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Writing thesis in overleaf. How to create a sub-folder?

I'm using the template of University of Bristol Thesis on overleaf.com. I'd like to create a folder of chapter02 inside the folder of chapters. But I can't seem to do so. I can manually add a new ...
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Reference from a different folder

I'm writing my thesis and have trouble reference labels between chapters. My main folder look like this: Main Folder, where I have the main tex file and folders where I have the main tex file and ...
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\graphicspath : Images with duplicate filenames, different folder locations

If I have a figure folder hierarchy such as: ./Figures/A/a.pdf ./Figures/A/b.pdf ./Figures/A/c.pdf ./Figures/B/a.pdf ./Figures/B/b.pdf ./Figures/B/c.pdf How can I point B/a.pdf when A/a.pdf ...
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Output “standalone” figure to a specific folder with a specific name

In the code below, I am using WinEdt to run my latex files. I wanted to know what command that I will have to include in my code so that my generated figures can go to a specific folder say C:\Images\...
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Merging small documents into big document when small documents use paths

How can I make my paths when merging documents together? I now have written several big documents and I would like to know how to merge them into one big document. I created BIGDOCUMENT.tex. that ...
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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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Can't compile with subfiles. Error File not found

I've a "main.tex" at the file "/main" divided in chapters, each chapter have sections. All chapters and sections have themself files. In the document "main.tex" call the chapters with the command "\...
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BibKey-Autocompletion with a standard BibFile-Folder [closed]

Basically, what I've been trying to do is organize my structure and working environment a little bit, setting up a folder for different kinds of "preamble"-documents and one for my *.bib files. Since ...
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Separate PDF from Build files on typeset?

I'm a high school math teacher and I've been using TeX to create tests, quizzes, and worksheets. I'm on Mac OS X El Capitan with TeXShop. I created a TeX folder in my main directory and I have ...
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Save Feynman diagram files in a subfolder

Suppose one has a simple Feynman diagram, such as the following MWE (which has to be run with -shell-escape, I guess this is to allow compilation to "escape the shell" to run metapost). \...
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Creating an auxiliary folder for auxiliar files in WinEdt [closed]

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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Where should my beamer theme be located? [duplicate]

I recently downloaded a beamer theme: {metro} I made a beamer by 1. Create folder 'presentation' 2. Copy beamer theme in 'presentation' 3. Create tex file in 'presentation' This works fine. However,...
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Create folders and directories using LaTex?

Is it possible to have LaTex create folders(directories) in windows I know this is probably impossible , but I've been asked to verify. Pretty sure it's not, that's really not what LaTex is meant for. ...
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Subfiles in subdirectory, file not found

I am writing a long document with two other people using Dropbox as the file storage mechanism. I want to have each person be able to work on their piece individually. Therefore I want to be able to ...
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Managing multiple tex files using \include and ../

I'm working on a larger thesis assignment, and I've been fiddling around with my various tex files in different folders, trying to make it look nice and orderly. Atm. my structure is similar to this: ...
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Draw directory tree using folder icons

I need to create a figure like the following one An image shows a directory tree using folders icons. What do you suggest me to do?
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File Inheritance Structure Possible?

Is it possible to make a kind of inheritance while working with big projects in LaTeX? I think of a tree like inheritance where each child (which are tex-files) inherits the packages and commands of ...
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Include siunitx package in subdirectory

I am creating a TeX project that uses the siunitx package. I would like to be able to place the siunitx package in a subdirectory, to simplify folder structure and to allow me to easily transfer this ...
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I moved a folder out of my directory, compile failed, replaced folder, compile still failed

I was trying to clean up my directory a little bit by moving some (what I thought were unnecessary) folders into a new folder. When I tried to compile my document, the compilation failed. So I then ...
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Beamer themes cannot be found / Ubuntu / I've tried every folder one can imagine

I would like to use the theme for beamer called amsterdam (\usetheme{amsterdam}). I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Tex Live 2014. I've tried to place that beamerthemeAmsterdam.sty to everywhere, but it ...
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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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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. defaultpen(...
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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: - [folder_icon][...
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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 around, ...
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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 .tex_test/...
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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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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 /usr/local/...
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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 ...