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Build LaTeX project on server post update

I'm wondering how I can get my server to automatically build a LaTeX project when I push to github. As it stands, I normally build the project locally, push to github, and then manually copy the PDF ...
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How to run overleaf locally

So far I have been working exclusively online via Overleaf. But now I would like to switch to working offline as well. I would like my compilation process to mimic the one by Overleaf exactly. I tried ...
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Issue with -blx file path using custom build direcory

I know there are plenty of other topics related to this question, however none of the ones I read resolves the issue presented here. I made a minimum working example available here, if you want to ...
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FLS file created everytime I build on Sublime Text 3

Every time that I build my tex files via Sublime Text 3 and Sumatra FLS files are being created. It looks like they are logs of every time I build a tex file. This has started happening and I don't ...
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Easy math system but lot of errors

I'm trying to do an easy system, but I received a lot of errors. \[ f(x) = \begin{cases} x & \quad \text{if x > 0\\ 0 & \quad \text{else} \end{cases} \] Probably I'm doing something ...
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Building latex project in VS Code through command line

I would like to build a latex project from the command line on a build server. We write the most latex documents in Visual Studio Code with the LaTeX Workshop extension by James Yu. I have managed to ...
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What are the best practices to avoid build breaking due to updating packages in LaTeX?

During the last month I had two occasions of build-breaking due to upgrade of some LaTeX packages. The first one was grffile.sty and then today xpatchcmd (no idea which library defined it before, but ...
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Set \currenttime to specifc date and time

So I know this question may come across a bit weird but I'm looking for a way to change what LaTeX considers the current time. (In other words what \currenttime is for LaTeX) I'd like to have this ...
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How to force latexrun to parallel build?

I have a series of independent documents belonging to the same thing, each having its own main tex file. I wrote a small Makefile to wrap latexrun. latexrun is fantastic, but if I try to build all the ...
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How do change the output directory of `htlatex`

Every time I execute the htlatex command in TeXsudio (htlatex %.tex) I get a lot of files in my main folder. I would prefer that the target files (html, css, png, etc.) to a folder called html and all ...
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Build a copy of the .pdf to a different folder, with directory based on directory of .tex file

I'm trying to change the default compiler to store a copy of the .pdf in a different folder, with the path based off of the directory of the .tex file. I am making slides for a class, and for a ...
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vscode plugin latex-workshop doesn't generate tableofcontents

my tableofcontents can be generated in texstudio, but in vscode with latex-workshop it can't be built, I tried several times. how to solve the problem?
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Multiple project in one repository and automatic build on jenkins for LateX

I'm a beginner in LaTeX. For my company, I must prepare some documents and reports that will be built on Jenkins. I have one repository. How to manage different styles and config files in one folder ...
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VSC Latex-Workshop clean up output directory [closed]

I try to have a cleaned up output directory after build but it doesn't work. Is anyone using this VS Code Extension and could tell me what's wrong with my settings? { "editor.wordWrap": "on", ...
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How to build a PDF using xelatex.exe from command line (Windows)?

I am trying to build a .pdf from a .tex file using xelatex.exe and it does not work. I tried something like this: xelatex.exe -enable-installer file.tex And this gives some errors: Sorry, but ...
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Installing pygments and configuring minted for continuous builds on travis-CI

I have set up a continuous integration system using github and travis CI using this workflow that was given as an answer to a similar question here. Everything works fine and I am able to build the ...
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How to archive a TeX-project by gathering e.g. all figures and used packages

Consider following situation: After being done with your TeX-project all included .tex-files are more or less in one subfolder next to your main .tex-file. But all figures used are spread all over ...
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Automatically extracting files from archive before compilation

I've got a LaTeX project in a Git repository which is being worked on using both TeX Live (Linux) and MiKTeX (Windows). The project has a very large number of \includegraphics[...]{...} statements for ...
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How to run CXTeX?

In the spirit of questions like this, I'm trying to build a C version of TeX-the-program; specifically Taco's CXTeX (part of MetaTeX). On Ubuntu 14 I can get it to compile, which results in a binary ...
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Would it be technically possible to externalize `\include`d chapters

TikZ saves figures as separate PDFs to reuse and embed. Would it be technically possible, for \include, to do something similar for the included content? I know I can already include PDFs (I never ...
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How to use UseLaTeX for out-of source build [closed]

I developed some CMakeLists.txt file, which prepares from the same source different outputs (different PDF output formats). I use the line to generate files file(WRITE ${MyFileName} "${newfile}" ...
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Exclude/replace parts in different document versions

I have to publish a document in two versions: Original full version Chapters that have been published elsewhere must be excluded My problem is related to version 2. Simply removing the appropriate ...
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LaTeXTools for Sublime Text 2 automatically changes Build System Settings

I have been using sublime text 2 with LaTexTools to write my latex files the last 3 years without any issues. Now all of a sudden everytime I build my .tex file, the 'Build System' setting in my ...
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Howto force UseLATEX to clean temporary files between changing configurations? [closed]

I have a multiple-output LaTeX file, and created a CMake environment to produce all requested outputs as result of running a single command. Basically, it works. However, since I do have bibliography, ...
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How can I change the build system of python.sty from Python2 to Python3?

