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view dependencies within lyx file

I have a lyx file that has a bunch of child documents (tables) embedded in it. How can I generate a list of these external files that are included in my main file when I compile (pdflatex) it? This ...
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How to get with TexLive Windows/Linux same extensive verbose level as with Rubber?

If I compile the following MWE with Rubber under Linux (rubber --pdf VerboseDemo.tex) I get a nice verbose level including the HyperRef debug. However if I compile with plain pdflatex under windows ...
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Problem with \printindex. No index created

I tried to create an index to a document I write, but when viewing the .pdf output there was no index. Also no error messages were displayed. I managed to find this in the LOG FILE: No file "Actual ...
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How can I increase the number of columns (characters on each line) of Tex compilation log (text output)? [duplicate]

The question is similar, but the answer here is more general. The log output width is limited to 80 characters. For example, this output: ...
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Does LaTeX store any potentially personally revealing data from my source in some log file somewhere?

I'd like to know if I'm leaking personal data if I hop from computer to computer running my .tex file without deleting some hidden log of some kind that retains, say, an address I have in an invoice ...
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Increasing datetime resolution, to be used for log files

I have some log files with a full time stamp like this: time value 2015-10-15 13:16:48.019901 56 2015-10-15 13:16:48.066701 53 2015-10-15 13:16:48.097900 57 2015-10-15 13:16:51.126281 61 ...
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Append Error/Warning Log to Output File

Is there any sensible way to append a "Outstanding warnings" section to the end of a latex document? For example, using latexmk, the following output lists hanging / multiple defined labels ...
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How to typeout dimensions in mm?

\typeout{***This vertical space will be \the\textheight} prints ***This vertical space will be 153.64488pt Is it possible to print \the\textheight in mm?
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Count number of lines on a page

Is there a way to count the number of lines printed on a page without actually counting? (Can one choose to have this written to the log file for every page?)
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Automating Error Detection of pdflatex

Background: I have numerous individual files that need to be compiled, so am using a script to do that with the following options: set PDFLATEX_OPTIONS = "\ --file-line-error \ ...
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Is there any way to suppress non-warnings and non-errors with XeLaTeX?

TeX.sx is full of questions about suppressing certain kinds of LaTeX warnings. As warnings can often be useful for debugging, I don't want to do that. But, I'd very much like to get rid of any ...
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When (La)TeX says “some message on input line XYZ” - where's that line?

I'm sure this is a dupe, but I'll go ahead anyway: LaTeX relates many of its messages to lines in files. For example: LaTeX Font Info: Try loading font information for OT1+lmtt on input line 81. ...
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Latex finding underfull hboxes [closed]

I got an underfull hbox in my document which I can't find. The log tells me it's in line 3-3 which is \input{costumshortcuts} which I haven't changed in ages. So is there a way to find it? Or even ...
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Is there a way to enforce indentation in the .log file? Or a script to post-process?

In a complex project, TeX is typically working on many different included files. In the .log file, file inclusion is indicated by (<filename> ... ). If such stanzas are long, and possibly ...
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Display hyphenation options for a specific word

When TeX produces Overfull box, is puts something like this in the log: Overfull \hbox (15.47195pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 7--9 []\OT1/cmr/m/n/10 I re-ally re-ally want to get dis-played the ...
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How to log the value of a variable?

I am debugging a set of macros. The error seems to come from \vspace*{\dimexpr0.000000cm-\topskip plus 1fill}. How can I log the value of the length? I have tried ...
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Tell tex distribution to avoid residual temporary files [duplicate]

When I compile a tex document, the compilation process usually leaves some temporary files, like .aux and .log. I have got a small document that can be compiled in just one single run - can I tell ...
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Complaints about “Package Fancyhdr” can't compile file on my windows computer [duplicate]

I think a usepackage need to be installed, but how? Logg: Package Fancyhdr Warning: \headheight is too small (14.0pt): Make it at least 14.49998pt. Line 1 \headheight is too small (14.0pt):Make it ...
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Print a message at the END of the log file

I there a way to print messages to the log file so that they appear in the last few line of the log file? Here is a MWE for my first attempt at doing this: \documentclass{amsart} ...
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babel + hyperref: »redefining shorthand« several times per page

consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \Blindtext\Blindtext\Blindtext ...
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Disable printing of fonts/packages during compilation - from the compiled file

I just read this: Disable printing of fonts/packages to STDOUT and I was wondering whether the same could be effected somehow from the .tex file being compile (probably you would want to do this ...
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Detect if all required glyphs are available

In XeTeX, a message is printed to the log file if a glyph is not available with the current font. The input \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} α \end{document} leads to the following ...
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Program to display/rewrite/reformat log file in the terminal

I usually compile my .tex files from the terminal without the -interaction=nonstopmode, so that it stops at every error, but of course I still need to look at the .log file from time to time, but ...
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Command to flush log file

For the tikzDevice, I want to communicate with a LaTeX process by sending input (generated LaTeX code) to its stdin and parsing output that is written using \immediate\write. In some cases I need also ...
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Log all keys in a module

Using l3keys, is there any way to inspect the keys currently in a (sub)module? I'm looking for something like \clist_show, but for keys. \keys_show sounded promising, but requires that you already ...
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Is there a way to `\show` a protected macro? [duplicate]

When I want to see how things are done in LaTeX, I often face a protected macro and I can't see its definition. For example, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \begin{document} \show\qed ...
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How can I automatically identify certain boxes in the \tracingoutput log?

