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Forest - horizontal directory structure

Does someone know how to turn this vertical directory structure into a horizontal one? I already tried different solutions, but none of them worked as expected. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside, ...
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How to insert a glossary entries from a different directory file in Latex?

I am trying to add a glossary in an appendix in latex. In the cls file, the glossary is configured in the following way: % Generate the Glossary Index \makeglossaries % Translates the name of the ...
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Multiline formula in the directory

I have a formula directory with long equations and I want to have a new line included in the directory, but not in the document. How do I solve this? I shortened my main.tex down to this: \begin{...
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i added a .sty file to /tex/latex and when i tried to refresh my database it didnt work and instead displayed "File is locked: {0}"

I installed a .sty file to help me draw Feynman diagrams and since I couldn't just drop a .sty file by itself, I created a folder and added that .sty file there and then I added that newly created ...
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Compact content path (in footer) with hyperlinks

Is it possible to display every page’s “directory path” or full content location (preferably in the footer on every page)? My goal is to obtain a clickable path structure equal to the contents page on ...
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How to Refresh Miktek without the Miktex Console

I have been trying to add the leadsheets package to my Miktex files by going to https://miktex.org/packages/leadsheets, downloading the file, unzipping the contents, and copying them to the LateX ...
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One Dot vs Two Dots to import file

Sometimes I see one dot (like: \subfile{./chapters/file.tex}) and sometimes two (like: \graphicspath{{figures/}{../figures/}}) while importing a file. Can someone clarify which is used when?
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How can I change / specify the Output-PDF Name and Directory?

I am a beginner in LaTeX, I use TeX Live and TeXstudio. To create my resume, I’m using this template https://fr.overleaf.com/articles/abdallah-meddahs-cv/zhfgzbfnzdpq But I don’t know how to specify ...
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Use listing for Matlab code from another file directory

I used the listingcode example from here What can I use to typeset MATLAB code in my document? to load a matlab code file directly into LaTeX, but I use different file directories as followed: \...
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How to create a Telephone Directory using a CSV data base [duplicate]

I have created a excel file with Name,Title,Designation,Department,Faculty,Institute,TelNo,Email id columns I want section wise telephone directory, i.e., We have 16 Faculties. So I want to create a ...
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Incorrect Results from \IfFileExists with updates to TeXLive2020

Following an update to my packages with TeXLive2020 I am seeing different behaviour than in TeXLive2019. The following test is run in the directory Testing/ which besides the MWE in the file ...
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Distribution Directory in TexnicCenter not accepted

I am using MikiTex 20.11 (the latest version downloaded today) on my Windows 10 machine with TeXnicCenter 2.02 and I want to do the basic setup procedure, only it is not accepting the standard ...
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Automatic creation of caching directories

The following MWE writes a cache file to the tikzcache directory \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{external} \tikzexternalize \tikzsetexternalprefix{tikzcache/} \begin{...
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How to "automate" editing a custom package?

I wrote a custom package with my most used commands and it works great. However I find the process of keeping it up to date a little involved. Because the /usr/local/texlive/... directory is owned by ...
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TeXlive2020 TEXMFHOME doesn't exist

I am trying to install the "dropping" package from CTAN to compile a template in TeXstudio, using TeXlive2020 on Windows 10. The dropping.sty file cannot be found, as the error log in ...
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Texstudio bibliography - separate directory?

I am writing to you as I did not find a solution or answer to this question, either on this site or others. Specifically, I am having troubles when using a separate directory for the biblio on ...
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How do I choose where the PDF files are created?

Noob Linux user here! When compiling a file on the terminal it always creates the file in the /home directory. Is there a way to change the directory where the PDF file is going to be created?
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Set filedirectory in LaTex individually for each data type(csvsimple)

I am new to LaTex coding; so if this question has already been asked just let me know and post the link :) I try to put a lot of small csv tables into a LaTeX file and found this solution online (...
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\input files shared among collaborators and located in different folders

I am working on a collaborative project and we use Dropbox to store our shared files. I would like to \input a table made in tex (called table.tex) to a tex document but table.tex has a different file ...
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\input files with graphics in directories

I have a directory structure consisting of a a Main folder in which there are subfolders Chapter1, Chapter2, ... Each of these subfolders contains a tex file and a number of image files that are to be ...
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Recover macros from previous MacTeX distribution

I recently upgraded my MacTex distribution from 2019 to 2020. I had lots of predefined macros created with the Macro Editor in TexShop that I can now no longer access. Does anyone know where Macro ...
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How can I present a project/directory structure when presenting code? [duplicate]

When preparing a presentation for a coding camp, I would like to display my directory structure as the following Could anyone suggest any existing templates may help, or the correct latex package ...
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ConTeXt: Override global project value within a product

Background Looking to understand the definitive relationship between projects, products, environments, and components. Minimum Working Example Here's the directory structure showing the problem: ...
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Compiling process with chapterbib and subdirectories

Let's consider the following directory structure: . ├── contents │   ├── backmatter │   │   ├── appendix.bib │   │   └── appendix.tex │   ├── frontmatter │   │   ├── preface.bib │   │   └── preface....
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Output *.pdf file to a different directory using latexmk

I'm using latexmk in Visual Studio Code and I'd like to output the .pdf file to the current directory (same directory as the .tex file), while outputting all auxiliary files to a different directory. ...
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Package forest: create a directory structure with comments

I would like to create a folder structure with comments using the forest package. I found really nice directory structure like the one from Gonzalo Medina made with forest but I don't understand how ...
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How do I set working directory for latex input

I operate on windows, I am using MIKTEX and Texstudio. All the time I need to imput files like graphics or bibliography I do define the path like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Using Inkscape-generated figures in LaTeX document: How to make process more efficient?

