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Free, online way to convert a PDF (formulated by LaTeX) to an editable Word document?

I know there's many free ways to convert PDF's to Word documents, however the ones that I have found have converted the fonts incorrectly, the table of contents is misaligned and none of the internal ...
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citing an online database

I have to cite a dataset from World Bank. What I write is the following: \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} ..., Data from \cite{WB2014}. \bibliographystyle{apa} \bibliography{mybib} \end{document} ...
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Insert a line-break in online equation editor [closed]

How do you do a carriage return (line-break) when using the Online LaTeX Equation Editor](http://www.codecogs.com/latex/eqneditor.php)? I have written: \documentclass{article} {a_n^m} \Return ...
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Online compilation with commercial fonts [closed]

The price of the full packages of professional, commercial fonts (Adobe Garamond, Minion, etc.) is far out of the range of what I can afford. So I am wondering if there is no alternative somewhere? If ...
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Want large \mathbb{N} in Wordpress [closed]

I am using LaTeX in a Wordpress environment. Can I produce a large version of $\mathbb{N}$. I have tried using \large, \bf, \mathbf and \mathsymbol but nothing works
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Latex for Tomcat

My question is that I have a tomcat application server running and I want to use latex in my jsp pages. Is there any way to do latex on tomcat? I don't know if this is the right place to ask, I just ...
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Is there a field for 'last modified' in Biblatex?

I am writing a report in which I cite several webpages. I would like to supply the dates on which these websites were last revised. Is there a field called last modified (or something similar) for the ...
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What is the best way to handle bibliographies which include a lot of online sources?

This question arises from discussion of my earlier question about URLs and BibTeX, I am looking for a solution that works smoothly with primarily web-based references. I have .bib files which contain ...
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Installing LaTeX on a personal (externally hosted) web server to render images

I have seen some similar questions but I admit I'm a newbie when it comes to cgi and general server setup and need some direction. I have a personal domain hosted on yahoo.com that I would like to ...
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(Online) generator/engine for creating a whole latex template

Since I'm a total newbie to LaTeX I was asking myself if there is a special website or downloadable program which creates a LaTeX document for me. Like in the beginning I would start the program ...
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website for easy creating biblatex code?

Is there any website like http://www.citethisforme.com that easily creates citation file? This website has a search engine, that the user can add his keywords like the name of author or book and when ...
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Online LaTeX editor or local LaTeX editor?

Now there are a couple of online LaTeX editors that seems fancy and handy to use, such as ShareLaTeX and writeLaTeX. On the other hand, there are classic local Latex installation packages that are ...
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Comparison: Sharelatex vs Writelatex

So far I didn't have the chance to use neither of these services. Before starting, I would like to hear your opinions. What are the advantages and disadvantages? Why should I choose one and not the ...
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Remove year, brackets and dot from @onlinesource in footnote [closed]

This is my MWE: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % !BIB TS-program = biber \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Using LaTeX to serve web requests in enterprise

I am looking for a solution to generate pdfs dynamically and serve the web requests. I have a couple of questions: Would it be a good solution to use LaTeX if I get input from web, fill LaTeX ...
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LaTeX Syntax Highlighting in Google Drive [closed]

I like the LaTeX syntax highlighting in emacs through AUCTeX, but for various reasons like to write my LaTeX documents in Google Drive. I wanted to write a Google Script to do LaTeX syntax ...
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Taking a detour or choosing a sequence of slides “on the fly”

I have a beamer presentation to describe a very rough overview of my project, but I abstract out the details. However, I would like to show details on slides in case someone asks me questions. Since I ...
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How to upload my own picture to this CV template

Here is a read-only link to a CV template. It has a little picture in the top left, and I am having trouble finding how to upload my own picture there. How would I do so?
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Latex editor and online sharing [duplicate]

Are there some Latex editors that allow the online sharing? I mean an editor that when a shared file is opened by two users (for example using dropbox), each person can see on time what the other ...
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Coordinate system along line

I would like to draw a coordinate system along some lines in a framework for a structural course. This little coordinate system is called local coordinate system. At the moment the framework looks ...
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How to send an email with LaTeX

Risking of this question being closed, I'm just wondering if any of your use ---or know--- of any email platform that supports writing in LaTeX. I made a quick search around the site and found this ...
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How do I reference an online image from a LaTeX document? [duplicate]

I've tried this chunk of code: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{figure} \href{http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pachydyptes_ponderosus.jpg} ...
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How to cite an online brochure

I want to cite an online brochure, but there is no author name, it is a brochure of a company. How can I cite this in BibTeX?
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On-line LaTeX editor with Git or CVS support

Before I sign up to one of on-line LaTeX editors (writeLaTeX, ShareLaTeX, LaTeXLab) I was wondering if any of those support a real version control (CVS, SVN, Git, Mercurial etc). I saw that ShareLaTeX ...
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Biblatex: Adding time information to “online” field and a label in front of url

I am trying to add some "time" information to my online-fields in biblatex. I tried to use the note entry, but that won't work as intended. Right now I got the following: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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Best solutions for (La)TeX on Kindle

I have read Compiling documents online, LaTeX options for kindle?, and some similar Q&A's, but I have more specific question. What are possible, good solutions for compiling TeX/LaTeX documents ...
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Are there TeX-based course management systems?

