about the use of the [tag:import] package or using the \input or \import commands for including text and code from other files.

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Import specific text file contents (to monkey macro's)

I have some metadata that I want to import from a (program generated) text file to several fields that are updated regularly. I have two possible situations for the text file: One file with n lines ...
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superscripts and footnotemarks break in nested \import with realscripts

I managed to produce strange interference between nested \import and superscripts, made accessible for LuaTeX by realscripts.sty. My document organisation depends on the comfortable, path-agnostic ...
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Displaying counts and tables based on external files

I've got a complex report that I'm trying to generate, and I'm at a loss on how best to get it working. Let me say that using CSV files is not an option, for starters. I have a number of files named ...
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How do I import/link values from, e.g. MATLAB or a simple txt-file?

I'm writing a rather long report where I'm discussing results from a numerical calculation done via MATLAB. I would like to import the results into a tabular environment. The results are them selves ...
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Independent Chapters and Unique References

I am trying to setup a report structure so that each author can work on their chapter on their own and once all chapters are finished I can put all together. For this to work well I need each chapter ...
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Input command arguments from file

I created some new commands that take arguments. Several of my commands take the same (lengthy) arguments. Because of this I put those arguments in a separate file. But I seem unable to input or ...
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Importing accents and wide accents

I know how to import a single symbol from a different font (How can I use a symbol provided by a package without changing the entire mathematics font?), but it is possible to import an accent? For ...
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Unable to use .tex templates in lyx

I have written most of my thesis in office but would like to use a template as recommended by my university. When I try to open the main file Thesis.tex in lyx the following error is shown: An error ...
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Import an HTML table into LaTeX [duplicate]

How can I import an HTML table into LaTeX? I have many files imported, so I can't convert each file to LaTeX.
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lualatex does not work with import/subimport when used in standalone setup

Using TL 2015. I have this setup main.tex folderA/a.tex a.png and using standalone to combine both documents. The file a.tex has an includesgraphics{a.png} where the file a.png is in the ...
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import a long tab delimited data file with first row as the header

Here's a very simple task that I don't seem to be able to get the format right. In short, I am trying to import and format a long tab-delimited txt file, with the first row as the header. I tried the ...
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How to replace a string in a table that is imported

I'm using Stata to generate tables in Latex, which I then import by using import: \import{/Users/me/path/to/}{table1} \import{/Users/me/path/to/}{table2} However, when I do this, I end up with some ...
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pdf_tex files and \import: PDF file not found

I am currently working on my PhD thesis, and I am having trouble including a pdf_tex and pdf file created using Inkscape. I am using TeXStudio and PDFLaTeX. The relevant files are: ...
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Package pdftex.def Error: File `images/p1-eps-converted-to.pdf' not found [duplicate]

I am using a Mac Machine with the following LaTeX Softwares: MacTEX: as the main LaTeX kernel TexStudio: as the LaTeX editor http://texstudio.sourceforge.net/ In part of the document I have ...
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Error while Inserting a pdf file in latex [closed]

this the code i have written for including pdf in latex code. \usepackage[final]{pdfpages} \usepackage{fancybox} \usepackage{lipsum}% dumy text \usepackage[dvips]{graphics} \usepackage{times} ...
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Input/import trouble

I've been trying to import tex-tables produced by Stata into a new document, but I keep getting an error that the imported file can't be found, even when I copy/paste the file path directly. My code ...
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Appendix will not work at all, please help.

I would like to include an appendix (just one appendix) in my thesis, following the bibliography. I am using book class, and have each chapter in a separate file. When I try to add an appendix, the ...
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Recursively import sub-document at arbitrary level

Consider the following subimportlevel macro: packages.tex \usepackage{import} \usepackage{coseoul} \newcommand{\subimportlevel}[3]{ \setcounter{currentlevel}{#3} \subimport*{#1}{#2} ...
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Problem add to pdf image file in directory

MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{import} \graphicspath{ {ABC/} } \newcommand{\circuit}[1]{ \begin{center} ...
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How can I use relative paths?

I want to add a table from a separate tex file to my document. I get an error saying the file vr_sets.tex is not found, when I do this in Chapter2/chapter2.tex: \input{tab/vr_sets} This also fails: ...
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reftex: include from `tex/`

In order to keep doc dir clean, I keep a master file in the top level of the doc, and other files in folders: . ├── bib │ └── refs.bib ├── img │ ├── img1.png │ └── img2.png ├── tex │ ├── ...
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How to use import package to keep relative path references in subfiles and at the same time use svg?

I have the following directory structure: main.tex chapter/ chapter1.tex img/ image.svg This is the content of main.tex: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{svg} \begin{document} ...
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manage chapters from separate files

This question is for writing a book/thesis, where chapters are saved in different .tex files. Currently, I use packages standalone and import. In the main TeX file, I use \import to fetch the ...
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using mathematica plots in LaTeX

I would like to use plots created with Mathematica inside my LaTeX environment. Is it possible to plot the Mathematica code completely inside the LaTeX environment? If it is not possible, does anyone ...
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Importing data from a Latex table cell into a calendar

Ok, I'm very close to what I want but I need the help of the collective... How can I tweak the termcal so that it matches the lesson number to the lecture counter and prints the lesson name in a ...
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Importing single symbols in the sense of “How does the assignment work?”

