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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Latex: customising syntax highlighting in vim

I made some custom commands to make writing equation blocks easier: % Equation starters \newcommand{\eqn}[1]{\begin{equation} #1 \end{equation}} \newcommand{\eqns}[1]{\begin{equation*} #1 ...
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switching from emacs to Preview of the compiled latex document, resets its display to page 1

I just upgraded to Yosemite but had to reinstall various pieces and this is what happens. I edit my latex document using emacs, and preview its pdf using Preview (auctex is installed, and I compile ...
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TeXstudio select whole line

I like the CTRL+L shortcut in SublimeText and would like to have it in TeXstudio, too. What it does: It selects the whole current line and places the cursor at the beginning of the next line. That ...
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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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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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Pandoc options to convert LaTeX flavored Markdown to HTML

The aim is to convert a Markdown file (file.md) to a html file (file.html). The Markdown file contains formulas specified in LaTeX specified between two dollar ($) signs. Example: The resulting ...
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LaTeX editor with project management for Mac

I tried a few of the LaTeX editors for OS X. TexMaker, TexWorks, TexShop and TextMate/BBEdit offer syntax highlighting and some additional features to edit single tex files. On Linux I've been using ...
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Sublime Text 3: Put LaTeX build files in subdirectory

When I create a PDF from my .tex file, a lot of extra files are generated, with extensions such as .aux, .syntex.gz, etc. Is it possible to put these files in a subdirectory, and still have the ...
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Emacs Latex mode error "symbol's function definition is void : latex/setup-keybinds

I get this error when I try to load the .tex files in Latex or Tex mode. symbol's function definition is void : latex/setup-keybinds Checked all files but dont know why error is coming as ...
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Arabic: Unicode: how to stack fatha kasra damma

I am using LibreOffice to type arabic, but if what I am asking cannot be obtained with LibreOffice then I would like to know whether it is possible in LaTeX, because I have seen this in a book, but do ...
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Machine translation of text with markup (eg LaTeX)

I would like to translate a plain text document with markup using google translate. In particular I would like to do this with a LaTeX document (but the idea is the same for HTML or markdown ...
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How to complete metadata of entry using DOI in JabRef?

I added a PDF file to my JabRef database. I know the DOI of the article. Is there a way to complete the metadata of this entry using the DOI?
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Outline view in Sublime Text 3

I've been advised to use SublimeText and I'm giving it a try. When I take notes in a text file, I would like to structure it with a few levels of headers (in LaTeX, that would be sections and ...
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Copying straight text from latex generated file

I'm trying to do some corrections to a PDF documented generated from latex. To do the corrections I first copy the text out of the PDF. What happens is that in the generated PDF, the words are cut ...
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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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Converting a Latex PDF into EPUB format [duplicate]

Is there a way to take a technical article in PDF format (which typically contains latex formulas) and convert it into an epub format? I wouldn't have access to the original latex files themselves, ...
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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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How to add a dot for section/subsection numbering in TeX

The Bulgarian standard formatting for section/subsection numbering is as follows: 1. Section 1 1.1. Subsection 1.1. 2. Section 2 2.1. Subsection 2.1. Notice that both section and subsection have a ...
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How to configure AUCTeX in Windows 7?

Help me, please! This is my 3rd attempt at a clean install of EMACS/AUCTeX in Windows 7. I'm following Joachim Schlosser's installation guide to AUCTeX but I'm getting confused at least on 2 points. ...
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How do I make a Little Schemer like layout in latex?

I want to make a two-column table that spans the entire page and is laid out something like this: =================================== Column 1 text Column 2 text ...
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Why is Latex so big?

On windows, MikTex comes in a DVD. It's several times bigger than a typical Linux distribution. This makes it impossible to carry Latex on a memory stick like I do with many other useful software. ...
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(osX) Applescript to run compile shortcut in TexShop not working while in Sublime Editor

I'm trying to write an script so that when I'm in Sublime I can use a keyboard shortcut to get it to: save in sublime compile in TeXShop (I'm using it with the external editor setting) then switch ...
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markdown2pdf latex error

I created a markdown document in emacs. The document is in Ukrainian, so it has some cyrillic letters. I'm trying to convert it to pdf using pandoc mode. But it fails with: markdown2pdf: ! LaTeX ...
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Installing TexLive on headless Debian Wheezy machine

I want to install TexLive on a headless machine running Debian Wheezy (X11 is not installed). However, when I run apt-get it wants to pull in X11 packages. As I access the machine via SSH, and would ...
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Centering piece-wise function equation in LibreOffice

I'm sorry if this is off-topic. I am using the TexMaths extension in LibreOffice and I'm attempting to center an equation. However, the equation simply gets displayed and I am unable to alter its ...
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Word count for LaTeX within emacs

