{auxiliary-files} is about files generated and read by LaTeX and packages which hold auxiliary information about the document.

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TeXworks won't typeset if the aux file exists

I have a tex file which compiles just fine if I delete the aux file. If the aux file exists, I get the following error: Sorry, but "C:\Users\Home\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX ...
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Bibliography errors when using \cite{example}, \bfseries invalid in math mode

Everything else works except for the references, not quite sure why. The aux file always replaces the file I want to load with another empty .bib file too.
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read and write commands to auxfile

I have a problem with the aux-file. According to some posts here on Tex-Exchange, the aux-file is read at the beginning of the document (is this at \begin{document} or \documentclass? I wanted to ...
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Glossaries - how to deal with auxiliary files in another directory using MikTeX?

To keep my main folder clean, have redirected the auxiliary files using the -aux-directory=.\auxiliaries command in LaTeX and PdfLaTeX (1). However, when making the glossaries, TeXstudio gives the ...
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PdfLatex build does not find .aux file

I am building a very simple file in Latex. I am using TexMaker and my quickbuild settings are: PdfLatex + BibLatex + PdfLatex (x2) + View Pdf. When I run the quickbuild, I get an error: ! I can't ...
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How to use \@writefile without blocking a write stream?

From what I understand, to properly use \@writefile one has to block a write stream, like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \makeatletter \newwrite\tf@foo ...
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“Runaway argument? File ended while scanning use of \abx@aux@page.”

I am facing an annoying problem with LaTeX which has occurred just recently. LaTeX refuses to compile and gives me the following error message: "Runaway argument? File ended while scanning use of ...
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how to compile latex files to get my pdf contains all the references included in the bib file [duplicate]

I used a separated bib file (database) and in order to remove questions marks I have to compile my files .tex, .bib And .aux but I don't know how to perform that under ubuntu or how to compile my ...
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Popping a stack item in a file stream [duplicate]

Using the answer from Push/Pop or save a length/dimension?, I have implemented a simple stack with a push and a pop function. I would like to use the pop function in conjunction with newfile's ...
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Aux files stored in folder with arara, nomencl can't find %.nlo file

I'm using texstudio with arara to automate the building. I'm trying to have it set up so that all the auxiliary files are put in a folder called auxiliary in the main folder. At the top of my .tex ...
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Possible Issues of using -output-directory

As I am considering using -output-directory=<some/path> to reduce clutter in my working directory, I am wondering what are the known problems with this approach. The ones I am aware of are: ...
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Access value of -output-directory

I am considering using the command line option -output-directory=<some/path> so that the temporary files do not clog my working directory but are also available for subsequent builds. This will ...
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Adding shell commands to hide LaTeX Aux files after compiling in TeXShop or TexStudio

I run LaTeX under OSX, and I would like to attempt to hide all of the LaTeX helper files from the finder after compiling. It strikes me that the simplest thing to do is not to move them or delete them ...
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.aux I couldn't open database file file.bib.bib

whenever I am trying to compile its showing .aux I couldn't open database file.bib.bib I am using texmaker on windows 7. I already reinstalled miketex and texmaker many times.
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How and when is the “aux” file read and processed?

Note: I've already looked at When is the aux file read and written?, but it doesn't address the issues I'm curious about. I wrote some commands for tracking information in my document. Since I ...
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nbconvert-generated labels fail with babel, work without it or with large margins

I'm using ipython nbconvert (which uses pandoc) to transform an IPython notebook and the document code contains the following lines \subsection{Vytvářeni polí ...
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Saving a PGFKey to the aux file

I want to save the value of a particular key (from pgfkeys) into the aux file for my LaTeX document. If it matters, I'm using LuaLaTeX, but the same problem is exhibited by XeLaTeX, pdfLaTeX, and the ...
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How to dump listings to a file?

I thought to share my solution to a problem I had. (This is one of those “answer your own question” things, plus, this way, people can improve upon it – dual-licence under The MirOS Licence please. ...
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How to span brackets on some rows in longtable?

The goal is to place a brackets into the table (longtable) to embrace some rows of this table: The solution which involves rdelim and \multirows command (described here: usage of \rdelim) gives not ...
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Where is there a registry of intermediate TeX file extensions?

I'm just about to embark on a new package which will need to write a single temporary file (similar to .aux etc.). The temporary file is, in fact, a specialised bibliography, but I want to avoid ...
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Theorem name not making it to the aux

I posted a question. egreg answered. I applied his solution to my presentation. It worked. Then I tried it in my thesis, where I use references, and I realized the theorem names weren't making it to ...
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How to put something at the very end of the aux file?… Hang at the end with chapterbib

Pretty clear that the hack breaks chapterbib.sty's output concerning toc, lof, and lot info into the main.aux (in the case below, main=mwekeys) file, performed even if \tableofcontents, \listofigures, ...
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Mutiple file documents with all files compilable

I have a main tex file: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \input{chapter2.tex} this is main document. \end{document} and a subsidiery file included in the main file: This is a chapter in ...
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creating auxiliary files folder if it doesn't exist

If it doesn't exist, I would like to automatically create the subfolder ./temp where to put the auxiliary files with -aux-directory=temp. Can this be done in Texstudio 2.10.2? (see here and the ...
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copying the compiled pdf in a folder from within tex file

In order to keep clean the folder where my .tex file is, I have successfully adopted the strategy suggested in other posts (see e.g. here or here), setting -output-directory=build and ...
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aux file being ignored

