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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Clickable links (from hyperref package) do not work upon selecting a subset of pages via “printing to file” in evince

I use the hyperref package for clickable cross-referencing within my document. It works well, however, if I want to send a colleague just a part of the document by using the "print to file" feature in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Automatically Split a Huge TeX File Into Many 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 ...
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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 / ...
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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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Emacs AucTeX - Folding natbib Citations

In the Emacs AucTex environment, there exists a fold mode, which allows to hide much of the LaTeX markup to focus on the content. I am using natbib citations, i.e. instead of \cite{key} citations I ...
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Newline command does not work in latex formula in Libre Office

I am using Libre Office Writer 4.2.8.2 in Ubuntu 14.04. When I select Insert->Object->Formula and write some formula like <some formula> newline <some formula> it renders as <some ...
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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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Copying coordinates in QTikZ

In QTikZ (KTikZ for Windows), how do I insert the coordinates, my mouse is currently hovering over in the preview, into my code?
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adding phonetic symbol at LeTex should use which package

I want to add phonetic symbol at LeTex for some words . But I don't konw which package should I use? please help me! thanks.
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How to compile predictive mode using Gow instead of Cygwin on Windows?

I want to install the predictive mode for latex in Emacs editor. Since I have windows so I should have the make utility available. I don't want to install the fussy Cygwin (over 100MB), but the much ...
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Some text or symbol after \item element (Latex)

So, I want add some text after of each element \item. For example, I define a new command \newcommand{\qitem}{\item?} %For the list of questions \begin{enumerate} \qitem Some question ...
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How to generate a table of contents when converting from LaTeX to EPUB using Pandoc?

I'm converting a LaTeX document into an EPUB ebook: pandoc input.tex -o output.epub Everything works fine, however the ebook has a broken TOC: It contains only one item - the book's title. How can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...