A widely used document markup language which allows precise control over how a document is laid out. Written as LaTeX, this language is widely used in technical and academic papers for it's various features, including hyperlinks, references, table of contents generation, bibliographies, indexing, ...

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Italics removal in latex

I am using TeXstudio to generate my pdf. I have a statement which has a few symbols and numbers. I tried typing it within the dollar symbol ($). After compiling and building it, the entire text ...
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Find out how long you've been editing any file in Windows?

I've been working for months on a LaTeX project, using Eclipse IDE with the Texlipse plugin as my editor. I never thought about it before, but now I want to check how much time I spent modifying the ...
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How to Have LaTeX Decoration Format for text in WhatsApp?

Current text decorations *bold* _cursive_ which I would like to replace with \textbf{bold} \emph{cursive} I contacted also the support of WhatsApp about the feature. How can you have ...
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Agda input method, Σ ⇛ ⇒, and Latex export

I can use agda input method in emacs to type effortlessly a gazillion unicode character in my nice beamer presentation. Now I want to process it with latex and I apparently have to map each missing ...
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Is it possible to insert latex command like \texit by a shortcut in Miktex?

I was editing some Latex files and need to select a block of text and italicize it. This made me wonder, other than typing the commands manually: Is it possible to add commands such as \textit or ...
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Digitally sign latex pdf document with CA

I would like to know, if it is possible to digitally invisible sign a pdf created by latex automatically after each time I create the document (I'm using Texnic Center) or after I created the ...
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emacs/LaTeX error for first time LaTeX user

I am using LaTeX with Emacs for the first time. I am getting the following error message: ! Missing $ inserted This is the code I put in: center\[ $$Q(t) = Pi a^2 \sqrt{2gh}$$ ] What am I ...
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How to configure Kile to work with secondary texlive install in Centos 7?

I've done a clean installation of Centos 7. It is critical that old my latex projects should compile and I want to use Kile (KDE's latex text editor and environment). However the first thing I found ...
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How to make vim syntax highlight quoted text in .tex file?

In emacs, the text quoted between `` and '' are highlighted as green. It comes in handy sometimes. I believe should be possible to also do it in latex. But I don't know how. I checked the tex.vim in ...
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Is it possible to automatically compile a LaTeX document through terminal using TeXworks?

I want to create an alias to automatically compile the main .tex file of a big document in LaTeX under Debian Wheezy. That means I need a shell command to do so. Is this possible? I am currently ...
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Adding Formulas on top of a pdf

So far I have been using the typewriter tool a lot on top of some pdfs. I was wondering if you knew of a simple way to add formatted 2D text for formulas (for example LaTeX) on top of a pdf a bit like ...
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How to turn off Sublime Text's auto_match_enabled for a specific set of delimiters in specific sorts of documents?

My question is related to this question about turning off parenthesis matching in Sublime Text 2. Sublime Text 2/3 has the setting "auto_match_enabled", which automatically pairs delimiters ([ ],{ ...
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What default font does MS Word 2013 use to typeset formulas?

What default font does MS Word 2013 use to typeset formulas? What would be the equivalent latex package to reproduce this font with latex (at least as close as possible)?
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How to make MS word recognize copied formulas

If I copy some LaTeX source code to Word (2013) for example something like: Some text and an inline Formula $\int_a^b f(x)\,\mathrm{d}x$ and another displayed formula just like \begin{equation*} a^2 ...
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Proper way to typeset units in MS Word

I have to typeset a scientific paper in MS Word (2013). As a latex user I am used to typeset units with the siunitx package to get proper typesetting. What would be the correct way in word to do this? ...
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Translation of HTML formulas into Latex

I am trying to copy formulas from a website into stackoverflow. However - when i copy the formulas from e.g. http://deeplearning.net/tutorial/rbm.html - i get code the looks like Latex - but is not ...
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Sending F1 - F12 key with external keyboard with missing keys on an iPad Pro using SSH emulation software

I am using an iPad Pro with an external keyboard (Smart Keyboard) for connecting via SSH (via Serverauditor) to an Ubuntu remote server in which I have the tex distribution installed. I use VIM to ...
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tricky regular expressions for html > latex conversion

While converting a html document to latex, I want to replace patterns like < img STUFF src="STUFF/image.png" STUFF / > with \includegraphics{PATH/image.png} where STUFF consists of words, ...
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Tex-style shortcut does not work for Powerpoint 2016 Mac?

