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How to enable the tree view in TeXShop?

Im new with TeXshop and i would like to know if it´s possible to enable the tree view in the right side of the screen. I´m making my thesis and i have several folders and i want to manipulate them all ...
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How to work with command \input{filename.tex}?

I'm writing a book with lots of chapters using a command \input{filename.tex} for each chapter in the book book.tex. How to make it not to have book.tex and all filename.tex in the same directory? Is ...
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Iterate through folder foreach picture, possible?

Is it possible to iterate through a folder containing pictures while first filtering file extension tikz,png,pdf or eps, and then getting a list of filenames of the directory for use in a for loop, ...
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Insert pgf with referenced png file from a different folder

I'm trying to insert a pgf file that I made with matplotlib. This file references to a png file (since I inserted a png figure in the plot). When I put the png in the same folder than my tex file, ...
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Using texindy within paths containing diacritics

I wonder if it is possible to use texindy in project where the project path contains umlauts, e.g. /Users/Tobi/Desktop/äbc/test/. With this path I get an error message: Tobis-Mac:test Tobi$ texindy ...
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How do you organize the files for your latex documents?

When writing a large document with lots of figures, so far I took it that LaTeX-users mostly organize their project's content like this: /settings/00-settings-total.tex /settings/font-settings.text ...
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MiKTeX Path refresh FNDB

I have several cls files and macros in a folder that is set as a root directory for MikTeX in Windows (The files are in C:/localtexmf/tex/latex/Macros and the root directory is set as C:/localtexmf). ...
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Make 3x4 figures from pictures in a folder

Assume you have 777 pictures. You want to present them on 3x4 A4s. Doing \begin{figure}...\end{figure} takes much time and space. Is there any other way to present these figures in a folder in such a ...
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Tips on large tex files [duplicate]

I want to write a solution manual for a maths book which is about 900 pages. I want it to include detailed solutions to all exercises as as well summaries for every chapter. The file will obviously ...
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chapterfolder or import for a thesis with figures in subdirectories

I've been poking around on here trying to work out the best way of keeping my individual chapters and their associated figures in subdirectories. After reading a few threads I've been testing out ...
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“smart” Include/Import for file in subfolder that have images in subsubfolders [duplicate]

i've to put in one file some other documents i wrote before. i've this structure mainfile.tex chapter1/chapter1.tex chapter1/intro.tex chapter1/fig/fig1.pdf chapter1/fig/fig2.pdf in chapter1.tex ...
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Aux und Output files in another directory puzzles TeXstudio

I have configured my TeX runs to save all aux and output files into a 'temp' subdirectory using the 'output-directory' option of lualatex in TeXlive. Everything works wonderful, Biber and ...
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Asymptote and \asyinclude command doesn't work fine

I've the main.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[inline]{asymptote} \def\asydir{figure} \graphicspath{{figure/}} \begin{asydef} // Global Asymptote definitions can be put here. ...
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subfiles inside a subfile using relative paths

Is there a way to use subfiles, in a way that you can compile the middle chapters, let me explain by example. main.tex (root folder) --Chapter 1 (Chapter 1 folder) ----Section 1.1 (Chapter 1 folder) ...
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How to store the document's style file in a subdirectory?

I have a journal specific document style as two files svglov3.clo and svjour3.cls. I don't want to install them, so I keep them in the article's current directory. But I like to keep only the files ...
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Put projects into OS X bundles

I’m still looking for the solution to a question asked in 2010: Under Mac OS X, but staying compatible with other operating systems, I want to hide the mechanics. Please note: I do not want to delete ...
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How to include files in subfolders

I have arranged 700 individual files in 18 different folders, as shown in the attached image. This was open source project to get it typed page by page. The number of pages varies for each folder. ...
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How to make Directory List in LaTeX?

I am writing an article using LaTeX. It is a research report about developing mathematics ebook using LaTeX. It contains directory list consists of folders and files, like this: - ...
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Including a tikz figure with a reference to a table on file, problems with folder structure

I am trying to include a tikz figure in the chapter 6 of my thesis. I am using separate folders and .tex files for each chapter, as you may notice in the example. This means that in my main document I ...
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How to use the import package with folders containing accented (non-English) letters in their names?

To illustrate my problem, suppose that you have the master file main.tex and a chapter called chapter.tex in a subfolder called folder. Both files use UTF8 encoding. Then, the following minimal code ...
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How can I perform a simple file search in LaTeX?

