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WEB is a computer programming system created by Donald E. Knuth. TeX and Metafont are written in WEB. This tag covers WEB and related tools (CWEB, web2c).

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Why using character ^^ff before every chapter in the TeXBook source

When viewing the source code of the TeXBook, I find that there is a character ^^ff before every chapter in it. I am wondering why using this ^^ff character which seems useless? The following ...
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Convert Latex with lots of math to web-friendly format

My math notes have a bunch of align environments (proofs) and I hope to post them on the Web. Currently I'm thinking about using pandoc to convert tex to markdown, then use jekyll to build my site. ...
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Electronic citation alignment in IEEE

@electronic{IntelNode, title = "Intel Intelligent Power Node Manager", url = "http://download.intel.com/support/motherboards/server/sysmgmt/sb/node_manager_white_paper.pdf", note = "Accessed: ...
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Is a tool or package set for users to generate latex CVs via web interface available?

I work at a research center at a university in Mexico in which each investigator's CV must be formatted identically. Presently, a Microsoft Word document serves as the template, and, in addition to ...
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Compile LaTeX to HTML/CSS with kept typography

I have put lots of effort in the past to align, set and layout LaTeX documents as PDFs. Is there any reasonable converter, which uses CSS3, HTML, and so on to create a beautiful website from LaTeX. ...
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media9 and remote web image

Hi guys I need to put a remote image on a pdf. Such that if the remote picture changes then also the pdf when opened changes its content. I am trying to use media9 package but I am getting nowhere. ...
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Is there an implementation of WEB/NOWEB for LaTeX?

The WEB system is great, but it's a little cumbersome sometimes and very much rigid in its design. Is there a LaTeX document class for WEB-style documents? I'd like to program in other languages than ...
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displaying TeX in web app

First I tried to ask this question on stackoverflow but it looks like that it's TeX specific. I'm having a TeX file on server, and need to display it in web page. The first thing I was thinking about ...
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Adding picture to a CWEB document

The CWEB docs make no mention of how to include pictures. The tools I'm familiar with for including or generating graphics are designed for use in LaTeX, but CWEB outputs plain TeX. Pointers to ...
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How to use tangle to merge to get a single merged file from original source and change files

I'm trying to read and understand the TeX source, but it is difficult to keep track of when I should be reading code from the original file and when I should be reading code from the change file. I ...
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Tool for merging WEB file with its change file

Is there any tool that can take a sample.web and sample.ch file and produce a merged.web file as output?
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What language is TeX implemented in?

I read on Wikipedia that the first version of TeX was written in SAIL. However, does anyone know what language later versions (i.e the current one) are implemented in?
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About web2c, c code conversion

I'd like to convert some Tex-and-friends code to C, so that I can play with modifying it. As I understand it, the process is: (1) The tangle utility converts foo.web to a foo.p (Pascal) file, and ...
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TeX typesetting algorithms for web sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tex like formatting on blog posts I wonder if there are any solutions for using TeX typesetting algorithms for web sites publishing to make pages as beautiful and ...
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Producing Generic or Portable TEX Source Codes Using - the World Wide Web- Standards [closed]

Is it possible to write or produce a(n) -ultimate- standard coding pattern for TEX source codes those might work well enough across the "World Wide Web" on almost every each of platforms available, ...
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rewrite tex.web in C++? [closed]

A few weeks ago I read this article about some difficultites bring TeX to the iPad. It made me wonder: why not rewrite TeX.web in C++11? The codebase itself is now quite stable, and (unfortunately) ...
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How can I make a PDF of the source of pdftex?

I got the files tex.web and pdftex.web from the texlive svn repo. I ran weave tex.web pdftex tex.tex which produced a file tex.pdf with a nicely typeset, cross-referenced listing of the WEB source ...
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What macros are defined in a Web2c format file?

Web2c defines its format style using Pascal strings, so there are no separator characters between csnames. Is there a straightforward way of listing all csnames bound in a .fmt file?