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Biblatex/biber, citing website with “updated” tag

what is the correct way to cite a website that has published date, but also a updated date? Example: https://www.philzimmermann.com/EN/essays/WhyIWrotePGP.html @online{PGP, author = {Philip R. ...
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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 ...
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Sharelatex doesn't want to work with all packages

I have my project in GitHub. I want to keep the last version of it online. I found that "https://www.sharelatex.com/github/repos..." can help me. But today I've managed to install package rmathbr, ...
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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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LaTeX for facebook [closed]

If this is off-topic let me know and I will delete, Is it possible to use LaTeX in facebook? I have tried this tutorial, but I did not find the extension in my chrome.
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Comparison: ShareLaTeX vs Overleaf (formerly 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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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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Can I upload a font to ShareLatex once and use in several projects?

I should write several Persian latex documents. So I need upload a Persian font and use it. Is there a way to upload the font just once. Is there another online LaTeX editor which provide this? Here ...
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Generating nice-looking static websites from LaTeX? [closed]

I notice that a lot of researchers tend to have crappy-looking websites, often because they aren't willing to put in the time it takes to learn HTML, CSS, and design principles--they'd rather do ...
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How to create eforms.sty with online Latex?

I am using a online Latex compiler such as sharelatex.com or cloud.sagemath.com I need to include the package eforms.sty. How do I do this?
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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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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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Using institute instead of author for @online [duplicate]

I'm trying to add this page to my bibliography. There is no individual author to attribute, but there is an institute. However the institute field seems to not work (it doesn't show up in the ...
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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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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 Overleaf. On the other hand, there are classic local Latex installation packages that are also ...
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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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Online TeX editor with Google Drive sync?

I found a mention of such a thing here, but I still do not see anything on the web to do this. So, is there a way to sync newly compiled TeX files in your Google Drive? What I'm interested in is ...
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Error when downloading a zip from overleaf.com

On overleaf.com, Windows 7 PC, my LaTeX files are compiling with no warnings or errors. The PDF is being created OK also. I keep getting the following error when I attempt do download as zip: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to search for information about ConTeXt in search engines?

I have a kind of strange question but I think it is a real problem: How do I find information about context in search engines? You can find some, but I think it is by far not all the information you ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Online references for creating advanced macros?

I am looking for online references for creating advanced macros for LaTeX.
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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 ...