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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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subimport issues: tikz/addplot

I am using subimport to include .tex chunks from different folders. Everything except my tikz figures seems to work fine. Here is a minimum working example: organization: main.tex > Folder1 ...
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The packages imports and probsoln seem to be incompatible

I want to establish lists of exam questions using probsoln. To keep things neatly arranged I want to keep the lists separated from the exams as I use a dedicated folder for each term and for each ...
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Book Class: Instructor's Guide [closed]

I am currently an undergraduate student finishing my bachelor's in mathematics. For my Complex Analysis course, my instructor personally chose me to create an Instructor's Guide for the course. The ...
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How to use shell environment variable with import/include/input?

I would like to create a folder in my home directory to store a few files in it that should serve as templates e.g. handout.tex. I begin to write my specific file somewhere in my filesystem. Now I ...
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How can I import an excel table into latex longtable [duplicate]

I want to import some data from excel which is in table form (raw from that it not formatted) and I want to import into a longtable with the appropriate formatting (if indeed it can be done in one ...
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Importing a .png file into .tex file

I've been trying to input a graph into my .tex file, but it won't work. I've put the .png file in the same folder as the .tex file and a part of my code looks like: \documentclass[16pt, ...
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import latex longtable into lyx with format changing [closed]

I apologize if my question was asked alot previously i am generating my tables from stata into latex then i try to import those tables (longtables) inside a table float in lyx the result is a mess ...
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Importing JPG files into LaTeX [duplicate]

I would like to import JPG file into my document in LaTeX. The code below works but only for EPS files, but I need JPG. How can I fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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“Can be used only in preamble” when using the “import” package

My code, which is actually supposed to work according to import's official readme if I understand it correctly: ./main.tex: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{import} \begin{document} ...
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DPI for imported bitmaps

I am importing a number of .png files into my document as follows: \usepackage{wrapfig} \begin{wrapfigure}{r}{0.5\textwidth} \centering \vspace{-1.5cm} ...
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Citations when importing a .tex file into Lyx

I relatively new to LaTeX and Lyx. I am using the Scrivener -> MMD -> LaTeX workflow. For citations, I used Papers2, as it allows me to insert MMD-style citations into Scrivener. When compiling, the ...
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Import selected rows without header in pgfplots

Import of selected rows of a data set (without header line) The import should make use of the column numbers instead of row headers. The pgfplots' manual presents the possibility to use the command ...
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Compile a region in auctex with import package

Consider the three following (see below) files: test.tex is in the main directory, test1.tex is in the subdirectory ./test1/ and test11.tex is in the subsubdirectory ./test1/test11/ (see the directory ...
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Importing A pdf Image [duplicate]

I have an image saved as a pdf file, and I would like to include this image in one of my latex documents. In the preamble of m document, I included \usepackage{pdfpages}; and here is the formatting I ...
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Import pdf image into LaTeX file

I am trying to insert some ready image-pdf files to my LaTeX code but failed. My code is \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Runtime error while importing a poster from .tex to .lyx

I try to import a .tex file (an A0 poster created from baposter template in some older version of MikTex) to Lyx (2.0.6), but the conversion fails with Runtime error tex2lyx "poster.tex" "poster.lyx" ...
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Importing in Mass from LaTeX to LyX [closed]

I have tons of tables stored in LaTeX format that I would like to import into LyX. Doing this manually (through file-->import-->latex(plain) ) will take forever and a day. Using tex2latex (text2lyx -f ...
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AUCTeX/RefTeX, the `import` package and cross reference

Today I switched to the import package with the hope that it will simplify the management of the files of my text. It surely did that, but.... It broke RefTex in emacs. Now, I cannot lookup my labels ...
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TikZ externalize → pdf → eps → Word import = ☠

I have a series of TikZ figures which I need to include in Word document (conference requiring Word submissions). Allowed format as EPS and TIFF. The figures are obviously vector graphics; they are ...
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Matplotlib PGF images in subdirectory

I have a two-dimensional image plotted by Matplotlib using the PGF backend. It is stored in the figures subdirectory (since I have a lot of images and don't want to clutter up the main folder). As an ...
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PythonTeX: importing python files

I'm trying to import a personal python module using python tex, but pythontex doesn't find the module. My attempt: The LaTeX File: % !TEX TS-program = pythontex \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Portable MiKTeX Packages Management

I have already installed MiKTeX 2.9 (Not a portable version) in my computer. I have already had portable MiKTeX 2.9 in my USB. I want to use my portable version. But it lack of some packages. ...
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Including figures relative to the path of the current document?