I have a program that is automatically generating a tex file describing a document. I want to be able to record the position and page number where a few boxes were ultimately laid out. Is there any ...
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tikzpicture “There is no … in font nullfont”, but no extraneous text

While looking at the log file of my document, I see a lot of paired error message lines that look like this (there might be slight inaccuracies, I am typing this on another computer for reasons I ...
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Latex Log too big (>2MB)

My log is getting VERY big. This is a short except: LaTeX Font Info: Try loading font information for T1+uop on input line 7. (c:/texlive/2012/../texmf-local/tex/latex/uop/t1uop.fd File: t1uop.fd ...
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Synchronizing log output

In a flowchart, multiple processes can come together at a sync point, where both processes much reach it before anything can continue. When running a LaTeX file that makes decently heavy use of the ...
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A LaTeX log analyzer application (visualizing TeX expansion)

Consider the following MWE, test.tex: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \tracingassigns=1 \tracingmacros=1 \def\aaa{something} \def\bbb{else \aaa, else} \edef\ccc{third \bbb, level} ...
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Can I silence pdfpages output?

The pdfpages package does not seem to have either a verbose or quiet option. I am compiling a big document and the include messages from pdfpages are obscuring the warnings from other places in the ...
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Can I temporarily supress xparse's log messages?

I know that I can suppress all those annoying xparse logging messages about redefining commands using the log-declarations=false package option. I find that I can do this after xparse has been loaded ...
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Logfile very large

Everytime I compile my file, I get a message from TeXstudio saying The logfile is very large (> 2 MB) are you sure you want to load it? This is mostly because I am updating the bibliography, ...
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Write to logfile

I want to write some things to the log file. What is the best practice for this? Is it \message{} or \typeout{} or what?
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How can I automatically add document sectioning information to the log file?

Is it possible to add data into the .log file? For example, I create a LaTeX file and at some point, i want to put a command that will add data into the .log file. I don't want something hardcoded ...
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\showbox and log file

I want to parse the output of the \showbox command externally. Is it possible to let \showbox write to another file than the .log file? If not, is it possible to temporarily change the name of the ...
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Accessing to .log messages from LuaTeX. Is it possible?

Reading the question How to visualize the underfull box in final ouput PDF files I thought that it could be possible to use LuaTeX to intercept the "Underfull vbox" message and draw some kind of ...
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Hyperref option clash error because unknown package requires/loads it too

I am currently hunting for errors in my template and these two I cannot solve after reading the log and researching: ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package hyperref. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX ...
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How to get refcheck output to TeXnicCenter?

I'm using TeXnicCenter. And I'm using the refcheck package to display unreferenced labels. This works just fine. Problem is that the log output (that is actually written to the .log file) from ...
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How to get error messages from pdflatex tool (specially running from php)

I am executing pdflatex from php script and it gives me very long list of log entries mixed with errors e.g system('/usr/texbin/pdflatex -output-directory=./temp/tex '.$tex_output . " 1> ...
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Complex latex document: how to locate offending package dependency [solved: was using dirty build] [closed]

For final distribution, certain appendix includes the pdfpages package. However, appendices should be skipped for normal "draft" versions, or while working on individual chapters. I am having ...
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Use latexmk to filter the log file

I am usually using latexmk in a split shell with my code on the left and latexmk in -pvc mode on the right. When using some packages which themselves load a lot of other packages (think beamer) the ...
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Error: “Log File not found! ” when running .bib file [closed]

I'm using TextMaker. This is my first time using bibtex. I tried a simple example found in forums where I created a .bib file and ofcourse a .tex file. Problem occurred when I tried to run my bib ...
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Bookmark level unknown for first usage of newtheorem

The MWE below produces the following message in the log: Package hyperref Info: bookmark level for unknown thm defaults to 0 on input line 12 How can I prevent this? \documentclass{article} ...
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Makeindex error when ! used in \index in align environment

See MWE below. The symbol ! in the \index causes an error. This is only the case in align environments (not in equation). So it seems to have to do something with amsmath. If ! is put in an \mbox ...
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Strange hyperref Info in log file

What could be the source of the following message contained in my log file? Package hyperref Info: bookmark level for unknown unnumbered defaults to 0 on input line 48. I should say that input ...
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pdftex and interaction=batchmode and xwatermark

I try to compile this file: \documentclass[10pt,openany,titlepage]{book}% \usepackage{lipsum}% \usepackage{xcolor}% \usepackage[printwatermark,default-first-page=10]{xwatermark}% ...
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Ignore badness 10000 in \ttfamily

Due to zero stretch in \ttfamily the lines get Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) often. I would like to ignore these, still being informed about other badnesses in the same paragraph. See the example: ...
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Mapping source code to page numbers in output

Is there a way to find out (from Tex) the page number corresponding to a particular location in the source file? Using a macro in the file at that location is fine. My motivation is that I'd like to ...