{texinputs} is for questions regarding the LaTeX environmental variables.

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How can I use a usepackage only for one section?

I need 2 different usepackages: one for a floatchart ( http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/simple-flow-chart/) and one for my whole document. . For the Floatchart: \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Setting TEXINPUTS with special character in Makefile

Files and directory: main.tex Makefile figures-[special,char(acters)]/figure[1.1].pdf figures/figure[1.1].pdf main.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{grffile} ...
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TEXINPUTS for ../ (parent directory) inputs [duplicate]

Is it possible to use something like TEXINPUTS to search files included with \input{../path} in a path not relative to the parent directory of the tex file? (use case is to compile previews of parts ...
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Completely hermetic, local TEX install

I have an unusual situation. My deployment environment needs to place pdftex and associated files into a custom directory that is not known until deploy time, and changes from one server to the next ...
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Using TEXINPUTS to store macros

I use LaTeX on two different computers which are kept in sync. I use a bunch of macro files which are on a different location in each computer. I would like to get the TeX engine to automatically ...
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Setting environment variable with arara

I wanted to set my TEXINPUTS environment variable from with an arara rule/directive. For example my texinputs.yaml rule is !config identifier: texinputs name: texinputs command: export ...
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Setting texinputs with .bat file (texlive2012)

How can I append additional paths for latex to search for external .sty and .cls files using .bat file. My try: set TEXINPUTS=D:\myfolder\ latex %1
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TEXINPUTS and arara and/or TeXworks

I was wondering how I could use TEXINPUTS combined with either arara or TeXworks. To understand my point, I just received an answer on the thread `How to run LaTeX and lilypond-book in one command?', ...
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How to use Gnuplots .eps and .tex files at all with pdflatex

I tried to make a plot with data from a .txt file. The part with gnuplot works, but bringing the diagramm to Latex is frustrating. That's what I do: -- GNUPLOT -- set terminal epslatex size ...
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How do I query pdflatex for its package search path as well as modify it?

I am trying to install a local package draftwatermark to override an out-of-date version of the package, by applying the answer in How to have local package override default package . I have placed ...
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LaTeX not finding my local files

I've tried following the advise in other postings here, but nothing is working and I'm now afraid I'm going to break something. I've tried setting: export ...
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TEXINPUTS ignored in ubuntu 12.04?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (default, no tweaking) and I am trying to use pdfLaTeX, like this: the file z.tex exists I am in the directory containing z.tex TEXINPUTS is a shell variable ...
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Setting TEXINPUTS for pdflatex in Ubuntu

I have a set of files that are commonly used as inputs in my tex files, so I put them in a directory and set the path in the TEXINPUTS environment variable (in Ubuntu). This works fine when compiling ...
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Configuring TEXINPUTS from AUCTeX?

I'm working on a collaborative (version controlled) LaTeX project. We have a bunch of custom .sty files in a subdirectory of our project named tex. We set TEXINPUTS=".:tex:" in the project Makefile ...
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Local texmf tree vs. `TEXINPUTS`

Integrating Local Additions provides a nice explanation of how to manipulate TEXINPUTS or register a local texmf tree. Q: When integrating local additions, is there a reason to prefer one approach ...
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Texmf tree with MikTeX + Vista32?

This post is a follow-up to my post Using subfiles package with .sty files. Answering that post, a couple people suggested I build a local texmf tree. I've hunted around and it seems that this is ...
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How to have local package override default package

I have an non-root account on a shared server which has an old version of a package available to all users, and I want to use a newer one on my account. I cannot just use $TEXINPUTS, because latex ...
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How to edit the environment variable TEXINPUTS in winedt for adding different search paths ?

I want to edit the environment variable TEXINPUTS but i dont know how in windows platform with Winedt. I googled it many times but i didnt get what i need. I found how to reach TEXINPUTS by: options ...
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Using TexMaker on OS X

I've started using TexMaker as an alternative to emacs (I work on both ubuntu and mac and I want to have the same programs on both) for typesetting LaTeX. TexMaker is easy to use but there is one ...