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{scripts} is for questions involving external scripts (small programs in source code form) related to (La)TeX.

is for questions involving external scripts (small programs in source code form) related to (La)TeX. If your question is about using (La)TeX as a programming language, use ; if your question is about typesetting code in LaTeX, use , or the or packages.

Syntax Highlighting

If your question or answer includes code in a non-TeX language, you can syntax highlight it by doing the following:

<!-- language: lang-??? -->

    code goes here

Then, replace the ??? with the code for your language. Here is a list of available codes for supported languages, e.g. lang-bash and lang-csh for shell scripts, lang-java for Java, lang-js for Javascript, lang-lua for Lua, lang-perl for Perl, lang-py for Python, lang-r for R, and lang-xml for XML.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is there a correct way to do a word count of a LaTeX document?
  2. Issues with Perl and Python scripts when installing MikTeX
  3. How can I detect all pages that contain color?
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