{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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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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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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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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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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\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, ...
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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 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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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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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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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} \usepackage[utf8]...
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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 preamble....
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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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distribute contents of two input-files to left and right pages

Is it possible to import two tex files with \input and to have the content of the one file be always on the left page facing the content of the other file being always on the right? The page numbers ...
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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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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. \graphicspath{{$...
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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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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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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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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: input_01_noteone.tex,...
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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 name:...
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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} \usepackage{...
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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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How to pass parametres to an external file included by `\input{<filename>}`

I have a class file to set up agreements. I want to define a command that choose boilerplate text to include using a parameter pass a parameter to the included file to run a test and choose correct ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...