I'd like to make a document which looks different each time it is built. I thought this would be pretty easy to do using the aux file; however, it seems I am misunderstanding something very basic. For ...
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Mimicking LaTeX's “table of contents” functionality [closed]

I need to mimic (= duplicate) LaTeX's "table of contents" functionality on a lower level. Basically, I would like to learn how to write entries to the .aux file on the first run of LaTeX and include ...
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Hiding the auxilary files as part of the compilation script under OS X

I'm aware that there is a lot of discussion about what to do with the pile of auxiliary files that LateX creates when it compiles. What I want to do is pretty specific. The simplest thing I've found ...
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Can glossaries provide warnings when a glossary entry is used but not included in the glossary?

glossaries supports cross-referenced entries. In particular, if I use one glossary entry in another and only include the second explicitly in my document, glossaries can still figure out that it ...
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Write to file: using a macro as the filename

I'm setting a complex user manual, made of several independant documents. For the overall TOC, I want each document to write some data into a file which is then parsed by the TOC file later. Here's ...
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Creating an auxiliary folder for auxiliar files in WinEdt

I run WinEdt 5.4. I usually use the button TeXify and sometimes PDF LaTeX to create my texts. When doing it WinEdt creates a lot of auxiliary files. I don't want to erase them all the time because I ...
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Standalone Output Directory

I configured my TexStudio to use a Directory for temporary files called "build". When i compile the Standalone Document all files except the pdf and the synctex.gz are in the folder "build". When I ...
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Merging aux files

The aux file basically consists of tex commands which are read and expanded at the begining of the document. The command \AtBeginDocument{\makeatletter\input{test2.aux}\makeatother} will have ...
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I can't generate a bib document on texworks

I cannot generated a bib document and I am growing a bit desperate. I have my references in the bib format, for example: @article{fosfuri2000patent, title={Patent protection, imitation and the mode ...
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Aux file won't finish writing

I've used Bibdesk to write a bibliography, and I've simply copied the cite commands into my .tex file, so I know they're right. I have at the bottom of my .tex file simply: \bibliography{ref} ...
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TexStudio + Bibtex + build/auxiliary folder

Specs Win7 64b - TexStudio 2.9.4 - Miktex Problem Bibtex does not find *.aux file when I export my auxiliary files into a different directory, e.g. /auxiliary. With current folder structure: ...
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What are the .mlf, .mlt and .mtc files generated by pdflatex?

On a particular document pdflatex is generating a large number of files with the extensions .mlf, .mlt and .mtc, e.g document.mtc, document.mtc1, document.mtc2, and so on. These dozens of files are ...
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toc-like forward storage for captions

Dear experts: how does one write out the table captions for use later? Think \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\mycaption}[2]{\caption{#2}\label{#1}\savecaptioncontent{#1}{#2}} ...
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Evaluate pgfkey before reading and writing to file with newfile

I want to define a custom aux file that contains some data, stored in a pgfkey. This data has to be stored from the keys and then written to the keys. However, when I take a look at the aux file, it ...
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Generate Table of Contents pages without a full recompile

I have a document that I need to recompile often. Currently I am doing the standard two pass compile where the first pass generates the .toc file and the second pass then inserts it. However, as my ...
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Write special characters to (aux) file

I would like to print a special character to an aux file. In particular, I would like to write the line \@input{file.aux} So far, I have achieved the best result with ...
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Unable to locate/open file [closed]

.tex file has 46Ks. TexMaker says file not found. TexStudio a line of 46 000 blanks. notepad++ opens a list of ' [NUL] '. Could you at least direct me to some resources? Thanks
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Writing literal “#1” into an auxiliary file from a command with arguments

I am trying to write into an auxiliary file from a command with one argument. The written text is another \createcommand with one argument too. When I use "#1" the argument of meta-command is ...
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How can I use \noexpand and \unexpanded without appending a space to the unexpanded tokens?

One of my current tasks involves composing an auxiliary file with extra commands to be loaded at a separate compilation. Here's an MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \newwrite\testaux ...
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How to enable verbatim environment under self defined environment?

So I want to define an inline environment !foo!, and write foo into an exteral file. Here is my source code: \catcode`!=13 \newwrite\mmtlatexfile \immediate\openout\mmtlatexfile=\jobname.mmtlatex ...
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How can I include external macros for every line of the source code?

An answer to my last question gave a solution for hooking a small command onto line breaks in the TeX source. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[spacing, tracking]{microtype} \usepackage{libertine} ...
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Is there a LaTeX-to-HTML package that uses TeX?

I know that there are a lot of ways to "convert" LaTeX source to HTML markup that, when rendered, resembles the hypothetical original PDF. Is there such a package that works within LaTeX? I'm ...
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Remove temporary files

I have just started working with LaTeX. I am using Sublime as my editor and have installed the Latextools package (https://github.com/SublimeText/LaTeXTools). This works just fine although it is ...
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System-wide subfolder-name for temporary and intermediate files

When compiling I would love to have a system-wide setting for naming a sub-folder in which TeX, LaTeX, BibTeX, and other tools and packages, may put intermediate and temporary files. This is very ...
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Writing to aux - you can't use a prefix with `the character @'

In a previous project, we used the following macro to define requirements, so that they were easy to reference later in the text. \newcommand{\reqlabel}[2]{% \label{#1} ...