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Comparing strings; genitiv version of \cref command

I am working with cleveref in a German document and i need in some cases the genitive of the word given by \cref{}. The problem is, that the German genitive is not equally build for all words, so i ...
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Page numbering affected by recursive programming

I asked this question How to do recursive program with latex and got the following excellent answer by @JosephWright \documentclass{article} \usepackage{advdate} % Set the first practice date \...
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What are some differences between the exam class and the examdesign class?

The exam class and examdesign class are both intended for exam designing typesetting. What are some unique features of theirs? What are some advantages and disadvantages of one over the other?
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How to do recursive program with latex

I am trying to make a schedule for two groups of people who will watch the same experimental lectures at the same laboratory in different dates. I need to skip the holidays. I intend to get something ...
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How to compare two lists?

As shown below, the code fails to redefine the color when it is white (e.g. rgb(1,1,1)). \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \foreach \code/\col in {% ...
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(La)TeX vs other typesetting systems: the glue

Short background Once a latex document is seen, almost everyone want to start using it. Then, as it is difficult to use, one get interested in the comparison to other typesetting systems like Word ...
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check that two tex sources generate the same pdf

I have a problem which is in my opinion quite reasonable and common, still I cannot find an answer anywhere. I have two .tex files and I just want to check whether pdflatex will produce exactly the ...
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Does Lyx have the facility to compare two document and to search for for pieces of text or code within mathsmode

(1)Does Lyx have the facility using the find command to search for certain symbols or pieces of text within sections of maths-code, (2)In addition where can one find the tracking changing facility , ...
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Comparing linenumbers derived from \linelabel as numeric variables in XeTeX

I have a document with transcripts of interviews and I'd like to automate the process of getting the right linenumbers as a reference. So compiling with XeTeX I use \linelabel in a lineno environment ...
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How to compare two char in Latex

I need to compare two char (or string), but I can't: could you help me, please!! \documentclass[a4paper,openright,twoside]{book} \usepackage{xstring,ifthen} \begin{document} \def\cero{\StrMid{01}{1}...
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Why XeLateX is slower than pdfLaTex, and some times has a long pause before running the main file?

My question is very straightforward, Why XeLateX is slower than pdfLaTex, and some times has a long pause before running the main file? I know XeTeX/XeLaTeX has to load a lot of packages, but why, ...
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Etoolbox: how to compare two lists?

My wish is to have two different lists: \listone{a,b,c} \listtwo{a,c,d,e} and to have two macros: \iflistincludedAND{lista}{listb}{<true>}{<false>} which returns true if every item of ...
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How to compare and see if an expanded command is equal to another

Okay, I'm processing a CSV file using datatool: "TRANSID","DATE","QUANTITY" "141f8b4a-e83e-4222-911a-5a977b4d0afca","11/9/2015","10" "88cdad7e-eb21-4010-94c5-acca8ac2e559a","11/9/2015","5" "f15c1ef0-...