Questions tagged [changes]

Questions about keeping track of changes between versions of a file and in particular about highlighting them in the document. For questions about version control software (additionally) use the {revision-control} tag.

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Changing .txt data which is in parent folder through Latex

I try to use a .txt data in many different folders, so I thought It is enough to put it in the parent folder and all my Latex data can access to it and can also increment the numbers in the .txt data ...
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Change sans serif and serif fonts separately for pdflatex

How does one change the default sansserif font (e.g. when using it for headings and using according commands to switch headings to sffamily), independently from a default roman font (e.g. for the text)...
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How can I comment a long text with `changes' package?

I found when I specified the geometry of the document, the changes package won't be displayed completely. Here is my code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{changes} \usepackage[ a4paper, top=3cm, ...
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How to highlight text spanning multiple lines that includes macros?

I am currently proofreading a document and want to highlight some sentences. Unfortunately, I haven't found a highlighting package that can both Preserve linebreaks Highlight text produced by macros, ...
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Changes package in captions

Is there a workaround to use the changes package inside captions? Here it is a minimal example, the annotations and changes work great everywhere except in captions: \documentclass{article} \...
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(LyX) Show Changes in Output (Color Change)

I wrote a paper in lyx, and have just recieved comments from the reviewer. The journal wants me to mark all the changes in red. I selected Document-> Change Tracking -> Show Changes in Output It ...
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\listofchanges Option list view gives error

if I use \listofchanges[style=summary, title={My Summary}] the summary is printed properly. However, if I use \listofchanges[style=list, title={My Summary}] I get this error message: Illegal unit ...
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Changing individual elements of a matrix in Tikz

I am preparing lecture notes and I need to manipulate a matrix between iteration. Typically, only few elements change. Therefore, it would be nice to change these elements instead of copying a matrix ...
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How to keep track of what has been done to a TeX file?

Suppose I have created a *.tex file today. I make some changes tomorrow and then some more after two days. I think, it's useful if there is a record of what I have added on particular day. Is there ...
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Texmaker: change interface font

I have just installed the macOS Catalina on my Mac and it somehow changed the font interface of Texmaker (I don't use the latest version). I now have a weird cursive font that I really do not like and ...
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change the style of chapter, addchap and listof koma-script problem

I have a problem by redefining my chapter styles. I'm using \makechapterhead and \makeschapterhead for this, but I'm not able to make it work with \addchap. The chapter names of the upper section ...
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Move changes-comment/remark boxes to the left

tl;dr Using the changes package - how can I move comment/remark boxes to the other side of the page? Minimal (working) example (based on PlosONE template): \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{article} \...
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Caption modification conflicts with babel french and changes

Following a previous question regarding caption modification in a long document (with a nice solution proposed by @egreg), I ended up using the changes package to handle corrections. As my document ...
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Undocumented incompatibility between changes and siunitx? [duplicate]

I am currently using the changes package to track some modifications in a document, along with the siunitx package for number formatting. Whenever I try to have a \SI{}{} call iside a \replaced{}{} ...
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Is there a way to have links to the revisions in the `changes` package?

The changes package is great for highlighting additions, deletions and revisions when editing documents, and it generates a handly list of all your changes. Does anyone know if there's a way to have ...
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Single-spaced comments in changes package with double-spaced document

I'm using the changes package for comments. Is it possible to get the comments to be single-spaced, even if the document itself is double-spaced? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{changes} \...
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How to resolve clashing definitions of \comment in comment.sty and changes.sty without affecting either's interface?

I'm writing a package that uses both changes (v3.1.2) and comment (v3.8), and I'd like to expose their functionality to consumers of my package without having to modify either one's interface. The ...
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Record changes for removed macro in dtx [closed]

Following the advice in How to Package Your LATEX Package by Scott Pakin I am recording changes to a package I maintain, similar to the following: \RecordChanges \begin{macro}{\somemacro} \changes{0....
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Showing only changes from a particular author using change package

I would like to know if it is possible to show changes made from a particular author only, using the the changes package? I am a \replaced[id=ann]{girl}{boy}. You are a \replaced[id=peter]{boy}{girl}....
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Error by using changes (\listofchanges) with documentclass amsart

I want to use the package changes with the document class amsart, however, I get the following error message: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \equal {\Changes@loc@...
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Gibberish string prepended to deleted text in the PDF obtained by compiling 'diff' file generated by latexdiff

I am using latexdiff for marking up corrections requested by the examiners to my PhD thesis. I have a strange issue with this. Upon compiling the diff.tex file, I get a specific string 4.0pt=-.55ex ...
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Remarks in changes package with RevTex

I can't seem to make the remark option from the changes package in combination with RevTeX. In this example, I can "add" text but I cannot add a remark without obtaining an error of type: ! ...
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Changes package: how to “delete” a footnote?

I am again facing an issue with the changes package regarding footnotes: is it possible to somehow use it to mark the deletion of a footnote? If I use the code below, the final version still features ...
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Problems with the title “References” in \begin{thebibliography} environment

My problem is that I want to delete the title "references" of thebibliography environment. I would like to build a \section{7 REFERENCES} and then use \vspace{-xxcm} to move the \bibitem that I wrote. ...
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Changes package: how to “add” a footnote?

