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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

The Latex/Python Project: Create in Latex a songbook from pdf files in a folder and make a toc. Problem: The code below is not running in Latex. Thanks to G.Poore I added the \verb command to ...
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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) ...
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pythontex3.py does not compile very simple xelatex file

I have the following environment LinuxMint 15 (which has python2.7 and 3.3 as part of its install. I installed Texlive, Texworks, Pygments for 2.7 and 3. Working with Texworks and creating xelatex ...
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Underscore in filenames in \textit{} imported from a python script

I'm trying to import the name of a result file from a python script and displaying it in the report. In the LaTeX template I have a bunch of variables defined as ${variablename}. The python script ...
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How to use \lstinline inside figure environment's caption argument [duplicate]

Here is the code that I have (I have removed parts which I think are not relevant): \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{listings} % Python style for highlighting ...
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Calculate prices

I want to calculate prices in a LaTex file. This means I want to add two numbers with exactly 2 decimal places and I want to multiply these values by an integer. An other thing is the output format. ...
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PythonTeX texing problem

I am trying to play with PythonTeX package. Installation went smoothly on this machine running old TeXLive 2011. However when I try to pdflatex or lualatex example provided with installation ...
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Pythontex workflow with LyX

I've recently learned about PythonTeX (Conference presentation). It's a tool that lets you execute python code in your LaTeX documents. This is useful for, e.g., creating matplotlib figures inside ...
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What is a working python code snippet for escaping a string, so that it can be included in a tex file? [closed]

I'm using python to populate a tex template with arbitrary strings - and I would like to escape the strings so they're interpreted and displayed properly inside the tex file (rather than having them ...
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Adding words to lstlisting for Python langaue

I wish to add a few keywords to some python code inserted into a latex document. I want to make 'True' & 'False' appear yellow and also some module calls such as 'ttk' appear red. I have tried ...
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PythonTeX rendering problem

I tried the PythonTeX package, and the output it produced contained question marks instead of running python code, what should i do ??
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Does anyone know an easy way to produce a table with cells spanning multiple pages using latex? [closed]

I'm looking into the possibility of using latex for programmatically generating PDFs from templates with placeholders and some textual data. The current solution I have is based on reportlab, and it ...
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How to automatically insert values into latex code/template

I'm in the process of generating an automated report in pdf from latex. Each report is the same, but has different values/graphs. The graphs is no problem, but what is the best way to process a latex ...
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Using Latex in Matplotlib plot title/axis label [closed]

Sorry if this is a repost; I'm sure this question gets asked often but I couldn't find exactly what I was after in the search. I'm trying to write a scientific plotting program in matplotlib (using ...
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Configure TeXShop to run a script on the document before typesetting

Is it possible to configure TeXshop to automatically run a script on a document at the beginning of the typesetting process? I am interested in having the application run a python script on the ...
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How to highlight Python syntax in LaTeX Listings \lstinputlistings command

I am using package listings to import my Python source code into my LaTeX document. I use the command \lstinputlistings. I have a Python source like class MyClass(Yourclass): def __init__(self, ...
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Page a day calendar problems

I am really new to the whole LaTeX thing, but it really interests me, so I'd like to learn more about it. I am also looking mostly to do just words, maybe a picture here and there but i just want ...
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Embedding python in tikz

I just discovered the python package, and I'm trying to use it in Tikz code. Unfortunately, this doesn't work: \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{python} ...
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Minted working from terminal but not Texpad [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: minted not working on mac I'm using the minted package in latex on my mac (running lion). Now when I use the terminal to type pdflatex -shell-escape MintedProblem.tex ...
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minted doesn't escape LaTeX code inside python docstring

How can I get minted to escape LaTeX code inside docstrings? Should I use some switch? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Python code in LaTeX document

I want to include some Python code into LaTex document, so I "imported" the listings package with \usepackage{listings} and \lstdefinelanguage{Python}{ keywords={typeof, null, catch, switch, in, ...
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Adding additional blank lines in Minted

I currently have two minted environments in each their minipage environment, so that they can be situated next to each other: \begin{figure}[!h] \centering \begin{minipage}{0.45\linewidth} ...
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Error when using the python package

I am very new to LaTeX. I need to run python package in LaTeX but I can't. I use MiKTeX 2.9 under Windows 7 but the programs gives me this error: Latex error: ! I can't find file ...
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Unable to use python.sty package

When compiling a .tex file that uses python.sty package and contains: \begin{python} ... \end{python} I keep getting an error: ./main.tex:33:I can't find file 'bin/main.py.out' \end{python} ...
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Use of \\minted@pygmentize doesn't match its definition

Having followed the installation instructions for the minted package (CTAN), I keep encountering the error, and variations thereof, listed in the title when trying to compile the document. The ...
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LaTeX to HTML: PolyTeXnic and PlasTeX

I was stunned by the elegant appearance of the Tau manifesto page, for which the source is in LaTeX. The author used a home-made tool that he calls PolyTeXnic, but which he is not willing to release. ...
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Printing Envelopes and Labels

I am wondering what people use to print envelopes and shipping labels? Namely, I had to send yesterday 40-50 big envelopes. Normally, I use labels but I find it default sizes avery 5360 to be too ...
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What are the advantages of Lua over other scripting languages for a TeX implementation?

The question is inspired by Martin Schröder's answer to I am new to TeX. Should I use LaTeX, XeLaTeX, …? as well as my two previous questions on this forum: Automatic document update Generate LaTeX ...
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Generate LaTeX Truth Table with Python Cheetah

While looking for code which can automatically generate truth table in LaTeX I stumbled on this Python generator. It appears that the code can be used from Cheetah's framework. Can anybody point me to ...