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Pandoc not exporting bibliography, images and nested sections

I'm a new Pandoc user, primarily for converting .tex files in .odt format. The following command: pandoc -f latex -t odt -o prova.odt roottoptesi.tex Works well apart for the fact that it can't ...
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Adding headers and footers using Pandoc

Pandoc uses Tex as an intermediary step when generating PDF, so I thought asking this question on the Tex part of StackExchange may be the right place. If not, please let me know, and I will delete ...
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Referencing tables in pandoc

Pandoc allows referencing images via inline Latex commands. However, it seems it does not work for tables. I'm aware of several workarounds, including manipulating a resulting TeX file manually, but ...
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ConTeXt: Wrapped text misbehaves at page breaks

On this site, a solution for text wrapping based on descriptions in Pandoc-generated ConTeXt documents was previously formulated. Although satisfactory for a one-page minimum working example, the then ...
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ConTeXt: How to increase line-spacing in title?

Pandoc generates ConTeXT document titles using a standard simple scheme that sets the title in \tfd. I already changed the default font and size of \tfd. However, when a title is so long that it ...
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Adding page breaks to pandoc latex template when converting markdown

Perhaps I'm missing something, but is there a way to either (a) ensure that pandoc places pagebreaks before level 1 and level 2 headers in markdown (#,##), or (b) hide \newpage from other markdown ...
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ConTeXt: Figure scaling to width and text wrapping for Pandoc-generated documents

Consider the following Pandoc-generated ConTeXt document: \setuppapersize [A4][A4] \setuplayout [width=middle, backspace=1.5in, cutspace=1.5in, height=middle, topspace=0.75in, ...
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ConTeXt: How to change the background color and border of a Pandoc-generated blockquote?

Consider the following minimum working example containing a blockquote as defined in a Pandoc-generated document: \setuppapersize [A4][A4] \setuplayout [width=middle, backspace=1.5in, ...
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How to measure the vertical space that was typeset without placing it into an environment?

I would like to achieve automatic clearing of a {floatingfigure} at the beginning of a new \section for texts automatically created by Pandoc. For this to work, I am in need of a way to measure the ...
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How can I redefine a list item to normal text in order to enable proper wrapping?

Consider the following LaTeX code, the bottom half of which was generated from MarkDown by Pandoc. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} \makeatletter ...
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How to maintain HTML internal links when converting with Pandoc

I am trying to convert from html to pdf with Pandoc. The output is pretty nice, still with the command pandoc index.html -o output.pdfI lose all my internal links (from table of contents to chapters, ...
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How can I prevent the next paragraph from overwriting the image of a description label?

LaTeX code generated from MarkDown by Pandoc: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} \makeatletter \def\maxwidth{\ifdim\Gin@nat@width>\linewidth\linewidth \else\Gin@nat@width\fi} \makeatother ...
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Pandoc caption for code blocks [closed]

Consider the following code block: ~~~~{.Python .numberLines caption="test"} def myfunction(var): """ Oh how awesome this is. """ pass ~~~~ The code gets formatted correctly in the Pdf, but the ...
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Bottom margin overflow while using a figure and a table [duplicate]

I'm using Markdown and Pandoc to create LaTeX PDF Documents. In the progress I encountered a margin overflow. I could reduce the problem to a small example file. The problem seems to occur when the ...
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Are there any programs that will attempt to preprocess simple LaTeX?

I find myself in the awkward, although apparently not uncommon, position of being ordered to write, or at least end up with, documentation in the Word format. I don't have anything that fancy in my ...
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Pandoc: minimal headers for LaTeX output

I'm taking mediawiki text and trying to convert it to latex in Pandoc. All seems to be reasonably well. However, I had to make sure to use: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Document Bibliographies with CJK and Pandoc

Very new to LaTeX and only limited exposure via pandoc, I'm converting markdown English article that contains Japanese and Korean bibliography sources to PDF via LaTeX using pandoc, which allows the ...
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pandoc converting tex to docx with references - not enclosed in parentheses / brackets

I am trying to convert a pretty basic latex file to docx format using pandoc and am having a slight issue with the in-text citation not being enclosed in parentheses () tex doc minimal example ...
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Change the “language” of Pandoc

This is not directly a LaTeX question since I use Markdown to format my text but this subpart of "stack" seems the most correct place to ask my question. I generate my PDF with Pandoc from markdown ...
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Declare additional Unicode characters in verbatim environments in a Pandoc-generated file

I generate a PDF document via LaTeX with Pandoc. I want to use some additional characters in verbatim environments that are not available by default. Here's a sample input: Math: $\downarrow$ ...
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Force table's width (pandoc / default.latex)

Pandoc is working great at the moment, but I've got a problem for large tables. Most of the time the tables get rendered outside of the page. I know it has something to do with p|cm=8 or something, ...
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Any way for pandoc to print numbered sections in plain text output? [closed]

Here is my LaTeX input: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{foo} \section{bar} \end{document} I run the following command using pandoc 1.11.1: pandoc -o test.txt -t plain -N test.tex ...
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Latex to HTML using Pandoc [closed]

I have a bunch of tutorials I have written and they are written in Latex. Now I want to convert them to HTML and to Blogger also. I heard about Pandoc and decided to try it. Below are my results : ...
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Converting RMarkdown to LaTeX without additional packages [on hold]

I'm wanting to convert a markdown document into LaTeX for inclusion in my thesis. Unfortunately, the output of my command, pandoc -f markdown -t latex --standalone msim-eg.md > msimeg.tex ...
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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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Pandoc: How can I get numbered LaTeX equations to show up in both PDF and HTML output

To make a numbered equation in Pandoc, I defer to using pure LaTeX: \begin{equation} a^2 + b^2 = c^2 \end{equation} In PDF form, it gives a nice numbered equation, however, this equation doesn't ...
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How to convert a scientific manuscript from LateX to Word using Pandoc?

