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Is there any way to specify a "TO DO" in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I'm writing my degree thesis in LaTeX and I have some chapters and sections which I didn't write yet. Is there any way to put a tag to specify that there is a TO DO there so I remember to fill it ? (...
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What is a good package for taking note of draft ideas? [duplicate]

What is a good package for taking note of draft ideas, and have them emphasized in the output document? For example: This is a very brilliant idea for a research topic \...
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Add comments to text [duplicate]

How is it possible to add comments in LaTeX and in the produced pdf show them with a different color?
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Speeding up LaTeX compilation

Usually I don't mind about LaTeX's compilation speed, because a paper of less than 20 pages is compiled rather fast. However, I am working on a large document - A report with more than 80 pages. ...
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How to annotate PDF files generated by pdflatex?

I want to annotate some PDF files (created with pdflatex), e.g. word x is missing here this part of a sentence should be moved to the front replace word x by y highlight this sentence insert a note ...
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How to hide todo notes without deleting them manually?

I'm using the package todonotes. How can I disable the todo notes for printing my final document? (I know it's possible, but I can't find it and I don't want to (manually) delete all my notes in the ...
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How can I temporarily change text colour?

I'm making corrections to a report and the examiner would like my amendments highlighted in red. Of course, if(!) they are accepted, I would then have to produce an unmarked (black text) pdf. Rather ...
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Commenting out a few words within a paragraph?

Is there anyway by which I can comment out a word within a sentence?
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Preprocessor for LaTeX?

I'm curious to find out whether anybody has suggestions for a preprocessor for LaTeX documents. What I'm thinking of is something like cpp. The motivation for my question is that I'm writing a large ...
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Hiding marginal notes

While writing I tend to add a lot of notes using \marginpar. Is there a way to hide them before printing a final version?
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LaTeX template for book reading?

Is there any LaTeX template such that in each section I can write down my reading notes ......?
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pdftooltip from pdfcomment package: Using LaTeX code in tooltip

I work as a Physics teacher and I am writing a "Problem-Solution-Book" with hyperlinks from problems to solutions and backreferencing -- all of it works pretty good. Now I wanted to introduce ...
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Highlight / color parts of text

LaTex newbie here. Currently using vim with solarized color scheme to edit .tex documents. When writing I often jump around to different parts of the document, leaving gaps behind to work on later. ...
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Robust way to mark draft text?

When writing documents, I like to 'mark up' draft/partial text (e.g., short summaries of what will go in a section) so that I can clearly see what needs to be adjusted. I know that things like the ...
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Making notes onto a pdf document

I have some books and .pdf files that I would like to make some notes (particularly adding equations with LaTeX). I have seen the following post: Overlay LaTeX/TeX coding easily on PDF with 300 pages ...

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