I use LaTeX to type up lecture notes for math and physics, and I use Inkscape whenever I need to generate graphics for them. I want to find a faster method for doing this. Currently, I do the ...
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Execute/Run Visual Basic Script in relative folder with `\write18` during compilation

To run a visual basic script named readCSV.vbs in/before/during latex compilation, I have the following MWE: \documentclass{article} % line3: %\immediate\write18{readCSV.vbs} %Works If you put it ...
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Making a directory tree with custom symbols (symbol for MATLAB file)

I am trying to draw a directory tree. As the tree should visualize the structure of a MATLAB framework, i would love to represent the matlab files with the corresponding icon, e.g. I found the ...
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Using minted within a subfile to list a code in a subdirectory

I am using Windows as OS and TeXstudio as editor. My project has the following structure: -project -main.tex -chapter1 -chapter1.tex -bibgraf.bib -figures -...
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Referring to Directory on Google Drive (on different machines)

I've not been able to find a good solution for this problem. I use google drive which syncs on my home and work computers. At work, we use "Google Drive Stream" and at home I use "Backup and Sync". ...
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Multiple project in one repository and automatic build on jenkins for LateX

I'm a beginner in LaTeX. For my company, I must prepare some documents and reports that will be built on Jenkins. I have one repository. How to manage different styles and config files in one folder ...
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Package amsaddr.sty

How to enable package amsaddr for MiKTeX. There is not amsaddr in directory of TeX. That's why TeX cannot find amsaddr.sty. Running the file amsaddr.dtx I have this picture, but there is not file ...
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Why can't my .sty file be found? I followed the MacTeX instructions

I created a new package as a .sty file. I want to be able to use it in all of my documents. I followed the instructions on the MacTeX website. I located my Library folder in Macintosh HD using ...
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How to include all files in a directory in ConTeXt?

I need to include a large number of files in my ConTeXt document: \starttext \include file1 \include file2 \include file3 \include file4 \include file5 \stoptext They are all ...
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Importing "minted"s from a subdirectory to another subdirectory

My hierarchy goes like this: Main Folder SubFolderForCode(1) doc.tex code.py SubFolderForCode(2) doc.tex code.py SubFolderForDoc doc.tex I want to ...
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make tex glossaries files accessible for all documents across system

I created some rather big glossaries files with symbols, acronyms, ... Glossary_Acronyms.tex Glossary_Glossary.tex Glossary_Symbols.tex for a programming project with multiple tex documents as their ...
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Is there a way check for graphics only in the \graphicspath folder?

I used the \graphicspath command to tell my LaTeX document where the various pictures are located. However, I noticed that LaTeX first checks the directory where the TeX file is located and only ...
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How do I specify a directory file path in the preamble such that all subfolders of the directory are searched?

I am creating a "main document" from a collection of sub .tex documents such that both the main and sub documents can be compiled separately. i.e. Main document looks something like this: \...
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Making subdirectories for each .tex document (with AUX files) but still access .bib file at higher directory

recently I have become annoyed by the number of auxiliary files that are created when I run LaTeX. I have read some threads about this, and I found out a relatively convenient solution for me is to ...
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acr file not created when glossaries(-extra) is loaded by a preamble file located in a sub-folder

I think I may have run into a bug in the glossaries-extra (and hence, possibly glossaries) package. I like to keep my preamble grouped in a thematic manner, eg. all standard packages (such as amsmath ...
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Standalone in build mode forget command

I would like to know if it is possible to give a command that includestandalone would remember when building the pdf. To explain a bit more, I like to put all my extra data like my standalone ...
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TeXstudio Auxiliary Files Build Folder

I'm having issues setting up an auxiliary file folder. I have followed the instructions from several different threads but I'm still coming up with an error. Below is the commands I have set up (where ...
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How to \input or \include files from different directories?

My folder structure looks like that: While putting the chapters into the base file Report.tex works completely fine I get trouble when I try to insert the graphics into the chapters. For example: ...
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Automatically extracting files from archive before compilation

I've got a LaTeX project in a Git repository which is being worked on using both TeX Live (Linux) and MiKTeX (Windows). The project has a very large number of \includegraphics[...]{...} statements for ...
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ConTeXt: Relative path for figures using externalfigures

Background A wiki page, written in Markdown, is run through pandoc to produce a .tex file for ConTeXT. The wiki page makes references to images that are located in a path relative to the page itself. ...
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How to insert folder icon in root node with forest package

I am follwing the code Making a directory tree of folders and files below. But the code does not have folder icon in the root node. I want to know how to insert folder icon in the root node as well. \...
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Specifying the Main.aux file in preferences

I have a main.aux file in the folder /248239j/Latex/main.aux. In the preferences within Configure Texmaker I have the Bib(la)tex set to: %.aux I am receiving the error: could not start the command: "...
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TeXstudio/MiKTeX Not finding local Repository on different drive [closed]

I have a lot of trouble getting a working local repository, as well as some standard packages to be found, with MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXstudio 2.12.6. Firstly, I want a local repository on a different drive,...
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