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comment Replacing Western Arabic numerals with Arabic–Indic numerals in formulas
BTW I didn't mean to sound like I was giving a lecture. I just wanted to explain why the terms "english digits" and "arabic ones" were causing confusion. :-)
Mar
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revised Replacing Western Arabic numerals with Arabic–Indic numerals in formulas
Clarified numbering systems
Mar
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comment Replacing Western Arabic numerals with Arabic–Indic numerals in formulas
Okay. I'll edit it. It may help other users with the same question when they search the site.
Mar
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comment Replacing Western Arabic numerals with Arabic–Indic numerals in formulas
I agree with @SoundsOfSilence that the wording is misleading. The Hindu-Arabic numeral system was adopted in Europe in the 12th century when al-Khwarizmi's book "Algebra" was translated and so the numbering became known as "Arabic numerals" (as opposed to "Roman numerals") which causes confusion. Perhaps it would be clearer if you replace "English digits" with "Western Arabic numerals" and "Arabic ones" with "Arabic–Indic numerals" or "Eastern Arabic numerals" for clarity.
Mar
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comment Glossary terms appear in full in the list of figures
See also Why shouldn't I use commands like \gls in \section, \chapter, \caption etc?.
Mar
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comment Glossary terms appear in full in the list of figures
Possibly related to How not to expand acronym in toc or section title. You can use \glsresetall after \listoffigures but beware of nested hyperlinks if you use hyperref.
Mar
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comment which types of effect can I put in a presentation using Latex?
It would help if you could add a minimal working example (MWE) of what you've tried and say what effect you want. (Slide transitions, arrows popping up, spinning text, flashing thingumies, jumping up and down equations, strobe lighting...) LaTeX isn't self-contained like most presentation software but a core base with a collection of many independent packages, so there are no complete lists of anything. However, if you say what kind of effect you have in mind, someone might be able to suggest something.
Mar
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comment Expanding control sequences and writing the raw result to a file
Okay. Perhaps \@onelevel@sanitize\macro before writing?
Mar
22
comment Online LaTeX editor or local LaTeX editor?
Welcome to TeX.SX! Could you expand on how this is a benefit over just using moderncv with a local editor?
Mar
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comment Expanding control sequences and writing the raw result to a file
Would you be prepared to switch to xelatex or lualatex? They treat UTF8 characters in the same way as a,...,z, A, ..., Z.
Mar
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answered Problems with printglossaries in Main.tex using external glossary file and external chapters tex files
Mar
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comment AT sign in the nomenclature
@ is a makeindex special character so I expect you're getting an error from makeindex (check the makeindex transcript file). You usually need to escape it using "@ (put a double-quote in front of it) but that may cause complications if the double-quote character is active (for example, if you are using babel). A MWE will tell us that.
Mar
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comment Recreating formatting of an Excel table using simplecsv
Welcome to TeX.SX! Thank you for providing a MWE.
Mar
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comment Unknown Graphics Extension PNG/PDF
@AdmiralJonB Thanks. (I've never used Gummi.)
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comment Unknown Graphics Extension PNG/PDF
Out of curiosity, why are you running pdflatex on a swap file (.Report.tex.swp) instead of a regular (non-hidden) .tex file? (Nothing to do with your error, just curious. It seems a dangerous naming scheme, if intentional. The only swap files that I know of are binary temporary lock files, such as those created by vim.)
Mar
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answered Which packages require command-line steps (not e.g. pdflatex) to compile?