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Simultaneous collaborative editing of a LaTeX file

Are there any tools for simultaneous collaborative editing of a .tex file? The practices I know (and practice) in writing scientific papers are: e-mailing each new version to the collaborators, ...
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Text Mode Macros with MathJax

I find here that MathJax supports only math-mode macros (such as \sqrt{}) and not text-mode macros (such as \begin{align}). I am currently building a small wiki that will host mathematics articles, ...
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External (HTML) link to a specific page of a pdf file

I want to hyperlink to a certain page of a pdf file created with LaTeX from an HTML context or just as a plain-text link outside the file, e.g. using <a href="...">...</a>. Is it possible ...
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Who manages the XeTeX examples

Who is the contact about the XeTeX examples over at http://www.tug.org/mactex/src/Demos/XeTeX-showcase? I'd like to submit a new example, but there's no contact name.
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How to incorporate TeX into a website?

How should I incorporate TeX in a website to render mathematical formulas? If there are multiple ways, what is the easiest way?
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Where can I find an online manual for low-level LaTeX commands?

Is there an online manual for low-level LaTeX commands I can download? I am looking for something which would have, for example: \newif\ifportrait \newif\ifcustomsize \newif\ifdebug \makeatletter ...
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How can I use LaTeX to build my website?

Can I use LaTeX to specify cascading style sheet? Can someone enlighten me something about using LaTeX with my website? Basically to setup layout like how I do for documents, setting up fonts, ...
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How do I cite an online book? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use BibTeX to cite a web page? I want to cite this book: http://www.sce.carleton.ca/faculty/chinneck/po.html Here's the citation I was given as an example: ...
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Creating a PDF file online from a LaTeX template [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Compiling documents online I would like to create a CV using this (moderncv) LaTeX template online. The output should be in PDF format. Is it possible to be done online ...
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LaTeX generated website with TikZ diagrams

I am trying to generate my static website with LaTeX to avoid tedious/verbose HTML and underpowered markdown languages. I know of latex2html and htlatex/TeX4ht for generating documents in the HTML ...
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Online discussion about general questions for scientific writing?

I'm searching a discussion group for asking questions about how layout, typography and etc. for scientific writing Especially concerning: Ph.D. thesis in engineering / materials science ...
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How to use LaTeX on blogspot?

I'm trying to use LaTeX on my blog, but I could not figure out how. Has anyone done it before? Any feedback or related information would be greatly appreciated.
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Google searching LaTeX commands?

Q: How can I best search the web for exact LaTeX commands (e.g., \show as opposed to show)? It appears that Google will not allow us to escape the \ character. So, searches for \show are interpreted ...
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How to make my own reference for some arbitrary weblink

How could I make my own reference (bibtex or other) to some arbitrary weblink like http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/anlp/slides/anlp13.pdf so that it appears under the 'References' of the PDF ...
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How can I safely compile other people's LaTeX documents?

I am a programmer and as part of a website I need to be able to take LaTeX source files and compile them, then return the pdf to the user. This seems dangerous since a malicious user could e.g. read ...
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Stable alternative for http://docs.latexlab.org/

I'm looking for an alternative for http://docs.latexlab.org/ which is stable. Is there any?
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Latex live preview plugin for Tiddlywiki ?

I did a search and looked through the "related questions" section before asking this question. One of the wonderful things about StackExchange is its "typewriter" like live-preview below the ...
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How to setup a (La)TeX-enabled server to allow visitors to submit input file and download the rendered output?

I am very interested to setup my own server like dev.baywifi.com or live.contextgarden.net. I am using IIS web server under Windows Server 2008 R2. Could you give me a rough idea how to setup the ...
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Tex like formatting on blog posts

When I write reports for school I usually use an IEEE formatted LaTex document these days because I feel like it just looks so much better then anything I can seem to do in Word. I have a blog and ...
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Can I use an image located on the web in a LaTeX document?

I have tried \includegraphics{http://www.site.com/path/to/figure.png} But this returns the error ERROR: Package pdftex.def Error: File `http://www.website.com/path/to/figure.png' not found. ...
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Commutative diagram generating app

There are various types of commutative diagrams in mathematics, but several of them are the most common place. For example, a square (with 4 objects), a right triangle (with 3 objects), two adjacent ...
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Is there a site where I can enter a latex expression, and it shows me an image of the compiled expression? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Compiling documents online Hi, So I'm preparing a powerpoint slideshow and would like to add in some math expressions without creating a new latex document, copying the ...
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LaTeX in Blogger [closed]

I have looked on the web and found some unsatisfactory solutions to getting LaTeX working on Blogger. Ideally I wouldn't have to switch to Wordpress, however, if the time comes, I can migrate. I ...
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Comparing MathJax and MathML

My organisation needs to update its website, which, in particular, will host a number of blogs and wikis on mathematics-related themes. We need to use some way of rendering of LaTeX on our web pages. ...
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How to create small PDF files for the Internet

I feel that PDF documents when intended to be uploaded to the Internet should be of a minimal final size in bytes. Many strategies exist to create a small document: Pay attention to the size of the ...
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Dropbox & LaTeX compiling automation

I'm in the middle of a "drop a file here and compile it using LaTeX" project. I have a Dropbox and I would like to drop a .tex file in a specific folder and have a script that compiles it for me. I'm ...
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What are other good resources on-line for information about TeX, LaTeX and friends?

Are there newsgroups, forums, FAQs, and other sites that provide quality information on TeX, LaTeX and friends? Are all of these in English, or is there one in "my language of choice"?
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Embedding LaTeX equations into a webpage

I'd like to include some basic math equations into a webpage. Is there an easy way of either compiling the LaTeX into an image which I can upload, or else of having the browser parse the code?
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Compiling documents online

I have heard rumors that you can compile documents online, and more specifically that Google has a free online compiler, but I have never been able to find any. Is there a way to compile documents ...