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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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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Different Typos on different math fontstyles [duplicate]

I'd like to use a particular math fontstyle called "font 1" (it's just to explain my question), but visually there are two typos - the \sum and the \partial symbols- which do not please me. Therefore, ...
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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 ...
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Change name of “Figure” and “References” in ACM SIG alternate

I want to change the words Figure and References into another language, using ACM SIG alternate template. Any ideas how I can achieve this? \documentclass{sig-alternate} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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only highlighting new parts added

I am using latexdiff to compare two tex files, which highlights any changes (added or deleted) in the final PDF. Is there any way to only highlight the new parts added, and do not highlight the parts ...
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Changes package - highlight and strikethrough

I am working with the changes and soul package. Highlighting DELETED passages works well with \sethcolor and hl command: \setdeletedmarkup{\sethlcolor{green}{\hl{#1}}} Is it possible to combine the ...
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Undefined control sequence with \delete and the changes package

I keep on getting the following error message when I attempt to compile my source code: ! Undefined control sequence Before, I was unable to compile and saw another question that had been answered ...
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redline markup in LaTex

Im trying to create a short list of changes for a document from one revision to another. and only want to show the redlines on a set string. i.e. OLD String: I when to the zoo yesterday NEW String: ...
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A change that affects all the file? [closed]

assume I want to replace the command \tilde by \widetilde in my latex file through all the file. Is there a way to do so such that the change affects all the text but avoiding to make all the changes ...
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Passing complicated argument patterns to a new command

I am using the nice changes package. Which basically provides three commands \added, \deleted and \replaced. Because of the structure and the fact that the optional arguments it takes, I think it is ...
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How to move text in lyx, preserving the information on changes

I'm editing a manuscript with several people and we are using change-tracking intensively. Now I would like to change the order of two sections of the document without loosing all information about ...
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How does the latexrevise command actually work?

I am following the example given in the documentation of latexdiff. I run the following code and get a third latex file with the changes. latexdiff example-draft.tex example-rev.tex > example-...