{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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Including a file with relative path

I'm trying to include a file whose path relative to the main tex file is ../folder/chapter.tex. I tried \input{../folder/chapter.tex} but it doesn't work: I get an error of file not found. I'm ...
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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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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 randomly input a specified range of files?

The LaTeX file below outputs the numbers 1,2...,20, in natural order \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{multido} \begin{document} \multido{\i=1+1}{20}{\i\ } \end{document} The output is ...
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What is the most practical method to write a book of math or physics problems?

My main problem is the following. I would like to put the problems and their solutions together into separate input files. In the source code I would like to switch easily between two modes. In mode 1 ...
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Is there a file path behaviour fixup

I have the following structure: In main file \input{figs/figure.tex_t} In figs/figure.tex_t: \includegraphics{figure.pdf} This results in build failure, since \input does not affect the current ...
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Issue with \scalebox, \makeatletter, and \input

A colleague of mine had a LaTeX-specific issue for which I did not exactly know the cause of the issue. I have distilled a Minimal Working Example to illustrate the issue. Originally my colleague had ...
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Is there a way to limit the scope of the Table of Contents (\tableofcontents command)?

Question If I have a document with multiple tables of contents, can I limit the scope of a toc sections are added and reset the toc? Situation I have a document made up of 10 languages. (using ...
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Combining LaTeX files with different formatting

I am trying to compile a teaching portfolio of various LaTeX files. I have a main file and want to call the other files while keeping the formatting of the other files. I do want to put my name in the ...
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The blank page between last chapter and list of symbols

I have problem with blank page but the answers I've found here didn't work. I have found two (unwanted) ways how to get rid of the page (under the code): \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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Why cannot I input a tex file to the main tex file?

I want to insert a old tex file to the new tex file which I'm currently working on, I made it like this: however, it always has error, such as ./1.tex:1:LaTeX Error: Can be used only in ...
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Place circuit figures side by side in tabularx environment

My MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \newcommand{\OOO}[4]{% \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{@{}X@{}l@{}} \textbf{A)} #1 ...
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How to include tex files

Is there any way that I can add different .tex files (From different folders) into another folder's .tex file? I meant that all of the .tex files will be fine and separated and I just need to ...
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showlabels package and segmented document

I have a segmented document, namely I import packages through \input{Preambule}. However, the showlabels package does nothing when called in the Preambule file, but works when called in the main. ...
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Replacing placeholder text in LaTeX \input file

I am using the Dia graphics editor and exporting my diagrams to TikZ code. I am trying to address Dia's inability to easily typeset formulas e.t.c. by using LaTeX for this part. Unfortunately that ...
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How to manually number Chapter number when using \input?

I am writing my Thesis using the memoir class. To keep my main .tex file fairly short I use the \input command to compile the chapters. This also helps when I only want to send a chapter on to my ...
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How to set \input global directory to \graphicspath?

tI have Latex template to which I pass parameters using Pandoc. One parameter is $logopath$ where all the graphics are located and I'm able to set graphicspath properly, no problem. ...
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How to load input file with given starting string but unknown end?

In the directory of my latex source there are input files: input_01.tex, input_02.tex, etc. It is very easy to load them with a for cycle. But how to load them if their names are: ...
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Eliminating white space after input generated in Stata

I have a question about an extra white space that is appearing after I use \input to call a file. I'm not sure if this is relevant, but the file I'm inputting is a table generated by the esttab ...
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“Runaway argument?” error with \NewEnviron

I have two files. Basically, the main file just loads the environ package and inputs the secondary file. The secondary file creates an environment that basically does nothing, and creates one instance ...
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Input/Output primitives of TeX

I'd like to write some simple macros for handling things like cross-reference, to use them in plain TeX. (I know there are already macros devoted to this, like the ones present in Eplain, but I would ...
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Standalone package installation [duplicate]

I want to include a table in a tex file and I get this error: ! LaTeX Error: File `standalone.sty' not found. Type X to quit or to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: sty) Enter file ...
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No citations/bibliography processed/produced when using \include

I use TextMate 2 to write my LaTeX documents. I've noticed that when I use \include to add chapters, my citations don't process, whereas when I use \input, they do. I would like my document to have ...
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Newgeometry changes all document

I am trying to set different margins for some pages of my Thesis. Essentially, I want some pages to have larger margins, since they contain big tables. I use the \input command to include big Tables ...
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Including Mathematica Code, in book type document

I want to include some Mathematica code in my tex file. For that I'm using this solution. As an example: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{bm} ...
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Include data from a .txt verbatim

I am using a finite element program that outputs data in .txt files. And I want to input these data in my latex code. Is there a way to input the data files so that they appear as the program output ...
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Using \newcommand to display user input that may contain special characters that need to be escaped

I don't know much about LaTeX right now, but I need to be able to use it to generate dynamic PDF documents using C#. For the most part, everything is cool and works the way I want it to work. ...
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\input with undefined environments

I am trying to assemble my thesis with the standalone package. I am attempting to input my old LaTeX document, lna_achemso.tex, into thesis.tex. The standalone package works well when both documents ...
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Texmaker bibtex works with \input not with \include

I use bibtex 0.99d with Texmaker 4.3. I have a multi .tex file document with the main document using \include{} for chapters. The bibtex configured as bibtex build/%.aux doesn't work. However when ...
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Using \newcommand, \input and \includegraphics

I am writing a paper that includes simulation results from performing a number of trials of an experiment. Each of the output figures (.pdfs) I produce includes the number of trials in the filename ...
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Combining collcell with input

The following code works perfectly: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{collcell} %The min, mid and max values \newcommand*{\MinNumber}{0.0}% \newcommand*{\MidNumber}{0.5} % ...
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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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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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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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Use input inside a spreadtab environment with calculations

My aim is to create a command for inserting tables, which will format the table, and add calculations on its values, given a file containing the raw data of the rows only. ...
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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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TeX files got overwritten during input

I'm quite new to LaTeX. I'm writing notes on a course at School. Found out that the document was going to be quite large so I tried to divide it into two documents, which was supposed to be imported ...
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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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epslatex: relative path issue

Please, how one could directly include epslatex graphics into main latex file, say main.tex? main.tex has its own template provided by a third party. I used this command within main.tex file to ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...