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replacing macros parameters by its definition [duplicate]

Usually, I use many macros in my documents to save time. I am searching for clever "ideas, methods, tools" which can replace macros by its definition. For example, if we have a the following document ...
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How to generate a series of \paused stand-alone TikZ images?

I've built a beamer presentation in which a TikZ graph is built up sequentially using \pause. Example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Package rerunfilecheck Warning: File `******.out' has changed

The warning continually appears and I always ignore it, but today I want to know how to deal with it. My MWE is \documentclass[14pt]{beamer}% http://ctan.org/pkg/beamer \let\Tiny\tiny% ...
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Text font thinner on pages with pictures

I have a problem with font thickness on pages containing heavy pictures, the font looks slightly thinner than usual (see the example). Does anyone know how to solve this? FYI: I use TeXShop to ...
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add lines into tex file

I have this tex file coming from matlab. \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[% width=\figurewidth, height=\figureheight, scale only axis, xmin=1, xmax=5, ymin=2, ymax=10 ] \addplot [color=red,line ...
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How can i use eclipse to use the date and version in my output filename

This is less a direct LaTeX question than it is about compiling LaTeX. I am using eclipse and in my project properties i set Output File = document.pdf . My demoproject compiles and outputs the File. ...
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Aux und Output files in another directory puzzles TeXstudio

I have configured my TeX runs to save all aux and output files into a 'temp' subdirectory using the 'output-directory' option of lualatex in TeXlive. Everything works wonderful, Biber and ...
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Distiller-option in TeXShop: Ghostscript vs. Apple

Today I noticed that in the last panel of the TeXShop options I can choose between Ghostscript and Apple Distiller as the "Distiller" of my Document. Any pros and cons for these alternatives? Is ...
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One source text, two outputs [duplicate]

I have very long source text. I want to create two outputs: All text Only small pieces of this source text, selected by condition command MWE (precisely: not working) \documentclass{article} ...
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Is there a way to dump out the text of a LaTeX document?

Another way of going about my problem with a non-LaTeX collaberator, Is there a way to dump out the text of a LaTeX document? As in, instead of making a nice PDF, just give me the raw text output, ...
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Dynamic project setup in TeXlipse

I'm using TeXlipse, and it has this default setup: The input file is document.tex and the output file is document.pdf. This leaves me with a lot of files named document. Having more than one project ...
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PDF output showing blank spaces instead of math [closed]

I have a big problem now. I need to print my thesis tomorrow, but I learned that for mysterious reasons my supervisor most of the time sees blank spaces instead of math symbols in the pdf I send her ...
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Is it possible to produce a video from LaTeX source, ideally including other video files?

I know that it is possible to include video to a LaTeX document using the media9 package. The downside is of course that not all viewers support this feature. I am going to do the opposite: I created ...
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Making polyglossia and zref-savepos or pdfsavepos work together

When I add the polyglossia package to use my Hebrew text, it breaks the writing of the coordinates to a file. If I remove the polyglossia package it works fine. Not sure if it is related to zref. And ...
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Command line *before* \documentclass & relation with output-directory

This question has to do with changing the output directory on a file I am trying to compile (using Kile, though I hope the solution isn't editor-specific). If I type pdflatex -output-directory ...
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Artifacts from Latex configuration showing in output

I've written some Latex in my Doxygen comment that looks like this... /*! @note @latexonly \documentclass{article} \usepackage{courier} \lstset{basicstyle=\footnotesize\ttfamily} \begin{document} ...
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auctex output in shell

How to redirect the AUCTeX output to the shell buffer (M-x shell) of emacs? (= use a shell buffer instead of the AUCTeX output buffer). This way one could seamlessly combine (LaTeX) shell commands and ...
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Blurry output in LaTeX using LyX [closed]

I am using LyX to type a paper. My problem is that the quality of the pdf output from LyX is very low. I am using Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the pdf output that I generate using pdflatex. I have ...
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Tiny gaps in large parentheses in PDF

This is bugging me for years: When having large parentheses in LaTeX, the output file seems to contain little holes in the parentheses. It is not a big deal, but it's one of the areas, where LaTeX's ...
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Can we display (fx as a movie) all decisions LaTex is making while typesetting our document?

I have just thought that it would be amazing to see LaTex in work while making art.
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How to set a different directory in Pandoc

Someone suggested me to convert .tex files into Word documents via Pandoc. However, I don't understand how to set a different directory for Pandoc to search the .tex file… And I cannot find the Pandoc ...
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Export Beamer doc to 2 slides per page

I'm a total LaTeX/beamer newbie looking for a way to export a slide deck I created into a sort of "book" form. I tried "handout" but that didn't seem to be what I'm looking for. Basically, I want to ...
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Can not get a pdf out

I'm kinda new in LaTeX environment. I started with downloading MiKTeX and TeXstudio. I installed both and they were installed and runned smooth. My purpose was to write a Springer LNCS in LaTeX ...
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What's the difference between $$ $$ and \begin{equation} \end{equation}? [duplicate]

I don't know the difference between $$...$$ and \begin{equation}...\end{equation}. What's the difference between $$...$$ and \begin{equation}...\end{equation}? \begin{equation*}...\end{equation*}?
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High-quality LaTeX output format for website display with flexibility

I would like to display a document on my webpage that has a quality of a LaTeX output, such as PDF, PS, DVI. (Plain HTML does not have that quality -- the text is not as "nice" to read.) However, I ...
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Why is my TeXnicCenter not compiling and producing any output in PDF?

