{input} is about the \input command which makes LaTeX process the content of a given file basically the same way as if it would be written instead of \input.

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Generate only aux file for external files

I use an external document by both \input-ting it and cross-referecing labels. It looks a bit like this: \zexternaldocument*{external} In picture \ref{external-link}, you see ... \input{external} ...
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Using \input{} inside caption

I am wondering why I am getting errors when I try to add a caption to table using the \input command. A minimal example is as follows. The file cap2test.tex can be any text file. E.g., mine contains ...
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Undefined control sequence in input file (with \citeauthor and \citeyear)?

I have a main.tex file which is including other tex files in order to have a better overview over my file. Here is how the main.tex looks like: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt, twoside]{book} ...
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Can I pass LaTeX commands to latexmk instead of a filename?

This is a follow-up to How can I automate the workflow for producing multiple versions of a document? Here is toy example of my problem. I want to automate the generation of two slightly different ...
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Grandchild files?

I am using \input to include the various parts of a paper (literature review, research design, analysis, conclusion), each of which are a separate file. I also have subsections within some parts, ...
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list processing for file to input

i would like to create a 'list' of file names at arbitrary points in a document and use that list in the appendix to load these files. i understand that there's a generalized concept of a list in TeX ...
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\input{} as argument for \inputgraphic{}

I got a question very similar to this post (\includegraphics{\input{|shell command}}) which unfortunately hasn't been really answered. The aim is to make a command that invokes a python script to ...
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How can I get pgf's foreach to iterate over the contents of an input file

I would like to write something like: \foreach \myline in {\input{filehandle}} {\dosomethingwith\myline} If I have an outside_file.tex: this, is, the content, of, a file and then try to pass it ...
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Adding title pages into document with \input

The code below works if I do not include \input{ChapterHeading.tex}, but I would like to include this if possible? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \input{title.tex} \tableofcontents ...
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paths when using \input

I tried the following: \chapter{Chapter One} \input{C:/Users/ocuk/MyDocuments/Introduction/Introduction.tex} I have already renamed "My Documents" to "MyDocuments" but is still doesn't seem to ...
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How to merge several tex files so that they have one table of contents/List of tables & figures

I have three chapters which I combine into a thesis using pdfpages: as shown in this link Merging several papers This gets me 95% of what I need the only thing I still need is a table of contents ...
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Including files from google drive

Does someone knows how can I include a file from Google drive? Something like \input{http://adress_to_myfile_at_GDrive.tex}
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How to get numeric bullets in a Master document in LyX which contains input Lyx documents

I want to create a master document in LyX. From there, I want to input (using the meaning of input as in LyX) 4 different LyX documents. Each one of these other LyX documents contains a list of ...
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How to automatically include several text documents into a LaTeX document?

I have several .txt or .dat files, whose names are of the form: dn-ddmmyyyy.txt. For instance: d0-01021989.txt d1-21021989.txt d2-15021994.txt d3-12121996.txt d4-14032014.txt d5-22022035.txt ...many ...
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modular chapters of a dissertation

I have several different chapters I would like to include into a dissertation. Each chapter is a standalone paper and has its own directory structure (figures, tables, etc.). I would like to retain ...
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Input figures from sub-folders

I'm writing a big thesis using latex and I'm trying to keep organised. File-tree: ../Thesis/mainfile.tex ../Thesis/Section1/section1.tex ../Thesis/Figures/figure1.png ...
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Getting `tables` R package to print a text file that I can import into my .tex file

I'm trying to write some R code that takes data from my (evolving) experiment, makes a summary statistics table, and inputs it into the .tex document that I'm writing. I want to avoid copy-pasting. ...
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How can I make a beautiful form to input in latex?

I want to make a form, with multiple choice, or buttons or whatever... And I want that this form will give me an output that I can use in LaTex, but I don't know how make this. an output like: ...
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How not to load a file repeatedly?

I created a file version.tex with a git log message. This .tex-file is then included in my main.tex file like this: \renewcommand{\footsnippy}{% Author Name, Title of my Book, % ...
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How to force section to not go to new page in article

I have a document like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \include{sect1} \include{sect2} \end{document} Both files sect1.tex and sect2.tex begin with \section{...}. The output pdf ...
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Scaling an \input within a subfigure

I'm including latex files with \input within a subfigure environment: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} \usepackage{linegoal} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to work with command \input{filename.tex}?