I'm looking to improve my gitinfo package by reducing the amount of setup needed. For this, I want to be able to search for a file in the current directory, then the parent, then the grandparent ... ...
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dynamic paths in latex

Im trying to link from my preamble to some pictures used in the header. My problem is i use the same preamble in multiple documents. lets say the preamble and the needed picture is in the top folder, ...
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MiKTeX, and custom classes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create a local texmf tree in MiKTeX OK, so today is the very first time I've decided to try using TeX, and I have a few questions. I've finally, after much fussing ...
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Purpose of local texmf trees

In Tex Live there are several local texmf trees (TEXMFLOCAL for admin and TEXMFHOME for user, compare comments and answers to What are TeXLive's four different texmf folders?), in MiKTeX I manually ...
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Create a local texmf tree in MiKTeX

In TeX Live there are TEXMFLOCAL for admin and TEXMFHOME for user pre-defined, but in MiKTeX there’s by default no local texmf tree installed, though it is useful, cf. Purpose of local texmf trees. ...
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pdflatex / xelatex -output-directory and subdirectories when using \include

When I include a file from a subdirectory with \include{subdir/sub} and compile the file with pdflatex -output-directory .tex_test/ main.tex, pdflatex complains, that it can't write to ...
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Placing a .bib file in a package folder - TeXWorks can't find it?

I have created a courses.bib database file for all my course litterature, which I have placed along with a package of mine named tlnames.sty that defines some related macros. The folder in which both ...
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How to make “\input” in a “\include”-d file use the correct current path?

I'm having a master file let's say test.tex and also some folders sub1/ and sub2/. There is also a TeX file in each of them: sub1/sub1.tex and sub2/sub2.tex. In the sub1/ and sub2/ are also some ...
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Restructure classic thesis project with subfolders using Kile

I would like to change the folder structure of the ClassicThesis project. My current folder setup looks like this. |-- bib // Some *.bib files. |-- bst // Some *.bst files. |-- cfg // Configuration ...
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Folder structure of your work

Users, I am using LaTeX for homework at university. By now, I had always other programs generating some files, that I used in my LaTeX-document. For example MATLAB generated some graphs, Inkscape ...
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Link to file in the parent folder

I have a folder, say C:\example\paper with a bib-file C:\example\1.bib. I also have a tex file C:\example\paper\main.tex where I would like to put a link to 1.bib. I can put the whole path, of ...
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What are TeXLive's four different texmf folders?

Could someone please explain to me what the purpose of the four different texmf folders are in Mac? E.g. there is: /usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf /usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf-config ...
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Compiler automatically create specified output directory

I would like to handle my projects such that every time I compile a .tex file, the compiler would always place the output .pdf in a directory named output (and create it if it doesn't exist). Here's ...
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Make a .tex file that combines complete .tex documents in subdirectories

I'm using LaTeX for my research journal (similar to WordPress). There are a number of subdirectories that contain complete (standalone) .tex files along with PDF files that I made from those ...
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How to test if a directory exists

The command \IfFileExists works great to test is a file exists. Is there an equivalent to test if a directory exists? \IfFileExists does not seem to work for directories. \documentclass{article} ...
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How do I run bibtex after using the -output-directory flag with pdflatex, when files are included from subdirectories?

When I have master pdflatex file which includes one or more child documents using something like \include{include/childdoc}, and I call pdflatex on it using pdflatex -output-directory=out parent.tex, ...
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Tools for project delivery?

This is another in a long line of Project directory organization questions of mine. I'm trying to build a project directory organization structure which follows best-practices. I'd like the structure ...
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Project directory organization: where does code output go?

I'm trying to build a project directory organization structure which follows best-practices. Adapting this structure, part of my project structure would look as follows: myproject ...
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Texify and `--output-directory`

I'd like to tell texify to place compiled output (i.e., .pdf in my case) in the parent directory (I'm using MikTeX 2.8 on Vista32). I run the following: texify --pdf --clean ...
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Texmf tree with MikTeX + Vista32?

This post is a follow-up to my post Using subfiles package with .sty files. Answering that post, a couple people suggested I build a local texmf tree. I've hunted around and it seems that this is ...
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Using subfiles package with .sty files

Following the Project Structure Wiki and Subfiles Wiki, I've built the following project structure: ./mydocument.tex ./mystyle.sty ./tex/mysubfile.tex ./img/ mydocument.tex looks like: ...
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LaTeX equivalent to R's ProjectTemplate package? [closed]

The post LaTeX project file system structure has helped me a lot in organizing my LaTeX projects. This got me the thinkin': the R package ProjectTemplate allows the user to build an R project ...
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Is there any way to build a LaTeX document from a parent directory?

I've written a makefile for my current project which produces all deliverables (executable, written in C, and report, written in LaTeX). I have a directory structure whereby the Makefile and outputs ...
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Is there a way to use a document class/package from another folder?

I am building a document class and a set of packages to be used as templates for various documents. I'd like to aviod having to copy those over to another folder every time I use them, but I'd also ...
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Graphicspath for MikTeX

Is there a way to specify a \graphicspath that includes all sub-directories? I know I could put all my graphics in a texmf tree, but I'd like to have them in another directory tree. As far as I can ...