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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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 ...
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trackchange and citations

Trackchange for latex on sourceforge seems to have a problem with citations. \change{text 1 \cite{Fels\_81}pad1}{text2 \cite{Fels\_81} pad2} creates a problem due to the brackets encountered. Is ...
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trackchanges VS latexdiff

I am trying to decide whether to choose trackchanges or latexdiff for corrections on my thesis. Can anyone tell me their views? I have had problems with latexdiff choking on equations (is there any ...
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Keep track of changes in LaTeX document

I see that in documentation for many LaTeX packages authors keep track of changes with a \changes{} macro, which then produces a nice index style list of changes. I would like to do the same for edits ...
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Best practice for maintaining change history in tex

Whenever I write a collaborative document, it undergoes a lot of draft changes. Apart from maintaining the change history in svn, how can I maintain the change history in the tex document itself? I ...
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How to track changes between PDFs?

I've got a modestly large document (60 pages or so), of technical documentation, in two versions (one of them improved). Unfortunately, I seem to have lost the source of the older version (but I do ...
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What is a good way to show changes between two versions

I would like to highlight changes between two versions of a LaTeX document. I have both my versions in git. Is there an easy way of generating a output document where all changes are highlighted. So ...
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Mark changes since last edition with bars in the margin

I would like to mark the parts of my document that have changed since the last revision with vertical bars in the margin. Is there a package to help with this? Is there a tool that can compare two ...