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Set separator to a pipe | (default is comma) for \newdocumentcommand in ExplSyntaxOn

In the code from the topic I want to create a new command for making a table, parameters in the command would fill up the table The separator is a comma in: \cards{3,1,6,1,2,2,3,2,4,3,4,3,5,7,5,4} ...
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How to construct a relational database in latex for beginners

I would like to do an neat scheme of my database to pin down ideas, particularly I would like to do something like in the attached picture. Even though I have looked in internet thoroughly, I have not ...
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Is LaTeX a viable choice for programmatically designing “Desktop Publishing” documents?

I am currently working on a project where one of the end products is a PDF datasheet. That datasheet consists of text, images, tables, and lists. We would be generating the .tex file programmatically. ...
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Exercises database (for school, e.g. math problems) [closed]

I'm a math teacher to undergraduate level students in France. I want to set up an efficient and easy to handle exercises database (written in LaTeX). I'm not so sure of the best way to proceed. I ...
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Is there a way to create a database and extract data from it through a command?

I have looked up packages such as datatool, but I am not quite sure if they would be able to perform this function. The basic idea is that I would like to have a database similar to a bibtex file, ...
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Exercises imported don't print when i call a collection

I undertook to build a database of my exercises and to store them, i wrote in subfolders. When needed, i called them with xsim package. At the moment, the classification acts as follows : And there ...
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xsim - \printcollection for a certain tag

I'm sorting all of my exercises of this year by using xsim to make a database of exercises. At this moment, i've many questions about xsim but a topic a question so let's go for my first question : ...
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Add created parameters in child file to main.tex

My code/idea from 2 topics: Input a parameter from another file filecontents: select rows of group to display File parameters.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{vietnam} \usepackage{...
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Export graph from latex to another latex file

I made a graph in one latex file using database through pgfplotstableread, because I wouldn't like to have a excel format in my paper. Now, I would like to export this graph to another latex file. I ...
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Can I store Latex/.tex in a database which when read and displayed will be shown as equations and diagrams?

How can I store latex in a database whilst ensuring when displayed, it shows correctly(displays equations etc)?
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Latex and no sql database

good evening, I want to connect no sql database to latex in other to generate some pdf file with generated data from this database? have you got any ideas how I can do it? regard
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Reading data from hdf5 file to plot a graph

Normally when one wishes to to plot some data from a file (.txt, .csv or the like), one would do something like \documentclass[border=5mm]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{...
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LaTeX is not working fine with Datatool

I created Database of questions in LaTeX using datatool (named nayi17n-ii) as shown below \DTLnewdb{CS2} \long\def\newproblem#1#2#3#4#5#6#7#8#9{% \DTLnewrow{CS2}% \DTLnewdbentry{CS2}{seq}{#1}% ...
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Symbols for outer joins not displaying

As suggested in an answer to this question, I'm using unicode-math and XeLaTeX to typeset symbols for different kinds of joins in relational algebra. However, when I commands \leftouterjoin, \...
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Document Database Scheme

I wonder if there is any good method to document the relations between tables from a MySQL (or any other database) in LaTeX? I found this thread Which database documentation software do you use for ...
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Using bibtex to manage a question database

I'm trying to implement the database of problems at http://www.math.canterbury.ac.nz/~m.hickman/LaTeX/LaTeX.shtml On my Mac, I can get the following to compile with the default file problems.sty, ...
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Dynamic datatool group by

I found this code in datatool group by? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{ff14.txt} ClassID; Schueler_Name; Schueler_Vorname; Subject 5a; Stiner; Markus; Big ...
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Merging different dbtex database files

I want to merge 2 database files in one file . I tried loading files 11g.dbtex and 2005it.dbtex as shown below \documentclass[a4paper,9pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsthm} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Importing database (created using datatool) to datatooltk

I have created database (very large database) of questions using datatool as \DTLnewdb{finitemath} \long\def\newproblem#1#2#3#4#5#6#7#8#9{% \DTLnewrow{finitemath}% \DTLnewdbentry{finitemath}{seq}...
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How do i change linecolors of plotted curves from dataset in tikzpicture?

im using pgfplots and was wondering why i cant change the color. I want to plot a set of data into a diagram as curves, but it seems that the colors seems unchangeable. the first curve in the data is ...
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TikZ Crow's Foot notation on only one side for documentation

I'm documenting the different versions of database drawing styles. this link shows how it looks like in a real diagram but my intention is to document only one side of the connection lines. Now the ...
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Either batch transcode (character sets) a whole list of image filenames … or use a character encoding conversion function within the main Tex file?

I am very excited about this code by User @egreg which I will be using to display images of the stroke order of a Chinese character whenever you hover over a certain character. I changed the code a ...
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How to line up the empty cells with filled cells for array of data structure?

I'm trying to line up the empty cells with filled cells for an array in data structure. Please help!! This is the code I have so far: \documentclass[tikz,border=2mm]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{...
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PHP PDF generation with database (MariaDB) data inclusion

I am searching a way to establish an automated generation of LaTeX PDF documents which will transfer data from MariaDB database. I found this very interesting blog post where author shows, how to use ...
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Output of a tex file is sorted tex file after compilation?