I am looking for something similar to WebWork, WebAssign, MyMathLab, but geared to more advanced courses with specialized features. What I want is something that will work for say a numerical ...
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Convert LaTeX to SVG online

What websites allow users to quickly and simply convert mathematical equations into SVG without having to install or run any software?
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Using simple, MathJax-compatible TeX to put enclose a matrix in braces

I was trying to explain the identity matrix over at Math StackExchange and I wound up using the following. $${\bf I_n} = \underbrace{ \left.\left( ...
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Create a web site with Tex/Latex Support + Preview feature

(This is a question that is more or less not a Tex/Latex question, I guess. But it still relates to Tex/Latex.) I want to create a new web site. Here is the goals for that site: It will be used to ...
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Do the online LaTeX compilers use a TeX daemon to speed up their compilation?

There seem to be quite a few fabulous web-sites now that compile LaTeX online. I was wondering what techniques these sites used to speed up compilation of documents. It would seem they would be ...
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How to detect whether “I'm on arXiv.org”?

I write a class. I'm interested in having a different page headers (and eventually make some other small differences) based on whether the class is used on the site arXiv.org or not. Minimal example ...
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A resource for converting LaTeX within the browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Compiling documents online Does anyone know of a resource that converts LaTeX within the browser? Not using something I have to install like mathjax but something ...
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Latex packages in Wordpress [closed]

Is it possible to use any package in a wordpress.com blog? I see in http://en.support.wordpress.com/latex/ that wordpress uses the packages amsmath, amsfonts and amssymb, but if I want, e.g., to make ...
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TeX commands and LaTeX commands- what's the difference? Good Introductory manual/guide to using MathJax, LaTeX or TeX on forums?

Update 1: I have just learnt from the answers below that it is more correct to say that MathJax is the format for writing maths on the Mathematics Stack Exchange, that it is essentially made from the ...
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Can I use PDFLaTeX to produce PDF from user input on a website?

What I want to do is take textbox input on a website, use java or javascript to convert it to LaTeX code then output a formatted PDF document to the user. I am wondering if this is possible and where ...
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Comparison of browser-based latex processors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Compiling documents online I want to be able to share, process, and preview latex files over computers that won't have TeX installed. How would you compare browser-based ...
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WriteLaTeX limited to 30 pages?

I've been experimenting with WriteLaTex and, while it seems to do a very nice job overall and has the best user experience of the alternatives I have tried, my experimental document stopped after 30 ...
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Can biblatex-mla support @online entries?

So I have a paper that I'm writing. I want MLA citations, footnoted. So I use biblatex-mla, and do the \DeclareAutoCiteCommand{footnote}[f]{\footcite}{\footcites} hack so that I can use the ...
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Online LaTeX diagram graphical editor

Is there an online tool that generates the corresponding LaTeX code of a diagram which can be drawn using a graphical interface? A tool such as latexdraw but only using a web browser (like Detexify)?
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Is there any mathematical blog support latex?

As the topics, is there any mathematical blog support latex? I think people commonly use wordpress but i am not sure whether it supports latex as it doesn't show the latex format. Is there any ...
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How to include interactive java-based web pages inside LaTeX generated PDF documents

Is it possible to open an interactive web page, such as this, inside a latex generated pdf page?
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Where can I find the official version of MiKTeX to download safely?

I just tried downloading a newer version of MiKTeX from the MiKTeX site and a huge amount of sketchy junk, including shop to win and blekko seemed to come with it, scaring me off. Is this safe? And ...
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Problem with viewing interactive PDF content on Mac [closed]

I use packages such as popupmenu and fancytooltips on a Windows system using PDFLaTeX to create some interactive PDF texts to be posted online. The resulting documents behave as expected when viewed ...
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Online LaTeX syntax highlighter

I am looking for a online LaTeX editor with syntax highlighting that i can plug into my webpage (Something like the CKEditor for html) but i have not been able to find one. Does anyone know about such ...
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How to add a favicon to a TeX/PDF file [closed]

Most web sites have a favicon, that gets displayed in the address bar of a browser. Is it possible to do the same with a PDF file?
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(Customizable) LaTeX equation editors for students

I am looking for homework communities, online places where small groups of students of a certain category can exchange ideas about math homework. This is aimed at introductory freshman courses. One ...
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LyX / LyZ / Zotero Refer to remote BibTex file located on dropbox folder

Does anyone know if there is any way of using \addbibresource pointing to remote files located on a Dropbox server and refered to by the unique Dropbox location link like: ...
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Direct connection from the CTAN package name to the files of the package

Is there a way to download the package files only be knowing the CTAN package name (which can be a (La)TeX package, class, bundle, font, etc.)? I'm aware that http://www.ctan.org/pkg/<NAME> ...
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Import source code from URL

I have code snippets on my github account and I'd like to import the code from them directly into my LaTeX document via something like: \importtext{https://gist.github.com/xxxx} Is this possible? ...