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\usepackage{} can be used only in the preamble. What you can do is make other file and concatenate them in another document (for exemple using \includepdf if you use pdftex or equivalent)


Short answer: no. There are two reasons for this: a 'LaTeX' one and a 'TeX' one. The 'LaTeX' reason is that the mechanisms for loading packages are deliberately disabled at the start of the document, so for example \usepackage gives an error. The decision to do this is done is partly based on a desire for 'logical structure' but mainly due to the ...


The LaTeX kernel (latex.ltx) saves a few primitives with new names: these are all from TeX90 as the kernel itself does not use any primitives from e-TeX or later. Two of these are token registers, saved as \frozen@...: \everydisplay saved as \frozen@everydisplay \everymath saved as \frozen@everymath The other 'renamed' primitives are all saved as \@@...: ...


I certainly agree that separation of structure and style is one of the fundamental advantages of LaTeX and ConTeXt. That said, there is nothing to stop you messing up your document to the point where both are inseparable. So in the end it turns out that only very simple documents used in tutorials can have style and content completely separated. I cannot ...


I work in IT, and I use TeX to produce professional looking reports. I started with LaTeX in college in a math class, and I've been using it for various things since. I also use it for a few personal projects as well.

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