I am using the python.sty package, downloaded here. I found the default build path is to use Python2.7: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{python} \begin{document} \begin{python}% import sys print (...
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Nomenclatures not working when using package nomencl

When I try to use a simple nomenclatures example, such as: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature \begin{document} \mbox{} \nomenclature{$c$}{...
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Compiler-style output for latex errors

I am a programmer who is used to using command line tools to compile source code. One of the must-have features of these compilers is the ability to tell programmers where their errors are so they ...
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How to count the generated pages from a Makefile

I would like to integrate a sanity test in my Makefile that builds multiple PDFs. I would like to count and compare the number of pages generated based on what xelatex outputs during/after the run, ...
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Best way to compile a LaTeX project

Quite long time ago I was extensively using LaTeX with a Makefile that I have found on internet. This allowed me to automatically build/rebuild my project as many time as it was needed to get ...
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LaTeXTools custom builder for feynmf/feynmp

I'm using LaTeXTools with ST2, and I need to draw some Feynman diagrams. feynmf/feynmp both require additional commands to compile. Does anyone know the correct syntax for a custom builder that will ...
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Remove temporary files

I have just started working with LaTeX. I am using Sublime as my editor and have installed the Latextools package (https://github.com/SublimeText/LaTeXTools). This works just fine although it is ...
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Sublime text 3 (Latextools) wont show PDF

Been a while since I used Latex so I decided to give ST3 a try since it has become my favorite text editor. I installed the Latextools but upon building it won't show my PDF. The build is fine as I ...
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Problems with texstudio (New computer) [duplicate]

I just got a new computer today, its an inspiron 3542, which runs on windows 8.1 and a 64-bit OS. After which i download texstudio to edit some documents, everything works fine until i try to build ...
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makeindex via cli problem

I currently try to write my own buildscript as perl is at the moment not an option (so no makeglossaries) to build multiple glossaries. When I try to pack everything in a single batch file, it seems ...
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How to define variants in build system for Latex in Sublime Text 3

After the new LatexTools plugin was released, I am unable to get the follwoing functionality which I had in the previous LatexTools plugin. I tend to use the sequence latex-dvipdfm the most(Build: ...
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Using the "use a build subdirectory for output files' option in TeXMaker in combination with LuaLaTeX

I want to use LuaLaTeX since I have some quite large .tikz files, but when I do so TeXMaker does not put the output files in the 'build' directory like it would do if I use PdfLaTeX. I find the build ...
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Compiling kerTeX problem

I was trying to compile kerTeX on Mac OSX 10.9 and encountered some problem. I downloaded this get_mk_install.sh from the project home and fed it to sh, it worked very well at first for a moment but ...
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How to provide a Makefile to Texlipse?

gurus, The question can probably be formulated in a couple of ways. When I created my Latex project in Texlipse, I told Eclipse to put all PDFs in the out folder, and all sources including my main....
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Instant Rebuild & View of LaTeX Buffer in AUCTeX

Is there a command in latex-mode when using Emacs+AUCTeX that combines TeX-command-buffer and TeX-view into one single instant redisplay command? I don't see the point in having two separate key ...
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mktextfm ptmr8t errors

Switching environments (to a machine with Cygwin), I got errors like this from pdflatex: kpathsea: Running mktextfm ptmr8t /usr/share/texmf-dist/web2c/mktexnam: Could not map source abbreviation for ...
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Patched version of pdftex does not see what kpsewhich sees

I have TeX Live version 2013.30973-7 running on ArchLinux. I want to use a patched version of pdftex to create valid PDF/A-1b documents. I have an issue using the patched version after compilation. ...
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Broken configuration distributed — How do I fix

Forgive me if this sounds dumb, this is my first use of TeX, and I'm working from my distro's broken package(s). I am receiving output saying different things, depending on small run changes from cli ...
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Unable to build .sty files with MikTeX

I need to build the .sty of different packages to be loaded in my input file (I have to do things manually). I am working on Windows and get a very strange behaviour: latex.exe seems to be missing the ...
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Sublime Text 2: Building Parameter with LaTeX

How can I perform a build process of a certain tex file, different from the current one I'm editing with the Sublime Text 2 Editor? I use the Sublime Text 2 Editor with MikTex and Sumatra PDF. My ...
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Compiling a code in TeXnicCenter produces an empty PDF without any warning and error [closed]

When I compile a code in TeXnicCenter, it builds a pdf without my modifications, giving: 0 errors 0 warnings 0 pages. I'm not an expert but I've tried everything to make it work without reach any ...
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Parallel make with standalone package [closed]

This question is a LaTeX question, although it might actually be resolved by changing the build procedure of the document instead of the document itself. I have a document that includes a bunch of ...
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Distribute LaTeX Package with Document

TLDR Is there a way to distribute a LaTeX package with a document and to use it during compilation? Situation At our university, we're writing a lot of lecture summaries with LaTeX. Sometimes those ...
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How to upload LaTeX manuscript, tables, figures, and auxiliary files to Elsevier's EES?

Can someone who has successfully submitted a LaTeX-based paper to the Elsevier Editorial System please describe the detailed steps needed, so that the paper builds correctly on EES, and can be ...
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About web2c, c code conversion

I'd like to convert some Tex-and-friends code to C, so that I can play with modifying it. As I understand it, the process is: (1) The tangle utility converts foo.web to a foo.p (Pascal) file, and ...
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Different pdflatex versions produce differently typeset documents - is there a kind of compatibility modus?

For some time I've been working on editing a conference proceedings, putting the different chapters together. I'm working on two different systems, which run slightly different versions of pdflatex. ...