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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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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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Why are characters missing when copying hebrew characters?

I would like to write an article with some lines of the tanakh(hebrew)(would probably try lualatex for that). I downloaded SILEOT.fft and SILEOTSR.fft (Ezra SIL & Ezra SIL SR) and right click &...
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Batch file with UNC path

Note: While this question is related to LaTeX, it's not about LaTeX per se. That's why I ask here instead of on TeX.SX. I'm trying to modify my LaTeX compilation routine with Notepad++ and SumatraPDF ...
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Text font from this piece of text

I have tried to use some pdf viewers as pdf-Xchange viewers but the font's name displayed is a long set of characters that does not make any sense. Is there any way to find the font from this latex ...
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Showing locally continuously updated compiled latex pdf as separate window?

After going through the Gummi manual I was not yet able to find how to set the preview pane as a separate new window (on a different screen). Hence, I was curious: how can one locally create a full ...
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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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TeXStudio corrupted its own tex file

While compiling my tex file in TeXstudio I made changes to it and saved. I did this many times before without issues. TeXstudio will ask me if I want to override the existing file and I press yes. I ...
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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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R and RStudio suddenly not found any more

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. and I am the only one using the computer, it is a laptop. I am using the latest version of R (4.0.3) and RStudio. I quit RStudio after saving the workspace. In parallel, I was ...
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Two dimensional pdf layout and presentation

Is there a version of the pdf format with a two dimensional layout, i.e., allowing 4 different pages in different direction? This would be extremely useful when giving an online presentation: up: ...
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LaTeX, “Current Professional” option in MS Word not available

I have had MS Word 2016 since 2017 and only noticed this week that I have an option for using LaTeX to type in equations. (I’m new to LaTeX.) However, when I click on the “Convert” feature the top ...
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Installing Kile latex under CentOS 8

I've installed Kile under CentOS 8, but after running Kile system test I got missing converter option (i. a. pdf -> png). The live preview doesn't work. How to fix it, properly install Kile under ...
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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`)?

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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How to get WSL use Git-Bash to run a `latexmk` command?

Question: Can I call Git-Bash to issue a command from WSL? Detailed contexts go between the two dividers. (Simple solution appended towards the end of this question.) I use an alias to compile all my ...
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How to set up an Azure DevOps pipeline with texlive?

I have a repo with LaTeX .tex files. In every commit I would like a pipeline to create PDF with them. I have created a pipeline with the pdflatex main.tex command. However, texlive is not installed ...
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Vim - E490: No fold found

I'm having problems folding some lines in a LaTeX. I use the set foldmarker=/*,*/ option in my .vimrc, and is working fine in the main file, but when I change the buffer, in the other file, I can't ...
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Sending filename to VS Code to build latex file

I want to build tex file in VS Code. I have tasks.json like this: { "version": "2.0.0", "tasks": [ { "label": "Run lualatex", "type": "shell", "...
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PDF Animations not playing in Adobe Reader

I have some Beamer presentations created in LaTeX that use the animate package and which I have played before in Adobe Reader on my Mac. However, these PDF's are no longer playing the animations ...
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Cannot produce Glossaries in Latex

I'm havin trouble printing my glossary and acronym directory with the glossaries package. It produces an empty page where I call \makeglossaries. I suspect biber, babel or my build directory might be ...
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Use regex to find a string that does not contain \texttt{ but does contain another string

I have variables in a tex file that should be enclosed in \texttt{} but are not. They are typically two words separated by an underscore: word1_word2. I can find these variables using regex with [\w]*\...

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