has been so far to compile the document and ...

{packages} {compiling} {word-count} {scripts}

### Nice scientific pictures show off

Task Show off your best scientific illustration ! The main purpose of this question is to share beautiful scientific pictures, preferably with an educational aspect. Content Your post must ...

{diagrams} {3d} {technical-drawing} {fun} {big-list}

### {revtex4-1}, {hyperref}, \autoref and \appendix causing "Appendix" to appear as "Section."

When using \documentclass{article} and \usepackage{hyperref} as in the MWE below, the \autoref command correctly formats the reference as Appendix A. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} ...

{hyperref} {revtex} {autoref}

### Genealogytree package with brother-sister marriages and cousin marriages

I hope you will forgive me for not pasting code, but it's just so much code at this point that I don't even know where to begin cutting out an example. Let me try to use words instead. Let's assume a ...

{genealogytree}