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Splitting a large document into several files

Why is it recommended to split a large document into several parts and include them with \include? Is it only a relic of the past times when computers and LaTeX compilers were slower, or is it still ...
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How to use the import package?

I've read about the import package and am now trying to use it in my document, but I only run into errors. I have a main file named /ProjectPath/header.tex which loads all packages, etc. Additionally,...
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How to make “\input” in a “\include”-d file use the correct current path?

I'm having a master file let's say test.tex and also some folders sub1/ and sub2/. There is also a TeX file in each of them: sub1/sub1.tex and sub2/sub2.tex. In the sub1/ and sub2/ are also some ...
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Is my current workflow worth using or idiotic?

I am currently writting my thesis and use several graphics which I make using tikz. For now on my workflow/document looks as the following: In the latex project folder I have a seperate folder where ...
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What about ClassicThesis? [closed]

I am a student and I'm looking for a nice and enjoyable "layout" for writing my thesis (which is not so close: I'm forestalling). Now, I've read about ClassicThesis, and I gathered that this is a very ...
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How to define pathname variables? [closed]

How do I define a variable (pathname) that can be recognized by various commands, such as \input{} and \includegraphics{} ? I tried the following \newcommand{\patha}[]{./folderA} \def \pathb {./...
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How to use \include with \tableofcontents in memoir class

I have a document using the memoir class in which I have broken up the chapters using \include. Inside those chapters, I use the \chapter{...} command, which prints the chapter at the correct place. ...
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Compiling multiple tex files into a single file

I was writing my masters' thesis using Latex and have written 4 chapters in 4 different .tex files. Now I wish to combine all these chapters into a single .pdf file. For this I wrote a main .tex file ...
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How to do multiple calls to \includeonly?

Doing multiple call to include only as: \includeonly{myfirstinclude} \includeonly{mysecondinclude} It is only including the last file called mysecondinclude by the last \includeonly call. It is ...
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Getting \includeonly functionality with import package

I had problems compiling with the \includeonly \include system since I had images in the document form different subdirectories. For example the main file would be at /Main/MainFile.tex and the ...
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Structuring a Large Document

I just started to write my thesis and i want to organize my document in Latex using the \input command, so for example, the main file main.tex is like this: \begin{document} \input{...
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How is \input used?

I'm trying to input a separate file, chapter1.tex, into the mainbody.tex file. So in the mainbody.tex file I'm typing, \documentclass[...]{book} \blah \blah \begin{document} \input{\...\chapter1....
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include a Table of contents in a separate abstract of the book

I want to write an abstract of my thesis. So I started an article class document (to be precise I'm using the following : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,showkeys]{revtex4}, because I like the revtex4 ...