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How to create an alias of Cyrillic character with leading backslash?

RUN: xelatex book.tex \documentclass[a5paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[X2,T2A,OT2]{fontenc} \usepackage[english,russian]{babel} \usepackage{marvosym} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode,xltxtra,...
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writing functions and wrapping commands for abstraction

Can i write a little function (or macro or whatever) that wraps two commands (functions?) into one; united under a single alias? Specifically I want to wrap \input{} and \includegraphics{} into a ...
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Citation Alias within Full Citation

I have a reference in one of my papers which I cite several times. So I abbreviate it after full citation the first time round and then I use the abbreviated version of the citation in rest of the ...
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Swap many pair of command names in a row

I've learnt from this post how to swap two commands using the let primitive: \let\temp\first \let\first\second \let\second\temp \let\temp\undefined Now, in order not to flood my preamble with this ...
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Putting Alias in ~/Library/texmf/bibtex/bib/local using terminal vs "Option-Command drag"?

Brief overview: I know of two methods to make an alias in mac. One is by dragging holding Command-Option, the other is via terminal. I am putting an alias in my texmf folder, but with one method the ...
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Alias for a notion/term

I write my thesis in my native language and at the moment I don't know how to translate a specific term the best. I use the term pretty often and would like to make an alias at the moment and do the ...
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What is the best way to save values (like strings) for later use?

I'm fairly new to LaTeX and I'm struggling with something apparently simple, but for which I can't find a fair solution. The problem (simplified) is as follows (please take care terms used may not ...
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biblatex author aliases for sources in another script

I'm trying to figure out the best way to manually provide a transcription/transliteration of author names by way of an additional field in the biliography entry using biblatex. Take for example the ...
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TeXStudio Command Completion / Validity - \let aliases not working

One of my frustrations with TXS is when I use the package glossaries, for example, it autocompletes properly to \acrfull but not \ac. I dug through the code in the .dtx file and found that \ac is ...
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cleveref and aliascnt: referring to subequations and inequalities in a smart way

Preliminary Remark: A document may contain labels referring to equations and subequations, respectively. Moreover, some of the equations may actually represent inequalities. When using the cleveref ...
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"There's no central alias file bibalias.cfg?"

I'm using the bibalias.sty package (enabling easy definition of bibliography key aliases in .bib files rather than in your document.) When I compile my document, I get the following warning: ...
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Aliasing a variable argument command into tabular environment [closed]

I am making a multi-language document. With the big help of Mr. Steven B. Segletes, I am able to deal with several languages mixed document, which can only output in wanted one or several laguages. ...
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How to deal with theorem vs thm mismatch

I often find that I want to include a LaTeX file that has uses the environment theorem defined, but my document class has instead defined environment thm, so I get errors like Environment theorem not ...
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How to redefine the key of a bibliography entry?

I've posed a similar question but it has received no answer, so i'll try with a different specification. We are manually defining the order of the bibliography and we want this custom order to be ...
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Making aliases for variables

I'm trying to figure out how best to define an alias. I have some moderately complicated variable names, such as $p^{i,j}_{t}$, and having to type them over and over again is a pain. More importantly, ...
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glossaries alternative text

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{glossaries} \newglossaryentry{solve}{name={solve},description={to find an answer}} \makeglossary \begin{document} You can \gls{solve} an ...
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Using different aliases for textual and parenthetical citations in natbib

I need to define distinct aliases in textual and parenthetical citations for the same reference. For example, I would like \citetalias{Miller2012} to result in "Miller et al. [2012, Paper 1]", while \...
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Having several keys refer to the same bibliography entry

Is it possible to have several keys referring to the same bibliography entry (using biblatex+Biber)? For example, I'd like \cite{Tolkien:1954:LordOfTheRings} and \cite{lotr} to have exactly the same ...
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Can I alias a color?

I would like to define some colors and then define some aliases to them. For instance, if I define the following color: \definecolor{MyColorA}{rgb}{0.1,0.2,0.3} and then want to define an alias "...
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Using aliases with BibTeX in the list of references

I have a frequently-cited paper in a manuscript, and I want to refer to it as "Paper I" in the text, which I can do with \defcitealias in natbib. However, I want also the acronym "Paper I" to be ...
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