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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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Non-WYSIWYG Text/Code-Editor App for Google Drive Web Client

I'd like to be able to: Open Google Drive in a web client on any PC Open/edit latex .tex files from the Google Drive web client In a web-client-based app Which is a fully functional YAFIYGI (non-...
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Allow raw HTML in LaTeX code with Pandoc

I know including raw HTML is possible in Markdown documents with Pandoc, so I was wondering if there was a way to allow it in LaTeX documents. Pandoc converts lower than and greater than characters ...
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Keynote: change the font of an equation

I'm using the built-in equation tool in Keynote. Is there a way to change the font used by default in Keynote? Also, I see that when I try to use text in the equation via \text{} the font is in bold ...
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How do I change the root file in Texpad without creating a new project?

After opening a LaTeX project with the root file A.tex in Texpad, how can I change the root file to B.tex (switch back and forth) without creating a new Texpad project?
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Evince is not refreshing

To clarify I think at one point when you edited a PDF say by compiling with pdflatex, the edits appear immediately in Evince reader and didn't require you to close the viewer and open it to see the ...
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How to remove the bland space to the left of ylabel in Matlab figure when using long string for ylabel?

I'm doing some plots in Matlab 2014b, in one them I'm plotting 5 variables versus time over there and want to specify 5 names like, speed (rad/sec), voltage (V), ... etc. on the y-label, however, as ...
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MS Word 2016 equation editor: latex mode self-disables

Word 2016's equation editor allows direct entry of latex equations. On one of my computers (running Office 2016 Professional), the latex button does not stay pressed. My other computer, running ...
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Different vimrc by filetype

As the title says: can I use different _vimrcs for different programming languages or filetypes? I have to use a lot of different programming languages for lots of different subjects, and for each ...
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Insert date and tag name into LaTeX source files with git

I'm using git for writing some LaTeX packages. To be able to make use of LaTeX release features, a string of the following format needs to be included in each package: \ProvidesPackage{MyPackageName}[...
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How to use the keyboard shortcut in anki to enter a LaTeX equation?

Anki's dialog for entering cards has a shortcut to enter a LaTeX equation. In the menu (far right of the menu bar) it's labelled Ctrl T, E. What does that mean? What keys do I have to press in what ...
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Inkscape not returning latex output

When I am trying to use latex in inkscape (I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and inkscape version 0.92), I am getting the following output: Inkscape has received additional data from the script executed. ...
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Vim LaTeX PDF viewer?

I tried to change visor DVI default of vim-latex to pdf visor. I want put PDF reader from Adobe, so I changed the _vimrc file: source $VIMRUNTIME/vimrc_example.vim set diffexpr=MyDiff() function ...
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Removing the unnecessary white spaces between words in a table

I am using Texstudio. I want to add the following table in my tex document. I use Excel and then I convert the table with add-on called Excel2Latex. I want to fix the problem by removing the white and ...
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Enable word wrap for latex files only in vscode

I want Visual Studio Code to "word wrap" latex files automatically, but leave other files as they are. How do I do this?
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How to do updates to TeX Live under WSL?

I want to use latex inside WSL (Ubuntu 18.04 is what shows in my Apps and Features) because I want a linux-based install (to use bash scripts, etc.). I managed to install TeX Live following ...
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Creating EPS files in Photoshop with text to be replaced in Latex

I am writing a Latex document and replace tags within eps images using the psfrag package. If I generate the files using ChemDraw (a software to draw chemical reactions and so on), this works quite ...
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LM Roman 12 in Microsoft word printing problems

I generally use LATEX, but if I am writing a quick document, I found a Microsoft Word add-in, called Word-Mat. I also downloaded the fonts to mirror Latex. Inside the document, the font looks fine, ...
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How do you insert a LaTeX equation in PowerPoint under Windows?

I was wondering how may I insert latex equations into powerpoint directly without the use of Microsoft Windows to convert latex to Microsoft equations then copy and past. I understand from this link ...
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Symbol for Universal Set in Microsoft Word

I want to find a way to insert this symbol circled in orange.(Universal set notation used in a particular maths syllabus.) Attempts so far. Different scripts of "E" in Microsoft Word. (Palace ...
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Have windows explorer “sort by type”, with TeX files first?

It it possible to priorize file types when sorting in Windows explorer? When authoring with LaTeX, I roughly have this order of relevance: .tex files .inc files (for inclusion with \input). .bib, ....
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texstudio editor on external monitor shows text scambled

The editor shows the text on my external monitor as scrambled almost as if the text is written over each other, the line the cursor is on shows normal though, and in a smaller font. Everything ...
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Using RegEx to Find LaTeX Environments

I have a LaTeX code that goes like that: --- text might be here --- $\begin{cases} k & l & m \\ x & y & z \end{cases}$ --- text might be here --- $\begin{cases} k & l & m \\ x ...
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Cropped plot labels in knitted PDF in Linux (r-markdown)

Has anyone experienced having their plot labels cropped in knitted PDF's in Linux? This does not happen in my Windows machine. Here is a minimal r-markdown example to replicate this problem. --- ...
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What fonts were used to type the followingquestion paper in MS Word? [closed]

What fonts were used to type the followingquestion paper in MS Word?
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Mathtype: how to type big “round” braces as in Latex

I'm trying to type a equation like this one:              using Mathtype. However, the equation I got from Mathtype is this:              The problem is, the big braces are not as round as the one I ...
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Any way to see LaTeX Math in a text-based browser?

I'm trying to switch at least partially to text-based web browsing. Pretty everything I want to do online is available (and the stuff that isn't, like videos, I can open in external problems) but one ...
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Setting up LaTeX to compile elsewhere?

