## Top new questions this week:

### Where does the name "TeX" come from?

I was reading about the etymology of the word technology and when I saw how tech is written in Greek, τεχ, the first thing came to my mind was TeX! It seems so obvious but I couldn't find any ...

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### Reducing fraction using LaTeX 3

Consider the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \noindent Can I make \LaTeX{} reduce a fraction automatically?\\[\baselineskip] For example, I would like the ...

{calculations} {expl3} {latex3}

### LuaTeX: Wrong/missing italic correction in TeXLive 2015 vs 2014

Italic correction for OTF math fonts seems to be broken in LuaTeX in TL15. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Math} \begin{document} ...

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### Is it possible to view the latex code after Lua expansion is made?

When using Lua code inside Latex file, where Lua code sends to Tex Latex code to insert into the document at the location the lua code is made, it will be useful to look at the content of Latex file ...

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### LaTeX figure, how to make it?

I want to draw this figure in LaTeX but I failed. Here is what I get from my code. Could you help me please? There is my code. Thank you. \documentclass[11pt, letterpaper]{article} ...

{tikz-pgf} {circuits}

### Why the new changes to LaTeX kernel breaks zref-perpage package?

Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{zref-perpage} \zmakeperpage{footnote} \begin{document} \chapter{Test} \footnote{A footnote} \footnote{A footnote} \newpage ...

{latex-kernel} {zref}

### Esperanto flag in Tikz?

I have this code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[html]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \definecolor{verda}{HTML}{009900} \definecolor{blanka}{HTML}{FFFFFF} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...

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## Greatest hits from previous weeks:

### How do I change the enumerate list format to use letters instead of the default Arabic numerals?

I've seen documentation whereby an \alph command is put around the \begin{enumerate} somewhere, but I'm not entirely sure how that operates...

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### How do I update my TeX distribution?

I'm trying to compile a document that only works with an up-to-date distribution, so I'd like to know: how do I update my distribution? Please provide screenshots where appropriate. List of answers ...

{distributions} {updating}

I would like to have the entire node part a link. But, it seems that once you rotate, hyperref has issues. The reference below say to place the rotated content in the hyperlink, but not sure how to do ...

### Listings - Getting the colors right for custom language

I have lots of bookkeeping transactions that I would like to typeset in a color coded format. I am using the listings package to accomplish what I want. I tried the following code. ...