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Script to extract and copy from LaTeX files

I have a large LaTeX document, one main and a lot of \input{file} for each chapter. For each of these files I would like to copy them and only keep the Theorems, in other words I'd like to extract and ...
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How to batch generate badges with a list of names?

I want to make a number of badges using LaTeX for the participants of a summer school. There are 40 or so people, so I don't want to manually change the name and compile and then print. I could think ...
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Compile to the actual location of a file [closed]

So I'm really new to Latex and using python to compile a document, using "output\pdflatex test1" However the compiled files are created in the main directory, not the subdirectory of output, where the ...
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Why lua and not python? [duplicate]

I mean instead of lualatex. I came across the python package, so I am not asking about python support. What was so special about lua that people spent so much time on that instead of doing something ...
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references to floats without ever using figure numbers (possbily using lua or python)

Stephen Wolfram's 'A New Kind of Science' states in its colophon that it has 973 illustrations spread out over 1280 pages. Remarkably, he accomplishes this without ever using figure numbers. No figure ...
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Force latex to finish compiling regardless of error? (xelatex)

I have a reoccurring problem. I want to be able to force latex to finish compiling regardless of an error. I know that this error will occur several times in my script and it is a result of the ...
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Exporting and formatting Evernote notes as a LaTeX document [closed]

I use Evernote almost exclusively for notes but I've looked into using LaTeX again because it's fast multi platform and formats documents well. Is there any way to export Evernote notes? Maybe using ...
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Conditionally change font color of number passed from pythontex

I would like to color numbers red if they are less than zero. In my final report, these number will be generated from a python script. To use the pythontex package, I first run xelatex doc.tex, then ...
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LaTeX Visual Novel Engine: Does it exist?

Did anyone in the past use LaTeX to create a "visual novel" engine? I've been using http://www.renpy.org/ for rare presentations when I need functionality the beamer class in LaTeX doesn't easily ...
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Unexplainable error using minted [closed]

After changing one argument in math.py and running _mapping.py, I managed to break minted: LaTeX Error: File `temp.out.pyg' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new ...
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Syntax highlighting in minted - how does it work? [closed]

I want to customize the minted syntax highlighting, but neither the minted package documentation, nor the existing topics on syntax highlighting in minted on TeX.SX, nor google offer explanation on ...
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error while running latex code with embedded python code

I am trying to run python code within my latex code. i tried simple hellow world example but i have occured through this error . my latex file name is pyinlt.tex Error: i can't find file ...
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How to plot barplot horizontally in LaTeX

I want to plot a barplot horizontally. I have tried using the following code, but it prints a vertical plot: \documentclass[varwidth=true, border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Use Parameter defined in PythonTex in Latex to open File

I have a Python code which detects my files. Now I will open it in Latex. But it seems not possible to give the detected names to Latex I have tried this: \begin{pycode} l = [f for f in ...
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Latex \newcommand with python code inside

I'm extremely new to Latex. I'm using python package to insert graphics in a loop. What I can not understand is how I can transform this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{python} ...
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HTML to LaTex: How can I use python and lxml to convert an html document to LaTeX with custom macros

I want to use python to take html5 documents with a known set of tags and convert them to LaTeX for high-quality printing using customized LaTeX macros.
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How to create pdf with latex?

Sorry about asking a stupid question. I'm just trying to use this, but don't know anything. My problem is: I want to plot graph with python code. I run it in terminal (I'm using mac) by calling: ...
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How to typeset programming code syntax with annotations?

If possible I would like to know how to this on latex/tikz to add this like (environment and graph) on my ebook. Thanks a lot!!! Code im trying to implement: \documentclass[11pt,fleqn]{book} ...
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MiKTeX and Perl scripts (and one Python script)

Again and again here on TeX.SX users of MiKTeX ask a question having a problem with a package or included program, where it turns out, that a Perl script is involved, in particular glossaries (because ...
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I can't get pythonTEX to work, too few arguments

I have tried to get the pythontex package to work in LaTeX but I get the typical(?) output, after I ran LaTeX, the python code and the LaTeX again. Then I found that I get "pythontex.py: error: too ...
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Pass (La)TeX-Length as function argument using pythontex

I'm trying to pass a LaTeX-Length (\textwidth) to a python function specified in an pyblock-environment provided by the pythontex-package. Running pythontex gives me an error message, that does not ...
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Plot theoretical Binomial distribution with pgfplots

I am trying to plot the theoretical binomial distribution with pgfplots but don't get the desired output: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{python} \begin{document} ...
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tcolorbox minted library with python3 non-determinism

Later versions of the package tcolorbox allows formatting source code with its minted library (which uses the minted package). When a document is compiled, a temporary file with extension .pyg is ...
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Python variables not accesible in pyconsole (PythonTeX)

This MWE is self explanatory: % Compile this with pdflatex -> pythontex.py -> pdflatex \documentclass[a6paper]{article} \usepackage{pythontex} \usepackage{geometry} \begin{document} ...
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Installation of pythontex

I am trying to install pythontex on Ubuntu 13.04. but cant find the way how. Downloaded ZIP from http://www.ctan.org/pkg/pythontex. Tried to follow instructions but unfortunately something went ...
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Command line SVG2TikZ

