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Cute (child-friendly) document in LaTeX

My girlfriend is teacher at primary school, she's new using LaTeX and she needs to make a "cute document" for kids, but I don't know how change the following items to make them look nice for the kids: ...
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Writing and Managing Thesis in LaTeX

I'm in the process of thesis writing. I'm LaTeX newbie and have its limited knowledge and experience. I'm thinking to use LaTeX or LyX for my thesis. Which one is better for thesis write up? If I go ...
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Document configuration via tags or labels?

This question led to a new package: tagging I'm trying to work out options for configuring a large memoir to multiple audiences via multiple editions. Obviously one method of doing this is by ...
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What's the best way to arrange LaTeX documents?

I am very new to LaTeX. First question I have is can latex do this? I have ~1000 verses Each verse has its meaning in English and Sanskrit. three authors commentaries on each verse. When I ...
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Options for building multiple documents from the same content with different layouts

I need to produce two document layouts using the same content. I'm going to be making heavy use of the input{} command to do this, but it is more complex than just this. I'm looking for suggestions ...
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how to deal with multiple titles and multiple documents?

I am compiling my dissertation which is composed with several separate papers (with independent LaTeX code). I have a title for my dissertation and want to insert my individual papers with their own ...
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Compiling Master and Individual Child documents with correct pagination

I'm using a master document by including the child documents with \include{} command. I can compile the master document to get the big document with all child documents included. I wonder how to get ...
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what TeX package(s) should I use for a Church Bulletin

I create Sunday Bulletins (aka service leaflets) for an Episcopal Church each week. Currently, I use the MS Publisher (PITA) I also do some web design using Ruby. While a physics undergrad, I ...
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How to best use and compile multiple .tex files as part of same final document?

I have a large document which currently is comprised of a variety of .tex files. The mainfile.tex looks something like: %lots of total formatting stuff \include{Body/chapter1} ...
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Merging many tex-documents together?

I have a serie of publication papers that I would like to gather into one group of papers (or a collection). Is there some easy way for that without removing all headers such as ...
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How to merge several tex files so that they have one table of contents/List of tables & figures

I have three chapters which I combine into a thesis using pdfpages: as shown in this link Merging several papers This gets me 95% of what I need the only thing I still need is a table of contents ...
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Lyx error: Could not find bind file: ertWarning

I use Lyx 2.0.2 under Linux and I've never hat problems. Since yesterday Lyx does not recognize short cuts. Every time when I try to configure Lyx using the Lyx gui (tools - new configuration) I get ...
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Merging several papers

This link seems to have the answer: Merging many tex-documents together? But what does he mean by "Create a new document as a frame"? Also whatever it is how do you create it in TexnNicCenter? Baz ...
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Add NON-English spell-checker and/or dictionary to Kile?

I'm running Kile 2.1.0 on Debian 7.3 Wheezy, KDE desktop, 32-bit processor. I'm trying to add Italian dictionary and spell-checker to Kile's configuration. I've followed the instructions of user np8 ...