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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Manually loading package from Vim-LaTeX in Vim (because auto detection is not always helpful)

General question How you can manually load a particular package from Vim-LaTeX in Vim and how it can be automated for every LaTeX file? I am not interested in copying relevant parts from scripts of ...
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Can I have LaTeX-style floats in Word?

I'm a (rather experimented) LaTeX-user... but unfortunately, I have to use Word (2000 (!)) at work. One of the things I miss the most (I mean, except the typographic quality, the macros and the math ...
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Ugly LaTeX generated PDF on OS X

I have a book I am writing in TeX, which is nice, but I only recently realized how ugly my local TeX to PDF export looks: For reference, mine is on left, and a random Linux box that I have access ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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To compile Pandoc Table in Editor by selection

Pandoc table in Tex document based on this discussion --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
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Format to generate .tex, .pdf and .md from?

I've used pandoc to generate .md, .tex, .pdf from .tex and .xhtml files. In tex I am using BibTeX and in odt (save-as xhtml) I am using Zotero to insert my citations. Currently neither .tex nor ....
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How MS Word can automatically locate pictures?

When you write a document in TeX paragraph 1 \begin{figure} ... \end{figure} paragraph 2 after compiling, you see that the final placement of the figure will not be necessarily between paragraph 1 ...
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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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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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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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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 NAME-...
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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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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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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 ...
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Create new tool for Gedit LaTeX plugin

I would like to create a new tool for the Gedit LaTeX Plugin, but I run into two problems. First, I cannot select "New" from Edit / Preferences / Plugins / LaTeX Plugin 0.2 / Configure Plugin / Tools....
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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newpage command doesn't work on mactex

I'm using mactex and I'm trying to write a document which is going to be 2 pages. I used \newpage command, but the command doesn't work and the output is just one page! Even if I change the place of \...
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Add/install latin9 (ISO-8859-15) to LaTeX?

Using the texlive-full package that Ubuntu has in its repo. OS: Ubuntu 15.04 (Gnome). I am trying to get texlive to "compile" (pdflatex text.tex) a LaTeX document with the line: **\usepackage[latin9]...
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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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Hyperlink to file in TextMate

I use TextMate to edit LaTeX documents. Let's say I have the file foo.xlsx on my Desktop. In my .tex file how can I add a hyperlink to foo.xlsx, so that when I click on the link, the file is opened ...
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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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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 com....