{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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Texmaker - nested document structure

Let's say I have a file that inputs files who input files. foo.tex: \input{bar} bar.tex: \input{baz} baz.tex: Hello World! When I am in foo.tex, Texmaker shows the structure foo --- bar ...
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Have \input{} print the filename

I want to print the filename of the file that I'm calling (\input{file_name}). Clearly this includes the file contents but is there anyway to get the corresponding filename to print as well?
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How to input external file in figure caption with tufte-latex?

With the tufte-handout class, I want to insert some text in a figure caption, from an external text file generated with R. \documentclass[a4paper]{tufte-handout} \newcommand\nlikely{\input{myvariable....
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Keep two inserted tables on the same page [duplicate]

I have produced two tables that when ran from the same LaTeX file are positioned on the same page, one under the other. However, when the two tables are called upon by using \input they appear on two ...
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Truncate compilation of an “input” file

When writing mathematical results, I often jot down several quasi-proofs before deciding on the actual structure. Nevertheless, I like to keep these alternative sketches as a reference in case I ...
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Is there a way to input part of a file that includes sagetex?

I am trying to build a sort of jumbling program for Tex Files. Specifically I want to randomly order problems on quizzes/exams that are generated. I have gotten most of the work done, but I am left ...
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Include .tex file from texmf folder

Suppose I have the following files in texmf/tex/latex/ myclass.cls mystyle.sty mydoc.tex What I would like to do is % file.tex \documentclass{myclass} \usepackage{mystyle} \begin{document} \input{...
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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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\endinput: what is it for?

I am working on a big document and I am using the \include command to put chapters one after the other. On the internet I came to know about the existence of the \endinput command. However I do not ...
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Footnote in input file - missing number treated as zero

Let's say I have a document Foo.tex: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,titlepage]{article} %... %%Packages \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} \...
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Outsourcing Tikz and relative paths

Summary: How do I get includegraphics to be relative to the current file, when using tikzscale? Details Similar to pmav I like to have a .tikz file which contains only the tikzpicture environment....
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Using titlepage.tex in the beamer

test_title.tex {\begin{titlepage} \begin{center} % Upper part of the page. The '~' is needed because \\ % only works if a paragraph has started. \includegraphics[width=0.15\textwidth]{./logo}~\\[...
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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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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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File not found when importing figures produced by gnuplot (epslatex) from another folder

I have recently started using gnuplot's epslatex terminal to create graphs to a report I am writing. I have, however, encountered an unexpected problem. I usually keep my chapters and figures in ...
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Change name of table in caption and reference

I have multiple tables in my thesis with model results. I want to change these tables' names, meaning it wouldn't say Table 1 but Model 1 (also when referencing them). Also, a special table of content ...
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Splitting a class file

I am writing a class file and I use a lot of constants (length, colours, strings…) that I would like to take out of the cls file for cleanliness. I have tried \ProvidesExplClass{textbook}{2015/05/23}{...
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epslatex tex-document faulty [closed]

I want to create a .texdocument with Gnuplot to insert in my Latexdocument with the following code reset set terminal epslatex color size 12cm, 9cm font 'Helvetica,16' set output "test.tex" set ...
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Main file setting ignored when using \include command

I want to split my tex file into several parts. When it was in the form of a single file, it compiled perfectly. After I cut out a chapter and created a separate file containing it (and imported it ...
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How can I include external macros for every line of the source code?

An answer to my last question gave a solution for hooking a small command onto line breaks in the TeX source. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[spacing, tracking]{microtype} \usepackage{libertine} \...
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\includestandalone cannot compile \section or \subsection commands

Main.tex \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{standalone} \begin{document} \section{A} \includestandalone{Subfile} \end{document} Subfile.tex \documentclass[crop=false,float=true,class=scrartcl]...
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Using external inputs to be included based on \if switches

I am working on a specifications file which should be used for multiple projects. Ideally what I would like to have is a generic latex file where I can enable project specific additions, but these ...
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Include/input every subfile from a subfolder

Our chemistry teacher gave us a collection of vocabulary cards which include every term we should be able to explain (looking forward for the final exams). Because just having those cards doesn't help ...
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Modular document compiling without some child documents [closed]

I am creating a modular TeX document with many child documents, using the \input command. After inputting the first 10 child documents, everything compiles as it should. However, after I add another ...
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Is it possible to input a file from the web

I am using PHP on my server to create a latex table from a database, which is working fine. The problem I have now is getting that into my latex document. I thought that giving it the path would ...
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Nested inputs with unwanted pagebreak

Let's say I have a document for which all sections and subsections are separate .tex-files. As I cannot nest \include, I'm using \input. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,titlepage]{article} \title{...} \...
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How to \caption a longtable imported from a file by \input{file} and use a smaller font?

