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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SublimeText LaTeXTools: Build doesn't render a PDF

I'm using the LaTeXTools plugin for SublimeText 2, and when running the build, the build system compiles the TeX and invokes Evince, but a PDF file is never rendered and thus, Evince complains, "No ...
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Math formulas in emails

Is there a way to enter LaTeX (or similar) formulas into an E-Mail and get them rendered as typeset formulas on the receiving side, perhaps with cooperation of the receiving party? My preferred mail ...
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Is there a tool for windows that creates formula-pictures out of a text-formula

I am looking for a tool that would batch process text-files containing formulas (possibly latex style) and convert them into a gif/png/jpg. Since I want to do a batch conversion, the tool ideally runs ...
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How to make vim change a date when a section of a file was edited?

I'm using latex as a diary with sections for each subject. I manually add date of creation and modification to each element of text (section, subsection, subsubsection, ...). Is there a way to make it ...
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How can I switch between pdflatex and xelatex conversion in Sublime Text 2?

I often switch between compiling "classic" LaTeX and XeTeX documents. Sublime Text 2 has a package called LaTeXTools that allows you to build LaTeX documents via a simple CmdB. Neat. The build file ...
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How do I get my MacTeX version?

If I wanted to report a bug, how could I find my MacTeX version via command line?
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Using the IfWinActive keyword in AutoHotKey

This question about the use of AutoHotKey is specific to a Windows LaTeX editor called TeXnicCenter. So, I was trying to write my first AutoHotKey (AHK) script, and wanted the shortcuts to be ...
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Disable MathML output of eLyXer

eLyXer is a standalone LyX to HTML converter. In the resulting file, equations are formatted as MathML, and the file itself starts with an XML tag. This causes two problems: LibreOffice does not ...
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Highlight/mark/indicate certain lines in LaTeX in Emacs

I use Emacs to edit LaTeX source. I preface notes which I have made with % as required, so that they are considered as comments. These lines appear in Emacs in a different face. However, when working ...
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Compiling LaTeX document makes Google Drive crash

I've the issue that when I compile a LaTeX document that is located inside my Google Drive this will after a few turns make the OSX Google Drive application crash. As this is an important document I ...
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Batch import of eps inside Openoffice-Writer

I have a huge quantity of eps images, generated by another huge quantity of gnuplot scripts. Is there a way to import them inside an Openoffice Writer document (.odt) at once? I'm about to try the ...
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Automated printouts from a wireless printer

I have a wireless printer which is always on, and an always on fanless Linux server. Looking at the mprinter project on Kickstarter I started to wonder if there is a way for me to prepare an ...
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Change definition of paragraph text object in Vim?

I asked a question in the (La)TeX stack exchange and it was recommended to me that I see whether I could get an answer here. The question can be found here. The basic question is this: can I tell Vim ...
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Automatic LaTex document generation from Excel spreadsheet

I have some data in an Excel file from which I have to generate a report. I repeat this task fairly regularly and am looking to automate it. I have a LaTeX project into which I usually just copy data ...
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Typing math formulas in LaTex and getting them in MathType format?

I am asked to type some math formulas that can work in Microsoft Office and MathType equation editor. But I only have access to Ubuntu 12.04 near me, there is LibreOffice available under Ubuntu as ...
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How can I perform a full texlive installation (all packages) in CentOS?

Title say it all, how can I install texlive and all the packages so I can run tex2pdf on CentOS? I'm rather used to Ubuntu and all this yum business is driving me nuts.
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How to turn marked text into footnote in word

I have a microsoft word file (originally from latex) that is littered with footnotes in between a \footnote{} tag. Here is an example This is some text in MS word.\footnote{I would like to turn this ...
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From latex to word through vector graphics

Maybe what I say is crazy and nonsense, but this could be the right way to convert from LaTeX to word. As you may have noticed, there are some conversors form LaTeX to word, correct me if wrong but ...
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How to show line number common to more files in emacs?

I have a LaTeX project that consists of one master file and other files (mainly chapters) that are included in the main file via the \input command: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,oneside,openany]{book} ...
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using markdown and latex in email

Is there a fast and easy way to use both, Markdown LaTeX in emails? I love the way to format questions the way it is supported on StackExchange. I want to use both, because I love the simple way ...
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Adding commands to TextMate's LaTeX bundle

I wish to add a host of commands (e.g., \enquote) to TextMate's LaTeX bundle. I wish to do that both for correct colour highlighting and for auto-completion (with the Esc or Tab key). Where is the ...
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vim “gq}” command to re-wrap paragraph, and LaTeX

How can I make this command not wrap things like \item? For example: \begin{enumerate} \item this might be a long paragraph that spans multiple lines \item blah \end{enumerate} if I run "gq}" ...
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Vector graphics formats: SVG , EPS or PDF [closed]

How does the vector graphics formats svg , eps and pdf compare against each other(Quality, filesize etc)? If I can generate(eg matplotlib) plot in any of the above formats, which format should I ...
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Portable pdf-viewer which supports video embeddings produced by latex movie15 or media9 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Portable pdf-viewer where I can configure which external movie player is used Is there any portable pdf-viewer for windows which supports embedded videos produced by ...
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Convert TeX fragments to PNG images

There are various embedded TeX-like formulas found on Wikipedia and other places such as: \begin{array}{rcl} Y' &=& Y' + 16\\ U &=& U + 128\\ V &=& V + 128 \end{array} They ...
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typesetting system

All my life I used Microsoft Office on Windows for document writing and then Libre(Open)Office on Linux. This is not a bad software, but not perfect and I have some complaints. Now on my usual desktop ...
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Convert LaTeX equations to Word 2007/2010 equations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to put LaTeX formulas in Word 2010? I'd like to rephrase the LaTeX Equations in MS Word/OpenOffice? question: Is there, by now, any software that can parse LaTeX ...
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How to create production quality “high density” tables (e.g. statistical tables) and mathematical formulae in scribus?

