{include} is about the \include command which makes LaTeX process the content of a given file, add page breaks before and after and open a new auxiliary file for the given file.

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When should I use \input vs. \include?

There are two different commands to incorporate another file into the source of some document, \input and \include. When should I use one or the other? What are the differences between them? Are there ...
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Multiple bibliographies

I have the following: \documentclass{report} \begin{document} \include{chapter1} \include{chapter2} \end{document} I also have a reference.bib file, with entries book1, book2 and book3. chapter1....
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How to make the main file recognize relative paths used in the imported files?

I'm currently using doxygen to generate some documentation for a project, and doxygen generate some LaTeX code that then can be used to generate a nice pdf. But let's say I would like to write ...
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Keep chapter number of chapters inserted with \include

Okay, I've puzzled over this for a while and I can't work it out. I have a document with several chapters, using the memoir class. I've separated each chapter into separate files, and I'm including ...
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\usepackage[turkish]{babel} and \includegraphics inconcistency

Here is my document : \documentclass[12pt]{book} % must-have packages \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % This package will support Turkish chars % must-have packages \...
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Page break with \include

I like to print my drafts with big fonts and small margins (i do this in memoir style in a single chapter), but the \include comand creates a page break. Is there a way to avoid this and have section ...
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Create list of all external files used by master LaTeX document?

Is there an easy way to create a list of all external files (complete path) which are used by a LaTeX document (and its "sub-documents") by \input \include \includegraphics ? (may I have forgotten ...
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How to include a document into another document?

I have two documents A and B. Both of them are separate documents. But document A also has to include document B. Now if I use \include{B} i get the following error: ! LaTeX Error: Can be used only ...
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Is it possible to write all mathematical formulas in a separate file and add them in main file on-demand?

Consider this scenario: I have a report to write and I want to write all mathematical formulas in a separate file and then add them in the main report file on demand (i.e. include/import/add/call a ...
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How to add a page number to the included PDF pages?

I'm creating a documentation with some included pdf files (mostly diagrams or tables) in the following way. \includepdf[pages=1-10, angle=90]{requirements/Requirements.pdf} The command "includepdf"...
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Correct way to use include and includeonly when writing a large document like a thesis

I am writing a large document with several chapters and I would like to work on each chapter separately. In my main.tex I include the chapters either like \include{chap1.tex} \include{chap2.tex} \...
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(How) can I include the file somedir/file.tex in the file somedir/subdir/anotherfile.tex

I know that it is possible to include somedir/subdir/anotherfile.tex in somedir/file.tex by using \include{subdir/file}. Is it possible to do it the other way around? A Linux workaround that I'm ...
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How to make \include work with a quoted string path containing spaces?

In Windows, \input can work with a quoted string path containing spaces, but \include cannot. How to fix it? \documentclass{book} \begin{document} %\input works! \input{"Contents/Installing and ...
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Redefining \include

A puzzling choice made by Leslie Lamport was to define \include in such a way as to issue a \clearpage before reading the file. This has been puzzling me for sometime as it is not a very good choice ...
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First chapter appearing before first line in table of contents

I have a table of contents in my memoir book. I want there to be one line for each chapter, in addition to headings for each set of similar chapters. For some reason, the line for the first chapter ...
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Reference label with included file and relaxed clearpage

I am running into a rather weird error that apparently originates from the combination of \include, \let\clearpage\relax and a referenced label after a page break. In this particular example, the ...
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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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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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Speed up compilation by (pre-)compiling chapters separately?

I am writing a long document with many chapters. They are all included from a root document using \input{chapterX.tex} etc. Compiling everything takes pretty long. As a workaround to make compilation ...
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Producing different versions of a document

I am writing a documentation for a software environment which will be composed of several subfile put together using the \include command. The thing is, I would like to be able to output different ...
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What are your best practices to compile only a part of the document or presentation (or how do you prepare the big ones)?

I see that there a number of questions (A, B, C, D, E) on best practices, none of them answer the issue I am going to talk about. We all need to prepare large documents (or slides) from time-to-time. ...
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How to include audio file in PDF

How do I include audio file, or should I say, link to audio file in PDF? Audio should be playable "from PDF directly", without opening any additional window. Is it possible to attach audios to PDF ...
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Changing the working directory when including files in a subdirectory

I'm working on a mathematics magazine that involves multiple articles from different authors. I would like to give each article a sub-directory in which I can store all the relevant files - .tex, ...
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How to make “\input” in a “\include”-d file use the correct current path?

