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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, and the ability to compile into PDF files.

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Scripted letters in Powerpoint math?

(1) In LaTeX, I can produce scripted letters by using \mathscr from the mathrsfs package, e.g. $\mathscr{X}$, $\mathscr{U}$, $\mathscr{S}$ (2) However, when I use these commands in Word LaTeX mode, I ...
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Why did Jabref change Review into Comment?

I am using Jabref to manage my references. I had written text in the (big) Review field including line breaks for clarity. Today, I noticed that the content of the Review field has moved to the (small)...
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Keeping annotations between overlays in a pdf presentation

I have a presentation in pdf format, where some of the slides include overlays (items appearing one-by-one in a slide etc.). During the presentation, I would like to create annotations (drawings with ...
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Is there a way to do LaTeX-style image insertions into Powerpoint?

I have to produce a slideshow that changes every so often, but mostly just the images. I have a system for producing the images where, when I update images, I store them in a folder with an updated ...
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How to make notepad++ use TeX-style double click behavior

In Notepad++ you can change the double click settings to include special characters as part of a single word via Settings -> Preferences -> Delimiter -> Word character list -> Add your ...
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powerdot in TeXstudio

I am trying to create a powerdot presentation in TeX studio, but it executes with error that I don't understand how to fix. In MiKTex Manager powerdot package is installed. Package hyperref Error: ...
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pandoc comments and notes for lecturer/ reader

When converting e.g. a Markdown file to a pdf file with pandoc for a lecture then everything except comments like <!--- comment --> will be present in the output pdf file. But is there an more ...
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How to get box with rightward arrow symbol in MS word?

I tried searching all the symbols in character map and in Microsoft word's symbol section for the following symbol but couldn't find it. Box with rightward arrow: People usually use this for ...
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Two columns pdf from markdown with pandoc and lua script

I want to render a two columns pdf document using markdown fenced divs. The minimal example is this : :::::::::::::: {.columns data-latex=""} ::: {.column width="40%" data-latex=&...
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Is there a GUI-based way to annotate pdfs with equations?

I want to be able to annotate a pdf with a textbox that has equations properly rendered in it. Neither Adobe Reader nor Okular seem to be able to do this. Apparently one can do it with Latex solution, ...
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Utilizing latex syntax in powerpoint equation input, how to use \frac

I am using office 2016 home & student edition. When inserting equation, I can use some latex syntex, e.g., \rangle for >. But for \frac, I did not get it work. There is IguanaTex, http://www....
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How to keep previously opened .tex files open while I start winedt

I am working on a report and my document class is report. I work with multiple chapters and would like WinEdt reopens all the files from my previous session. Till yesterday it was like that but after ...
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notepad++ NppExec to close certain Adobe Reader instance

I'm using notepad++ (NppExec) and LaTeX to create PDF files. One common workflow is something like this: having some PDFs already opened (they are usually manuals, articles, presentations); I'm ...
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Math rendering in Apple Mail

Is there any way to render mathematical expressions in Apple Mail? I am not looking for full LaTeX functionality but just to render short expressions like $x^2 + y^2 = \pi$ etc. Math formulas in email ...
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How do you change the appearance of a reference list in overleaf

I am making a document in overleaf, latex, but I am running in some problems with the reference list. I have a reference bib package called references.bib with the following input: @article{Laplaud, ...
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How can I export chart from excel into Latex with high quality(Overleaf)?

Title says it all, we have data in Excel and we have found Kutools to create pdf files from tables , but it is not working for charts. We have tried export graphs into png, pdf and it has low quality ...
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Is there a way to do LaTeX-style image insertions into MS Word?

I have to produce a document that changes every so often, but mostly just the images. I have a system for producing the images where, when I update images, I store them in a folder with an updated ...
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Latex Doesn't Render Properly on Windows 10 But Does on Linux

I installed MikTex on Windows 10 (basic-miktex-2.9.6520-x64.exe) and ghostscript (gs922w64.exe), and I am using "latex2svg.py." I'm wanting to generate SVG files from Python. This is the ...
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gpg --clearsign of latex-based pdf is damaged/corrupted

I am trying to digitally sign a pdf which was compiled in LaTeX. Following the suggestion to use gpg --clearsign given here the output signed pdf is--for some reason--corrupted/damage. Here is a MWE ...
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How to Retain Font Weights when Exporting Word Doc to PDF?

I'm trying to imitated LateX style typesetting in word by using a this word template. The main issue is that when exporting as a PDF, some of the bolded text appears as regular (Computer Modern Family ...
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How to create a password protected working directory that can be accessed by my supervisor and I, as well as by Latex compiler?

The main idea is I want to limit the access to my Latex files which are located in my folder in Lab server. Due to Lab regulation, I cannot use online cloud service, e.g., Overleaf. I am open to any ...
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why are some of my path not added?

I want to run sublime and latex from USB Drive. This is the tutorial. It does not work correctly because the path are not added succesfully. This is my batch file to add the path. del restorePath.txt ...
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Convert mathematical formula to image locally on Linux

Looking for a way to produce .pngs or similar of mathematical formulas locally, for use in documents and presentations. There are plenty of online tools, but I was hoping for a tool I can use from the ...
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Combining equation numbering and multi-line equation alignment in Word 2016?

