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Replacing substrings by linebreaks

I have a LaTeX document with several authors that I enter like \author{First Author \& Second Author \& .... In some places in the document I want to print these authors with a linebreak ...
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mass replace all words that are wrapped between single quotes

In my manual, I've wrapped many words with single quotes, like this: 'bear', 'apple' and 'country'. My goal is to replace all single quotes with \emph{}, so 'bear' becomes \emph{bear} and 'apple' ...
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Drawing Benzene resonance mechanism, and reaction mechanism + curly arrows

I am new to LaTeX and there are few things at which I am stuck. I can draw benzene with alternate double bonds but I don't know how to draw curly arrows to show bond shifting and electrophile attack. ...
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Cannot make substitution

I want a command \myreplace replacing all instances of : with the \textlengthmark command from the tipa package. (In fact, this is one of the things that the tipa command \textipa does, but for ...
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xstring substitution with font commands fails in error

I want to substitute some spaces with normal font \dots in between name parts typeset in \ttfamily. Below example works except for the commented part which fails miserably with the error: TeX ...
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Substitute all 'A' with \textsc{a}

Can I use catcode to substitute all capital letters in my document to \textsc{\myletter}? EDIT: I would like to make this by a function, like: \thisismystring{BLABLABLA}, that converts into ...
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Replace asterisk with nothing in string

I have a function which grabs cells out of a table and returns them. Many of these cells end with two asterisks, and I would not like these returned from the function if they are present. For ...
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How to replace specific words with an underscore equal in length to the original word replaced in ConTeXt?

My problem is identical to Phantom and line break, however, I am using ConTeXt. I am creating a cloze test, e.g.: Frogs have four ____ and two eyes. The original text in the source appears like ...
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Glyph substitution: alternate capital Q in URW-Garamond? (LaTeX, Mac OS X)

I am using URW Garamond in LaTeX running on Mac OS X. The capital Q has a very long swash (extending beyond the next two glyphs!), which makes it unusable for me (I have too many capital Q's in my ...
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changing font of one (or a small number of) text character only [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Font substitution with XeLaTeX I am using a text font that unfortunately does not have accents for the letter e, which I need. But I have found a very similar font, and ...
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Font substitution with XeLaTeX

I have an automatically generated document (using Doxygen) that has many different Unicode characters for many languages: Hebrew, Japanese, Greek, Arabic and more. Some parts of text displayed using ...
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Substitute font's glyphs with glyphs from the same font

Is it possible to substitute certain font's glyphs with other glyphs from the same font? I am using Xelatex and Fontspec. More specifically, I am using small caps with Linux Libertine O C and the ...
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Search and replace in a verbatim token list

I maintain a package for the R programming language that contains a vignette which gets processed using the Sweave literate programming system. Now, one of the irks about Sweave is that it always ...
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Replacing a substring

I've got a string like this: aXYbXYc, and need to replace the XY substring with a right arrow: a $\to$ b $\to$ c. Is there any function (also provided by external packages) to help me do that?
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Recommendations for substitution of non-free fonts with LaTeX typefaces?

I'm trying to create a LaTeX template for reports we use in our organization. The original template is in .doc format, and uses a few non-free fonts, specifically Gill Sans. I'm looking for a LaTeX ...