I'm having a master file let's say test.tex and also some folders sub1/ and sub2/. There is also a TeX file in each of them: sub1/sub1.tex and sub2/sub2.tex. In the sub1/ and sub2/ are also some ...
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Combine several chapters (separate files) in to one report

I am writing my final year thesis. I was asked to write my report part by part. First I wrote the Introduction chapter. No I have completed the Literature Survey. Both these were written as two ...
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Splitting a large document into several files

Why is it recommended to split a large document into several parts and include them with \include? Is it only a relic of the past times when computers and LaTeX compilers were slower, or is it still ...
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Multiple PDF generation with one tex file

I'm writing my cv using moderncv, and I want to make it in 2 languages. I wrote a common part, which both languages will have, and specific ones, where I put the translated content. I also want to ...
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Table including rows of a master table

I have a big master-table* containing reference items and that is a simple cross-project database of such items. Now I'd like to include in different documents parts of this master table and select ...
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latexmk -outdir with \include

I'm trying to get latexmk to compile a .tex file with external \include{...} references to a specific build directory so I don't pollute my directory tree with .aux files, etc. However, it appears ...
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includegraphics[page=\pageref… possible? how to set [page=] to a variable?

I'm currently writing a quite complex document with a lot of graphics created using TikZ. Hence I decided to put all graphics into one big file called tikz.tex creating a multiple page PDF with one ...
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Adding Table of Contents to existing PDF

How can I add a Table of Contents (TOC) to an existing PDF? I have an existing PDF (scanned notes from a class). I'd like to improve this basic scan as much as possible. I do not think that any OCR ...
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How to shift graphics/adjust placement of figure with \includegraphics

I composed a diagram that takes up the entire sheet of paper in landscape mode, called diagram.tex (compiled it to generate pdf). I'm trying to include that into an article, but only half of it is ...
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\graphicspath and \include

I am trying to define a central graphics path for my thesis, however, the chapters are included with the \include command and by using \include with \graphicspath, pdflatex complains about it can not ...
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Where to put a custom macros file?

I have a bunch of common commands I put in document preambles. I don't always use them all, but it makes the preamble too long for my tastes. I want to put them all in an external file (preferably in ...
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Include without pagebreak

I really like the \input command, but what I really like more is the \includeonly command. Is there a way to have the best of these worlds? (i.e. an \inputonly or an \include without page-breaks?)
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Printing selected chapters without affecting cross-referencing

I am writing my thesis in Lyx and for some reason, probably due to the style sheet, I am unable to print the complete thesis. It gives weird errors. However, individually all chapters are easily ...
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Export only table of contents

What would be the preferred way to export the Table of contents I use in a .tex file to a separate .pdf? Currently I have a my-report.tex file and I wish to pair the result of pdflatex (my-report.pdf)...
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Table of contents numbering is strange [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ToC numbering problem My LaTeX document is acting strangely. Here is a simplified version of it: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \newpage \...
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import input pgfplots with relative paths

The package import makes it posible to \input (and \include) a .tex document which itself \input (or \includegraphics etc.) stuff using relative paths. I was hoping that this also would work with the \...
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Include tex-files and compile separately

For a large project, I'd like to write each chapter on it's own. After that, I'd wish (of course) to incorporate all the chapters in a base document (the large project). I've heard ob \include and \...
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Options for building multiple documents from the same content with different layouts

I need to produce two document layouts using the same content. I'm going to be making heavy use of the input{} command to do this, but it is more complex than just this. I'm looking for suggestions ...
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About \include in LaTeX

When using \include{file}, if the including file is a complete LaTeX document, with documentclass{}, \begin{document}, etc., it generates an error. It doesn't generate the error if I remove everything ...
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\pgfplotstableread and subfiles

Is there a way to use a folder structure with subfiles and \pgfplotstableread? I have the following structure: main.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{subfiles} \begin{...
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How can I obtain correct table of contents order in beamer when including subsections from files?

How can I fix the table of contents order in my beamer? I work with a main file and include one file for each section. However the table of contents puts the subsections before their respective ...
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Conditional input of a file depending on a keyword that its contains

I have several files containing each an exercise and to make a document I include a set of this files. Some of them need a special treatment so I need a to make a conditional input command that test a ...
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Using ranges with pdfpages fails

The documentation says the following: E.g.: pages=- will insert all pages of the document [...] however, when I put \includepdf[pages=-]{foobar.pdf} in my LaTeX doc (compiled w/ xelatex), I get ...
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\bibentry problem with chapterbib package

In my document I want to create a separate bibliography for each chapter. This works fine by using the chapterbib package. However, \bibentry does not work anymore in included files when invoking the ...
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Compiling Master and Individual Child documents with correct pagination

I'm using a master document by including the child documents with \include{} command. I can compile the master document to get the big document with all child documents included. I wonder how to get ...
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Include a file (chapter)

Is it fair to assume that if an \include command does not add a blank page both before and after, it is because the chapter starts on a page with an odd page number ? EDIT: I thought I was having ...
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How to include multiple pages in latex

I have a pdf file consisting of four pages (see attached). I want to include it in Latex, but when I use the basic code given below, only the first page of the pdf appears. I want to do is to present ...