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How can I automate the workflow for producing multiple versions of a document? [duplicate]

Say you have two versions of the same LaTeX document. For instance, you have one version of your lecture slides for actually delivering a lecture: as you're really not a big fan of the "wall of ...
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Is it possible to pass definitions to LaTeX from the command line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Passing parameters to a document How do I make make different versions of my document with command line compile flags? I find myself wanting to be able to compile my ...
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what Makefile to produce slides and handouts a common file [duplicate]

a handy feature of beamer is to be able to produce slides or a handout. you "just" have to change a line in the source. a known solution is to use 2 different files forthe different options with a ...
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Conditionally include a package [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Passing parameters to a document Is it possible to include a package conditionally depending on the value of a variable defined outside the document/preamble. For ...
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Compiling latex files from terminal with and without a command [duplicate]

I have used \faketableofcontents in my file. I need to compile the file twice -- once with \faketableofcontents present and once with \faketableofcontents commented out. I wonder if there is a way to ...
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Setting class options after \documentclass

Context: I'm working on my thesis, and the formatting requirements are pretty godawful. In addition to the version I submit to the grad school, I would like to also create a properly formatted version ...
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Changing LaTeX headers via a makefile

I recently created a makefile to use with my TeX documents and am quite happy with the discovery. When I create Beamer slides to use in class, I create both a set of slides and a handout to go along ...
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Include LaTeX version in document

Is there any command or package to insert the version of LaTeX used to create a document? I am looking for a header or footer in the first page that says something like compiled with pdfTeX ...
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How to use the exact same file for handout and presentation modes in beamer

I want to use the exact same file for my beamer presentation and handout. I do not like the need to comment out lines in order to create the handout or presentation (my current solution), nor do I ...
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Producing different versions of a document

I am writing a documentation for a software environment which will be composed of several subfile put together using the \include command. The thing is, I would like to be able to output different ...
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Conditional Compiling and \documentclass

I am quite new to latex and don't quite get it how to compile different versions of my presentation. If this is important: I am using pdflatex and beamer. There are three documentclasses I am ...
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How do I make make different versions of my document with command line compile flags?

I've found a number of answers online, and plainly none of them have seemed to be able to execute any conditional code. This answer looked particularly promising. One thing I noticed is that in the ...
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Deciding Boolean operation in LaTeX via Linux Terminal

How do I decide a Boolean operation in LaTeX via Linux terminal? That is, I have: %myfile.tex \documentclass{article} if parameter=true is true else is false \begin{document} parameter ...
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Conditional compilation of beamer slides

I'm preparing a beamer slideshow, and I will have to print slides. I would rather use landscape mode slides, but it is possible that I need to use portrait mode ones. Sadly, I won't know until a few ...

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