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How to import data from relative path for multiple documents?

I have pgfplots tikzpicture where I use data from external data file. I use this picture in multiple latex documents that are located in different directories. So when I try to compile these documents,...
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Lost my ability to add .tex and .sty files when upgrading to texlive 2016 on ubuntu [duplicate]

Using the instructions from How to install vanilla texlive on debian or ubuntu I upgraded from texlive 2014 to texlive 2016 on my second laptop. I did this because I am using some more recent packages ...
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How to hide path in lstlistoflistings?

When I am making a list of listings in my latex report, using: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{language = Matlab, inputpath=./Code/} \begin{document}...
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tlmgr path add yields errors but makes symlinks

Today (June 9, 2016), I've just installed TeX Live 2016 on my Ubuntu 14.04.4. The installation itself was successful, but when I tried to make symlinks for binaries, info pages, and man pages, path ...
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I want to draw isotherms of Andrews

I want to draw the isotherms of Andrews that similar to this: Important point is that I could "mark" the zones I, II, III and IV with a color or pattern. I've already tried two things with this ...
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Drawing automata paths step by step with TikZ and \onslide command

I have an oral presentation on friday, where I will have to explain the determinization process for transducers. To save time, and make the whole thing clearer, I'd like to do a step by step ...
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TeX Live texmf.cnf path recursion scope

texmf.cnf: % // means to search subdirectories (recursively). % A leading !! means to look only in the ls-R db, never on the disk. I'm wondering whether the // recursion operator applies when the !! ...
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Texmaker can't find the image

I'm writing my master thesis using texmaker as editor... I have a multi-file project with a main-file as master document and another file used as input. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \...
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How to set a default bib path where all the bib files can refer to it?

I have a problem when I have multiple bib files (i.e.,full.bib,article.bib,conf.bib,book.bib,me.bib; all the bib files are put into the bib folder), that is, every time I want to add bib files to my ...
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Different latex compilators don't get files and folders right

I'm working on my thesis and I decided to do it in LaTeX. I was using an amazing online service, ShareLatex, that allowed me to compile and edit my projects wherever I go (I use several computers in a ...
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How to Keep LaTeX Process Files in Directories?

I want to organise better LaTeX process files such as .aux, .log, .nav, .snm, .synctex.gz, .toc and .out. I know the threads here about How to manage LaTeX files in a directory? but it is about ...
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Confuse with relative path for subfolder

Sorry as maybe this question is a bit rhetorical, I have my main latex file in C:/latex/thesis.tex while i split my other chapters in another chapters folder C:/latex/chapters/ and my images ...
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Figures in LaTeX from different directories

I've seen this sort of question on a lot of fora, but I haven't found an answer to my question. If the answer is already out there and I didn't find it, I apologize in advance. The situation is as ...
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Tikz: convert an object to a filled path?

Let's say I have such a simple tikz "contour" object defined with \draw: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \tikzset{x=1pt, y=1pt, z=1pt} \begin{document} \def\object{ \draw[blue,...
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How to add label at center of three nodes and have it pointed to nodes respectively?

In tikz I have three nodes as following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgf, tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows, automata} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[>= stealth,...
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SVG filename argument to \includesvg - damned if you do, damned if you don't

I'm trying to use the svg package, for some svg files I have in a graphics/ subdirectory. My includegraphics command used to be: \includegraphics{graphics/foo.png} Now, if I write: \includesvg{...
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tikz path use draw area

I found a interesting snowman here, I rewrite it with some relative coordinate as below for fun: \documentclass[border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,shapes} \...
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How to fix a bad texmf tree structure path

This all started when my LaTeX installation couldn't find some (Multimarkdown) customization *.tex files that I had written a few years ago and that worked at that time. I am running MacTeX 2015 on ...
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Draw the dogbone contour for complex integral

I want a diagram to demonstrate the dogbone contour like: I have found some useful pages to teach myself, such as TikZ: complicated paths, e.g. for complex integrals Drawing complex integration ...
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! Missing $ inserted

im experiencing a kind of weird error. I receive the "! Missing $ inserted." error message for line 727. The problem: the line is empty! In the error message he seems to load an R document that I ...
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Change style of individual path labels?

I am working on creating a path diagram using Tikzedt. The problem I'm running into is that the path labels on these lines that are very close to each other are overlapping with the other lines, ...
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Setting the path of images in writing a Thesis

I am writing a thesis with two chapters. Each chapter is a separate journal paper and has its own text and one single image. I put the text and image of each chapter in a separate file: ...
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File Path with Symbol Causes Error

I foolishly included a # (number symbol) in a file path. Whenever I reference this it generates the following error: Illegal parameter number in definition of \reserved@a. [.../Paper#1/2016-02-14/...
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nomencl.ist not found

I'm on osx [MacTex] and I'm trying to use nomencl package. The problem is that: makeindex thesis.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o thesis.nls does not work, printing index file nomencl.ist not found ...
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Automatic line breaks in path{} command?

i use the \path{} command to print out a path to a directory in my *.tex File. I searched a lot around the internet to solve the problem to automatically linebreak the path-url. I found some hints ...
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Include a tex file that contains the bibliography section

I found when I tried to keep the spaces in my file name by using \include{{""}}, then the file could still be included, but the references would be question marks. This is my MWE \documentclass{...
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Error: Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution

