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A simpleton's guide to (…)TeX workflow with emacs

Progress Report Four months on, I thought it a good idea to "report back" here, and I wrote something. Then, I had better thoughts and turned it into a blog post. You can read it on the TeX.sx blog. ...
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Everyday LaTeX and workflow?

I'm a LaTeX beginner and am wondering what a typical workflow looks like when writing a (longish) document. The draw for me is the ability to separate content and presentation, but it still seems ...
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What is your favorite Emacs and/or AUCTeX command/trick?

What is your favorite Emacs and/or AUCTeX command/trick? The point here is that I don't know what I don't know. I'm an Emacs and AUCTeX user looking to improve my Emacs & AUCTeX use, especially ...
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How can other programming languages and tools be used to create content for TeX documents?

When writing about programming languages or tools one often wants to include output from them in the document. Then it is useful if such output can be created as the document is compiled. For instance,...
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Working with templates

I have just read the wonderful article LaTeX templates and realized that I have tried to practice this approach but there is one technical aspect which I don't know how to tackle. I am talking about ...
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Setting up RefTeX with biblatex citation commands

How do I setup RefTeX with biblatex's citation commands? In Workflow for managing references? Seamus describes a workflow with RefTeX and mentions that it wouldn't be too tricky to add \autocite ...
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What are good working practices for VCS with LaTeX documents?

I am interested in using a VCS to track changes as I write short LaTeX documents in my daily research. Essentially, I use LaTeX as a whiteboard for developing ideas, and then I have documents to ...
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Tips and tricks to tightly couple LaTeX paper and Beamer presentation

My typical approach is to write the paper in LaTeX, then (in a new file) to write the presentation in Beamer. I am now getting to the point in my education/career where the first version of a paper ...
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Mark parts requiring rework

Doing my first more complicated paper using LaTeX, I wonder if there are any possibilities to specially mark sections or parts requiring rework. It would be nice if those sections appeared in a ...
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Is there some kind of LaTeX software for desktop notes?

I use atnotes to put sticky notes on my desktop, is there something like that with support to LaTeX?
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Typesetting meeting minutes in MultiMarkDown and Latex (with minutes package)

I'm trying to create a workflow where I can typeset a meeting minute using MultiMarkDown syntax and then have it converted in latex and processed to PDF. Minutes is a great package to format these ...
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Making outlines / review packets for lecture?

so I'm wondering of a way to make review packets similar to a style like this. I can do something similar to that using regular LaTex, but for more nontechnical classes like psychology, I need a way ...
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Is there a script converting Latex code into orgmode code?

After various tentatives to write drafts of article directly in org-mode for Emacs, hoping to take advantage of various of its features (e.g. exporting to html, easier scope exporting than with \...