Questions about keeping track of changes between versions of a file and in particular about highlighting them in the document. For questions about version control software (additionally) use the {revision-control} tag.

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only highlighting new parts added

I am using latexdiff to compare two tex files, which highlights any changes (added or deleted) in the final PDF. Is there any way to only highlight the new parts added, and do not highlight the parts ...
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Equations (align) with SOUL and CHANGES

Is it also possible to add markups for equations (created with align) by use of soul and changes package? The used Code is: \usepackage{soul} \soulregister\align7 % für highlighten von \align ...
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Changes package - highlight and strikethrough

I am working with the changes and soul package. Highlighting DELETED passages works well with \sethcolor and hl command: \setdeletedmarkup{\sethlcolor{green}{\hl{#1}}} Is it possible to combine the ...
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Undefined control sequence with \delete and the changes package

I keep on getting the following error message when I attempt to compile my source code: ! Undefined control sequence Before, I was unable to compile and saw another question that had been answered ...
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redline markup in LaTex

Im trying to create a short list of changes for a document from one revision to another. and only want to show the redlines on a set string. i.e. OLD String: I when to the zoo yesterday NEW String: ...
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A change that affects all the file?

assume I want to replace the command \tilde by \widetilde in my latex file through all the file. Is there a way to do so such that the change affects all the text but avoiding to make all the changes ...
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Passing complicated argument patterns to a new command

I am using the nice changes package. Which basically provides three commands \added, \deleted and \replaced. Because of the structure and the fact that the optional arguments it takes, I think it is ...
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How to move text in lyx, preserving the information on changes

I'm editing a manuscript with several people and we are using change-tracking intensively. Now I would like to change the order of two sections of the document without loosing all information about ...
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How does the latexrevise command actually work?

I am following the example given in the documentation of latexdiff. I run the following code and get a third latex file with the changes. latexdiff example-draft.tex example-rev.tex > ...
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Changes package, struck-through text rendering in blue

I am working on updating a complex document, and we need to clearly indicate all text that has been added or removed. I am using the changes package, like this: \usepackage[addedmarkup=bf, ...
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Colorbox with changes package

I am working with the changes package. Modifying the color of the changed passages works well with \colorlet command. Is it possible to create colorboxes (with yellow color) only around the changes ...
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Default text for babel

Is there a default language definition for babel texts, so I don't have to define all possible languages? At the moment, I define \addto\captionsenglish{\def\listofchangesname{List of changes}} ...
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The changes package and british babel: Undefined control sequence

Using the changes package, whenever I use the babel package with the british option, I get an "Undefined control sequence" error that points to the line where I want to use the changes markup. ...
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use dots instead of comma in math mode with babel package use [duplicate]

hi i started to use math mode for lab reports but when i use the babel package (\usepackage[spanish]{babel}) the dots changes by comma, i been tried to use \DeclareMathSymbol and \mathcode.="8000` ...
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changes_ not getting updated in texmaker

After making few changes in one of my .tex files, when i tried to compile and see the changes in the .pdf format, the changes did not take place; it showed the same old pdf. And when I deleted the ...
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changes package for peer reviewed journal: hide authors and convert 'replaced' to 'added'

I'm using the changes package to keep track of any changes I ( and my co-authors ) made for a peer reviewed journal. Meaning, in response to each of the reviewers' comments, we are using a new author ...
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Combining multiple files into one using subfiles [duplicate]

I have seen simple tools for accomplishing this with \input and \include, but none for using the subfiles package. What I am trying to do is have a very large software design document split into files ...
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Change font of the numeration in the image with muptiple subimages

So the problem is. I have an image with 3 subimages (a), (b) and (c). There is a general caption and each subimage has its own caption. I have changed the font of all captions, but the numeration ...
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How to make white-black themes Beamer?

I have problem that I want to change beamer themes to be white -black themes beamer like this: From my code (beamercolorthemefeminim.sty): \mode<presentation> ...
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How to track changes that need to be retranslated?

I often need to write multilingual documents. I usually put the translations into a macro like this, so that I can quickly render documents with either of the languages or both, but modify the syntax ...
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Tracking changes

I'm writing a thesis using latex. My supervisor asked me to make few changes so, after checking this site, I found several solutions to track them, and finally decided to use the changes package. I ...
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How can I use \SI from siunitx inside \replaced from changes?

I'm trying to rceord some changes using the changes package - I've already done a lot of the text, and had to work around display maths but I've got a simply value typeset using siunitx, and changing ...
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Track changes to equations using the changes package

Is it possible to track changes of equations using the changes package? Here is a small example of what I mean: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{changes} \begin{document} \noindent Using the ...
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can I use changes package to highlight added environments, say, itemize?

