{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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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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input index file not found

Dear experts I am using TeXnicCentre. After compiling, while I get an output pdf file, an error is found that says Could't find input index file *pathname* nor *pathname*.idx I am afraid I cant ...
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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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Automatic lettrine to input file

I'm learning LaTex but have a strong programming background. My document consist of several .tex files I will \input at entry .tex file. I would like to add a lettrine to every one of them, but would ...
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Citing in included(input-ed) tex file

I'm LaTeXing user with Sublime Text3. When working with several texfiles(ie one tex file for each chapters) and if bibliography command is called in main tex file, then cite command cannot be used in ...
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! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> } l.212 \end{figure}

i work with gnuplot and latex and i had the following problem ! Missing } inserted. <inserted text> } l.212 \end{figure} this is my code \begin{figure}[htb] \centering \input{essai} // ...
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Texmaker jumps to the “wrong” position

I'm writing a bigger document right now. Because of that I have "exported" each chapter. So my document.tex file looks like: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside]{article} \begin{document} ...
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Can I specify a parameter that I pass with input?

I made my own preamble and saved it into a separate file. I include it with \input{Preamble} Now in the preamble there is \title{MyTitle} Now I want to pass MyTitle from my main document. How ...
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Which file is really used with \input command

how to know which file is included when we use the command \input if we have many files with the same name in various directories
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Inputting multiple files in LaTeX

Suppose I have a directory containing a bunch of LaTeX source files, and I want to input all of them into a single main file. I could do this by saying \input{dir/file1.tex} \input{dir/file2.tex} ...
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Precompile pgfplots

I have a latex document that includes a lot of plots built with pgfplots. As of now, I just include a tikzpicture that loads the plot data from a CSV file. This is starting to take up quite some time ...
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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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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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Difference in behaviour using one input file and many input files

I have noticed difference in behaviour when loading a single file \input{letters/all_letters} and when loading several files using a command \newcommand*{\alphabetF}{% ...
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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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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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lstinputlisting not recognizing comment character

I have some code which I like to incorporate in to my latex document. I have set up the aesthetic so the code is easy to read as follows \lstdefinestyle{numbers}{numbers = left, stepnumber =1, ...
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Blank rule after end of paragraph while using the \input{}

At this moment I am writing my first .tex file using the \input{} command. My 'master' file will look like this. %preamble \begin{document} \input{introduction.tex} %et cetera \end{document} ...
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How can I use the \input command in pgfplots?

I have to create a set of groupplots with pgfplots and want to use one centralized definition of the plot style (width, height, x-axis label, etc.). It seemed to me that this should be easily done by ...
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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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Reading the data to iterate over with \foreach from a file

I have a \foreach that should read the data points from a file. The points are stored in such a way that a simple copy paste would do. In fact, I don't want to do more than copy paste (if ever ...
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Input command arguments from file

I created some new commands that take arguments. Several of my commands take the same (lengthy) arguments. Because of this I put those arguments in a separate file. But I seem unable to input or ...
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Useing \begin{longtable} inside \begin{table} to keep captions and list of tables working

To make a long story short, we have: \begin{table} \input{table.tex} \caption{The table too long for one page} \end{table} And the table.tex file has a \begin{longtable} format in it. I will ...
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version of multiple files: all document in one .tex file

I am using latexpand to Replace \input{fileX} by the content of fileX automatically using the following command in ubuntu: perl latexpand mainfile.tex > newfile.tex But I am obtaining a warning ...
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Defining command \file#1 and use it with \input command, and counter \thefile#1

I would like to define a command as \file#1 in order to use it with \input{\file#1}, where #1 is a entry given, as well as counter \thefile#1 The MWE is the next code \documentclass{article} ...
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Input files whose names are dates

I have a lot of files named by date, e.g., 20151118.tex, 20151117.tex, 20151116.tex, etc. These in a directory separated by month and year (2015/11/20151118.tex). I would like to input these files ...
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Is it possible to input tex files from subfolders inside subfiles?