I prefer to input math equation with tex-style so that I was very impressed when Microsoft Office implemented the function from Office 2010. However, I found that I cannot use the tex-style input ...
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How to search .tex files in some file manager of Chromebook?

I am trying to search .tex files in Chromebook. The format is not within the allowed formats in the OS. You can search .txt files in contrast, but I do no want to change the filenames between ...
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How to extract a small portion of PDF as PDF?

I wonder if there is a method that allows me to select a smaller portion (like a table from an article) and save it as another PDF file so I can put it into my presentation, and I can scale it without ...
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Sublime Text won't compile my citations (which are exported by Mendeley into a BibTex file)

I am running Sublime Text 3 with Latex, and I'm trying to compile a document that is using citations that come from a Bibtex file that is being exported by Mendeley. I get a warning though that says ...
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Replace a nested LaTeX command with multiple arguments

I'd like to replace the LaTeX command \teilseiten{left col width}{left col text}{right col text} by an nested environment. The problem is, that the second and third argument of \teilseiten contains ...
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How to render Latex in Facebook on chrome?

I know this is possible, because I used to have it set up. "Latex for Facebook" has been deleted from the Chrome extension store. "Latex anywhere" simply doesn't work and has no instructions.
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Why does MikTex TeXworks fail to convert a latex document to .pdf?

I've created a basic Latex document based on an example I found online: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{tabular} Field Name:&FIRST_FIELD \end{tabular} ...
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How to clean non-english documentation and fonts from macports tex installation?

I have about 6Gb installation of macports, and over 2Gb is taken by /opt/local/share/ documentation files, which I never use - I'd rather google if I have a problem. I understand different ...
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odd way of rendering math formulas in wikipedia [closed]

I am encountering a strange problem that has stopped me for several hours. Wikipedia shows math formulas as LaTeX code but I don't have this problem in other sites like Math SE. The photo shows ...
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Saving Visio .vsdx drawing into a format that preserves its fonts, pixels, etc

I have a drawing saved as .vsdx file (made in visio 2013). How do I convert it to the .eps format (or any vectorized format preserving its fonts, pixels etc.) to be used later as LaTeX figure? Why ...
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Is there a way to render LaTEX/MathJax for Slack Chatting client (web or app)?

I have a workgroup that uses the Slack chatting app/website/destop version to communicate, and the desire to send usable mathematical expressions across to friends is something we'd like to do there. ...
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newpage command doesn't work on mactex

I'm using mactex and I'm trying to write a document which is going to be 2 pages. I used \newpage command, but the command doesn't work and the output is just one page! Even if I change the place of ...
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Add/install latin9 (ISO-8859-15) to LaTeX?

Using the texlive-full package that Ubuntu has in its repo. OS: Ubuntu 15.04 (Gnome). I am trying to get texlive to "compile" (pdflatex text.tex) a LaTeX document with the line: ...
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[Ubuntu][LaTeX][Encoding] Add/install latin9 (ISO-8859-15) to LaTeX? [duplicate]

Using the texlive-full package that Ubuntu has in its repo. OS: Ubuntu 15.04 (Gnome). I im trying to get texlive to "compile" ("pdflatex text.tex") a LaTeX document with the line: ...
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Writing Latex math in Word (2007)

I only need to write equations, similar to how latex works on stack exchange. It is very convenient to write dollar signs, write whatever math I have and then continue on writing the document as I ...
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Calligraphic letters in MathType

I am trying to typeset equations using MathType in Microsoft Publisher. I think Publisher is an important requirement for me since I am creating an A0 poster. Is it possible to typeset calligraphic ...
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Create custom keyboard command and LaTex macro

I'm using Anki for (so far) chemistry and math. I just got a custom LaTex build working that allows me to use the chemfig package, which is good. The only issue now is that to render correctly, the ...
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To get clickable table of contents of LaTeX document in Gedit?