I am writing a paper simultaneously with my thesis; the paper will be included verbatim in the thesis (or at least, parts of it will). I am looking for a solution that allows me to update my paper ...
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Geogebra import into latex doesn't work

I created this file : \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \newrgbcolor{zzttqq}{0.6 0.2 0} ...
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subimport including wrong file

I am trying to learn the import package but I find it extremely unreliable - perhaps I am missing something? One case study I tried is as follows: Created 3 tex files: ./main.tex ./bla.tex ...
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Importing my TeX Template fails

I am trying to get the TeX template of my university into my LyX where I have written my thesis already before trying this and I am freaking out. The full template can be retrieved from ...
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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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Nested directories - subimport and graphicspath

I'm using the package import for chapters of a document. This makes it possible for me to use relative paths when I call \input. It also adjusts paths when I call \includegraphics. It does not, ...
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Beautifully format text of an external document

I have some formatted long text files looking like this: f=50 k_max=420 Iteration Func-count min f(x) Procedure 0 1 7.07212e-09 1 2 ...
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import in \newcommand in my package produces an error

I have written and installed my own package gym.sty. In that package I defined \newcommand{\loadgym}{\import{sagegym}} since I need to execute some commands after \begin{document} for the package ...
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How to import separate standalone latex documents and assemble into one document

I am not asking about \include or \input here. I know all about these. Here is the setup. I'd like to be able to build as standalone one of my HW reports which sits in its own folder. Then I also ...
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handling href when importing separate standalone latex documents and assembling them into one document

This is a follow up on the question How to import separate standalone latex documents and assemble into one document I am using the package standalone to assemble many child latex files from ...
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Relative paths in a subimport-ed file, when using pdfpages [closed]

Short version: a subimport-ed file has correct relative path when using \includegraphics, but incorrect relative path when using \includepdf. Long version: File a.tex is located in my main a ...
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Usage of \include, \input and \import commands

Hans-Peter E. Kristians answer from Using \import correctly There are three ways to put subfile.tex file into main.tex: \include{⟨filename⟩} \input{⟨filename⟩} \import{⟨path⟩}{⟨filename⟩} It is ...
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Jabref — entries imported from jstor still marked as incomplete

When I import references from either the jstor website or through jabref front end, they all show up as red (i.e. incomplete). Specifically, "Journal title" is not present in the required field. The ...
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How do I import a text file into Lyx keeping its formatting?

I apologize in advance if this question has been asked before. I am trying to import a text file, that contains my MySQL output, into the LyX document I'm working on. The text file contains tables ...
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build dynamic documents from a Textdatabase

I need a dynamic solution to produce questionnaires from a database of questions which gets updated from time to time. I thought of LaTeX for set out the layout but the question is whether LaTeX can ...
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Can i automatically load chapters and sections based on the filesystem?

I was interested in knowing if i can load chapters and sections of my book based on the filesystem. For example: Chapter 1/ Section 1.tex Section 2.tex Section 3.tex Chapter 2/ Section 1.tex ...
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subimport and verbatim packages [closed]

The subimport in the import package does not seem to work with the importing commands in the verbatim package such as VerbatimInput. Is there a workaround or another package that works better? -js
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Clean import of LaTeX into LyX: environment instead of ERT [closed]

I am importing a LaTeX code into LyX. This code has multiple uses of amsmath environments (lemma, theorem etc.). After importing, all theese environments turn into ERT boxes in LyX. I was wondering if ...
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relative paths don't work without absolute path

I'm trying to automate pdftex to generate docs. I'm in some kind of hell where TeX assumes people want to use absolute paths or the working directory. I have the file main.tex. It imports several ...
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How to import a text file (with accent, special chars)

I got some text file (logs) that I want to import I saw this post: How do I import a text file so that it becomes the body text of my LaTeX document? which work, but all the special chars (UTF-8) are ...
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Migrating Indesign [closed]

I've been producing a technical book in Lyx. I've decided that for this work, I'ld be better off using Adobe Indesign. it need allot of complex layout/graphical stuff. Like timelines, sidebars, ...
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How to use the import package?

I've read about the import package and am now trying to use it in my document, but I only run into errors. I have a main file named /ProjectPath/header.tex which loads all packages, etc. ...
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Combining Independent Latex Files

I have loads of latex files in a directory, each having (basically the same) preamble. That is, they use the same packages, the same documentclass, and they each define the same newcommands; there ...
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Import source code from URL

I have code snippets on my github account and I'd like to import the code from them directly into my LaTeX document via something like: \importtext{https://gist.github.com/xxxx} Is this possible? ...
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Insert TeX code from another Beamer presentation (which uses PGF) into Lyx while composing new Beamer presentation

I'm struggling to insert the TeX code for an older Beamer presentation into one that I'm currently putting together using Lyx. The problem seems to be that Lyx doesn't recognize the package import: ...
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How to import ASCII coordinates to TikZ

I have a long file of Brazil coordinates like: (-3.43,-0.56) -- (-3.44,-0.56) -- (-3.44,-0.55) -- (-3.50,-0.55) -- (-3.52,-0.55) ... and I want to import then into a tikzpicture environment to use ...
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I'm having trouble with \includegraphics I'm using MacTeX

Firstly and fore-mostly I am a complete new comer to the world of LaTeX and so please do bear with me. I will try to be as accurate as I can but if you need any more info please let me know. All I ...