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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Sync Two Files for Collaboration

So I have a group of git repositories (on Windows) that I am using to collaboratively write some papers with in latex. For these projects I have a file: macros.tex that I want to use for all of them. ...
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How to change the template of a gitbook?

Gitbook Templates I began with the basic format, but released later that I'll need to made the switch to 'science' for built in TeX support. TeX appears fine within the editor, but not in 'read' ...
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Texstudio compiling time

I recently ran a 20 page long manuscript with 7 diagrams and 4 tables. Till about an hour ago it was working fine compiling and generating the pdf. All of a sudden it started giving me the following ...
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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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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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How to copy files from archive to my system, following the directory structure?

I am having trouble figuring out how to install tcolorbox package in my Ubuntu. I have downloaded a .tds.zip file from its CTAN repository , but this archive does not have a make nor an install script....
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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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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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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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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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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: [[link][...
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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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Symbol for statistically independent events in LaTeX, Unicode, etc

Can someone point me to Unicode and/or LaTeX symbol that's used to indicate that two events are statistically independent? Ideally, it should be possible to produce this symbol in the equation editor ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Is there any automatic latex code editor? [closed]

I have a website http://oscience.info I need to write a lot of formulas in the site. For that I use LATEX. But it's very tedious writing all the code in my wordpress. Is there any windows tool from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Automatically split a huge TeX file into 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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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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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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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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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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Fastest way to type in math formulas out of the box?

There is no restriction on platform in the answers, but a few things to keep in mind: Dragging a mouse and clicking on any button is far too slow and should be excluded from any answer. Latex is of ...
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Web page generator like LaTeX

forgive if this is dumb. I was wondering if there was any such thing like LaTeX, by which you could write in a markup and compile it to a whole web page (of course with CSS and other styling). I've ...
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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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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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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 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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How should one safely background a “daemon” process when started manually?

I once used emacsclient as my editor from the command line but it bothered me that it would hang the terminal window while I was working in emacs. I tried backgrounding the process by running ...
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Tool to write LaTeX on the Mac? [closed]

I'm looking for a tool that makes it easy to write LaTeX on the Mac. I heard that the there are excellent tools available for the Mac? Which one can you recommend and why?