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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Tracking changes in MDPI journal

I tried to keep track of changes for a publication in the MDPI journal. I found that it is not sufficient to just turn on track changes. When I archive the project, all the tracked changes will be ...
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Changes package, no linebreak of long inline comment in other command

I am using changes package to detect the changes of the draft. However, if I put a long inline comment as an option for other commands like highlight or replaced, the linebreak does not occur. \...
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Decolorizing an \Includegraphics Image -- Is This Possible with LaTex?

I am working on typesetting a book that has recently entered the public domain. It contains several pictures, all of which are in black and white. I have obtained all of them in B&W except two, ...
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vertical bar along margin to signal changes in manuscript

I am co-editing a manuscript with someone who is off site. To help better indicate the changes each of us make and to cut down on emails, I would like to put a vertical bar on the margin next to ...
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vhistory in report resulting in compiling error

I'm trying to add a history in a report file of mine. No matter how I try to implement the vhistory package into the file it runs several compiling errors, usually starting with a Error Line 6 ! ...
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How to track changes in figures?

I'm using latexdiff to track changes between two version of a manuscript, which is working fine. I also need to track changes in figures that I include through includegraphics. In other words, for \...
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xkeyval error when using the changes package

I am working on an Analysis textbook with a friend, and am using the changes package, but keep getting the following error: Package xkeyval Error: `remark' undefined in families `Changes@added'. ... \...
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\changes package: How to accept all changes?

I am using the \changes package to mark out what I have edited in the compiled PDF. Next, is there a way to accept all the changes so that the final PDF only shows the final?
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Conflict with Changes package and cite when using harvard-style bibliography

I am writing a revised version of an article. I am using the changes package to keep track of my revisions. There is a conflict when using \added, \deleted, or \replaced on a citation. This can be ...
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Getting siunitx and changes package to work together

I have received corrections on my thesis which I am trying to highlight using the Changes package. Here is the MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{changes} \begin{document} \...
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Tracking changes in abstractbox, figure and table environments with "changes"

I use the changes package for tracking changes for a publication in a journal. Everything works smoothly, but I have problems that the changes can be included in the environments (figure, table, ...
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Problem reading file with french language in babel

When reading a temporary file, I get an error when switching to french (comment/uncomment documentclass): Runaway argument? testcolor;testtext \\\textbf {\ChangesIncolor \ -- \ChangesIntext }\fi \ETC. ...
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How to change code to format citation?

I have used a template from overleaf in which citations output is shown below or thepresident.3No clear understanding has emerged about the context in which scandals involving legislators are most ...
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Changes package: \deleted command pushed outside margin

Im using changes to suggest changes to a shared document. To change the colour of the added and deleted text, I made new command for each: \documentclass[pdf,12pt]{article} \usepackage{changes} \...
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List of changes - create hyperlinks

My question is strongly related to this one but the comments don't work for me. I want the entries in the list of changes to be automatically linked to the corresponding change item in the text. But ...
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LaTeX Package "changes" - Remove Anonymous Author

With the "changes" package, is it possible to either remove or rename the "anonymous author" which is added automatically by the package? When using \definechangesauthor[name={My ...
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Fixing position and width of remarks in Changes package

I am using the Changes package to track changes in a manuscript my supervisor and I are writing. I am unable to do three things: Adjust the width of the remark text box. Either specify a box width or ...
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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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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 received comments from the reviewer. The journal wants me to mark all the changes in red. I selected Document-> Change Tracking -> Show Changes in Output. ...
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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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