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Is there an in-line comment system, convention or program?

When writing papers such as this one https://github.com/geneura-papers/2015-Evostar/blob/b9474f66cd45aee316136831c4a9b4acaef4e89f/GPbot/GPbot-evostar2015.tex, we use LaTeX comments for, well, ...
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Quotes within quotes breaking

When a word in single quotes falls at the end of the quotation, LaTeX decides to render it as "' instead of '". For example: ``He said it was `off the hook''' would render: "He said it was 'off the ...
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What is the difference between a typesetting language and a markup language

I remember, I read some article in a technical journal where the author drew the attention on the reader on a lot of people confusing typesetting languages and markup languages. How can I surely tell ...
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Is a tool or package set for users to generate latex CVs via web interface available?

I work at a research center at a university in Mexico in which each investigator's CV must be formatted identically. Presently, a Microsoft Word document serves as the template, and, in addition to ...
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Problem with Latin Modern in HTML [closed]

I ask this question here because "Latin Modern" is a font, now also available in OpenType format, that's derived from Knuth's "Computer Modern", which is is mainly known by and of interest to the ...
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Active characters in linguistics

What are the pros and cons of using active characters instead of macros in text? Would it make sense to implement a “simplified markup” parser in Latex to make code more readable? Rationale ...
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Modest changes in LaTeX dialect possible?

I would like to create my own LaTeX-derivative markup language. (I asked similar questions before, but this is more limited.) Advice would be useful. First Question: I believe there are three main ...
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Typesetting programming packages/libraries in LaTeX

When referring to programming packages/libraries (such as matplotlib for example) within a LaTeX document should one typeset it to denote it as a package/library name? Such as using \texttt{}?
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Add a marker to the left of the text

I want to mark certain points in my text by adding a marker 0.5cm outside the left margin of the text (at the hight of the point that is to be marked out). The marker is drawn with tikz but could ...
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How to convert mdash into LaTeX markup?

I am converting HTML markup into LaTeX markup by using sed command. I need to convert — into its corresponding LaTeX markup. How can I implement it? — into LaTeX markup
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How to convert HTML markup into LaTeX markup?

I have one input file which will be used for LaTeX and HTML (Java program). Input file has HTML markups like <b></b> for bold. <li></li> for list. How can I convert above ...
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An environment which parses periods differently to redefine their behavior

I have a collection of documents that I want to read into a LaTeX environment. The problem is that these documents are not exactly formatted the way I would like. I would like to create an ...
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How to format a CV / Resume so that it can be parsed by automatic resume uploaders? [closed]

Many job sites do not accept a PDF resume; they require me to fill in their custom fields. Other sites will attempt to parse a PDF into pre-defined fields but this process does a poor job of ...
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LaTeX mark-up as a generic mark-up language

Tremendous benefits can accrue, if TeX-like mark-up could be used in lieu of html and its variants, where a requirement exists to have a document both as (All)TeX mark-up and html format. There ...
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Light markup languages for TeX users

I was wondering if people could share their experience with various mark up languages. In particular, I am interested in situations for which you consider light markups preferable to TeX. I am also ...