I want to automate the process of inputting tex files from subfolders. Previously I managed to automate the inclusion of images from "images" subfolder within the subfolder of each subfile. I would ...
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Special characters in input file

I want to have my sections in independent .txt files in the folder of my assignment. So I use \input{text.txt}. The problem is, I write in Danish and we have the 'æ' 'ø' 'å' characters that aren't ...
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Using input to read a table into a beamer. I want to neglect the table environment and keep only the tabular environment

I'm trying to input a table into my beamer and resize the table. But since the table file contains a table environment and a caption, I couldn't do like this: \resizebox{\linewidth}{!}{ ...
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cross-references from other documents [duplicate]

I'm writing on a large document with many tables. Rules require me to provide every table as a standalone PDF file as well, so I do this: In main.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{standalone} ...
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When should I use \input vs. \include?

There are two different commands to incorporate another file into the source of some document, \input and \include. When should I use one or the other? What are the differences between them? Are there ...
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Split thesis chapters into separate files for compilation speed

I am writing a thesis using a template similar to this template. The main file (dissertation.tex) uses \include{} to include each chapter. I have a large chapter (over 60 pages with 70 images) that ...
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Input file folder

In my main LaTeX file I'm using a number of input files which are dynamics (changing the contents). I want to put some of these files in a higher order folder but at the same time don't want to fix it ...
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Caption in \lstinputlisting environment gives keyval error

I am trying to include the table shown in my example below (shown in the verbatim environment - but saved in a text file), but I get a keyval error stating that "Package keyval Error: $r2v$. ...
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Todos won't show up from multiple \input{texdoc} documents

I have split a paper into several .tex document chapters to input them in the main.tex document later. The problem is, the many todo notes I have made throughout my file are no longer showing up ...
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Relative paths to tex files? [duplicate]

In the preamble of my tex document I can set graphicspath. Is it also possible to set a path to sub sections and tables, so I can do \input{relative-path/filename.tex} from any tex file and move 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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Label not listed for table while using Kile

I am using Kile on Ubuntu 12.04 for a project. I have a table in a separate file from the main document. This table has a label \label{table} The table is called by the document with ...
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Can a default path be set globally for \input{…} akin to \graphicspath{…}?

For the graphicx package, we can use \graphicspath{...} so that we can directly use filenames in the argument of \includegraphics{...}. Can a similar thing be done for directly using filenames in ...
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Replace \input{fileX} by the content of fileX automatically

Suppose I have a document with multiple include or input statements \input{fileA} \input{fileB} etc. Is there an easy way to generate a single .tex file where \input{fileA} is replaced by the ...
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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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Problem with graphicspath and pdf_tex

I use \input for a subsection, in which I would like to include a pdf_tex file MK.pdf_tex via \input. The pdf_tex files are in a folder /fig. If I use \input{./fig/MK.pdf_tex} it returns the error ...
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Polyglossia problem: “italian not defined, using english instead”

I have the problem mentioned above, reported in the log. I have a master-file where I insert first a preamble-file with the \input command and then a config-file in the same way. The first one ...
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new \input{file} Package, Command wrapper: microtype .tex with reserved symbols

I know enough LaTeX to produce great looking documents. LaTeX makes it more difficult to NOT do that. But I don't advanced LaTeX or TeX or plainTeX or "@" or other advanced, cryptic programming ...
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identify pieces of text automatically generated from input and new command

I have a document where many of its values are defined in a separate file via \newcommand, and added to the main document using \input in the preamble. The file being included is the output of a ...
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LaTeX input call doesn't inherit encoding from main file

I'm including TeX files with \input{file} but when I compile the main file with pdflatex I get: \textyen unavailable in encoding T1 This doesn't occur if I keep it all in one tex file, which at ...
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Typeset output from Maxima using input{}, specifically left justify

First of all, apologies if there is an answer for this already. I'm outputting symbolic results from Maxima using tex(<output>,"filename")$, which leaves me with an expression with $$ on each ...
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How can I include a new command in \input

I'm trying to variate the file name by creating a newcommand \lbname in LaTeX. by printing out \lbname, I got lo3.txt in this case, but it wouldn't work in \input command. I get an error "TeX capacity ...
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Where should I put my input files that should be accessible from anywhere? [duplicate]

I'm using MiKTeX and TeXnicCenter to compile my projects. Is there a folder where I can store all your input files which I want to include in another document, so I don't have to put all the files in ...
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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 ...