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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Getting Emacs to use pdflatex

How can I configure Emacs to run pdflatex rather than latex on a LaTeX file when I type C-c C-f (tex-file)?
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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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How to expand lines in Vim Latex

As you can see when I open a LaTeX file in vim, lines are folded up. How can I expand them at once?
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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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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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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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How do I manage newlines in Latex?

So, maybe I missed something completely when I started using Latex, but I have a difficult managing newlines in the Latex source. I have to put hard returns at the end of lines because even powerful ...
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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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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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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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texstudio does not recognize some command such as \textgreek{}?

even with babel.cwl, it still cannot recognize \textgreek. When use package textgreek, all the commands (\textalpha, etc) in that package cannot be found, even I ticked on the textgreek.cwl. And I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why would I need MikTex (on Windows)? [duplicate]

I would like to start learning/using LaTeX, which is often described as "fairly easy to use for programmer and even not programmer". I like what I read so far about this system and its ways. However ...
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Path Variable (for tex) Replaced

While installing gcc compiler, I realized I mistakenly replaced path variable for latex editor with path variable for gcc compiler. I have windows 8 and texstudio. what could be possible path variable ...
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Conditional export process for org-mode

I have recently been playing with Sage, the computer algebra system. It comes with a package sagetex, which can be imported into a TeX file and used to call Sage evaluations which will return ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...