I have a typical scientific manuscript in a LaTeX .tex file, and I need to convert it to MS Word .doc file. The reason for having to convert to MS Word is I'm submitting the manuscript to an academic ...
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Convert Markdown + Embedded Latex to PDf and Doc

I would like to convert math.stackexchange style plain text markdown with embedded latex equations to PDF and Doc formats. I've tried using pandoc, but keep getting bad PDF's. For example, if I type ...
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How do I set variables in latex template used for pandoc markdown to pdf conversion [closed]

I'm sorry if this is a bit of a pandoc question, but I'm hoping you tex users have some familiarity with latex templates within pandoc. I'm very new at this, but am excited to get a good work flow ...
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Latex Figures appear before text in pandoc markdown

I am using pandoc to convert markdown to pdf, but I need to place some figures with more formating than the ![Alt text](image.png) so I use something like this: # Document with figures ...
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Gobbling an argument if it starts with #

My problem comes from pandoc and markdown, but it is not directly related with these tools, but instead with "customizing" the resulting pdf via some tex macro programming, so I think it is on topic. ...
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Pandoc and docx (Word for Mac 2011) [closed]

I'm trying to use Pandoc to convert Markdown with LaTeX math in it ($\alpha$, etc) into Word docx, but every equation I enter comes out broken in the resulting docx file. I even tried using the ...
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Macron in pandoc markdown. (Mh\={a}v\={\i}ra) [closed]

I'm using pandoc markdown to generate PDF, and I cannot get it to accept my special characters. For example, I want to include Mah\={a}v\={\i}ra in my document to place macrons over the appropriate ...
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How to interpret message “Invalid UTF-8 stream” when trying to convert a tex-file to a rtf-file using pandoc?

I want to convert a .tex file into something that is possible to open in MS Word (.doc, .docx, .rtf, ...) by means of the pandoc command line software. A minimum .tex file is attached below. I use ...
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Recommended workflow? LaTeX -> ePub with math viewable on iPad

This started as a comment in an older thread, but I thought I repost it here as a question to the forum... I'm looking for a workflow that will take me efficiently and reliably from existing LaTeX ...
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Using \lstinline inside a \item

I know about the fragility of verbatim-like commands, and that they should not be used as an argument of another macro, but a need to write a description environment in which the terms to be defined ...
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Stop listings going over page breaks

I am using Pandoc to generate Tex from Markdown. It automatically generates listings when it comes across the appropriate Markdown (code indented four spaces). It then uses the listings package to ...
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Using markdown/restructuredtext to produce a letter

For simple documents, I like to use markdown/restructuredtext and convert it to LaTeX using pandoc (and LaTeX includes). For documents such as articles, leaflets, etc., it's quite easy. However, I ...
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Resize all images in Latex to a percentage width

I am auto-generating multiple tex files using pandoc (one tex file for each of my chapters). Pandoc generates this tex code for each image. \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering ...
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Can an 'Abstract' parameter be passed to pandoc to create a latex file? [closed]

Similar to $title$, $author$, and $date$, is there an $abstract$ parameter that one can pass to a latex file from the title block? Example: \begin{abstract} $abstract$ \end{abstract}
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More generic live preview editor? (can support pandoc and/or custom scripts) [closed]

I'm a fan of using things like pandoc, GPP and Rake to make my source files to look cleaner, be human readable, simplify my workflow and get some level of style/semantics separation (especially for ...
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Fun unicode characters with pandoc

Silly question: I want to use a heart (♥) character in my presentation. I'm already using xelatex as engine so it doesn't complain for the character itself but it doesn't render it. Just a blank ...
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redefine \includegraphics for beamer

I'm using Pandoc to convert from markdown to LaTeX or Beamer. The LaTeX template of Pandoc has nice command so that images are resized to fit the text width but the Beamer output is not. ...
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Is reStructuredText compatible with the memoir class?

While I'm fine with writing "real" documents in full-blown LaTeX, I often switch to reStructuredText as a lightweight markup language for simplish documents (like meeting notes and stuff). I was ...
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Hanging indents in bibliography

I can't imagine this isn't covered elsewhere, but for the life of my I can't find it. (Forgive me, I'm very new to LaTeX.) I'm running pandoc to generate PDFs based on a markdown document, but right ...
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How to fix kerning of comma/colon after quotes?

How to fix kerning of comma/colon after quotes? Hello, I’m a relative newbie in latex and am trying to reduce the space between closing quotes and colon/comma, but by a general way in the preamble, ...
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How to change emphasis commands in pandoc's LaTeX template?

I want to change the default strong emphasis command in the conversion from pandoc's markdown to LaTeX, say, from \textbf to \textsc. Since running pandoc in the source file prints into the .tex file ...
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Pandoc - Convert XeTeX to HTML

I posted the question here How to Convert XeTeX to Html However I tried something different so decided to ask the issues with the results as a new question. So far my XeTeX file is nicely getting ...
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Renew section command to wrap whole section in an environment

I am trying to write a beamer template for pandoc. For that I need to convert \section{Text 1} Some text. to \begin{frame}[fragile]{Text 1} Some text. \end{frame} Is there a way to do this ...
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Deeper levels of (sub)sections don't appear in the LaTeX output of pandoc. Why?

I use pandoc to create latex and PDF from Markdown. Markdown, being designed for HTML, allows 6 levels of headers H1...H6. But when converting to PDF, via tex, I get only three levels: 1 (\section), ...