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answered Laying out two footnote streams one beside the other
Jul
24
comment How can I print only Author-Date of the parent crossref in the bibliography entry of the child of the crossref?
If you go this route, be careful about where the bibliography driver is used to print the note field; it may be better in some cases (depending on the style used, etc.) to use the addendum field.
Jul
23
comment Laying out two footnote streams one beside the other
I use memoir regularly. It is a great class, but what you are trying to achieve is likely an order of magnitude more difficult than simply achieving two-column notes. It is, sadly, beyond my ability to help....
Jul
23
comment Convert pandoc-style citations to the LaTeX cite format
Right. What I was implicitly suggesting was to not use the --biblatex option but the --natbib option. Regarding the \autocites{johndoe2014}{janedoe2014} issue, that could also be solved with utitlities like sed.
Jul
22
comment Convert pandoc-style citations to the LaTeX cite format
It is highly unlikely that the --natbib option produces \autocites{<key>} since that is not a natbib command. Can you be more precise about how you are calling pandoc?
Jul
22
comment Laying out two footnote streams one beside the other
As far as I know, no one has tried to implement this. (Nor have I ever seen it 'in the wild'.) But you should look at how footnotes are implemented when the twocolumn option is given to the standard document classes and dblfnote.sty for inspiration --- though neither do anything close to what you want.
Jul
22
comment is it possible to make reference to an index entry
Use the hyperref package if you want to link directly to the referent; this package also gives you access to the command \phantomsection. Or use \pageref (which is compatible with hyperref.
Jul
21
comment How to Access Files Outside of Current Direcory
While Dox's solution should happen to work, it is not recommended. Ideally you fiddle with TEXINPUTS. However, you may also find the import package of value.
Jul
17
comment My own publications list without natbib and biblatex
And (out of curiosity) which packages are you using that are incompatible? Virtually every item on the incompatability list are bibliography-related and unnecessary since biblatex can do what they do already.
Jul
17
comment how do I begin with ProTeXt?
ProTeXt should give you what you need to create and compile LaTeX documents. As to how to write or 'code' a document, a good starting place is The not so Short Introduction to LaTeX (available in several different languages; download one of the PDFs to read). There are also other questions on this site about starting out in the world of TeX / LaTeX / ConTeXt.
Jul
17
comment Fillable fields vanish from PDF form when include'd in another PDF
Unfortunately, I don't think that is how pdfpages works. See the last paragraph before section two. I believe it relies on graphicx, which suggests to me that it is simply (to use an unfair adverb) inserting an "image" in a clever way.
Jul
16
comment Can bibtex fields be referenced like variables?
In general, no; but maybe CrossTeX will be of interest to you. (Note: last update on seems to be from 2008.)
Jul
16
comment Deleted Main.bib using filecontents while trying to enter citation involving mathematical treatment
@ritesh -- You can usually load more than one .bib file if you need to; e.g., \bibliography{mainbibliography,addenda}. So if you have database.bib and a .bib file with the same name as the main .tex file, you can write: \bibliography{database,\jobname}. Just make sure the entry keys are all unique, and not just unique to each individual file. And, finally: backup your .bib file! Re-entering about 20 entries isn't so bad, but it will soon become nigh impossible....
Jul
16
comment Deleted Main.bib using filecontents while trying to enter citation involving mathematical treatment
Ouch. For future reference/use: a good combination with the filecontents environment is the macro \jobname, which expands to the name of the current file the filecontents is embedded in. That way there is less risk you will overwrite a previously existing file with the same extension. As for file recovery, methods vary depending on many factors, especially OS and its file system (which is a question for another site).
Jul
16
comment How to write shell script for latex compliation?
(If you rephrase the question to ask what *TeX-related ways you can achieve the same result as some shell script might, the powers that be may vote to reopen the question.) Another possibility: create a .csv file and then use datatool or csvsimple to spit out several identical files mutatis mutandis.
Jul
14
comment I want to write a letter in Hindi
If you have a Hindi font in OpenType or TrueType formats (usually with an .otf or .ttf extension), it should be pretty easy using the LuaTeX or XeTeX engines (compiling with lualatex or xelatex).
Jul
11
comment How to batch generate badges with a list of names?
There's also csvsimple, which would surely be enough for this kind of task. Would take the fun out of the answer below, however....
Jul
9
comment How do I mirror bibliography entries at the foot of the page?
Can you provide/link to an image or two that shows this style? It is not common across all disciplines.
Jul
9
comment How to cite and reference a manuscript type of work by title
Without having more information, I can only recommend that you use biber as the engine and then add the following field: options = {useeditor=false} to the entries in question. See §.3.1.3.1 of the manual for more information.
Jul
9
comment Texmacs to latex conversion failing to convert user macros
I'm sure there are people eager to help, but "does not work" (or the equivalent) is rarely a helpful description of the problem.