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### How to influence the name of the pdf file created with pdfLaTeX (from within the source code)?

I have a source file called 2011-05-27_Myfilename.tex and I'd like to create a PDF file from it called only Myfilename.pdf. Can this be configured from within the .tex file itself? (It seems to be ...
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### How to create individual chapter PDFs from included TeXs?

My document structure has one file with preamble (i.e. MainTex) and around 75 individual .tex files (i.e. Chapter_01, Chapter_02, ..., Chapter_75) representing each chapter. I am using \include ...
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### How to automatically create 4:3 AND 16:9 versions of my LaTeX Beamer slides?

As someone who often gives talks abroad, I usually do not know beforehand which resolutions the projector supports. Thus, I always create both a 4:3 and a 16:9 version of my slides, using e.g. \...
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### Does LaTeX have to reprocess included files that haven't changed?

I have included several .tex files (they do not contain the header code like documentclass, begin and end document, etc). When I include the file using \include everything works. But if I recompile ...
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### Mail-merging documents from a database

I use the term database loosely here -- it can be an actual database, or a spreadsheet (in any format including CSV) or can be package-dependent. Is there a way to create mail-merged documents ...
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### Output Beamer notes to a separate PDF file?

Is there a simple way to have Beamer output the presentation notes to a separate PDF file whenever compiling the presentation? I know one way is to create two master files, one for the presentation ...
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### Automatically create two PDF output files from one tex file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can one TeX file output to multiple PDF files? Let's say I have a tex file foo.tex. Now, I want to achieve that pdflatex does not only create a file foo.pdf but simultaneously ...
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### Multiple PDF generation with one tex file

I'm writing my cv using moderncv, and I want to make it in 2 languages. I wrote a common part, which both languages will have, and specific ones, where I put the translated content. I also want to ...
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### Output Content ONLY from a Single Macro

I want a mode where the output consists of ONLY a single macro. In the MWE below, that is the output of \ImportantMacro. All other text outside of this macro is to be ignored. An obvious start to ...
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### mail merge and create multiple pdfs

I have a .csv file called sbriefdata with some data in it, for example A;B;10 C;D;20 E;F;30 G;H;40 and I want a separate .pdf file for each of the rows in the .csv file. I know how to do a mail ...
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### 2 PDF Outputs at once with 2 different styles

Is it possible to export into 2 PDF Files at once? It should have the same text, but use 2 different style documents. For now I just rename the Style Documents all the time, but there must be an ...
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### Supplying string parameters to Sweave document

This must be a simple question but I don't figure out how I can do it. I would like to produce a pdf report using Sweave. And actually, many many reports. I shortened and simplified the sweave code ...
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### 1 compilation, several outputs

I'm a teacher and using PdfTeX to write my courses. My question is the following : How can I compile my .teX file and generate into Pdf file : the course itself, and one or two excerpts (that I've ...