Microsoft Word 2016 allows numbering equations with LaTeX-style right-aligned equation numbers using the input sequence #(NUMBER)<Enter>, producing output like sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor ...
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Okular Windows 10 not showing videos in PDF

I'm creating a presentation using beamer. I've embedded a video in the pdf using media9 package. I'm using Okular PDF viewer. In ubuntu, everything works fine i.e. I can see the video playing as soon ...
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How to insert a latex equation in Microsoft Word(2019)

I tried creating an html file and then entering it there and grabbing the MathML and pasting it however the matrix doesn't look exactly as it does when viewed from the browser. This is the equation: ...
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Passing BibteX options in Vim-Latex

My current Latex workflow involves using Mendeley to automatically create .bib files. These bibfiles are stored in a Mendeley directory in my home folder. Because I don't want to have all my projects ...
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Latest symbol is lost in Word equation after Professional to Linear (LaTeX) conversion

I enter the formula in the latest Word for Office 365 (version 2003 (not Word 2003, the 2020 year version), build 12624) in LaTeX mode: \frac{x}{y}=\alpha It converts to Professional look normally, ...
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How can I ignore "\b" and "\e" but not "\n" with echo

First of all sorry for the beginner question, I am quite new to shell scripting. I am creating a simple script to manage my figures for LaTeX documents. Long story short I want to copy \begin{figure} ...
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Pasting ligature codes from MS Word to Kile

I have two MS Word documents, both of which read the same except for the formatting. However, when I copy from Doc 1 and paste to Kile, the ligature codes hidden in words ("firing", for instance) are ...
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How to hyphenate texts on the command line

I want to split the content of a text file into its syllables (or I simply want to hyphenate it; I don't want to get into the scientifically/lingualistically correct details like here: https://tex....
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installing latex on windows 10

How to install Latex on Windows 10. I downloaded http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/texlive/tlnet/install-tl-windows.exe this 18 mb file and just double clicked on it. It started installing Installing ...
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How to delete folders created by TexStudio and that won't delete?

I am new to Latex, using TexStudio on Windows 10. I did something unexpected after typing the command to include a file and I had not closed the expression yet, I clicked "Yes" when TexStudio asked if ...
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gvim, latex suite, and okular forward search issue

I have a gotten my gvim + vim-latexsuite + okular working well, except for one thing: forward search. I have tried many of the hints on line, but I can't find the solution, but I am close! So, I ...
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How can I find, replace, and do substitutions for italicized text in Microsoft Word?

I'm trying to use a regular expression to find and replace italicized text in a long Word document to move the text into a LaTeX document, so I want to replace Word's formatting with \emph{...} syntax....
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Editing an .ini file using regex or some form of pattern matching

I have a file texstudio.ini, inside that file there is the following line Tools\Commands\pdflatex=\"/usr/texbin/pdflatex" -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex I would like to change the above ...
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How can I make a table like that in Latex?

I can't do it, it is really hard and I don't know how to change color of letters.
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Unable to knit to PDF using TinyTeX: Missing *.sty file

I've installed TinyTeX and am now trying to knit the generic "Untitled.Rmd" file to PDF, > install.packages("tinytex") > tinytex::install_tinytex() > options(tinytex.verbose = TRUE) > ...
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Regular expression for search and replace latex eqno tag in Microsoft Word

How to search and replace \eqno(42) with blankspace in MS Word? Thanks.
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Configuring aspell to support UTF-8 encoded texts

I have installed apell 0.50.3 on my Windows 10 system. I want to check LaTeX documents like this "demo.tex": \doucmentstyle{article} \begin{document} \chapter{Übersicht} \end{document} When I run ...
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Texmacs Ubuntu 18.04.03 and Python

I am trying to install TeXmacs for Ubuntu, but it is not available via apt-get. The instructions on the site tells us to download a zip and run it through a bash script (https://www.texmacs.org/tmweb/...
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Using Latex in Inkscape 1.0 Beta on macOS Catalina

I recently updated my MacOS to Catalina, with that, Inkscape 0.92.2 using XQuartz or X11 stopped working. Since I use Inkscape to make all my figures for conference papers and things like that, I ...
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Is it possible to get a word count of a pdf from the console with MS word?

I often use MS Word to open .pdfs generated by latex just so I can get a quick accurate word count of the document as it is. But it seems like there should be a faster way of doing this if all I am ...
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(Google docs) bold symbol in equation environment (`through `insert` -> equation`)? [closed]

In google docs, when using insert -> equation I can not type bold symbol by using latex code (like \mathbf{n}, \boldsymbol{n}). How to do this? Here, I need solutions when using insert -> ...
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Latex tabularx issue with spacing

So just trying to edit a table someone had done in tabularx as I liked the style however I have no idea what I'm doing really and as such I've come up against a problem. There is a big space after the ...
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evince won't show PDF's not named like *.pdf

I can view a PDF file foo.pdf with evince. But when I rename it to foo, evince instead complains, Unable to open document "foo". Error opening file: Permission denied [Close]. (Of course the perms ...
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LaTeX Issue with biblography

I'm very new to LaTeX so i know very little about it, please keep this in mind. So I've just written a document and I did the bibliography using the following method. \begin{thebibliography}{} \...
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NP++ double click highlighting to include "backslash" but only on the left

I work with LaTeX files a lot and I find myself using NP++ every now and then. I mainly use my LaTeX editor. There is a neat option in my editor that allows double clicking to highlight "\" but only ...
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Error exporting PDF file in jupyter notebook: pgfkeys '/tcb/size' error

I'm trying to export a notebook from Jupyter as a PDF file and server dumps this error mesage: nbconvert failed: PDF creating failed, captured latex output: Failed to run "['xelatex', './notebook.tex'...
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LatexTools not installing in Sublime Text 3

I am using Sublime Text 3 on Ubuntu 18.04. I have been trying to install the LatexTools package using Package Control. However, each time I try, the package seems not to have installed - it does not ...
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