I have justv started using Scribus. I am thinking of creating an academic publication using Scribus. The publication will have a lot of statistical tables and mathematical formulae. I am thinking of ...
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Amazon EC2 (Linux) + RDS (MySQL) + PHP + pdflatex = LaTeX to PDF online

I would like to have a website capable of converting LaTeX documents to PDF online. So for example user types in some raw LaTeX (document), I'm saving it into my MySQL database and I'm able to convert ...
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Markdown to LaTeX conversion with a custom preamble using Pandoc

I know that I can use the -H or --include-in-header commands to include a custom preamble in the generated output. The problem is now that Pandoc includes my preamble but puts another preamble in ...
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Keep Latex, PDF and MS-Word in sync

My CV is written in Latex using moderncv. Whenever I need an updated copy, I convert it to PDF. Unfortunately, some employers insist on Microsoft Word. This is a real pain, because I lose the ...
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How can I save a website as a vector graphic?

I'm looking for a solution to save a single web page or a section of it as a vector graphic in my latex document. Do you know a tool, trick or service which helps to do this?
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Powerpoint 2003: Including TOC on each slide (like Latex beamer)

Is there any way or template to make Powerpoint presentations that show the TOC showing the current progress on each slide? I want to achieve something like what can be done using Beamer in LaTeX. ...
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How to put LaTeX formulas in Word 2010?

I have a problem to convert directly equations from Mathematica *(copied as LaTex) in Word 2010. Is there any option?
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Which gnuplot terminal type should I use in org-babel-gnuplot with latex export

All gnuplot examples on http://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/babel/languages/ob-doc-gnuplot.html use the png terminal. However, when exporting to latex I'd rather like to generate vector graphics. ...
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Type math formulas in Microsoft Word the LaTeX way?

I wonder if there is some free solutions for typing math formulas the LaTeX way in Microsoft Word document (Office 2007)?
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Pdflatex only works as admin in OSX Lion

I installed MacTex on OSX Lion. The pdflatex command only works if I run sudo pdflatex whereas running it without sudo results in "command not found." How can I get at pdflatex without admin ...
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Windows PDF viewer that auto-refreshes PDF when compiling with pdflatex

I'm writing a LaTeX document and am using the command line to compile the LaTeX code into a PDF document. In Linux I would just open the PDF with Evince PDF Viewer, and whenever I recompiled the LaTeX ...
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Custom Shortcuts for Texmaker

I'm using Texmaker 3.1 to write Latex documents and wonder how I can define my own shortcuts. For example I need a shortcut (Strg + E) for \enquote{}. Are custom shortcuts an unsupported scenario?
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Is there any way to convert a LaTeX document to any Microsoft Word format, while retaining the document's structure?

I'm currently working on a developer's manual to go with an application I'm making for work. I wrote a simple script to go through all of my code, and parse all of my comments into a LaTeX document, ...
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AucTeX TOC with multifile document

I'm writing my PhD thesis with LaTeX-Sweave and I use EMACS with AucTex and ESS. I have a master file (master.tex) and some slave files and my question is about the use of the TOC in the slave files. ...
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How to cancel LaTeX compiling in Terminal?

When I compile a LaTeX document in the terminal like so: latex document.tex How do I then abort the process? Ctrl-C doesn't work.
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Why is Emacs Predictive Mode not working for LaTeX documents?

I have Emacs installed on a Windows 7 machine along with AUCTeX for creating and editing LaTeX documents. I recently installed Predictive Mode to enable auto-completion of LaTeX macro commands. ...
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Visio - how can I generate pdf?

How can I generate a PDF file in Visio? I want to include this file as Figure in LaTeX, so I need only my diagram on pdf instead of entire page with diagram on it. How can I do that?
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Search special characters or short mathematical symbols in pdf files

I have Adobe Reader, Okular and Document Viewer as pdf readers. The papers I read are often texts with mathematical formulae, generated by LaTeX. But it seems that searching special characters or ...
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BibTeX will not compile

I am trying to compile a bibliography that is externally linked but I get back an error saying I couldn't open file name firstbibtex.aux Here is the referencing code: @article{greenwade93, ...
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Generating SVG from LaTeX (tikz)?

How can I generate an SVG image from a LaTeX file - more precisely, a tikz diagram? I'm working in Windows.
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emacs ORG-mode “headless” export-as commands?

When I use org-export-as-latex or org-export-as-html orgmode turns my buffer into a .tex file or .html file. But I don't want all the extra junk that it adds to the file: I want to handle the ...
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Windows Live Writer and LaTeX

I am looking for a way to integrate a WordPress latex plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/latex/ and Windows Live Writer, so that LaTeX would render in real time in Windows Live Writer. Any ...
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Converting Open Office (odt) files to Latex

How do you convert Open Office (ODT) documents to tex files? I have made a report using libre office. Now I wish to continue editing the document using lyx (latex front end). So the ODT file needs to ...