I looked at Importing a Single Symbol From a Different Font and Handwritten R-like-kay. As a result, I downloaded the STIX package and looked up the highly welcome curly k \kay and found it to have ...
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Dynamic Courtesy Receipt PDF Generator For PHP

The title needs a bit of help, but I'm wondering if it's possible to dynamically create a beautiful customized receipt for purchases from my website using LaTeX, where LaTeX gets its data from my ...
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Minitoc and import: how to specify location of mtc file?

In the project im working in, the structure is as follows . ├── a │   └── main.tex ├── b │ └── main.tex ├── main.tex The root main file is \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Problem with catchfile package [duplicate]

I want to use the catchfile package to import the data of nodes from external file ver.dat as following: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{catchfile} \CatchFileDef{\myver}{ver.dat}{} ...
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No image in PDF using PDF_Tex

I am using .pdf_tex from InkScape to create figures in my LaTeX file, but when I compile the caption appears with no image above it. Any ideas why? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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How can I import matrix data (2d function) from matlab into pgfplots?

This question arised in Spectrum colormap for multiple curves, but since it is of general interest, I add a separate question and my answer here. Suppose you have a matlab figure which needs to be ...
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Getting data dynamically into LaTeX from a spreadsheet

Is it possible to access to data from spreadsheets (i.e. excel spreadsheets) and include them dynamically into a LaTeX document? We need to compile each month a lot of factsheets and therefore want ...
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Importing CSV file as a table in Latex but file too long

I am trying to import a CSV file but the data in the table is too long it goes down till the end of the page and disappears without continuing on the next page. Here's the file: ...
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From LyX to LaTeX and back without losing information

I work in LyX but my colleagues work in LaTeX. If I export from LyX to LaTeX, then send them the tex file, then receive the tex file with their editions and then import it back to LyX, will I have all ...
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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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Insert bibtex file B in bibtex file A

Scenario: I manage citations with JabRef (inside Docear which sadly currently does not support the import of .bib files) and want to easily import citations from Zotero into the Jabref library. I'm ...
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Including fully functional .tex documents [duplicate]

I'm trying to combine four separate .tex documents into one big "book" with each document as a chapter. I use the import package. This is essentially what my main document looks like: ...
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Save wiki page in TEX?

Lot of wiki pages are excellent but there is no way to save it in LaTeX format so that the formula are kept. Even if we can use wiki's "create a book" function to save as pdf. The formula in wiki are ...
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Is it possible to take “sum” from computer modern, “braces” from fourier?

The code is here. Also How can i add underbraces from fourier? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Custom separator for CSV import via csvsimple

I have successfully used csvsimple to import .csv files. But I would like to have commas as number separators, so I modified the .csv file to use semicolons as separators and as csvsimple manual says, ...
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Import a template from a zip file

I am trying to use the AIAA template in Texstudio, however I do not know how. I have been using ShareLatex for the past year now and would like to start using Texstudio. So how do I take the ...
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Tex to Lyx Error [closed]

I'm having two .tex files. For some reason one is easily imported into lyx without any problem. On the other hand, when I'm trying to import the second .tex file into lyx I'm getting the following ...
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How to get a file's “date modified” string when including graphics?

I am working on my thesis, and want to have the date corresponding to when each figure was generated included in it's caption. Currently I manually update the caption when I update the figure. I am ...
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\import and \includegraphics with macros: Preserving local path at macro definition time

I have been banging my head on this problem for a few days, trying many combinations of \def, \edef, \noexpand, \expandafter, etc. Say I have a module at /tmp/module/ which contains module.tex and ...
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\importonly for only processing a single import?

I am composing a large document, and instead of using include/input, I use the \subimport* command from the import package. This allows me to take care of relatives paths very easily. However, the ...
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dynamically imports tex files

How can I dynamically import a tex file? I essentially have hundreds of .tex files in one folder, all of these files have multiple versions. I can't move them out of this folder. Ex: ver1file1.tex ...
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Import tex graphics to my main tex document

I want to create various plots with tikz package. I don't want to have the code for the plots in my main tex document because it's pretty messy. Is there a way to keep the tex code to different ...
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import package does not work with 'latex' but works with 'pdflatex' command, any solution?

I am using the add-on import package of Donald Arseneau to typeset my thesis while allowing each thesis chapter files to be placed in a subfolder. Using this package lets me do it when I typeset my ...
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How to include Big Draft text as background only for imported document part

I want to include a big "Draft" text on the background in some files imported by the import package in this way: \subimport{}{test.text} How can you include such a big "Draft" text to the ...
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Subimport star breaks listings languages

\subimport*{}{} from the package import seems to break listings languages, but only if listings with a language hasn't been used in the root document: ! Package Listings Error: Couldn't load ...