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Creating a LaTeX Template which is filled by a script [duplicate]

I have create some sort of Template I'm using for my reports. The Data shown in those document is collected by a script running on a webserver. I was wondering if there is an appropriate method for ...
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Cunning (La)TeX tricks

Writing (La)TeX code sometimes requires a degree of guile. Here (in no particular order) are two of my favourite examples. Macros ending with spaces Pete asked how to see the implementation of \...
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Why do I need Lua or LaTeX3 in a plain old technical document?

I wrote and maintain a couple hundred page computer related technical spec in XeLaTeX. I use tables, figures, bitfields, algorithms and other typical trappings. I'm intrigued by LuaTeX and LaTeX3, ...
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How to animate SVG paths as an animated PDF with animate?

I have a bunch of paths for a Kanji character and a simple one named test.svg is given as follows. <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="100" height="100" viewBox="0 0 100 100"> <...
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Using LuaLaTeX and SQLite3

I am trying to access SQLite databases from LuaLaTeX but am not able to load an installed lsqlite3 package. Here's what I tried so far: Took a brandnew Xubuntu 14.04 installation Installed a complete ...
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Is there any package for LaTeX dealing with a database?

Is there any package for LaTeX dealing with a database (with some of the fields being LaTeX code). For example, given a collection of problems with fields {id, name, author, refs, statement, solution,...
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Number of row in a tabular

Is there a simple way to get the number of rows of a given tabular ? More precisely, I have a variable \t@b which contains something like foo & bar \\ foo & bar \\ foo & bar I will ...
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Installing Lua Modules for use in LuaLaTeX - the sequel

There is a question with the same title, Installing Lua Modules for use in LuaLaTeX, that apparently went unresolved. I'm having similar issues and at this point am out of ideas. I'm running Debian ...
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Installing Lua Modules for use in LuaLaTeX

I've done all of the searching that I can, and I think I've read the right answer, but am too dumb to know that I read it. I can't seem to figure out the magic tricks to get Lua modules, installed by ...
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Accessing MySQL or SQLite from Lua(La)TeX

I thought it would be possible to access MySQL or SQLite from Lua(La)TeX, but couldn't google up anything on the topic. Please give me pointers to: Snippets / Examples / Documentation on that, if ...
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Latex and no sql database

good evening, I want to connect no sql database to latex in other to generate some pdf file with generated data from this database? have you got any ideas how I can do it? regard