In OSX Textame, you can nicely list link table of your sections by CMD+T. I would like to have a similar feature in Gedit. My suggestion motivated by the thread Search Files in Folder in Gedit ...
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Vim disable the display of accents in latex file

I have a problem when writing with vim in a .tex file. When I type, for example : \`e I automatically get : è Which I would like to disable, because it is really annoying when writing, the ...
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Write a script that outputs filename and linenumber that contains certain text

How can I write a (bash) script that scans all the .tex files in a folder for occurence of \todo, and outputs the filename and linenumber where it occurs? What I got so far: #!/bin/bash for texfile ...
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Ugly LaTeX generated PDF on OS X

I have a book I am writing in TeX, which is nice, but I only recently realized how ugly my local TeX to PDF export looks: For reference, mine is on left, and a random Linux box that I have access ...
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To compile Pandoc Table in Editor by selection

Pandoc table in Tex document based on this discussion --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
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Emacs AucTeX - Folding natbib Citations

In the Emacs AucTex environment, there exists a fold mode, which allows to hide much of the LaTeX markup to focus on the content. I am using natbib citations, i.e. instead of \cite{key} citations I ...
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Newline command does not work in latex formula in Libre Office

I am using Libre Office Writer 4.2.8.2 in Ubuntu 14.04. When I select Insert->Object->Formula and write some formula like <some formula> newline <some formula> it renders as <some ...
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Format to generate .tex, .pdf and .md from?

I've used pandoc to generate .md, .tex, .pdf from .tex and .xhtml files. In tex I am using BibTeX and in odt (save-as xhtml) I am using Zotero to insert my citations. Currently neither .tex nor ...
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AUCTeX installation failure “Error occurred processing /usr/share/emacs24/site-lisp/debian-startup.el”

I started to work with Debian Testing on a new Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (3rd gen.). I installed Emacs and AUCTeX the 'usual way': sudo apt-get install emacs24 auctex. My .emacs contains (for many ...
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How do I Configure 'org-latex-classes in .emacs?

I use emacs org-mode for keeping track of notes and todos. Sometimes I wish to export notes as a latex file, using the official company style. To get the correct heading styles I run the following ...
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Hyperlink to file in TextMate

I use TextMate to edit LaTeX documents. Let's say I have the file foo.xlsx on my Desktop. In my .tex file how can I add a hyperlink to foo.xlsx, so that when I click on the link, the file is opened ...
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Pandoc not converting Markdown list to LaTeX properly

I cannot seem to get Pandoc to convert my Markdown documents to PDF (via LaTeX) properly. The problem seems to come from how I am formatting my lists. If I use the following command pandoc -i test.md ...
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Clickable links (from hyperref package) do not work upon selecting a subset of pages via “printing to file” in evince

I use the hyperref package for clickable cross-referencing within my document. It works well, however, if I want to send a colleague just a part of the document by using the "print to file" feature in ...
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How can I set layout options for my table in, MS word 2013?

MS Word 2013 has several options for setting the layout of a picture (in-line, top and bottom, ...) (fix position, move with text). But, about tables it lacks such options. When I write something in ...
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How MS Word can automatically locate pictures?

When you write a document in TeX paragraph 1 \begin{figure} ... \end{figure} paragraph 2 after compiling, you see that the final placement of the figure will not be necessarily between paragraph 1 ...