How can I set up a compile server and editing client on different machines? Context I use my netbook for document editing, but it doesn't have the storage space to run a full TeX distribution. It is ...
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Preserving comment hierarchy in sublime 3

I use sublime for my Latex documents. In Latex, commenting a line means add '%' in front of the line. For example in the below scenario line 2 is commented, but lines 1 and 3 are not commented. Line ...
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How to do limit notation from the keyboard in Microsoft Word Equation Editor [duplicate]

I want to create an equation like what I have below purely from the keyboard (not using the mouse and Equation Editor UI, which is much slower than LaTeX). I tried using LaTeX as described in this ...
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Adapting video for LaTeX with ffmpeg does not produce the expected result

I have been trying for weeks to embed some videos (created with python-Matplotlib) in my Latex/Beamer presentation according to examples like this one, which use a package called media9. Document ...
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Free hand draw on LaTeX Presentations Fullscreen

I use LaTeX beamer presentation to teach students. My teaching style involves using the PDF free hand writing tool and making annotations on the presentation using a drawing tablet. The problem is ...
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Sublime Text + LaTeXTools: How To Automatically Delete Generated Files After Compilation?

I use Sublime Text Editor 3 with LaTeXTools to write in LaTeX. I compile files by pressing Control+B. If I name my text file as main.tex, the generated files will be: - main.aux - main.bbl - ...
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Use of LaTEX in Word

I would like to use LaTEX in Word, as described here: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/murrays/2017/07/30/latex-math-in-office/ https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Linear-format-equations-using-...
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Additional dot in section/subsection not being displayed in table of content

I would like to have a table of content with numbering identical to the ones in text. So, in text each section/subsection/subsubsection is numerated as '1.' or '1.1.' or '1.1.1.'. However my table of ...
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A pdf foxit file with comments and highlights on it is overwritten by latex and thus I lost the comments. Where can I recover the previous pdf file?

A foxit reader pdf file with comments on it is just overwritten by a compile on TeXstudio and thus I lost the comments. Where can I recover the previous pdf file?
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Zathura with Latexmk on MacOS

I am trying to get my LaTeX setup up and running: Vim with vimtex -> Latexmk -> Zathura I installed everything through HomeBrew. $ zathura -v zathura 0.3.7 (plugin) pdf-poppler (0.2.7) $ tlmgr info ...
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How to increase all text sizes at once while keeping relative sizes?

I have a math PDF textbook typed with LaTeX which has a little small text size to comfortably read. How to increase them at once without losing its relative sizes? One possible solution is to convert ...
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How to recover contents of .tex file from auxiliary files?

I was writing a document in LaTeX. I saved it and generated a .pdf file from it. But then suddenly my PC crashed. When I opened the .tex file again it was blank. Is there any way to regenerate the ...
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How to copy all pdf files from subdirectory when changed?

Consider the directory recepis ├── bechamel │   ├── bechamel.aux │   ├── bechamel.log │   ├── bechamel.pdf │   └── bechamel.tex ├── bolognese │   ├── bolognese.aux │   ├── bolognese.log │   ├── ...
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JabRef BibTex data from DOI not working

For a few weeks now, when I try to fetch the BibTex data for a publication using the DOI field, nothing happens. I updated JabRef to 3.8.2 and it didn't help. Does anyone know a solution or at least ...
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Strange LaTeX PDF rendering in Firefox – letter “t” is bold

I have this problem with Firefox 50.0 on Fedora 23 and GNOME 3.18.2. When I view a PDF document created in LaTeX, the letter "t" shows bold with default zoom: Screenshot with default zoom: When I ...
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Windows 10 Mail App: Can I use the Word/Powerpoint equation environment? [closed]

I quite often need to send little bits of mathematics in emails. Usually I just write TeX code in its raw form, or some slightly modified version of it. I've been thinking it would be good to have a ...
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Why unable to install Writer2LaTeX - 1.4 on Ubuntu?

I want to add Writer2LaTeX - 1.4 extension to Libreoffice 5. Details are as follow: platorm: Ubuntu16.04 LTS(32bit), english LibreOffice Writer Version: 5.1.6.2 I got Writer2Latexfrom from ...
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Microsoft Office Document Version Control

I'm used to storing all of my documentation in TeX documents that live happily in Git and can be updated and committed at the same cadence as the code changes being documented. Sadly, I work in an ...
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Can Notepad ++ display a file's section/subsection document structure?

As we all know, Notepad ++ is the perfect program. That is, except for one thing--as far as I can tell, there is no plugin or native function that will display your file's document structure in ...
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Math script font in Microsoft Office

I'd like to use Microsoft Office to include an equation with a math script font. In LaTex I would use, for example, the command $\mathscr{T}$. What's the best way to do the equivalent in Microsoft ...
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What is the best way to write Feynman slash notation in MS word?

Writing slashes appear displaced usually in word. What is the best way and most visually appealing to write a slash and how to adjust the position of the slash. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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How can I create a sophisticated table like the one attached?

I'm writing a paper where I systemize knowledge. At the moment I have a very big excel file. In order to fit this table into an A4 paper, I would have to create a table similar to the one attached. As ...
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LaTeX display math alignment in Anki

I've been trying to create mathematics flashcards in Anki. Naturally, I wanted LaTeX to be the default typesetting system for those cards. In order to do so, I created a new basic note type named ...
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Error when trying to compile a .tex file with latexmk

I am running macOS Sierra and have XCode installed $ defaults read /var/db/receipts/com.apple.pkg.Xcode.plist { InstallDate = "2016-09-13 19:36:06 +0000"; InstallPrefixPath = "/"; ...