Linked Questions

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How to define a command that takes more than 9 arguments

I have a mathematical transformation that takes 16 parameters (grouped into 3+8+5) and would like to make a latex command for it, so that I can easily change the notation for it if the need arises. ...
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9answers
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Is anybody using TeX for business reporting?

Would TeX (LaTeX, ConTeXt, etc) be a good solution for PDF business reports that require dynamically generated graphs and tables? I need to create financial reports that must look top-notch in their ...
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5answers
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How can I automatically calculate sums in a LaTeX table?

Sometimes I would like LaTeX to automatically calculate sums (or other simple arithmetic) for me, eg. in a table. I would like to ensure that when I update the table, I don't accidentally forget to ...
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9answers
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Tool for manipulating LaTeX tables (HTML to LaTeX)

I am wondering if there is any tool that can help me work with tables in LaTeX. Specifically I'd like to be able to import HTML tables (or small Excel tables) into LateX Are there tools that can help ...
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4answers
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File input and output

Are there any LaTeX packages that can assist with reading and writing to files? I am trying to develop a solution to the following problem: 1) I am producing a long report regularly. Part of the ...
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1answer
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TeX as the basis for data driven document generation system?

I am in the early stages of trying to replace an existing document generation system based on Microsoft Office apps (Word and Excel). The system runs once a year to generate over 300,000 individual ...
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2answers
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Is any TeX able to load data from SQL database?

I am still a novice in this field, writing only basic papers with Tex. Altough my question may still lay beyond my practice I would like to ask if any Tex is able to load data (texts and pictures ...
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1answer
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Sourcing data from a CSV to make a pretty report [closed]

Can I achieve like this one using LaTeX? sample_report And here is the condition: All Chart are already provided in pdf or svg format Other data will be dynamically loaded from csv file (all of ...
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1answer
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Could I insert the elements of a mdb or csv base in Latex?

I want to insert some information from a csv text file or from a mdb (MS data base) base into a latex document. For example I have a document with math exercises and I would like to insert the first ...
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1answer
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Template which can change

This question might be too general, but is something I thought about because I needed this in several different situations. What I would like is to have a document of "problems" which I can solve. In ...
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1answer
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Recommended database to handle large amounts of text for LaTeX automation [closed]

I am automating the production of LaTeX files but am noticing that depending on the selected database and scripting language there can be length limitations on the character strings being retrieved. ...
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0answers
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How to generate question paper from question bank database?

I have a question bank(hard copy). Each question has multiple attributes(chapter, topics, year, difficulty, marks, no of choice etc.) I will generate different types(by topics, by chapter, by marks) ...
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MongoDB to math Latex [closed]

I am working on math quiz application and I want to store the math equations in to database.How to save math equations into mongodb database ?