Today I have just downloaded Basic MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter 2.0 Beta (latest version from the website). But my TeXnicCenter is not compiling and producing any output in PDF. It happened before ...
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How to use luatex callbacks to generate a verbatim copy of the input file

I'm trying to devise a LuaTeX solution for the question Extracting the contents of text in a specified environment into a new file, but it is turning more difficult than expected. To begin, I need to ...
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box instead of picture in sharelatex

\section{Software Architecture} Hello \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics{SystemOverview.pdf} \end{figure} Hallo results in: I'm using packages \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Biber not producing any output file [closed]

Biber is said to have many advantages for those writing in languages other than English but I have been unable to get the results I used to have with bibtex. I have Lyx 2.0.5.1, biblatex 1.7, and ...
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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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Print/Output only Equations/Math Formulas of a Given LaTeX or LyX Document

I have a LyX document filled with text and equations like in a scientific paper. To focus only on the math sometimes it can be really useful to only print/output the formulas and not the text around ...
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Setup for producing multiple documents based on the same source file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Guide to managing multiple resume with one LaTeX? I would like to make a combined résumé & CV document class that can be used to generate two documents with some ...
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Repeated text watermark on the whole page

I'm want to put a repeated short text on the whole page as watermark... I've read the xwatermark guide but didn't find anything helpful. Any idea how to handle that?
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Output to PDF doesn't print out everything

I have the following text in a file: 1 A2: 1.1 General Information 1.1.1 About This Manual 1.1.2 Typographical and Syntax Conventions 1.1.3 Overview of the MySQL Database Management System 1.1.4 ...
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no output with \usepackage{emp} [closed]

I'm trying to embed MetaPost graphics inside a LaTeX file using the emp package, with pdflatex. When I include the line: \usepackage{emp} %part 1 pdflatex doesn't produce any output (it says 0 ...
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Specify output directory for htlatex

I would like to know how I can specifiy the output directory for the html/css generated by htlatex. My call is as follows: htlatex main.tex The files are generated in the same directory where ...
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Rename LaTeX output by LaTeX command [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to influence the name of the pdf file created with pdfLaTeX (from within the source code)? I have an online document that gets translated by LaTeX on that server, ...
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Need help creating a custom aux file read/write routine to suit my needs

I require two new commands, \createreference and \citereference, to work with. They should work as shown in the following examples: \createreference{john}{John Q. Citizen} should write the text “John ...
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containverbatim shows up in output

When I compile the following code in XeLaTeX (also works with pdflatex) under windows, [containsverbatim] shows up in the ouput: Here is the code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{showexpl} ...
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How can I put .aux files in separate folder using a command inside TexWorks?

I am using TexWorks and I need to put all help files produced by Latex into a subfolder relative to the folder where I have my master .tex file. On these StackExchange pages there are answers to this ...
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ASCII Output Rendering (man-page style)

Is there a way to make LaTeX emit "man-page-like" ASCII output? Including nice line-wrapping, indentation and headline-formatting.
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How to output an error? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a \die command? I have searched the web and stack exchange but couldn't really find something. I know I can use \typeout to display a text in the compilation ...
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Hiding output of a macro

Is there a way to get a macro to hide its output but still do the logic with counters etc.? I'm stuck on the definition of macro \dontoutput below. % \documentclass, \usepackage, ... ...
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How to get element position in LaTeX?

I have a test with check boxes made in LaTeX for result recognition in queXF. This works fine, but if I change something in source boxes are being relocated and queXF recognition boxes are becoming ...
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Placing Intermediate and Output Files in Another Folder

I am trying to figure out a way to cleanly separate the TEX files from all of the intermediate and output files. Various approaches I've tried, including the one described by ‘Bundle’ TeX output in a ...
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Understanding the Log file

I'm getting some cryptic (for me) errors and warnings when I compile. On the advice of darn near every internet resource I could find, I dug into the .log file. The trouble is, I don't know how to ...
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Explain “Please type another output file name: ”

Please, explain why it asks something like this. $ latex full.tex ... l.5 \begin{document} (Press Enter to retry, or Control-D to exit; default file extension is `.tex') Please type another output ...
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Compiler automatically create specified output directory

I would like to handle my projects such that every time I compile a .tex file, the compiler would always place the output .pdf in a directory named output (and create it if it doesn't exist). Here's ...
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how to create PDF in grayscale mode or TikZ figure only?

how to create PDF in grayscale mode? convert PDF color in PDF grayscale. I need the PDF in grayscale color. Or in TikZ figure only.
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Is there a macro which determines whether or not a command will produce printable output?

In LaTeX, 'active' declarations (commands without argument) like \Gamma produce printable characters to the output stream while 'passive' ones like \itshape do not. Is there a macro (or how to write ...