{syntax} is about the principles and construction of the (La)TeX language.

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Is there a reason for \usepackage with options in a separate line?

I understand that these two commands do the same thing: \usepackage[letterpaper, landscape, margin=2in]{geometry} and \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{legalpaper, landscape, margin=2in} Is there ...
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How do you read LaTeX syntax

Coming from the programming language side, I am used to the very regular syntax of these languages. E.g. in Python a function call has to be like below: callfun(arg1,arg2,key1=val1,key2,val=2) This ...
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Kile syntax highlighting: A single dollar sign in the preamble

I'm using Kile to edit my LaTeX documents. I define my own custom environment to hightlight LaTeX code named lstLaTeX with the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} ...
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Latex highlighting error for lstinline

it has been quite a while that I have this problem and I have searched everywhere online and couldn't find a solution. The problem is latex syntax highlighting doesn't work after this line: ...
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Accessing Characters with pdfTeX

My goal. I want to use pdfTeX to access characters that appear in the fonts I am using, beyond the ones I can type with 7-bit ASCII text characters. For example: copyright symbol ellipsis accented ...
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Tab based syntax wrapper around LaTeX?

In text file formats, if one allows for tab based formatting one can simplify things considerably. Are there any simple syntax wrappers that compile directly to LaTeX? I'm thinking of something that ...
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Kile - syntax highlighting of new command

I made the following changes to my /usr/share/kde4/apps/katepart/syntax/latex.xml file for Kile: in the <highlighting><contexts> section, I added the line <StringDetect ...
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What is the meaning of this error message in Beamer?

what is the meaning of the following error message and how to correct it? " Runaway argument? { File ended while scanning use of \@writefile. \par l.17 \begin{document}"
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seqsplit error: \SQSPL@scani has an extra }

I created some commands to allow me to easily handle Japanese text in Latex. Recently I added seqsplit to automatically break lines, as Japanese text is handled as a single word due to the lack of ...
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When I am using {subfigure} option with \documentclass{report} it is working fine but if I use {subfigure} option with \documentclass{llncs}

When I am using subfigure option with \documentclass{report} it is working fine and I am able to use it but if I use subfigure option with \documentclass{llncs} then the figure numbers are increased ...