{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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Include file with preamble to another tex file

I have two files: paper.tex with text, title, and full preamble with authors and so on. It compiles successfully. The second file (B) has also a full preamble with title, authors, little text. It ...
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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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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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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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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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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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\vref and input command

You've saved my life in some occasions, I am writing my master thesis and as I am working with MATLAB, I found a very useful MATLAB function which "translate" MATLAB images to TeX tikzpicture. I ...
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subimport including wrong file

I am trying to learn the import package but I find it extremely unreliable - perhaps I am missing something? One case study I tried is as follows: Created 3 tex files: ./main.tex ./bla.tex ./X/bla....
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Injecting text contained in file into custom environment

how can I inject text contained in a file input.tex into a custom environment. Something like : \documentclass{report} \usepackage{listings} \lstdefinelanguage{text}{} \lstnewenvironment{my}{\...
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Import several parts of file at once

As a follow up to this Question Situation I would like to create an excerpt from a script that I have TeX'ed as a compendium of the most important statements (theorems & definitions). I seek ...
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Input difficulties with \usepackage{devanagari}

I am using the standard miktex package \usepackage{devanagari} however, using the same input examples as written in the file manual produces very different results, i.e. there is a duplication of ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Undefined reference using a0poster (\include Vs. \input)

I have an a0poster document (see below an example) which is not loading the cross-references, although bibtex is working fine and compiling the references. I write the main text into a different tex ...
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Using \input in a fancyvrb verbatim environment - problem with hyphens

I've set up a custom environment with DefineVerbatimEnvironment. Within that environment I'd like to \input{} files, which works all fine and well until one of them includes a hyphen. Here's an ...
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Input file starting with a multicolumn

I have constructed a table (table with a tabularx environment) which takes an input file as input. When I begin this input file with a \multicolumn command the compilation fails and gives me the ...
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Figure problem with catchfilebetweentags

This question is a follow up and based on this answer by touhami Situation I would like to create an excerpt from a script that I have TeX'ed as a compendium of the most important statements (...
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Horizontal shift when using scalebox and input within center environment

I would like to use \scalebox to scale a TikZ picture (included with \input) that is located inside a center environment (I don't need a float environment in this specific case). But \scalebox ...
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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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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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Floats in ConTeXt: changing caption name and making the \input command work

I have defined a new float for logic circuits called logigram: \definefloat [logigram] [logigrams] Taking advantage of the modes of ConTeXt (i.e. conditional processing), I am making in parallel a ...
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Including a .bib file with \input does not work

In the following simple document, the bibliography does not work : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} \usepackage{inputenc} \inputencoding{utf8} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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combine documents of different classes

I need to add to an article another document, class exam. include and input don't work properly if the preamble is different. I must add some multiple choice and clozes as an appendix to the article I'...
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“\input only part of a file” and keep numbering

I would like to create an excerpt from a script that I have TeX'ed as a compendium of the most important statements (theorems & definitions). The question \input only part of a file has an ...
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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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How do I best combine several documents?

I have a collection of articles written in latex, and I would like to "merge" them into a larger thesis document, in which each article will be a chapter. I have been looking at include and input, ...
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How to escape double quotes in \input

I'm trying to call shell commands that contain multiple (nested) quotation marks. This is, for instance, what I would write on the shell: $ python -c "print \"Hello World\"" which produces Hello ...
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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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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} \usepackage{...
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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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Include .Rtex as a chapter in latex

I have an Rtex that contains: \documentclass[openany]{book} \chapter{Introduction} \input{./Introduction/Introduction} \chapter{Thesis Outline} \input{./Outline/Outline_Chapter} \bibliographystyle{...
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load tikz library from relative path

I recently externalized some of my often used TikZ commands into a library. This is as simple as writing the commands to a dedicated file and naming it tikzlibraryname.code.tex. Then it can be ...
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Copy figures and “input”ed LaTeX source files from absulute directories to a local one

For example, In my main.tex I use \input{/home/certain-directory/chapter-1.tex} and \input{/home/another-directory/chapter-2.tex} I also have some figures included by their absolute paths in my /...
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Using catcode in conjunction with lstnewenvironment and lstinputlisting

(This is related to Injecting text contained in file into custom environment, but I was asked to put this in a separate post) From regular expression in listings the following code works fine : \...
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Creating an abbreviations file [duplicate]

I'm new to the LaTeX scene as I've starting writing my thesis. I'm using a root .tex file and using \include to add in my chapters (etc). I'm also using \nomencl to add an abbreviations list. I'd like ...
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Store and retrieve content across documents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automating quoting across LaTeX documents I'm working on 2 documents: 1.tex and 2.tex. 2.tex is a metadocument about 1.tex, so that 2.tex has a lot of quotations from 1....
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Wrong reference using \input twice for the same file

I have a short piece of text with an image that I need to use more than once in my document. The rational solution I came up with is to put the text in a file and call the file when needed, something ...
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How to insert footnote with latex \input?

I have two tex files and use the command \input to include the table on my main file as follows: Main.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{inconsolata} \usepackage{url} \...
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Using standalone to combine multiple .tex into a single file

I have a number of latex files section1.tex, section2.tex, etc. Each of them should be able to be compiled individually to give a normal LaTeX document. I would like to write a file master.tex that ...
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Input a list of files

I want to include multiple files in my source. The files are to be included in a file liste.tex in the following format: fichier1.tex files2.tex test3.tex .... I relied on answering the questions ...
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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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\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} \usepackage{...
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Latex - Changing behavior of encoding in the same document

Currently, I am trying to achieve a German inputencoding (inputenc) for my thesis. My solution works just fine with a small exception: Whenever my umlauts are correctly input-encoded in the normal ...
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Including TikZ image (with external inputs) inside adjustbox adds horisontal spacing, why?

I'm working on my masters thesis and so I have a bunch of tikz files that I want to include in the thesis. This I do by using adjustbox to limit the size to \textwidth as such \adjustbox{max width=\...
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Is there any way to include the literal text of another file?

From what I have read, input processes text and includes commands found, and include can't be used in the preamble for some reason (correct me if I'm wrong). I just want a command that replaces itself ...
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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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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 (\...