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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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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3-dimensional histogram in pgfplots

I have a simple 3d histogram which I want to import into pgfplots, e.g. using matlab2tikz or by hand. PGFplots does not offer 3d histograms. Is there an easy way to do this?
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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 ...
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Using \import correctly

I've got a main-file which includes the preamble. I then use \import to put together all chapters of my final document. When saving the main-file in another directory than the chapter-files I get the ...
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Run a library from a folder? [closed]

I'm struggling to get Tikz to run on my University terminal, for some as of yet unknown reason, and I don't have the permissions to install Tikz. I've emailed the 'computer help people' asking them to ...
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Getting \includeonly functionality with import package

I had problems compiling with the \includeonly \include system since I had images in the document form different subdirectories. For example the main file would be at /Main/MainFile.tex and the ...
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Problem importing .tex file into LyX — ampersands displaying in IEEEeqnarray

I received a .tex file from a user and tried to open this up in Lyx 2.0.2 on Win. After importing it into LyX, the document has ampersand characters everywhere in the equations as though LyX didn't ...
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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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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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Efficient Manner of Importing Graphics

What is the quickest way of importing graphics you need into your tex file. Say if you need to put figure's, charts, or plots from a textbook into your document. What's the fastest (but still get ...
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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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How can I get the actual relative path using \import and \subimport?

I have structured my PDFLaTeX document in folders. Inside them there are .tex files, .PDF figure files. And all works using \import and \subimport commands from the Import package: Main/ |-- ...
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Include source text from URI (e.g., Wikipedia)

Background Wikipedia content is reasonably current and free to use. Consider the tabular content at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_application_frameworks#Java Problem Copying ...
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Replace spaces/tabs in an imported .txt file upon import?

I read the answers to this question: Import a text file into LaTeX document, and am now wondering if it's possible to let TeX replace tabs or spaces in that text-file with & for example if you ...
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How do I import a text file so that it becomes the body text of my LaTeX document?

I want to completely separate formatting and content creation. The articles I will write are all plain prose that requires minimum or zero LaTeX formatting. Also, the text file doesn't have the ...