I'm writing a book with lots of chapters using a command \input{filename.tex} for each chapter in the book book.tex. How to make it not to have book.tex and all filename.tex in the same directory? Is ...
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pstool not working with grffile

An error report regarding my template and pstool not working made me look at the problem which seems to be a principle problem of pstool together with grffile I created a matlabfraq file using ...
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Import and scale LaTeX table data from file (only ampersand stuff)

Is it possible to create a table and include only the pure data from an external file (only ampersand delimited stuff). Is it also possible to scale a table because data is vast and I don't want to ...
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Use of \csname in \input produces mysterious results

I am stuck with the following one where I want to input a file with a name in the line of \jobnameQ.tex. Here is my MWE excerpted from a bigger picture. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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How to automate introduction of section titles in book

I'm using Spundun's method for automating inputing the entries in a diary, in turn inspired by Peter Grill (Using LaTeX to keep a diary), and I would like to add section dividers by year. This should ...
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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 ...
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Saving language preferences for inputing source code

Using the listings package, I am trying to input a Java source file into my document using a specified, user-defined style. This works just fine if I have the specified style definition in the same ...
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Remove trailing space from \input [duplicate]

It seems that \input appends a trailing space. MWE: foo.tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} foo\input{bar.txt}baz \end{document} ...
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Restricting \input to avoid unpleasant duplication

Avoid inputting a file multiple times describes how to prevent a file from being \input more than once. I wonder, though, if there is a way to limit this to only preventing a file from being input if ...
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Spaces in files names in \input or \includegraphics

I'm going crazy... I have a file I want to include which path is C:\Users\Matthieu\Documents\Folder withOneSpace\myFile.tex. (As you can see with the \, I'm on windows actually) I tried the ...
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Importing Tabular Cells from Text File

Suppose I want to build a table which looks as follows: \begin{tabular}{ccc} 1.23 & 2.98 & Apple \\ -3.78 & 4.01 & Banana \\ \end{tabular} However, the numbers in the table ...
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Latex, Tikz, PDF's and Multiple .tex files

To give a brief background of my situation, I am currently writing a group report in LaTeX for my honours project and I'm attempting to use LaTeX for this. There are several sections in this report, ...
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Dynamic upper bound for foreach loop

I want to read the upper bound for my foreach loop from a file. I've tried the following, but it gives all manner of errors. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{filecontents*}{foo} 42 ...
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Side by side figures from tex input

I have some plots obtained through gnuplot with epslatex terminal. The output is in two files for each plot: (1) foo.eps and (2) foo.tex. I want to put these plots side by side in a tex document. But ...
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Consolidated latex code [duplicate]

My latex document consists of hundreds of TeX files that are loaded by the main file using the \input command. I need to submit the TeX code to the publisher of a scientific journal for publishing. Is ...
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caption overlapped on plot label

I have a plot obtained with gnuplot with epslatex terminal. So, I have two output files from gnuplot: foo.eps with the graph and foo.tex with the label also. To include the plot in my latex document I ...
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Relative path issue with epslatex

I'm trying to include a figure which is saved as two files (eps and tex). I can get it to work if the files are in the same folder as the main document, but not if I move them elsewhere, even just to ...
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Is there a limit to the size of a tex-file?

I've been writing a document for some time now. It is steadily growing and hopefully will continue to do so. Lately I realised that -- although I just recently bought a new MacBook -- when I work on ...
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One tabular with column input from multiple data files with pgfplotstable

I have a question which sort of extends the page Multiple Files input to one pgfplotstable. In the answer to this question, data is read from dataB.dat and subsequently appended to the data as ...
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parallel or other parallel text - paragraph alignment feeding from input files

I am scratching my head trying to sort out an issue with parallel text (in a bilingual document). So first off I have seen many examples on stackexchange regarding this problem but not quite the ...
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Structuring a Large Document

I just started to write my thesis and i want to organize my document in Latex using the \input command, so for example, the main file main.tex is like this: \begin{document} ...
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\input produces errors, copy&paste not

I'm working currently on a beamer-document and want to use LaTeX-code. Therefore I set up the listings-package in the following way: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage{listings} ...
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\input problem 'missing $' 'extra }'

I'm writing my thesis and I'm stuck on a problem \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \input{./inc/Intro/intro.tex} When compiling I get tons of "Missing $", "Missing {", ...
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AUCTeX/ RefTeX: ignore files by extension

I'm writing a very long document with dozens of figures that are all generated with matplotlib and exported as pgf files. Each figure environment then looks something like \begin{figure} ...
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How to make a wrapper for \input

I would like to make a wrapper for \input to include TikZ figures. I have tried something like this: \newcommand{\inputtikz}[1]{% \tikzsetnextfilename{#1} \input{figures/{#1}.tikz} } but with this ...
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Search for files first in the texmf trees

If I want to check first if a file is in the current dir and then look for it in the texmf tree I can do it like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \IfFileExists{./biblatex.def} {yes, ...
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How to display text different place than the source in LaTeX?

As an example: I would like to put the text of a math problem and the solution of the problem in the same input file next to each other, but in the pdf book I want to separate them into different ...
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How would I take imported file and format it to account for spacing?

Basically what I'm trying to do is use something like \input{details.txt} which contains: ____Here are some random details with stuff everywhere. This is to see if latex will use this ...