I'm generating a boring longtable from a database into a file. My goals are: Import the generated longtable into another document. The longtable data is dynamic and must be imported periodically. ...
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Parse a file with a regexp and return first match

I need to write a command that searches a file for a string that matches a certain regexp, and inserts that string. I know how to parse a string of text using a regex with \usepackage{l3regex} \...
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\input with wildcards (regex) in the file name

I would like to \input all tex-files in a certain directory starting with "prefix", in alphabetical order. Something like \input{prefix*tex} would be nice, but it doesn't work. Is there some ...
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How to import multiple fragments of file labled with the same label?

I want to make include of labled part of file. I need something like catchfilebetweentags but with the support of multiple usage of the same lable. Catchfilebetweentags include just the first ...
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Automated plotting with \input inside \addplot

I'm trying to draw some figures with externally generated data. I'd like to draw a simple line inside a tikzpicture using pgfplots like so: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{...
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Define path for packages in the LaTeX file (analog of \input@path or \graphicspath for \usepackage)

How to specify path for additional packages in the LaTeX file itself? For graphics, you use \graphicspath{{a}{b}}, and then \includegraphics{file} finds b/file.pdf. EDIT: it should be \graphicspath{{...
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Including chapter as a separate TeX file [duplicate]

I am trying to include a separate TeX file that will contain the text of a chapter, however when I try to point the main TeX file to the chapter TeX file, there is an error which claims to not be able ...
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Generating a single TeX file by merging different TeX files

I have a main TeX file which inputs many other TeX files i.e. for example \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \input{input1.tex} \input{input2.tex} \input{input3.tex} \end{document} Let's call ...
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Add version number to document from file

I have been going crazy looking for a solution. Essentially, I need to add the version number of the document somewhere on the title page. What I want to do is have a file such as version.tex which ...
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How to input text from a file

I need to do the following: I have a file A which consists out of short fragments of text: Text 1 Text 2 Text 3 Text 4 I have another file file B in which I need to input ...
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Error after inputting frmttable stata table

I am using the Stata user written command frmttable to create journal-like tables and to write them to LaTex. When I use the command \input{... .tex} the table is displayed like I want it, but LaTex ...
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latexdiff + svn not working with multiple files (flatten)

Short question Seems like --flatten doesn't work properly with latexdiff-vc. How can I get this working, without reverting to my elaborated workflow described below? Context I track the history of ...
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Input a tex file in my document, but it's not placed well

Recently, I input a .tex file (just name it as table1.tex, which contains a table I needed in my paper) in my main document, but it's not placed well, I want it be in the middle, but it's on the ...
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eplain macros in CWEB

I would like to use eplain macros in a CWEB program, but eplain and cwebmac seem to conflict in their PDF support. Specifically, they both define \ifpdf. The cweave program turns the code below (mwe....
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package inputenc error : the keyboard character used is undefined

I have a simple text line that I get the above error in it , I don't see anything strange in the line , shall you please help me about it ? I am sure it's not about reading the help again ! thank you ...
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What to \input and what to \include in a very large document?

I have a large notebook (~300 pages and growing at ~50 per month) with: Deep hierarchy (I use parts, chapters, sections, subsections, subsubsections and paragraphs) Document is broken into many ...
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Image File Not Found in LaTeX

I am trying to use the includegraphics command alongside a custom command to include an image in my PDF file, however I'm running into an issue where LaTeX can't seem to find a file that clearly ...
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Workaround to make catchbetweenfiletags work with lualatex

I recently discovered that a basic example of the package catchbetweenfiletags doesn't work with lualatex (while it works with pdflatex). What follows is the MWE. Do you know if there is workaround ...
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Unwanted line break after \input{} [closed]

I have two tikz / pgfplots figures that I'm including in my document va two calls to \input: \input{file1.tex} % There seems to be an unwanted line break after this \input{file2.tex} I can't have ...
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Latex Macros: Local Variables and Path Names

I initially have a group of TeX codes that looks like so: paper.tex assignment.tex Where paper.tex is the main TeX and takes in the assignment.tex file and adds it in there. The assignment.tex is ...
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Using latexmk with multiple tex files in the directory

edit solution to compile : latexmk -pdf mainfile.tex I have left this example up as it might contain language used by others unfamiliar with this area :) At the very least it provides a Minimal ...
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Avoid warnings in TeXlipse

I'm using TeXlipse, an Eclipse plugin, to create my TeX documents. To structure my files I use \input{filename}. Now the problem is, that every file is one section or subsection. TeXlipse shows me a ...
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\input can't find file (nested directory structure)

I have the following directory structure in my project: main.tex LaTeX mypackage.sty content chapter2.tex figures LaTeX figure.tex In main.tex I input content/chapter2.tex. ...
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Reusing the same tex files in different base files

I have a number of .tex files containing sections which are \input{} into a large document. I'd now like to create an "excerpt" document that includes only a subset of these sections. The problem is, ...