{import} is about the use of the import package or using the \input, \import, or \include commands for including text and code from other files.

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standalone and import not loading child document when using \ifdefined

I have just updated to latest TL 2016. I found a problem with subimport not loading a child that uses standalone package when the child has \ifdefined\HCode as its first line. Here is MWE. I have ...
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Multiple chapters in knitr

I'm using knitr and RStudio and I can't seem to combine multiple chapters into a single file. The code below works great, but it only includes the first .rnw-document. What's the syntax for a vector ...
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Error when importing plain Latex file in LyX

I have been using Lyx for two to three years and never encountered this problem: a. saved file edited with LyX as plain Latex; b. try to import it with Lyx as plain Latex c. get following message: "an ...
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import cvs file with special characters as table in latex

I am trying to import a cvs file with special characters to my latex file using scvsimple however, I am getting some errors. I tried many suggestions from the forum and net but non worked for me. ...
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Why font missing message shows up when using standalone and import packages only?

Took me long time to find the cause of this one. From some bizzar reason, when I use standlone package, the font changes in the lstlisting of my Matlab code due to Latex not finding some fonts. I am ...
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How do I enter full_path and path_extension using the import package in Windows?

How do I enter full_path and path_extension using the import package? I am using Windows and want to point to c:\tex\proj\pic\alpha having proj as the directory hosting the tex file (I would like to ...
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How to insert a Tableau sheet into a TeX document? [closed]

I have an interactive chart in Tableau. Is it possible to import this into a LaTeX document?
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Getting user defined constants into the preamble

I think this is a problem of expandable content, a concept I haven't quite got the hang of yet... Lets say I have a preamble or cls file that is trying to configure hyperref. If I have manually setup ...
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Combining package standalone with chapterfolder or import

I've been trying to use standalone to compile tikz figures for my thesis. At the same time, I've been using chapterfolder to neatly organize my files into various folders. However, I cannot get \...
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Current file relative paths and pgfplotstableread

For my latex documents I employ a structure like this: pictures doc1 doc2 ... To allow quick editing my picture folder contains a testfile. While I successfully use the import package to allow my ...
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Importing large dataset with many macros and large table to LyX?

I want to import a large dataset to Lyx below, I currently compile it in Textmate. What is the most convenient way to import all macros and the table to LyX only for this document?
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Figure problem with catchfilebetweentags

This question is a follow up and based on this answer by touhami Situation I would like to create an excerpt from a script that I have TeX'ed as a compendium of the most important statements (...
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Pythontex environment from .py file

I was going to ask a question regarding importing the python native code that goes inside a pythontex environment. I wanted to do something like this (which does not work): \begin{pythontexcustomcode}...
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Creating datasheets with values imported from an excel-file

I need some help with getting values out of excel using perl. I found on this forum some information about it, but it is not working: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{perltex} \perlnewcommand{\...
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\subimport and \includegraphics compatibility issue

I am trying to \subimport a content.tex document into a larger thesis.tex document. All works well with importing text and tikz files, but I am getting the following error when trying to import \...
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Import several parts of file at once

As a follow up to this Question Situation I would like to create an excerpt from a script that I have TeX'ed as a compendium of the most important statements (theorems & definitions). I seek ...
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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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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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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: phd_thesis_all/...
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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} \setcounter{...
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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} \subimport{ABC/}{#1}...
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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: \begin{filecontents*}...
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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 ...