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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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Macbook preview resets to first page on recompiling the corresponding latex file

I use PyCharm TeXiFy-IDEA plugin to edit my latex files and see the PDF in preview app. However, everytime I compile my latex file, Preview opens the first page of the document and I have to scroll to ...
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How to convert a list or a table of latex equations into word format

I try to convert automatically a large table of latex equations into a word table. How to do that automatically, without having to select cells, one one by one and click on convert to professional ...
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How to break a paragraph with footnotes via \autocite{} into sentences in nVim?

This question is similar to the one asked here. I'm trying to figure out how to break paragraphs written in a TeX file in Nvim so that: any sentences with a citation (i.e. \autocite[][]{}) after them ...
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Install Perl on Windows for LaTeX Packages Without Dependency Issues

I'm currently facing challenges with installing Perl on my Windows system, which I need for handling specific LaTeX related packages. My journey so far has led me through a series of issues, and I'm ...
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How to prevent Microsoft Word from changing my equations in LaTeX?

Currently, I'm trying to write some formulas in Word using LaTeX. However, every time I save the Document and re-open it, I find my formatting changed. For example, I have the equation \mathbf{F} : U \...
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Can we write in Microsoft word 2016 with latex commands?

I can not install word 2020 or higher versions. Can we write in Microsoft word 2016 with latex commands? Is there a package?
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Figure created in PowerPoint looks differently in a PDF file

I often use PowerPoint to make a figure, save it as an image file, load it in a latex compiler (e.g. Overleaf), and create a PDF file. The problem is, the figure sometimes becomes ugly when it is ...
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Render markdown with math wrapped in escaped parenthesis / brackets to PDF?

Background / use case: https://genai.stackexchange.com/questions/386/how-does-chatgpt-render-math-in-markdown-output The \( ... \) syntax in markdown corresponds to LaTex math inline mode, and the \[ ....
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How to add multiple entries to MS-Word "Math AutoCorrect"?

In MS-Word Math AutoCorrect there are entries for all alphabets in Script type as below - Say, I want to add a similar suite to represent vectors with all the alphabets. Currently I can do it one ...
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How to create a line break in Anki when importing from a csv file?

While creating a deck for Anki using the import functionality from csv, I've run into an issue getting the line breaks to function properly. Here is the situation: This is for the front card It is ...
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Typing and rendering latex in Microsoft Teams meeting chat

I recently found that if you have an equation in Word saved as latex like this: then copy the equation and paste it into a teams meeting chat it looks like this: it actually renders the equation. ...
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Scaling a PDF using Adobe Acrobat's preflight fixup doesn't scale document links with it

Overview I've got a LaTeX document (example below) which has been typeset at 1.7x A4-paper size (its final size is 357mm x 504.9mm). However, I still want my final document to be A4-paper sized. To ...
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Emacs org-mode export to LaTeX and PDF produces incorrect double quotes

I am currently finishing up the formatting of a book written in Emacs org-mode. I noticed that me using a specific kind of formatting for dialogue produces odd results when it comes to closing double ...
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I'm trying to convert a normal Markdown document to a PDF using pandoc. I'm getting LaTeX errors

Here is the entire markdown: --- title: Calculus hw author: Jewel date: April 21, 2023 --- > Question 1 $$ f(x) = \begin{cases} Asin(x)+Bcos(x) & \text{if } x < 0 \\ x^2+1 & \text{if } ...
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Using pandoc to convert latex into plain text: "unexpected () \begin{document}" error

I want to use pandoc to convert latex into plain text. I try to convert this latex file: https://arxiv.org/e-print/1603.03827 I installed pandoc 2.9.2.1 on Ubuntu 22.04 as follows: sudo apt-get ...
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How to externally view the PDF file compiled by a remote Linux server on a local Windows system?

I'm using VS Code to write and compile LaTeX files through the Remote series extensions of VS Code on a Linux server. How can I use an external viewer for the compiled PDF files? I was thinking of ...
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CLI of Inkscape not working from regular PowerShell

End goal: Automatially convert all .drawio.svg files in working directory to .pdf-files while compiling a LaTeX-document. I have VS Code with LaTeX Workshop set up as my LaTeX-Environment and ...
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Azure DevOps Pipeline: compile and retrieve LaTex pdf

I believe the compiling part is working, using this.: How to set up an Azure DevOps pipeline with texlive? changed only the main.tex since my file has a different name. Build succeeds. How to retrieve ...
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Number equations in Word - give one number to two equations

How can I number equations in word, similar to how it is done in Latex? If I have just one equation on a line, I usually type the number to the right of it, for example: y = x+1 (3). But I have a ...
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Pandoc can't convert to pdf, `xcolor.sty' not found

When I try to convert a file to pdf format with pandoc I receive this message: Error producing PDF. ! LaTeX Error: File `xcolor.sty' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter ...
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Text file possibly corrupted

I have a .tex (LaTeX) file that now ends basically like this when I open it in a text editor (VS Code / Textmate): we may write $x=\ep\x73\x20\x65\x64\x67\x65\x20\x24\x65\x5F\x69\x24\x20\x63\x6F\x6E\...
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Can I remove texlive-doc using 2.5 GB?

I'm trying to upgrade to Ubuntu Jammy Jellyfish, but I don't have enough disk space. Can I safely remove /usr/share/doc/texlive-doc/ using a whopping 2.5 GB? I use Latex every day so if removing this ...
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What are the pandoc command line options to color and underline hyperlinks in PDF output?

Basically the title question -- I want the links in my pdf document to be blue and underlined (instead of hidden).
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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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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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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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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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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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