I am using changes package to track modifications to a LaTeX documents, but found simply wrapping \begin{itemize}\end{itemize} with \added command doesn't work. It works fine if I wrap the contents of ...
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Invisible markers in PDFs using pdflatex

I'm using latexdiff to show changes that I make in a large text (200+ pages). Most of my changes affect only a few pages though, so I don't want my readers to sift through 200 pages looking for the ...
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Find changes in pdf directly [duplicate]

I would like to track my corrections in the pdf format simply. Actually after every running I wanna avoid scroll to specified pages of changes. is there anyway to manage that?
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Changing colors over multiple sections and pages

I would like to mark up a whole section (including all subsections and footnotes, spanning multiple pages) as proposed for deletion -- ideally, with color and strikethrough, but just one of the two ...
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Can't install LaTeX package 'changes' on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I am a latex user on ubuntu, but not an expert of unix systems. I manage myself for easy things through the terminal. I very frequently refer to forums like stackoverflow to fix the problems that I ...
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changebars for a long document [closed]

What are the additional ways to add changebars, not using the package changebar? second attempt below: How do I add change bars? The package changebar appears broken, and it is difficult to ...
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Table of contents, how to change name [duplicate]

I want to start with my first LaTeX project and I am using a couple of templates, but I've encountered a problem. The template seems to be using: \tableofcontents For the table of contents, it ...
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Create a “List of Effective Pages”

I am considering learning Latex in order to more easily maintain a bunch of manuals for my company. One of the requirements is to have a "List of Effective Pages" towards the beginning of the ...
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Need to find a way to time-stamp edits done with the changes package

I have a document which uses the changes package. A friend and I are planning to co-author an Analysis textbook, and I have things set-up so that each of us can edit the .tex file and then make edits ...
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classic thesis lyx language problem

What changes (in the tex-configure file i guess) should i make to use this package in greek language? when i export it to pdflatex the text is gibberish. i think this is the relevant part ...
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Documenting on code revisions

I have made modifications to a few files of a C++ program. I would like to document on these changes in a nice LaTeX report, by showing exactly what I modified and explaining why I did so. Since ...
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Highlighting modifications in a .tex file using Kile editor [duplicate]

I am looking for any option of automatically highlighting the modified or added text (in pdf version after compilation) in my current .tex file using Kile editor. I know that there is a similar ...
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Making corrections during review of other people latex article [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Track changes” in LaTeX There is the corrections mode in Word package. All your changes will be marked. In this way one can show proposed changes in other ...
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“Track changes” in LaTeX

I am writing a scientific paper with my collaborator. We have submitted a version to a journal and now we got a review from them, so we need to fix a few things. In Microsoft Word there is the option ...
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latexdiff produces invalid output from changes to \multirow

A co-worker and I are hoping to start using latexdiff for tracking changes in a document he is writing and I am proofreading. I've run into a spot where latexdiff seems to be generating invalid ...
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How to remove the changebar from footnotes

I am using the changebar package to display a sideline along certain paragraphs for stylistic reasons. The default behavior of changebar seems to be to show the sideline alongside footnotes as well ...
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Change tracking while using bilatex-apa results in an error

I am trying to track changes with the changes package while using biblatex-apa. Now I ran into an error which leaves me clueless... Here is my example code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Highlight changes in a specific entry of a reference list created with biblatex

I would like to highlight changes in a specific entry (or even a part of the entry) of a reference list created with biblatex, e.g., by changing the font color to red. (Unfortunately such a feature is ...
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Interfaces package: quickprofile on changefont

I'm sorry but I do not understand much English, so I do not understand how to use the command \quickprofile in the 'interfaces' package. \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to use memoir change markers without the draft option

After considerable thought and experimentation, I came to the conclusion that I wanted to use memoir's \changemarks facility to indicate, as a courtesy to a client, where my proposal had changed as a ...
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How to add a side-bar non-intrusively over more than one paragraph?

If I insert a couple of new paragraphs in my long text I want to mark the new section somehow so that others can see I edited this part and it is not yet corrected. I also want to be able to remove ...
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Why is only one of these two options passed to pdflatex seen?

Consider the file define.tex. \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{changes} \makeatletter \@namedef{Changes@AuthorColor}{red} \colorlet{Changes@Color}{red} \makeatother \begin{document} ...
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changing the default color using the changes package

I've been giving the changes package a try, but have been unable to figure out how to change the default color for changes. There does not seem any obvious way to do so. I'm using version 5.2 in TeX ...
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conditional highlighting with soul

The journal PLoS ONE, says in the FAQ When submitting your revision, you will need to include the following new files: [...] A ‘clean’ copy of your revised manuscript. A revised manuscript with ...
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Mark portions of text without affecting spacing

I would like to mark portions of my text that requires special attention during the review process. This marking won't be in the final document, so would like to be able to add these marks without ...
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Changbars to indicate location of conditional text

I am using etoolbox as per this question on LaTeX conditional expression, and would like to modify the conditional to print some sort of indicator (like a vertical change bar in the margin) to show ...
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“Trackchanges”: respecting the equation environment

I am using trackchanges for monitoring changes in a LaTeX document. I have a problem when compiling a trackchange tag with a equation environment embedded into it. Here is a .tex file which compiles ...