I just installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio. I opened TeXstudio and recieved the following message when I tried to compile: Make sure that you have installed a (La)TeX distribution e.g. MiKTeX or TeX Live, ...
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BibKey-Autocompletion with a standard BibFile-Folder [closed]

Basically, what I've been trying to do is organize my structure and working environment a little bit, setting up a folder for different kinds of "preamble"-documents and one for my *.bib files. Since ...
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paths to deftex files

I need to set a path to my predefined file so I start the document with \input zadanla and do not worry about all settings. I put the file Zadanla.tex in the directory myinput/mydefs. Off course ...
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What is the counterpart in LaTeX for the R package ezknitr and its tools for managing paths and directories

Dean Attali has just added an R package called ezknitr to CRAN. It enables those who use knitr and RMarkdown in .Rmd files to handle directories quite flexibly. His blog describes it well: path ...
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Include graphics from subfolders [closed]

I have this structure: mainfolder/main.tex mainfolder/frontmatter/front.tex mainfolder/frontmatter/images/logo.jpg Now i include front.tex in main.tex, but i can't view the logo. PS: I want ...
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How to draw a path to form a regular pentagon?

I already have a code that draws a regular hexagon the following way \begin{tikzpicture}[every node/.style={draw,shape=circle,fill=blue}] \path (0,0) node (p0) {} (-1.5,-1) node (p1) {} (-1.5,-2.5) ...
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Gnuplottex and Texshop — Cannot open Ghostscript for piped input! [closed]

I'm trying to compile the following file using latex and the gnuplottex package. For some reason I'm getting this error, even though I have already enabled shell escape and /usr/local/bin/gnuplot is ...
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Working TeX files from three different computers with different base username

I have a Windows work desktop, a Windows home desktop, and a Mac laptop. I primarily use the two Windows machines. The problem is that this is a VERY large project that imports lots of charts and ...
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TikZ path from wide to narrow

I'd like to make an arrow in a TikZ drawing. I think a straight line is too simple, so I'd like to have it start out with a certain width, and then gradually decrease its width (like this arrow: ...
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Symbolic link in ~/texmf mystery [closed]

I have TeX Live 2013 installed on Ubuntu 14.04 with kpathsea and I have a rather curious situation. I created a new beamer theme that I work on at ~/code/git/beamer/mytheme and then I created a ...
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LaTex \include space in path

It's not graphs. It's a .tex file that I want to include. I used \input and it worked fine. But as I keep writing more and more, the file got bigger and bigger and I decided to use chapterbib to make ...
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How can I put a white-space in the Path to .bib while compiling BibTeX? Continued

I am trying to compile a .tex file (beamer class), and I want to use references from a .bib file. This .bib file is located in a folder with a path with multiple white spaces in it. Basically I have ...
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Relative paths to tex files? [duplicate]

In the preamble of my tex document I can set graphicspath. Is it also possible to set a path to sub sections and tables, so I can do \input{relative-path/filename.tex} from any tex file and move that ...
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What's Happening With My Path After Upgrade to El Capitan?

I've tried everything I could find (within good reason) regarding how I should proceed in making my TeX files compile again and nothing works. After hunting it down in the computer, I have found that ...
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TexMaker, permanent changing of the path

I just update my MacBook with the last OS El Capitan. I follow all the suggestion in order to make TexMaker work in a proper way, but when I relaunch the application all the changes in the paths are ...
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How to add more sty and cls locally?

Please be warned, despite this sounding very similar to Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files, to make them available to all my .tex files? it is a different problem. I need to generate PDF as ...
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Problem when compiling, file not found, after update to El Captain

I already see all the questions related to the change of directory path everywhere in the texmaker settings. I follow those steps and I change all the paths with the: /Library/TeX/texbinbut I still ...
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3D path and its projection on walls with cube markers

Does anyone know how to do something like this with tikz?: I would like to crate practicaly same thing just with one path 1 point thick withou eyes ect... thanks exaple of path: 0, 0, 0; 1, 1, 1;...
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How to manage spaces in paths to format files?

I have noticed that pdflatex \&"/path with a space/mylatexformat" file.tex does not work whereas pdflatex \&"/path/without/space/mylatexformat" file.tex works well. Is there any ...
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TeXstudio PATH problem with kpsewhich

If I start up TeXstudio by launching it normally as an app in OS X Yosemite, whenever I build and view a document, it complains kpsewhich: command not found. However, which kpsewhich in a terminal ...
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Why typesetting file path not working?

I know this How to typeset a file path? I think that the PATH command works like making possible to use shorter PATH in URLs. I have documents in my filesystem which I often include in my notes. I ...
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latexmk says fontspec/Path is unknown

I have the following document, which uses fonts stored in a fonts/ directory (specifically several subdirectories of fonts/), as well as defined font subfamilies. I'm trying to compile it into a PDF ...
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Externalize with tikz images not displayed

I am currently trying to externalize my tikz images. I get a problem that the pdfs are generated from tikz, but they cannot be displayed in the main file. Instead is a white box with the path to the ...
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How to translate a figure on a path (rollercoaster)

Is it possible to make something like this: The best thing I could do was this: With this code: \documentclass[symmetric,justified,a4paper]{tufte-book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...