I want to count how many words my LaTeX document has in it. I can do this by going to the website for the texcount package and using the web interface there. but that's not ideal. I'd rather have ...
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Exporting Google Doc to a code format like LaTeX or Markdown

I would like to export a Google Docs document to a plain-text code format like LaTeX or Markdown (or something else that could be then exported to such format). How should I go about that? I see ...
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Defining math shortcuts/macros for Microsoft Word

Is it possible, in any version of Microsoft Word, to define shortcuts for recurring mathematical expressions? (preferably in a way that allows updating all occurences at once if needed) For instance, ...
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Vim conceal feature is applied to active line

I am using MacVim with the vim-latex plugin. There is a conceal feature turned on by default that converts LaTeX symbols to unicode in vim itself so the source is easier to read. I think this is ...
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random fortune on business cards

I have a latex business card template I am using, and I want to have the first line(s) be a fortune from the fortune command in Linux. I have fortune installed. How can I have a different fortune on ...
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Unable to install MikTeX

Can someone suggest a solution? I attach the log MiKTeX Setup 2.9.4503 Report Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Time: 07:58:43 OS version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic Edition, 64-bit Service ...
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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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exporting plotted diagram in LaTex

i plotted a diagram in latex, then i need to export it as .jpg or .eps file, here is my .tex code? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} ...
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OS X mavericks latex issue

I upgraded to Mavericks and found that pdflatex stopped working. I followed some previous discussions to recreate a link that Mavericks had broken. sudo ln -fs ...
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How can i read web page formulas, normally?

Sorry if this is not really superuser question. but I really couldnt find an answer on internet. http://www.pandasthumb.org/archives/2004/05/shannon_entropy.html I am trying to read this page but all ...
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Converting LaTeX Generated PDF to Word Using Acrobat XI

I've found myself, again, needing to live in both the land of LaTeX and Microsoft Word. I have Acrobat XI available, so I thought that I would just use it as a middle man in the conversion from LaTeX ...
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Adding programming code into LaTex / LyX

Maybe I'm just being thick, but I can't find any sensible way to simply paste in my (python) code into latex without losing all the indent information (kinda important for python). Anyone got any ...
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How can I ensure the whole paragraph is in one page in Microsoft Word?

I have a document that is consists of many smaller portions, say paragraphs. What I want is, each of the paragraphs will be in just one page. It will not be broken in two consequent pages. In that ...
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Converting Latex Files to Blog Posts

What is the best way to convert latex files to blog posts? I'm aware that there are ways of getting simple latex formulas to show up in certain blog services (blogger, wordpress, etc.), but is there ...
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Converting a Lyx document to MS Word

I've made several attempts of converting a Lyx document to MS Word , or RTF, and failed. I'm working with a moderately complex document, involving external includes ( Java code, Child documents ), ...
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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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How to rearrange page in LaTeX or PDF?

I want to print document in double side two-up A4 paper, Page folding: / 1,2 / / 3,4 < < |\ \ 6,5 | \ 8,7 | | / 9,10 |/ / 11,12 < < |\ \ 14,13 | \ 16,15 | | / 17,18 |/ / 19,20 < ...
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How can I change the background color of a cell in LyX?

I have a table in LyX: How can I change the background color of one cell, or alternate the background color between rows?
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Display invisible characters in vim

When I compile my source with Latex, I get the following error message Unicode char \u8:  not set up for use with LaTeX. Now I suspect that this is due to an invisible character. The command ...
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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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How do I open a pdf file with PDF X-Change Viewer so that I can still modify the pdf source?

Whenever I open a pdf file with PDF X-Change Viewer it locks up the source pdf file to edits. Is there a way to open the pdf (with PDF X-Change Viewer) so that it doesn't lock-up the source file --- ...
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LaTeX creates some long lines (longer than 'linewidth')

I am using texMaker to write a paper. Latex sometimes doesn't send the last word of the line to the next line and hence, some lines become a little longer than the others. (it happened for about 10 ...
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How to generate automatically ODT documents from libreoffice using variables

I have an ODT certificate template which I need to customize with a few elements (name, surname, date, etc.) before printing it. So I would be able to fill it with the data provided in an external ...
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Is there a way to open TexMaths equations (.odt) in MS Word?

For writing documents with equations, I use LibreOffice with TexMaths. The majority of collaborators use MS Word 2007, so I am forced to save into .docx so that they can read the equations and edit ...
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LaTeX: How to add a a label to a VerbatimInput from Fancyvrb

I want to include a data file in my paper. I would like to import it verbatim. I'm already using fancyvrb to use verbatim in footnotes, that is why I'm trying to use that package; fancyverb is not a ...