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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Removing Nested LaTeX Tags with Regex

How would I use regex (such as with sed) to remove all \index tags that occur inside any \index tags? For example, a nested mess like this: \index{Test\index{test\index{test}}ing One\index{one} ...
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How can I hide certain file types from appearing in my finder windows?

TeX is great but but produces a lot of files every time I compile a document. When I open the folder containing the source .tex file I also see a lot of accessories file (e.g. .log, .toc that I am not ...
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Can't delete file because it is open in pdflatex

I'm trying to remove an unnecessary file that was the product of some LaTeX typesetting. However, when I try to do anything to the file, Windows tells me that the file can't be moved since "it is open ...
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How to stop org-mode writing its own link format into LaTeX expressions?

If you write something like \begin{figure}[h!] \includegraphics[width=.75\textwidth]{sallenkey.png} \caption{ Generic Sallen-Key filter topology. Retrieved from ...
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Where should I install Emacs on Windows 7 as a standard account without admin priviliges for LaTeX pdf output?

I've been able to get Emacs running by putting it in the /Temp directory, but I'd like to be able to export my Org files to Latex pdfs, and I haven't been able to work that out yet, (I don't have ...
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Compiling pdfs from LaTeX in emacs

I'm using auctex in Emacs, and call C-c C-c. This compiles me a DVI, which looks great, and is exactly right, and also a PDF which... doesn't - it essentially has none of my text or formatting, and is ...
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Symbol of open set in microsoft word

In this discussion, a way to create symbol of an open set is suggested using LaTeX or as appearing in the origina picture: My university required me to write in word my document (strange indeed) ...
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Is there a way to install Latex, Sage and Gap on a Chromebook?

I just acquire a HP Chromebook 14", and I know it's limited for the installation of new applications. I would like to install Latex, Sage and Gap on it (and also some packages), but I did not find ...
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Auctex View works or does not depending on how I launched Emacs

I try to open a PDF in Skim from Emacs (via Auctex's View command) on MacOSX Mavericks 10.9.2. When I open Emacs.app by double-clicking or through Spotlight, it fails. Nothing happens. There's no ...
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Why do my .tex files have different permissions?

I have a folder of .tex files in my Dropbox folder. For some reason not all files have the same permissions. Running ls -@l shows that a certain set has permissions set to -rwxr-xr-x@ owned by ...
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Sublime indenting style of Latex files

Here is a part of my LaTex code and what I want it to be: ... \begin{center} \begin{table} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{|l|l|l|X|X|X|X|} ... However, if I re-indent it in Sublime Text ...
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Use project or file specific spellfiles in vim

I just enabled spell check in vim. I like it and I know how to use it. However, I would really like a project or even file specific spellfile as my list of accepted words. That way I can keep project ...
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Libre office Writer: image linking latex-like

As with latex, is it possible to write the path to an image and then get its content automatically updated by the program? I would need something like this tool without changing editor.
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Delete / Yank lines from current line up to and including line containing search pattern

Suppose I have the following text (cursor is in middle of first word 'begin.' blah blah blah blah stuff stuff stuff \\\begin{tabular} { |p{0.25\textwidth} |p{0.2\textwidth} |p{0.5\textwidth} |} ...
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To convert Powerpoint into outline of Tex-file effectively

I have lectures as powerpoints. I want to convert text and lists to tex-file. If there is a picture, a mark can be left to a file. I can individually add pictures. I tried to save the ppt document ...
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How do I use latexmk with MuPDF as the PDF previewer?

MuPDF doesn't support automatic reloading. How do I use it as a document previewer for latexmk?
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gvim latex interface not appearing after latex-suite installation

I have been installing gvim with the latex-suite plugin on a laptop running an Ubuntu 13.10 OS. The installation of gvim worked, but I'm not sure if the latex-suite installation did too. According to ...
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LaTeXiT in Evernote

I was following this thread because I'm a college student studying physics, and taking notes in LaTeX format is really important for me, when I saw that I could use LaTeX in EN (Evernote) by just ...
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Installing LaTeX package

I am trying to install the amsmath package for LaTeX on Linux Mint 16. I am using the tlmgr amsmath or sudo tlmgr amsmath commands, but both of them are giving me this error: (running on Debian, ...
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MS Word Tutorial for LaTeX Users [closed]

I originally thought of posting this over at TeX.SE but the words "blasphemy" and "sacrilege" crossed my mind and I decided it may be better to post it here instead. There are many LaTeX tutorials ...
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How do I add a `\label` to a figure in an Org-Mode file that I'm going to export via LaTeX?

How do I add a \label to a figure in an Org-Mode file that I'm going to export via LaTeX? example.org: #+CAPTION: This is the caption #+NAME: fig:org_label [[./figure.png]] This is a link to the ...
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How to convert JPG to PDF without a huge file size?

I have a JPG file, scanned image of a document. It is a 2-page document and I united them in Photoshop. Now the JPG file is only 500KB, and the image quality is good. The JPG file's dimensions are ...
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How to keep org-mode links from stretching over text in unspaced languages?

In Japanese and other languages, there are no spaces in a paragraph. Org-mode interprets this as a continuation of a link description, which messes up the semantics and formatting. Example: ...
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any hierarchical list editor (Vim / MS Word / LaTeX / Lisp / ..) [closed]

We have hierarchically ordered items stored in a textfile and idented with tabulator. colorsredgreenbluecomputersLinuxMacWindowsnumbersonetwothree It must have guiding lines on the side, because we ...
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How print a PDF without the DRAFT watermark

I have this PDF file that has a gigantic DRAFT watermark on every single page. My teacher handed us his version of the printed pdf and it says on paper where it is printed from but on his version the ...
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Count of hyphenated words and their unhyphenated counterparts in latex files

I have a thesis of approximately 100,000 words, typeset in latex. I have rather inconsistently hyphenated some of the words, for example "spider-fear" and "spider fear". I would like to get a list ...
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Count the number of lines in a pdf file

How is it possible to count the number of lines in a pdf file? Preferably from the linux command line (bash)? The pdfs I want to analyse are generated using LaTeX, so any solution working on the tex ...
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Disabling automatic footnotes in Emacs org-mode

I have some LaTeX inside an org-mode file that is wrapping a Ruby code snippet and providing nice color formatting, which looks kind of like this: #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} ...
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How to deal with lots of brackets in a formula?