I am unable to compile a \footnote{} inside an \added{} command. Doing the opposite (the \added{} inside the \footnote{}) does compile but doesn't produce the desired output, as I'd like that the ...
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changes package in table: spurious extra line in “p”-type column

When using the changes package in a table, I am experiencing spurious extra lines in the marked-up output for the columns defined as p-type (see example). These extra lines disappear in the final ...
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Kile - no dialog when file is changed on disk

I recently updated Kile to version 2.9.91. After updating, when a source file is changed on disk by something other than Kile (e.g. because I am using Dropbox, and some collaborator edited the file), ...
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Changing unknown characters into known ones in Latin1

I'm currently trying to create a problem set for some students, so it involves copy-pasting from several places. But, for instance, for geometry problems, when I copy a gamma, I get "Γ", which isn't ...
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Disabling changes and todonotes packages: Text is still being coloured

The problem arose after the solution of : Colouring text doen't work in newcommand definition I am trying to define a new \note command based on todonotes and changes packages but I'm having ...
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Colouring text doen't work in newcommand definition

I am trying to define a new \note command based on todonotes and changes packages but I'm having troubles with the optional selected text styling. I want it to be coloured based on the changes ID ...
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is the package 'changes' only used for texts without any latex commands?

I want to use changes package to track the changes. However, I realized that if the text includes some latex commands such as \paragraph, \begin{itemize}, begin{equation} etc., then any of changes ...
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Use of package changes in latex

Hi i am using the "trackchanges" package. It works perfectly for for my institute tempealte but when i add figure it stops working it stops working any suggestion \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{...
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Conflict with cite and changes

For a scientific publication, I am writing a modified version of my article which takes in account the comments of my reviewers. I need to identify which modification is due to which reviewer, so I ...
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Change options of \listofchanges in changes package

I am revising an article using Changes Package adding corrections from several authors. When writing \listofchanges I get the following output: At this point, I have two questions: C1, C2, C3,... ...
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About giving differences to one chapter

i have the following question. Suppose i have a main file and separate chapters. Then all is compile in a pdf file (for example). The question is how to change features of only one chapter. For ...
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Change color of deleted text in changes package

Using the changes package, usually deleted text is colored in blue, how can I change the color to red? \deleted{30 April 2017} Defining an author with \definechangesauthor[color=orange]{.} is not ...
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Removing all markup automatically changes package

I have looked around and found no answer to this question. I am using the changes package, and I need to remove all markup from the source file. There's this question about using the delcmdchanges....
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Revise scientific paper using package changes

I am writing a scientif paper (Patter recognition Letter template) and for the revision, I am using the package changes. In the below code, the list of changes are not generated: I used texStudio and ...
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changes package - change the \replaced command to show only the new text

I am using the changes package. The final document that I wish to produce is such that Highlight the changed text Has a change list, naming added, and REPLACED text. This could be achieved by ...
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Problem with changes package and documentclass llncs

I would like to use the changes package to highlight changes I made between two versions. For most document classes this works nicely. However, for llncs from Springer the command \listofchanges does ...
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How to change color of 'shadow' around frametitle (Latex beamer)

How do I change the blue shawdow around the frametitle to a different color? Or rather even get rid of the shawdow [Solution: I used the \setbeamercolor settings AFTER \begin{document}. Writing it ...
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Customizing latexdiff default (UNDERLINE) output styling

I'm using latexdiff to highlight the differences between two versions of a tex document, using the default style which is UNDERLINE. This style formats added text in blue with a wavy underline, and ...
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Remarks using Changes Package

Using the changes package, how can I create a 'remark', which is displayed in the same markup colour formatting, and included in the list of changes when in draft or normal mode, but is removed ...
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Change font in all sideways tables

Is there any way how to change the font in all sideways tables of the document? The following code \makeatletter \renewenvironment{sidewaystable} {\renewcommand\familydefault{mdput} \@...
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Change format of chapter

How to change format of chapter like this photo, please? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[tracking=true]{microtype} \usepackage{lipsum}% juts to generate text for the example \...
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how to mark a word or a sentence to remember it in the futur

Me and my colleague have wrote a report using "Microsoft Word" and now we're migrating to LaTeX. While typing the document i figured out that some sentences (or words) must be changed. i want to ...
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Wrong to delete/replace equation by using changes package

I am using changes package to check the changing in my latex file. For changing in sentence, it works well. However, it showed some wrong/unexpected result when I change equation. This is my problem ...
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LaTeX + GIT - mark differences since specific commit

I store LaTeX document in local GIT repository. Once I accomplish appropriate part of document I compile it to PDF and send it to my supervisor who is not familiar with LaTeX nor GIT. However, he ...
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Latex markup removal script (delcmdchanges.bash) not working [duplicate]

I have used changes package in my latex source code. To accept changes I can use final in tex file in order to remove tags in the output (PDF). If I need to remove markup in latex source,delcmdchanges....
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Changing the final text color or style using the changes package

I have just found that the changes package is great for collaborative writing (I have MikTEX 2.9). The revised version of the paper should have modifications in a style or color different from the ...