(Apologies if this is too far from topic, but I thought it might be of interest to some here) I am writing a makefile to take a bunch of SVGs that I have drawn and turn them into TikZ pictures via ...
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Cannot install pythontex

I have been trying to install pythontex on Windows 8 (64-bit) with MiKTeX installed. I have tried running "latex pythontex.ins" from the directory but it doesn't work. I have tried using the package ...
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Installing Pythontex under windows

I have a newbie question. I want to install PythonTex. I am using TeXlive 2011 on windows OS. I do not know how to proceed. I read the PDF file in the directory, and searched the web for a ...
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How to define default 'program listing' title and parameters in Lyx

I'm using LyX software and need to embed python code snippets and the option I found is to put snippet in a file and then use: insert> file> Child Document ----> choose the snippet file ----> set ...
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python.sty on TeX Live 2013 - Forbidden to open for writing error

I have a fresh install of TeX Live 2013 and am attempting to compile a file using the python package. Here is the relevant portion of the file \begin{python} print 'hi' \end{python} I've compiled ...
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How to uncommand a piece of LaTeX document in plasTeX?

I need to get text and math expressions (ignoring tables, pictures and styling) from a set of LaTeX documents and represent them in html. Looks like plasTeX and MathJaX are enough for this task. As I ...
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String Formatting when using PythonTex

First of all, many thanks to Geoffrey Poore, the creator of PythonTex. PythonTeX is awesome. I am trying to use it for the first time and really like what it can do. I am having some trouble with ...
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Python code in LaTeX not running

I managed, thankfully with your help, to run python code in LaTeX. Unfortunately the code below is not running (simple commands like print "hi" are running). Could anybody tell me, what the problem ...
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Latex-Python combination not running on a mac

I am a beginner in Latex/Python and try to run the file below on my Mac (10.8.4 - latest MacTex). This is just a test file and it is not running. Python is running in the console and I have copied ...
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Programmatically generating LaTeX with Python [closed]

I'm fairly new to LaTeX and I want to generate some reports using Python. Here is some code that creates a simple table. After coding this up I began to wonder if there isn't a better way to do ...
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Logbook for daily activity with automatic hour count [closed]

I am writing a logbook at work in which I note down when I started, left and how much of a break I took in between. I do this for every day, but I would like to use the result to display it in a table ...
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Preventing Ångström symbol being italicised in pythontex

I'm trying to make a plot in a tex document within pythontex and I set the label within pycode tags to be self.label = r'A: {0} B: {1:.0f}$\AA$'.format(self.aaa,self.bbb) I don't want the Ångström ...
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Font size change in svg included in pdflatex beamer document

I include an svg I created with matplotlib (see here how - at the bottom) using pyplot.savefig("test.svg") in my latex document. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{svg} ...
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Matching cmyk colors in plot to LaTeX [duplicate]

I'm plotting something using the Python package matplotlib and I'm using the matplotlib.cm.rainbow colormap. I need to match the same colors in my LaTeX document, but I'm having a difficult time ...
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How to match cmyk colors between matplotlib and LaTeX

I'm plotting something using matplotlib and I'm using the matplotlib.cm.rainbow colormap. I need to match the same colors in my LaTeX document, but I'm having a difficult time making the colors match ...
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pythontex - reading data from a file

This is about a file location problem while using pythontex (which works great!) I have some python code within \begin{pylabblock} \end{pylabblock} where I am reading in data from a file in the ...
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Turn off syntax highlighting in minted?

How do I turn off syntax highlighting in minted? Defining my DSL with a CFG and then a PEG; and the syntax highlighting is getting in the way.
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PythonTeX: importing python files

I'm trying to import a personal python module using python tex, but pythontex doesn't find the module. My attempt: The LaTeX File: % !TEX TS-program = pythontex \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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LaTeX suddenly not working

I'm submitting my Ph.D. thesis in 2 days - everything has been working fine for the last 3 years...now I get this: Typesetting “Montgomery_MM_India_v21.tex”… Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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minted creating garbage output on PDF file [closed]

Good Day, I'm using texlive 2013 which I updated today 20JULY13. When I attempt to compile my LaTeX file using only the most basic minted statements \begin{minted}{c} Test \end{minted} results in ...
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Running a simple example with PythonTeX fails

Using the v 0.12 beta of PythonTeX I am trying to compile the following example: \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pythontex} ...
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PythonTeX - duplicate entry in .pytxcode file

I have started using pythontex with latex and have run into a situation where it appears that when the code is stripped out of the tex document there is some sort of numbering issue. Here is a ...
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Best way to illustrate Keplers 2nd law with tikz

I am trying to visualize Keplers second law of planetary motion with tikz. I managed to do the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Is there a PythonTex equivalent to \Sexpr{} in R?

I started to use the excellent PythonTex package to write reproducible reports but can't seem to get it to evaluate Python code inside a LaTeX command. R has Sweave & knitr which provide the ...
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Embedding Python in LaTeX - Hello example?

I found example of the using Python in LaTex, but unfortunately I have problem with it. Microsoft Windows [Version 6.2.9200] This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (MiKTeX 2.9 32 bit) ...