Say, I have a formula like this (in LaTeX or Maple or other text system): Result: ...
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how do i install latex style files on os x?

I've been trying to install some latex style files on my mac machine. However, I am confused with how. I put them in /usr/local/texlive/2013/textmf-dist/ And, when I try to update them by typing ...
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Automatically Split a Huge TeX File Into Many Smaller Files

How would I automatically split the sections or chapters of a huge TeX file into many smaller TeX files? This somewhat works: awk -v RS='\\chapter{' '{print "\\chapter{"$0 > (NR".tex")}' ...
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Print quality of text is lower when vector graphics embedded in page

I am generating PDF files from Latex and embed graphics with includegraphics command: these can be bitmap images (PNG, JPEG) or vector graphics (PDF generated from e.g. inkscape or mathematical ...
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Google Translate cannot read a .pdf made in LaTeX

I have received a .pdf document from a colleague who uses LaTeX (I use Office products and have no knowledge of LaTeX at all). The document however is written in German, a language I speak, but not ...
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I have some pod files and a makefile and I need to generate a PDF, how to do it?

I inherited some *.pod files and a makefile which looks like this: all:mypdf.pdf mypdf2.pdf #pod2latex files/*.pod #pod_tools/list2latex.pl > pod_files.tex #pdflatex reference I'm on a Windows ...
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Start gvim at specific line, from a doubleclick on line in sumatraPDF

I use sumatraPDF and gVim to edit LaTeX files. Sumatra supposedly has a feature to open an editor at a specific line by the variable %l. As far as I can see, I can start gVim with the +<num> ...
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Is there a Word interpretation of TeX's `\hfil` and `\vfil`?

I've come to love TeX's \hfil and \vfil macros, which insert a rubber space (horizontal or vertical, respectively) that can be used to shove content around on a page with respect to the margins. For ...
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Adding horizontal space as part of a Word Style

I'm a very reluctant user of Word who really would like to emulate the dark side (TeX) in every way possible. I have the description list almost sorted out (simulating the default settings of LaTeX), ...
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Pandoc: Output two sumation signs in equal height in Word 2010

I need to output some complex equations in Word 2010 (docx). To do so I write most of the equations in tex and use pandoc to translate them as Word formulas. However I have a problem with the ...
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Vim indentation and the prooftree package

I am using the fabulous vim-latex suite. I use (a lot) the prooftree package which has commands of the kind: \prooftree SOME-HYPOTHESIS-HERE \justifies SOME-CONCLUSION-HERE \using ...
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Why does Emacs replace quotation marks incorrectly in LaTeX mode?

When writing LaTeX documents in Emacs, it usually automatically replaces quotation marks " by `` or '', as it should. But sometimes, it incorrectly replaces by "` and "' instead. I am observing this ...
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Sublime Text 2: Working with multiple documents, building master file

I am currently working with LaTeX. I have a big document split up in several sub documents. When I am workin in a sub document, I'd love to compile the master file when pressing ctrl+b, not the file I ...
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How to enable automatic LaTeX math preview in org-mode/Emacs?

I am using org-mode 8.0, Emacs 24.3, Auctex 11.87, in Windows. I was able to use LaTeX preview functions in org-mode files by pressing Ctrl + X, Ctrl + C, Ctrl + L. However, I think it would be more ...
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Getting chapters to start on a new page in a pandoc-generated PDF

%Title %Author #Header 1 Lots of words. #Header 2 More words. ##Level 2 header The above text can be turned into an EPUB file for e-readers with pandoc -o output.epub input.mkd, and it can be ...
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Keyboard layout for math

I usually need to write math with LaTeX, and after seeing this question: Entering unicode math symbols. I came here with some small questions. I find that not perfectly comfortable, and I was ...
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How to enable cloud9-latex-plugin

I recently installed cloud9 on my server to provide a platform for collaborative text writing and tried to install the latex plugin following the instructions in README: This plugin introduces ...
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How to highlighting the Latex coding in the Ms Office

I have a latex file.if i put those Latex content in MsOffice this want to be highlighted automatically.Like notepad++. Is there is any plugin is availabe?
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Generate an alphabetic index from a spreadsheet

I have a text file of lecture topics from my physics class that looks like this: 1/14,Galilean relativity,Einsteinian relativity,Minkowski space,Henri Poincare,, 1/16,Lorentz transformations,Velocity ...
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Converting showoff presentation to LaTeX

Is there a way to convert a ShowOff presentation to LaTeX? Apparently, ShowOff uses Maruku as a renderer, and Maruku supports LaTeX, so it should be possible, but I'm wondering how to do it.
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Changing the default latex generate command in AucTeX

I downloaded AucTeX off of M-x package-list-packages and I've enabled AucTeX in my .emacs with (load "~/.emacs.d/elpa/auctex-11.86/tex-site.el" nil t t) When I type C-c C-c I would like to by ...
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Making emacs/AucTeX open Acrobat on Windows

How can I configure emacs 24 (with AucTeX) on MS windows so that I can bind a key to compile the latex document in the active buffer and then open the resulting pdf in acrobat? Can the same technique ...