I am using data tool to create the database of questions, where I provided Tag to every question. All database files(50 files) are included in one master file while compiling.After compilation output ...
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pdfs with datas from a special column in a table based database (like excel) + pictures

I am quite new in tex, but now I have to: compile several pdfs with the same layout (not so important if separated physically in different files or just as pages in one file) from 1 column of datas ...
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How to find the position of a word in a jumbled sentence?

I have an initial sentence: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. I have a new sentence (which is always a jumble of the original sentence): The lazy dog jumps over the quick brown fox. In ...
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How to generate question paper from question bank database?

I have a question bank(hard copy). Each question has multiple attributes(chapter, topics, year, difficulty, marks, no of choice etc.) I will generate different types(by topics, by chapter, by marks) ...
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Crow's Foot ERM in nice way

I found this post about how to do Crow's Foot ERM Diagrams with Tikz, but it looks strange because the entity is outside the frame. However, it worked. Then I found this even nicer version and tried ...
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Creating a database containing numbered blocks of TeX-code

I want to create a database consisting of numbered blocks of TeX-code. In particular, I want to do sth like \mycommand{counterName}{Some text} and save a new entry somewhere, to use the Some Text ...
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Read cell value from string array and it assign to macro

How it is possible to read some value from string array and assign it to macro \documentclass{article} \usepackage{readarray}[2016-11-07] \begin{filecontents*}{myfile.txt} Alfred; Koch Mildred; Jane \...
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How to create a database of coordinates to be used with TikZ?

The seeds of this question were planted in my mind and have been growing since I read this answer. I think it'd be nice to have a database from which some newcommand making use of TikZ picks up ...
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Plotting a Property Graph in the most quick and convenient way

I have to plot some property graph data in LaTeX. When I try to do this task in LaTeX with TiKz, it usually takes me a lot of time, because I always have to decide which is the best position of the ...
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Bake LuaSQL into luatex binary on Windows

Further to this question, I want to build luatex on Windows with the LuaSQL library baked in, at least with the ODBC drivers. This post by Taco Hoekwater back in 2010 walks through the process for ...
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How to install LuaSQL for Lua(La)TeX on Windows with MikTeX [closed]

I would really like to be able to pull data directly from ODBC databases into LuaLaTeX and it seems as if the LuaSQL package is the way to go. But for the life of me, after a couple of days of trying, ...
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Exam class question library

I would like to create a question archive, and have a system to include selected questions in an exam document. I started using Latex last year, and made all my tests, homeworks and exams in Latex ...
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Compare ConTeXt with speedata publisher for database publishing and dynamic page layout

Context mkiv has xml capabilities and it can now publish a xml database. The Speedata publisher is based on LuaTeX and is made to do database publishing. How do these systems compare? Can ConTeXt do ...
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Dynamic generation of a database ERD [closed]

I’ve written (and will open-source it once it’s finished; answers under MIT licence will be preferred, please indicate so if yours is one) a template for postgresql_autodoc that allows me to generate ...
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Link LaTeX Documentation to Excel Data

I am writing documentation for a build log that needs to have part numbers inserted. Rather than have someone go through and update part numbers in a document to reflect revisions and updates, I ...
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Create table for each CSV file in a directory

Assume I have a directory which has a dynamic number of files match a certain pattern (e.g. tabledata0.csv, tabledata1.csv). Now I want to create automatically create tables out of it. Sometimes it is ...
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Biblatex & Biber in TexStudio on Windows - Central Bibliography [closed]

Introduction I have a TeX file that contains a number of references built using TeXStudio on Windows 10 using TeXLive as a backend. Since migrating from BibTeX to BibLaTeX/Biber I haven't been able ...
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Compiling Documents Based on Keywords in a Longer Text

I'm a teacher and I use LaTeX for all my exams. I would like to create a database of exam questions and attach multiple keywords to each question. Then, I would like to be able to generate a ...
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Creating a relational database schema

A database systems book at our school depicts a relational schema like this : I've been trying to recreate a similar schema using LaTeX, so far I use a whole bunch of single-row tabular environments ...
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Datatool Long Compilation Time without sorting

Hi this is my first time writing on the forum so please let me know if I do anything wrong. Here is my problematic. I was wandering if I could use LaTeX to help me generate automatically grades ...
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How to read vCard information for envelope printing

I am planning to write a lot of letters in the near future. Since I am going to prepare the letters with LaTeX I also want to print the envelope addresses with it. All the address information is in a ...
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Looking for a LaTeX resource library

I'm a teacher, writing different kinds of documents with a lot of cultural resources that I have to organise with a catalog, then filter to retrieve ressources I want to import into my document, and ...
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Recommended database to handle large amounts of text for LaTeX automation [closed]

I am automating the production of LaTeX files but am noticing that depending on the selected database and scripting language there can be length limitations on the character strings being retrieved. ...
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Generating pdf after reading from database [closed]

I am new to Tex and I want to generate a PDF after taking some data from oracle SQL database. I researched a lot and I came to solution that I will have to write a C++ code for this. The C++ code will ...
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Which command to get words from table?

I have the following table: \begin{filecontents*}{table.dat} cane 1.5 gatto 3 \end{filecontents*} from which I have to take cells separately for the plot. The numeric values can be easily gotten ...
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Select records from database based on condition/tags

I would like to build a database where each record has some tags. Then I want to output some fields of the records that contain a given tag. If it is possible, I would also like to output the ...