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Error while Inserting a pdf file in latex [on hold]

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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Importing csv file into latex as a table

I am using the \csvautotabular function to import data from a csv file. It has worked beautifully; however, I only want to import certain columns from the file. How can I exclude certain columns? ...
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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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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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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 to import a txt full of symbols into LaTeX

I have a txt file that I want to import it into LaTeX. How can I import the txt file without changing its format? In particular, the txt doc has a lot of symbols (it is the output of other programs), ...
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subimport and includeonly

Say I have a document structured as follows. main.tex + ch1 - ch.tex - s1.tex - s2.tex + ch2 - ch.tex - s1.tex - s2.tex Here, *.tex are LaTeX ...
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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 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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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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What is the 2014 status on converting Word and MathType to LaTeX

Why have I started a new question? I have studied as many pages here as I can on answers to this question and none have really satisfactory answers. I want to start a new discussion on this problem. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lyx: can't import LaTex file

I'm trying to import this latex document into Lyx (version 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04), but it fails and won't give any explanation about the error: Lyx: cannot convert file An error occurred while ...
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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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Use CSV data in table caption?

I want to use some data, imported with csvsimple, in a table caption. \begin{filecontents*}{data.csv} column1,column2,column3 name1,val1a,val1b name2,val2a,val2b \end{filecontents*} ...
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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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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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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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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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Importing LaTeX table code into LyX

I create tables in a spreadsheet program, convert them to LaTeX code and then use an ERT to import into my LyX document. When I paste the LaTeX code the entire thing turns out very ugly looking. The ...
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Import code from LaTeXDraw to writeLaTeX

I am new to LaTeX. I am trying to write my master thesis using WriteLaTeX. I wanted to make some figures using LaTeXDraw. However, I want to import the code to my report and not the final picture. How ...
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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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\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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\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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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 ...
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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 ...